CALENDAR

•?Oct. 8 — Summit Metro Parks is leading a kayak paddle of the Cuyahoga River at the Gorge, 1160 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. The event runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Minimum age is 13. Under 17 must be with an adult. Space is limited. Information: 330-867-5511.

•?Oct. 11 — The Goodyear Hunting & Fishing Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Mogadore VFW, 385 Randolph Road, Mogadore. Its mission is to involve youth in outdoor activities. New members are welcome. For more information, call Lew Weygandt at 330-688-6507.

•?Oct. 16 — The Portage Summit Field and Stream Club, 8504 U.S. Route 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.

SHOOTS

•?Friday — Lenape Trail Sportsman Club, 15413 Salt Creek Road, Mount Eaton, hosts protector trap shoots beginning 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 every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. National Rifle Association certified instructors, shotgun rentals, and shells are available. For information visit copleytrap.com or call at 330-310-0845. For additional information contact Harvey Bechtel at 330-620-6909.

•?Sunday — AMVETS Post 176 sponsors a turkey shoot each Sunday through Nov. 20 at 3944 Wheatley Road, Richfield Township. Practice rounds begin at 10 a.m. Prizes include turkeys, ham and bacon. Guns are limited to 32-inch factory barrels. Registration opens at 7 a.m. Breakfast by the women’s auxiliary begins at 7:30 a.m. Information: 330-659-3924.

•?Sunday — Sportsmen’s Shooting Center, 6501 State St., Louisville, is open to the public for skeet, trap and 5-stand shooting from noon to 4 p.m. The club welcomes new shooters to practice or to join a league. For more information, call 330-875-8081 or go to sportsmensshootingcenter.com.

•?Tuesday — The North Industry Sportsmens Club, 7825 Beth Ave., Navarre, hosts weekly trap shoots Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. 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 its weekly Tuesday trap shoot beginning at 5 p.m. 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 types of bows and all archers are welcome. Call: 330-844-1997.

•?Oct. 23 — Summit Metro Parks will host an open archer shoot at 1940 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Participants must have already taken Metro Parks Intro to Archery and Archery Games program. Equipment provided.

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.

•?Wayne County — A Trappers Education class will be held Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Orrville Farmers’ and Sportsmen’s Club, 18473 Shifferly Road, North Lawrence. All children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a parent. Registration is required by calling 800-945-3543 or go to WildOhio.com

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.