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Take Me To The River 2019

By September 30, 2019No Comments

We are excited to announce Take Me To The River 2019, a fundraiser and celebration for Austin Youth River Watch, taking place on November 21st at Waterloo Greenway at Symphony Square! Please join us for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music from Brand New Key, and a silent auction to help support the important work we do. Students will host tables to highlight their work in water quality and watershed restoration. All money raised will benefit future AYRW youth development and environmental stewardship programming.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

7:00pm -9:00pm

Waterloo Greenway at Symphony Square
1111 Red River Street

Austin , TX 78701


Parking will be available at Waterloo Greenway, free of charge, in main lot across from the venue at 1100-1110 Red River Street. Attire is business casual.


$50 / ticket, $90 / pair. Get your tickets now:

(AYRW alumni can attend this event plus 1 guest for free! Please contact to RSVP.)

Sponsorships are available, see below for more information.


More exciting details to come!



Paddle Raise and Live Auction

Part of the fun at Take Me to the River will include a paddle raise activity and LIVE auction. The paddle raise allows you to support AYRW’s mission in a fun and engaging way, encouraging your friends next to you to do the same. The live auction is an exciting way for you to support AYRW, in exchange for some amazing prizes. Thanks to the generosity of SXSW, the live auction prize this year is 2 wristbands to 2020 SXSW Music Festival!

Silent Auction

We have some really cool packages that will be available for you to bid on at the event’s silent auction, thanks to the generosity of several local individuals, groups, and businesses. Here are just a few of the individual items:

  • Canoeing Adventure with the River Watchers
  • Tree Climbing Adventure with the River Watchers
  • Snorkeling Adventure for 6 at Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, TX
  • NSpire Salon – Keratin Smoothing Treatment
  • NSpire Salon – Cut and Color
  • 4 Round Rock Express Tickets + $100 Salt Lick Gift Card
  • JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort – 1 night staycation plus 4 wristbands for on-site waterpark
  • Rosens Bagels Catered Brunch
  • Coldtowne Comedy – 8-week sketch or improv class
  • 2 Orchestra Seats for Austin Classical Guitar Concert + $100 Olive & June Gift Card
  • Flat Creek Winery – Wine Tasting & Disk Golf Experience for 4
  • Crux Climbing Center – 2 5-Punch Passes
  • Kendra Scott Jewelry
  • and much more!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

A huge THANK YOU from AYRW’s staff and board to our monetary and in-kind event sponsors listed below. Thank you for supporting this event and the important work we do!

The Hot Potatoes                       



Sponsorships are still available!

If you are interested in giving back and supporting our mission by becoming a sponsor for this event, please contact Jamie Green via email at or call (210) 232-7367 for more information. You can also visit the event page and select the desired sponsorship level to complete the transaction all online.

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