Quad-Cities Computer Society.


Monthly Calendar ..

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Event and Special Interest Group Calendar

Be sure to double-check the
LOCATIONS as there are occasional changes!

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2017 SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

QCS has developed a reduced schedule for the year. Find monthly
topic write-ups on the QCS Home or Event pages. Also watch for emails
about special events and check back as tentative topics and presenters

January 2nd (First Monday of the month) - NO General Meeting nor Beginner’s SIG
(Butterworth is closed for the holidays.) No SIGs held in January as QCS takes a winter break.

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February 6, 2017
(First Monday) Location: EDC Beginner’s SIG at 5:30 followed by General Meeting with Larry Stone presenting a program on hardware basics and review hard drive back up.

February 20th (Third Monday) – Internet and Genealogy SIGs

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March 1st, 2017 (First Wednesday
Location: EDC 5:30 Open spot for a SIG to be determined; 7:00 Office SIG (Wednesday is to accommodate Mike Shinbori’s schedule)

March 6 (First Monday) – NO General Meeting nor Beginner’s SIG

March 20th (Third Monday) –
Digital Media and Personal Computing SIGs

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April 3, 2017
(First Monday) Location: EDC 5:30 Beginner’s SIG followed by Cpl. Henry Jacobsen, Davenport Police Department, Crime Prevention Unit, on scams affecting older adults in the Quad Cities.

April 17th (Third Monday) –
Internet and Genealogy SIGs

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May 1, 2017
(First Monday) Location: EDC - NO General Meeting nor Beginner’s SIG

May 3rd (First Wednesday) –
5:30 Open spot for a SIG to be determined;

7:00 PM: ONE-TIME SIG: DOUG MASON WILL DISCUSS TWITTER. (He gave a comprehensive presentation about Facebook in March.)

May 15th (Third Monday) –
Digital Media and Personal Computing SIGs

GUEST SPEAKER AT DIGITAL SIG: LARRY WILLIAMS, WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER @ 5:30 PM, followed by Personal Computing SIG at 7 PM. BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

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June 5, 2017
(First Monday) – BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER 5:30 Beginner’s SIG followed by General Meeting. Joe Durham is coordinating with Emily Rogalski, PhD regarding her remote presentation. Topic is her primary progressive aphasia study and neurological work as outlined in the October 23, 2016, Chicago Tribune.

June 19th (Third Monday) – Internet and Genealogy SIGs BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

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July 3rd, 2017
(First Monday) - NO General Meeting nor Beginner’s SIG

July 5th (First Wednesday) –
5:30 ONE-TIME SIG:
July 5 - TED HUBERTS, UBER DRIVER, WILL EXPLAIN UBER
Followed by Office SIG @ 7 PM.
BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

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July 17th (Third Monday) –
5:30 Digital Media and 7:00 PM Personal Computing SIGs
BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

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August 7th, (First Monday) - MEMBERS ONLY

NO Beginner’s SIG. Doors open at 5:30 PM for "Member Appreciation Dinner/Picnic" Line starts at 6 PM. Watch for details on the Event page.

Guest Speaker: Cpl. Henry Jacobsen on Scams, Frauds, and ID Theft, Part Two!
ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

August 10th, QCS BOD Meeting, , 7PM. (Date changed to Thursday as Judi will be out of town on Weds.) Meeting with ZOOM technology from home!

August 21st, (Third Monday) – 5:30 Internet SIG and 7:00 PM Genealogy SIG

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September 4th (Labor Day) 2017 -
NO General Meeting nor Beginner’s SIG.

September 6th, (First Wednesday) – 5:30 Open spot for a SIG to be determined; 7:00 Office SIG
BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

September 18th, (Third Monday) –
5:30 Digital Media and 7:00 PM Personal Computing SIGs
BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

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October 2, 2017 (First Monday) -
5:30 Beginner’s SIG followed by General Meeting with Zoom (remote) presentation by Bob Gostischa from APCUG speakers bureau. Topic is "Staying Safe Online, Preventing Ransomware, and ID Theft ".

BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

October 16th (Third Monday) – Internet, 5:30 and Genealogy 7:00 PM
BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER


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November 1st, 2017( First Wednesday) – 7:00 PM:
"GEEKS ON TOUR" IN PERSON!!

Jim and Chris Guld will return for a final engagement at QCS!
Topic: Traveling the globe with a smart phone and Google photos.

BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

Saturday, November 4th APCUG's Virtual Technology Conference, Noon-3 PM.

See the event page for more information. Register now: https://apcug2.org/apcug-2017-summer-virtual-technology-conference-vtc25/

November 6th (First Monday) - NO General Meeting nor Beginner’s SIG.

November 20th (Third Monday) –
5:30 Digital Media and 7:00 PM Personal Computing SIGs
BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

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December 2017 (First Monday) – FINAL MEETING OF QCS???
BUTTERWORTH EDUCATION CENTER

Abby Stokes returns via Skype—Topic TBD

FINAL Beginner’s SIG and General Meeting?? – No other SIGs will meet this month.

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Sounds like some interesting topics so mark your calendar or subscribe to their YouTube Channel to watch the recordings when they become available.

Email as indicated on the calendar to verify meeting time,
location or topic information
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BCC - Craft Room of Butterworth Home
BCL - Library of Butterworth Home
CASI - 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA
EDC - Education Center of Butterworth
MM - Miss Mamie's, 3925 16th St, Moline, IL
OAK - Oak Room of Butterworth Home
ORC
- Orchid Room of Butterworth Home
PZR
- Pizza Ranch, Bettendorf, IA
TBD -
To be determined
VIK -
Viking Club 1450 41 Street, Moline
ZMO
- Zoom Online Meeting

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Follow this link to an aerial view map,
thanks to Bing.com maps!

Our primary location for most events:

The Butterworth Education Center
Corner of 7th Street and 12th Avenue in Moline.

Enter on south side of building on far right end... Not the "garage doors".

Meeting facilities are handicapped accessible.

*Please note: For part of the summer season, our meetings take place in the Library of the Butterworth Home at the corner of 8th Street and 11th Av, Moline.



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