Impact Austin celebrates 20 years this month of nearly 3,000 philanthropic women transforming communities in Bastrop, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties by giving to support Central Texas non-profits. Since 2003, Impact Austin has invested more than $8.4 million in Central Texas. This year’s high-impact grants went to Magdalene House of Austin, Urban Roots, Austin Creative Reuse, and Seedling. Join Impact Austin at impactaustin.org or see contact@impactAustin.org or 512-553-6083
Classic Car Show will be part of Highland Park West Balcones Area Neighborhood Association 4th of July Parade. Parade kickoff is at Highland Park Elementary School, 4900 Fairview, where special parking will be reserved for the Classic Car Show. DM @hpwbana to reserve a spot to showcase your car or truck, and let your friends with cool cars know about the show
NWACA July 4th Parade kicks off at 9 a.m. at 4200 North Hills and travels on North Hills to Doss Elementary with a Freedom Fest at Doss Elementary featuring music, petting zoo, face painting, water, coffee, snow cones, watermelon, donuts, tacos and more. The parade is sponsored by Northwest Austin Civic Association, and Travis County Constables, Austin Fire Department, and parade floats will be at the Freedom Fest after the parade. Freedom Fest at 7009 Northledge Drive
Foxtrot on Burnet Road in Rosedale is quickly turning into a coffee place to be, and your corner stop for fine wine, craft beer, fresh food, gifts, and essentials. With Sour Duck pastries, fresh beans from Austin Roasting Company, breakfast sandwiches and tacos, and picks from neighborhood breweries like Ranch Water, Live Oak Brewing, St. Elmo Brewing. Open at 6:30 a.m. every day, till 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and till 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. At 4818 Burnet Road, 512-344-9248, or foxtrot.com
Tarrytown 4th of July Parade starts lining up at 8:15 a.m. at Tarrytown Texaco at Windsor and Pecos and kicks off at 9 a.m., going west on Windsor, north at Pecos, and finishing at Reed Park, 2614 Pecos Street. And the fun continues at Reed Park with a Park Party for all ages – music, food, prizes, games. Everyone welcome. Get in on the action at email@example.com
Neighborhood Vintner located at 3663 Bee Caves Road, Suite 4D, (next to Blue Dahlia Bistro) celebrated their one year anniversary on June 3rd. The wine shop and tasting room offers wine classes, hosts private events and offers membership in a wine club for discounts on purchases. Visit their website at www.neighborhoodvintner.com for a calendar of events.
Westbank Community Library located at 1309 Westbank Drive near Westlake High School is hosting a “Creature Drawing Workshop” on June 29th at 3pm. All ages are welcome. Visit westbanklibrary.com for more summer events at their branch. PHONE: 512-327-3045 or TEXT: 512-649-2247 for more information.
Howson Library located at 2500 Exposition Blvd in Tarrytown will hold its Halloween in Summer Time event on Thursday, June 29, 2023 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. They also are featuring their “Literature Live!” performance of Jack and the Beanstalk on Thursday, July 13, 2023 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Plan on coming early for Library events to insure a spot. Visit library.austintexas.gov and choose Howson location under EVENTS to view more summer happenings. 512-974-8800.
Westlake United Methodist Church located at 1460 Redbud Trail celebrated 50 years in Westlake on June 4th. Offering Sunday Morning worship services at 9am (Contemporary) & 11:15am (Traditional). Both services are in-person and on-line. Visit westlake-umc.org for more information about summer programs and events.