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800S18 Intro to Fly Casting
with Rich Holten
This class is designed to introduce students to fly fishing and prepare them for their first fly fishing outing. The Columbia Basin Fly Casters will help with selecting the right gear and flies, preparing the gear, tying the right knots, fly casting, and provide information on nearby lakes and stream for new fly fishers. Attendee should bring their favorite fly rod (if available), otherwise loaners will be available for the class. Bring a sack lunch. Ages 14+
801S18 Let's Fish
with Dennis Dauble
What are the 10 most popular sport fishes in the Tri-Cities area? Fisheries biologist and author Dennis Dauble will be sharing information about their life history, migration timing (if they migrate) and distribution (i.e. where some of the more popular fishing areas are). Dennis will also address the effects of long, hot weather on rivers and fish population. Our instructor’s two books, “Fishes of the Columbia Basin” and the “Barbless Hook,” will be available for purchase at a discount, if desired.
802S18 Preparing for International Travel
with Dennis Arter
In this class, you will discover how to increase the fun of travel while minimizing risk. While aimed for those traveling by themselves or with a partner, these steps can also help to make a cruise trip more enjoyable as well. Information will cover both business and pleasure trips outside of North America.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
803S18 Beginner's Guide to Airbnb Hosting
with Jim Andre
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. There’s never been a better time to become an Airbnb host and take advantage of this rapidly growing marketplace. In this class, you will learn the ins and outs of the business, so you can succeed at being an Airbnb host.
Jim Andre, with his wife Terry, are proprietors of The Andre House and since February 2017 have hosted guests from across the United States, Canada, and Europe.
804S18 Discover Iceland
with Dave Atkinson
The most epic road trip in Iceland is the Ring Road – 830 miles of adventure and surprises. It is an iconic landscape complete with breathtaking scenery and ancient stories that spur the imagination. Discover the vast range of Icelandic beauty from waterfalls and glaciers to magnificent volcanoes and geothermal areas. Learn the logistics of planning an unforgettable trip to this gorgeous land.