Don’t miss

Birding at Theler Wetlands

Join Tahoma Audubon Society members Faye Hands and John Riegsecker for this birding walk through this estuary on Hood Canal; 7-11 a.m. Thursday; Theler Wetlands, Belfair; for information; contact Hands at zest4parus@hotmail.com; tahomaaudubon.org.

Walk Olympia’s westside

This volksmarch goes along Olympia’s waterfront, Capitol Lake and the Deschutes River, and through Priest Point Park and Garfield Nature Trail; this will be a 10K walk, with a 5K option, on a flat route; meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bayview Thriftway, 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia, pick up a parking pass in the wall box; capitolvolkssportclub.org.

Salmon fishing in Alaska

Jim Tuggle will share his experiences from working as a saltwater guide in Alaska as the speaker at the Puget Sound Anglers South Sound chapter meeting; Tuggle is a retired enforcement officer for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, a part-time fishing guide, and long-time member of Puget Sound Anglers; meeting at 7 p.m. and program at 8 p.m. Thursday; Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey; free; sschapterpsa.com.

Tiptoe through tidepools

Explore a local beach during a low tide; learn about the creatures that live just offshore; for all ages; wear shoes to protect your feet on the rocky beach and bring water and sunscreen; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday; Titlow Beach, west end of Sixth Avenue, Tacoma; free; for information, go to metroparkstacoma.org.