Little Free Libraries for Austin Build Day at Patterson Park, Saturday, Oct. 1

Friends of Patterson Park is happy to announce that our park will host a very special event this coming weekend.

Saturday, October 1, 9am-1pm
Little Libraries for Austin by LawnStarter – Build Day
Patterson Park, 4201 Brookview Rd, Austin, TX 78722
(across Airport Blvd. from Mueller)

For Be The Change National Day of Service, LawnStarter is organizing a Little Free Library build-a-palooza at Patterson Park! If you would like to host a Little Library at your home, school, park, or place of worship, please fill out the form here: www.littlelibrariesbylawnstarter.com

Little Free Libraries are shared neighborhood book-exchanges – you can take a book, give a book, or both. They are the perfect way to build our communities by promoting literacy and sharing between neighbors and friends. You can benefit hundreds of families with just one library by participating in painting, decorating, and building them!

The libraries are sponsored in part by LawnStarter, who is helping to build them and supply the books in order to get 500+ libraries setup this year. LawnStarter is a technology startup that is based in Austin and is now in 15 cities.

  • Read more about the Lawnstarter initiative here.
  • To RSVP and get updates, visit the Facebook event page.
  • Learn more about Be The Change National Day of Service.

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Patterson Park map by Chris Levack

September 24, 2016 Friends of Patterson Park Meeting Agenda

Join Friends of Patterson Park at 10 am on Saturday morning, Sept. 24 at Patterson Park for a  discussion of current and proposed projects, coffee, and muffins.  For more info, email fopp.atx@gmail.com.

AGENDA

1) Welcome and introductions

2) Proposal for Gordon Bennett Trail markers and 3-D Patterson Park map:

3) Review of two proposed locations for “Dance of the Cosmos” sculpture by Jennifer Chenoweth, Fisterra Studio

  • Please take the online survey here: http://bit.ly/2cP6B0F
  • Note that PARD will make a final decision on location using this feedback.

3) Announcements

National Night Out, City of Portland

National Night Out Block Party at Patterson Park, October 4

Friends of Patterson Park is hosting a neighborhood block party for National Night Out! Join us at the pavilion on Tuesday, October 4 for a potluck dinner from 5-7 pm. Firefighters from Fire Station #14 have been invited to attend, kids can tear up the playground, and everyone can enjoy getting to know their neighbors in Cherrywood, Delwood 2, Mueller, Schieffer and Wilshire Wood. Hopefully the weather will resemble fall.

National Night Out is designed to strengthen communities and crime prevention awareness. Learn more at http://www.austintexas.gov/nno. To RSVP or for updates, visit the Facebook event page.

Cherrywoodstock Neighborhood Music Festival to be Held at Patterson Park

The Cherrywoodstock Orkestrators present Cherrywoodstock, A Neighborhood Music Festival at Patterson Park on Saturday, September 17, noon-6 p.m. This is a free, family friendly event featuring Cherrywood-based musicians. Bring a picnic and a blanket and come enjoy the amazing creative community we are a part of!

SCHEDULE

12:00 pm – Looks Good In A Lobster Hat
12:20 pm – Neal Mehta
12:45 pm – Lady & West
1:15 pm – Silent Violence
1:45 pm – Javier Jara
2:15 pm – Strange Mothers
2:50pm – Profane Anything Band
3:25pm – Kathy & The Kilowatts
4:00pm – Highdive
4:40pm – Dudeman Delahou of Firestarter ’82
5:20pm – wiccit

Cherrywoodstock Music Festival Poster