It's My Park Day Spring 2016. Photo by J. Potter-Miller.

It’s My Park Day at Patterson Park is a Family Affair

Join us on Saturday, November 5th for It’s My Park Day at Patterson Park!

WHAT: Patterson Park Family Work Day
WHERE: Patterson Park Pavilion
WHEN: 9:00am to 12:00pm

This event is part of Austin Parks Foundation‘s It’ My Park Day.

Join Friends of Patterson Park for this kid-friendly but hard working crew. We will be mulching trees and picking up trash and washing the common areas in Patterson Park. We will provide the mulch, mulching sleds, cotton gloves in both adult and kids sizes. If you have rakes, wagons, or gloves of your own, please bring them! Refreshments will be available.

Requirements: We are very flexible but adults must participate with the kiddos.

Please register through Give Pulse here: https://givepul.se/5bgeu

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National Night Out 2016 at Patterson Park. Photo by J Potter-Miller

National Night Out Celebration at Patterson Park

Friends of Patterson Park hosted a National Night Out block party on Tuesday, October 5, and close to 100 neighbors came out to celebrate. Since it also happened to be National Taco Day, we had a taco potluck extravaganza.

The weather was perfect, the food was plentiful, VDR Melissa Waldon registered voters (the Texas deadline is October 11, FYI), and we had several visitors from law enforcement. We were so happy to have a constable and officer from Travis County’s Precinct 1 visit during the party, then Austin Police Chief Art Azevedo and finally firefighters from our very own Fire House #14 on Airport Blvd! The kids were thrilled, and it was a truly unforgettable evening. Many thanks to everyone who helped make our first National Night Out at the park a success!

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