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Tai Chi for Intermediates 1:00 pm
Tai Chi for Intermediates @ Downtown Library Auditorium
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Luyao Ren Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that is a graceful form of exercise and one of the most popular methods of movement for seniors. It involves a series of movements performed[...]
Twickenham Walking Tour – Group 2 1:00 pm
Twickenham Walking Tour – Group 2 @ AL Constitution Hall Park
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Katie Stamps This tour offers a unique look at Huntsville’s  Twickenham Historic District. Also offered Apr. 17 (see program description #41) Members may sign up for only one session.
Front Porch Conversations 1:30 pm
Front Porch Conversations @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: June Norton Topics of current social, philosophical, and political issues will be considered, with civility, in a structured environment that allows each member of the class an opportunity to actively participate in the dialogue.[...]
Knitting 2:00 pm
Knitting @ Downtown Library, A
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Leader: Barbara Ward Knitters of all skill levels meet to share their talents, ideas, and projects. We seldom solve world problems, but we always have fun. We meet in person the first Wednesday of each[...]
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Hand and Foot 12:30 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A
May 2 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leaders: Cheryl Hodges Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For further information, contact maxine46@ymail.com
Introduction to Zentangle 1:00 pm
Introduction to Zentangle @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beth Powel Zentangle is a drawing method using short simple strokes to create non-representational patterns and designs using a few basic tools. It does not require previous drawing skill as it is a mindful[...]
Purpose & Meaning After Retirement 1:00 pm
Purpose & Meaning After Retirement @ AUD
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Pete A. Finzel, Ph.D. Many people have a difficult time deciding what to do after retiring. This course is designed to help retirees find their passion in life by learning skills to help them[...]
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Friday Film Festival: Wild Westerns 2:00 pm
Friday Film Festival: Wild Westerns @ Downtown Library Auditorium
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Garlen, Ph.D. This term, the Friday Film Festival rides into wild Western adventures with highlights from four different decades of the iconic genre. We’ll start our journey in dangerous Dodge City (1939) with[...]
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UkeQUESTors 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors @ ONLINE
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Theresa Miller and William Heney The LearningQUEST UkeQuestors are a special interest group (SIG) that provides an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet in an open, unintimidating, and accepting environment to[...]
UkeQUESTors (Online) 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors (Online) @ Online
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doug Anderson and Theresa Miller The LearningQUEST UkeQuestors are a special interest group (SIG) that provides an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet in an open, unintimidating, and accepting environment to refine[...]
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Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly on Mondays to play. Beginners class is available upon request. For more information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Great Literary Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Literary Conversations @ ONLINE
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Leaders: Bob Stagg This literary discussion group reads one selection each week and discusses the author, time period, and relevance to today’s world. Since there is a new selection each week, prior attendance is not[...]
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Mind Your “P’s” 10:00 am
Mind Your “P’s” @ South Library
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Shoba Bhat Each day the world grows smaller. This four-session course invites attendees to take a closer and more objective look at how opinions are formed. The four Ps to explore in this course[...]
Spanish for Travel 2:00 pm
Spanish for Travel @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Elaine Fredericksen, Ph.D. Spanish for Travel is designed for participants with or without background in the language. Students practice vocabulary in an active in-class environment that involves repetition and role play. This is no[...]
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Huntsville Jaycees 10:00 am
Huntsville Jaycees @ Downtown Library Auditorium
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: John Ofenloch Once upon a time, there was nothing more American in every city and town than a service club. And for more than a century, the influence of religious, fraternal and civic organizations,[...]
Tai Chi for Intermediates 1:00 pm
Tai Chi for Intermediates @ Downtown Library Auditorium
May 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Luyao Ren Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that is a graceful form of exercise and one of the most popular methods of movement for seniors. It involves a series of movements performed[...]
Front Porch Conversations 1:30 pm
Front Porch Conversations @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: June Norton Topics of current social, philosophical, and political issues will be considered, with civility, in a structured environment that allows each member of the class an opportunity to actively participate in the dialogue.[...]
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Hand and Foot 12:30 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A
May 9 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leaders: Cheryl Hodges Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For further information, contact maxine46@ymail.com
Introduction to Zentangle 1:00 pm
Introduction to Zentangle @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beth Powel Zentangle is a drawing method using short simple strokes to create non-representational patterns and designs using a few basic tools. It does not require previous drawing skill as it is a mindful[...]
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UkeQUESTors 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Theresa Miller and William Heney The LearningQUEST UkeQuestors are a special interest group (SIG) that provides an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet in an open, unintimidating, and accepting environment to[...]
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Bunco 9:30 am
Bunco @ Downtown Library, A
May 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Leader: 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 involving 100% luck and very little skill[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly on Mondays to play. Beginners class is available upon request. For more information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Great Literary Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Literary Conversations @ ONLINE
May 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Leaders: Bob Stagg This literary discussion group reads one selection each week and discusses the author, time period, and relevance to today’s world. Since there is a new selection each week, prior attendance is not[...]
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Mind Your “P’s” 10:00 am
Mind Your “P’s” @ South Library
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Shoba Bhat Each day the world grows smaller. This four-session course invites attendees to take a closer and more objective look at how opinions are formed. The four Ps to explore in this course[...]
Spanish for Travel 2:00 pm
Spanish for Travel @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Elaine Fredericksen, Ph.D. Spanish for Travel is designed for participants with or without background in the language. Students practice vocabulary in an active in-class environment that involves repetition and role play. This is no[...]
International Dining Out 5:00 pm
International Dining Out @ Various
May 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Instructor: Jane Wodtke This course offers a monthly international dining experience. Starting in February, we will eat and critique Italian, Vietnamese, Greek, Indian, Thai, and other cuisine in and around the Huntsville area. Our rating[...]
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Front Porch Conversations 1:30 pm
Front Porch Conversations @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: June Norton Topics of current social, philosophical, and political issues will be considered, with civility, in a structured environment that allows each member of the class an opportunity to actively participate in the dialogue.[...]
Knitting 2:00 pm
Knitting @ ONLINE
May 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Leader: Barbara Ward Knitters of all skill levels meet to share their talents, ideas, and projects. We seldom solve world problems, but we always have fun. We meet in person the first Wednesday of each[...]
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Hand and Foot 12:30 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A
May 16 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leaders: Cheryl Hodges Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For further information, contact maxine46@ymail.com
Introduction to Zentangle 1:00 pm
Introduction to Zentangle @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beth Powel Zentangle is a drawing method using short simple strokes to create non-representational patterns and designs using a few basic tools. It does not require previous drawing skill as it is a mindful[...]
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UkeQUESTors 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors @ ONLINE
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Theresa Miller and William Heney The LearningQUEST UkeQuestors are a special interest group (SIG) that provides an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet in an open, unintimidating, and accepting environment to[...]
UkeQUESTors (Online) 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors (Online) @ Online
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Doug Anderson and Theresa Miller The LearningQUEST UkeQuestors are a special interest group (SIG) that provides an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet in an open, unintimidating, and accepting environment to refine[...]
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Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly on Mondays to play. Beginners class is available upon request. For more information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Skywatching: Cosmic Wonders 1:00 pm
Skywatching: Cosmic Wonders @ Downtown Library Auditorium
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe Original plan was for April 22 and has been changed due to library closed this date. Will notify for replacement date. This is a continuation of the previous Skywatching course. It features[...]
Great Literary Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Literary Conversations @ ONLINE
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Leaders: Bob Stagg This literary discussion group reads one selection each week and discusses the author, time period, and relevance to today’s world. Since there is a new selection each week, prior attendance is not[...]
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Mind Your “P’s” 10:00 am
Mind Your “P’s” @ South Library
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Shoba Bhat Each day the world grows smaller. This four-session course invites attendees to take a closer and more objective look at how opinions are formed. The four Ps to explore in this course[...]
Public Speaking Made Easy 10:00 am
Public Speaking Made Easy @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Lue Williams This class is focused on the joy and benefits of public speaking with emphasis on making it comfortable for all. It is intended to enhance one’s communication ability by helping attendees to[...]
Board Meeting 1:00 pm
Board Meeting @ Downtown Library
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
Spanish for Travel 2:00 pm
Spanish for Travel @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Elaine Fredericksen, Ph.D. Spanish for Travel is designed for participants with or without background in the language. Students practice vocabulary in an active in-class environment that involves repetition and role play. This is no[...]
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Introduction to Zentangle – Section B 1:00 pm
Introduction to Zentangle – Section B @ 2FL
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beth Powel Zentangle is a drawing method using short simple strokes to create non-representational patterns and designs using a few basic tools. It does not require previous drawing skill as it is a mindful[...]
Machine Embroidery 1:00 pm
Machine Embroidery @ Downtown Library Studio
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Rose Stough Here is an opportunity to acquire new needlework skills. Presenters at the Downtown Makerspace Studio will teach the many advantages of machine embroidery in this demonstration of the Brother PE800 Digital Embroidery[...]
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Let’s Do Lunch! 11:00 am
Let’s Do Lunch! @ Various
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Instructor: Charlotte Hudson Join the LearningQUEST “Lunch Bunch” as they experience lunch at either a newly opened restaurant or one opened within the last couple of years or so within the Huntsville commute area. Only[...]
Hand and Foot 12:30 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A
May 23 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leaders: Cheryl Hodges Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For further information, contact maxine46@ymail.com
Our Place in the World 1:00 pm
Our Place in the World @ Downtown Library Auditorium
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Tim Gels, Hallie Porter Have you ever been asked, “Where are you?” Some typical answers might be at home, in Huntsville, or on the Parkway. While not an in-depth science class, we will examine[...]
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UkeQUESTors 2:00 pm
UkeQUESTors @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Theresa Miller and William Heney The LearningQUEST UkeQuestors are a special interest group (SIG) that provides an opportunity for ukulele players of all levels to meet in an open, unintimidating, and accepting environment to[...]
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Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly on Mondays to play. Beginners class is available upon request. For more information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Great Literary Conversations 3:00 pm
Great Literary Conversations @ ONLINE
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Leaders: Bob Stagg This literary discussion group reads one selection each week and discusses the author, time period, and relevance to today’s world. Since there is a new selection each week, prior attendance is not[...]
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Mind Your “P’s” 10:00 am
Mind Your “P’s” @ South Library
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Shoba Bhat Each day the world grows smaller. This four-session course invites attendees to take a closer and more objective look at how opinions are formed. The four Ps to explore in this course[...]
Public Speaking Made Easy 10:00 am
Public Speaking Made Easy @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Lue Williams This class is focused on the joy and benefits of public speaking with emphasis on making it comfortable for all. It is intended to enhance one’s communication ability by helping attendees to[...]
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Introduction to Zentangle – Section B 1:00 pm
Introduction to Zentangle – Section B @ 2FL
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Beth Powel Zentangle is a drawing method using short simple strokes to create non-representational patterns and designs using a few basic tools. It does not require previous drawing skill as it is a mindful[...]
Poets’ Corner 1:30 pm
Poets’ Corner @ FCR, 2nd Floor
May 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Leader: Liz Hall This special interest group is for members who enjoy reading or writing poetry and want to share that enjoyment with others. Whether you are a neophyte or a published poet, come join[...]
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Hand and Foot 12:30 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A
May 30 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Leaders: Cheryl Hodges Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For further information, contact maxine46@ymail.com
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