CALENDAR

•?Dec. 9 — The Summit Sportsmans Association, a fishing and hunting club, meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Polish American Club, 472 E. Glenwood Ave., Akron. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Harold McAbee at 330-630-9621.

•?Dec. 10 — The Goodyear Hunting & Fishing Club, will meet at 7:30 p.m. at a new meeting place: Mogadore VFW Hall, 385 Randolph Road. New members are welcome. For more information, call Lew Weygandt at 330-688-6507.

• Dec. 15 — The Portage-Summit Field & 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 www.psfsclub.org or call Lew Weygandt at 330-688-6507.

•?Dec. 21 — Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, will host an Owl Prowl at Goodyear Heights Metro Park’s Parcour Trail, 2077 Newton St., Akron. The 7 p.m. walk will explore what kind of owls live and hunt in the area.

SHOOTS

•?Today — 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.

•?Today — 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.

•?Today — 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 — Edinburg Sportsman Association, 7261 Tallmadge Road, Edinburg Township, will be open for trap-shooting practice from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 330-472-7206.

•?Saturday — The Copley Trap Range, 1665 Jacoby Road, Copley Township, is open for shoots from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday. For more information, call Brad Harker at 330-855-1174 or Harvey Bechtel at 330-620-6909.

• Sunday — The Lodi Bird Club on Franchester Road south of Lodi will host turkey shoots through Dec. 8. Only factory shotguns are allowed. Shells will be furnished. Prizes, raffles and money shoots begin at 10 a.m. For directions or more information, call 330-948-1295.

• Sunday — The Medina chapter of the Izaak Walton League hosts turkey shoots at 11 a.m. Sundays until Dec. 1. Test your skill against other shooters to win meat and other prizes at the 75-acre site at 7085 Friendsville Road, Medina. For more information, call 330-725-0663.

•?Monday — The Edinburg Sportsman Association, 7261 Tallmadge Road, Edinburg Township, hosts trap league shoots from 6 to 9 p.m. New shooters are welcome. For more information, call 330-325-1733 or 330-472-7206.

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 Calendar. 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.