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Fun Brain Activities Workshop Set

When:

Fri 5 Oct 2018, 1:30pm–3:30pm
Fri 12 Oct 2018, 1:30pm–3:30pm
Fri 19 Oct 2018, 1:30pm–3:30pm
Fri 26 Oct 2018, 1:30pm–3:30pm

Where: Mayfield Centre, 5 Mayfield Rd, Glenfield, Auckland

Restrictions: M

Ticket Information:

  • Each Session: $5.00
  • All Sessions: $20.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: SeniorNet Glenfield

When we were growing up, before television, we played cards, paper and pencil games, board games, jigsaws etc.

We now have digital versions of all these as well as newer ones such as Sudoku and video games. Most of these are on-line but you can download apps to your device via a WiFi connection.

This workshop set will cover some of these apps that can afford you fun, stimulate your brain and in some cases, interaction with others.

During the sessions we will work with people in a hands-on situation if necessary doing the following:
- Find Application or link
- Pull to Desktop
- Work through Settings
- Set up logins if necessary
- With each activity we will have a focus on what “not to press”
- Take them through the game/activity (in a digital environment)

Workshop Sets are a new concept from SeniorNet. There are 4 sessions that are linked but can be booked separately depending on your requirements and current knowledge.

Friday 5th October: Thinking Skills including:
- Quizzes
- Crosswords
- Memory Training

Friday 12th October: Word Games including:
- Wordscape
- Text Twist 2
- Words 2 (Scrabble)
- Hangman

Friday 19th October: Card and Maths Games including:
- Sudoku
- Solitaire(Patience)
- Bridge
- Mah Jong

Friday 26th October:
- Jigsaws
- Casual Games
Candy Crush
Tetris
Big Fish Games (Adventure, Problem Solving, Memory)

Bring the device you wish to use for these activities, including its charger, e.g. tablet, laptop or Smartphone. If you will be using a desktop computer at home, we can show you on the Centre’s computers and you can transfer your skills. When booking please indicate what device you will be bringing.

2-hour sessions for four weeks. $5 for each session. The workshop set runs on 4 consecutive Friday afternoons; 5th October, 12th October, 19th October and 26th October for 2 hours from 1.30 pm.

Bookings essential. Must be current members of SeniorNet Glenfield or join (annual fee $25). If you are new to SeniorNet you are invited to attend a Meet and Greet session on a Monday morning between 10 am and 12md. Ring for an appointment.

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