Published on: March 05, 2014Looking to meet members of the community that have the same interests that you do? Join the Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL). The ALL program offers more than 100 classes each year, ranging from technology to watercolor art.
The Academy for Lifelong Learning is a membership community that offers free and low-cost classes, events and activities for adults age 50 and better. Membership costs $20 per academic calendar year and allows members to register for any ALL class offered at LSC-North Harris. Some courses may require an additional material, workbook or entry fee.
In addition to the classes, there are monthly lunch and learns, movie matinees, and day trips throughout the Houston area.
Upcoming classes and events include:
Bridging the Gap of Wellness, Mar. 6 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Learn why whole food nutrition from fruits and vegetables is so important to good health, and some solutions to bridge the gap between what you should eat and what you actually do eat.
Ultimate Guide to the Presidents, Mar.6 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Get a fresh perspective of how the oval office has evolved over the past two hundred years through stories of the forty-four men who have served as commander in chief.
Beading, Mar. 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Learn to make elegant but simple jewelry without prior beading experience. For the first class, supplies are furnished, but must be purchased for later classes.
Tour of the Pioneer Village, Mar. 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Jesse Jones Park
How did pioneers moving into the Spring Creek area live in the 1820s and 1830s? Come see for yourself as we tour a homestead, blacksmith shop, root cellar, and other necessary areas that these hardy settlers inhabited and worked in.
How to Deal with Medical Collections, Mar. 25 from 11 a.m. to noon
Peter Burnham specializes in what the doctorís office tells you over the phone and covers what you need to know about explanation of benefits.
Kempís Ridley Sea Turtles, Mar. 25 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Carole Allen has always had a love for turtles of all kinds and it wasnít surprising that she became interested in the Kempís Ridley Sea Turtle. Caroleís talk will be about the current status of the Kempís Ridleyís in the Gulf of Mexico.
Harrietís Sewing Tips, Mar. 26 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Learn about minor alterations, buttons, darts, and many other simple sewing procedures for the amateur and seasoned sewer.
For more information about the ALL program and a complete listing of courses, call 281.765.7947 or visit 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.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.