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Silk Purse
Winter 2018

iPad & iPhone Classes on the waterfront in West Vancouver
Winter 2018 Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for January & February classes at The Silk Purse. Read on for more details.

Gluu Annual Pass Holders Your passes are valid until March (but please register for classes).


2018/19 Gluu Annual Passes On Sale Soon

Here’s what on…

Topic Specific Classes for iPad & iPhone. Classes that help you dive into specific apps.

Back to Basics for iPad & iPhone. A great place to start or refresh skills.

FREE iPad Tour Try an iPad during this 1-hour class and see if it’s the right device for you!


Topic Specific Classes
for iPad & iPhone

This Term we get into the advanced features of the most useful apps on your iPad and iPhone: Contacts, Calendar & Podcasts. Class Notes and Support are included.

Gluu Annual Pass Holders Your passes are valid until the end of this series! (But please register to save your seat.)

Monday, January 15 / 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Monday, January 29 / 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Monday, February 19 / 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Monday, February 26 / 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

This class is for those who want to…

Reinforce the skills you have learned

Learn to do more with the apps that come with your device(s)

Expand your understanding of what your device(s) can do

Overview of what we’ll cover…

GETTING INTO PODCASTS: Find out what Podcasts are, see which ones are the most popular, then learn to download, subscribe and manage your choices

ADVANCED CALENDAR: Attach locations to calendar events, learn about travel time alerts, shared events, and shared calendars

ADVANCED CONTACTS:  Remove duplicates, add to existing contacts, customize labels & ringtones, master sharing and creating groups

TERM Q&A:  We answer the questions you voted-up during the Term. Email or text us your questions and we will create a customized class that shares the answers!

FREE for Gluu Annual Pass Holders
$80  For 4-Class Series SAVE $20
$25  Drop In for single class

Back to Basics of iPhone & iPad

Take these classes to refresh your skills or learn the basics of iPhone and iPad. Our expert Coaches teach easy tips and tricks to ensure you learn with as little fuss as possible. Class Notes and Support are included. iPad available to borrow during class so you can test drive the new model.

Monday, January 15 / 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday, January 29 / 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday, February 19 / 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday, February 26 / 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This class is for those who want to…

Borrow an iPad to see what they are all about

Use their new iPad and are wondering how to get started

Get a refresher on your basic skills

Overview of what we’ll cover…

CONTACTS APP BASICS: Add your most important people to your Contacts App, and use Siri to make it even easier to stay in touch. We will also set up In Case of Emergency (iPhone users), and show you why this is one of our fav apps.

CALENDAR APP BASICS: Learn to use the Calendar App to complement your paper-based calendar.

TEXTING BASICS:  Texting is so important. We will go over the fundamentals, explain jargon and show you how easy it is.

TOPIC BY REQUEST:  Most popular topic wins! Tell us what you want and we’ll create the class. Email or text us your topics.

FREE for Gluu Annual Pass Holders
$80  For 4-Class Series SAVE $20
$25  Drop In for single class

iPad Tour

This free session is for older adults interested in learning more about mobile technology. During a fun hour, you will borrow an iPad and follow along as our expert Coaches give you a guided tour of the most popular features of these powerful devices. Thanks to a grant from Service Canada under the New Horizons for Seniors Program, we have 16 iPads available for this session.

Monday, February 5
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

This class is for those who want to…

Learn what an iPad can do and decide if it’s the right device for you

Try using some apps to see what all the fuss is about

Experience the modern world with expert Coaches to guide you

FREE Thanks to funding from Service Canada/New Horizons for Seniors Program. Space is limited to 16 guests.

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