Outdoors

Don’t miss list for Jan. 10

1 Bird walk at Hess park

Take a break during your lunch hour and join this short and easy guided bird walk. Tahoma Audubon Society volunteers Rosanne Becker and Russ Smith will lead the walk; bring your own binoculars and field guide, if you have them, or you can borrow some. Noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, Adriana Hess Wetland Park, 2917 Morrison Road W., University Place. Free. tahomaaudubon.org.


2 Walk through Steilacoom

The Capitol Volkssport Club will host this walk through historic Steilacoom; it is a 10-kilometer walk with a 5-kilometer option, and there will be some moderate hills. Meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Chevron gas station at 3025 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Steilacoom. People carpooling from Olympia will meet at 9:15 a.m. at the Martin Way Park and Ride. Free. capitolvolkssportclub.org.


3 Bike ride in Lacey

This ride held by the Capital Bicycle Club will cover 30.3 miles with 744 feet of elevation gain; pace will be moderate at 14-16 mph with periodic stops to regroup. Ride leader is Doug Drake. Depart at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Starbucks at 4600 Avery Lane, Lacey. Free. doug.dd@hotmail.com, capitalbicycleclub.org.


4 Snowshoe with other women

Metro Parks Tacoma is offering a women-only snowshoe trek at a location to be decided; no experience is necessary. Bring a lunch, snacks and water, and dress for the weather. For ages 18 and older. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Metro Parks headquarters, 4702 S. 19th St., Tacoma. $60 for residents and $65 for non-residents. Register at metroparkstacoma.org.

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