Rochester's Apple User Group
for over 35 years…


What Is Apple CIDER?

Apple CIDER is Rochester, NY’s 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, May 10th @ 7:00 PM

  • Stickers app with Todd Bernhard,
  • Clean your device before you sell it, w/Steve Rea
  • macOS Sierra Tips and Caveats w/Steve Rea

East High School, 1801 East Main St

Green Apples:
Saturday, May 13th @ 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.


Open Q&A session:
 May 13th @ 3:00-5:00 PM

Tech Age Computer Learning Center at the JCC, Rochester.



Board Meeting:
Wednesday, May 17th @ 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: June 14 @ 7:00 PM

Picnic: July 12 @ 6:00 PM, Buckland Park Lodge.

Amazon Smile donations to Apple CIDER are welcome





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