Benefit for Estuary Association
Olympia Little Theatre will do a production of “Circle Mirror Transformation” to benefit the South Sound Estuary Association; the association provides beach and marine education programs in the South Sound; 7:55 p.m. Tuesday; Olympia Little Theatre, 1925 Miller Ave. NE, Olympia; $15 per person; 360-915-0773 or sseacenter.org.
Learn about weather patterns
Learn about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) through hands on activities; this month’s program is about experimenting with weather patterns; for ages 8 and older; 4-5 p.m. Wednesday; South Hill Library, 15420 Meridian E., South Hill; free; 253-548-3303, piercecountylibrary.org.
Cocktails and Fish Tales
A new speaker series by Harbor WildWatch; have food and drinks, then learn about the region’s natural history; for 21 and older; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Morso, 9014 Peacock Hill Ave., Gig Harbor; $5 for non-members; harborwildwatch.org.
Walking through Yelm
Join this Capitol Volkssport Club walk through the town of Yelm and on trails; this is an 11-kilometer walk with a 5-kilometer option; be ready to start at 10 a.m. Thursday; Safeway, 1109 Yelm Ave. S., Yelm; free, unless walking for credit; capitolvolkssportclub.org.
Lend a hand cleaning beach
Help clean up the beach at Point Defiance; volunteers are needed to work with Metro Parks Tacoma to clean debris and garbage; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday; meet at Point Defiance Marina, 5912 N. Waterfront Dr., Tacoma; free; metroparkstacoma.org.
Paper airplane flight school
Learn how to make paper airplanes, from simple to complex; take part in distance and soft landing contests; 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday; Olympic Flight Museum, 7637-A Old Highway 99 SE, Olympia; $7 per participant and $5 for spectators and general admission; 360-705-3925, olympicflightmuseum.com.