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Neighborhood Night Out

Neighborhood Night Out

There’s a block party near you — Party at Playground Park! Tuesday October 2 – 6 to 8 pm Community connection is proven to fight crime!   On the first Tuesday in October, neighbors all over the southern strata of the U.S. volunteer to host get-togethers in their front yards. Neighborhood Night Out (NNO) is an opportunity to visit with other neighbors while enjoying beverages and snacks. Dogs on leashes and children are welcome. Visit any or as many of…

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Photos & videos from Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade and Picnic!

Photos & videos from Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade and Picnic!

A great crowd, our best yet, showed for the Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade and Picnic. Fabulous costumes. We even had a float — our first! — with the mom from The Incredibles. Lots of people, the most ever, cheered us from the parade route. Back at the picnic, the hot dogs were grand, the watermelon was cold, and the drinks from Sparkling Ice were a big hit, as was the snow cone stand. Kids kept the slip-and-slide busy. Neighbors got to know…

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Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade!

Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade!

4th of July Parade and Picnic Playground Park [Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair] July 4th – 9 to 11 am   Calling all Superheroes, young and old! Share your super presence at the 4th of July Parade and Picnic hosted by Eastwood Neighborhood Association. Wear your most patriotic clothes. Dress up the kids and dogs. Deck out your bicycle, wagon, scooter, stroller, or and anything else that rolls — you can even make a float! Costume and decorations awards have returned! Meet…

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Get wet & cool down! Dixon Branch Creek Crawl — June 24 Sunday

Get wet & cool down! Dixon Branch Creek Crawl — June 24 Sunday

June 24 Sunday — 1 to 2 pm Meet at Playground Park (Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair) Escape from the heat in the cool rushing water of Dixon Branch, a significant feeder of White Rock Lake that flows all year. It’s waist-deep in many places, enough for children and dogs to swim. You can even sit on a limestone ledge and feel the bracingly cold water of a flowing seep, just like in the Hill Country. Join our creek crawl in Dixon Branch. The…

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Eastwood Riparian: community day at the Creekmere Greenbelt – June 16 Sat

Eastwood Riparian: community day at the Creekmere Greenbelt – June 16 Sat

Do you enjoy the beauty as you drive down Creekmere? Is walking or biking the greenbelt a part of your routine? Do you patronize Playground Park? Then you need to be a part of Eastwood Riparian! Date: Saturday, 16 June Time: 9 to 11 am Meet at: Playground Park (Lippitt/Sylvania at Sinclair) Greenbelt map Message from Michael Parkey: We have several tasks to accomplish. Access to Bison Beach needs some work prior to the Creek Crawl on 24 June. (I…

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Speakers for Northeast Nonprofits Meetings

Speakers for Northeast Nonprofits Meetings

Compiled by Amy Martin. This list will be updated periodically. To be considered for inclusion, send an email. Speakers based in or with connections to East Dallas preferred.  Last edit: August 16, 2018   City of Dallas: Services City of Dallas: Crime & Safety City of Dallas: Culture City of Dallas: Environment City of Dallas: Parks & Recreation Civic Engagement Dallas County East Dallas: History & Current East Dallas: White Rock Lake Education Food Gardening Health Legal LGBT Media Nature & Environment…

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Neighborhood Meeting: traffic, crime, online security – Thur May 17

Neighborhood Meeting: traffic, crime, online security – Thur May 17

May 17, Thursday 7 to 8:30 pm Central Lutheran Church 1000 Easton Rd. between Lake Gardens and Vinemont Gather, network, and hear the inside scoops on Eastwood neighborhood news. Enjoy a variety of refreshments and beverages On the docket: Traffic concerns: Dangerous cut-through speeding drivers caused by Peavy road work Methods of controlling of speeders on Lake Gardens Petition for stop sign at Sylvania and Vinemont Upcoming Eastwood events: July 4th Parade, Dixon Branch Creek Crawl, movies in the park Crime Watch…

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