Discover Cascades' beauty

The first of three presentations by outdoors writers and photographers will feature professional photographer Alan L. Bauer.

Emphasizing the areas closest to hikers from South Sound, Bauer will discuss the adventure and beauty of the Washington Cascades from the northern Alpine Lakes Wilderness to the Columbia River Gorge.

Bauer’s books, “Day Hiking South Cascades,” “Day Hiking Mount Rainier” and “Day Hiking-Central Cascades,” will be available for purchase and signing after the 2-3:30 p.m. presentation Saturday at Olympia Timberland Regional Library, 313 8th Ave. S.E., Olympia. The event is free. For more details, call 360-352-0595 or go to www.TRL.org.