Adopt-A-Stream Foundation: Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett; 425-316-8592, www.streamkeeper.org.
“How to Adopt a Stream — learn the 5 steps,” 7 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 15, $5 members, $7 nonmembers, registration required to 425-316-8592.
“Swans of Winter” lecture and field trip, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 17, meet at Northwest Stream Center, then attend field trip to Snohomish Basin, dress for weather, bring a sack lunch; trip recommended for middle schoolers to adults, limited to 15 participants; $75; advance ticket purchase required; details at 425-316-8592.
BIKES rides (www.bikesclub.org):
Monday Nite indoor training sessions, 6 p.m. starts, Mondays, through March 9, Stanwood Velo Sports, 8823 Viking Way, Stanwood; 360-629-6415.
Meandering Mondays, 25- to 40-plus-mile rides, various terrains, food stop; 425-743-7593.
Tuesday Nite ladies-only indoor training sessions, 6 p.m. starts, Tuesdays, through March 10, Stanwood Velo Sports, 8823 Viking Way, Stanwood; 360-629-6415.
Wednesday Night Rocket Roadies, various start times, strenuous pace, 11/2 to 21/2 hour rides; regroup for dinner; 425-359-2499.
Edmonds Parks &Recreation: 700 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-0227, www.reczone.org.
Olympic Fly Fisher Club class, Tuesdays, Jan. 13 through March 3, Edmonds plaza room; ages 14 and older, $42 registration fee, $30 supply fee due at first class; details at 425-771-0230
Everett Community College: 2000 Tower St., Everett; 425-388-9100, www.everettcc.edu.
Photographer and climber Carlos Buhler speaks, 6 p.m. Jan. 15, Baker Hall, Room 120; free.
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.
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest: 2930 Wetmore Ave., Ste. 3A (Everett office); 425-783-6000, fs.fed.us/R6/mbs. Events do not start at Everett office location; see individual listings.
Snowshoe walks, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Snoqualmie Pass; snowshoes provided, $10 donation per 90-minute outing, $20 for half-day tours; participants advised to dress appropriately, in layers; reservations required, 509-852-1062.
New program for 2009, “Kids on the Snow,” 1 p.m. Jan. 24, Feb. 28, March 21, for families, but no children under age 10; costs and details at 509-852-1062, after Jan. 2.
Pacific Science Center: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001, www.pacsci.org.
Kids-only snowshoe expeditions, drop-off 8 to 9 a.m. for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. trip, Feb. 16, trips start and end at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. SE, Bellevue; those in grades 3 through 6 can learn to identify animal tracks, among other skills; $55 Bellevue residents and PSC members, $65 nonmembers; registration required, online or at 206-443-2925.
Family snowshoe expeditions, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 7, for ages 8 and older, $40 adult, $35 child; meet at Snoqualmie Summit’s Nordic Center; registration required, online or at 206-443-2925.
Pilchuck Audubon Society: 360-563-0181, 360-435-3750, www.pilchuckaudubon.org.
Meet at 7 a.m. Jan. 13, Quil Ceda Village Wal-Mart for trip to Boundary Bay, Serpentine Fen and Blackie Spit in British Columbia; pack a lunch.
Wolf Camp Cooperative: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday earth skill workshops, various locations, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday workshops at Wolf Camp on Woods Lake, near Monroe. Registration required, $20 suggested donation each workshop, $15 per additional family member; 360-799-1997, www.wolfcamp.com.
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