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Monday Movie Night: Screwball Comedies

 Join us for a comprehensive exploration of screwball comedies made during the 1930s and early 40s.  David Lilly, Dr. Jennifer Garlen, and UNA instructor Anissa Graham will discuss these innovative and popular  comedies that remain some of the most respected films in Hollywood history.

February 6th  It Happened One Night (1934) 

           Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert

February 13th  Ninotchka(1939)

           Greta Garbo & Melvyn Douglas

February 27th  His Girl Friday (1940)

            Cary Grant & Rosalind Russell

March 5th  To Be or not To Be (1941)

             Carole Lombard & Jack Benny

March 12th  The Philadelphia Story (1941)    

          Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant,

          & Jimmy Stewart

March 19h  Palm Beach Story (1942)    

          Claudette Colbert & Joel McCrea

Monday Movie Night: Screwball Comedies

 Join us for a comprehensive exploration of screwball comedies made during the 1930s and early 40s.  David Lilly, Dr. Jennifer Garlen, and UNA instructor Anissa Graham will discuss these innovative and popular  comedies that remain some of the most respected films in Hollywood history.

February 6th  It Happened One Night (1934) 

           Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert

February 13th  Ninotchka(1939)

           Greta Garbo & Melvyn Douglas

February 27th  His Girl Friday (1940)

            Cary Grant & Rosalind Russell

March 5th  To Be or not To Be (1941)

             Carole Lombard & Jack Benny

March 12th  The Philadelphia Story (1941)    

          Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant,

          & Jimmy Stewart

March 19h  Palm Beach Story (1942)    

          Claudette Colbert & Joel McCrea

Monday Movie Night: Screwball Comedies

 Join us for a comprehensive exploration of screwball comedies made during the 1930s and early 40s.  David Lilly, Dr. Jennifer Garlen, and UNA instructor Anissa Graham will discuss these innovative and popular  comedies that remain some of the most respected films in Hollywood history.

February 6th  It Happened One Night (1934) 

           Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert

February 13th  Ninotchka(1939)

           Greta Garbo & Melvyn Douglas

February 27th  His Girl Friday (1940)

            Cary Grant & Rosalind Russell

March 5th  To Be or not To Be (1941)

             Carole Lombard & Jack Benny

March 12th  The Philadelphia Story (1941)    

          Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant,

          & Jimmy Stewart

March 19h  Palm Beach Story (1942)    

          Claudette Colbert & Joel McCrea

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: “Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits”

Thursday, February 23, 2012

12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

Free webinar presented by Heather Mansfield

Based upon the newly released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits, this webinar begins with defining Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0 communications and fundraising, and then quickly moves on to a discussion about the importance of integrating the tools from each era in order to maximize your nonprofit’s Return on Investment (ROI) from utilizing social media and mobile technology. Written as a step-by-step strategic plan, Social Media for Social Good is packed with hundreds of social media and mobile technology best practices and how to’s – 11 of which are featured in detail in this webinar (one from each chapter). Finally, the webinar closes with a brief conversation about what’s next in nonprofit communications and fundraising and the importance of early adoption. [Huntsville-Madison County Public Library has a copy of this book on order.]

Write Right Lunch & Learn: “Fundamentals of Good Fiction”

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter:  Kira Sinclair, author What Might Have Been and the forthcoming “Island Nights” trilogy

Do you understand POV? What about “Show, Don't Tell”? Do you know what a dialog tag is and how to use it?  Discuss these and other essential building blocks of your novel. Participants will receive free chocolate in celebration of Valentine’s Day.

Small Business Lunch & Learn: “"Speaking for a Change!”

Monday, February 6, 2012

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter: Karen Maloy, Mutual Blessings Success Strategies

This presentation is designed to instruct in the art of communication; helping participants to create and design presentations that will deliver their message clearly, and with confidence. 

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