There will be plenty of activities to partake in when Niagara College open its doors this Saturday for its annual Spring Open House.
The day will offer those exploring post-secondary options a chance to check out school programs and facilities at the college's Niagara-on-the-Lake and Welland campuses, via tours, live events, information sessions and meet-and-greets with faculty.
Activities at the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus will include tastings at NC’s Teaching Brewery and Teaching Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, bread-making and charcuterie demonstrations in the recently renovated wing of the Canadian Food and Wine Institute, and a landscaping demonstration by current NC students.
At the Welland campus, there will be a demonstration a scene study in the college’s acting lab, a tour of a mock courtroom, and a chance to see construction materials being tested in the materials lab.
Plant sales will also be held at both campuses offering a variety of plants including Easter lilies and hydrangeas, and Niagara College’s Student Administrative Council will be giving out free ice cream from Marble Slab, as well as hosting a “Get Your Game On” interactive gaming room.
In addition to the events, one future student will win $3,000 towards their course tuition.
“This is a fantastic opportunity to meet students, faculty and staff, experience the remarkable facilities and services we have on campus, and get a taste for what Niagara College is all about,” said Niagara College president Dan Patterson.
A program schedule of times and dates for specific sessions can be found at, niagaracollege.ca/openhouse.
A parent lounge and parent information sessions will also be available.
Parking is free during the event and advance registration is not required.
During the open house, visitors will receive a 20 per cent discount at campus stores.
What: NC Spring Open House
Where: Niagara College, both campuses (Welland and NOTL)
When: Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open to the public.