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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

Mercer Botanic Gardens Celebrates Grand Reopening Bookmark

Mercer Botanic Gardens Celebrates Grand Reopening
Missing Mercer? Get a firsthand look at the newly restored Mercer Botanic Gardens during its grand reopening Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The public is invited to browse Mercer’s East Side Gardens, which have been closed nearly seven months due to damage from Hurricane Harvey. The event coincides with March Mart, Mercer’s largest plant sale of the year. Funds from the event will help support Mercer’s recovery. “Mercer staff have worked hard to recover plants in preparation for March Mart