Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League plans to meet starting in November.

Registration Night is 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Registration information is available by calling Travis Moore, program coordinator, 573-231-2859; old3toes@hotmail.com; or Aron Lee, Hannibal Parks & Recreation, 573-221-0154, alee@hannibal-mo.gov.

Details on this year’s season are still being developed.  Interested families, individuals and volunteers are encouraged to attend the registration presentation on Oct. 21.

The first night of the Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League, sponsored by the Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department, is Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.

The class is 6 p.m. Thursdays through February at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center, but there is no class during school holidays or closings.

The free class is a firearm safety awareness program for children ages 8-18. Topics include ethics, sportsmanship, fundamentals for firing a gun, ammunition knowledge and safe gun handling, wildlife management and animal identification. This is not a hunter certification course. Participants can earn awards for improvement in target practice.

Volunteers are also needed and can sign up on Registration Night.