The online program covers plant diseases


Free meals for kids at Deepwater.
The Deer Park Independent School District offers free breakfast to children under 18 and students with disabilities under 21 enrolled in its summer dining program. 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Monday to Thursday. Deepwater Elementary School, 309 Glenmore Drive. No registration or registration is required. Adults are encouraged to participate. Adult breakfast is $3, adult lunch is $4.50. For further information: Deer Park ISD Child Nutrition Office, 832-668-7042.


Free meals for children at San Jacinto Elementary School.
The Deer Park Independent School District offers free breakfast and lunch to children under 18 and registered students under 21 with disabilities through its summer food service program. 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Thursday. San Jacinto Elementary School, 1302 E. 13th St. No enrollment or registration required. Adults are encouraged to participate. Adult breakfast is $3, adult lunch is $4.50. For further information: Deer Park ISD Child Nutrition Office, 832-668-7042.


Free meals for kids at Deer Park High.
The Deer Park Independent School District offers free breakfast and lunch to children under 18 and registered students under 21 with disabilities through its summer food service program. 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. From Monday to Thursday. Deer Park High School North Campus, 402 Ivy Ave. No registration or registration is required. Adults are encouraged to participate. Adult breakfast is $3, adult lunch is $4.50. For further information: Deer Park ISD Child Nutrition Office, 832-668-7042.

JUNE 20


Garden Open Day.
Visitors meet Harris County’s master gardeners and check out a variety of planting exhibits – vegetables, roses, tropicals and more – at the Genoa Friendship Garden. 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. 1210 Genoa Red Bluff Road. Information: https://bit.ly/3KLlJpC.

JUNE 21ST


Questions and answers about gardening.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Harris County Master Gardeners, and Harris County Public Library System present an open forum as part of the Green Thumb Speaker Series. 11am-noon. On line. Free. Information: www.facebook.com/harriscountypl/events.

JUNE 22

Comic strip club. Teen and tween readers of comics in all their guises – superheroes, manga, indie and more – come together for refreshments and discussion of stories, characters and authors. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/61315.

JUNE 22

science fiction. The Hofstetter Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club meets virtually for a discussion on Sylvain Neuvel’s “Sleeping Giants”. 7-8:30 p.m. Contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 832-927-5420, for a Microsoft Teams invite. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/53726.

JUNE 24

Concert at the Park. The Friendswood Parks and Recreation Department presents Texas Eagles. 7-9 p.m. Stevenson Park Gazebo, 1100 S. Friendswood Drive. Free. Information: https://bit.ly/3aBNLrx.

Registration deadline. The Friendswood Parks and Recreation Department is accepting online applications for the town’s 4th of July Parade. Free. Information: https://bit.ly/3zEPoPz281-996-3220 or [email protected]

JUNE 25

Hurricane safety. Harris County Precinct 2 presents the Bay Area Hurricane Preparedness and Safety Show. 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bay Area Community Center, 5001 NASA Parkway. Free. Information: 713-876-9968.

JUNE 27

Container gardens. Home horticulturists dig in raised beds during gardening class for growing and nurturing communities. 11am-noon. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/61706.

Reading Club. Readers discuss the true crime story “A Killing in Amish Country,” by Gregg Olsen and Rebecca Morris. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/62108.

JUNE 28

Leather stamping. Teen artisans create a coaster with help from the experts at Tandy Leather. 3-4:30 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free. Information:
www.hcpl.net/events/62998.

JUNE 28-30

Code camp. Teenage programmers learn Scratch, Python, and Arduino in a 3-day workshop. 2-3 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/61621.

JUNE 30TH

Healthy cooking. A Food for Life demonstration reveals how simple, affordable ingredients can be used to fight diabetes. 1-2:30 p.m. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave. Free, registration required. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/61028.

JULY THE 5TH

Laser learning. Creative types check out the Harris County Public Library’s laser cutting and engraving capabilities. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult guardian. 4-5:30 p.m. Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane. Free, registration required. Information: www.hcpl.net/events/63500.

JULY 7

Plant health. Harris County Extension Officer Paul Winksi presents “Identifying Pest and Disease Problems in the Garden,” part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Home Grown Lecture Series. 10 a.m. online. Free, registration required. Information: www.homegrown2022.eventbrite.com.

Karen O. Fielding