• New York Walleye Association, American Legion Niagara Frontier Post 1041, 533 Amherst St., 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 875-8148.

• Niagara River Anglers Association, The Eldredge Club, 7 Broad St., City of Tonawanda, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call 225-3816.

• Erie County Trappers Association, Hamburg Rod & Gun Club, Hickox Road, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 377-2556.

• Wyoming/Genesee County Chapter of Pheasants Forever, Louie’s Lounge, Attica, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call (585) 591-0339.

• Genesee County Chapter of SCOPE, Calvary Baptist Church, Batavia, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call (585) 494-2314.

• Allied Sportsmen’s Club, 12846 Clinton St., Marilla, 7 p.m., Wednesday. Call 937-3615.

• Buffalo Nordic Ski Club, Gander Mountain Lodge, Town of Tonawanda, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday. Open to members and non-members.

• Iroquois Arms Collectors Association, Frontier Volunteer Fire Co., Niagara Falls, 8 p.m., Wednesday. Call 791-4628.

• Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Route 78, Lockport, 7 p.m., Thursday. Call 636-0519.

• WNY Environmental Federation, Hoak’s Restaurant, Hamburg, 1 p.m., Jan. 13. Call Zen Olow (640-2776).


• WNY Field Archers and Bowhunters Indoor Shoot, Double T Archery at Doc’s Archery, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, 8 and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Thursday. Call 693-2703.

• Niagara Region 2013 Winter 3-D League, Wilson Conservation Club, sunrise to 1 p.m., Jan. 13. Call Shawn Galyen (698-3396) or Mike Melcher (930-7500).

• WNY 2013 Winter 3-D League, Collins Conservation Club, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Jan. 13. Call Ike Loretto (803-9096).

• Collins Conservation Club 3-D Archery Shoot, Conger Road, an indoor league, shooting for 10 weeks begins Jan. 17. Call 803-9096 or 337-0126.

Shooting sports

• Five Point Rod & Gun Club House League, 463 Transit Road, Wyoming, starts today. Call Jim Davis at (585) 739-5661.

• Alden Rod & Gun Club Winter Trap League, 12 County Line Road, begins Jan. 13. For details, call Tom Ess (937-6612).

Certification classes


• Scio Rod & Gun Club, 3978 Vandermark Road, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Jan. 21 and 9 a.m.-done, Jan. 26. Register at the club one hour before the first class.


• Firearms Training of WNY Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” VFW Post No. 1419, 2985 Lakeview Road., Hamburg, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday; and Quality Inn, Hamburg, 1-4 p.m., Saturday. “Utah, Florida and Arizona Conceal Carry Class,” Quality Inn, Hamburg, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday. Call 903-2558 or go to

• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, “16-Hour On the Job Training Class,” 8:30 a.m., Friday and Jan. 14. Call 822-1043 or go to

• Jim Carr “Arizona-Florida-Utah Pistol Permit Class,” K&K Guns, Varysburg, 8 a.m., Saturday. Call (585) 535-0248.


• Empire State Arms Collectors Original Rochester Gun Show, (new location) Rochester Tech Park, 789 Elmgrove Road, Bldg. No. 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., today. Call (585) 226-6211.

• Niagara Frontier Collectors Caledonia Gun Show, J.W. Jones Fire Hall, 354 Leicester St. (Route 36), (new show site), Jan. 19 and 20. Call 542-9929 or go to

• Greater Rochester Southern Tier Branch of Quality Deer Management Association Free Seminar, Honeoye Falls-Lima School Auditorium, 83 East St., Honeoye Falls, 7 p.m., Jan. 21. For more details, call Mike Edwards at (585) 813-2021.


• Big Buck Classic Awards Banquet, Delevan Firemen Training Center, 1006 North Main St. (Route 16), Delevan, 5 p.m., Jan. 19. Go to

• Wyoming County Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation, Alexander Recreation Hall, 10708 Route 98, Attica, Jan. 19. Call Scott Nichols at (585) 786-0760.


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java. Events: “Junior Audubon Club (for middle and high school students),” 10 a.m., Saturday. 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: “Wellness Walk,” 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “Advance Skiing (for experienced cross country skiers, adults and ages 10 and older),” 6:30 p.m., Tuesday; “After School Escape (for grades K-5),” 4:30 p.m., Thursday; “Frozen Forest Snowshoe Walk,” 10:30 a.m. Saturday; and “Learn to Ski – Basic Cross-Country Skiing,” 1 p.m., Jan. 13. For registration details and information all Environmental Education Center programs, call 683-5959.

• Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Programs: “Winter Tracking Fun,” Evangola State Park, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, call 549-1050; “Ice Bridge Display and Walk to Prospect Point,” Niagara Falls State Park, 10 a.m.-Noon Saturday; and “Winter Trail Days,” Reservoir State Park, 1-3 p.m., Saturday, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Events: “Lancaster Heritage Trail – Hike or Snowshoe,” 1 p.m., Monday, call 601-7535; “Park Country Club — Cross Country Ski or Hike (depending on weather),” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 833-3851; “Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve Events: “Snowshoe,” 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, call 646-5034, “Hike, Snowshoe or Cross Country Ski,” 10 a.m. Thursday, call 208-6319, and “Cross Country Ski,” 6:30 p.m., Thursday, call 646-5034; “Sprague Brook Park – Hike or Snowshoe,” 10:30 a.m., Saturday, call 655-0699; and “Tifft Nature Preserve,” 1:30 p.m., Jan. 13, call 646-5034.

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

• Buffalo Nordic Ski Club Open House, Daemen College Wick Center, 4380 Main St., Amherst, 7:30-10 p.m., Wednesday. Free and open to all interested in cross country skiing.

• Hamburg Natural History Society Event: “Cross County Skiing, Snowshoeing or Nature Walk at Penn Dixie Site,” 10 a.m., Saturday. Call 627-4560 or visit

• Paths, Peaks and Paddles Events: “Tuesday Evening Hiking or Snowshoeing,” 1000 Ellicott Creek Road, Town of Tonawanda, 6 p.m.; and “Seventh Annual Winter Trails Event,” Ellicott Creek Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. Call 213-0350 or go to

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Kisil Point Trek,” 10 a.m., Thursday; “Novice Nature Ski Hike,” 1 p.m., Saturday and Jan. 13; “Winter Wonder Walk,” 2:30 p.m., Saturday; and “Intermediate Nature Ski Hike,” 2:30 p.m., Jan. 13. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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