Celebrate 100 Years of Extension

Upcoming Events

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Cabarrus County Center Soil Sampling Kits Available M-F Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 4 hours ago

Weekdays: "Soil Analysis Kits Available"
Pick up Free Soil Sampling kits/instructions at NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord 28027 for lawn, garden, field and landscaping areas. Interested persons are responsible for mailing kits to NCDA Agronomic Division in Raleigh. Results are usually available online within 3 weeks. Assistance with interpreting results may be obtained from David Goforth, Extension Agent, at 704/920-3320. NOTE:There is a $4 charge for testing each sample from Nov. 27-March. Pay online at www.ncagr.gov/agronomi .

Caswell County Center Caswell County Big Sweep Wed Oct 1, 2014 @ 8:00 AM -Fri Oct 31, 2014 @ 5:00 PM Today Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Caswell County, NC, USA
— 4 hours ago

Caswell County Big Sweep will be held October 1 - 31, 2014. Big Sweep is a state-wide effort to clean up litter from roadways and waterways in NC. Supplies needed for clean up such as trash bags, gloves, vests, etc. are available at the Extension Office located at 126 Court Square, Yanceyville, NC. If you have any questions, please call 336-694-4158 or email tonya_wingate@ncsu.edu.

In just a few hours, you can make a BIG difference during the NC Big Sweep Litter Cleanups!!! So please sign up to join in this effort TODAY!!!

Forsyth County Center Dixie Classic Fair Horticulture, Baking & Cooking Entries Accepted Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Dixie Classic Fair 421 W. 27th Street Winston-Salem, NC 27105
— 4 hours ago
NC Fresh Produce Safety Yancey County - Part 2 - Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices Workshop Series Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714
— 3 hours ago

Part 1 is a pre-requisite for participation in Part 2 of the workshop series.

Registration Deadline: September 19, 2014. Register online at www.carolinafarmstewards.org or contact Anna MacDonald Dobbs, 919-542-2402, anna@carolinafarmstewards.org.

For more information: http://ncfreshproducesafety.ces.ncsu.edu/2014/08/fresh-produce-good-agricultural-practices-workshop-series-yancey-county/

Anson County Center JCPC Meeting Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Anson COunty Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 16 minutes ago
Person County Center Living Healthy Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 hour away

Come join us for our free six-week chronic disease self-management program that will be held on Wednesdays from 1:30pm - 4:00pm in the Person County Health Department. We will discuss managing pain, eating healthy, depression and positive thinking, communication, etc.

on 6 calendars Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden Tour Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 2 hours away

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a pollinator conservation workshop and garden tour as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. starting in the auditorium of the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro. Chatham County Agricultural Extension Agent Debbie Roos will give an overview of North Carolina pollinators and discuss the role of native bees and managed bees in crop pollination. Participants will learn about the principles of planting a pollinator garden and – just in time for fall planting – how to select trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, herbs, vines, and grasses to attract a diversity of pollinators. Debbie will emphasize native plants but also include a few other plants that provide good resources. The workshop will conclude with a tour of Cooperative Extension's pollinator garden at Chatham Mills, about half a mile from the Agriculture Building. The garden is comprised of 145 different species and cultivars, 85% of which are native to the piedmont of North Carolina. The workshop will be repeated on Saturday October 4 so participants can select the most convenient date. Visit the Growing Small Farms website for complete details and registration info: http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops

Buncombe County Center Agriculture Equipment Demonstration Day Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy Community Farm, Alexander, NC
— 3 hours away

Agricultural Equipment Demo
Our Community Farm in Alexander, NC
Date: October 1
Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
SAHC will host a demonstration session at our Community Farm featuring equipment available for rent from the Buncombe County Soil & Water District and Buncombe Cooperative Extension Service. Accessible for local farmers at a minimal cost, this equipment can result in higher farm profits by increasing efficiency and land productivity.

Demo equipment will include: a GrassWorks Weed Wiper, which can be towed behind a tractor or all-terrain vehicle to 'wipe' herbicides selectively across pastures and hay fields without damaging the grass; a ShaverPost Driver to install fencing at lower costs; a Raised Bed Mulch Layer, designed to make a raised bed, lay plastic mulch, and drip irrigation in one pass; and a Water Wheel Transplanter, which can plant bare roots, pots or plugs and can carry up to 25 trays.

This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required. Please RSVP to the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension office by contacting Meghan Baker, meghan_baker@ncsu.edu, or Ethan Henderson, ethan_henderson@ncsu.edu.

Haywood County Center Agriculture Equipment Demonstration Day Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy Community Farm, Alexander, NC
— 3 hours away

Agricultural Equipment Demo
Our Community Farm in Alexander, NC
Date: October 1
Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
SAHC will host a demonstration session at our Community Farm featuring equipment available for rent from the Buncombe County Soil & Water District and Buncombe Cooperative Extension Service. Accessible for local farmers at a minimal cost, this equipment can result in higher farm profits by increasing efficiency and land productivity.

Demo equipment will include: a GrassWorks Weed Wiper, which can be towed behind a tractor or all-terrain vehicle to 'wipe' herbicides selectively across pastures and hay fields without damaging the grass; a ShaverPost Driver to install fencing at lower costs; a Raised Bed Mulch Layer, designed to make a raised bed, lay plastic mulch, and drip irrigation in one pass; and a Water Wheel Transplanter, which can plant bare roots, pots or plugs and can carry up to 25 trays.

This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required. Please RSVP to the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension office by contacting Meghan Baker, meghan_baker@ncsu.edu, or Ethan Henderson, ethan_henderson@ncsu.edu.

Henderson County Center Agriculture Equipment Demonstration Day Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy Community Farm, Alexander, NC
— 3 hours away

Agricultural Equipment Demo
Our Community Farm in Alexander, NC
Date: October 1
Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
SAHC will host a demonstration session at our Community Farm featuring equipment available for rent from the Buncombe County Soil & Water District and Buncombe Cooperative Extension Service. Accessible for local farmers at a minimal cost, this equipment can result in higher farm profits by increasing efficiency and land productivity.

Demo equipment will include: a GrassWorks Weed Wiper, which can be towed behind a tractor or all-terrain vehicle to 'wipe' herbicides selectively across pastures and hay fields without damaging the grass; a ShaverPost Driver to install fencing at lower costs; a Raised Bed Mulch Layer, designed to make a raised bed, lay plastic mulch, and drip irrigation in one pass; and a Water Wheel Transplanter, which can plant bare roots, pots or plugs and can carry up to 25 trays.

This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required. Please RSVP to the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension office by contacting Meghan Baker, meghan_baker@ncsu.edu, or Ethan Henderson, ethan_henderson@ncsu.edu.

Local Food Agriculture Equipment Demonstration Day Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy Community Farm, Alexander, NC
— 3 hours away

Agricultural Equipment Demo
Our Community Farm in Alexander, NC
Date: October 1
Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
SAHC will host a demonstration session at our Community Farm featuring equipment available for rent from the Buncombe County Soil & Water District and Buncombe Cooperative Extension Service. Accessible for local farmers at a minimal cost, this equipment can result in higher farm profits by increasing efficiency and land productivity.

Demo equipment will include: a GrassWorks Weed Wiper, which can be towed behind a tractor or all-terrain vehicle to 'wipe' herbicides selectively across pastures and hay fields without damaging the grass; a ShaverPost Driver to install fencing at lower costs; a Raised Bed Mulch Layer, designed to make a raised bed, lay plastic mulch, and drip irrigation in one pass; and a Water Wheel Transplanter, which can plant bare roots, pots or plugs and can carry up to 25 trays.

This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required. Please RSVP to the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension office by contacting Meghan Baker, meghan_baker@ncsu.edu, or Ethan Henderson, ethan_henderson@ncsu.edu.

Cherokee County Center Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 3 hours away

For more information about this and all Family and Consumer Education Programs contact Teresa Goley at 828-837-2210 or at teresa_goley@ncsu.edu
http://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/profile/teresa-goley/

Jackson County Center Cloverbuds Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM — 3 hours away
Soils Seminar: Janet Chappell, MS Student, Soil Sci. Dept., NCSU. Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in an Agroforestry System in the Southeastern U.S. Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Williams Hall Auditorium (2215 WMS), NC State University
— 3 hours away

Pre-seminar refreshments served at 3:15 pm in the McKimmon Room (2223 WMS)

Northampton County Center 4-H Ambassador Due Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 9495 NC Hwy 305, Jackson NC 27845
— 5 hours away

Ambassador portfolios are due today

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit the Barn Bums Horse Speciality Club Wed Oct 1, 2014 Today 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Circle K Arena, 7860 Gold Hill Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 7 hours away

This club for youth ages 5-18 years old meet each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month and specialize in horses. Youth do not need to own a horse to participate however at times they will be around horses and will study the care and needs of equine, etc. Contact Deena Bost at 704-436-8786 after 5:00 p.m. or email deenabost@yahoo.com

Cabarrus County Center Free "Holidays to Remember Program" offered twice TODAY ONLY Thu Oct 2 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Ave W, Concord, NC, United States
— 12 hours away

Join the Cabarrus County Extension and Community Association members and the Family and Consumer Sciences Program for this special event offered at 10:00 a.m.-Noon and at 7-9:00 p.m. Red Bridge Floral and Marketplace will be sharing lots of holiday decorating ideas. Guest will enjoy very special holiday treats including appetizers, candy, cookies, cake and holiday punch. Registration is not required.

Johnston County Center Volunteer Conference of Southern States Thu Oct 2- Mon Oct 6, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Rock Eagle 4-H Center Eatonton, Ga
— 12 hours away
Rockingham County Center 4-H Rock Eagle Leader's Forum in GA Thu Oct 2- Mon Oct 6, 2014 (All Day Event) — 12 hours away
Sampson County Center Waste & Litter Sample Collection Day Thu Oct 2, 2014 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 93 Agriculture Place, Clinton, NC 28328 (livestock facillity)
— 20 hours away

Will accept lagoon and litter samples for transport to the Raleigh, NCDA Lab for analysis. If you collect samples prior to the collection date, please keep them refrigerated. For more information, call Max Knowles at 910-592-7161

Stokes County Center Partnership/LLC Tax Workshop Thu Oct 2, 2014 @ 8:30 AM -Fri Oct 3, 2014 @ 4:45 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC State University: McKimmon Conference & Training Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC, United States
— 20 hours away

This directed discussion, advanced-level course will review partnership taxation or an LLC taxed as a partnership. Discussion will cover formation, operation, contributions, and cash distributions. Recent changes in law or rulings will be emphasized. The materials will cover dissolution of a partnership and impact of partner's choice on taxes. One example is the contribution of property to the partnership and its subsequent sale. The focus will be on small businesses although the instructor may address all types of partnership questions. Primary materials will be IRS publications, chapters from previous years' books, and IRS forms. This will be a good review of partnership taxation for those who have partnership returns or for those who want to understand more about partnerships. You will be working with facts and the tax consequences for partners and the partnership. There are no prerequisite or advanced preparation for this course.

The workshop will be held in Raleigh on October 2-3, 2014, from 8:30am-4:45pm and cost is $399.

For more information, call 919-515-2261 or visit ncsu.edu/opd

Ashe County Center Pesticide License Exam Thu Oct 2, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agricultural Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640
— 21 hours away

Individuals who need to obtain a pesticide license may take the exam at 1:00 p.m. (please bring a pencil, calculator and identification to take the test and also a check for fees). Training begins at 9:00 a.m.

Pre-registration is not required for the classes or exams. All classes and exams are held at the Agricultural Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, North Carolina. Fees are determined by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.

If you have questions or would like additional information regarding the 2014 Pesticide License Recertification Classes or Exams please contact the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center at (336) 846-5850.

Stanly County Center Extension & Community Leadership Team Thu Oct 2, 2014 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Newt Road, Albemarle, NC, United States
— 21 hours away
Swain County Center Cook This! Make Your Own Salad Dressing Thu Oct 2, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Senior Center, Bryson CIty
— 22 hours away

Learn to make easy, healthy, and delicious salad dressings using simple ingredients. Call Dee Decker at 488-3848 for more information.

Wilkes County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program Thu Oct 2, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Y Express, West Park Medical Complex, North Wilkesboro
— 24 hours away

This program was created to help people learn about strategies that have proven to work for weight loss. Over 15 weeks, participants learn to pay attention to what they are eating and be mindful of how much activity they get each day. Must be registered to attend.

Cabarrus County Center Visit Boger Extension & Community Association Club Thu Oct 2, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension at members’ homes or Cold Water Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.
— Tomorrow


BOGER ECA meets 1st Thursday of each month, 1:00PM at members' homes or Cold Water Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. Call Martha Brawley at 704/436-6175.
Adult Cabarrus County ECA members choose from a wide variety of educational services and social opportunities while learning and helping others. Formerly "Extension Homemakers" this organization started over 100 years ago teaching women how to preserve foods.

Currituck County Center Growing Cold Hardy Citrus Program Thu Oct 2, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— Tomorrow

Growing Cold Hardy Citrus
Join us on October 2, 2014 at 1:00pm for a class on growing cold hardy citrus. The class will be held at NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center located at 120 Community Way in Barco. The class is free and open to everyone. Our guest speaker Ozzie Coor will have Mandarin orange, lime, Meyer lemon and grapefruit trees available after the class for sale. For more information contact Debbie Kelso at deborah_kelso@ncsu.edu. To register online go to go.ncsu.edu/citrusworkshop or call 252-232-2262.

Durham County Center Information session for 2015 Master Gardener Training Thu Oct 2, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
— Tomorrow

Have you considered becoming a Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer? Attendance at one of the information sessions is a requirement to apply for the training program. Free/ Registration is required. 919-560-0525

Jackson County Center JAM Thu Oct 2, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM — Tomorrow
Tourism Extension People-First Tourism Lab Thu Oct 2, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension James Hunt Jr Library, Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

People-First Tourism Lab @ Hunt Library - in this weekly lab meeting, members of the project team discuss progress and strategy; community partners and organizations interested in participating should direct inquiries to: info@peoplefirsttourism.com

Cabarrus County Center City of Kannapolis Farmer's Market Thu Oct 2, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Corner of Vance Street and Loop Road, Kannapolis, NC 28081
— Tomorrow

New farmers market operated by volunteers for local farmers, and artisians of baked goods and crafts. Held in the parking lot. Local fruit, veggies, crafts and baked goods that meet market regulations will be offered. For information contact market manager, James Karriker at 704-804-3082.

Craven County Center Neon Ninjas 4-H Club Meeting Thu Oct 2, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension MCCS Community Center, Cherry Point MCAS
— Tomorrow

For more information about this meeting, call 252.466.4831

Avery County Center Banner Elk Farmers Market Thu Oct 2, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension AC Pride Complex--Banner Elk
— Tomorrow

Avery County farmers selling their local foods/products. Come out and support them.

For additional information please contact Adam Keener, Extension Agent, at 828-733-8270.

Mitchell County Center Mitchell County ESMMWL Thu Oct 2, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Spruce Pine Fire Department, Spruce Pine, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
Robeson County Center All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts Club Meeting Thu Oct 2, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Office
— Tomorrow

This is the monthly meeting for the members of the All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts Club. Members work on a variety of arts and crafts projects and community service projects. Please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant for more information about this club.

Richmond County Center 4-H Sewing Club Thu Oct 2, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM — Tomorrow
Wayne County Center Open Halter Horse Show Thu Oct 2, 2014 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, 2801 U.S. 117, Dudley, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

Entries close at 5:30 pm. Open Halter Pony, Mule, & Draft Horse Show at 6 pm. Open Halter Horse Show at 7 pm.

Cherokee County Center ASPIRE Thu Oct 2, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murphy High School, 234 High School Cir, Murphy, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

This class is an ACT Prep Class hosted through the NCSU program ASPIRE. High school juniors and seniors should have applied early for this class. The class is held at Murphy High School, in the Vocational Building, in Coach Nelson's classroom.

Cumberland County Center Beginning Beekeeping Course Thu Oct 2, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
Swain County Center In-Step Line Dancing Thu Oct 2, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Auditorium), 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— Tomorrow

Classes are taught by local volunteers, Cheryl and Bob Thomas. . Have fun and be active! No prior dance experience is required. Classes are FREE! For more information, contact Dee Decker at 488-3848.

Line Dancing FLYER: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/i9B1sGDehZ_PJToX2kiDsW1vO6GOkWMhFPWJlKWYKG_k-MhuB-HK2j5XLlTeoXX6i0jk0Q=s400

Moore County Center Moore County Cattleman's Meeting Thu Oct 2, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Moore County Agricultural Center Carthage, NC
— Tomorrow
Halifax County Center 23rd Annual Harvest Days Fri Oct 3, 2014 @ 9:00 AM -Sat Oct 4, 2014 @ 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Halifax 4-H Rural Life Center 13763 Hwy 903, Halifax, NC 27839
— 2 days away

There is something for everyone at Harvest Days!
Harvest Days started in 1992 as a partnership with the Roanoke River Antique Engine & Tractor Club, Halifax County Cooperative Extension, and Halifax County Tourism as way to highlight the importance of agriculture and our agricultural heritage here in Halifax County.

Activities include the Tri-County Horse Show, and Children's Activities. Musical entertainment provided by Unbroken and The Nine Pound Hammers. Food and craft vendors, as well as informational/educational exhibits. Tractor rides, cotton jump, cotton picking contests, 1920's sawmill demonstration, peanut thresher demonstration, antique tractors, and more.

Swain County Center Swain County Farmers Market Fri Oct 3, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Island Street (at the Barn), Downtown Bryson City
— 2 days away

Are you involved in any activities such as gardening, farming, growing flowers and other woody ornamentals, or beekeeping (Honey)? If you answered yes to any of these endeavors and would like to sell the "fruits of your labor" then, set-up a booth and join us!

OR come by every Friday Morning (May-October) and check out all the local food and craft vendors!

For more information contact, Christy Brendenkamp at (828) 488-3848.

Cabarrus County Center Beginning Quilting Fri Oct 3, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Ave W, Concord, NC, United States
— 2 days away

This is an ongoing class that will be held weekly during school year except holidays. One time cost is $11 per person. Contact Pam Outen, Extension Agent, at 704/920-3322 or Nancy Carlson, ECA Member, at 704/784-2300 to register or for questions. Class limit of 10.

Forsyth County Center Dixie Classic Fair Fri Oct 3, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 2 days away

Visit http://www.dcfair.com/ for more information.

Stokes County Center Forsyth Tech Community Day Fri Oct 3, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Forsyth Technical Community College, 3111 Big Oaks Dr, Tobaccoville, NC, United States
— 2 days away

Agents will have a booth at this event. Come and find out more about all the great services that Extension has to offer!

Wilkes County Center Comp Time Fri Oct 3, 2014 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 2 days away

Comp Time for fair

Hertford County Center Winton Farmers Market Fri Oct 3, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 205 Main Street, Winton, NC, United States
— 2 days away

Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, Seafood, and MORE!!! Come out and support our local vendors and gather some goodies for your weekend cookouts! See you at the Market!

Lincoln County Center Beef Judging Contest - Cleveland County Fair Fri Oct 3, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Shelby, NC, USA
— 2 days away

The Lincoln County 4-H Livestock Judging Team will compete at the Beef Judging Contest at the Cleveland County Fair. For more information about 4-H Animal Science Programs, please contact the Lincoln County 4-H office at 704-736-8458.

Caldwell County Center 4-H Junior Leader Meeting Fri Oct 3, 2014 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension CES Kitchen
— 2 days away

Please contact Darlene Berry, 4-H/FCS Agent if you are interested in attending. This is an invitation only planning meeting.
828.757.1257 darlene_berry@ncsu.edu

Currituck County Center 4-H Horse Bowl Practice Fri Oct 3, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 2 days away

contact: Tom Harrell 232-2262

on 2 calendars GROW workshop (Laurinburg) Sat Oct 4 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Partners In Ministry, Laurinburg, NC
— 2 days away

Community garden workshop.
Details here: http://www.nccgp.org/about/project_program_detail/grow-workshops

Richmond County Center Robeson County Livestock Show Sat Oct 4 (All Day Event) — 2 days away
Tourism Extension Chatham NC People-First Tourism network Sat Oct 4 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Chatham County, NC, USA
— 2 days away

Duarte Morais will spend the day in Chatham County with 25 undergraduate students working with tourism entrepreneurs from the Chatham NC People-First Tourism network. The video titled "A day of work and learning with P1T" illustrates the trip during Fall 2013. Here is a link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbQCgvuGj3o

Currituck County Center Open Circuit Horse Show Sat Oct 4, 2014 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point, NC 27966
— 3 days away

NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center and the Currituck Rural Center will be hosting an open circuit horse show on October 4, 2014, at the Currituck Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point. The show will start at 8am with in hand classes. Come out and join the fun. Spectators welcome. For more information contact Tom Harrell at 232-2262 or tom_harrell@ncsu.edu

Davidson County Center Lexington Farmers Market - Master Gardener Plant Sale Sat Oct 4, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 129 South Railroad Street, Lexington, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Davidson County Center Thomasville Farmers Market Sat Oct 4, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 21 East Guilford Street, Thomasville, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Guilford County Center Fall Harvest Appreciation Day Sat Oct 4, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 501 Yanceyville St, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 3 days away

Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
Pumpkin pancakes flipped up by chef Alex of Cheesecakes by Alex, $5 a plate starting at 7:45 am,

Sampson County Center Parenting Class Sat Oct 4, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Destiny Outreach Church, 201-C Northeast Blvd, Clinton NC (910) 590-2179
— 3 days away

Being a parent or guardian is a challenge. This parenting education program helps parents and other adults, guide the positive development of caring, competent, and healthy children. You have to be present for the entire eight hours and a certificate will be given at the end of class.

The cost for the class will be $5.00 per person. You must pre-register before the day of the class and pay for the class with the correct change the day of the class. We do not provide childcare so please arrange for your childcare needs in advance.

To register call Cindy Nance or Kim Reid at (910) 592-7161.

Cabarrus County Center Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" Open Sat Oct 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 3 days away

North Carolina and locally grown/produced fruit, vegetables, eggs, meat, plants, crafts, bread, seafood, flowers, etc. Email Market Manager at lisaw@ctc.net , call her at 704-425-5559 or David Goforth, Extension Agent at 704-920-3320 or visit www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com

Forsyth County Center Dixie Classic Fair Sat Oct 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 3 days away

Visit http://www.dcfair.com/ for more information.

Greene County Center NC Big Sweep Sat Oct 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Snow Hill boat ramp
— 3 days away

Volunteers should register with Emily Hardy for this trash clean up.

Rowan County Center 4-H Club Officer Training Sat Oct 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 3 days away
Rutherford County Center Pie Contest Sat Oct 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Farmers Market, Depot Street, Forest City
— 3 days away

The first Saturday is always Pie Day at the Farmers Market. Enter your favorite apple, sweet potato, or pumpkin pie October 4 at 9:00 am. Winners will be chosen in each pie category and in both youth and adult divisions. Entry forms available at Cooperative Extension and must be submitted by Thursday, October 2. For more details, call 828-287-6020.

Camden County Center NC Big Sweep Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM — 3 days away
Catawba County Center Snack Makers 4-H Cub Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agricultural Resources Center
— 3 days away

Reorganization meeting for 2014-15 school year for Snack Makers 4-H Cooking Club for children ages 8 and older. Visitors and new members welcome to come and learn about 4-H and the 4-H club.

Cumberland County Center EMGV Fall Plant Sale Sat Oct 4, 2014 @ 10:00 AM -Sun Oct 5, 2014 @ 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 3 days away

Fall is the best time for planting perennials and shrubs! Extension Master Gardeners will be available during the sale to assist with plant selection and planting guidelines.

Durham County Center Backyard Composting Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Durham Garden Center, 4536 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC
— 3 days away

Discover the basics of successful composting. learn how to transform food scraps. leaves & other organic materials into a nutrient-rich soil conditioner that will benefit your lawn & garden. Presented by Rhonda Sherman, Extension Specialist in the Dept. of Biological & Agricultural Engineering at NC State University, Durham County Extension Master Gardener.
Class is free / registration is required
Contact: Ann 919-384-7526 ann3dgc@gmail.com

Forsyth County Center Community Gardening 101 Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Single Brother’s Workshop, Old Salem 10 W. Academy St, Winston-Salem
— 3 days away

Have you ever considered participating in a community garden? Are you interested in starting one in your community but don't know where to begin? Learn the basics of starting a community garden: the organizational, procedural, and horticultural information that you'll need to know for success. To register, please call 336-721-7357.

Presented by Alison Duncan, Forsyth County Community Garden Coordinator

Guilford County Center Fall Tractor Show & Colfax Fire Safety Day Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Onslow County Center Child Seat Check-Up Event Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lowe's Home Improvement, 1255 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— 3 days away

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Robin Seitz)

Sampson County Center 4-H Round Robin Showmanship Invitational Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 3 days away

Each participant will show a goat, lamb, heifer, and hog. They will earn points for each species. All animals will be provided. The youth with the most points at the end of the event ill be the winner.

Individuals with the top 5 points in the Senior goat, lamb, & heifer divisions on the Eastern Showmanship Circuits will be invited (15 total participants). These top 5 have until September 29th to notify show coordinator that they would like to participate. If any of these individuals decline the invitation, the next point winner in line will be invited.

For more information, contact Charmae Kendall, 4-H Program Assistant, at (910) 592-7161.

Cherokee County Center Nora Starks Memorial 4-H Horse Show Sat Oct 4, 2014 12:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mountain Folk Center, Murphy, NC, Nora Starks Arena
— 3 days away

This horse show is a fun show open to any youth ages 5-18.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit K-9 Capers Dog Specialtiy Club Sat Oct 4, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension K-9 Capers Dog Training Academy, 2139 Supply Court, Suite 1, Concord NC 28027
— 3 days away

4-H Club is for ages 5-19. K-9 Capers Jr. Handlers Training Club is for ages 8-18.
Parents must stay with kids 5-8 years old at all times. We shall have a once a month business meeting followed by a hands-on topic which may include a field trip. Topics will vary such as careers, pet food, medical protocols, diseases, first aid. It may also include in depth topics such canine sports, guide dogs, search and rescue and much more. Dogs will not generally be at these meetings unless specified. Meetings will posted to www.k9capersTraining.com and will be sent via e-mail.
Contact Donna Rogers at 704-721-6757 or email: k9capers@gmail.com .

on 5 calendars Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden Tour Sat Oct 4, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 3 days away

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a pollinator conservation workshop and garden tour as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. starting in the auditorium of the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro. Chatham County Agricultural Extension Agent Debbie Roos will give an overview of North Carolina pollinators and discuss the role of native bees and managed bees in crop pollination. Participants will learn about the principles of planting a pollinator garden and – just in time for fall planting – how to select trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, herbs, vines, and grasses to attract a diversity of pollinators. Debbie will emphasize native plants but also include a few other plants that provide good resources. The workshop will conclude with a tour of Cooperative Extension's pollinator garden at Chatham Mills, about half a mile from the Agriculture Building. The garden is comprised of 145 different species and cultivars, 85% of which are native to the piedmont of North Carolina. Visit the Growing Small Farms website for complete details and registration info: http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops

Robeson County Center St. Paul's 4-H Pony Club Meeting Sat Oct 4, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension St. Pauls
— 3 days away

This is a weekly meeting for the members of the St. Paul's 4-H Pony Club. Members work on a variety of activities related to horses. For more information about this club please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant at (910) 671-3276 or Wendy_Maynor@ncsu.edu.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit Future Focus Fitness Speciality Club Sat Oct 4, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Logan Community Center, 304 Lincoln Street-SW, Concord 28025
— 3 days away

4-H club invites all teen agers to visit this club that would enjoy fitness activities and sports. Contact club leader Tamera Nealy at FutureFocus1@outlook.com or Wilma Means at 704-782-9768

Currituck County Center National 4-H Week Sun Oct 5- Sun Oct 12, 2014 (All Day Event) — 3 days away

contact: Elle Owens, 232-2262
ellen_owens@ncsu.edu

Greene County Center National 4-H Week Sun Oct 5- Sun Oct 12, 2014 (All Day Event) — 3 days away
Rockingham County Center National 4-H Week Sun Oct 5- Sun Oct 12, 2014 (All Day Event) — 3 days away
Rowan County Center National 4-H Week Sun Oct 5- Sun Oct 12, 2014 (All Day Event) — 3 days away
Wayne County Center National 4-H Week Sun Oct 5- Sun Oct 12, 2014 (All Day Event) — 3 days away
Forsyth County Center Dixie Classic Fair Sun Oct 5, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 4 days away

Visit http://www.dcfair.com/ for more information.

Watauga County Center Heirloom Apple Tasting Sun Oct 5, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 381 E. King Street, Boone, NC
— 4 days away

Local Beer, Goat Cheese, Bread, and Heirloom Apples

A donation of $15 per person or $25 per couple is requested to benefit Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture.

More information and purchase tickets at http://watauga.ces.ncsu.edu/spotlight/heirloom-apple-tasting/



Jackson County Center YLC Sun Oct 5, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM — 4 days away
Davie County Center National 4-H Week Mon Oct 6- Sat Oct 11, 2014 (All Day Event) — 4 days away
Greene County Center Make it Monday! (Part of 4-H Week) Mon Oct 6 (All Day Event) — 4 days away
Greene County Center Youth Council Meeting Mon Oct 6 (All Day Event) — 4 days away
Cleveland County Center 2014 Extension Master Gardener Class Mon Oct 6, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC, United States
— 5 days away

Become an Extension Master Gardener! http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/master-gardener-classes-2014/

Forsyth County Center Dixie Classic Fair Mon Oct 6, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 5 days away

Visit http://www.dcfair.com/ for more information.

Durham County Center The Giving Closet Mon Oct 6, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 5 days away

The Giving Closet provides free clothes for ages 0-5 and maternity clothes for Durham County families with children ages birth to 5 years old. Baby equipment may also be available. Families may attend four times during the program year.
http://www.welcomebaby.org

Contact: Deborah Waterman (919) 560-7150
dwaterman@dconc.gov

Gaston County Center ECA Knitting Classes Mon Oct 6, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 5 days away

If you enjoy knitting or want to learn the art of knitting, then join ECA's knitting group. This group meets weekly and beginnners are always invited. Cost is $3.00 (every two classes) - register by contacting Pam Bryson at pbryson@co.gaston.nc.us or 704.865.3291.

Franklin County Center Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a Manual Mon Oct 6, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 5 days away

NCA&TSU Parenting Matters - Because kids don't come with a manual

Parents matter to their kids! If you are a parent, grandparent raising a grandchild, foster parent or legal guardian, join us once a week for a free, fun class discussing the challenges and rewards of parenting. This NCA&TSU course discusses the importance of managing stress, healthy communication, the difference between discipline and punishment, ages and stages, and more. Call 919-496-3344 to reserve your space at least 48 hours in advance and feel free to bring a friend or family member.

Please note these parenting classes do have a component of conflict resolution, problem solving, stress reduction techniques, and anger management within. This is not a substitute for anger management classes.

Our address is: Franklin County Cooperative Extension, 103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC 27549; phone 919-496-3344. The classes are currently FREE and are brought to you in partnership with the NC Court System, Department of Social Services, and a whole host of other community partners.




Cherokee County Center Healthy Lifestyles Classes for Seniors Mon Oct 6, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Andrews Community Center Main St Andrews, NC 28901
— 5 days away

Bi-monthly meetings to focus on senior related issues. Classes are held at the Senior Center location in Andrews, NC at the Andrews Community Center. To learn more about this and other Healthy Lifestyle Programs contact Teresa Goley and 828-837-2210 or at teresa_goley@ncsu.edu

http://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/profile/teresa-goley/

Franklin County Center Do you like to feed your family healthy, delicious, fast meals but feel it is just too expensive? Mon Oct 6, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM — 5 days away

Are you struggling to make ends meet? Do you like to feed your family healthy, delicious, fast meals but feel it is just too expensive? If this sounds like you and you are a parent or grandparent raising a child under age 18, please join us for our weekly Expanded Foods & Nutrition Program (EFNEP).

With the Expanded Food & Nutrition Program, expect to eat healthier meals and snacks, stretch your food dollars and reduce the risk of any food-borne illnesses. NC EFNEP also aims to reduce the rising tide of obesity by teaching practical skills resulting in changed behaviors that help families become more physically active and achieve healthy weights.

http://www.ncfamilieseatingbetter.org/EFNEP/participants/index.html

This hands-on class is offered once a week in partnership with Parenting Matters through the holidays. FREE.

Swain County Center SHIIP Appointments Mon Oct 6, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 5 days away
Davie County Center Clover Club Mon Oct 6, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM — 5 days away
Johnston County Center Fall Showcase Entries Accepted Mon Oct 6, 2014 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4-H Office Auditorium
— 5 days away
Cherokee County Center Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Mon Oct 6, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 5 days away

For more information about this and all Family and Consumer Education Programs contact Teresa Goley at 828-837-2210 or at teresa_goley@ncsu.edu
http://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/profile/teresa-goley/

Avery County Center Newland Farmers Market Mon Oct 6, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Avery County Co-Op Extension, Cranberry Street, Newland, NC, United States
— 5 days away

Local farmers will be setting up booths selling their local foods/products. Please come out and support them.

For additional infomation please contact Adam Keener, Extension Agent, at 828-733-8270.

Catawba County Center New 4-H Science Club Kick-Off Mon Oct 6, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agricultural Resources Center
— 5 days away

New 4-H science club organizing for children ages 5-10 years old. Come and learn about 4-H and participate in "Rockets Away", the 2014 National 4-H Science Day experiment as part of the club meeting.

on 2 calendars Extension Centennial Celebration Mon Oct 6, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC
— 5 days away

We invite you to join us as we look back at 100 years of Extension, and forward to an exciting future. Fun and free event!

Montgomery County Center Creative Hands 4-H Club Meeting Mon Oct 6, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 203 West Main Street, Troy, NC, United States
— 5 days away

Welcoming new members. Call (910) 576-6011 for more information

Union County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Weight Management Program Mon Oct 6, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 2325 Hanover Dr, Monroe, NC 28110, USA
— 5 days away

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a weekly weight management program that uses strategies to inform, empower and motivate participants to live mindfully as they make choices about eating and physical activity.

Weekly nutrition lessons focus on making healthy beverage choices; controlling portions; eating more fruits, vegetables and whole grains; reducing salt and sodium intake; addressing needs for key nutrients, such as calcium; and lots more! Each person sets a personal weight loss goal for the program and works towards reaching that goal as the weeks go by. Even if you don't have weight to lose, this program will help teach you strategies for improving your eating habits.

Classes meet weekly from 5:30 -6:30 pm at the Monroe Aquatic and Fitness Center (MAFC) at 2325 Hanover Drive in Monroe, NC. You do not need to be a MAFC member to participate.

Cost for the 12 weeks: $25.00

Starting date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Ending date: Monday, December 15, 2014 (No class on October 27)

Instructor: Extension Agent and Registered Dietitian, Sally McNeill, RD, LDN

Register and pay at the front desk of the Monroe Aquatic and Fitness Center. Please register no later than Friday, September 19, 2014 to be sure instructor has enough materials for each participant.

For questions or for a program brochure, please contact Sally McNeill at 704-283-3732 or sally_mcneill@ncsu.edu Although it is best to start on September 22nd, if the class is not full you may join up until the 3rd class session on October 6, 2014. Call Sally to check to see if there is still space.

Jones County Center JC 4-H Livestock Club Mon Oct 6, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM — 5 days away
Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit Hoofprints Horse Speciality Club Mon Oct 6, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Scarlett Parker's Farm, 620 Archibald Street, Concord, NC 28025
— 5 days away

Youth ages 10-16 years old are invited to participate in this horse speciality club. Owning or riding a horse is not required. Call Karen Mirandi at 704-807-5166 or email karen.mirandi@bankofamerica.com or call Scarlett Parker at 704-699-5645 or email at sbpqhone@aol.com

Wake County Center Volunteer Leaders' Mtg Mon Oct 6, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM — 5 days away
Alexander County Center Livestock Club Meeting Mon Oct 6, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 5 days away

This is the clubs monthly club meeting.

Hertford County Center 4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee Meeting Mon Oct 6, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 5 days away

If you are interested in raising and showing livestock at the annual Hertford-Northampton 4-H Livestock Show and Sale please plan to join us! Any youth between the ages of 5-18 years old as of January 1, 2014 can sign up to be in 4-H and participate in this great project! If you have questions please feel free to call the Extension Office and we will be glad to help you out! We are looking for new participants so make plans to come out and join us or set up a meeting with an agent to learn more!

Jones County Center PQA - Youth and Adult Mon Oct 6, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 5 days away
Northampton County Center 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting Mon Oct 6, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murfree Center in Murfreesboro, NC
— 5 days away

Monthly meeting of the Livestock Committee. Parents and children participating in the 4-H Livestock Show and Sale are encouraged to attend.

Rockingham County Center District 4-H Horse Council Meeting in Burlington Mon Oct 6, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM — 5 days away
Wayne County Center PQA Class for Youth and Adults Mon Oct 6, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Jones County Cooperative Extension Office
— 5 days away

PQA Class for Youth and Adults. Call the Jones County Cooperative Extension Office at 252-448-9621 and speak to Regina Gardner to register (free)

Cabarrus County Center Registration Open for Beginning Beekeeping 2015 Series Tue Oct 7 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Ave W, Concord, NC, United States
— 5 days away

Cost $43. Class limited to 60. Fills fast. Register by calling 704/920-3315 or online at http://onlineservices.cabarruscounty.us/ReservePartner/ Registration is not complete until payment is made and receipt received. Series held Tuesdays, January 20-March 17, 2015-7:00-9:00 p.m. Instructed by Bob Blackwelder of Cabarrus County Beekeepers Association. For Beginners to Intermediate. Ages 16+

Greene County Center 4-H T-Shirt Tuesday (part of 4-H Week) Tue Oct 7 (All Day Event) — 5 days away
on 2 calendars Mills River Pesticide School Tue Oct 7- Thu Oct 9, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759
— 5 days away

Schools start at 8:30 a.m. and are over by 4:00 p.m on the first day and typically have the same start time on the morning of the second day. All exams are given at each school on the second day at 1:00 p.m. **Fees for Pesticide Schools are different from NCDA&CS Pesticide exam fees. Exam fees should be paid at the pesticide school or exam location. **

School offers Core training on the first day and on the second day these sub-categories:

-Ornamentals and Turf

-Right of Way

-Private

McDowell County Center Agriculture Awareness Field Day Tue Oct 7- Thu Oct 9, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension McDowell Agricultural Center
— 5 days away
Sampson County Center 2014 Big Blue Stores Market Kid Show Tue Oct 7 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC - Sampson County Livestock Facility
— 5 days away

Join us this year on Tuesday, October 7th for this great annual event. Animal take-in is from 4:30-5:30pm. All goats must have a USDA Scrapie Tag in place at the arrival of the show. Those without will be asked to leave the show. For more information and the rules and registration form, check out our website at http://sampson.ces.ncsu.edu/categories/4-h-youth-development/ or call Charmae Kendall at Cooperative Extension (910) 592-7161.

Buncombe County Center COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE SCHOOL Tue Oct 7, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM — 6 days away
Buncombe County Center COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE SCHOOL Tue Oct 7, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM — 6 days away
Buncombe County Center COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE SCHOOL Tue Oct 7, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM — 6 days away
Transylvania County Center COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE SCHOOL Tue Oct 7, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM — 6 days away
Currituck County Center County Health & Wellness Meeting Tue Oct 7, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM — 6 days away

meeting starts at 8:15
contact Olivia

McDowell County Center WBRM 1250 AM Radio Program Tue Oct 7, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Tune in to WBRM 1250 AM
— 6 days away

McDowell County Extension staff talk timely topics to Annette Bryant.

Cherokee County Center High Tunnel Class Tue Oct 7, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Center for Applied Technology (CAT Bldg), Marble, NC 28905
— 6 days away

"Managing Soils and fertility in a high tunnel."
This is the third class in a series of five classes on Learning how to Grow in a High Tunnel. At these classes, we will discuss the steps for a grower to participate in the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative. The initiative is offered under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), and funding availability is to be available soon for eligible applicants.

Class size is limited, so please reserve your seat by calling 828-837-2210. Registration fee for all five classes will be $25 or $10 per class.

Forsyth County Center Dixie Classic Fair Tue Oct 7, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 6 days away

Visit http://www.dcfair.com/ for more information.

Cabarrus County Center Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Association Meeting/Program Tue Oct 7, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027.
— 6 days away

"Horticulture Meeting and MGV Program"
Programs open to the public. Any adult interested in plants and a greener world are invited to join Cabarrus Extension's Master Gardener Volunteers first Tuesday of each month, 9:30 a.m. For information, call 704/920-3310 or email djgofort@ncsu.edu .

Durham County Center Information Session for 2015 Master Gardener Training Tue Oct 7, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
— 6 days away

Have you considered becoming a Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer? Attendance at one of the information sessions is a requirement to apply for the training program. Free/ Registration is required. 919-560-0525

Gaston County Center Martha Goebel ECA Club Meeting Tue Oct 7, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 6 days away

Martha Goebel ECA is one of nine Extension & Community Association (ECA) clubs in Gaston County. This club proudly serves members with visual disabilities. You can be a part of ECA by visiting any of our clubs - contact Pam Bryson at pbryson@co.gaston.nc.us or 704.865.3291 to confirm meeting dates and times.

Cherokee County Center Penland Seniors Tue Oct 7, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — 6 days away
Franklin County Center Aging with Gusto and What to Expect as You Age Workshop Tue Oct 7, 2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM — 6 days away

Aging with Gusto and What to Expect as You Age Workshop

Baby boomers retire every day! The question is: Now what? What should you expect as you age and how can you age with gusto? Join us for a lively conversation on Tuesday, October 7th at 10:30 am at the Franklinton Senior Center, 602 East Mason Street. We'll have a candid discussion about what happens to your senses and what you can do about it in your 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s (Vision, Hearing, Touch, Taste, Smell). Here's a hint: Attitude, activity, and nutrition matter! Bring your best attitude and a warm smile. Call 919-496-3344 to sign up.

Cherokee County Center Sewing and So-On Tue Oct 7, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mountain Folk Center, Hwy 64 Murphy, NC
— 6 days away
Union County Center ServSafe Manager's Food Safety Certification Tue Oct 7, 2014 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 6 days away

The ServSafe class will be taught from 1:30 - 5:30 pm on April 1, 3, 8 and 10, 2014 and again on October 7, 9, 14, 16, 2014 for a total of 16 hours class time. Participants attend class all four days. The exam is given at the end of the fourth day.
Cost: $125.00, includes the ServSafe book, class materials and exam.
Registration: Please call 704-283-3732 to sign up. Follow up with payment (checks made payable to NC Cooperative Extension) and mailed to NC Cooperative Extension, 3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112

Swain County Center Composting & Vermicomposting (Worm) Basics - Jackson County Tue Oct 7, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Jackson County Cooperative Extension, 538 Scotts Creek Road, Sylva
— 6 days away

Learn ways to recycle food scraps and yard waste such as leaves, weeds and grass clippings. Use rich black compost to enhance the soil around gardens and landscape beds. Provide easy access to a teeming worm population for fish bait.

Eager composters will learn: acceptable materials to use, types of structures, preparing and maintaining the compost pile, proper carbon to nitrogen ratios, temperatures, and water requirements.

October 7, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Jackson County
Cooperative Extension

October 9, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Swain County
Cooperative Extension

Contact Christy Bredenkamp at (828) 488-3848 or (828) 586-4009 to register or for more information.

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Johnston County Center Fall Showcase Entry Pick Up Tue Oct 7, 2014 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4H Office Auditorium
— 6 days away
McDowell County Center Historic Marion Tailgate Market Tue Oct 7, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Corner of Logan and Henderson Street, Marion, NC
— 6 days away

Come out to the market and busy some local produce and products
http://www.marionnc.org/farmers.php

Swain County Center Cook This! Culinary Challenge Tue Oct 7, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Family Resource Center, Bryson City
— 6 days away

Hands-on Cooking Techniques
Healthy Recipes
Participate in Culinary
Have fun with Food!!

Must attend all 4 classes! Tuesday, September 9, 23 and 30 and October 7

Registration is required. Please call 488-7505 for more information.

Sponsored by Swain County Cooperative Extension and Swain County Family Resource Center.

Clay County Center 4-H Meeting Tue Oct 7, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM — 6 days away
Anson County Center Fall Report to the People Tue Oct 7, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 6 days away
Richmond County Center Farm-City Week Planning Meeting Tue Oct 7, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM — 6 days away
Swain County Center Clogging Classes for All Ages Tue Oct 7, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road
— 6 days away

Tuesdays in October
5:00 pm Introduction to Clogging (Youth)
5:30 pm Easy Intermediate
6:30 pm Advanced/Intermediate
7:00 pm Beginner (Adult)

Classes are free. Instructor: Kerry Plemmons

Call Dee Decker at 488-3848 for more information.

Montgomery County Center County Council Meeting: All 4-Her's Tue Oct 7, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 203 West Main Street, Troy, NC, United States
— 6 days away

All 4-Her's are encouraged to attend.

Bladen County Center Small Farm Profitability Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Robeson County Cooperative Extension, 455 Caton Rd., Lumberton, NC 28360
— 6 days away

The series will address common challenges faced by new and transitioning farmers in the region. The cost of the course is $65, however, a limited number of scholarships are available for individuals in Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus and Robeson counties to attend the series free of charge. A scholarship application must be completed to be eligible for the scholarship. Interested individuals can contact Shannon Gallagher with NC REAL at 919-448-8015 or shannon@ncreal.org.

Davie County Center 2014 Master Gardener Training Class Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 180 S. Main Street, Mocksville
— 6 days away

Master Gardener training certification class. By approved application only.

Guilford County Center 4-H Project Record Workshop Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension GC Extension Office
— 6 days away
Lenoir County Center Parenting Matters class Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Extension Office
— 6 days away

Please call the office to register to attend or to volunteer. Classes run in 8 week sessions and volunteers are often needed if you would like to help.

Robeson County Center Small Farm Profitability with Tony Kleese Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 6 days away

North Carolina Cooperative Extension and N.C. Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning (REAL) present Small Farm Profitability Series with Tony Kleese, 6 - 9 p.m., at the Cooperative Extension Center.

This is a series of six classes, broken into two blocks, taught by Tony Kleese. Tony is an agriculture entrepreneurship expert with a focus on sustainable agriculture. The seminars address common challenges faced by new and transitioning farmers in the region. The course covers growing crops for the organic and sustainable markets, and it is designed to help participants by connecting them to new skills, community support, and development of a solid market-based growing plan. Course schedule is as follows:

September 23 - Introduction, Creating the Plan, Site Analysis, and Whole Farm Design
September 30 - Marketing and Budgeting
October 7 - The Soil
8-Week Break
December 2 - Weed, Insect, and Disease Management
December 9 - Seeds and Plants, Fencing, Water, and Season Extension
December 16 - Harvesting and Distribution and Pulling the Plan Together

For more information, contact Casey Hancock, Extension Community Resource Development Agent, with Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276 or by E-mail at casey_hancock@ncsu.edu.

Watauga County Center Watauga County Beekeepers Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM — 6 days away
Cherokee County Center ASPIRE Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murphy High School, 234 High School Cir, Murphy, NC, United States
— 6 days away

This class is an ACT Prep Class hosted through the NCSU program ASPIRE. High school juniors and seniors should have applied early for this class. The class is held at Murphy High School, in the Vocational Building, in Coach Nelson's classroom.

Johnston County Center National Youth Science Day Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 N Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Rockets to the Rescue

Join us on Tuesday October 7th at the Johnston County Extension Office located at 2736 NC 210 Hwy Smithfield. This event is for youth 10 and up. We will begin at 6:30PM and should finish by 8:00PM.

Light refreshments will be served. Youth do not have to be currently enrolled in 4-H to participate, but a parent must stay during the event if they are not.

Please use the following link to Pre-Register.
http://go.ncsu.edu/youthscienceday14

In light of the recent natural disasters such as Typhoon Haiyan, National 4-H Council is asking youth to design and build an aerodynamic food transportation device that can deliver a payload of nutritious food to disaster victims. Youth will learn engineering concepts, develop math skills, learn about nutrition and help solve a relevant, global issue.

For more information call the 4-H Office at 919-989-5380.

Johnston County Center National Youth Science Day Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Auditorium
— 6 days away
Rockingham County Center Front and Back Yard Landscape Design Principles Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Rockingham County Agricultural Center 525 NC 65 Reidsville, NC 27320
— 6 days away

Fall is for Planting! Come learn about landscape Design principles before you plant. Tim Hanauer - a landscape design professional from Earth Graphics will be presenting the program. Cost is $10 and pre-registration is required. Contact Kathryn Holmes for more information 336-342-8230

Rowan County Center National 4-H Science Experiment Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM — 6 days away
Warren County Center Backyard Farmer School Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM — 6 days away
Guilford County Center 4-H County Council Meeting Tue Oct 7, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office
— 6 days away
Haywood County Center Haywood County Beekeepers Tue Oct 7, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM — 6 days away
Beaufort County Center National Youth Science Experiment Wed Oct 8 (All Day Event) — 6 days away
Forsyth County Center 4-H Paper Clover Campaign w/ Tractor Supply Wed Oct 8- Mon Oct 20, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Tractor Supply Stores Nationwide
— 6 days away

Support 4-H in your community with a visit to a Tractor Supply store during the dates above and purchase a Paper Clover for $1 at the register. All proceeds will go to your Forsyth County 4-H program. This is a national in-store fundraising effort to benefit state and local 4 H programming in each of the communities where a Tractor Supply Company store is located.

Forsyth County locations:

Tractor Supply - Rural Hall, 1011 Bethania-Rural Hall Rd
Tractor Supply - Clemmons, 196 Westwood Village Dr

Greene County Center We Give Back Wednesday (part of 4-H Week) Wed Oct 8 (All Day Event) — 6 days away
Jackson County Center Youth Science Day Wed Oct 8 (All Day Event) — 6 days away
New Hanover County Center 4-H National Youth Science Day Wed Oct 8 (All Day Event) — 6 days away
Rockingham County Center Tractor Supply 4-H Paper Clover Sale Wed Oct 8- Mon Oct 20, 2014 (All Day Event) — 6 days away
Stokes County Center Newsletter Deadline Wed Oct 8 (All Day Event) — 6 days away

Please have any excerpts you would like included in the Center's newsletter submitted by this date.

Cabarrus County Center Soil Sampling Kits Available M-F Wed Oct 8, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 7 days away

Weekdays: "Soil Analysis Kits Available"
Pick up Free Soil Sampling kits/instructions at NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord 28027 for lawn, garden, field and landscaping areas. Interested persons are responsible for mailing kits to NCDA Agronomic Division in Raleigh. Results are usually available online within 3 weeks. Assistance with interpreting results may be obtained from David Goforth, Extension Agent, at 704/920-3320. NOTE:There is a $4 charge for testing each sample from Nov. 27-March. Pay online at www.ncagr.gov/agronomi .

New Hanover County Center AFP Cape Fear Chapter Wed Oct 8, 2014 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403
— 7 days away

NHC Cooperative Extension
The Arboretum/Auditorium

Cleveland County Center 2014 Extension Master Gardener Class Wed Oct 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC, United States
— 7 days away

Become an Extension Master Gardener! http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/master-gardener-classes-2014/

Forsyth County Center Dixie Classic Fair Wed Oct 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 7 days away

Visit http://www.dcfair.com/ for more information.

Pender County Center Ask an Extension Master Gardener Wed Oct 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 7 days away

Have weed, plant, and pest samples identified, get gardening advice, pick up soil testing boxes and forms, and learn about upcoming events from Pender Extension Master Gardener volunteers the second Wednesday of each month, April - October, 9am - 1pm at the Poplar Grove Farmers' Market.

Cabarrus County Center Visit Country Neighbors Extension & Community Association Club Wed Oct 8, 2014 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Avenue-SE, Concord, NC 28025
— 7 days away

COUNTRY NEIGHBORS ECA meets 2nd Wednesday of each month, 9:30AM at the Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Avenue-SE, Concord. For information, call Barbara Looney at 704/786-0496. Adult Cabarrus County ECA members choose from a wide variety of educational services and social opportunities while learning and helping others. Formerly "Extension Homemakers" this organization started over 100 years ago teaching women how to preserve foods.

Gaston County Center Living Healthy Program Wed Oct 8, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC, United States
— 7 days away

Living Healthy is a 6-week program (meets 6 consecutive Wednesday's) to help you deal with chronic health conditions and better manage your healthcare. Anyone who lives with ongoing health conditions such as diabetes, heart and breathing problems, and cancer should join this FREE program. You will learn to: increase endurance, strength, and flexibility; use medication effectively; manage symptoms such as pain, fatigue and depression; eat well to live well; handle stress and relax; plus so much more!

Registration Information: Program is free, but pre-registration is required by contacting Pam Bryson at 704.865.3291 or pam.bryson@gastongov.com no later than August 27th.

Course Facilitators: Linda J. Minges and Pam Bryson

Burke County Center 40 Years of Horticulture with Bryce Lane Wed Oct 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655
— 7 days away

Bryce Lane presentation, "40 Years of Horticulture: Observations, Inspirations, and Invitations", will be given on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Leviton Auditorium, WPCC. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by Bryce's presentation at 10:00. Tickets for the event are $10.00.

To purchase tickets or obtain more information, contact Extension Master Gardeners of Burke County at 828 433-8747 or warriorfork@charter.net.

Cabarrus County Center Visit Bethel/Midland Extension & Community Association Club Wed Oct 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bethel United Methodist Church, Taylor Hall, 12700 Idlebrook Rd, Midland, NC 28107
— 7 days away

BETHEL/MIDLAND ECA meets 2nd Wednesday of each month, 10:00AM at Bethel United Methodist Church, Taylor Hall, 12700 Idlebrook Rd, Midland. Call Linda Black at 704/888-6435 or email: elindablack@hotmail.com . Adult Cabarrus County ECA members choose from a wide variety of educational services and social opportunities while learning and helping others. Formerly "Extension Homemakers" this organization started over 100 years ago teaching women how to preserve foods.

Cumberland County Center 2014 4-H National Youth Science Day Wed Oct 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 7 days away

In celebration of the 2014 4-H National Youth Science Day, youth in grades 4th - 12th are invited to attend the aerospace engineering activity: Rockets to the Rescue!

Please contact Jessica Drake, Extension agent, 4-H at 910-321-6867 for more information.

Onslow County Center Discovery Garden Sculpture Dedication & Boardwalk Ribbon Cutting Wed Oct 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Onslow County Discovery Gardens, Multipurpose Complex
— 7 days away

AUDIENCE: Invitation. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Lisa Rayburn)

Cherokee County Center Cherokee County Master Gardener Meeting Wed Oct 8, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 11 Blumenthal St, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 7 days away

Noon to 1pm. Call Keith Wood at 828-837-2210 or email at keith_wood@ncsu.edu to confirm location of meeting prior to meeting date. http://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/profile/keith-wood/

Mecklenburg County Center Sustainable Living Series: Landscaping Ideas for Beginners Wed Oct 8, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, Armory Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
— 7 days away

Fall is a great time to make changes in your landscape or to get started with beautifying your outdoor environment. Extension Master Gardeners explain some basic design techniques to teach you how to craft a more ecologically-friendly and visually appealing landscape. Beginners and more experienced gardeners alike will appreciate these cost-effective ideas from plant choices to best sight lines.

Register at: http://mecklenburg.ces.ncsu.edu/sustain

Montgomery County Center Extension and Community Association Meeting Wed Oct 8, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM — 7 days away
Person County Center Living Healthy Wed Oct 8, 2014 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 week away

Come join us for our free six-week chronic disease self-management program that will be held on Wednesdays from 1:30pm - 4:00pm in the Person County Health Department. We will discuss managing pain, eating healthy, depression and positive thinking, communication, etc.

Cabarrus County Center Visit Cold Water Extension & Community Association Club Wed Oct 8, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Avenue-SE, Concord, 28025
— 1 week away

COLD WATER ECA meets 2nd Wednesday of each month, 2:00PM at the Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Avenue-SE, Concord, 28025. Call Bobbie Sheperis at 704/788-1534 or email bsheperis@aol.com. Adult Cabarrus County ECA members choose from a wide variety of educational services and social opportunities while learning and helping others. Formerly "Extension Homemakers" this organization started over 100 years ago teaching women how to preserve foods.



Rutherford County Center Living Healthy with Diabetes Wed Oct 8, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Spindale, NC
— 1 week away

A six-week workshop series for adults with diabetes. Begins October 8 and meets Wednesdays 2:00-4:30 until Nov. 19. Topics include self-care and management, communicating with physicians, maintaining control, and living life to its fullest. Free to attend; register in advance at 828-287-6020.

Cherokee County Center Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Wed Oct 8, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 1 week away

For more information about this and all Family and Consumer Education Programs contact Teresa Goley at 828-837-2210 or at teresa_goley@ncsu.edu
http://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/profile/teresa-goley/

Soils Seminar: Dr. Daniel Richter, Nicholas School of Env. & Earth Sci., Duke Univ. Why Soil Is Critical to Earth's Critical Zone: An Invitation to the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory. Wed Oct 8, 2014 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Williams Hall Auditorium (2215 WMS), NC State University
— 1 week away

Pre-seminar refreshments served at 3:15 pm in the McKimmon Room (2223 WMS)

Cumberland County Center 2014 4-H National Youth Science Day Wed Oct 8, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 1 week away

In celebration of the 2014 4-H National Youth Science Day, youth in grades 4th - 12th are invited to attend the aerospace engineering activity: Rockets to the Rescue!

Please contact Jessica Drake, Extension agent, 4-H at 910-321-6867 for more information.

on 6 calendars Pollinator Garden Tour Wed Oct 8, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 1 week away

Wednesday October 8 at 5:30 pm join Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos for a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension's Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The address is 480 Hillsboro St. Pittsboro, NC 27312. The garden was designed to provide forage habitat for pollinators such as honey bees, native bees, butterflies, flower flies, hummingbirds, beetles, and other beneficial insects. No registration is required…just meet on the sidewalk in front of Chatham Marketplace at 5:30 pm, rain or shine! You can view photos of the garden and learn more at Extension's Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/pollinator-garden

Craven County Center Green Bears 4-H Club Wed Oct 8, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Neuse Forrest Presbyterian Church, 2011 Old Cherry Point Road, New Bern NC
— 1 week away
Gaston County Center Certifying Your Property as Wildlife Habitat Wed Oct 8, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC, United States
— 1 week away

Learn how to make your property more attractive to wildlife and have it certified under the National Wildlife Federation's Certified WILDLIFE Habitat TM program. Participants will learn about different types of wildlife and a variety of ways to provide the components necessary to create a successful habitat for the types of wildlife they wish to attract. We will also cover the application process for obtaining certification for your property.
Fee:$10
Pre-registration is required. Call (704) 922-2112 to register.

Guilford County Center Gardening Indoors: Success with Houseplants Wed Oct 8, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410
— 1 week away

Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series

Classes are free, but pre-registration is requested.
Contact Pam Marshall at 336-375-5876 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu
to sign up for class and location of your choice.

Greene County Center 4-H Throwback Thursday (part of 4-H Week) Thu Oct 9 (All Day Event) — 1 week away
Hertford County Center Aging with Gusto Thu Oct 9 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Cooperative Extension
— 1 week away

"Aging With Gusto"
October 9, 2014

"Aging With Gusto" is a program that will help you be the best you can be. You will learn about health trends that can help you live your life to the fullest, financial information that will enable you to make educated choices and other topics that will keep you up to date on what is happening in the world around you.

Gaston County Center Certifying Your Property as Wildlife Habitat Thu Oct 9, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC, United States
— 1 week away

Learn how to make your property more attractive to wildlife and have it certified under the National Wildlife Federation's Certified WILDLIFE Habitat TM program. Participants will learn about different types of wildlife and a variety of ways to provide the components necessary to create a successful habitat for the types of wildlife they wish to attract. We will also cover the application process for obtaining certification for your property.
Fee: $10
Pre-registration is required. Call (704) 922-2112 to register.

Onslow County Center Onslow County Master Gardener Volunteer Association Meeting Thu Oct 9, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 1 week away

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Lisa Rayburn)

Camden County Center Aging With Gusto Thu Oct 9, 2014 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension Currituck Center
— 1 week away
Dare County Center Aging With Gusto Thu Oct 9, 2014 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Vernon G James Research Center, 207 Research Station Rd, Plymouth, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Pasquotank County Center Aging With Gusto Thu Oct 9, 2014 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Extension Center
— 1 week away
Alamance County Center Hydroponics Thu Oct 9, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 1 week away

Think Green Thursdays--Hydroponics

To register for the class, please contact Chris Stecker at the Alamance County Cooperative Extension Office at (336) 570-6740 or christine.stecker@alamance-nc.com

Caswell County Center Caswell ECA County Council Thu Oct 9, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agricultural Building Assembly Room, 126 Court Square, Yanceyville, NC
— 1 week away

The next ECA County Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014 in the Assembly Room of the Agriculture Building at 10:00 am. Please plan to attend to finalize Achievement Night details. For more information, please contact Sonya G. Patterson, Associate Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences at 336-694-4158 or sonya_patterson@ncsu.edu.

Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Joey E. Knight, III, County Extension Director at 336-694-4158, email joey_knight@ncsu.edu, fax 336-694-5930 or in person at the County Extension Office at least 5 days prior to the event.

Gaston County Center West Gastonia ECA Club Monthly Meeting Thu Oct 9, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 1 week away

West Gastonia ECA is one of eight Extension & Community Association (ECA) clubs in Gaston County. You can be a part of ECA by visiting any of our clubs - contact Pam Bryson at pam.bryson@gastongov.com or 704.865.3291 to confirm meeting dates and times.

Forsyth County Center Dixie Classic Fair Thu Oct 9, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 1 week away

Visit http://www.dcfair.com/ for more information.

Forsyth County Center Create A Garden Diary Thu Oct 9, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Frank L Horton Museum Center, Old Salem, 924 S. Main St, Winston-Salem
— 1 week away

Save your personal and valuable garden records by organizing each season into an easy personal format. Whether written in a notebook or entered on a created computer template, you will have information to enhance your gardening experience. This is a FREE lunch time workshop and attendees may bring a lunch; beverages provided.

Registration and more information: Call Old Salem at 336-721-7357

Speaker: Mary Jac Brennan, Extension Agent, Small Farms & Local Food

Hoke County Center Horticulture Program Advisory Committee Thu Oct 9, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Edinborough Family Restaurant, 224 S. Main St., Raeford, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Wilkes County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program Thu Oct 9, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Y Express, West Park Medical Complex, North Wilkesboro
— 1 week away

This program was created to help people learn about strategies that have proven to work for weight loss. Over 15 weeks, participants learn to pay attention to what they are eating and be mindful of how much activity they get each day. Must be registered to attend.

Johnston County Center Heritage Quilt Show Thu Oct 9, 2014 @ 1:00 PM -Sat Oct 11, 2014 @ 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 N Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 1 week away

The Annual Heritage Quilt show is scheduled to open on Thursday, October 9 at 1:00 p.m. at the Johnston County Agricultural Center. Members of the Johnston County Extension & Community Association, Jo Co Quilters and friends will share quilts from their own personal collections, some they have made, and others that family members or friends had made, for the show.

Over 100-catalogued quilts are expected to be on display for viewing by attendees, some were more than one hundred years old. A variety of fabrics including feed sacks and traditional patterns can be seen. Interesting stories about the quilts are posted and other types of heritage handicrafts can be seen. Quilters will conduct demonstrations and provide during the show.

The show features a Quilt Raffle in which lucky winners will be drawn to chose one lap blanket. Tickets are $1.00 each and can be purchased from ECA members or Jayne McBurney. A Swap Meet of gently used craft and quilt related items, unused kits, swatches, tools and notions will be available for purchase to help raise money for service projects.

The event will take place on Thursday from 1:00 p.m., – 7:00 p.m., Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The event is free (but donations service projects are gladly accepted!) and held at the Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC 210 Highway, Smithfield. For more information, contact Jayne McBurney, Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences at 919-989-5380.

Jones County Center Jones County Communication and Coordinating Council Thu Oct 9, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Jones County Coopertive Extension Center Meeting Room - 367A Highway 58 Trenton, NC
— 1 week away

This council was established to improve communication and coordination of events and activities throughout the county. The major project of this council is planning and implementing the Jones County Heritage Festival on the third Saturday of September.

Union County Center ServSafe Manager's Food Safety Certification Thu Oct 9, 2014 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 1 week away

The ServSafe class will be taught from 1:30 - 5:30 pm on April 1, 3, 8 and 10, 2014 and again on October 7, 9, 14, 16, 2014 for a total of 16 hours class time. Participants attend class all four days. The exam is given at the end of the fourth day.
Cost: $125.00, includes the ServSafe book, class materials and exam.
Registration: Please call 704-283-3732 to sign up. Follow up with payment (checks made payable to NC Cooperative Extension) and mailed to NC Cooperative Extension, 3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112

Swain County Center Composting & Vermicomposting (Worm) Basics - Swain County Thu Oct 9, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City
— 1 week away

Learn ways to recycle food scraps and yard waste such as leaves, weeds and grass clippings. Use rich black compost to enhance the soil around gardens and landscape beds. Provide easy access to a teeming worm population for fish bait.

Eager composters will learn: acceptable materials to use, types of structures, preparing and maintaining the compost pile, proper carbon to nitrogen ratios, temperatures, and water requirements.

October 7, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Jackson County
Cooperative Extension

October 9, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Swain County
Cooperative Extension

Contact Christy Bredenkamp at (828) 488-3848 or (828) 586-4009 to register or for more information.

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Chowan County Center Gardening in the Albemarle Thu Oct 9, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library, 106 W Water St, Edenton, NC, United States
— 1 week away

NC Cooperative Extension is hosting Gardening in the Albemarle, a 4 week course focusing on techniques of gardening in Northeast North Carolina. Classes are free, begin Thursday, October 9th, and continue every Thursday through October 30th, from 3pm to 5pm at the Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library in Edenton*. Topics include plant selection, pruning, Southern lawns, edible gardening, pest management and more!

This is a great introductory course for anyone considering the Extension Master Gardener program. For more information and to register contact (252) 482-6585.
*Please note, because of meeting location conflicts the originally advertised time and location of the course has changed. Thank you for understanding.

Gates County Center Gardening in the Albemarle Thu Oct 9, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library, 106 W Water St, Edenton, NC, United States
— 1 week away

NC Cooperative Extension is hosting Gardening in the Albemarle, a 4 week course focusing on techniques of gardening in Northeast North Carolina. Classes are free, begin Thursday, October 9th, and continue every Thursday through October 30th, from 3pm to 5pm at the Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library in Edenton*. Topics include plant selection, pruning, Southern lawns, edible gardening, pest management and more!

This is a great introductory course for anyone considering the Extension Master Gardener program. For more information and to register contact (252) 482-6585.
*Please note, because of meeting location conflicts the originally advertised time and location of the course has changed. Thank you for understanding.

Jackson County Center JAM Thu Oct 9, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM — 1 week away
Perquimans County Center Gardening in the Albemarle Thu Oct 9, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 1 week away

NC Cooperative Extension is hosting Gardening in the Albemarle, a 4 week course focusing on techniques of gardening in Northeast North Carolina. Classes are free, begin Thursday, October 9th, and continue every Thursday through October 30th, from 3pm to 5pm at the Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library in Edenton*. Topics include plant selection, pruning, Southern lawns, edible gardening, pest management and more!

This is a great introductory course for anyone considering the Extension Master Gardener program. For more information and to register contact (252) 482-6585.
*Please note, because of meeting location conflicts the originally advertised time and location of the course has changed. Thank you for understanding.

Tourism Extension People-First Tourism Lab Thu Oct 9, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension James Hunt Jr Library, Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States
— 1 week away

People-First Tourism Lab @ Hunt Library - in this weekly lab meeting, members of the project team discuss progress and strategy; community partners and organizations interested in participating should direct inquiries to: info@peoplefirsttourism.com

Cabarrus County Center City of Kannapolis Farmer's Market Thu Oct 9, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Corner of Vance Street and Loop Road, Kannapolis, NC 28081
— 1 week away

New farmers market operated by volunteers for local farmers, and artisians of baked goods and crafts. Held in the parking lot. Local fruit, veggies, crafts and baked goods that meet market regulations will be offered. For information contact market manager, James Karriker at 704-804-3082.

Haywood County Center Commission for a Clean County Thu Oct 9, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 1 week away
Durham County Center The Giving Closet Thu Oct 9, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:10 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 721 Foster Street/Cooperative Extension-Welcome Baby
— 1 week away

The Giving Closet provides free clothes for ages 0-5 and maternity clothes for Durham County families with children ages birth to 5 years old. Baby equipment may also be available. Families may attend four times during the program year.
http://www.welcomebaby.org
Contact: Deborah Waterman (919) 560-7150
dwaterman@dconc.gov

Avery County Center Banner Elk Farmers Market Thu Oct 9, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension AC Pride Complex--Banner Elk
— 1 week away

Avery County farmers selling their local foods/products. Come out and support them.

For additional information please contact Adam Keener, Extension Agent, at 828-733-8270.

Currituck County Center Healthy Foods Show - Youth Demonstrate Cooking Skills Thu Oct 9, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 1 week away

contact: Ellen Owens, 232-2262, ellen_owens@ncsu.edu

Mitchell County Center Mitchell County ESMMWL Thu Oct 9, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Spruce Pine Fire Department, Spruce Pine, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Lee County Center Environmental Review & Advisory Committee Meeting Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension McSwain Extension Center
— 1 week away

Monthly meeting of the Environmental Review & Advisory Committee

Robeson County Center Canceled - Robeson Local Food Alliance Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC, United States
— 1 week away

The Robeson Local Food Alliance is a group of community members seeking to increase awareness of and access to local food, improve the health of our citizens, reduce food insecurity, and support local economies through enhancing the local food system. All community members are welcome to join in these very important meetings.

Meetings are held every second Thursday of each month and
a potluck dinner is served. Please RSVP and indicate what
dish or dessert you would like to bring.

For more information or to register, contact Casey Hancock, Extension Community Resource Development Agent, at Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276 or by E-mail at casey_hancock@ncsu.edu.

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Casey Hancock
at 910-671-3276.

Rowan County Center 4-H County Council Meeting Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM — 1 week away
Stanly County Center Stanly County Beekeepers Association Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Stanly Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Rd, Albemarle NC 28001
— 1 week away

Stanly County Beekeepers Association (SCBA) meets the second Thursday of each month at the Agri-civic Center, 26032-E Newt Rd, Albemarle, NC 28001 (intersection of Hwy 24/27 at Newt). Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a meeting at 7:00 p.m., adjourning at 8:00 p.m. Call Jerry Cotton, Publicity (704) 463-5132 for more information.
http://stanlycountybeekeepers.wordpress.com/about/

Cherokee County Center ASPIRE Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murphy High School, 234 High School Cir, Murphy, NC, United States
— 1 week away

This class is an ACT Prep Class hosted through the NCSU program ASPIRE. High school juniors and seniors should have applied early for this class. The class is held at Murphy High School, in the Vocational Building, in Coach Nelson's classroom.

Cumberland County Center Beginning Beekeeping Course Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Guilford County Center Flowering Trees and Shrubs Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bur Mil Park Wildlife Education Center, 5834 Bur-Mill Club Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
— 1 week away

Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series

Classes are free, but pre-registration is requested.
Contact Pam Marshall at 336-375-5876 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu
to sign up for class and location of your choice.

Halifax County Center Huckleberry Swamp 4-H Club Open Meeting Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Halifax Electric Membership, 208 Whitfield St, Enfield, NC, United States
— 1 week away
McDowell County Center McDowell Honeybees Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension McDowell Senior Center
— 1 week away
Pasquotank County Center Fire Safety Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM — 1 week away
Swain County Center In-Step Line Dancing Thu Oct 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Auditorium), 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 1 week away

Classes are taught by local volunteers, Cheryl and Bob Thomas. . Have fun and be active! No prior dance experience is required. Classes are FREE! For more information, contact Dee Decker at 488-3848.

Line Dancing FLYER: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/i9B1sGDehZ_PJToX2kiDsW1vO6GOkWMhFPWJlKWYKG_k-MhuB-HK2j5XLlTeoXX6i0jk0Q=s400

Swain County Center Smoky Mountain Beekeepers Association Meeting Thu Oct 9, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City
— 1 week away

The Smoky Mountain Beekeepers Association meets the second Thursday of each month from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Swain County Cooperative Extension office. For more information contact Bill Williams at (828) 488-1391

Cabarrus County Center Help for Farmers, Rural Residents, Private and Commerical Growers Fri Oct 10 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension USDA-Farm Service Center-Cabarrus/Mecklenburg Office, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 1 week away

Now: "FSA News Releases Available"
Farm Service Agency (FSA) news releases available online: http://www.fsa.usda.gov or for other information contact the Cabarrus/Mecklenburg Farm Service Agency, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027, phone: 704/788-2107.
Now: "Self-Serve Farm Agency Website"
New web page available to assist customers with Farm Service Agency Financial needs including: How to get financial application and walk through instructions; Financial Fact Sheets; Examples of Disbursement Statements and; Electronic Form link. Web site located at: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/fmi

Cabarrus County Center 4-H Afterschool/School Age Caregiver Training Fri Oct 10 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 1 week away

Contact us for training programs offered to afterschool and school age caregivers that are available this month. Curricula consists of fun, scientific, environmental and health conscious topics using 4-H educational development programs such as Rain Forest Adventures and Wind/Weather Science. BSAC-Basic School-Age Care training also offered- required for afterschool teachers. Contact Beverly Bollenbecker, 4-H Youth Development Program Associate at 704/920-3314 or email: bhbollen@ncsu.edu .

Greene County Center Fundraiser Friday (part of 4-H Week at Tractor Supply) Fri Oct 10 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Tractor Supply)
— 1 week away
Guilford County Center Craft Fair Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC, United States
— 1 week away

Contact 336-829-8801 or email cocupboardcrafts@aol.com.