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November 28, 2012

Senior Briefs: Nov. 28, 2012

Classes scheduled

at Senior Center

PLATTSBURGH — A number of classes will be held at the Senior Citizens Center, 5139 North Catherine St., Plattsburgh.

The classes, all running from 9 to 11 a.m., are:

Dec. 3: Pictures 1, helpful hints on working with your camera to take better pictures. Instructor: Dennis Scott.

Dec 5: Pictures 2, demonstration and discussion on saving pictures to the computer and easy picture enhancement. Instructor: Dennis Scott.

Dec 10: Viruses and other ugly things, discussion on means to prevent them. Instructor Ed Schiffler.

Dec 12: Files and Folders, discussion and demonstration on setting up a file system that will provide easy access to data files. Instructor Ed Schiffler.

Dec. 17: Saving Data, use of external storage devices, including burning of CDs. Instructor Ed Schiffler.

It is not necessary to pre-sign for these classes; just come to the center on the appropriate day. People should plan to arrive about 15 minutes early to sign in. The charge is $1 per person per class.

For more information, contact Ed Schiffler at 643-8575.

Computer Club plans meeting, classes Monday

PLATTSBURGH — The Senior Citizen Computer Club of Clinton County will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at the Senior Citizens Center, 5139 North Catherine St., Plattsburgh.

If you are in the market for a new computer, unless you buy a Mac, you will find that most of the computers available will have the Windows 8 operating system pre-installed. At this meeting, presenter Brandon Johnson, a technician and sales specialist at the Plattsburgh Staples Store, will demonstrate and answer questions on the Windows 8 operating systems. The meeting is open to all.

Also, the Beginners Computer Class will resume in January 2013. To attend these classes, you must pre-enroll by calling the Senior Center at 563-6180. Classes will be held at the Senior Center from 9 to 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. It is recommended that those who sign up plan to attend all the classes.

For questions or additional information, call Ed Schiffler at 563-6180.

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