It was a labor of love for a group of volunteers at Mercer Botanic Gardens. Volunteers spent the morning harvesting hundreds of pounds of winter greens to donate to the Houston Food Bank.

Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has long relied on its abundance of bayous, basins, and reservoirs to control flooding across the county. In the wake of multiple, countywide flood events within the last three years, new flood control options may be on the table.

Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program invites the community to enjoy three hours of live rock, folk, and country music during the 17th annual Precinct 4 Opry Friday, July 27 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Humble Civic Center, located at 8233 Will Clayton Parkway in Humble.

Kingwood Library is now open with a full line-up of popular children’s programming.

Children and teens are invited to participate in Harris County Public Library (HCPL) services this summer at Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens.

It’s a scenario most Texans can relate to. After a long, rainy winter, you step outside to balmy weather, chirping birds, and spring flowers. As images of picnics, pool parties, and woodland hikes run through your mind, you suddenly hear it: a buzzing near your ear. Before you have a chance to slap it away, a dozen mosquitoes take turns dive bombing your exposed skin.