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Academy for Lifelong Learning Open Houses Set for January 2016

HOUSTON (December 4, 2015) – Active adults age 50 and over can start 2016 off by making new friends and developing new hobbies or interests in the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-North Harris. Each year, the Academy offers more than 100 classes and seminars, social activities and skills development.

Older adults can learn more about the different types of programs that the academy offers throughout the year at two upcoming open houses: Friday, Jan. 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the LSC-Victory Center, 4141 Victory Drive, Houston, TX 77088 and Friday, Jan. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon at the LSC-North Harris campus, 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073.

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. Members can choose from a variety of offerings in technology, health and wellness, financial planning, community service projects, literary discussion groups, genealogy, arts and crafts, Texas history and more.

The annual membership fee of $20 per academic calendar year allows members to attend the majority of classes for free and take advantage of the numerous offerings at the college as well. Some courses may require additional materials or an entry fee, but typically the cost is minimal. Older adults can also purchase a global membership for $55 allowing them to enjoy the ALL programs at each of the six Lone Star College campuses.

In addition to classes, ALL member benefits include monthly lunch and learns, movie matinees and day trips throughout the Houston area.

For a course schedule, registration or information about upcoming programs, call 281.765.7947, log on to LoneStar.edu/all-nharris or visit the LSC-North Harris Academy of Lifelong Learning in the college’s Community Education Building, Room CE 102.

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 has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSC remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, 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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