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Harris County Precinct 4
Harris County Precinct 4
Harris County Precinct 4's Article

Mangum-Howell Center’s May Calendar Bookmark

Mangum-Howell Center’s free intergenerational programs are part of Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s educational and recreational commitment to Harris County residents. Mangum-Howell Center is located in Doss Park at 2500 Frick Road, Houston 77038. Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information regarding classes or other Center programs, please call 281-591-7830 or visit

Mercer Summer Internships Bookmark

Mercer Summer Internships
Know someone who needs an internship? Mercer Botanic Gardens is looking for eight college students to serve as summer interns!

Name That Flower - Bluebonnets Bookmark

Name That Flower - Bluebonnets
The roots of this Texas-native legume have nitrogen-fixing nodules that make it an important source of nitrogen for the soil. Bacteria, known as Rhizobium, grow on the plant’s roots and allow it to absorb nitrogen from the air. When the plant dies and the tissue decomposes, gardeners can use this plant as a natural fertilizer.