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Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hike leaders Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin. Meet new and old LearningQUEST members for these enjoyable morning jaunts. Liability waivers are[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held The book Great Conversations 3 is an anthology of 15 classic and contemporary selections. This term, we will read selections based on the following themes: Arts and Artists, Domestic Life, Exercising Power,[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading abilities and an appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss (in French) three short stories by Prosper[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Roseann Riedl Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Roseann Riedl at rosan.riedl@hotmail.com.
American Art 2:00 pm
American Art @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Carolyn Faraci We will survey the great American sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts during 1850-1925. Special topics include the beginning of photography in America, and Art Nouveau and Art Deco.
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Calligraphy 9:30 am
Calligraphy @ First Christian Church
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Cathy Hoffman Learn the Uncial Script, among the oldest of Western alphabets. The first two sessions cover the strokes and alphabet. The last two teach variations, working a quote, and Celtic knotting. Required: Speedball C2 nib, Higgens eternal ink, Speedball[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
6-Life Story 1:30 pm
6-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Apr 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty M. Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance writing it. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Social Media 1:30 pm
Social Media @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Katie Fuller This workshop teaches the fundamentals of social media across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Connect with friends and family around the world. Find a new restaurant, learn about a new culture, read the latest news, or enjoy hilarious[...]
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Jewelry Making (Class 2) 9:30 am
Jewelry Making (Class 2) @ Bailey Cove Library
Apr 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructors: Diana Canada and Joy Anderson This class is for all crafter levels. Beginners will learn basic skills, and intermediates will pick up new techniques. Students with their own projects can discuss them in class. There will[...]
Sociological Trends 10:00 am
Sociological Trends @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Hall, PhD This course reviews three sociological trends in the U.S. – unmarried women, “accordion” families, and non-conformist thinkers. We will explore their impact on current and future American life. Recommended (but not required) materials or texts:[...]
Chicago World’s Fair 1:00 pm
Chicago World’s Fair @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor:  Scott E. Hancock As America planned for the 400th anniversary of Columbus discovering America, the U.S. decided to host a World’s Fair. Learn about the background decisions and work. What happened during the Fair, and then after?
11-Life Story 1:30 pm
11-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Apr 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty M. Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance writing it. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
PowerPoint® 1 1:30 pm
PowerPoint® 1 @ Main Library, Computer Training Center
Apr 5 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Learn to use popular presentation software, that includes creation and modification of a basic presentation using wizards. Incorporate graphics, photos, tables, and other inputs. Requires basic PC skills. Word processing skills[...]
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Jewelry Making 9:30 am
Jewelry Making @ Bailey Cove Library
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructors: Diana Canada and Joy Anderson This class is for all crafter levels. Beginners will learn basic skills, and intermediates will pick up new techniques. Students with their own projects can discuss them in class. There will[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Marilyn Walker Beginners and experts are welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instructions and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for a while, please share[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Moderate’s Manifesto 1:30 pm
Moderate’s Manifesto @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Mike Self, EdD Join us for another of Dr. Mike Self’s Moderate’s Manifesto classes. This is a contemporary issues class which is based on the free flow of opinions and information in a peaceful[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara 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 LearningQUEST members[...]
Floral Arrangement 9:30 am
Floral Arrangement @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Soozi Pline A great foundation on the technical tricks of flower arranging as well as composition, color, and design. Achieve effortless-looking arrangements with that just-picked-from-the-garden look for home or gifts. Class will include a presentation and a “make-and-take” project! Fee: $15 per[...]
Progressive Christianity 9:30 am
Progressive Christianity @ Valley United Methodist Church
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Leader:  Glenn Nettleton Progressive Christianity is defined at progressivechristianity.org/the-8-points/. The group discusses Bishop Spong’s newsletters and other aspects of Christianity. For direction or additional information, contact Glenn Nettleton at glennet@knology.net.
Adv Genealogy 10:00 am
Adv Genealogy @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held This class consists of four 1-hour videos from Ancestry Academy, followed by class discussions: Seek and Ye Shall Find: Become an Ancestry Search Expert Timelines: Put Your Ancestors Into Historical Perspective Expand and Support Your[...]
Friday Film Festival 2:00 pm
Friday Film Festival @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Garlen The Friday Film series does the monster mash this term with four iconic classics from Universal Studio’s golden age of horror! Every screening begins with an introduction and ends with group[...]
Intro Astronomy 2:00 pm
Intro Astronomy @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsyth We will talk about cosmology and objects in deep space which have strange behaviors, such as wormholes, galaxies, dark matter, gamma ray bursts, and quasars. Videos are from the series Astronomy  Part IV, part of the[...]
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Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hike leaders Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin. Meet new and old LearningQUEST members for these enjoyable morning jaunts. Liability waivers are[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held The book Great Conversations 3 is an anthology of 15 classic and contemporary selections. This term, we will read selections based on the following themes: Arts and Artists, Domestic Life, Exercising Power,[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading abilities and an appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss (in French) three short stories by Prosper[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Roseann Riedl Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Roseann Riedl at rosan.riedl@hotmail.com.
HSV Neighborhoods 1:30 pm
HSV Neighborhoods @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Mike Holbrook The subject of this course is historical Huntsville neighborhoods – their planning, construction, architecture and art. We do an overview of the designated historic districts, plus special buildings outside them.
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Calligraphy 9:30 am
Calligraphy @ First Christian Church
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Cathy Hoffman Learn the Uncial Script, among the oldest of Western alphabets. The first two sessions cover the strokes and alphabet. The last two teach variations, working a quote, and Celtic knotting. Required: Speedball C2 nib, Higgens eternal ink, Speedball[...]
Chinese Crafts 9:30 am
Chinese Crafts @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Various Class participants will learn the long and glorious history of traditional Chinese arts and crafts. We will cover regional differences and legends that influenced this “the crystal of Chinese wisdom”.
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Admin Meeting 1:00 pm
Admin Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
German Battleship 1:30 pm
German Battleship @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: David Lilly In December 1939, the destruction of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee off the coast of Montevideo, Uruguay, was Britain’s first naval victory of WWII. This is a story of naval operations, military intelligence, deception, and[...]
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Photography 9:30 am
Photography @ Bailey Cove Library
Apr 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Leader: Waldy Cuevas Our mission is to encourage member socialization, friendship-building, and enjoyment around the pastime of photography. This SIG is a non-competitive environment where we encourage and rely on member participation. Throughout the year[...]
Sociological Trends 10:00 am
Sociological Trends @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Hall, PhD This course reviews three sociological trends in the U.S. – unmarried women, “accordion” families, and non-conformist thinkers. We will explore their impact on current and future American life. Recommended (but not required) materials or texts:[...]
Campus 805 10:30 am
Campus 805 @ Campus 805
Apr 12 @ 10:30 am
Leader: John Ofenloch Visit the new Campus 805 and see a facility that holds over 16,000 square feet of venue space available for leasing, along with its on-site caterer, Bubba Conner of Silver Spoon Catering.[...]
Chicago World’s Fair 1:00 pm
Chicago World’s Fair @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor:  Scott E. Hancock As America planned for the 400th anniversary of Columbus discovering America, the U.S. decided to host a World’s Fair. Learn about the background decisions and work. What happened during the Fair, and then after?
Environment 1:00 pm
Environment @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Bruce Martin This course explores the environmental movement from 1800 to 2016 – the Industrial Revolution, the Robber Barons and the influences of Thoreau, Muir, and Roosevelt. We will learn how the government became involved in[...]
PowerPoint® 2 1:30 pm
PowerPoint® 2 @ Main Library, Computer Training Center
Apr 12 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Learn additional skills in presentation preparation with PowerPoint® 2010. Requires PowerPoint® 1.
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Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Marilyn Walker Beginners and experts are welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instructions and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for a while, please share[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara 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 LearningQUEST members[...]
Adv Genealogy 10:00 am
Adv Genealogy @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held This class consists of four 1-hour videos from Ancestry Academy, followed by class discussions: Seek and Ye Shall Find: Become an Ancestry Search Expert Timelines: Put Your Ancestors Into Historical Perspective Expand and Support Your[...]
Mark Twain 1:00 pm
Mark Twain @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Instructor: Donna Estill Mark Twain was a man before his time. We will explore some of his lesser-known works and short stories, and look at a few more familiar ones with an unfamiliar angle. Required/recommended materials or[...]
Intro Astronomy 2:00 pm
Intro Astronomy @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsyth We will talk about cosmology and objects in deep space which have strange behaviors, such as wormholes, galaxies, dark matter, gamma ray bursts, and quasars. Videos are from the series Astronomy  Part IV, part of the[...]
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Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hike leaders Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin. Meet new and old LearningQUEST members for these enjoyable morning jaunts. Liability waivers are[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held The book Great Conversations 3 is an anthology of 15 classic and contemporary selections. This term, we will read selections based on the following themes: Arts and Artists, Domestic Life, Exercising Power,[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading abilities and an appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss (in French) three short stories by Prosper[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Roseann Riedl Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Roseann Riedl at rosan.riedl@hotmail.com.
HSV Neighborhoods 1:30 pm
HSV Neighborhoods @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Mike Holbrook The subject of this course is historical Huntsville neighborhoods – their planning, construction, architecture and art. We do an overview of the designated historic districts, plus special buildings outside them.
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Calligraphy 9:30 am
Calligraphy @ First Christian Church
Apr 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Cathy Hoffman Learn the Uncial Script, among the oldest of Western alphabets. The first two sessions cover the strokes and alphabet. The last two teach variations, working a quote, and Celtic knotting. Required: Speedball C2 nib, Higgens eternal ink, Speedball[...]
Chinese Crafts 9:30 am
Chinese Crafts @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Various Class participants will learn the long and glorious history of traditional Chinese arts and crafts. We will cover regional differences and legends that influenced this “the crystal of Chinese wisdom”.
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
German Battleship 1:30 pm
German Battleship @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: David Lilly In December 1939, the destruction of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee off the coast of Montevideo, Uruguay, was Britain’s first naval victory of WWII. This is a story of naval operations, military intelligence, deception, and[...]
Board Meeting 2:30 pm
Board Meeting @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
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Sociological Trends 10:00 am
Sociological Trends @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Hall, PhD This course reviews three sociological trends in the U.S. – unmarried women, “accordion” families, and non-conformist thinkers. We will explore their impact on current and future American life. Recommended (but not required) materials or texts:[...]
Chicago World’s Fair 1:00 pm
Chicago World’s Fair @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor:  Scott E. Hancock As America planned for the 400th anniversary of Columbus discovering America, the U.S. decided to host a World’s Fair. Learn about the background decisions and work. What happened during the Fair, and then after?
Environment 1:00 pm
Environment @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Bruce Martin This course explores the environmental movement from 1800 to 2016 – the Industrial Revolution, the Robber Barons and the influences of Thoreau, Muir, and Roosevelt. We will learn how the government became involved in[...]
Email 1:30 pm
Email @ Main Library, Computer Training Center
Apr 19 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Learn the basics of sending and receiving messages and attachments, using an account you already have or one you can get for free. You should already have basic PC and basic[...]
Easy Gardening 2:00 pm
Easy Gardening @ Various
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Jean Lake Four gardeners share their own individual flowering spaces with us. The last session is our annual garden tea party. Directions to the gardens will be emailed to the attendees.
Fundraising Dinner 5:00 pm
Fundraising Dinner @ Jason's Deli
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fundraising Opportunity Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5-9 PM There’s still time to get in on the Fundraising Dinner at Jason’s Deli and dine with other fellow LQ members. Jason’s Deli is located at 4800 Whitesburg (corner[...]
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Jewelry Making 9:30 am
Jewelry Making @ Bailey Cove Library
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructors: Diana Canada and Joy Anderson This class is for all crafter levels. Beginners will learn basic skills, and intermediates will pick up new techniques. Students with their own projects can discuss them in class. There will[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Marilyn Walker Beginners and experts are welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instructions and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for a while, please share[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Moderate’s Manifesto 1:30 pm
Moderate’s Manifesto @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Mike Self, EdD Join us for another of Dr. Mike Self’s Moderate’s Manifesto classes. This is a contemporary issues class which is based on the free flow of opinions and information in a peaceful[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara 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 LearningQUEST members[...]
Floral Arrangement 9:30 am
Floral Arrangement @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Soozi Pline This class will give you a foundation on the technical tricks of flower arranging, plus composition, color, and design. You will learn how to achieve effortless-looking arrangements with that just-picked-from-the-garden look for home or gifts. Class will include[...]
Scientific Questing 9:30 am
Scientific Questing @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Leader: Glenn Nettleton This SIG is known as Computers, Cameras and Questing, and 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[...]
Mark Twain 1:00 pm
Mark Twain @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Instructor: Donna Estill Mark Twain was a man before his time. We will explore some of his lesser-known works and short stories, and look at a few more familiar ones with an unfamiliar angle. Required/recommended materials or[...]
Intro Astronomy 2:00 pm
Intro Astronomy @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsyth We will talk about cosmology and objects in deep space which have strange behaviors, such as wormholes, galaxies, dark matter, gamma ray bursts, and quasars. Videos are from the series Astronomy  Part IV, part of the[...]
Japanese Garden MEE 3:30 pm
Japanese Garden MEE @ Monte Sano State Park
Apr 21 @ 3:30 pm
Come and see the almost completed restoration work on the North Alabama Japanese Garden at Monte Sano State Park. This free event will be hosted by the original designer and builder of the garden, Robert[...]
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Bunco 9:30 am
Bunco @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Leader: Joy Anderson Bunco is a social dice game played in teams of 4, involving 100% luck and very little skill (there are few decisions to be made). The rules are simple and can be learned in 5 minutes or less. Beginners[...]
Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hike leaders Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin. Meet new and old LearningQUEST members for these enjoyable morning jaunts. Liability waivers are[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held The book Great Conversations 3 is an anthology of 15 classic and contemporary selections. This term, we will read selections based on the following themes: Arts and Artists, Domestic Life, Exercising Power,[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading abilities and an appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss (in French) three short stories by Prosper[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Roseann Riedl Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Roseann Riedl at rosan.riedl@hotmail.com.
HSV Neighborhoods 1:30 pm
HSV Neighborhoods @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Mike Holbrook The subject of this course is historical Huntsville neighborhoods – their planning, construction, architecture and art. We do an overview of the designated historic districts, plus special buildings outside them.
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Calligraphy 9:30 am
Calligraphy @ First Christian Church
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Cathy Hoffman Learn the Uncial Script, among the oldest of Western alphabets. The first two sessions cover the strokes and alphabet. The last two teach variations, working a quote, and Celtic knotting. Required: Speedball C2 nib, Higgens eternal ink, Speedball[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Geology in Alabama 10:30 am
Geology in Alabama @ Little River Canyon National Preserve
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Leader: Jim Harlow Do you know that in the Ft. Payne area there is a spectacular cross-section of ancient rocks with great geological scenery and fossils? It’s probably the best spot in the state for[...]
Identity Theft 1:30 pm
Identity Theft @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Jesse R. Hairston This presentation will explore identity theft and cybersecurity, including how to avoid becoming a victim in person, on the phone, or online. We will learn about common frauds and the harm they do,[...]
PDC Meeting 1:30 pm
PDC Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Int’l Dining 5:00 pm
Int’l Dining @ Various
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Instructor: Jane Wodtke Join other LearningQUEST members once a month for an international dining out experience. One Tuesday evening each month the group will eat and critique Thai, Cajun, Italian, German, and Mexican cuisine in[...]
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Environment
Environment @ Land Trust property
Apr 26 all-day
Instructor: Bruce Martin This optional session follows the two classroom talks. It is a 3-hour hike (moderately challenging) on the Land Trust property, a Huntsville gem.  Details on the meeting location and time will be given[...]
Free Stuff 1:30 pm
Free Stuff @ Main Library, Computer Training Center
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Learn foreign languages from home using the Rocket Languages service, available through Huntsville Madison County Public Library. Choose from Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Inglés, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Sign Language, and[...]
Easy Gardening 2:00 pm
Easy Gardening @ Various
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Jean Lake Four gardeners share their own individual flowering spaces with us. The last session is our annual garden tea party. Directions to the gardens will be emailed to the attendees.
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Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Marilyn Walker Beginners and experts are welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instructions and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for a while, please share[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara 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 LearningQUEST members[...]
Mark Twain 1:00 pm
Mark Twain @ Main Library, Auditorium
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Instructor: Donna Estill Mark Twain was a man before his time. We will explore some of his lesser-known works and short stories, and look at a few more familiar ones with an unfamiliar angle. Required/recommended materials or[...]
Intro Astronomy 2:00 pm
Intro Astronomy @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsyth We will talk about cosmology and objects in deep space which have strange behaviors, such as wormholes, galaxies, dark matter, gamma ray bursts, and quasars. Videos are from the series Astronomy  Part IV, part of the[...]
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