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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:

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

10 am: Using Windows 7, The Taskbar, HnH Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
We’ll take a close look at the taskbar, and all of it’s features you will see with Windows 7. New features include, Aero Peek, the Full Screen preview, Jump Lists and much more. Ron Purkhiser

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

1 pm: Family Tree Maker (Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop) Just Drop-In. 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

1 pm: Creating Graphics (2 of 4) Instructor Brigitte, Hands-On

Wednesday, January 28, 2014

10 am: There’s An App for That Just Drop-In Instructor: Charleen Scime
We’ve done the work for you. This class will demonstrate  fun, useful, and surprising apps  you never knew you needed.

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: 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

Thursday, January 29, 2014

 10 am: Intro To Ipad, HnH - Email and Contacts, 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

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: What's New in Windows 8.1, The Microsoft Store & Using Apps, 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. This is not a class for the beginning computer user. If you came to this lecture series before you may want to revisit to get the latest changes. 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: Advanced Photoshop Elements (4 of 4) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In 5 per session No Pre-Registration Required

Friday, January 30, 2015

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.

10 am: Xara, (3 of 4) Instructor: Brigitte Haag Hands-On, Registration Required
Call club 684-7171

1 pm: Introduction to Computer with Windows 8.1, The Desktop & Taskbar, (HnH) Just Drop-In.
This will be for the very beginners, learn to use your computer with the new Windows 8.
We will cover the desktop in more detail, and learn all about the Task bar. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

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

Monday, February 2, 2015

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

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

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

10 am: Using Windows 7, The Start Menu, HnH Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
We cover the Windows 7 start menu (including customizing) during this session. We’ll look at four ways to start a program, and show how to make your favorite program(s) start automatically when you start your Windows 7 computer. Ron Purkhiser

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

1 pm: Hallmark  Greeting Cards, Just Drop-In
Just in time for Valentine's Day.  Create and print perfectly personalized cards and envelopes to those special people in your life.  It's a beautiful way to express your Valentine wish, whether to that special person in your life,  or other family members and friends.  Valentine Day is just one of the special holiday greeting cards available with this program plus a bunch of other  projects for all occasions.  Instructor - Ron Dakin

1 pm: Xara, (3 of 4) Instructor: Brigitte Haag Hands-On, Registration Required
Call club 684-7171

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Garden Committee Meeting, Meets at the garden at 9:30am

10 am: Get Started with your computer, Learn the Parts of the Computer, 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: Mouse, Touchpad & Keyboard, Just Drop-In
This is a class created for those who have never used a computer before. The mouse, the touchpad on a laptop and the keyboard are the ways that you "talk" to your computer. You need to know these items before you can really enjoy your computer. Charleen can show you how and you'll enjoy every minute ! Instructor: Charleen Scime

1 pm: Kindle Fire HD Just Drop-In
This class will help you get started on 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. We will practice adding apps and customizing settings. Questions and input are encouraged. We all learn more this way. Facilitator: Pat Turek

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: Photography Workshop Just Drop-In
This discussion group covers camera operation, picture taking techniques, photo improvements, e-mailing photos, and anything else related to photography. Share some of your photos with other members. Drop in if you have an interest. Facilitator: Fred Wise

Thursday, February 5, 2015

10 am: What's New in Windows 8.1, The Start Screen, 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. This is not a class for the beginning computer user. If you came to this lecture series before you may want to revisit to get the latest changes. Intro to the Start screen, and it’s latest revisions. 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: Intro To Ipad, HnH - Camera & Icloud, 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

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

7 pm: Microsoft PowerPoint Just Drop-In
PowerPoint Shows don’t need to be boring text with bullets. You can add photos, clipart, dazzling animations, sound and video. Have some fun while you feature your best photos in stunning slide shows, and more....... Instructor: Dave Fetter

Friday, February 6, 2015

10 am: Using the Android tablet, The Photo Gallery, Playing Music & Transferring Files Back & Forth to Your 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.

10 am: Xara, (4 of 4) Instructor: Brigitte Haag Hands-On, Registration Required
Call club 684-7171

 1 pm: Zentangle, (doodle art), Just Drop-In
Do you doodle?  Zentangle is  "doodle" art created by using ink.  Tangle patterns are intended to be abstract that can be created in just 2 or 3 simple strokes and repeated to make a beautiful design.  These designs can be used on cards, as home decor, on fabric, and even framed art.  Learn to do these simple steps and become proficient in Zentangle in just two hours!  Materials needed : pigma micron pen or extra fine sharpie. Instructor: Charleen Scime

1 pm: Introduction to Computer with Windows 8.1, The File Explorer & the Camera (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 "File Explorer", a wonderful easy to find place where you can see and work with all the data you've added to your computer. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

 

 

 

 

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