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  1. Huntsville City Council Finance Committee meeting

    February 20, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ City Hall

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  2. City Council meeting

    February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Hall

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  3. 2017-18 Charter Review Committee meeting set

    February 21, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ City Hall

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Library

  1. 8th Annual Friends of the Huntsville Public Library Art Contest

    January 23, 2018 - March 23, 2018

    What did Michelangelo say to the ceiling? “I got you covered.” If you are an art enthusiast, participate in the Huntsville Public Library’s 8 th Annual Friends of the Huntsville Public Library Art Contest this spring. This contest is open for students aged 5-18, and the deadline to submit is Friday, February 23, 2018. Winners will be formally announced at the Artwork Unveiling Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2018. Come to the library to pick up your entry form and contest rules today! This year’s theme is “Celebrations”. Completed entry form required for eligibility. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.

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  2. Stephen King Online Book - February

    February 1, 2018 - February 28, 2018

    “In desperation, because it was the only thing he could think of, he said: 'I know. You're my number one fan.'" Paul Sheldon, the main character of Stephen King’s Misery, is rescued from peril after a car crash by his “number one fan” Annie Wilkes. But is Annie really trying to help him? Find out by joining the Huntsville Public Library’s Stephen King Online Book Club where we will be discussing Misery during the month of February. To register, please visit myhuntsvillelibrary.com. This Book Club is for ages 14 and up. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5940.

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  3. Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes - Morning

    February 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Need a way to keep track of your schedule or budget? Learn how to organize your data with Microsoft Excel. The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes for beginners! One-hour classes will be held Tuesdays in February. Morning classes will be held from 10 - 11 am and evening classes will be from 5 - 6 pm. The course will cover subjects such as making a new file, data entry, cell formatting, formulas, and manipulating a finished table. A library card is required to participate in the classes. If you don’t have a card, bring your ID! Adults 17 and older can register for classes online at myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call the IT Reference Desk at 936-291-5485.

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  4. Sittercise

    February 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room

    Get fit while you sit with Sittercise! Start 2018 off with a new exercise program being offered from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning January 9th at the Huntsville Public Library in conjunction with Huntsville Memorial Hospital. Sittercise is designed to help those who are aging and/or dealing with chronic and other illnesses. It focuses on strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, and overall improved function. Please consult your doctor before starting any new exercise program. Liability waivers are required to participate and are available from the instructor. The class is free and open to adults ages 18 and older. Register at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com/788/Sittercise or contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 with questions or for additional information.

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  5. Beginning Spanish Classes

    February 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Sign up now for free Spanish classes! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching beginning classes Tuesdays in the Huntsville Public Library’s Community Room, from 1 to 3 p.m. The 16 week program begins January 23, 2018, and all materials are provided. Register now to reserve your spot – only 35 students maximum for each class. To register, you can call Mary at 936-291-5471.

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  6. Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes - Evening

    February 20, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Need a way to keep track of your schedule or budget? Learn how to organize your data with Microsoft Excel. The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes for beginners! One-hour classes will be held Tuesdays in February. Morning classes will be held from 10 - 11 am and evening classes will be from 5 - 6 pm. The course will cover subjects such as making a new file, data entry, cell formatting, formulas, and manipulating a finished table. A library card is required to participate in the classes. If you don’t have a card, bring your ID! Adults 17 and older can register for classes online at myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call the IT Reference Desk at 936-291- 5485.

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  7. Beginner Spanish Classes - Evening

    February 20, 2018, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Sign up now for free Spanish classes! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching two beginners classes Tuesdays in the Huntsville Public Library’s Community Room. Classes will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 5:15 to 7 p.m. The 16 week program begins January 23, 2018, and all materials are provided. Register now to reserve your spot – only 35 students maximum for each class. Register online at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call Mary at 936-291-5471 for additional information.

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  8. Story Time

    February 21, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library

    Come to Story Time – a fun early literacy program for kids 5 and under. Join us for interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. The early literacy practices featured each week help build the foundation for a lifelong love of reading and learning. For parents and caregivers, story time offers an opportunity to experience early literacy practices in action, discover great books and resources for home use, and socialize with other parents after Story Time. Wednesday and Friday sessions share a theme with something new each week. Sign-up is not required. Story times are held on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45 a.m.

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  9. Sittercise

    February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room

    Get fit while you sit with Sittercise! Start 2018 off with a new exercise program being offered from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning January 9th at the Huntsville Public Library in conjunction with Huntsville Memorial Hospital. Sittercise is designed to help those who are aging and/or dealing with chronic and other illnesses. It focuses on strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, and overall improved function. Please consult your doctor before starting any new exercise program. Liability waivers are required to participate and are available from the instructor. The class is free and open to adults ages 18 and older. Register at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com/788/Sittercise or contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 with questions or for additional information.

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  10. Working Your Genealogy Puzzle

    February 22, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library Genealogy Room

    Where do you fit into the puzzle? Bring your ancestry “puzzle pieces” to the Huntsville Public Library’s free genealogy workshop, “Working Your Genealogy Puzzle,” and let us help you put it together from 3 pm to 5 pm Thursdays beginning January 11, 2018. Johnnie Jo Dickenson will guide participants researching their family history using investigative tools such as online databases, resources, and the library’s extensive genealogy collection. The two hour sessions will be held every week through March 1, 2018 in the Johnnie Jo Sowell Dickenson Genealogy Room. Please register at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com/789/Genealogy-Programming or call Mary Kokot at 936-291-5471.

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  11. Coding for Girls Club

    February 22, 2018, 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM @ Library Board Room

    Do you want to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Come join the Huntsville Public Library’s Coding for Girls Club! The club is a free after-school activity for 6-12th grade girls. Members can learn coding and programming computer science skills. Meetings are held every Thursday from 5:15 - 6:45 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register contact Bella Abril at 936-291-5485 or visit myhunstvillelibrary.com.

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  12. Story Time

    February 23, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library

    Come to Story Time – a fun early literacy program for kids 5 and under. Join us for interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. The early literacy practices featured each week help build the foundation for a lifelong love of reading and learning. For parents and caregivers, story time offers an opportunity to experience early literacy practices in action, discover great books and resources for home use, and socialize with other parents after Story Time. Wednesday and Friday sessions share a theme with something new each week. Sign-up is not required. Story times are held on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45 a.m.

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  13. Brown Bag Lecture Series - "Documenting the Other Great Migration to Houston, 1900-1950"

    February 23, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    February is traditionally known as Black History Month and to celebrate that fact, the Brown Bag Lecture Series features Dr. Bernadette Pruitt, associate professor of history at Sam Houston State University, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, February 23 at the Huntsville Public Library. Dr. Pruitt will speak about some of the primary documents she used for her book and their importance in genealogy in her presentation "Documenting the Other Great Migration to Houston, 1900-1950." The first Black woman to earn a PhD in History from the University of Houston, she obtained her undergraduate and master’s degrees from HBCU Texas Southern University. Attendees may bring a brown bag lunch. Lunch time begins at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture will begin at noon at the Huntsville Public Library. Beverages will be provided, and admission is free. For more information contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471.

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  14. Mother Goose Lapsit

    February 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Library

    Do you have children ages 2 or under? Then Mother Goose Lapsit is a story time designed for you! Held on Mondays at 10:30 a.m., enjoy a half-hour of developmentally appropriate play featuring stories, songs, and rhymes. This program introduces little ones to the story time experience and is perfect for their language development and developing vocabulary. Sign-up is not required.

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  15. Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

    February 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Do you suffer from chronic pain? Learn how to ease your symptoms through stress management, exercise, and nutrition. The 2 ½ hour classes starting at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 29 will also feature how to get a good night’s sleep and how to deal with depression. Hosted by the Huntsville Public Library, the series of six classes will occur weekly through March 12. The classes are sponsored by the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging and the Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging. The workshops are free and limited to 16 participants. For more information and registration, contact Ce Schlicher at 936-436- 0442. Dates are: January 29, February 5, February 12, February 19, February 26, March 5, and March 12. This program is for adults 17 and older.

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  16. Play Texas 42

    February 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library

    Get in on the fun! Play Texas 42 at the Huntsville Public Library. Texas 42 is a dominoes game similar in style to bridge and spades. It is held from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays in February at the Library. Studies show playing dominoes can be beneficial for the mind as attention to detail and strategy are essential to play. So, come to the Library each week and strategize your winning moves. We’ll supply the dominoes and refreshments. Games will be played weekly if 4 or more players register. This program is for adults 18 years and older. Please register in advance at myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 for more information.

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  17. Pilates for Everyone

    February 26, 2018, 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

    Pilates is a great way to strengthen your abs, reduce back pain and hone your focus. Pilates student teachers from the SHSU Department of Dance will teach a weekly class from 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM starting Monday, February 19 in the Community Room at the Huntsville Public Library. The Huntsville Public Library is partnering with the SHSU Center for Community Engagement for this program. Pilates classes build strength, flexibility and lean muscle tone with an emphasis on lengthening the body and aligning the spine. Benefits include production of muscle tone that doesn’t create bulk, overall slimming, greatly improved flexibility and increased mobility, even in just a short time. Please bring your own towel or mat. Consult your doctor before starting any new exercise program. Liability waivers are required to participate and are available from the instructor. Class size is limited. Register online at myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call Mary Kokot at (936)291-5471 for more information.

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  18. Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes - Morning

    February 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Need a way to keep track of your schedule or budget? Learn how to organize your data with Microsoft Excel. The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes for beginners! One-hour classes will be held Tuesdays in February. Morning classes will be held from 10 - 11 am and evening classes will be from 5 - 6 pm. The course will cover subjects such as making a new file, data entry, cell formatting, formulas, and manipulating a finished table. A library card is required to participate in the classes. If you don’t have a card, bring your ID! Adults 17 and older can register for classes online at myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call the IT Reference Desk at 936-291-5485.

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  19. Sittercise

    February 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room

    Get fit while you sit with Sittercise! Start 2018 off with a new exercise program being offered from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning January 9th at the Huntsville Public Library in conjunction with Huntsville Memorial Hospital. Sittercise is designed to help those who are aging and/or dealing with chronic and other illnesses. It focuses on strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, and overall improved function. Please consult your doctor before starting any new exercise program. Liability waivers are required to participate and are available from the instructor. The class is free and open to adults ages 18 and older. Register at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com/788/Sittercise or contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 with questions or for additional information.

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  20. Beginning Spanish Classes

    February 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Sign up now for free Spanish classes! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching beginning classes Tuesdays in the Huntsville Public Library’s Community Room, from 1 to 3 p.m. The 16 week program begins January 23, 2018, and all materials are provided. Register now to reserve your spot – only 35 students maximum for each class. To register, you can call Mary at 936-291-5471.

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  21. Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes - Evening

    February 27, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Need a way to keep track of your schedule or budget? Learn how to organize your data with Microsoft Excel. The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes for beginners! One-hour classes will be held Tuesdays in February. Morning classes will be held from 10 - 11 am and evening classes will be from 5 - 6 pm. The course will cover subjects such as making a new file, data entry, cell formatting, formulas, and manipulating a finished table. A library card is required to participate in the classes. If you don’t have a card, bring your ID! Adults 17 and older can register for classes online at myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call the IT Reference Desk at 936-291- 5485.

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  22. Beginner Spanish Classes - Evening

    February 27, 2018, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Sign up now for free Spanish classes! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching two beginners classes Tuesdays in the Huntsville Public Library’s Community Room. Classes will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 5:15 to 7 p.m. The 16 week program begins January 23, 2018, and all materials are provided. Register now to reserve your spot – only 35 students maximum for each class. Register online at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call Mary at 936-291-5471 for additional information.

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  23. Story Time

    February 28, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library

    Come to Story Time – a fun early literacy program for kids 5 and under. Join us for interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. The early literacy practices featured each week help build the foundation for a lifelong love of reading and learning. For parents and caregivers, story time offers an opportunity to experience early literacy practices in action, discover great books and resources for home use, and socialize with other parents after Story Time. Wednesday and Friday sessions share a theme with something new each week. Sign-up is not required. Story times are held on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45 a.m.

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Parks & Recreation

  1. Dance Fitness Class

    February 20, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Huntsville Intermediate

    Come dance your way healthy with the City of Huntsville Recreation Staff! We dance every Tuesday and Thursday at the Huntsville Intermediate School 5th Grade Gym. Get fit with current hits and Latin-inspired music!!

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  2. Dance Fitness Class

    February 22, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Huntsville Intermediate

    Come dance your way healthy with the City of Huntsville Recreation Staff! We dance every Tuesday and Thursday at the Huntsville Intermediate School 5th Grade Gym. Get fit with current hits and Latin-inspired music!!

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  3. Dance Fitness Class

    February 27, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Huntsville Intermediate

    Come dance your way healthy with the City of Huntsville Recreation Staff! We dance every Tuesday and Thursday at the Huntsville Intermediate School 5th Grade Gym. Get fit with current hits and Latin-inspired music!!

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