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Free Tutorial: Basic Web Programming at Bowmanville Library

The 1st of 7 tutorials on Creating a Web Presence, opens Saturday at 1:00PM at the Bowmanville Library. Click here to see the full schedule of free presentations at the Bowmanville Branch of the Clarington Libraries This 35,000 feet view of the latest Web directions and programming tools underlines one of the key trends on the…

Free Tutorial on Creating Your Own Web Presence

7 Free Tutorials at Bowmanville Library at 1PM Saturday March 15th on Creating a Web Presence: Basics of Web Programming The first tutorial  is devoted to the Basics of Web Programming. The idea is not necessarily to teach all the ins and outs of Web Development; but rather to give you an overview of the…

Canada Wins at the Winter Olympics

This Winter with all the snow and bitter cold Canadians might say  they deserve to do well at the Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia. And the Dutch firm of Infostrada agrees with that sentiment as they forecast Canada will collect 33 medals  for 3rd overall.In effect they agree with Canadian National Olympic Chairman Marcel Aubutwho…

Lang Pioneer Artistry:Tinsmith Works

Lang Festival Surprises Each of the Lang Pioneer Village  Special Festivals has a surprise event or staging that catches your attention. The October Halloween Fest had the many Djackos and the haunted Apple Cider Barn. The Apple Cider Fest has all the fun and games at the South Lake School House. And Christmas by Candlelight had the Spoon Tappers…

Ice Blizzard V – Dusk Hues

On Christmas Day, the evening hues lit up the Icescape in dramatic hues and gradients of burning to cold and dark. An appropriate set of imagea for the Ice Blizzard.

Ice Blizzard II

In April Winter left with an Ice Blizzard Swipe, coating trees and everything with  thick glassy ice: Well Surprise Surprise – a There-is-no-Global-Warming Gulf of Mexico air mass has arrived with very warm water saturated air – so warm that the precipitation falls first as rain and then freezing rain all over Southern Ontario, Quebec…

Guidelines To Photo Composition: Free Lecture Quinte West Library

Digital Photography has become one of the most popular leisure activities. One can literally  see it it at social media like Facebook, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest. For example, Instagram alone  gets over 5 million image uploads per day. On internet sites, web images are key to tell the stories on diverse sites like NYTimes, Sports…

Lang Pioneer Village Halloween Fest

Lang Pioneer Village knows how to have fun around Halloween. Each year there is a Halloween Fest on the two weekends before  Halloween Day. The Village which prides itself on the authenticity of its buildings, equipment and even the attendants costumes, lets down its hair for Halloween. The result is a Kids Halloween night special with…

Lang Pioneer Village Halloween Jacko’s

Halloween and costume creation are great fun and growing in popularity as adults recreate the excitement of a sugar rush from bygone years. However, another aspect of Halloween that is also growing in popularity is the creation of some nifty Jacko’s or Pumpkin Jack-o-Lanterns. And one of the best places to see a creative collection…

NUwork: Northumberland Artists Magazine

Northumberland Hills has a reputation for being a mecca for artists. And the Fall countryside certainly  provides inspiration as this blog has attempted to show in the Northumberland Hills Fall posts. But the continuing recessionary conditions in the economy have taken their toll on some of the local artists. However, a group of Northumberland artists…

Fall Colors on Display

Here is a look at two new ways to display pictures. Recent Fall pictures from Northumberland Hills are the subject. The first photo slider uses a new, free responsive slider with an amazing array of image transitions. The slider also has a well described layout template that allows flexibility in the look and captioning of…

Tools and Rules for Better Pictures

Digital Photography has become one of the most popular leisure activities. One can literally  see photo imagery everywhere. And what is really fun is that just as cameras have become more versatile and easy to use the photo finishing software has also become much more helpful in making good pictures ever better. Now more than…