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Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for Feb. 10

February 10, 2013 at 05:59 PM

Peoria Journal Star

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The Journal Star is interested in publishing your upcoming outdoor events or recent tournament results. Please email (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), fax (309-686-3205) or call (309-686-3214) us with outdoor items.

TODAY’S EVENT

Outdoors show

Henry Decoy Show, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Henry-Senachwine High School. Admission $5 (free for children under 12). (309) 364-4104.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SWCD fish and tree sales

Peoria County Soil & Water Conservation District fish and tree sale is ongoing. Tree orders due by March 15. Fish sale order deadline is March 29 for grass carp and April 10 for all other species. (309) 671-7040, ext. 3 or http://peoriacountyswcd.tripod.com/

Fulton County Soil & Water Conservation District fish and tree sale is ongoing. Fish sale ends March 15; tree sale March 22. (309) 547-2215, ext. 3 or http://fcswcd.tripod.com/

Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District fish and tree sale is ongoing. Tree orders due by March 15. Fish sale order deadline April 8 for grass carp and April 16 for all other species. (309) 342-5714, ext. 3 or http://knoxcountyswcd.tripod.com/

Birding event

Feb. 13 — Peoria Audubon Society program on wetland restorations along the Illinois River (featuring Ducks Unlimited field biologist Eric Schenck and Peoria Audubon conservation chair Maury Brucker) at 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center.

Conservation banquet

Feb. 16 — Illinois River Valley Conservation Group inaugural banquet at Lacon American Legion Hall. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. Live auctions, raffles, door prizes. Joe Anderson at (309) 696-3352 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or http://www.facebook.com/IRVCG

Boating safety classes

Feb. 16 — Pekin Salvation Army. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., (309) 447-6463.

Feb. 17 — Mossville Grade School. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (309) 447-6463.

Delta Waterfowl banquet

Feb. 16 — Lincoln Land chapter of Delta Waterfowl banquet fundraiser at American Legion in Mason City. Doors open 5:50 p.m. Dinner tickets (prime rib meal catered by Guzzardo’s) must be purchased by Feb. 10 by calling (217) 648-2829, (217) 341-2145 or (217) 737-3265.

Wild game feed

Feb. 23 — At Manlius Sportsmen’s Club, $20 donation. (815) 739-0536.

Pheasants Forever banquet

Feb. 23 — Pheasants Forever Illinois River Valley Chapter banquet at Countryside Banquet Facility in Washington, 5 to 10 p.m. Live and silent auctions, games, prizes, raffles. Membership tickets $55, ladies and youth $25. Call Bob Wiseman at (309) 645-3008 or Jan Edmonds at (309) 243-1854.

Wild Turkey Federation banquet

Feb. 23 — NWTF Woodford County chapter banquet at Stokes Hall, 424 Lourdes Church Road, Metamora. Doors open 5:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Live auction. Tickets: Chuck Koch at (309) 678-5661.

Ducks Unlimited events

Feb. 23 — Greater Peoria Area Ducks Unlimited Banquet at Peoria Civic Center. Dinner begins 6 p.m. Tickets sold until Feb. 20. (309) 472-6781.

March 2 — Northern Tazewell Ducks Unlimited Waterfowl Hunters Party at Countryside Banquet Facility in Washington. Doors open 4:30 p.m., dinner approximately 6 p.m. Tickets $25 (includes dinner, beer, soda), (309) 699-6974, (309) 231-1072 or (309) 303-2589.

March 2 — Bartonville Ducks Unlimited Banquet at Limestone American Legion. Doors open 4 p.m. Advance tickets ($30) available at Presley’s Outdoors. Tickets $35 at the door. (309) 369-8733.

Pimiteoui Trail hikes

Feb. 24 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead hike along Grandview Drive. Meet at 2 p.m. at Tower Park in Peoria Heights. Eric at (309) 688-7038 or ptahike.org

March 2 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead hike at Funks Grove near Bloomington. Meet at 10 a.m. at Cracker Barrel in Morton to car pool. Jay at (309) 472-0165 or ptahike.org

Outdoors show

March 1-3 — Central Illinois Recreational Show at Peoria Civic Center Exhibit Hall, 2 to 7 p.m. March 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 2 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3. Admission $8 ($3 for ages 6-12, free for 5 and under; ages 65 and over admitted for $5 on March 1 only).

Archery shoot

March 2-3 — Pekin Archers 3D shoot at Pekin Archery Range, registration starts 7 a.m., shooters must be on range by noon. (309) 347-4445.

Hunter safety classes

March 2-3 — Princeton Metro Center. Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (815) 872-0840.

March 6-8 — Presley’s Outdoors in Bartonville, 6 to 9:15 p.m. (309) 697-8783.

March 16-17 — Manlius Sportsman’s Club. Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m. (309) 507-0133.

March 21-22 — Kickapoo Sportsman’s Club, 5 to 10 p.m. (dinner served both nights). (309) 697-8783 or (309) 243-7217.

April 3-5 — Presley’s Outdoors in Bartonville, 6 to 9:15 p.m. (309) 697-8783.

April 12-13 — Butler Haynes Park in Mapleton, 6-10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (309) 697-2929.

Archaeology meeting

March 6 — Illinois Valley Archaeological Society meets 7 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, (309) 547-3721.

Herpetology meeting

March 7 — Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 682-6208.

Orienteering meet

March 16 — Illinois River Valley Orienteering Club meet at Detweiller, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.irvoc.org

 

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