Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club – Upcoming August Events

Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club

Upcoming events for August 2016

Sunday, August 7th – Bust Fest on Trap 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For $15, you get to break all the birds you want. Come out to one of Arlington’s most popular events. Please remember, only target loads with #7.5, #8, or #9 shot with a velocity of 1200 Feet Per Second (FPS) or less due to the proximity of Marriottsville road are allowed.

Wednesday, August 10th, Club Meeting in Memorial Hall from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.– Come out and meet with your club members. We will have an informal meeting to let everyone know what is happening with the club and at the range. We will have a show and tell at the meeting, so bring out a recent acquisition or interesting object to share with the club. A swap meet will be at the back of the room. You can bring out anything that you would like to sell, trade or give away.

Saturday, August 13th, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Fundraiser Frame Build, We will be having a fundraiser target frame build to benefit our Juniors program in the lower Barnes Range House. No special tools or skills are required. We build frames on an assembly line basis, where each person performs one or two simple tasks. No special tools or skills are required. Members who come out to help with the frame build can purchase a target frame at cost.

Saturday, August 20th, Steel Plate Rifle Shoot from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at the Barnes Multi-purpose range. Bring out your favorite rifles or safe queens that are no greater than .30 caliber to shoot at steel targets. No magnum, green tip or armor penetrator rounds are allowed.

Saturday, August 27th – Arlington will be supporting two events the Women On Target (WOT) and the WWII reunion of the 443rd Bomber group. We need any club instructors and others who can help set up and run the Women on Target program on the pistol range. We will also need help with setting up targets and supporting the 443rd Reunion shoot. We will send a separate detailed announcement out for both of these events.

Sunday, August 28th, Arlington’s Annual Libby Juniors Match form 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – We need a lot of volunteers to help set up and run this match. Please come out at 8:00 a.m. to help set up targets. We need people to watch the line, run targets and help with the food and put away the targets. This is a huge event and we need a lot of volunteers to help.

Thank you!

Rob

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