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An Important Donation Bookmark

An Important Donation
The church released the following statement: “The vision of Houston Northwest Church is to make Houston more like Heaven by helping Houstonians become more like Jesus. Over the last several months Harvey relief has allowed us to do just that through great partnerships in the city and county. We are more than happy to be able to help Precinct 4 by giving toward the purchase of an airboat that will be used in future relief and support to our community.”

Historic Trees Come to Precinct 4 Bookmark

Historic Trees Come to Precinct 4
They may be small now, but the five oaks planted along the Spring Creek Greenway come from legendary stock. Treaty Oak, Borden Oak, Runaway Scrape Oak, Cabinet Oak, and Century Oak are known as some of the longest-lived trees in Texas, most extending back hundreds of years. The Treaty Oak, a live oak tree in Austin, is one of the oldest at more than 500 years old. Mature even before European settlement, the tree is the last surviving member of the Council Oaks, a grove of 14 trees that served as a sacred

Mercer Opens Shakespeare Garden Bookmark

Mercer Opens Shakespeare Garden
Did you know Shakespeare loved flowers and plants? In fact, elements of Shakespeare’s personal garden in Stratford-upon-Avon still exists as a popular tourist destination. Fortunately, you don’t have to travel to Europe to view a Shakespeare Garden. Mercer Botanic Gardens opens the first Shakespeare Garden in the Houston area Monday, April 23 at 10 a.m. with a dedication ceremony in the East Side Gardens. Everyone is invited to meet the Bard in person during the event! The new garden is the first of its kind