• Canandaigua Lake Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Canandaigua VA Medical Center, Building 5 Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Monday. Ms. Tracy Brown, TU Northeastern Restoration Coordinator, will discuss “Stream Restoration and Millennium Funds for the Cohocton River Watershed.” Call (585) 360-1812 or go to

• 3-F Club, 904 Swann Rd., Lewiston, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 791-3809.

• Federated Sportsmen’s Clubs of Cattaraugus County, Little Valley Legion, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call 532-5082.

• Siberian Husky Club of the Niagara Frontier, Nike Base Community Center, Grand Island, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Visit

Shooting sports

• Five Point Rod & Gun Club House League, Wyoming, begins Jan. 6, 2013, a 25-bird trap and skeet event held simultaneously. Shoot one or both. Call (585) 739-5661.

Certification classes


• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, “8-Hour Pre-Assignment Class,” 8:30 a.m., Monday. Call 822-1043 or go to

• Firearms Training of WNY Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Classes,” Northtown Center, Williamsville, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday and 1:30-4:30 p.m., Nov. 25; and “Utah, Florida & Arizona Conceal Carry Class,” Clarion Hotel, Dunkirk, 5:45-9:45 p.m., Nov. 27. Call 903-2558 or go to

• Mike Repko Basic NRA Pistol Course, by appointment. Call 652-0374.

• Jim Carr Utah/Arizona/Florida Pistol Permit Class, Niagara Gun Range, North Tonawanda 9 a.m., Dec. 1. Call 693-4000.


• Niagara Frontier Collectors Clarence Show: The Events Building, Main St., Clarence, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 1 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 2. Call 542-9929 or go to


• 18th Annual Safari Club International Game Feast, Michael’s Banquet Facility, Hamburg, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 14. For reservations, call Marvin Winter (984-2773), Mark Mann (655-1784) or Robert Keicher (668-1332 ext. 311).

• New York State Conservation Council Fundraiser, Southtowns Walleye Association Clubhouse, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Dec. 15. For more details call 655-0975 or 640-2776.


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Rd., North Java. Events: The Center will close at 1 p.m. Wed. and open at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Trails are always open; and “Member Hike Beaver Meadow, with Bill Michalek, 10 a.m., Nov. 25. All programs are by pre-registration unless noted. For all programs, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10), or go to

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Activities: “Nature’s Circle: Gobble, Gobble (for ages 2-3),” 10:30-11:15 a.m., Monday; and “Tifft Trek,” 2-3:30 p.m., Nov. 25. For programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “Turkey Trek,” 10:30 a.m., Friday; and “Wellness Walk,” 10:30 a.m., Saturday. For registration details and all programs, call 683-5959.

• Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Program: “Deck the Halls,” New York Power Authority, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 8; call 286-6661.

• Foothills Trail Club Events: “Chestnut Ridge Park Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 651-9877; “Como Park,” 10 a.m., Saturday, call 681-7192; and “Lancaster – A Walk Through the Village,” 11:30 a.m., Nov. 25, call 860-5809.

• Niagara Frontier Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club. For club events and extended weekend outings, visit

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Old Growth Forest Visit –Dehgayasoh Valley Woods,” 10 a.m., Saturday. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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