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The Pennsylvania State Sportsmen’s Association will host a Save a Pair for Breast Cancer Awareness target shoot on Thursday, July 3 at 405 Monastery Road in Elysburg. The event begins at 1 p.m. and benefits the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The shoot will consist of 50 pink 16-yard targets and is open to all. A $25 entry fee includes targets, drawing ticket and gifts. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/SaveAPairforBreastCancerAwareness or www.facebook.com/pssatrap; or call Carlette Proukou at 570-672-9747.

Nescopeck State Park will hold the following events in June and July (for more information or to register, call 570-403-2006):

Saturday, June 28 — Just for Kids: Art in the Park with Artist Jan Lokuta; 1-3 p.m.

Tuesday, July 8 - Junior Bird Club; 9 to 11 a.m.

Wednesday, July 9 - Hiking Series: Boulder Field Trail; 9 a.m.

Friday, July 18 - Introduction to Geocaching; 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 23 - Evening Kayak Paddle Sessions; 5:30 and 7 p.m.

Friday, July 25 - Hiking Series: Thomas Darling Preserve; 9 a.m.

Saturday, July 26 - Ferns and Summer Wildflowers; 10 a.m.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is accepting registrations for its Furtaking course to be held Sept. 13 at the Whitetail Preserve Shooting Range, 118 Boulevard Road in Rock Glen. Cost is $15 for the one-day certification class.

The class also includes training on the use of cable restraint devices, for which certification is required for any trapper using cable restring devices to capture foxes and coyotes. Students should bring waders or hip boots to be used during the instruction on making water sets. For more information, call 570-675-1143.

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