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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
FEBRUARY - 2016

COMPUTER ACTIVITIES
FOR SENIORS

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
FOR ALL ACTIVITIES

JANUARY 29TH FREE WIRELES TRAINING WORKSHOP PROVIDED BY AT&T AND THE HUNTERDON COUNTY SENIOR CENTER:

  • AT&T Free Wireless Workshop held on 01/29/2016
     

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 or call 908-788-1359. If you provide us with your email address, we'll be happy to update you with new activities as they are scheduled.

All Activities at the Hunterdon County Senior Center are open to all Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over. Check out our Activities Catalog for a sampling of what is offered.

View Current Calendar

IMPORTANT FORMS:

Hunterdon County Senior Center Computer Activities Registration Form
Please print, complete and return this form to the Hunterdon County Senior Center to pre-register for upcoming computer classes.  All participants of the Computer Activities Program must submit this form prior to joining a class or special presentation.

Internet Policy & Procedure: Wireless Access Form
Please print, complete and return this form to the Hunterdon County Senior Center prior to participation in the Open Lab, Help Desk, Class or Special Presentation at the Computer Activities Program.

 

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 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 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us.

 

MONDAYS:

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

Help Desk provides 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, tablet or smart phone 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 r email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us.   

 

TUESDAYS:

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WEDNESDAYS:

INTRO TO WINDOWS 10 FOR PC*
(SINGLE SESSION)
Wednesday, February 17th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm

“Intro to Windows 10 for PC” will present an on-screen tour of Windows 10 for laptop and desktop computers.  Microsoft urges its current Windows 7 and 8.1 users to upgrade their machines to version 10 for free for a better personal computing experience and access to the latest features and security.  Whether you have made the upgrade, or plan to, this demonstration will serve as a test drive so you can better understand the similarities and differences between Windows 10 and previous versions.

This presentation will provide an on-screen tour, lecture and Q&A session.  If you plan to join our up-coming Windows 10 Workshop sessions, we strongly encourage you to join this demonstration first.

*Open to Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over.  Seating is limited on the basis of first come, first serve.  Suggest fee is $5 per person.  Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person. 

Please call (908) 788-1359 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us

 

THURSDAYS:

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FRIDAYS:

COMPUTER SOCIAL*
Friday, February 26th / 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 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us

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INTRO TO ANDROID FOR TABLETS*
(SINGLE SESSION)
Friday, February 24th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“Intro to Android Tablets” is a good starting place if you’re new to the world of tablet computers.  Android is the name of the software that runs the type of tablet we will feature during this session.  Android is made by Google and competes with the Apple iPad and Microsoft Windows 10 tablet.  Whether you currently own an Android Tablet, or plan to, this demonstration will reveal the features and capabilities of Android Tablets. 

This presentation will provide an on-screen tour, lecture and Q&A session.  If you plan to join our up-coming Android Workshop sessions, we strongly encourage you to join this demonstration first.
  
*Open to Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over.  Seating is limited on the basis of first come, first serve.  Suggest fee is $5 per person.  Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person. 

Please call (908) 788-1359 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us

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

Help Desk provides 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, tablet or smart phone 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 r email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us.   

NOTES:

 

Registration is required for activities where indicated
NOTE: Most activities are limited to 6 students

For Information and
to Register for all activities
please email:
Scott Crabtree, Computer Lab Coordinator
or call (908) 788-1359

DOWNLOAD:
These forms must be filled out for activity participation.

Computer Activity Registration Form

Policy & Procedure Wireless Access Form



REMINDERS

 

COMPUTER SOCIAL
Friday, February 26, 2015

CLICK FOR INFO

THE SENIOR CENTER
WILL BE CLOSED

Monday, February 15, 2016 for
PRESIDENTS' DAY


2016 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

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