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Outdoors calendar for Jan. 19


• Canandaigua Lake Chapter Trout Unlimited, American Legion Post No. 256, 454 North Main St., 7:30 p.m., Monday. Guest speaker: Eric Dodd of Wild Water Fly Fishing. Call (585) 360-1812.

• Niagara River Anglers Association, Jetport Restaurant, 7100 Porter Road, Niagara Falls, 7 p.m., Monday. Call (585) 457-3883.

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

• Federated Sportsmen’s Clubs of Cattaraugus County, American Legion Post No 531, Little Valley 7:30 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.

• Chautauqua County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Falconer Rod & Gun Club, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday. Call 640-2776.

• Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, 7:30 p.m., Thursday. Call 440-6995.


• Niagara Region 2014 3-D Winter League, Erie County Conservation Society, 11319 Miller Road, Chaffee, register sunrise to 1 p.m., call Greg Gattie (560-9613).

• WNY 2014 3-D Winter League, Glen Coe Conservation Society, 9869 Foote Road, Glenwood, 7 a.m., call Dave Procknal (337-0733).

• Doc’s Archery Leagues, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda (in the Wurlitzer Bldg.): Tuesday Nite Vegas Target League, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Thursday Nite 300 Round Target League, 7 p.m.; and Saturday Youth Programs, sessions at 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., youths must preregister each week. For details, call 693-2703.

• Double T Archery Club 10th Annual Cabin Fever Shoot, 1120 N. French Road, Amherst, Feb. 22-23. Free overnight camping available. For details, go to TTArchery.org.Shooting sports

• Boston Valley Conservation Society hosts the NYS Rifle and Pistol Association and Indoor Pistol Championship, 9624 Zimmerman Road, Boston, March 1-2. For entry details, Jim Bugenhagen (200-3466) or email: Jimbuggie@aol.com.

Certification classes


• Jim Carr Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” Freeman’s Sport Shop, Akron, 6 p.m., Tuesday; and “Utah-Arizona-Florida Pistol Permit Class,” hosted by Genesee County SCOPE, Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia, 9 a.m., Saturday and a “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” 6 p.m., Jan. 28, call 778-9431.

• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” 6 p.m., Tuesday; “8-Hour Annual In-Service Class,” 9 a.m., Thursday and 9 a.m., Saturday. Call 822-1043 or go to swatstore.com.

• Firearms Training of WNY Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” VFW Post No. 1419, 2985 Lakeview Road, Hamburg, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday. Call 903-2558 or go to info@ftwny.com.


• Shawnee Fire Hall, 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn, Tuesday. To pre-register, call Rodger Johnston at 731-2174.


• Orvis Buffalo Free Fly Tying 101 Class, Eastern Hills Mall, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday. To register, call 276-7200.

• Niagara Frontier Gun Shows: J.W. Jones Hall, 354 Leicester St., Caledonia, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., today; and Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Dept., Medina, Feb. 15-16. Go to nfgshows.com.

• Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoors Expo, Conference and Events Center, Friday-Jan. 26. Go to niagarafishingexpo.com.

• Greater Olean Area Outdoor and Rec Sport Show, Good Times of Olean Events Center, Saturday-Jan. 26. Go to oleanny.com/SportsShow.


• Southtowns Walleye Association “Gun Raffle Gathering,” 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 1-5 p.m., Feb. 22. Drawing ticket includes food and refreshments. For details, call 649-8202.


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Events: “School Holiday Nature Day,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday; and “Winter Gulls at Artpark State Park with Naturalist Tom Kerr,” 9 a.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., Event: “Wellness Walk (all ages),” 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday. Registration required. For details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “After School Escape (for students in K-grade 5),” 4:30 p.m., Thursday; “Moonlight Cross Country Ski Tour,” 6:30 p.m., Thursday; and “Winter Wonderland in the Woods (for kids, no registration required),” 1-4 p.m., Saturday. For registration details , call 683-5959.

• Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Programs: “Ice Bridge of Niagara,” Niagara Falls State Park, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday; and “Chautauqua Lake Cross Country Ski,” 10 a.m.-noon, Jan. 26, call 549-1050.

• Foothills Trail Club Events: “Lancaster Heritage Park – Hike or Cross Country Ski,” 10 a.m., Monday, call 601-7535; “Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve – Hike, Snowshoe or Cross Country Ski,” 10 a.m., Thursday, call 208-6319; “Fridays In the Park – Hike, Cross Country Ski or Snowshoe at Clarence Town Park,” 10 a.m., Friday, call 759-6442; “Bond Lake Park-Hike or Snowshoe,” 10 a.m., Saturday, call 405-7121, and “Hunters Creek Park”, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 26, call (585) 457-9892.

• Earth Spirit Winter Snowshoe Hike Series: Delaware Park, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday. Register in advance at earthspiritedu.org/events.

• Buffalo Ornithological Society Event: “January Waterfowl Count and Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Survey”, today. For details, call Jim Landau (941-3869).

• Hamburg Natural History Society Events: “Unraveling the Geological History of Mars” discussion by Kevin Williams, Gateway Executive Office Auditorium, 3556 Lake Shore Road, Blasdell, 7 p.m., Wednesday; and “Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing or Nature Walk at Penn Dixie Site,” 10 a.m., Saturday. Call 627-4560 or go to penndixie.org.

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

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “St. Helena Valley-West Trek,” 10 a.m., Thursday; “Novice Nature Ski Hike,” 1 p.m., Saturday and Jan. 26; “Winter Wonder Walk,” 2:30 p.m., Saturday; “Adventure Nature Ski Hike,” 10 a.m., Jan. 26. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

Send items 15 days in advance to Will Elliott, 9777 Bernd Road, Pavilion, N.Y., 14525 or email odrswill@gmail.com.

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