Trash Art Week : Contest and Crafts | Kids Out and About Austin

Trash Art Week : Contest and Crafts

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 08/31/2019
To reframe how we see trash and to keep Elgin beautiful, the Parks Dept is hosting a Trash Art Contest. Everyone, child to adult is encouraged to participate in one of our age brackets for our contest to see who can best turn trash in to treasure! You can create a collage, sculpture, jewelry, whatever your heart desires so long as it is made from 90%+ recycled materials.

Age Brackets:
2-7 years old
8-12 years old
13-17 years old
18+ years old

Recycled Craft Day 1: Magazine Beads
Come learn how to make beads of different shapes and sizes from magazines and newspapers.

Recycled Craft Day 2: Newspaper Flowers
Come learn how to make newspaper flowers for an upcycled bouquet!

Recycled Craft Day 3: Plastic Bag Braided Basket
Learn how to upcycle those plastic shopping bags into a handy basket!

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


361 N HWY 95
Elgin, TX, 78621
United States


Contact name: 
City of Elgin
Email address: 
The event has already taken place on this date: 
Mon-Wed 6 PM-8 PM; Sat 9 AM-5 PM


2-3 years 4-5 years 6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers