March 16: NWTF National Capital Chapter annual banquet and auction. Park West Lions Club, 8620 Sunny Gate Drive, Manassas. Single ticket, includes membership, is $60. Couples ticket, which includes two memberships is $85. Contact email@example.com. For tickets and list of auction items, see events.nwtf.org/461120-2019.
March 21: Meeting of the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries. 9 a.m. 7870 Villa Park Dr, Suite 400, Henrico 23228. Next meeting is May 1. Open to the public.
April 6–7: Bird Dog Training Seminar. Charlottesville. Trainer Rick Smith teaches the basics of obedience needed for a hunting dog, and expands to pointing and backing, whoa, heel, proper use of e-collar, and steady to wing and shot. For details and a brochure contact Peter Easter, 434/906-1776 or Rick Smith, 804/784-3882.
June 7–9: Free Fishing Days in Virginia. No license required for rod and reel fishing in freshwater or saltwater on these days.