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Jun
13

Summer is finally here, so surf over to the Mangum-Howell Center and join in the fun! For lunch, Catfish on Wheels is serving all-you-can-eat fried catfish and shrimp, French fries, baked beans, coleslaw, hushpuppies, and unlimited iced tea and coffee. Then, make your own ice cream float or sundae as Donna B, one of the most popular entertainers on the Opry circuit, performs all your favorite country and western songs! Mark your calendar and join is for a great time of fellowship, food, and fun!

Jun
15

Enjoy this fun and free family activity close to home! Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Want a chance to pick the movies? Visit www.hcp4.net/p4movies to vote on which movies will be shown.

Summer Movie Nights in the Park is the perfect chance to relax and enjoy a special night under the stars. Blankets, lawn chairs, and picnics are welcome! Arrive early for the best viewing opportunities and to enjoy the pre-movie special activity for all ages.

 

Jun
20

Mercer Botanic Gardens invites children ages 6 to 12 to explore plants through the ages during its Botanical Time Tunnel Summer Camp, held Tuesday, June 20 to Friday, June 23 for children ages 6 to 8 and Tuesday, June 27 to Friday, June 30 for children ages 9 to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon.

A suggested donation of $30 per child is requested to cover the cost of materials, which is due at the time of registration. Space is limited, so make a reservation today by calling 713-274-4166.

 

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May
25

Recurring EventBicycling

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM


Jesse H. Jones Park

The Jones-Bender, Judy Overby Bell, and Spring Creek Greenway trails are open for bicycling.

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May
25

Recurring EventRhythm Walking

8:10 AM - 9:00 AM


Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park

Walk away stress and tension by beginning or ending your day with a brisk 2 ½ -mile walk to music in the comfort of the Center.

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May
25

Recurring EventRhythm Walking

8:10 AM - 9:10 AM


Mangum-Howell Center

Walk away stress and tension by beginning or ending your day with a brisk 2½ -mile walk to music in the comfort of the Center.

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May
25

Recurring EventHatha Yoga

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park

Certified instructors Mary Warren and Delia Perez teach yoga methods to achieve physical and mental harmony as well as emotional and spiritual peace. Dress in loose, lightweight clothing; class is held in bare feet! A non-skid yoga mat is required.

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May
25

Recurring EventSit and Be Fit Exercise

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Mangum-Howell Center

Volunteer Brenda Franklin leads this great exercise experience designed to help people who suffer from discomfort associated with arthritis, joint aches, and stiffness.

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May
25

Recurring EventTake Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Mangum-Howell Center

TOPS is an excellent support group that provides weekly educational and nutritional facts to help encourage weight loss.

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May
25

Recurring EventZumba® Sentao

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Mangum-Howell Center

Volunteer instructor Juana Hernandez combines Latin and International music with a fun, calorie-torching, strength-training, and effective dance workout that is great for the body and mind. Aerobic attire is recommended. The class is limited to participants ages 13 and older. All participants under the age of 18 must present their Student I.D. or other proof of age. A donation is suggested, but never required.

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May
25

Recurring EventGardening

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Mercer Botanic Gardens

Join Park Ranger Caroline Bush for plant grooming, pruning, weeding, and mulching in the Prehistoric and Shade Gardens. This area displays primitive and unusual plants like the maidenhair tree and voodoo lily. Dress for the weather with tennis shoes or boots, gloves, and a hat. Sunscreen and water are recommended.

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May
25

Recurring EventBeginning Bridge Lessons

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Mangum-Howell Center

Volunteer instructors Carolyn Morse and Gloria Cooper teach the basics of American Standard Bridge in a friendly and relaxed environment. In this class, you will learn counting tricks, bidding, analyzing your hand, scoring, and more to help you begin enjoying the challenging and fun game of bridge!

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May
25

Recurring EventBeginners Line Dancing

10:10 AM - 11:10 AM


Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park

In the Beginners Class, volunteer instructors break down and demonstrate basic steps that are used in contemporary line dancing. Steps are based on popular dances performed in the Houston area and new dances are taught each month.

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