HOUSTON April 7, 2014) –Come and meet other members of the community by joining 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:
The Battle of the Alamo, April 8 from 10 a.m. to noon
Thomas Green, popular Texas historian, will present little known facts about the battle of the Alamo. Green will discuss the prominent heroes of the Alamo: Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, Colonel Travis and many of the defenders.
“Life After Work” or Retirement Ideas for Financial Security, April 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Come learn from Gary Alden how to create a sustainable income stream in retirement.
Let’s Talk About Orchids, April 25 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Bruce Cameron is the master grower of orchids in our area. Bring your orchid to class! Learn how to care for them---fertilizing, watering, lighting and how to repot them.
Birding ID/Walk, April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Jesse Jones Park
With a few key essential characteristics you can begin to identify birds or their families. Beaks, tails, colors, behavior – all are important. Come learn the basics from Terri MacArthur, so you can begin to enjoy bird identification right away.
Street Defenses for the Elderly, April 30 from 4 to 5 p.m.
R.W. Mahoney will discuss what can be done to protect yourself against armed and unarmed assailants. Learn how to defend yourself against street attacks.
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 one of the fastest-growing community college systems 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, 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.