Living Leander Community and Job Expo

Living Leander means having pride in your community, and no event celebrates the spirit of the Leander Community more than the Living Leander Community and Job Expo.

Join us on Friday, April 30 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Premiere Athletic Complex at 8220 183A, Leander, TX 78641 for fun events for the whole family and career exploration including a hiring fair and professional development classes.

Community Expo

Explore the Leander Community by visiting the many local businesses that will have booths, giveaways, and door prizes all evening!

Local Businesses to Explore!

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Premier Athletic Complex
City of Leander
Parks & Rec/HR
ACDI
AEPS
Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute
Community Impact Newspaper
HEB
Honda Leander
Modern Woodmen of America
N2 Publishing
St. David’s Emergency Center Leander 
#TheSmileDoc
Austin Community College
Band of the Hills
Belle’s Superior Movers
Bloom & Leaf
Cedar Ridge Alzheimer’s Specialty Care
Center Stage
Champion Kids
Chick-fil-A
The Darveau Agency
Dean Somerville
Dreamland Productions
Drive a Senior Northwest
Edward Jones, Greg Rollo
Elements Massage
Family First Express Care
Freedom Fun
Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute
Hill Country Community Ministries
Hills at Leander
Janice Presnell
Jocelyn Victoria Groce
Kepler STEM School
Kevin Harris Agency
Leander ISD – ESS
LEARNLEE Online Tutors
Lux Event Rentals
Movability
National Guard 
North Austin Physical Therapy 
Patriot Driving 
Pampered Chef– Beth Prickett
Phillips Skid Steering
R Bank 
South Wind Equestrian and Retreat Center
Standards Home Health
Texas Family Eyecare
The Crossover Cedar Park
The Learning Experience Leander
Tutelage Insurance Agency
Truly Superior Health
Way off Broadway 
WellMed
Whataburger
Wilco Wellness
Williamson County Republican Party 
Wine Shop at Home, Maria Gorman
Workforce Booths 
Yard Bash ATX

Career & job Expo

$500 No Essay Scholarship given at the expo

Grab your Expo Passport and complete a visit at all the required booths to be entered into a drawing to win a $500 scholarship.

Read more about the $500 scholarship in this post.

New This Year: Classes

Dress for Success with Kathryn Pantalion-Parker

Resume Writing or Interviews with Becki Ross

Professional Success with John Paulson

Professional Success with Craig Henry

Hiring expo

Come and explore the many career opportunities from Chamber businesses that are hiring.

ACDI
Cedar Ridge Alzheimer’s Specialty Care
Champion Kids
HEB
LEARNLEE Online Tutors
The Learning Experience Leander
Truly Superior Health
Parks & Rec/HR
Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute
Honda Leander
Center Stage
Chick-fil-A
Leander ISD – ESS
Wine Shop at Home, Maria Gorman

Entertainment

The Living Leander Community and Job Expo has fun activities for any age.

ACTIVITIES

Even the youngest kids will love the S.T.E.M. astronomy lesson where students will explore the Sun’s energy. They will learn the color spectrum and learn about ultraviolet (UV) and infrared (IR) light as they construct a bracelet.

Jump into your future on the bounce house & slide

Everyone will enjoy the astonishing star program in the Mobile Planetarium for an educational program that is geared for middle schoolers and high schoolers but brings fun for everyone! This activity is free and on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Stage Performers:

Center Stage

Champion Kids Day Out

Leander Music School

Way Off Broadway

Thank you to all our sponsors

Lakewood Park

Locals and visitors alike will love the features of this beautiful park. Amenities include a large pavilion with restroom facilities, splash pad, playground, dog park, fishing pier, lakeside pavilions, vehicle parking areas, trails, skate park, basketball and volleyball courts, and kayak rentals.

Location:

2040 Artesian Springs Crossing

Leander, TX 78641

Map

Hours:

Dawn to Dusk

Park Features:

The well thought out amenities of this park are a hidden gem in Leander.

Sports Courts & Outdoor games

Playground

Splash Pad

The Lakewood Splash Park will be open from the first weekend in April to the last weekend in October. Reservations will no longer be required for admission into the splash pad.

Fishing Pier and Boardwalk Overlook

Nature walk & Hike and Bike Trails

SkatePark

Off Leash Dog Park

Canoe and Kayak Rentals and Lake Put-In

Two person Kayaks, stand up paddle boards, life jackets, and oars are available to rent through PaddleEZ. Click here for rental information and lake rules.

Parties and Gatherings:

Any size gathering from a birthday party to a family reunion, Lakewood Park has the perfect space for you to reserve!

Reservable Spaces

Printable Lakewood Park Map

For more information, visit the City of Leander Parks Page here, or call (512) 528-9909.

Leander Invites You to the Old Town Street Festival

Old Town Street Festival, taking place in the heart of Old Town Leander at 100 N. Brushy Street on June 5, is excited to announce this year’s schedule and music line-up. The annual festival will start at 11 a.m. with the Old Town 5K, arts and craft booths and the Kids Fun Zone presented by HL Chapman. Wade Hayes, presented by ACDI, will take the Old Town Grandstand at 6:30 p.m. The after-party with LC Rocks, presented by Texas Family Eyecare, will kick off at 8 p.m. 

The festival will have activities, shopping and, of course, live music, all day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., including Lucas Sousa, presented by Giddens Homes. General admission is free and tickets for the VIP section of the Wade Hayes concert and the roller skating rink can be purchased online here. Tokens for rides and kids activities can be purchased at the festival. Parking will be available at the Leander Metro rail station with buses providing transportation to Old Town or in the Leander ISD parking lots surrounding Old Town. Check back as we feature vendors and events all spring leading up to the festival!

Details and more information can be found on the Old Town Street Festival Site.

For more information about the Old Town 5K, check out this post or the official website here.

Food

What is more on-brand for festivals than food? From healthy to indulgent, come try it all!

Shopping

Whether you are a serious shopper or a casual browser, Old Town Street Festival has over 100 vendors carrying everything from wine to knives, so you are sure to find something for everyone!

Activities

From the very young to the young at heart, Old Town Street Festival has activities for everyone. The petting zoo, rides and face painting are sure to bring smiles to little ones, and the live music and roller skating are great for all ages! Be sure to bring your own lawn chair and take it easy during the live music!