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Fly Fishing: An Introductory Workshop (Face to Face)— 2021-10-04 through  2021-10-04$75— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 208. Join local fly fishing expert Capt. Chuck Hawkins as he teaches you the fundamentals of fly fishing. This fun introduction includes an overview of rods and reels along with a hands-on casting session. Leave with a good understanding of what you need to get started in this popular sport. Opportunities abound for great fly fishing in the Grand Traverse area, so accelerate your skills and join the fun.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557650
Course ClosedMah Jongg Madness (Face to Face)— 2021-11-01 through  2021-11-22$79— Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon., Nov. 1-22, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Are you looking for a new mental challenge? Learn the ancient Chinese game of Mah Jongg -- a game of skill coupled with wit and fortune. Examine a brief history of the game, the tiles and cards used, and rules set by the National Mah Jongg League. Experience actual playing time to apply what you learn. Mastery of the game takes practice and patience, and your effort will be repaid many times over by the enjoyment derived.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424563157
Marine Navigation (Face to Face)— 2021-10-13 through  2021-12-01$169— Face to FaceView Details

7 Wed., Oct. 13-Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m. (no class Nov. 24), Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 211. Marine Navigation is the first in a sequence of four courses in navigation. This course covers the basics of coastal and inland navigation, focusing on navigation as done on recreational boats today. GPS is used as the primary navigation tool while traditional techniques, such as chart plotting and dead reckoning, are covered to provide a boater with additional skills, especially needed if the GPS fails. In-class exercises reinforce the course topics. Cost includes text and plotter.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424561758
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerShort Local Hikes (Face to Face)— 2021-09-03 through  2021-09-24$35— Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri., Sept. 3-24, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Locations are emailed to registered students before class.If you are searching for beauty in the woods, but not sure of longer hikes, this is your opportunity to experience four gorgeous hiking trails: Silver Lake Recreation Area; Maple Bay Recreation Area; Kids Creek Park; Ransom Lake Natural Area. Each hike may be part of a larger trail system, but is tailored for this class and is no longer than two miles. These short trails have inclines, ruts, and mud, so wear walking or hiking footwear, bring water, and dress for the weather. Class will meet during a light rain, but if more severe weather prohibits a class meeting, a make-up class will be scheduled. Each week's class locations will be emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Experience some nature therapy this fall.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555741
Short Local Hikes (Face to Face)— 2021-10-08 through  2021-10-29$35— Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri. Oct. 8-29, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Locations are emailed to registered students before class. If you are searching for beauty in the woods, but not sure of longer hikes, this is your opportunity to experience four gorgeous hiking trails: Grand Traverse Commons Natural Area; Walk of Art Sculpture Park; Hickory Meadows; Old Mission Lighthouse. Each hike may be part of a larger trail system, but is tailored for this class and is no longer than two miles. These short trails have inclines, ruts, and mud, so wear walking or hiking footwear, bring water, and dress for the weather. Class will meet during a light rain, but if more severe weather prohibits a class meeting, a make-up class will be scheduled. Each week's class locations will be emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Experience some nature therapy this fall!

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424560836
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTraversing the TART Trail One Step at a Time (Face to Face)— 2021-09-13 through  2021-10-06$65— Face to FaceView Details

4 weeks, Mon. and Wed., Sept. 13-Oct. 6, 1-2:30 p.m., Locations are emailed to registered students before class. Explore the Rails to Trails TART Trail in Grand Traverse County. This is a great way to walk the east to west corridor of the County in both directions. This wellness activity contributes approximately 6,000 steps to your daily goal of a minimum of 10,000 steps as recommended by health experts. This is about movement without running, stepping outside, grounding yourself, and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. It is also a great way to learn more about finding your way around Traverse City. Bring water, wear walking/hiking footwear, and dress for the weather. We will meet each week at a different site as we progress; locations are emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Enrollment is limited. If weather prohibits a class meeting, a make-up class will be scheduled.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424556339
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerShort Local Hikes (Face to Face)— 2021-09-03 through  2021-09-24$35— Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri., Sept. 3-24, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Locations are emailed to registered students before class.If you are searching for beauty in the woods, but not sure of longer hikes, this is your opportunity to experience four gorgeous hiking trails: Silver Lake Recreation Area; Maple Bay Recreation Area; Kids Creek Park; Ransom Lake Natural Area. Each hike may be part of a larger trail system, but is tailored for this class and is no longer than two miles. These short trails have inclines, ruts, and mud, so wear walking or hiking footwear, bring water, and dress for the weather. Class will meet during a light rain, but if more severe weather prohibits a class meeting, a make-up class will be scheduled. Each week's class locations will be emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Experience some nature therapy this fall.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424555741
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTraversing the TART Trail One Step at a Time (Face to Face)— 2021-09-13 through  2021-10-06$65— Face to FaceView Details

4 weeks, Mon. and Wed., Sept. 13-Oct. 6, 1-2:30 p.m., Locations are emailed to registered students before class. Explore the Rails to Trails TART Trail in Grand Traverse County. This is a great way to walk the east to west corridor of the County in both directions. This wellness activity contributes approximately 6,000 steps to your daily goal of a minimum of 10,000 steps as recommended by health experts. This is about movement without running, stepping outside, grounding yourself, and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. It is also a great way to learn more about finding your way around Traverse City. Bring water, wear walking/hiking footwear, and dress for the weather. We will meet each week at a different site as we progress; locations are emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Enrollment is limited. If weather prohibits a class meeting, a make-up class will be scheduled.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424556339
Fly Fishing: An Introductory Workshop (Face to Face)— 2021-10-04 through  2021-10-04$75— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 208. Join local fly fishing expert Capt. Chuck Hawkins as he teaches you the fundamentals of fly fishing. This fun introduction includes an overview of rods and reels along with a hands-on casting session. Leave with a good understanding of what you need to get started in this popular sport. Opportunities abound for great fly fishing in the Grand Traverse area, so accelerate your skills and join the fun.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557650
Short Local Hikes (Face to Face)— 2021-10-08 through  2021-10-29$35— Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri. Oct. 8-29, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Locations are emailed to registered students before class. If you are searching for beauty in the woods, but not sure of longer hikes, this is your opportunity to experience four gorgeous hiking trails: Grand Traverse Commons Natural Area; Walk of Art Sculpture Park; Hickory Meadows; Old Mission Lighthouse. Each hike may be part of a larger trail system, but is tailored for this class and is no longer than two miles. These short trails have inclines, ruts, and mud, so wear walking or hiking footwear, bring water, and dress for the weather. Class will meet during a light rain, but if more severe weather prohibits a class meeting, a make-up class will be scheduled. Each week's class locations will be emailed to registered students shortly before class begins. Experience some nature therapy this fall!

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424560836
Marine Navigation (Face to Face)— 2021-10-13 through  2021-12-01$169— Face to FaceView Details

7 Wed., Oct. 13-Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m. (no class Nov. 24), Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 211. Marine Navigation is the first in a sequence of four courses in navigation. This course covers the basics of coastal and inland navigation, focusing on navigation as done on recreational boats today. GPS is used as the primary navigation tool while traditional techniques, such as chart plotting and dead reckoning, are covered to provide a boater with additional skills, especially needed if the GPS fails. In-class exercises reinforce the course topics. Cost includes text and plotter.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424561758
Course ClosedMah Jongg Madness (Face to Face)— 2021-11-01 through  2021-11-22$79— Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon., Nov. 1-22, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Are you looking for a new mental challenge? Learn the ancient Chinese game of Mah Jongg -- a game of skill coupled with wit and fortune. Examine a brief history of the game, the tiles and cards used, and rules set by the National Mah Jongg League. Experience actual playing time to apply what you learn. Mastery of the game takes practice and patience, and your effort will be repaid many times over by the enjoyment derived.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424563157