Free March Classes Now Available for Signup
Free Geek is proud to offer a wide range of free classes to the public. Our March class schedule is now available online and via a printable PDF. Classes focus on computers and technology, but cover a wide range of skills. You can learn how to publish online and make sure you’re primed to get the traffic you want. We also offer courses in job search skills, creating digital art, being safe online and so much more. Our volunteers currently teach over 25 free unique classes every month (algunas en español), so there’s likely something for you!
Unless otherwise indicated, all classes require pre-registration. You can do so by stopping by or calling the Free Geek Volunteer Desk at 503-232-9350. Classes are free and open to the public; you do not need to be a volunteer to attend.
New this month and upcoming
Bitcoins, experimental new digital currency
Wednesday 3/13 2:00-3:30
Bitcoins are an interesting experiment in a new, international currency. This introductory workshop will cover the basics of how bitcoin works including how to start a wallet and use coins to buy things, how to earn coins with a mining pool, and some general Q&A. An excellent introduction for those who have never heard about bitcoins and those who want to learn a little bit more. Come prepared to ask questions!
CiviCRM daylong workshop ($60)
Monday 4/8 9:00-5:30
This daylong workshop for companies exploring CiviCRM or those who are already using it will go through the process of tracking contributors, events, member lists, cases, grants, campaigns, petitions, bulk mailings and reports. Email or call Darren at Free Geek for more information.