Published December 02, 2012, 12:05 AM

OUTDOOR CALENDAR: Red River Archers’ 3-D League begins...

Red River Archers’ 3-D League begins, Red River Archers indoor range... and more.

By: Herald Staff Report, Grand Forks Herald

To get an event in the calendar, contact Brad Dokken at (701) 780-1148, (800) 477-6572 ext. 1148; or by email at bdokken@gfherald.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursdays.


Archery

Jan. 8: Red River Archers’ 3-D League begins, Red River Archers indoor range, 2001 N. 42nd St., Grand Forks. Info: Paul Hahn, (701) 741-8279.

Jan. 10: Red River Archers’ 300 League begins, Red River Archers indoor range, 2001 N. 42nd St., Grand Forks. Info: John Brewinski (701) 746-8602.

Events

Dec. 15: Annual winter bird survey, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park. Bring your binoculars and field guides and meet at the Visitor Center. Info: John Fylpaa, (218) 308-2300.

Dec. 16: 18th annual Itasca winter bird count, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Itasca State Park. Meet at the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center at 8 a.m. for assignment of count areas. Dress warmly for outdoor winter conditions and bring lunch if staying for the entire day. Info: (218) 699-7259 or itasca.statepark@state.mn.us.

Dec. 29: Candlelight ski, 5 p.m., Zippel Bay State Park near Williams, Minn. Skis and snowshoes available for checkout. Info: (218) 783-6252.

Jan. 5-6: Snowshoe lacing, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 5 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 6, Lake Bronson State Park, Minn. Program fee $75; call the park before Dec. 5 to register and order your size of snowshoes. Info: (218) 754-2200.

Jan. 12: “I Can Ice Fish!” 1 to 4 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park. Register by Jan. 7; meet at the Visitor Center. Info: (218) 308-2300.

Jan. 16: “Circle Time Under the Pines: S is for Stars,” 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Itasca State Park, Minn. For children 2 to 5 years old accompanied by adults. Meet at the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center and bringwinter clothes. Info: (218) 699-7251 or email itasca.statepark@state.mn.us.

Jan. 17: “Snowshoeing for Fun,” 1 to 3 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park. Info: John Fylpaa, (218) 308-2300.

Jan. 19: Lantern-lit snowshoe hike, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Itasca State Park. Info: (218) 699-7251 or itasca.statepark@state.mn.us.

Jan. 22: “Bombing of the Big Bog,” 1 to 2:30 p.m., Big Bog State Park near Waskish, Minn. Hear first-hand accounts and view rare artifacts and photos. Meet at the Visitor Center. Info: (218) 647-8592.

Jan. 26: Candlelight ski, 6 to 9 p.m., Lake Bronson State Park, Minn. Start and end at the Victor Johnson Visitor Center. Bring your own skis. Info: (218) 754-2200.

Jan. 26: Bemidji snowmobile tour, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park. Info: (218) 308-2300.

Jan. 26: Candlelight ski, 5 p.m., Zippel Bay State Park near Williams, Minn. Skis (and snowshoes) are available for checkout, and the local ski group will sponsor a meal beginning about 5 p.m. Info: (218) 783-6252.

Jan. 31: “Snowshoeing for Fun,” 1:30 to 3 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park. Info: John Fylpaa, (218) 308-2300.

Shooting

Dec. 9: North Dakota Class II testing, 8:30 p.m., Aaltos cafe, Canad Inns, Grand Forks. Info: Bill Collison, (701) 740-8674.

• Dec. 9: Minnesota, Utah, Florida and Arizona Permit to Carry training, 10 a.m., Cabela’s, East Grand Forks. Two-for-one special on training price for the holidays. Info: Laura, (218) 252-1631.

Meetings

Dec. 4: Headwaters Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Cattails Bar and Grill, 6405 Bemidji Ave. N., Bemidji. Damian Wilmot of Superior, Wis., will present a program about steelhead fishing tips and techniques. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner off the menu at 6 and a brief business meeting at 7. Info: Bob, (218) 586-2798 or Steve, (218) 243-2574.


To see a full outdoors calendar with more extensive listings, go to www.GrandForksHerald.com and click the Outdoors link.

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