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OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Archery

Double T Archery Club Annual Harvest Shoot continues registration today until 2 p.m. Kids under age 12 free with an adult. Broadhead tuning demonstration at 12:30 p.m. Call 688-0438.

West Falls Conservation Society 3-D Archery Shoot, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday and next Sunday. Call 662-4559.

Blasdell Rod & Gun Club Preseason Tuneup, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Oct. 2. First round on the 30-target course is $8 and each additional round is $4. Kids 12 and under shoot free with a paying adult. Call 824-0837 or 824-6379.

WNY Field Archers & Bowhunters Fourth Annual 3-D Championship, Double T Archery Club, 1200 North French Road, Amherst, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Oct. 3, 30 McKenzie targets, novelty shoots, trophies and awards. Call 893-4397, 668-3964, 674-2616 or 668-0438.

Sportsman's Coonhunters Association 3-D Shoot, Hopkins Road, Batavia, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Oct. 3. Call 762-8229, 762-8919 or 560-4677.

Shooting sports

WNY Practical Pistol League Match, next Sunday. Call 627-3762 or e-mail: wnyppl@aol.com.

WNY Outdoor Pistol League, Ten-X shoots at Ten-X, 8 a.m. next Sunday. Call 632-3026.

Wood & Brook Sight-In Day, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Oct. 10. Turkey (shotgun patterning) or slug gun target shooting. Call 542-2652.

Serendipity Farms, 12201 Rt. 62, Lawtons, sporting clay course and shooting preserve will now be open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Register two days prior to shooting. Call 337-9828.

Hunter education classes

Archery
Active Bowhunters, Three Valley Resort, Holland, 8 a.m. until completed, Next Sunday. Call 892-4606.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, Mullett St., Dunkirk 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., next Sunday. Register at start of class.

Iroquois High School,. Sept. 27, 28 & 29. Call 652-300, ext. 3403, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Hartland Conservation Club, Orangeport Road, Gasport, Sept. 29 & Oct. 2. Call 751-9050.

Friendship R & G, Sept. 30 and Oct. 2. Call 968-2130 or 968-2033.

Whitetail Scents, 1255 Cain Road., Brant, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 3.

Gun
VFW Frontiersman Post # 7545, 110 Elgin St., Tonawanda, 6-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Call 627-9861.

Allied Sportsmen's Club, Alden, 7-11 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday.

Wyoming Conservation Club, Dale Road, Warsaw, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 30 and 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 2. Call 495-6525.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Center, Lake Avenue, Lockport, 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Oct. 4, 6 and 8. Call 433-8273.

Lockport Conservation Club, Lake Avenue, Lockport, Oct. 5, 7 and 9. Call 434-8566.

Eden Continuing Education, 6-9:30 p.m., Oct. 5, 7 and 12. Call 992-3613.

Wellsville Rod & Gun Club, Wiedrick Road, Wellsville, Oct. 6 and 9. Bring two No. 2 pencils and register at 6 p.m. at the club on Oct. 6.

Trapping

Wyoming Conservation Club, Warsaw, 6-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. until completion on Saturday. To register, call 493-3225.

DEC Region 8 Headquarters, Avon, 6-10 p.m., Sept. 30 and 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Oct. 2. To register, call 226-5333.

Akron Falls Park, 8 a.m. until completion, Oct. 2. To register, call 683-0419.

West Falls Conservation Club, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Oct. 2. To register, call 941-6199.

Cornell Cooperative Extension, Parkside Drive, Ellicottville, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 2. Bring a lunch. To register, call 557-2523.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, Dunkirk, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Oct. 9. Register at class.

Scio Rod & Gun Club, Vandermark Road, Scio, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 10. Bring a lunch. Call 268-5620 or 593-5377.

Bear Lake Rod & Gun Club, Stockton, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Oct. 16. To register, call 595-3418.

Waterfowl identification

Celoron Rod & Gun Club, Livingston Avenue, Celoron 6-10 p.m., Oct. 5. Register at start of class.

3 F Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call 754-2293 or register at start of class.

Hiking/nature

Buffalo Audubon Society Groundbreaking Ceremonies at Beaver Meadow Nature Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java, beginning at 1 p.m., Saturday. Chicken barbecue ($5) with phone reservations; $6 on the day of the event. Call 457-3228.

Foothills Trail Club Hikes: Rural Strykersville Saunter, 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 457-3065; Chimney Bluffs & Erie Canal, various starting points (7:30-9:30 a.m.), Saturday, call 893-5845; Hencoop Hollow to East Bucktooth, 9 a.m., Saturday, call 828-0282; and Allegany Bike Ride, 10 a.m., next Sunday, call 885-6627.

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo: Handmade Soap program, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday; Harvest Moon Walk, 6-8 p.m., Saturday. Call 825-6397.

Niagara Region Park Interpretive Program: Adventure Hike into Niagara Gorge at Whirlpool State Park, 10 a.m. - noon, Saturday. Participants must be at least 8 years old and in good physical condition. Call 278-1728.

Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: Equinox Hike to Shelf Island, 10 a.m., Thursday; Crepuscular Walk (Moonlit pond), 6 p.m., Friday; Mushroom Walk), 10 a.m., Saturday; and Fern Walk, 1 p.m., next Sunday. Call 493-3625.

Recumbenteers Bike Ride: Amherst Bike Path, North Forest Road near Maple Road, 2 p.m., Saturday. Call 636-9660.

Buffalo Orienteering Club Meet: Powdermill Park, Rochester, starting noon - 1:30 p.m., Saturday. Call 377-5650.

Hamburg Natural History Society Fossil Collection Field Trip, Penn Dixie Site, 1 p.m., next Sunday. Call 627-4560.

Send items 15 days in advance to Will Elliott, 648 Ransom Road, Lancaster, 14086, or fax to 685-0420.

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