LIFE: Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment

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

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
February 2016
March 2016

February 2016

  • February 3 — Judge Jewelry
    New York native, Ben Gordon, "The Jewelry Judge," gives tips on what your jewelry is worth and how to sell or leave it to your heirs. Bring a piece and he will give you a short overview of its provenance and value. He might even tell us some stories of his days in the New York diamond district.
  • February 10 — Indian Basil
    Usha Dontharaju discusses the difference between local basil and the plant from India. She will cook up some delicious examples of basil-infused foods. As a bonus, she also will tell us how Bollywood
    celebrates Valentine’s Day.
  • February 17 — Birds of Winter
    Bird aficionado Jeff Mohamed will talk about the different bird species which winter in our area, the reasons they come here, and where best to see them.
  • February 24 — Quilting Workshop
    Learn about the history of quilting and make your own quilt block. Quilt enthusiast and librarian Virginia Rigby leads this hands-on workshop.

March 2016

  • March 2 — Come to the Gramen “Farmacy”
    “Let Food Be Thy Medicine, and Medicine Be Thy Food!" Hippocrates shared this idea around 450BC. Farmer Grant Wilson practices the farm to table concept of eating locally and naturally. Not only will he expound on the philosophy of healthful eating, but also will bring samples from his farm. He may even tell us his secret fo cheesemaking from fresh raw milk.
  • March 9 — Island Hopping in Georgia
    Explore the unspoiled beauty of coastal Georgia. Sample the unique charm of the islands of Jekyll, Cumberland, and St. Simons. Discover the remarkable history of this relaxing destination with Monica Norem. 
  • March 16 — LIFE Takes a Spring Break - No Workshop Held
  • March 23 — From Socrates to Sartre
    LSC-CyFair’s Dr. Mark Thorsby leads us in historical philosophical musings across the planet starting in Turkey and ending in Paris. Next Wednesday (March 30) from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in CASA 110, mark your calendar for the monthly The Think Factory session with Thorsby and others to continue stimulating philosophical discussion.
  • March 30 — The Art of Risk
    Join science writer Kayt Sukel for a discussion of her new book, The Art of Risk: The New Science of Courage, Caution & Chance. Learn how neuroscience and psychology impact risk-taking behaviors and our decision-making in work, love, and life. A book signing will follow. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.?

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