Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The festival will have a Renaissance theme and benefit The Life Enrichment Center.
An art show will be held at Aston Gardens in Westchase to raise money for an area nonprofit that provides classes for adults on a wide variety of topics from the arts to financial management. The Renaissance-themed art festival takes place Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the event Tampa Bay artists will display their works; oils, watercolor, carvings and writings, according to a press release about the festival. A brunch buffet and mimosas will be served. And along with the art display, festival goers can enjoy live music and psychic readings. Since 1981, the Life Enrichment Center has provided classes for adults in the Tampa Bay area. The classes are led by professionals in the Tampa Bay area. and range from dance, art, …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The market's wine and cheeses will be served.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Life Enrichment Center will benefit from the event being held at Whole Foods Carrollwood on Thursday.
Wine, art and charity will come together under one roof at Whole Foods Carrollwood this Thursday, May 9 when the store will play host to a special fundraiser for The Life Enrichment Center. The center, 9704 N. Boulevard, is a nonprofit organization that offers a variety of classes to adults including art, writing and music. During the Whole Foods event, artists from the center will show off their work while those in attendance snack on wine and cheese. The event is $5 per person, with all proceeds benefit ting the center. "This is the second benefit Whole Foods Market Carrollwood has done for the Life Enrichment Center. It is their way of giving back to the community in which they are located," said Ronna Metcalf, executive director at the…
Sunday, March 31, 2013
The center has Tai Chi and beginning watercolor classes starting soon.
Carrollwood residents looking for new ways to get into shape or express their more creative sides might want to listen up. The Life Enrichment Center is rolling out two new classes in April that could be of interest. The first new class on the roster is a 6-week session of Yang-style Tai Chi. The classes incorporate meditation through movement and run from April 8 to May 13 at the Museum of Science & Industry, 4801 E. Fowler Ave., in Tampa. The class for beginners meets from 6 to 7 p.m. weekly. Intermediate students get their turn from 7 to 8 p.m. Dr. Josef Tan is the instructor for both sessions. He has practiced the art for more than four decades, according to a media release from the center. The cost of the class is $60. Since class …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The class will be offered at the Life Enrichment Center Thursday, Feb. 28.
Adults who love doodling cartoon characters on their worksheets when the boss isn't looking will want to sign up for this class. The Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N. Boulevard, Tampa, will host a Cartooning for Adults class Thursday, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. This two-hour workshop with artist Tim Gibbons will cover creative character development, story boarding, panel layouts and more. For more details, click here. Got an event of your own? Post word of it for free in the Carrollwood-Northdale Patch events calendar. ______________ Carrollwood-Northdale Patch is an interactive community site, and we want you to get involved. Post a comment at the bottom of any story. Upload your photos to our Pics & Clips gallery. Post an Announcement to …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Life Enrichment Center is now registering students for Tampa's first modern dance company for adults.
Adults of all ages who love to dance are invited to register now for Forever Moving, Tampa Bay's first modern dance company for adults. According to an event listing on Carrollwood-Northdale Patch posted by Ronna Metcalf, participants will enjoy creative exploration and modern dance instruction, with an introduction to choreographic tools and methods. The spring session starts March 8 at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N. Boulevard, Tampa. Read more here. Got an event of your own? Post word of it for free in the Carrollwood-Westchase Patch events calendar. ______________ Carrollwood-Northdale Patch is an interactive community site, and we want you to get involved. Post a comment at the bottom of any story. Upload your photos to our …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The Life Enrichment Center hosts a Get Into Fitness Today Class Wednesdays at noon.
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Thursday, February 14
The Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N. Boulevard, Tampa, is inviting residents to give themselves the GIFT of good health. The center is hosting Get Into Fitness Today, a weight-loss and health program for adults, Thursdays at noon. According to the event listing posted by Ronna Metcalf, participants will learn how to improve their health by incorporating good nutrition and physical activity into their lifestyles. Weight and body fat (BMI) will be measured weekly and students will learn how to make healthy low-cost meals. To learn more, click here. Got an event of your own? Post word of it for free in the Carrollwood-Westchase Patch events calendar. ______________ Carrollwood-Northdale Patch is an interactive community site, and we want you…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Life Enrichment Center will offer a class in "Painting in Acrylics and Oils" Feb. 14 t 6:30 p.m.
You don't have to be a Michaelangelo to enjoy painting in acrylics and oils. The Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N. Boulevard, Tampa, is offering an art class for students of all levels Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. According to Ronna Metcalf, who posted this event on Carrollwood-Northdale Patch, the course, taught by artist Tim Gibbons, will explore perspective, color, mixing, blending and brush control. To learn more, click here. Got an event of your own? Post word of it for free in the Carrollwood-Westchase Patch events calendar. ______________ Carrollwood-Northdale Patch is an interactive community site, and we want you to get involved. Post a comment at the bottom of any story. Upload your photos to our Pics & Clips gallery. Post …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Learn acrylics and oil painting.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The class begins on Jan. 24.
Wednesday, January 9
This just in from officials at the Life Enrichment Center: The Life Enrichment Center is registering now for a new workshop for adults, Sumi-e Asian Brush Painting. Award winning artist Susan McKay will teach students in a small group setting. The workshop is open to all levels, from beginning to experienced. Students will complete a finished piece during the session. Artists who paint in other styles have found it helpful to learn the strokes and brush control in Sumi-e painting. Learn how a few simple strokes can turn into a bird, flower, leaf, or bamboo. The course will be taught by Susan McKay. This workshop will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Classes meet at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 North …