Welcome

Last updated August 8th, 2021

To our most welcome Web visitors – we are a Computer Club located in the Adult/Retirement Lifestyle Community of Sandycove Acres located in Innisfil Ontario.   Members of our community gather to learn new computer skills, discuss new (and old) computer-oriented technologies and share associated interests, information and experiences.   Membership costs $15.00 per year per household and is open to all residents of Sandycove Acres.    For more information about the Sandycove Acres community please follow this link  www.scahomeowners.com

Come out and join our interesting group – we currently have sign-up membership of approximately 62 households.  In addition to the presentations we have opportunities to share information with each other at social/coffee breaks and during Q & A time held at the end of each meeting.    Bring your laptop and/or tablet and connect for a hands-on experience.   Come on out even if you don’t have a laptop – you’ll find it interesting!

Meetings will be resumed on Mondays at the Spoke and Fridays at the Wheel, once we have got past all the current COVID-19-related restrictions.  All topics are covered at both meetings, including applications.

Be sure to check out the Meeting Summaries page on this site for the latest in presentations being made to both the Monday & Friday sessions.   As long as the presenters provide the site with material it will be posted as soon as possible.   There is also a very lengthy history of Meeting Summaries accumulated over the years.  CHECK IT OUT 

NOTE:  There will be no more Computer Club meetings or Home Help visits until further notice.  Due to the widespread effects of the COVID-19 virus it has been decided to “play it safe” and not risk anyone’s health.  Keep your eye on your e-mail system for further updates.

 

Friday meetings at the Wheel are from 1.00 – 3.00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month.  

Mar 20th – NO MEETING.

Monday meetings at the Spoke are from 1.00 – 3.00 pm – usually on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month.  Be sure to bring all your own questions with you.  Remember that the objective of these meetings is to discuss precisely what you want to talk about.

Mar 23rd – NO MEETING.

HOME HELP services are offered to members only and are a volunteer-provided service of the Computer Club.   Contact BOB Stainton at 705-436-2651.  Be sure to have your information ready when you contact Bob and if necessary leave a message on his answering machine and it will be returned.  Please be respectful of the time you call as we are all volunteers.  Try to keep the calls between 9am and 5pm.  Check out the Home Help page for more info.

INNISFIL LIBRARY offers FREE courses on various computer-oriented topics including WORD,  EXCEL, FACEBOOK, E-MAIL, Intro’s to COMPUTERS and INTERNET, etc.  These courses are aimed at computer users of all skill-levels, so don’t be shy to join-in.  They  also offer a Multi-Media Lab, a media transfer station, plus a Tech Help  Desk for information on smart ‘phones, PCs, tablets, etc.  Drop in – no  need to pre-register.  They even have a 3-D printer with which you can experiment!  (Check this different web site – www.innisfilidealab.ca – for details.)  Also, enjoy their ‘Appy Hour’ at the Lakeshore branch on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00pm.  This is a drop-in technology social club that is great for people of all skill levels!  You will be able to learn something new about technology each week with discussion and tutorials.  Inquire about their  “Hoopla” facility for free access to new movies, music, electronic  books, etc.  (Note that all services are made available for Library members only.  It’s free to join!)

 GOT A PROBLEM?  SOMETHING WON’T WORK? 

Ask your question here and have it answered at the FRIDAY session – it will be answered anonymously.   Just copy the e-mail address below and submit your question using your own e-mail system. 

 GO AHEAD – ASK THAT QUESTION……

 sccquestions@hotmail.ca

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