Outdoors Calendar

  • Fri Jan 8th, 2010 11:05pm
  • Life


BIKES rides: Various starting locations; www.bikesclub.org.

  • Meet 10 a.m. Jan. 9, Paine Field Community Park, 11928 Beverly Park Road, Everett, for north King County and Edmonds loop, approximately 30 miles; food stop planned; ice, snow, steady rain cancel; 425-478-9594.

  • 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.

  • Meet at 10 a.m. Jan. 11, Logboom Park, 6100 NE 175th St., Kenmore; 40 to 60 miles; steady rain cancels; 425-890-5234.

  • Meet at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 12, Logboom Park, 6100 NE 175th St., Kenmore; 25 to 30 miles; rain showers or icy conditions cancel; 425-672-0617.

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

  • Skagit River Bald Eagle Preserve river tours, Jan. 10 or 16; $84 adults, $74 ages 6 to 12, fee includes lunch; more details upon registration at 425-771-0230.

  • Fly-tying class, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 12 through March 2, Edmonds Plaza Room, 700 Main St., Edmonds; $48 covers series, additional $30 for materials; open to ages 14 and up; register at 425-771-0230.

    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.

  • Kids in the Snow, 1 p.m. Jan. 24, Feb. 20, March 20, Snoqualmie Pass; for all ages; $10.

    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 time of registration.

  • Eagles and salmon trip, Jan. 16; $95; register at 360-856-5700; www.ncascades.org/get_outside.

  • Nooksack snowshoe excursion, Jan. 17; $95; register at 360-856-5700; www.ncascades.org/get_outside.

    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.

  • Meet at 8 a.m. Jan. 14, United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds, for Schweitzer Loop on the Mountain Loop Highway; a cross-country and snowshoeing trip.

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

  • Meet at 8 a.m. Jan. 12, Monroe park-and-ride at U.S. 2, just west of the fairgrounds, for Snoqualmie River Valley trip.

    South Whidbey Parks &Recreation: 5495 Maxwelton Road, Langley, Whidbey Island; 360-221-5484; www.swparks.org.

  • SnowRider bus from Whidbey Island and Everett to Stevens Pass ski slopes, 7:30 a.m. departures, 5:30 p.m. returns for adults, Tuesdays, Jan. 12 through March 2; same times Saturdays, Jan. 9 through Feb. 27, for ages 10 to 17; $280 to $385 for series or $40 plus lift ticket fee per day; 360-221-5484; www.swparks.org.

    WSU Skagit County Extension: 11768 Westar Lane, Suite A, Burlington; 360-428-4270, ext. 240; www.skagit.wsu.edu.

  • Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 30, Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW, Stanwood; topics include fruit tree maintenance, giant pumpkin and vegetable growing, greenhouse building, raising and processing pastured poultry, specialty canning, cider making, spinning, weaving and others; registration $55; 360-428-4270, ext. 0.

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