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Upcoming Adult Programs at Five Points Active Adult Center

News posted Nov. 09, 2018 - 11:00 am
  • Five Points Active Adults Technology Class
  • Five Points Active Adults Computer Instruction

The Adult Program serves thousands of adults in the Raleigh area. While our clubs require a minimum age of 50 to participate, classes are open to all adults regardless of age. Join us at the Five Points Active Adult Center for the upcoming programs listed below.

You can register for any Adult Program online using RecLink or in person at any community center. Courses can be found easily in RecLink by searching the unique course "registration barcode" listed below.

Apple Laptop Basics 2
Tuesdays, Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Prerequisite: Must know your Apple ID and Password and bring it to class. You must bring your own Apple laptop to class. One will not be provided for you. This course is for beginners or new users who are just starting off using an Apple laptop. Objectives: Students will be introduced to Pages which is Apple's version of Microsoft Word. Learn how to simply create a document; save the document; create a folder; and delete files while using Pages.

Fee: $10
Registration Barcode: #228886

Computer Basics 1
Tuesdays, Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Prerequisite: Little or no computer skills. Class will be using computers that have the Windows 10 operating system. This course is for beginners or new users who are just starting off using a computer, mouse, and keyboard. Objectives: improve skills in these areas and teach participants to create and save short documents. Students will also be introduced to the basics of Internet usage, creating a GMAIL email account, sending and receiving messages, uploading and downloading attachments/photos. Contact Tommy Hodges for more information regarding this course at 919-996-2458.

Fee: S10 #228731

Fee: $10
Registration Barcode: #228731

Computer Basics 2
Tuesdays, Dec. 11 and 18, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Prerequisite: 'Computer Basics 1' or equivalent computer knowledge. The class will be using computers that have the Windows 10 operating system. This course is for students who have basic computer experience using the mouse and keyboard. The student will learn the basics of Windows 10 as well as how to use the different features of functions. You will learn how to enter/edit text in Microsoft Word and to save retrieve data files. This class is intended for those who have some knowledge of using a computer, but may not be familiar with the Windows 10 operating system. Contact Tommy Hodges for more information regarding this course at 919-996-2458.

Fee: $10
Registration Barcode: #228794

Cutting the Cord: What does it mean and how does it work?
Thursdays, Nov. 29-Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

'Cutting the Cord' is a phrase that you hear a lot. Often it is associated with steps to lower your television or cable bill. But what does it actually mean and how would you even begin? In this class, we will look at how television entertainment is evolving onto different types of platforms: cable, satellite, antenna, and online. Learn the steps some people are taking to 'cutting the cord'. But at the end of the day are you really cutting the cord or simply paying for television on a different platform? Is it worth your time to try it? You be the judge.

Fee: $10
Registration Barcode: #228891

Google Applications Overview
Thursdays, Nov. 29 and Dec. 6, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Prerequisite: 'Computer Skills 1' or equivalent. In this class, you will learn about several free Google applications. This includes Google Maps, Earth, Drive, YouTube, Calendar, and others. Contact Tommy Hodges for more information regarding this course at 919-996-2458.

Fee: $10
Registration Barcode: #228809

Introducing SIRI - Your Personal Assistant for iPad/iPhone
Thursday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Prerequisite: 'iPad/iPhone Basics 1' or intermediate user. Bring your iPhone or iPad PLUS your Apple ID and password. Wished you had a personal assistant to remind you to do something at a certain time or when you arrive at a certain place? Now you can! Get to know Siri, your personal assistant on your Apple device. Contact Tommy Hodges for more information regarding this course at 919-996-2458.

Fee: $5
Registration Barcode: #228802

iPad Basics 3
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Prerequisite: 'iPad/iPhone Basics 1' or Intermediate user. Bring your iPad PLUS your Apple ID and password. Learn how to search and download the great variety of content from the App Store, the iTunes Store, and the iBook store. Plus learn how to check out eBooks from the Wake County Public Library! Contact Tommy Hodges for more information regarding this course at 919-996-2458.

Fee: $5
Registration Barcode: #228775

iPhone Basics 1
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Introduction to the basics of owning an iPhone. Must bring: Your own iPhone/iPad PLUS your Apple ID & Password. This class will provide a brief overview of the many popular applications that are out there. Contact Tommy Hodges for more information regarding this course at 919-996-2458.

Fee: $5
Registration Barcode: #228713

Restorative Writing
Monday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Restorative writing is a unique tool that has the potential for powerful and dramatic outcomes, even for those who do not normally consider themselves writers. This program was developed with the help of local author Carol Henderson. Join us for an opportunity to explore our deepest feelings in a safe environment. Through writing, we will gently probe, reflect, remember and reconsider. We will honor our loved ones, reimagine our lives now and discover inner resources we had no idea were within us. Preregistration is required. Presented by Heartland Hospice and Resources for Seniors.

Registration Barcode: #226224

Where

  • Five Points Active Adult Center
  • 2000 Noble Road
  • Raleigh, NC 27608

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