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LIFE = Learning, Inspiration, Friendship, and Enrichment

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

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
June 2017
July 2017

June 2017

  • June 7— The Man Who Invented Fiction—Miguel Cervantes
    Start out Summer Reading Program right with insights into Don Quijote and the how and why it is considered a pivotal work in Western literature. Professor Carolina Ruiz shares her ideas and Quijote devoté Jorge Enrique brings some of his quixotic art collection. Door prizes will be awarded.
  • June 14 — It’s a Grand Old Flag
    It’s Flag Day and warrior and writer Chris Hernandez reflects on what the flag means. Learn a little history of the American flag and how its symbolism affects us all. Book signing follows.
  • June 21 — To Smoke or Not to Smoke? There’s the Rub
    Rub or marinate? Grill or Smoke? What’s a Texan to do? James (Jamie) Gay, barbecue fan, cooks us up a brisket with all the fixins providing tips on what makes the best barbecue.
  • June 28 — Cypress Creek Greenway Project
    Chair Jim Robertson gives us an update on the progress of this project across Harris County Precincts 3 and 4 which creates green space with parks and trails from west of US 290 to where Cypress Creek joins Spring Creek, a distance of 40+ miles. Ditch the car for a hiking, biking, or rowing adventure.

July 2017

  • July 5 — No Session Held: Happy Independence Day!
  • July 12 — History of Cookbooks
    Pam Panettiere, librarian and history buff, delves into the quirky history of the cookbook and dares to reproduce some of the culinary discoveries of her gustatory endeavor.
  • July 19 — Sgt. Pepper and the Genius of the Beatles, 1967-2017
    Remember "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band?" It has been fifty years since the Beatles reinvented themselves. Steve Davis, LSC-Kingwood professor and rock and roll aficionado, reports on his Beatles research and throws in a little Jim Morrison for hard-core rockers.
  • July 26 — A Paratrooper’s Story
    Learn about the life of paratroopers and their colorful lore and see how they look at life from both sides of the clouds. See a parachute up close for a parachute pullout demonstration. Former paratrooper Master Sergeant Gordon Rottman presides.

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Maintained by: C. Gunnels-Assistant Director for Adult Services & Staff Training
claire.b.gunnels@lonestar.edu