Program on golden eagles
Hear James Watson, raptor expert with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, give a presentation on the status of golden eagles in Washington; he will talk about the current population and threats to these raptors; 6:45-8:45 p.m. Tuesday; Pierce County Library System headquarters, 3005 112th St. E., Tacoma; $10; piercecountylibrary.org.
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Author at Estuarium
Robert Steelquist will talk about his book “The Northwest Coastal Explorer,” that describes what you’ll see as you travel through the varied habitats of the Northwest coast; 7 p.m. Wednesday; The Estuarium, 309 State Ave. NE, Olympia; free; sseacenter.org.
Adult lunch break story time
Corey Snow, a professional audiobook narrator and voice actor, will read yuletide whodunits by John Lutz and Donald E. Westlake; bring your lunch or your knitting; 12:10-12:50 p.m. Friday; Olympia Timberland Regional Library, 313 Eighth Ave. SE, Olympia; free; trl.org.
Trapper education class
The Washington State Trappers Association will offer a trapper education class; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd. NE, Lacey; free; space limited to 60 people; for information, contact Karen Parker at 360-264-5316 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donkey Creek salmon tour
Join a naturalist from Harbor WildWatch for a tour along Donkey Creek, looking for spawning chum salmon; 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m. Saturday; the short walk goes from Austin Estuary Park to Donkey Creek Park in Gig Harbor; $2 suggested donation; harborwildwatch.org.
Tahoma Audubon open house
The Tahoma Audubon Society will hold its annual open house to celenbrate the anniversary of the opening of the center; there will be snacks and gift items; 1-4 p.m. Saturday; Adriana Hess Audubon Center, 2917 Morrison Road W., University Place; free. tahomaaudubon.org.