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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 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

Monday, November 3, 2014

10 am: Newcomer Orientation/Open House: Open to all. L earn all about the club. Bring a friend if interested. Light refreshments.

1 pm: Photoshop Elements Advanced Workshop, Just Drop-In
Just drop in if you have an interest. Each month a technique, a special tool, or a plug-in, for Photoshop Elements will be demonstrated.  Those attending can then work on their own images at home and show their results at the next month's meeting.  Attendees should bring a flash drive for images and templates and lots of questions and answers.  This is not a basic Elements class. Facilitator: Mich Morin

7 pm: How to have a FREE website, HnH Just Drop-In
Google gives us so many free things, why not take advantage. Have a free Website, free Web building tools and more....... I the first hour you will see how to log in, how to ad pages and place photos, text and links onto your Webpages. In the second hour you will log in  and start building your own Website. Bring your laptop fully charged, have some pictures and text ready to be used. Also set up a gmail account for your self and make sure you know your password. Ready set go! Instructor: Brigitte Haag

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

10 am: Basic Windows 8.1 (1 of 4) Instructor: Gray Alexander
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

 1 pm: Using Your I-Phone 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. Instructor: Pat Turek

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

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

9 am: Garden Committee Meeting, Meets at the Botanical garden

1 pm: Introduction to Computer with Windows 8.1 (HnH) 2 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's topics will cover using your keyboard, and WordPad, a free word processor that comes with your windows 8. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

7 pm: 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 week 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

7 pm: How use a DSLR Camera, Just Drop-In, (HnH)
Find out how the speed and versatility of a DSLR camera can improve your creative photography skills with a variety if lenses from fish eye wide angle to telephoto and attachments from filters to external flash equipment. Learn how to break away from automatic settings to do things like high speed photography, blur backgrounds, sports action, night shots, and time lapse photography. Instructor: Fred Wise

Thursday, November 6, 2014

10 am: iPad Lecture (1 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 (1 of 4) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In $5 per session No Pre-registration Required

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

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

Friday, November 7, 2014

 10 am: Using the Android tablet HnH (1of4) 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.
This week will be the basics, getting around on your device. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

10 am: iTunes – More Than Just Music, Just Drop-In
Most people know iTunes as a website to download music. But, that isn’t all you can do with this Apple feature. Yes you can download music and videos. But you can also back up your iPad, or update your iPad. Check out those apps you’ve download for updates. Rip music from your CDs to share among your Apple devices. And this is just the beginning. Instructor: Joann Frucchione.

1 pm: Using Windows 7, HnH (6 of 8) Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
We will learn all about blank CD’s and DVD’s. Burn your important data to either disc so you have a backup, a copy for safe keeping. Use a CD’s to make your own music CD’s that will play in any CD player. Use a DVD to make your own movies and slideshows that play in your set-top DVD player. Your Windows 7 has all these capabilities to do this for you. Ron Purkhiser

1 pm: Drop Box, Just Drop In
Share just about any type of document you can think of or store it ‘in the clouds’. Share those photos or documents with any type of device - Windows (pc, tablet or phone), Apple (iPad or iPhone), or Android (tablet or phone). Set up Dropbox on your pc, then download the app for your mobile device. Collaborate on documents, or just apply updates to a document you’ve been working on from different computers. Dropbox does it all; and you can set it up using any email address you currently have. Instructor: Joann Frucchione

 

 

 

 

 

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Spring Hill, Florida

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