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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
with Curt Simmons
Nature photography can be a fun, relaxing, and exciting hobby! In this course, you'll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera's controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you'll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time. You'll explore composition and lighting issues and find out how to take beautiful photos of landscapes, flowers, trees, and water. Along the way, you'll delve into your camera's shutter speed and aperture controls so that you'll be able to capture the photos you really want. You will discover how to use your computer to process your photos and digitally correct the most common problems. You'll see how your photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots of nature. By the end of this course, you'll have become the nature photographer you always wanted to be!
Session Start Dates:
Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16 | Dec 14 | Jan 18 | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12 | May 17 | Jun 14
Private Ballroom Dance Lessons
with Robin Shaw
Do you have a special event coming up? Do you want a personalized dance for it? During your two sessions, one hour each Robin will work with you to choreograph and practice the perfect dance to your song. Smooth soled shoes work best.
Pick the time that works for you and pick your start date.
Day and Times:
Thursday, 1:30 - 2:30
Then you pick the date to start.
Four Dragons at Play
with Stan Wrobel
Bring your curiosity to this relaxed movement class based on the Four Dragons, a Chinese chi kung (qigong) practice that can improve the flexibility of your spine. Enjoy a better appreciation of your body's potential as the awakening dragon, the swimming dragon, the soaring dragon, and the drunken dragon show you how to move with greater ease. The only prerequisite is an open mind and heart.
Learn to Move with Greater Ease
with Stan Wrobel
Based on the principles of the Feldenkrais Method, this class provides you the opportunity to use easy, gentle movement explorations, guided by verbal instructions, to connect with and be present to your body and yourself. Your attention will be directed to noticing physical sensations, physical and belief limitations, and habitual behaviors. The work will be done largely on the floor; so bring a mat. You may benefit from greater comfort/ pleasure in your body, increased flexibility, and improved balance.
Bird Walk Wednesday
with Naturalists from York Land Trust and White Pine Programs
In partnership with White Pine Programs, York Land Trust offers a monthly bird walk on the 3rd Wednesday of each month! Join us for a walk through Highland Farm Preserve to learn how to ID birds, recognize birdsong, and explore the habitats birds love most. Family-friendly and beginner birders welcome.
MARCH 15 REGISTER HERE: CLICK HERE
Boating Skills and Seamanship
with Coast Guard
Boating Skills and Seamanship is the premier Coast Guard Auxiliary boater education course. It is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. This course qualifies you for a boater education certificate recognized in every state which requires such a certificate, including New Hampshire. The course includes Which boat is for you, safety equipment, trailering, boat handling, aids to navigation and rules of the road. Many boating insurance companies offer a discount for completing this class.