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Academy for Lifelong Learning at LSC-North Harris offers a variety of activities for older adults

Calling all active adults age 50 and better! Join the Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) today! The ALL program courses offer a range of instruction from water color to digital photography.

Membership costs $20 per academic calendar year and allows members to register for any ALL class offered at LSC-North Harris from September 1 through August 31. Some courses may require an additional material, workbook, or entry fee.

Upgrade and enjoy the membership benefits at all six Lone Star College campuses. The non-refundable $55 membership fee entitles you to take courses and use the other selected services at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park.

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:

Cake Bites for Dessert, Oct. 6 from 1 to 2 p.m.
After a delicious Lunch and Learn experience, come continue your learning by making a cake bite ball. There will be “hands-on” examples, with tasting, as an encore.

Think Like a Thief, Oct. 7 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Samuel Cerda of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office will present tips for seniors on how you can protect your car from auto theft and burglary by making it less attractive to thieves, as well keeping records to protect your title.

Blogs and Blogging for Seniors, Oct. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m.
This course will discuss blogs (a personal website or web page on which an individual records opinions, links to other sites, etc. on a regular basis—some allow readers to make comments on posts so it can be fun). It will also discuss how to find great blogs that go with seniors interests, how to evaluate them, and comment on and follow the ones you like. It also will show you how to start your own blog.

The Anahuac Disturbance, Oct. 10 from noon to 2 p.m.
In preparation for our bus trip to Anahuac coming on 10/23/14, Tom Green will give a delightful history lesson on what led up to the Anahuac Disturbance, what happened there, and the consequences to Texans of the day.

Genealogy Basics, Oct. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Basic skills and knowledge needed to begin searching for one’s relatives via internet and other sources will be discussed. Students will be shown how to record and preserve records and information on ancestors. Refreshments and literature on family history will be available. Experts in the field of genealogy will also be present for a question and answer session.

Halloween Safety, Oct. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn from Lt. David Escobar, Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, as he discusses Halloween safety tips for trick or treaters, as well as issues regarding distributing the treats. He will also present information on the uses of canines in police work, featuring a real Precinct 4 K-9 Officer.

Update Your Wardrobe with Accessories, Oct. 16 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Bored with your wardrobe? Tiffany Burley will demonstrate techniques on how to update your style for the fall season. Learn how to combine jewelry with other accessories to create a current and fashionable look. See the latest jewelry trends and get fresh ideas for your personal collection!

For more information about the ALL program 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 more than 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 one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation.  Dr. Steve Head 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, seven 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.

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