LIFE: Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment

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

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January 2015

  • January 7 — No Workshop Held
  • January 14 — “Happify” Your Chi
    Dr. Mary Chen wields her acupuncture needles and herbal concoctions to open your mind to traditional Chinese medicine.
  • January 21 — Genetics and Genealogy
    As says, “Family history is in our DNA. What’s in yours?” Mick Stafford guides us on our quest for who are our ancestors using modern DNA testing and not-so-modern immigration records.
  • January 28 — Algae and Algorithms
    Join the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) for a bus trip to Lone Star Montgomery’s Biotechnology Institute. Dr. Daniel Kainer will be our host showing his students’ latest and greatest science experiments. The bus will take us to Willie’s for lunch on your own and to the National Museum of Funeral History in the afternoon. The cost for the museum is $8 (exact cash preferred, checks acceptable). Please be in the parking lot in front of the library by 7:30 a.m. at the latest. The bus leaves promptly at 7:45 a.m.

    Check if space is still available on the bus by contacting You may drive your own private car to LSC-Montgomery as well.

February 2015

  • February 4 — Eyewitness to a School Tragedy
    Historian and writer Gordon Rottman gives his own account of the Poe Elementary School bombing in 1959 Houston where he went to school. This was the first such school violence event in modern times. Responses to the 1959 event and similar recent school incidents will be contrasted.
  • February 11 — Drawing with Numbers
    Discover your inner artist with the help of Krissy Conn who will amaze you with pictures created from digits.
  • February 18 — Vietnamese Tet Celebration
    Celebrate a Vietnamese-style New Year with our own Huyen Doan and Jill Vu. It’s the year of the goat which is supposed fortuitous.
  • February 25 — Chocolate Lover’s Dream
    Start your Valentine’s Day celebration late as chocoholic Carol Ann Maurer gives a history and tasting of all sorts of chocolate.

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