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"Get your turkey in gun club shootHolmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club is holding its annual turkey shoot at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 at the club trap range on Brooks HIll Road near Langley. All shooters are invited to come out and try to win their own Thanksgiving dinner.Five shooters per squad shoot at 10 clay targets, two from each of five trap stations. The shooter with the most hits wins a 12 pound frozen turkey. Twenty dollars buys five chances to shoot and win. Winners back up a few yards and shoot against other winners for a 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or even 5th turkey. Those yet to win stay at 16 yards and shoot against other hopefuls.Though most shooters prefer the largest allowable bore, the 12 gauge, all smaller gauges may also be used. Shells are available at the club.Second gun show Nov. 25The second of two yearly gun shows offered by the Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club will be held Saturday, Nov. 25 beginning at 8 a.m. at the club meeting room. Entrance is opposite the rifle range.Admission is $2 at the door and the public is welcome. Attendees will find guns, knives, shooting and hunting supplies and plenty of other treasures. Doors close at 5 p.m. Those with items to sell should contact Larry Amundson for information about table rentals.Also Nov. 25, try out the the newest clay target game, called sporting clays, held the second and fourth Saturday of each month. A newly constructed trap and skeet range makes the Holmes Harbor club one of the most comprehensive shooting venues in the Puget Sound area. New shooters are welcome and membership information will be available at the gun show.Play soccer in Europe for U.S.A.The United Soccer Academy will hold clinic/tryouts for players interested in playing soccer in Europe. The academy's program to Europe, from July 11 to July 31, 2001, will consist of a five-day training camp in Denmark, followed by participation in the world's largest youth soccer tournament, the Gothia Cup in Sweden, as well as participation in the Manchester Soccer Festival in England.For males and females between the ages of 10 and 19, clinics/tryouts will be held at Arena Sports in Langley, B.C., on Dec. 1 from 6-8 p.m.; the Sportsplex in Bellingham, Dec. 2, 2-4 p.m.; Lake Washington High School, Kirkland, Dec. 3, 2-4 p.m., and Arena Sports, Redmond, Dec. 4, 6-8 p.m. Players should bring their own ball, water and a $15 registration fee. Call 800-659-5499.Boating, safety members neededThe Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is seeking nominations for its Boating and Safety Advisory Council. The council assists and advises the commission on administration of its boating safety program. Appointments will be made Dec. 15. The commission manages 125 parks and several recreation programs, including boating, cross country skiing and snowmobiling.Appointments to be made include: Anglers and Hunters, one member; Educators, one member; Sailing Foundation, one member; Association of Washington Cities, one member; Washington Water Trails Association, one member; River Kayaking, one member.To obtain applications, call James E. Horan, 360-902-8580. "

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