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Retirement Changes 9:30 am
Retirement Changes @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Brad Williams This class investigates the changing face of retirement in the 21st Century, and will consider why growing old in America is not what it used to be, why to expect a health[...]
Terrarium Workshop 9:30 am
Terrarium Workshop @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: David Hayes Following step-by-step instructions, each student will create a terrarium consisting of four or five plants, moss, and soil. The 2-hour session will address appropriate plant selection, soil, light, and maintenance requirements. Planted[...]
23-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
23-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
Struggle to Vote 1:30 pm
Struggle to Vote @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Various This course will provide an overview of Alabama’s messy history of voting and the ongoing struggle to protect and ensure that all citizens are able to vote. The 1901 Alabama Constitution enshrined poll[...]
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Why Civilizations Fail 1:00 pm
Why Civilizations Fail @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Hall PhD We are all aware of civilizations that began, developed, and died before our time (Greece, Egypt, Rome, Aztec/Incan Empires/ancient China, etc.). In our modern era, England, Spain, Italy, India, and Portugal[...]
26-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
26-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
First Ladies 2:00 pm
First Ladies @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Stephanie Hanna This course will focus on First Ladies Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison, Sarah Polk, Grace Coolidge, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy, and Hilary Clinton. It will explore their early lives and how[...]
Pour Painting 2:30 pm
Pour Painting @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors In this class, members will be able to create poured paintings on canvas using a variety of acrylics, combined with flow media. No paintbrushes or easels are required! Presented in a relaxing,[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your[...]
Handcrafted Cards 1:00 pm
Handcrafted Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards Class theme this semester is “Holiday Cards & Gifts.” The basic tools and techniques will be explained, including do’s and don’ts in stamping, paper folds, die-cut special images, 3D items, and a[...]
Introduction to Astronomy 2:00 pm
Introduction to Astronomy @ 2FL
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Leader: Doreen Forsythe This is the conclusion of the Great Courses Introduction to Astronomy class presented by Alex Filippenko. This class covers black holes, the stuff the universe is made of, and the beginning and[...]
Escape Room 2:30 pm
Escape Room @ Huntsville Escape Room
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Darryl Palm Participants will go the “Huntsville Escape Rooms” for a game experience. The goal is simple: escape the room by finding clues and solving puzzles before the 60-minute time limit runs out! The[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Various
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara L. Roberts Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking Leader Barbara Roberts. Enjoy leisure hikes, several on paved greenways that allow you time to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Meet[...]
Prog. Christianity 9:30 am
Prog. Christianity @ Valley Methodist Church
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Glenn Nettleton Progressive Christianity is defined on progressivechristianity.org/the-8-points/. The group discusses Bishop Spong’s newsletters and other aspects of Christianity. For directions or additional information, contact Glenn Nettleton at glennet@knology.net.
Front Porch Conversations 1:30 pm
Front Porch Conversations @ Renee Pruitt Room, Downtown Library
Oct 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: June Norton Conversations on topics of current social, philosophical, and political issues in a structured environment will allow each member of the class the opportunity to actively participate in the dialogue. Meaningful conversation involves[...]
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Swordplay Practice 12:00 pm
Swordplay Practice @ Huntsville Fencing Club
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Benerson Little During these sessions, class participants will engage in a hands-on, practical introduction to modern fencing. Important: The physical ability to engage in mild exercise is required for the two practice sessions. Participants[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Keith Fukumitsu As a follow-on to the LearningQUEST Beginner Ukulele Class, the special interest group will be an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet to refine and expand their skills, and to[...]
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Basic Chinese 9:30 am
Basic Chinese @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Zhensan Fang This course will help develop basic Chinese language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Learners are expected to grasp the pronunciation of Chinese; skillfully use Pinyin, including initials, finals and tones;[...]
Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Various
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell, Bruce Martin and Jeannie Mackay Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking Leaders Sue Campbell, Bruce Martin and Jeannie Mackay. Hikes are generally 4 to 5 miles in length and[...]
Adult Piano Lessons 10:30 am
Adult Piano Lessons @ Brahan Recreation Center
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Instructor: Jim Parker Chord style piano is a popular teaching method that quickly teaches students to play the piano without years of classical training. Class members will learn how to construct chords and create beautiful[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly on Mondays to play. Beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Great Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Marie Held Great Conversations is a literacy discussion group. We read one selection each week and discuss the author, the time period in which the piece was written, and relevance in today’s world. Since[...]
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Pruning 101 9:30 am
Pruning 101 @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Harvey Cotten This class will cover the basic concepts of pruning: why we prune, when we prune, how we prune, and the desired outcomes from our pruning efforts. This class will attempt to clear[...]
Retirement Changes 9:30 am
Retirement Changes @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Brad Williams This class investigates the changing face of retirement in the 21st Century, and will consider why growing old in America is not what it used to be, why to expect a health[...]
Exercise Fun 1:00 pm
Exercise Fun @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Karla Bunge and Staff The course will provide a mentally and physically balanced approach to fitness using a variety of exercise techniques with a minimal amount of equipment. These exercises will help participants get[...]
23-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
23-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
Struggle to Vote 1:30 pm
Struggle to Vote @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Various This course will provide an overview of Alabama’s messy history of voting and the ongoing struggle to protect and ensure that all citizens are able to vote. The 1901 Alabama Constitution enshrined poll[...]
International Dining Out 5:00 pm
International Dining Out @ Various
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us monthly for an international dining experience. Starting in August, we will eat and critique Italian, Vietnamese, Greek, Indian, and Thai cuisine in and around the Huntsville area. Our rating of these restaurants will[...]
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Jesse Owens Museum 8:00 am
Jesse Owens Museum
Oct 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Leader: Wanda Shoultes Dedicated June, 1996 with the arrival of the Olympic torch en route to the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, the Jesse Owens Museum is a tribute to the life and legacy of[...]
Why Civilizations Fail 1:00 pm
Why Civilizations Fail @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Hall PhD We are all aware of civilizations that began, developed, and died before our time (Greece, Egypt, Rome, Aztec/Incan Empires/ancient China, etc.). In our modern era, England, Spain, Italy, India, and Portugal[...]
26-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
26-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
First Ladies 2:00 pm
First Ladies @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Stephanie Hanna This course will focus on First Ladies Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison, Sarah Polk, Grace Coolidge, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy, and Hilary Clinton. It will explore their early lives and how[...]
Pour Painting 2:30 pm
Pour Painting @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors In this class, members will be able to create poured paintings on canvas using a variety of acrylics, combined with flow media. No paintbrushes or easels are required! Presented in a relaxing,[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your[...]
Handcrafted Cards 1:00 pm
Handcrafted Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards Class theme this semester is “Holiday Cards & Gifts.” The basic tools and techniques will be explained, including do’s and don’ts in stamping, paper folds, die-cut special images, 3D items, and a[...]
AL & Women Artists 1:30 pm
AL & Women Artists @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie West Buckle Up! This term Debbie West will take us on an exciting classroom-based journey beginning right here with Alabama artists and progressing to a look at some uniquely interesting women artists from[...]
Introduction to Astronomy 2:00 pm
Introduction to Astronomy @ 2FL
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Leader: Doreen Forsythe This is the conclusion of the Great Courses Introduction to Astronomy class presented by Alex Filippenko. This class covers black holes, the stuff the universe is made of, and the beginning and[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Various
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara L. Roberts Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking Leader Barbara Roberts. Enjoy leisure hikes, several on paved greenways that allow you time to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Meet[...]
Friday Film Festival 2:00 pm
Friday Film Festival @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Garlen Elizabeth Taylor takes center stage in our third picture, National Velvet (1944). Our final film takes us into the realm of comical fantasy with Margaret O’Brien in The Canterville Ghost (1944). Each[...]
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Rock & Roll 1:00 pm
Rock & Roll @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Bob Labbe Bob Labbe has conducted interviews with Rock & Roll stars and songwriters over his 46 years in broadcasting. Some of the stories revealed in those interviews are known by very few people;[...]
UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Keith Fukumitsu As a follow-on to the LearningQUEST Beginner Ukulele Class, the special interest group will be an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet to refine and expand their skills, and to[...]
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Basic Chinese 9:30 am
Basic Chinese @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Zhensan Fang This course will help develop basic Chinese language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Learners are expected to grasp the pronunciation of Chinese; skillfully use Pinyin, including initials, finals and tones;[...]
Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Various
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell, Bruce Martin and Jeannie Mackay Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking Leaders Sue Campbell, Bruce Martin and Jeannie Mackay. Hikes are generally 4 to 5 miles in length and[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly on Mondays to play. Beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Great Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Oct 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Marie Held Great Conversations is a literacy discussion group. We read one selection each week and discuss the author, the time period in which the piece was written, and relevance in today’s world. Since[...]
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Retirement Changes 9:30 am
Retirement Changes @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Brad Williams This class investigates the changing face of retirement in the 21st Century, and will consider why growing old in America is not what it used to be, why to expect a health[...]
Board Meeting 1:00 pm
Board Meeting @ Downtown Library
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
Exercise Fun 1:00 pm
Exercise Fun @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Karla Bunge and Staff The course will provide a mentally and physically balanced approach to fitness using a variety of exercise techniques with a minimal amount of equipment. These exercises will help participants get[...]
23-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
23-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
Struggle to Vote 1:30 pm
Struggle to Vote @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Various This course will provide an overview of Alabama’s messy history of voting and the ongoing struggle to protect and ensure that all citizens are able to vote. The 1901 Alabama Constitution enshrined poll[...]
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Why Civilizations Fail 1:00 pm
Why Civilizations Fail @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Hall PhD We are all aware of civilizations that began, developed, and died before our time (Greece, Egypt, Rome, Aztec/Incan Empires/ancient China, etc.). In our modern era, England, Spain, Italy, India, and Portugal[...]
26-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
26-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
Maple Hill Cemetery 1:30 pm
Maple Hill Cemetery @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Various Pioneer John Hunt, Madame Mollie Teal, Governor Rueben Chapman, and Abraham Lincoln’s brother-in-law David Todd will appear in costume to share their stories of life in Huntsville when they were here. They are[...]
Pour Painting 2:30 pm
Pour Painting @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 16 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors In this class, members will be able to create poured paintings on canvas using a variety of acrylics, combined with flow media. No paintbrushes or easels are required! Presented in a relaxing,[...]
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Famous Alabamians 10:00 am
Famous Alabamians @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructors: Various Aug. 15: Harper Lee – This fascinating, misunderstood southern writer authored To Kill A Mockingbird in 1960, after which she published only a few short essays. Fiercely private, she didn’t give interviews, explaining[...]
Jewelry Making 10:00 am
Jewelry Making
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Leaders: Joy Anderson Need more time in your day for family, home, hobbies, and crafting? Come visit our jewelry making group, bring your unfinished projects, and create with other crafters. This special interest group is[...]
Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your[...]
Handcrafted Cards 1:00 pm
Handcrafted Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards Class theme this semester is “Holiday Cards & Gifts.” The basic tools and techniques will be explained, including do’s and don’ts in stamping, paper folds, die-cut special images, 3D items, and a[...]
AL & Women Artists 1:30 pm
AL & Women Artists @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie West Buckle Up! This term Debbie West will take us on an exciting classroom-based journey beginning right here with Alabama artists and progressing to a look at some uniquely interesting women artists from[...]
Introduction to Astronomy 2:00 pm
Introduction to Astronomy @ 2FL
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Leader: Doreen Forsythe This is the conclusion of the Great Courses Introduction to Astronomy class presented by Alex Filippenko. This class covers black holes, the stuff the universe is made of, and the beginning and[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Various
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara L. Roberts Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking Leader Barbara Roberts. Enjoy leisure hikes, several on paved greenways that allow you time to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Meet[...]
Computers, Cameras & Questing 9:30 am
Computers, Cameras & Questing @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Glenn Nettleton This SIG starts with several videos and images that will stir your imagination. A few of the newsletter technology topics are discussed; then we have an extended group Q & A time.[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Keith Fukumitsu As a follow-on to the LearningQUEST Beginner Ukulele Class, the special interest group will be an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet to refine and expand their skills, and to[...]
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Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Various
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell, Bruce Martin and Jeannie Mackay Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking Leaders Sue Campbell, Bruce Martin and Jeannie Mackay. Hikes are generally 4 to 5 miles in length and[...]
Adult Piano Lessons 10:30 am
Adult Piano Lessons @ Brahan Recreation Center
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Instructor: Jim Parker Chord style piano is a popular teaching method that quickly teaches students to play the piano without years of classical training. Class members will learn how to construct chords and create beautiful[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly on Mondays to play. Beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Great Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Marie Held Great Conversations is a literacy discussion group. We read one selection each week and discuss the author, the time period in which the piece was written, and relevance in today’s world. Since[...]
22
Exercise Fun 1:00 pm
Exercise Fun @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Karla Bunge and Staff The course will provide a mentally and physically balanced approach to fitness using a variety of exercise techniques with a minimal amount of equipment. These exercises will help participants get[...]
23-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
23-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
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Glenwood Cemetery 10:00 am
Glenwood Cemetery @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Ollye Conley Glenwood Cemetery began as a slave cemetery, replacing the city’s first African-American burial ground called Georgia Cemetery, in 1870. Even though 1,148 tombstones mark burial sites of both slaves and the city’s[...]
Why Civilizations Fail 1:00 pm
Why Civilizations Fail @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Hall PhD We are all aware of civilizations that began, developed, and died before our time (Greece, Egypt, Rome, Aztec/Incan Empires/ancient China, etc.). In our modern era, England, Spain, Italy, India, and Portugal[...]
26-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
26-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
Pour Painting 2:30 pm
Pour Painting @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors In this class, members will be able to create poured paintings on canvas using a variety of acrylics, combined with flow media. No paintbrushes or easels are required! Presented in a relaxing,[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your[...]
AL & Women Artists 1:30 pm
AL & Women Artists @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie West Buckle Up! This term Debbie West will take us on an exciting classroom-based journey beginning right here with Alabama artists and progressing to a look at some uniquely interesting women artists from[...]
Introduction to Astronomy 2:00 pm
Introduction to Astronomy @ 2FL
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Leader: Doreen Forsythe This is the conclusion of the Great Courses Introduction to Astronomy class presented by Alex Filippenko. This class covers black holes, the stuff the universe is made of, and the beginning and[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Various
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara L. Roberts Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking Leader Barbara Roberts. Enjoy leisure hikes, several on paved greenways that allow you time to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Meet[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Keith Fukumitsu As a follow-on to the LearningQUEST Beginner Ukulele Class, the special interest group will be an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet to refine and expand their skills, and to[...]
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Basic Chinese 9:30 am
Basic Chinese @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Zhensan Fang This course will help develop basic Chinese language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Learners are expected to grasp the pronunciation of Chinese; skillfully use Pinyin, including initials, finals and tones;[...]
Bunco 9:30 am
Bunco @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Joy Anderson Come join us for a fun-filled morning of Bunco. As it is played today, Bunco is a social dice game played in teams of four and it involves 100% luck and very[...]
Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Various
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell, Bruce Martin and Jeannie Mackay Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking Leaders Sue Campbell, Bruce Martin and Jeannie Mackay. Hikes are generally 4 to 5 miles in length and[...]
Adult Piano Lessons 10:30 am
Adult Piano Lessons @ Brahan Recreation Center
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Instructor: Jim Parker Chord style piano is a popular teaching method that quickly teaches students to play the piano without years of classical training. Class members will learn how to construct chords and create beautiful[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly on Mondays to play. Beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Great Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Marie Held Great Conversations is a literacy discussion group. We read one selection each week and discuss the author, the time period in which the piece was written, and relevance in today’s world. Since[...]
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Exercise Fun 1:00 pm
Exercise Fun @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Karla Bunge and Staff The course will provide a mentally and physically balanced approach to fitness using a variety of exercise techniques with a minimal amount of equipment. These exercises will help participants get[...]
23-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
23-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
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Glenwood Cemetery 10:00 am
Glenwood Cemetery @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Ollye Conley Glenwood Cemetery began as a slave cemetery, replacing the city’s first African-American burial ground called Georgia Cemetery, in 1870. Even though 1,148 tombstones mark burial sites of both slaves and the city’s[...]
Why Civilizations Fail 1:00 pm
Why Civilizations Fail @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Hall PhD We are all aware of civilizations that began, developed, and died before our time (Greece, Egypt, Rome, Aztec/Incan Empires/ancient China, etc.). In our modern era, England, Spain, Italy, India, and Portugal[...]
26-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
26-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will receive numerous handouts regularly as resource guides[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your[...]
AL & Women Artists 1:30 pm
AL & Women Artists @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie West Buckle Up! This term Debbie West will take us on an exciting classroom-based journey beginning right here with Alabama artists and progressing to a look at some uniquely interesting women artists from[...]
Introduction to Astronomy 2:00 pm
Introduction to Astronomy @ 2FL
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Leader: Doreen Forsythe This is the conclusion of the Great Courses Introduction to Astronomy class presented by Alex Filippenko. This class covers black holes, the stuff the universe is made of, and the beginning and[...]