Tomball ISD is participating in the Speak Up national research project. Speak Up is a survey designed to help students, parents, educators, and community members share their ideas directly with schools and national policymakers. The brief online survey is open to students, educators, parents, and community members through January 19, 2018. Visit tomballisd.net to take the survey.
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Pumpkin flan—a customer favorite at Season’s Harvest Cafe—combines the traditional flavor of flan with the subtle sweetness of a pumpkin to provide an alternative to conventional desserts just in time for Thanksgiving. The dessert is $5 per slice with the option of ordering full-size flans for the holidays. Season’s Harvest also offers a rotating menu with a variety of brunch items, appetizers and lunch dishes, including sweet potato Texas pecan pancakes; the autumn harvest seasonal salad; and soups of the day, such as the vegetable and chickpea soup with lemon and herbs.
The Texas Renaissance Festival features the nation’s largest, most acclaimed Renaissance themed park. Each year, over 500,000 guests pass through the Festival’s gates and enter the magic of New Market Village, an authentically recreated 55 acre 16th century English township located 50 miles northwest of Houston, Texas.
After suffering from two consecutive mass floods two years in a row, Mercer Botanic Gardens is seeking to rebuild on higher land to try to avoid a future catastrophe. The Mercer Society, the nonprofit arm of the park, is seeking to raise funds to obtain 24 additional acres of adjacent property to rebuild the botanic gardens on higher ground. The gardens obtained two tracts of 10 acres of adjacent land located south of the gardens in November 2016 for nearly $800,000, following the Tax Day floods. During Harvey, the gardens were completely flooded with up to eight feet of wate