apple-logoWhat a deal!  The Apple retail store at the Houston Galleria offers free workshops to learn all-things Apple.  Need help with your iPod and iTunes, iMovie and iDVD?  Keep an eye on these rotating classes each week.

Thursday, February 5–iMovie and iDVD Hands-on Workshop–(8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.) Learn how to store, organize, and browse your videos as well as how to quickly create amazing home movies to share with family and friends.  iMovie makes it easy to create new movies and iDVD turns your movies into awesome DVDs.  Sign up required.

Saturday, February 7–Mac “Getting Started” Hands-on Workshop–(8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.) This is a great basic hands-on workshop for anyone with a new Mac — or thinking of getting one.  Learn how to set up your new Mac, connect to the Web, send e-mail, import and share photos, sync music to your iPod, and search/organize files.  Sign up required.

Sunday, February 8–Mac “Getting Started” Hands-on Workshop–(10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)  Repeat workshop from Saturday…

Sunday, February 8–iPhone Workshop–(2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.) Learn the basics of the new iPhone 3G in this workshop.  See how easy it is to make calls, send e-mail, browse the Web with Safari and more.  Sign up required.

Monday, February 9–iPhoto Workshop–(8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)  Discover how iPhoto makes it easy to organize, enhance, and share your digital photos.  Skills cover editing and retouching photos as well as learning how to create impressive prints, calendars, and photo books.  Sign up required.

Wednesday, February 11Jam Music Workshop–(5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)  As part of the Apple Youth Workshops, this series helps families learn how to compose a song with vocals using GarageBand.  Sign up required.