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Harris County Precinct 4, Harris County Public Library Partner to Reopen Baldwin Boettcher Library Bookmark

Harris County Precinct 4, Harris County Public Library Partner to Reopen Baldwin Boettcher Library
Enrichment, education, refreshment, and recreation. These are common goals of two very different institutions joining forces to provide an extraordinary experience for Harris County residents. Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle and Harris County Public Library are proud to announce plans to rebuild Baldwin Boettcher Library at Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens more than a year after the library closed due to Hurricane Harvey. Baldwin Boettcher

Family Fish Camp at Jones Park and Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bookmark

Spend a day with the family on the shores of Spring Creek at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center or Marshall Lake at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve. Precinct 4 hosts two Family Fish Camps Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kickerillo-Misher Preserve and Saturday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jones Park. Parents and kids of all ages spend the day learning basic fishing techniques from experienced anglers and trained volunteers. “The day is free, and all equipment and bait are provided,”

Creating a Place of Community Bookmark

When it comes to serving the community, Mercer Botanic Gardens has help from a group skilled in achieving missions: military veterans. The Mission Continues is a nonprofit that deploys veteran volunteers into the community to solve challenges, such as improving community resources, eliminating food deserts, and helping at-risk youth. According to Monique Sapp, senior city impact manager for The Mission Continues’ central region, Mercer was a good fit for the nonprofit. “We were inspired by Mercer’s mission