Pulborough Computer Club

2012 Calendar

We meet on the first Tuesday and third Tuesday of each month.

Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are in the Rother Hall of Pulborough Village Hall and commence at 7:30pm. The hall is available from 7pm for setting up equipment. Please click here for directions.

7:30-8:45ish Tutorial
8:45ish-9:00ish Refreshments
9:00ish-9:50 Burning questions about any topic and hopefully, answers
9:50-10:00 Clear up


Please note that the schedule can change. This web page is always accurate but a copy made months ago might not be.

2012

Tuesday
3rd January
Informal evening (members only). Show off your new laptop, bring along your old one to ask advice or simply chat amongst yourselves. WiFi will be available.
Tuesday
17th January
Picasa - FREE photo editing software - with a brief look at Picasa Web Albums. (Lesley Cutting)
Tuesday
7th February
AGM and choosing meeting topics for the year.
Tuesday
21st February
Principles of setting up a WiFi router. (Rodger Hunt)
Committee report on the club's future. (Bill Cutting)
Tuesday
6th March
Basics of Data Management (file structures and data backup). (Richard Profit)
Tuesday
20th March
Photos & Movie in a slide show, with music, then write to DVD to send to friends using Microsoft Movie Maker 2.4, & DVD flick (both Free) and some music of course. (Brian Piner)
Tuesday
3rd April
Extraordinary General Meeting
Agenda Draft Revised Constitution

Instructions on how to use the Pulborough Computer Club web site effectively and all the advantages of doing so. (Stuart Crump)
Tuesday
17th April
An Introduction to Apple and the iPad. (Rob Stanford Guest Speaker)
Tuesday
1st May
Producing a book. (Bill Cutting)
Tuesday
15th May
Kindling Thoughts - a brief foray of random thoughts and ideas for Kindle users. (Lesley Cutting)
Tuesday
5th June
No meeting. Village Hall closed for the Jubilee.
Tuesday
19th June
Passwords - security of, creating, using, remembering, password managers. - (Paul Knapp from East Preston CC)
Tuesday
3rd July
Various document, image and media file formats and how to convert between them. (Jim Noble)
Tuesday
17th July
Printing papers and printer cartridges (John Read - Guest speaker)
Tuesday
7th August
Dealing with malware and clearing up junk. (Richard Profit)
Tuesday
21st August
Bill Cutting returns by popular demand with more about eBay
Tuesday
4th September
Basic MS Word (Brian Thompson)
Tuesday
18th September
Using a camera as a scanner (Richie Profit)
Tuesday
2nd October
Do your holiday and favourite photos end up on your computer, never to be seen by family and friends ? Make the most of your digital pictures by making them into a high quality book (Stuart Crump)
Tuesday
16th October
Picasa Web Albums (Lesley Cutting)
Tuesday
6th November
Informal evening
Tuesday
20th November
Bits and pieces about MS Excel. (Brian Thompson)
Tuesday
4th December
Members only
Smart Televisions (guest speaker)
followed by Christmas social event.
There will also be the usual swap and skip it table.

2013

Tuesday
15th January
Jane Dore from West Sussex Libraries, talking about all the many things you can find on their web site
Tuesday
5th February
AGM followed by a talk on Family History - using your computer to record your family history (Roy Winchester)
Tuesday
19th February
Technology that affects YOU (Dr Malcolm Cornwall)
Tuesday
5th March
Back to Basics reprise. Essential information for Windows 7 users (Jim Noble)
Tuesday
19th March
Powerpoint - producing a simple presentation and slide shows (Richie Profit)