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Creative For Health: Arts and Writing Workshops for People Affected by Cancer

Nothing feels better than to fully immerse yourself in an art project.  The world around you falls away.  Time passes pleasantly without notice.

Research also suggests that creativity is good for our health.  Regular practice has been shown to reduce the harmful effects of stress, improve immune system function, and help us cope with anxiety and depression.

Creative for Health provides weekly arts and writing workshops for people affected by cancer, including patients, survivors and caregivers. Participants will enjoy painting, sculpting, writing, dancing, and singing in a fun and supportive environment. Workshops are FREE and open to the public and complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Calendar of Events

Classes meet on Wednesdays from 2-3pm, October 21-December 2.  There will be no class on Veteran’s Day, November 11.  Classes are held at UF HealthStreet (2401 SW Old Archer Rd; 352.294.4880). For more information, contact Dylan Klempner by email at