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Keep Bastrop County Beautiful is a nonprofit, 501(c)3, organization dedicated to inspire individuals and businesses to improve their community and the natural environment.  All donations are tax deductible.  KBCB is a GOLD affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful.

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Bastrop River Rally – 2018

Bastrop River Rally

Here at Stanberry and Associates Realtors, we’ve been won over by the many amazing things that Bastrop county has to offer for quite some time. Whether it is the Lakes creeks and rivers, the tall pines, the fact that you can still get a ten acre tract that is zoned as a farm or the small town lifestyle that is still available out here, we realize this is really a special place.

Keep Bastrop County Beautiful is partnering with the City of Bastrop to offer fun, family friendly events highlighting outside activities & awareness of our natural resources. All funds go back into our community to support clean ups, Adopt a street, pocket parks, environmental scholarships & recycle education.

To volunteer for this event please click here .


Saturday April 21- Fisherman’s Park, Bastrop TX

Bastrop River Rally Run

5k timed run and 1k fun run- max 250 runners

8:00 am 5k Timed River Run – $35
9:00 am 1k Fun Un-Timed Run – $10
The 5k & 1k runs will start and end at Fisherman’s Park. Participants may run or walk in a formal, timed trail run 5k or un-timed fun run 1k.  An exciting option is to create a tutu or hat from recycled materials to win prizes in the 1k race! All racers will get a t-shirt & 1st , 2nd & 3rd place winners will get medals.

Click here if you like to sign up for a run :

Kid’s Nature Fest

10:00-2:00 Free
Fun nature games & camp activities- fishing, camping, archery, knocker balls, dino fossils, skins, skulls, animal track ID, reptiles, butterfly & other exhibits!

2:00-2:30 YMCA Fundraiser Duck Drop – $25 each or 5/$100
1st place-$3,000, 2nd place- $1,000, 3 rd place- $900, last place- $100.
Buy ducks at the YMCA at 1112 Main St, Bastrop, TX · (512) 321-9622
Ducks will also be for sale at YMCA booth from 10-1:30 at the Kid’s Nature Fest.

Click here if you would like to have a kid’s family friendly activity booth :

Food Vendors

10:00-2:00
Yummy foods can be purchased from on site food trucks for outside dining enjoyment.

Click here if you would like to be a food vendor :

Music on the Colorado & River Dance

2:00-5:30 Free
River music and dancing demonstrations with an opportunity to join in!


Sunday April 22- Fisherman’s Park, Bastrop TX

River clean up

9am-1pm – $10 -Max 50 participants
Kayaks will be provided to paddle and clean a 6-mile of the El Camino Paddle Trail on the Colorado River.

Click here if you would like to help clean up the river 


Registration Information

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Click here to open the river rally registration in another window .

 


“Deliver for the River!”

 

Many thanks to our Sponsors

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, a commitment to members to be the best at delivering reliable electric power and related services at a competitive price
Lowe's embraces teamwork as a core value and a key ingredient in maintaining an engaged work force. We believe that by working together we can build something better — for our company, our customers and our communities. Transforming lives one community at a time — that's been the mission of Lowe's Heroes since the volunteer program began in our stores more than 10 years ago. The program encourages employees in a location to team together, adopt a volunteer project with a local nonprofit organization or K–12 public school and make a difference.
BA cornerstone of the Academy Sports + Outdoors philosophy is active community support and grassroots involvement. The company has a long history of giving back to local communities via partnerships with sports teams, youth organizations and outdoors and conservation programs that began with its founder. This community participation shows that Academy Sports + Outdoors cares about its associates, customers and the local communities where it does business.
We believe that our work to care for the environment not only makes us better neighbors—it helps us serve you better.
Pecan Park offers the serenity of river frontage and convenience of Highway 71, which can get you to Austin in minutes. Discover Bastrop living today!

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Hunt for FestiviTREES 2017 – Business Entry

The Annual Hunt for FestiviTREES is sponsored by KBCB (Keep Bastrop County Beautiful), Bastrop Power & Light, and Stanberry & Assoc. and is being held in conjunction Lost Pines Christmas and other festivities during the holidays. By participating you the gain the following:

  • Promote your business, as well as others in Bastrop by encouraging customers to view and vote on your recycled Christmas Tree. (This can be a tree made out of recycled items or a tree decorated with recycled items or materials.)
  • Advertising of this event will be through coverage received from local publications, websites and the distribution of flyers.
  • Ballots showing the location of the participating businesses and hours will be distributed to the public through your and other local businesses. KBCB will furnish the ballot box and ballots to you by December 1st, when the contest begins.
  • The Hunt will kick off on December 1.
  • The public will view your Christmas Trees from December 1, 2017 until December 31, 2017. The visiting public will have their ballot signed or stamped at each location visited. After visiting at least ten locations, the ballots will be handed in at the last location visited. KBCB will then determine the first, second and third place according to the ballots.
  • An ad after the event to highlight the winning businesses.

Please print and mail-in* this entry form or call (512) 826-2614 to participate in this event.

Deadline to submit this entry form  or call is 24 November 2017 at 5pm.

Recycle More Art Contest 2017

Recycle More Art Contest

November 10 through December 8

Student artists in Kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to design a holiday tree decoration using recycled materials. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges from your nearest city.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Kindergarten
  • First and Second grades
  • Third grade
  • Fourth grade
  • Fifth through Eighth grades
  • Ninth through Twelfth grades

HOW TO WIN

  1. Create a holiday tree ornament out of recycled paper/cardboard, plastic, or metal
  2. Complete this entry form
  3. Cut out the “ornament tag” and attach securely to your ornament
  4. Take your entry form and your tagged ornament to your local library by December 8, 2017

Smithville Library
507 Main St.
Mon-Sat 10-5
512-237-3282 ext 2401

Bastrop Library
1100 Church St.
MWF 10-6; Tu & Thurs 1-9; Sat 10-4
512-321-5441

Elgin Library
404 N Main
Hours 10-4 Tues-Sat
512-281-5678

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