SATURDAY: An eight-hour South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit class will be presented at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club, Windsor, S.C., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A certificate of training will be issued to each student who passes the firing range and written tests. Cost is $100 per student. Contact Ed Majzlik at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (803) 641-1742.
FEB. 21: The Sierra Club’s Savannah River Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church meeting room, 3501 Walton Way Ext, Augusta. A program on the loss of Florida’s coral reefs will be presented. Visitors are welcome. Contact Judy Gordon for more information, email@example.com.
FEB. 25: Augusta West Rotary Club and outdoorsmen from across the CSRA are teaming up again to raise money for Alzheimer’s and the Augusta Warrior Project by organizing the region’s largest wild-game tasting event – Taste of Something Wild. Volunteers will hold the 10th annual wild game soiree at the Julian Smith Casino Barbecue Pit on Milledge Road from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Menu items include venison, wild pig, fish, quail and several types of exotic meat. Musical entertainment will be provided by Eryn Eubanks & The Family Fold. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. For tickets or more information, call Paul Pelletier at (706) 955-2433 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARCH 23-25: The 28th Annual Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic will be held at the State Fairgrounds in Columbia. Doors will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, March 23; from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 24; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 25. Visit the Web site: http://www.psclassic.com/
MARCH 27: The National Wild Turkey Federation’s CSRA chapter will hold its heritage banquet at 6 p.m. at Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Columbia County. Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7:15 p.m. There will be a live auction, silent auction and raffles. Tickets are $65 per person, $110 per couple or $550 for eight-seat business tables. To purchase tickets call Jeff McGahee at (706) 533-4034.