Learn about Cypress Top Historical Park, discuss baseball and music in the Jim Crow era, enjoy the return of Dance Salad and talk philosophy at the upcoming August workshops.
Lone Star College-CyFair’s Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free and held Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the library (Room 131 unless otherwise noted) at 9191 Barker Cypress.
• Aug. 4 - Cypress Once Had a Rodeo and a Hot Artesian Well - Learn some fun historical facts about Cypress Top with historians Jane Ledbetter and Karen McGilvery. Take a virtual tour of the Cypress Top Historical Park, just up the road.
• Aug. 11 - "If it Ain't Got That Swing" - Dr. Larry Hogan, Senior Professor of History at Union College and Dr. Robert Cvornyek, Professor of History at Rhode Island College, discuss black baseball and music in the Jim Crow era. (Part of the library's Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience display, July 14 – Aug. 27.)
• Aug. 18 - Touring Taste of Dance Salad Festival - Come savor the eclectic, unique, amazing and international wonder of the dance. Jackie Aldred presents this dance video from the live performance earlier this year in the Center for the Arts Recital Hall 102.
• Aug. 25 - An Unexamined Life- Join The Think Factory with Professor Mark Thorsby for a philosophy discussion based on the Socratic Method of asking questions and learning how philosophy relates to our lives every single day.
Call the library at 281.290.3214 for L.I.F.E. program information or go online to LoneStar.edu.