— Are you open to keeping your mind active and alert? Are you ready for a “mind adventure” and a little personal enrichment or career advancement? Metro State University Denver has a new continuing education program titled “LearnOn.”  Offerings include non-credit, evening classes in US wines, a class on starting a for-profit or non-profit business, or even a class on Spanish for travel and fitness after 50.  MSU has a variety of options that might appeal to you.  Classes will be …

— AARP Louisiana is committed to ensuring that seniors are up to speed on technology. Our TECH series continues with a Keyboarding/Word Processing class on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Community Resource Center in New Orleans, LA (3502 S. Carrollton Ave, Unit C). The following topics will be covered: Entering and editing document text Formatting text (using bold, underline, italics, type size and style) Identifying parts of the keyboard (Function keys, Home, End, etc.) AARP …

— 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 …

— Ever wish you could communicate better with e-mail or Skype? Have you wondered about online safety and cloud computing? AARP and the Microsoft Store are teaming up to provide FREE classes that will help you bridge the digital divide. Classes will be held at the Microsoft Store in Oak Park Mall. There will be computers that you can use, and coffee and pastries will be provided. All classes are from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and doors open at 9:30 …

— AARP Nebraska is offering computer classes to help residents get comfortable using a computer or tablet. The classes are designed for people with little, if any, computer experience. Instructors explain how to browse the Internet and send email, and participants have a hands-on opportunity to do these things in class. Sponsored by the AARP Information Center in Omaha, the beginner classes are free and open to the public, but enrollment is limited to eight people per session, and the classes …

— Tallahasseeans, here’s your chance to get social media savvy. Learn how to connect with your children and grandchildren on Facebook, Twitter, email and other digital communication pathways. The Tallahassee Senior Center will hold a series of classes to help older adults connect with friends and family through social communication … and they’re free! These classes are part of a research effort by Jaclyn Williams, a doctoral candidate at the Florida State University College of Social Work. Jaclyn’s research focuses on …

—   AARP Colorado is pleased to share with you these free Microsoft classes offered for AARP members. Microsoft Store – Park Meadows Mall Location Only 8505 Park Meadows Center Dr. Ste. 2095 Lone Tree, CO 80124 Class Schedule and Descriptions o   Making the Transition from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 – Thursday, June 4th 6pm to 7pm  – Park Meadows Mall location only. Join the Microsoft Store for a special workshop, as we explain new, key features to Windows 8.1. …

— The AARP Information Center in Omaha is offering classes for people who want to get comfortable with using a computer or tablet to send email and navigate the Internet. The classes are free and open to the public. AARP membership is not required. People who never learned to use computers in a classroom or on the job are welcome, as are those who have a little experience but want to freshen their skills. With enrollment limited to eight people per …

— Want to “friend” your kids and grandchildren or “tweet” them your thoughts from time to time? To beef up computer literacy across the generational divide, AARP and the City of Las Vegas are offering free social media classes for Nevadans age 50-plus. Small group classes at Howard Lieburn Senior Center help participants get the most out of social networking while maintaining privacy and security. Besides “following” your family members, you can learn about local discounts and events at facebook.com/aarpnv and …

— Do you or a loved one want to learn the basics of using a computer, email and the Internet or need to brush up on the fundamentals? We’re pleased to offer our fall session of free computer classes in collaboration with Omaha Public Library. Absolutely no experience is required! These popular classes fill up fast, so register today to reserve your spot! If a space is not available, you will be placed on a waiting list for a future session …