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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Kansas
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Backpacking the backcountry

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Hiking safety in the winter

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Events Near Girard KS

Maple Leaf Festival

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 12:00pm
ArtCentral Hyde House Gallery
Carthage, MO
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Parsons Farmers Market

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:00pm
Forest Park
Parsons, KS
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Ducks Unlimited - Fairmont Free Gun Bash

Ducks Unlimited - Fairmont Free Gun Bash
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
Knights of Columbus
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Parsons Ducks Unlimited Banquet - New Location!

Parsons Ducks Unlimited Banquet - New Location!
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
Cedar Tree Barn
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Ducks Unlimited - Mined Land Dinner - New Location!

Ducks Unlimited - Mined Land Dinner - New Location!
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
The State Theater Event Center (104 W. Pine St.)
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Trick or Trot 5K, 10K and 1 Mile Fun Run!

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 8:00am
Mercy Park
Joplin, MO
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Ducks Unlimited - Pittsburg State University Waterfowl Hunter's Party

Ducks Unlimited - Pittsburg State University Waterfowl Hunter's Party
Friday, Nov 2, 2018
Frisco Freight Event Center (210 E. 4th St.)
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Pittsburg State University Waterfowl Hunter's Party

Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 5:30pm
Frisco Freight Event Center
Pittsburg, KS
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Fall Finale

Fall Finale
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Claythorne Lodge
Columbus, KS
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Ducks Unlimited - Mini-Cassia Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Mini-Cassia Dinner
Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
Best Western
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Joplin Turkey Trot

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 7:30am
Joplin Convention & Trade Center
Joplin, MO
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Ducks Unlimited - Vandalia Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Vandalia Dinner
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Elks Lodge
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CPM Sanctioned Match

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 at 7:05am
Galena, KS
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