A local Buddhist meditation group is offering a four-week series of beginning classes on mindfulness meditation starting Sept. 17.
The classes through Insight Meditation of the Mid-Columbia are 6 to 7:15 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 8.
They’re free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.
The classes are at Shalom United Church of Christ, 505 McMurray St., Richland.
The focus is on basic techniques and the physical, psychological and spiritual benefits.