Outdoors Calendar

  • Fri Jun 18th, 2010 10:34pm
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B.I.K.E.S. rides: Various starting locations; www.bikesclub.org.

9:30 a.m. June 19, meet at Granite Falls Centennial trailhead; 35-mile ride, includes new roundabout area; food stop planned; heavy rain cancels; 425-478-9594.

9 a.m. Mondays through June, near Haller Middle School, 600 E. First St., Arlington; 50- to 100-mile route; rain cancels; 425-737-8445.

1 p.m. Sundays, start at Arlington Centennial Trailhead, 67th near 152nd; 10- to 35-mile or longer routes; rain cancels; 425-359-6710.

Island County Historical Society: Events at various sites, 360-678-3310; www.islandhistory.org.

Barn Rally driving event, 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., starts June 26, along various roads leading to and from Coupeville on Whidbey Island; $20 donation per car, participants use own vehicles; register and get details at 360-678-3310; www.islandhistory.org.

Lynnwood Parks and Recreation: 5800 198th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-670-5050; www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us.

Ebey’s Landing, Whidbey Island hike, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 26, meet at Bayview Farmers Market, Highway 525 and Bayview Road, Langley; hiking routes of various lengths and elevations upon arrival at Ebey’s National Historic Preserve; $29 per person.

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.

Seeking Mountain Stewards volunteers, ages 18 and older with hiking and outdoor recreation skills; commit to two July training days and weekend days between July and September; get applications from www.fs.fed.us/r6/mbs/volunteering/mtn_steward and return them by June 25 by e-mailing to brichey@fs.fed.us or mailing to Mount Baker Ranger District, Mountain Stewards, 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284. Get more details at 360-854-2615.

Mukilteo Yacht Club: Meets 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, yearround, 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. June 24 trip, Iron Bear Trail, Cle Elum area.

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

Meet at 7:30 a.m. June 22, Quil Ceda Village Wal-Mart, for mid-Whidbey Island trip; pack a lunch.

Snohomish County Parks &Recreation and Adopt-A-Stream Foundation presentations: All at NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett; $5 AASF members, $7 nonmembers, per presentation; advance ticket purchase required at 425-316-8592; www.streamkeeper.org.

Native plant walk, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 25; for first-graders to adults.

Sound Rowers: Events at various sites; 425-392-9977; www.soundrowers.org.

Rat Island Regatta, 9:15 a.m. meeting, race starts 10 a.m. June 19, 8-mile course from Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, around Rat Island; $8 per Sound Rowers member, $18 per nonmember; no registration required; open to all human-powered craft.

WSU Snohomish County Extension/Beach Watchers: 600 128th St. SE, Everett; 425-357-6020; www.beachwatchers.wsu.edu.

“Beach Expo” outings, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on given dates; free; June 26, Edmonds Olympic Beach, 200 W. Dayton St.; discover sea creatures at low tide, learn about water quality, habitat restoration and other topics.

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