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.

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

March 2019

SIXTH ANNUAL HERMANN PARK CONSERVANCY KITE FESTIVAL

Sunday, March 24, 2019
10 am - 5 pm
Miller Hill and Jones Reflection Pool

Mark your calendars for the sixth annual Hermann Park Conservancy Kite Festival on Sunday, March 24, 2019!

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Garden & Nature Series: Pollinators

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
6 pm - 7:30 pm
McGovern Centennial Gardens

Join us at the Family Garden Pavilion of McGovern Centennial Gardens for an evening full of information on the importance of pollinators in the garden and learn about more than just the “birds and the bees”. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, March 29, 2019
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 2019

All performances of the 9th annual Student Performace Series are free and take place on Lake Plaza between Kinder Station and the Houston Zoo. If you have a music, dance or other student performing arts group that would like to entertain in Hermann Park, click here.

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 5, 2019
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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MacGregor Elementary School Choir

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Crockett Elementary School Orchestra

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"The League of Extraordinary Improvisers (Clear Creek High School)"

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Hermann Park Dog Park Public Meeting

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6 pm
Cherie Flores Pavilion at McGovern Centennial Gardens

Hermann Park Conservancy is excited to announce plans for an off-leash dog park. But first, we want your ideas!

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 12, 2019
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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Lovett Elementary School Chorus and Orchestra

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STUDENT PERFORMANCES IN THE PARK - GARFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHOIR

Friday, April 12, 2019
11:30 am
Lake Plaza

Garfield Elementary School Choir

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7TH ANNUAL ROCKETS DOG WALK

Saturday, April 13, 2019
8 am - 10 am
Lake Plaza

Bring your four-legged friends out for a morning at Hermann Park!

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STUDENT PERFORMANCES IN THE PARK - CHARA CHRISTIAN DANCE ACADEMY

Saturday, April 13, 2019
10 am
Lake Plaza

Chara Christian Dance Academy

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JAPAN FESTIVAL

April 13 - April 14, 2019
Japanese Garden and along the Jones Reflection Pool

Saturday, April 13: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 14: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Japan-America Society of Houston will host the annual Japan Festival in Hermann Park in the Japanese Garden and around the Jones Reflection Pool. The goal of the festival is to further their mission to develop a stronger relationship between the greater Houston community and Japan.

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 19, 2019
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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Easter in Hermann Park

Sunday, April 21, 2019
8 am - 10 am
Kinder Station

Celebrate Easter in Hermann Park! In an ideal Easter setting, you'll enjoy a scenic breakfast on Pinewood Cafe’s patio overlooking serene McGovern Lake followed by an Easter egg hunt, ride on the Hermann Park Railroad and pedal boat ride! 

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EVENING IN THE PARK

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:30 pm
Molly Ann Smith Plaza and Jones Reflection Pool

The Conservancy's annual gala, Evening in the Park, will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 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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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, April 26, 2019
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 PERFORMANCES IN THE PARK - North Shore High School Choir

Saturday, April 27, 2019
2:30 pm
Lake Plaza

The North Shore High School Choir

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May 2019

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 3, 2019
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 10, 2019
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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Klentzman Intermediate Orchestra

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Mother's Day at Hermann Park

Sunday, May 12, 2019
8:30 am - 10 am
Pinewood Cafe

Celebrate Mom with a fun-filled morning in Hermann Park! Start off with breakfast on Pinewood Cafe's beautiful terrace overlooking McGovern Lake followed by an arts and crafts project and ride on the Hermann Park Railroad! Participants will also receive tickets to ride the pedal boats on McGovern Lake. 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 17, 2019
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 PERFORMANCES IN THE PARK - KIPP HOUSTON

Saturday, May 18, 2019
10 am
Lake Plaza

KIPP Houston music, choir, dance and theater

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 24, 2019
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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Partner Program: Summer Vegetable Planting with Urban Harvest

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
6 pm - 7:30 pm

Get ready for summer harvest! When it comes to vegetable gardening, it's all about the soil. Learn how to create a healthy environment for your garden with this introductory class. This hands-on class will have everyone participating in soil building and management, fertilization, composting, mulching, and planting with seed and transplants.

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, May 31, 2019
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 2019

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, June 7, 2019
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 14, 2019
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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Father's Day Breakfast at Hermann Park

Sunday, June 16, 2019
8:30 am - 10 am
Pinewood Cafe

Celebrate Father’s Day with your family in Hermann Park! The morning will begin with a scenic breakfast on Pinewood Cafe’s patio overlooking serene McGovern Lake. Continue the fun with a ride on the Hermann Park Railroad, a fun arts and craft activity, and pedal boat ride! 

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, June 21, 2019
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 28, 2019
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 2019

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, July 5, 2019
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 12, 2019
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 19, 2019
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 26, 2019
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 2019

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, August 2, 2019
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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George Hermann's 176th Birthday Party

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
10 am - 2 pm
Kinder Station

Join HPC us as we celebrate the 176th birthday of our Park’s namesake!

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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, August 9, 2019
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 16, 2019
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 23, 2019
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 30, 2019
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 2019

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, September 6, 2019
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 13, 2019
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 20, 2019
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 27, 2019
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 2019

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, October 4, 2019
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 11, 2019
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 18, 2019
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 25, 2019
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 2019

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, November 1, 2019
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 8, 2019
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 15, 2019
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 22, 2019
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 29, 2019
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 2019

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, December 6, 2019
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 13, 2019
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 20, 2019
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 27, 2019
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 2020

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, January 3, 2020
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 10, 2020
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 17, 2020
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 24, 2020
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 31, 2020
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 2020

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, February 7, 2020
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 14, 2020
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 21, 2020
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 28, 2020
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 2020

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR

Friday, March 6, 2020
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 13, 2020
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 20, 2020
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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