This Month

Wednesday, December 10th Evening Meeting

Holiday Party!

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Come to the Fraternal Order of Police Hall in Largo for our annual holiday party on the 10th of this month. This is the same great location where it was held last year (550 Commerce Drive West in Largo. This is roughly three blocks north of West Bay and one block west of Missouri.) There is a map on page 4 in the December issue of MouseBytes.

Dinner served at 6:30. Food, drinks and more. Bring a covered dish of some kind, maybe your favorite recipe, be it a main course, appetizer or dessert. But most importantly, bring yourself. The club provides the plates, silverware, napkins and beverages. If you purchase a drawing ticket for $5 you may be the lucky winner of an iPad Mini or a $100 iTunes gift card. If you haven’t purchased your tickets yet, we will be selling them at the party.

Also, we’ll have a form to fill out at the party. I hope you’ll grab one of the forms and fill in what you’d like to see demonstrated in 2015. Also, I hope you’ll find something you would like to show us at one of the meetings in the coming year like an application favorite of yours.

Play a game with us. Be prepared to use your memory skills. How much do you know about Apple Computer?

See you there!

Fraternal Order of Police Hall
550 Commerce Drive
Largo, FL 33770

There will be no iPad SIG or Fundamentals class this month.

No Monday afternoon meeting this month.

Meeting Topic: (Cancelled)

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Come join us as we tackle topics of the Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. You will be amazed at what you will learn.

Clearwater East Library

2251 Drew Street
Clearwater, Florida 33765
Half mile west of US Highway 19

 

No Mac 101 Class this month

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This class is for the new Macintosh user, the Macintosh user upgrading to the newest operating system and the user moving from a Microsoft Windows system computer. Are you a Macintosh user that might need some brushing up because of being away from your computer for awhile? The class requires you to send a note to mousebytes@bamcentral.org to request a spot as the room is small and only accommodates 8-10 people.

Safety Harbor Library
101 Second Street North
Safety Harbor, Florida

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