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December 2017

NSSF First Shots – Handgun

December 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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DESCRIPTION When it comes to learning about shooting and firearms ownership, not knowing how or where to start can be an intimidating hurdle. Participation in target shooting is at an all-time high, and newcomers will be able to see what all the excitement is about by attending a First Shots seminar at Howell’s! No experience necessary! This class is for the true beginner and covers safety, responsible gun ownership, general firearms terminology and types in a fun and engaging classroom and…

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Ladies Night!

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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TOPICS CHANGE WITH EACH EVENT BASED ON GROUP INTEREST. CHECK BACK SOON TO SEE WHAT SPECIAL PROGRAM WE WILL BE FOCUSING ON TONIGHT! WE OFFER ONE GUARANTEE - WE WILL GIGGLE, SHOOT, AND HAVE A TON OF FUN! About Ladies Night's at Howell's Come together for a relaxing, informative and fun evening at the range. Themed topics include beginners firearms fundamentals, safety, kids & guns, concealed carry tips & tricks, home defense, bullseye marksmanship, gun cleaning & care, balloon shoots,…

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TRY A GUN – NSSF “2nd Round”

December 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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DESCRIPTION So you want to purchase a handgun but you’re not sure which one is right for you? The TRY A GUN program is a fantastic way to try a range of handgun makes, models and calibers to find out which one fits you the best. This three hour class will review firearm safety, the basic fundamentals of shooting, and information on being a responsible gun owner in Maine. Little to no experience necessary. An ideal way to make sure…

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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD)

December 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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$10

Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) is a program of USA Archery that teaches archery to young people, provides great opportunities for awarding achievement, and helps archers to enjoy the sport recreationally or progress to the excitement of competition! JOAD offers both recurve and compound archers the opportunity to learn range safety and proper shooting technique in an environment that also fosters focus, increased self-confidence, and team building skills. JOAD is open to any youth archer aged 8 to 20 and is…

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Members League

December 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2017

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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$21

Membership has it’s perks! Are you a Howell’s Member? Join us for our Members League events!Monthly themes for guest speakers, skills & drills nights, fun shoots and training clinics are based on Membership input. This League is driven by what our Members want most – The most current information, quality training, and a lot of “group therapy” range time! -Monthly members only event -Membership training discounts apply! -Includes informational session, range time, drill target and instruction -Members rates for gun…

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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD)

December 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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$10

Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) is a program of USA Archery that teaches archery to young people, provides great opportunities for awarding achievement, and helps archers to enjoy the sport recreationally or progress to the excitement of competition! JOAD offers both recurve and compound archers the opportunity to learn range safety and proper shooting technique in an environment that also fosters focus, increased self-confidence, and team building skills. JOAD is open to any youth archer aged 8 to 20 and is…

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January 2018

LADIES NIGHT

January 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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LADIES NIGHT AT HOWELL’S! DESCRIPTION A ladies only evening at the range! All skill levels are welcome to join us for two hours of low-stress, laughter filled, judgement-free range time. Our all female instructor staff are certified NRA instructors and Range Safety Officers who are ready to make your practice time or very first time at a shooting range a great one. Take your skills to the next level with some one-one one coaching from our staff or just simply…

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SKILL BUILDER – Perfecting the Draw

January 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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SKILL BUILDERS DESCRIPTION Skill Builder Workshops are skill specific and focused periods of instruction to further develop your shooting abilities. We isolate one facet of the shooting arts and work with each student to refine and build their knowledge base and technical abilities. A great way for intermediate to advanced shooters to maintain their skills and an ideal next-step for those who have completed a Basic Handgun program. Topics include: Handgun accuracy, movement, multiple targets, low light, perfecting the draw,…

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MAINE CONCEALED CARRY

January 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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MAINE CONCEALED CARRY Durration: 3.5 hours Course Fee: $100 COURSE DESCRIPTION This is 3.5 hour class will cover the various rules to carry a concealed firearm in the State of Maine. A certificate from the successfull completion of this class is applicable to use in the the Maine Concealed Carry Application process. Topics will include: Range Rules, Safe Handling Rules, Safe Storage & Transportation, Personal Responsibility and Liability, Firearm Selection Criteria, Modifications/Accessories, Carry Gear vs Range Gear, Ammunition Selection, Violent…

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INTRO TO HANDGUN

January 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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INTRO TO HANDGUN DESCRIPTION Howell’s Intro to Handgun is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper range use of handguns. This 2.5-hour class is a great first step for new shooters looking to become safe and responsible gun owners. The goal of this class is to provide essential gun safety skills, range etiquette, terminology and basic shooting skills to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience at the range. Taught by Howell’s certified and…

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NRA BASIC PISTOL

January 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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NRA BASIC PISTOL DESCRIPTION RECOGNIZED BY MOST OF THE NATION for Concealed Carry Permit application! The NRA Basic Pistol program is the ONLY nationally recognized program for firearms safety training. Most, but not all, states will accept a certificate of completion from an NRA Basic Pistol class for resident or non-resident application for concealed carry permit. The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting course is the best way for you to learn the basics of pistol shooting! The course is intended…

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TEST DRIVE – NSSF “2nd Round”

January 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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TEST DRIVE EVENT – NSSF “2nd Round” DESCRIPTION So you want to purchase a handgun but you’re not sure which one is right for you? Howell’s TEST DRIVE EVENTS are a fantastic way to try a range of handgun makes, models and calibers to find out which one fits you the best. Some shooting experience is recommended. (No experience? No problem! Join us for an Intro to Handguns class!) Howell’s TEST DRIVE EVENTS are an ideal way to make sure…

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February 2018

Howell’s Rimfire Youth League – Level 1

February 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States

Make memories with your child while you share this fun and structured learning experience at the shooting range!  Howell’s Your Rifle League: Level 1 is a 6-week instructional series for beginner youth shooters designed to provide safe, responsible and nurturing instruction in the proper gun handling and marksmanship. Child and Mentor (Parent or Guardian) paired teams learn together the basic skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for the safe and proper use of .22 LR rimfire rifles in target shooting. Our…

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Basic AR15 Carbine

February 2, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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BASIC AR15 CARBINE DESCRIPTION This 8-hour class provides new shooters with the foundation skills necessary to become a safe and skilled AR15 Carbine owner and marksman. A fantastic class for those with little to no handgun skills or for those looking to knock the rust off. We will establish consistent firearm safety awareness, the basics of handgun mechanics, safe handling technique, and the fundamentals of stance, grip, sight picture an alignment. To round out your skill set we will cover…

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Howell’s Rimfire Youth League – Level 1

February 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
$4.99 - $279.00

Make memories with your child while you share this fun and structured learning experience at the shooting range!  Howell’s Your Rifle League: Level 1 is a 6-week instructional series for beginner youth shooters designed to provide safe, responsible and nurturing instruction in the proper gun handling and marksmanship. Child and Mentor (Parent or Guardian) paired teams learn together the basic skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for the safe and proper use of .22 LR rimfire rifles in target shooting. Our…

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NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT)

February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT) DESCRIPTION Since 1871, a major objective of the National Rifle Association has been to provide education and training in the safe and proper use of firearms. Knowing how to shoot is an important requirement for NRA instructors, but you will also need to know how to teach others to shoot. NRA Instructor Training Courses help you develop the additional knowledge, skills and techniques needed to organize and teach courses in the NRA Basic Firearm Training…

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NRA RANGE SAFETY OFFICER

February 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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NRA RANGE SAFETY OFFICER DESCRIPTION The NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) program was developed in response to the demand for a nationally recognized range safety officer certification. To become a NRA Range Safety Officer, you must pass the RSO course and demonstrate that you possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations. The course covers different firearm types, actions, parts, and their operation. Ammunition types, storage options and proper care &…

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Howell’s Rimfire Youth League – Level 1

February 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
$4.99 - $279.00

Make memories with your child while you share this fun and structured learning experience at the shooting range!  Howell’s Your Rifle League: Level 1 is a 6-week instructional series for beginner youth shooters designed to provide safe, responsible and nurturing instruction in the proper gun handling and marksmanship. Child and Mentor (Parent or Guardian) paired teams learn together the basic skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for the safe and proper use of .22 LR rimfire rifles in target shooting. Our…

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BASIC HANDGUN

February 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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BASIC HANDGUN DESCRIPTION This 8-hour class provides new shooters with the foundation skills necessary to become a safe and skilled handgun owner and marksman. A fantastic class for those with little to no handgun skills or for those looking to knock the rust off. We will establish consistent firearm safety awareness, the basics of handgun mechanics, safe handling technique, and the fundamentals of stance, grip, sight picture an alignment. To round out your skill set we will cover malfunction clearing…

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INTRO TO GUN SAFETY

February 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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INTRO TO GUN SAFETY DESCRIPTION This 2-hour, classroom only, program is designed for the novice firearms enthusiast interested in starting off right with gun safety. Participants will learn about the different types of firearms, how ammunition works, and essential firearms safety rules as well as how to safely handle, store and transport firearms. Information covered also includes home safety habits for families with children or visiting guests. Students will receive as part of the class a tour of the Howell’s…

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Howell’s Rimfire Youth League – Level 1

February 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
$4.99 - $279.00

Make memories with your child while you share this fun and structured learning experience at the shooting range!  Howell’s Your Rifle League: Level 1 is a 6-week instructional series for beginner youth shooters designed to provide safe, responsible and nurturing instruction in the proper gun handling and marksmanship. Child and Mentor (Parent or Guardian) paired teams learn together the basic skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for the safe and proper use of .22 LR rimfire rifles in target shooting. Our…

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Handgun Cleaning 101

February 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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Handgun Cleaning 101 DESCRIPTION In this hands-on 2-hour workshop our resident gunsmith guides students through the safety protocol, basic field strip and cleaning process of regular handgun maintenance. Protect your investment by learning how to properly care and store your handgun between uses. Concealed carriers, when was the last time your carry gun got a thorough cleaning? All modern handguns, both revolvers and semi-automatics, are welcome! No experience necessary. THIS IS A YOUTH FRIENDLY CLASS! Is your child a mature 16+ year old? If…

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March 2018

Howell’s Rimfire Youth League – Level 1

March 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
$4.99 - $279.00

Make memories with your child while you share this fun and structured learning experience at the shooting range!  Howell’s Your Rifle League: Level 1 is a 6-week instructional series for beginner youth shooters designed to provide safe, responsible and nurturing instruction in the proper gun handling and marksmanship. Child and Mentor (Parent or Guardian) paired teams learn together the basic skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for the safe and proper use of .22 LR rimfire rifles in target shooting. Our…

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INTRO TO AR15 CARBINE

March 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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INTRO TO AR15 CARBINE DESCRIPTION Howell’s Intro to AR15 is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper range use of AR15 style carbines. This 2.5-hour class is a great first step for new shooters looking to become safe and responsible gun owners. The goal of this class is to provide essential gun safety skills, range etiquette, terminology and basic shooting skills to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience at the range. Taught by…

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Howell’s Rimfire Youth League – Level 1

March 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
$4.99 - $279.00

Make memories with your child while you share this fun and structured learning experience at the shooting range!  Howell’s Your Rifle League: Level 1 is a 6-week instructional series for beginner youth shooters designed to provide safe, responsible and nurturing instruction in the proper gun handling and marksmanship. Child and Mentor (Parent or Guardian) paired teams learn together the basic skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for the safe and proper use of .22 LR rimfire rifles in target shooting. Our…

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NRA INSTRUCTOR PISTOL SHOOTING COURSE (BPI)

March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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NRA Instructor Pistol Shooting Course (BPI) DESCRIPTION This 2-Day course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Pistol Shooting course. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive the NRA Pistol Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet upon registration via email and supporting materials. Students are required to print and bring with them their copy of the Candidate Packet, Instructor…

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Howell’s Rimfire Youth League – Level 1

March 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
$4.99 - $279.00

Make memories with your child while you share this fun and structured learning experience at the shooting range!  Howell’s Your Rifle League: Level 1 is a 6-week instructional series for beginner youth shooters designed to provide safe, responsible and nurturing instruction in the proper gun handling and marksmanship. Child and Mentor (Parent or Guardian) paired teams learn together the basic skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for the safe and proper use of .22 LR rimfire rifles in target shooting. Our…

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NRA CHIEF RANGE SAFETY OFFICER

March 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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NRA CHIEF RANGE SAFETY OFFICER DESCRIPTION NRA Certified RSOs looking to become a Chief RSO must take a course put on by an NRA Training Counselor or an NRA Chief Range Safety Officer who also holds the Chief RSO certification. This 9-hour class includes standard operating procedures, inspections, emergency procedures, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, safety briefings. Students must demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises and complete an open book exam. Once the course is completed the…

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April 2018

CONCEALED CARRY BASICS

April 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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CONCEALED CARRY BASICS DESCRIPTION So, you have your permit to carry, or you plan to constitutional carry in the State of Maine, but you aren’t sure how to go about wearing a gun as part of your every day routine. Sound familiar? This class is designed specifically for you! This 8-hour class answers the big questions all new concealed carriers have and gives you the practical knowledge and essential skills to be a safe and responsibly armed member of the…

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May 2018

INTRO TO HANDGUN – WOMEN’S ONLY

May 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Howells Gun Shop, 81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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INTRO TO HANDGUN - WOMEN'S ONLY DESCRIPTION Howell’s Intro to Handgun is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper range use of handguns. This 2.5-hour class is a great first step for new shooters looking to become safe and responsible gun owners. The goal of this class is to provide essential gun safety skills, range etiquette, terminology and basic shooting skills to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience at the range. Taught by…

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