Welcome to Eastwood

Welcome to Eastwood

* Chad & Sara Bauer * Henry W. Bramblett, III * Heather & Joel Christian * Kendal Eastland * James Horsnall * Bridget Proctor * Kris Ryan * Blake & Jamie Soileau * Susan Tarpley   * Join Us! Eastwood Neighborhood Association is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization. We do not issue mandates or enforce property usage, asking only that residents adhere to city regulations. ENA asks for your voluntary dues of $20 each spring. But we’re happy to accept your…

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Eastwooders celebrate our country on July 4th

Eastwooders celebrate our country on July 4th

Playground Park July 4th – 9 am Join with the Eastwood Neighborhood Association to celebrate our neighborhood and honor our nation in the annual Eastwood 4th of July Parade and Picnic! Meet up at Playground Park, or cheer us from the parade route. Wear your most patriotic clothes. Dress up the kids and dogs. Deck out your bicycle, wagon, scooter and anything else that rolls. Festivities begin at 9 am. Parade starts at the Playground Park. Refreshments will be served…

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Dixon Branch Creek Crawl

Dixon Branch Creek Crawl

July 9 Sunday (new date) — 1 to 2 pm Meet at Playground Park (Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair) New date due to high water and very slippery conditions on the trail on July 2nd & June 25th Escape from the heat in the cool rushing water of Dixon Branch, a significant feeder of White Rock Lake that flows all year. Water quality tests show that it has some of the cleanest water you will ever find in an urban water body. It’s…

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State of the Neighborhood Annual Spring Meeting

State of the Neighborhood Annual Spring Meeting

Thursday, May 25 – 7 pm Central Lutheran Church 1000 Easton Rd Gather, network, and hear the latest news and inside scoops on neighborhood news. Pay your membership dues and pick up one of our new Eastwood Neighborhood Resident car stickers. Speaker: Eastwood resident Amy Martin, author of Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash, Prevent Exposure and Eradicate the Plant, will give a short humorous talk and answer all your questions about this most…

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Arborists’ report on the Peavy landmark tree

Arborists’ report on the Peavy landmark tree

by Amy Martin Eastwood Riparian Committee The landmark tree at Peavy and Lake Highlands, often referred to as the “Indian marker tree,” was visited by two of Dallas’ top arborists after being vandalized. The gist of their reports is: The tree lost around 50% of its canopy. Not much leafage left to support the rest of the tree. But it should be able to make it. The tree has been sinking steadily for the past several years. See photos below….

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Celebrate Earth Day with a Wildflower Walk

Celebrate Earth Day with a Wildflower Walk

by Michael Parkey, ASLA   On Sunday April 23 (the day after Earth Day) at 1 pm we will take our annual Eastwood Wildflower Walk. Do you wonder what all those flowers are, but have never had time to learn their names? Take a short leisurely hike through the meadows and smell the flowers. Of course, we will stop at Eastwood’s famous bluebonnet patch. Do you know how those bluebonnets got there? And why they don’t grow everywhere in the…

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Eastwood Riparian: Fighting fallen trees & poison ivy to clear the trail

Eastwood Riparian: Fighting fallen trees & poison ivy to clear the trail

The Eastwood Riparian Committee convened at the park last Sunday with two tasks: reduce poison ivy along the trail and clear a cedar tree which had fallen to block the trail. Stellar year for poison ivy, especially along the lush Woods & Wildflower and Hidden Meadow Trails. But Eastwood is hosting Michael Parkey’s Wildflower Walk on Sunday April 23, so we had to get the trail ready. ~*~ This mixed ground cover is full of poison ivy! So we killed…

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