Whether you are interested in completing course work, want to pursue personal educational interests, need to sharpen your skills or simply want to keep your minds young, Houston’s continuing education programs are available at most of the community colleges and universities.  The first place to explore is your local community colleague, including Rice University, the UH System universities and Houston Community College System. In addition, other venues offer courses for people interested in an almost unlimited number of subjects. Here are a few favorites:

  • Leisure Learning – more than 500 noncredit courses ranging from rock climbing to cake decorating, Russian to hypnosis, and public speaking to making friends (www.llu.com).
  • Inprint, Inc. – writing workshops in fiction, poetry, personal essay and the novel led by local authors (www.inprinthouston.org).
  • Arthur Murray - Dance Studios that provide lessons for all kinds of dance steps that help people stay active (http://www.arthurmurrayhouston.com/).