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


WE WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE WINDOWS 10 HANDS ON CLASSES
THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER

AUGUST WINDOWS 10 HO CLASSES ARE NOW FULL
(Fill out an interest form for September and get on the list now!)

REMEMBER WINDOWS 10 FREE UPGRADE OFFER EXPIRES JULY 29
This FREE upgrade is for Windows 7 and 8.1 computers only!

FREE WINDOWS 10 ANNIVERSARY UPGRADE SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 2
(YOU MUST ALREADY HAVE WINDOWS 10 INSTALLED TO GET THIS UPGRADE)

 

Monday, July 25, 2016

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

1 pm: Genealogy - Family Tree Maker, Just Drop In
Genealogy is the story of our families. Discover your family history at Ancestry.com. Record your findings with Family Tree Maker Share your family history in print and on line.
Instructor: Ron Conkle

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - NO CLASSES

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - NO CLASSES

Thursday, July 28, 2016

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

10 am: Dropbox (FREE Online File Storage)
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. Dropbox has new features so if you've been to a Dropbox lecture before, you'll see some new things in this one.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

1 pm: USING WINDOWS 10, Just Drop-In (7 of 8)
ONLY ONE DAY LEFT FOR FREE UPGRADE TO WINDOWS 10
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

Friday, July 29, 2016  

10 am: Help for our Members Just Drop In
Windows 7, 8.1 & 10. First come, first served. No PC Problems
10 am until noon
Need help using Windows, email, etc. Also help using iPad and other tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

 Monday, August 1, 2016

10 am: Open House/Newcomers' Orientation / Open to the Public

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Ron Purkhiser
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

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

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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

10 am: Introduction To Facebook
The Facebook Class will cover everything from signing up for a Facebook account and logging in, how to post memes, messages, and pictures. It will also cover advanced settings and how to recognize scams on Facebook. Please bring a laptop if you have one. Tablets & Smart phones do not have all the features that are covered in the class.
Instructor: Sal Rotella Jr.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

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

10 am: Get Started With Your Computer
Learn the Parts of the Computer (1of4) 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: Basic Windows 10 (1 of 4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

7 pm: Get The Cob Webs 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.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

10 am: Intro To Ipad - What are those buttons and the Home Screen (1 of 8)
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

10 am: Help with Photoshop Elements Just Drop In
Instructor: Mich Morin
No Registration Required

1 pm: Using Windows 10 Just Drop In - OneDrive (8 of 8)
This 8 week lecture series has something for all computer users whether you are brand new to computers or have worked with earlier versions of Windows. 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

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (1 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

Friday, August 5, 2016

10 am: Help for our Members Just Drop In
First come, first served. No PC Problems 10 am until noon
Need help using Windows, email, MS Office, etc.? Also help using iPad or iPhone as well as Android and other smartphones and tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

Monday, August 8, 2016

10 am: Finance Workshop Just Drop In 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

1 pm: The Food Workshop Just Drop-In
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 a 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

1 pm: Genealogy Workshop, Just Drop-In
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

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

9:30 am: Board of Directors Meeting

10 am: Basic Windows 10 (2 of 4)
Instructor: Gray Alexander
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

1 pm: Get To Know Your iPhone
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

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

10 am: Get Started With Your Computer (2 of 4)
Using The Control Panel 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. Maybe the type is too small and hard to read. Is your mouse too sensitive? We will learn how to fix those problems and others.
Instructor: Norma Winner

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (2 of 4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

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

Thursday, August 11, 2016

10 am: Intro To Ipad – Customize Settings (2 of 8)
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: Help with Photoshop Elements Just Drop In
Instructor: Mich Morin
No Registration Required

1 pm: Using Windows 10 Just Drop-in (1 of 8)
Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest version of their popular operating system. It is currently available as a free upgrade for Window 7 and 8.1 computers. Today we will look at the Desktop and Start Menu of Windows 10. Yes the Start Menu is back - but different from what we remember.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (2 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

Friday, August 12, 2016

10 am: Help for our Members Just Drop In
First come, first served. No PC Problems 10 am until noon
Need help using Windows, email, MS Office, etc.? Also help using iPad or iPhone as well as Android and other smartphones and tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

Monday, August 15, 2016

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

6pm: GENERAL MEETING / OPEN TO THE PUBLIC / NO ADMISSION
Refreshments and social hour starts at 6:00pm. Also, between 6 and 7pm, 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 an outside speaker.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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

1 pm: Learning About Your Kindle Fire
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

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

10 am: Get Started With Your Computer (3 of 4)
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

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (3 of 4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

1 pm: Android Phone Basics 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

7 pm: Get The Cob Webs 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.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

10 am: Intro To Ipad – More Customizing Settings (3 of 8) Just Drop In
We continue looking at the variety of settings 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: Help with Photoshop Elements Just Drop In
Instructor: Mich Morin
No Registration Required

1 pm: Using Windows 10 Just Drop-In (2 of 8)
Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest version of their popular operating system. It is currently available as a free upgrade for Window 7 and 8.1 computers.Today we will look at File Explorer (new name for Windows Explorer). What is Quck Access? Working with files and folders.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (3 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

Friday, August 19, 2016

10 am: Help for our Members Just Drop In
First come, first served. No PC Problems 10 am until noon
Need help using Windows, email, MS Office, etc.? Also help using iPad or iPhone as well as Android and other smartphones and tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

Monday, August 22, 2016

10 am: Free Goodies You Get With Your Gmail Account
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

1 pm: Family Tree Maker & Genealogy Just Drop In
Genealogy is the story of our families. Discover your family history at Ancestry.com
Record your findings with Family Tree Maker Share your family history in print and on line.
Instructor: Ron Conkle

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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

1 pm: Gadget Workshop
This workshop deals with all the modern gadgets being sold today. iPads, SmartPhones, digital cameras just to name a few. Everyone attending is encouraged to bring one of their gadgets they may need help with. Between all that are present we hope to be able to share ideas and solve problems that will benefit everybody attending. Join us with your favorite gadget!
Facilitator: Pat Turek

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

10 am: Get Started With Your Computer, (4 Of 4)
File & Folder Management, And Maintenace 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: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

1 pm: Download FREE Music And Books Just Drop In
Learn how to download free music and books to your computer and enjoy it on different forms of media.  Learn how to create CDs, put music or books onto your iPads, Android Tablets, MP3 players and other devices.  If you have basic knowledge of your computer, this is a class you won't want to miss.
Instructor: Ron Dakin

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 less problems.  Attend this lecture and learn all about the features and benefits. Instructor: Bob Liebl

Thursday, August 25, 2016

10 am: Intro To Ipad - Safari Web Browser (4 of 8) 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: Help with Photoshop Elements Just Drop In
Instructor: Mich Morin
No Registration Required

1 pm: Using Windows 10 Just Drop-In (3 of 8)
Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest version of their popular operating system. It is currently available as a free upgrade for Window 7 and 8.1 computers. This free upgrade period will end July 28, 2016, after which time the operating system will have to be purchased even for Windows 7 and 8.1 computers.

Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest version of their popular operating system. Working with files and folders. How to create folders and organize what you already have on your computer. How to save new documents and organize them. How to use a Flash Drive.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

Friday, August 26, 2016

10 am: Help for our Members Just Drop In
First come, first served. No PC Problems 10 am until noon
Need help using Windows, email, MS Office, etc.? Also help using iPad or iPhone as well as Android and other smartphones and tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

1 pm: Facebook, come in and learn to post, share and upload photos, Just Drop-In Are you having trouble uploading photos, want to know how to share or post things?  Wonder how do you navigate around Facebook? Then this class is for you.  Be sure and bring photos you want to upload on a USB drive or your computer. 
Instructor: Linda Aliff

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

 

 

 

 

 

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