Rison center offers free tutoring, art, academic classes

The Lighthouse of Wisdom Youth Center at Rison invites area youth to participate in free classes and activities. Classes are offered to 7 to 19 year old students.

Tutoring is every Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. Spanish classes are the first and third Saturday at 2 p.m. Classes are taught by Alejandro Morales.

Laqueisha Malone, a published author and instructor of the Lighthouse center, offers creative writing and poetry sessions the second and fourth Monday of each month.

Art classes are also scheduled each Saturday at 11 a.m.

Details: Visit the center Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., call the director, Robbie Henry, at (870) 325-7011 or e-mail lighthouseofwisdom@tds.net .