Free days in parks
The final free day of the year at Washington state parks is Tuesday (Nov. 11) in honor of Veterans Day. A Discover Pass will not be required to visit state parks. Most U.S. Forest Service day use fees will be waived Saturday (Nov. 8) through Veterans Day.
Fishing seminar and dinner
A steelhead fishing seminar and dinner will be offered on Nov. 14 at the Central Building in Pateros. The dinner costs $20 and begins at 6 p.m.; the presentation begins at 7 p.m. Kevin Van Bueren will demonstrate how to rig to catch Methow River steelhead on a fly; Keith Roe will show his techniques for catching steelhead on the Methow and Okanogan rivers with a bobber and jig; and Shane Magnuson will show how to catch steelhead on the main stem Columbia River on a bobber and jig. For more information, call (509) 923-2200.