L.I.F.E. Workshops are Rockin’ and Rollin’ this August

Lone Star College - CyFair
Lone Star College - CyFair

CYPRESS — It’s time for a little rock and roll with Woodstock anniversary and song workshops as well as down-home dishes and health tips this August 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.

  • August 7 — How to Write a Rock Song
    Celebrating Woodstock’s 50th anniversary, August 15-18, 1969, Scott Furtwengler, rock band lead singer and songwriter, gives us tips on how to write a rockin’ song.
  • August 14 — Comfort Food, American Style

Our vibrant and diverse country has an amazing variety of cooking styles, ingredients, immigrant influence, and plain old Yankee ingenuity. We will prepare a few of our favorite down-home American dishes with the history behind them.

  • August 21 — Woodstock’s Greatest Hits

Rock and roll historian Steve Davis focuses on performances that forever represented some artists’ careers: Sly, The Who, Jimi Hendrix and more. Steve takes an historian’s look at the myth of Woodstock as well. Was it really all that it was cracked up to be when one examines the reality of those three days in August of 1969?

  • August 28 — Beyond WebMD: The Best of Consumer Health Online

How do you distinguish between old wives’ tales or quackery and good science when it comes to your health? Librarian Lauren Dodd shows us where to find trustworthy, consumer-friendly information on topics such as drug information, lab tests, genetics, and more.

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

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 LoneStar.edu/cyfair.

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 LoneStar.edu.

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