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LIFE = Learning, Inspiration, Friendship, and Enrichment

Meets Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m. in library meeting room 131 unless otherwise noted.

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
September 2018
October 2018
November/December 2018

September 2018

  • September 5 — Tea Drinking Around the World
    LSC Cy-Fair Biology Professor Padmaja Vedartham initiates us into tea rituals and the culture of tea and how it reflects history and society.
  • September 12 — Coupons, Codes, & Apps
    Did you know there is an app that pays you not to use your phone? Learn about unusual and lucrative apps and hacks that will save you money! Dorrie Scott and Lauren Hall lead the way.
  • September 19 — I Like to Move It, Move It
    Yes, move it! And Jackie Bachmeier of Evolution Fitness & Wellness gives you the tools to be fit through your life span. Learn why functional fitness is an important part of successful and active aging.
  • September 26 — Another Side of Sicily
    Patsy Brautigam takes us on a behind the scenes tour of this unique Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea.

October 2018

  • October 3 — Short-Cut Cooking with Missy Dixon
    Ever hear of an instant pot? Find out about this tool and other time-saving techniques in your kitchen.
  • October 10 — East Texas Memories
    Our Gulf Coast Reads title is Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke. It is a murder mystery that takes place in East Texas with an African-American Texas Ranger. Learn some facts and folkways of this land of water and trees and squirrels with Jean Gordon and Freddye Kelly.
  • October 17 — Random Acts of Kindness Rocks
    Artist and librarian Krissy Conn leads us in this kindness craft using rocks and uplifting messages. Bring your gratitudes.
  • October 24 — Colombian Arepas and Empanadas
    Mi Pueblita's restaurateur Sara Velasquez tells us about these signature Colombian dishes and their accompaniments. Expand your international food repertoire. Samples will be served.
  • October 31 — Mary Shelley and the Legacy of Frankenstein
    Let’s get literary with LSC-CyFair English professor Denise Millstein and rediscover this classic and the real-life gothic story behind its creation. Millstein also reveals how the story has been “pop cultured” over the years.

November/December 2018

  • November 7 — The Excitement Continues . . .
    Bleed orange once again and celebrate where we came from as Cy-Fair College 15 years ago. Wear your orange and bone up on college history. Lou Cruz, professor of chemistry and founding faculty, leads us in the Cy-Fair school song/alma mater (which she composed).
  • November 14 — Gandhi: Stories of Peace and Culture
    Victor Schill reveals a world of inspiring stories with themes of peace and diversity in conjunction with our exhibition from the Gandhi Library in November.
  • November 21 — No Workshop - Happy Thanksgiving
  • November 28 — Vietnamese Fish Soup
    Our own home chef Huyen Doan comes to LIFE with her healthful and delectable soup made from fresh fish. Ask Huyen to tell us about com thang or monthly rice traditions.
  • December 5 — German Christmas Markets
    Librarian Lauren Hall shows us how Germans come alive during the Christmas season and celebrate this holiday with fervor. Try some non-alcoholic glühwein or kinderpunsch.
  • December 12 — Christmas Carols
    Bring your joy and good cheer to sing along with children’s librarian and musician Jen Crouse.
  • December 19, 26, and January 2 — No Workshops

LIFE resumes January 9, 2019.


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Maintained by: C. Gunnels-Assistant Director for Adult Services & Staff Training
claire.b.gunnels@lonestar.edu