News Categories: Community Centers

A New Purpose for Mangum-Howell Center

Precinct 4 Encore! has always served the community by providing bus trips, volunteer activities, and recreational activities for adults over 50. So when the coronavirus outbreak began, staff had to find novel ways to help those in need. As reports of food shortages began surfacing, Jan Sexton, Precinct 4’s Encore! and community centers director, brainstormed […]

Answers to your FAQs: How many community centers are in Precinct 4? What do they offer?

Mangum-Howell Center at Doss Park is Precinct 4’s only dedicated community center in a precinct of nearly 1.4 million residents. The facility spans 15,600 square feet and offers adult and limited children’s programs throughout the year. Visitors can enjoy evening exercise programs, crafts, games, and monthly luncheons. Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 […]

Countywide Voting Planned for November General Election

Harris County voters may notice changes during the next general election. Commissioners Court unanimously approved a request by the county clerk for state approval to launch the Countywide Polling Place Program for the November election and subsequent elections. Approval of the program would mean voters could cast their ballots at any county polling location on […]