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South offers classes specifically designed for older adults. Explore history, delve into genealogy, or learn basic computer and Internet skills.
 
Learn research methods, sources of information, terminology, and practical guidelines for compiling your family history and genealogy. The instructor is a past president of the Seattle Genealogical Society.

Start date: 01/13/17

End date: 03/17/17

10 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (1/13/2017-3/17/2017)

Instructor : Sarah Little 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $61.74

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: NOTE: New start/end dates (was 1/6 - 3/10)

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Learn what you need to know to keep your computer, laptop, and smartphone healthy and safe. This class will cover the basics of cybersecurity (anti-virus software protection, firewalls, malware, phishing, etc.), and what to do about all those software and application update notices you receive. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $25.50 each.

Start date: 02/14/17

End date: 02/14/17

1 session

Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (2/14/2017-2/14/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn the basic keys and how to use them to improve computer efficiency.  More than touch typing, this class explains how to use the keys to send your computer a commands. This is a great class to take before any computer classes. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $25.50 each.

Start date: 01/31/17

End date: 01/31/17

1 session

Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (1/31/2017-1/31/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn to use email as an effective communication tool.  Discover email etiquette and the dos and don’ts experts agree are the best ways to organize, write, and get results using email. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $25.50 each.

Start date: 02/07/17

End date: 02/07/17

1 session

Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (2/7/2017-2/7/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn the basics of the Internet’s most popular social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat. Discover tips and secrets for effective use of these ubiquitous applications on your computer, laptop, and smartphone. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $25.50 each.

Start date: 02/28/17

End date: 02/28/17

1 session

Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (2/28/2017-2/28/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn the ins and outs of surfing the Internet. Are you tired of all the confusion when you go to search for information online? This hands-on class gives you the tools to find what you want on the Internet, teaches you how to use the most effective search engines for the task, and familiarizes you with e-mail techniques to help you communicate online. Discover the wealth of information and resources available to you on the Internet and create a free e-mail account. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $25.50 each.

Start date: 02/21/17

End date: 02/21/17

1 session

Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (2/21/2017-2/21/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Need help understanding Medicare? This free workshop is for anyone who wants to learn more about Medicare health coverage. Various plan options, prescription drug coverage, and supplements will be discussed.  This class is taught by a trained advisor from the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors program which provides free, unbiased and confidential assistance with healthcare choices.

Start date: 02/04/17

End date: 02/04/17

1 session

Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (2/4/2017-2/4/2017)

Instructor : Staff SHIBA 

Room :  OLY 206

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Why did a conflict that its participants thought would end in a few weeks drag on for more than four traumatic years? Why did the United States declare its neutrality, then join the Allied side in April, 1917? Why did the Allies win the war? What were its effects on the United States? On Europe and the World? Through lectures, discussions, and motion pictures we will try to answer these questions.

Start date: 01/06/17

End date: 03/03/17

9 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM (1/6/2017-3/3/2017)

Instructor : James Lockerbie 

Room :  WSSC

Class Fee: $61.74

Materials Fee: $0.00

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