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How to Do Things: Painting in Oil with the Palette Knife with Cynthia Parsons

Have you wondered how to begin to “paint” with a palette knife?

Cynthia Parsons will demonstrate her technique in oils and share her special secrets of composition.  Bring your sketchbook & pen or pencil in case you want to record the stages of development.

You’ll have a wonderful time and be ready to paint your own masterpiece!

More about Parsons at:  www.parsonsartgallery.com Read more »

Understanding Your Health Insurance

Confused about your new insurance? Do you want to know how to get the most out of your insurance? Do you qualify for special enrollment?
All that and more will be explained by your local Huntsville Navigator.

We’re here to help, so please join us for this free event at the Huntsville-Madison Public Library

Friday * August 15, 2014
2pm

Second Floor Events Room
For more information contact TC Caldwell 205-332-0175 or EnrollHuntsville [at] gmail [dot] com

Meet the Author: Mark McCarter

Sports columnist Mark McCarter discusses his new book, Never a Bad Game, an inside look at Southern League baseball on Tuesday, August 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Read more »

4-3-2-1 Leadership with Maj. Gen. Vincent Boles

Retired Maj. Gen. Vincent E. Boles discusses lessons he learned from leading American men and women into combat and coordinating the nation’s ammunition supply on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Read more »

Celebrate the South's music, stories

Acclaimed authors Rheta Grimsley Johnson and Frye Gaillard join Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Davis Raines and Nashville singer/songwriter Pamela Jackson for “Acoustic Memories: A Celebration of Southern Music and Literature” on Tuesday, July 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Read more »

Learn from artist Caroline Wang

 

****UPDATE: This class is now full, and registration is closed.  Thank you for your interest!

Classically trained Chinese watercolor artist Caroline Wang shows how to incorporporate Chinese calligraphy into watercolor paintings and apply it into many art forms.  Read more »

Health Forum: Hemorrhoids

Dr. Jason Kinzel of the Digestive Disease Center talks about issues and treatments on Tuesday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

More Basic Arduino Projects

What is Arduino? A single board computer that makes learning electronics fun. Learn more on Tuesday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

5 Simple Tips for Achieving Greater Financial Security

Could your personal finance plan use a bit of structure?  FINRA can get you started with their 5 tips for achieving greater financial security.  Simple steps, such as thinking about retirement, investing, and credit reports, are a good start.  And the article provides links for further reseources on the Save and Invest website.

Warriors avoiding financial pitfalls

Among the dangers that our military faces are financial predators in their own backyard.  Many people do not realize that personal finance issues are a significant concern for our service men and women.  A recent article in Military Times outlines some of the pitfalls that the military community should guard against.  It describes sound approaches to these situations, and mentions a book that three Army captains penned after teaching perso Read more »

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