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Outdoors Calendar for June 14


• Fin, Feather and Fur Conservation Society, 904 Swann Road, Lewiston, 7 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. Visit

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

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

• Erie County Chapter of SCOPE, VFW Post No. 8113, “The Chicken Coop,” 299 Lydecker Road, West Seneca, 7 p.m., Thursday. Call 825-4174 or 685-4387.


• Doc’s Archery Summer Techno-Hunt Smackdown League, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, begins this week. For details, call Mark Irlbacher at 693-2703.

Shooting sports

• Ten-X Shooting Club NRA Approved Outdoor Pistol Match, June 7, results: First overall, Richard Powers, 2,575 – 89X; Second, Robert Henschel, 2501 – 60X; and Third, Peter Vasilion, 2489 – 66X. Scores are for a possible 2,700-point total and number of bullseyes.

• Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic, Hol-Field Rod & Gun Club, Bloomfield, June 27. For details, call Brian Dermody at (585) 657-5343.

Certification classes

To view the Department of Environmental Conservation registration format for certification classes, go to


• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Classes,” 6 p.m., Tuesday. Call 822-1043 or go to

• Firearms Training of WNY Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class”, VFW Post No. 1419, Hamburg6-9 p.m., June 24. Call 903-2558 or visit

• Jim Carr Class: “Utah, Arizona, Florida Multi-State Pistol Permit Class,” Yates-Carlton Lake Shore Sportsman’s Club, Lyndonville, 9 a.m., Saturday. For all Carr classes, call 778-943 or visit


• U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-4 “ABS (About Boating Safety) Course, Southtowns Walleye Association, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., June 27. Call Bob Bennett at 481-3900.


• Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Kayaking with Seabirds International, Buffalo River, Beginner Course, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday. For other courses, call 392-2708 or email:

• Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Alexander Fireman’s Recreation Hall, 10708 Route 98, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., June 21. For exhibitor details, visit


• Niagara River Ducks Unlimited Waterfowl Hunters & Sportsman’s Party-A Night of Conservation, 3-F Conservation Club, 944 Swann Road, Lewiston, 6 p.m., June 25. Tickets available at the door or visit and click on Local Events.


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Event: “Beaver Meadow Pond Exploration with Naturalist Mark Carra,” 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday. Most BAS events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Event: “Welcome to Summer Walk (for all ages),” 12:30-2:30 p.m., Saturday. For all TNP programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew, Program: “Stroller Strut (for ages 3 and younger),” 10 a.m., June 24. For registration details and all Environmental Education Center programs, call 683-5959.

• New York State Parks Niagara Region Interpretive Program: “Underground Railroad Experience,” Reservoir State Park, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday. To register, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Event: “Reinstein Woods Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 627-3878.

• Paths, Peaks & Paddles Event: “Senior Paddle,” Ellicott Creek, Town of Tonawanda, 6 p.m., Wednesday. Call 213-0350.

• Earth Spirit Spring 2015 Living Naturally Series Event: “Old Forest and Creek Adventures-West Falls Park,” 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday. Call 941-6267 or visit

• Hamburg Natural History Society: “Big Toys, Trucks and Bikes Event,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m., June 28. Call 626-4560 or visit

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Program: “Brooks & Brambles-Fiver Corners to DeGolyer Road,” 10 a.m., Wednesday. For all LSP programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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