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Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory

Wednesday • March 19 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room • Main Branch Library

Dr. Martin C. Weisskopf gives an insider’s look at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope.  
He’ll discuss Chandra’s mission and the fascinating science behind X-ray telescopy. Read more about Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory

Here, There, and Everywhere

The NASA exhibit Here, There, and Everywhere is on view through March 29 on the second floor of the Main Library downtown.

The displays in Here, There, and Everywhere focus on such topics as shadows, wind, electric discharge, bow waves, lensing, and the collisional excitation of atoms.

For details on Here, There, and Everywhere, visit the HTE website, http://hte.si.edu/index.html. For more information on library programs, call 256-532-5975. Read more about Here, There, and Everywhere

Capturing Deep Space: Astrophotography

Doug Horacek, home professional astronomer for the Von Braun Astronomical Society Imaging Team, discusses the team’s astrophotography work.  Camera light capturing capability sees more than the eye, so photography is the way to really see space.  Doug explains how astrophotography works and reveals some of the team’s projects, including Orion and nearby deep space objects.

Wednesday • March 12 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library Read more about Capturing Deep Space: Astrophotography

Here, There, and Everywhere: NASA on Display at the Library

Doreen Forsythe, Solar System Ambassador, discusses the NASA exhibit on display at the Lbirary, Here, There, and Everywhere.  She shows how to apply our knowledge of daily experiences to understand universal laws of physics on grander scales, and in very different environments.

They apply here.
They apply there.
They apply everywhere.

Wednesday • March 5 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library Read more about Here, There, and Everywhere: NASA on Display at the Library

Free Credit Scores for Military Families from FINRA

Good news for military families striving to build or repair their credit!

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation is pleased to make FICO® credit scores—and the educational information and tools in the FICO Standard product—available free of charge to active duty servicemembers and their spouses who could benefit from its use.

Please note that FINRA requires going through the financial counseling office of your military center.  At Redstone Arsenal, contact: Read more about Free Credit Scores for Military Families from FINRA

Health Forum: Fall Prevention/Balance

Do you worry about falling?  Finding it difficult to keep your balance sometimes?

Pamela Brown, Exercise Physiologist at Huntsville Wellness Center, talks about balance -- how your body maintains balance, why it gets tougher as you get older, and ways to help keep your balance.

Tuesday * September 23 * 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362. Read more about Health Forum: Fall Prevention/Balance

How to Do Things. PR101: Marketing on a Zero Budget

Does marketing really need to cost money?

Learn some useful ideas for spreading the word about what you have to offer on a ZERO (maybe tiny) budget.

Anna Hanlin, Dynamic Solutions Consultant, is an artist and analyst who wants to know about things and apply them to real world issues.  She hates being “stuck in a box,” so she is always looking for new ideas and connections — and ways to stay out of “boxes.”

Tuesday • April 22 • 6:30-8pm
Main Branch
Second Floor Events Room

For more information, call Sophie Young at 532-2362. Read more about How to Do Things. PR101: Marketing on a Zero Budget

How to Do Things: Gluten-free Baking

Supplies fee: $10, required at registration.

Learn the secrets of exquisite gluten-free baking from Ellen Coleman of Ellen’s Creative Cakes, Inc.

We’ll make two cakes in class, a Carol Fenster Vanilla Cake a Bette Hagman Carrot Cake, as well as Ellen’s signature Buttercream Icing.  Along the way, Ellen will share special guidelines and tips to make your gluten-free baking “Delicious!”

Tuesday * March 25 * 6:30-8pm
Main Branch Library
915 Monroe Street * Huntsville

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362. Read more about How to Do Things: Gluten-free Baking

Health Forum: Sinuses

Trying to find a solution to your sinus problem?  CRNP Kandess Anderson explains your sinuses: health issues, treatment, and prevention.  

Tuesday * April 22 * 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library
915 Monroe Street * Huntsville

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362. Read more about Health Forum: Sinuses

Health Forum: Osteoporosis

Imogene Tilson, MA, OTR/L, of Huntsville Hospital's Behavioral Health Services, explains Osteoporosis.  What is it?  What causes it?  Can it be cured?  Prevented?

Tuesday * June 24 * 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library
915 Monroe Street * Huntsville

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

  Read more about Health Forum: Osteoporosis

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