Outdoors

Plan your week: Events for Nov. 27

The Tahoma Audubon Society will hold an open house Saturday at the Adriana Hess Audubon Center in University Place. Although the park is small, it is a good place for spotting birds.
The Tahoma Audubon Society will hold an open house Saturday at the Adriana Hess Audubon Center in University Place. Although the park is small, it is a good place for spotting birds. Staff file, 2012

Tuesday

Program on golden eagles

Hear James Watson, raptor expert with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, give a presentation on the status of golden eagles in Washington; he will talk about the current population and threats to these raptors; 6:45-8:45 p.m. Tuesday; Pierce County Library System headquarters, 3005 112th St. E., Tacoma; $10; piercecountylibrary.org.

Wednesday

Author at Estuarium

Robert Steelquist will talk about his book “The Northwest Coastal Explorer,” that describes what you’ll see as you travel through the varied habitats of the Northwest coast; 7 p.m. Wednesday; The Estuarium, 309 State Ave. NE, Olympia; free; sseacenter.org.

Friday

Adult lunch break story time

Corey Snow, a professional audiobook narrator and voice actor, will read yuletide whodunits by John Lutz and Donald E. Westlake; bring your lunch or your knitting; 12:10-12:50 p.m. Friday; Olympia Timberland Regional Library, 313 Eighth Ave. SE, Olympia; free; trl.org.

Saturday

Trapper education class

The Washington State Trappers Association will offer a trapper education class; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd. NE, Lacey; free; space limited to 60 people; for information, contact Karen Parker at 360-264-5316 or kpint90@comcast.net.

Donkey Creek salmon tour

Join a naturalist from Harbor WildWatch for a tour along Donkey Creek, looking for spawning chum salmon; 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m. Saturday; the short walk goes from Austin Estuary Park to Donkey Creek Park in Gig Harbor; $2 suggested donation; harborwildwatch.org.

Tahoma Audubon open house

The Tahoma Audubon Society will hold its annual open house to celenbrate the anniversary of the opening of the center; there will be snacks and gift items; 1-4 p.m. Saturday; Adriana Hess Audubon Center, 2917 Morrison Road W., University Place; free. tahomaaudubon.org.

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