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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):
February 2018
March 2018
April 2018

February 2018

  • February 7 — Local History with Cypress Top’s Jay Gavitt
    Learn about the early history of our Cypress area. Celebrate African-American History Month by delving into stories about famous local families such as the Whitfields and the Solomans.
  • February 14 — Learn to Write a Story
    Writer Julie Herman explores how writers tell stories and gives us concrete ideas on how to formulate a plot based on universal storylines.
  • February 21 — Royal Chocolate Extravaganza
    Chocolate lovers Carol Ann Maurer and Claire Gunnels make the case that chocolate is a food group. Come prepared to vote on your favorite chocolate flavor.
  • February 28 — Stem Cell Breakthroughs
    Stem cell therapy is no longer a pipe dream—it is being utilized today to improve such conditions as joint pain and arthritis without surgery. LSCS Chemistry Professor Lou Cruz discusses why she is living proof that it works.

March 2018

  • March 7 — Uphill History – UNESCO, Freedmen’s Town, and the Olivewood Cemetery
    Lone Star College-CyFair students are conducting research in Olivewood Cemetery and Freedmen’s Town (former slaves) for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage Site listing which includes only 23 historic sites across the United States. Their professor, Dr. David Bruner, reports on all the exciting progress of this innovative research.
  • March 14 — No Workshop Held - Spring Break
  • March 21 — Genealogy Research: Immigration Records
    Mick Stafford demystifies the often complex online immigration resources and how these records can help you find your roots from passenger manifests to border crossings.
  • March 28 — Your Magnificent Microbiome
    Ellie Wilson of Gramen Farm has a passion for the healing power of the gut. Learn how to reverse chronic ailments and achieve optimal health as she takes us on a road less traveled from fermented foods to fasting. Try some homemade kimchi.

April 2018

  • April 4 — Roamin’ in the Gloamin’
    Scotophile, singer and songwriter, Sia Beaton, wears her tartan for National Tartan Day (April 6) and enlightens us on the culture of Scotland all over the world and sings songs of Scottish lore.
  • April 11 — Staying Alive with CPR
    It’s Go Red Week and the American Heart Association gives a lively and interactive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) workshop with a free DVD and practice dummy to take home.
  • April 18 — Coffee, Mocha Java, Joe, Brew, Mud…
    You get the idea. Starbucks joins LIFE for a coffee tasting and factual tidbits about how coffee is grown, processed, and enjoyed. Did you know that coffee makes you smarter?
  • April 25 — (Every Arbor Day) Plant a Tree
    LSC-CyFair Professor Trish Smith celebrates Arbor Day early with tips on grafting fruit trees and reasons to plant and care for our trees.

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