One Sky- One World Kite Day


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One Sky, One World kite day is a National event and we celebrated today on the RiverWalk. While it was sparcely attended we did have a good time. We got lucky when a little wind began to blow and the … Continue reading

Operation Paintbrush – Eastside Edition


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Oct 3rd for Operation Paintbrush – This day was something short of a miracle, with over 500 volunteers coming together to make 15 houses shine like never before!   It was surely something to behold. People worked incredibly hard to bring … Continue reading

Eastside gets paint and plants!

We joined with E.A.S.T. (Eastside Action Support Team) to bring some much needed clean up to a block …we called it “Fun on Fourth”.  It was all about repairing & painting a fence, trimming trees, planting some flowers and cleaning up lots of garbage.  Tonight a dozen or so people came out to help bring some new life to a very sad corner at Glendale & 4th.

A bunch of us from Pueblo House joined more concerned Eastsiders & E.A.S.T. members who took to the streets to clean up, paint up and plant up an area on 4th St.  This is the start of plenty to come as we make clean space, get buildings ready for murals, pop up checker tables/chairs, new community flags, and newly planted gardens. It was great to see the turn out.  Continue reading

Community comes together for Cinco de Mayo!


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It was a great day for kids big and small as we all enjoyed a parade ending with festivities in Bradford Park. As the parade was starting to form, Floyd, Frankie, Edward & Steve showed up to help organize the … Continue reading

Cinco de Mayo is gearing up!

E.A.S.T. & Cinco de Mayo Parade —The planning and organizing committee met April 15th  with plenty getting done as a result.  The excitement is building. We have floats, schools, ROTC, Hip Hop dance group, Fiesta Committee, and money donated by the Commissioners to pay for the pony rides (now free for kids) plus both food & retail vendors coming. The Chieftain will mention the parade in the next 2 Friday and Sunday”s newspaper. La Voz newspaper is doing an article end of April. The park has been laid out, the music arranged (4 or more bands), tables & chairs donated by St. Leander Church, large signs are being made, floats being designed. Walls being readied for murals. I’d say we have ourselves a successful parade in the works! Anyone wishing an entry or vendor form should come to 816 E 5th (they’re on the fence in a box). Leave the filled in forms in our mail box or on the porch and we’ll make sure we respond to verify your entry. We now have plenty of flyers and will have more posters tomorrow for anyone who wishes to distribute.

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