Add Some Cultural Fun to Summer with L.I.F.E.

CYPRESS — Enjoy a cultural month of workshops about European cuisine, musicals, self-defense and family letters this July at Lone Star College-CyFair

The free Learning, Inspiration, Friendship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are held Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the library (LRNC room 131 unless otherwise noted) at 9191 Barker Cypress. There will be no program July 3 due to the Fourth of July holiday.

  • July 10 — Cruising Cuisine

Ever wonder what a European river cruise is like? Let Pam Panettiere reveal the delights of her excursion on water complete with a taste of the cuisine she encountered.

  • July 17 — Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! cast member Ralph Sanders, as Harry Bright in the Stageworks Theatre production, performs from the musical and talks about what it’s like to have a dream career in opera, musicals, and theater. Meet in the Center for the Arts Building, Recital Hall 102.

  • July 24 — Common Sense Self-Defense

Kinesiology professor and owner of Mousel’s Self-Defense Academy, Tim Mousel walks us through some easy and effective ways to protect ourselves.

  • July 31 — When We Wrote Letters

Irene McDonald, professional translator, believes that personal letters can bestow a kind of immortality. Through actual letters from hexers to housewives, she shows us how letters can keep alive the memories and history of families.

Call the library at 281.290.3214 for L.I.F.E. program information or go online to

Helping more than 22,000 students reach their academic and career goals, Lone Star College-CyFair is the 5th comprehensive college in the Lone Star College System, located at 9191 Barker Cypress Road just three miles south of U.S. Highway 290. Star close and go far at LSC-CyFair as well as at LSC-Cypress Center, located at 19710 Clay Road and LSC-Westway Park Technology Center, located at 5060 Westway Park Boulevard. For more information about LSC-CyFair and its programs, call 281.290.3200 or visit

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, 10 centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit

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