Outdoors

Don’t miss

1 Kids climbing class

Indoor rock climbing classes will be offered for beginner and intermediate youth climbers; beginner class (ages 7-9) is from 5-6 p.m. and intermediate class (ages 10-15) is 6-7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Sept. 8 and 9; Warehouse Rock Gym, 315 Jefferson St., NE, Olympia; $60 per child (all rental gear included); warehouserock

gym.com/kids-classes or 360-596-9255.

2 Rainier road closures

To allow for repair work to be done, Paradise Valley and Ricksecker Point roads will close for the season; this work is part of the project repairing and repaving the road from the Nisqually entrance to Paradise; Tuesday; Mount Rainier National Park; nps.gov/mora.

3 Adventure programs resume

After taking the summer off, the Olympia Mountaineers will resume their monthly adventure program and potluck dinner; Pat O’Connor will share his experiences from the 1,500-mile kayak trip he took with Tom Jordin from Olympia to Skagway, Alaska; 6 p.m. potluck and 7 p.m. program, Wednesday; Friends Meeting House at Priest Point, 3201 Boston Harbor Road, Olympia; bring a dish to share and your own plate and flatware; olympiamountaineers.org.

4 Learn bike repairs

Learning to perform routine maintenance on your bike can keep it riding smooth and prolong the life of the bike; this is an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike; no experience is necessary; 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday; REI, 3825 S. Steele St., Tacoma; free; register at rei.com/tacoma; 253-671-1938.

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