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Tax Law Changes 9:30 am
Tax Law Changes @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Don Cloud and Charlie Harriman This class will review the fundamental changes made to tax laws in early 2018. Class attendees will learn to prepare themselves better this tax season and further understand the[...]
VPs Who Became Pres. 11:00 am
VPs Who Became Pres. @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Instructor: Guy W. Collins This course presents unexpected political transitions and their consequences. Feb. 1: John Tyler ,1841, after William Henry Harrison’s death; Millard Fillmore,1849, after Zachary Taylor’s death; Feb. 15: Andrew Johnson, 1865, after[...]
Friday Film Fest 2:00 pm
Friday Film Fest @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 1 @ 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[...]
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Physics/Our Universe 1:30 pm
Physics/Our Universe @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This course will cover relativity and Einstein and will include lectures from the[...]
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Barbara Staggs Feb. 4: Canyons and Valleys. See gorgeous sites in the American West with a photographer’s view of Death Valley and the red rock canyons of Utah. On a photography trip to Death Valley in[...]
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Photography-Part II 9:30 am
Photography-Part II @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Tom Bryant Welcome to the second half of this class in the Spring term. (Attendance at the first half of the course is not a requirement.) Valuable for both experienced photographers and those interested[...]
Archery Basics 10:00 am
Archery Basics @ Custom Archery Center
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Laddy Ratliff This one-day, one-hour course offers a chance to give archery a whirl! Participants will get an overview of the recurve bow and the body mechanics involved with shooting it. Every class member[...]
10-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
10-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will be given numerous handouts regularly as resource[...]
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13-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
13-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will be given numerous handouts regularly as resource[...]
Viet Nam Revisited 1:30 pm
Viet Nam Revisited @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Skip Vaughn Sharing what veterans have told him has become Skip Vaughn’s passion. He’s a long-time writer and editor for the Redstone Rocket, the Redstone Arsenal newspaper. Since January of 2015, Skip has written[...]
Brushstrokes 2:30 pm
Brushstrokes @ Downtown Library, A/B
Feb 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Paint, have fun, and make new friends! Members of this class will have the opportunity to create their very own masterpieces using acrylic paint on canvas. Under the guidance of the instructor[...]
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Physics/Our Universe 1:30 pm
Physics/Our Universe @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This course will cover relativity and Einstein and will include lectures from the[...]
Armchair Traveler 2:00 pm
Armchair Traveler @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Tom Ress Feb. 11: Trekking in the Himalayas. Join Tom for a presentation on his trek through the Himalayas with breathtaking views of towering mountains including Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Everest, the world’s tallest[...]
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Photography-Part II 9:30 am
Photography-Part II @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Tom Bryant Welcome to the second half of this class in the Spring term. (Attendance at the first half of the course is not a requirement.) Valuable for both experienced photographers and those interested[...]
Archery 101 10:00 am
Archery 101 @ Custom Archery Center
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Laddy Ratliff Have you ever wondered how it would feel to play Errol Flynn as Robin Hood? Or Orlando Bloom as Legolas? Or even wondered how William Tell felt shooting apples? Here’s your chance[...]
Pain Management 1:00 pm
Pain Management @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Marsha Farrell Pain is often a big concern for seniors and for people diagnosed with a disease or serious illness. Would you like to be comfortable with a pain management plan designed specifically for you?[...]
10-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
10-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will be given numerous handouts regularly as resource[...]
Dining Out 5:00 pm
Dining Out @ Various
Feb 12 @ 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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13-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
13-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will be given numerous handouts regularly as resource[...]
Book Review 2:00 pm
Book Review @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Presenter/Author: Robert Bailey Feb. 13: The Last Trial by Robert Bailey. An old nemesis of retired law professor Jack McMurtrie is found dead in the Black Warrior River, and Jack edges reluctantly out of retirement[...]
Brushstrokes 2:30 pm
Brushstrokes @ Downtown Library, A/B
Feb 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Paint, have fun, and make new friends! Members of this class will have the opportunity to create their very own masterpieces using acrylic paint on canvas. Under the guidance of the instructor[...]
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Handcrafted Cards 1:00 pm
Handcrafted Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards This course offers a fun-filled time learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as each participant always walks away with a handcrafted,[...]
Sand Co. Almanac 1:00 pm
Sand Co. Almanac @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Stephen B. Jones, PhD Aldo Leopold, America’s premier mid-twentieth century conservation philosopher and practitioner, published his “classic statement of the joy and beauty found in a style of life that protects the environment,” A Sand[...]
Art – Part 2 1:30 pm
Art – Part 2 @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie Dempsey West The course explores important movements and art trends in the United States and profiles this country’s most successful artists. Some presentations are PowerPoints designed by Debbie West; some are films and[...]
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VPs Who Became Pres. 11:00 am
VPs Who Became Pres. @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Instructor: Guy W. Collins This course presents unexpected political transitions and their consequences. Feb. 1: John Tyler ,1841, after William Henry Harrison’s death; Millard Fillmore,1849, after Zachary Taylor’s death; Feb. 15: Andrew Johnson, 1865, after[...]
Fascinating Animals 1:00 pm
Fascinating Animals @ 2FL
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Leader: Susan Bakken This DVD series from The Great Courses, in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, will take you behind the scenes of the animal world, up close and personal,[...]
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Physics/Our Universe 1:30 pm
Physics/Our Universe @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This course will cover relativity and Einstein and will include lectures from the[...]
Armchair Traveler 2:00 pm
Armchair Traveler @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Nan Huber Feb.18: Adventures in China for a Family Wedding. Nan traveled with her sister, Ann, to attend the traditional Chinese wedding of Ann’s son to a China native. The trip was filled with family[...]
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Photography-Part II 9:30 am
Photography-Part II @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Tom Bryant Welcome to the second half of this class in the Spring term. (Attendance at the first half of the course is not a requirement.) Valuable for both experienced photographers and those interested[...]
Archery 101 10:00 am
Archery 101 @ Custom Archery Center
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Laddy Ratliff Have you ever wondered how it would feel to play Errol Flynn as Robin Hood? Or Orlando Bloom as Legolas? Or even wondered how William Tell felt shooting apples? Here’s your chance[...]
Famous Alabamians 10:00 am
Famous Alabamians @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 19 @ 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.[...]
10-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
10-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will be given numerous handouts regularly as resource[...]
Waiting for Godot 3:30 pm
Waiting for Godot @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Instructor: Jeff Nelson, PhD More than 60 years after it was first performed, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot continues to challenge and puzzle us. In this play, two men wait for someone named Godot to show[...]
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Chair Yoga II 9:30 am
Chair Yoga II @ 2FL
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Pam Frazier This class is for those who work all day in an office and/or have built up work, life, or body stress. The purpose is to help you relax, unwind, and release stress from your[...]
13-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
13-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will be given numerous handouts regularly as resource[...]
Book Review 2:00 pm
Book Review @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Presenter: June Norton Feb. 20: The Best Cook in the World by Rick Bragg and The Potlikker Papers by John T. Edge. Learn how Rick Bragg’s mama Margaret cooked those skillets of heavenly food through[...]
Brushstrokes 2:30 pm
Brushstrokes @ Downtown Library, A/B
Feb 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Paint, have fun, and make new friends! Members of this class will have the opportunity to create their very own masterpieces using acrylic paint on canvas. Under the guidance of the instructor[...]
#55 Chair Yoga II 9:30 pm
#55 Chair Yoga II @ 2FL
Feb 20 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Instructor: Pam Frazier This is a second class of De-stress Chair Yoga. It it is meant for those who work all day in an office and/or have built up work, life, or body stress. The purpose is[...]
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French – Part II 11:00 am
French – Part II @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Instructor: Bernard Verdier French for Travel, Part II, offers an enjoyable environment for those who have studied French previously or are totally new to the language. We want to continue developing a basic working knowledge[...]
Handcrafted Cards 1:00 pm
Handcrafted Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards This course offers a fun-filled time learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as each participant always walks away with a handcrafted,[...]
Sand Co. Almanac 1:00 pm
Sand Co. Almanac @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Stephen B. Jones, PhD Aldo Leopold, America’s premier mid-twentieth century conservation philosopher and practitioner, published his “classic statement of the joy and beauty found in a style of life that protects the environment,” A Sand[...]
Art – Part 2 1:30 pm
Art – Part 2 @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie Dempsey West The course explores important movements and art trends in the United States and profiles this country’s most successful artists. Some presentations are PowerPoints designed by Debbie West; some are films and[...]
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Read to Me 9:30 am
Read to Me @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Anna Blair This course presents story time for young-at-heart grownups and will celebrate 200 years of Alabama writers, including a few of the most widely known, plus a host of hidden treasures. Members will[...]
VPs Who Became Pres. 11:00 am
VPs Who Became Pres. @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Instructor: Guy W. Collins This course presents unexpected political transitions and their consequences. Feb. 1: John Tyler ,1841, after William Henry Harrison’s death; Millard Fillmore,1849, after Zachary Taylor’s death; Feb. 15: Andrew Johnson, 1865, after[...]
Fascinating Animals 1:00 pm
Fascinating Animals @ 2FL
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Leader: Susan Bakken This DVD series from The Great Courses, in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, will take you behind the scenes of the animal world, up close and personal,[...]
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Physics/Our Universe 1:30 pm
Physics/Our Universe @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This course will cover relativity and Einstein and will include lectures from the[...]
Armchair Traveler 2:00 pm
Armchair Traveler @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Ray Mulcahy Feb. 25: Down Under – Road-tripping Australia and Cruising New Zealand. Come enjoy a photo journal of travels by road through Queensland and New South Wales and a cruise which circled New Zealand.[...]
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Photography-Part II 9:30 am
Photography-Part II @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Tom Bryant Welcome to the second half of this class in the Spring term. (Attendance at the first half of the course is not a requirement.) Valuable for both experienced photographers and those interested[...]
You Be The Judge 9:30 am
You Be The Judge @ AUD
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Tom Borcher Court is back in session! In this court, you are not the audience – you are the jury. You hear the facts from real cases, discuss the issues, and reach your own[...]
Archery 101 10:00 am
Archery 101 @ Custom Archery Center
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Laddy Ratliff Have you ever wondered how it would feel to play Errol Flynn as Robin Hood? Or Orlando Bloom as Legolas? Or even wondered how William Tell felt shooting apples? Here’s your chance[...]
10-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
10-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will be given numerous handouts regularly as resource[...]
Waiting for Godot 3:30 pm
Waiting for Godot @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Instructor: Jeff Nelson, PhD More than 60 years after it was first performed, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot continues to challenge and puzzle us. In this play, two men wait for someone named Godot to show[...]
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13-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
13-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write a life story and needs guidance or directions for writing it. Each participant will be given numerous handouts regularly as resource[...]
Book Review 2:00 pm
Book Review @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Presenter: Andrew Peffer Feb. 27: The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson. When 299 rare bird skins disappear from a small British museum the hunt is[...]
Brushstrokes 2:30 pm
Brushstrokes @ Downtown Library, A/B
Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Paint, have fun, and make new friends! Members of this class will have the opportunity to create their very own masterpieces using acrylic paint on canvas. Under the guidance of the instructor[...]
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French – Part II 11:00 am
French – Part II @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Instructor: Bernard Verdier French for Travel, Part II, offers an enjoyable environment for those who have studied French previously or are totally new to the language. We want to continue developing a basic working knowledge[...]
Handcrafted Cards 1:00 pm
Handcrafted Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards This course offers a fun-filled time learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as each participant always walks away with a handcrafted,[...]
Sand Co. Almanac 1:00 pm
Sand Co. Almanac @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Stephen B. Jones, PhD Aldo Leopold, America’s premier mid-twentieth century conservation philosopher and practitioner, published his “classic statement of the joy and beauty found in a style of life that protects the environment,” A Sand[...]
Art – Part 2 1:30 pm
Art – Part 2 @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Feb 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie Dempsey West The course explores important movements and art trends in the United States and profiles this country’s most successful artists. Some presentations are PowerPoints designed by Debbie West; some are films and[...]