CW Board has voted to make monitoring once a year mandatory for taking classes or computer maintenance. Board members, committee members, teachers, and anyone already actively doing something for the club will be exempt.


iMOVIE BASIC This class is full - not taking more students.

Requirements:  Students should be comfortable moving around on the computer.  A working knowledge of Mac OS and reasonable mouse technique is required.  Knowing how to find things in both iPhoto  and iTunes is also a plus as we will be drawing on these programs regularly.  

Due to the complexity of pre-loading media for this class, personal Lap Tops will not be permitted.  

MAX Number of Students:  8  

Class Description:   iMovie Basic will focus completely on making a movie presentation  using STILL PHOTOS ONLY. No need for a dedicated video camera.  Any digital camera will do. We will cover the basics of making a movie using iMovie 10.1.10. This will include camera capture, terminology, basic organization of media, editing, movie assembly, addition of background music and voiceover narration. Finally we will record our movie and ultimately share it via several outlets.

Four sessions and it is extremely important you attend every class. 

Instructor:  Ed Zacko 

Date and Time:  Tuesday, Jan 15; Wednesday, Jan 16, 1:00-3:00PM

Tuesday, Jan 22; Wednesday, Jan 23, 1:00-3:00PM

Room:  C

Fee:  $20.00  payable by CHECK ONLY at first class, made payable to COMPUTERS WEST, Along with REC Card and Computers West Name Badge. 

Sign Up for this class:  Click on the MacWest Mouse (top right of this page), fill in registration form, indicate date of first class, and submit prior to first class.   

You will receive a reply from the teacher in a few days.





CLASS DESCRIPTION:  Notes, a great app you carry with you on your iPhone/iPad that also syncs via iCloud with your Mac. It is more than just a grocery list although Notes makes checklists —easy-peasy. Come learn how to draw, format text, add web links and/or pictures (great for a travel log) and last but not least how to organize your notes. If possible bring all your devices to class—desktop iMacs excluded. 

Please indicate on your registration if you intend to bring your own laptop (updated to Mojave), or will be using the Club’s iMacs. 

INSTRUCTORS:  Tora Buckhave & Marcine Fennel 

Date & Time:  Monday, January 21, 1 - 3 PM 

LOCATION:  Palm Ridge Rec Center - Room C 

FEE:  $5.00, payable by check to Computers West.  Due at the class. 

SIGN UP for this CLASS:  Click on the Mac mouse (top right of this page).  Fill in registration form, indicate date of class, and submit.  

The instructor will confirm your place within a few days.





CLASS DESCRIPTION:  Come learn all about PHOTOS for Mac OS.  This class will cover all aspects including organizing, editing, and sharing.  

INSTRUCTORS: Bob Saindon & Ellen Zacho. 

DATE & TIME:  Thursdays - January 24, & 31; & February 7. 1:00 to 3:00 PM 

LOCATION: Palm Ridge Rec. Center - Room C 

FEE: $15.00, payable by CHECK ONLY to Computers West. Due at first class 

Sign up for this class: Click on the Mac mouse (top right of this page) Fill in registration form, indicate date of first class and submit.  You will receive an email from the instructor to confirm your place in the class. 




Mac Basics for Mojave (macOS 10.14+)

Mac Basics for Mojave (macOS 10.14+)

Prerequisite: Must Have Monitored in Past Year

Fee: $20, payable at first class

Instructor: Wally Bock

This is a BASIC, hands-on class of five 2-hour sessions covering the essentials of working on an Apple Macintosh computer using the latest Mac operating system—Mojave.

The class covers:
• starting up and shutting down the computer
• getting around the desktop
• using the mouse and Magic Track Pad
• opening and quitting applications
• adjusting the Mac’s preferences
• creating documents and folders
• email basics
• photos
• printing, copying and sharing
• surfing the web
• initializing a flash drive, copying to and from a flash drive

and much more. This is a class for people who have limited computer experience, and for those who want to brush up their basic skills. Class members will use the Club’s iMacs. Space is limited to eight persons. You must sign up online for this class, receive confirmation from the instructor, and have monitored in the past year.

Class will be held in Room C of The Computer Lab @ Palm Ridge Rec Center, at the following dates and times:

Monday, January 28, 2019, 10 AM to Noon

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 10 AM to Noon

Friday, February 1, 2019, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Monday, February 4, 2019, 10 AM to Noon

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM



SENIOR "GENIUS BAR" - Walk in Sessions for Mac Products in Room C

Topic - Help with Mac Products - Macswest Members Only


DESCRIPTION: A group of wise old owls have volunteered to solve problems / or answer questions you might have using your Mac products.

HELPERS:  Mac members who have knowledge of the MAC

DATE & TIME - Every Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:30


 FEE:  Free