Ride your bike around Camano

The Camano Climb organized bike ride is Saturday, a scenic 39- mile loop around the perimeter of Camano Island. You can also choose a 24-mile route.

Riders will get a map, one food stop and emergency mechanical assistance, as well as a free spaghetti dinner at the end.

The start and finish is at the clubhouse at the Camano Country Club, 1243 Beach Drive, Camano Island.

Register from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday for $35.

On May 11 take the Skagit Spring Classic with a choice of four routes from the 100-mile Century Ride to the No Sweat 25-miler.

Register and start at 7 a.m. May 11 at Bayview Elementary School, 15241 Josh Wilson Road, Burlington. It’s $40, cash or check only. For more information go to www.skagitspringclassic.org.

Incorrect dates were given for both these rides in Sunday’s Great Outdoors section.

More in Life

Expo in Stanwood can help you get ready for the country

The Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool is set for Jan. 27 at the high school.

Curries continues home-cooked Indian cuisine at new location

The restaurant, now located on Evergreen Way, also puts an Indian spin on Northwest cooking.

Want to buy a house this year? Here’s how to start saving up

Here are five ways to help you put 10 percent of your income per year toward buying a house.

Beer of the Week: Scuttlebutt’s Night Circus

The Everett brewery’s head brewer had nightmares trying to dial in its new coffee and coconut ale.

A visit to the nursery helps put you in the mood to garden

Not ready to get back into gardening? January is still a fun time to poke around a garden center.

Plant of Merit: Hybrid oriental hellebores, Lenten rose

What: Oriental hybrid hellebores, with the common name Lenten rose, are a… Continue reading

Long rocking bench with strange fence is for protecting baby

The settee is a furniture form that dates to the 1810s. It’s a lengthened Windsor or Hitchcock chair.

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

“The Promise of Spring”: Plant sale and workshops by Northwest Perennial Alliance,… Continue reading

‘Portlandia’ ending after eight seasons of lampooning hipsters

The sketch comedy series launched its final season this week.

Most Read