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Some of our Guests at our August General Meeting

 

(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:


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

10 am: Downloading FREE Digital Music and Books Just Drop-In
This class is an introduction on how to download free music from the internet and how to create CD's for your listening pleasure. Included are internet web sites where you can find your favorite music, whether it be Easy Listening, Country Western, Oldie Goldies, etc. Have a favorite band, artist, group? The old standards are all there. Downloading books from the Library will also be covered. Instructor: Ron Dakin

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

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

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

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

10 am: Get Started with your 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: Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (4 of 8) HnH Just Drop-In
(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

1 pm: 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

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: 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

Thursday, September 4, 2014

10 am: 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

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: Windows 7 After the Basics, 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: Advanced Photoshop Elements (1 of 4) Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Just Drop-In 5 per session No Pre-Registration Required

Friday, September 5, 2014

10 am: What's new in Windows 8.1 Just Drop In (1 of 4)
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. Instructor: Joann Frucchione
W eek One: The Start screen. Intro to the Start screen, and it's latest revisions.

1 pm: iPad Lecture (1 of 3) Just Drop-In
This class will cover iPad basics along with a few advanced techniques to expand your use of your iPad. Instructor: Joann Frucchione

Monday, September 8, 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

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

7 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: Dave Fetter

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

9:30 am: Board Meeting 

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

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

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

10 am: Get Started with your computer (2 of 4) Just Drop-In
This second 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 Is the type 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: Introduction to Computers with Windows 7 (5 of 8) HnH Just Drop-In
(Half lecture, half hands-on on your own laptop)
The Windows Explorer has many features that are very useful when using your PC. There is a fast working preview feature for Photos, Videos and music files. There are different view like the thumbnail view or list view for browsing your files. See the advantages the detail view offers you like sorting. Use the navigation pane to rapidly switch between the various library folders and realize the advantages of the address bar.
Instructor: Brigitte Haag

1 pm: Using the Android tablet HnH (2of4) 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.
We will look at some settings, Contacts and Email. Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

 

 

 

 

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8375 Spring Hill Drive, Grace Presbyterian Church, Education Building B

Spring Hill, Florida

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