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Meetings

• Niagara Musky Association, The Eldridge Club, 1 Broad St., City of Tonawanda, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call 225-3816.

• New York Walleye Association, American Legion Niagara Frontier Post No. 1041, 533 Amherst St., 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 875-8149.

• WNY Chapter of Safari Club International, 4885 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 7 p.m., Wednesday. Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard and State Senator Patrick Gallivan will discuss, “Updated information on the New York SAFE Act.” Call 565-1980.

Archery

• Hawkeye Bowmen Labor Day Shoot, 13300 Clinton St., Marilla, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday. Kitchen open at 6 a.m., registrations 7 a.m.-noon, course open 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 998-4857.

• Erie County Conservation Society 3-D Archery Shoots, 13319 Miller Ave., Chaffee, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 8 and 15, 30 targets, adults $15, kids under age 14 free. Call 560-9613.

• Double T Archery Club Annual Harvest Shoot, 1120 French Road, Amherst, Sept. 14-15. Call 913-5478, 693-0331 or go to doubletarchery.com.

• Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival, Sullivan County Fairgrounds, Forksville, Pa., Sept. 13-15. Go to pabowhunters.com.

Shooting sports

• North Forest Rod & Gun Club “Ladies Shoot ‘n Hoot Fourth Annual Women Conquering Outdoor Adventure,” 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 14. For registration details, call Colleen Gaskill (439-1464) or Kathy Kristy (696-2434).

• WNY Outdoor Practical Pistol League, Ten-X Shooting Club, 853 Ransom Road, Lancaster, Sept. 18. Call Bob Guyder (695-1725).

Certification classes

Hunter/bowhunter

• Franklinville Conservation Club, 3040 Bakerstand Road, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday and Sept. 8. Pre-register at the club, noon-9 p.m., Call 676-3115.

Hunter

• Clymer Conservation Club, Route 474, 6-9 p.m., Friday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. Call 355-4594.

• Falconer Rod & Gun Club, Buffalo Street Extension, Falconer, 6-7 p.m., Friday, 6-10 p.m., Sept. 13 and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sept. 14. Call Register at first class.

• Carroll Rod & Gun Club, Frew Run Road, Frewsburg, 10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 14, 5:45-10 p.m., Sept. 18 and 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 21. Register at first class.

• Alden Rod & Gun Club Home Study Course, 12 County Line Road, 7-10 p.m., Wednesday and 8 a.m.-done, Saturday. Call (585) 599-6431 or (585) 937-9536.

• LaSalle Sportsmen’s Club, 2445 Tuscarora Road, Niagara Falls, 6 p.m., Sept. 11, 6-10:30 p.m., Sept. 12 and 18 and 6 p.m.-done, Sept. 19. Call 297-0410.

• Holland Rod & Gun Club, Route 16, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sept. 14 and 15. Call 692-7660.

• Hamburg Rod & Gun Club, Hickox Road, 6-10 p.m., Sept. 16, 17 and 19. Register in person at the club.

• Frontiersmen’s VFW Post No. 7545, 110 Elgin St., City of Tonawanda, 6-10 p.m., Sept. 17, 19 and 20. Call 627-9861.

Archery

• Doc’s Archery Range, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday and 8 a.m.-done, Saturday. Call 693-2703.

• Erways, 4200 Willow Road, Wilson, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Sept. 9 and 10. Call 778-9935 or 433-4189.

• Wellsville Rod & Gun Club, Weidrich Road, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Sept. 9 and 8:30 a.m.-done, Sept. 14. Register one hour before the first class.

• Hawkeye Bowmen, 13330 Clinton St., Alden, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 14. Call 633-5324 (6-8 p.m.).

• Town of Hamburg Recreation Dept. Home Study Course, 2982 Lakeview Road, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 14. Call 646-5145 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.).

• East Aurora Fish and Game Club, 1018 Luther Road, 8:30 a.m.-done, Sept. 15. Pre-register at the club, 10-11 a.m., Saturday. Call 549-7251.

• Wolcott Guns, 3052 Walden Ave., Depew, 6-10:30 p.m., Sept. 23 and 24. Pre-register at the gun range in person, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday.

• Clymer Conservation Club, Route 474, 8-10 a.m., Sept. 14, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 21. Register at First class.

Pistol

• Firearms Training of WNY Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” American Legion Cadille Post, Niagara Falls, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday; and “multi-State Permit Class,” Clarion Hotel, Dunkirk, 5:45-9:45 p.m., Sept. 10. Call 903-2558 or go to info@ftwny.com.

• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna: “8-Hour Pre-Assignment Class,” 8:30 a.m., Wednesday; and “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” 10 a.m., Saturday. Call 822-1043 or go to swatstore.com.

• Jim Carr Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” Freeman’s Sport Shop, Akron, 6 p.m., Thursday; and “Utah-Arizona-Florida Pistol Permit Class,” Genesee County SCOPE, Batavia, 9 a.m., Sept. 14. Call 778-9431.

Trapping

• Pine Valley Rod & Gun Club, Cottage Road, South Dayton, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday. Call 257-9045 (5:30-8 p.m.).

• Middleport Rod & Gun Club, Mountain and Freeman Rds., 8 a.m.-done, Saturday. Call 439-5862 evenings.

• Pine Valley Rod & Gun Club, South Dayton, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sept. 7. Call 257-9045 (5:30-8 p.m.)

Wilderness first aid

• NYS Guide’s Association, White Otter Fish and Game Club, Woodgate, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 28. Call Sheila or Sonny Young at (518) 359-8194.

Shows/seminars

• 2013 Antique Boat Show, Buffalo Launch Club, 503 E. River Road, Grand Island, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sept. 7. For registration details, go to oldboatsbuffalo.org.

• George Washington Club Super Sportsmen’s Raffle, 2085 Niagara St., 1-5 p.m., Sept. 28. Call 873-1905.

Banquets/fundraisers

• WNY Chapter 29 Pheasants Forever Banquet, Classics Banquet Hall, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, Sept. 14. For reservations, call Bob Ridge (568-1619) or Dave Kern (433-3547).

Hiking/nature

• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java. Events: “Walk at Knox Farm State Park-Forest Ferns,” 9 a.m., Saturday; and “Homestead Festival,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. Most events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to buffaloaudubon.org.

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. “Science of Our City at Canalside-Citizen Science,” 3-6 p.m., Tuesday; “Wellness Walk,” 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday; “Dragons and Damsels of the Deep,” 2-3:30 p.m., Saturday; and “Tifft Trek,” 2-3:30 p.m., Sept. 1. Registration required. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “After-School Escape (for grades K-5),” 4:30 p.m., Thursday; and “Fungi with a Fun Gal,” 10 a.m., Saturday. For registration details and all Environmental Education Center programs, call 683-5959.

• Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Program: “End of Summer Devil’s Hole Bike Ride,” Devil’s Hole State Park,” 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sept. 21, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Events: “Birdsong Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 560-1852; “Wednesday Night Mini-Hike, Ellicott Creek Trailway,” 6:30 p.m., call 866-1233; “Como Park,” 6 p.m., Thursday, call 903-9046; “Akron Falls State Park,” 10 a.m., Saturday, call 439-0062; ”Clarence,” 9 a.m., Sept. 8, call 759-2628; and “Explore Buffalo-Museum District and Elmwood Village,” Sept. 8, call 254-4285.

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

• Buffalo Orienteering Club Event: Olmsted Challenge in Delaware Park, leisurely or as a race in 2K orienteering course, registration 10-10:45 a.m. start at 11 a.m., Sept. 8. A $10 fee includes detailed map. Call 837-3737 or go to buffalo-orienteering.org.

• Hamburg Natural History Society Events: “Penn Dixie Exhibit at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Festival,” LaSalle Park, Saturday; and “Special Event – Fossil and Astronomy Program at Penn Dixie,” 1-4 p.m., Sept. 8. Call 627-4560 or go to penndixie.org.

• Buffalo Ornithological Society and NYS Purple Martin Project “Purple Martin Fall Roost Site Field Trip,” Buckhorn Island State Park, Grand Island, 5:45 p.m., Saturday.

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Geology Walk,” 10 a.m., Monday; “How the Gorge was Formed,” 12:30 p.m., Monday; “Glen Iris Estate Walk,” 2 p.m., Monday; “Fern Walk,” 10 a.m., Wednesday; “Shelf Island Hike,” 10 a.m., Thursday; “18th Annual Glen Iris 5K Run,” 10 a.m., Saturday; and “Genesee Valley Greenway Hike,” 1 p.m., Sept. 8. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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