Saturday, December 9, 2017

IDEAS FOR TOYS FOR THE HOLIDAY PARTY

IDEAS FOR TOYS FOR THE HOLIDAY PARTY

In case you don't have a clue what kind of toy to bring to our holiday party, here are some suggestions from Child First, the program we are supporting.

Thomas the Train puzzle and/or book

String and beads to thread

Tickle monster by Josie Bissett

Little people toys

Musical toys

Simple interlocking puzzles

Shape sorters, stacking rings

Play dough with molds


And if shopping isn't your thing, a cash donation is always appreciated.  Check made out to Child First.  

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

January 8th date correction Secrets to Photographing National Parks by Chris Nicholson

Secrets to Photographing National Parks by Chris Nicholson January 8th 

We meet on the 2nd Monday of the month for our programs and the fourth Monday of the month for our competitions. Meetings are usually held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:00 pm Sept-May) at the Whitney Center, Cultural Arts Center, 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden. Meetings are free and open to the public. You must be a member to compete, attend workshops and field trips. Come at 6:45, programs start at 7:00. 

From sea to shining sea, the national parks preserve some of the country’s most unique wilderness areas, and are a gift to nature photographers everywhere. In this presentation, Chris Nicholson delves into what the park system offers to the photographer, and shares secrets about photographing some of its gems. Topics will include the best times of year to photograph different parks, and how to travel safely and photograph in their various environments, including desert, alpine, forest and coastline. Many of the national parks will be touched upon, with special emphasis on Acadia, Death Valley, Everglades, Grand Teton, Great Smoky Mountains, Olympic, Shenandoah and Yellowstone.

Chris Nicholson is a photographer, instructor and writer based in the northeast. He is author of the very helpful manual/book "Photographing National Parks" published by Sidelight Books, 2015. Chris also organizes and leads workshops with the popular National Parks at Night program. A former magazine editor for 10 years, he has worked independently since 2004, with his cameras focused primarily on the travel and sports genres. His work has appeared in several books and over 30 magazines, and he is a book editor for National Parks Traveler. He is also a proud member of
the Sierra Club and the National Parks Conservation Association. www.photographingnationalparks.com

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

New Haven Camera Club Christmas Dinner December 11, 2017

New Haven Camera Club Christmas Dinner December 11, 2017         
(Signup Deadline December 7,2017)

Pompeo’s Restaurant, 485 West Main Street, Branford, CT 203.488.3384
Doors Open @ 5:30: Buffet @ 6:00
Cost:  $35 per person, Cash Bar (Give/Send  Checks to Jan Doyle)

Bring your family and Friends, Questions:  Call Jan Doyle @ 203.481.9531

Collecting Unwrapped Christmas Toys for First Child (Bridgeport Hospital)
Art and Ann Yost are collecting unwrapped Christmas toys for our annual collection for vulnerable families.  Please consider bringing an unwrapped toy for this worthy cause.

Menu
Homemade Breads, Stuffed Breads, Rolled Eggplant, Sausage & Peppers & Meatballs, Roasted Potatoes & Vegetables, Roast Beef and Stuffed Shrimp, Chicken Florentine, Tortellini Genovese, Baked Ziti, and for dessert:  Italian Pastries

Annual Slide Show



Saturday, December 2, 2017

IDEAS FOR TOYS FOR THE HOLIDAY PARTY

IDEAS FOR TOYS FOR THE HOLIDAY PARTY

In case you don't have a clue what kind of toy to bring to our holiday party, here are some suggestions from Child First, the program we are supporting.

Thomas the Train puzzle and/or book

String and beads to thread

Tickle monster by Josie Bissett

Little people toys

Musical toys

Simple interlocking puzzles

Shape sorters, stacking rings

Play dough with molds


And if shopping isn't your thing, a cash donation is always appreciated.  Check made out to Child First.  

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Secrets to Photographing National Parks by Chris Nicholson Jan 8th

Secrets to Photographing National Parks by Chris Nicholson

We meet on the 2nd Monday of the month for our programs and the fourth Monday of the month for our competitions. Meetings are usually held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:00 pm Sept-May) at the Whitney Center, Cultural Arts Center, 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden. Meetings are free and open to the public. You must be a member to compete, attend workshops and field trips. Come at 6:45, programs start at 7:00. 

From sea to shining sea, the national parks preserve some of the country’s most unique wilderness areas, and are a gift to nature photographers everywhere. In this presentation, Chris Nicholson delves into what the park system offers to the photographer, and shares secrets about photographing some of its gems. Topics will include the best times of year to photograph different parks, and how to travel safely and photograph in their various environments, including desert, alpine, forest and coastline. Many of the national parks will be touched upon, with special emphasis on Acadia, Death Valley, Everglades, Grand Teton, Great Smoky Mountains, Olympic, Shenandoah and Yellowstone.

Chris Nicholson is a photographer, instructor and writer based in the northeast. He is author of the very helpful manual/book "Photographing National Parks" published by Sidelight Books, 2015. Chris also organizes and leads workshops with the popular National Parks at Night program. A former magazine editor for 10 years, he has worked independently since 2004, with his cameras focused primarily on the travel and sports genres. His work has appeared in several books and over 30 magazines, and he is a book editor for National Parks Traveler. He is also a proud member of
the Sierra Club and the National Parks Conservation Association. www.photographingnationalparks.com

Sunday, November 26, 2017

New Haven Camera Club Christmas Dinner December 11, 2017

New Haven Camera Club Christmas Dinner December 11, 2017         
(Signup Deadline December 7,2017)

Pompeo’s Restaurant, 485 West Main Street, Branford, CT 203.488.3384
Doors Open @ 5:30: Buffet @ 6:00
Cost:  $35 per person, Cash Bar (Give/Send  Checks to Jan Doyle)

Bring your family and Friends, Questions:  Call Jan Doyle @ 203.481.9531

Collecting Unwrapped Christmas Toys for First Child (Bridgeport Hospital)
Art and Ann Yost are collecting unwrapped Christmas toys for our annual collection for vulnerable families.  Please consider bringing an unwrapped toy for this worthy cause.

Menu
Homemade Breads, Stuffed Breads, Rolled Eggplant, Sausage & Peppers & Meatballs, Roasted Potatoes & Vegetables, Roast Beef and Stuffed Shrimp, Chicken Florentine, Tortellini Genovese, Baked Ziti, and for dessert:  Italian Pastries

Annual Slide Show