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Beginner Yoga at Carlson

Yoga stretchesThis is a class for those who haven't tried yoga before or who want a refresher. The purpose of this class is to provide a relaxing environment to focus on taking card or YOU! Along with gentle stretching, this class will also teach breathing exercises to provide calmness. Bring a yoga mat if you have one or a large towel and wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move in. This program is recommended for adults. Call Lori at 476-5977 or email lwest@cityoffargo.com with questions.
Upcoming dates:
Thursday, Dec. 8 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 15 – Dr. James Carlson Library at 6:30 p.m.
Please note: January and February classes will be held every Thursday evening.
Thursday, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Dr. James Carlson Library at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 - Dr. James Carlson Library at 6:30 p.m.

Introduction to DSL Photography

I: Understanding the Auto Mode Functions

DSLR cameraLearn how to take better pictures while in AUTO mode and why you want to use your advanced auto settings with instructor Bob Splichal, a self-taught, advanced photographer. Splichal will cover shutter speeds, ISO settings, apertures, basic composition, and how to get better pictures if you just want to stay in the auto mode. His use of example photos makes the concepts easy to understand. Please bring your camera and its manual to the class. Registration opens November 21.Registration is limited to 20. Register online or call Lori W at 476-5977 for details.
Tuesday, Dec. 13 – Main Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

II: Learn to Compose Great Pictures

This session includes a recap of ISO, aperture, and shutter speed, in addition to learning the how’s and why’s of creating great photos. Instructor Bob Splichal will also discuss memory cards, LCD screens, battery usage, e-mailing and printing photos. Please bring your camera and its manual to the class. Registration is limited to 20. Registration opens November 21. Register online or call Lori at 476-5977.
Wednesday, Dec. 14 – Main Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

LEGO Mania: LEGO Design Contest for Teens and Adults

Lego 100LEGOs are no longer just for kids – and neither are Fargo Public Library LEGO Mania Design Contests! LEGO enthusiasts age 13 and older are invited to join us on Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Main Library for this fun, friendly competition. Creations must be completed at home and brought to the library between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Judges will announce the winners at 8 p.m. and prizes will be awarded at that time. Pre-registration is required and may be completed online. Please see all rules and guidelines before starting your project. Get those creative juices flowing…because why should kids have all the fun?