Out & About for Feb. 2

February 02, 2014 at 03:34 AM

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Archery leagues
Wolf Hollow Archery in Chillicothe is accepting archery league signups. Leagues begin Feb. 4. Cost is $35 to sign up and $8 per week for 10 weeks. Tuesday is traditional league (one-person team) and Wednesdays through Fridays are compound leagues (two-person teams). (309) 274-9653.

Archaeology meeting
Feb. 5 — Illinois Valley Archaeological Society meets 7 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, (309) 547-3721.

Herpetology meeting
Feb. 6 — Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 682-6208.

Pimiteoui Trail Association hikes
Feb. 8 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike along Peoria Riverfront. Meet 9 a.m. inside front doors of RiverPlex. (309) 657-4557 or ptahike.org

Feb. 23 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a frozen creek hike at Big Hollow Creek in Peoria. Meet 2 p.m. at WeaverRidge Golf Club. (507) 358-3981 or ptahike.org

March 2 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike at Black Partridge Park. Meet 2 p.m. at the park, located on Coal Bank Road in Metamora. (309) 263-2474 or ptahike.org

March 16 — Pimiteoui Trail Association will lead a hike at Matthiessen State Park. Meet 1 p.m. at the park, located east of Oglesby on Route 178. (309) 243-9195 or ptahike.org

Birding event
Feb. 12 — Peoria Audubon Society membership meeting 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, http://www.peoriaaudubon.org

Fishing tackle sale
Feb. 15 — At Lake Camelot Sportsman’s Club, 9278 W. Lake Camelot Drive in Mapleton, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. $6 fee to set up table to sell items. (309) 697-9007.

Outdoors show
Feb. 28-March 2 — Central Illinois Recreational Show at Peoria Civic Center Exhibit Hall, 2-7 p.m. Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 2. Admission $8.50, $3.50 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under (family four pack — two children, two adults — for $20). Special senior citizens admission of $5 on Feb. 28.

Handgun clinic
March 1 — Illinois State Rifle Association Women On Target pistol shooting clinic at Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club. (815) 635-3198 or http://www.ISRA.org

Archery shoot
March 1-2 — Pekin Archers 3D Shoot, registration 7 a.m., must be on range by noon. (309) 347-4445.

Bass club signups
March 2 — Bass 25 Peoria will hold its 2014 tournament season signups at Peoria Sportsman Club. Signups run 8:30-10 a.m., with meeting to follow. New members welcome. (309) 678-3487 or bass25.com