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LIFE Workshops - LSC-CyFair

LIFE = Learning, Inspiration, Friendship, and Enrichment

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

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
May 2019
June 2019
July 2019

May 2019

  • 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 2019

  • 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 2019

  • 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.

Contact the LSC-CyFair Library: chat | e-mail | voice - 281.290.3214 | text - 832.463.0478 
Maintained by: C. Gunnels-Assistant Director for Adult Services & Staff Training
claire.b.gunnels@lonestar.edu

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