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

GENERAL MEETING ~ MONDAY ~ JUNE 26
No Admission / Open to the Public
Social Hour 6-7pm / Meeting Begins 7pm


Speaker will talk about:

CRIME AWARENESS & PROTECTION
(ID Theft, Scams and Frauds)


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MAC COMPUTER HELP AT FRIDAY HELP - July 7 @ 10am

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE (MemCom) MEETING - July 17 @ 10am
Open to all members!
Come and let us know what you would like to see at your club.

NO GETTING STARTED CLASSES IN JULY

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June 26 – Monday

General Meeting Tonight – Open to the Public
6 – 7 pm: Social Hour, Computer and Gadget Help
7 pm: Dept. Reports & Guest Speaker

June 27 – Tuesday

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

0 am: Chinese Brush Painting Drop In
Come, enjoy a relaxing class of watercolor painting such as bamboo, plum blossoms, chrysanthemum and orchid. Every painting you created is your own masterpiece, one of a kind...

If you have the watercolor, Chinese brush, and other tools, bring them with you.  If you do not have, come anyway.  We can provide the materials for you.
Instructor: Rebecca Walker

1 pm: Free Website with weebly.com HnH 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. Bring your laptop.
Instructor: Brigitte Haag

June 28 – Wednesday

10 am: Get Started With Your Computer, (4 Of 4)
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: Windows 10 HO (4 of 4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

June 29 – Thursday

10 am: Using Your iPad (8 of 8) Just Drop In
Previously presented as a separate lecture. We have all heard of iTunes and associate it strictly with purchasing music and videos. However, the iTunes app has some other features that every iPad user should be aware of – even if you never purchase anything from the iTunes store.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1 pm: Using Windows 10 Just Drop-In (8 of 8)
This week we will look at OneDrive - Microsoft's free online file storage service. Use it to store or share documents and pictures. Once you have a Microsoft email account, you also have a OneDrive account.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1pm: Backup & Restore a Hard Drive Image Using Macrium Reflect Free Drop InWe've all heard of backing up our computers. You can now download a free program to make an image of your computer's hard drive as it exists today, when everything is working well. If sometime in the future you are experiencing severe problems, you will have the option of restoring your computer to how it was when you made the hard drive image. Not just the operating system, but everything, operating system, programs, and files and folders you have created and saved.

During this lecture you will learn how to backup and restore an image of your hard drive using Macrium Reflect Free. Subjects covered are: Download and install free imaging software. Make a bootable rescue disk that enables the restoration of an image backup. Backup an image of a hard drive to an external hard drive. Use a rescue disk to restore a drive image.
Instructor: Gray Alexander

June 30 – Friday

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, etc. Also help using iPad and other tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

July 3 – Monday

10 am: NO Open House/Newcomers' Orientation

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

July 4 – Tuesday

INDEPENDENCE DAY – CLUB CLOSED

July 5 – Wednesday

NO GET STARTED CLASS THIS WEEK

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

July 6 – Thursday

10 am: Google Apps For All Your Devices Drop In
There was a time when Google was thought of as a Search Engine (Google It!) and Gmail for email – and that was about it! Not anymore! Google Docs, Google Maps, the Google Chrome web browser, Google Calendar are probably the best known today. More recently, you can share your docs and photos with Google Drive – a free online file storage service that lets you share those items across your devices. Improve your photos with Google Photos. Access all these online with your PC. Apps are now available for all your mobile devices as well regardless of operating systems – Android or iOS (Apple).
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

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

1 pm: Box.com FREE Online File Storage
If you have used OneDrive or Dropbox, you may be having the same complaint – not enough free storage space. Box.com to the rescue. Rather than only 5GB of storage (Onedrive) or, 2GB of storage (Dropbox), Box.com starts you off with a whopping 10GB of FREE online storage. Easy to use. Works across your devices whether Windows, Android or Apple. Available for Individual or Business use (business version is not free). Trusted as secure, Box.com has been used in areas of healthcare, education, government, finance, and most other major business areas.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

July 7 – Friday  

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, etc. Also help using iPad and other tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

July 10 – Monday

10 am: Using WordPress Just Drop In
In this class you will learn how to find and register a domain and set up a hosting package, how to install wordpress and plug-ins. You will also learn the basics of CPanel. You will learn the basics of word press. If there is an interest we may make this a workshop. Instructor: Sal Rotella, Jr

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: Bunny Ryczek

July 11 – Tuesday

9:00 am: NO Board of Directors Meeting

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

1 pm: 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 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

July 12 – Wednesday

9:30 am: Garden Committee meets at the Garden

NO GET STARTED CLASS THIS WEEK

10 am: MS Word & Excel Workshop Just Drop In
Have a question regarding Word or Excel? Many users no longer need to sit through a basics lecture but have individual questions about features, or problems to work through. Get together with other Word & Excel users to get your answers. Bring your laptop, fully charged. You must be running MS Office on your computer.
Facilitator: Ron Conkle

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

1 pm: Using Skype Just Drop In
Skype is a great way to get together with a friend or family member in real time video regardless how near or far away they live. And the best part – it's absolutely free as long as you call one computer to another. Let us show you how it works, and help you get started.
Instructor: Dave Lemon

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

July 13 – Thursday

10 am: Using the iPad (1 of 8) Just Drop In
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: LibreOffice/OpenOffice Workshop Just Drop In
A FREE alternative to MS Office, LibreOffice is made up of programs that are a great replacement for Word, Excel and Powerpoint. They save documents in the MS Office file formats so they are easily opened in those programs. This workshop is for users of LibreOffice and OpenOffice to get together and learn how to use the features of the programs or work out problems in using them.
Facilitator: Sal Rotella, Jr.

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

1 pm: Using Windows 10 Just Drop-in (1 of 8)
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

July 14 – Friday

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, etc. Also help using iPad and other tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

July 17 – Monday

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:   Larry Lisle

10 am: MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE MEETING (MemCom) Open to all members

1 pm: No Computerized Sewing Workshop

July 18 – Tuesday

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

10 am: Chinese Brush Painting Drop In
Come, enjoy a relaxing class of watercolor painting such as bamboo, plum blossoms, chrysanthemum and orchid. Every painting you created is your own masterpiece, one of a kind...

If you have the watercolor, Chinese brush, and other tools, bring them with you.  If you do not have, come anyway.  We can provide the materials for you.
Instructor: Rebecca Walker

1 pm: Family Tree Maker Just Drop In
Interested in Genealogy? Come in and learn how to use Family Tree Maker/Root Magic software to research and document your family history. Bring your laptop and our group will assist you in getting started or overcome obstacles.
Instructor: Merle Wagner

1 pm: Gmail & the Gmail (Google) Calendar Just drop in

Gmail is provided free from Google along with other free products. The purpose of this lecture is to explain how to use your Gmail and Gmail calendar on your smart phone or tablets.

First, it is necessary to create a Gmail account. Hopefully you have already created an account with Google for Gmail. This will help speed up all that needs to be covered.

Second , I will cover some of the ways to customize Gmail.

•  You can tell Gmail to collect your other emails, so that it can all be seen together.

Third , I will show the calendar in Google.

•  Setting up an appointment

•  Repeating the appointment

•  Inviting attendees to your appointment

Finally , I will show how to set your devices up to view Gmail and your calendar.

•  Go to settings in your device

Choose Mail, Contacts, Calendars in Iphone. Similar in android devices
Instructor: Pat Turek

7 pm: Facebook Workshop Just Drop In
Here's a chance to get those Facebook questions solved that may not be covered in a regular basics lecture. Attendees and the Facilitator will pool their Facebook knowledge and attempt to get those special questions answered.
Facilitator: Sal Rotella, Jr.

July 19 – Wednesday

NO GET STARTED CLASS THIS WEEK

10 am: Powerpoint for Fun Just Drop In
PowerPoint Shows don't need to be boring text with bullets. See how using images and clipart, animations and sound can.show off your best photos in stunning slide shows. PowerPoint or Open Office Impress should be installed on your Laptop so you get most out of the 2nd hour.
Instructor: Brigitte Haag

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

July 20 – Thursday

10 am: Using the iPad (2 of 8) 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

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

1 pm: Using Windows 10 Just Drop-In (2 of 8)
Today we will look at File Explorer (new name for Windows Explorer). What is Quick Access? Working with files and folders.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

July 21 - Friday

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, etc. Also help using iPad and other tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

July 24 – Monday

NO General Meeting

July 25 – Tuesday

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

1 pm: Learning About Your Kindle Fire Drop In
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

July 26 – Wednesday

NO GET STARTED CLASS THIS WEEK

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Mich Morin Hands-On
Registration Required Call club 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 less problems.  Attend this lecture and learn all about the features and benefits.
Instructor: Bob Liebl

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.

July 27 – Thursday

10 am: Using the iPad (3 of 8) Just Drop In
Continue looking at the variety of settings. We will look at some of the more important and widely used settings.
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 (3 of 8)
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

July 28 – Friday

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, etc. Also help using iPad and other tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

1 pm: Android Tablet Workshop Just Drop In

Trying to figure out how to do something on your Android Tablet? Here's your chance to find out. The Android tablet workshop is a place for all Android tablet users to get together and figure out / learn how to do things on your tablet. Everyone in attendance is encouraged to contribute their problems and ‘how to' knowledge, rather than sit through a preplanned lecture.
Instructor: Ron Purkhiser

July 31 – Monday

No Classes scheduled

 

 


 

 

 

 

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