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SENIOR CENTER
Route 31 County Complex
4 Gauntt Place - Building #1
PO Box 2900
Flemington, New Jersey 08822-2900
908-788-1359
scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us
 
County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey
Directions to the Hunterdon County Senior Center
MARCH - 2015

COMPUTER ACTIVITIES
FOR SENIORS

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
FOR ALL ACTIVITIES
Hunterdon County Senior Center Computer Lab
Our computer lab is beautiful, spacious and well-appointed. If you are not registered for an activity this month, you may want to drop into Open Lab on Mondays from 1:00 to 2:30 or just stop in for a tour of the facility.

Below is a list of the latest offerings by the Hunterdon County Senior Center. Space is limited & registration is required where indicated. If you’d like to register please email Scott Crabtree, Computer Lab Coordinator

If you provide us with your email address, we'll be happy to update you with new activities as they are scheduled.

Computer Activities at the Senior Center are open to all Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over. Check out our new Activities Catalog.

 

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

OPEN LAB (UNASSISTED)
The Computer Lab is available to Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over who wish to use a computer independently to practice class lessons, browse the Web, write a letter or access their web-based email.  Open Lab sessions are a great way to improve your computer skills because practice makes perfect!  Open Lab time is scheduled between class sessions Monday through Friday.  Open Lab participants must be eligible, registered members of the Senior Center Computer Lab.

Please check the current Computer Activity Calendar for available days and times or call 908-788-1359.

MONDAYS:

HELP DESK Q&A (ASSISTED)
Mondays & Fridays 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Help Desk supplements computer classes by providing answers to your computer questions beyond the scope of a class lesson.  Computer Lab Volunteers are on duty to help guide you through various computer related tasks.  Stop by the Senior Center Computer Lab any Monday or Friday afternoon between 1:00 and 2:30 pm. 

Eligible participants may bring their laptop or tablet computers to the Help Desk.  Please note that Help Desk cannot repair damaged equipment or clean virus infected computers.  Help Desk is open to Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over.  Pre-registration is not required.  Seating is limited and service is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.  For more information about the Computer Lab Help Desk, call (908) 788-1359 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us

TUESDAYS:

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WEDNESDAYS:

SOLD OUT - INTRO TO STREAMING MEDIA PLAYERS FEATURING ROKU*
(SINGLE SESSION CLASS)
Wednesday, March 11th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm

There’s a new way to enjoy your favorite music, movies, television, radio and more!  The Roku Streaming Stick is a small device that lives behind your TV and costs less than $50.  Just plug it into your television’s HDMI port for access to over 2000 apps available through your wireless network.  At your convenience, stream Netflix, Amazon Instant, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Pandora, MLB.TV, Amazon Cloud Player, Vudu and Showtime Anytime and much, much more!

This presentation will demonstrate the Roku Media Player using a large screen LCD television and wireless network typical in many households.  Everything you wanted to know about streaming media players, but were afraid to ask - join us!

*Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers and internet.   
Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person.  Suggested fee is $5 per person to be made day of class.  Please call (908) 788-1359 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us

 SOLD OUT - TABLET COMPUTER BASICS FEATURING APPLE IPAD*
(TWO PART LESSON)
Wednesdays, March 18th & 25th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm

If you currently own or use an Apple iPad, this two-day session will help you understand the common most features.  We’ll demonstrate the practical steps involved in using the touch-screen, finding and using apps, browsing the web, customizing the screen, taking photos and accessing settings. 

A large-screen monitor will be used so students can follow what the instructor does on his/her iPad.  And there will be time for questions and answers, as well. The lesson will feature hands-on instruction best suited for participants who currently own and can bring their iPad to class. 

*Prerequisite: Current owners or users of iPad tablets who possess a basic understanding of computers and internet.   Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person.  Suggested fee is $10 per person to be made day of class.  Please call (908) 788-1359 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us

THURSDAYS:

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FRIDAYS:

COMPUTER SOCIAL*
Friday, March 27th / 12:00 – 1:00 pm
The “Social” is a monthly gathering of computer users who participate in the Computer Activities Program at the Senior Center.  We welcome and encourage the attendance of new members.  The Social begins with a status report of the Computer Activities Program Then we open the floor for a question and answer session about all things computer and technology.  We occasionally demonstrate new computer gadgets and software or talk about technology making headline news.  Feel free to bring a bag lunch and we'll provide the coffee, tea and sweets. 
*If you'd like to attend, please RSVP by calling Scott at 908-788-1359.

HELP DESK Q&A (ASSISTED)
Mondays & Fridays 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Help Desk supplements computer classes by providing answers to your computer questions beyond the scope of a class lesson.  Computer Lab Volunteers are on duty to help guide you through various computer related tasks.  Stop by the Senior Center Computer Lab any Monday or Friday afternoon between 1:00 and 2:30 pm. 

Eligible participants may bring their laptop or tablet computers to the Help Desk.  Please note that Help Desk cannot repair damaged equipment or clean virus infected computers.  Help Desk is open to Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over.  Pre-registration is not required.  Seating is limited and service is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.  For more information about the Computer Lab Help Desk, call (908) 788-1359 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us

Download:
MARCH 2015
Calendar


NOTES:

Registration is required for activities where indicated (most activities are limited to 6 students)

For Information and
to Register for Activities:

Please email
Scott Crabtree,
Computer Lab Coordinator
or call
(908) 788-1359

REMINDERS

 

COMPUTER SOCIAL
Friday, March 27th

 

2015 STANDARD CLASSES
  • Fundamentals of Computer Technology
  • Computer Basics featuring Microsoft Windows 7
  • Computer Basics featuring Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Computer Basics featuring Apple Mac OS X
  • Computer Basics featuring Linux Ubuntu
  • Tablet Computer Basics featuring Apple iPad
  • Tablet Computer Basics featuring Google Android
  • Word Processing Basics featuring Microsoft Word 2010
  • Spreadsheet Basics featuring Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Web Browsing Basics featuring Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Email Basics featuring Google Gmail
  • Home Networking Basics
  • Security & Privacy Basics

 



COMPUTER SOCIAL*
Friday, March 27th / 12:00 – 1:00 pm
The “Social” is a monthly gathering of computer users who participate in the Computer Activities Program at the Senior Center.  We welcome and encourage the attendance of new members.  The Social begins with a status report of the Computer Activities Program Then we open the floor for a question and answer session about all things computer and technology.  We occasionally demonstrate new computer gadgets and software or talk about technology making headline news.  Feel free to bring a bag lunch and we'll provide the coffee, tea and sweets. 

*If you'd like to attend, please RSVP by calling Scott at 908-788-1359.




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