Learn about basic food carving techniques, the famous Great Wall of China, resources for quality health information and a promise of equality for all at the upcoming October 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.
• Oct. 6 - Book Talk Speak Truth to Power
Mignette Yvonne Patrick Dorsey tells a story in her book “Speak Truth to Power” of how her father, Charles Patrick, would not stand for injustice and believed in America's promise of equality for all in Birmingham, Alabama in 1954. Book signing follows.
• Oct. 13 - Finding Health Information
Learn about print and Internet resources for quality health information for yourself, family members and friends. Be encouraged to become an advocate for your own health and wellness by being better informed about medical issues. The presenter, Cheryl Rowan, is the Public Health Outreach Coordinator for the South Central Regional office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. A joint ALL/LIFE program.
• Oct. 20 - Changcheng: The Great Wall
Visit China's most famous landmark with history professor Bobby O'Brien, who reveals insights into its purpose and creation and uncovers myths regarding its history.
• Oct. 27 - Food Carving Magic
Impress your friends and family! Learn basic techniques to carve fruits and vegetables to perfection. Create a radish rose and a carrot curl with Jackie Barnhart.
Call the library at 281.290.3214 for L.I.F.E. program information or go online to LoneStar.edu.