Celebrate 100 Years of Extension

Upcoming Events

For events in your county, visit Your Local County Center


New Hanover County Center FOA Full Board Meeting Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 12 hours ago

NHC Cooperative Extension
The Arboretum/Auditorium

Richmond County Center Farm-City Week Planning Committee Tue Oct 21, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 11 hours ago
Swain County Center Clogging Classes for All Ages Tue Oct 21, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road
— 11 hours ago

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

Classes are free. Instructor: Kerry Plemmons

Call Dee Decker at 488-3848 for more information.

Anson County Center 4-H Volunteer Leaders Meeting Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 10 hours ago
Davie County Center 2014 Master Gardener Training Class Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 180 S. Main Street, Mocksville
— 10 hours ago

Master Gardener training certification class. By approved application only.

Forsyth County Center Black Gold: Compost in the Garden Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 10 hours ago

Don't toss that apple core in the trash-- put it in the compost pile! Come learn some easy ways to start composting. It's a great way to recycle organic waste generated from our landscapes, gardens, and kitchens. We'll discuss what should and shouldn't be composted and how to use this incredible resource in your home or community garden.

Registration Required: Contact the Forsyth Cooperative Extension office to register.
By phone: 336-703-2850
By email: coop-ext-registration@forsyth.cc

Gaston County Center Cooking with Seasonal Foods (pm) Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, Osceola Street, Gastonia, NC, United States
— 10 hours ago

This hands-on cooking class will feature local pork, acorn squash, carrots, kale & pears (as available). Instructor: Linda J. Minges
Cost: $15
Pre-registration required by Oct 14thby contacting Susan.Bugg@gastongov.com or 704.922.2110.

Halifax County Center 4-H Presentation Workshop 1 Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 10 hours ago
Lenoir County Center Parenting Matters class Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC, United States
— 10 hours ago

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

Cherokee County Center ASPIRE Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murphy High School, 234 High School Cir, Murphy, NC, United States
— 9 hours ago

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

Durham County Center Medicinal Plants: 10 Medicinal Herbs for the Home Garden - Durham Garden Forum Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC, United States
— 9 hours ago

Presented by Dr. Jeanie Davis, assiciate professor with NCSU and Extension Specialist.
$10.00 fee per class or Annual Membership fee. Registration required contact durhamgardenforum@gmail.com

Robeson County Center Robeson County Area Beekeepers Association Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
— 9 hours ago

Location: O. P. Owens Agriculture Center
6:30 p.m Meal
7:00 p.m. Educational meeting
Contact: Nelson_Brownlee@ncsu.edu, 910-671-3276

Warren County Center Backyard Farmer School Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM — 9 hours ago
Iredell County Center Iredell Beekeepers Association meeting Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Iredell County Agricultural Resources Center, Statesville
— 9 hours ago
New Hanover County Center Tidewater Camellia Club Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403
— 9 hours ago

NHC Cooperative Extension
The Arboretum/Auditorium

Robeson County Center Horsin' Around 4-H Animal Science Club Meeting Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Office
— 9 hours ago

This is the monthly meeting for the members of the Horsin' Around 4-H Animal Science Club. This club does a variety of projects related to any and all animals. For more information about this club please contact Wendy Maynor at (910) 671-3276 or Wendy_Maynor @ncsu.edu.

Cabarrus County Center Learn Beginning Farming ONLINE Wed Oct 22 (All Day Event) Today Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 4 hours ago

"Incubator Farm ONLINE Training Program "
This ongoing Farm Incubator Online Initial Training is for beginners interested in vegetable farming as a career choice. Students will build a foundation of knowledge that will allow them to pursue vegetable farming. This course is a prerequisite to participating in the Elma C. Lomax farm incubator program. Includes information on insurance, taxes, selecting farmland, marketing, and post harvest handling. Classes are online and pursued at the students leisure. There will be optional classroom sessions onsite at NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027 that will allow a review of certain concepts, plus an opportunity to socialize with other students. Participation in this class does not guarantee space at the Incubator Farm, however no one will be considered for space that did not complete this series of classes. Cost: $50. Instructors: David J. Goforth, Extension Agent-Horticulture/Agriculture and Carl D. Pless, Jr. Extension Agent-Livestock/Agriculture. Register online at http://onlineservices.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner/ . Once registered, email David Goforth for instructions for online classroom access at djgofort@ncsu.edu . For registration assistance, call 704/920-3315.

Cabarrus County Center Soil Sampling Kits Available M-F Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 4 hours 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 .

on 4 calendars Residential Rain Garden Workshop Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Chatham County Extension Center, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 4 hours away

This workshop will cover all aspects of residential rain garden design, plant selection, and care, and will provide participants hands-on experience in rain garden installation. The $25 registration fee includes lunch and must be paid in advance. To learn more and for online registration, please visit: http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/residential-rain-garden-workshop/

Cleveland County Center 2014 Extension Master Gardener Class Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC, United States
— 5 hours away

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

Currituck County Center ECA - County Council Meeting Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 6 hours away

Contact Olivia Jones 232-2261
olivia_jones@ncsu.edu

Duplin County Center 10-Hour Animal Waste Class Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Duplin County Center, Kenansville, NC
— 6 hours away

This class prepares individuals to take the exam to be a certified animal waste operator. Both days are required. Exam will be in December. Cost applies. Call 910-296-2143 for details and to register.

Onslow County Center ECA Achievement Day Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 6 hours away

AUDIENCE: ECA & Interested Persons. Fee to attend $13.00. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Peggie Garner)

Person County Center Healthy Living for a Lifetime Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Person County Farmers Market, 601 N Madison Blvd, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 6 hours away

NC Farm Bureau, Person County Health Department and Cooperative Extension are bringing back their mobile van to perform FREE health screenings for the community. The screenings include cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index and hemoglobin A1c. We will also have educational materials, promotional items, refreshments and more!

Mecklenburg County Center Sustainable Living Series: Composting A-Z Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, Armory Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
— 8 hours away

Composting A-Z: Learn the how's and why's of home composting from proper preparation and management of compost to bin construction techniques to how to use your compost. Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners teach backyard composting basics, turning leaves and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment, a gardener's black gold!

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

Guilford County Center Pesticide Exam Retest Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Forsyth County Extension Office 1450 Fairchild Rd Winston-Salem, NC 27105
— 9 hours away

Retest for Pesticide Exam.
Questions contact John Ivey - (336) 641-2416

Stokes County Center ServSafe Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 9 hours away

A 16-hour Food Safety Certification Course. Pre-registration is required for this event; participants must be present each day of training and pass an examination. Contact Debbie Cox for more information at 336.593.8179 or Deb_Cox@ncsu.edu

Currituck County Center GIRLS Group After School Program - Art Class Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM — 11 hours away

Contact Sheila Gregory - 232-2261
sheila_gregory@ncsu.edu

Cherokee County Center Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 12 hours away

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

Soils Seminar: Amanda Liesch, PhD Student, Soil Sci. Dept., NCSU. Infiltration Index for Site Assessment in the Piedmont Region of North Carolina Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Williams Hall Auditorium (2215 WMS), NC State University
— 12 hours away

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

Mitchell County Center Shooting Sports Meeting Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Masonic Lodge in Bakersville
— 14 hours away
Mecklenburg County Center 4-H Advisory Council Meeting Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204 - Armory Training Room
— 14 hours away
Mitchell County Center FTC Robotics Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Ext. Office
— 14 hours away
Alamance County Center "Farmland" Documentary Screening Wed Oct 22, 2014 Today 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Paramount Theatre, 128 E Front St, Burlington, NC 27215, United States
— 15 hours away

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7 p.m.

Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington

Free, but tickets required. Call (336) 222-TIXS or
visit Alamance County Farm Bureau offices.


Link to trailer: http://youtu.be/D_YpdXUm_iM

Craven County Center Coastal Carolina Fair Opens Thu Oct 23 (All Day Event) — 20 hours away
Richmond County Center Early Voting Thu Oct 23 (All Day Event) — 20 hours away
Watauga County Center Farm Transition: Planning for the Next Generation Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— Tomorrow

Call Janie Poe, Watauga Soil and Water, at 828-264-0842 to register by October 10, 2014 or for additional details or visit http://watauga.ces.ncsu.edu/spotlight/farm-transition-workshop-planning-for-the-next-generation-october-23-23/

on 4 calendars Residential Rain Garden Certification Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Chatham County Cooperative Extension, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— Tomorrow

Individuals who attend the Oct. 22 Residential Rain Garden Workshop can choose to take an exam offered on the morning of Oct. 23 to become certified in residential rain garden design and installation. The cost of attending the Oct. 22 workshop plus taking the Oct. 23 certification exam is $125 if paid before October 15. For complete details about the Oct. 22 workshop and Oct. 23 certification exam, and to register online, please visit: http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/residential-rain-garden-workshop/

Stanly County Center Extension & Community Leadership Council Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Newt Road, Albemarle, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
on 3 calendars Composting 101 Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

Think Green Thursdays--Composting

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

Currituck County Center Medicare Counseling at Currituck Senior Center Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Senior Center, 130 Community Way, Barco, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

For answers to these questions and more, Sheila Gregory, Family & Consumer Sciences Program Assistant with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will be available to share an update on Medicare, answer questions and work one-on-one with individuals who have questions and concerns. Please visit or call the Currituck Senior Center at 232-3505 to schedule your appointment.

Franklin County Center Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a Manual Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— Tomorrow

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

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

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

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




Franklin County Center Do you like to feed your family healthy, delicious, fast meals but feel it is just too expensive? Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM — Tomorrow

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

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

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

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

Rutherford County Center Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension 193 Callahan Koon Road, Spindale, NC
— Tomorrow

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group meets Thursday, October 23 at noon at Cooperative Extension. Bring your own lunch; drinks and paper products provided. For more information, call 828-287-6020.

Wilkes County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Y Express, West Park Medical Complex, North Wilkesboro
— Tomorrow

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

Currituck County Center 4-H Project Book Workshop Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— Tomorrow

4-H Project Book Workshop

October 23, 2014

NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center in Barco

From 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This workshop is scheduled so you can come when it is convenient for you during the day and get some one on one help.

Pre- registration is required!!

Please register by Tuesday October 21, 2014. To register please call 232-2262 and let us know what time you plan to be at the office or sign up on line at: go.ncsu.edu/projectbookworkshop2014

Franklin County Center NC Families & Children in Transition Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 103 S Bickett Blvd, Louisburg, NC 27549, USA
— Tomorrow

Separating can make you feel worlds apart in parenting. Your child shouldn't be the one who has to cross the gap.

Co-parenting is the positive cooperation and coordination of both parents in raising their children. FACT helps parents effectively communicate with their child's other parent by using conflict management, active listening, and parenting plans.

FACT was created in partnership with the NC Courts, NC State University and NC Cooperative Extension to help families with children navigate the transitions following a parental separation or divorce. Even when people decide not to be together anymore, they're still parents.

FACT is build on the philosophy that successful co-parenting skills can help put children first and create a safe, loving environment for the family. Call us at 919-496-3344 to sign up for this very special free class which will be held at 103 South Bickett Blvd. in Louisburg.

Lenoir County Center Medicare Part D Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D

Randolph County Center Cooking and Preserving Herbs Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

Learn to grow, harvest, preserve and cook with herbs. Class is free, but space is limited. Please reserve your spot today!

Chowan County Center Gardening in the Albemarle Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library, 106 W Water St, Edenton, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

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

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

Jackson County Center JAM Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM — Tomorrow
Tourism Extension People-First Tourism Lab Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension James Hunt Jr Library, Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

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

Warren County Center Pond WS (VGCC) Thu Oct 23, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM — 2 days away
Jackson County Center STIR Hopberry Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM — 2 days away
Mitchell County Center Mitchell County ESMMWL Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Spruce Pine Fire Department, Spruce Pine, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Beaufort County Center 4-H Fit Club Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Audo/Kitchen
— 2 days away

2nd meeting

Caldwell County Center 2015 Grant Opportunities Informational Session Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Caldwell County Public Library, Hospital Avenue Northwest, Lenoir, Meeting Room 7
— 2 days away

You are invited to attend an informational meeting about the
WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers in 2015.
Jennifer Ferre, Program Coordinator, will be present to discuss the program,
go over the 2015 application time line, and answer questions.

Grants of $3000 and $6000 are available to farmers located
within a 22-county area of Western North Carolina* in 2015.

Meeting will take place at the
Caldwell County Public Library, Meeting Room 7
120 Hospital Avenue
Lenoir, NC 28645

The Mission of WNC AgOptions:
Building sustainable farming communities in our mountain region by providing
resources directly to farmers who are diversifying or expanding their operations.
The ultimate goal of WNC AgOptions is to protect mountain farmland by assisting the
longevity of farm enterprises. Priority is given to farmers who have tobacco history.

*Eligible Counties: Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Cherokee, Cleveland, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga and Yancey.

Robeson County Center Baking With Whole Grains Workshop Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 2 days away

Participants in this workshop will learn about the nutritional benefits of whole grains, to bake yeast bread from scratch, and other ways to incorporate whole grains into their daily lives. They will also see demonstrations of milling fresh whole grain flour and gain hands-on experience baking bread.

A minimum of five participants is required to hold the workshop. A registration fee of $10 (paid by check or money order only made payable to Robeson County Cooperative Extension) along with the completed enrollment form is due by October 17. This fee covers baking supplies, handouts, and class activities.

For more information, please contact Janice Fields, Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, with Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276 or by E-mail at janice_fields@ncsu.edu. For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Janice Fields at 910-671-3276 no later than October 15.

Bladen County Center Fruit and Nut Growers Introductory Meeting Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bladen County Cooperative Extension, 450 Smith Circle Dr., Elizabethtown, NC
— 2 days away

An introductory meeting discussing what fruit and nut crops are adaptable to and have potential for commercial cultivation in Southeastern NC.

Craven County Center 4-H County Council Meeting Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 2 days away

Craven County 4-H Council meets each month on the fourth Thursday at varying locations. The council is made up of four officers (listed below) and up to two representatives from each club, special interest group and our at-large membership. The council plans and directs activities, community service projects and other learning opportunities for our 4-H membership. Call the 4-H office (252-633-1477) if you are interested in joining our County Council or would like to know where this month's meeting will be held.

Craven County Center Chick Chain Show @ the Coastal Carolina Ag Fair Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Craven County Jaycees Fairgrounds, 3700 U.S. 70, New Bern, NC 28560, United States
— 2 days away

At the livestock barn.

Jones County Center Chick Chain Show @ the Coastal Carolina Ag Fair Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Craven County Jaycees Fairgrounds, 3700 U.S. 70, New Bern, NC 28560, United States
— 2 days away

At the livestock barn.

Montgomery County Center 4-H Horse Club Interest Meeting Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Montgomery County Cooperative Extension Office - 203 West Main St. Troy, NC
— 2 days away

The Montgomery County Cooperative Extension Office is holding an interest meeting for a 4-H Horse Club for youth ages 5 - 18. If you are interested in participating please come out to this meeting and learn more. If you are unable to come but would still like to participate or have questions, please call our office at (910)576-6011.

Swain County Center West Swain 4-H Club Meeting Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road
— 2 days away

Come and learn about 4-H, take part in various hands-on educational activities, develop friendships and have fun. Call 488-3848 for more information.

Cherokee County Center ASPIRE Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Murphy High School, 234 High School Cir, Murphy, NC, United States
— 2 days away

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

Cumberland County Center Beginning Beekeeping Course Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Guilford County Center Composting and Vermicomposting Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bur Mil Park Wildlife Education Center, 5834 Bur-Mill Club Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
— 2 days away

Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series

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

McDowell County Center Cattlemen's Board Meeting Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM — 2 days away
Pasquotank County Center It's SIDS Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM — 2 days away
Rockingham County Center Nuisance Wildlife Control Program Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Rockingham County Agricultural Building 525 NC 65 Reidsville NC 27320
— 2 days away

Frank Wyatt will be presenting methods of removal and relocation of wildlife that includes birds, mammals, reptiles, and honey bees from your home or business.

Swain County Center In-Step Line Dancing Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Auditorium), 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 2 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

Anson County Center VAD Membership Dinner Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLauron St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 2 days away
Anson County Center Anson Beekeepers Assoc. Meeting Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Welika Fish House, 265 Hailey's Ferry Rd., Lilesville, NC 28091
— 2 days away
Rowan County Center RACE 4-H Meeting Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM — 2 days away
Brunswick County Center FOOD DAY Fri Oct 24 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 2 days away

Organized by Feast Down East. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement toward more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food culminating in
a day of action on October 24 every year.

Check out the Feast Down East website for more information and an agenda for this year's FOOD DAY Wilmington:
www.feastdowneast.org

Buncombe County Center 2015 AG Options Grant - Intent to Apply Deadline Fri Oct 24 (All Day Event) — 2 days away

To: All Farmers
From: R. Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent-Commercial Vegetables
Re: WNC Ag Options Grant Funding for 2015

Western North Carolina Farmers now have the chance to apply for farm diversification grants for the year 2015 through the North Carolina Cooperative Extension WNC AgOptions Program. Note the very important deadline of filing an "Intent to Apply Form Due 10/24/14". Application Deadline is 11/21/14.

WNC AgOptions awards farmers who are diversifying or expanding their operations $3,000 and $6,000 grants to offset the risk of trying a new venture. The NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission recently funded WNC Agriculture Options through 2016, guaranteeing that WNC Farmers will receive a total of $340,000 in small grants for the next two years.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an information session 5:30pm to 7:00pm on October 16 at the Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River. Program leaders will offer an overview of the program, review requirements for applying, and give tips for writing applications. See http://www.wncagoptions.org/2015-grant-information-session/ for more details.


Important Dates:
1. Intent to Apply Form Due - 10/24/14
2. Application Deadline - (Post marked) 11/21/14
3. Applicants contacted for phone interview – Week of December 8, 2014
4. Letter of Acceptance or Regrets – Week of January 5, 2015
5. Required (if accepted) one-day orientation/educational workshop – Thursday, February 12, 2015
6. Business Plans for $6,000 recipients due – August 1, 2015
7. Final date for grant spending, expense reports etc – November 27, 2015

Counties Eligible: Henderson, Haywood, Buncombe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Cherokee, Cleveland, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, and Yancey
Contact for Haywood, Henderson & Buncombe Counties: Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent, Commercial Vegetables, craig_mauney@ncsu.edu, 828-697-4891
For more information: Contact the agents with Cooperative Extension in your County. You can also visit our website at http://www.wncagoptions.org

Cherokee County Center Intent to Apply - Ag Options Grant Deadline Fri Oct 24 (All Day Event) — 2 days away
Haywood County Center 2015 AG Options Grant - Intent to Apply Deadline Fri Oct 24 (All Day Event) — 2 days away

To: All Farmers
From: R. Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent-Commercial Vegetables
Re: WNC Ag Options Grant Funding for 2015

Western North Carolina Farmers now have the chance to apply for farm diversification grants for the year 2015 through the North Carolina Cooperative Extension WNC AgOptions Program. Note the very important deadline of filing an "Intent to Apply Form Due 10/24/14". Application Deadline is 11/21/14.

WNC AgOptions awards farmers who are diversifying or expanding their operations $3,000 and $6,000 grants to offset the risk of trying a new venture. The NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission recently funded WNC Agriculture Options through 2016, guaranteeing that WNC Farmers will receive a total of $340,000 in small grants for the next two years.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an information session 5:30pm to 7:00pm on October 16 at the Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River. Program leaders will offer an overview of the program, review requirements for applying, and give tips for writing applications. See http://www.wncagoptions.org/2015-grant-information-session/ for more details.


Important Dates:
1. Intent to Apply Form Due - 10/24/14
2. Application Deadline - (Post marked) 11/21/14
3. Applicants contacted for phone interview – Week of December 8, 2014
4. Letter of Acceptance or Regrets – Week of January 5, 2015
5. Required (if accepted) one-day orientation/educational workshop – Thursday, February 12, 2015
6. Business Plans for $6,000 recipients due – August 1, 2015
7. Final date for grant spending, expense reports etc – November 27, 2015

Counties Eligible: Henderson, Haywood, Buncombe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Cherokee, Cleveland, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, and Yancey

Contact for Haywood, Henderson & Buncombe Counties: Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent, Commercial Vegetables, craig_mauney@ncsu.edu, 828-697-4891
For more information: Contact the agents with Cooperative Extension in your County. You can also visit our website at http://www.wncagoptions.org

Henderson County Center 2015 AG Options Grant - Intent to Apply Deadline Fri Oct 24 (All Day Event) — 2 days away

To: All Farmers
From: R. Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent-Commercial Vegetables
Re: WNC Ag Options Grant Funding for 2015

Western North Carolina Farmers now have the chance to apply for farm diversification grants for the year 2015 through the North Carolina Cooperative Extension WNC AgOptions Program. Note the very important deadline of filing an "Intent to Apply Form Due 10/24/14". Application Deadline is 11/21/14.

WNC AgOptions awards farmers who are diversifying or expanding their operations $3,000 and $6,000 grants to offset the risk of trying a new venture. The NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission recently funded WNC Agriculture Options through 2016, guaranteeing that WNC Farmers will receive a total of $340,000 in small grants for the next two years.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an information session 5:30pm to 7:00pm on October 16 at the Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River. Program leaders will offer an overview of the program, review requirements for applying, and give tips for writing applications. See http://www.wncagoptions.org/2015-grant-information-session/ for more details.


Important Dates:
1. Intent to Apply Form Due - 10/24/14
2. Application Deadline - (Post marked) 11/21/14
3. Applicants contacted for phone interview – Week of December 8, 2014
4. Letter of Acceptance or Regrets – Week of January 5, 2015
5. Required (if accepted) one-day orientation/educational workshop – Thursday, February 12, 2015
6. Business Plans for $6,000 recipients due – August 1, 2015
7. Final date for grant spending, expense reports etc – November 27, 2015

Counties Eligible: Henderson, Haywood, Buncombe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Cherokee, Cleveland, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, and Yancey
Contact for Haywood, Henderson & Buncombe Counties: Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent, Commercial Vegetables, craig_mauney@ncsu.edu, 828-697-4891
For more information: Contact the agents with Cooperative Extension in your County. You can also visit our website at http://www.wncagoptions.org

Montgomery County Center SCDEAFCS Meeting Fri Oct 24 (All Day Event) — 2 days away
Person County Center Food Day Fri Oct 24 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Nationally
— 2 days away

Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. Every October 24, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy real food and to push for improved food policies. October 24 is a day to resolve to make changes in our own diets and to take action to solve food-related problems in our communities at the local, state, and national level. This annual event involves some of the country's most prominent food activists, united by a vision of food that is healthy, affordable, and produced with care for the environment, farm animals, and the people who grow, harvest, and serve it. With Food Day, we can celebrate our food system when it works and fix it when it's broken.

For more information and to find events across NC, go to http://www.foodday.org/

Richmond County Center Early Voting Fri Oct 24 (All Day Event) — 2 days away
Chowan County Center CULTIVATE: Crop Science Fall Weekend Fri Oct 24, 2014 @ 8:00 AM -Sun Oct 26, 2014 @ 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, United States
— 2 days away
New Hanover County Center Ikebana Int'l Chapter #212 Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 2 days away

NHC Cooperative Extension
The Arboretum/Auditorium

Swain County Center Swain County Farmers Market Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Island Street (at the Barn), Downtown Bryson City
— 2 days away

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

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

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

Currituck County Center Master Gardener Greenhouse Work Day Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM — 2 days away

contact: Deb Foster, 232-2262

Jackson County Center Scts Crk Student Cncl Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — 2 days away

Bank conference room or Scotts Creek School

Lenoir County Center Constant Contact Training Webinar Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC, United States
— 2 days away

Provided by Adrian Gaskins. Training on the new software Constant Contact.

Surry County Center Unlocking Medicare Mysteries Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension The Pilot Center of Surry Community College, 612 East Main Street, Pilot Mountain, NC, United States
— 2 days away

Unlocking the mysteries of Medicare prescription drug plans. Call 401-8025 to register.

Guilford County Center Market Shoppes Retail Building Open House Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC, United States
— 2 days away

Wear you Halloween costume. Bring the kids for Halloween treats, cookie and pumpkin decorating!

Jackson County Center Craft Class - Scherenschnitte - a Folk Art Tradition of Papercutting Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Extension Conference Room - Community Service Center in Sylva
— 2 days away

A Folk Art Tradition of Papercutting. Learn to create beautiful and decorative works of art using card stock and tiny cuticle scissors. The results are stunning! The cost is only $5 and you must register to attend this class. Call the Sylva Extension Office at 586-4009 to register and for supply list.

Stokes County Center ServSafe Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 2 days away

A 16-hour Food Safety Certification Course. Pre-registration is required for this event; participants must be present each day of training and pass an examination. Contact Debbie Cox for more information at 336.593.8179 or Deb_Cox@ncsu.edu

Hertford County Center Winton Farmers Market Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 205 Main Street, Winton, NC, United States
— 2 days away

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

Currituck County Center 4-H Horse Bowl Practice Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 3 days away

contact: Tom Harrell, 232-2262

Robeson County Center 4-H Volunteer Appreciation Banquet Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 3 days away

A night to say thank you to our volunteers. For more information, please contact Wendy Maynor, 4-H Program Assistant, at 910-671-3276 or Wendy_Maynor@ncsu.edu.

Registration deadline: October 17.

Avery County Center 2014 Avery YO! Halloween Hustle 5K Run and Walk Sat Oct 25 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Avery County Pool Complex, 785 Cranberry St, Newland, NC, United States
— 3 days away

5k Run and Walk for youth and adults! Races will begin and end at the Avery County Pool Complex. Pre-Registraton fee: $20.00-Deadline October 17, 2014; Day of Race $25.00 Entry Fee. MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED TO RECEIVE A TEE SHIRT!) Event will take place RAIN OR SHINE!!!!

On Saturday, October 25th registration will open at 7:00AM!!

For additional information please contact Bobbie Willard, Extension Agent or Jennifer Woodruff, Extension Agent, at the Avery County Cooperative Extension Center at 828-733-8270.

Cabarrus County Center Learn How to "Improve Your Neighborhood" Sat Oct 25 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 3 days away

You can Improve Your Neighborhood by tapping into resources and utilizing a Community Advocate who can help you and your neighbors create a successful community. Contact Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Extension Agent, to help work with your community to provide resources and training for neighborhood-driven issues. She helps neighborhood associations get established by providing training on conflict resolutions, parliamentary procedure, officer development, public speaking and economic literacy. To learn more about this free service for community and rural development, call 704/920-3329 or email mlmitche@ncsu.edu .

Cabarrus County Center "Protect Cabarrus Farmland" Info. available Weekdays Sat Oct 25 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 3 days away

Cabarrus County Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance and Enhanced Agricultural District Ordinance give interested farm, horticulture and forestry land owners additional choices they can use to protect their land-owner rights. Agricultural producers may be eligible for certain federal programs by applying to be a part of an Agricultural District. Contact Carl Pless, Jr., Extension Agent, at 704/920-3317 or email cdpless@ncsu.edu .

on 2 calendars NC Community Garden Conference Sat Oct 25 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room, UNC - Asheville, NC
— 3 days away

Details here as they become available.
http://www.nccgp.org/events/detail/nccgp-growing-garden-connections

Richmond County Center Early Voting Sat Oct 25 (All Day Event) — 3 days away
Wayne County Center Make A Difference Day Sat Oct 25 (All Day Event) — 3 days away
Guilford County Center Farmers Market Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Aycock Middle School, 811 Cypress Street Greensboro, NC 27405, United States
— 3 days away

Music by Laura Jane Vincent band.

Davie County Center Electronics Recycling Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 360 Dalton Road, Mocksville
— 3 days away

Items that will be collected include PCs, hard drives, laptops, televisions, keyboards and mice, servers, cell phones, PDAs, video games, iPod and MP3 players, network equipment, consumer electronics, scanners, printers, copiers, GPS, typewriters, telephone systems, rechargeable batteries, and ink and toner cartridges.

Equine Husbandry Introductory Horse Judging Short Course Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Riddick Hall NCSU, 2401 Sinson Drive Raleigh, NC 27695
— 3 days away

This short course is designed for individuals with limited horse show judging experience, coaches of youth judging teams, FFA instructors and all individuals interested in becoming judges or in attending the Open Horse Show Judge's Certification Clinic.

Mecklenburg County Center Ask A Master Gardener Day Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Davidson Farmer's Market, South Main Street, Davidson, NC, United States
— 3 days away

Look for your Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners in the Greenery shed to answer your gardening questions. Learn about spring planting information that is specific to our Southern Piedmont region and Mecklenburg County. Get answers and find Grow Guides with the helpful research-based information you need to garden successfully. Free handouts and soil test kits are available on request.
To Contact Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners:
Phone: Master Gardener Hotline: 704.336.4011
E-mail: info@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org
Website: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org | Online: Visit us on Facebook

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit Rimer Club Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 3 days 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 Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 3 days away

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

Currituck County Center 4-H Leaders Tack Swap Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Currituck Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point, NC 27966
— 3 days away

Currituck 4-H will host a tack swap on October 25, 2014 from 9am - 1pm. The swap will be held on site at the Currituck County Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point, NC 27966. Clean out your tack rooms and trailers and make some extra cash. For more information or to reserve your spot call Tom Harrell at 232-2262 or email tom_harrell@ncsu.edu. Spaces are $10.00, checks made payable to Currituck Extension Foundation, please bring your own table and chairs. Proceeds will go to the 4-H leaders fund to help pay for yearend achievement banquet.

Forsyth County Center Community Roots Day Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Belview Recreation Center, 2800 Burgandy Street, Winston-Salem
— 3 days away

Join Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, agents and your friend and neighbors for Community Roots Day, a volunteer tree-planting event that takes place every year adding shade, fresh air, and extra character to our neighborhoods. Community Roots day is sponsored by the Forsyth County Community Appearance Commission, Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful, and the City of Winston-Salem Vegetation Management Department, and is only possible through donations from businesses and individuals. A doughnut breakfast and a hot dog lunch will be provided for all participants. For more information, please call 336-727-8013.

Guilford County Center Market Shoppes Retail Buidling Open House Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC, United States
— 3 days away

Wear you Halloween costume. Bring the kids for Halloween treats, cookie and pumpkin decorating!

New Hanover County Center Ikebana Int'l Chapter #212 Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 3 days away

NHC Cooperative Extension
The Arboretum/Auditorium

Surry County Center Household Hazardous Waste & Pesticide Collection Day Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Veterans Memorial Park, 691 W Lebanon St, Mt Airy, NC, United States
— 3 days away

No commercial waste accepted. Contact Surry County Public Works (336) 401-8376 for more information.

Watauga County Center Whole Hog Home Butchery Class Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 3 days away

The Watauga County Cooperative Extension will be offering a home butchery class. The class will cover whole hog breakdown, sausage making, and making bacon. This is a hands-on class, and participants will get to take home approximately 10-15 lbs. of pork. The fee for this class is $75. (Couples that take one meat portion will pay $75). Please register and pay the fee at the Extension office by Friday, October 24. Class size is limited. Please call the Extension office at 828-264-3061 for more information.

Watauga County Center Watauga County Household Hazardous Waste Day Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Watauga County Sanitation Department, 336 Landfill Rd., Boone, NC 28607
— 3 days away

If you have Household Hazardous Waste you can drop it off at the Watauga County Sanitation Department (336 Landfill Rd. Boone) on October 25th from 9am to 2pm. Items that will be accepted include: paint, household batteries, household cleaners, pesticides, oils, antifreeze, gasoline, propane tanks, lighter fluid, lab packs, oxidizers, florescent bulbs, and mercury. If you have any questions please contact the Sanitation Dept. at 828-264-5305.

Sponsored by Watauga County Sanitation Dept, Watauga County Cooperative Extension, NC Department of Agriculture with assistance from the Watauga County Maintenance Department and the Town of Boone.

Lincoln County Center SC District 4-H Council Meeting - Cabarrus County Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM — 3 days away

Lincoln County 4-H members serving on the SC District 4-H Council will meet to plan 2014-2015 programs and meetings. For more information about leadership opportunities through Lincoln County 4-H, contact the 4-H office at 704-736-8458.

Currituck County Center NE NC Daffodil Society Membership Meeting Sat Oct 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 3 days away

contact: Debbie Kelso
232-2262
deborah_kelso@ncsu.edu

Vance County Center Growing Bulbs in Containers Sat Oct 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC
— 3 days away

Presented by Edna Gaston, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer. Attend this informative seminar for only $5, or for $20 you can construct and take home your own bulb container garden! To register, mail your name, address, daytime phone number, email and check (payable to Gardeners of Kerr Lake) to Vance County Cooperative Extension, 305 Young St., Henderson, NC 27536

Watauga County Center Watauga Fall Operation Medicine Cabinet Sat Oct 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Boone, NC 28607
— 3 days away

Mark your calendars for October 25th from 10am – 2pm at all Watauga Food Lion Grocery Stores and Foscoe Fire Department for this years Operation Medicine Cabinet!

Don't forget to clean out all your medicine cabinets and bring your unused and expired medications to be disposed of properly! We can continue making a difference in protecting our kids and rivers! For More information please check out our website at http://drugtakebackday.com/

Robeson County Center St. Paul's 4-H Pony Club Meeting Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension St. Pauls
— 3 days away

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

Northampton County Center NC State Fair Ends Sun Oct 26 (All Day Event) — 4 days away
Equine Husbandry Introductory Horse Judging Short Course Continued Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM — 4 days away
Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal Trilogy fish tournament Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM — 4 days away
Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit "Saddle-Up Horse Speciality Club" Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3600 Wendy Lane, Concord, NC 28027
— 4 days away

Youth ages 10-12 years old are invited to attend to learn about horses, heritage chickens, ducks, honey bees and growing plants organic vegetables. Contact leader Wendy Austin-Sellers at wendyandbosellers@windstream.net or call 704-786-9223

Mecklenburg County Center Listen, Look & Learn in the Garden Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Freedom Park, East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Jackson County Center YLC Sun Oct 26, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM — 5 days away
Caswell County Center 2014 NCECA Conference Sun Oct 26, 2014 @ 6:00 PM -Wed Oct 29, 2014 @ 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Doubletree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore, 115 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC, United States
— 5 days away

The 2014 NCECA Conference will be held October 26 - 29, 2014 in Asheville, NC. Preregistration is required. Deadline for registration is October 1, 2014. For more information, please call the Extension Office at 336-694-4158.

Cabarrus County Center Register for Cook Smart/Eat Smart Series Mon Oct 27 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 5 days away

This series for adults will be held each Thursday January 15-February 5, 2015 from 6-8:00 p.m. See flyer for details. Cost $50 per person which includes meal each night and cookbook. Register online at http://onlineservices.cabarruscounty.us/ReservePartner/ or call 704/920-3315.

Richmond County Center Early Voting Mon Oct 27 (All Day Event) — 5 days away
Durham County Center Extension and Community Association Annual Conference Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Asheville, NC, USA
— 5 days away

Contact Deborah McGiffin for details on the annual ECA Conference.

Rutherford County Center RETAIL READY FOR LOCAL PRODUCE WORKSHOP Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mill Spring Ag Center, 156 School Road, Mill Spring, North Carolina.
— 5 days away

For our local growers, a 'Retail Ready for Local Produce' Workshop will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at the Mill Spring Ag Center. This is one of
two workshops being offered in the state. The other will on the NCSU Campus -
December 10th. The workshops are free will focus on how to enhance your
marketing skills in getting your farm products into grocery stores, co-op markets,
food hubs, hospitals and schools.

The 'Retail Ready For Local Produce' Workshops are being sponsored by Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, The Support Center and NC State
University. The Mill Spring Ag Center is located at 156 School Road, in Mill
Spring, North Carolina.

To register contact the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association at (919) 542-2402 or visit
http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/event-retail-ready-workshop.

Buncombe County Center Retail Ready Workshop Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mill Spring Ag Center, 156 School Road, Mill Spring, NC 28756
— 5 days away

Please find below the registration for a free workshop (lunch provided) in Mill Spring, NC on October 27th, which will cover a variety of topics on expanding markets beyond direct sales for your farm or food product operation. We hope to see you there!

http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/event-retail-ready-workshop/

Sincerely,
Ben Filippo
Food Systems Coordinator
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
287 East St., Suite 421 Pittsboro, NC 27312
Cell: 561-308-5796
www.carolinafarmstewards.org

Cabarrus County Center BUZZ OFF BOREDOM! Class for Youth on this Non-school day Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3600 Windy Lane, Concord, NC 28027 Allee Bubba Farm
— 5 days away

Any youth ages 7-14 are invited to join "Horsing Around" 4-H Class that will be held at the farm of Wendy Sellers. Cost is $20. Register online at http://onlineservices.cabarruscounty.us/ReservePartner/ or by calling 704/920-3315 by October 25. Fun- filled day on the farm with horseback riding, beekeeping, gardening, poultry science, embryology and vermicomposting. Bring a lunch and drink.

Cleveland County Center 2014 Extension Master Gardener Class Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC, United States
— 5 days away

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

Currituck County Center Staff Meeting Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM — 5 days away
Haywood County Center Retail Ready Workshop Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mill Spring Ag Center, 156 School Road, Mill Spring, NC 28756
— 5 days away

Please find below the registration for a free workshop (lunch provided) in Mill Spring, NC on October 27th, which will cover a variety of topics on expanding markets beyond direct sales for your farm or food product operation. We hope to see you there!

http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/event-retail-ready-workshop/

Sincerely,
Ben Filippo
Food Systems Coordinator
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
287 East St., Suite 421 Pittsboro, NC 27312
Cell: 561-308-5796
www.carolinafarmstewards.org

Henderson County Center Retail Ready Workshop Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mill Spring Ag Center, 156 School Road, Mill Spring, NC 28756
— 5 days away

Please find below the registration for a free workshop (lunch provided) in Mill Spring, NC on October 27th, which will cover a variety of topics on expanding markets beyond direct sales for your farm or food product operation. We hope to see you there!

http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/event-retail-ready-workshop/

Sincerely,
Ben Filippo
Food Systems Coordinator
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
287 East St., Suite 421 Pittsboro, NC 27312
Cell: 561-308-5796
www.carolinafarmstewards.org

Polk County Center Retail Ready Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mill Spring Ag Center
— 5 days away

Retail Ready Workshop
This FREE Workshop will give you the skills to get your products in grocery stores, co-op markets, food hubs, hospitals and schools and information on financing available for your business.
Register at www.carolinafarmstewards.org/event-retail-ready-workshop/
or call 919-542-2402

Yancey County Center ServSafe Class & Test Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 805 Cranberry St, Pisgah National Forest, Newland, NC 28657, USA
— 5 days away

ServSafe Class - Avery County Extension Center
Cost: $105.00 (Includes book, answer sheet, exam and refreshments) - Space limited - Max 12

Durham County Center The Giving Closet Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 5 days away

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

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

Gaston County Center ECA Knitting Classes Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 5 days away

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

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab CANCELLED for October Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lab
— 5 days away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Currituck County Center FCS Staff Conference Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — 5 days away

Contact Olivia Jones 252-232-2261

Cabarrus County Center Buzz off Boredom! 4-H Project Book Workshop Mon Oct 27, 2014 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Ave W, Concord, NC 28027, United States
— 5 days away

4-H'ers who would like to come to the 4-H Office and take advantage of staff and volunteers who will help on project books are invited to come on this non-school day. No cost, no registration required. Wilma Means will be spearheading this exceptional opportunity. For information, contact Tracy at 704/920-3318.

Swain County Center SHIIP Appointments Mon Oct 27, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 5 days away
Tourism Extension Seminar - Conducting Field-based Tourism Research Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Room 4024 Biltmore Hall, Hines Room
— 5 days away

Dr. Duarte Morais, Associate Professor, PRTM, NC State Unversity will present: Conducting Field-based Tourism Research.

Cherokee County Center Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 5 days away

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

Northampton County Center 4-H Hungry to Help Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Jackson United Methodist Church Jackson NC
— 5 days away

Join other 4-H'ers and community members to distribute food to needy citizens of Northampton County during their monthly food distribution. The Food Bank of the Albemarle delivers food and 4-H'ers help place it in recipients' cars or trucks. The distribution is held at the Jackson United Methodist Church at 206 Thomas Bragg Drive in Jackson, NC 27845.
Ages: 7 and older
Cost: Free
Class Limit: None

Northampton County Center 4-H County Council Mon Oct 27, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 9495 NC Hwy 305 Jackson NC 27845
— 6 days away

4-H members ages 11-18 are invited to this monthly meeting to help direct and implement the Northampton County 4-H Program

Sampson County Center 4-H Club Leaders Training Mon Oct 27, 2014 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 55 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 6 days away

4-H would not be possible without our great club leaders and volunteers! The first part of this program will start at 5:30pm and will be directed to those new to 4-H and leaders starting a club. A meal will be served at 6:00pm, followed by hands-on activities you will be able to do with your club. Register with our office by October 20th by calling (910) 592-7161.

Caldwell County Center Local Foods Meeting Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Caldwell County Library Meeting Rooms
— 6 days away
Currituck County Center Vet Science Program Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 6 days away

Dr. Tyler Sweeny from Coastal Equine Veterinary Service will be at NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way, Barco on October 27 at 6:00pm to discuss Eye Problems and Diseases In Horses. This seminar is open to the public. Door prizes will be given. For more information contact Tom Harrell 252-232-2262 or tom_harrell@ncsu.edu. Register for this free seminar at go.ncsu.edu/vetsciencehorseseminar

Warren County Center 4-H Volunteer Leaders Mtg Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM — 6 days away
Forsyth County Center 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon Meeting Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Come learn about livestock breeds, equipment, cuts of meat, hay, wool and more!

Gaston County Center Southwest ECA Club Monthly Meeting Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St. Gastonia, NC
— 6 days away

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

Guilford County Center Flowering Trees and Shrubs Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410
— 6 days away

Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series

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

Lincoln County Center 4-H ASPIRE Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM — 6 days away

Aspiring college students may attend this ACT Test Preparatory Course, ASPIRE, offered in Lincoln County through NCSU. The 30 hour course is administered by the 4-H Extension Agent, trained by Princeton Review. Students also take the ACT practice exam 4 times and receive feedback from the Princeton Review. The course is $185, with $100 refundable based on class participation. October 20 is the deadline for registration. For more information, contact the Lincoln County 4-H office at 704-736-8458.

Randolph County Center Utilizing 4-H Curriculum to Enhance School Age Care Setting Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Utilizing curriculum from 4-H Youth Development, providers will learn how to plan activities designed to enrich a child's physical, intellectual, social and emotional development.

Cabarrus County Center Registration Open for Beginning Beekeeping 2015 Series Tue Oct 28 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Ave W, Concord, NC, United States
— 6 days away

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

Richmond County Center Early Voting Tue Oct 28 (All Day Event) — 6 days away
Chowan County Center SHIIP Counseling Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Chowan County Co-Op Ext, North Granville Street, Edenton, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Durham County Center Extension and Community Association Annual Conference Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Asheville, NC, USA
— 6 days away

Contact Deborah McGiffin for details on the annual ECA Conference.

Onslow County Center Animal Waste Continuing Education Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 6 days away

AUDIENCE: Animal Waste Applicators. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Diana Rashash or Deb Goncalves)

Northampton County Center 4-H TLC Club Meeting Tue Oct 28, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 9495 N Carolina 305, Jackson, NC 27845, USA
— 6 days away
Currituck County Center Plants, Pests and Pathogens Program Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 6 days away

contact: Debbie Kelso, 232-2262
deborah_kelso@ncsu.edu
Topic: Pruning

Currituck County Center Medicare Counseling at Knotts Island Senior Center Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Knotts Island Senior Center, 126 Brumley Rd, Knotts Island, NC, United States
— 6 days away

For answers to these questions and more, Sheila Gregory, Family & Consumer Sciences Program Assistant with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will be available to share an update on Medicare, answer questions and work one-on-one with individuals who have questions and concerns. Please visit or call the Knotts Island Senior Center at 429-3261 to schedule your appointment.

Stokes County Center Plants, Pests, and Pathogens Community Webinar Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC, United States
— 6 days away

This event is open to the public; Master Gardeners are encouraged to attend. There is no cost to this event. Snacks will be provided.

Hoke County Center Parents as Teachers Advisory Committee Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hoke County Extension Center 116 W. Prospect Avenue, Raeford, NC 28376
— 6 days away
Cherokee County Center Sewing and So-On Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mountain Folk Center, Hwy 64 Murphy, NC
— 6 days away
Guilford County Center Pesticide Exam Re-test Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Guilford County Extension Office 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro
— 6 days away

Retest for Pesticide Exam.
Questions contact John Ivey - (336) 641-2416

Mecklenburg County Center Better Food, Better Health Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center, 2921 Tuckaseegee Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208, United States
— 6 days away

The Better Food Better Health program employs a family-based curriculum to provide nutrition education to families. The program encourages parents and adults to make healthy food choices, stretch their food dollar and have active lifestyles for better health outcomes. The program includes cooking demonstrations, tastings and educational extenders to assist families with making healthy choices.

Cost: Free
Age: Adult

Stokes County Center ServSafe Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 6 days away

A 16-hour Food Safety Certification Course. Pre-registration is required for this event; participants must be present each day of training and pass an examination. Contact Debbie Cox for more information at 336.593.8179 or Deb_Cox@ncsu.edu

McDowell County Center Historic Marion Tailgate Market Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Corner of Logan and Henderson Street, Marion, NC
— 6 days away

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

Mitchell County Center Baking/Sewing Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Sr. Center
— 6 days away
Caldwell County Center 4-H Cooking Club Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Caldwell County Cooperative Extension Center, 120 Hospital Ave NW, Lenoir, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Our first meeting to explore interest will be Tuesday, October 28 at 3:30pm. Please come to the kitchen through the Extension office entrance. I invite you to join your child as your schedule permits. If your child has never enrolled in 4-H, we need you to attend with them.) If possible, please send your child to the first club meeting with 3 large eggs and anticipate a plate of deviled eggs to include in your supper meal:)
We will conclude around 5:00pm and walk your children out to our parking lot.
Contact Darlene Berry, 4-H/FCS Agent (828)757-1257 darlene_berry@ncsu.edu

Robeson County Center Cooking For Crowds Workshop Tue Oct 28, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 7 days away

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center, is offering the Cooking for Crowds Workshop, which will be held at the O. P. Owens Agriculture Center, 455 Caton Road, Lumberton. Individual participants will receive one training manual, one digital six-second thermometer, and certificate. Organizations (four participants) will receive four training manuals, two digital six-second thermometers, and certificates. Participants must attend both workshop sessions in order to receive their certificate. There is a registration fee of $35 for individuals and $100 for organizations. The cost for additional participants from the same organization is $15. Registration fees (paid by check or money order ONLY) may be mailed to Denese Prevatte, P. O. Box 2280, Lumberton, NC 28359, or delivered to Denese Prevatte at the Robeson County Center. Please make checks or money orders payable to Robeson County Cooperative Extension. The registration deadline is Friday, October 17.

Why Attend?
You and your organization have so much to gain from a successful food fundraiser. Don't risk your customers' health or your organization's reputation. "There have been multiple outbreaks and hundreds of illnesses linked to community-based meal events in the past decade."
• How will your organization protect its customers from foodborne illnesses?
• Does your organization know the food safety risks that result from cooking large volumes of food?
• Does your organization know how to prevent the food safety risks that result from cooking large volumes of food?
Attend a Cooking for Crowds Workshop and learn what causes foodborne illnesses, how to prevent foodborne illnesses, and how to start practicing good food safety strategies for your next food fundraiser.

We look forward to your participation. For more information, please contact me at Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276. For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact me no later than October 17.

Swain County Center Clogging Classes for All Ages Tue Oct 28, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road
— 7 days away

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

Classes are free. Instructor: Kerry Plemmons

Call Dee Decker at 488-3848 for more information.

Currituck County Center Bonsai Society Meeting Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Elizabeth City, NC
— 7 days away

contact: Debbie Kelso, 232-2262
deborah_kelso@ncsu.edu

Davie County Center 2014 Master Gardener Training Class Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 180 S. Main Street, Mocksville
— 7 days away

Master Gardener training certification class. By approved application only.

Lenoir County Center Parenting Matters class Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC, United States
— 7 days away

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

Lincoln County Center 4-H Animal Science Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 7 days away

Youth ages 5 to 9 will learn about different small and large animals through their 4-H club. This club meets once a month and special field trips occur on weekends. For more information about this club or Lincoln County 4-H programs, call the Lincoln County 4-H office at 704-736-8458.

Montgomery County Center Biscoe Busy Bees 4-H Club Meeting Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Biscoe Presbyterian Church, North Main Street, Biscoe, NC, United States
— 7 days away

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

Caswell County Center Caswell County Cattlemen, Horsemen and Field Crops Meeting Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 126 Court Square, Yanceyville, NC 27379, USA
— 7 days away

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Caswell County Center, in conjunction with the Caswell County Cattlemen's and Horsemen's Associations will conduct an educational meeting on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Agriculture Building in the Extension Kitchen at 6:30 p.m. Due to limited resources we will combine these two associations from time-to-time throughout the year when topics are related to both species.

Mr. Rodney Young, Caswell County Farm Service Agency, will be the guest speaker for the evening program explaining some of the new, "Federal Cost-Share Program Updates and Benefits for Livestock and Crop Producers." Some of their policies and sign-up deadlines for programs have changed and will be discussed to producers that night. Also, we will have some other information that we will discuss at the meeting. We will also have a short time for business from both associations.

This is the fifth Cattlemen's and Horsemen's Meeting for the year. We will be serving steaks that night; therefore, you will need to call our office at 336-694-4158 by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, if you plan to attend.

Gaston County Center Scrappers Unlimited ECA Club Monthly Meeting Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 7 days away

Scrappers Unlimited ECA is one of nine Extension & Community Association (ECA) clubs in Gaston County. You can be a part of ECA by visiting any of our clubs - contact Pam Bryson at pbryson@co.gaston.nc.us or 704.865.3291 to confirm meeting dates and times.

Guilford County Center Composting and Vermicomposting Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Guilford County Cooperative Extension Services, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
— 7 days away

Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series

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

Johnston County Center County Council/ 4-H Leaders/Volunteers Meeting Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4-H Office
— 7 days away

County Council Officers should arrive at 6:00 PM, all others at 6:30PM.

Lincoln County Center Food Council Meeting with Lincoln County Alliance for Farm and Food Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension James Warren Citizen Center, 115 West Main Street, Lincolnton NC
— 7 days away

What if people concerned about food, health, and community got together to coordinate their efforts? You'd have a food council! Join us to learn about food councils and the potential for one in Lincoln County at 6:30 pm on October 28, 2014. Our guest speaker will be Jared Cates from Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. All are welcome! For more info contact Leigh Guth at leigh_guth@ncsu.edu or 704-736-8461.

Warren County Center Backyard Farmer School Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM — 7 days away
Yancey County Center ToeCane Beekeepers' Association Meeting Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714
— 7 days away

Program - "Annual Honey Tasting and Judging Contest" -- Bring a jar of your best honey to the meeting for a taste test & judging contest. The winner will receive a $50 gift certificate. An evening of fun with blind honey tasting, sampling the fruits of our labor -- honey.

Watauga County Center Small Ruminant Nutrition Class Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 7 days away

The Watauga Cooperative Extension will be having a class on small ruminant nutrition on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. at the Ag Conference Center in Boone. Dr. Niki Whitley, Livestock Specialist from NCA&TSU, will be the speaker. With lower-quality hay available this year, nutrition may present some challenges. There is no fee for the class. Please call 828-264-3061 to register.

Richmond County Center Early Voting Wed Oct 29 (All Day Event) — 7 days away
Rockingham County Center RSVP for 4-H Presentation Workshop Wed Oct 29 (All Day Event) — 7 days away

4-H Presentation workshop will be on November 4 at the 4-H office from 12 noon to 2pm. Lunch will be served. You will get to learn the ins and outs of 4-H presentations and also get to see a state winning 4-H presentation demo.

Cabarrus County Center Soil Sampling Kits Available M-F Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 1 week 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 .

Durham County Center Extension and Community Association Annual Conference Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Asheville, NC, USA
— 1 week away

Contact Deborah McGiffin for details on the annual ECA Conference.

Community Development Lunch n" Learn: Birds & Birders: Promoting Synergies between Businesses, Communities & Natural Resource Conservation. Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Webinar
— 1 week away

Birding is big business – and attracting both birds and birders to communities not only provides economic benefits but can also motivate communities to become engaged in natural resource conservation and rural landscape preservation initiatives. Learn about how the Bird Friendly Business program is being revitalized to enhance community and economic development, and strategies to implement in your communities prior to the program's relaunch.
RSVP to blbowen@ncsu.edu

Cherokee County Center Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 1 week away

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

Soils Seminar: Angel Cruz, MS Student, Crop Sci. Dept., NCSU. Sin Suelos Sin Comida: Examining the Relationship Between Soils and Food Security in El Salvador. Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Williams Hall Auditorium (2215 WMS), NC State University
— 1 week away

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

Guilford County Center COMPOSTING AND VERMICOMPOSTING - RECYCLING WITH NATURE Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension High Point Public Library (Morgan Room),901 North Main Street, High Point, NC
— 1 week away

What to do with all those leaves?! Composting is a great way to recycle, and it also produces a fantastic organic amendment that improves the fertility and texture of your soil and helps everything grow better. We will discuss easy ways to start composting in your own backyard, and what should or shouldn't be composted. We'll also go over the to-do list for having a successful "worm bin" at home.

Class is free. For more information contact Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or by email at
pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu

Jones County Center Chick Chain Final Workshop Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 1 week away
Mitchell County Center FTC Robotics Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Ext. Office
— 1 week away
Home Energy Conservation Forsyth County E-Conservation Workshop Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Register: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/surveybuilder/form.cfm?testID=25479
— 1 week away

Date: October 29th 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Forsyth Cooperative Extension Building 1450 Fairchild Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Please pre-register online http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/surveybuilder/form.cfm?testID=25479
or by calling (336) 703-2850

Forsyth County Center Energy Conservation Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Forsyth Cooperative EXtension, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem
— 1 week away

The focus of this program is to provide cost saving tips inside and outside the home. Information to be covered: stay warm and cool, check the insulation in your home, weatherize your home and other low or no cost ways to conserve energy in the home.
Cost: Free
Speakers: Paul Swenson, Energy Reduction Specialist
Deborah D. Womack, Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Services

Registration: Contact the Forsyth Cooperative Extension office to register.
By phone: 336-703-2850,
By email: coop-ext-registration@forsyth.cc

Community Development NC Rural Center Assembly Thu Oct 30 (All Day Event) — 1 week away

http://ncruralcenter.org/

Richmond County Center Early Voting Thu Oct 30 (All Day Event) — 1 week away
Onslow County Center Animal Waste Continuing Education Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bolivia Government Complex
— 1 week away

AUDIENCE: Animal Waste Applicators. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Diana Rashash) or 910-253-2610 (Gina Britton)

Davie County Center Piedmont Farm School Trip Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Different locations every month
— 1 week away

Agritourism to Rowan County

Wayne County Center Introduction to the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension, 208 West Chestnut Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530
— 1 week away

Anyone with an interest in both gardening and volunteer services is welcome to attend this informational workshop on the Wayne County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program. This session will help explain more about the program and allow you to meet Extension Master Gardeners from Wayne County. Call Diane at 919-731-1520 to register OR to have an information package and application mailed to you. Application deadline for 2015 class is November 4, 2014.

Currituck County Center Medicare Counseling at Currituck Senior Center Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Senior Center, 130 Community Way, Barco, NC, United States
— 1 week away

For answers to these questions and more, Sheila Gregory, Family & Consumer Sciences Program Assistant with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will be available to share an update on Medicare, answer questions and work one-on-one with individuals who have questions and concerns. Please visit or call the Currituck Senior Center at 232-3505 to schedule your appointment.

Franklin County Center Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a Manual Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 1 week away

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

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

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

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




Forsyth County Center Soils, Fertilizer & Nutrient Management Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Frank L Horton Museum Center, Old Salem, 924 S. Main St, Winston-Salem
— 1 week away

Soils are the most important aspect for plant growth, and you can make it perfect even if you start with extremely imperfect soil. With proper soil preparation, you can eliminate 80% of your garden problems before you even begin to plant. Learn the techniques. This is a FREE lunch time workshop and attendees may bring a lunch; beverages provided.

Presented by Scott Welborn, Extension Agent, Consumer Horticulture

To register, please call Old Salem at 336-721-7357.


Franklin County Center Do you like to feed your family healthy, delicious, fast meals but feel it is just too expensive? Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM — 1 week away

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

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

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

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

Wilkes County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Y Express, West Park Medical Complex, North Wilkesboro
— 1 week away

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

Lenoir County Center 4-H Sppoktacular Halloween Event Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC, United States
— 1 week away

Please join Lenoir County 4-H for a spooktacular evening of pumpkin and cupcake decorating and a pre-halloween costume contest. For ages 5 and up. Please call to register 252-527-2191.

Lenoir County Center Medicare Part D Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC, United States
— 1 week away

Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D

Stokes County Center ServSafe Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 1 week away

A 16-hour Food Safety Certification Course. Pre-registration is required for this event; participants must be present each day of training and pass an examination. Contact Debbie Cox for more information at 336.593.8179 or Deb_Cox@ncsu.edu

Henderson County Center EMGV Interest Meeting Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM — 1 week away

See article under news on our website

Chowan County Center Gardening in the Albemarle Thu Oct 30, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library, 106 W Water St, Edenton, NC, United States
— 1 week away

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

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

Jackson County Center JAM Thu Oct 30, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM — 1 week away
Tourism Extension People-First Tourism Lab Thu Oct 30, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension James Hunt Jr Library, Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States
— 1 week away

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

Mitchell County Center Mitchell County ESMMWL Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Spruce Pine Fire Department, Spruce Pine, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Anson County Center Farm Fresh Ventures Meeting Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 1 week away
Mecklenburg County Center Extension & Community Association Open House Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:20 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 1 week away

Imagine a place where you can learn strategies for a healthy lifestyle, explore interesting new skills, meet great people and give back to your community...that's Extension Community Association (ECA)! It's like 4-H for adults!

Join us on for a fun social to learn more about ECA , our new Health & Wellness Club and how you can get involved! Come and meet new people, taste locally-sourced dishes and enjoy great fun!

RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/ECAOct30.

Cumberland County Center Beginning Beekeeping Course Thu Oct 30, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Franklin County Center Franklin County Livestock Association Meeting: Thu Oct 30, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Johnny Bull’s Steakhouse 32 Golden Leaf Drive. Louisburg, NC 27549
— 1 week away

Investigator Cale Wood of the Franklin County Sheriff Office,will be the guest speak on October 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Johnny Bull's Steakhouse in Louisburg (behind Bojangles). He will be addressing how to protect your farm property from thief with the use of wildlife cameras, etc. along with posting your property. I will discuss the NC Cattlemen's Assn. reward program. Your meal is dutch… come at 7:00 pm if you want to listen only to the speaker; at 6:30 pm, if you plan to eat. If you plan to attend, give me a call at 919-496-3344 or email, "martha _mobley@ncsu.edu".

Swain County Center In-Step Line Dancing Thu Oct 30, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Auditorium), 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 1 week away

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

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

Watauga County Center Goat Artificial Insemination Class Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 1 week away

There will be a goat artificial insemination class on Thursday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ag Conference Center. The charge for this class will be $25 to cover materials. The class will be followed by hands-on training and help breeding up to five goats. Please call 828-264-3061 to register by Monday, October 27. Class size is limited to ten.

Currituck County Center NC Cooperative Extension on UNC-TV - "Food Safety" Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM — 1 week away

Food Safety

North Carolina Cooperative Extension has been extending the knowledge and improving the lives of the state's citizens since it was established in 1914 - growing North Carolina for 100 years!

To commemorate the Centennial of NC Cooperative Extension, UNC-TV - North Carolina's statewide public television network-will produce and broadcast a special series of NC's only statewide weeknightly public affairs program, North Carolina Now

Jackson County Center Pumpkin Patch? Fri Oct 31 (All Day Event) — 1 week away
Richmond County Center Early Voting Fri Oct 31 (All Day Event) — 1 week away
Swain County Center Swain County Farmers Market Fri Oct 31, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Island Street (at the Barn), Downtown Bryson City
— 1 week away

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

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

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

Lenoir County Center Pumpkin Day Fri Oct 31, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Children's Garden, Kinston NC
— 1 week away

Please join us for our annual Pumpkin Day; a day filled with pumpkin decorating, baking, story time, and craft.

Hertford County Center Winton Farmers Market Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 205 Main Street, Winton, NC, United States
— 1 week away

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

Person County Center Halloween Festival Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Person County Auditorium
— 1 week away

The Very Important Parents will be hosting a Halloween Festival on October 31 from 3:30-5:30 at the Person County Office Building-Auditorium. Games will include musical chairs, twister, children can have their pictures taken and treats will be given out.

Sampson County Center 4-H Halloween On The Square Fri Oct 31, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 1 week away

Looking for a safe place to take your ghosts and goblin's trick-or-treating? Join 4-H downtown as local businesses offer booths to hand out candy, entertainment, and a costume contest.

For more information contact the Clinton 4-H office at (910) 592-7161.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H Clubs and Youth Programs In Cabarrus County Sat Nov 1 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Clubs meet at various times, locations and dates throughout the county.
— 1 week 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 Sat Nov 1 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 1 week 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 .

Cotton 16th Annual Touchstone Energy NC Cotton Festival Sat Nov 1 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Downtown Dunn, NC
— 1 week away

more info at: http://nccottonfestival.com/

Halifax County Center Northeast District Cooperative Extension Centennial Celebration Sat Nov 1 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Albemarle Museum, Elizabeth City, NC
— 1 week away
Northampton County Center Northeast District Centennial Celebration Sat Nov 1 (All Day Event) — 1 week away
Richmond County Center Early Voting Sat Nov 1 (All Day Event) — 1 week away