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Eastwood Wildflower Walk for Earth Day – Sunday April 22

Eastwood Wildflower Walk for Earth Day – Sunday April 22

by Michael Parkey On Sunday April 22 (Earth Day) at 1 pm we will take our annual Eastwood Wildflower Walk through the Creekmere Greenbelt. 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 park?…

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Photos from Easter Egg Hunt presented by Eastwood Neighborhood Association

Photos from Easter Egg Hunt presented by Eastwood Neighborhood Association

Lots of happy adults and children gathered at Playground Park (Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair) on a beautiful spring day (March 25 Sunday) for Eastwood Neighborhood Association’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. ENA’s new social chair Sara Sheldon created a fabulous egg hunt, with help from Mel Martinez and others stuffing hundreds of eggs with candy. Amy Martin and Brian Cade rounded up and dispensed refreshments. Jackie Colon as the Easter Bunny was a big hit! She even decorated an Easter-themed set for the photos. And provided…

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Eastwood Easter Egg Hunt — next Sunday (March 25) at Playground Park!

Eastwood Easter Egg Hunt — next Sunday (March 25) at Playground Park!

March 25 Sunday, 1 to 2 pm – NEW TIME for 2018 Playground Park (Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair) Easter egg hunts for toddlers to 5 and kids 6 and up. Don’t forget your basket! After the hunt, enjoy socializing and activities: • Pictures with the Easter Bunny! • Fruit juice and refreshments ~ Cold water • Skeeball, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, hula hoops, and other games for kids! Brought to you by Eastwood Neighborhood Association! Volunteer to help! Contact Sara. • Stuff candy…

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The Eastwood community Christmas tree!

The Eastwood community Christmas tree!

Rojean had the idea: Let’s plant a conifer in the greenbelt for children to decorate. The park department had other ideas: No tree planting in parks without automatic watering $ystem$. So we compromised: A live cut tree installed in Rojean’s front yard at 832 Sylvania. Residents are welcome to stop in and decorate the tree. Since it’s outdoors, bird-edible ornaments like popcorn strings are especially appreciated. But all decorations (except loose tinsel) are great. Heath and Michelle Crenwelge made it possible with their…

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Neighborhood Night Out

Neighborhood Night Out

There’s a block party near you — Party at Playground Park! Tuesday October 3 – 6 to 8 pm On the first Tuesday in October, neighbors all over the South volunteer to host get-togethers in their front yards. Community connection is proven to fight crime! Neighborhood Night Out 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 the gatherings as you wish. Photos…

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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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