Kansas City area residents who want to sharpen their computer skills can enroll in free classes at the Microsoft store at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park.
The classes, which run from June through December, focus on topics such as how to use Skype videoconferencing software, how to avoid online fraud, how and why to use cloud computing, and the basics of using the Microsoft Office suite of software. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and each hour-long class begins at 10 a.m. Computers, coffee and pastries will be provided.
Cosponsored by AARP, the classes are free but registration is required. To sign up or to browse the schedule of courses, go to aarp.cvent.com/digitalMOKS or call 877-926-8300 toll-free.