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HnH Classes, You watch, listen and learn the first hour, then you do it on your own device durring the second hour.

 

What's Coming Up This Week At Our Club:

Monday, October 20, 2014

1 pm: Computerized Sewing Workshop Just Drop-In
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

1pm: Music Workshop, Just Drop-In. CANCELLED for this month. Will resume on Nov. 17 at 1pm

7 pm: General Meeting Open to all, Free Admission
Refreshments and social starts at 6:00pm. Also starting at 6pm, we will have a table where you can get answers to your computer questions and a table where you can explore gadgets like tablets, readers, smart phones, touch screens, etc. The meeting starts at 7:00pm. After our Club news, the joke of the month and the Tech Tip, we will feature several of our instructors discussing their classes.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

10 am: Gadget Workshop Just Drop-In
This workshop will deal with all the modern gadgets being sold today. I-Pads, SmartPhones, Digital cameras just to name a few. Everyone attending is encouraged to being one of their gadgets you may need help with. Between all that are present we hope to be able to share ideas and explanations that will benefit everybody attending. Join us with your favorite gadget ! Facilitator: Pat Turek

10 am: Basic Windows 8.1 (3 of 4) Instructor: Gray Alexander
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

1 pm: Introduction to Computer with Windows 8.1 (HnH) (8 of 8) Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
This will be for the very beginners, learn to use your computer with the new Windows 8.1.
Today we look at "All about music CD's" and some maintenance to keep your computer running at it best. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

1 pm: Xara, (2 of 4) Instructor: Brigitte Haag Drop-In $5 per session

Wednesday, October 22. 2014

10 am: 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

1 pm: PC Maintenance and Security Just Drop-In
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 

7 pm: Linux, The FREE Alternative to Windows Just Drop-In
Linux, an alternative to Windows for an operating system.  This Linux system has most all of the features of Windows, but with fewer problems.  Attend this lecture and learn all about the features and benefits. Instructor: Bob Liebl

Thursday, October 23, 2014

10 am: iPad Lecture (3 of 3) Just Drop-In
The class will cover iPad basics along with a few advanced techniques to expand your use of your iPad. Instructor: Joann Frucchione

10 am: Basic Photoshop Elements (4 of 5) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In $5 per session No Pre-registration Required

 1 pm: Hallmark Greeting Cards & More, Just Drop-In  
Create your very own personal greeting cards using Hallmark software.  Add your personal sentiments and even include your own photos.  Create personalized envelopes, making it special to the person receiving the card.  Want to email the card?  No problem.  Select and personalize the card, email the card using your own email software and even include music provided by Hallmark.  Many other features included in the software,  including the ability to make personalized calendars, including photos and special wishes, business cards, personalized stationary and much more.  Instructor:  Ron Dakin

1 pm: Advanced Photoshop Elements (4 of 5) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In 5 per session No Pre-Registration Required

Friday, October 24, 2014

10 am: Using the Android tablet HnH (4of4) Just Drop-In
Do you have an Android (Google) tablet? Join for this Half and Half class, get to know the capabilities of your tablet and be pleasantly surprised what it all can do for you.
The Gallery for your photos, playing music, and connecting to your PC wired, and wirelessly. You can transfer photos, videos between your tablet and your PC. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

10 am: What’s new in Windows 8.1 Just Drop In, HnH
In this four week series, we will take a look at changes that have taken place in the Windows operating system with the latest upgrade to Windows 8. If you came to this lecture series before you may want to revisit to get the latest changes. Brigitte Haag
Week Three: Some familiar screens. The new Task Manager. A look at the Modern Internet Explorer. Now you can assign a Home page. More Desktop and the Mail app.

1 pm: Using Windows 7, HnH (4 of 8) Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
The Windows 7 Window, also called the Windows Explorer Window. Our new Windows 7 has a new look to all these similar windows, with many areas and features. Learn all about these features, how they can help you, and how to turn the features off it that is your preference. Ron Purkhiser

1 pm: iPad, (3 of 4) Instructor: Joann Frucchione, Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

Monday, October 27, 2014

10 am: Memcom Meeting All are welcome, no charge Help shape the future of your club!

1 pm: Android Phone Basics (HnH) Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own phone)

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, 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 about this wonderful device. Instructor: Ross Schnarrenberger

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

10 am: Get To Know Your I-Phone Just Drop-In
Get started learning your way around the apps on your new I-Phone. You can phone, text and mail from your phone. This is just a few of the apps on the Apple I-Phone. Instructor: Pat Turek

10 am: Basic Windows 8.1 (4 of 4) Instructor: Gray Alexander
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

1 pm: Xara, (3 of 4) Instructor: Brigitte Haag Drop-In $5 per session

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

10 am: Great Apps for Gadgets. Just drop in.
Thousands of apps are available to download from the Appstore, the Playstore and many other places. Come and show us your favorite apps, so we can all learn.
Facilitator, Norma Winner

1 pm: Introduction to Computer with Windows 8.1 (HnH) 1 of 8 Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
This will be for the very beginners, learn to use your computer with the new Windows 8.1. This week we learn all about the mouse, and explore the Start Screen and desktop. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

1 pm: Create and Order Online Photobooks, Calendars and More HnH, Just drop in
Watch as the instructor goes to Websites, where you can easily assemble fancy photo books or photo calendars and then have them printed and sent to you for a reasonable cost. These books make great gifts. You create and order online. You will see some of these books in class. Instructor: Brigitte Haag

7 pm: Picasa, Import, Organize, Improve your Photos - Just Drop In
Do you have a camera full of pictures? In this class you will see how they can be loaded into your PC, how Google's free Picasa will organize your images, and what amazing tools the latest version of the program offers to improve your images. Instructor: Fred Wise

Thursday, October 30, 2014

10 am: MORE iPAD, Just Drop-In
Now that you’ve gotten the basics of using your iPad, here’s another wave of things your iPad can do. Share photos and word processing documents between your pc and other devices using Dropbox. Yes you can even edit a document using the mobile app for Kingsoft Office Suite. More on using iCloud and it’s mobile web apps. Back up your iPad’s stored content. Reset your iPad to factory defaults or from a backup. Watch your cable tv on your iPad with the Brighthouse app – great for summer’s rainy season! Use your iPad as an ebook reader for all your iBooks, Nook and Kindle books – all on one device. Instructor: Joann Frucchione

10 am: Basic Photoshop Elements (5 of 5) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In $5 per session No Pre-registration Required

1 pm: Advanced Photoshop Elements (5 of 5) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In 5 per session No Pre-Registration Required

 Friday, October 31, 2014

 10 am: Facebook Workshop Just Drop-In
Bring all your questions about FB because you will get them answered. New to Facebook, you will get advice on setting up your security the best way possible, bring your laptop, tablet, ipad so you can make necessary changes, learn Facebook navigation tricks and more. Facilitator: Linda Aliff

 10 am: What’s new in Windows 8.1 Just Drop In
In this four week series, we will take a look at changes that have taken place in the Windows operating system with the latest upgrade to Windows 8. If you came to this lecture series before you may want to revisit to get the latest changes. Brigitte Haag
Week Four: If you still want a Start Menu, find out where you can get one. A collection of topics and a question answer period (if time permits).

1 pm: Using Windows 7, HnH (5 of 8) Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
All the FREE stuff that comes with your Windows 7. Wordpad, an impressive calculator, Character map, Sticky Notes, the Snipping tool, Import your photos using Windows, and the newest Windows Media Player. Ron Purkhiser

1 pm: iPad, (4 of 4) Instructor: Joann Frucchione, Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

 

 

 

 

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Spring Hill, Florida

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