Auditions for the seventh annual Community Talent Contest, sponsored by the Northland Pioneer College Student Government Association, will be Wednesday and Thursday, March 11 and 12 from 5 to 8 p.m., and Friday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Learning Center Symposium Room at the Winslow and Snowflake campuses.
SNOWFLAKE – Explore the “World of… Gourmet Greens” in the second of three two-session noncredit workshops on Friday, March 13 and 20, led by local gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St., this spring.
Employment in healthcare-related occupations is expected to grow by 25 percent or more during the next decade as more Americans reach retirement age.Explore these career opportunities during Northland Pioneer College’s Healthcare Employment Fairs at NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus on Tuesday, March 3, and the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus on Tuesday, March 10. Both fairs are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Learning Center on both campuses.
SHOW LOW — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day Basic Self-Defense with a Handgun noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WINSLOW — Get a mini manicure, pedicure, haircut or style or learn more about fall openings for cosmetologist and nail technician training during open houses Wednesday and Thursday, March 18 and 19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days, at Northland Pioneer College Winslow Cosmetology Clinic, 1400 E. Third St.The general public can take advantage of the clinics’ discounted services, provided under the supervision of state-licensed instructors.
Female cancer patients can receive free, confidential cosmetology services through the “Look Good … Feel Better” program on the first Monday of every month at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus.
SHOW LOW – Leo, Boötes, Coma Berenices, Virgo and Cancer are just a few of the spring constellations visible over North America. 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 “Learning the Spring Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., March 2 – 16, in the Modular 6. Cost for the three-week class is $49.
Facebook is used by 88 percent of small businesses to reach potential customers.Get hands-on training in setting up your business’ Facebook page on Friday, Feb. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Show Low Public Library, 181 N. 9th St. Sponsored by Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business development Center (SBDC) and the Show Low Library, there is a $40 fee for the workshop, payable at the door by check or money order.
National certification testing for Medical Assistants is now available at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, saving a long journey to Phoenix or Tucson.The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) periodically schedules test dates throughout the year at approved test sites. The next opportunity for local Medical Assistants to test for this prestigious national credential will be Friday, March 6, at 9 a.m. in the Learning Center, room 134, on the Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.
SHOW LOW – Gun safety and handgun self-defense workshops, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris are being offered on Feb. 21 and March 7 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, Aspen Center, room 111. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for each noncredit workshop.