Enjoy the Past with L.I.F.E. Workshops in October

Published on: October 14, 2013

Make time for the weekly October workshops which will cover facts of Houston’s past, facial reconstruction of historical figures and healthy hummus snacks.

Lone Star College-CyFair’sLearning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free and heldWednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the library (Room 131 unless otherwise noted)at 9191 Barker Cypress.

  • October 16 — Skeletons in my Closet
  • What is a forensic sculptor? Amanda Danning works on facial reconstruction of soldiers and other historical figures. Discover the long-departed sailor from the La Belle shipwreck, prehistoric “Sam” from over 9,000 years ago, and soldiers from the battle of San Jacinto. Mark your calendars for the Columbus Folk Fest, Nov. 1-3, 2013.
  • October 23 — Healthful Hummus Snacks
  • Librarian Valerie Davis says that hummus, a chickpea dip, provides tasty and fiber-rich nutrition. Try some variations on a hummus theme.
  • October 30 — Time Travel to the Bayou City, 1913
  • Learn all about Houston 100 years ago with Mike Vance, local broadcaster, author, documentary filmmaker, and historian. Period images enhance this fun overview of what our predecessor Houstonians faced in 1913 daily life. Vance’s Houston/Texas history DVDs and book will be available for purchase after the program. 

    Call the library at 281.290.3214 for L.I.F.E. program information or go online to LoneStar.edu.