THE HISTORY HUNT IS STILL COMING TO BLUE BONNET HILLS!
The original date of May 20 was rained out. The new date is:
SATURDAY, JUNE 24
BLUNN CREEK GREENBELT, NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF EAST SIDE AND LOCKHART DRIVES
*FREE!* (RSVP REQUIRED)
Preservation Austin’s annual History Hunt is coming to Blue Bonnet Hills! This architectural scavenger hunt engages K-5 aged children and their families in learning about Austin’s historic neighborhoods. This year’s event will be their first in South Austin. Families will follow clues to (top secret) stops throughout Blue Bonnet Hills, learning about architectural elements and the neighborhood’s history along the way. Sack races, hula hoops, and other activities will abound. Refreshments will be provided at the finish line, where prizes will be awarded to the race champions.
The Blue Bonnet Hills neighborhood encompasses approximately four blocks and 22 acres. The boundaries follow those of the “Blue Bonnet Hills Addition, being the Paul Pfeifer Subdivision,” platted in 1928. The boundaries are E. Annie Street to the north, East Side Drive to the east, and Leland Street to the south. To the west, the boundaries are Newning Avenue and Brackenridge Street. This area was platted in 1928 and includes many Craftsman style homes built in the 1930s, as well as some Minimal Traditionalist and Tudor Revivals.
This event is free! All children must have an adult chaperone. RSVP to Programs Coordinator Lindsey Derrington at firstname.lastname@example.org is required by Friday, June 23.