Register for Seniors’ Computer Classes June 6

A Putnam County computer class for seniors (Photo courtesy of the Office of the Aging)

Volunteers 55 or over needed for county courses

Seniors interested in learning about computers can register for a variety of classes offered by the Putnam County Office for the Aging at the Koehler Senior Center, 180 Route 6 in Mahopac, and the Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane in Putnam Valley.

A Putnam County computer class for seniors (Photo courtesy of the Office of the Aging)

A Putnam County computer class for seniors (Photo courtesy of the Office of the Aging)

The next registration will be held June 6. Registration is the first Thursday of every month at Putnam Valley from 10 a.m. to noon and in Mahopac from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Philipstown residents are encouraged to register at either center.

Classes being offered are Computer Fundamentals, Maintaining Your Computer, Internet and Email, Digital Photography, and many more. New this season is a class for iPads and iPhoto for the iPad in Putnam Valley. Free workshops in Mahopac and Putnam Valley are being planned for the spring, including How to Save Big $ on the Web, Everything Mac, How to Choose the Right Computer, Using Your Digital Camera with your Computer, Facebook Overview and Security, How to Create a Family Cookbook, Planning Your Trip on the Internet, Organizing Files and Folders, iPad Demonstration, Computer Overview for Beginners and Keyboarding. Workshops are for one day and last approximately two hours.

Anyone age 55 or over with even a minimum of computer skills is encouraged to become a volunteer for the program. To learn more, call Cathy O’Brien at 845-628-6423, e-mail or visit

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