Pasco Parks & Recreation offering community courses

By the Tri-City HeraldNovember 21, 2012 

Pasco Parks and Recreation is offering a series of community education classes about digital photography as well as computer searching and free software downloads. For more information or to register, go to pascoparks andrec.com.

Here's the schedule:

w Organize Your Photographs. Participants will learn to download, rename, tag and move pictures into and between folders on their computers.

Class will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Road, Richland.

Cost is $5 for Pasco residents and $7.50 for nonresidents.

w Basics of Digital Photography. Participants will use photo manipulation tools to straighten, crop, resize, adjust colors and remove defects from photographs.

The class will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Road, Richland.

Cost is $8 for Pasco residents and $12 for nonresidents.

w It's Free. Participants will learn to identify useful and safe free software programs on the internet.

The class will run 7:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Road, Richland.

Cost is $5 for Pasco residents, $7.50 for others.

w Restoring Old Photos. Participants will learn computer techniques for fixing missing parts, cracks and folds and dust and mold on digitized family photos.

The class will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 6 at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Road, Richland.

Cost is $8 for Pasco residents and $12 for non-residents.

w Search tricks. Participants will learn how to create internet searches that "hone in on what you want to find," according to a press release.

The class will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Dec. 4 at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Road, Richland.

The cost is $5 for Pasco residents and $7.50 for non-residents.

Participants must be 17 years or older.

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