Walk along the Green River
The Daffodil Valley Volkssport Club is hosting a walk on the Christiansen Green River Trail. Meet at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Hampton Inn, 7200 S. 156th St., Tukwila. Free. daffodilvalleyvolkssport.com.
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Susan Marie Conrad will give a presentation “Kayaking the Inside Passage,” about her solo sea kayak journey to Alaska, as part of the Olympia Mountaineers Adventure Speaker Series. Wednesday, starting with a potluck meal at 5:45 p.m. (bring a dish to share, plus plate and flatware) with the program at 7 p.m. Friends Meeting House at Priest Point, 3201 Boston Harbor Road NE, Olympia. Free. olympiamountaineers.org.
Talking about fishing
Ron Warren, assistant director for the Fish Program at the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, will be the speaker at the meeting of the South Sound chapter of Puget Sound Anglers. 7 p.m. Thursday, second floor meeting room at Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd. NE, Lacey. Free. sschapterpsa.com.
Free family fun
The Hands On Children’s Museum opens its doors for free the first Friday of every month. Meet Madagascar hissing cockroaches and make international art and music. 5-9 p.m., Hands On Children’s Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia. Free. hocm.org.
Birding in the Puyallup valley
Ed Pullen will lead this birding trip to locations in the Puyallup River valley. Family friendly and good for beginners. Meet at 8 a.m. at Bradley Lake, 531 31st Ave. SE, Puyallup, and carpool from there. Free. Register at tahomaaudubon.org.
Peer into the Night
Join Harbor WildWatch and look at some of the marine creatures that live in Puget Sound. An underwater video feed will make viewing easier. 5-6:30 p.m., Tides Tavern, 2925 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. Free. harborwildwatch.org.