A beginner's handgun course will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 28 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office's shooting range, 3451 La. 182, Raceland.

Topics will include firearms handling and shooting safety, gun parts and operation, ammunition, and how to select, clean and store a gun. The course will also include one hour of live range fire.

Participants should bring 50 rounds of ammunition and their own ear and eye protection. The cost is $50.

To register, visit lpso.net/beginnerhandgunreg. Information: Capt. Lafate Day at 449-4485 or lafate-day@lpso.net.