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.

March 2017

HATS IN THE PARK

Thursday, March 30, 2017
11:30 am
McGovern Centennial Gardens

Hats in the Park, benefiting Hermann Park Conservancy, will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in the McGovern Centennial Gardens. The event raises funds to support the Conservancy's mission to maintain and improve Hermann Park through daily volunteer and stewardship programs.  

Co-chairs: Stephanie Cockrell, Marita Fairbanks and Lisa Holthouse 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, March 31, 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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April 2017

HERMANN PARK PUBLIC MEETING

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
6 pm - 8 pm
Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion

Join us for a final public meeting as the Conservancy unveils its strategic plans for the next 20 years of Park improvements.

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Rhymes with Orange: A Citrus Class

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
6 pm - 7:30 pm
Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens

Join us for a FREE class in the McGovern Centennial Gardens' Family Garden as Conservancy horticulturist and founder of Edible Earth Resources, Daniel Millikin, shares insights on growing citrus trees in the Houston area. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 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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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Friday, April 7, 2017
12 pm
Lake Plaza

The Garden Villas Dance Team

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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Friday, April 7, 2017
11 am
Lake Plaza

Crockett Elementary School

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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Saturday, April 8, 2017
11 am - 12 pm
Lake Plaza

River Oaks Elementary School Choir

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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Saturday, April 8, 2017
12 pm
Lake Plaza

Westbury High School Vocal Jazz Group

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 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, April 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, April 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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EVENING IN THE PARK

Friday, April 28, 2017
6:30 pm
Molly Ann Smith Plaza and Jones Reflection Pool

The Conservancy's gala, Evening in the Park, will be held on Friday, April 28 , 2017 at 6:30 p.m. This annual spring event raises funds that help the Conservancy continue to improve and maintain Hermann Park through daily volunteer and stewardship programs. 

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May 2017

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 5, 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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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Saturday, May 6, 2017
11 am
Lake Plaza

Patrick Henry Middle School Band

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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
12 pm
Lake Plaza

J.D. Parks Choir and Recorder Ensemble

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 12, 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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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Friday, May 12, 2017
10 am
Lake Plaza

Garfield Gator Honor Choir

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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Saturday, May 13, 2017
11 am
Lake Plaza

KIPP SHARP Singers, 11 a.m.
KIPP Houston High School Jazz, 12 p.m.
KIPP Dream Prep IGNITE Dance, 1 p.m. 

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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Saturday, May 13, 2017
3 pm
Lake Plaza

Chara Christian Dance Acdemy

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 19, 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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STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES

Friday, May 19, 2017
10 am
Lake Plaza

Bobby Shaw Middle School Band, Orchestra and Choir

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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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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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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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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
8 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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