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Pioneer Place
300 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 265-1400
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Mon - Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Located Street Level on Third Avenue and Yamhill Street, next to Tiffany & Co.


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  • Monday, April 27, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Word 2013: Fundamentals
      This workshop introduces new users and users who are upgrading to the features and functions of Word 2013. The workshop covers the new templates, smart touch controls and much more. Learn layout documents, format text, and how to insert online pictures.
    • 12:00 PM
      Word 2013: Use Tables to Create Newsletters and More
      Tables are a great way to organize lists and data in Word. Learn to create and format tables and content within a table. Learn to add rows, control page breaks and change the table margins. When a document is ready to distribute, make it painless by using Mail Merge to create a distribution list, add addresses, and create personalized documents.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 5:00 PM
      Best Practices for Keeing Your Family Safe Online
      In this workshop, participants will learn the basics to keep themselves and their families safe online. Participants will also learn how to set parental controls for Windows 8.1, Bing and Xbox and get some great tips on how to talk to kids about online safety and detect signs of cyber-bullying.
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Outlook 2013: Fundamentals
      Learn the ins and outs of the new Microsoft Outlook 2013, a one-stop information management system for your emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, and to-do lists, all in one place. At this workshop, you will learn how to use notifications, reminders, and flags to help manage messages sent, add voting buttons to tally responses to messages, track delivery receipts of messages, receive replies to messages at a different address, read messages in conversation view, sort, search, and filter messages, use categories, folders, and favorites to manage incoming messages, automate rules and commands to help sort incoming messages, deal with junk mail, block senders, domains, groups or lists, import contacts from previous versions of Outlook or other programs, organize messages using multiple contact lists and contact groups, edit and update contacts using e-business cards.
    • 12:00 PM
      Getting to Know Windows 8.1
      This workshop introduces key Windows 8.1 features, improvements to old features, and demonstrates why Windows makes tablets and touch PCs even better. Don’t miss out on learning many new ways to personalize and integrate your devices, including new built-in apps as well as how to be more productive with Windows 8.1.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:00 PM
      YouthSpark CodeIT!
      Want to play a game that doesn’t exist yet? You could simply make it yourself During our open coding hours. Go behind the screens with TouchDevelop to learn how to build and publish amazing mobile games, and receive prizes for each level you unlock.
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Excel 2013: Fundamentals
      Learn how to manage data, work with tables and perform calculations in Excel. We will teach you the basics in creating, defining and formatting tables. Also, learn how to use time saving tools such as Recommended Charts which helps display data in a variety of visual formats.
    • 12:00 PM
      Build an App in an Hour
      What if it were possible to tell your business or personal story, and share it with the world on a variety of different devices –and in your own unique way? With the simplicity of Windows App Studio you can! With no coding experience, App Studio can help you tell your story. Building an information and promotion app allows you to connect more deeply with current customers, and find new ones.. You can also choose to extend the user experience and functionality of App Studio apps with the deep coding abilities of Visual Studio. Through this workshop, participants will have hands-on exposure to Windows App Studio and have a brief opportunity to experiment with extending app functionality with Visual Studio. Participants will be well on their way to developing and publishing apps on their own. Ready. Set. Go. Done!
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 5:00 PM
      Keeping Yourself and Privacy Intact Online
      We are on the go all of the time and carry more with us today than ever, whether it is a laptop, tablet, or a phone. This online safety workshop is designed to help you learn how to keep your privacy intact online, whether you are at work, on a business trip, at home or in your favorite local coffee house. •Understand how to protect their online information at work and on the go •Understand what phishing is and how to protect themselves from online identity thieves •Identify resources available and learn how to defend devices and protect their privacy online
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      PowerPoint 2013: Fundamentals
      This introductory course introduces Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, where you will learn to quickly design and deliver dynamic presentations with ease and confidence. This course provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills needed to build and deliver presentations. We will cover how to use ready-made animations, customize animation effects, insert and play sounds and videos, use SkyDrive and Web Apps, deliver presentations using presenter view, present online and export PPT as video.
    • 12:00 PM
      Getting to Know Windows 8.1
      This workshop introduces key Windows 8.1 features, improvements to old features, and demonstrates why Windows makes tablets and touch PCs even better. Don’t miss out on learning many new ways to personalize and integrate your devices, including new built-in apps as well as how to be more productive with Windows 8.1.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:30 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshop
      For more information on our YouthSpark events please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
  • Friday, May 1, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      OneNote 2013: Fundamentals
      Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format your own OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. OneNote allows you to keep all your information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 12:00 PM
      OneNote 2013: Project Planning
      OneNote is perfect for managing big projects. Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format a OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. The topics we are discussing in this workshop are only a part of what OneNote can accomplish. OneNote functions extremely well in helping users keep track of and be able to easily refer to all the important materials pertaining to their projects, including; meeting notes, links to Web sites, contacts, and so on. OneNote allows them to keep all their information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      YouthSpark CodeIT!
      Want to play a game that doesn’t exist yet? You could simply make it yourself During our open coding hours. Go behind the screens with TouchDevelop to learn how to build and publish amazing mobile games, and receive prizes for each level you unlock.
  • Saturday, May 2, 2015
    • 12:00 AM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 11:00 AM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 2:00 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshops
      For more information on our YouthSpark programs please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
    • 5:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Sunday, May 3, 2015
    • 12:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 2:00 PM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 4:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Monday, May 4, 2015
    • 1:00 PM
      National Smal Business Week - Excel 2013: Working with Functions and Tables
      Let Excel do all the work. Search for and apply functions that create simple or more complex formulas. With formulas in place, automate the spreadsheet and use Pivot tables to analyze and compare data. Once the spreadsheet is ready, protect the data by locking specific features or the entire workbook. Create tables that build numerical information and use filters to sort data in Excel. Construct relationships by using one data point in multiple tables. Once data is in place, with a few simple clicks transform the data into charts that visually convey important points making it easy to understand.
    • 2:00 PM
      National Small Business Week - Power Up Your Business with Surface
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    • 12:00 PM
      Surface 3 Launch Event
      Surface 3 is coming to your community and we want to celebrate! Join us on May 5 from 4pm to close with a fiesta at the Microsoft Store. Students and parents can put their trivia skills to the test by participating in a local pop culture quiz, snack on fiesta foods and walk away with cool giveaways!
    • 1:00 PM
      Build an App in an Hour
      What if it were possible to tell your business or personal story, and share it with the world on a variety of different devices –and in your own unique way? With the simplicity of Windows App Studio you can! With no coding experience, App Studio can help you tell your story. Building an information and promotion app allows you to connect more deeply with current customers, and find new ones.. You can also choose to extend the user experience and functionality of App Studio apps with the deep coding abilities of Visual Studio. Through this workshop, participants will have hands-on exposure to Windows App Studio and have a brief opportunity to experiment with extending app functionality with Visual Studio. Participants will be well on their way to developing and publishing apps on their own. Ready. Set. Go. Done!
    • 2:00 PM
      National Small Business Week - Power Up Your Business with Surface
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:00 PM
      Nationall Small Business Week - OneNote 2013: Project Planning for EDU
      OneNote is perfect for managing big projects. Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format a OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. The topics we are discussing in this workshop are only a part of what OneNote can accomplish. OneNote functions extremely well in helping users keep track of and be able to easily refer to all the important materials pertaining to their projects, including; meeting notes, links to Web sites, contacts, and so on. OneNote allows them to keep all their information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 5:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015
    • 10:00 AM
      Social Media Timesavers & Using Social Media to Connect, Convert and Create Customers for Life
      Happy Small Business Week 2015! Do you know that 43% of small businesses dedicate six or more hours per week to social media? While it’s important to engage for social visibility and key connections online, we all want to do more in less time. This session will help you save time at get back to what you love to do – running your business or organization. Join me and learn the latest time savers and best practices from Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, Albert Kaufman. Participants will learn: •Tips for saving up to ten hours a week managing your social media •Simple ways to find usable, relevant content for your posts •How to integrate your social media into sales promotions and events •Best practices, business builders and more... Plus, special guest Shannon Rompala from Likeable Local will present! Shannon Rompala is a small business social media expert. At Likeable Local, where she is the Partnership Development Specialist, Shannon works with small business consultants, agencies and social media thought leaders to empower small businesses to become more successful through social media. Likeable Local's software, Likeable Hub, helps small businesses build, engage, and grow with social media. Be sure to stick around to the end of the presentation for gifts and a very special offer from Likeable Local and local marketing consultant, David Baer of Baer On Marketing. Who should attend? Marketers, business owners, managers, professional services, nonprofit professionals. Anyone that needs to get more done in less time with social media. This session is suited for beginners. Participants should have a basic knowledge and understanding of social media in general. There will be time to meet other business-people, so bring your business cards.
    • 1:00 PM
      National Small Business Week - Keeping Yourself and Privacy Intact Online
      We are on the go all of the time and carry more with us today than ever, whether it is a laptop, tablet, or a phone. This online safety workshop is designed to help you learn how to keep your privacy intact online, whether you are at work, on a business trip, at home or in your favorite local coffee house. •Understand how to protect their online information at work and on the go •Understand what phishing is and how to protect themselves from online identity thieves •Identify resources available and learn how to defend devices and protect their privacy online
    • 2:00 PM
      National Small Business Week - Power Up Your Business with Surface
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
  • Thursday, May 7, 2015
    • 8:30 AM
      National Small Business Week - Networking Event
      Microsoft is proud to celebrate National Small Business Week and offer our dedicated partnership in bringing your ideas to life. Attend our free event on Thursday, May 7 for 8:30AM to 10:30AM. Get inspired and informed by networking with fellow small business owners, share success stories, and enjoy interactive demos of the technologies that could take your business to the next level. All attendees will receive 10% off software and 5% off everything else in the store.* Space is limited, so sign up today. *Valid until August 31, 2015. Available in select Microsoft retail stores in U.S. [including Puerto Rice] and Canada. Offer not valid online. Not valid on prior orders or purchases, cannot be transferred or otherwise redeemed for cash or gift cards. Not combinable with other offers. Offer only valid on select products. Exclusions include but are not limited to the following: gift cards, pre-ordered products, Volume Licensing, contract phones, Surface Pro 3 devices, and Surface Pro 3 accessories. Limited to stock on hand. Discount applies before taxes, shipping and other fees. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time. Limit 1 coupon per person. Not for resellers. Quantity limits my apply. See a store associate for details. Promo code:1129.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:30 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshop
      For more information on our YouthSpark events please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
  • Friday, May 8, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      OneNote 2013: Fundamentals
      Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format your own OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. OneNote allows you to keep all your information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 12:00 PM
      OneNote 2013: Project Planning
      OneNote is perfect for managing big projects. Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format a OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. The topics we are discussing in this workshop are only a part of what OneNote can accomplish. OneNote functions extremely well in helping users keep track of and be able to easily refer to all the important materials pertaining to their projects, including; meeting notes, links to Web sites, contacts, and so on. OneNote allows them to keep all their information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      YouthSpark CodeIT!
      Want to play a game that doesn’t exist yet? You could simply make it yourself During our open coding hours. Go behind the screens with TouchDevelop to learn how to build and publish amazing mobile games, and receive prizes for each level you unlock.
  • Saturday, May 9, 2015
    • 12:00 AM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 11:00 AM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 2:00 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshops
      For more information on our YouthSpark programs please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
    • 5:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Sunday, May 10, 2015
    • 12:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 2:00 PM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 4:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Monday, May 11, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Word 2013: Fundamentals
      This workshop introduces new users and users who are upgrading to the features and functions of Word 2013. The workshop covers the new templates, smart touch controls and much more. Learn layout documents, format text, and how to insert online pictures.
    • 12:00 PM
      Word 2013: Use Tables to Create Newsletters and More
      Tables are a great way to organize lists and data in Word. Learn to create and format tables and content within a table. Learn to add rows, control page breaks and change the table margins. When a document is ready to distribute, make it painless by using Mail Merge to create a distribution list, add addresses, and create personalized documents.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 5:00 PM
      Best Practices for Keeing Your Family Safe Online
      In this workshop, participants will learn the basics to keep themselves and their families safe online. Participants will also learn how to set parental controls for Windows 8.1, Bing and Xbox and get some great tips on how to talk to kids about online safety and detect signs of cyber-bullying.
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Outlook 2013: Fundamentals
      Learn the ins and outs of the new Microsoft Outlook 2013, a one-stop information management system for your emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, and to-do lists, all in one place. At this workshop, you will learn how to use notifications, reminders, and flags to help manage messages sent, add voting buttons to tally responses to messages, track delivery receipts of messages, receive replies to messages at a different address, read messages in conversation view, sort, search, and filter messages, use categories, folders, and favorites to manage incoming messages, automate rules and commands to help sort incoming messages, deal with junk mail, block senders, domains, groups or lists, import contacts from previous versions of Outlook or other programs, organize messages using multiple contact lists and contact groups, edit and update contacts using e-business cards.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:00 PM
      YouthSpark CodeIT
      Want to play a game that doesn’t exist yet? You could simply make it yourself During our open coding hours. Go behind the screens with TouchDevelop to learn how to build and publish amazing mobile games, and receive prizes for each level you unlock.
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Excel 2013: Fundamentals
      Learn how to manage data, work with tables and perform calculations in Excel. We will teach you the basics in creating, defining and formatting tables. Also, learn how to use time saving tools such as Recommended Charts which helps display data in a variety of visual formats.
    • 12:00 PM
      Build an App in an Hour
      What if it were possible to tell your business or personal story, and share it with the world on a variety of different devices –and in your own unique way? With the simplicity of Windows App Studio you can! With no coding experience, App Studio can help you tell your story. Building an information and promotion app allows you to connect more deeply with current customers, and find new ones.. You can also choose to extend the user experience and functionality of App Studio apps with the deep coding abilities of Visual Studio. Through this workshop, participants will have hands-on exposure to Windows App Studio and have a brief opportunity to experiment with extending app functionality with Visual Studio. Participants will be well on their way to developing and publishing apps on their own. Ready. Set. Go. Done!
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
  • Thursday, May 14, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      PowerPoint 2013: Fundamentals
      This introductory course introduces Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, where you will learn to quickly design and deliver dynamic presentations with ease and confidence. This course provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills needed to build and deliver presentations. We will cover how to use ready-made animations, customize animation effects, insert and play sounds and videos, use SkyDrive and Web Apps, deliver presentations using presenter view, present online and export PPT as video.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:30 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshop
      For more information on our YouthSpark events please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
    • 5:00 PM
      Keeping Yourself and Privacy Intact Online
      We are on the go all of the time and carry more with us today than ever, whether it is a laptop, tablet, or a phone. This online safety workshop is designed to help you learn how to keep your privacy intact online, whether you are at work, on a business trip, at home or in your favorite local coffee house. •Understand how to protect their online information at work and on the go •Understand what phishing is and how to protect themselves from online identity thieves •Identify resources available and learn how to defend devices and protect their privacy online
  • Friday, May 15, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      OneNote 2013: Fundamentals
      Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format your own OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. OneNote allows you to keep all your information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 12:00 PM
      OneNote 2013: Project Planning
      OneNote is perfect for managing big projects. Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format a OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. The topics we are discussing in this workshop are only a part of what OneNote can accomplish. OneNote functions extremely well in helping users keep track of and be able to easily refer to all the important materials pertaining to their projects, including; meeting notes, links to Web sites, contacts, and so on. OneNote allows them to keep all their information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      YouthSpark CodeIT!
      Want to play a game that doesn’t exist yet? You could simply make it yourself During our open coding hours. Go behind the screens with TouchDevelop to learn how to build and publish amazing mobile games, and receive prizes for each level you unlock.
  • Saturday, May 16, 2015
    • 12:00 AM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 11:00 AM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 2:00 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshops
      For more information on our YouthSpark programs please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
    • 5:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Sunday, May 17, 2015
    • 12:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 2:00 PM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 4:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Monday, May 18, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Word 2013: Fundamentals
      This workshop introduces new users and users who are upgrading to the features and functions of Word 2013. The workshop covers the new templates, smart touch controls and much more. Learn layout documents, format text, and how to insert online pictures.
    • 12:00 PM
      Word 2013: Use Tables to Create Newsletters and More
      Tables are a great way to organize lists and data in Word. Learn to create and format tables and content within a table. Learn to add rows, control page breaks and change the table margins. When a document is ready to distribute, make it painless by using Mail Merge to create a distribution list, add addresses, and create personalized documents.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 5:00 PM
      Best Practices for Keeing Your Family Safe Online
      In this workshop, participants will learn the basics to keep themselves and their families safe online. Participants will also learn how to set parental controls for Windows 8.1, Bing and Xbox and get some great tips on how to talk to kids about online safety and detect signs of cyber-bullying.
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Outlook 2013: Fundamentals
      Learn the ins and outs of the new Microsoft Outlook 2013, a one-stop information management system for your emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, and to-do lists, all in one place. At this workshop, you will learn how to use notifications, reminders, and flags to help manage messages sent, add voting buttons to tally responses to messages, track delivery receipts of messages, receive replies to messages at a different address, read messages in conversation view, sort, search, and filter messages, use categories, folders, and favorites to manage incoming messages, automate rules and commands to help sort incoming messages, deal with junk mail, block senders, domains, groups or lists, import contacts from previous versions of Outlook or other programs, organize messages using multiple contact lists and contact groups, edit and update contacts using e-business cards.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:00 PM
      YouthSpark CodeIT
      Want to play a game that doesn’t exist yet? You could simply make it yourself During our open coding hours. Go behind the screens with TouchDevelop to learn how to build and publish amazing mobile games, and receive prizes for each level you unlock.
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Excel 2013: Fundamentals
      Learn how to manage data, work with tables and perform calculations in Excel. We will teach you the basics in creating, defining and formatting tables. Also, learn how to use time saving tools such as Recommended Charts which helps display data in a variety of visual formats.
    • 12:00 PM
      Build an App in an Hour
      What if it were possible to tell your business or personal story, and share it with the world on a variety of different devices –and in your own unique way? With the simplicity of Windows App Studio you can! With no coding experience, App Studio can help you tell your story. Building an information and promotion app allows you to connect more deeply with current customers, and find new ones.. You can also choose to extend the user experience and functionality of App Studio apps with the deep coding abilities of Visual Studio. Through this workshop, participants will have hands-on exposure to Windows App Studio and have a brief opportunity to experiment with extending app functionality with Visual Studio. Participants will be well on their way to developing and publishing apps on their own. Ready. Set. Go. Done!
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
  • Thursday, May 21, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      PowerPoint 2013: Fundamentals
      This introductory course introduces Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, where you will learn to quickly design and deliver dynamic presentations with ease and confidence. This course provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills needed to build and deliver presentations. We will cover how to use ready-made animations, customize animation effects, insert and play sounds and videos, use SkyDrive and Web Apps, deliver presentations using presenter view, present online and export PPT as video.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:30 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshop
      For more information on our YouthSpark events please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
    • 5:00 PM
      Keeping Yourself and Privacy Intact Online
      We are on the go all of the time and carry more with us today than ever, whether it is a laptop, tablet, or a phone. This online safety workshop is designed to help you learn how to keep your privacy intact online, whether you are at work, on a business trip, at home or in your favorite local coffee house. •Understand how to protect their online information at work and on the go •Understand what phishing is and how to protect themselves from online identity thieves •Identify resources available and learn how to defend devices and protect their privacy online
  • Friday, May 22, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      OneNote 2013: Fundamentals
      Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format your own OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. OneNote allows you to keep all your information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 12:00 PM
      OneNote 2013: Project Planning
      OneNote is perfect for managing big projects. Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format a OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. The topics we are discussing in this workshop are only a part of what OneNote can accomplish. OneNote functions extremely well in helping users keep track of and be able to easily refer to all the important materials pertaining to their projects, including; meeting notes, links to Web sites, contacts, and so on. OneNote allows them to keep all their information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
  • Saturday, May 23, 2015
    • 12:00 AM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 11:00 AM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 2:00 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshops
      For more information on our YouthSpark programs please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
    • 5:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Sunday, May 24, 2015
    • 12:00 AM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 2:00 PM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 4:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Monday, May 25, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Word 2013: Fundamentals
      This workshop introduces new users and users who are upgrading to the features and functions of Word 2013. The workshop covers the new templates, smart touch controls and much more. Learn layout documents, format text, and how to insert online pictures.
    • 12:00 PM
      Word 2013: Use Tables to Create Newsletters and More
      Tables are a great way to organize lists and data in Word. Learn to create and format tables and content within a table. Learn to add rows, control page breaks and change the table margins. When a document is ready to distribute, make it painless by using Mail Merge to create a distribution list, add addresses, and create personalized documents.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 5:00 PM
      Best Practices for Keeing Your Family Safe Online
      In this workshop, participants will learn the basics to keep themselves and their families safe online. Participants will also learn how to set parental controls for Windows 8.1, Bing and Xbox and get some great tips on how to talk to kids about online safety and detect signs of cyber-bullying.
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Outlook 2013: Fundamentals
      Learn the ins and outs of the new Microsoft Outlook 2013, a one-stop information management system for your emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, and to-do lists, all in one place. At this workshop, you will learn how to use notifications, reminders, and flags to help manage messages sent, add voting buttons to tally responses to messages, track delivery receipts of messages, receive replies to messages at a different address, read messages in conversation view, sort, search, and filter messages, use categories, folders, and favorites to manage incoming messages, automate rules and commands to help sort incoming messages, deal with junk mail, block senders, domains, groups or lists, import contacts from previous versions of Outlook or other programs, organize messages using multiple contact lists and contact groups, edit and update contacts using e-business cards.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:00 PM
      YouthSpark CodeIT
      Want to play a game that doesn’t exist yet? You could simply make it yourself During our open coding hours. Go behind the screens with TouchDevelop to learn how to build and publish amazing mobile games, and receive prizes for each level you unlock.
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      Excel 2013: Fundamentals
      Learn how to manage data, work with tables and perform calculations in Excel. We will teach you the basics in creating, defining and formatting tables. Also, learn how to use time saving tools such as Recommended Charts which helps display data in a variety of visual formats.
    • 12:00 PM
      Build an App in an Hour
      What if it were possible to tell your business or personal story, and share it with the world on a variety of different devices –and in your own unique way? With the simplicity of Windows App Studio you can! With no coding experience, App Studio can help you tell your story. Building an information and promotion app allows you to connect more deeply with current customers, and find new ones.. You can also choose to extend the user experience and functionality of App Studio apps with the deep coding abilities of Visual Studio. Through this workshop, participants will have hands-on exposure to Windows App Studio and have a brief opportunity to experiment with extending app functionality with Visual Studio. Participants will be well on their way to developing and publishing apps on their own. Ready. Set. Go. Done!
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      PowerPoint 2013: Fundamentals
      This introductory course introduces Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, where you will learn to quickly design and deliver dynamic presentations with ease and confidence. This course provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills needed to build and deliver presentations. We will cover how to use ready-made animations, customize animation effects, insert and play sounds and videos, use SkyDrive and Web Apps, deliver presentations using presenter view, present online and export PPT as video.
    • 2:00 PM
      Power Up Your Business with Surface Pro 3
      In this workshop, participants will learn how to empower their small business with the productivity and portability of Surface Pro 3 –a tablet that replaces a laptop. Attendees will focus on key benefits specifically for small and medium-sized business needs and get hands-on experience with the device that delivers amazing power. They will see the versatility to work as both a laptop and tablet firsthand using Excel, PowerPoint and Word on the Surface Pro 3. Finally, they will learn the essential differences between Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air along with other devices.
    • 4:30 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshop
      For more information on our YouthSpark events please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
    • 5:00 PM
      Keeping Yourself and Privacy Intact Online
      We are on the go all of the time and carry more with us today than ever, whether it is a laptop, tablet, or a phone. This online safety workshop is designed to help you learn how to keep your privacy intact online, whether you are at work, on a business trip, at home or in your favorite local coffee house. •Understand how to protect their online information at work and on the go •Understand what phishing is and how to protect themselves from online identity thieves •Identify resources available and learn how to defend devices and protect their privacy online
  • Friday, May 29, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
      OneNote 2013: Fundamentals
      Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format your own OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. OneNote allows you to keep all your information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 12:00 PM
      OneNote 2013: Project Planning
      OneNote is perfect for managing big projects. Use OneNote to capture ideas, create and save plans with spreadsheets and links. Learn to set up and format a OneNote notebook. Manage and maintain notes right from the desktop, also link notes together for better traceability. The topics we are discussing in this workshop are only a part of what OneNote can accomplish. OneNote functions extremely well in helping users keep track of and be able to easily refer to all the important materials pertaining to their projects, including; meeting notes, links to Web sites, contacts, and so on. OneNote allows them to keep all their information in one place and review it with ease.
    • 2:00 PM
      Surface Pro 3: Fundamentals of Your Device
      Join our Surface Pro 3 workshop to learn how this new Surface device works great as a tablet with the power of a laptop for work and play. Discover all the great features of the Surface Pro 3 that allow you to get the most out of Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office, great apps, and other services that are available – and walk through the tablet inside and out, focusing on the unique experience and personalized options available.
    • 4:00 PM
      YouthSpark CodeIT!
      Want to play a game that doesn’t exist yet? You could simply make it yourself During our open coding hours. Go behind the screens with TouchDevelop to learn how to build and publish amazing mobile games, and receive prizes for each level you unlock.
  • Saturday, May 30, 2015
    • 12:00 AM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 11:00 AM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 2:00 PM
      Girl Scout Technology Workshops
      For more information on our YouthSpark programs please email mspdx@microsoft.com.
    • 5:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
  • Sunday, May 31, 2015
    • 12:00 PM
      PC TuneUp in a Snap
      Is your computer not running as fast as it used to? Do you have a ton of files sitting on your hard drive? Are you worried that you might have a virus? Do you want to learn more about getting your computer running the way it should? Join us for this workshop where we’ll walk you through easy-to-learn maintenance techniques and storage opportunities in the Cloud. No registration necessary, just show up 15 minutes prior with your computer!
    • 2:00 PM
      Microsoft Health Solutions and Partnerships - New Technology, New Health Solutions
      Life is crazy and hectic. We are constantly on the move and the last thing we need to worry about is our health. Most people put their health on the back burner because they are too busy to deal with it. What if technology could be a part of the solution? Microsoft has a variety of solutions and partnerships that just might be right for you. In this workshop, participants will learn about the simple health solutions available from Microsoft, from the new Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health, to HealthVault and Xbox Fitness.
    • 4:00 PM
      Xbox One Open Gaming - Minecraft
      Stop in for free, Minecraft gaming on the Xbox One! Create an open world, build, explore, craft and combat.
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