Explaining season-setting process
Ryan Lothrop, Puget Sound recreational salmon fishery manager, will talk about the process of setting recreational fishing seasons in marine waters from Sekiu to Olympia; he will be speaking at the meeting of the Olympia chapter of Trout Unlimited. 7 p.m.; North Olympia Fire Station, 5046 Boston Harbor Road NE, Olympia. Free.
Theler Wetlands bird walk
Join experienced birders Faye Hands and John Riegsecker for a bird walk through this wetlands at the end of Hood Canal; there are more than 2 miles of trails winding through the 139-acre wetlands; 8-11 a.m.; meet at the Mary E. Theler Community Center, 22871 state Route 3, Belfair; free.
Walk through Millersylvania
The Capitol Volkssport Club is leading a 10-kilometer walk, with a 5-kilometer option, through Millersylvania State Park; walk through old-growth forest and along Deep Lake. Starts at 10 a.m.; Millersylvania State Park, 12245 Tilley Road S., Olympia. Free, unless walking for credit. capitolvolkssportclub.org.
Walk the Bud Blanchard Trail
The Daffodil Valley Volkssport Association will hold a walk along the Bud Blanchard Trail; 5- and 10-kilometer options; this will be an out-and-back walk from Eatonville toward Pack Forest. Start between 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and finish by 4 p.m.; start at Eatonville Eagles Hall, 100 Weyerhauser Road, Eatonville. Free, unless walking for credit. daffodilvalleyvolkssport.com.
Nature walk in McKinley Park
Join this walk, led by a Tacoma Nature Center naturalist, through a Tacoma park. Not recommended for children under 3 or strollers; space is limited so pre-register. 10-11 a.m.; McKinley Park, 645 Upper Park St., Tacoma. Free. 253-591-6439, tacomanaturecenter.org.
Conjunction of Venus, Jupiter
If the weather cooperates, look for Venus and Jupiter to be extremely close to each other; during this event, called a conjunction, the two bright planets will be only 0.06 degrees apart. The best viewing will be looking to the western sky just after sunset.