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Outdoor calendar for June 21


• Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport, 7 p.m., Monday. Call 434-7176.

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

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

• Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Hamburg Rod & Gun Club, Hickox Road, 7 p.m., Thursday. Discussion of NY State Conservation Council items. Call 440-6995.


• Hawkeye Bowmen Public Shoot, 13300 Clinton St., Marilla, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., today. Visit

• Niagara Frontier 3-D League Shoot, 3-F Club, Lewiston, signups, 3-6 p.m., Tuesday. Call Jim Hoffmann at 799-9719.

Shooting sports

• Allied Sportsmen’s Club ATA Registered Trap Shoot, Clinton St., Marilla, sign-ups begin at 8:30 a.m., June 28. Call Brian Paul and Ann Zebrowski at 547-3646 or visit

• Tonawandas Sportsmen’s Club ATA Registered Trap Shoot, 56567 Killian Road, Pendleton, sign-ups start at 9 a.m., June 28. Call the club at 609-9428 or visit

• WNY Practical Pistol League Outdoor Match, Tonawandas Sportsmen’s Club 56567 Killian Road, Pendleton, 9 a.m., June 28. For details, visit

• Alden Rod & Gun Club Fall Trap League, 12 County Line Road, starts July 1, 300-bird scratch league, 6-9 p.m. Fridays and noon-2 p.m., Wednesdays to Sept. 25. Check with Tom Ess at 937-6612.

Certification classes

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


• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, Class: “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, Hamburg, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday. Call 903-2558 or visit

• Jim Carr Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” Genesee County SCOPE, Calvary Baptist Church, Batavia, 6 p.m., June 30. For all 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., Saturday. Call Bob Bennett at 481-3900.

• Maryvale Community Education “Personal Water Craft Boating Safety Course,” 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. For registration details, call 635-4666.


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

• Free Orvis Fly Fishing 101 Classes, Orvis Buffalo, Eastern Hills Mall, 8-10 a.m., Saturdays and 10 a.m.-noon, Sundays. For dates and reservations, call 276-7200 or visit


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Event: “Crepuscular Hike with Naturalist Tom Kerr,” 7:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday. Most events require registration. For additional information, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Event: “Stewardship Saturday (ages 12 and older),” 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “Senior Stroll,” 10:30 a.m., Wednesday; and “Puddles to Ponds,” 10:30 a.m., Saturday. For registration details and all programs, call 683-5959.

• New York State Parks Niagara Region Interpretive Program: “Long Point to Midway State Park Kayak Adventure,” Long Point State Park, 9-11 a.m., Saturday. To register, call 549-1050.

• Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Event: “Paddle Tour of Cayuga Creek and the Little River at Griffon Park (Niagara Falls),” 5:45-8 p.m., Tuesday. To register, visit

• Becoming and Outdoors-Woman “Kayaking with Seabirds” advanced-beginner class, Middle Cassadaga Lake, Chautauqua County, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday. Call 392-2708, email:, or visit

• Foothills Trail Club Event: “Knox Farm State Park Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 652-6190.

• Paths, Peaks & Paddles Event: “Introduction to Kayaking,” Ellicott Creek, Town of Tonawanda, 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. 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 Event: “Big Toys, Trucks and Bikes Event,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m., June 28. Call 626-4560 or visit

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Program: “Friends of Letchworth Work Day-Oakland Road,” 10 a.m., June 28. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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