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Outdoors calendar for the week of July 10

Meetings

• Cattaraugus County Chapter of SCOPE, Franklinville Conservation Club, 3040 Bakerstand Road, 6:30 p.m. Monday. Call 968-2720 or 373-3322.

• Orleans County Chapter of SCOPE, VFW Post No. 4635, 38 North Platt St., Albion, 7 p.m. Monday. Call (585) 5893-6918.

• Erie County Conservation Society, 13319 Miller Ave., Chaffee, 7 p.m., Monday, call (585) 457-3883.

• Erie County Trappers Association, Hamburg Rod & Gun Club, Hickox Road, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call 337-2556.

• Genesee County Chapter of SCOPE, Cavalry Baptist Church, Batavia, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call (585) 356-4992.

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

• Niagara County Chapter of SCOPE, Wilson Conservation Club, 2394 Wilson-Cambria Road, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call 991-4628 or (585) 733-5968.

• Dorie Miller Rifle and Pistol Club Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave., 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call 771-0138 or visit maxi7.com.

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

• Erie County Bassmasters, Doc Sullivan’s Bar, 47 Abbott Road, 7 p.m., Wednesday. Email: msschmittjr@aol.com.

• Wyoming County Chapter of SCOPE, Social Services Building, 5324 Doody St., Warsaw, 7 p.m. Thursday. A presentation from Faith, Family, Freedom: An Educational Forum. Call 866-1398.

• Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association, 4-H Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport, 7 p.m. Thursday. Capt. Paul Czarnecki will discuss “Summertime Kings Techniques.” Call 636-0519.

Archery

• Niagara Frontier 3-D 2016 League, LaSalle Rod & Gun Club, Niagara Falls, sign-ups 3:30-6 p.m. Tuesday. Call 583-2561.

Shooting sports

• Alden Rod & Gun Club Fall Trap League, 12 County Line Road, shooting, noon-2 p.m., Wednesdays and 6-9 p.m., Fridays. Call 937-6612.

Certification classes

To view the Department of Environmental Conservation registration format for certification class dates and for nearest classes, go to dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7860. Area instructors registering students can post details of those classes with an email to: odrswill@gmail.com.

Pistol

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

• Jim Carr Class: “Tactical Flashlight Self-Defense,” Niagara Gun Range, 3355 Niagara Falls Blvd., 6 p.m. Thursday. Call 778-9431 or visit carrpsc.com.

• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, Class: “8-Hour In-Service Class,” 9 a.m. Saturday. Call 822-1043 or go to swatstore.com.

Banquets/fundraisers

• 13th Annual Diverse Technologies Lake Fest to Benefit Mercy Flight, The Woods at Bear Creek, Franklinville, 2-9 p.m. Saturday July 23, live music, live auction and Chinese auction. A $60 donation includes adult libations for ages 21 and older, food and more. Call 626-4100 or visit mercyflight.org.

Hiking/nature

• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Events: “Science Café – Research on Snow and Rain Since the Glaciers Left,” 1-2 p.m. Wednesday; and “Bird Banding at Beaver Meadow,” 7-11 a.m. Sunday July 17. Most events require registration. Call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to buffaloaudubon.org.

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Summer Discovery Camps at Tifft: “Five-Day Wild Things Camp (for ages 5-8, must have completed kindergarten),” July 25-29. Call 825-6397 (ext. 338) or visit TIFFT.org.

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew, Programs: “Action Day: Invasive Species,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and “Woods Walk: Nature Guide’s Choice (no registration required),” 1 p.m. Saturday. Call 683-5959 or visit reinsteinwoods.org/events.

• NYS Parks Niagara Region Interpretive Programs: “Niagara Rocks!” Niagara Falls State Park,” 6-8 p.m., Friday, call 282-5154; and “Discovering Dragonflies: Class No. 2,” Evangola State Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday. Call 549-1050.

• Paths, Peaks & Paddles Program: “Monday Evening Paddle on the Buffalo River,” 6 p.m. until about 9:30 p.m. Monday. For complete details, call 213-0350 or email: pppinfo@pathspeakspaddles.com.

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Learn About Letchworth Series – The History of Ward Science by Kelly Smith,” 7 p.m. Wednesday; and “Animal Walk – Creek Critters,” 10 a.m. Sunday July 17. 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.