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Homestead Heritage Day

Start Date/Time:
Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Saturday, February 10, 2018 4:00 PM
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Bring the family to Redbud Hill Homestead for a living history look at 19th century Texas settler life, highlighting the Texas revolution, Civil War, and post-war periods.


Pioneer Lore
Hands-On Crafts
Pioneer Construction Skills
Spinning and Weaving
Open-Fire Cooking
Heritage Music
Survival Skills
Black Powder Demos
Militia Re-Enactment Groups
Old-Fashioned Games
Native American Crafts
Civil War Drills

***Also seeking volunteers and re-enactors!

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Jun
21

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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Jun
21

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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Jun
21

Recurring EventColored Pencil Art

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park

Discover your creative potential. Enhance drawings with basic colored pencil techniques, including blending and layering, as volunteer instructor Ceil Van Winkle shares her years of experience as co-owner of Chloe’s Closet Art Studio in Spring. No drawing experience needed.

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Jun
22

Recurring EventWalking Along the Trails

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park

Start your Friday mornings with a healthy and educational stroll through Precinct 4’s beautiful trails. Join Monte Parks as he leads a gentle 2 mile walk along the paved Spring Creek Trail beginning and ending at Big Stone Lodge.

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Jun
22

Recurring EventQuilting

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Mangum-Howell Center

Take this opportunity to quilt, share ideas, and enjoy the fellowship of other quilters.

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Jun
25

Recurring EventDancercise

11:10 AM - 12:10 PM


Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park

This dance class gives an aerobic body workout that is safe and effective. Instructor Melissa Shrake leads the fun through a variety of dance styles and music, including country-and-western, popular, hip hop, salsa, tango, and merengue.

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Jun
25

Recurring EventZumba® Sentao

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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. 

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Jun
26

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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Jun
26

Recurring EventCards and Dominoes

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park

Bring a partner or attend alone and try your hand at a variety of card games or dominoes.

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Jun
27

Recurring EventGardening Daze

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Jesse H. Jones Park

Join Horticultural Coordinator Matt Abernathy Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. for native plant landscaping and habitat restoration in the park. Volunteers assist with gardening outside the Nature Center, tending plants in the greenhouse, removing invasive plants, assisting with habitat restoration, and other horticulture projects. Volunteer Doug Ebeling also offers vegetable gardening at 10 a.m. in the heritage garden at the pioneer homestead. Closed-toed shoes, gloves, a hat, sunscreen, and water are recommended.

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