LIFE: Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment

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

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
May 2016
June 2016
July 2016

May 2016

  • May 4 — Map It with GIS
    Professor Michael Konvicka explores the possibilities of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to understand the world around us. Learn what his students go on to do after earning their GIS degree. Meet in the GIS Lab, CASA 222.
  • May 11 — Homestyle Sushi
    Rachel Renick is back to show us how easy it is to eat healthfully and creatively. Her sushi skips the raw fish and substitutes colorful and delicious veggies, black rice, and condiments.
  • May 18 — Plant Swap
    Bring up to three established plants (no cuttings, please) to trade. Each participant will get a number. A random drawing will determine the first person to start the swap. That initial person can pick any plant. The owner of the plant chosen goes second, and this process continues until everything is selected.
  • May 25 — Ageless Grace®
    “It’s never too late to begin, it’s never too early to start.” Let’s take brain neuroplasticity and ramp up the mind-body connection for longevity, brain power and fitness. Certified educator Joy Brown demonstrates this surprisingly easy and fun practice.

June 2016

  • June 1It’s Summertime and the Reading Is Fantastic
    Blue Willow Book Shop owner Valerie Koehler gives us the inside scoop on some of her favorite new summertime books. Launching the library’s Summer Reading Program (SRP) for Adults.
  • June 8 — Bring in the Drones
    Professor Buck Buchanan found amazing uses for drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) at Lone Star College. Learn about how drones will change the face of our world in the near future.
  • June 15 — Literature and Movies - New Orleans Style
    Let’s get literary with a whirlwind tour of New Orleans and the books and movies that come from or were inspired by the Big Easy. Scott Furtwengler presides. Meet in Recital Hall ARTS 102.
  • June 22 — Essential Oils
    Be your own family physician with essential oils. Join us as we learn to save money by using essential oils for almost any issue we might encounter in the home. Take control of your health naturally with Stephanie Kutterer of doTERRA essential oils.
  • June 29 — Take a Trip Down Under, Mate
    Abraham Korah leads us on outback wanderings on the smallest continent, Australia, specifically Sydney, Melbourne, and Cairns on the eastern coast.

July 2016

  • July 6 — Ice Cream
    Let’s rustle up some sweet coolness to chase away the summertime blues.
  • July 13 — Multimedia Chefs: A Short History
    Come watch what you eat with delightful samples from chefs who braved the radio and television waves to teach us how to cook like a pro. Cupcake queen, Pam Panettiere, uncovers some hilarious footage and memorable recipes.
  • July 20 — Growing the Noble Fern
    Darla Harris, president of the Gulf Coast Fern Society and owner of the Fern Plantation Nursery in Magnolia, gives us a basic course on the fern, the beautiful and ancient foliage plant.
  • July 27 — Stargazing Made Easy
    Do you wish you could identify more constellations in the sky? Darrell Jenkins, author of First Light and Beyond: Making a Success of Astronomical Observing, reveals simple strategies for exploring our earthly heavens.

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