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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Various
Nov 1 @ 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[...]
AL Local Government 9:30 am
AL Local Government @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Arthur S. “Sandy” Kirkindall This program presents an overview of the Alabama Constitution and how it affects local governments. It highlights the differences between county and city governments and their respective limitations and areas[...]
Prog. Christianity 9:30 am
Prog. Christianity @ Valley Methodist Church
Nov 1 @ 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 Festival 2:00 pm
Friday Film Festival @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Garlen Return to your childhood this term with four films featuring favorite child stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age. We’ll begin with Shirley Temple in the 1939 adaptation of The Little Princess. Roddy McDowall[...]
Brushstrokes 3:15 pm
Brushstrokes @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Members will have the opportunity to create their very own masterpieces using acrylic paint on canvas. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will paint either two 16”x20” or four 8”x10” themed[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 3 @ 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
Nov 4 @ 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
Nov 4 @ 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
Nov 4 @ 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
Nov 4 @ 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.
Product Development 1:00 pm
Product Development @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presenter: Joe McGinty Have you ever watched Shark Tank?  Do you have a great product idea that you think might make you the next Steve Jobs?  This class will explain all the steps necessary from[...]
Read to Me, AL! 1:00 pm
Read to Me, AL! @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Anna Blair This class will present readings from some notable, and some not-so-well-known, Alabama writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s books to help celebrate Alabama’s 200th birthday! A reading list will be available[...]
Great Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Nov 4 @ 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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Annual Meeting 10:00 am
Annual Meeting @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for LearningQUEST’s annual business meeting. The President will give the annual report and elections for 2020 Officers and Board Members will be held.  
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Why Civilizations Fail 1:00 pm
Why Civilizations Fail @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 6 @ 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[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 7 @ 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 2:00 pm
Introduction to Astronomy @ 2FL
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 8 @ 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[...]
AL Local Government 9:30 am
AL Local Government @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Arthur S. “Sandy” Kirkindall This program presents an overview of the Alabama Constitution and how it affects local governments. It highlights the differences between county and city governments and their respective limitations and areas[...]
Brushstrokes 3:15 pm
Brushstrokes @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Members will have the opportunity to create their very own masterpieces using acrylic paint on canvas. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will paint either two 16”x20” or four 8”x10” themed[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 10 @ 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
Nov 11 @ 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
Nov 11 @ 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
Nov 11 @ 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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Gerrymandering 9:30 am
Gerrymandering @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Arthur S. “Sandy” Kirkindall This program offers a discussion of the history and theory of gerrymandering. It includes a description of how politicians select their voters to keep themselves in office and argues that[...]
International Dining Out 5:00 pm
International Dining Out @ Various
Nov 12 @ 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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iPhone Pictures-Expanded 10:00 am
iPhone Pictures-Expanded @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Charles Gattis The course will focus primarily on iPhone photography but should be applicable to any smart phone. It will cover basic concepts such as color, lighting, composition, background, foreground, etc., along with specific[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 14 @ 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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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Various
Nov 15 @ 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
Nov 15 @ 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.[...]
Brushstrokes 3:15 pm
Brushstrokes @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Members will have the opportunity to create their very own masterpieces using acrylic paint on canvas. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will paint either two 16”x20” or four 8”x10” themed[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 17 @ 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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Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 18 @ 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.
Read to Me, AL! 1:00 pm
Read to Me, AL! @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Anna Blair This class will present readings from some notable, and some not-so-well-known, Alabama writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s books to help celebrate Alabama’s 200th birthday! A reading list will be available[...]
Great Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Nov 18 @ 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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Gerrymandering 9:30 am
Gerrymandering @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Arthur S. “Sandy” Kirkindall This program offers a discussion of the history and theory of gerrymandering. It includes a description of how politicians select their voters to keep themselves in office and argues that[...]
Board Meeting 1:00 pm
Board Meeting @ Downtown Library
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
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iPhone Pictures-Expanded 10:00 am
iPhone Pictures-Expanded @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Charles Gattis The course will focus primarily on iPhone photography but should be applicable to any smart phone. It will cover basic concepts such as color, lighting, composition, background, foreground, etc., along with specific[...]
Viet Nam Revisited 1:30 pm
Viet Nam Revisited @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Skip Vaughn Sharing what veterans have told him has become Skip Vaughn’s passion. He is a long-time writer and editor for the Redstone Rocket, the Redstone Arsenal newspaper. He has interviewed more than 130[...]
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Famous Alabamians 10:00 am
Famous Alabamians @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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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AL Local Government 9:30 am
AL Local Government @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Arthur S. “Sandy” Kirkindall This program presents an overview of the Alabama Constitution and how it affects local governments. It highlights the differences between county and city governments and their respective limitations and areas[...]
Brushstrokes 3:15 pm
Brushstrokes @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Members will have the opportunity to create their very own masterpieces using acrylic paint on canvas. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will paint either two 16”x20” or four 8”x10” themed[...]
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UkeQUESTors Jam 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors Jam @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 24 @ 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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Bunco 9:30 am
Bunco @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 25 @ 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[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 25 @ 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.
Read to Me, AL! 1:00 pm
Read to Me, AL! @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Anna Blair This class will present readings from some notable, and some not-so-well-known, Alabama writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s books to help celebrate Alabama’s 200th birthday! A reading list will be available[...]
Great Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Nov 25 @ 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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Gerrymandering 9:30 am
Gerrymandering @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Arthur S. “Sandy” Kirkindall This program offers a discussion of the history and theory of gerrymandering. It includes a description of how politicians select their voters to keep themselves in office and argues that[...]
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iPhone Pictures-Expanded 10:00 am
iPhone Pictures-Expanded @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Charles Gattis The course will focus primarily on iPhone photography but should be applicable to any smart phone. It will cover basic concepts such as color, lighting, composition, background, foreground, etc., along with specific[...]
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Hand & Foot 1:00 pm
Hand & Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Nov 28 @ 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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