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Build Your Own 3D Printer

With more than 60 million websites and counting, WordPress is the most popular blogging system on the web today. But it’s also a powerful website development tool and, most importantly, you can build your own site without knowing any complicated code. Join Ry Glover, a former editor at both the Vancouver Sun and the Times Colonist, on a one-day course this spring that will jump start you on your own business or personal website. Mac or Windows. www.islander-websites.com/

15 yrs+

Let’s walk through all the steps required to build your own 3D printer from assembly to calibration, and finally start printing your own objects. You will learn some very helpful tips and tricks to successful printing and design of your own parts. Bring your own kit or build ours. A very capable 8’ cube heated bed printer, easy to set up,maintain and use.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Warren Strome

83252 83253

Sa, Su Sa, Su

New 12 yrs+

9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm

Jan 18 - Jan 19 Apr 26 - Apr 27

Location: Panorama Recreation Boardroom Instructor: Ry Glover

2/$150 2/$150

83300 83301

Adobe Lightroom: Publishing and Marketing

83298 83299

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Sa Sa

9am - 4:30pm 9am - 4:30pm

Mar 22 May 24

Sa Sa

New 50 yrs+

Photoshop Lightroom was developed for professional photographers and advanced amateurs. However, its powerful cataloguing and photo enhancement features make it an essential tool for anyone who promotes products or services using photos or graphics through social media networks, YouTube, websites, or by presentations and print media. Join Ry Glover, a former newspaper photographer and editor at both The Vancouver Sun and The Times Colonist, on a one-day intensive course on ‘Lightroom for Marketers’ this spring. Mac or Windows. www.lightroom-publishing-system.com

Location: Panorama Recreation Boardroom Instructor: Ry Glover

How to Build your Own WordPress Website

9am - 4:30pm 9am - 4:30pm

Mar 29 May 31

$99 $99

Your Computer is a Musical Instrument

This is an Elder College Course. See page 51 for details. You may have heard how computers and the Internet have radically changed the music industry, particularly with online music stores such as iTunes, and file sharing. But did you know that your computer can be used to record and produce new music, even if you have no musical training? In this short workshop, we’ll see how computers can augment traditional music making, and allow exploration of musical sounds and systems only possible in a digital space. No computer experience is necessary, though bring your own laptop or tablet if you have one.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Robin Davies

$99 $99

83534

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1pm - 2:30pm

Jan 23

$12


Computers Getting Started With Computers (Part 1)

50 yrs+

This is an Elder College Course. See page 51 for details. Those with minimal or no computer experience are often bewildered by the vast array of software, complexity and expense. This course will provide the resources, knowledge and confidence to productively get started without additional costs or software training. House-bound Canadians love their computers in the cold winters; see how simple it is to stay in touch with your friends, family and grandchildren, enjoy music and movies, shop online and more. This information workshop applies to desktop, laptop and tablet devices.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Wayne Brander 83580 83581

Th M

1pm - 3pm 1pm - 3pm

Apr 10 Apr 28

$14 $14

Getting Started With Computers (Part 2) 50 yrs+

This is an Elder College Course. See page 51 for details. For those attending (GSWC part 1) or those with prior experience, this is the hands-on class to get up and running with Google’s extensive suite of no-cost, browser-based applications. Includes email, social media, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, drawing, personal schedulers, file storage, mapping and GPS, music, movies, video and e-books. Additionally, we’ll touch on most of the popular web services like banking, shopping and more. Please sign up early, maximum of 5 students per class.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Wayne Brander 83582 83583

Th M

1pm - 3pm 1pm - 3pm

May 15 May 26

Tablet Courses New

Tablets - Do I need one? 16 yrs+

Not sure why or if you might benefit from having a tablet? This class will provide some hands-on experience and discussions to help you decide. Android tablet (Samsung) will be used in the classroom but discussions and demonstration of other brands will be covered.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Janet Epps 83266 83267 83268

F F F

New

1pm - 2:30pm 1pm - 2:30pm 9:30am - 11am

Jan 10 Mar 7 May 16

$32 $32 $32

iPad Gentle Start 16 yrs+

If you are new to the Internet and email and need a more supportive start with your tablet then this is the class for you. Bring your tablet and discover the possibilities! Bring your Apple ID and password.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Janet Epps 83275

Th

9am - 12pm

Feb 13

$63

$14 $14

The Android-Google-PC Connection 50 yrs+

This is an Elder College Course. See page 51 for details. For families or individuals that possess both an Android device (cell phone or tablet) AND a Personal Computer, this course will demonstrate how Google’s free software makes these devices seamlessly tie together. The class is also suitable for those considering whether to choose an Apple or Android cell phone or tablet. We’ll have full on-screen demonstrations plus a chance for some hands-on trials. Bring along your mobile Android device if you have one.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Wayne Brander 83666 T

1pm - 3pm

May 13

$14

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Computers iPad... Your Perfect Travel Buddy

New 16 yrs+

Are you going on a trip or thinking about it? Join eGurus for a fun filled session to learn how your iPad can be your very own travel buddy. We’ll explore useful apps that will make your travel experience more enjoyable and even save you money. Topics include navigational aids, connection tips, airport terminal maps and travel guides to name a few.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: eGurus.ca Staff 83285 83286

Tu Tu

Feb 25 Apr 22

$25 $25

Siri...Your iPad’s Personal Assistant Awaits You

New

iPad Essentials

1pm - 2pm 1pm - 2pm

16 yrs+

16 yrs+

Bring your iPad to this workshop to become familiar and use the basic features and discover the great potential in this action packed hands-on workshop. Photos, videos, browsing, downloading apps and more. Bring your Apple ID and password.

Did you know that your iPad has a built in personal assistant? Her name is Siri and she follows your voice command. No more struggling with the touch screen or typing, Siri is waiting for you! Join eGurus for a fun filled session and meet Siri.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Janet Epps

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: eGurus.ca Staff

83269 83270 83271 83272

F F F Sa

9am - 12pm 9am - 12pm 9am - 12pm 9am - 12pm

Jan 10 Feb 14 Mar 7 Apr 5

83287 83288

$63 $63 $63 $63

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Janet Epps

New

Feb 22 May 10

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Janet Epps 83276 F 83277 Sa 83543 Sa

$42 $42

40

Jan 17 Feb 22 May 3

$63 $63 $63

16 yrs+

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: eGurus.ca Staff Tu Tu

1pm - 4pm 9am - 12pm 9am – 12pm

Apps To Help You Age in Place

Join eGurus and explore the world of medical apps to help you monitor your health and wellbeing. We’ll show you how you can simplify your health management and even keep your circle of care all communicating together.

83289 83290

$25 $25

Bring your fully charged tablet and learn the essentials and the great potential in this action packed hands-on workshop. Photos, videos, browsing, downloading apps and more. Create a Gmail account prior to the class at https://accounts.google.com/SignUp

Bring your tablet to explore further. Facetime, Skype, Library book download demo. Bring your Apple ID and password. Prerequisite: iPad Essentials class or equivalent recommended .

1pm - 3pm 10am - 12pm

Feb 25 Apr 22

16 yrs+

16 yrs+

Sa Sa

11am - 12pm 11am - 12pm

Samsung Galaxy Tablet Essentials

iPad Next Step

83273 83274

Tu Tu

9:30am - 10:30am Feb 25 9:30am - 10:30am Apr 22

WIN WITH PANORAMA!

Discover the many ways of winning prizes, staying connected, living well & having fun with Panorama Recreation. See p. 123

$25 $25

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Social Media Courses

Excel 2010 Essentials - Not Just Beginners

Social Media Basics 50 yrs+

16 yrs+

Create/edit spreadsheets that save time and increase accuracy keeping track of financials. Create invoices, budgets and more in this class. Basic formulas, formatting and shortcuts covered. Prerequisite: Basic Windows, mouse and keyboard knowledge.

Location: SHOAL Centre Computer Lab Instructor: Janet Epps 83279 83280

Sa Sa

1pm - 4pm 1pm - 4pm

Jan 25 May 10

$63 $63

This is an Elder College Course. See page 51 for details. Everyone has heard of social media and many think it’s a fad. It is not about to disappear anytime soon! The way we communicate has fundamentally changed forever. In this short workshop, you will learn what social media is, the benefits and downsides and what it can do for you. We will explore the basics of popular social media sites including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Dustin Ray-Wilks 83577 83578

Excel 2010 Beyond Basics

F F

9:30am - 11:30am Feb 21 9:30am - 11:30am May 23

$14 $14

16 yrs+

Expand your skills by learning how to use Excel database capabilities, use/create templates and passwords. Review basic formulas and add new skills to your formulas knowledge. Prerequisite: Basic Excel and formula skills.

Location: SHOAL Centre Computer Lab Instructor: Janet Epps 83281

Sa

1pm - 4pm

Mar 8

$63

50 yrs+

This is an Elder College Course. See page 51 for details. Did you know that there is a MS Office ‘light’ version online for free? No buying and installing a program and you can access it from any computer with an internet connection! Class includes signing up, creating, storing and sharing files.

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Sa

9:30am - 12:30pm Mar 8

50 yrs+

This is an Elder College Course. See page 51 for details. Have you heard of other social media sites but don’t know what they do? Spend this session exploring together other social media sites on the web including Yelp, Urban Spoon, Path, Pinterest, Instagram and Foursquare. You will learn why many of these sites are popular and why the masses are using them today.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Dustin Ray-Wilks

MS Office Web Apps

Location: SHOAL Centre Computer Lab Instructor: Janet Epps

Social Media Basics Part 2

$10

L.I.F.E. Program This program has been designed to provide healthy lifestyle opportunities to residents of the Peninsula who currently live below Statistics Canada low income thresholds for 2010. See page 117 for more details and visit us Online at www.panoramarecreation.ca

83612 F 83613 F

1:30pm - 3:30pm 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Feb 21 May 23

$14 $14

Facebook Fun 50 yrs+

This is an Elder College Course. See page 51 for details. Facebook is a fun tool to connect and share our lives. You will learn in detail about Facebook, what it does and why you should sign up. You will learn the ins and outs, dos and don’ts and how to protect your personal information on Facebook. By the end of this workshop you will have set up a Facebook account, found friends and you will be on your way to building your own personal social network. Facebook can and will change the way you fundamentally communicate with your friends and family including your children and grandchildren.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #1 Instructor: Dustin Ray-Wilks 83668 F 83669 F

www.panoramarecreation.ca

9:30am - 2pm 9:30am – 2pm

Feb 28 May 30

$17 $17

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