Outdoors calendar

  • Friday, January 9, 2009 1:41pm
  • Life

Events

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.

    To submit an item for the Outdoors calendar, e-mail features@heraldnet.com or send it to [“]Outdoors Calendar,” The Herald, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206.

    Talk to us

  • More in Life

    Josh Haazard Stands inside his workspace, the HaazLab, where he creates a variety of cosplay props and other creative gadgets, on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at his home in Monroe, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
    This contraption crafter turns junk into sci-fi weaponry

    Joshamee “The Chief” Haazard is a costume prop maker in Monroe. He transforms trash into treasure.

    Shawn McQuiller of Kool & The Gang performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, on Sunday, May 8, 2022, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
    Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

    Kool & The Gang and Average White Band are coming soon to a casino near you. Queensryche also is due in Arlington.

    For your kids’ sake, stress less about their grades this school year

    Don’t make a big deal over grades. Instead, encourage out-of-classroom activities and remember, learning is supposed to be fun.

    At the prehistoric fortress of Dun Aengus, the dramatic west cliffs of Ireland meet the turbulent sea as Europe comes to an abrupt end. (Rick Steves' Europe)
    Enjoy the simple life on Ireland’s starkly beautiful Aran Islands

    Three limestone islands make up the Aran Islands: Inishmore, Inishmaan, and Inisheer.

    American Queen changes COVID protocols; can I get a refund?

    fter American Queen changes its COVID protocols, Patricia Voorhees Furlong and her husband want to skip their river cruise. Is that allowed? Or, will they lose out on $7,858?

    Preston Brust, left, and Chris Lucas of LOCASH perform during CMA Fest 2022 on Thursday, June 8, 2022, at the Chevy Riverfront Stage in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
    Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

    The country music duo Locash drops by the Angel of the Winds Casino on Saturday. And there’s the Summer Meltdown festival at its new home near Snohomish all weekend.

    ‘Poco Orange’ Red Hot Poker. (Terra Nova Nurseries)
    Warmer weather means brighter, hotter colors in the garden

    Here are seven plants that will bring a blazing pop of color to your outdoor spaces.

    Erika Weinert, an Everett-based mother, editor and now author, sits at her home workspace and holds her first published book, “Cursing with Style” on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
    What the @#$%! Everett mom publishes a dictionary of curse words

    Erika M. Weinert, 42, a copy editor who does business as The Werd Nerd, wrote “Cursing with Style.”

    The 2022 Lexus GX has a 301-horsepower V8 engine, six-speed automatic transmission, and full time all-wheel drive. (Lexus)
    Updated 2022 Lexus GX 460 expands list of standard features

    Navigation and a 10.3-inch multimedia system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are included.

    Most Read