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CLASSES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY- SEE WHAT IS UP AND COMING

3D PRINTERS

I know you have seen the 3D printers, and now you can learn how to use one. This class is teaches you the basics on 3D printer technology. You will design a couple of 3D figures and then print them out. AWESOME!

DATES: May 2 – 9, Thursdays
TIMES: 12 pm or 4 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Sam Laker
ANTIQUE REPLICA CEILING TINS

Antique replica tins have been mounted on a wooden frame and are ready for faux finishing treatment. We will be using foils and paint to create a one of a kind work of art for your home. The process ends with an epoxy top coat that is torched giving the illusion of glass or ceramic. These tins are lightweight and absolutely beautiful. They sell at art shows from $225 and up. This could be something you can turn into a business.

DATES: May 14 - 21, Tuesdays
TIMES: 8 am or 3 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Kim Riley
BUILD A WINDOW BOX, PLANTER OR TRELLIS

Planters and window boxes are great for gardening in small spaces. Mount the boxes below your windows and hang them from your deck rails to beautify your home and turn your neighbors green with envy! Come to class and design and build a great project.

DATES: May 6 – June 10, Mondays
TIMES: 8 am or 4 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Jim Balina
BUILD YOUR OWN PC

Learn from the ground up how to create and build your own computer. This class starts off by explaining about all the different parts of a computer, why one type of memory is needed over another, why one hard drive is better/worse than the next, what different “footprints” you can choose from and about how much you can and should spend. You will also go through the actual building of the hardware and installing the necessary operating system and software. You will be able to build your own PC to purchase or simply build one for the experience.

DATES: May 6 – June 10, Mondays
TIMES: 12 pm or 4 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Sam Laker
DIGITAL CAMERAS/PHOTOGRAPHY

SLR digital cameras have so many features, yet most people who use a camera are still using the “auto” only. Come to this class and learn first-hand how to use all of the cool features that are on your Digital SLR camera.

DATES: May 11 - 18, Saturdays
TIMES: 9 am - 12 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Boyer
EXCEL BASIC AND ADVANCED FUNCTIONS

Have you been working with Excel but feel that you need to go a few steps farther? Come to this class and learn how to work with and manage functions. Some of the functions you will learn are =PMT, =OR, =IF, =AND, =NOT, =VLOOKUP, =HLOOKUP, =TEXT, =COUNTIF, =COUNTIFS, =AVERAGEIF, =AVERAGIFS, =SUMIF, =SUMIFS, =MATCH, =INDEX, =LEFT, =RIGHT, =LEN…. Plus a whole lot more!

DATES: May 7 - 14, Tuesdays
TIMES: 12 pm or 4 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Turner
LASER ENGRAVING-NEW CLASS

Bring your metal, wood, plastic and glass items to this class and learn to laser engrave them with your own custom design, logo or mark. Tools, jewelry items, keepsakes and more are all candidates to be laser marked or engraved. What a fun way to learn about laser engraving and benefit from it all at the same time.

DATES: May 9 - June 6, Thursdays
TIMES: 9 am or 3 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Bill Needles
PASSWORD MANAGEMENT

So you think “thisismypassword” is a good one? Think again! We will teach you the formulation of a good password and the reason passwords should not be re-used. Learn how to store passwords and then how to use password-management tools such as Keeppass, Lastpass and Roboform why someone might pick one over the other and from cloud services, how to add media from outside a cloud service, adding access to Google Play and make the device safe for use by kids.

DATES: May 20
TIMES: 12 pm or 4 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Sam Laker
WORD PRESS-DESIGN A WEB SITE

Have you ever wanted to be a web designer?  Well here is your chance. Learn all the new techniques to create a new interactive web site. We will walk you thru the proper steps in design, formatting, and linking your pages.  Then when it is absolutely beautiful we will walk you thru publishing to the web.   If you ever wanted to create your own website, this is the class for you.

DATES: May 2 - 23, Thursdays
TIMES: 12 pm or 4 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Turner