ALL at LSC-North Harris offers a variety of classes for older adults

Are you 50 or older?  Looking to meet members of the community that have the same interests that you do? Join The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-North Harris. The ALL program offers more than 100 classes each year, ranging from jewelry making to website building.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning is a membership community that offers free and low-cost classes, events and activities for adults age 50 and older. 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.

In addition to the classes, there are monthly lunch and learns and movie matinees, a dinner and a play night, and day trips throughout the Houston area.

Upcoming classes and events include:

·         Painted Churches Bus Trip, March 1 at 7:30 a.m.
          
A guided bus tour of some of the elaborately painted German-Czech churches in Schulenburg, Texas.

·         Wire Necklace Craft Class, March 4 at 1:30 p.m.
           Learn the art of jewelry making in this beginner’s wire necklace class.

·         Stop Buying Plants that Die, March 5 at 11 a.m.
           Learn how to select appropriate plants that thrive in our climate and return year after year.

·         Medicare-Making the Right Choice, March 6 at 10 a.m.
           You can understand the basics about Medicare in a simple and clear format.

·         Wolf Sanctuary Tour, March 7 at 11:30 a.m.
           Bring your grandchildren along to share in the adventure, and enjoy a day of family fun and communing with
           the wolves.

·         Dinner and a Play, March 9 at 5 p.m.
          You will dine at a restaurant and see Annie with a backstage tour at a reduced ticket fare of $12.

·         Lunch and Learn, March 18 at 11 a.m.
          March Speaker: Taili Chou, Acupuncturist

·         Book Club, Third Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m.
           If you are a reader and don’t have anyone to discuss your most recent book selection, you won’t want to miss
           this class.

·         Intro to Word, March 19 at 1:30 p.m.
          Learn to open, create, save, print, close, and exit a Microsoft Word.
          Prerequisite: Absolute Beginning Computers and Windows, or equivalent knowledge.

·         March Matinee, March 20 at 2 p.m.
          The March movie is 2001: A Space Odyssey.

·         OWL's (Older Women’s Legacy Writing Circle), Wednesdays, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
          This is a course designed to help women remember and write stories from their lives.

·         Fraudacious -How to Protect Yourself from Medicare Fraud, March 25 at 10 a.m.
          Learn more about the most common schemes and scams and how they can affect you.

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.

 

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