Android Smartphones: Getting Started

Ages 50+ New to smartphones or considering upgrading to one? This course if for you! Learn the basics, including what all those buttons and ports are for, how to place and answer phone calls, tips for successful interaction with a touch screen, how to send and respond to a text message, how to take a photo and share it with someone you care about, and more! How do I know if I have an Android phone? If it’s not an iPhone (with an Apple logo on the back), it’s surely an Android phone. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/18 Days: F Time: 9:30AM-10:30AM Price: $10.00 IDIn-district / $13.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20238 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/13 Days: W Time: 9:30AM-10:30AM Price: $10.00 IDIn-district / $13.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20247 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/8 Days: W Time: 9:30AM-10:30AM Price: $10.00 IDIn-district / $13.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20268 Online Registration: Register

Android Smartphones & Tablets: Building Skills

Ages 50+. Know the basics but want to know more? In this two-part class, learn the ins and outs of your smartphone or tablet. This class will cover topics that include setting up email, sharing photos and video using the cloud, and more. Instructor: Aaron Andrus.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/1-2/8 Days: F Time: 11AM-1PM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20242 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/20-3/27 Days: W Time: 10AM-12PM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20257 Online Registration: Register

iCloud

Ages 50+. This class focuses on how Apple’s iCloud service (available on all modern Apple devices) can be used to keep important files, photos, videos, and other content secure and readily available across all your devices. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/11 Days: M Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20248 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/11 Days: Th Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20512 Online Registration: Register

iPhone: Getting Started

Ages 50+. New to iPhone or considering switching to iPhone? This course is for you. Learn the basics, including what all those buttons and ports are for, how to place and answer phone calls, little-known tips for successful interaction with the iPhone touch screen, how to send and respond to a text message, how to snap and share a photo and more. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/15 Days: Tu Time: 9:30AM-10:30AM Price: $10.00 IDIn-district / $13.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20241 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/20 Days: W Time: 11AM-12PM Price: $10.00 IDIn-district / $13.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20251 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/10 Days: F Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM Price: $10.00 IDIn-district / $13.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20270 Online Registration: Register

iPhone: Building Skills

Ages 50+. Perfect if you know the basics but want more. This two-part class shows you the next steps to mastering your iPhone. Learn how to add and delete apps, access websites, set up email, share photos and more. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/28-2/4 Days: M Time: 10AM-12PM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20243 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/27-3/6 Days: W Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20256 Online Registration: Register

iPhone X

Ages 50+. Learn what’s new and what’s different with the iPhone X. Explore how to use this newest iPhone to its full potential Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/15 Days: F Time: 10AM-12PM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20514 Online Registration: Register

iPhone Tips and Tricks

Ages 50+. This is continuing education for graduates of the “Getting Started” course and experienced iPhone users who know they are only scratching the surface of what their device can do, this class will help you add advanced skills like copy and paste, use standard apps to organize your thoughts and schedule, and much more. Bring your questions and get expert answers and demonstrations. Attend every month as there are new topics every time. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. No prerequisite. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/26 Days: Tu Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20266 Online Registration: Register

iPad: Getting Started

Ages 50+. Apple’s iPad is an easier-to-use device that can replace your laptop or desktop computer.  Participants will learn about all the hardware, buttons and ports; little-known tips for successful interaction with a touch screen; how to open and close apps; how to check email and more. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/4 Days: M Time: 9:30AM-10:30AM Price: $10.00 IDIn-district / $13.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20239 Online Registration: Register

iPad: Building Skills

Ages 50+. Everything you want to know about your iPad. This class is ideal for those who have completed the “Getting Started” course for iPad. Whether you’re new to an iPad or a longtime user, this two-part class has you covered. Learn the ins and outs of your iPad, how to add and delete apps; access websites and search the internet; set up and use email; share photos and videos; use the cloud; and much, much more. Expert instruction will help you turn your iPad anxiety into confidence and productivity. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/11-3/18 Days: M Time: 10:30AM-12:30PM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20258 Online Registration: Register

iPhone & iPad Photos and Camera

Ages 50+. Take command of your Apple device’s powerful camera and editing tools! In this two-part class, we’ll cover how to take better photos and videos; use the camera flash; learn little-known tips and tricks; easily edit photos; share with friends and family; create photo albums and slideshows; import and delete photos; manage your photo library; and much more. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/2-4/9 Days: Tu Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20244 Online Registration: Register

Mac Basics: Learn to Use Your Operating System

Ages 50+. Learn the ins and outs of Mac computers, including system icons; menus; learning tools and resources; system maintenance and updates; security features; how it’s different from Windows; and much more. Please bring your own Mac laptop or desktop to class. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. No prerequisite. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/8-3/15 Days: F Time: 11AM-1PM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20253 Online Registration: Register

Mac Building Skills: Apps & Tools

Ages 50+. Apple’s Mac computer apps are a variety of tools for organizing your life, and reaching your goals. Learn how to organize and share your photos and documents between your Mac and your iPhone or iPad via the cloud. Please bring your own Mac laptop or desktop to class. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. No prerequisite. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/22-3/29 Days: F Time: 9:30AM-11:30AM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20265 Online Registration: Register

Mac Photos

Ages 50+. Smartphones have made it oh-so-easy to capture life’s precious moments and unique beauties, but how do we manage our ever-expanding photo libraries? Apple’s tools have made it easier than ever to find and manage photos, create photo albums, edit photos and share. This class will give you all the tools you need to maximize your precious digital photo collection and share it with the people you care about. Bring your Mac to class. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/17-4/24 Days: W Time: 10:30AM-12:30PM Price: $34.00 IDIn-district / $40.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20254 Online Registration: Register

Password Management for Apple

Ages 50+. This class for Apple users introduces a little-known feature of Apple devices called ‘Keychain’ that makes password management simple and secure. Learn the risks and potential benefits of using such a service. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/29 Days: M Time: 11AM-1PM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20513 Online Registration: Register

Graphic Design Basics

Ages 18+. Learn how to create flyers, posters logos and more with your computer. Instructor Lila Reid will teach basics of computer design using free programs, MSPublisher and more. Class meets in the Adult Activity Center computer lab.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/8-1/29 Days: Tu Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM Price: $49.00 IDIn-district / $59.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20307 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/5-2/26 Days: Tu Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM Price: $49.00 IDIn-district / $59.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20308 Online Registration: Register

Windows Basics

Ages 50+. Windows offers so much more than most users know. Learn about all the basic tools, navigation and other perks you get in Windows.Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/23 Days: W Time: 11AM-1PM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20264 Online Registration: Register

Windows: Building Skills

Ages 50+. Windows offers more than most users know. Learn about all the hidden tools, apps and organizers Windows already has before spending cash on other programs and applications. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/6-2/13 Days: W Time: 1PM-3PM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20504 Online Registration: Register

Google Cloud

Ages 50+. Ever wish you could take a picture with your smartphone and have it show up automatically on your computer? In this Windows- and Android-friendly class, you’ll learn everything you need to know to simplify your computing experience with Google?s easy-to-use cloud service. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/4 Days: Th Time: 11AM-1PM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20259 Online Registration: Register

Craigslist

Ages 50+. Learn to use this online resource to make money selling things you own and no longer need. Post local ads for free, shop for things you need at a bargain price, and connect with your community. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/16 Days: Tu Time: 11AM-1PM Price: $17.00 IDIn-district / $20.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20509 Online Registration: Register

Basic Circuit Building

Age 14+. Learn how to read a diagram to build a circuit. This class explains the ABCs behind simple electrical circuits. By the end of the class, each student will have built a working circuit. Doug Weiss has taught electronics for the last 20 years and is offering classes for basic to intermediate skill levels. Some classes require an additional supply fee due to the instructor on the day of class. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/5 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.01 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20273 Online Registration: Register

Basic Soldering Skills

Ages 14+. Learn how to make reliable solder joints. This is a hands on class where each student will have the opportunity to assemble and solder together a premade electronic hobby kit. $15 project kit fee paid directly to instructor on the first day of class. Instructor: Doug Weiss. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/5 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20275 Online Registration: Register

Advanced Soldering Skills

Ages 14+. Learn how to build a customized circuit board. In this class, the student will be given a schematic and they will use their soldering skills to build a working circuit without the use of a hobby kit. By the end of the class, the student will have used a perforated prototyping board (solderable), wires and electrical components to have built a working circuit. $15 project kit fee paid directly to instructor on the first day of class. Prerequisite: Basic Soldering Skills, Basic Circuit Building. Instructor: Doug Weiss. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/12 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20274 Online Registration: Register

Arduino for the Hobbyist: Level 1

Ages 14+. You don’t have to be a master programmer to use this amazing microcontroller. In this class you will learn to download the necessary software to program the Arduino, open and modify an application from the device library and connect some simple “real world” hardware to the controller. Note: Bring your laptop computer (with a USB port) to this class! You will be required to download and install the Arduino software from the www.arduino.cc web site. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/2 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20276 Online Registration: Register

Arduino for the Hobbyist: Level 2

Ages 14+. This class will continue exploring software and hardware Arduino applications. A thermistor temperature sensor will be introduced as an analog input device that will control a cooling fan based on the room’s temperature. Prerequisite: Arduino For The Hobbyist-1 Note: Bring your laptop (with a USB port) computer to this class! You will be required to download and install the Arduino software from the www.arduino.cc web site.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/9 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20277 Online Registration: Register

Protect Yourself Against Cyber Predators

Ages 50+. People who aren’t as familiar with digital devices and the Internet are often targeted by scammers online and on the phone. Learn how to detect scams and be a safe in the digital world. Instructor: Aaron Andrus.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/25 Days: F Time: 9:30AM-10:30AM Price: Free Class #: 20240 Online Registration: Register

Speed Up Your Computer

Ages 50+. Improving computer performance is as easy as 1-2-3! In this free hour long seminar, learn simple steps to tune up, de-clutter, and bring new life to your PC or Mac without spending a dime. Bonus: Learn the simple upgrade that can improve the performance of many computers by 300 percent or more. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Although this is a FREE seminar, please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/25 Days: M Time: 1PM-2PM Price: Free Class #: 20262 Online Registration: Register

Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency and the Future

Ages 50+. Learn about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, why they matter and how they could be important to our lives. Instructor: Aaron Andrus, Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/30 Days: W Time: 1PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20261 Online Registration: Register

Tech Trends Q&A

Ages 50+. What’s new? What’s coming? Technology evolves at a rapid pace; keep yourself in the loop by attending this quarterly review of current tech trends and their implications. We’ll talk about things like new products, social media, upcoming trends and the effects of media on society. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Although this is a FREE seminar, please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/10 Days: W Time: 1PM-2PM Price: Free Class #: 20267 Online Registration: Register

Drop-in Computer Lab

Practice your skills, email friends and use the Internet. Basic computer skills are necessary. Instruction not provided. See staff for lab access.

*Note: The lab closes 30 minutes before the building closes. Building closure schedule varies.

Location: Adult Activity Center

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