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First game:Robbie Maulucci pitched 5-inning 1-hitter with six strikeouts. Hit came with one out in fifth. Eddie Halady had four hits including a triple and four RBIs Second: T.J. Banaszak had four hits, two of them doubles, and three RBIs for Nichols game


• Canandaigua Chapter of Trout Unlimited, VA Medical Center, Building 5, 7:30 p.m. Monday. Capt. Scott Feltrinelli will discuss “Ins and Outs of Fishing for Bass in WNY.” Visit

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

• Siberian Husky Club of the Niagara Frontier, Nike Base Community Center, Grand Island, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Visit

• Federated Sportsmen’s Clubs of Cattaraugus County, Little Valley Legion, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call 532-582.

• Southtowns Walleye Association, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 7:30 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 Coup, 299 Lydecker Road, West Seneca, 7 p.m. Thursday. Call 825-414 or 685-4387.


• Niagara Region 2016 Winter 3-D League-Ending Banquet, Wood & Brook Sportsmen’s Club, 13712 Genesee St. (Route 33), Crittenden, April 24. For details, call 937-9271.

Shooting sports

• Evans Rod & Gun Club Spring Trap League, 864 Cain Road, Angola, begins Saturday, shooting 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 7-10 p.m. on Tuesdays. League and practice shooters are welcome with modern or historic/primitive firearms. For more details,call 200-3334 or email:

Certification classes

To view the Department of Environmental Conservation registration format for certification class dates and for classes nearest location, go to Area certification instructors registering students for instruction can post details of those classes with an email to:


• Niagara Gun Range, 3355 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, 6-10 p.m. April 25, 26 and 28. To register, call 693-4000.


• Firearms Training of WNY Class: “Utah, Arizona & Florida Multi-State Concealed Carry Class,” Western Star Lodge, 1185 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. Call 903-2558 or visit

• Jim Carr Class, “Utah, Arizona & Florida Multi-State Concealed Carry Class,” Godfrey’s Pond, Bergen, 9 a.m., Saturday. Call 778-9431 or visit

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


• US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-4 “Safe Boating Class,” Westfield Fish & Gun Club, 5831 Ogdan Road, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 30. Call 785-2198.


• Little Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. Sportsmen’s Show, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. For details, call 938-6928.

• Tenth Annual Buffalo Eviro-Fair, Walden Galleria, first floor, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, more than 30 exhibitors, free and open to all, offering free tree seedlings and reusable shopping bags. For more details, visit

• 70th Annual Batavia Gun and Sportsman Show, Falleti Ice Arena, 22 Evans St., Batavia, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m., April 24, free parking, more than 180 exhibitor tables. For exhibitor and show details, call 434-6535 or email:

• NYS Federation of Lakes Association “Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Workshop,” White Eagle Conference and Banquet Center, Hamilton, 9:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. April 29, focusing on watercraft standards, invasive species issues and data collection. Registration deadline is Wednesday. For details, visit and click on “conference agenda.”


• NYS Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame Annual Banquet, Rusty Rail Restaurant, Canastota, 5 p.m. April 30, inducting Scott McKee and honoring the late Charles Rechlin in the Pioneer Category. For reservation information, call (315) 363-3896 or email:


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Events: “Spring Wildflowers – Early Bloomers,” 10 am.-noon Saturday; and “Peregrine Falcons of Buffalo,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Most events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew, Programs: “Investigating Nature: Private Eye (for ages 8 and older),” 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday; and “Nature’s Engineers-Animals that Build Survival Structures,” 10:30 a.m. Saturday. For all programs, call 683-5959 or visit

• NYS Parks Niagara Region Interpretive Program: “Gorge Hike Series: Where the Falls Formed,” Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park, 10 a.m. Saturday. To register, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Event: “Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve Saunter,” 10 a.m. Monday, call 208-6319. For all Foothills events, visit

• Paths, Peaks & Paddles Program: “Full Moon Wine & Cheese Hike,” Wilson Tuscarora State Park, 7 p.m. Saturday. For reservation details, call 213-0350 or email:

• Earth Spirit Educational Services First Annual The Tortoise and the Hare 5K Race and One-Mile Fun Run, MacKinnon Lodge at Chestnut Ridge Park, 10 a.m. Saturday. To register, visit

• Hamburg Natural History Society Penn Dixie Program: Phil Stokes discussion “Geology of the National Parks” at Gateway Executive Office Building, 3556 Lake Shore Road, Blasdell, 7 p.m. Thursday. For details, call 627-4560 or visit

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Program: “Morning Bird Walk – Bluebird Trail,” 8 a.m. Thursday. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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