The winter sky over North America is filled with the dramatic display of The Pleiades, the Great Orion Nebula, Gemini, Canis Major, Auriga and several Globular clusters. But how did they get their names and what is the story behind the stars?Join space-science show producer Gerry A. Good for three weekly studies of the night sky in the noncredit “Winter Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St., on Wednesday evenings, Nov. 5 – 19, and the Show Low campus, 1001 W.
Figurative ceramic sculptures depicting the “Human Experience” by Flagstaff artist Christine Golden will be on display Nov. 5 through Dec. 4 at Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.An opening reception from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, will include a lecture by the artist, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Ponderosa Center symposium room. Golden will be demonstrating her techniques on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 1 until 4 p.m., in the Aspen Center, room 104.
SNOWFLAKE — Original compositions, modern and classical favorites unleash the power of music at the Northland Master Chorale and Friends concert on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m., in the lobby of Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main, Snowflake. Admission is $5.
SAN ANTONIO — Blaine Hatch, Northland Pioneer College’s vice president for Administrative Services, was one of three recipients of an Outstanding Chief Business Officer award presented by the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) during the community’s annual convention here.
SPRINGERVILLE — Community members and veterans can meet with potential employers, representatives from educational organizations and community employment and training resources at the Community and Veterans Career Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 2 until 6 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St. in Springerville.
SHOW LOW – You might catch gold fever following in the footsteps of prospectors of yesteryear using skills you learned in a four-week, noncredit Prospecting for Gold workshop, on Wednesday evenings, Oct. 29 to Nov. 19, from 6:30 until 8 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.
SNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Department will give us a glimpse at a struggling Brooklyn, N.Y., Jewish household in five November performances of Neil Simon’s autobiographical Brighton Beach Memoirs on the main stage of the Performing Arts Center on NPC’s Snowflake – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.
A steel memorial, depicting the late State Senator Chester Crandell on horseback, will be presented to his widow, Alice, and family members during the Nov. 12 meeting of the Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) governing board.A fifth-generation native Arizonan, Crandell was a rancher and lifelong educator, serving as superintendent of NAVIT for nearly 10 years, before serving in the Arizona House of Representatives and Senate. He died Aug. 4 as a result of injuries suffered in a horse-riding accident.