Monday, April 29, 2013

Hands-on Workshop using Gmail and Google, ​Thursday May 9th and 16th from 12 pm - 2 pm

When:  ​Thursday May 9th and May 16th from 12 pm - 2 pm

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Room 1 ​1​

What: The purpose of the hands-on workshop is to set up an email account using free Google webmail (Gmail) and exploring Google tools

The only prerequisites are:

  • a basic knowledge of how to use a mouse or touch pad
  • access to a computer with a broadband connection.

The course covers two days and the cost is $20 payable on the first day.

Session 1 – setting up a Gmail account - and exploring the various extras that Gmail offers​.​
Session 2 – ​exploring the google toolbar, setting up a calendar and saving to Google Drive.

Contact Ngaire Jackson. ph. 389 2629 or email

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Workshop - 101 Google tools (or nearly!), Friday 10 May, 10.00 am -12 noon

When: Friday 10 May 2013, 10.00 am - 12 noon

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: SeniorNet Wellington does workshops on e.g. Google Search, Google Earth and Google Maps.
Did you realise there are many other useful Google tools?

This workshop will give an overview of some of those free Google  tools and show you where to find other Google tools that may be of interest. 

It will include a demonstration of how to use the free Google Drive for cloud storage.

The cost of the workshop is $5 payable at the door.

Please register with Alan Royal at

Please wear a name tag.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Questions & Answers (Q&A) Thursday 18 April 2013, 10 am -11.45 am

When: Thursday 18 April, 2013, 10 am -11.45 am

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: Lionel Clover will facilitate the session

Some members will have questions – others will have answers – and some may have helpful hints on how to get answers.

Don’t be shy. No question is too silly or too elementary – all could lead to an answer It’s an opportunity to learn and share as part of the Special Learning Group that is free to all SeniorNet Members

See you there!

Friday, April 12, 2013

Apple Mac Computer User Group Meeting – Monday 22 April 2013, 10.00 am – 12 noon

When: Monday 22 April, 10.00 am – 12 noon

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: Share your knowledge and experiences with other Apple Mac Computer users.

Ask questions, help with answers, exchange experiences and listen to or provide some helpful hints.

Are you new to Mac? Thinking of purchasing an Apple Mac?  Come along observe and even ask questions.

It is an opportunity to learn, to expand your knowledge and skills on Apple Mac by sharing the know-how of other members.

This meeting is free to all members.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Digicam Special Learning Group, Wednesday 17 April, 10 am - 12 pm

When: Wednesday 17 April, 10 am - 12 pm   

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Room 2

What: Faststone Image Viewer has had further improvements with a "noise reduction" function. We will explore this new tool with some examples. As with all manipulations there are trade-offs.

If you haven't already, download Faststone v 4.8. This is the program we teach at SeniorNet under the Digital Camera umbrella. If you haven't used Faststone for a while, come along for a "brush-up".

Questions and answers will be covered, plus we need you to bring along some images for all to enjoy. Don't be shy!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Android Devices Meeting, Tuesday 23 April 2013: 10.00 am - 12..00 pm

When: Tuesday 23 April 2013: 10.00 am - 12..00 pm.

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Room 2

What : The general success of earlier Q & A meeting suggests that this is a useful format at the moment.

Facilitators: Lindsay Rollo and Graeme Munro

However, to focus the subject for discussion, the question will be asked:

What is it I need to know to make effective use of my device ?

How should I organise the icons on difference desktop pages.?

If time permits, there will be a demonstration of how to put shortcuts and widgets on the desktop.

Don't be shy. These sessions are specifically designed to help the beginner

If you don’t come and ask your questions, no one can help you get the most out of your phone or tablet.

See you there Androiders.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Computer Owners Group (COG) Special Learning Group (SLG), Wednesday 10 April, 10.00 am – 1200 pm

When: Wednesday, 10 April, 10 am – 12.00 pm

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: This is your meeting, so please bring your questions:  Michael Munro will facilitate.  Special Learning Groups (SLG) are free to all SeniorNet Wellington members.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Writing and Publishing SIG- Wednesday 10 April 2013, 1.00 pm - National Library, Moleswsorth Street

When: Wednesday 10 April 2013

Where: Family History Centre at the National Library, Moleswsorth Street

What: The next meeting of the Group will be a visit to the Family History Centre at the National Library, Molewsorth Street.

Please meet in the main foyer by 1.00 pm, from where Margaret Hurst will conduct us around the Centre.

Any Queries contact David Dobson phone: 389 6590 email: