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Home-Schooled Students Invited to Archery Open House

LINCOLN – Home-schooled students interested in learning or advancing their skills in archery are invited to an open house Feb. 19 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln.

The free open house is from 2-4 p.m. at the education center, which is located at 4703 N. 44th St. Equipment will be available for use. For more information, email ngpc.outdoored@nebraska.gov.

The family-friendly education center is open to all shooters and archers and offers a wide range of workshops and other activities for youth and families, as well as hunter education classes. The indoor ranges are open Friday through Tuesday. The outdoor archery range is free and open every day from sunrise to sunset.

All current military personnel and veterans get a 50-percent discount on lane fees each Monday in February. Seniors ages 60 and up get the same discount on Fridays.

A list of other February events at the education center is as follows:

Feb. 7 – Pound Middle School NASP Tournament, all day (archery range open to public 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.)

Feb. 8 – Youth Basic Rifle Workshop, $20, 1 p.m.

Feb. 12 – Introduction to Trapping Workshop, free, 6 p.m.

Feb. 13 – Introduction to Firearm Target Competition Workshop, $30, 6 p.m.

Feb. 14 – 4-H Open House, free, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Feb. 16 – Presidents’ Day Archery Fun Shoot for ages 8-15, $5, noon

Feb. 17 – Handgun Fun Shoot, $20, 6 p.m.

Feb. 21-22 – Archery range closed to public

Feb. 22 – Archery 101: Know Your Bow Workshop, $30, 7 p.m.

Feb. 28 –Indoor Pistol Match, to register email flyfishfun@juno.com

Visit OutdoorNebraska.org/OutdoorEdCenter or call 402-471-6141 for more information.
To register for any of the events above, visit HuntSafeNebraska.org and click on Workshops.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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