1 Winter camping basics
This session is for those people who have camped during the other seasons, but not the winter; learn how to plan, stay warm, select the appropriate gear and what to expect when setting up and during your overnight stay; 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday; REI, 3825 S. Steele St., Tacoma; free; register at rei.com/tacoma; 253-671-1938.
2 Walk to Priest Point
This Capitol Volkssport Club walk will take participants to Priest Point Park; it is a 10-kilometer walk with 5K, 12K and 21K options; walk along Olympia’s waterfront to the park and the Garfield Nature Trail; 10 a.m. Thursday; meet at the Bayview Thriftway, 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia; free; capitolvolkssportclub.org.
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3 C limate and birds
There will be presentations on birds and climate change by Krystal Kyer, as well as the Clean Fuel Campaign by Sameer Ranade, at the meeting of the Tahoma Audubon Society; 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday; 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma; free; tahomaaudubon.org.
4 Tenino CUPPA ride
These Capital Bicycle Club rides leave each Saturday from rotating start points; this ride will cover about 32 miles at a moderate pace (14-16 mph); if the weather is too bad, riders will relax and have a cuppa java instead; be ready to leave at 10:30 a.m. from Tenino Market, 639 Lincoln Ave. E., Tenino; capitalbicycleclub.org.