Apple User Group

Apple CIDER Macintosh User Group

The Apple Computer Information and Data Exchange of Rochester, is one of the oldest and largest Apple User Group. Our main purpose is educational; we demonstrate, inform, and instruct in the use of Apple computing technology. Since 1978, Apple CIDER has had a dedicated staff of volunteers who maintain the organization and help run meetings. Whether you’ve been using a Mac for years or just bought your first MacBook or iPad just last week, come and expand the horizons of your Apple world. Meetings are held September to June on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, at East High School, 1801 East Main Street, between Culver and Ohio Streets. Q&A meetings are held the following Saturday, at the JCC, TechAge Lab 1, 1200 Edgewood Avenue.  Special meetings are held at different locations during the summer.

General Meeting:
Wednesday, August 9th @ 7:00 PM

Risen Christ Lutheran Church, 1000 Moseley Road, Fairport, NY 14450

  • Keynote: Social Media video streaming w/FaceBook and You Tube, with Steve Rea, Mac-Ave
  • Arial Photography w/Martin LeChance, UAV Imaging Services, LLC
  • Ice Cream Social


Green Apples:
Saturday, August 12 @ 1:00-2:30 pm

A hands-on session for new Mac users.  Hosted by Bob Hoey at his home: 226 Ashbourne Road, Rochester, 14618.
Meeting will adjourn in time for participants to go to the Saturday Q&A. Please RSVP at 978-2440.

Saturday Q&A session:
On Hiatus until September 16th.

Tech Age Computer Learning Center at the JCC, Rochester.

Board Meeting:
Wednesday, August 16th @ 7:30 PM

Irondequoit United Church of Christ, Titus Ave.

Weather Notice

If East High School, or the City School District is closed, the meeting will be canceled.
We will try to post an update here as soon as possible.
Check WHEC TV 10 or 13WHAM TV for detailed school closing.


Membership Drive

We’re in a Membership Drive!  Bring a guest to the meeting, and if they join the club, you can get a 3 month extension to your membership!  See a board member for details.

Next Meeting: September 13th @ 7:00 PM

East High School, 1801 East Main Street, in the Forum Room

Amazon Smile donations to Apple CIDER are welcome





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