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Energy-efficient Cooking with Chef Donovan Fandre

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Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Chef Donovan Fandre shares the secrets to delectable dishes that also save energy.  Chef Donovan starred in “The Microwave Master” series on PBS television and The Learning Channel, and has appeared on “Good Morning America,” “Regis and Kathie Lee,” Joan Lunden’s “Mother’s Day,” and other nationally televised shows.  He is the author of numerous cookbooks, including Jump-Start Cooking, released in 2006. Read more about Energy-efficient Cooking with Chef Donovan Fandre

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Self-defense for Adults

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Monday, August 6, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Self-defense instruction for ages 13 and up.  Alexander’s Martial Arts instructors show:

•How to avoid dangerous situations

•Physical self-defense techniques

•Practice strikes with pads. Read more about Self-defense for Adults

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Self-defense for Seniors

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Monday, August 6, 2012 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
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Instructors from Alexander’s Martial Arts teach self-defense strategies and techniques especially geared toward seniors. Read more about Self-defense for Seniors

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Postcard Views of Huntsville

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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“Having a great time…wish you were here.”

Travel back in time and see Huntsville as it was from 1902 through the 1950s with postcard views of Huntsville’s buildings, streets, and people. First introduced in 1902, postcards provide historic and unique views of times past and this presentation will feature a rich variety of views that are worth writing home about. Read more about Postcard Views of Huntsville

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Stamps and Stories of World War II

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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A country's postage stamps are a window into its soul.  They tell of its culture, priorities, morals, and objectives.

Philatelist Jon Berger presents stamps the world issued during and since World War II, offering a hand-on "show and tell" of some of the most interesting vignettes about the war. Read more about Stamps and Stories of World War II

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Harvey Cotten: Fall Gardening Chores

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Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Harvey Cotten of the Huntsville Botanical Garden talks about lawns, weeds, bugs, pruning, planting, composting...and lots of time for Q&A. Read more about Harvey Cotten: Fall Gardening Chores

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All About Opera with Susanna Phillips

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Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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What is Opera?  What does it sound like?  Find out in this fun interactive performance with celebrity Opera Singer Susanna Phillips. Read more about All About Opera with Susanna Phillips

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Super Duper Science Club

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Repeats every week until Tue Dec 18 2012 .
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Drop in each Tuesday between 4:30—5:30 p.m. to learn more about the world around you.  Miss Lorena will be conducting some easy and quick science experiments based on basic science principles.  Some days will feature a special guest speaker from local science based organizations!   Read more about Super Duper Science Club

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Weathering the Storm: Emergency Preparedness for Families

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Friday, August 3, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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If you have kids, you know that sometimes even the simplest task can become difficult!  So how can you keep your family safe in the stressful situation like a tornado?  Michael Werner of the Alabama Amateur Radio Emergency Service and other emergency personnel will give a presentation on how to be prepared for disaster, especially when you have young children.  After the 1 hour presentation, there will be an open forum where participants can speak one on one with emergency personnel to get answers and advice on emergency preparedness.  Read more about Weathering the Storm: Emergency Preparedness for Families

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Rocket City Comickers

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Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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A club centered on the creation of individual, original comics and manga. Come join the Rocket City Comickers!  Begin you own comic or manga project, or work out the kinks on your current project.  Find your inspiration!  Get peer advice.  Learn new techniques! 
Led by webcomic artists/authors Taylor and Erin Holt!  (Check out their webcomic Vampire Fetish at http://www.mangamagazine.net/manga-and-comics/Vampire-Fetish/detail-page/25?lang=en) Read more about Rocket City Comickers

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