FAMILY PARK WALK
Join the Tahoma Audubon Society for this walk through a small, urban park; this family program is designed to encourage families to appreciate the park by providing information and opportunities with a guided walking tour; 4-5 p.m. today; Adriana Hess Park, 2917 Morrison Road W., University Place; free; call Dixie Harris at 253-564-6373 for details.
The Peninsula Metric Century offers four routes – 50K, 70K, 100K and 100 miles – that wind across the Kitsap Peninsula; rides takes place on June 3; online registration closes Monday at 8:59 p.m.; registration fees rise $5-$8 for day-of-race registration; twbc.org.
Phil Kelley leads this weekly bird walk as he counts the birds at Nisqually refuge; the group covers about four miles as it looks at birds; 8 a.m.-noon Wednesday; meet at the visitor’s center pond overlook, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, off Interstate 5 at Exit 114; $3 entry fee; for information, contact Kelley at 360-459-1499 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRANSIT OF VENUS
Chuck Jacobson will talk about the upcoming transit of Venus, scheduled to occur June 5 at the public night event of the Tacoma Astronomical Society; telescope viewing will take place after the presentation if the weather permits; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday; Olympic Building, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Campus, Lakewood; free; tas-online.org.