Belly dancing classes offered
Jheri St. James will teach an eight-week Gypsy Wise Woman belly dancing class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays beginning in March at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St., Laguna Beach. The classes are physically challenging and include moving while playing finger cymbals, and dancing with veils, canes and swords. There is also the opportunity to perform with the group in a recital. The classes are being offered at half the usual price. In addition, a beginning class is held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays and intermediate class from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Students can drop in for one class or sign up for the series. To sign up, call (949) 497-2441.
Free tax service
IRS trained volunteers will provide free basic tax assistance to those with middle to low income and with simple tax returns every Wednesday and Thursday morning at the Susi Q until April. Tax aid volunteers are trained to assist with filing form 1040 and other schedules including A and B. Call (949) 497-2441 for a free appointment.