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Volunteers rally to create new playground for Wooten park

Monday, November 4, 2019 by Tai Moses

An army of community volunteers will join KaBOOM! to transform an empty site into a state-of-the-art playground in a single day. Volunteers from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, Austin Parks and Recreation Department, Austin Parks Foundation and around the Austin area will gather at Wooten Neighborhood Park to build a play area designed by local kids who contributed drawings of their dream playscape in September. Wooten currently has no playground, since the equipment that used to be there was deemed substandard by PARD. Community members who would like to volunteer may register online for the project, which has three days of volunteer opportunities: Two prep days on Nov. 4-5, and one construction day on Nov. 6. No construction experience is necessary and jobs are available for all ability levels.

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