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Harris County Animal Shelter Reaches Milestone

Here’s something to celebrate: the Harris County Animal Shelter has achieved a 90% live-release rate in 2019, up from 15.5 percent in 2012. The shelter’s steady push to increase awareness of adoptable pets, expand foster programs, and partner with out-of-state rescue organizations has led to one of the biggest turnarounds for an open-admission shelter in […]

Celebrate Arbor Day at Dennis Johnston Park

Cleaner air, shadier streets, and more attractive communities. What’s not to love about trees? For more than 150 years, Americans have demonstrated their appreciation of trees through annual Arbor Day celebrations. Celebrate national Arbor Day during Precinct 4’s Arbor Day Celebration on Sunday, April 28, at 9:30 a.m. to noon at Dennis Johnston Park. Take […]

New Community Center Announcement

More services are on the way for north Harris County residents, thanks to a new Precinct 4 community center opening in 2021. The 24,500-square-foot facility named for President George H.W. Bush is near the Barbara Bush Branch Library and Precinct 4’s Collins Park, all in the Cypress Creek Cultural District. Mangum-Howell Center is currently Precinct […]

Heritage Festival Comes to Spring Creek Park

Join Harris County Precinct 4 for a celebration of Tomball’s unique history during the Spring Creek Park Heritage Festival Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Spring Creek Park in Tomball. Wander the park grounds as storytellers and historical re-enactors bring history to life. Participate in historical games and activities, and learn […]

Actor Brings The Bard to Life

Most people don’t know William Shakespeare created more than 1,000 commonly used words and phrases or that he was a well-respected businessman, property owner, and actor. But for native Houstonian David Born, knowing the facts is all part of transforming into Shakespeare. “An overall understanding of the character and his work is important so you […]