Tuesday, August 6, 2013

mark your calendars: Summer and Fall programs

Monday, August 19th at 7:00pm

 Pele of Polynesia Dance Group will perform traditional dances from Tahiti, Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji and, of course, Hawai'i. They incorporate traditional and modern dances into their shows set to beautiful, fun, tropical music.

Wednesday, August 21st at 7:00pm
 The Dangers of Manned Spaceflight: Sy Liebergot, Apollo era former EECOM Flight Controller speaks about the dangers of manned spaceflight. He relates the circumstances of the fatal near miss of Apollo 13 and the three tragedies of the U.S. space program: the Apollo 1 pad fire, the in-flight destruction of Shuttle Orbiters Challenger and Columbia.

Thursday, September 5th at 7:00pm

Dr. Mark Crawford will present information on End of Life Directives, and Medical Power of Attorney. Mark Crawford serves as Staff Chaplain at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. He was educated at SMU, Dallas and Oxford University before completing his Doctor of Ministry Degree at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Wednesday, September 18th at 7:00pm

Understanding your Medicare Benefit presented by local pharmacist Vince Anselmo Jr., Doctor of Pharmacy. 

Wednesday, September 25th at 7:00pm

Divas of the Written Word: A Literary Evening with authors Barbara Carle, Kay Cox, Nanci Engle, and Diana Dettling Buckley. A  police woman, a family therapist, an artist, and a nurse offer you an evening of wonderful stories.

Wednesday, October 9th at 7:00pm
Mark Twain; Samuel Clemens: a discussion of Mark Twain's contribution to literature and the differences between Mark Twain the author and Samuel Clemens the man. Presented by UH philosophy professor, Dr. Robert Craig, and past president of the Pearland Adult Reading Center, Tom Woods.

Thursday, October 17th at 7:00pm

Cherokee History, Culture and Language: Larry Pearl, a resident of League City, was born in Oklahoma and is a descendant of the Cherokee people. He will be giving a presentation that will cover many aspects of early Cherokee life. He will share his knowledge about this important part of our American history and demonstrate how European and Cherokee cultures were influenced and developed over centuries of contact. This will be a fun and entertaining evening for all.  

Wednesday, November 6th at 7pm 
FPL's Off the Page Poetry Series presents a poetry reading with award-winning poets Terry Jude Miller, Vanessa Zimmer-Powell, and Dr. John Gorman.

Thursday, November 14th at 7pm
How to Care for Orchids presented by Friendswood Heritage Gardeners member and former Master Gardener Cindy McReynolds.


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