Outdoor resources

  • Fri May 18th, 2012 5:30pm
  • Life

Events

BIKES rides: Various starting locations; Membership and ride info at www.bikesclub.org.

Everett Mountaineers: Meetings at 7 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Snohomish County East Administration Building, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. www.everettmountaineers.org.

North Sound Sea Kayaking Association: Club details at www.nsseakayaker.homestead.com; 360-652-5510. Trip details at 360-691-9436. Free meetings, 7 p.m. first Thursdays October through May, Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett, unless otherwise noted.

Over-the-Hill-Hikers: Various times on Thursdays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; www.scscedmonds.org. Most trips cost $13 for senior center members and $16 for nonmembers. Call Larry Weimer, 425-513-9374, before signing up for the trip. For all hikes meet and park at United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. Each hike is limited to 10 people.

Pilchuck Audubon Society: Tuesday birding trips, some weekends. Information at www.pilchuckaudubon.org.

May 22, Smith and Spencer Islands: Meet at 8 a.m. at Langus Riverfront Park, Everett. Go north on Highway 529 (Broadway) over the Snohomish River; turn right onto 28th Place NE. Follow signs to park; parking lot under I-5, just past the shell house and Everett Animal Shelter. Should see waterfowl and raptors. Lots of walking on Langus Riverfront Trail. Pack a lunch. Leaders: Ed Cushing 425-438-4146; Art Wait 360-563-0181.

May 29, Leavenworth area: Meet at 6:30 a.m. at Monroe park-and-ride on U.S. 2, a half-mile west of Evergreen Fairgrounds. Many species rarely seen around here. We will go up Icicle Creek and try for the calliope hummingbird and lazuli bunting in Camas Meadows. Pack a lunch. Leader: Virginia Clark 360-435-3750.

REI Alderwood: Classes include rock climbing for kids and adults, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, avalanche and survival, bicycle maintenance and photography. Information at www.rei.com/stores/35; at Alderwood Mall, 3000 184th St SW, Lynnwood; 425-640-6200

Sierra Club, Snohomish Group: Event locations vary; 425-737-0350; www.cascade.sierraclub.org/directory/groups/snohomish.

Sound Steppers Volkssport Club: 425-397-7301; www.soundsteppers.org. Meets 6:15 p.m. first Thursdays, Crossroad Church, 18527 60th Ave. W., Lynnwood. See www.meetup.com/walkers-574 for details and a future walk schedule.

To submit an item for the Outdoors calendar, email features@heraldnet.com or send it to [“]Outdoors Calendar,” The Herald, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206.