Harris County Precint 4,

  • Mercer’s Education Director Jennifer Garrison is on a mission to get children excited about nature and learning about botany.

  • Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens is preparing for one of the most anticipated horticultural events in the region, March Mart, which features more than 2,000 varieties of unique plants for beginners and experts alike. Hundreds of volunteers and more than 120 experts will offer advice and answer gardening questions.

  • Pack a lunch and head to Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s Mercer Botanic Gardens in Precinct 4 for a unique lunchtime experience filled with information geared toward plant lovers of all kinds.

  • For more than a decade, Janet Winkler has led hospitality inside Mercer’s volunteer cottage, welcoming volunteers and ensuring they received quality meals during large events. Originally though, Winkler started out in a much different role. Winkler first came to Mercer in 2005 to take the Master Gardener class with her husband Louis, and eventually the Texas Gulf Coast Gardening class.

  • Harris County Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens concluded a year-long celebration of its 40th anniversary with a volunteer luncheon, featuring Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson, director of Missouri Botanical Garden, as guest speaker.

  • Shakespeare’s famous for his colorful characters and timeless themes, but plant-lovers have another reason to love him: the Shakespeare gardens he created and immortalized.

  • Migration Celebration at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

  • Jones Park is getting ready for Easter! Bring hard-boiled eggs to the park Saturday, April 8, from 1 p.m.
    to 3 p.m. for an afternoon of dying eggs using natural materials. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend
    this program that is being held in the homestead. 

  • Want to enjoy the beautiful amenities of Jones Park and have fun doing it? Stop by the nature center for the clues and hunt for the answers by walking the park’s trails at Nature Hunt on Sunday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Ages 5 to 16.

  • Connect with nature while learning about the environment during NatureFest at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center on Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jerry Eversole thanked members of Be An Angel Fund Inc., Humble Noon Lions Club, Kingwood Medical Center, and Waste Management Friday, June 20 for their additional contributions to Lindsay/Lyons Park, located at 2310 Atascocita Road, Humble.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jerry Eversole is pleased to announce the completion of the second trailhead in the Spring Creek Greenway project. The new “Judy Overby Bell Trail” is approximately 1.1 miles long and is made of reclaimed asphalt from Precinct 4 road projects placed over a over a stabilized base.The trail goes northwest from Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center located at 20634 Kenswick Drive in Humble.

  • The Tadpoles Club is one of the longest running and most popular nature programs at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, geared towards three-and four-year olds ready to discover the world of nature. Afternoon sessions of this free, interactive program are still available, which will be held Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the park’s Nature Center, located at 20634 Kenswick Drive in Humble. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 281-446-8588.

  • Beginning Friday, July 11 through Wednesday, August 20, May Community Center will accept school supplies as donations for area school children. “Operation Backpack” is the perfect opportunity for community members to help Huffman ISD students achieve success by providing them with necessary school supplies.

  • Learn basic sewing skills and make creative projects Mondays or Wednesdays in July at 9:30 a.m., beginning July 7 or July 9. Anne Sparkman teaches this hands-on class to the first nine children ages eight and older who are accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sewing machines and sergers are provided by the Center.

  • Decked out in their signature purple and red attire, hundreds of Red Hatters gathered to celebrate the 17th birthday of the Red Hat Society April 22 at the Humble Civic Center.

  • Commissioner R. Jack Cagle joined seniors for lunch and live, musical entertainment during the Baskets and Bunnies Luncheon Tuesday, April 14 at Jersey Village Baptist Church, 16518 Jersey Drive.

  • The Harris County Precinct 4 Parks Department has temporarily closed all access points of the Spring Creek Greenway Trail from Dennis Johnston Park to Jones Park in response to rising flood waters.