Outdoors Calendar

  • Fri May 7th, 2010 7:32pm
  • Life

B.I.K.E.S. rides: Various starting locations; www.bikesclub.org.

  • 9 a.m. start May 8, Haggen store, 20115 74th Ave. NE, Arlington; 40-mile route to Stanwood; food stop at end of ride; 360-653-2384.

    Corinthian Yacht Club: 7555 Seaview Ave. NW, Seattle; 206-789-1919; www.sailingworld.com.

  • Sperry Top-Sider regatta races, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 14 through 16; best viewed from Golden Gardens Park, 8498 Seaview Place NW, Seattle (Ballard).

    Edmonds Parks &Recreation: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; register at 425-771-0230; www.reczone.org.

  • Hiking with children how-to, 7 to 9 p.m. May 11; $14, ages 12 and under may attend free with paid adult admission.

  • Building your own rain garden, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 12; $20.

    Lynnwood Parks and Recreation: 5800 198th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-670-5050; www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us. Hiking and kayaking trips, various lengths and elevations, for ages 55 and older; meet at the Lynnwood Senior Center, 5800 198th St. SW; most cost $16 members, $21 nonmembers, call for details.

    Milltown Sailing Association: Meets 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, 410 14th St., Everett; 425-710-9175.

    Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest: 2930 Wetmore Ave., Suite 3A (Everett office); 425-783-6000; www.fs.fed.us/R6/mbs. See individual listings for details such as starting points. Make reservations for Snoqualmie Pass events at 425-434-6111. For Stevens Pass, call 360-677-2414.

    Mukilteo Yacht Club: Meets 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, year-round, Old Garage, 807 Second St., Mukilteo; new members welcome, subject to space availability; 425-315-0535.

    North Cascades Institute: 810 Highway 20, Sedro-Woolley; 360-856-5700, ext. 209; www.ncascades.org. Listed prices for overnight events include meals and lodging. Detailed event times and locations given at registration.

    North Sound Sea Kayaking Association: 425-423-0883; www.nsska.homestead.com. Free meetings take place at 7 p.m., Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett, unless otherwise noted.

    Over-the-Hill-Hikers: Various times on Thursdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; unless otherwise noted, trips cost $13 for senior center members and $16 for nonmembers. To sign up, first-time participants call 425-513-9374; others call 425-774-5555; www.scscedmonds.org.

    Pilchuck Audubon Society: Details at 360-563-0181, 360-435-3750, unless otherwise noted; www.pilchuckaudubon.org.

  • Meet at 6:30 a.m. May 11, park-and-ride, U.S. 2, a half-mile west of fairgrounds in Monroe, for trip to Cle Elum area; pack a lunch.

  • 7 p.m. May 14 meeting, Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett; free; 425-252-0926; “Snohomish County Sound Stewardship” discussion.
  • Seattle Maritime Festival: Full days, May 7 and 8, Pier 66 Bell Harbor Marina; harbor tours at 11:30 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m. daily; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7 environmental leadership workshop, Maritime Event Center, Pier 66; noon to 3 p.m. May 8 Family Fun Day includes tugboat races, fire boat demonstration; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8 chowder cook-off; $5; 206-728-3163; www. seattlepropellerclub.org.

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