CYPRESS — Spring into L.I.F.E with talks on wildlife, women’s rights, Holi festival and Chicano activism at Lone Star College-CyFair’s March weekly WebEx workshops.
These free Learning, Inspiration, Friendship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are available Wednesdays through virtual presentations and are accessible for one week.
March 3: WildLIFE
For world wildlife day, explore native wildlife with local enthusiast Channing Green and learn why we can’t live without them.
March 10: Ida B. Wells: Journalist, Educator, Suffragist
Join us for a special presentation on African-American Activist Ida B. Wells with Park Ranger Susan M. Philpott of the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument. In celebration of Women’s History Month and the Women’s Suffrage Centennial, we will learn about Wells’ unique contributions to the U.S. women’s rights and civil rights movements.
March 17: No program – Enjoy Spring Break!
March 24: Holi Recipes with Usha
Join Usha Dontharaju, Library Specialist, to learn about the festival of Holi, and to cook up some delicious recipes to celebrate!
March 31: Forebearers, Formative Experiences: Cesár Chávez and Dolores Huerta In Defense of the Rights of the Essential Worker and Birth of the Chicano Movement
Join Raul Reyes, History Professor, to examine the role of family and compelling life experiences behind the activism of Cesár Chávez and Dolores Huerta. He will focus on how familia and defining life experiences compelled them to a life of advocacy as agents change as the first Chicano Civil Rights leaders.
Call the library at 281.290.3214 for L.I.F.E. program information or go online to LoneStar.edu/cyfair.
Helping more than 21,000 students reach their academic and career goals, Lone Star College-CyFair is the fifth comprehensive college in the Lone Star College System, located at 9191 Barker Cypress Road just 3 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 LoneStar.edu/cyfair.
About LSC System
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ 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. Lone Star College consists of seven colleges, eight centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.