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On May 7th from 1:00 - 5:00, the Clarksville Community Development Corporation will host its 9th Annual Family Fun Fest at the Pauline Brown Clarksville Neighborhood Center, 1807 West 11th Street.
There will be lots of fun activities for kids including pony rides, a petting zoo, a photo booth, face painting, a balloon clown, face painting, a visit from the Austin Fire Department, as well as good food and live music all afternoon.
From 1:00 - 4:15, there will also be a silent auction. It will feature items like gift cards from Lake Travis Zip-Line Adventures, a ride along with the Austin police chief, a gift certificate to Champions Westlake, a tour of the APD forensics lab, seats on The Pub Crawler as well as lots of items and gift certificates from local shops and restaurants.
All activities at the Fest have been fully underwritten by area businesses as well as by Grande Communications.
The Fun Fest is the CCDC's major annual fundraiser. All money raised at the event will be used to help support our affordable housing program in Clarksville, which provides low cost housing to 16 families.
Katie is the Founder of ATX Walks. She’s walked thousands of miles and is committed to facilitating walking opportunities to encourage people to be physically active for a lifetime. She is also a certified walking coach and personal trainer with an Exercise is Medicine credential. She chooses to live car-free, so you may spot her walking, cycling, or using public transit while moving around in Austin.
There is no fee for the walking tour, but please consider making a donation of $5-$10 to the Clarksville Community Development Corporation (CCDC) in order to help defray the cost of our walking tour brochures and to demonstrate your support of our efforts to preserve Clarksville's unique history.
CCDC volunteers will serve lemonade and cookies in front of the Pauline Clarksville Neighborhood Center to walk participants.
This Saturday, April 29th, Katie Deolloz will lead a walking tour of historic Clarksville. The walk begins at 10AM at the Haskell House, 1703 Waterston.