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Meetings

• Genesee County Chapter of SCOPE, Cavalry Baptist Church, Batavia, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call (585) 201-2009.

• New York Walleye Association, American Legion Niagara Frontier Post No. 1041, 533 Amherst St., 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Planning for the July 13 and 14 Amara-Can Walleye Classic. Call 875-8148.

• Niagara Musky Association, The Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., City of Tonawanda, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call 225-3816.

• Pioneer Conservation Sportsmen Club Summer Picnic Meeting, Wilson Conservation Club, 10:30 a.m. Call Don Clark (791-4628).

• Central and WNY Chapter of Safari Club International, Michael’s Banquet Facility, 4885 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 7 p.m., July 10 (not the eve of July 4 this month). Call 565-1980.

Archery

• Tri-County Kingdom Archery Seventh Annual Youth Archery Camp, Pioneer Christian Fellowship, 303 Route 39 West, Arcade, July 19 and 20. For registration details, call (585) 567-4771.

Shooting sports

• Alden Rod & Gun Club Fall Trap League, 12 County Line Road, begins 6-9 p.m., July 12 and goes to Sept. 20, a 20-bird scratch league, all shooters welcome. Call 937-6612.

• WNY Outdoor Pistol League Match: Clarence at Ten-X, Lancaster, 8 a.m., July 7. Call Bob Guyder at 695-1725.

Certification classes

Hunter

• Erway’s, 4200 Willow Road, Wilson, 5:30-9:30 p.m., July 15-17. Call 778-9935 (5-9 p.m.), or 433-4189 (5-9 p.m.)

• Wilson Conservation Club, 2934 Wilson-Cambria Road, 6-9 p.m., July 17 and 19 and 9 a.m.-done, July 20. Call 751-9848 (5-9 p.m.)

Archery

• Creekwood Archery, 451 Lawrence Road, Brockport, 6-9 p.m., July 12, 1-4 p.m., July 13, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 14. Call (585) 392-2030 (4-9 p.m.)

Pistol

• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” 6 p.m., Tuesday. Call 822-1043 or go to swatstore.com.

• Firearms Training of WNY Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” VFW Post No. 1419, Hamburg, 6-9 p.m., July 10. Call 903-2558 or visit info@ftwny.com.

Boating

• U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 33 “About Boating Safely Course,” St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 1395 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga, 6-10 p.m., July 8 and 15. To register, call 901-0722 or email: flotilla33education@hotmail.com.

• U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 32 “Safe Boating and Jet Ski Class,” McKinley Mall, Community Room, Hamburg, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., July 13. To register, call 366-0899 or email: hamernid@verizon.net. For more class options, go to wnyboatsafe.org.

Shows/seminars

• Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsmen’s Rendezvous, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley, Aug. 9-11. For exhibitor information, call 492-0432.

Hiking/nature

• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java

Events: “Iroquois Observation Program: Purple Martin Nest Checks and Banding Observation (at Refuge headquarters) 10 a.m.-noon, Monday, to register, call (585) 948-5445; Center closed, trails open Tuesday; “Junior Audubon Club (middle and high-school students), 8-10 a.m., Saturday; “Walk at Knox Farm State Park – The Living Forest Floor,” 9 a.m., Saturday; “Observatory Public Viewing Night at Beaver Meadow,” dusk, Saturday; and “Family Walk at Beaver Meadow,” 2 p.m., July 7. Most events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to buffaloaudubon.org.

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Activities: “Science of our City at Canalside – Native Americans, Teachers of the Natural World,” 3-6 p.m., Tuesday; and “Trek Tifft,” 2-3:30 p.m., July 7. Registration required. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “Going Batty! Separating Bat Fact from Fiction,” 8 p.m., Tuesday; and “Stars of Stripes – Animal Décor,” 10:30 a.m., Saturday. For registration details and all programs, call 683-5959.

• Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Program: “Artpark Gorge Trail,” Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Saturday. For information and registration call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Events: “Como Park Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 651-9877; “Wednesday Night Mini-Hike, South Park,” 6:30 p.m., call 675-3989; “Hunters Creek Park,” 10:30 a.m., Saturday, call (585) 457-9892; and “Clarence,” 9 a.m., July 7, call 759-2628.

• Niagara Frontier Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club Events: For all events and extended weekend outings, visit adk-nfc.org.

• Hamburg Natural History Society Event: “Astronomy Night at Penn Dixie Site,” 8 p.m., Saturday. No preregistration required. Call 627-4560 or go to penndixie.org.

• Paths, Peaks and Paddles Events: “Annual Tuesday and Thursday Evening Stress Reducer Paddle.” For time and place, call 213-0350.

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Wildflower Walk,” 10 a.m., Wednesday; “Animal Walk – Butterfly Beauties,” 10 a.m., Saturday; “Letchworth Luau – Music and Food at the Pond,” noon, Saturday; and “Nature Walk – Highbanks Trail,” 1 p.m., July 7. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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