Hermann Park Conservancy hosts several events throughout the year to benefit the Park. The proceeds from these events help fund general operations as well as special projects, including Centennial Campaign efforts.

Events featured here include more than just the Conservancy's signature events; openings, centennial events, and other exciting happenings are also highlighted.

May 2017

Orientation for new Mcgovern Centennial Gardens volunteers

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Family Garden in McGovern Centennial Gardens

Interested in joining our McGovern Centennial Gardens volunteer team? Anyone who loves to be outdoors and is interested in becoming a regular volunteer in McGovern Centennial Gardens should attend an upcoming orientation. Join us on Wednesday, May 24 from 9:30-10:30 to learn about volunteer opportunities and the history of Hermann Park Conservancy. Following the orientation, there will be a short tour of the Gardens. 

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URBAN GREEN HAPPY HOUR

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6 pm - 8 pm
The Owl

Raise a glass with Urban Green on Wednesday, May 24 at The Owl! Mix and mingle with fellow young professionals and see what's coming up with Urban Green and Hermann Park Conservancy while enjoying extended happy hour pricing. The Owl is located at 2221 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098. This event is open to both members and nonmembers.

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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Thursday, May 25, 2017
9 am
Lake Plaza

J.D. Parks Choir and Recorder Ensemble

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 26, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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MEMBER SIP AND STROLL IN THE MCGOVERN CENTENNIAL GARDENS

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
6:30 pm - 8 pm
McGovern Centennial Gardens

As a thank you to our members, we're hosting an evening of fun and delight in the beautiful McGovern Centennial Gardens! 

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June 2017

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, June 2, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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URBAN GREEN'S HAVANA NIGHTS

Thursday, June 8, 2017
7 pm - 10 pm
Historic Clubhouse

Join Urban Green for Havana Nights on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 7-10 p.m. Event chairs Mary Stewart Anderson, Cotton Clark, Chelsea Fred and McKenzie Hull will transform Hermann Park's Historic Clubhouse into a fantastic Cuban-themed scene for Havana Nights, benefitting Hermann Park Conservancy! 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, June 9, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, June 16, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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AN EVENING IN THE MCGOVERN CENTENNIAL GARDENS WITH RICE DESIGN ALLIANCE AND HPC

Thursday, June 22, 2017
5 pm - 7:30 pm
Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion and McGovern Centennial Gardens

Hermann Park Conservancy and Rice Design Alliance are collaborating to bring you a special summer event with guest speaker Doug Hoerr of Hoerr Schaudt, who received the design commission in 2009 for the McGovern Centennial Gardens. Doug along with James Patterson of White Oak Studio, the landscape architect of record, will share highlights of how architecture and horticulture came together in the design of the Gardens.

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, June 23, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, June 30, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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July 2017

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, July 7, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, July 14, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, July 21, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, July 28, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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August 2017

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, August 4, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, August 11, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, August 18, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, August 25, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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September 2017

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, September 1, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, September 8, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, September 15, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, September 22, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, September 29, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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October 2017

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, October 6, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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PARK TO PORT BIKE RIDE

Saturday, October 7, 2017
7 am
Bill Coats Bridge

The Park to Port Bike Ride gives cyclists a unique perspective of Houston. The 20-mile round-trip takes riders from Hermann Park’s Bayou Parkland east along the Bayou Greenway trail to the Port of Houston. The Port of Houston Authority sponsors a turn-around party at Brady’s Landing with snacks, drinks and music. Participants then ride back along the trail to Hermann Park for a celebratory post-ride party under the Bill Coats Bridge.

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, October 13, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, October 20, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, October 27, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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November 2017

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, November 3, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, November 10, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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14th Annual Run in the Park

Saturday, November 11, 2017
8 am
Molly Ann Smith Plaza

The Conservancy’s 14th annual Run in the Park offers a 5K run, a 3K walk and a 1K kids’ fun run. Runners and joggers wind through a scenic course below the Park’s historic live oaks. The run begins and ends at Molly Ann Smith Plaza near the Jones Reflection Pool where family and friends cheer on participants. A post-race party features music, food, drinks, and activities.

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, November 17, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, November 24, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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December 2017

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, December 1, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, December 8, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, December 15, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, December 22, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, December 29, 2017
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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January 2018

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, January 5, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, January 12, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, January 19, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, January 26, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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February 2018

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, February 2, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, February 9, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, February 16, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, February 23, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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March 2018

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, March 2, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, March 9, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, March 16, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, March 23, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, March 30, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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April 2018

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 6, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 13, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 20, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 27, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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May 2018

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 4, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 11, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 18, 2018
10 am - 11 am
The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home. 

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