Water coloring: Take a class in painting with watercolors starting at 10 a.m. Monday and continuing each week through Feb. 25 at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard.
Susan McKay will teach the use of simple brush strokes and watercolor techniques to paint everything from beautiful flowers to birds, landscapes and tree branches. Cost is $90 for nonmembers, $75 for center members and registration is required. Another course starts March 4 and runs through April 8. For more information, call (813) 932-0241.
Calligraphy: Learn calligraphy from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 17 at Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. Students in this workshop will learn the five "hands'' in calligraphy. They will also learn about papers to use in calligraphy, borders, spacing, placement on lines and exciting and unusual techniques. You must preregister. Cost is $25, which includes supplies. For more information, call (813) 932-0241.
Certification exams: Human resources practitioners can prepare for the Professional/Senior Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR) national certification exams by taking preparation courses offered by the University of South Florida. Two 14-session PHR/SPHR preparation courses will be offered through USF Continuing Education from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Feb. 12 through May 14 at USF Tampa.
For those who prefer a more concentrated format, a three-day Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Intensive Review will be offered from Apr. 5 through Apr. 19 at the USF Tampa campus. All three programs are offered in cooperation with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
The program fee is $1,095 for either format and includes the approved SHRM Learning System. For program details or to register online, visit conted.usf.edu/HR or call (813) 974-2403, option 1. Registration hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. A discount is available to SHRM members.