Upcoming Events

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Chowan County Center Steps to Health: 3rd Grade Program Fri Mar 27, 2015 Today 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension D F Walker Elementary School, 125 Sandy Ridge Road, Edenton, NC 27932, United States
— 11 hours ago
Local Food State of the Plate: Food and the Local/Global Nexus Fri Mar 27, 2015 Today 1:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
— 11 hours ago

UNC Center for Global Initiatives

Find more information and register here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/event/14956776120?aff=eiosdiscshremail&ref=eiosdiscshremail

on 5 calendars Private Applicator Pesticide Class V Credit Fri Mar 27, 2015 Today 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, United States
— 9 hours ago

Private Pesticide Safety Training for category V. This class will be 2 hours long and offer the V credit for private applicators (farmers) Call 828-255-5522 to register. There is no cost for this class

Transylvania County Center Private Applicator Pesticide Class V Credit Fri Mar 27, 2015 Today 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, United States
— 9 hours ago
Currituck County Center NENC Daffodil Show Exhibitors Entries Accepted Fri Mar 27, 2015 Today 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 8 hours ago

Entries by Exhibitors shall be accepted from:
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday, March 27, 2015 and
7:00 am until 9:30 am on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Contact Clay Higgins (252) 491-9268 (clayhiggins@centurylink.net ) or Deborah Foster (252) 232-2262 deborah_foster@ncsu.edu for additional information.

Currituck County Center Robotics Club Meeting Fri Mar 27, 2015 Today 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 7 hours ago

Currituck County 4-H is starting a Robotics Club for Kids. The purpose of the club is for youth to learn the basics of the Engineering Design Concept and to work together with other youth to begin to build and program their own Robots!

A kick-off meeting will be held at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension office located at 120 Community Way, Barco, on March 27 from 5-7 pm. This initial meeting is designed to meet parents, discuss plans for the club, and solicit ideas & support from volunteers.

For more information or to register, please call the 4-H office, 232-2262 or email: ellen_owens@ncsu.edu or sherry_fischlschweiger@ncsu.edu You may also register on-line at: http://go.ncsu.edu/robotics-club

Davidson County Center 4-H Entertains & Fashion Revue Fri Mar 27, 2015 Today 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292, United States
— 6 hours ago
Richmond County Center Wild Foods Cook-Off Fri Mar 27, 2015 Today 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 133 Ballard St, Ellerbe, NC 28338, USA
— 6 hours ago

See event details at:
http://richmond.ces.ncsu.edu/spotlight/15th-annual-wild-foods-cook-off/

Onslow County Center Container Vegetable Garden Workshop Sat Mar 28, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lowe's Home Improvement, 425 Yopp Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 14 seconds away

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. FEE: There is no fee to attend. LOCATION: Lowe's Home Improvement, 425 Yopp Road, Jacksonville, NC.

Currituck County Center NENC Daffodil Show Exhibitors Entries Accepted Sat Mar 28, 2015 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 7 hours away

Entries by Exhibitors shall be accepted from:
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday, March 27, 2015 and
7:00 am until 9:30 am on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Contact Clay Higgins (252) 491-9268 (clayhiggins@centurylink.net ) or Deborah Foster (252) 232-2262 deborah_foster@ncsu.edu for additional information.

Dare County Center Yard Sale Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mustian Ave, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, USA
— 8 hours away
Halifax County Center Livestock Arena Clean Up 1 Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension East Carolina Livestock and Education Center 1175 Kingsboro Rd., Rocky Mount, NC
— 8 hours away
Horticulture Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
— 8 hours away

Come to purchase rare finds and drought-tolerant woodies, perennials, and annuals.
For more information, contact a Pi Alpha Xi member at (919) 515-3178 or visit http://www.ncsu.edu/project/pialphaxi/.

The proceeds from these sales are donated to local nonprofit organizations to promote horticulture.

Cost Free.
Location JC Raulston Arboretum.
Directions http://jcra.ncsu.edu/visit/directions/index.php
Parking Free parking is available along Beryl Road.

http://pialphaxi.wordpress.ncsu.edu/plant-sale/

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit Rimer Club Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 9 hours away

Call Leader for which Saturdays club will meet each month. This community club is involved in a variety of interests and has hosted a booth at the Master Gardener Spring Herb and Plant Festival for the past 9 years to educate people on the tastiness of herbs in recipes. Youth ages 5-18 are allowed to join and participate in fun activities, projects and events. Contact Alisa Wickliff at 704-436-9807 or abwickli@email.uncc.edu

Caldwell County Center Beginner Beekeeping Workshop Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Caldwell County Public Library, 120 Hospital Avenue Northwest, Lenoir, NC 28645, United States
— 9 hours away

This two-day course is for beginning beekeepers but is also a good refresher for current beekeepers. At the conclusion of the course, participants will have the opportunity to sit for the certified beekeeper exam. Course includes hands-on participation working a hive. For more information click Bee School 2015.

Vance County Center Garden symposium: Going Wild in the Garden Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC 27536
— 9 hours away

Learn about attracting wildlife with native plants, growing roses, and herbs. Expert presenters lined up. For complete details and registration form, visit http://go.ncsu.edu/vancegarden

Cabarrus County Center Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" Open Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 9 hours 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

Onslow County Center 4-H Scrapbooking Fundraiser Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 9 hours away

AUDIENCE: General Public - Adults. FEE: There is a $15.00 fee per person. LOCATION: Onslow County Multipurpose Complex, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC. For additional information contact Wanda Mills or Peggie Garner at 910-455-5873.

Swain County Center Beginning Beekeepers School Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Building), 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 9 hours away

The Smoky Mountain Beekeepers Association and Swain County Cooperative Extension are hosting a Beginning Beekeepers School on March 28, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Topics covered included:
The Biology of the Bee
The HoneyBee Colony & Their Annual Life Cycle
The Langstroth Hive
Locating & Setting Up the Bee Yard
A Look at Bee Management in a Calendar Year
Installing Your First Bees (Nuc, Package, Swarm)
Working with Bees - Protective Clothing
Feeding & Feeders
Swarming & Queen Management
Pests & Diseases
Visit a local bee yard ( ~ 1mile) if time and weather permits.

Cost covers lunch, handouts and SMBA Membership
Pre-registration is $15 per person and $5 for each additional family member
Pay at the door is $20 per person and $5 for each additional family member.
Current SMBA Members is $5.

Contact Bill Williams at (828) 488-1391 or wlwilliams@frontier.com for more information.

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Cherokee County Center Cherokee County Saddle Club (CCSC) Barrel Race Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Nora Starks Memorial Horse Arena, 9275 US 64 West, Murphy, NC 28906
— 10 hours away

Cherokee County Saddle Club - Barrel Race

To learn more visit:
http://www.cherokeecountysaddleclub.org/

Cherokee County Center Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Brasstown Community Civic Center, 255 Settawig Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States
— 10 hours away

*Meet Your Local Farmers
*Learn About Local Foods
*Get Answers to Your Questions
*Hear From the Experts 11am-2pm

Clay County Center Know Your Farmer Know Your Food Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Brasstown Community Civic Center 255 Settawig Road Brasstown, NC, United States
— 10 hours away

Meet your local farmers. Learn about local foods. Get answers to your questions. Hear from the Experts 11 – 2. SAFF Cafe-All you can eat $8-Chicken Soup, Chili Con Carne, Pumpkin Soup, Beverages.
For more information contact:
Jen Stockbridge zackandjen2004@yahoo.com 828-321-2171
Charlie Kissling charlie@southernappalachianfamilyfarms.com 389-8931

on 4 calendars From Plant to Plate--Starting from Seed Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 930 Shady Ln, Marion, NC 28752, USA
— 10 hours away

A series of workshops on home gardening, food preparation, and food preservation starting on Saturday, March 28 at 10 am. The series is done with cooperation with Creek Wise Park.

Local Food Southern Appalachian Family Farms presents Know Your Farmer Know Your Food Expo Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Brasstown Community Center, 255 Settawig Road, Brasstown, NC 28902
— 10 hours away

"Come meet your local farmers producing everything from vegetables to cheeses to meats... From the farm to your table! Learn about local foods, get answers to your questions and hear from the experts. Seminars at 11am by Frances Juhlin and Theresa Goley at 2pm. The SAFF Cafe will be serving chicken soup, chili con carne and pumpkin soup $8.00 all-u-can-eat.

For more information, contact Jen Stockbridge at zackandjen2004@yahoo.com 828-321-2171 or Charlie Kissling at Charlie@southernappalachianfamilyfarms.com 828-389-8931.

Southern Appalachian Family Farms (SAFF) is a farmer-led, not-for-profit marketing organization serving Cherokee, Clay, Graham & Macon counties in Western NC. Our purpose is to provide educational farming opportunities to the surrounding community and to spur economic development in southwestern North Carolina by creating opportunities for local farmers. The mission of the Southern Appalachian Family Farms is to preserve the agricultural heritage of rural Western North Carolina by developing both local and alternative sustainable markets to provide opportunities for our area farmers to utilize their land in more profitable ventures through access to resources, education and networking efforts."

Onslow County Center Home Maintenance Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Onslow County Public Library, 58 Doris Avenue East, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 10 hours away

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. FEE: There is no fee to attend. LOCATION: Onslow County Public Library, Doris Avenue East, Jacksonville, NC. For additional information contact Peggie Garner or Diana Rashash at 910-455-5873.

Forsyth County Center Contagious Containers Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Walkertown Library, 2969 Main St, Walkertown, NC
— 11 hours away

Container gardens are great options for small spaces and can provide you with garden vegetables, herbs and decorative plants. They give a splash of color to a special place. Learn what plants to choose, what kind of containers work best, and how usual and unusual containers can make your garden a special destination. Caring for containers once planted will be discussed. Presented by Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, Wallace Williamson.

For more information, please contact the library at 336-703-2990.

Mecklenburg County Center Weekend Workshop: Build Your Own Raised Garden Beds Sat Mar 28, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 12 hours away

Weekend Workshop: Build Your Own Raised Garden Beds | Saturday, 3/28/15
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn how to build cost-effective, practical raised garden beds for growing your own delicious, nutritious edibles or lovely ornamentals. Mecklenburg EMGs demonstrate and provide hands-on instructions for constructing raised beds. Printed plans and material lists included.
Cost: $10
Registration: mecklenburg.ces.ncsu.edu/sustain

Currituck County Center NENC Daffodil Show Sat Mar 28, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC
— 13 hours away

The 8th Annual Northeast North Carolina Daffodil Show Co-Sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center and the Master Gardener Volunteers of Currituck County will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 1:00pm to 5:00 pm at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension facility in Barco, NC. The theme this year is “Home Sweet Home”.

Admission: Open to the public free of charge, though donations are greatly appreciated

The Horticulture Division will showcase daffodils representing many of the more than one thousand varieties of blooms. Daffodils are not just “yellow.” The show includes Horticulture, Photography, special classes for New and Small Growers, Youth and a large Miniature Section. No prior registration is required for daffodil entries. Everyone is welcome. Bring your children for an exciting day of daffodils.

In the Artistic Division, beautiful arrangements of daffodils will depict “Home Sweet Home”. Registration is required. Persons interested in entering a flower arrangement in the Artistic Division should contact James Fincher (252) 599-2536 or jfinchir@aol.com to register.

Entries by Exhibitors shall be accepted from:
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday, March 27, 2015 and
7:00 am until 9:30 am on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Contact Clay Higgins (252) 491-9268 (clayhiggins@centurylink.net ) or Deborah Foster (252) 232-2262 deborah_foster@ncsu.edu for additional information.

The Northeast North Carolina Daffodil Society was formed in 2006 and has 31 members. The NENCDS is associated with the American Daffodil Society with over 1300 members across the United States and foreign countries. The NENCDS is proud to bring these presentations to Barco, NC. Everyone interested in gardening, arranging flowers, and the beauty of nature, is invited to come and enjoy this remarkable exhibition.

Watauga County Center Trash Can Falls Clean Up Sat Mar 28, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM — 13 hours away

We will meet at the new canoe access parking lot by the bridge of Hwy. 321 and Old Watauga River Rd at 1pm. All supplies gloves, bags, and trash picker uppers will be supplied. Please call Wendy Patoprsty, emailing me wendy_patoprsty@ncsu.edu or calling 828-264-3061.

Robeson County Center St. Pauls 4-H Pony Club Meeting Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 14 hours away

This is the weekly meeting of the St. Pauls 4-H Pony Club. For more information about this club, please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant, at Wendy_Maynor@ncsu.edu or 910-671-3276.

Sampson County Center Hunter Safety Course Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 14 hours away

The NC Wildlife Commission is offering a Hunter Safety Course to be held at the Sampson County Livestock Facility located at 93 Agriculture Place (Hwy 421 South of Clinton). Participants must attend both classes Saturday & Sunday. All participants must register online at the NC Wildlife Resources Commission website at www.ncwildlife.org.

Horticulture Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
— Tomorrow

Come to purchase rare finds and drought-tolerant woodies, perennials, and annuals.
For more information, contact a Pi Alpha Xi member at (919) 515-3178 or visit http://www.ncsu.edu/project/pialphaxi/.

The proceeds from these sales are donated to local nonprofit organizations to promote horticulture.

Cost Free.
Location JC Raulston Arboretum.
Directions http://jcra.ncsu.edu/visit/directions/index.php
Parking Free parking is available along Beryl Road.

http://pialphaxi.wordpress.ncsu.edu/plant-sale/

Sampson County Center Hunter Safety Course Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 2 days away

The NC Wildlife Commission is offering a Hunter Safety Course to be held at the Sampson County Livestock Facility located at 93 Agriculture Place (Hwy 421 South of Clinton). Participants must attend both classes Saturday & Sunday. All participants must register online at the NC Wildlife Resources Commission website at www.ncwildlife.org.

Guilford County Center TOTALLY TOMATOES - ALL ABOUT OUR FAVORITE FRUIT Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 2 days away

Nothing compares to the taste of your own home-grown tomatoes. That’s all we’ll be talking about in this session - proven tips and techniques for successfully growing America’s most popular garden vegetable (or is it a fruit?). Get ready for tomato sandwiches all summer long!

CLASSES ARE FREE, BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED:
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu

Randolph County Center Beginner Beekeeping Course Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC 27203, United States
— 2 days away

Anyone interested in learning the basics of Beekeeping are welcome. Course fees are $35.00 ($10.00 text book included)

Contacts: Wallace Swaim 336-302-2708
Keith Pritchett 336-625-3150
Triad Bee Supply 336-475-5137

Onslow County Center ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS Mon Mar 30, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 2 days away

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. FEE: $5.00/4 classes. For additional information contact Daniela Lopez at 910-455-5873.

Cherokee County Center 4th Grade Nutrition Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murphy Elementary School, Murphy, NC
— 2 days away

This is a closed class for the 4th grade classes at Murphy Elementary. The students will be learning about nutrition. Lessons will cover information about nutrition that students are expected to know at the fourth grade level.

Clay County Center Color Me Healthy/Kindergarten Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM — 2 days away

Color Me Healthy seeks to help children understand MyPlate as a tool for selecting nutritious food; understand the importance of consuming a variety of nutrient dense foods and beverages in moderation; recall foods and beverages beneficial to teeth and bones; recall activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours; recognize nutrient dense foods in a list of goods that are culturally diverse; summarize the importance of a healthy breakfast and lunch.

Haywood County Center ServSafe Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Haywood Cooperative Extension
— 2 days away
Cherokee County Center Master Gardener Training Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Brasstown Community Center
— 2 days away

Group will meet weekly on Mondays and Thursdays at the Brasstown Community Center. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B02RSmXyiVW4UDJEaGhYNnBpSElZUzJqNG03eng0bUxCM2Fv/view?usp=sharing

Clay County Center Master Gardener Training Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Brasstown Community Civic Center, 255 Settawig Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States
— 2 days away
Durham County Center The Giving Closet Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 2 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 Mar 30, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 2 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 pam.bryson@gastongov.com or 704.865.3291.

Horticulture Family Fun Event Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bobby G. Wilder Visitor's Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 2 days away

Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Welcome spring this year with the Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on March 30 and stays until April 5.

http://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1052

Cabarrus County Center Seniors: Join Extension's Better Choices Nutrition Program Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Living Water Church of God, 162 North Little Texas Rd, Kannapolis
— 2 days away

Free program instructed by Pam Outen, Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences. For information, call 704/920-3322. To receive gifts and food samples, register by the beginning of the first session! See flyer for benefits.

Robeson County Center Flue-Cured Tobacco Barn Testing Certification Training Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1927 Gerald Rd, Rowland, NC 28383, USA
— 2 days away

Oxendine Farms Shop (Roger Oxendine)

All flue-cured tobacco barns used to supply tobacco to a company participating in the U.S. Tobacco GAP Program and designated as being in service must have a properly functioning heat exchanger and be tested for leaks every three years. Only persons who have received training from University Cooperative Extension Tobacco Programs are certified to perform barn testing for the U.S. Tobacco GAP Program. Dr. Grant Ellington, Extension Specialist at North Carolina State University, will provide a hands-on training of the barn testing procedure for interested growers and third-party service providers. The training site is located near the intersection of Gerald Road and N.C. Highway 130.

Preregistration is mandatory so training certificates can be provided at the end of the training for your records. Please register by Friday, March 27, and provide individual names when registering.

For more information or to register, contact Mac Malloy, Extension Field Crops Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by E-mail at mac_malloy@ncsu.edu.

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, call Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276 by March 27.

Clay County Center Color Me Healthy/Kindergarten - Session 6 Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hayesville Elementary School, 72 Elementary School Drive, Hayesville, NC 28904, United States
— 2 days away

Color Me Healthy seeks to help children understand MyPlate as a tool for selecting nutritious food; understand the importance of consuming a variety of nutrient dense foods and beverages in moderation; recall foods and beverages beneficial to teeth and bones; recall activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours; recognize nutrient dense foods in a list of goods that are culturally diverse; summarize the importance of a healthy breakfast and lunch.

Swain County Center SHIIP Appointments Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 3 days away
Cherokee County Center Sensible Fitness Mon Mar 30, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Moog Components Group, 1995 North Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 3 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/

Macon County Center Chess Club Mon Mar 30, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — 3 days away
Macon County Center 4-Leaf Clover Kids with Heart Mon Mar 30, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — 3 days away
Cabarrus County Center Visit PHILA, Inc. 4-H Club Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 215 Gay St, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
— 3 days away

Youth ages 5-19 years are invited to attend this community club at PHILA, Inc. each Monday for fun activities and projects. Led by David Lyde and Omar Long. For information, call Omar or David at PHILA, Inc. at 704-707-5459 or email 4HClub@philainc.org

Cherokee County Center A.S.P.I.R.E. Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Tri-County Early College High School, 21 Campus Circle, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 3 days away

The A.S.P.I.R.E. program is designed to bridge deficits in rural high school students’ performance on the ACT College Entrance Examination in order to increase the number of students pursuing higher education. This is a cooperative initiative through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension. Through the A.S.P.I.R.E. (ACT Supplemental Preparation In Rural Education) Program, participants will learn the latest tactics and strategies to improve their ACT score and increase their chances of getting into college. The program includes The Princeton Review ACT study manual, The Princeton Review 1,296 practice question manual, 4 ACT full-length practice exams with score analysis and breakdown. As well ask, 30 hours of class time instruction, where students will learn the skills they need to be able to tackle the ACT. This class is for student's who have pre-registered for the ASPIRE program. Be on the lookout another ASPIRE program in the future!

Onslow County Center ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 3 days away

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. FEE: $5.00/4 classes. For additional information contact Daniela Lopez at 910-455-5873.

Richmond County Center Gardening101-Tree Fruits & Nuts Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM — 3 days away
Robeson County Center 4-H County Council and Volunteer Leaders' Association Officer Planning Meeting Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 3 days away

This meeting is for all 4-H County Council Officers and Volunteer Leaders' Association Officers to plan the upcoming meeting that will take place on April 6, 2015.

Union County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Weight Management Class Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 2325 Hanover Dr, Monroe, NC 28110, USA
— 3 days away

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a 12-week weight management series that meets for one hour each week for 12 weeks. Classes meet at the Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center (MAFC) at 2325 Hanover, Drive in Monroe, NC. You do not have to be a member of the MAFC to participate. Time: 5:30-6:30 pm. Cost for the 12 week series: $25.00. Please register and pay in person at the MAFC prior to the first class. Start date: Monday, January 26, 2015. Series runs through April 20th (no class on April 6th).

Davidson County Center Beginning Beekeepers Class Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Davidson County Extension Office, 301 East Center St., Lexington, NC 27292
— 3 days away

Call Vince at 336-859-3895 to register or for more information.

Cherokee County Center Getting started with direct marketing Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:45 PM - 9:15 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Folk Center Cir Murphy, NC 28906
— 3 days away

New farmers who plan to sell products directly to consumers should become as familiar as possible with the various approaches available. On-farm sales, CSA, local farmers markets and other techniques will be presented, with pros and cons of each. This session will provide a valuable overview of direct marketing and help you determine which strategies will best fit your operation. This session will also briefly touch on the applicable regulations for which products need to be licensed to be sold, direct to consumer.

https://drive.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/file/d/0Byd5mMeHz97DZHlGTWx3UllQXzg/view

Gaston County Center Gaston County Bee School - Final Exam Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Citizens Resource Center - 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy., Dallas, NC 28034
— 3 days away

Gaston County Beekeepers Association annual bee school: NC State Beekeepers Association Final Exam

Macon County Center 7 Sharp Shooters Tue Mar 31, 2015 — 3 days away
Northampton County Center 4-H DAD Final Draft Due Tue Mar 31, 2015 — 3 days away
Scotland County Center 4-H County Activity Day Registration DEADLINE Tue Mar 31, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, Laurinburg, NC
— 3 days away
Wilkes County Center Plants Pre-ordered During the Annual Wilkes Plant Sale Should Be Available For Pickup Tue Mar 31, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Wilkes Cooperative Extension Center, 201 Curtis Bridge Road, Wilkesboro, NC
— 3 days away

Pick-up hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If questions, please call 336.651.7330.

Haywood County Center ServSafe Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Haywood Cooperative Extension
— 3 days away
Currituck County Center Master Gardener Volunteer Training Class Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 3 days away

contact: Debbie Foster, 232-2262

on 2 calendars Fruit Tree Workshop - Jackson County Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Jackson County Cooperative Extension, 538 Scotts Creek Road, Sylva
— 3 days away

Take a closer look at the basic cultural needs of apple, pear, peach and other fruit trees. This is the third in the series “Growing in the Mountains” which will cover site selection, the differences between dwarf, semi-dwarf and seedling trees, proper soil conditions, pollination requirements, differences in cultivars, chilling requirements, fertility needs, tree spacing and general pruning principles. Finally we will discuss the most common disease and insects problems and possible control options.

March 31, 2015
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Jackson County Cooperative Extension
538 Scotts Creek Road, Sylva

April 1, 2015
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Swain County Cooperative Extension
60 Almond School Road, Bryson City

For more information or to register, call:
586-4009 or 488-3848

E-mail christine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu

Horticulture Family Fun Event Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bobby G. Wilder Visitor's Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 3 days away

Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Welcome spring this year with the Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on March 30 and stays until April 5.

http://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1052

Carteret County Center Medicare 101: Navigating the Medicare Maze (Free Seminar) Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center, 3820 Galantis Drive, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States
— 3 days away

The Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a division of the North Carolina Department of Insurance that offers free, objective information about Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare prescription drug plans, and long-term care insurance. The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP), housed within SHIIP, also provides education on Medicare fraud and abuse.

Are you new to Medicare, need information on Medicare insurance projects, or want to learn about Medicare Fraud and Abuse? Please join us!

To register, contact: Mary Dixon (252) 247-2626

Sponsored by the Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), a division of the North Carolina Department of Insurance that offers free, objective information about Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare managed care, Medicare fraud and abuse, and long-term care insurance. There is absolutely no selling involved, as the program is a state-operated service. SHIIP and SMP can be contacted directly at 1-855-408-1212.

Cabarrus County Center Seniors: Join Extension's Better Choices Nutrition Program Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cabarrus County Senior Center, 8615 Park Drive, Mt. Pleasant, NC 28124
— 3 days away

Free program instructed by Pam Outen, Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences. For information, call 704/920-3322. To receive gifts and food samples, register by the beginning of the first session! See flyer for benefits.

Haywood County Center Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Haywood Cooperative Extension Center
— 4 days away

Julie Sawyer

Dare County Center Master Gardener Training Class Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Dare County Extension Office, 517 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC, United States
— 4 days away

Plant Disease/Weeds

Northampton County Center 4-H Summer Camp payment due Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 9495 NC Hwy 305, Jackson NC 27845
— 4 days away

All payment is due for campers attending the Eastern 4-H Center in June

Swain County Center Clogging Classes for All Ages Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 4 days away

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

Classes are free. Instructor: Kerry Plemmons

Call 488-3848 for more information.

Christmas Trees Watauga Christmas Tree Choose & Cut meeting Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Watauga County Extension Center
— 4 days away

Call the Watauga County office for more information at 828.264.3061

Lee County Center Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM — 4 days away
Wilkes County Center Private Applicators Recertification Class - (V) Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Wilkes County Center, 201 Curtis Bridge Road, Wilkesboro
— 4 days away

Class is intended for current private pesticide applicators whose license expires in 2015. Attendance at this meeting will meet the requirements for two hours credit in the "V" category. Please call 336.651.7330 to reserve a seat.

Currituck County Center Smart with Money Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Currituck Cooperative Ext Services, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917, United States
— 4 days away

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will be holding a Smart with Money series March 24th and 31st from 6:00 pm - 8:30pm at the Currituck Extension Office in Barco. Registration is free, however participants are encouraged to please pre-register by calling 252-232-2261. The series will focus on charitable donations, saving, running a budget and reducing or eliminating debt. Classes will be taught by extension volunteer, Bob Chambers, who developed Smart with Money after participating in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. He first began teaching this workshop in 2009. For more information about these classes please contact Olivia Jones at 252-232-2261 or email olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Durham County Center Ornamentals & Landscape Design - Complete Extension Gardener Series Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
— 4 days away

Not sure where to begin when it comes to placing plants in the landscape. This introduction to landscape design will enhance you understanding of the principles behind landscape design.
Free/ Registration required.
Contact: Pana Jones prjones2@ncsu.edu / 919-560-0525

Gaston County Center Living Healthy Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 4 days away

A 6-week course developed by Stanford University to help anyone who lives with ongoing health conditions, such as, diabetes, arthritis and heart and breathing problems. Learn to increase endurance, strength, and flexibility; such as, pain, fatigue and depression; solve problems and set goals; eat well.

Henderson County Center PGR Meeting Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 15 Ida Rogers Rd, Edneyville
— 4 days away

2 "X" credit class at Athletics & Activity Center

Horticulture Ornamentals & Landscape Design - Complete Extension Gardener Series Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
— 4 days away

Not sure where to begin when it comes to placing plants in the landscape. This introduction to landscape design will enhance you understanding of the principles behind landscape design.
Free/ Registration required.
Contact: Pana Jones prjones2@ncsu.edu / 919-560-0525

Northampton County Center 4-H Volunteer Leaders' Dinner Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 9495 NC Higway 305, Jackson, NC 27845
— 4 days away

A chance for our volunteers to learn and fellowship together! Dinner will be provided.

Robeson County Center Beginner Beekeeper School Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 4 days away

School Dates: March 3, 10, 24, and 31

Location: O. P. Owens Agriculture Center, Lumberton

The Robeson County Area Beekeepers Association will offer a Beginner Beekeeper School
teaching the following topics: Introduction to Beekeeping, Benefits of Beekeeping, Life Inside the Honeybee Hive, Basic Equipment for Beekeeping, Obtaining and Installing Honeybees, Anticipating and Preventing Potential Problems, Honey Harvest Day, and many more! There will also be a field day where class participants will visit local apiaries.

A fee of $25 will be charged, which covers registration, textbook, handouts, and refreshments. Class is limited to the first 30 to register, so call immediately to reserve your space. For more information or to register, please contact Denny Clark, Robeson County Area Beekeepers Association President, at 910-736-8051.

Surry County Center Tomato Production Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Surry County Extension Department, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC 27017, United States
— 4 days away

Presenters: Van Cooke & Joanna Radford

Home grown tomatoes are so much better when you pick them fresh from your own vines. Find out how to grow them in your home garden. Preparing the soil, amendments like fertilizer, how many vines do you need, pruning, and harvesting are all discussed with this program.
**One hour "X" pesticide credit

Caswell County Center Caswell County Horsemen's Association Meeting Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 126 Court Square, Yanceyville, NC 27379, USA
— 4 days away

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Caswell County Center, in conjunction with the Caswell County Horsemen’s Association, will conduct an educational meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at the Caswell County Agriculture Building in the Extension Kitchen in Yanceyville, North Carolina, at 6:30 p.m.

We will have a speaker from North Carolina State University. This is our second meeting for the year and we are trying to reorganize the association, so I hope all of you can attend. Dr. Hillary Carroll from the NCSU Vet School will be our guest speaker, giving a presentation on, “Hoof Care and Colic Signs and Prevention”. Dr. Carroll was a farrier before becoming a veterinarian and has a wealth of knowledge in both fields.

We will be serving a meal that night; therefore, you will need to call our office at 336-694-4158 by 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, if you plan on eating. This is our second meeting for the year, so come with new meeting topic ideas. Also, we will give an update on the recent VA-NC Horse Festival that we had in Chatham, Virginia (over 1000 folks attended this event). We would like to thank all Caswell County Horsemen’s Associations members that attended and helped out.

Davidson County Center Pesticide Safety "V" Training Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292, United States
— 4 days away

This class is specifically for those private applicators whose certification expires in 2015. It is not necessary to pre-register for the pesticide safety "V" training classes. Call our office at 336-242-2080 for more information.

Guilford County Center Containers for Curb Appeal Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 4 days away

Flowerpots make for an excellent display of pansies, petunias or other colorful annuals - and so much more! Containers are also perfect for interesting combinations and unusual plantings that provide curb appeal for your home. We’ll discuss how container-hardy perennials, shrubs, and even small trees can be used to add year round visual focus and create a garden in any location.

CLASSES ARE FREE, BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED:
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu.

Lenoir County Center Parenting Matter Program Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— 4 days away

8 week parenting class. Call 252-527-2191 for more information.

Rowan County Center 4-H County Activity Day Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM — 4 days away

County Activity Day will be held Tuesday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office. If you are interested in giving a presentation at the county or district level, here is your opportunity. Your presentation can be on any topic you choose. There are four age categories: 5-8, 9-10, 11-13, and 14-18. Please email sara_drake@ncsu.edu or call 704-216-8970 by Friday, March 20, if you are planning to participate with your name and title of your presentation. Please come and support our presenters! All Expressive Arts and Photo Contests entries will be on display!

Yadkin County Center Final Farmland Preservation Plan Meeting for Public Comment Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Yadkin County Human Services Building, 217 East Willow Street, Yadkinville
— 4 days away

Review and make comments on the final draft of the Yadkin County Farmland Preservation Plan.

Gaston County Center Gaston County Beekeepers Association Meeting Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Citizens Resource Center - 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy., Dallas, NC 28034
— 4 days away

Monthly meeting of the Gaston County Beekeepers Association. Anyone interested in bees and beekeeping is welcome to attend to find out more about the association and its activities.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H Clubs and Youth Programs In Cabarrus County Wed Apr 1, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Clubs meet at various times, locations and dates throughout the county.
— 4 days away

4-H clubs and programs are about youth ages 5-19 years old having fun with friends and learning new skills throughout year. Clubs are guided by adult volunteers and meet monthly. Club members go on educational tours, attend special programs, conduct community service projects, plus lots more! Through continued club membership, youth gain skills in decision-making, cooperation, and communication. Several Cabarrus 4-H clubs specialize in study of horses; one for children ages 5-8, one just for teens, and several in multiple educational areas. For information call Tracy LeCompte, Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development at 704/920-3318 or email tracy_lecompte@ncsu.edu

Cabarrus County Center Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & Sharing Wed Apr 1, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 4 days away

Interesting Educational Programs Planned by ECA!
The mission of North Carolina Extension Community Association (ECA) is to strengthen families through education, leadership development, and community services. Interested adults may visit a club that suits their schedule and enjoy interesting programs on various time relevant topics such as: What Bugs You; Slow Cooker Soups, Stews and More; the Buzz about Bees; Aroma Therapy; You Can have Your Cake and Eat It Too-How to Alter Desserts to Cut Calories; and Christmas In Holland. For a list of club schedules and meeting times, call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3322 or email pcouten@ncsu.edu .

Halifax County Center April Fool's Day Wed Apr 1, 2015 — 4 days away
Cabarrus County Center Soil Sampling Kits Available M-F Wed Apr 1, 2015 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 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 .

Clay County Center Health Rocks Wed Apr 1, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hayesville Middle School, 135 School Dr, Hayesville, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Cabarrus County Center Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Training Series Wed Apr 1, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027
— 4 days away

Cost $60 per person. View details on flyer attached. Register online at
http://onlineservices.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner/
or call 704/920-3315. For more information, contact djgofort@ncsu.edu

Cabarrus County Center Master Gardener Volunteer Training Series Wed Apr 1, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 4 days away

Series of 10 classes instructed by David Goforth, Extension Agent. Volunteer hours are required on horticultural events/community projects coordinated by current MGV or Extension Agent. For more information and to register call 704-920-3310 or visit
http://onlineservices.cabarruscounty.us/ReservePartner/

Extension Forestry Prescribed Burning on Private Lands Workshop Wed Apr 1, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM — 4 days away

Please visit this website for more details and to register online: https://forestupdate.frec.vt.edu/landownerprograms/workshops/prescribedburning/index.html

Lee County Center EMGV Training Class Wed Apr 1, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 4 days away
Yancey County Center Master Gardeners' Class Wed Apr 1, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714
— 4 days away

The Master Gardeners’ Training classes are scheduled to begin on April 1st and will run through July 8th. Classes are on Wednesdays from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon at the Yancey County Cooperative Extension Office. The cost is $125.00 which includes the State fee, Manual cost, Registration fee and Master Gardener’s shirt with logo. A tentative schedule of the classes is listed below.

Tentative Schedule/Syllabus
Apr 1: Orientation/ Plant Propagation
Apr 8: Botany
Apr 15: No Class
Apr 22: Soils and Fertilizers
Apr 29: Vegetables
May 6: Fruits and Nuts (Small and Tree Fruit)
May 13: Pesticides and IPM
May 20: No Class
May 27: Houseplants and Lawns
June 3: Weeds
June 10: Plant Insects and Diseases
June 17: No Class
June 24: Flowers and Woody Ornamentals
July 1: Landscape Design and Review
July 8: Wildlife and Exam

Cabarrus County Center Visit Rimer Extension & Community Association Club Wed Apr 1, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 4500 Rimer Road, Concord, NC 28025.
— 4 days away


RIMER ECA meets 1st Wednesday of each month, 10:00AM at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 4500 Rimer Road, Concord. For information, call Pat Wickliff at 704/436-8300.
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.

Horticulture Family Fun Event Wed Apr 1, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bobby G. Wilder Visitor's Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 4 days away

Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Welcome spring this year with the Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on March 30 and stays until April 5.

http://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1052

Wilkes County Center Master Gardener Association Meeting Wed Apr 1, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Wilkes Cooperative Extension Center, 201 Curtis Bridge Road, Wilkesboro, NC
— 4 days away

Regular monthly meeting of certified Master Gardeners.

Anson County Center JCPC Wed Apr 1, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 5 days away
Chowan County Center National Weather Service SKYWARN TRAINING Wed Apr 1, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension Office 730 N. Granville St, Edenton, NC
— 5 days away

April 1, 2015 12:00 p.m. The “Basic SKYWARN” class covers all the background information needed to become a trained severe weather spotter. The class is free of charge and lasts about 2 hours. All materials are provided. Once trained, spotters play an important role in providing the National Weather Service with vital weather information when severe weather occurs. Contact Mike Montefusco at Michael.montefusco@noaa.gov or Scott Minnick at scott.minnick@noaa.gov for more information.

Currituck County Center The Great Garden Detective Adventure Wed Apr 1, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension WEVS, 1126 Schoolhouse Lane, Corolla, NC 27927, United States
— 5 days away

The Great Garden Detective Adventure will be presented in Corolla at Water’s Edge Village School by Sheila Gregory, Family & Consumer Sciences Program Assistant and Stephanie Minton 4-H Program Assistant, of the Currituck Cooperative Extension Center.

Children will have fun and hands on activities that integrate experiences and nutrition education. Kids will be able to make healthy food choices and develop an awareness of how fruits and vegetables are grown.
For more information contact Sheila Gregory 252-232-2261 or email sheila_gregory@ncsu.edu

Person County Center Living Healthy with Diabetes Wed Apr 1, 2015 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM — 5 days away
Wilkes County Center Master Gardener Class Wed Apr 1, 2015 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Wilkes County Cooperative Extenstion Center, 201 Curtis Bridge Road, Wilkesboro, NC
— 5 days away

This program offers approximately 40 hours of instruction that covers topics including ornamental trees and shrubs, insect, disease, and weed management; soils and plant nutrition, vegetable gardening, home fruit production, and garden flowers. Classes are held every Wednesday from 1:30-4:30 pm. until approximately May 6th. Cost is $60 which covers materials. Must be register and paid to participate. Call 336.651.7330 to register.

on 2 calendars Fruit Tree Workshop - Swain County Wed Apr 1, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City
— 5 days away

Take a closer look at the basic cultural needs of apple, pear, peach and other fruit trees. This is the third in the series “Growing in the Mountains” which will cover site selection, the differences between dwarf, semi-dwarf and seedling trees, proper soil conditions, pollination requirements, differences in cultivars, chilling requirements, fertility needs, tree spacing and general pruning principles. Finally we will discuss the most common disease and insects problems and possible control options.

March 31, 2015
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Jackson County Cooperative Extension
538 Scotts Creek Road, Sylva

April 1, 2015
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Swain County Cooperative Extension
60 Almond School Road, Bryson City

For more information or to register, call:
586-4009 or 488-3848

E-mail: christine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu

Cherokee County Center Sensible Fitness Wed Apr 1, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Moog Components Group, 1995 North Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 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/

Jackson County Center Cloverbuds-presentations Wed Apr 1, 2015 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM — 5 days away

confirm presenters

Anson County Center 4-H Talent Show Rehersal Wed Apr 1, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 5 days away
Greene County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less! Wed Apr 1, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580, United States
— 5 days away

Are you ready to...Lose Weight? Get Fit? Have More Energy?

If so, join us for the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program. This program is for anyone wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle. If you desire small changes with big results, please join us. This is a weight-management program that uses strategies proven to work. It's hard to break old habits; but this program will provide the nutrition and physical activity information focusing on the small changes needed to get you big results!

Each weekly session will be held on Wednesday evening and is approximately 1-hour. Sessions will include support group discussions, healthy topic and tips, taste testings, skill builders/incentives, and physical activity breaks.

Cost: $5.00 Commitment Fee
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 9th

For more information or to register, call Joy Brock at (252) 747-8183.


Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit the Barn Bums Horse Speciality Club Wed Apr 1, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Circle K Arena, 7860 Gold Hill Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 5 days away

This club for youth ages 9-16 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

Guilford County Center Containers for Curb Appeal Wed Apr 1, 2015 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 5 days away

Flowerpots make for an excellent display of pansies, petunias or other colorful annuals - and so much more! Containers are also perfect for interesting combinations and unusual plantings that provide curb appeal for your home. We’ll discuss how container-hardy perennials, shrubs, and even small trees can be used to add year round visual focus and create a garden in any location.

CLASSES ARE FREE, BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED:
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu.

Northampton County Center 4-H AIRE Due Thu Apr 2, 2015 — 5 days away
Northampton County Center 4-H Teen Leadership Registration Due Thu Apr 2, 2015 — 5 days away

Registration due for our April 9 meeting

Clay County Center Color Me Healthy/PreK Thu Apr 2, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hayesville Elementary School, 72 Elementary School Drive, Hayesville, NC 28904, United States
— 5 days away

Color Me Healthy seeks to help children understand MyPlate as a tool for selecting nutritious food; understand the importance of consuming a variety of nutrient dense foods and beverages in moderation; recall foods and beverages beneficial to teeth and bones; recall activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours; recognize nutrient dense foods in a list of goods that are culturally diverse; summarize the importance of a healthy breakfast and lunch.

Clay County Center Color Me Healthy/PreK Thu Apr 2, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hayesville Elementary School, 72 Elementary School Drive, Hayesville, NC 28904, United States
— 5 days away

Color Me Healthy seeks to help children understand MyPlate as a tool for selecting nutritious food; understand the importance of consuming a variety of nutrient dense foods and beverages in moderation; recall foods and beverages beneficial to teeth and bones; recall activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours; recognize nutrient dense foods in a list of goods that are culturally diverse; summarize the importance of a healthy breakfast and lunch.

Montgomery County Center Mommy and Me Getting Healthy Thu Apr 2, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Star Community Center
— 5 days away

Nutrition Program for Mothers and toddlers

Onslow County Center ECA Area Meeting Thu Apr 2, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 5 days away

AUDIENCE: ECA Members and interested persons. FEE: No fee to attend. LOCATION: Onslow County Multipurpose Complex, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC. For additional information contact Debbie Goncalves or Peggie Garner at 910-455-5873.

Buncombe County Center ESMM Thu Apr 2, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Montmorenci Church, 89 Old Candler Town Road, Candler, NC 28715, United States
— 5 days away

Classes on Thursday mornings from 10:00am – 11:30am. Learn how to save money at the grocery store, prepare quick and easy meals, keep foods safe and the importance of
physical activity. Each participant will receive useful kitchen tools and those who attend all five classes will receive a certificate of completion and an EFNEP (Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program) cookbook. Classes are free. More information call 255-5522 or email margaret_ruff@ncsu.edu

Currituck County Center MG Demo Garden Committee Meeting Thu Apr 2, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 5 days away

contact: Deb Foster, 232-2262

Horticulture Family Fun Event Thu Apr 2, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bobby G. Wilder Visitor's Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 5 days away

Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Welcome spring this year with the Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on March 30 and stays until April 5.

http://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1052

Currituck County Center MG Greenhouse Committee Meeting Thu Apr 2, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 5 days away

contact: Deb Foster, 232-2262

Wilkes County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program Thu Apr 2, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Wilkes Express YMCA, West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC,
— 6 days away

If you need help staying motivate to eat healthy and exercise more, the 15-week program, Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less, is just what you need. For more information, or to register, contact Wilkes Cooperative Extension at 336.651.7330.

Cabarrus County Center Boger ECA Club Thu Apr 2, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Members homes or Cold Water Lutheran church Fellowship Hall
— 6 days away

Meets quarterly on 1st Thursday. Call Pam Outen at 704/920-3322 for more details

Cabarrus County Center Visit Boger Extension & Community Association Club Thu Apr 2, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension at members’ homes or Cold Water Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.
— 6 days away


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.

Cherokee County Center Making Soaps & Laundry Detergent Thu Apr 2, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Brasstown Community Civic Center, 255 Settawig Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States
— 6 days away

Making Staples (Homestead Series) will focus on making your own soaps, laundry detergent, etc. $10 charge for the class.

Clay County Center Color Me Healthy/PreK Thu Apr 2, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hayesville Elementary School, 72 Elementary School Drive, Hayesville, NC 28904, United States
— 6 days away

Color Me Healthy seeks to help children understand MyPlate as a tool for selecting nutritious food; understand the importance of consuming a variety of nutrient dense foods and beverages in moderation; recall foods and beverages beneficial to teeth and bones; recall activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours; recognize nutrient dense foods in a list of goods that are culturally diverse; summarize the importance of a healthy breakfast and lunch.

McDowell County Center Extension Master Gardener Training Thu Apr 2, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 6 days away
on 2 calendars Organic Strawberry Field & High Tunnel Demonstration at CEFS - April 2 from 3:00-5:30pm Thu Apr 2, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Center for Environmental Farming Systems
— 6 days away

An organic and sustainable production practices strawberry field day will take place at CEFS on Thursday, April 2, 2015. This field day features two National Sustainable Strawberry Initiative projects funded by the Wal-Mart Foundation. Students and Faculty from North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University will provide with an overview of field strawberries focusing on sustainable soil management strategies, and with organic high tunnel strawberry production tactics covering cultivar selection, high tunnel micro-climate and its management, soil fertility management, irrigation strategy, and pests management including spider mites. Participants will also be provided with a summary of research results from both projects. Field day will begin at 3pm on the Small Farm Unit with a tour of the organic strawberry production high-tunnels and then at 4:30 participants will ride a bus to the sustainable soil management practices for strawberries field research site at CEFS.

Organic High Tunnel
Dr. Sanjun Gu, will give an introduction of the research project and cover the organic high tunnel strawberry production tactics, including cultivar selection of day-neutral and June-bearing strawberries, soil fertility management, irrigation strategy, spider mites and other pests management, and strawberry marketing. Research results will be shared with the participants. (Approximately 1 hour).

Sustainable Soil Management Practices For the Field

Amanda McWhirt, a graduate student under the direction of Dr. Michelle Schroeder-Moreno in the NCSU Crop Science Department will give a brief overview of field strawberry production, and then discuss sustainable soil management strategies for strawberry production. She will cover the use and implementation of these practices and some initial results from research projects. (Approximately 1 hour, not including travel time to field).

​Registration: FREE - but please register online here: http://go.ncsu.edu/strawberry_demo

Jackson County Center JAM Thu Apr 2, 2015 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM — 6 days away
Local Food Organic Strawberry Field & High Tunnel Demonstration Thu Apr 2, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension CEFS - Small Farm Unit, Old Smithfield Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530 (Behind the O'Berry Center)
— 6 days away

Registration: FREE - but please register online here: http://go.ncsu.edu/strawberry_demo

An organic and sustainable production practices strawberry field day will take place at CEFS on Thursday, April 2, 2015. This field day features two National Sustainable Strawberry Initiative projects funded by the Wal-Mart Foundation. Students and Faculty from North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University will provide with an overview of field strawberries focusing on sustainable soil management strategies, and with organic high tunnel strawberry production tactics covering cultivar selection, high tunnel micro-climate and its management, soil fertility management, irrigation strategy, and pests management including spider mites. Participants will also be provided with a summary of research results from both projects. Field day will begin at 3pm on the Small Farm Unit with a tour of the organic strawberry production high-tunnels and then at 4:30 participants will ride a bus to the sustainable soil management practices for strawberries field research site at CEFS.

Organic High Tunnel
Dr. Sanjun Gu, will give an introduction of the research project and cover the organic high tunnel strawberry production tactics, including cultivar selection of day-neutral and June-bearing strawberries, soil fertility management, irrigation strategy, spider mites and other pests management, and strawberry marketing. Research results will be shared with the participants. (Approximately 1 hour).

Sustainable Soil Management Practices For the Field

Amanda McWhirt, a graduate student under the direction of Dr. Michelle Schroeder-Moreno in the NCSU Crop Science Department will give a brief overview of field strawberry production, and then discuss sustainable soil management strategies for strawberry production. She will cover the use and implementation of these practices and some initial results from research projects. (Approximately 1 hour, not including travel time to field).

​Registration: FREE - but please register online here: http://go.ncsu.edu/strawberry_demo

Craven County Center Neon Ninjas 4-H Club Meeting Thu Apr 2, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension MCCS Community Center, Cherry Point MCAS
— 6 days away

For more information about this meeting, call 252.466.4831

Warren County Center Backyard Farmers Class Thu Apr 2, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton, NC 27589, USA
— 6 days away

Ever wanted to learn how to grow and market your own food in your own backyard? Then you've come to the right place! Call Warren County Extension at (252) 257-3640 to register. Space is limited so register soon!

Robeson County Center All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts Club Thu Apr 2, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 6 days away

This is the monthly meeting meeting for the All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts Club. For more information on this club, please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant, at Wendy_Maynor@ncsu.edu or 910-671-3276.

Anson County Center 4-H County Presentation & Talent Show Thu Apr 2, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Anson County Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 6 days away
Burke County Center Landscaping on Slopes Thu Apr 2, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 6 days away

Successful Gardener Workshop will be held at the Burke County Agricultural Building. Call 828-439-4460 to register.

Johnston County Center Extension Gardener: Grow what you eat - fruits and berries Thu Apr 2, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 6 days away

Apples, peaches, pears and plums, where do all these fruits come from.
Figs, strawberries, grapes and more, lets eat antioxidants galore.
There is nothing like a fresh fruit right off the tree, but is it worth it to put all that effort into growing the plants in your own yard? This class will address some of the common fruits grown in our area and what it takes to grow them well.

The cost for this class is $5.00. Please preregister by calling 919 989-5380, sending and email to snbanks@ncsu.edu, or stop by the office at 2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield, NC 27577. To pay for the class stop by the office or mail a check payable to Johnston County Agriculture Center.

Stokes County Center Pickling Pixies Food Preservation Group Thu Apr 2, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 6 days away

Please join us as Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Debbie Cox shows us all about food preservation. If you have questions or need more information, contact Ms. Cox at 336-593-8179 or Deb_Cox@ncsu.edu. The specific topic of this class has yet to be determined. Contact Ms. Cox for more specific information.

Randolph County Center Randolph County Master Gardener Training Course Thu Apr 2, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC 27203, United States
— 6 days away

Are you interested in learning more about gardening and lawn care AND in helping provide education for the county? Applications are due by February 27th. Program and manual cost is just $95

Swain County Center In-Step Line Dancing Thu Apr 2, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Auditorium), 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 6 days 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

Warren County Center Backyard Farmers Class Thu Apr 2, 2015 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton, NC 27589, USA
— 6 days away

Ever wanted to learn how to grow and market your own food in your own backyard? Then you've come to the right place! Call Warren County Extension at (252) 257-3640 to register. Space is limited so register soon!

Gaston County Center QNRC Meeting Thu Apr 2, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Citizens Resource Center - 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy., Dallas, NC 28034
— 6 days away

Quality of Natural Resources Committee (QNRC) bi-monthly meeting. The QNRC is a committee of volunteers appointed by the Gaston County Board of Commissioners to monitor natural resources in the county and provide recommendations and education on environmental issues to elected officials and the public. The public is welcome to attend.

Lee County Center Lemon Springs ECA Meeting Thu Apr 2, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center
— 6 days away
Moore County Center Moore County Cattleman's Monthly Meeting Thu Apr 2, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327, USA
— 6 days away

Brad Ross with Pasture Management Systems will be with us to discuss fencing products and techniques.

Alleghany County Center Good Friday Fri Apr 3, 2015 — 6 days away
Anson County Center Office Closed for Good Friday Fri Apr 3, 2015 — 6 days away
Caldwell County Center Closed for Good Friday Fri Apr 3, 2015 — 6 days away

Will reopen Monday April 6th.

Carteret County Center Holiday--Good Friday Fri Apr 3, 2015 — 6 days away
Clay County Center Holiday Fri Apr 3, 2015 — 6 days away

Clay County Extension Office will be closed today.

Rowan County Center Holiday - Office Closed Fri Apr 3, 2015 — 6 days away
Wilkes County Center Office Closed - Good Friday Fri Apr 3, 2015 — 6 days away
Dare County Center Office Closed Fri Apr 3, 2015 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM — 6 days away

Observance of Good Friday

Stokes County Center Master Gardener Training Fri Apr 3, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 6 days away

If you like to garden, love learning, and are willing to give back to your community, then Master Gardening is probably a great fit for you! Please see our Master Gardener page for more details: http://stokes.ces.ncsu.edu/master-gardeners/

Cabarrus County Center Quilting Mothers Special Interest ECA Club Fri Apr 3, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Avenue West, Concord, NC 28027, United States
— 6 days away

Call Nancy Carlson at 704/788-7838 for more information. Some days they do not meet due to various schedules but meet most Fridays.

Caldwell County Center Caldwell 4-H Meet and Greet at Sawmills and Granite Falls Hardwares Fri Apr 3, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 6 days away

Bonide and Sawmills and Granite Falls Hardware have invited Caldwell County 4-H to participate in their spring event. Please come by to learn about the many opportunities for youth and their families through Caldwell County 4-H. Pick up your Bonide products (40% of sales for the event will be donated to Caldwell 4-H) and enjoy a free bag of popcorn!

Horticulture Family Fun Event Fri Apr 3, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bobby G. Wilder Visitor's Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 6 days away

Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Welcome spring this year with the Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on March 30 and stays until April 5.

http://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1052

Robeson County Center Spiritual Generations 4-H Club Meeting Fri Apr 3, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 7 days away

This is a monthly meeting for Spiritual Generation members. For more information, please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant, at wendy_maynor@ncsu.edu or 910-671-3276.

Jackson County Center 4-H Farmers Market Booth Sat Apr 4, 2015 — 1 week away
Sampson County Center Parenting Class Sat Apr 4, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Destiny Outreach Church, 201-C Northeast Blvd, Clinton, NC
— 1 week 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 class is from 8:00am - 5:00pm. The cost for the class is $5.00 per person. Participants must pre-register for the class and pay for the class with the correct change the day of the class. Childcare is not provided.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit Rimer Club Sat Apr 4, 2015 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 1 week away

Call Leader for which Saturdays club will meet each month. This community club is involved in a variety of interests and has hosted a booth at the Master Gardener Spring Herb and Plant Festival for the past 9 years to educate people on the tastiness of herbs in recipes. Youth ages 5-18 are allowed to join and participate in fun activities, projects and events. Contact Alisa Wickliff at 704-436-9807 or abwickli@email.uncc.edu

Cabarrus County Center Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" Open Sat Apr 4, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 1 week 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

Lee County Center Heart and Hands ECA Sat Apr 4, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mc swain Extension Education and Agriculture Center
— 1 week away
Horticulture Family Fun Event Sat Apr 4, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bobby G. Wilder Visitor's Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 week away

Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Welcome spring this year with the Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on March 30 and stays until April 5.

http://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1052

Pitt County Center Planning a 4-season Garden Sat Apr 4, 2015 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Schools & Recreation Bldg. Alice Keene District Park 4561 County Home Rd. Greenville, NC, To register call 252-902-1710
— 1 week away

Planning a 4-season Garden

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit K-9 Capers Dog Specialtiy Club Sat Apr 4, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension K-9 Capers Dog Training Academy, 2139 Supply Court, Suite 1, Concord NC 28027
— 1 week 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 .

Robeson County Center St. Pauls 4-H Pony Club Meeting Sat Apr 4, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 1 week away

This is the weekly meeting of the St. Pauls 4-H Pony Club. For more information about this club, please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant, at Wendy_Maynor@ncsu.edu or 910-671-3276.

Cabarrus County Center Visit Carolina Co-eds 4-H Club Sat Apr 4, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Contact leader for meeting address
— 1 week away

This club specializes in girls' leadership and community service. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Contact Wilma Means, Leader at 704-782-9768 or wilmameans@aol.com

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit Future Focus Fitness Speciality Club Sat Apr 4, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Logan Community Center, 304 Lincoln Street-SW, Concord 28025
— 1 week away

4-H club invites youth ages 8-18 years old to visit this club that would enjoy fitness activities and sports. Contact club leader Tamera Nealy at 980-248-5932, 704-782-7163 or tamron_2@hotmail.com

Horticulture Family Fun Event Sun Apr 5, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bobby G. Wilder Visitor's Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 week away

Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Welcome spring this year with the Fourth Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on March 30 and stays until April 5.

http://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1052

Jackson County Center YLC-canceled Sun Apr 5, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM — 1 week away
Cherokee County Center Pesticide Recertification Training Mon Apr 6, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Andrews, NC 28901, USA
— 1 week away

V Training – (Private Applicators Only) 1:00-3:00
X Training – Private & Commercial Applicators) 3:00-5:00

Greene County Center Coastal Plains Livestock Show & Sale Mon Apr 6- Wed Apr 8, 2015 (All Day Event) — 1 week away

Registration Deadline: February 14

Onslow County Center ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS Mon Apr 6, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 1 week away

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. FEE: $5.00/4 classes. For additional information contact Daniela Lopez at 910-455-5873.

Clay County Center Color Me Healthy/Kindergarten Mon Apr 6, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM — 1 week away

Color Me Healthy seeks to help children understand MyPlate as a tool for selecting nutritious food; understand the importance of consuming a variety of nutrient dense foods and beverages in moderation; recall foods and beverages beneficial to teeth and bones; recall activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours; recognize nutrient dense foods in a list of goods that are culturally diverse; summarize the importance of a healthy breakfast and lunch.

Onslow County Center Coastal Plain Junior Livestock Show and Sale Mon Apr 6, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenior County Livestock Arena
— 1 week away

AUDIENCE: Interested parties. FEE: No fee to attend. LOCATION: Lenior County Livestock Arena. For additional information contact Eve Honeycutt at 252-527-2191.

Currituck County Center 4-H Youth Electric Energy Program Mon Apr 6, 2015 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 1 week away

Youth, ages 11 and up can explore the world of energy and electricity in this continuing series of 4-H workshops, field trips and hands on experiments.

The first of five workshops and program orientation is 9:00 am Monday, April 6, 2015, at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension facility located at 120 Community Way, Barco NC 27917. For more information or to register contact the Currituck 4-H office at 252-232-2262.

There is a $3.00 fee for the orientation program (4/6) which covers lunch and all supplies.

Durham County Center The Giving Closet Mon Apr 6, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 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

Gaston County Center ECA Knitting Classes Mon Apr 6, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 1 week 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 pam.bryson@gastongov.com or 704.865.3291.

McDowell County Center Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association Board Meeting Mon Apr 6, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 1 week away
Cabarrus County Center Seniors: Join Extension's Better Choices Nutrition Program Mon Apr 6, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Living Water Church of God, 162 North Little Texas Rd, Kannapolis
— 1 week away

Free program instructed by Pam Outen, Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences. For information, call 704/920-3322. To receive gifts and food samples, register by the beginning of the first session! See flyer for benefits.

Cherokee County Center Healthy Lifestyles Classes for Seniors Mon Apr 6, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Andrews Community Center Main St Andrews, NC 28901
— 1 week 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/

Clay County Center Color Me Healthy/Kindergarten - Session 7 Mon Apr 6, 2015 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hayesville Elementary School, 72 Elementary School Drive, Hayesville, NC 28904, United States
— 1 week away

Color Me Healthy seeks to help children understand MyPlate as a tool for selecting nutritious food; understand the importance of consuming a variety of nutrient dense foods and beverages in moderation; recall foods and beverages beneficial to teeth and bones; recall activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours; recognize nutrient dense foods in a list of goods that are culturally diverse; summarize the importance of a healthy breakfast and lunch.

Clay County Center Private Pesticide Applicator Training & Recertification (V Training) Mon Apr 6, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Andrews Community Center, Main Street, Andrews, NC 28901, United States
— 1 week away
Montgomery County Center NC Safe Plates Mon Apr 6, 2015 @ 1:00 PM -Thu Apr 9, 2015 @ 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension
— 1 week away

Manager Food Safety Certification Course. Contact Hayley Napier for more info.

Swain County Center SHIIP Appointments Mon Apr 6, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 1 week away
Davie County Center Clover Club Mon Apr 6, 2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM — 1 week away
Clay County Center Private & Commercial Applicator Training & Recertification ( X Training) Mon Apr 6, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Andrews Community Center, Main Street, Andrews, NC 28901, United States
— 1 week away
Cherokee County Center Sensible Fitness Mon Apr 6, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Moog Components Group, 1995 North Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 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/

Cabarrus County Center Visit PHILA, Inc. 4-H Club Mon Apr 6, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 215 Gay St, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
— 1 week away

Youth ages 5-19 years are invited to attend this community club at PHILA, Inc. each Monday for fun activities and projects. Led by David Lyde and Omar Long. For information, call Omar or David at PHILA, Inc. at 704-707-5459 or email 4HClub@philainc.org

Currituck County Center 4-H Leaders Association Meeting Mon Apr 6, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM — 1 week away

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

Currituck County Center 4-H County Council Meeting Mon Apr 6, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM — 1 week away

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

Onslow County Center ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS Mon Apr 6, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 1 week away

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. FEE: $5.00/4 classes. For additional information contact Daniela Lopez at 910-455-5873.

Robeson County Center 4-H County Council and Volunteer Leaders' Association Meeting/Entertains Mon Apr 6, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 1 week away

This meeting is open to all 4-H members, parents, and volunteers. County 4-H business will be conducted at this event. For more information, please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant, at Wendy_Maynor@ncsu.edu or 910-671-3276.

Alexander County Center Livestock Club Meeting Mon Apr 6, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 week away

This is the clubs monthly club meeting.

Hertford County Center 4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee Meeting Mon Apr 6, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 1 week 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!

Robeson County Center 4-H Entertains Mon Apr 6, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 1 week away

This is the performing arts contest for all 4-H members who would like to go on to compete at state competition. For more information, please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant, at Wendy_Maynor@ncsu.edu or 910-671-3276.

Rockingham County Center North Central District 4-H Horse Council meeting in Burlington Mon Apr 6, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215, United States
— 1 week away
Dare County Center 4-H SpringBreak Camp Mon Apr 6, 2015 @ 7:30 PM -Tue Apr 7, 2015 @ 5:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Dare County Youth Center, 600 Mustian Avenue, Kill Devil Hills, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Alamance County Center Local Food Group Meeting Tue Apr 7, 2015 — 1 week away
Edgecombe County Center Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show & Sale Tue Apr 7- Thu Apr 9, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension East Carolina Ag & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount
— 1 week away
Halifax County Center Livestock Show and Sale Tue Apr 7- Thu Apr 9, 2015 (All Day Event) — 1 week away
Chowan County Center Spring Break Series: 4-H Presentations & Public Speaking Tue Apr 7, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Chowan County Extension Center 730 N Granville St. Ste A, Edenton, NC 27932, Chowan County Extension Center 730 N Granville St. Ste A, Edenton, NC 27932
— 1 week away
Onslow County Center Coastal Plain Junior Livestock Show and Sale Tue Apr 7, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenior County Livestock Arena
— 1 week away

AUDIENCE: Interested parties. FEE: No fee to attend. LOCATION: Lenior County Livestock Arena. For additional information contact Eve Honeycutt at 252-527-2191.

McDowell County Center WBRM 1250 AM Radio Program Tue Apr 7, 2015 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Tune in to WBRM 1250 AM
— 1 week away

McDowell County Extension staff talk timely topics to Annette Bryant.

Sampson County Center Lagoon Samples and Litter Samples Tue Apr 7, 2015 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM — 1 week away

Will be accepting lagoon and litter samples for transport to the Raleigh N.C.D.A. Lab for analysis. The cost is $8.00 per sample. Please make check payable to N.C.D.A. We will not accept cash.

Call Max Knowles 910-592-7161 for more information.

Caswell County Center Hunter Safety Tue Apr 7, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Assembly Room, Agricultural Building, 126 Court Square, Yanceyville, NC 27379
— 1 week away

The Hunter Education Course includes information about hunter responsibility, wildlife conservation and management, firearms, wildlife identification, survival and first aid, specialty hunting and tree stand safety. All first-time license buyers must successfully complete a Hunter Safety Education course before they can hunt in North Carolina or purchase a hunting license. This is a free class and is taught at a 6th grade level. Class time is 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Bring a bag lunch. Please call 336-694-4158 for more information or to register for this class.

Currituck County Center Master Gardener Volunteer Training Class Tue Apr 7, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 1 week away

contact: Debbie Foster, 232-2262

Local Food 4th Annual NCDA&CS Food Business Conference – Central & Eastern NC Tue Apr 7, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Alamance Cooperative Extension office, 209-C N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC
— 1 week away

Cost: $40, includes meals and materials
Registration Deadline: March 26, 2015

Agenda and Registration forms are available at the NCDA&CS Marketing - Agribusiness Development website: http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/agribiz/

Cabarrus County Center Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Association Meeting/Program Tue Apr 7, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027.
— 1 week 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 .

Chowan County Center Ask A Master Gardener Helpline Tue Apr 7, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 1 week away

Got a gardening question? Call the Ask A Master Gardener Helpline. For residents of Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County NC; every Tuesday and Thursday; 10am to noon; March - September; call (252) 482-6585.

Gaston County Center Martha Goebel ECA Club Meeting Tue Apr 7, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 1 week away

Martha Goebel ECA is one of eight 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 pam.bryson@gastongov.com or 704.865.3291 to confirm meeting dates and times.

Cabarrus County Center Seniors: Join Extension's Better Choices Nutrition Program Tue Apr 7, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cabarrus County Senior Center, 8615 Park Drive, Mt. Pleasant, NC 28124
— 1 week away

Free program instructed by Pam Outen, Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences. For information, call 704/920-3322. To receive gifts and food samples, register by the beginning of the first session! See flyer for benefits.

Cherokee County Center Sensible Fitness for Seniors Tue Apr 7, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Penland Senior Center, Murphy, NC
— 1 week away

Educational programs on nutrition and fitness for seniors.

Haywood County Center Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less Tue Apr 7, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Haywood Cooperative Extension Center
— 2 weeks away

Julie Sawyer

Northampton County Center 4-H Farm to Fork Photography Camp Tue Apr 7, 2015 @ 12:30 PM -Wed Apr 8, 2015 @ 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 9495 NC Hwy 305, Jackson, NC 27845
— 2 weeks away
Cherokee County Center Seed Saving (Homestead Series) Tue Apr 7, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Brasstown Community Civic Center, 255 Settawig Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States
— 2 weeks away

This class is included in the "Homestead Series" of workshops. There is a $10 charge for the class. Call our office to preregister at 828-837-2210.

Dare County Center Master Gardener Training Class Tue Apr 7, 2015 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Dare County Extension Office, 517 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away

Wildlife Control/Flowers

Swain County Center Gardening for Success - Jackson County Tue Apr 7, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Jackson County Cooperative Extension, 538 Scotts Creek Road, Sylva (2nd floor, room 234)
— 2 weeks away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a seminar on how to Garden For Success! This is the fourth in the series “Growing in the Mountains” which will cover the basic cultural needs of the most common vegetables grown throughout Western North Carolina. Learn more about site selection and preparation, proper soil and plant fertility needs, spacing, crop rotation, cultivars and the differences between cool and warm season vegetables. Finally, we will lightly discuss the most common disease, insect and weed problems and their potential control options. For more information or to register for these free classes contact your local Extension Center at 586-4009 in Sylva or 488-3848 in Bryson City or e-mail christine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu.

The following Gardening For Success seminars:

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at the Jackson County Cooperative Extension, 538 Scotts Creek Road, Sylva (2nd floor, room 234) from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City (room 114) from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Onslow County Center Onslow County Farmers Market Association Meeting Tue Apr 7, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 2 weeks away

AUDIENCE: Market Association Members and the public. FEE: No fee to attend. LOCATION: Onslow County Multipurpose Complex, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC. For additional information contact Caleb Benoit at 910-388-5793 or Lisa Rayburn at 910-455-5873.

Swain County Center Clogging Classes for All Ages Tue Apr 7, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 2 weeks away

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

Classes are free. Instructor: Kerry Plemmons

Call 488-3848 for more information.

Lee County Center Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less Tue Apr 7, 2015 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM — 2 weeks away
Montgomery County Center 4-H County Council Tue Apr 7, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM — 2 weeks away

All members of Montgomery County 4-H are invited to attend 4-H County Council. Program for April's meeting is on Financial Awareness/Teach Children to Save.

Robeson County Center All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts Club Tue Apr 7, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 2 weeks away

This is the monthly meeting meeting for the All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts Club. For more information on this club, please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant, at Wendy_Maynor@ncsu.edu or 910-671-3276.

on 3 calendars Project Learning Tree K-8 Workshop (two evenings) Tue Apr 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Montreat College, 310 Gaither Circle, Montreat, NC 28757, United States
— 2 weeks away

PLT K-8 Workshop
April 7 & April 27, 2015 (BOTH evenings required)
6pm - 9pm
Montreat College, gymnasium
Montreat, NC

To Register: Dr. Dorothea Shuman dshuman@montreat.edu 828-669-8011 x 3405
Registration Deadline: April 3, 2014

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an interdisciplinary environmental education program designed for educators of ANY background. The hands-on activities facilitate the exploration of topics including communication, economics, energy and fuels, geology, government, history, recycling, transportation, watersheds, wildlife, and much more! Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop.

Differentiated instruction? Technology connections? Literature links? STEM? The PLT activity guide covers it all!!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies). CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the EE Certification Program.

There is no charge for this workshop. The PLT Activity Guide is provided free of change from the North Carolina Forestry Association. Pre-registration is required. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. If you must cancel, please do so in a timely manner so someone else may take your place in the workshop.

Catawba County Center Foothills Farm School Tue Apr 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 2 weeks away

This seven-month educational program focuses on operating successful small-scale and sustainable farms. The school offers seven seminars taught by agricultural professionals, which give farmers the tools to develop sustainable farming operations. Session topics include business planning, business structure, tax and legal issues, marketing, and risk management, among others.

The school also includes seven field trips to working farms, led by innovative, experienced farmers and agricultural professionals. Participants learn low-cost, sustainable farming methods in a range of production systems, including fruits, vegetables, livestock, and specialty crops.

Durham County Center Home Vegetable Production - Complete Extension Gardener Series Tue Apr 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
— 2 weeks away

Interested in growing your own food? Learn the basics behind vegetable production in the home garden.
Free/ Registration required.
contact: Pana Jones prjones2@ncsu.edu / 919-560-0525

Gaston County Center Living Healthy Tue Apr 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 2 weeks away

A 6-week course developed by Stanford University to help anyone who lives with ongoing health conditions, such as, diabetes, arthritis and heart and breathing problems. Learn to increase endurance, strength, and flexibility; such as, pain, fatigue and depression; solve problems and set goals; eat well.