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Outdoors calendar for the week of July 3


• Niagara Musky Association, the Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., City of Tonawanda, 7-9 p.m Tuesday, Call 223-3816.

• New York Walleye Association, George Washington Fishing & Camping Club, 2805 Niagara St., 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Call 875-8148.


• Niagara Frontier 3-D 2016 League, North Forest Rod & Gun Club, Lockport, sign-ups 3:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, Call 417-2544.

Shooting sports

• West Falls Conservation Society Open Trap Shooting, 55 Bridge St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For shoot details, call 655-5030.

• Fifth Annual Clays for Heroes Fundraising Shoot, Rochester Brooks International Skeet & Trap Club, Rush, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 13, registered or fun shoots, awards after last squad, walk-ins welcome. For more details and registration options, call 698-5892 or visit

Certification classes

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


• Firearms Training of WNY Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” Northtown Center, Williamsville, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Call 903-2558 or visit

• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” 10 a.m., Saturday. Call 822-1043 or go to


• Surviving Life with Lyme Disease Fundraiser for Kelsey & Collin Voss, American Legion Post No. 362, East Aurora, noon-5 p.m., Sunday, July 24. Call 548-6804 or 652-2256.


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Events: “Allenberg Bog Walk,” 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 10; and “Family Walk at Beaver Meadow,” 2 p.m. July 10. Most events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to

•Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Summer Discovery Camps at Tifft: “Five-Day Bump in the Night Camp (for ages 5-8, must have completed kindergarten),” July 18-22. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338) or visit

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew, Programs: “Senior Stroll,” 10:30 a.m., Wednesday; and “Woods Walk: Nature Photography,” 11 a.m. Saturday. For all programs, call 683-5959 or visit

• NYS Parks Niagara Region Interpretive Program: “Evening River Bike Tour,” Niagara Falls State Park,” 6-8 p.m., July 10. To register, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Events: “Amherst Canalway Saunter,” 10 a.m. Tuesday, call 882-3488; and “Clarence,” 9 a.m., Saturday, call 759-2628. For all events, visit

• Paths, Peaks & Paddles Program: “Mommy and Me Paddle,” 9 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Saturday. For complete details, call 213-0350 or email:

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Learn About Letchworth Series – Letchworth State Park: The Scenic Society Years 1907-1930,” 10 a.m. Saturday; and “Nature Walk – Birch Trail,” 1 p.m., July 10. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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