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Apr
25

A meeting of the Commissioners Court of Harris County, Texas will be held in the Courtroom of the Commissioners Court of Harris County, Texas, on the ninth floor of the Harris County Administration Building, 1001 Preston Avenue, Houston, Texas, for the purpose of considering and taking action on matters brought before the Court. Watch the Commissioners Court live video stream here.

May
20

Enjoy a fun-filled day of educational, family friendly activities in one of Harris County’s most beautiful parks! Visit recreated confederate and union camps to learn about Civil War era lifestyles. Also take guided tours to discover the history of the recently discovered Spring Creek Park Cemetery. The festival will feature Civil War battle re-enactments, cultural demonstrations, food trucks, archaeology digs, and more! This is a FREE event.

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Apr
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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Apr
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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Apr
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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Apr
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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Apr
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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Apr
25

Recurring EventGardening

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Mercer Botanic Gardens

Join Volunteer Coordinator and Horticulturist Suzzanne Chapman for plant grooming, pruning, and weeding in the Perennial Garden. Seek out what is blooming and participate in plant identification to assist visitors. Learn about Texas native plants and endangered species in the Conservation Garden. Dress for the weather with tennis shoes or boots, gloves, and a hat. Sunscreen and water are recommended.

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Apr
25

Froberg’s Farm

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Calling all strawberry lovers, enjoy a day with friends at Froberg’s farm picking your own organically grown, pesticide-free strawberries. Lunch will be available for purchase with the group at Cheddars.

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Apr
25

Recurring EventCeramics

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Mangum-Howell Center

Learn how to prepare, paint, glaze, and fire greenware pieces. Or, if you prefer, paint pre-fired bisque pieces. A $2 suggested donation helps defray the cost of additional supplies. Only pieces painted by students during class can be fired. Class size is limited.

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Apr
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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Apr
25

Recurring EventMangum-Howell Coupon Clippers

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM


Mangum-Howell Center

You are invited to join these “chipper clippers,” a.k.a. Operation Coupons, as they prepare coupons for shipment to 36 military bases around the world. Scissors and coupons are provided, so come for an hour or bring a sack lunch and plan to stay the entire time.

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