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Outdoor calendar for the week beginning August 7 | Outside | Pro Club Bd

The Outdoor Calendar publishes submitted information on hunting, fishing, hiking and other outdoor events. email details to sports@lnpnews.com; send to LNP, Attn: Sports, PO Box 1328, Lancaster, PA 17608-1328; or call 717-291-8666.

CAMP ACRES

Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation completes its 2022 Kids Summer Camp series. Each class takes place outdoors from 2pm to 4pm and is designed for children (ages 5 to 12) to use their senses to find things out. Grow As We Go, scheduled for August 21st, is the final summer program. For information, contact Acorn Acres at PO Box 201, Millersville, PA, 17551. Contact the group by phone at 717-327-4811 or email info@AcornAcresWR.com.

FIREARMS SAFETY

Conewago Rod and Gun Club: The organization will conduct firearms safety training and offer a basic pistol course on September 11 and October 9. All courses are conducted by NRA-certified instructors. Due to the nature of these programs, class size is limited to eight participants. Minors are welcome when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All K-12 teachers receive an 80% discount on these firearms courses. The Basic Pistol Course is designed for those who have limited or no experience with a handgun. The eight-hour course provides novice shooters with the essential skills needed to own and use a handgun safely and responsibly. It will include classes in the classroom and on the gun range. Contact the instructor via email at training@conewagogunclub.org for questions and registration information.

MIDDLE CREEK WILDLIFE ART SHOW

The Middle Creek Wildlife Art Show will be returning at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Visitor Center, 100 Museum Road, Stevens this year from Friday 5th August to Sunday 7th August. The exhibit features hundreds of original paintings and fine art prints by 25 of the state’s most prominent natural artists. The show is free and hours are: Friday 1pm-6pm, Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. The show returns after a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions and building renovations. An original moose print by featured artist Sheree Daugherty will be up for grabs, as well as 2022 Working Together for Wildlife and Pennsylvania Duck Stamp prints. Proceeds from the raffle benefit the Wildlands Preservation Fund’s land acquisition program. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Operation Game Thief Trailer will be on hand, as will other Game Commission employees to answer questions. Groceries are available for purchase. For more information, call 717-733-1512 or email middlecreek@pa.gov.

SUNDAY 8 JULY

• Governor Dick’s Environmental Center: Music at the Veranda Bluegrass Jam, pickers welcome. Bring your instruments. Free event at the Environmental Center, 3283 Pinch Road, Mount Gretna, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bring a beach chair. Held indoors when it rains. Call 717-964-3808 or email Governordick@hotmail.com for more information and to register.

Walks open to the public run by Lancaster Hiking Club: Meet at 1:00 PM (departs approximately 1:15 PM) at Buchanan Park at the corner of Race and Buchanan Avenues, Lancaster for a 5 moderately strenuous mile hike in Susquehannock State Park. Visit lancasterhikingclub.com for more information.

WEDNESDAY 08 OCTOBER

Columbia Fish and Game: Located at 4339 Fairview Road, Columbia, the club hosts weekly public trap shootings every Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm. Visit the club’s website at columbiafishandgame.org for more information.

• Lancaster County Parks: “A walk on the local flower meadow” is a nature hike for all age groups, which takes place from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the Mühlenberg meadow. Join naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez on a walk for a closer look at the creepy crawlies, beautiful aviators, and lush floral array that surrounds us. The fee is $3 per person. Register online or call 717-295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on August 9th.

• Manheim sports club: A public trap shooting training session takes place every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the club premises at 552 Oak Tree Road, Manheim. Call 717-917-3174 for information.

THURSDAY 8 November

• Lancaster County Parks: Full Moon Walk: The Corn Moon is a nature walk for all ages taking place from 8:30pm to 9:30pm at 548 Golf Road, Lancaster. Take a full moon walk along a cornfield, creek and native wildflower meadow with naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez. The fee is $2 per person. Register online or call 717-295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on August 10th.

• Manheim sports club: The Club, 552 Oak Tree Road, Manheim, holds its monthly meeting, which is held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Visit manheimsportsmansassoc.org for more information.

• Paradise Sportsman’s Association: The club is located at 36 Sportsman Drive (off Belmont Road), Paradise and hosts trap shootings for the public every Thursday from 5pm to 8pm. Visit paradisesportsmansassn.com for information and updates.

FRIDAY, 08.08. 12

Governor Dick’s Environmental Center: Story Forest – Ssssnake Story time and a craft for kids of all ages. Meet at 10:30 am at the Environmental Center, 3283 Pinch Road, Mount Gretna. The event is $5 per child, and members’ children are free. For more information, call 717-964-3808 or email Governordick@hotmail.com.

• Lancaster County Parks: Edible Insects – August is a great month to see, hear and eat insects. In Pavilion #11, naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez will teach about edible and inedible insects from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. while exploring a variety of habitats. Then, for lunch, crickets and mealworms are cooked for everyone. The fee is $4 per person. Register online or call 717-295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on August 11th.

SATURDAY, 08.08. 13

Governor Dick’s Environmental Center: Nature Journaling Walk – Nature journaling is about observing and really seeing and learning. There will be a short walk to create a unique collection on magazine pages. Bring your own diary. Meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Environmental Center, 3283 Pinch Road, Mount Gretna. The event is $5 and admission is free for members. For more information, call 717-964-3808 or email Governordick@hotmail.com.

• Manheim sports club: A public trap shooting training session takes place every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the club premises at 552 Oak Tree Road, Manheim. Call 717-917-3174 for information.

SUNDAY 8 14

Governor Dick’s Environmental Center: Fitness Hike — A fast paced 4-6 mile hike starts at 8:00 am. Bring water and meet at 2:00 PM at the Environmental Center, 3283 Pinch Road, Mount Gretna. The event is free. For more information, call 717-964-3808 or email Governordick@hotmail.com.

Walks open to the public run by Lancaster Hiking Club: Meet at 1:00 PM (departs approximately 1:15 PM) at Buchanan Park, corner of Race and Buchanan Avenues, Lancaster for a walking tour at a location to be determined. Visit lancasterhikingclub.com for more information.

MONDAY, 08.08. fifteen

Columbia Fish and Game: Located at 4339 Fairview Road, Columbia, the club holds its monthly general meeting from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Visit the club’s website at columbiafishandgame.org for more information.

WEDNESDAY 08. 17

Columbia Fish and Game: Located at 4339 Fairview Road, Columbia, the club hosts weekly public trap shootings every Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm. Visit the club’s website at columbiafishandgame.org for more information.

• Manheim sports club: A public trap shooting training session takes place every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the club premises at 552 Oak Tree Road, Manheim. Call 717-917-3174 for information.

THURSDAY 8 18

• East Petersburg Sports Union: The club’s monthly membership meeting is held at 2897 Greystone Road, East Petersburg from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Open to all members, newcomers and guests. If the weather is nice, the meetings will take place in the parking lot. Visit eastpetersburgsportsman.com for more information.

• Paradise Sportsman’s Association: The club is located at 36 Sportsman Drive (off Belmont Road), Paradise and hosts trap shootings for the public every Thursday from 5pm to 8pm. Visit paradisesportsmansassn.com for information and updates.

FRIDAY, 08.08. 19

• Governor Dick’s Environmental Center: Story Forest – Story time about squirrels and activities and a craft for kids of all ages. Meet at 10:30 am at the Environmental Center, 3283 Pinch Road, Mount Gretna. The event is $5 per child, and members’ children are free. For more information, call 717-964-3808 or email Governordick@hotmail.com.

SUNDAY 8 21

Governor Dick’s Environmental Center: Golden Eagle hikers (50+) are invited to join a slower-paced two- to three-mile hike beginning at 1:30 p.m. Wear sturdy shoes. There are rocks and hills. Bring water for the hike, which is free. The Governor Dick Environmental Center is located at 3283 Pinch Rd. on Mount Gretna. If you have any questions, email Governordick@hotmail.com or call 717-964-3808.

• Walks for the public run by Lancaster Hiking Club: Meet at 1:00pm (departs approximately 1:15pm) at Buchanan Park on the corner of Race and Buchanan Avenues, Lancaster for a 6.2 moderate mile hike in SGL 156 in the State Game Lands East of Cornwall . Visit lancasterhikingclub.com for more information.

WEDNESDAY 08. 24

Columbia Fish and Game: Located at 4339 Fairview Road, Columbia, the club hosts weekly public trap shootings every Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm. Visit the club’s website at columbiafishandgame.org for more information.

• Manheim sports club: A public trap shooting training session takes place every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the club premises at 552 Oak Tree Road, Manheim. Call 717-917-3174 for information.

THURSDAY 8 25

• Paradise Sportsman’s Association: The club is located at 36 Sportsman Drive (off Belmont Road), Paradise and hosts trap shootings for the public every Thursday from 5pm to 8pm. Visit paradisesportsmansassn.com for information and updates.

SUNDAY 8 28

Walks open to the public run by Lancaster Hiking Club: Meet at 1:00 PM (departs approximately 1:15 PM) at Buchanan Park at the corner of Race and Buchanan Avenues, Lancaster for a 5+ moderate to strenuous mile hike featuring hills and water crossings in Susquehannock State Park. Visit lancasterhikingclub.com for more information.

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