Outdoors

Don’t miss

1 Venus, Mars conjunction

Such a conjunction is a celestial event where two or more objects will appear extremely close together in the night sky; the two bright planets will be visible within only half a degree of each other in the evening sky; ook to the west just after sunset Sunday (Feb. 22).


2 Used gear sale

The Olympia Mountaineers will hold a sale of used outdoor equipment; you do not need to be a member to buy items; cash purchases only, no credit cards will be taken; 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday; Columbian Hall, 6794 Martin Way E., Lacey; olympiamountaineers.org.


3 Basic bike maintenance

Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding safely and prolong the life of the bike; this introductory class is meant to help you take care of your bike; 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday; REI, 3825 S. Steele St., Tacoma; free; register at rei.com/tacoma; 253-671-1938.


4 Steelhead fishing tips

Fishing expert Terry Wiest will offer two sessions on steelhead fishing; the first will be on float fishing, at noon, and the second will be fishing for large steelhead, at 2 p.m.; Saturday; Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd. NE, Lacey; free; 360-252-3500.

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