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– 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

– June 27, 6 – 8 p.m.: Wild Things in Your Woodlands, Chapman State Park, discover the northern flying squirrel, Amphitheater

– June 27, 9 – 10:30 p.m.: Movie Night: Mammals, Chapman State Park, Amphitheater

– June 27, 10 a.m.: Kayaking 201, Cook Forest State Park, meet at Park Office for intermediate skill level class, bring swim suit, sturdy river sneakers, change of clothes, lunch, snack and water, must pre-register by phoning Park Office at 814-744-8407, space limited to 6, no children under 12, minors must be with participating adult, pre-requisite to Kayaking 301, qualifies for future discounts

– 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 www.pgc.state.pa.us., 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 28, 4 – 5:30 p.m.: Beginner Bird Walk, Chapman State Park, Amphitheater

– June 28, 8 – 9 p.m.: American Bald Eagle, with Dave Donachy, Chapman State Park, Amphitheater

– June 28, 8:30 a.m.: Clarion River Canoeing Program- Portland Mills – Arroyo Bridge, Cook Forest State Park, for experienced canoeists and kayakers only, pass historical remains, meet at Park Office and car pool to starting point, cost $50/boat check or money order made out to Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, only 8 canoes available, must pre-register by phoning Park Office at 814-744-8407

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

– July 3, 6 – 7 p.m.: GPS Scavenger Hunt, Chapman State Park, Amphitheater

– July 3, 8:30 – 10 p.m.: Movie Night: Season of the Bear, Chapman State Park, Amphitheater

– July 4: Fish for Free Day, Chapman State Park

– July 4, 9 a.m. – noon: Family Fishing, Chapman State Park, meet at Pavilion #1

– July 4, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Canoe Chapman. Chapman State Park, pre-registration required phone Park Office at 723-0250 by July 3, meet at Beach Concession Stand

– July 5, 3 – 4:30 p.m.: Eco Sand Sculpture, Chapman State Park, nature-theme sculptures, bring own equipment. Beach

– July 5, 8 – 9:30 p.m.: Night Sky Watch, Chapman State Park, with Tom Traub, Project Director for Martz Observatory, learn essentials of star gazing and use park telescope, Beach, bring jacket, blanket or chair and flashlight

– 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 www.apps.dcnr.state.pa.us./Calendar/list.asp must register at www.GoneFishingPa.com

– July 13: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– July 24, 25: Medix Run Rendezvous, benefit Pheasants Forever Youth Outdoor Program in Elk County

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

– July 26, 8 a.m. – noon: Youth Field Day, Chapman State Park, register at Pennsylvania Game Commission web site, www.pgc.state.pa.us

– 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 2, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Forest County Youth Field Day, Marienville, register at Pennsylvania Game Commission web site, www.pgc.state.pa.us

– 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 16, 17: Elk Expo, Elk County

– 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 garlandridgerunners@verizon.net

– 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