The Hesston Wellness Center will have the following events in December:


The Hesston Wellness Center will have the following events in December:

• Wednesday through Jan. 16: Tai Chi from the Arthritis Foundation will meet for 6 weeks on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 to 10:40 a.m. Cost is $35 for non-members. Class size is limited. There will be no class the week of Christmas.

• Dec. 8: Aging Prudently lecture will be given by Dr. George Dyck of Prairie View at 2 p.m. Learn more about the difficult aspects of growing older. This lecture is free to the community.

• Dec. 9: Water’s Edge Music and More Holiday entertainment will be given by Hesston College’s Music Department at 7 p.m. at Water’s Edge. Entertainment is free. Pie and ice cream will be available by donation.

• Dec. 9 and 10: Open until midnight.

• Dec. 12: Computer Basics will teach attendees beginning computer skills and offer information to help people feel more comfortable in the digital age. Cost is $5, and pre-registration is required.

• Dec. 20: Oil Painting Workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Creative Arts Studio. Subject will be a winter tree scene. Cost is $30 to participate. No experience required. All materials will be provided. Sign up at the front desk.

• Dec. 21 through 27: Bring a Friend Free Week.

• Dec. 23, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30 and 31: Extra family swims will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Saturdays.

• Dec. 24: Hesston Wellness Center will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Morning aerobics classes will be held as usual. HWC will be closed on Christmas Day, Dec. 25.

The Hesston Wellness Center is at 701 S. Main in Hesston. All classes require pre-registration unless otherwise noted. Call (620) 327-2323 or e-mail shelbyg@svilla.org for additional information or registration.