SHOW LOW – Scorpius, Sagittarius, Hercules or Cygnus are just a few of the summer 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 “Rising Summer Constellations” noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., April 24 – May 8, in the Aspen Center, room 110.
WINSLOW – Harvesting rainwater in our high desert climate might just become an essential skill. Learn the methods and tools for collecting and storing rainwater for home, landscape and garden use in a one-day, noncredit workshop on Saturday, April 19, at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third St.
HOLBROOK – Pistol gun safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, April 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center, conference room.
SHOW LOW – Learn how to design and build your own silk arrangements in a noncredit “Silk Floral Design” workshop on April 15, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 103.Interior designer and accredited floral designer Courtney Vallery will explain the basic elements of design, dimension and function. Then students will actually create personal silk arrangements during the workshops.
WINSLOW – You can turn an ordinary cake into an edible masterpiece with the addition of sweet flowers, various borders, lettering and other embellishments. Learn how to make these delectable treats from instructor Janet Fish in a 6-week noncredit “Introduction to Cake Decorating” workshop on Thursday evenings, April 3 through May 8, at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow campus, 1400 E. Third St.
Ed SealOpen to current students, alumni and interested community members, Northland Pioneer College’s Leadership Lecture Series continues its spring series with Cholla Power Plant Manager Edward Seal on Wednesday
SNOWFLAKE – Two veterans of Northland Pioneer College’s summer Children’s Theatre Project (CTP), who are now taking college classes while still in high school, have lead roles in upcoming performances of Oscar Wilde’s satirical comedy Lady Windermere’s Fan. Curtain is at 7 p.m. for performances on April 18, 19, 25 and 26 at the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main.Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 on the day of the performance. Senior citizens and NPC students and staff qualify for a $1 discount.
SHOW LOW — Kelley Golden, a senior at Holbrook High School, captured the Best of Show art scholarship for her print entry in the 28th annual Northland Pioneer College Juried High School Art Exhibit, on display through March 21 at the Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs. Last year, Ms. Golden received a third place 2-D award in the juried show.
SNOWFLAKE — Several innovative and yet age-old methods of building houses out of locally available earth will be explored in a one-day “Earth Building Techniques” workshop on Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main.Joseph Costion, considered a pioneer in sustainability, will be teaching the workshop. “Come to class prepared to get ‘earthy,’” said Costion. Students should bring a 5-gallon bucket of earth.