Outdoors calendar

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The listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations might be required.

Sunday: The Women's Pistol Shooting Group will meet at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club pistol range in Windsor, S.C. This group is open to all women pistol shooters. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Range fee is $15. Sessions will be held at 1:30 and 3 p.m. For more information, contact Ed Majzlik at (803) 641-1742 or e-mail edmajzlik@ atlanticbb.net.

MONDAY: The Augusta Junior Rowing Team will hold practices from 4 to 6:30 p.m. each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at the Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive. No experience is necessary to join the team, which welcomes youths 12 to 18 years old. For more information, visit www.augustarowingclub.org.

TUESDAY: The Sierra Club's Savannah River chapter will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension. Dr. Jason Andrus, an Augusta State University microbiologist, will present a program on stream bacterial sampling and the Richmond County Adopt-A-Stream program, including results of recent tests in local waterways. The public is welcome.

SATURDAY: An NRA First Step Pistol Orientation class will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club. This class is for beginning pistol shooters. Cost is $60. For more information, contact Ed Majzlik at (803) 641-1742 or e-mail edmajzlik@atlanticbb.net.

JAN. 20: An NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program session will be presented at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club. This is a skill development program for both new and experienced shooters. Progression through NRA qualification levels, from Pro-Marksman to Distinguished Expert, will be self paced. The range fee is $15. For more information, call (803) 641-1742.

JAN. 26: A Concealed Weapons Permit class for South Carolina residents will be held at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club. For more information, call Robert Brewer at (803) 649-9972 or e-mail brewercwp@gmail.com.

JAN. 26: An ATA Registered Trap Shoot will be held at 10 a.m. at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club. For more information or to register, contact Peggy Crockett at (803) 640-0878 or e-mail carolinak80@aol.com.

FEB. 8-10: The Georgia Wildlife Federation's annual Atlanta and Perry Fisharama and Turkeyrama, now combined into a single event, will be held at the Georgia National Fairgrounds 25 miles south of Macon on Interstate 75 at Exit 135. For more information, call (770) 787-7887 or visit www.gwf.org.

MARCH 6-8: The 21st Annual Wild Quail Management Seminars will be held at Webb Wildlife Center in Hampton County. Registration is $75 and includes meals, overnight accommodations and seminar materials. For more information, call (803) 734-4306 or e-mail barnesj@dnr.sc.gov.

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; e-mail to rob.pavey@augustachronicle.com; or fax to (706) 868-9824.


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