summer program

Houston Zoo Sprouts

Tomorrow, Wednesday July 17 at 10:30 am the Baldwin Boettcher Library inside Mercer Botanic Gardens will have Zoo Sprouts.  It is a program geared toward children 18 months to 5 years old, and the Houston Zoo will be coming to us with a program to connect kids to the natural world.  It will take place under the Tree House.  For more information on this wonderful event please call Victoria at 832-927-5480.  No registration is necessary and like all other library programs, it is free.  We hope you will bring your little ones and join us! 

Saturday Bugs on Wheels

Houston Museum of Natural ScienceSaturday, June 24th at 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm come and meet amazing arthropods presented by Houston Museum of Natural Science and Cockrell Butterfly Center Bugs on Wheels.  See live giant millipedes, docile hissing cockroaches, stunning walking sticks and much more will amaze children in this hands-on, interactive presentation.

For children ages 5-11, this presentation gives the audience a chance to meet some of the most unusual members of the insect world, while learning about their native habitats and unique adaptations for survival.

Giant millipedes, hissing cockroaches, amazingly camouflaged walking sticks, furry tarantulas and more will fascinate children as they learn all about the incredible world of arthropods.

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