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Big Stone Lodge’s August Calendar Bookmark

Big Stone Lodge’s free intergenerational programs are part of Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s educational and recreational commitment to Harris County residents. Big Stone Lodge is located in Dennis Johnston Park at 709 Riley Fuzzel Road, Spring 77373. Center hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information regarding classes or other Center programs, please call 281-350-1029 or visit www.hcp4.net/community/communitycenters. Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or physical ability. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in any program should contact Big Stone Lodge. An adult must accompany children under the age of 18. Childcare is not provided at any Precinct 4 facility and children are not allowed in classes in which they are not eligible to participate.

Mangum-Howell Center Hosts FUN4Kids Summer Program Bookmark

Mangum-Howell Center Hosts FUN4Kids Summer Program
Children of all ages are welcome to attend the fun-filled activities planned at Mangum-Howell Center every Thursday from June 8 through July 27. Registration is required for all programs. A $2 per person suggested donation helps defray the cost of special entertainment, prizes and refreshments provided at each program. Activities begin promptly; please arrive 20 minutes prior to each program’s start time. A parent or adult must accompany children under the age of 18. Please call 281-591-7830 or visit the

The Importance of Storytelling Bookmark

The Importance of Storytelling
For Carleen Nagy, the best stories are told around the dinner table. “When the kids were growing up, we’d always have lively discussions. Our home was always open to our children’s friends, and we never knew how many would be around the table. We’d spend time reminiscing and telling stories about the things we’d done in our lives. It was quality time.” Though it can be tough for the younger generation to put down the technology, a well-told story can educate, engage, and even inspire the listener. “In today’s world, entertainment is often dumbed down. When we watch a video or movie, technology...