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CYPRESS — Hear from a trained ballerina, take home tips on air frying and get history lessons in colonial genealogy and White House holidays at Lone Star College-CyFair’s Wednesday workshops this November/December.

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.

  • November 6 – A Ballerina’s View

Learn about ballet, the formal technique. Leah Stark, a trained ballerina, gives us her insights into its beauty and benefits. It’s not just for the preschool set.

  • November 13 – Plymouth Rock and Colonial Genealogy

Mick Stafford, genealogy enthusiast and executive library director of Houston Community College, delves into genealogy of colonial times before the existence of the U.S. Census.

  • November 20 – Air Frying with Missy

What’s all the fuss about guilt-free frying magic? Missy Dixon, children’s librarian, investigates and gives us the scoop on air frying.

  • December 4 – First Family Christmas Traditions

Pam Panettiere, librarian and historian, recalls past celebrations at the White House by our presidents and first ladies. Holiday treats will be served.

  • December 11 – Caroling with Jen

Come sing along to your favorite carols and Christmas tunes. Trivia and wassail too!

  • December 18, 25, and January 1 — No Workshops

L.I.F.E. programs will resume Jan. 15, 2020 with “Solar Power.”

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. Start 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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