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Enneagram 9:30 am
Enneagram @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Nancy Sheppard The Enneagram is a personality typing system. By careful observation of our specific personality type, we can loosen our ego defenses and interact with others in a healthier way. In this interactive[...]
Faith 1:00 pm
Faith @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Kathy Sieja As we observe the frequent acts of terrorism in our country and worldwide, we can’t help but wonder what is going on in our world and why so many terrible things can[...]
11-Life Story 1:30 pm
11-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 1 @ 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[...]
Basic PC 1 1:30 pm
Basic PC 1 @ Main Library, Computer Training Center
Feb 1 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Come for an introduction to the computer!  Course is designed for new users; no prior computer experience needed.
Decorate Object 1:30 pm
Decorate Object @ Vintage Market & Studio
Feb 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Tina Bedwell In this class, you will decorate an object (bottle, jar, box, canister, clay pot – anything with a smooth surface) using faux media to produce a charming decorative piece to give as[...]
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Photography 9:30 am
Photography @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Waldy Cuevas In this course we will learn how to have fun taking photos by using our intuition instead of just following rules. We will have classroom instruction and review. Outside photography homework is[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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.
Pickleball 1:00 pm
Pickleball @ Fern Bell Recreation Center
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beverly Scherer Let’s learn to play Pickleball! This is a game similar to tennis but easier. It is played indoors on a smaller court, using a perforated plastic ball and a wooden paddle. Pickleball[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Feb 3 @ 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[...]
Progressive Christianity 9:30 am
Progressive Christianity @ Valley United Methodist Church
Feb 3 @ 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.
Spanish with Games 10:30 am
Spanish with Games @ First Christian Church
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Elaine Fredericksen, PhD Have a good time learning Spanish. First the basics, then practice by playing games. No pressure, no wrong answers. Required: Easy Spanish Phrase Book by Pablo Garcia Loaeza, available at Amazon for $2.
Museum of Art 1:00 pm
Museum of Art @ Huntsville Museum of Art
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Leader: Sarah K. Curtis Join us for a 45 minute docent led tour of 2 exhibits. The first exhibit, The Way We Were: American Paintings from the Lowe Collection, is a prominent Alabama collection focused[...]
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Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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.
History of English 1:30 pm
History of English @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Dr. Joseph Taylor This three-session course will offer students an overview of the English language from its origins in Anglo-Saxon England in the fifth century to the many Englishes spoken in the United States[...]
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Various Jan. 30: Roadtripping Alaska and Canada Ray Mulcahy will share his photo journal of four trips to Alaska. Two trips were done as road trips through Canada and Alaska. In addition to the[...]
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Spring Book Review 9:30 am
Spring Book Review @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Spring Book Review @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Instructor: Various Feb. 7: In the Labyrinth of Binge Eating by Hilda Dulin Lee. Dr. Lee is a Huntsville dentist who overcame a serious binge eating problem. She struggled to overcome this disorder by educating[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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[...]
Photography 2:00 pm
Photography @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Waldy Cuevas In this course we will learn how to have fun taking photos by using our intuition instead of just following rules. We will have classroom instruction and review. Outside photography homework is[...]
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Enneagram 9:30 am
Enneagram @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Nancy Sheppard The Enneagram is a personality typing system. By careful observation of our specific personality type, we can loosen our ego defenses and interact with others in a healthier way. In this interactive[...]
Photography 9:30 am
Photography @ Bailey Cove Library
Feb 8 @ 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[...]
Faith 1:00 pm
Faith @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Kathy Sieja As we observe the frequent acts of terrorism in our country and worldwide, we can’t help but wonder what is going on in our world and why so many terrible things can[...]
11-Life Story 1:30 pm
11-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 8 @ 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[...]
Basic PC 2 1:30 pm
Basic PC 2 @ Main Library, Computer Training Center
Feb 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff This course is for those just starting to use computers. Requires Basic PC 1.
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Photography 9:30 am
Photography @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Waldy Cuevas In this course we will learn how to have fun taking photos by using our intuition instead of just following rules. We will have classroom instruction and review. Outside photography homework is[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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.
Pickleball 1:00 pm
Pickleball @ Fern Bell Recreation Center
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beverly Scherer Let’s learn to play Pickleball! This is a game similar to tennis but easier. It is played indoors on a smaller court, using a perforated plastic ball and a wooden paddle. Pickleball[...]
Moderate’s Manifesto 1:30 pm
Moderate’s Manifesto @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 9 @ 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[...]
Italian Wines 2:00 pm
Italian Wines @ Magnolia Trace
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Loyd Luna Learn about Italy’s place in the world-wide production of wine and how many different grape varietals are native to Italy. Taste wines from Sicily to the Piedmont region. Build a foundation to[...]
Spanish Masters 2 2:00 pm
Spanish Masters 2 @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor:  Debbie West Join us for a celebration of Modern Spanish artists. The featured artists are Gaudi, Picasso, Sorolla, Gris, Dali, and Botero, plus the Mexican painters Rivera and Kahlo. We know you will view[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
Spanish with Games 10:30 am
Spanish with Games @ First Christian Church
Feb 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Elaine Fredericksen, PhD Have a good time learning Spanish. First the basics, then practice by playing games. No pressure, no wrong answers. Required: Easy Spanish Phrase Book by Pablo Garcia Loaeza, available at Amazon for $2.
Friday Film Festival 2:00 pm
Friday Film Festival @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
Physics 2:00 pm
Physics @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor:  Doreen Forsyth Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This session will cover light and optics, and relativity. This course includes[...]
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Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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.
History of English 1:30 pm
History of English @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Dr. Joseph Taylor This three-session course will offer students an overview of the English language from its origins in Anglo-Saxon England in the fifth century to the many Englishes spoken in the United States[...]
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Various Jan. 30: Roadtripping Alaska and Canada Ray Mulcahy will share his photo journal of four trips to Alaska. Two trips were done as road trips through Canada and Alaska. In addition to the[...]
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Spring Book Review 9:30 am
Spring Book Review @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Spring Book Review @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Instructor: Various Feb. 7: In the Labyrinth of Binge Eating by Hilda Dulin Lee. Dr. Lee is a Huntsville dentist who overcame a serious binge eating problem. She struggled to overcome this disorder by educating[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Patton & Allen 1:00 pm
Patton & Allen @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Dr. R. Phillip Bording In the early days of the 1940’s, two honorable and dedicated Army officers became generals. Learn about Terry Allen and George Patton, who they were, what they did, and how[...]
6-Life Story 1:30 pm
6-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 14 @ 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[...]
Investments 3:00 pm
Investments @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Jeff Cedarholm In six entertaining 90-minute sessions, this course will take you from the early origins of wealth, through the basics of what are private and public investments, all the way to a review[...]
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Enneagram 9:30 am
Enneagram @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Nancy Sheppard The Enneagram is a personality typing system. By careful observation of our specific personality type, we can loosen our ego defenses and interact with others in a healthier way. In this interactive[...]
Faith 1:00 pm
Faith @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Kathy Sieja As we observe the frequent acts of terrorism in our country and worldwide, we can’t help but wonder what is going on in our world and why so many terrible things can[...]
11-Life Story 1:30 pm
11-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 15 @ 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[...]
Library Website 1:30 pm
Library Website @ Main Library, Computer Training Center
Feb 15 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Explore the Huntsville Public Library’s Website; learn how to use the card catalog; find out about Alabama Mosaic, Virtual Library, download books and movies; learn new skills, event calendars. Also includes[...]
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Early Huntsville 9:30 am
Early Huntsville @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Nancy Rohr This course highlights the early history of Huntsville, and at the same time, promotes the idea that old things can be seen as new ideas. Class participation is encouraged.
Italian II 9:30 am
Italian II @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Adelaide de Almeida A continuation of the Fall class, although beginning students are welcome. There will be opportunities to review the Fall material and proceed to the Spring offering.
911 Call Center 10:00 am
911 Call Center @ 911 Call Center
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Leader: Sylvia Patterson Have you wondered what happens when you call 911? Join us for a visit to the 911 Call Center to have a better understanding of how our emergency system works from the[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 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.
Pickleball 1:00 pm
Pickleball @ Fern Bell Recreation Center
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beverly Scherer Let’s learn to play Pickleball! This is a game similar to tennis but easier. It is played indoors on a smaller court, using a perforated plastic ball and a wooden paddle. Pickleball[...]
Spanish Masters 2 2:00 pm
Spanish Masters 2 @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor:  Debbie West Join us for a celebration of Modern Spanish artists. The featured artists are Gaudi, Picasso, Sorolla, Gris, Dali, and Botero, plus the Mexican painters Rivera and Kahlo. We know you will view[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Feb 17 @ 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[...]
Scientific Questing 9:30 am
Scientific Questing @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 17 @ 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[...]
Spanish with Games 10:30 am
Spanish with Games @ First Christian Church
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Elaine Fredericksen, PhD Have a good time learning Spanish. First the basics, then practice by playing games. No pressure, no wrong answers. Required: Easy Spanish Phrase Book by Pablo Garcia Loaeza, available at Amazon for $2.
Physics 2:00 pm
Physics @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor:  Doreen Forsyth Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This session will cover light and optics, and relativity. This course includes[...]
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Feb 20 all-day
 
Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Feb 20 @ 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[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Feb 20 @ 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[...]
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Spring Book Review 9:30 am
Spring Book Review @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Spring Book Review @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Instructor: Various Feb. 7: In the Labyrinth of Binge Eating by Hilda Dulin Lee. Dr. Lee is a Huntsville dentist who overcame a serious binge eating problem. She struggled to overcome this disorder by educating[...]
Be The Judge 10:00 am
Be The Judge @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Tom Borcher Each class starts with the facts of a real court case. We proceed to arguments, comments, and questions. Finally we vote on the verdict. This is a mix of serious and frivolous cases. It[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Feb 21 @ 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.
Patton & Allen 1:00 pm
Patton & Allen @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Dr. R. Phillip Bording In the early days of the 1940’s, two honorable and dedicated Army officers became generals. Learn about Terry Allen and George Patton, who they were, what they did, and how[...]
6-Life Story 1:30 pm
6-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 21 @ 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[...]
Board Meeting 2:30 pm
Board Meeting @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Investments 3:00 pm
Investments @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Jeff Cedarholm In six entertaining 90-minute sessions, this course will take you from the early origins of wealth, through the basics of what are private and public investments, all the way to a review[...]
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Enneagram 9:30 am
Enneagram @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Nancy Sheppard The Enneagram is a personality typing system. By careful observation of our specific personality type, we can loosen our ego defenses and interact with others in a healthier way. In this interactive[...]
Up Close Ballet 9:30 am
Up Close Ballet @ Huntsville Ballet Studio
Feb 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Leader: Claudia Conn Join Huntsville Ballet Company’s Artistic Director, Phillip Otto, for an up close and personal look at what it takes to be a professional ballet dancer as well as what is required to[...]
Faith 1:00 pm
Faith @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Kathy Sieja As we observe the frequent acts of terrorism in our country and worldwide, we can’t help but wonder what is going on in our world and why so many terrible things can[...]
11-Life Story 1:30 pm
11-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 22 @ 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[...]
Internet 1 1:30 pm
Internet 1 @ Main Library, Computer Training Center
Feb 22 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff This course is for those just starting on the Web. Requires basic PC skills.
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Early Huntsville 9:30 am
Early Huntsville @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Nancy Rohr This course highlights the early history of Huntsville, and at the same time, promotes the idea that old things can be seen as new ideas. Class participation is encouraged.
Italian II 9:30 am
Italian II @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Adelaide de Almeida A continuation of the Fall class, although beginning students are welcome. There will be opportunities to review the Fall material and proceed to the Spring offering.
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Main Library, A/B
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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.
Pickleball 1:00 pm
Pickleball @ Fern Bell Recreation Center
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beverly Scherer Let’s learn to play Pickleball! This is a game similar to tennis but easier. It is played indoors on a smaller court, using a perforated plastic ball and a wooden paddle. Pickleball[...]
Moderate’s Manifesto 1:30 pm
Moderate’s Manifesto @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 23 @ 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[...]
Spanish Masters 2 2:00 pm
Spanish Masters 2 @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor:  Debbie West Join us for a celebration of Modern Spanish artists. The featured artists are Gaudi, Picasso, Sorolla, Gris, Dali, and Botero, plus the Mexican painters Rivera and Kahlo. We know you will view[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Feb 24 @ 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[...]
Spanish with Games 10:30 am
Spanish with Games @ First Christian Church
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Elaine Fredericksen, PhD Have a good time learning Spanish. First the basics, then practice by playing games. No pressure, no wrong answers. Required: Easy Spanish Phrase Book by Pablo Garcia Loaeza, available at Amazon for $2.
National Parks 12:00 pm
National Parks @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Garlen Celebrate America’s national parks with this multi-media presentation that takes you to National Park Service sites large and small. Jennifer Garlen discusses the history of the parks and shares personal stories from[...]
Physics 2:00 pm
Physics @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor:  Doreen Forsyth Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This session will cover light and optics, and relativity. This course includes[...]
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Bunco 9:30 am
Bunco @ Main Library, A/B
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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.
History of English 1:30 pm
History of English @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Dr. Joseph Taylor This three-session course will offer students an overview of the English language from its origins in Anglo-Saxon England in the fifth century to the many Englishes spoken in the United States[...]
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Various Jan. 30: Roadtripping Alaska and Canada Ray Mulcahy will share his photo journal of four trips to Alaska. Two trips were done as road trips through Canada and Alaska. In addition to the[...]
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Spring Book Review 9:30 am
Spring Book Review @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Spring Book Review @ Main Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Instructor: Various Feb. 7: In the Labyrinth of Binge Eating by Hilda Dulin Lee. Dr. Lee is a Huntsville dentist who overcame a serious binge eating problem. She struggled to overcome this disorder by educating[...]
Be The Judge 10:00 am
Be The Judge @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Tom Borcher Each class starts with the facts of a real court case. We proceed to arguments, comments, and questions. Finally we vote on the verdict. This is a mix of serious and frivolous cases. It[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Feb 28 @ 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.
Patton & Allen 1:00 pm
Patton & Allen @ Main Library, Auditorium
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Dr. R. Phillip Bording In the early days of the 1940’s, two honorable and dedicated Army officers became generals. Learn about Terry Allen and George Patton, who they were, what they did, and how[...]
6-Life Story 1:30 pm
6-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 28 @ 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[...]
PDC Meeting 1:30 pm
PDC Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Feb 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Investments 3:00 pm
Investments @ Main Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Jeff Cedarholm In six entertaining 90-minute sessions, this course will take you from the early origins of wealth, through the basics of what are private and public investments, all the way to a review[...]
Int’l Dining 5:00 pm
Int’l Dining @ Various
Feb 28 @ 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[...]