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Hunterdon County Senior Center Computer Lab

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
JULY - 2014

COMPUTER ACTIVITIES
FOR SENIORS

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
FOR ALL ACTIVITIES

 

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 all Hunterdon County residents age 60
and over who are able to use a computer independently to practice class lessons, browse the Web, write a letter or access 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.  Available times change month to month. 

Please check the current Computer Activity Calendar for more information or call 908-788-1359.


MONDAYS:

HELP DESK Q&A (ASSISTED)
Mondays 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

For more information about the Computer Lab Help Desk, call (908) 788-1359 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us 

TUESDAYS:

WINDOWS 8.1 FOR INTERMEDIATE USERS* (SINGLE SESSION CLASS)
Tuesday, July 22nd / 1:00 – 2:30 pm

This is an advanced lecture on many of the old and new features of Windows 8.1.1. If you’re unfamiliar with that version number, come to this class to find out more. Students with Windows 8.1 laptops are welcome to bring them to class. The lesson discussion will focus on the dual mode of operation: Metro and Desktop. Those of you still using older applications will appreciate the Desktop mode. The latest version of Windows 8, as of April 2014, has many new features designed to ease the transition from XP, Vista and 7. If you plan to bring your laptop to the class, please be sure you have the latest Microsoft updates installed and bring your power cord!

*Prerequisite: ownership of and intermediate experience with Windows 8
Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person at least two days prior to day of class. Suggested fee is $5 per person to be made day of class.

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

WINDOWS 8.1 METRO FOR BEGINNERS* (SINGLE SESSION CLASS)
Tuesday, July 29th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm

"Metro" is the name of the dramatic new look of Windows 8.1 - It looks like a big smart phone! This class will introduce Metro to new users who want to forget the old style of computers (Windows XP, Vista, 7). We will completely immerse ourselves in the new Windows 8.1 technology. We will learn how to turn on the computer, connect to the Internet, log into your Microsoft account, browse the Internet, access your email, and "buy" new free apps from the Microsoft store.

*Prerequisite: ownership of and novice experience with Windows 8
Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person at least two days prior to day of class. Suggested fee is $5 per person to be made day of class.

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

WEDNESDAYS:

COMPUTER BASICS* (IN SESSION)
Wednesdays, July 9th – 30th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm

This is your lesson if you're just getting started with computers. Emphasis placed on using computer mouse/touchpad, keyboard and terminology. Learn how to navigate within Windows 7 and get an overview of programs, folders and file management. Plus, an introduction to web browsing and internet safety will be provided.
Don't put it off another moment!

THURSDAYS:

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FRIDAYS:

COMPUTER SOCIAL*
Friday, July 25th / 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.  We begin the meeting with a Computer Lab status report and 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.  We'll wrap up the Social with a prize raffle! 

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

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

For computer and technology related questions and answers that don't fit neatly into a class lesson, Help Desk sessions are here to help.  Stop by the Senior Center Computer Lab any Monday or Friday afternoon between 1:00 and 2:30 pm.  Computer Lab Volunteers are on duty to help guide you through various computer tasks.  Please note – Help Desk cannot repair damaged equipment or clean virus infected computers.  Eligible consumers of the Senior Center may bring their laptop and tablet computers to the Help Desk and use the Computer Lab's public wireless access.

Please call (908) 788-1359 or ask Senior Center staff for details.

Download:
JULY 2014
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
July 25, 2014

 

ROTATING ACTIVITIES
  • Computer Basics
  • File Management
  • CD/DVD Basics
  • Digital Photography
  • Internet
  • Email
  • Power point
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Internet Security
  • PC Buyer’s Guide
  • Computer Maintenance

 



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