The Town Crier
City offices, including those at City Hall, Sterling Municipal Library, Public Works, and Utility Billing, will be closed Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday. All offices, including the Library, will re-open for business at their regular time on Monday, April 21.
The Friends of Sterling Municipal Library are proud to announce Georgia novelist Joshilyn Jackson will be the featured author for the annual Evening with the Author event to be held at 7pm on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Baytown’s Goose Creek Park has been selected for “Heart Your Park,” a program introduced as part of Macy’s “Secret Garden” campaign that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at the Baytown Macy’s (located in San Jacinto Mall) can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent of the donations benefiting Goose Creek Park. To further spread the love, Macy’s will match the total customer donation across all stores, dollar for dollar, up to $250,000 in total.
Baytown Nature Center’s newest program, “Full Moon Hike” on Saturday, March 15, once again entices visitors to explore the grounds by the light of the moon. Participants should meet at 7 pm at the Crystal Bay Butterfly Garden on the nature center grounds at 6213 Bayway Drive.
Looking for a hobby that takes you out of doors, is fun for the entire family and can be done with very little expense or expertise? The Baytown Nature Center, 6213 Bayway Drive, continues its monthly Nurture Nature Series with a special presentation on "geocaching," Saturday, March 1 at 10 am.
The City of Baytown’s Health Department Animal Services Division has received a $25,500 grant from the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) for an Emergency Evacuation/Rescue Trailer.
Throughout the ages, a full moon has been the inspiration for strange myths, superstitions, photographs, and even love songs. Nothing draws people out at night like the giant silver orb in the sky. Due to the highly successful night hike recently offered at the Baytown Nature Center (BNC), a new night-time program has been unveiled.
Spring break will be here soon, leaving parents to wonder how to entertain their students in grades four through six. The Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center, 1724 Market Street, has the answer in the form of an exciting spring break adventure. The Center’s “Spring into Nature” camp offers a week full of discoveries, field trips, fun and learning.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and most people already have their valentines picked out, but what about the birds? Pre-school girls and boys who would like to include something special for their feathered friends are invited to join Gator Tales, at the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center, 1724 Market Street has the solution – “Bird Valentines.” The pre-school program is held weekly at 10 am. This Wednesday, February 12, Gator Tales features a story about birds, and each child will make a special bird valentine that is sure to be appreciated on these cold, winter days.