Sarett Nature Center

Junior Naturalist Club: 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 17, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 4. Club for children ages 7-12 who are interested in nature. Cost is $6 per session. Call 927-4832 to register.

Nature book sale: Nov. 10-11. Members and friends are asked to donate gently used nature books for this event. Books can be field guides, travel guides, informational books, nature adventure books, children’s books, hard or soft cover. No magazines. Books can be dropped off at the nature center anytime.

Trivia night: 7 p.m. Nov. 17. Cost is $10, or $100 for a table of 10. Bring snacks to share with tablemates. Cash bar for pop, water, beer and wine. Door prizes, good fun and lots of laughs. Reservations and prepayment required. Adults only. Call 927-4832 to register.

Fernwood Botanical Gardens

Curious coyotes (wolves): 2-4 p.m. Nov. 10. Although no longer living in this area, wolves are amazing creatures to study. Learn more about the largest members of the canine family. For children ages 6-10. Dress for walking the trails. Cost is $12, $10 for members.

Archaeology and prehistory of Southwest Michigan: 2-3 p.m. Nov. 11. Berrien County has a rich and deep archaeological history, with interesting stories to be shared from the last 15,000 years. Bill Mangold has documented more than 100 sites in the county and conducted research along the route of U.S. 31 before it was constructed. Cost is $10, $8 for members.

Seed propagation of native perennials: 1-2:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Now is the time to start perennial plants from seeds. Learn about the cycle of perennial plant production from seed to garden and hear the best tips on how to successfully grow your old favorites. Register by Nov. 9. Cost is $12, $10 for members.

Nature saplings: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Nov. 15. Children ages 2 1/2-3 1/2, with an adult, can enjoy an introduction to nature. The topic will be animal feet.

Reclaiming our nature contemplative program (fall retreat): 1-4 p.m. Nov. 17. Join meditation teacher and University of Notre Dame research professor, Deirdre Guthrie, for the last of the 2018 seasonal contemplative programs, with this fall session drawing from the falling leaves and changing colors to awaken the senses. Engage with sacred symbols of art, nature, and your own deeply interwoven selves as Deirdre guides you through your inner landscape of well-being. Please dress for a short outdoor walk and gentle movement drawn from yoga and qigong. Cost is $40, $32 for members. Register by Nov. 13. For more information, go online to

Four Flags Snowmobile Club

Meeting: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Chamber of Commerce Building, 321 Main St., Niles. Lower level, enter from alleyway. It’s time to start putting the trails in and help is needed. Call Chuck at 269-845-2307 for more information.

Berrien County Sportsman’s Club

Trap and skeet shooting: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays.

Carrying concealed weapon classes: 6-10 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Sight-in days: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today. Cost is $5 per gun. Open to the public. Sight in at 50 and 100 yards. For more information, call Al Foster at 930-4110.

Executive board/membership meeting: 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Range orientation: 7 p.m. Monday.

Watervliet Rod & Gun Club

Membership meeting/new member orientation: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Carrying concealed weapon classes: 6-10 p.m. Dec. 6; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 8. Register from 6-7 p.m. Dec. 4. Saturday class features an attorney or police officer to speak and answer questions, an NRA course, personal protection in the home, and three hours of range time with one-on-one supervision. Cost is $100. Call 468-3837 or 470-9191 to register.

Coloma Rod & Gun Club

Carrying concealed weapon classes: 8 a.m.-5 p.m second Saturday of each month. Cost is $105. Call Andrew Zachary at 351-2051 or 944-7802

Board meeting: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Elections held for president, vice president, secretary, membership secretary, treasurer and two trustee positions.

Trap shooting: Thursdays 6-10 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m.-noon.

Archery: Ranges open for members at any time; public hours are 8 a.m. - noon Sundays and Thursdays 6-10.

Breakfast: Breakfast is available from 8 a.m. to noon every Sunday. For more information, go online to

South Haven Rod & Gun Club

Trap shooting: 10 a.m.-noon Sundays and 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays.

Action pistol: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Nov. 20.

Membership meeting: 7 p.m. Nov. 12.

Club night: 7 p.m. Nov. 9, Nov. 23.

Basic pistol and concealed pistol classes: Go online to

Dowagiac Conservation Club

Paddle raffle: 6-10 p.m. Nov. 3. Club fundraiser. Go online to for more information.

Membership meeting: 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Fish fry: 4:30-7 p.m. Nov. 12. All you can eat Alaskan Pollock, mashed potatoes and gravy, macaroni and cheese, green beans, coleslaw, roll, and homemade dessert. Cost is $9 for adults and carry-out orders, $4.50 for children age 12 and under.

Breakfast buffet: 8-11 a.m. Sundays, all you can eat. Cost is $7, $3.50 for children.

Calcutta: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 25

Submit information for Get Outdoors to, fax to 429-4392 or call 429-1294 by Wednesday.