City of Tacoma Mayor’s Monday Mixer Hear about projects repurposing old and historic, small-scale buildings and putting them to good use. 5 p.m. Monday. 1120 Creative House, 1120 Pacific Ave, Tacoma. Free.
If Cars Could Talk — Early Duesenberg: The Little Engine that Could and Other Innovations Guest speaker Greg Camp will explore this innovative period for the Duesenberg brothers. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday. LeMay — America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma. Free, with admission. 253-779-8490, americascarmuseum.org.
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Capitol Volkssport Club — Willapa Trail Walk Meet at Starbucks on the corner of Trosper and Littlerock Road in Tumwater at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to carpool, or register at 9:45 a.m. at Holiday Inn and Suites 730 NW Liberty Place, Chehalis. 10K walk with 5K option is rated easy. Free.
Snowshoe Adventure Home-school students can learn the basics of snowshoeing on a guided trip through the meadows of Mount Rainier. Gear and transportation are provided. Registration required. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday. Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma. $30 per person, $27 for Tacoma Nature Center members. 253-591-6439, tacomanaturecenter.org