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Michigan Calendar of Events – August 17th, 2012

Banquets/Fundraisers

Aug 18: Friends of NRA, 5:30 p.m.,Adrian College Ritchie Dining Hall, Adrian. For more info call Dwight Lutsko 517-265-9578
Aug 24: Friends of NRA, 5:30 p.m., Livingston Co Conservation Club, Hamburg For more info call Jeff Lafave 517-404-1908.
Sept. 6: Delta County Search & Rescue Dinner, 4-11 p.m, Rapid River Lions Club. For more info call Pete DeHaan, 906-398-7122.
Sept. 6: Auburn Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Forest Edge Banquet Center. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.
Sept. 7: S.A.L. 179 WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Walker. For more info call Eric Denny, 616-453-9861.
Sept. 7: Greater Southeast Michigan Chapter RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Laurel Manor. For more info call Jim Gilsdorf, 734-662-7512.
Sept. 8: Hesperia Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Christ the King, Hesperia. For more info call Brad Harrald, 231-854-1312.
Sept. 8: Mid-Shiawassee DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Gi Gi’s Banquet Hall, Corunna. For more info call Bill Pearsall, 989-743-5766.
Sept. 11: Standish Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., K of C. For more info call Jason Vallad, 989-545-8322.
Sept. 13: Sault Sainte Marie WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Walker Cisler Student & Conference Center. For more info call Ken Greenfield, 906-647-2556.
Sept. 15: Houghton Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. For more info call Dave DenBoer, 989-366-6332.
Sept. 15: Monroe County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hickory Park American Legion Post 514. For more info call Keith, 734-260-0732.
Sept. 20: Kalkaska Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge 2348, Kalkaska. For more info call Pat Modos, 231-258-4551.
Sept. 22: Cass City WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., VFW Post 3644, Cass City. For more info call Mike Spencer, 989-670-5346.
Sept. 26: Petoskey Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holy Childhood Church. For more info call Dan Cole, 231-348-3460.
Oct. 6: Ruby Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ruby Creek Conservation Club, Branch. For more info call  Jim Kurdziel, 231-578-5667.
Oct. 8: Grand Traverse Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Boone’s Long Lake Inn, Traverse City. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.
Oct. 9: Allegan Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Silo, Allegan. For more info call Blain Becktold, 231-502-0881.
Oct. 13: Manistee Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW 4499, Manistee. For more info call Ritchie Gillette, 231-723-4925.
Oct. 20: Southern Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Brooklyn Sportsman’s Club. For more info call John Ofchar, 517-547-5055.
Oct. 13: Huron County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ubly Fox Club, Bad Axe. For more info call Greg Talaski, 989-269-6571.
Oct. 24: Clio Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Circus Park. For more info call Gordon Hitchcock, 810-639-3643.
Nov. 1: Beaverton, Gladwin WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., K of C Hall, Gladwin. For more info call Jim Forgie, 989-429-8156.
Nov. 10: Chippewa Snow Chasers WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion #393. For more info call Dale Brelsford, 906-437-5369.

Special Events

Aug. 17-18: Michigan Trappers & Predator Callers assoc. Convention, Osceola County Fair Grounds, Evart. For more info call Ed Dramer, 231-898-4823.
Aug. 18: QDMA Michigan Tree Farm & Michigan Forest Assoc, Habitat Day, 10 a.m., Cedarville. For more info call Karen Serfass, 906-635-5439.
Sept. 8-9: Pte. Mouillee Waterfowl Festival, 8-5 p.m., Pte. Mouillee State Game Area. For more info call 734-379-4292.
Sept. 20-23: Michigan Boating Industries Assoc. Boating & Outdoor Festival, Lake St. Clair Metro Park, noon. For more info call Nicki Polan, 734-261-0123.
Sept. 21-23: Grand Haven Salmon Festival, Municipal Marina Parking Lot. For more info call 616-842-4499.

Shows

Aug. 17-18: Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsman’s Gun & Sport Show, Calumet Colosseum, Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m. For more info call Mike Dudenas, 906-250-3449.
Sept. 20-23: Michigan  Boating Industries Assoc. Boating & Outdoor Festival, Metro Beach Metropark, Harrison Twp. For more info call 800-932-2628.
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Sport Shows Promotions LLC Gun & Knife Show schedule for 2010. For more info check out www.migunshows.com or call 517-676-4160. Admission: $6.
Aug. 18-19: The Delta Plex, 2500 Turner Ave., Grand Rapids. Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m.
Sept. 1-2: Harrison/Clare, Clare County Fairgrounds, Bus 127 N/West on Fairlane. Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m.
Sept. 15-16: Birch Run Expo Center, Exit 136 off I75, Fri. 2-7 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.
Sept. 22-23: Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S. Custer Rd. Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.
Sept. 29-30:Novi Rock Financial Showplace, 46100 Grand River. Fri. noon-5 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m.
Oct. 6-7: Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.
Oct. 13-14: The Delta Plex, 2500 Turner Ave., Grand Rapids. Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m.
Oct. 20-21: Flint Perani Arena, 69 at Center Rd. Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.
Oct. 27-28: Cadillac, Wexford Civic Ctr, 131 & 13th St. Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.

Archery

Bridgeport Gun Club 2012 Archery Shoots. 3265 Roselle Road, Bridgeport, MI 48722. For more info call Herb Pickell, 989-777-9949.
Sept. 8-9: 3D Archery Shoots, Sat. 8-3 p.m., Sun. 8-2 p.m.
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Bay City Bowmens Club, 2012 Shoots. 2245 8 mile Rd, Kawkawlin, MI. For more info call Eric Richardson, 989-414-0781.
Aug. 18-19, Sept. 8-9, 15-16: Archery Shoots.
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Ashley Sportsmans Club, 8554 Mason Rd, Bannister, MI. 2012 Shoot Schedule. For more info call Jim, 517-204-4075.
Sept. 9,: 3D Archery Shoot, 9-4 p.m.
Shooting Sports
Aug. 25: Robert J. Lytle Chapter RGS, Fun Shoot, Reg. 9 a.m., Hunters Creek Club. For more info call Robert Byrnes, 810-338-4152.
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Oakland County Sportsmens Club, Clarkston. For more info call Don Brown 248-622-3070 or visit http://www.ocsc-mi.org/
August:  Broadhead Leagues Start 8 wks. Tues. 4 p.m., Wed. 9 a.m. & 4 p.m., Thurs. 4 p.m.
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Chesaning Area Conservation Club, 13750 W. Baldwin Rd, Chesaning, MI 48616. Schedule of 2010 Shoots. For more info call Duane Moore, 989-865-6940.
Every Wed.: Trap, 6:30-10 p.m.
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Rockford Sportsman Club, 11115 Northland Drive. For more info call 616-866-4273 or checkout www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com
First Sat. of each month: Cowboy Action Shoot except November.
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Every Tuesday. Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club, Trap Shoots, 4 p.m.-dusk. For more info call 810-231-1811.
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Rockford Sportsman’s Club, Schedule of Events, 11115 Northland Drive, NE, Rockford, MI 49341. www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com
Cowboy Shoot: 1st Sat. of every month.
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Multilakes Conservation Assoc. 2012 Events. 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Twp, MI, 48382. For more info call Pete Cesaro, 248-363-9109.
Thurs.: 3-Dusk.
Saturday: 10-3 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-Dusk
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Twin Lakes Sportsmen’s Club events. For more info call 773-792-3457 or 262-279-3503.
1 & 3rd Sundays: Trap shooting, Individual Tournaments 200 targets 12 noon.
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Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club, 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd. Dexter, MI. www.post46hfc.com for more info.
Tues: Trap Shooting, 4 p.m.
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Four Square Conservation Club & Sportsman’s Association,  6777 Cline Road. 2010 Schedule of events. For more info call 810-327-6859 or www.foursquaresportsman.com.
Thurs.: Hand Gun Night, 6-10 p.m.
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Big Bear Sportsmans Club, 2011 Schedule of Events. For more info call Dave Somset, 231-362-3103.
Every Sunday: Shooting 5 Stand & Trap, 10-2 p.m.
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West Walker Sportsman Club, 2011 Schedule of Events. 601 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI. For more info call Patrick Murray, 616-453-5081.
All Year: Open 7 days a week.
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Ashley Sportsmans Club, 8554 Mason Rd, Bannister, MI. 2012 Shoot Schedule. For more info call Jim, 517-204-4075.
Sept. 9: Sporting Clays/Trap, 9-4 p.m.
Sept. 15-16: Civil War Skirmish, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-2 p.m.
Oct. 21: Muzzleloader Woods Walk, 9-3 p.m.

Dog Events

Now-Oct.: Puppy Fair, 2nd Sun. each month 8:30-2:30 p.m., Multi Lakes Conservation Club. For more info call Dave Elam, 248-624-0944.

Season Dates

Sept. 10: Bear season opens.
Sept. 15: Ruffed grouse season opens.
Sept. 15: Rabbit, hare & Squirrel season opens.
Sept. 15: Fall wild turkey opens.
Sept. 22: Youth deer season opens.
Sept. 22: Woodcock season opens.
Sept. 23: Youth deer season ends.
Sept. 30: Trout season ends.

Education/Seminar

Sept. 4-6, 8: Frankenmuth Conservation Club, Hunter Ed Class, at the Club. For more info call Bill Schultz, 989-777-2780.
Sept. 5 or 6, 8: Sabinaw Field & Stream Club, Hunter Ed. Class. For more info call Herb Pickell, 989-777-7814.
Sept. 9: Gander Mtn Flint, Hunter Ed Class. For more info call Herb Pickell, 989-777-7814.
Oct. 27: Thumbs Up Snowmobile Club, Snowmobile Safety Class, 9-3 p.m., MSU 4-H Extension Office. For more info call Herb Pickell, 989-777-7814.
Dec. 1: Frankenmuth Snowmobile Club, Snowmobile Safety Class, 8:30-2:30 p.m. For more info call Herb Pickell, 989-777-7814.

Tournament/Contests

Sept. 22: Grand Haven Salmon Festival Big King Fishing Contest, Grand Haven Steelheaters, 5:30-12:30 p.m. For more info call Mary Jane Belter, 616-642-0877.

Meetings

Freeland Conservation Club meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Ken Balden, 989-695-2641.
Huron Valley Steelheaders. Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month. American Legion Post #200 For more info call Carroll White, 734-626-3112.
Flat Rock Chapter – NWTF meets the 3rd Thurs. of each month, 7-10 p.m., Flat Rock Youth Center. For more info call 734-654-8108.
Huron Valley Sportfishing Club meets on the 3rd Thurs of every month, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 200. For more info call Richard Montre, 734-847-7814.
Wayne County Quail Forever meets the fourth Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Flat Rock Rec. Center, I-75 & Gibraltar Rd. For more info call Ed Moore, 734-782-0329 or 734-771-5607.
Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell, 586-524-8887.
Metro-West Steelheaders, meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For more info call Bill King. 734-420-4481.
Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club meets 2nd Tues of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call John Wilde, 734-646-6132.
Downriver Walleye Federation meets 3rd Monday of every month, except Dec. 7:30 p.m., Westfield Center. For more info call Mike Barkley 734-281-1649.
Mid-Michigan United Sportsman Alliance. Meets 2nd Tues. of each month, 6:30 p.m., Twin Ponds Sport Shop, Stanton. For more info call Dave Bean, 989-831-4890.
Mulit-Lakes Conservation Assoc. meets every 3rd Wed. of the month except Nov., 8 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call Sam Mullins, 248-363-9109.

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