CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Aging Well Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road, is offering numerous January classes and events. Some of them include the following:
• Participate in the study to track the Aging Well Center’s progress – Tuesday, Jan. 15, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. USF doctoral student, Tiffany Young, is performing a study to measure the effects of the center programs in participants’ lives. Join an important discussion that may have significant impacts on future programming and funding. Preregistration is recommended. Call 724-3070 for this free event.
• Acting class – Thursdays, Jan. 17 and 31, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Enjoy theatrical improvisation while developing your acting technique in this casual setting with Broadway actor and star of One Life to Live, Stephan Alpert. No acting experience is necessary. Preregistration is required. Call 724-3070. Fees apply.
• Acrylic painting – Friday, Jan. 18, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Professional artist Karen Baker, CPS, PSA, will lead a workshop for beginner and intermediate level students. No prior art experience is necessary. Art materials are included. Space is limited and fees apply. Preregistration is required. Call 724-3070.
• Medical Matters, “Depression signs and treatment” – Monday, Jan. 28, 2 to 3 p.m. Dr. Asher Gorelik provides an overview of types of major depression, symptoms and signs and depressions related to physical illness. Treatments discussed include counseling, lifestyle and medications. Preregistration is recommended for this free event. Call 253-4076.