SNOWFLAKE – Pistol gun safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake – Silver Creek Campus. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for the noncredit “National Rifle Association Basic Pistol” workshop, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris.
SHOW LOW — Widely-exhibited landscape photographer Gary Cawood will discuss his personal approach to photography and demonstrate his view camera technique during a free presentation on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 3 to 5 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 110.
If you are providing assistance with daily living activities to older adults or individuals with disabilities, completing a new eight-week Direct Care Worker (DCW) course at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus qualifies you to receive financial compensation when providing services to clients under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).
What are the tax ramifications or advantages for small business owners if they have retirement plans in place for themselves and their employees? Join Certified Financial Planner Jim Van Houten for a two-hour workshop on “Retirement Planning for Your Business” at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low and Holbrook campuses on Thursday, Sept. 18. There is a $35 charge for each workshop.
Female cancer patients can receive free, confidential cosmetology services through the “Look Good … Feel Better” program on the first Monday of every month (except federal & college holidays) at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus.
Current students, alumni and interested community members can obtain information about continuing their education at two University Transfer Fairs on Sept. 23 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, and Sept. 24 at the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third, in the Learning Centers lobbies at both locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SPRINGERVILLE — The heavens take on a whole new dimension when viewed through binoculars or a telescope. Join space-science show producer Gerry A. Good for a three-week exploration of the night sky at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St., on Monday evenings, Sept. 8 – 22, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. There is a $49 change for the noncredit class.
Gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion will be sharing techniques to deal with the soil and climate challenges of growing a garden in our high-desert region in four noncredit “A Living Soil” workshops at Northland Pioneer College's Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., starting Friday, Sept. 5.Kim has always felt drawn to the land and has honed her passion for gardening through knowledge gained from years of extensive travel and networking with numerous experts.