Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for July 20

July 20, 2013 at 10:09 PM
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TODAY’S EVENTS

Archery shoots

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

Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club Fred Bear 3D Shoot, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. (309) 274-9653.

Pimiteoui Trail Association hike

Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike on Rock Island Trail. Meet 2 p.m. at the Alta parking lot. (309) 657-4557 or ptahike.org

Pistol course

Pistol Prep Academy’s Basics of Pistol Shooting at Big Oak Hunting Paradise near Hartsburg. http://www.pistolprepacademy, (309) 830-7182 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Orienteering meet

July 26 — Illinois River Valley Orienteering Club Kickapoo Night-O meet, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.irvoc.org

Archery shoots

July 27-28 — Pottstown 3D Range shoot, 7 a.m. to noon. (309) 696-8015.

July 27-28 — Black Diamond Archery (Canton) 3D shoot, gates open 7 a.m., must be on range by noon, (309) 251-5016.

Aug. 3-4 — Pekin Archers 3D Shoot, registration 7 a.m., shooters must be on range by noon, (309) 347-4445.

Aug. 17-18 — Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club Survival 3D Shoot, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. (309) 274-9653.

Pimiteoui Trail Association hikes

July 31 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike at Meadow Valley Park in Washington. Meet 6 p.m. at the park’s Legion Road parking lot (turn south at CEFCU on Washington Road/Route 8). (309) 231-2190 or ptahike.org

Herpetology meeting

Aug. 1 — Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 682-6208.

Pistol course

Aug. 4 — Pistol Prep Academy’s Basics of Pistol Shooting (ladies only) at Big Oak Hunting Paradise near Hartsburg. http://www.pistolprepacademy, (309) 830-7182 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Archaeology meeting

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

Hunter safety classes

Aug. 8-10 — Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club, 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (309) 274-5586.

Aug. 9-10 — Wilmor Sportsman’s Club in Morton, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (dinner, lunch provided). (309) 266-6666.

Aug. 15-16 — Maple Lane Country Club in Elmwood, 5-10 p.m. both days (includes dinner both days). (309) 742-2141.

Aug. 16-17 — Secor Sportman’s Club, 6-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. (309) 376-5331 after 5 p.m.

Aug. 21-23 — Presley’s Outdoors in Bartonville, 6 to 9:15 p.m. all three days. (309) 697-8783.

Sept. 5-6 — Kickapoo Sportsmen’s Club, 5-10 p.m. both days (includes dinner both days). (309) 697-8783 or (309) 243-7217.

Sept. 12-14 — Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club, 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (309) 274-5586.

Sept. 13-14 — River Valley Sportsman’s Club in Germantown Hills, 6-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. (309) 367-4177 after 5 p.m.

Sept. 20-21 — Wilmor Sportsman’s Club in Morton, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (dinner, lunch provided). (309) 266-6666.

Sept. 25-27 — Presley’s Outdoors in Bartonville, 6 to 9:15 p.m. all three days. (309) 697-8783.

Oct. 10-12 — Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club, 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (309) 274-5586.

Prairieland anglers meeting

Aug. 12 — at Dawson Lake, 6 p.m. Fishing, wiener roast.

Friends of NRA banquet

Aug. 17 — Heart of Illinois Friends of NRA dinner/auction at Itoo Hall. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m. Live and silent auctions, raffles, prizes. (309) 676-6241 or http://www.friendsofnra.org/IL

Outdoor show

Sept. 6-8 — St. Louis Fall RV Show at St. Louis Mills shopping center in Hazelwood, Mo. http://www.stlrv.com or (618) 288-9952.

RESULTS

Bass tournament
Chris Benidict and Chad Burtelben of Washington won The Other Club tournament July 13 at Clinton Lake with five fish weighing 11.75 pounds. Rick Manz of Pekin and Dean Marhurin of Hanna City placed second (3, 7.75) and Jim Franklin and Bobby Harris of Washington third (1, 6.90). Franklin won big bass (6.90).