Hiking guidebook author Tami Asars will give a presentation based on her new book “Day Hiking Mount Adams and the Goat Rocks Wilderness,” part of the Olympia Mountaineers monthly potluck and adventure program. Dinner is at 6 p.m., with the program at 7 p.m., Wednesday; Friends Meeting House at Priest Point, 3201 Boston Harbor Road, Olympia. olympiamountaineers.org.
Learn where to find local avalanche bulletins and weather reports, how to recognize basic signs of avalanche danger, and learn simple ways to help avoid avalanche danger. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday; REI, 625 Black Lake Blvd. SW, Suite 410, Olympia. Free. Register at rei.com/olympia. 360-786-1938.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has stocked Western Washington lakes with more than 340,000 trout this fall. Among those stocked in the past week are Fort Borst Park and South Lewis County Park ponds. Find more info at wdfw.wa.gov.
Metro Parks Tacoma and volunteers will lead this cruise for people with disabilities on the Thea Foss waterway; participants will ride on privately owned boats; cocoa, coffee and light refreshments will be available. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; meet at the Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St., Tacoma. Pre-registration is required. Do so by calling 253-404-3950 or visiting MetroParksTacoma.org