Outdoors

Don’t miss list of outdoor events for Aug. 16

1 Volksmarch at Spanaway Park

The Daffodil Valley Volkssport Association will hold a volksmarch; the 11K route will go through Bresemann Woods and around Enchanted Island; there also is a 5K route; start between 9:15-9:30 a.m. Wednesday from Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 S. C St., Tacoma; daffodilvalleyvolkssport.com.


2 McKinley Park nature walk

Join this naturalist-led walk and learn about one of the community’s parks; not recommended for children younger than 3 or strollers; 10-11 a.m. Saturday; McKinley Park, 645 Upper Park St., Tacoma; free; register at 253-591-6439 or tacomanaturecenter.org.


3 Warm-water fish program

The South Sound Estuary Association’s “Meet the Expert” speaker series continues with a program by Bruce Bolding of the state Department of Fish and Wildlife; he will talk about the warm-water fisheries in the state; 1 p.m. Saturday; Estuarium, 309 State Ave. NE, Olympia; free; sseacenter.org.


4 Look for salmon

Salmon Stewards from the Olympia-Thurston County Stream Team will be on hand to answer questions about salmon migrating up the Deschutes River; various hours Saturday; Fifth Avenue bridge; Olympia; for a schedule, go to streamteam.info/getinvolved/calendar.

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