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Mercer's Summer Camp

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Friday, June 30, 2017 12:00 PM
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Mercer Botanic Gardens invites children ages 6 to 12 to explore plants through the ages during its Botanical Time Tunnel Summer Camp, held Tuesday, June 20 to Friday, June 23 for children ages 6 to 8 and Tuesday, June 27 to Friday, June 30 for children ages 9 to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon.

A suggested donation of $30 per child is requested to cover the cost of materials, which is due at the time of registration. Space is limited, so make a reservation today by calling 713-274-4166.
 

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Sep
25

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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Sep
25

Recurring EventZumba® Fitness

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. 

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Sep
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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Sep
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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Sep
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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Sep
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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Sep
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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Sep
27

Recurring EventNew: Zentangle Art Class

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Mangum-Howell Center

If you are looking for a new hobby and like to doodle, Zentangle is for you! Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing patterns. It is a meditative art form that is most often drawn using a black pen on white paper. Volunteer instructor Senetta Young teaches the basic Zentangle designs that anyone can draw anywhere. Stop by the Center to see several beautiful Zentangle drawing samples. Call 281-591-7830 or come by the Center to sign up. Supplies are provided for the first class along with a list of supplies for future classes.

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Sep
27

Recurring EventAdvanced Stamping and Embossing

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Mangum-Howell Center

Share your knowledge and techniques with others while creating professional-quality greeting cards, stationery, and other paper treasures.

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Sep
27

Recurring EventBeginning Knitting and Crocheting

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Mangum-Howell Center

If you know the basics of knitting and crocheting, or if you are a seasoned veteran, join this group to share ideas and techniques.

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