Central Austin

Catch these 12 events and activities to do in the Central Austin area in April and May

Here are a few events happening in the Central Austin area in April and May.



Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Former family home in Driftwood serves as wedding venue to unite couples

The Greenhouse at Driftwood offers multiple ceremony options for weddings.



Central Austin

Council gives Austin Water $1.4M budget boost for staff, tech in response to February treatment breakdown

Officials chose the operational support instead of offering a billing credit to customers affected by the citywide boil-water notice.


Northwest Austin

Unlikely Candidates to play free show at Domain Northside

The event also will feature pop-up bars, yard games and photo opportunities.



Central Austin

Austin council members hope streamlined development guidelines on East 11th, 12th streets will lead to revitalization

The updates could open the door for new development and businesses in the east side neighborhood.


New Braunfels

Recovery efforts for Crisis Center of Comal County likely to require long-term community support

On the evening of April 13, a fire broke out at the Crisis Center of Comal County’s Common Street family shelter, damaging a large part of the facility.


New Braunfels

City of New Braunfels now accepting 15-year-old applicants for lifeguard positions in response to seasonal staffing shortages

The city will host a hiring event for all seasonal positions on April 30 at the Landa Park Aquatic Complex.


Central Austin

Property tax appraisals increase Austin ISD’s recapture payment to $855M

The district prepared for an 8% increase in property values but saw an 18% jump.



San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Buda receives $1.6M of federal funding for critical infrastructure for creation of commercial, industrial growth district

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett announced March 28 that the city of Buda secured $1.6 million of federal funding following President Joe Biden signing the Consolidated Appropriations Act into law March 16.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Q&A: Meet the candidates running for Lake Travis ISD Board of Trustees

Six candidates will face off in the May 7 election for three seats on the Lake Travis ISD Board of Trustees. …


Lake Travis | Westlake

Q&A: Meet the candidates running for Eanes ISD Board of Trustees

Five candidates are vying for places 6 and 7 on the Eanes ISD Board of Trustees in the May 7 election.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Austin entertainment center Epic Fun reopens

The business closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19.



Frisco

CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Village within expansive Fields development in Frisco to feature 5-star Ritz-Carlton Hotel; Voodoo Doughnut coming soon to Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 22.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Kyle begins preliminary engineering for potential $100M road bond on November ballot

At a meeting April 19, the Kyle City Council approved the city manager to negotiate agreements with six engineering firms to create preliminary reports for a 2022 Road Bond to be on the November ballot.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Flor Keeps flower shop now open in South Austin

The flowers require little maintenance and feature customizable color schemes and designs.


Cedar Park | Leander

Leander ISD school board discuss teacher pay increases, total compensation for all employees

Leander ISD board discussed a 3% pay increase for teachers and a 2% across-the-board pay increase for all other employees at the April 21 meeting.



Lake Travis | Westlake

Austin's Ukrainian community to host cultural event April 23 supporting relief efforts

The event will be held at Windy Point Park from 4-9 p.m., featuring several Ukrainian cultural and recreational activities for families to enjoy. 


Northwest Austin

Ao5 to present international street artist exhibit

Banksy among artists to be featured


Lake Travis | Westlake

Eanes ISD candidate forum is available to view

Tickets are sold out, but a Q&A will be broadcast online.


Round Rock

Round Rock lifestyle blogger to release cookbook April 26

Round Rock-based lifestyle blogger and influencer Ramona Cruz-Peters will release a cookbook titled "30-Minute Instant Pot Cookbook" on April 26.