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Outdoors briefs: Adapative recreation demo set for this weekend

The Outdoors for All Foundation plans adaptive recreation demonstrations, including adaptive cycling, today and Sunday at Sacajawea State Park.

The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The demo days are sponsored by the Washington State Parks and Recreation No Child Left Inside program.

Now in its 30th year, the Outdoors for All Foundation says it's helping more than 2,000 children and adults with disabilities to participate in outdoor recreational activities.

Founded in Washington state, the foundation's year-round therapeutic recreation programs include downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, excursions, day camps, water skiing, camping, rock climbing and hiking.

Benefit derby set for May 6

A spring salmon fishing derby to benefit the C.O.R.E. Foundation and its effort to fund local educational programs takes to the Columbia River below McNary Dam on Wednesday.

The C.O.R.E. Foundation Spring Salmon Derby begins at daybreak and concludes with weigh-in at 3 p.m. A catered barbecue will follow and prizes will be awarded.

Entry fee is $400 per boat, with four rods maximum, and organizers said guides are welcome.

Entries must be received by Tuesday. Anyone interested can contact Jared Retter at 528-7006 or jretter@windermere.com, or Scott Ridgeway at 539-1039 or scott.ridgeway@cobaltmortgage.com.

The C.O.R.E. Foundation, Creating Opportunities to Reach Excellence, is a non-profit organization that helps fund local educational programs and personal growth development programs in the Columbia Basin, according to its Web site.

Richland Rod & Gun Club sets May meeting

Richland Rod & Gun Club member Dave Miller will talk about camping and fishing opportunities at Sprague Lake at the club's May meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will be at the city of Richland maintenance facility, Exit 3 from Interstate 182 to Queensgate Drive, across from Wal-Mart.

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