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Mercer Botanic Gardens invites new second and third graders to explore the gardens and observe the pollinators that flap, fly and flitter among the flowers during its Butterflies & Bees Camp starting Tuesday, July 21 through Thursday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital employees and volunteers donated more than 6,000 pounds of food to Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM) during the hospital’s Second Annual Summer Food Drive for HAAM. 

Take an underwater adventure with Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program Friday, July 10 at 10 a.m. Senior adults ages 50 and better are welcome to journey through the Downtown Aquarium Adventure exhibit with guidance from an interpretive naturalist and undersea expert.

Tom Broad didn’t think he would live in Texas more than a few years when he moved to Kingwood from Kansas in 1994. Broad’s first day at his new job in marketing at Northeast Medical Center Hospital (now Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital) changed that expectation.

Help your child discover a new hobby this summer during the Garden Explorers Summer Camp at Mercer Botanic Gardens, held Tuesday through Thursday, July 28 through July 30 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Jesse Jones parks has day programs schedule throughout the summer.

Celebrate National Pollinator Week by heading to Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center for a Pollinators workshop Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m.

Mercer Botanic Gardens is a step closer to completing a key section of its Renaissance Garden after receiving a $5,175 grant from the Houston Garden Club. The grant will be used to purchase six silver date palms to line the existing Cypress Promenade in the Renaissance Garden.

Don your western wear and join Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program Monday, June 22 at 11:30 a.m. for a Get Acquainted Luncheon in the Heights at St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, located at 2003 West 43rd Street in Houston.