Published on: July 12, 2010
The public is invited to attend the
Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-North Harris
Tuesday, Aug. 10,
9 to 11 a.m.
with an 8:30 a.m. continental breakfast in the lobby of the college's Continuing Education Building.
In addition to learning about ALL and its fall class offerings, the event will feature Dr. Steve Head, LSC-North Harris president and Barbara Thomason, president of the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce as guest speakers. The event is free but reservations are requested.
The academy provides opportunities for mature adults to enjoy intellectual and social enrichment. Anyone age 50 and older is invited to join. The membership year is from Sept. 1 through Aug. 31, and yearly membership fees are $20.
Participants enjoy a wide-variety of classes being offered throughout the year for free or very low supply or event costs such as museum fees. Classes include information technology, fitness classes, writing, crafts, gardening, history, day trips and more. Special elder topics, such as Social Security and Medicare, are also presented during the year.
Those interested in ALL are also invited to take advantage of the upcoming open enrollment month. During August, anyone may take a class for free, but must register in advance. For more information or to receive a complete list of upcoming classes, call Carole Wiater, ALL coordinator at 281.765.7947 or visit the Web site at LoneStar.edu/all-nharris.
Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, and a total enrollment of nearly 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.