Dorrie Scott's blog

LIFE: Watercolor Craft with Krissy

watercolor brushBring out your inner child with creative watercolors this Wednesday.  Let Krissy Conn, our resident artist, show you simple and easy watercolor painting techniques.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
10:00am
LRNC 131

View the entire LIFE schedule at LIFE Workshops - CyFair.

Image: http://www.bellalunatoys.com/waldorf-watercolor-paint-brush.html.

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LIFE: Accupuncture

accupuncture imageJoin us this Wednesday, when Edward “Needle Hands” Wong shows how acupuncture really is more mainstream than you think.

Mr. Wong is certified in Accupuncture, Oriental Medicine and Chinese Herbology from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®). 

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
10:00am
LRNC 131

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Image: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/may/30/acupuncture-pain-natural-painkiller.

LIFE - Book Hunters

book hunters logo pictureHobknob with our in-house HCPL Book Hunters (aka LSC-CyFair Librarians) as they lead you to the best books to read this summer.

Door prizes!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
10:00am
LRNC 131

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Image: http://www.hcpl.net/

Summer Reading Program 2012

srp 2012 posterGet a Clue!
The 2012 HCPL Summer Reading Program is here!  Join us this summer for reading and activities for the whole family.  Register online at Summer Reading is for Everyone, complete the program, and be eligible to win fabulous prizes.

LIFE - Sleep Tight with Feng Shui

fung shui candlesJoin us at LIFE today with Katherine Ashby of Feng Shui Houston, to learn how to maximize your chi at bedtime for a perfect night’s sleep. 

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
10:00am
LRNC 131

View the entire LIFE schedule at LIFE Workshops - CyFair.

Image: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=bg.angelov.fengshui

Coming to Texas

display photoThe next time you visit the library be sure and check out Coming to Texas, a library exhibit featuring interviews with library staff chronicling their unique family heritage and how they became bona-fide Texans.

Created by students of the library ESL Outreach program, volunteer Krista Lewis Abedrabbo and librarian Ruth McDonald. The display was designed by Jill Vu and Zana Kadriu, with Dorrie Scott. 

Many thanks to library staff who were interviewed for this project:  Abraham Korah, Glenn Marvel, Monica Norem, Dorrie Scott, Elise Sheppard, Jill Vu, Melanie Wachsmann, and Tracy Williams.

To learn more about the ESL program visit ESL Library Outreach Program - LSC-CyFair.

Hubcap Art

hubcap fish sculptureHubcap art?  Two words most people would not normally associate together, but check out this fabulous collection of hubcap metal palettes and sculptures featured on Nosh by ArtFire.  

Also, take a look at the Gallery of Metal Canvases at the LandFillArt Project, an "international effort encompassing one-thousand-forty-one (1,041) artists to claim a piece of rusted metal garbage and create fine art." 

LIFE: It’s Summertime and the Living is Easy

summer foodJoin us tomorrow at LIFE and discover meals that are light and cool this long, hot summer. Jackie Barnhart concocts some inventive gazpachos, asparagus wheels, and an edible arrangement of melons and assorted fruits. Homemade lemonade, anyone?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
10:00am
LRNC 131

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Image: http://www.dipity.com/tickr/Flickr_soup/

Stuart Little on Stage

stuart little flierPlanning out your summer activities?  Then be sure and include “Stuart Little" on stage at Lone Star College-CyFair.  Adapted by Joseph Robinette and based on the book by E.B. Whte, this is the endearing classic about a mouse named Stuart who is born into an ordinary New York family. The many adventures – both big and small – of Stuart Little are brought vividly to life in the story-theatre presentation.

It’s fun for the whole family and all tickets are only $5!

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts

annunciation paintingJoin us Wednesday at L.I.F.E. (Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, & Enrichment) for an enlightening presentation about Christian imagery in the art of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Da Vinci Code here we come! Presented by Tim Novak, Director, The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts.

Wednesday, May 23
10:00am
LRNC 131

View the entire LIFE schedule at LIFE Workshops - CyFair.

Image: http://edouard.decastro.name/notes/view/259

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