Past Meetup

MacNexus First Saturday Workshop

Hosted by Sac Geeks Community Calendar (

Public group

This Meetup is past

Every 1st Saturday of the month

St Mark's United Methodist Church

2391 Saint Marks Way · Sacramento, CA

How to find us

The church is located in the neighborhood behind Country Club Plaza.

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MacNexus (MN) members join other members in learning about new Apple products and programs in small classroom environments. Classes are from 9:00 AM till noon, with a 20 minute midway break (unless otherwise noted). Non-members are encouraged to attend one workshop before joining. Workshop classes offered this month include:

Mac Essentials: Pages - Fireside Room - Ken Spencer
Boring old Word Processing on the Mac and iPad? Nope, we have Pages! See how easy it is to create stunning publications with ease. We will explore document creation on Mac and iPad; how to sync and share Pages documents with others, including Word users on PC or Mac. We will venture in to other lesser document creation programs (Word) just for reference.

iPad/iPhone Basics I - Room E-25 - Tarah Frost
This class will cover the basics of how to use an iPad (most topics also apply to iPhones). Topics may include: memory and model options, WiFi only versus 3G, touch typing, copy/paste functions, password protection, using the cameras, FaceTime, app basics.

Apple Application Essentials: AppleTV - Room E-24 - Pete Lozzi
AppleTV and your Mac, iPad, iPhone and flat screen television
Join Pete for a tour that demonstrates the ease of use and setup from your Apple device to your flatscreen TV, you'll be surprised at how easy it is with a $99 AppleTV!

Your Digital Life: Organizing the Dock/files/folders/Bookmarks - Rm E-22 - Richard Applebaum
This class covers understanding and organizing the Dock, System Preferences, files, folders, and bookmarks. As applicable, we'll discuss commonalities and terminology differences between Mac, Windows, and iDevice (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch).

Photoshop Elements for Photographers - Room E-21 - Bob Gouine
Photographer Bob Gouine shares insights about photo composure and the basics of using Photoshop Elements to create spectacular photographs that are great for home and gifts.

1st Floor/Grace's Cafe - Triage, WITS, membership questions!
Drop in to the Grace's Café for casual Q&A, coffee, tea and light bites. Have a Mac, iPad, iPod or iPhone on the fritz? MacNexus members can bring it to Triage for expert insight. Folks with general questions, little or no prior computer or iPad/iPhone experience can drop in for advice from tech-savvy ladies and one-on-one style help available at the WITS table.

All services are included with a MacNexus membership ($40 annual per household). Find out more at .

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