GO TAKE A HIKE! Join REI staff at the Portage Public Library to learn about the basics of hiking. In this free program, REI experts will share tips and tricks on all aspects of hiking. Learn about trip planning, essential items, equipment, safety precautions, along with local resources and places to go. This program will occur Wednesday July 25th at 5:30pm in the Bidwell Room. Ages 13 & up are welcome. Registration is required for this program. To register go to REI’s website at www.rei.com/event/hiking-basics/portage/206988. If you have any questions please call 608-742-4959 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.