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Int/Advanced French 10:30 am
Int/Advanced French @ 825 Mira Vista Drive
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading and speaking abilities as well as appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss in French, the novel[...]
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Chinese Tourism 9:30 am
Chinese Tourism @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Dongrong Shi Traveling in China is a fabulous, memorable experience, and now thousands of people are travelling there each year. In fact, China has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the[...]
19-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
19-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
Vanderbilt Fugitives 1:30 pm
Vanderbilt Fugitives @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Carter Martin The course will begin with an explanation of “the new criticism” as it became associated with the Vanderbilt group. Then the works of the poets will be presented and discussed: Donald Davidson,[...]
Antoni Gaudi 2:00 pm
Antoni Gaudi @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructors: Jay & Gina Bain; George & Stephanie Hanna Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was a Catalan architect and the best-known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí’s works have a highly individualized, one-of-a-kind style. Most are located[...]
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Reclaiming Joy 10:00 am
Reclaiming Joy @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Hall, PhD This program provides an overview and strategies for “picking up the pieces” when life has been disrupted by any of the losses we accumulate by living. Whether the loss is[...]
Power of Words 1:00 pm
Power of Words @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Elaine Frederickson This course will consider how English speakers talk about race and ethnicity and what affect word choice has on the real lives of people living in the United States. The approach will[...]
von Braun Families 1:00 pm
von Braun Families @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Heidi Collier Panelists will discuss the following topics: Experiences of Wernher von Braun Team Family children in Ft. Bliss (Dec 1946-50); Resourcefulness was a requirement for the Wernher von Braun team Families to Thrive;[...]
25-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
25-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 3 @ 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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Holiday Cards 1:00 pm
Holiday Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards This class offers a fun-filled experience learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as participants always walk away with a handcrafted, made-with-love,[...]
Travel French II 1:30 pm
Travel French II @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Bernard Verdier This class offers a fun, enjoyable environment for those who have studied French or are totally new to the language. We want to develop a basic working knowledge so that if you[...]
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Physics 9:30 am
Physics @ Downton Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor:  Doreen Forsythe Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This session will cover relativity and Einstein. The course includes lectures from[...]
Glenwood Cemetery 10:00 am
Glenwood Cemetery @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: William Hampton Glenwood Cemetery began as a slave cemetery, replacing the city’s first African-American burial ground, called Georgia Cemetery, in 1870. Even though 1,148 tombstones mark burial sites of both slaves and the city’s[...]
Friday Film Fest 2:00 pm
Friday Film Fest @ Downtown Library Auditorium
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Garlen Join us for four classic films highlighting the talents of noir queen Audrey Totter. Each screening begins with an introduction and concludes with lively discussion. Aug 3: Lady in the Lake (1946) Sept 7:[...]
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Nutrition 9:30 am
Nutrition @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Pam Roberts Each class is a one-hour presentation with PowerPoint. All classes are interactive to increase participant learning. Sugar Truths provides education about America’s main health compromising foods, sugar plus other controversial ingredients! Participants[...]
Product Development 1:30 pm
Product Development @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Joe McGinty This class presents product development from idea to sales ready product. This includes: Protecting the idea: US and international patents Options to go forward: company, royalties, or buy out. Steps required to[...]
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Bonsai Workshop 9:30 am
Bonsai Workshop @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: David Hayes Learn the basics of the ancient Eastern practice of bonsai. In this workshop participants will learn about the art of bonsai, how to select material, and how to style and pot plants[...]
Chinese Tourism 9:30 am
Chinese Tourism @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Dongrong Shi Traveling in China is a fabulous, memorable experience, and now thousands of people are travelling there each year. In fact, China has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the[...]
Women in Jazz 10:00 am
Women in Jazz @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Doug Turner In the early days of jazz, women were strictly considered “canaries” – they were expected to “perform music but not make music.” During World War I, women started taking a greater role[...]
19-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
19-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 9 @ 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[...]
Vanderbilt Fugitives 1:30 pm
Vanderbilt Fugitives @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Carter Martin The course will begin with an explanation of “the new criticism” as it became associated with the Vanderbilt group. Then the works of the poets will be presented and discussed: Donald Davidson,[...]
Int’l Dining Out 5:00 pm
Int’l Dining Out @ Various
Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm
Instructor: Jane Wodtke Join us monthly for an international dining experience. Starting in August, participants will eat and critique Italian, Vietnamese, Greek, Indian, and Thai cuisine in and around the Huntsville area. Our rating of[...]
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Reclaiming Joy 10:00 am
Reclaiming Joy @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Hall, PhD This program provides an overview and strategies for “picking up the pieces” when life has been disrupted by any of the losses we accumulate by living. Whether the loss is[...]
Power of Words 1:00 pm
Power of Words @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Elaine Frederickson This course will consider how English speakers talk about race and ethnicity and what affect word choice has on the real lives of people living in the United States. The approach will[...]
25-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
25-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 10 @ 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[...]
44-Painting with Friends 2:30 pm
44-Painting with Friends @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Members of this class will paint, have fun, and make new friends! They will enjoy creating their own masterpieces under instructor guidance, step-by-step, in a relaxing, non-judging environment. Brushstrokes allows both novice[...]
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History of HMCPL 9:30 am
History of HMCPL @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Paul A. Hays The Huntsville Madison County Public Library celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018. Its existence was not continuous. The history of public libraries in the United States is part of the story[...]
Holiday Cards 1:00 pm
Holiday Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards This class offers a fun-filled experience learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as participants always walk away with a handcrafted, made-with-love,[...]
Sand County Almanac 1:30 pm
Sand County Almanac @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Dr. Stephen B. Jones 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[...]
Travel French II 1:30 pm
Travel French II @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Bernard Verdier This class offers a fun, enjoyable environment for those who have studied French or are totally new to the language. We want to develop a basic working knowledge so that if you[...]
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Physics 9:30 am
Physics @ Downton Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor:  Doreen Forsythe Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This session will cover relativity and Einstein. The course includes lectures from[...]
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Hamlet on Film 9:30 am
Hamlet on Film
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Jeff Nelson This class offers a study of Shakespeare’s Hamlet via some film versions/adaptations. How do actors and director envision Shakespeare in the 20th and 21st centuries? What do they find relevant? How do[...]
19-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
19-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
Vanderbilt Fugitives 1:30 pm
Vanderbilt Fugitives @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Carter Martin The course will begin with an explanation of “the new criticism” as it became associated with the Vanderbilt group. Then the works of the poets will be presented and discussed: Donald Davidson,[...]
Antoni Gaudi 2:00 pm
Antoni Gaudi @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructors: Jay & Gina Bain; George & Stephanie Hanna Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was a Catalan architect and the best-known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí’s works have a highly individualized, one-of-a-kind style. Most are located[...]
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Reclaiming Joy 10:00 am
Reclaiming Joy @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Hall, PhD This program provides an overview and strategies for “picking up the pieces” when life has been disrupted by any of the losses we accumulate by living. Whether the loss is[...]
Why is it Named That? 10:00 am
Why is it Named That? @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Dex Nisson Dex Nilsson will tell stories behind the names of Huntsville and Madison County places we see or hear about everyday – streets and roads, communities, parks, mountains and streams, schools, and more.[...]
25-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
25-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 17 @ 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[...]
Elder Law 2:00 pm
Elder Law @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doug Martinson, II With millions of Baby Boomers reaching retirement years, many families will come to rely on trusted advice from an experienced elder law attorney. This course is intended to broadly introduce participants[...]
44-Painting with Friends 2:30 pm
44-Painting with Friends @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Members of this class will paint, have fun, and make new friends! They will enjoy creating their own masterpieces under instructor guidance, step-by-step, in a relaxing, non-judging environment. Brushstrokes allows both novice[...]
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Joe Davis Stadium History 9:30 am
Joe Davis Stadium History @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Paul A. Hays Joe Davis Stadium was initiated in 1984 under panicky conditions. It attracted good attendance until 2002 when a slow and terminal slide led to its abandonment in 2014. Two self-reinforcing forces[...]
Holiday Cards 1:00 pm
Holiday Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards This class offers a fun-filled experience learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as participants always walk away with a handcrafted, made-with-love,[...]
Sand County Almanac 1:30 pm
Sand County Almanac @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Dr. Stephen B. Jones 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[...]
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Immigrants & Refugees 1:30 pm
Immigrants & Refugees @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Various The objective of the course is to help attendees to understand the different goals and objectives of immigrants and refugees and how they relate to our nation’s history and its laws concerning immigrants[...]
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Hamlet on Film 9:30 am
Hamlet on Film
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Jeff Nelson This class offers a study of Shakespeare’s Hamlet via some film versions/adaptations. How do actors and director envision Shakespeare in the 20th and 21st centuries? What do they find relevant? How do[...]
19-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
19-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
Vanderbilt Fugitives 1:30 pm
Vanderbilt Fugitives @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Carter Martin The course will begin with an explanation of “the new criticism” as it became associated with the Vanderbilt group. Then the works of the poets will be presented and discussed: Donald Davidson,[...]
Antoni Gaudi 2:00 pm
Antoni Gaudi @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructors: Jay & Gina Bain; George & Stephanie Hanna Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was a Catalan architect and the best-known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí’s works have a highly individualized, one-of-a-kind style. Most are located[...]
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Why is it Named That? 10:00 am
Why is it Named That? @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Dex Nisson Dex Nilsson will tell stories behind the names of Huntsville and Madison County places we see or hear about everyday – streets and roads, communities, parks, mountains and streams, schools, and more.[...]
25-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
25-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 24 @ 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[...]
Elder Law 2:00 pm
Elder Law @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doug Martinson, II With millions of Baby Boomers reaching retirement years, many families will come to rely on trusted advice from an experienced elder law attorney. This course is intended to broadly introduce participants[...]
44-Painting with Friends 2:30 pm
44-Painting with Friends @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Members of this class will paint, have fun, and make new friends! They will enjoy creating their own masterpieces under instructor guidance, step-by-step, in a relaxing, non-judging environment. Brushstrokes allows both novice[...]
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Immigrants & Refugees 1:30 pm
Immigrants & Refugees @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Various The objective of the course is to help attendees to understand the different goals and objectives of immigrants and refugees and how they relate to our nation’s history and its laws concerning immigrants[...]
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Hamlet on Film 9:30 am
Hamlet on Film
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Jeff Nelson This class offers a study of Shakespeare’s Hamlet via some film versions/adaptations. How do actors and director envision Shakespeare in the 20th and 21st centuries? What do they find relevant? How do[...]
19-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
19-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 30 @ 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[...]
Antoni Gaudi 2:00 pm
Antoni Gaudi @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructors: Jay & Gina Bain; George & Stephanie Hanna Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was a Catalan architect and the best-known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí’s works have a highly individualized, one-of-a-kind style. Most are located[...]
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25-Writing Life Story 1:30 pm
25-Writing Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Oct 31 @ 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[...]
Elder Law 2:00 pm
Elder Law @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doug Martinson, II With millions of Baby Boomers reaching retirement years, many families will come to rely on trusted advice from an experienced elder law attorney. This course is intended to broadly introduce participants[...]
44-Painting with Friends 2:30 pm
44-Painting with Friends @ Downtown Library, A/B
Oct 31 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lori Connors Members of this class will paint, have fun, and make new friends! They will enjoy creating their own masterpieces under instructor guidance, step-by-step, in a relaxing, non-judging environment. Brushstrokes allows both novice[...]