1 Bird walk at Audubon Center
Join the Tahoma Audubon Society for a guided bird walk; led by Rosanne Becker and/or Russ Smith; good for beginners and intermediate birders; 10-11:30 a.m. Monday; Adriana Hess Wetland Park and Audubon Center, 2917 Morrison Road W., University Place; free; tahomaaudubonsociety.org.
2 Take a tour of Schmidt House
The Olympia Tumwater Foundation and City of Tumwater are offering guided tours of the historic Schmidt House; will be led by longtime brewery employee Bob Crim; 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Tuesday; 330 Schmidt Place, Tumwater; free; 360-786-8117.
3 Race night at car museum
Put your racing skills to the test at the Speed Zone at the LeMay car museum; the Speed Zone features racing simulators and a slot car track; 5-8 p.m. Thursday; LeMay-America’s Car Museum, 2702 E. D St., Tacoma; included in museum admission; 253-779-8490, lemaymuseum.org.
4 Winter hiking tips program
This class will focus on trip planning and places in the Northwest to go hiking during the winter; learn what to bring to make your trip a success; 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday; REI, 625 Black Lake Blvd. SW, Olympia; free; register at rei.com/olympia; 360-786-1938.
Explore a Tacoma park during a naturalist-led hike; learn how plants and animals adapt to the changing seasons; not recommended for wheelchairs, strollers and children younger than 3; 10-11 a.m. Saturday; Swan Creek Park, 2820 Pioneer Way E., Tacoma; free; 253-591-6439, metroparkstacoma.org.
6 Bike ride through Lacey
The Capital Bicycle Club will holds it CUPPA ride, this time through Lacey; the ride will cover a little more than 30 miles, with 744 feet of elevation gain and a moderate pace of 14-16 mph; starts at 10:30 a.m. Saturday; Starbucks, near the Lowes on Yelm Highway, Lacey; capitalbicycleclub.org.