Computer Classes

Computer Basics

Basic computing for the very beginner. See our newsletter or call for details on upcoming classes.
6 hr. course, $35

Computer Club

A group of participants sharing knowledge, helping each other with computer problems and how to get the most out of your computer.

Wednesday afternoons 4 – 5 p.m.  Mike Murray, Moderator

Genealogy

Learn how to research your ancestors, organize and publish your findings. Basic computer knowledge is a must! See our newsletter or call for details on upcoming classes.

Fridays 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. 8 week class, $44.

Patrick McVicker, Instructor

Learn Your iPad/iPhone

iPad/iPhone users that want to learn to use their devices more effectively. Students are encouraged to bring their devices to class, as much of the learning will be hands-on. Students should know the Apple Store ID and Password before coming to class. These are required to use your device effectively. Class will cover device settings and built-in apps like Mail, Messaging, FaceTime, Camera, etc. Register early with payment to reserve your seat!

See our newsletter or call for details on upcoming classes
6 hr. course, $35  Mike Murray, Instructor

Classes on Demand

1 on 1 training available. You decide what you’d like training on. Please call Susan at 419.885.3913 to schedule. Your private class is held at the Sylvania Senior Center. Mike Murray, Instructor
Fee: $25/hr.

Windows 10

This class is a brief overview of Microsoft Window’s 10 new operating system. See our newsletter or call for details on upcoming classes
2 hr. course, $20  Mike Murray, Instructor

Medicare Information

Medicare & You

This program is strictly an educational/information program designed to help you navigate your way through Medicare. Facilitated by Ron Meyer, Citizen Advisory Group.

Held on the 3rd Tuesday each month, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Art Studio.

Silver Scholars Presentations

Silver Scholars are Arts and Sciences educational presentations given after Tuesday 4:30 pm dinners and starting at 5:30 pm. The various series included in the Silver Scholars program are Nat Geo, PBS, The Great Courses, Classic Cinema, Senior Ambassadors, and presentations by our local artisans and professionals.

  • Classic Cinema Study Series presented by Cinematic Historian Dr. Jan (Yon) Wahl, features classic films with commentary and background notes from his own rich film experiences and his published works. Jan invites discussion after each film is shown.
  • Nat Geo Presentations “National Geographic is a global nonprofit membership organization driven by a passionate belief in the power of science, exploration and storytelling to change the world.” –Nat Geo Mission Statement.Seniors can stay up-to-date on global scientific issues by learning from these periodic Nat Geo programs.
  • PBS –Since reading that a part of the “PBS’ mission is to create content that educates, informs and inspires…(with) documentaries that open up new worlds and programs that expose us to the worlds of music, theater, dance and art,” we have been eagerly enjoying their programs.
  • Movie Day Free movie, root beer floats and prizes every 3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm. Movie background notes are included. Please RSVP.

Current Silver Scholar topic listings can be found in our newsletter on page 4 or click here for newsletter.

Suggestions for presentations are always welcome. Please contact Karen Underwood at 419-885-3139 MWTHF 9:00-5:00 and Tues. 11:00-7:30 or email her at: karen@sylvaniaseniorcenter.org.