9/7: Free Monthly Help Meeting for Mac Users

Posting ID : A1068517947
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : General Community

All levels of experience! Everyone welcome.
Come join us at BMUGwest. Repeats every first Monday, monthly.

Free Mac meeting - lots of informative, interesting, enjoyable Mac stuff! Talk with real Mac gurus & users. Get the news, rumors and discussion about what's going on in the computer industry.
Meeting is hosted by Ron Hipschman and moderated by Lorca Hanns, as well as other knowledgeable long-time Mac experts.

Founded in 1989, BMUGwest is now the oldest extant Macintosh Users Group meeting in San Francisco. The group includes both new and advanced users, serving a general Mac audience, using a variety of applications. Mac OS X is our specialty.

Are you an expert? Come share your knowledge, ponder and discuss interesting questions, help the less proficient, and be appreciated, even revered!
Are you a less savvy user? Come get answers to your questions, learn esoteric Mac stuff, and meet amazing, friendly Mac gurus who are happy to share their expertise!

Our meeting space is in the Kanbar Forum at The Exploratorium, on The Embarcadero (near Green St. at Pier 15), San Francisco. Kanbar is just inside the Exploratorium's front doors, on the right hand side. it's a fantastic space with plenty of seating, wifi, power outlets, ethernet and space for your laptops. Also has a BIG video screen and excellent sound.

Note that this meeting does NOT include free entry to the Exploratorium museum.

Schedule: 6:30-8:30pm, Q&A with Mac gurus, discussion of various Mac matters and news, and sometimes there's a featured speaker. This is a very valuable, yet totally FREE, event.
After the meeting there's a no-host group dinner at a nearby restaurant, if you'd like to munch with the Mac Users.

For directions/transit info see:
or or NextMuni

Directions to The Exploratorium:
-- Muni line #F from BART/Market St./Fisherman's Wharf - stops right in front of Pier 15 at Green. Runs every 5-6 minutes at 6pm and every 10-12 minutes at 9pm
-- Muni line #10/12 from Sansome/Pacfic *bus is accessible* 6 blocks away. Runs every 10 minutes at 6pm and every 20 minutes at 9pm
-- Muni line #1 from Clay/Drumm - *bus is accessible* walk 5+ blocks left to the Exploratorium. Runs every 3-5 minutes at 6pm and every 15-20 minutes at 9pm

PARKING: You can probably find parking on the street within a couple of block of Pier 15, as the meeting is after work hours. Be aware that meters directly on the Embarcadero are active in the evening, but side streets are free.

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