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Eastwood Riparian triples size of greenbelt bluebonnet patch

Eastwood Riparian triples size of greenbelt bluebonnet patch

Members of Eastwood Riparian gathered to work on Saturday in the Dixon Branch Greenbelt. Their hot and sweaty efforts tripled the size of World Famous Eastwood Bluebonnet Patch. On hand were Van Jewell, Amy Martin, Michael Parkey, Francis Shaner, and Scooter Smith. The seeds used were gathered from greenbelt plants earlier this year and ingeniously shelled by tossing the hard pods in a cement mixer with a large chain inside. Extra seeds were offered for sale to find riparian efforts…

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National Night Out

National Night Out

There’s a neighborhood block party near you Tuesday October 1 – 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. National 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 the gatherings as you wish….

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Peavy/Mockingbird Bridge Demolition & Reconstruction

Peavy/Mockingbird Bridge Demolition & Reconstruction

The Mockingbird/Peavy bridge over Buckner was built in 1960 and carries about 10,000 vehicles a day. That’s expected to climb to about 15-20,000 in a few years. Its condition is not good and is also lower than modern Texas Department of Transportation height regulations. So away it goes! The northern half of the bridge is slated for demolition Friday night into Saturday morning. The bridge and all access to Loop 12 from that intersection will be closed for the duration…

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Photos/videos from Eastwood’s Independence Day Parade

Photos/videos from Eastwood’s Independence Day Parade

A colorful crowd gathered on Saturday June 29 for the Eastwood Neighborhood Association annual Independence Day Parade & Picnic! We had parade walkers and rollers, with many patriotically decorated strollers, kick scooters, and more. Everyone enjoy the shorter parade route — so much easier on the young kids. Many thanks to Darrell Wood for arranging the police and fire escort. Back at Playground Park for the picnic party, kids had a great time on the big inflatable double water slide….

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Eastwood Independence Day Parade & Picnic

Eastwood Independence Day Parade & Picnic

Saturday, June 29 Festivities begin at 9 am at Playground Park/Lippitt Park.  Post-parade picnic and playtime last until about noon.  Join with the Eastwood Neighborhood Association to celebrate our neighborhood and honor our nation in the annual Eastwood Independence Day Parade & Picnic! Meet up at the park or cheer us from the parade route.  TWO BIG CHANGES:  The date has changed to June 29, the Saturday before July 4th   The parade route is now shortened to Sylvania to…

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State of the Neighborhood Meeting

State of the Neighborhood Meeting

State of the Neighborhood Meeting   May 16, 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 neighborhood news. Senior Corporal Kevin Kelley, VIP Coordinator for Northeast Police Substation, will visit our meetings and speak if schedule allows. The same with the neighborhood code-enforcement officer. We will take a moment to honor the memory of Rona Dahlgreen, a treasured volunteer who was tragically killed.  Guest…

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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday April 14th1 to 3 pm Playground Park (Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair) Two Easter egg hunts: Toddlers to 5 Kids 6 and up Don’t forget your basket! Fun for kids:  Bounce house! Costume prizes!  Sidewalk chalk, bubbles, hula hoops, and other games for kids! Stay around and socialize after the Easter Egg Hunts:  Popcorn – freshly poppedCotton candy – watch it spin Snow cone – choose your flavor Fruit juices and other refreshments   Brought to you by Eastwood Neighborhood Association — made possible by your…

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