2012 June 3 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

Children’s Beginner Chess

Thursday, April 26 through Thursday, June 14, 4-5 pm
Children in grades 1-7 are invited to join the Children’s Library Chess Club instructed by Christopher Potts, a US Chess Federation certified tournament director and scholastic chess instructor. In this program, those brand new to chess will learn: the history and rules of the game, basic checkmate themes and patterns, and basic strategy and tactics. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice. Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings, for children in grades 1-7. Registration required.

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Children’s Advanced Chess

Thursday, April 26 through Thursday, June 14, 5-6 pm
Children in grades 3-7 are invited to join the Children’s Library Chess Club instructed by Christopher Potts, a US Chess Federation certified tournament director and scholastic chess instructor. In this program, more advanced students will review the basics, learn more advanced strategy and tactics, learn optimal opening and endgame play, and gain an appreciation for the vital importance of making and carrying out sound plans. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice. Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings, for children in grades 3-7. Registration required.

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Bringing Vibrancy to Everyday Photos

Sunday, June 3, 1:30-3 pm
Take your everyday photos from drab to fab using Photoshop Elements. Michael Franco will show you how to use enhancing tools such as Brightness and Contrast, Shadows and Highlights, Levels Adjustment, Adjust Hue and Saturation and Unsharp Mask. When all hope is lost, salvage an otherwise throw-away photo with Artistic Filters. This class will be given twice; please register for one session. This is a hands-on class and registration is limited to ten students for each session. To ensure the best learning experience for all, students must arrive no later than ten minutes after the start of class. Students arriving after that time will not be admitted. Basic computer skills, including mouse agility, are required.

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