Outdoors

Plan your week list of events for Nov. 13

The fall Military Collectibles Show and Sale will take place Saturday at the Olympic Flight Museum outside of Olympia.
The fall Military Collectibles Show and Sale will take place Saturday at the Olympic Flight Museum outside of Olympia. Staff file, 2014

Tuesday

Free solar workshop

Learn what it takes to set up a solar system in the Northwest and how to speed the return on your investment; 7-8:30 p.m.; Environmental Services Building 9850 64th St. W., University Place; free; 866-376-5272.

Thursday

Protecting our shorelines

Jason Toft of the University of Washington will talk about shoreline armoring; part of the Discovery Speaker Series held by the South Sound Estuary Association; 7 p.m.; LOTT’s WET Science Center, 500 Adams St. NE, Olympia; free; sseacenter.org.

Friday-Saturday

Swede Hall holiday bazaar

More than 30 people will be selling holiday items during the third annual Swede Hall holiday bazaar; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Swede Hall, 18543 Albany St., Rochester; admission is free; 360-858-7354.

Saturday

Cleanup at Whittier Park

Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plants near a trail system in a Fircrest park; participants should wear sturdy shoes, clothes to get dirty in, and bring gloves, hat and water; organizers will raffle off two rain barrels to volunteers; 9 a.m.-noon; Whittier Park, 921 Contra Costa, Fircrest; contact 253-845-9770, Ext. 109.

Military collectible show

The fall Military Collectibles Show and Sale is an opportunity to look at, buy, sell or trade for all types of military items; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Olympic Flight Museum, 7637 Old Highway 99 SE, Olympia; early-bird admission starts at 8 a.m. and is $10 per person; general admission starts at 10 a.m. and is $5; olympicflightmuseum.com.

Peer into Puget Sound

Learn about the creatures that live in Puget Sound during the Pier Peer; warm up at the end of the evening with some hot cocoa; for ages 8 and older; each child requires one adult companion; 7:30-9 p.m.; Point Defiance Marina, 5910 N. Waterfront Drive, Tacoma; $8 per person; preregistration required by going to metroparkstacoma.org or calling the Tacoma Nature Center at 253-591-6439.

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