Computers

Computers:

Drop-In Digital Photography - Troubleshooting                                                  FREE!

Richard Mende is a retired professor who has had a passionate interest in photography for over 40 years. He worked for SNAPd Sudbury for 4 years, and he currently works for Talent North. In 2015 he published Mornings in Bell Park, a book of Sudbury photographs.

Once a month he will be available to help you with whatever problems you may be having in the world of digital photography - using your camera, transferring pictures to your computer, file management, editing your pictures, whatever.

Please bring your digital camera and whatever connecting hardware came with it. Bring your manual if you have one and bring your laptop if you have one. Please pre-register for this program.

Wednesdays
January 23, 2019
February 20, 2019
March 27, 2019
9:00 am

Get the most out of Facebook
                                                           
Facebook is everywhere and many people use this free social networking service. However there are ways to control who sees your information and who can share it. Peter Marshall will show you how to access all of the settings available in Facebook so that you can be comfortable using it. In addition, we will show you how to access the Facebook page for The ParkSide Centre which is found at https://www.facebook.com/theparksidecentresudbury2/  and our website at www.theparksidecentre.ca. Finally, we will show you how to have our monthly newsletter delivered to you electronically. This is a one-day, 2 hour class led by ParkSide member Peter Marshall. You must pre-register for this class!

Thursday
January 24, 2019
March 7, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$10.00 members         $15.00 non-members

Computers for Absolute Beginners

In this one-day class, Keith Argent will cover the basics of your computer. We will discuss how to work with the desktop, downloading, toolbars and how to connect to the internet. This is for people who either are new to computers, or those who have some basic skills in one or two areas and wish to expand their understanding of their computer. Bring your laptops, mouse and charging cables with you. Windows 7, or Windows 10 computers are fine, but this session is not for iPads or other Tablets. You must pre-register for this class!

Thursday                                                                                                        
February 14, 2019
March 14, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$30.00 members         $50.00 non-members
Led by Parkside Centre member Keith Argent

Tablets
                                                                                               
Tablets come in various brands. All Apple brand tablets (and smart phones) use a specific operating system called iOS.  All other brands of tablet (and smart phone) are excluded from iOS and use instead an operating system called Android (from Google); however, manufacturers can and do make minor changes to the user interface.

Peter Marshall will be back to teach you how to download apps, communicating with others via text, email, etc. or managing photos and other files. You must pre-register for this class!

Android Tablets (Samsung, Nexus, Acer, Lenovo)
Thursday, January 17, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 pm
$30.00 members         $50.00 non-members

Apple iPad (Mini and Air included)
Thursday, January 10, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 pm
$30.00 members         $50.00 non-members

Windows 10  
                                                                       
Windows 10 is the latest offering from Microsoft and it has been received more favourably than its predecessors Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. There are many new features with this operating system that can make your experience more enjoyable. Participants are required to bring their own laptops. If you don’t already have a mouse, please consider buying one. This is a one day, three hour session. You must pre-register for this class!

Thursday                                                                                                        
March 21, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 pm
$30.00 members         $50.00 non-members
Led by Parkside Centre member Peter Marshall

Computer Lab Drop-In

Members are encouraged to use the computer lab to surf the Internet, check e-mail, type up that special project or just practice your skills. Computers are also available in the lounge.