Summer Activities for Adults

Planner 101

Wednesday, June 6, 6 - 8 p.m.

Tired of missing appointments? Frustrated how your house is never clean? Learn about various paper-based systems to keep track of all the things you need to do. Modern life is more complicated than a single to-do list. Learn to set goals, create systems which daily help you get a step closer to goal achievement, and be able to reduce stress while getting more done than you ever imagined!

Creative Journaling When You Can't Draw

Wednesday, June 13, 6 - 8 p.m.

Want to hang on to your memories? Need to process stress? Join us and learn to express yourself using creative journaling techniques. Don't let your non-drawing skills influence your ability to capture a fun family outing, an inspiring event, or document important life achievements. Bring your pens stickers, and washi tape (limited art supplies will be provided) and a notebook or journal!

Gina Bombola

Nefarious Deeds: The Soundtrack of Movie Villains

Wednesday, June 27, 6:30 p.m.

This presentation will investigate how Hollywood film studios use music as a tool to distinguish between various movie villain “types.” What kind of “bad guys/gals” are represented in Hollywood today, and what does the music tell us about these characters? What is the relationship between various levels of villainy and musical genres?

Presented by Gina Bombola, Ph.D, Lecturer in Musicology at Texas Christian University.

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Rock 'n' Roll Grows Up: The Music of the 60s

Wednesday, July 25, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Rock 'n' Roll Grows Up: Rock music underwent significant changes in the mid-1960s as it grew up with the baby boomers from Chuck Berry to The Grateful Dead. Who were the players and what was the cultural context that contributed the vast sonic changes from Rock 'n' Roll to Rock between 1960 and 1970?

Presented by Dr. Amy Stewart, D.W.S, Director of Purple, White, and Blues Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Texas Christian University.