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Meetings

• Niagara River Anglers Association, Jetport Restaurant, 7100 Porter Road, Niagara Falls, 7 p.m., Monday. Call (585) 765-9122.

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

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

• Siberian Husky Club of the Niagara Frontier, Nike Base Community Center, Grand Island, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Go to shcnf.com.

• Southtowns Walleye Association, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 649-8202.

• Lake Erie Chapter of Federation of Fly Fishers, American Legion Post No. 735, 35 Legion Pkwy., West Seneca, fly tying at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday. Call 675-4766 or 549-1977.

• Niagara County Chapter of SCOPE, American Legion Post No. 830, Ransomville, 7 p.m., Thursday. Call 791-4628 or (585) 733-5968.

• Erie County Chapter of SCOPE, VFW Post No. 8113, “The Chicken Coop,” 299 Lydecker Road, West Seneca, 7 p.m., Thursday. Call 825-4174, 655-4665 or 846-5448.

Archery

• Hawkeye Bowmen Shoots, 13300 Clinton St., Marilla: Registration for the Traditional Shoot ends today at 2 p.m.; Labor Day Shoot, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 2. For details, call 998-4857.

Shooting sports

• WNY Practical Pistol League Match, Tonawanda Sportsmen’s Club, Pendleton, outdoor range, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., Aug. 25. Contact WNYPPL Group on Facebook or email: info@wnyppl.net.

• WNY Outdoor Practical Pistol League, Ten-X, 853 Ransom Road, Lancaster, registrations 8 a.m.-noon, Aug. 25. Call Bob Guyder (695-1725).

• North Forest Rod & Gun Club “Ladies Shoot ’N Hoot 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).

Certification classes

Hunter/bowhunter

• Franklinville Conservation Club, 3040 Bakerstand Road, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 7-8. Preregister at the club, noon-9 p.m. Call 676-3115.

• Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, Sept. 14-15. Pick up study materials 7-8 p.m., Aug. 30. Call 681-5690.

Hunter

• Sheridan Park Fire Co., 738 Sheridan Park, Tonawanda, 6-10:30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Call 627-9861 or 874-1206.

• Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, Mullett Street, Dunkirk, 5-10:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday. Call 366-3397 or 595-3917 after 1 p.m.

• Eden-North Collins Rod & Gun Club, 2404 Sand Rock Road, Eden, 6-10 p.m., Aug. 26-28. Call 432-3049.

• Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road, North Tonawanda, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Aug. 26-28. Call 694-9414 (10 a.m.-10 p.m.).

• 3-F Club, 9094 Swann Road, Lewiston, 6-10 p.m., Aug. 27 and Sept. 3 and 10. Call 791-3809 or 282-0625.

• Evans Rod & Gun Club Home Study Course, Cain Road, Angola, 8 a.m.-done, Sept. 14. Pick up study materials at 9 a.m., Saturday. To register, call 549-7251.

Archery

• Nick’s Sporting Goods, 1211 Kenmore Ave., 6-10 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday. Call 875-9218.

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

• Somerset Conservation Club, Johnson Creek Road, Barker, 6-8 p.m., Friday and 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. Call (585) 765-9633.

• Allied Sportsmen’s Club, 12847 Clinton St., Marilla, Home Study Course, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. To register, call 474-0460, 6-9 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Pistol

• Firearms Training of WNY Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” Northtowns Center, Williamsville, 6-9 p.m., Aug. 27; and “Multi-State Permit Class,” Northtown Center, Williamsville, 5:45-9:45 p.m., Aug. 29. Call 903-2558.

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

• Jim Carr Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” Genesee County SCOPE, Batavia, 6 p.m., Thursday, call 778-9431.

Trapping

• Middleport Rod & Gun Club, Mountain and Freeman roads, 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.).

Waterfowl identification

• Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Thursday. Call 681-5690.

Shows/seminars

• Ducks Unlimited Green Wing/Youth Outdoor Experience Day, Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, for youths 17 and younger. A $5 fee includes a DU membership, lunch and gift. Youths under age 16 must attend with an adult. For registration details, call George Rockey at 674-3075.

• Salamanca Professional Firefighters Sportsmen’s Show, Green Gable Village, Route 219, between Salamanca and Great Valley, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 25. Call Jim Miller (938-6928).

• Bog Trotters Rifle & Pistol Club Annual Gun Show, American Legion Post No. 880, 2912 Legion Drive, Eden, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 25. For details, call Tom Vanderbosch (257-3510).

• 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.

Banquets/fundraisers

• WNY Chapter 29 Pheasants Forever Banquet, Classics’ V 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: “Paddle and Dine,” 6 p.m., Saturday; and “Family Walk at Beaver Meadow,” 2 p.m., Aug. 25. Most events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to buffaloaudubon.org.

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. “Nature’s Circle: Terrific Turtles (for ages 2-3),” 10:30-11:15 a.m., Tuesday; “Science of Our City at Canalside – Byron Dig, Paleontology in WNY,” 3-6 p.m., Tuesday; “Full Sturgeon Moon Stroll,” 8-9:30 p.m., Wednesday; “Wellness Walk,” 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday; and “Tifft Trek,” 2-3:30 p.m., Aug. 25. Registration required. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew. Program: “Family Full Moon Nature Walk,” 8:30 p.m., Tuesday; “Exploring Wetlands: Beaver Island State Park,” 10 a.m., Wednesday; and “Summer Flowers and Berries,” 10:30 a.m., Saturday. For registration details and all programs, call 683-5959.

• Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Programs: “Scenic Bike Ride along the Gorge and Fridays on Old Falls Street,” 6-8 p.m., Friday, call 282-5154; and “Niagara River Photo Hike — Devil’s Hole to Whirlpool State Park,” 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 25, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club events: “Chestnut Ridge Park Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 651-9877; “Wednesday Night Mini-Hike, Delaware Park,” 6:30 p.m., call 823-8156; “Allegany State Park – Coon Run Road to Route 346,” 8:30 a.m., Saturday, call 675-3989; and “Clarence,” 9 a.m., Aug. 25, call 759-2628.

• Niagara Frontier Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club Events: For events, visit adk-nfc.org.

• Buffalo Ornithological Society Event: “Canadian Shoreline for Shorebirds,” 7 a.m., Aug. 25. Call Doug Happ (649-1297).

• Hamburg Natural History Society Events: “Penn Dixie Science Adventure Summer Day Camp (ages 8-12),” 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday. For registration forms, call 627-4560 or go to penndixie.org.

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

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Learn about Letchworth Series ‘Outside the Gates of Letchworth State Park,’ ” 7 p.m., Tuesday; “Stone Tool Craftsmen Show,” 10 a.m., Friday, Saturday and Aug. 25. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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