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Join us at the Life Enrichment Center for an array of classes, including: painting (oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels), drawing, creative writing, clay, tai chi, low impact exercise, mah jongg, bridge, and much more!

The Life Enrichment Center is located in the quaint north Tampa neighborhood of Forrest Hills at 9704 North Boulevard, Tampa 33612. Our contact information is (813) 932-0241 or info@lectampa.org

Our attendees are active adults of all ages (primarily 50+). Our professional instructors work with participants at all skill levels, so everyone is welcome and included. Classes are small and one-on-one attention is provided. This is a fun place, with friendly people who have similar interests. There is no other place like us in Tampa!

As our society continues to age and live longer, organizations like ours are becoming even more important. Research indicates that baby boomers are going to be looking for activities that challenge and stimulate them and enable them to explore creative options for which they have not previously had time. This is exactly what the Life Enrichment Center is all about – offering innovative classes and activities that provide adults with the opportunity to continue to learn and grow.

We would love to have you join our group of adults and active seniors!

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Upcoming events (5+)

Art Talk! Using Your Phone/Tablet as an Art Tool

Life Enrichment Center

There are a variety of free or inexpensive apps available for your smart phone/tablet that can help with the artistic process! During this Art Talk we will demo several apps that may assist you with turning your own photographs into works of art. Topics will include: cropping images to best suit your canvas size, transferring your image onto canvas, determining values, finding the best composition, narrowing down your color palette, and more. Please note: Demos will take place on an iphone/ipad, however the concepts can be used with most smart phones/tablets. Art Talks are free and open to the public, and brown-bag lunches are always welcome!

LEC Photography Club with David Beebe

Life Enrichment Center

The Life Enrichment Center’s Photography Club is for beginners as well as seasoned photographers. The club meets once a month for open discussions, demonstrations, and workshops. The group will select a field trip location for a separate day and then review field trip results at the next meeting. Bring your camera, camera manual, and sense of adventure! Free for Life Enrichment Center and North Tampa Arts League Members / $5 Non-Members Please register at (813)[masked] or [masked] Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LECTampa Please note: Meetup RSVPs do not represent the total number of club attendees. This club has between 12-15 attendees each month. We hope you join us!

Mah Jongg Open Play

Life Enrichment Center

$4.00

By popular demand, the LEC is hosting Mah Jongg Open Play every Wednesday from 4pm-8pm! The cost is $4 per player and attendees are welcome to bring snacks and beverages (adult beverages included!) There will not be an instructor present. This Open Play group is for players who have a good understanding of the game, and who want to play with other friendly, supportive Mah Jongg players. This is not a highly competitive group, however, American Mah Jongg rules (as governed by the National Mah Jongg League) will be followed. Please bring your Mah Jongg card with you. The card can be purchased here: https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx# We will have up to three tables (12 seats) available. Attendees will be provided a seat on a first-come, first-serve basis. If there are more than 12 players in attendance (with players waiting to play), players will take turns rotating out after each game. Please join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LECTampa Please note: Meetup RSVPs do not represent the total number of class attendees. This class has between 6-12 attendees each week. We hope you join us!

Upcycled Sculpture! and Art Open Studio with Tim Gibbons

Life Enrichment Center

$10.00

Start saving your your clean, colorful, wonderful recyclables (aluminum cans, cardboard, glass, newspapers, and plastic)! During this class, students will upcycle their recyclables into 3D sculptures! Join us as we turn trash into artistic treasure! Please bring your clean recyclables in a variety of shapes and colors…all other materials will be provided! Snacks and beverages (including adult beverages) are welcome. Come and create with us! $8 Per Class LEC Members / $10 Non-Members Please register at (813)[masked] or [masked] Please join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LECTampa Please note: Meetup RSVPs do not represent the total number of class attendees. This class has between 8-12 attendees each week. We hope you join us!

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Bridge Open Play

Life Enrichment Center

$4.00

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