May 1 — Derby Mania
Make a fascinator with LSC-CyFair’s own Paula Martin. Celebrate the upcoming Kentucky Derby on May 4 with native Kentuckian, Rachel Hugenberg. Come for the horses, stay for the fascinators (hats).
May 8 — Soul Food and African-American Culture
Restaurateur and chef Jonathan Rhodes of Indigo prepares his unique versions of African-American dishes and discusses how they reflect culture, politics, and history.
May 15 — D-Day and the European Theater’s Second Front
In honor of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, military historian Keith Altavilla looks at the strategic decision-making that led to the development of Operation Overlord and the Allied landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944.
May 22 — Installation Art with Origami Cranes and Boats
LSC-CyFair Division Operations Manager, Heidi Scanio, will get us folding to create a unique LIFE installation art project. Add this to your portfolio!
May 29 — Brain Power Busters
Learn different ways to exercise your brain with fun games and information. Professor Shamim Arastu and Children’s Library Assistant, Cindy Hoffart-Watson, will discuss the importance of keeping our brains active and healthy.
June 5 — Blue Willow Book Shop Summer Reading
Book shop owner Valerie Koehler gives us her own spin on what to read this summer from mysteries to romance to nonfiction. Door prizes!
June 12 — The Secret World of Lakes
Still waters run deep here at LSC-CyFair. What lies beneath Central Lake? Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve’s naturalist, Rose Holmes, demonstrates where our water comes from and how scientists test lake water for oxygen, impurities, and aquatic life. Meet in 131 for an overview and then we will head over to the amphitheater by the lake.
June 19 — Emancipation Day! Freedmen's Town Houston
Professor Tomiko Meeks from Texas Southern University helps us celebrate Juneteenth with a history of Freedmen’s Town, Houston’s Fourth Ward.
June 26 — How to Crochet with Laurie Bayern
Crochet a flower book mark using three simple stitches. Absolutely no experience necessary!
July 3 — No Workshop - Happy Independence Day!
July 10 — Cruising Cuisine
Ever wonder what a European river cruise is like? Let Pam Panettiere reveal the delights of her excursion on water complete with a taste of the cuisine she encountered.
July 17 — Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia cast member Ralph Sanders as Harry Bright in the Stageworks Theatre production performs from the musical and talks about what it’s like to have a dream career in opera, musicals, and theater. Meet in the Center for the Arts Building Recital Hall 102.
July 24 — Common Sense Self-Defense
Kinesiology professor and owner of Mousel's Self-Defense Academy, Tim Mousel walks us through some easy and effective ways to protect ourselves.
July 31 — When We Wrote Letters
Irene McDonald, professional translator, believes that personal letters can bestow a kind of immortality. Through actual letters from hexers to housewives she shows us how letters can keep alive the memories and history of families.
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