Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park, located at 709 Riley Fuzzel Road in Spring, is the region’s newest premier events venue, now taking reservations for Friday and Saturday evening functions. The beautifully renovated lodge is nestled among a canopy of pine trees and offers a unique charm perfect for weddings, wedding receptions, anniversaries, parties, or corporate functions.
The Tadpoles Club, one of the longest running and most popular nature programs at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, is opening classes to a new generation of three-and four-year olds. This free, interactive program is offered to parents and their children from September through May every Wednesday on alternating months. Parents can choose to attend morning sessions with their children from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., or afternoon sessions from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., at the park’s Nature Center at 20634 Kenswick Drive in Humble. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 281-446-8588.
Registration is now open for the six-week Tier III course of the Texas Gulf Coast Gardner (TGCG) program, hosted by Mercer Botanic Gardens and The Mercer Society (TMS), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Classes will meet at Mercer on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break starting Jan. 26 through March 2. Registration is open now through January 20, so please call 281-443-8731 or visit the park to enroll.