Send upcoming events, typed in the format below, with your event's basic information, avoiding bold print, large print, italics, etc., and including a phone number for the public, to P.J. Reilly, Outdoors Writer, P.O. Box 1328, Lancaster, PA 17608-1328; fax: 291-4950; or email: email@example.com.
TODAY -- Lancaster County Gun Show at Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Donation of $5 requested.
TODAY -- Ephrata Bowmen's 30-target 3-D shoot from 7 a.m.-1 p.m.; $9. Take Route 222 north to Route 322; straight across Route 322 to Hahnstown Road; left on Mohler Church Road; Left on Maple Street.
FEB. 5 -- Fox Harbor Archery Club's weekly indoor league shoot begins at 7 p.m. Archers shoot a 450 round, from the 20-yard line, at bull's-eye targets. Fee is $5 for the night, plus $5 if you want to join the league. Archers do not have to join the league to shoot. Take Route 30 west to Prospect Road; right on Prospect, then left almost immediately into Indian Head Road. The club is on the right.
FEB. 7 -- Lancaster Canoe and Kayak Club meets at 7 p.m. in Maple Grove Community Bldg., 1420 Columbia Ave. Feature on paddling and camping in Adirondacks.
FEB. 7 -- Lancaster Ducks Unlimited meets at Chancey's Pub, 6049 Main St., East Petersburg, at 7 p.m.
FEB. 8 -- Hemlock Archery Club's 28-target, indoor 3-D shoot from 3-9 p.m. $8. Take Route 72 north over PA Turnpike; right on Spring Hill Lane.
FEB. 8-10 -- Lancaster Archery Club's indoor invitational 600-round on first floor of Lancaster Archery Supply, 2195A Old Philadelphia Pike. Shooting times 7 p.m. Feb. 8; 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Feb. 9-10; $8 for adults; $4 for kids and seniors. Call 330-9089 to reserve shooting time.
FEB. 9 -- Sierra Club Lancaster Group leads a 1.5-mile family hike at Landis Woods beginning at 9:30 a.m. Meet Jen Ericson in the outdoor theater in front of Boettcher House.
FEB. 9 -- Green Hill Sportsmen's block shoot begins at 1 p.m.; $5. The club is on Rover Road in Conestoga.
FEB. 9 -- Paradise Sportsman's Association's 50 target meat shoot; entries from 9 a.m.-noon; $18. Take Route 741 east from Strasburg; right on Belmont Road.
FEB. 23 -- Lancaster County Friends of the NRA fundraising banquet at Lancaster Host Resort, 2300 Lincoln Highway East, from 4-11 p.m. For tickets, call Donna Gerz, 392-5237.
MARCH 2 -- United Bowhunters of PA archery golf shoot at Tree Top Golf Course, Manheim; $25 for UBP members; $35 for non-members; $10 for kids under 16. Register at ubofpa.org.
SUNDAYS -- Mill Creek Sportsmen's Association indoor handgun shoot from noon-2:30 p.m. Nonmembers, $15. Call 393-6416. Handgun safety course available.
MONDAYS -- Paradise Sportsman's Association's practice trap shoot from 5-7 p.m.; $4. Take Route 741 east from Strasburg; right on Belmont Road.
TUESDAYS -- Manheim Sportsman's Association's indoor range open for handgun practice from 7-9 p.m. Fee is $10 for nonmembers of the club. The club is at 552 Oak Tree Road.
WEDNESDAYS -- Atglen Sportsmen's sporting clays shoot begins at 5 p.m.; $5.50. The club is on Creek Road, Sadsbury Township.
WEDNESDAYS -- Adamstown Rod & Gun Club's trap shoot under the lights begins at 5 p.m.; $3. The club is at 563 Willow St., Reinholds.
WEDNESDAYS -- Southern Lancaster County Farmer-Sportsmen's indoor archery league runs for 10 weeks; $40. Take Route 272 south to Buck; left on Route 372; left on Hollow Road.
THURSDAYS -- Paradise Sportsman's Association's chicken trap shoot from 5-7 p.m.; $5. Take Route 741 east from Strasburg; right on Belmont Road.
THURSDAYS -- Southern Lancaster County Farmers-Sportsmen's cowboy fast-draw shooting practice from 6-8 p.m. Take Route 272 south to Buck; left on Route 372; left on Hollow Road.
SATURDAYS -- Conewago Rod & Gun Club, Elizabethtown, has public trapshooting practice from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 426-2016 or see conewagogunclub.org.
Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation's Environmental Education Center in Central Park offers a variety of programs. Preregistration required at 295-2055; most are free. See co.lancaster.pa.us/parks.
FEB. 10 -- Shed antler hunt in Central Park from 2-5 p.m. Meet in the EEC.
Lancaster County Hiking Club sponsors hikes regularly. Guests and new members are welcome. See lancasterhikingclub.org.
TODAY -- Hike 11 miles on Mason Dixon Trail. Car pool at 8 a.m. from park at Race and Buchanan avenues.
TODAY -- Hike five miles through Marietta. Car pool at 1:15 p.m. from Buchanan and West End avenues.
FEB. 10 -- Hike five miles along the Susquehanna River at Marietta. Car pool at 1:15 p.m. from Buchanan and West End avenues.