Join walk in Olympia
This Capitol Volkssport Club walk covers 10 kilometers with a 5K option; it is rated as easy. Walk starts at 2 p.m. at Bayview Thriftway Deli, 516 Fourth Ave., Olympia; free unless walking for credit; capitolvolkssportclub.org.
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Navigation basics class
Learn how to use a map and compass in this basic navigation skills class. 6-8 p.m. Wednesday; REI, 625 Black Lake Blvd. SW, Suite 410, Olympia; $30 for members, $50 for nonmembers; register at rei.com/olympia; 360-786-1938.
Theler Wetlands bird walk
Join experienced birders Faye Hands and John Riegsecker for a bird walk through the Theler 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. Thursday; meet at the Mary E. Theler Community Center, 22871 State Route 3, Belfair; free; register at tahomaaudubon.org.
Nat Geo Live in Olympia
Forest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni will talk about her work in 100-foot trees and working with prison inmates; part of the National Geographic Live series. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St., SE, Olympia; $10-$35, washingtoncenter.org.
Take wine and cider tour
Try samples of wine and cider at nine artisan wineries and cideries during the Olympic Peninsula Wine and Cider Harvest Tour; for people 21 and older. 11 a.m-5 p.m. Friday-Nov. 13; Marrowstone Vineyard, 423 Meade Road, Nordland; $35-$40; bit.ly/2fmv2OE.
Coffee with the birds
Bring your own mug for coffee or hot chocolate and learn about the seabirds of Puget Sound. Binoculars will be available on loan. 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday; Owen Beach, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $4 per person, $12 family of four; register at metroparkstacoma.org.