An introduction to the basic components of a computer and how to operate the hardware and software. Includes an overview of how to use the mouse and keyboard, an introduction to Windows 10, and how to personalize your desktop. Prerequisite:
• Keyboard and Mouse or comparable skill level
Let’s stick with the basics in this Excel 2016 class. We will teach you how to navigate this spreadsheet program, format and edit cells, create simple formulas, use autosum and autofill, and print. Prerequisite:
• Basic computer skills
Pickleball? What’s pickleball? It’s a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball. It may be a silly name, but it’s a serious sport! It’s fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun! It’s the fastest growing sport in America and here’s your opportunity to see what all the excitement’s about! This clinic is designed with the novice/beginner in mind. Clinic will be held at the lower tennis courts at Walrond Park.
Learn the basics of night sky viewing with the guidance of members of the Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society. This family friendly program will include a talk in the Visitor Center introducing the night sky as well as tips for viewing stars, and even how to use a telescope. Following the talk, we will head out to view the stars! Participants are welcome to bring their own telescopes. Pre-registration is required.
Enjoy a stroll through Green Hill Park with a naturalist, bug nets, and aquatic nets to catch all kinds of creepy crawlies. Learn how insects survive Virginia winters and support a healthy ecosystem during spring months. From the mouths of hungry fish to buds of peonies, these friends, not foes, are sure to fascinate all. Please bring a water bottle. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Spring blooms in our area are not to be missed, and Happy Hollow Gardens is a wonderful place to enjoy them! Take a guided hike with our naturalist at this hidden gem of Roanoke County. We will leisurely hike and enjoy the beautiful Azaleas and other blooming plants while talking about the woodland habitat. Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. No strollers, please. Pre-registration is required.