Dazed and Confused at the Zilker Moontower

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“There’s a new fiesta in the making as we speak. It’s out at the Moontower, full kegs, everybody’s going to be there, you ought to go.” On August 24th, Alamo Drafthouse’s Rolling Roadshow is taking over Austin’s Zilker Park Moontower for a 25th anniversary interactive screening of one of the most iconic films of the 1990s, DAZED AND CONFUSED. Director …

APF Partners with Zilker Brewing Company

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Austin Parks Foundation Partners with Zilker Brewing Company for Limited-Edition “Parks & Rec” Beer in Commemoration of Zilker Park’s Centennial Anniversary Beer Release to Kick Off with Happy Hour at YETI Barrr on May 25 Austin Parks Foundation (APF) is excited to announce a collaboration with Zilker Brewing Company (ZBC) to create a special limited-edition beer in honor of Zilker …

Zilker Tree Rescue Project Nearly Complete

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We want to thank the fine people of the Parks Department’s Forestry Division – specifically, Walter, along with Foresters Angela, Keith and Emily and forestry crews for their amazing work in organizing and managing the Zilker Tree Rescue Project, now nearly completed.  The Austin Parks Foundation and the Austin Heritage Tree Foundation assisted by applying for funding for arborist services …

Halfway Done With Zilker Tree Mulching

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Some of our amazing volunteers We had another great crew of 75 volunteers out at Zilker Park today and we made good progress using up three big piles – with volunteers working on two of them and 4 city forestry staff using the brush truck and carts to spread another big pile. We’re about half way done and we’ll be …

Lots of Dillo Dirt and Some Mulch Spread

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Thanks to 65+ Parks staff and volunteers, we were able to spread three of the four big piles of dillo dirt around several hundred trees and started working on one of the four big mulch piles, shaving off about 1/3 of it.  There’s still plenty of work to do and we’re looking forward to help from the over 100 volunteers …