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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
JULY - 2016

COMPUTER ACTIVITIES
FOR SENIORS

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
FOR ALL ACTIVITIES

JANUARY 29TH A FREE WIRELESS TRAINING WORKSHOP WAS 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.

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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)
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:


WINDOWS 10 BASICS WORKSHOP* = (Four Day Session)
Wednesdays, July 20th, 27th, August 13rd, 10th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Windows 10 is the newest version of Microsoft OS.  Windows 7 and 8.1 users were given the opportunity to upgrade their systems to Windows 10 for free during the first year of release beginning July 29, 2015.  You have, no doubt, noticed the upgrade app appear on the desktop screens of your Windows 7 & 8.1 PCs.  For those that have upgraded to Windows 10, the Computer Activities Program offers a new style of lesson we call “workshop”.

The Windows 10 Basics Workshop is designed for students to bring their laptop computer learn with others who own and use the same type of device or software.  An instructor will lead the workshop by demonstrating the key steps of operation on projection screen.  Students will follow along on their computers while volunteer assistants help you at your computer.  The Computer Lab also provides free and secured wireless internet access to registered members of the program for use during each session.

Windows 10 Basics Workshop lesson topics include:

  • Creating and managing your Microsoft Account
  • Understanding and using OneDrive for cloud storage
  • Navigating Desktop, Start Screen and menus
  • Locating and installing apps from the Microsoft Store
  • Discovering Cortana Personal Assistant
  • Adjusting to the new Edge Web Browser

           
*Registration for this workshop is full.  Please Scott at (908) 788-1359 and ask to be placed on the waiting list for the next available workshop.  Computer Lab Activities are open to Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over.   

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

THURSDAYS:

APPLE IPAD/IPHONE BASICS WORKSHOP*
(In Session)
Thursdays, June 16th, 23rd, 30th, July 7th / 1:00 – 2:30 pm
iOS is a mobile operating system that runs both iPad and iPhone.  Apple’s iOS competes with Microsoft Windows 10 and Google Android for mobile computing on tablets and smart phones. 
Many users prefer Apple mobile devices for their ease-of-operation, security and popularity.

The iPad/iPhone Basics Workshop is designed for current owners/users of Apple tablets and phones running the latest version of iOS 9.3.  The goal of this four-session workshop is to familiarize users with the features and controls of iOS so they may become more productive, secure and comfortable in their Apple mobile computing experience.

This workshop will provide and on-screen tour of iOS with lecture, plus hands-on exercises and plenty of time for questions & answers to address specific needs.  Topics include:
•           Creating Apple ID & iCloud
•           Discovering the App Store
•           Using the Safari Web Browser
•           Exploring the Settings Menus
•           Security & Privacy Controls
•           Mail App and Contacts
•           Siri Personal Assistant

*Registrations are being filled from a waiting list.  Students are required to bring their iPhone or iPad to workshop for participation in practice exercises.  Pre-registration required by phone, email or in-person.  Suggested fee is $20 per person to be made day of class. Computer Lab Activities are open to Hunterdon County residents age 60 and over.  

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

 

FRIDAYS:

The Computer Social is changing its meeting time from the fourth Friday of each month to the first Friday of each month beginning August 5th. There will be no meeting in July. Please mark your calendars!

COMPUTER SOCIAL*
Friday, August 5th / 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, 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

The Computer Social is changing its meeting time from the fourth Friday of each month to the first Friday of each month beginning August 5th. There will be no meeting in July. Please mark your calendars!

COMPUTER SOCIAL
FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016

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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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