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Tech Fitness

Upcoming Activities

Tech Clinic: How’d You Do That? 1st Class >

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 4-5 pm
Are there things you want to figure out about your phone, tablet, or laptop computer? Like getting the ring tone you want, sending texts, setting up email, etc.?
Each participant will be paired with a student from Riverside-Brookfield High School who will help their partner figure out just what they’ve been wanting to about their tech device. Be sure to bring devices with you to class.

Tech Clinic: How’d You Do That? 2nd Class >

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 4-5 pm
Are there things you want to figure out about your phone, tablet, or laptop computer? Like getting the ring tone you want, sending texts, setting up email, etc.?
Each participant will be paired with a student from Riverside-Brookfield High School who will help their partner figure out just what they’ve been wanting to about their tech device. Be sure to bring devices with you to class.

Tablet Test Drive: Try the iPad >

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 11 am to 1 pm
Maybe you’ve joined the millions who’ve purchased an iPad and now you want to learn how to use it. Or perhaps you haven’t bought one yet and would like to test drive one before you do.
This two-hour workshop will show you how to navigate an iPad and find the applications best for you. Bring your own iPad if you have one. If not, we’ll supply you with one to try out during class.

Apple Computers: Learn about Your MacBook or iMac >

Three Fridays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm starting Friday, April 15, 2016
Do you have an Apple desktop or laptop computer? Do you feel left out of computer classes because they all focus on Microsoft and not Apple?
Here is a class just for Apple Computer users. Learn how to perform some basic computer maintenance, and pick up some useful commands for your Apple. We will also talk about some of the programs that come standard on your Apple that you may not have known existed.

A is for Apple: iPad and iPhone Basics >

Six Fridays from 10-11 am starting Friday, April 1, 2016
Now that you own an iPad or iPhone, it’s time to learn the basic functions like setting up your home screen, customizing your applications, backing up information, setting up email, and navigating the internet.

Android Tutorial: Getting to Know Your Android Tablet or Phone >

Two Fridays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm starting Friday, April 1, 2016
Let us help you discover the multitude of uses your Android phone or tablet has. With a few simple touches you can access a realm of new applications and programs that improve your knowledge and comfort level when using your Android device.

Intro to Social Media >

Two Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4 pm beginning March 29, 2016
You have probably heard of Facebook, but there are many other social media sites. This class will introduce you to a few of the most popular social media sites and how they differ from each other.
Some of the sites you will learn about are Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram.
Even if you choose not to join any of these sites when you go home, you will learn enough to be a part of the conversation when others are talking about social media.

Facebook 55+ >

Two Tuesdays from 2:30-4 pm beginning April 12, 2016
The number of people 55+ using Facebook has increased 79 percent in the last two years. You’ll be surprised how many people you know who are using Facebook.
Learn how to create a Facebook profile, set and manage privacy settings, connect with other Facebook users and navigate pages. You will also learn how to send private messages to friends and save your favorite Facebook photos.
Please bring your own device to each session.

Word Document Writing >

Two Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4 pm beginning April 26, 2016
In this course, you will learn how to write letters and other documents in Word. You will learn some basic commands to quickly change the appearance, location, and colors of your text as well as how to undo a mistake you may have made.
You can apply most of what you learn in class to other document writing programs, including email.
You can bring your own laptop or use one of our desktop computers.