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Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for Sept. 9

September 09, 2012 at 07:02 AM

Seeking Out & About items

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

TODAY’S EVENTS
Archery shoots

Pottstown 3-D Range shoot for St. Jude, 7 a.m. to noon, (309) 696-8015.

Partridge Creek Archers 3-D fun shoot. Registration 7 a.m., must start course by noon, (309) 370-5186 or (309) 370-1148.
DockDogs event

Pumpkin Splash dog-jumping competition at Morton Mini Storage in Morton. More information/registration at http://www.chicagolanddockdogs.com or (309) 264-4849.
Pimiteoui Trail hike

Lake Eureka Park in Eureka. Meet at 2 p.m. by Litwiller ballfield (at end of park road below dam). (309) 231-2190 or ptahike.org.
UPCOMING EVENTS

Hunter safety classes

Sept. 21-22 — Wilmor Sportsman’s Club in Morton. Friday: 5-10 p.m.; Saturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., (309) 266-6666.

Sept. 22-23 — Lewistown Park District. Saturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday: 12:30 p.m., (309) 647-4416.

Oct. 11-13 — Chillicothe Sportsman’s Club. Thursday-Friday: 6-9:30 p.m.; Saturday: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., (309) 274-5586.
Archery events

Sept. 15-16 — Pottstown 3-D Range shoot for St. Jude, 7 a.m. to noon, (309) 696-8015.

Sept. 15-16 — Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club 3-D shoot, 7 a.m., (309) 697-6766.

Sept. 16 — Seven Hills Archers 3-D shoot. Registration 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., (309) 255-2723.

Sept. 29-30 — Black Diamond Archery (Canton) shoot, gates open 7 a.m., must be on range by noon, (309) 251-5016.
Pimiteoui Trail hikes

Sept. 15 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will participate in Illinois River Sweep. Teams meet at Forest Park Nature Center. (309) 678-3827.

Sept. 19 — Forest Park Nature Center. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at center’s parking lot. (309) 633-1224 or ptahike.org.

Sept. 22 — McNaughton Park in Pekin. Meet at 1:30 p.m. by Lake Zuercher sign. (309) 678-3827 or ptahike.org
Outdoor Hall of Fame inductions

Sept. 15 — Illinois Conservation Foundation Outdoor Hall of Fame inductions and fundraiser 5:30 p.m. at Stoney Creek Inn in East Peoria. Silent, live auctions of outdoors equipment, trips. Warren Gale of Orion and Allie Lymenstull of Quincy will be inducted. Information/tickets: http://www.ilcf.org or (217) 785-2003.
Sporting clay shoot

Sept. 15 — Good Shepherd Lutheran School of Pekin sporting clays event at Oak Ridge Sportsman’s Club in Mackinaw. $75 for 100 birds and lunch. (309) 347-9027 orwww.goodshepherdpekin.com
Orienteering event

Sept. 22 — Illinois River Valley Orienteering National 0-Day meet at Comlara Park near Bloomington, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.irvoc.org
Delta Waterfowl event

Sept. 22 — Illinois River Valley Chapter of Delta Waterfowl banquet at American Legion in Spring Bay. Doors open 4 p.m., dinner 5:30 p.m. For tickets, call (309) 303-7552 or 303-7551.
Whitetails Unlimited event

Sept. 29 — Whitetails Unlimited West Central Illinois chapter banquet at St. Mary’s Gymnasium in Canton. Two-meat buffet, auction, door prizes. Social hour 5 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Tickets $40 ($20 for spouse and ages 15 and under). Ticket order deadline Sept. 22. (309) 647-7307 or http://www.whitetailsunlimited.com.
Archaeology event

Oct. 2 — Illinois Valley Archaeological Society meets 7 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, (309) 547-3721.
Herpetology event

Oct. 4 — Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 682-6208.
Gun event

Oct. 6 — Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club 1911 pistol match 8 a.m. Entry fee $3. More information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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