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


MONDAYS:

 

HELP DESK Q&A (ASSISTED)
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 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:


WINDOWS 10 PREVIEW*
(SINGLE SESSION)
Tuesday, September 29th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Back in July, the Computer Lab demonstrated a pre-release of Windows 10 so that you could preview Microsoft’s new Windows version before you upgraded.  We’re now approximately one month past the official release which occurred on July 29th.  Have you upgraded your computer to Windows 10?  Thinking about it?  This class will provide an on-screen demonstration of Windows 10 primarily for those who have upgraded their computers.  However, if you’re still unsure whether to proceed with the upgrade, you may find this session helpful in deciding.
Pre-requisite: Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows OS

*Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person.  Seating is limited and classes may be filled from a waiting list due to high demand.  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:

FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY*
(SINGLE SESSION CLASS)
Wednesday, September 16th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm
The “fundamentals” lesson is a good place to start if you’re new to computers and internet.  This presentation will help you understand the differences and similarities between the most popular devices we use for personal computing including desktop and laptop computers, tablets and smart phones.  Various devices and software will be demonstrated in show ‘n tell style with general discussion of purpose and operation.  Bring your questions and enthusiasm! 
Prerequisite: No experience necessary 
 
*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

 

THURSDAYS:

 

EMAIL BASICS FEATURING GOOGLE GMAIL*
(TWO SESSION)
Thursdays, September 17th & 24th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Google Gmail is a free-to-use, advertisement supported web-based email service.  Gmail is one of the most popular webmail services for computers, tablets and smart phones.  This class is designed for the beginner interested in learning more about web-based email in general.  We will feature Google Gmail, but much of this lesson can be applied to other brands of free, webmail such as Outlook.com (Hotmail) and Yahoo.  Learn how to create a Google Gmail account, compose a message, create message folders, add/remove address book contacts, send/receive/reply/forward email, mitigate spam and practice safe email habits.  Prerequisite: Working knowledge of the keyboard and mouse and Windows environment

*Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person.  Seating is limited and classes may be filled from a waiting list due to high demand.  Suggested fee is $7 per person to be made day of class.  Please call (908) 788-1359 or email scrabtree@co.hunterdon.nj.us

 


FRIDAYS:

COMPUTER SOCIAL*
Friday, September 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.  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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HELP DESK Q&A (ASSISTED)
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 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 A COPY OF THE:

SEPTEMBER 2015
CALENDAR


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

REMINDERS

THE COMPUTER LAB AND SENIOR CENTER WILL BE CLOSED
Monday, September 7th for Labor Day

COMPUTER SOCIAL
Friday, September 25th

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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


 

 






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