Originally created 02/05/06

Calendar



NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations may be required.

TODAY: A sanctioned Southeastern Enduro and Trail Riders Association "Hare Scramble" off-road race will be held at Sunnyside ATV Paradise near Wrens, Ga. Races start at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For details, call (706) 547-0813 or visit www.sunnysideatv.com.

Today: Georgia Wildlife Federation's annual Atlanta Fisharama and Turkeyrama will be held at Atlanta Expo Center. Admission is $8, or $5 for seniors and kids 6-12, with kids under 6 free.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY: Georgia Wildlife Federation's annual Perry Fisharama and Turkeyrama will be held at Georgia National Fairgrounds. Go to www.gwf.org for more details.

SATURDAY: Carolina Star Gun & Hunt Club will co-sponsor a benefit clays shoot for Easter Seals, in cooperation with ESA Service Sorority. Shooting begins at 9 a.m. For information, call Peggy Crockett at (803) 649-0878 or e-mail carolinaK80@aol.com.

FEB. 12: A Women's Pistol Shoot will be held at Carolina Star Gun & Hunt Club in Windsor, S.C., beginning at 2 p.m. Courses include beginning instruction and recreational target shooting. For information, call Peggy Crockett at (803) 649-0878, or e-mail to carolinaK80@aol.com.

FEB. 18: Augusta West Rotary Club will hold its annual fundraiser, "A Taste of Something Wild," from 5-8 p.m. at Julian Smith Barbecue Pit. Entertainment provided by Eryn Eubanks & The Family Fold. Tickets are $30, and all proceeds benefit the Augusta Alzheimer's Association. For details, call (706) 650-0614 or e-mail tsw@knology.net.

FEB. 20: The Savannah River Sail & Power Squadron will offer its Boating Safety Course at West Marine, Bobby Jones Expressway. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 and $10 for additional family members. Call (706) 863-2043 for details.

FEB. 21: The Sierra Club's Savannah River chapter meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, Walton Way Extension. Prescott Brownell, fisheries biologist from the National Marine Fisheries Service, will present "Return of the Savannah River's Golden Shad: A Legacy Nearly Lost." Call 650-8314 for more information.

March 24-26: The 22nd Annual Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic will be held at State Fairgrounds in Columbia, S.C. with attractions that include "Twiggy The Water Skiing Squirrel," Okefenokee Joe, Roark Ferguson and Joe Kelly's North American Wildlife and Southern Whitetail collections. Call (803) 734-4008 or visit www.psclassic.com.

To Submit an item for the Outdoors Calendar, send to: Outdoors Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, Columbia County Office, 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3-B, Evans, Ga., 30809; email to rob.pavey@augustachronicle. com; or fax to (706) 868-9824.