CALENDAR

•?Sunday — The Portage Summit Field and Stream Club, 8504 U.S. 224, Deerfield Township, will host a free introductory class on pistol education from 1:30 to 5 p.m. For more information, go to psfsclub.com or call Robert Becker at 330-990-6429.

•?June 4 — Summit Metro Parks will hold a free archery program for families at the archery range at Hampton Hills Metro Park, 1940 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. There are two sessions: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Equipment and instruction will be provided. For more information, go to http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

•?June 14 — The Goodyear Hunting & Fishing Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Mogadore VFW Hall, 385 Randolph Road, Mogadore. Its mission is to involve youths in outdoor activities. New members are welcome. For more information, call Lew Weygandt at 330-688-6507.

•?June 19 — The Portage Summit Field and Stream Club, 8504 U.S. 224, Deerfield Township, meets at 2 p.m. the third Sunday of each month. Meetings are open to the public and to those interested in becoming a member. For more information, visit psfsclub.com or call Earl Watson at 330-858-5465.

•?June 26 — Certified instructors and naturalists will work with kayakers on paddle strokes and safety from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Tinkers Creek, 10303 Aurora-Hudson Road. Minimum age is 13. Space is limited. For more information, call 330-867-5511.

SHOOTS

•?Friday — Lenape Trail Sportsman Club, 15413 Salt Creek Road, Mount Eaton, will host protector trap shoots at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 330-695-9826.

•?Friday — The Bolivar Sportsman’s Club, 11286 Bolivar-Strasburg Road NW, Bolivar, hosts open trap shoots at 6:30 p.m. every Friday. For more information, call 330-874-3175.

•?Friday — The Lake Milton Fish & Game Club, 4375 Bedell Road, Berlin Center, hosts open and protector trap shoots at 6 p.m. every Friday. New shooters are welcome. For more information, call Dean at 330-557-4001.

•?Saturday — The Edinburg Sportsmen’s Association, 7261 Tallmadge Road, Edinburg Township, is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays for practice shoots. New shooters are welcome. For more information, call 330-472-7206 or go to edinburgsportsmens.webs.com.

•?Saturday — The Copley Trap Range, 1665 Jacoby Road, Copley Township, is open to the public for trap shooting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. National Rifle Association-certified instructors, shotgun rentals and shells are available. For details, visit website at copleytrap.com or call at 330-310-0845. For more information, contact Harvey Bechtel at 330-620-6909.

•?Sunday — Sportsmen’s Shooting Center, 6501 State St., Louisville, is open to the public for skeet, trap and five-stand shooting from noon to 4 p.m. The club welcomes new shooters to practice or join a league. For normal hours of operation or more information, call 330-875-8081 or go to sportsmensshootingcenter.com.

•?Tuesday — The North Industry Sportsmens Club, 7825 Beth Ave., Navarre, hosts trap shoots at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The club opens for shooters at 5:30 p.m. All shooters are welcome. For more information, call Dennis Hayhurst at 330-280-0933.

•?Tuesday — The Portage Summit Field and Stream Club, 8504 U.S. 224, Deerfield Township, hosts trap shoots at 5 p.m. Tuesdays. All shooters are welcome. For more information, go to psfsclub.com or call 330-858-5465.

•?Wednesday — The Lost Arrow Archery Club, 3370 17th St. SW, Massillon, has half-course 3-D shoots on Wednesday nights. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. All archers and types of bows are welcome. For more information, call 330-844-1997.

•?June 5 — The Lone Eagle Bowmen, 2276 Seeman St. SW, East Sparta, hosts a 30-target 3-D shoot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Similar events will be Aug. 7 and Sept. 4. For more information, call 330-575-0744, 330-484-6535 or go to LoneEagleBowmen.com.

HUNTER ED

Those purchasing an Ohio hunting license for the first time must complete a hunter education course. Additionally, Ohio hunters seeking licenses in other states may be required to show proof that they completed such a course. There is no charge. For more information, call 800-WILDLIFE.

LET US KNOW

•?Seeking events — If you have an outdoors event planned, please submit the information to the Beacon Journal for inclusion in the Outdoors Almanac. Minimum information needed is: type of event, date, time, place (please include an address), cost and a number to call for further information. Include a website if applicable. Please submit items by email to outdoorsabj@yahoo.com or by fax at 330-996-3629.