Annual Potluck Picnic at Government House Bandshell, Wed., August 22, from Noon.

2018 Picnic at Government House

When: Wednesday, August 22, Potluck at Noon, Music at 1 pm

Where: At the Government House Bandshell on the east lawn, 1401 Rockland Avenue.  If you require seating, please bring your own chairs. Click here for Google map,  

Currently, Members are bringing

  • one BBQ chicken – George
  • veggies, humus and pita — Janet
  • a vegan entree — Dawn
  • … email BigBlueSocial@gmail.com and I will add your contributions to this list …

Activities:

  • Socializing, Potluck begins. Entrees and Salads preferred over desserts.
  • Musical Memories by Rick Weatherhead’s band at 1 pm.
  • NOTE: Alcoholic beverage consumption and smoking prohibited.

The club will supply Cake / Pop / Ice / Plates.

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Cloud Computing for Seniors

  1. Below is the link to Charles Kim’s Class Presentation File for Monday, July 23, 2018. For those who intend to come to this Monday, you can take a quick look at what will be covered.
    Charles Kim
    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Ca-Le8rJ5V3WzbQxoWo8Hbi4kvwCqqntFksXt8dvWhw/edit?usp=sharing

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Technology for 55+

We discuss how to effectively and safely use digital technology (smartphones, digital cameras,  tablets and computers, except Apple products) with those 55 and older who join our club.

Our 150 members can attend any of several sessions per month, held at Silver Threads Passmore Center, kitty corner to Tillicum Mall, south-east corner (click for map).  Scroll down for more articles.

To attend Computer Club events you must be a member of the Victoria Computer Club.  Join us.  New Computer Club members get their first month’s computer club membership for free – attend your favourite club course or try them all. (Silver Threads drop-in fees still apply.)

Memberships are $25 per person.  Memberships last 365 days from the anniversary of joining, (395 days the first year.)

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Windows 10 Tips Con’t – July 9 – Dorothy

Continuation of learning different easy tips in Windows 10, as well as trying to use the Help features that are built in.  Also covered a few of the new features in the April Update 1803, but will continue this next month.  To see some of the presentation, go to https://tinyurl.com/y992yeuz 

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Windows Updates You Must be Aware of – June 18 – Dorothy

We covered topics such as Windows Defender which comes with Microsoft, ensuring you have a virus scanning program on your device, make sure there are no RED marks and that the software is being updated and scanning.  We also talked about how to check if your device is getting the weekly or updates from Microsoft.

Here is the link to the presentation:

https://tinyurl.com/ybko7ldj

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Ed Prior’s Sheets Presentation June 25 to Computer Basics

Here are the links to Ed Prior’s Google Sheets Presentation, given June 25 to the Computer Basics class

The slide show is at: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/191BDKv6czwNXhCmx0kmP8q9W_M45ZvMz7ieX5h6hHf0/edit?usp=sharing

And the demo sheet is at TINYURL.COM/yb4s7jnn

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Backup Strategies, and Sync

Here are the links to Ed’s presentation, Strategies for Backing Up Your Computer

and George’s presentation Backup and Sync

 

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Executive Meeting Minutes, Monday February 26 2018

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AGM Minutes of January 23rd, 2018

Annual General Meeting Minutes for January 23, 2018 Continue reading

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Minutes for Executive Meeting held May 28, 2018

Minutes for May 28, 2018 Executive Meeting Continue reading

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JUNE PHOTO SHOOTS

A CHANCE TO DO ACTION SHOTS

Good chance to practice with shutter Speed!
What:  Bike Race
When:   Sunday June 3rd
Where:  Around the Leg Buildings
Time:  2:00 pm   We will meet then but the races run all day so you can come and go as you please.
Meet at the corner of Belleville and Government by Emily Carr statue

SIDNEY SCULPTURE WALK

What: We will walk around the Sidney waterfront to shoot the very interesting sculptures.  This is a good opportunity to practice with aperture priority!   Lets hope for a nice day.
When: Saturday June 16th
Where: Meet at the Gazebo in Beacon Park at the end of Beacon Ave.
Time: 10:00 am

VICTORIA INDIGENOUS CULTURAL FESTIVAL  This should be a colorful and fun shoot!

What: A very colourful action packed event
Where: In front of the Royal BC Museum
When: Saturday June 23rd We will meet then but the event also runs Thursday and Friday.   So go on your own if Saturday is not suitable, as long as you go and get a few shots in 🙂
Time: 10:00 am   Meet by the Bell Tower

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