Outdoors calendar

  • Fri Mar 26th, 2010 1:23pm
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BIKES rides: Various starting locations; www.bikesclub.org.

Meet for mostly 10 a.m. starts on Mondays, Haller Middle School, 600 E. First St., Arlington; 25- to 35-mile routes; rain cancels; call 425-737-8445 the day before each ride, or by 9 a.m. day of ride, to confirm start time.

Meet at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Haller Middle School, 600 E. First St., Arlington; 25- to 35-mile routes; rain cancels; 425-737-8445.

Cascade Bicycle Club: 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Building 138, Seattle; 206-522-3222; www.cascade.org.

Start at 10 a.m. March 28, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle; 28 miles; ride to Seward Park; steady rain cancels; 206-923-5273.

Start at 10 a.m. March 29, Logboom Park, 6100 NE 175th St., Kenmore; 45 to 60 miles; steady rain cancels; 425-890-5234.

Edmonds Backyard Wildlife Habitat Project: 18104 76th Ave. W., Edmonds; 425-672-2150; www.edmondsbackyardwildlifehabitat.org.

Building your own rain garden class, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 12, Room 302, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; $20; open to ages 12 and older; register by midnight April 2 at 425-771-0230; raingarden.wsu.edu/snohomish.html.

Greg’s Custom Fishing Rods: 12405 20th St. NE, Lake Stevens; 425-335-1391; www.gregscustomrods.com.

Rod-building class, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 6, 7, 12 and 14; $30 for series, plus the cost of blank and components.

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 like 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. Meetings are free and 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 7:15 a.m. March 30, Eastmont park-and-ride, I-5 exit 189 for South Whidbey Island trip; pack a lunch and bring money for ferry; 360-629-2028.

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 tickets required at 425-316-8592; www.streamkeeper.org.

Killer whale tales, 10:30 a.m. to noon April 3, for first-graders to adult.

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