November 17, 2005


Nov. 30 -- Learn basic bike maintenance and trouble-shooting skills, 7 p.m., REI College Park, 9801 Rhode Island Ave. Free. Details: 301-982-9681.


Saturday -- Migratory bird walk at Morgan Run Natural Environment Area in Carroll County, 8 a.m. Free, but space limited. Call 410-922-3044 for details and to register.

Saturday -- The staff of the Orange Grove area of Patapsco Valley State Park will lead an "Owl Prowl" hike, 8 p.m. Meet at Visitors Center, 8 p.m. Cost: $5 per person. Call 410-737-0451 to register.


Today -- The Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12 will hold a GPS for mariners course, 6:30 p.m. -8 p.m., at the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 East 11th Ave. Fee: $35. Register by calling Bruce Johnson, 410-740-7204.

Nov. 21, 28 and Dec. 5, 12 -- BoatSmart, the four-week US Power Squadron boating course, will be taught by the Patapsco River Power Squadron, at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Hanover. Details: Brian Becker, 410-442-1230 or


Sunday -- Hunter Sight-In Days, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Glenbrook Rifle Association, 8170 Waterford Road, Pasadena. NRA-certified range safety officers on duty. Call 410-255-6498.

Saturday-Sunday -- Hunter sight-in, Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore range, Marriottsville and Wards Chapel roads, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All firearms. Cost: $7 per firearm plus $2 donation to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry. Details: 410-461-8532.


Items -- Submissions for the Outdoors Journal may be mailed to Outdoors Editor, The Baltimore Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278-0001. Please include time, date and location of events, as well as a short description of planned activities and a telephone number for more information. Please mail listings four weeks before the date of the event.

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