Wish you could make more of a positive impact in your community? Eager to make a real change in the world around you? Then the Meadows Center's Natural Leaders Summit might be just the thing for you. The free two-day summit is geared towards diverse young leaders (ages 18-29) who are interested in increasing...

Barton Springs Pool. The Greenbelt. Lady Bird Lake. These are places that define Austin.. but how did we end up with them in the first place? Why are they still open and accessible for the public to enjoy, despite years of growth in the city? These are...

Sponsored Post - from the Austin Parks Foundation   We all love Austin's parks. But it takes a lot of work to keep them looking so nice and pretty. That's where you come in. Volunteer registration is now open for the Austin Parks Foundation's It's My Park Day on March 2nd. Held twice...

Raise your hand if you loved building forts as a kid! Now's the time to reawaken that childhood creativity with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center's Fortlandia exhibit. The Wildflower Center is currently accepting applications from creative individuals, groups, firms, and students to design, construct, and display forts as part of...

Parks. We all love 'em, but how can we make them even better? Wish we had more community gardens? Off-leash dog areas? Rock climbing? Archery? Now's your chance to share your ideas. The Austin Parks and Recreation Department is currently working on its long range plan, deciding how our...

Explore your creative side this weekend with the Creek Show, hosted annually by the Waller Creek Conservancy.  Through November 17th (from 6pm to 10pm) there will be six new pieces of light-based art displayed along Waller Creek between 9th and 11th streets downtown. The entire event is free, open to the public, and...

Sponsored Post - from the Austin Parks Foundation You love our city's parks. They're where you relax, walk your dogs, go for a run, or play frisbee golf. But they wouldn't be so relaxing and beautiful without a little help every once and a while. That's why, twice...