College News

Education Fair, April 19

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SNOWFLAKE — Explore career and job opportunities at local school districts during Northland Pioneer College’s Education Job Fair on Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at NPC’s Snowflake – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.This free event is sponsored by NPC’s Career Services.

Board approves tuition scholarships & discounts

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HOLBROOK — Two tuition scholarships to get a jump start on college studies and to complete a degree, plus discounts for refresher courses and summer 2015 classes were approved by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board on Tuesday, March 18, as part of the 2014-15 tuition and fees schedule. All will be available starting in August with the beginning of the fall semester.

Investigate summer constellations

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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.

Trout fly tying basics

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SHOW LOW – Want to attract more fish using your own hand-tied artificial flies? What tools, equipment and materials are needed to create that perfect lure?

Rainwater harvesting

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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.

NRA Basic Pistol CCW Workshop

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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.

Silk Floral design workshop

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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.

Introductory cake decorating

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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.

Leadership Lecture Series

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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

Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan

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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.

‘Imagined Realities’ ceramic art exhibit

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Bri Ozanne's colorful interpretation of the