September’s Full of Fun for Foodies, Funky Crafters and Fall Holiday Enthusiasts

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CYPRESS — Join some mid-week fun learning about a foodie town, macramé, piñatas and fall world holidays at Lone Star College-CyFair’s Wednesday workshops this September.

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.

  • September 4 — Culinary Passport: St. Louis

Gooey butter cake, shrimp St. Paul and toasted ravioli are specialties of the third most culinary city in the country. Native Missourians Susan Green and Diona West explore this unique foodie town.

  • September 11 — Macramé is Back

Remember bead shops with incense and pottery and funky hanging planters held in place by knotted cords? Time to roll up your sleeves and give this geometric fabric art another chance with Leah Stark.

  • September 18 — History of the Piñata

It’s Hispanic Heritage History month and Assistant Library Director for Children’s Services Paula Gonzales treats us to stories on the origin of this party favorite.

  • September 25 — Winter is Coming

Autumn begins Sept. 23. Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox and learn about the Moon Festival, Rosh Hashanah and other fall holidays from around the world with Professor Carolyn Ho and friends.

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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