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Storytime in the Gardens Bookmark

Storytime in the Gardens
Preschoolers aren’t just discovering new plants at Mercer. Now, they’re discovering new books too. Staff with Harris County Public Library (HCPL) and Mercer Botanic Gardens share some of their favorite nature books, from Jack and the Beanstalk to Don’t Eat the Bluebonnets, with children every Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. during Storytime in the Gardens at Mercer. “This is a great opportunity to introduce your child to the story-book setting of Mercer Botanic Gardens,” said Mercer Interim Director

Enjoy Summer Activities for a Free Family Movie Night Bookmark

Enjoy Summer Activities for a Free Family Movie Night
With summer around the corner, it’s time to start planning activities to fill those longer days. Children and families can participate in free recreational activities during Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks Summer Passport Series Saturday, May 5 through Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve. The event kicks-off Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with canoeing, fishing, and hiking at the preserve. Other activities such as archery, bird watching, stargazing, pond ecology, night hikes, and

New Flood Control Projects Take Shape Bookmark

The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) recently began construction on a $13.3 million maintenance project that includes removing sediment and making priority repairs on a portion of Horsepen Creek, located in Precinct 4 in the Addicks Reservoir watershed. Construction began in mid-March on Horsepen Creek and is expected to take several months to complete. Future project sites include Langham Creek, Bear Creek, and a Langham Creek tributary east of Bear Creek Village. The project is part