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To get your items in the Outdoors Calendar contact mikeb73@verizon.net or phone 726-1035

– Tuesdays, 5 p.m.: trap and skeet practice, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club

– Thursdays, must arrive before10 a.m.: one round only sporting clays practice, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club

– Mondays, 6 – 8 p.m.: open trap practice, Pine Grove Sportsmen’s Club, Egypt Hollow Road

– third Thursday each month, 7 p.m.: Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club monthly meeting

– May 3, 7:30 p.m.: Woodcock Watch, bizarre aerial mating rituals, Chapman State Park, bring binoculars and a flashlight, meet at Environmental Learning Center

– May 4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: 4th Annual Warren Sports Boosters Sporting Clays Shoot, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club, lunch provided, cash prizes for top adult and top junior shooters, white elephant raffle after shoot, info call Rick Nowacki 730-6718

– May 4: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– May 6, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Family Fly Fishing, PA Fish & Boat Commission, at the Blood Farm Day Use Area in Oil Creek State Park, must preregister at www.GoneFishingPa.com

– May 6 and 8, 6 – 10 p.m. both nights: Basic Boating Course, Clarion Fire Hall, 525 Wood Street, must attend both nights, must register by phoning Geary Buterbaugh at 814-229-6140 or e-mail skier@windstream.net

– May 9: Coon Hunt, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– May 10, 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Mentored Youth Fishing Day, must have free PFBC-issued permit or voluntary youth fishing license, go to web site

– May 17, 10 a.m. – noon: Endangered Species Day, ‘Wild Things in Your Woodlands’, Chapman State Park, northern flying squirrel and its habitat, meet at Amphitheater

– May 17, 1 – 3 p.m.: Geocaching, Chapman State Park, learn about Pennsylvania’s endangered species with this high tech treasure hunt, meet at Environmental Learning Center

– May 18, from 2:oo p.m. to 7 p.m.: Ladies Introduction to Fly Fishing event, at the Rotary Pavilion and Waterworks Ponds in Presque Isle State Park, must register by visiting

– May 18: The Giordano Memorial Disabled American Veterans Benefit Walleye Tournament, Willow Bay, for information visit web site or phone 814-706-6625

– May 18, 10 a.m.: monthly shoot, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road

– May 22 – 26: Spring Rendezvous, : Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders

– May 23 – 25: Living History Weekend, Cook Forest State Park, contact Park Office for details and schedule 814-774-8475

– May 25: Bob Hines: National Wildlife Artist, art exhibition, Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, 311 Curtis Street, Jamestown, NY, see

– May 31, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Women’s Outdoor Workshops, Chapman State Park, get registration info from or 436-1048

– May 31: Youth Trap League & Field Day, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– June 1, 1 – 3 p.m.: Children’s Fishing Rodeo, Cook Forest State Park, children 12 years and younger allowed to fish freshly stocked Toms Run from Swing Bridge to Children’s Fishing Pond, registration and prize give-away at Children’s Fishing Pond behind Park Office

– June 1: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– June 7, 8: Cook Forest French & Indian War Encampment, Cook Forest State Park

– June 14, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Hunter Education Class, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– June 15: Brant & Fields Commemorative Disabled American Veterans Benefit Walleye Tournament, Wolf Run Marina, for information visit web site or phone 814-706-6625

– June 17 – 19: Junior Conservation School, Warren County Conservation District, at Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– June 21, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Family Fishing Day, Presque Isle State Park, Waterworks Ponds, for info contact Chad Foster at 814-683-5126 or must register prior at fishandboat.com/promo/form/family-fishing-register.htm?programnumber=402980

– June 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Hunter Trapper Education, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club,to pre-register go to the Pennsylvania Game Commission web site at ., click on Select a Quick Link on the right side of the page and select Hunter Education. This should take you to the Hunter Education Class Calendar. Under Basic Courses select Hunter Trapper Education. Now search under Youngsville’s Zip Code of 16371 and the Calendar month of the course you want. Click on Register Now and fill in the form. Students not able to register on a computer will be accepted and will be registered at the first session of the course they wish to attend.

– June 29, 10 a.m.: monthly shoot, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road

– July 11, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Family Fishing, at Tom’s Run in Cook Forest State Park, contact Cook Forest State Park at must register at

– July 13: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– July 26: Coon Hunt, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– July 27, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Hunter Education Class, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– July 27, 10 a.m.: monthly shoot, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road

– August 3: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– August 9, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Hunter Education Class, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– August 23: Coon Hunt, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– August 23 & 24: 8th Annual Rendezvous, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road, for info contact Bonnie Curry, (814) 688-4021 or

– August: Start Pendleton League Trap Shoots on Wednesday Nights, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– September 7: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– September 20, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Hunter Education Class, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– September 25: Reverse Drawing (tentative), Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– September 28, 10 a.m.: monthly shoot, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road

– October 1: end Pendleton Trap Shoots, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– October 12: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– October 26, 10 a.m.: monthly shoot, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road

– November 2: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– November 28 & 29: Deer rifle sight-in days, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club