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PHSC Encore Academy Offers Lifelong Learning Workshops in New Port Richey

The Encore Academy at Pasco-Hernando State College will offer a variety of enrichment workshops in April on the West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. The Encore Academy is a service of PHSC that provides educational opportunities to adults over the age of 50, however there are no age restrictions on adults registering for these workshops.

Astrology – Mondays 4/21 or 4/28 from 5 to 7 p.m. Astrology is not simply the paragraph you read in the daily newspaper. Join us in learning how to interpret an astrology chart and learn how planets, signs, and houses interact to assist you in understanding loved ones around you. $12

Slave Emancipation – Tuesday, 4/22 from 10 a.m. to noon. Slave Emancipation did not just happen automatically when Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. This workshop will present and discuss the many ways and venues in which African-Americans gained their freedom. $12

Painting Your Way – Tuesday, 4/22 and 4/29 from 1 to 3 p.m. Students at all levels will have the opportunity to paint in their medium of choice using their own reference materials and subject matter. Bring ideas and photos for what you’ve always wanted to paint, or bring an unfinished painting to complete. Instructor support and guidance will be available as needed. Supplies fee may apply. $24

Encore Academy workshops are open to the community. Membership in the Encore Academy is not required. Registration deadline is three days prior to workshop start date. For more information about this and other Encore Academy workshops, call 352-797-5167 or visit

Release date: 
April 8, 2014
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