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 iPhone, 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 the following Saturday.  Special meetings are held at different locations during the summer.  Click here to subscribe to our calendar.

General Meeting:
March 11th @ 7:00 PM

  • Elections of Officers and Directors
  • General Business Meeting
  • What do all those Settings do? Part 2

East High School Staff Cafeteria, 1801 East Main Street.

Slate of Candidates:
President: Shirley Rea
VP Program: George Engle
VP Publicity: Open
Treasurer: Steve Rea
Secretary: Charlie Bergener
Directors: Carol Arieno, Bob Hoey, Ken Schultz

Saturday SIG:
March 14th

2:00 PM: Green Apples

226 Ashbourne Rd, 14618, near 12 Corners. Please call Bob Hoey at 585-461-2619 if you are planning on attending.

Board Meeting:
March 18th,  @ 7:30 PM

Irondequoit United Church of Christ, 644 Titus Avenue
Rochester, NY 14617

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: April 8th @ 7:00 PM

  • Topic to TBD

Amazon Smile donations to Apple CIDER are welcome.

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