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OUTDOORS CALENDAR: 11th annual Ice Buster Daze

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outdoors Grand Forks, 58203
Grand Forks North Dakota 375 2nd Ave. N. 58203

To get an event in the calendar, contact Brad Dokken at (701) 780-1148, (800) 477-6572 ext. 1148; or by email at bdokken@gfherald.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursdays.

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Fishing

• Feb. 8: 11th annual Ice Buster Daze fishing derby and radar run, Red Lake River, Crookston. Fishing registration begins at noon, Central Park, with derby from 1 to 4 p.m. Radar run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the river. Info: Ceasons Bait and Tackle, (218) 281-6665; or Brian, (218) 281-7762.

Shooting

• Feb. 12: North Dakota Class II Concealed Weapon Permit instruction and testing, 6 p.m., Masonic Center Lower Level, 423 Bruce Ave., Grand Forks; 7:30 p.m., Utah instruction and certification. Info: dakotacwp.com.

• Feb. 23: North Dakota Class II Permit to Carry testing, 8:30 a.m., Aaltos Cafe, Canad Inns, Grand Forks. Info: Bill Collison, (701) 740-8674; permittocarry.org.

• Feb. 23: Minnesota, Utah, Florida and Arizona Permit to Carry training, 10 a.m., East Grand Forks Cabela's. Info: Laura, (218) 252-1631; permittocarry.org.

• March 9: North Dakota Class II Permit to Carry testing, 8:30 a.m., Aaltos Cafe, Canad Inns, Grand Forks. Info: Bill Collison, (701) 740-8674; permittocarry.org.

• March 9: Minnesota, Utah, Florida and Arizona Permit to Carry training, 10 a.m., East Grand Forks Cabela's. Info: Laura, (218) 252-1631; permittocarry.org.

• March 12: North Dakota Class II Concealed Weapon Permit instruction and testing, 6 p.m., Masonic Center Lower Level, 423 Bruce Ave., Grand Forks; 7:30 p.m., Utah instruction and certification. Info: dakotacwp.com.

Archery

• Tuesday: 3-D archery league begins, Red River Archers Indoor Range, 2001 N. 42nd St., Grand Forks. Info: redriverarchers.org.

Meetings

• Thursday: Grand Forks Audubon, 7 p.m., Grand Forks Park Board building (next to Grand Forks Curling Club and Purpur Arena). Guest speaker is Robert Seabloom, who will discuss the life of conservationist Sigurd F. Olson.

Events

• Today: Beaver Bash terrain park competition, Buena Vista Ski Area north of Bemidji. Competition begins at 12:30 p.m., with practice from 11 a.m. to noon. Entry fee $10 per person per class. Info: (218) 243-2231, (800) 777-7958 or bvskiarea.com.

• Thursday: Moonlight snowshoeing for fun, 7 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park. Snowshoes available at park office. Info: John Fylpaa, (218) 308-2300.

• Saturday: Candlelight ski, 5 to 8 p.m., Zippel Bay State Park, Minn. Local ski group sponsoring a meal about 5 p.m. Everyone welcome. Info: (218) 783-6252 or zippelbay.statepark@state.mn.us; Great Minnesota Ski Pass required; info: mndnr.gov/skiing.

• Saturday: Lantern-lit snowshoe hike, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Itasca State Park, Minn. Info: mndnr.gov.

• Saturday: Candlelight ski, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Lake Bronson State Park, Minn. Great Minnesota Ski Pass required. Info: mndnr.gov/skiing.

• Saturday: Advanced digital photography workshop: Winter Wonderland, noon to 4 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park. Limited to 10 participants, who should dress for being outside. No fee for class, but vehicle permit required to enter the park; meet in the Visitor Center. Info: (218) 308-2300.

• Jan. 24-26: Red River Valley Boat and Marine Products Show, Fargodome. Info: (763) 755-8111 or fargoboatshow.com.

• Jan. 30: Snowshoeing for fun, 1:30 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park. Info: John Fylpaa, (218) 308-2300.

• Feb. 1: Buena Vista Logging Days, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Buena Vista Ski Area north of Bemidji. Log demos, blacksmith demos, crosscut sawing, sleigh rides, roping contest, treasure hunt and more. Admission: $6, 13 and older; $4, 6 to 12; free admission, 5 and younger. Info: (218) 243-2231 or bvskiarea.com.

• Feb. 8: Vintage snowmobile show, outside Blue Moose, East Grand Forks. Registration from 9 a.m. to noon, and sleds will be on display until 3 p.m. Snowmobiles must be 1980 or older, and trophies will be awarded for Mayor's Choice, and first, second and third places. Info: Al Seydel, (701) 740-7552.

• Feb. 14: Candlelight Ski, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Old Mill State Park, Minn. Great Minnesota Ski Pass required. Info: mndnr.gov/skiing.

• Feb. 15: Candlelight ski, 5 to 8 p.m., Zippel Bay State Park, Minn. Great Minnesota Ski Pass required. Info: mndnr.gov/skiing.

• Feb. 15: Candlelight ski, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Hayes Lake State Park, Minn. Great Minnesota Ski Pass required. Info: mndnr.gov/skiing.

• Feb. 22: Candlelight ski/snowshoe walk, 6 to 9 p.m., Lake Bemidji State Park (Bemidji) Great Minnesota Ski Pass required. Info: mndnr.gov/skiing.

• Feb. 22: Minnesota Deer Hunters Association state banquet, Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids, Minn. Social hour 4:30 p.m., with dinner and program beginning at 6. Only 350 tickets available. Info: (800) 450-DEER or bri@mndeerhunters.com.

• April 12: Red River Valley Chapter of Pheasants Forever 140-gun raffle, East Grand Forks American Legion. Walk-around raffles, guns, prints and hunting trips. Info: Brian Nelson, (218) 230-4364.

To see a full outdoors calendar with more extensive listings, go to www.GrandForksHerald.com and click the Outdoors link.

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