Creative Aging Classes

Manatee Libraries offers ongoing Creative Aging classes for those ages 55+, including art and dance. Creative Aging is a national movement dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging and to developing programs that build on this understanding.

Our Winter/Spring 2020 classes are as follows:

Improv Class 
With Banks Helfrich
THURS, FEB 6 to 27
10 to 12  PM
Downtown Library
Please email jyna.johnson@mymanatee.org or call 748-5555, x6308. 

Improv classes can help you:
  1. Unwind, laugh more and make friends.
  2. Improve your self-confidence and public speaking skills.
  3. Think quickly and respond effectively to others.

Colored Pencils 
With Lucy Barber
FRI, MAR 6 to 27
10 to 12  PM
Downtown Library
Please email jyna.johnson@mymanatee.org or call 748-5555, x6308. 

CLASS FULL - Drawing & Watercolor

Six-week series, taught by Karalee Hammes; 10-person limit.
WED, JAN 8 to FEB 12
2 to 4 PM 
Rocky Bluff Library
Please call 723-4821 to register.

CLASS FULL - Basic Watercolor Class
Taught by Karalee Hammes.
THURS, JAN 9 to 30
10 to 12 PM
Downtown Library
Please email jyna.johnson@mymanatee.org or call 748-5555, x6308.

CLASS FULL - Drawing 101 & Acrylics
Four-week series, taught by Karalee Hammes
10-person limit.
TUE, MAR 3 to APR 7
1 to 3 PM
Braden River Library
Please call 727-6079 to register.