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Outdoors notebook

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times,
published September 15, 2001


THE PEDAL BOATS CLUB: A fee is charged, and watercraft are available. Informal gatherings include weekend cruising, nature site visits and fun racing for free. Kayakers are welcome. For information on times and locations, call Nancy Sanford, (727) 525-8842.

THE WEST PASCO AUDUBON SOCIETY, a chapter of the Florida and National Audubon Society, meets on the second Thursday of each month (except for April, July and August) at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Congregational Church, 6533 Circle Blvd. in downtown New Port Richey. The meetings are free and open to all, and deal with educational subjects such as birds, nature and conservation. Call Ken Tracey, (727) 372-9640, for information.

THE HERNANDO AUDUBON SOCIETY, a chapter of the Florida and National Audubon Society, meets on the fourth Thursday of each month (unless noted otherwise) at 7 p.m. at the Brooksville Community Hall, 205 East Ft. Dade Ave. Membership is open to all. For information, call Jeanne Brown, (352) 754-5186.

THE PASCO CHAPTER OF THE COASTAL CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Red Cross building at Ridge Road and Congress Avenue in Port Richey. Meetings are free and open to everyone. Call (727) 861-1500.

THE HERNANDO AREA BOAT CLUB, organized to promote safe boating, meets on the first and third Wednesday of every month at Aripeka Community Center on Osawa Boulevard (S.R. 595). Call (352) 666-1725 for information.

THE CITRUS ROAD RUNNERS CLUB welcomes all walkers and runners. For applications or information, call John Bianco, (352) 527-2760.

THE HERNANDO SPORTSMAN'S CLUB, a family oriented shooting club, meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the range west of U.S. 19, 9.5 miles north of State Road 50. The range is open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. For information, call (904) 597-9931 or 799-3605 or 795-4730.

THE CITRUS SHOOTING CLUB meets every Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kane's Ace Hardware Shooting Range on U.S. 19 in Homosassa Springs. Call Don Hills, (352) 746-0851, or Don Cook, (352) 527-1598.

THE MEADOWCREST BOAT AND FISH CLUB meets at noon the first Thursday of every month at J's Country Kitchen, 1960 NW Hwy 19, Crystal River. For information, call Jim Konopacky, (352) 563-0908.

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