Washington wolves program
Staff from Wolf Haven International near Tenino will give a program on wolf behavior, biology and social structure; the event includes video and hands-on presentations; 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday; REI, 3825 S. Steele St., Tacoma; free; register at rei.com/tacoma; 253-671-1938.
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Visit a planetarium
This Learning is ForEver program will visit the Starry Hill Observatory and Planetarium in Eatonville; the program is part of the community outreach effort of Pacific Lutheran University’s Office of Continuing Education, which gears its classes for active retirees; 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday; $15; 253-241-4166.
Sailing author gives talk
Jim Lynch, author of “Before the Wind,” will give a presentation to the Tacoma Mountaineers; Lynch’s newest book includes a number of Olympia settings; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday; Tacoma Mountaineers Program Center, 2302 N. 30th St., Tacoma; free; seating limited; register at brownpapertickets.com; tacomamountaineers.org.
Final Riverwalk tour of season
Don Trosper will lead the last Riverwalk tour, sharing the history of the area; the one-hour walk will follow the Deschutes River; starts at 10:30 a.m. Thursday; Tumwater Falls Park, 110 Deschutes Parkway SW, Tumwater; free; 360-786-8117.
Bike ride to Tono Hills
This Capital Bicycle Club ride will cover 45 miles, with 1,295 feet of elevation gain, as it winds from Littlerock toward Centralia and back through the Tono Hills; 10 a.m. Saturday; start at Littlerock Elementary, 12710 Littlerock Road SW; free; capitalbicycleclub.org.
Campfire stories for kids
Children ages 4-10 can take part in Campfire Storytime, which features outdoor-themed stories and tales; done in partnership with the South Sound Reading Foundation; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday; Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd. NW, Lacey; children will receive a free snack; 360-252-3500.