1 The shortest day
The winter solstice will take place at 3:03 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 21). The solstice occurs when the sun will have reached its southernmost position in the sky and will be directly over the Tropic of Capricorn at 23.44 degrees south latitude. There will be 8:28:27 of daylight on the solstice day.
2 Weekly trail run
The Guerilla Running Club offers a weekly community trail run 5:30 p.m. Mondays. For the location and details, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or like the club’s Facebook page; free; guerillarunning.com.
3 Indoor bike training
Indoor bike trainer sessions are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Bring your bike and trainer for these one-hour sessions of varied, structured workouts. 5:45 p.m. Tuesday; Eagles Building, 805 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia; $2 for Capital Bicycling Club members; capitalbicycleclub.org.
4 Visit Winter Wonderland
There will be a number of special animal enrichment programs and activities during the annual Winter Wonderland event. Friday-Dec. 28 while the park is open. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Drive E., Eatonville. Free with park admission. nwtrek.org.