Published on: October 29, 2013Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is opening doors to an exciting year of classes for active-adults in the community to join. In addition to the classes, there are game days and book clubs, movie matinees, and day trips throughout the Houston area.
The Academy for Lifelong Learning is a membership community that offers 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 from September 1 through August 31. Some courses may require an additional material, workbook, or entry fee.
Upcoming classes and events include:Attracting Bluebirds to Your Garden, November 7 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Learn, November 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
One Monday each month, you will meet with your ALL friends to hear an interesting speaker.
Veterans’ Day - A Talk with Veterans, November 11 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Several veterans from various branches of the United States military will present a panel discussion regarding their military service.
Beaded Jewelry, November 12 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
See how easy and fun it is to customize beaded jewelry and other items that make perfect accessories or gifts.
November Movie Matinee – “Being There,” November 15 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
“Being There” is one of Peter Sellers best performances. He plays the part of Chance, the gardener. Chance becomes an advisor to the President and the fun starts there. The role was written especially for Sellers. His co-stars, Shirley MacLaine, and Melvyn Douglas make this a real classic.
Book Club, November 19 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
If you are a reader looking to discuss your most recent book selection, you won’t want to miss this class.
Savvy Social Security Planning for Boomers, November 21 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
This informative seminar covers the basics of Social Security and reveals strategies for maximizing your benefits.
Nature Journaling Workshop, November 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy time in nature to sharpen observation skills and learn how to use all the senses to explore nature. The joy of writing about what nature teaches you will be discussed at length and “field notes” will be compared to journaling.
Trips Around Texas, December 3 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join Chet Garner as the Texas Day Tripper travels about Texas and visits many sites within a day’s travel time.
Let’s Draw, December 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Come learn the basics of drawing concepts and ideas from an Indonesian perspective with Iris Varianti.
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.