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LIFE Workshops - LSC-CyFair
LIFE: Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment
Meets Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m. in library meeting room 131 unless otherwise noted.
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View and/or print the latest LIFE workshop schedule (PDF):
- December 4 — Giving Green
Turn your trash into treasure with gifts made from recycled household items with librarians Dorrie Scott and Tracy Williams.
- December 11 — Christmas in Curaçao
Eliza Priest is from Curaçao, the little Dutch island off the coast of Venezuela. Prepare yourself for a glimpse into a culture all its own. Traditions of influence range from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa and South America.
- December 18 and 25 — No session held
- January 1 — No session held
- January 8 — Get Healthy, Chinese Style
Dr. Mary Chen brings her acupuncture needles and herbal concoctions to help you lose weight, quit smoking, and become a better you. A joint presentation with the Wellness Committee.
- January 15 — Wicked Cool Friendship Bracelets
Remember boondoggle key chains, friendship bracelets, and friendship pins on your shoes? Astound your children and grandchildren with groovy “what’s happening now” loom friendship bracelets with Philosophy Professor Jason Moulenbelt.
- January 22 — Genealogy Birth of a Nation
Library Director Mick Stafford reveals the magic of birth records in uncovering your family’s genealogy.
- January 29 — Japanese Flower Arranging
They call it Ikebana, the precise and minimalist way of creating beautiful flower and stem arrangements. For Lunar New Year on January 31, why not learn to create something near perfection? Yu Mei Montalvo, member of Ikebana International Houston Chapter 12, has spent 17 years teaching Sogetsu, a form of Ikebana.
- February 5 — Facts About the Flight Deck
Ever wonder about the operations of one of our massive aircraft carriers? Longtime Navy aviator Captain Paul Marshall gives an enlightening presentation on the intricacies of these amazing structures and other things Navy.
- February 12 — Cherry and Chocolate Month
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by savoring the decadent flavors of chocolate and bing cherries. Patsy Brautigam and Tracy Williams are your hostesses. They don’t call it cherries jubilee for nothing. Meet in the HSC 105 kitchen.
- February 19 — Folklore, Language and Ritual
What is cultural anthropology? Dr. Catharina Laporte transports us to wildly different cultures to discover the richness and diversity of humanity.
- February 26 — Mardi Gras Balloon Hats
Fat Tuesday is coming on March 4. Cynthia Shade wants you to be ready to party with your very own hat creation made from gold, green, and purple balloons.
- March 5 — Not Fred’s First Time at the Rodeo
Rodeo star Fred Whitfield reads from his book Gold Buckles Don’t Lie and tells stories of his days on the rodeo circuit. Fred is in the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame. A book signing follows.
- March 12 — Spring Break - No session held
- March 19 — Reflections on Ethiopian Jewry
Eyewitness account of the 1980's secret evacuation of the ancient Jewish Ethiopian community. Suzanne Jacobson, Senior VP of Development at the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, relates how the agrarian refugees walked to camps in the Sudan and were airlifted out safely to a new, technologically advanced life in Israel.
- March 26 — Indian Food
From brinjal curry to lemon rice, let reference assistant Usha Dontharaju entice your taste buds with the unique flavor of India.
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