June 2015

There are 9 blog entries for June 2015.

By: Nicole Basham 

It’s a month full of fireworks, flip flops and fireflies. July is nearly here! Get out your calendars and save the date for all of this free fun in store during the month of July, in greater Austin:

101X Summer Cinema Series: The Sandlot – July 1 at 8:30pm
Arrive early with your blankets, lawn chairs, kids and leashed pets to enjoy The Sandlot. The movie starts at dusk, but prior to the show, you will be able to enjoy plenty of fun-filled family activities, food specials in the cafe and more! No outside food or drinks allowed. Additional event parking in the Heart Hospital garage, located next door (3rd floor and up). Central Market, 4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78756.

Movies in the Park: The Incredibles – July 2 at 8:30pm

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By: Emily D 

Fireworks and Festivals

39th Annual Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Where: Lady Bird Lake at Vic Mathias Shores (formerly Auditorium Shores) in front of the Long Center for the Performing Arts.
When: Saturday, July 4, 2015. Concert begins at 8:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.
Activities: After a one-year stint at COTA, the orchestra is excited to move its celebration back to the shores of Lady Bird Lake. Tens of thousands of families will be decked out in red, white, and blue for an amazing event complete with a fireworks display over the city skyline backed by symphonic patriotic classics.
Cost: FREE admission. Some free parking available; see details here.

Bob Schneider’s 4th of July Bash
Where: Nutty Brown Cafe, 12225

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By: Heidi Gollub 

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 21st, which means it’s time to make plans to celebrate!  Here are some local events you can enjoy with the dad in your life this week, without spending a dime:

  • Free Admission at the Umlauf – Tuesday, June 16 – Sunday, June 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Through the generous donations of our community during Amplify Austin, the museum and garden will waive admission fees all summer long. (Please note that the garden is closed on Monday.) FREE! Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin.
  • Texas Radio Live – Wednesday, June 17 from 6-8:00 p.m. Texas Radio Live brings you the very best Texas music with performances from Texas musicians. This week, Pake Rossi and The Nash
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Bartlett Real Estate wants to thank all of the Four Points Residents who donated items to Austin Disaster Relief Network.  Earlier this week we took the donated item to ADRN’s HOPE Thrift Store. 

They we thrilled with all the clothing, books, toys and household goods we delivered.  The outpouring of donations has caused them to add a huge tented area in the back of their store area just to stage and sort the donated items.  Many of the flood victims we there that day picking up needed items for their families and they told us how much it means to them to have a facility like HOPE to help them begin getting their lives and families back together.

Thank you again Four Points – we are blessed to live in a city and a community that always pulls together

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By: NICOLE RANEY

"NLand Surf Park brings the ocean to Central Texas in a lagoon, roughly the size of Lady Bird Lake between the Congress Avenue and South First Street bridges," stated Thursday's press release.

The 160-acre site at 4836 TX-71 — just east of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport — will feature a variety of water activities, including a beach for kids, a tiki bar and a large outdoor venue. However, the main attraction is a 12-acre wave pool with 11 distinct surfing areas — the first of its kind in North America.

Using technology from Spanish firm Wavegarden, the pool will be capable of generating 300 waves per hour, alternating between one-foot, four-foot and six-foot waves every 60 seconds. Each wave can carry a surfer for an

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By: Lindsey Wilson 

This time of year — after school lets out but before summer's oppressive heat takes over — is what a lot of folks consider to be the best time to buy a house. Realtor.com agrees, and according to its May trend report, Austin-Round Rock is the 16th hottest residential market in the country.

This "real estate hotness index" is composed of two indicators: the number of views per listing on Realtor.com and the median age of inventory in each market.

Where views are concerned, listings in the Austin metro area are viewed 70 percent more than the U.S. average and 14 percent more than the Texas average. Austin also ranks No. 27 on the fast-moving supply list. Homes here are only on the market an estimated 42 days, which is

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Looking for a way to help recent flood victims? The Bartlett Real Estate Office will be collecting donations for Austin Disaster Relief Network's Hope Family Thrift Store. Please bring any of the items listed below to our office at 6816 RR 620, we will be accepting donations through Monday, June 8th.

ITEMS NEEDED ARE: 
Clean, gently used clothing, shoes, and accessories such as- purses, bags, ties, belts and jewelry.
Household items such as- toys, books, knick-knacks, home decor, art, linens, lamps, electronics, dishes, gently used furniture, working small appliances, bed frames, etc.

*For more information visit Austin Disaster Relief Network's Hope Family Thrift Store

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