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Little Rock offers free classes

ROARING SPRING — Little Rock Natural Remedies is offering a number of free educational classes. All classes begin at 6 p.m. and are held at Little Rock Natural Remedies, 908 Spruce St., Roaring Spring, unless otherwise noted.

Thursday — “Understand and Dealing with Stress,” at the Roaring Spring Community Library.

Jan. 30 — Understand Hemp and CBD Oil.

Feb. 6 — “Holistic First Aid.”

Feb. 13 — “Heart Health.”

Feb. 20 — “Balancing pH Naturally,” at the Roaring Spring Community Library.

Feb. 27 — “Combating Headaches and Exhaustion.”

For more information, call 695-0624.

Nittany Greyhounds to meet Sunday

STATE COLLEGE — The Nittany Greyhounds Meet & Greet will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Petco, 40 Colonnade Way.

The event is held on the fourth Sunday of each month.

The group will have greyhounds to interact with, including adoptable retired racing greyhounds, and an information table.

For more information, contact Ellen at

ellen@nittanygreys.org or 933-6981 or visit

www.nittanygreys.org.

Seniors can bowl for free Thursdays

MARTINSBURG — Thanks to a grant from the Nason Foundation, area senior citizens ages 59 and older can bowl for free from noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through April 30 at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park.

GACTC to hold open house Thursday

The Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (GACTC) will hold an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday to introduce potential students to more than 30 programs available for adult and high school learners.

High school students and their parents or guardians, adults interested in career training, and members of the community who want to know more about what GACTC has to offer are invited to attend.

During the open house, guided tours of the GACTC facility will be offered, and guidance and career counselors and instructors will be on hand to answer questions.

High school students and their parents or guardians will learn about the programs offered, all of which are available as part of a high school degree. Other topics covered include industry certifications students can earn, and how GACTC credits transfer to other institutions of higher education.

Those interested in adult education will have the opportunity to explore various programs and career options, as well as learn about financial aid programs, including Veteran’s benefits and federal and state student aid.

To learn more about GACTC or to schedule an individual appointment to discuss the available programs, call 941-TECH or visit GACTC.edu.

If the open house is canceled due to inclement weather, the open house will be held Jan. 30.

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