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Some of our August Open House Guests

(NOTE) Blue text denotes our Hands-On Classes 

Green Text denotes our Classes suggest for our very beginners

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, August 17, 2015

10 am: How to have a FREE website Just Drop-In
It used to be expensive to have a Website made or very involved to learn how to make yourself a Website. But nowadays it is getting easier and easier, so everybody can create Websites, and it does not cost anything.
There are many Websites you can visit to create your site. The one we show you is weebly.com. In less than an hour you can have a Website, as long your know what you want to say and have images you want to display. Let us show you! Instructor Brigitte Haag

10 am: Windows 10, Let's Look at it Together",  Just drop-In
This class will be more of a round table discussion where we explore Windows 10 together.  Bring your laptop with Windows 10. Instructor:  Ron Purkhiser

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

6 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, August 18, 2015

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

1 pm: 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

1 pm: FREE MUSIC AND BOOKS, Just Drop In   NOTE: Class has been cancelled

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

10 am: Get Started with your computer, Cut, Copy & Paste, 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

10 am: Android Phone Basics HnH Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own phone)
Held in the Tut Room.
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

1 pm: 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.  Facilitators, Norma Winner & Russ Schnarrenberger

1 pm: iPad hands-on class. (3 of 4) Instructor: Brigitte Haag
Registration Required, Call the club. 352-684-7171

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, August 20, 2015

10 am: The iPad Lecture, HnH – Customize Settings, Just Drop-In
A variety of settings are available to get your iPad running and looking the way you want it. We will look at some of the more important and widely used settings. Instructor: Joann Frucchione

10 am: Basic Photoshop Elements (3 of 4) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In $5 per session No Pre-registration Required

1 pm: FREE Online File Storage Just Drop-in
Store your files and photos online so you can share them between your devices (regardless of operating system), or with others. Send links to share individual files/photos with others without giving them access to all your stored files. Work on documents from different computers, but always have the latest up-to-date version accessible from anywhere. Make accessing files from your new computer easy. Your account will have your own sign in so files are secure. We will look at some of the most popular, free services available. (Pay for versions, with additional features, are available for large and small businesses.) Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1 pm: Advanced Photoshop Elements (3 of 4) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In 5 per session No Pre-Registration Required

Friday, August 21, 2015

10 am: Using a PC with Windows 7 Going Places HnH
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
You learn how to get around in your PC, Where you store what, how to find your files again, go to many places without getting lost, how to move stuff from Flash drive or camera card back and forth from and to your PC. Instructor: Brigitte Haag

10 am: Using the Android tablet, The Playstore, Using the Internet & The Camera, HnH 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. Exploring the Calendar, Camera, visiting the PlayStore and browsing the internet. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

1 pm: Introduction to Computer with Windows 8.1, "Selecting" & Anti-Virus & Malware Protection (HnH) Just Drop-In
This will be for the very beginners, learn to use your computer with the new Windows 8.  Today we look at "selecting" and "copy and pasting" again. Then we'll discuss protecting your computer from the various threats you are exposed to when browsing the internet and even using your email. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

Monday, August 24, 2015

10 am: All the Free things that come with your Gmail account, Just Drop in
Once you get yourself a gmail account (a google account) you have access to a number of very useful tools. The class covers basic email features, video chatting with gmail, google drive, youtube channel, free websites, google maps, g oogle calendar, google books, google translate, photos and much more. Instructor Brigitte Haag

10 am: Search Engine Optimization for small to medium sized businesses. Just Drop-In
Those who participate or join the club to take part are there to meet up with other Hernando/Pasco/Citrus area people who are interested in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques and other general issues related to Internet Marketing, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Social Media Marketing. Gather and share advice and info on better ways to work with search engines, trade links, trade secrets, ask questions, get to know other SEO's in your area better and in person. The class is about SEO (Search Engine Optimization) · Google SEO, Social Networking, Small Business Marketing Strategy, Social Media, Online Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Pay Per Click, and Social Media Marketing. Instructor: Dave Curtis

1 pm: Genealogy Searches & Tips with Family Tree Maker Just Drop-In
Learn about the on-line genealogy resources of Ancestry.com, MyHeritage, Geni, Family Search and others. Use Family Tree Maker to record what you find, to document your sources and to prepare and print a report or chart. Share your research with friends and family. Instructor: Ron Conkle

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

10 am: Get Started with your computer, File & Folder Management, and Maintenance for Your Computer, 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: Maintenance and Security for your PC 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 

1 pm: iPad hands-on class. (4 of 4) Instructor: Brigitte Haag
Registration Required, Call the club. 352-684-7171

Thursday, August 27, 2015

10 am: The Ipad Lecture, HnH - Safari Web Browser, Just Drop-In
Apple’s answer to Internet Explorer. Learn your way around the Safari web browser. Create bookmarks, and favorites. Working with tabs. Email links. Instructor: Joann Frucchione

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

1 pm: Windows 10 Is Here!
On July 29 th, Microsoft released their latest version of their operating system –Windows 10!! Come see what has changed from the previous versions and what is new. In the coming months, we will be starting our Introduction to Computers with Windows 10. Many of you already know this is a FREE upgrade from Windows 7 or 8.1. Come find out how to get your computer upgraded (we WILL NOT be upgrading computers here at the club). Instructor: Joann Frucchione

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

Friday, August 28, 2015

10 am: Using a PC with Windows 7 The Taskbar HnH
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
There is a lot to learn about the Task Bar. See what programs are open, how to toggle between minimizing and showing Windows and how access your open programs fast. Access the jump lists and use some of the Aero features. Locate the secret button that minimizes all open Windows in one click. Instructor: Brigitte Haag

10 am: Using the Android tablet, The Photo Gallery, Music & Connecting to a PC, HnH 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

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

Monday, August 31, 2015

10 am: FREE CLASS OF THE MONTH – OPEN TO ALL – JUST DROP-IN
Skype Messaging and Video Chatting, HnH Just Drop-In
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

 

 

 

 

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