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101F17 Introduction to Computers (Date Change)


with Angie Matte

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 5 pm

Learning to use a computer? This class will introduce first-time computer users to common computer terms and features. Students will get hands-on experience in using Microsoft Word, the internet, web searches, email, and more!

Angie Matte began her china painting in Costa Mesa, CA. in 1985. In a short amount of time she started winning awards and selling her work. She taught china painting at Mr. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA as well as computer classes.  In 2012 she relocated to West Richland, WA. And is again teaching classes. Angie’s other job is working for the Kennewick School District in the district business office.   

104F17 Android Smartphone Basics


with Ryan Bennett

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Did you upgrade to a smartphone and are now unsure if that was a wise decision? Learn how to decipher the basic functions of your phone along with some helpful tricks to try and keep your costs down. Class demonstrations will be conducted with a Samsung Galaxy S4. Other models of cell phones, while similar, will have variations.

Ryan Bennett is a Full Lines Agent for Harvey Insurance.   He is technology enthusiast and does art and social media in his spare time.

105F17 Internet Safety


with Dennis Arter

Calendar Nov 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Learn how to protect yourself, your device and be safe on the worldwide web. This class will provide smart moves and protective measures when it comes to privacy, identity theft and cyberstalking to go along with your own awareness so you can safely use the internet. Information applies to desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

Dennis Arter is a retired engineer who has studied and used computers since 1984. Over the years, he has used TI, Apple, Macintosh, Windows, Linux, and Android machines. Dennis is on-call tech support for his family and friends. A resident of Kennewick, he enjoys local hiking, biking, and musical events. Dennis has been married to the same girl for nearly 50 years. Contact him at

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109F17 Organizing Photos on your Computer


with Jessica Danz-Gollinger

Calendar Dec 2, 2017 at 9 am

Learn tips and tricks on how to organize your photos for easy access, retrieval and storage. Editing, sorting, deleting, and proper folder storage will be covered. Practice photos willbe supplied.

Jessica Danz-Gollinger is a Tri-Cities native, has experience working in the social media arena, and enjoys teaching others. Currently she is employed by Heritage University in Pasco on the CBC campus.

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110F17 LinkedIn


with Sean McGrath

Calendar Nov 16, 2017 at 6 pm

Grow your network and your career with LinkedIn. Leverage the largest online professional network with more than 200 million members around the world. Whether you are a business owner, a business professional or a student, understanding how to use LinkedIn for marketing you or your business is critical. Learn the basics from setting up your profile to utilizing all the key functions to be successful at connecting and growing your professional network.

Sean McGrath is a Master Training & Development Strategist. His Professional Mastery programs help businesses and organizations to accelerate personnel development. He has over 20 years of marketing communications, and strategic political management experience. 

206F17 Dim Sum Rose Dumplings


with Eva Hsia-Elwell

Calendar Oct 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Learn to make a one-of-a-kind traditional Chinese party dish, Dim Sum Rose-Shaped Dumplings. Master how to shape and fill this flavorful dish with tender pork and beef flavored with fresh ginger, green onion and sesame oil. Bet you can’t eat just one. Enjoy the dish in class and take home the recipe.

Eva Hsia-Elwell is a graduate of Taiwan College. She teaches Oriental Torn Cotton Paper Art and Chinese cooking classes.

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209F17 Stuffed Grape Leaves


with Nesreen Almuzayen

Calendar Nov 4, 2017 at 10 am

Stuffed Grape Leaves are popular in several Mediterranean countries and in the Middle East. Learn hands-on how to make delicious grape leaves stuffed with a tantalizing mixture of rice, fresh dill, mint, and lemon. ‘Yum’ is one word to describe them. These can either be a main dish or an appetizer depending on your appetite. Enjoy your creations in class and take home the recipes to create again.

Nesreen Al-Muzayen has traveled all around the world seeing and tasting unique cuisines. From an early age she fell in love with cooking and now she wants to share it with you.  Her full-time job is serving as the Immigrant Coordinator at Kennewick School District.  

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212F17 Homemade Sushi and Tempura


with Eva Hsia-Elwell

Calendar Dec 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm

In this hands-on class, learn the basics of rolling sushi. Select from a variety of ingredients including vegetables, meat, eggs, and more to create your perfect roll. Participants will also learn how to make a tempura batter and fry vegetables to just the right crispness. Miso soup completes this scrumptious meal.

Eva Hsia-Elwell is a graduate of Taiwan College. She teaches Oriental Torn Cotton Paper Art and Chinese cooking classes.

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