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Volunteers Needed for Spring Park Prep at Waterloo Greenway

Springtime is approaching and we need your help to keep Waterloo Park beautiful and thriving! In these hands-on volunteer workshops, you’ll learn how to cut back herbaceous perennials, groundcovers, trees, shrubs, and grasses throughout the park, all while meeting other plant-loving experts and community members. Volunteers will also assist with collecting/spreading seeds throughout the Hill […]

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Waterloo Greenway Hosts Annual ‘Glow in the Park’ Fundraiser

On October 13, 2022, Waterloo Greenway Conservancy hosted over 700 guests for their annual fundraiser, Glow in the Park, raising an incredible $1.9M and counting! These vital funds help keep Waterloo Park, and future phases of the growing 35-acre park system, flourishing and activated with free cultural events and environmental education programs that benefit nearly […]

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Pop-Up Picnic 2022 Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined our 10th Annual Pop-Up Picnic Presented by PNC Bank! On Saturday, April 9, 2022, thousands of Austinites gathered at Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park to enjoy incredible food and music by DJ Mel, all while supporting a boundless 35-acre public park system in the heart of downtown. Thank you all for […]

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Join our 10th Annual Pop-Up Picnic at Waterloo Park!

AUSTIN, TX – February 22, 2022 – Waterloo Greenway announces the return of its signature Pop-Up Picnic fundraiser on Saturday, April 9 from 6:00-10:00 p.m., supporting its year-round free public programming. In this special decade anniversary, Austin’s favorite community picnic will be celebrated for the first time ever at the newly reopened 11-acre Waterloo Park. […]

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Waterloo Greenway Hosts Inaugural Glow in the Park Fundraiser

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, Waterloo Greenway Conservancy hosted its inaugural Glow in the Park Benefit Concert + Dinner presented by PNC Bank at the newly reopened Waterloo Park, raising a whopping $1.7M! These funds will help keep Waterloo Park green and flourishing, bring free community events to the park, and support the organization’s environmental […]

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Help Amplify Educational Initiatives at Waterloo Greenway in 2021

We’ve hosted nature days, BioBlitz events, and creek adventures over the years, and with the opening of Waterloo Park in 2021, we’re ready to take our educational programming to the next level. This year, our Amplify Austin campaign will support three new educational initiatives: a creative writing contest to engage and support local schools, a Waterloo […]

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New Year, New Park!

Thanks to your incredible generosity, we surpassed our end-of-year fundraising goal and raised $56,545! You’ve helped ensure that Waterloo Park will open in 2021, in a time when our community needs equitable access to public green spaces most.

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Adventure Awaits in the Kitty King Powell Lawn

The Kitty King Powell Lawn at Waterloo Park will soon be a space for engaging play and endless exploration. In this area of the park, children (and young-at-heart adults alike) can let their imaginations run wild while exploring the playground’s Log Jam climbing structure, hillside stone slide, and Mega Grass maze. Surrounded by pleasant shade trees, […]

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Support Waterloo Greenway this Amplify Austin Day

From free family programs, vital park operations, and breathtaking art installations to the construction of a beautiful natural space that brings the entire community together — your gift makes everything at Waterloo Greenway possible.

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