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Sal Rotella is the new President of the Hernando Computer Club.
Congratulations, Sal!

 

What's Coming Up At Our Club This Week !

Note: Hands-On classes listed in blue text
Green text are classes suggested for beginners


SEPTEMBER WINDOWS 10 HO CLASSES ARE NOW FILLED!
(Fill out an interest form for October and get on the list now!)

 

Monday, August 29, 2016

10 am: How to have a Free Website with weebly.com Just Drop In
No need to learn complicated software or purchase hosting and publishing files with ftp. The instructor will show you how to create a good looking site right online at weebly.com. It is easy and simple to produce a feature rich site.
Instructor: Brigitte Haag

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

10 am: PC Maintenance and Security
PCs are complicated machines and they need weekly and monthly clean ups to keep them running at full speed. The available Windows maintenance tools, and security settings for Internet Explorer and e-mail will be discussed and demonstrated. Firewalls, antivirus and antispyware software will be discussed; they are important components of a package of tools that help keep a computer healthy and running well.  
Instructor: Gray Alexander   

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

10 am: Get Started with your computer
Learn the Parts of the Computer (1 of 4) Just Drop-In
If you recently received a PC, perhaps as a gift, and are intimidated by it or were told, “Now we can e-mail each other”, but don't know where to start, this class might be for you. This class is designed for the person who has never used a computer before.
Instructor: Norma Winner

1 pm: Skype Messaging and Video Chatting
Video chatting used to be called Video Conferencing when business meetings were conducted with some members present only on the screen. In the meantime millions of Grandparents enjoy chatting with their grandchildren living all over the world. Skype was the first to become popular, now totally free video chatting is possible with many companies. Your gmail account also includes free video chatting and much more. Come and see how it works and what choices you have to make it work.
Instructor: Brigitte Haag

Sept 1 – Thursday

10am: Introduction to the iPad (5 of 8) Just Drop In
Set up one or more email addresses in the Mail app. How do contact lists get onto your iPad? Create or edit email listings.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

10am: Help With Photoshop Elements Drop In Hands On
Need help getting started with this photo improvement and editing program? Maybe you just have a photo you are trying to do something with but either can't get started or need help completing. This drop in hands on will get you the help you need. Come once or more than once. This is not a pay in advance multi class hands on. Show up whenever you want for instruction or help. Fee is the hands on rate of $5 per session.
Instructor: Mich Morin

1pm: Using Windows 10 (4 of 8) Just Drop In
The new Settings menu is actually an extension of the Control Panel. We will take a look at it today. If time permits we will make a brief comparison between Settings and the original Control Panel.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1pm: Beginners Android Phone HnH Just Drop In
There is a lot to know about the Android Phone if you are new to them - or thinking of getting one. It's much more than just a phone. There's a GPS built in to guide you where you are going, get your email, set up an appointment calendar with reminders, browse the internet, and so much more. We can help you learn your way around this wonderful device.
Instructor: Ross Schnarrenberger

Sept 2 – Friday

10am: Help For Our Members
Need help using Windows, email, etc.
Also help using iPad & other tablets – iPhone & Android phones
First come, first served. 10am-Noon
(No computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appt.)

1pm: Android Tablet HnH (1 of 4) Just Drop In
Do you have an Android (Google) tablet? Join us for this Half and Half class. Get to know the capabilities of your tablet, and be pleasantly surprised what it can do for you. This week we will cover the basics - getting around on your device.
Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

Sept 5 – Monday

Labor Day – No Classes

Sept 6 – Tuesday

10am: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (1of4)
Instructor: Gray Alexander
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Learn About Your Kindle Just Drop In
This class will help you get started using your Kindle Fire. Bring your Kindle to class and play along.

We will cover having an email account, so you can use your Amazon account to download items you want to purchase. We will spend time finding our way around the Kindle; and practice adding apps and customizing settings. Questions and input are encouraged. We all learn more this way.
Instructor: Pat Turek

Sept 7 - Wednesday

9:30am: Garden Committee Meets @ the Garden

10am: Getting Started with Your Computer (2 of 4) Just Drop In
This session expands on the basics for new computer users. This week, we will explore the Control Panel and learn how to set up your computer to accommodate your wants and needs Is the type too small and hard to read? Is your mouse too sensitive? We will learn how to fix those problems and others.
Instructor: Norma Winner

1pm: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (1of4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

Sept 8 – Thursday

10am: Introduction to the iPad (6 of 8) Just Drop In
Your iPad lets you take photos and save them online. Set and use iCloud, one of Apples online file storage features. iCloud is commonly used to uploading, saving and sharing photos.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

10am: Help With Photoshop Elements Drop In Hands On
Need help getting started with this photo improvement and editing program? Maybe you just have a photo you are trying to do something with but either can't get started or need help completing. This drop in hands on will get you the help you need. Come once or more than once. This is not a pay in advance multi class hands on. Show up whenever you want for instruction or help. Fee is the hands on rate of $5 per session.
Instructor: Mich Morin

1pm: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (1 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Using Windows 10 (5 of 8) Just Drop In
Today, we take a look at Microsoft's new web browser Microsoft Edge. Internet Explorer is still in Windows 10, but will not be a permanent fixture. Eventually, it will be removed and Edge will completely take its place.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

Sept 9 – Friday

10am: Help For Our Members (no appointments)
Need help using Windows, email, etc.
Also help using iPad & other tablets– iPhone & Android phones
First come, first served. 10am-Noon

(No computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appt. )

1pm: Android Tablet HnH (2 of 4) Just Drop In
Do you have an Android (Google) tablet? Join us for this Half and Half class. Get to know the capabilities of your tablet, and be pleasantly surprised what it can do for you. We will look at some settings along with Contacts and Email.
Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

Sept 12 – Monday

10am: NEWCOMERS' ORIENTATION / OPEN TO THE PUBLIC / FREE ADMISSION

1pm: Drop In: All About Food Workshop
The where, what, when and how of food. We'll introduce & view various food websites and use these websites for development of your personal food or recipes files .Develop proper food file order (indexing, classifying, etc,)

Coupon selection contributions & distributions so all members can use and become interested in building a once-a-month workshop. Coupons could also include restaurants, sport bars, etc. Lots of workshop discussion involving foods, prices, cooking.

Our Goals: Development of an HCC recipe cookbook by members participating with the recipes, editing, placing graphics and indexing for this type of book. Building the book over a long period of time. Maybe a series of books of different food recipes, or maybe a yearly edition or bi-yearly edition.
Facilitator: Kearney Sheirich

1pm: Drop In: Genealogy Workshop
In the Genealogy Workshop, we usually start with everyone telling of their current genealogy research.  We all contribute suggestions  that could be used to further our research in a particular area; then one subject is covered that day with web sites that cover that particular subject shown on the computer.  Again it is an open class with everybody contributing & hopefully learning something new. Just drop in if you have an interest.
Facilitator: Ron Conkle

Sept 13 – Tuesday

9:30: BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

10am: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (2of4)
Instructor: Gray Alexander
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Learn About Your iPhone Just Drop In
Get started learning your way around the apps on your new I-Phone. You can phone, text and email from your phone. This is just a few of the apps on the Apple I-Phone. Be sure to bring along you Apple ID and password. Also charge you phone before the class.
Instructor: Pat Turek

Sept 14 – Wednesday

10am: Get Started With Your Computer (3 of 4) Just Drop In
In this session, you will learn how to copy and paste, which will enable you to copy anything you find on the internet and then save it in a file on your computer. Did you find a good recipe or maybe a joke that you would like to save. You will also learn how to make a new folder.
Instructor: Norma Winner

1pm: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (2of4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

7pm: Drop In: Linux Workshop Just Drop In
The Linux workshop is a working session for users to bring their questions and experiences to the group.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their computers with them for use in the workshop. We are working with different subjects each time we meet, and expect to cover areas such as installation and administration, file systems, setting up servers (print, file, web, etc), using WINE and virtual machines, and other topics that the group is interested in. Just drop in if you have an interest.
Facilitator: Bob Liebl

Sept 15 – Thursday

10am: Introduction to the iPad (7 of 8) Just Drop In
Let's look at some of the apps that come preinstalled on your iPad as well as others available from the app store.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

10am: Help With Photoshop Elements Drop In Hands On
Need help getting started with this photo improvement and editing program? Maybe you just have a photo you are trying to do something with but either can't get started or need help completing. This drop in hands on will get you the help you need. Come once or more than once. This is not a pay in advance multi class hands on. Show up whenever you want for instruction or help. Fee is the hands on rate of $5 per session.
Instructor: Mich Morin

1pm: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (2 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Using Windows 10 (6 of 8) Just Drop In
Today, we look at using email in Windows 10. The email app can bring all your email accounts together in one place. We will also look at setting up your contact list known as the People app.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

Sept 16 – Friday

10am: Help For Our Members (no appointments)
Need help using Windows, email, etc.
Also help using iPad & other tablets– iPhone & Android phones
First come, first served. 10am-Noon

(No computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appt. )

1pm: Android Tablet HnH (3 of 4)
Do you have an Android (Google) tablet? Join us for this Half and Half class. Get to know the capabilities of your tablet and be pleasantly surprised what it can do for you.
Exploring the Calendar, Camera, visiting the PlayStore, and browsing the internet.
Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

Sept 19 – Monday

10am: Drop In: Finance Workshop
This workshop meets once a month to discuss topics in finance of interest to attendees.  Possible topics: Taxes, Credit, Investing, Gambling, Real Estate, Budgets, Stocks & Bonds, Options, Annuities, insurance, debt management, spread sheets and other topics of interest.
Facilitator:   Jack Houseworth

10am: Hands On: LibreOffice (1of 2) CANCELLED
Sal Rotella, Jr
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Drop In: Computerized Sewing Workshop
The Computerized Sewing Workshop is comprised of people who share their love of sewing and embroidery.  Each month a different technique or project is demonstrated by one of the members.  After the demo, all are encouraged to participate in a “Show and Tell” session to display and explain their latest creations.  Won't you join us? Just drop in if you have an interest. Moderator: Norma Winner

7pm: GENERAL MEETING TONIGHT / OPEN TO THE PUBLIC / NO ADMISSION FEE
Social Hour, Computer & Gadget Help 6-7 pm
Dept. Reports & Guest Speaker 7pm

Sept 20 – Tuesday

10am: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (3of4)
Instructor: Gray Alexander
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

10am: Drop In: Chinese Brush Painting
Come, enjoy a relaxing class of watercolor painting such as bamboo, plum blossoms, chrysanthemum and orchid. Every painting you created is your own masterpiece, one of a kind...

If you have the watercolor, Chinese brush, and other tools, bring them with you.  If you do not have, come anyway.  We can provide the materials for you.
Instructor: Rebecca Walker

Sept 21 – Wednesday

10am: Get Started With Your Computer (4 of 4) Just Drop In
We will continue with new folders and explore file and folder management. This will help you organize your files and folders so that you can back up everything to a flash drive, CD, DVD, or external hard drive.. Finally we will explore Computer Maintenance: how to make sure your computer keeps running smoothly.
Instructor: Norma Winner

1pm: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (3of4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Set Up Skype Just Drop In
See how video chatting with Skype works and let us help you to get set up.
Instructor: Brigitte Haag

Sept 22 – Thursday

10am: Introduction To The iPad (8 of 8) Just Drop In
Previously presented as a separate lecture. We have all heard of iTunes and associate it strictly with purchasing music and videos. However, the iTunes app has some other features that every iPad user should be aware of – even if you never purchase anything from the iTunes store.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

10am: Help With Photoshop Elements Drop In Hands On
Need help getting started with this photo improvement and editing program? Maybe you just have a photo you are trying to do something with but either can't get started or need help completing. This drop in hands on will get you the help you need. Come once or more than once. This is not a pay in advance multi class hands on. Show up whenever you want for instruction or help. Fee is the hands on rate of $5 per session.
Instructor: Mich Morin

1pm: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (3 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Using Windows 10 (7 of 8) Just Drop In
Today, we will look at several features that come with your Windows 10. Cortana, Task View, and, we will talk about Windows Hello (only available on computers designed for it). Maintenance of your computer will also be covered.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

Sept 23 – Friday

10am: Help For Our Members (no appointments)
Need help using Windows, email, etc.
Also help using iPad & other tablets– iPhone & Android phones
First come, first served. 10am-Noon

(No computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appt. )

1pm: Android Tablet HnH (4 of 4) Just Drop In
Do you have an Android (Google) tablet? Join us for this Half and Half class. Get to know the capabilities of your tablet, and be pleasantly surprised what it can do for you. Using the Gallery for your photos, playing music, and connecting to your PC - wired and wirelessly. You can transfer photos and videos between your tablet and your PC.
Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

Sept 26 – Monday

10am: Have a FREE Website with Weebly.com Just Drop In
No need to learn complicated software or purchase hosting and publishing files with ftp. The instructor will show you how to create a good looking site right online at weebly.com. It is easy and simple to produce a feature rich site.
Instructor: Brigitte Haag

10am: Hands On: LibreOffice (2of 2) CANCELLED
Instructor: Sal Rotella, Jr
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Drop In: Genealogy – Family Tree Maker
Bring your laptop with Family Tree Maker installed and learn how to add photos and other media items to the people in your family tree from the files on your computer, from your scanner or other sources including the internet. An hour of lecture and an hour of doing for yourself in this “Half ‘n Half” class.
Instructor Ron Conkle

Sept 27 – Tuesday

10am: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (4of4)
Instructor:
Gray Alexander
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

10am: FREE Goodies That Come With Your Gmail Account Just Drop In
With your free Gmail account you not only get an email account from Google; you also get access to a wide selection of freebies. This class will give you a tour of video chatting, calendar, free website creation, maps, the very useful Google Drive and much more. Instructor Brigitte Haag

10am: Drop In: Chinese Brush Painting
Come, enjoy a relaxing class of watercolor painting such as bamboo, plum blossoms, chrysanthemum and orchid. Every painting you created is your own masterpiece, one of a kind...

If you have the watercolor, Chinese brush, and other tools, bring them with you.  If you do not have, come anyway.  We can provide the materials for you.
Instructor: Rebecca Walker

Sept 28 – Wednesday

10am: Getting Started With Your Computer (1 of 4) Just Drop In
If you recently received a PC, perhaps as a gift, and are intimidated by it or were told, “Now we can e-mail each other”, but don't know where to start, this class might be for you. This class is designed for the person who has never used a computer before. Instructor: Norma Winner

1pm: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (4of4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

7pm: Get the Cobwebs Out Of Your Computer Just Drop In
Feeling helpless when your computer is sluggish?  Do you feel even worse when you learn that you must have someone else come in and fix it for you…often at considerable cost?  There's good news!  You can fix most of these problems yourself.  Learn how in this class.  We call it “getting the cob webs out”.  You'll learn there's software available, most of which is free, to clear out those cob webs.  You'll learn that after the first time, applying this software, most issues with poor performance, improve significantly. Do it yourself, with confidence. It's easier than you may think. 

You only need to learn 4 things in this class:
1. Understand what's happening in your PC and why.
2. Where to find free or inexpensive software online to address it.
3. How to apply the software - successfully and safely. 
4. How to maintain your computer to keep it running at top performance.
Instructor: Dave Fetter

7pm: Drop In: Linux Workshop
The Linux workshop is a working session for users to bring their questions and experiences to the group.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their computers with them for use in the workshop. We are working with different subjects each time we meet, and expect to cover areas such as installation and administration, file systems, setting up servers (print, file, web, etc), using WINE and virtual machines, and other topics that the group is interested in. Just drop in if you have an interest.
Facilitator: Bob Liebl

Sept 29 – Thursday

10am: Introduction To The iPad (1 of 8) Just Drop In
Learn what the buttons around the perimeter of your iPad are. Next, we'll look at how your Home Screen is set up and how you can customize it. Find out what apps came with your iPad.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

10am: Help With Photoshop Elements Drop In Hands On
Need help getting started with this photo improvement and editing program? Maybe you just have a photo you are trying to do something with but either can't get started or need help completing. This drop in hands on will get you the help you need. Come once or more than once. This is not a pay in advance multi class hands on. Show up whenever you want for instruction or help. Fee is the hands on rate of $5 per session.
Instructor: Mich Morin

1pm: Hands-On: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Registration Req. Club Ph. 684-7171

1pm: Using Windows 10 (8 of 8) Just Drop In
This week we will look at OneDrive. Microsoft's free online file storage service. Use it to store or share documents and pictures. If you have a Microsoft email account, you also have a OneDrive account.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

Sept 30 – Friday

10am: Help For Our Members (no appointments)
Need help using Windows, email, etc.
Also help using iPad & other tablets– iPhone & Android phones
First come, first served. 10am-Noon

(No computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appt. )

1pm: Facebook Just Drop In
Learn how to upload photos, change your cover photo or profile picture.  Learn to post and share.  Bring your questions and we will try to answer them.
Instructor: Sal Rotella, Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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