Senior Planet at the Malone Adult Center

Senior Planet Tech Spot at the Malone Adult Center offers a range of free 5- and 10-week technology courses that require advance registration, as well as bi-weekly tech help. For courses and events at Senior Planet Exploration Center in Champlain Centre, click here.

REGISTRATION

Register for the fall quarter on September 17th and 18th from 10am – 1:00pm at the Malone Adult Center. You must register in person. Classes will fill on a first-come, first-serve basis; if you are placed on a waitlist, you will be notified of open seats in the first two weeks of the course. Please call 518-566-4422 with questions.

The fall quarter will run from September 30th – December 6th

WHERE

The Malone Adult Center is located at 14906 NY-30, Malone, NY 12953. For information about the North Country Senior Planet Exploration Center, click here.

HOURS

The Malone Adult Center is open 9am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.  Senior Planet staff will be present during course sessions.

COURSES

Registration for all courses are on September 17th and 18th from 10am-1:00pm

Fall Quarter Courses

Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:45am

Get an introduction to the popular Apple tablet. With hands-on support, you’ll learn the basics of the iPad and how to use it to browse the web, use email, download apps, watch video, take pictures, connect online and more.

Note: iPads will be provided for use.

Computer experience prerequisite: This is a course that is appropriate for absolute beginners.

Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:15pm 

This 10-week course will explore how technology impacts society and how we interact with one another. You’ll learn in-depth how to use popular social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and explore how technology is changing how we read the news, manage our health information, meet other people, and find entertainment. Other topics include: scrapbooking with Pinterest, finding social events online, using online travel sites, using the internet for fundraising and social change, finding volunteer opportunities in your community, and more!

 

Prerequisites: You must have an email address that you use. You should also be comfortable using a iPad to navigate websites and search for information on the internet.

COST

Membership and access to our classes, workshops and special events is offered free of charge. However, as a nonprofit, we happily accept donations.

CONTACT US 

The best way to find out more about Senior Planet programs is to stop by in person! You can also reach us by phone or email.

  • General questions: info@seniorplanetnorthcountry.org
  • Visitor or course info: 518-566-4422
  • RSVP for events: 518-566-4422 or email rsvp@seniorplanetnorthcountry.org