Camera Classes

Digital Camera Composition

Improve your skills! Tricks and tips that will guide you to better photography. This beginner class emphasizes photographic composition.
Wednesday, September 26 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.  $20.
Mary Ann Cannon, Instructor

How To Use Your Point & Shoot Camera

Learn how to get the most from your point and shoot camera. We will cover everything from how to delete photos to using the settings to get great pictures.

Wednesday, October 3;  26 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.  $20.
Mary Ann Cannon, Instructor

How to Use your Digital Camera

Learn how to use the manual settings on your camera. Understand aperture, shutter speed and ISO. If you have a DSLR/interchangeable lenses camera, you will learn how to take great pictures with what you will learn in this class.

Wednesday, October 10 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.  $20.
Mary Ann Cannon, Instructor

Camera Club

Love to take pictures? Want to learn more? Each meeting will have a discussion about general photography interests and feature a short program designed to improve overall knowledge of photography. You are encouraged to bring questions and/or 4-5 photos to share with the group. August Theme: “Taking better pictures of people.” Open to everyone 55+ !!

2nd Thursday of the month, starting August 9 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Carroll Cannon, Moderator

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.