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Dawson Elementary PreK and Kinder Registration 2016

Dawson Elementary PreK and Kinder info!!

Campus Tour too!

Hi neighbors!

PreK (for 3 year olds and 4 year olds) and Kinder Registration at Dawson begins THIS week for Fall 2016-2017!

Principal/Parent Coffee and a Campus Tour is scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, @ 8:15 am (that’s tomorrow!)

Also…. this Saturday April 9 from 9:00 – 11:00 am is the Great Dawson PTA Playdate. Come out and join us on the Dawson Elementary Playground for some fun! Hope to see you there! Free coffee and donuts! Click to download the flyer.

Thanks,

Linzy Foster

Mollie Dawson Elementary
3001 South First Street
Austin, TX, 78704
(512) 414-2070

Located on South First Street, Mollie Dawson Elementary is an inner-city school of choice for many transfer students, as well as many local neighborhood children, serving a population of approximately 88% low-income families, many of whom are immigrants making a life for themselves in our community. Mollie Dawson Elementary is a school of inspirational excellence for ALL students!

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Durwood Senior Center April 2016

April 2016

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The Durwood Senior Center program is also known as the “SO60+ Social Group”. It is in the South Austin Neighborhood Center behind Gillis Park, 2508 Durwood Street. Click HERE for a Google Map.

Regular Events:

  • Mon-Fri 11:45 Free Lunch is served!
  • Mon-Fri 9:30 Daily Walk ‘n Talk around Gillis Park

Special Events This Month:

  • Monday, April 4th: HAS-Austin Energy
  • Tuesday, April 19th: So60+ Botique
  • Thursday, April 21st: Walgreens Health & Wellness
  • Friday, April 22nd: Spring Fling Party
  • Tuesday, April 26th: HAS-Mature Driving

Closures This Month:

  • None!

Eligibility:

  • Anyone 60 and over can take part in the activities and free lunch. Reservations are not necessary, but the first day you attend, we have you fill out a form to register with us. The Manager will ensure that everyone gets a meal!

Contact:

  • 512-972-6891

Keep America Beautiful

April is a month with a lot of focus on making the world a better place. There’s Earth Day, Arbor Day, and Keep America Beautiful Month. Keep America Beautiful is a U.S. based nonprofit organization founded in 1953. It is the largest community improvement organization in the United States, with approximately 589 affiliate Organizations and local chapters and more than 1,000 community organizations that participate in programs. (more…)

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Durwood Senior Center March 2016

March 2016

(click the image to enlarge it, or download the .pdf HERE)

The Durwood Senior Center program is also known as the “SO60+ Social Group”. It is in the South Austin Neighborhood Center behind Gillis Park, 2508 Durwood Street. Click HERE for a Google Map.

Regular Events:

  • Mon-Fri 11:45 Free Lunch is served!
  • Mon-Fri 9:30 Daily Walk ‘n Talk around Gillis Park
  • Mondays 10:30 Better Living for Texans
  • Tuesdays 10:30 UT Nursing Students
  • Wednesdays 10:30 Loteria
  • Thursdays 10:20 Tai Chi
  • Fridays 10:30 Bingo

Special Events This Month:

  • Thursday 10th Healthy Aging Series Health Literacy
  • Thursday 17th St. Patrick’s Day Party

Closures This Month:

  • Friday 25th Closed for Holiday

Eligibility:

  • Anyone 60 and over can take part in the activities and free lunch. Reservations are not necessary, but the first day you attend, we have you fill out a form to register with us. The Manager will ensure that everyone gets a meal!

Contact:

  • 512-972-6891

 

Women’s History Month

This is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8.
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Seniors SO60+ Social Group Feb 2016

February 2016

(click the image to enlarge it, or download the .pdf HERE)

The “SO60+ Social Group” is the new name for the Durwood Senior Center program. It is in the South Austin Neighborhood Center behind Gillis Park, 2508 Durwood Street. Click HERE for a Google Map.

Regular Events:

  • Free Lunch is served at 11:45 Monday through Friday!
  • Daily Walk ‘n Talk around Gillis Park at 9:30 Monday through Friday
  • Art with Marilyn 10:30 each Tuesday
  • Loteria at 10:30 each Wednesday
  • Tai Chi at 10:15 each Thursday
  • Bingo at 10:30 each Friday

Special Events This Month:

  • Friday 12th: Valentine’s Celebration

Closures This Month:

  • Monday 15th: Closed for President’s Day

Eligibility:

  • Anyone 60 and over can take part in the activities and free lunch. Reservations are not necessary, but the first day you attend, we have you fill out a form to register with us. The Manager will ensure that everyone gets a meal!

Contact:

  • 512-972-6891

 

Black History Month

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African American.
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