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March 24: Middle Potomac River Chapter of Ducks Unlimited inaugural dinner, banquet and auction. Lighthouse Restaurant, 11 Monroe Bay Ave., Colonial Beach. 4 p.m. Silent and live auctions, raffles. For tickets, call David Swan, 540/219-4530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Tickets limited.
March 24: Rapp Bassin’ Team Tournament. Hicks Landing. For details, call Earl Cooper, 804/633-9247.
March 24: Kids Trout Fishing Day at Old Cossey Pond, City of Fredericksburg. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Kids 12 and under, some rod/reels available; bring own bait. For details call VDGIF, 899-4169.
April 1: Wood duck nesting box building workshop. 2-4 p.m., Gander Mountain Store, 3708 Plank Road. Free, including wood duck box kits. Includes session on wood duck management, predator protection, habitat and more. Sponsored by Virginia Waterfowlers Association.
May 5: Possum Point Ducks Unlimited Banquet. 2–6:30 p.m., Izaak Walton League, Stafford. Decoy carving, retriever demos, fly tying, taxidermy display, live & silent auctions, youth calling contests/activities. $50 single, $75 couple, $15 youth. For tickets call 540/659-9091 or 703/590-6462.
May 18–20: Virginia Hunter Skills Weekend. Holiday Lake 4H, Appomattox. Ages 11 and up. $105, includes lunch, lodging, and variety of instructional classes and field seminars. See holidaylake4h.comp/upcoming or call 434/248-5444. Registration deadline May 4.
June 16: Quail & Upland Wildlife Federation fundraiser benefiting wildlife habitat and youth programs of Virginia. Shady Grove Kennels, Remington, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Open to all. Adult sporting clay, youth shotgun and rifle shooting. Door prizes, games, raffle, silent auction. Call 703/232-3572 or e-mail email@example.com.
HUNTER EDUCATION CLASSES
(Free; Pre-registration required)
March 31: Quantico Rod and Gun Club. Starts at 8 a.m. Finishes at noon April 1. Attendees must pre-register at qrgc.org.
HOW TO SUBMIT ITEMS
E–mail the information, with subject line stating “Outdoor Calendar,” to Ken Perrotte at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to Box 1069, King George, Va. 22485.