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Opening Reception for Second Nature, by Mira Lehr

Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:30 AM

An opening reception for Second Nature will be held in the Arts Center on Saturday, July 23 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lehr will present her exhibition at 10:00 a.m. with a book signing and opportunity to meet the artist afterward.

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Creative iPhoneography

Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:00 AM

In this class you will explore various ways to capture and process images with your iPhone, and you’ll learn to create stunning results using a variety of apps.

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Succulent Indian Dishes Using Mangos

Saturday, July 30, 2016 9:30 AM

Don’t let those mangos go to waste. Learn how to whip up a new dish – Indian style! South Florida’s king of fruit, the mango, will be the main ingredient in Chef Billo’s repertoire.

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Nice and Sharp In the Garden - DIY Tool Sharpening and Care

Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Maintaining your garden hand tools in tip top shape is essential to keeping your shrubs, vines and trees in healthy condition. Fairchild's Arborist, Bob Brennan, will share his knowledge on how to properly sharpen and care for your garden tools.

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Mid-Summer Studio Watercolor Workshop

Monday, August 1, 2016 10:00 AM

Join us for an inspiring mid-summer watercolor workshop that will help you take your work to a new level. This accomplished teacher will provide both demonstrations and targeted critiques that will motivate your creativity and hone your technical skills.

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Orchid Society of Coral Gables

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:30 PM

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, August 5, 2016 1:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR (Single Lens Reflex) Camera

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 10:00 AM

Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features? This class will cover which lenses are best suited to your particular needs and how to take full advantage of their use.

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Using Snapseed: Editing Photos with Ease

Thursday, August 11, 2016 1:30 PM

One of the most powerful editing APPS is Snapseed. By using your iPhone or iPad students will learn to edit, apply filters, crop, spot repair and how to use “stacks” to create wonderful expressions in your photos by using Snapseed.

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