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Moana Featured at Summer Movie Nights in the Park Bookmark

Moana Featured at Summer Movie Nights in the Park
Precinct 4 invites the community to enjoy a free showing of Moana along with a snack and an activity starting at dusk Thursday, July 20 at Burroughs Park and Friday, July 21 at Collins Park. In this musical adventure set in ancient Polynesia, a chief’s daughter must travel to a mystical island and return an island goddess’s stolen heart to save her people. Along the way, Moana meets the demigod Maui who she teams up with to fight an angry lava demon and other magical beings. Adults and children alike will enjoy this film’s positive message and memorable music.

Mercer Botanist Wins Star Award Bookmark

Mercer Botanist Wins Star Award
Mercer Botanic Gardens botanist Anita Tiller received the Center for Plant Conservation (CPC) Star Award for her work in the Endangered Species and Native Plant Garden at Mercer. The CPC, an organization dedicated to preserving native plants in the United States, is maintained by 40 participating botanic institutions. Mercer currently shelters more than 24 rare plants including the Neches River rose-mallow and Houston camphor daisy. Several of these plants are on display in the Endangered Species and Native Plant Garden. Mercer is located at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road in Humble.

Kuykendahl Bridge Opens to the Public Bookmark

Kuykendahl Bridge Opens to the Public
Kuykendahl Road at Spring Creek now features a double bridge in each direction that will help alleviate traffic for motorists traveling between Harris and Montgomery counties. Construction on the southbound bridge along Kuykendahl from Pine Plains Drive to Flintridge Drive began last year and all lanes opened July 6. The new bridge doubles traffic capacity along the corridor, which previously featured one two-lane bridge. Harris and Montgomery counties worked together to fund the $7.05 million bridge expansion. The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1 funded the design phase services and