LearningQUEST Shakespeare’s Theatre

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Shakespeare’s Theatre

Instructor: Dr. Jeff Nelson

We’ll take a walk through London (c 1605) to the Globe Theatre where we’ll “view” some plays.  Examples will include As You Like It, Macbeth, and Measure for Measure.

This event is open to the public.

LearningQUEST Alabama Architecture

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amWednesday, January 26, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amWednesday, February 2, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amWednesday, February 9, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amWednesday, February 23, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amWednesday, March 2, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Alabama Architecture Through the Eyes of Harvie Jones – Huntsville’s Preeminent Historic Preservation Architect

Instructor: Ralph Allen

Six Alabama Architecture Programs created in the 1980s by Huntsville Architect Harvie Jones, FAIA.  The programs were developed with the help of the Alabama Chapter of the American Institute of Architects to give a glimpse of Alabama Architecture and help people understand the rich heritage of architecture in the region.

LearningQUEST Rally Day

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Each term of LearningQUEST begins with Rally Day where there’s always an interesting speaker, term catalogs are distributed, and registration begins.  Open to the public.

Featured speaker on January 13: Hartwell Lutz, retired District Court Judge for Madison County.

LearningQUEST - Hudson-Alpha Day Trip

Date: Monday, September 13, 2010 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

This event is for members only.  If planning to attend, contact Mary Compton by email: mpjcompton [at] knology [dot] net or phone: 256-721-1217.

LearningQUEST - Football Season Kickoff

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Wear your football team colors (any team) and come for a morning of fun with Randy Campbell, former quarterback for Auburn, and Wes Neighbors, former center for Alabama, plus cheerleaders, tailgate fare, door prizes and more!  Open to members and their guests.

LearningQUEST - Book Club Meeting

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Open to members and guests.  Please contact Nan Huber at 256-880-0880 if interested.

LearningQUEST - Program Development Committee Meeting

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Program Development Committee will meet on Tuesday, August 17, 1-3 p.m. in the library auditorium to begin planning programs for the Winter/Spring term (January – May).  Responsibilities include soliciting program proposals, selection of programs, coordinating meeting space & AV requirements, preparing and distributing the catalog, and coordinating the programs with many sub-tasks in these areas.  There are places on this committee for many additional members and your participation would be welcomed.  Please come join us.

LearningQuest - Visions of the Native - Library Benefit

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Friday, November 12, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

A fascinating presentation of “Visions of the Native” will explore the image of Native Americans in literature from the time of Columbus to the mid-nineteenth century.  Featured speaker will be Anissa Graham, English instructor at the University of North Alabama.  Special entertainment will be a talented group of dulcimer players reciting music of the period.  Seating is limited, with advance tickets only.  Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased by calling the Liles' at 256-883-2607.

LearningQuest - General Election Forum

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Meet the general election candidates for coffee and conversation.

This forum will give you the opportunity to meet the candidates running in the general election on November 2, 2010.  We will have a retired local judge give a brief overview of the responsibilities of a public official, then introduce the candidates that will appear on the November 2 ballot.  This will include guests from Madison County: the district attorney, sheriff, county superintendent of education, County Board of Education place 4 and 5, circuit judge place 7, and coroner.

LearningQuest - Election Forum

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Join us for candidates, coffee and conversation.

This program, open to the public, will provide an opportunity to meet the candidates for Huntsville City Council and the Huntsville City School Board.  They will discuss their qualifications and what they want to accomplish if elected so that you can make an enlightened and thoughtful decision when you get to the polls on August 24, 2010.

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