For kids and families

Archery 101 — 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 26 to Oct. 10, Catoctin Creek Park, 2929 Sumantown Road, Middletown. For ages 8 and older. Equipment provided. Must pre-register. $39. 301-600-2936 or


Yoga for Hikers — 5:15 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 29, Catoctin Creek Park, 2929 Sumantown Road, Middletown. $5 per session. Must pre-register. 301-600-2936 or

Hiking the Markers of the C&O Canal — 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Monocacy to Nolands Ferry on Sept. 16; Nolands Ferry to Point of Rocks on Sept. 30; Lander to Brunswick on Oct. 14; Brunswick to Harpers Ferry on Oct. 28. $38 per hike or $10 for the series. Must pre-register. 301-600-2936 or

Mid-Day Hike: Antietam Burnside Bridge — 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23. 4.5-mile figure-8 loop hike that crosses Burnside Bridge and follows Antietam Creek along the battlefield. BYO water, snacks. Fast-paced hike. Ages 18 and older. $5. Must pre-register. 301-600-2936 or

Hunter Education Classes

Register at Must attend all classes in a session to pass. Under age 14 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Free. For general information, call DNR at 410-643-8502. Online education classes also available. For more information on each class and to register, visit

South Mountain Rod & Gun Club — 23523 Foxville Road, Smithsburg, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 6 and 8.

Mount Airy IWLA — 6642 Woodville Road, Mount Airy, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 7, 9 and 12, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 10.

Mount Airy IWLA — 6642 Woodville Road, Mount Airy, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 6 and 9, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7.

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