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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 by Katy McElroy
The city is gearing up for PARK(ing) Day, an annual, worldwide event where people transform metered parking spaces into “parklets,” or miniature parks, for a day. This year’s big day is Friday, Sept. 21, and to make sure everyone is fully prepared, there is a planning kick-off meeting tomorrow. The event will offer interested people and organizations a chance to mingle and brainstorm ideas for parklets, and also find guidance on practical details through a Q&A session and application packet assistance. The mixer will be Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at TBG, 1705 Guadalupe St. #500. The event is free: You can sign up on Eventbrite or Facebook. And keep an eye on the Eventbrite and Facebook event pages for more information about participants and their parklets, and follow #ParkingDayATX for live updates.
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