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Speak To Me Alabama 9:30 am
Speak To Me Alabama @ 2FL
May 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Leader: Anna Blair This class will allow participants to select and develop potential “characters” among notable Alabamians. Members will draft scripts for readers’ theatre productions to perform in small, intimate circles (book clubs, neighborhood gatherings, etc.)[...]
Women’s Path to Vote 1:30 pm
Women’s Path to Vote @ AUD
May 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Dr. Rose Norman This public presentation will educate or remind participants of the struggle facing our foremothers in the fight for voting equity. It will outline the important events and introduce leading characters in[...]
Written Expression 1:30 pm
Written Expression @ Downtown Library, 2FL
May 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Leader: Mathias Freese This workshop offers formal instruction and concrete strategies to assist participants in writing with care and facility. Class members will develop their creative side in written expression through self-clarification and awareness exercises[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 2 @ 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[...]
Introduction to Astronomy 1:30 pm
Introduction to Astronomy @ 2FL
May 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Leader: Doreen Forsythe This is the continuation of the original Great Courses Intro to Astronomy class by Alex Filippenko. This class covers Einstein’s Special and General Theory of Relativity. It will include the video, supplemented[...]
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Prog. Christianity 9:30 am
Prog. Christianity @ Valley Methodist Church
May 3 @ 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.
Friday Film Fest 2:00 pm
Friday Film Fest @ Downtown Library Auditorium
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Garlen This term, our film series celebrates horror icon Vincent Price in roles from four decades of his long and varied career. We’ll start with Tower of London (1939), a lurid retelling of[...]
Gelli Plate Printing 2:30 pm
Gelli Plate Printing @ AB
May 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Lori Connors Gelli plate printing starts with a clear, gelatinous slab and acrylic paint. The paint is rolled or brushed across the surface of the gelli plate and then transferred onto paper. Class members[...]
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Enchanted Gardens of Alabama 10:30 am
Enchanted Gardens of Alabama @ Birmingham ~ Lake Martin
May 5 @ 10:30 am – May 6 @ 5:30 pm
Leader: Jani Brill Participants will travel by passenger van to visit the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, with lunch in the Garden Café, before touring the garden. Afterwards, we will have dinner en route to our overnight[...]
UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Keith Fukumitsu As a follow-up 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, to “jam”[...]
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Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 6 @ 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
May 6 @ 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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Intermediate Spanish 1:30 pm
Intermediate Spanish @ 2FL
May 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Leader: Elaine Frederickson This course is designed for students who have some background in Spanish and who wish to become more fluent in speaking, reading, and writing the language. You do not need advanced skills,[...]
Gardening Made Easy 2:00 pm
Gardening Made Easy @ Various
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Jean Lake Our “Gardening Made Easy” program is back again, just in time for spring blooms! We will enjoy new garden experiences this year as we visit four different locations with gardeners who are[...]
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Speak To Me Alabama 9:30 am
Speak To Me Alabama @ 2FL
May 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Leader: Anna Blair This class will allow participants to select and develop potential “characters” among notable Alabamians. Members will draft scripts for readers’ theatre productions to perform in small, intimate circles (book clubs, neighborhood gatherings, etc.)[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 9 @ 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[...]
Introduction to Astronomy 1:30 pm
Introduction to Astronomy @ 2FL
May 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Leader: Doreen Forsythe This is the continuation of the original Great Courses Intro to Astronomy class by Alex Filippenko. This class covers Einstein’s Special and General Theory of Relativity. It will include the video, supplemented[...]
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Gelli Plate Printing 2:30 pm
Gelli Plate Printing @ AB
May 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Lori Connors Gelli plate printing starts with a clear, gelatinous slab and acrylic paint. The paint is rolled or brushed across the surface of the gelli plate and then transferred onto paper. Class members[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Keith Fukumitsu As a follow-up 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, to “jam”[...]
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Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 13 @ 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
May 13 @ 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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Gardening Made Easy 2:00 pm
Gardening Made Easy @ Various
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Jean Lake Our “Gardening Made Easy” program is back again, just in time for spring blooms! We will enjoy new garden experiences this year as we visit four different locations with gardeners who are[...]
Dining Out 5:00 pm
Dining Out @ Various
May 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us monthly for an international dining experience. Starting in February, 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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Anniversary Celebration 10:30 am
Anniversary Celebration @ EarlyWorks
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Join us as we celebrate our tenth anniversary!
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Famous Alabamians 10:00 am
Famous Alabamians @ Downtown Library Auditorium
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This class will delve into the lives of four prominent Alabamians – Helen Keller, Zelda Fitzgerald, Jesse Owens, and Hank Williams Sr. (NOTE: Class dates are Tuesday, Feb. 19; and three Thursdays, Mar. 21, Apr.[...]
Jewelry Making 10:00 am
Jewelry Making @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Leaders: Diana Canada & Joy Anderson Do you ever 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[...]
Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 16 @ 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[...]
Wines of France 1:30 pm
Wines of France @ Edgewater Clubhouse
May 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Leader: Kristen Lindelow Viva la France! Whether it’s Chardonnay or Pinot Noir from Burgundy, Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot from Bordeaux, Syrah from the Rhône Valley, Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley, or Champagne from… well,[...]
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Gelli Plate Printing 2:30 pm
Gelli Plate Printing @ AB
May 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Lori Connors Gelli plate printing starts with a clear, gelatinous slab and acrylic paint. The paint is rolled or brushed across the surface of the gelli plate and then transferred onto paper. Class members[...]
Computers, Cameras, and Questing 9:30 pm
Computers, Cameras, and Questing @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 17 @ 9:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Course Leader: 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[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Keith Fukumitsu As a follow-up 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, to “jam”[...]
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Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 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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Board Meeting 1:00 pm
Board Meeting @ Downtown Library
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
Gardening Made Easy 2:00 pm
Gardening Made Easy @ Various
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Jean Lake Our “Gardening Made Easy” program is back again, just in time for spring blooms! We will enjoy new garden experiences this year as we visit four different locations with gardeners who are[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 23 @ 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[...]
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Gelli Plate Printing 2:30 pm
Gelli Plate Printing @ AB
May 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Lori Connors Gelli plate printing starts with a clear, gelatinous slab and acrylic paint. The paint is rolled or brushed across the surface of the gelli plate and then transferred onto paper. Class members[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Keith Fukumitsu As a follow-up 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, to “jam”[...]
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Bunco 9:30 am
Bunco @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 27 @ 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 4 involving 100% luck and very little skill (there[...]
Great Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
May 27 @ 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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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
May 30 @ 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[...]
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