Park Pollinators: Meet Barry Rivera

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Our tagline is people + parks, and we take that to heart. We know the people we work with, both inside and outside the office, are what make this organization successful, and we’re proud of the team we’ve put together. Each of us is committed to making Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces great for each and every Austinite. Read …

APF Awards $172,000 in 2018 Spring Community Grants and Announces First Recipient of Design Services

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Funding will be used for various community-initiated Austin parks’ improvements, renovations and construction projects AUSTIN, TX (June 25, 2018) – Austin Parks Foundation (APF) is thrilled to announce their 2018 spring grantees that will receive over $170,000 in collective funding to improve various Austin parks, trails, and green spaces. Projects include new playground equipment, improved community pools, school parks, sports …

12 Ways to be Involved in Austin’s Parks in 2018

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Looking for some exciting ways to get involved in Austin’s Parks this year? Check out these 12 involvement opportunities: 1. Movies in the Park Austin Parks Foundation puts on a series of movies in parks around Austin! While the schedule hasn’t yet been announced, you don’t have to wait long. Check back in February for a full calendar including titles, …

Park Pollinators: Meet Cynthia Rodriguez

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Our tagline is people + parks, and we take that to heart. We know the people we work with, both inside and outside the office, are what make this organization successful, and we’re proud of the team we’ve put together. Each of us is committed to making Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces great for each and every Austinite. Read …

Project Playback: Plantings and Playscapes at Patterson Park

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Since 2002, Friends of Patterson Park (FoPP) has worked closely with the community to improve their beloved green space. From planting trees to a new playscape, FoPP works hard to provide a park experience for varying hobbies and interestes. You’ll often see birthday parties, gardeners, pickup basketball games and much more making Patterson Park a great destination for an afternoon …

Seaholm Waterfront Funding by APF and The Trail Foundation

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Internationally recognized architecture and urbanism firm Studio Gang selected to lead study on Seaholm Waterfront Austin Parks Foundation (APF), The Trail Foundation (TTF), and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) announced today the funding of a collaborative planning study for the future of Seaholm Waterfront, the historic Seaholm Intake structure and its surrounding parkland. The plan—which will …

Spring 2015 Movies in the Park Schedule

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Spring/Summer Movies in the Park Season We are pleased to announce our 2015 Summer Movies in the Park schedule in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Due to some sever weather we’ve moved almost the enitre season of Movies in the Park into the Summer. We’ve expanded our movie locations this year in an effort to reach even more Austinites than …

Spring Yoga in the Park is Here!

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Yoga in the Park is back! Longtime partner Yoga Yoga will once again be teaching free all-level hatha yoga classes in Republic Square Park every Wednesday in April and May from 12 – 1 p.m. Please note, the park will be closed April 22 due to Food and Wine Festival. The Little Yoga House returns to the historic Wooldridge Square …

King & Country Food Co. is Now Open in Wooldridge Square

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We are happy to announce the newest addition to Wooldridge Square is the King & Country Food Co. airstream trailer. Wooldridge Square is one of Austin’s four original downtown parks and is located next to Travis County Courthouse and the Austin History Center at 900 Guadalupe St. Austinite and King & Country owner, Brett Moore, has many childhood memories of …