Dec. 12: Vancouver USAV Walking Club Christmas at Fort Vancouver Walk, start 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Clark College Hanna Hall lobby, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, free, all must register, $3 for credit, 3.1 or 6.2 miles on city sidewalks, street shoulders and paved trails. Contact: Burt Painter, 360-798-8485 or walkeriii@comcast.net.

Dec. 15: Forever Young Hikes Pittock Mansion loop, 5 miles with 800 feet elevation gain in Portland, bring money for lunch and a beverage stop, 50-plus, $14 Vancouver residents, $16 for others, transportation from Luepke Center. Call 360-487-7100 or 360-487-7001 to register.