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800F19 Cruise Adventures

$15

with Pam Staley

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

If you are considering a river or ocean cruise, come listen to an industry expert share a wealth of information to make your cruise a trip of a lifetime. Some cruise lines offer a variety of benefits, but may have “hidden” fees. Discover what to look for to get the best options that fit your budget and desires without any surprise costs after booking.

Pam Staley is a certified Cruise Counselor and Travel Agent with Cruise Planners. She has experience organizing and booking all types of travel including ocean and river cruises and land travel for individuals, families, groups, and businesses.

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801F19 Cruise Adventures

$15

with Pam Staley

Calendar Oct 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

If you are considering a river or ocean cruise, come listen to an industry expert share a wealth of information to make your cruise a trip of a lifetime. Some cruise lines offer a variety of benefits, but may have “hidden” fees. Discover what to look for to get the best options that fit your budget and desires without any surprise costs after booking.

Pam Staley is a certified Cruise Counselor and Travel Agent with Cruise Planners. She has experience organizing and booking all types of travel including ocean and river cruises and land travel for individuals, families, groups, and businesses.

802F19 Beginner's Guide To Airbnb Hosting - DATE CHANGE!

$31

with Jim and Terry Andre

Calendar Nov 12, 2019 at 6 pm

Like the idea of making a little money with your spare bedroom? Make it a business with home hosting! Airbnb caters to a new generation of travelers looking for a unique experience. The typical Airbnb guest wants home-like ambiance, greater value for their money and increased cultural enrichment. Get started by learning the legal requirements and how to set-up your Airbnb profile in this two-part class on Nov. 12 & 14.

Jim and Terry Andre are proprietors of The Andre House since February 2017 and have hosted guests from across the United States, Canada, and Europe.

803F19 Machu Picchu And The Amazon River

$15

with Chuck Wierman

Calendar Nov 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Hiking the Inca Trail at nearly 14,000 feet to Machu Picchu, exploring Cusco and nearby ancient ruins, motoring on the Amazon River and encountering local villagers, tramping through Peruvian jungles while avoiding the poisonous habitat — they all make for a grand adventure for anyone willing to be brave enough. Come listen to the not-so-faint-of-heart traveler who recently experienced this adventurous trek. You will be ready to pack your bags and grab your passport after hearing his tales!

Chuck Wierman has played and worked in the outdoors all of his life, starting with hiking as a youngster in the Colorado Rockies . He obtained degrees in forestry from Purdue University and the University of Washington. Over the course of time, opportunities presented themselves for him to hike in Australia, Europe, North, Central and South America. He is on the board of directors of the local hiking club (Inter-Mountain Alpine Club (aka IMAC)), and enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with others.

804F19 Hiking The Pacific Crest Trail

$17

with Steve Ghan

Calendar Oct 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Long-distance hiking on the PCT should not be underestimated. Careful preparation to avoid misery is key to a successful trek. Listen to a veteran PCT hiker who spent three months on the trail share his 1,500 mile experience with just 10 pounds of gear on his back.

Steve Ghan was just 16 years old the first time he hiked a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington. As a lifelong backpacker, he later completed 1,500 miles in three months of the PCT. He continues to be a steward of a section of the PCT as a certified sawyer, clearing logs off portions of the trail every summer.

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805F19 Fly Casting

$39

with Rich Holten

Calendar Oct 12, 2019 at 9 am

This class is designed to introduce participants to fly-fishing and prepare them for their first outing. The Columbia Basin Fly Casters will help with selecting the right gear and flies, preparing the gear, tying the right knots and fly-casting. Information on nearby lakes and streams for new fly fishers will be provided. Attendees should bring their fly rod or are welcome to use instructor provided loaners. Participants will be inside and outside during class. Please dress comfortably. Bring a sack lunch. Ages 14+

Rich Holten has over 40 years of nuclear and environmental clean-up experience in various leadership positions. He enjoys fly fishing in his leisure time and belongs to the Columbia Basin Fly Casters club.

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