Celebrate the great weather in B/CS with these upcoming events to keep the Brazos Valley beautiful!!
Keep Burleson County Beautiful will kickoff the annual “Big Spring Clean & Trash Bash” in conjunction with Earth Day the week of April 20-27. There are numerous events and activities planned that begin with the “Trash Dash” 5K Run/Walk at 8:00am and “Bicycle Rodeo,” at 9:00am on Saturday, April 20. Dr. Robert E. Bayse’s Garden Party at Rosewood begins at 9:00am; Lyons EEA plant sale at 8:30am-3:00pm and a Earth Day “Spring Dinner & Concert” at Royalty Pecans beginning at 7:00pm.
There are five contests open to students K through 12 and adults to participate that include “What do trees mean to you?” poster contest, Recycle Sculpture Art contest, Trashin’ Fashion show, Beautiful Burleson Barrels and Unusual Litter photo contest. The entry forms can be downloaded on the Spring Clean website.
Register your organization, club, classroom and/or business beautification and/or clean up project with Keep Burleson County Clean and everyone in the group will receive a free t-shirt. A list of all the collection sites are listed on the website. If you don’t have a project or want to donate, please call (979) 567-0000 and sign up for an open project or find out how you can donate towards other projects.
There will be a city wide garage sale on Saturday, April 27, 7am-noon. A limited number of booths are available by calling 979-567-3901.
The celebration clean up with a “Trash Bash” and crawfish boil will be held on the square in downtown Caldwell on Saturday, April 27. All the fun starts at 4:00pm when the Burleson Beautiful Barrels and Unusual Litter contests are judged. The Crawfish Boil starts at Porky’s at 5:00pm followed by The Trashin’ Fashion show at 6:00pm. Start dancing and rocking to Austin’s premier dance band, Shakedown from 7:00-9:00pm.
For more information, call the chamber at (979) 567-0000 or visit the Spring Clean website at www.burlesoncountytx.com/springclean.
Keep Brazos Beautiful is hosting their Annual Awards Gala, Cirque De Verde, to celebrate the Environmental Heroes of B/CS! Held on April 26 at the College Station Hilton, the gala will include dinner, dancing and silent & live auctions. A 7-day, 7-night stay in La Punta, Mexico is among the live auction items.
Social hour begins at 6:00pm with table seating and dinner beginning at 7:00pm. Individual tickets sold prior to the events are $50; tickets at the door are $65; and tables of 8 are available for $360. For more information, visit www.keepbrazosbeautiful.org or call (979) 775-3569.