Celebrate 100 Years of Extension

Upcoming Events

For events in your county, visit Your Local County Center


Jackson County Center JAM Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM — 12 hours ago
Currituck County Center Weed Scientist Rick Iverson Speaking Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center, Elizabeth City, NC
— 9 hours ago

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

World Famous Weed Scientist Rick Iverson will give a slide show in person featuring horrible threats to our environment and economy at the NC Cooperative Extension Service Pasquotank County Center from 5:30 PM - 7 PM, Thurs. April 24. Admission is FREE, no registration is required, and the site is 1209 McPherson Street, Elizabeth City, NC 252-338-3954. Iverson will also discuss modern scientific research to control invading pests with technology derived from nature. More can be learned about Iverson's profession as pest strategist at http://nceppc.weebly.com or www.hungrypests.com

Clay County Center 4-H Meeting Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Clay County Health Department, Community Room
— 9 hours ago
Columbus County Center Cook Smart/Eat Smart --- 4 evenings (Apr 3, 17, 24, and May 1) --- $20 Registration Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472
— 9 hours ago

Classes are April 3, 17, 24, and May 1st, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost $20 per person
Contact Meleah Collier to pre-register
Phone: 910-640-6605

Craven County Center 4-H County Council Meeting Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 9 hours ago

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.

Nash County Center Community and Rural Development Council Meeting Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Nash County Agriculture Center, 1006 Eastern Avenue, Nashville, NC
— 9 hours ago

The Community and Rural Development Council works to provide resources and programs for many communities in Nash County and the surrounding area. For more information contact the Nash County Extension Service at (252) 459-9810.

on 5 calendars Proper Hand Tool Care Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Henderson County Extension Office, 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792
— 8 hours ago

Media Contact: Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent, Commercial Vegetables
Phone: 828-697-4891
Email: craig_mauney@ncsu.edu
Event Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Henderson County Cooperative Extension Office
Speaker: Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent, Commercial Vegetables
Registration required: Register by contacting Ivy_Olson@ncsu.edu or craig_mauney@ncsu.edu, 828-697-4891
Cost: Free

Please include our event in the calendar of your organization

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm in the Assembly Room at the Henderson County Extension Office Agriculture Area Agent, Craig Mauney will present a 2-hour lecture on Proper Care of Tools. Craig will demonstrate cleaning and care of hand tools used on the farm and in the garden. Sharpening tools as well as tool safety will be included in the lecture. Contact Ivy Olson with the Henderson Cooperative Extension office for more information concerning this presentation and to register.

Currituck County Center Backyard Poultry Flocks Program Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Powells Point Senior Center, Caratoke Highway, Powells Point, NC, United States
— 8 hours ago

The Currituck County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will be conducting a program on raising a Backyard Chicken Flock on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Powells Point Senior Center in Powells Point beginning at 6:30 p.m. The program is designed for beginners who are interested in raising chickens and producing eggs. Participants will obtain a wealth of information necessary to know before starting their own small backyard flock. Aside from gaining knowledge of small flock management, those in attendance will have the opportunity to learn from a local grower with their own backyard flock. In addition, attendees will learn of the available resources for chicks, equipment, and feed, etc. Anyone interested should contact the Currituck Extension Center at 252-232-2262 to register for the program or sign up on line at: http://go.ncsu.edu/backyardpoultry

For more information contact Tommy Grandy, 232-2262, tommy_grandy@ncsu.edu

Gaston County Center Wire-Wrap Woven Earrings Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola Street, Gastonia, NC, United States
— 8 hours ago

Registration Fee: $12.00 each class or $20.00 for both. Supplies furnished (additional supplies available for purchase at a discounted class price.) Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 17th. Instructor: Deni Patrignelli. Each evening you will use different wire-wrapping and weaving techniques. the second evening will use different wire-wrapping and weaving techniques to create a different pair of earrings. Pre-register call Pam at 704.865.3291.

Randolph County Center Master Gardener Training Classes Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Randolph County Extension Office, 112 W Walker Ave., Asheboro, NC 27203
— 8 hours ago

Do you enjoy gardening and love to share your skills and knowledge with others? If so, you may enjoy becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service. The Master Gardener Program involves 14 training sessions followed by the completion of 40 hours of volunteer educational service. Ranging from basic plant biology to micro-propagation and disease control, Master Gardener volunteers will learn everything they need to educate the public about horticultural practices and environmental stewardship. The 2014 Master Gardener Training classes will be held Thursday Evenings from 6:30-9:30 pm. Individual sessions may be open to the public when space is available. Interested Gardeners should contact Ben Grandon at (336) 318-6000 for more information.

Swain County Center In-Step Line Dancing Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Auditorium), 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 8 hours ago

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

Line Dancing FLYER: https://docs.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/file/d/0Bxn0rAl4KbIZdkhmSHo4YXJHRW8/edit

Anson County Center Anson Beekeepers Assoc. Meeting Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Welika Fish House, 265 Hailey's Ferry Rd., Lilesville, NC 28091
— 8 hours ago
Duplin County Center Beekeeper's Workshop Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Duplin Cooperative Extension
— 8 hours ago

Tom Hroza

Cabarrus County Center Learn How to "Improve Your Neighborhood" Fri Apr 25 (All Day Event) Today Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 3 hours ago

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 Fri Apr 25 (All Day Event) Today Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 3 hours ago

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 .

Davie County Center 4-H Golf Tournament Fri Apr 25 (All Day Event) Today Where:
Pudding Ridge Golf Club
— 3 hours ago
Johnston County Center SED Teen Retreat Fri Apr 25- Sun Apr 27, 2014 (All Day Event) Today Where:
Robeson County Cooperative Extension
— 3 hours ago

Please see the attached registration form and agenda for more details. This is a leadership event for teen youth.

Jackson County Center CVS Healthy Kids Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 5 hours away
Currituck County Center 4-H Staff Meeting Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM — 6 hours away
New Hanover County Center Ikebana Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 6 hours away

NHC Cooperative Extension
Arboretum/Auditorium

Onslow County Center SHOP: Get The Best For Less, Shop For Value, Check The Facts & Building Healthy & Strong Families Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— 6 hours away

AUDIENCE: Military Families & Kids. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Jenny Rea)

Robeson County Center Health Education Program Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
auditorium
— 6 hours away

Timisha Ivey - intern
910-309-1156

Rowan County Center Pallet Garden Workshop Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Rowan County Cooperative Extension Office 2727 Old Concord Rd., Salisbury 28146
— 6 hours away

Have you witnessed the latest trend of planting gardens in used pallets? Do you want a garden but do not have the space? Rowan County Cooperative Extension will show you how to make your own pallet garden and once finished with the program you will be able to take home your own small garden. The workshop will take place Friday, April 25th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Rowan County Cooperative Extension Office Gazebo (2727 Old Concord Rd., Salisbury). The workshop is limited to 20 participants so RSVP's are required, the cost of materials are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children. To RSVP call 704-216-8970.

Therapeutic Horticulture Bullington Gardens Spring Plant Sale Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Bullington Gardens, Hendersonville, NC
— 6 hours away

A wide selection of perennials, vegetable starts, herbs, annuals, trees, shrubs, and natives

Duplin County Center Poultry Litter Spreader Calibration Clinic Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Duplin County Center, 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville, NC
— 7 hours away

Classroom and field session, 4 hours animal waste credit.
Must RSVP: Wanda Hargrove at 910-296-2143
Target audience: commercial 3rd party poultry litter clean out crews, poultry farmers, animal waste operators.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit "Give to the 10th Power" Community Club Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord 28027
— 7 hours away

This 4-H club currently has homeschooled youth ages 7-16 involved. The activities focus on a variety of topics such as nutrition, animals, science, community service and civics, etc. Call club leader Barbara Kennedy at 704-795-5201, 704-796-6862 or email thekennedymail@gmail.com .

Currituck County Center Cooking Demonstration @ Pilmoor Food Pantry Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Pilmoor Memorial United Methodist church, Courthouse Road, Currituck, NC, United States
— 7 hours away

Call Pilmoor Food Pantry to sign up at 232-2136
or contact Sheila Gregory for more information 232-2261 or sheila_gregory@ncsu.edu

Forsyth County Center Spring Plant Sale Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons, NC 27012
— 7 hours away

Location: Arboretum Greenhouse and Gardens at Tanglewood Park

Educational Programs will be held April 23-26 at 11am. Program schedule listed on this calendar and on the county website at http://www.forsyth.cc/ces

Please mark your calendar for the Annual Spring Arboretum Plant Sale at Tanglewood Park to support the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program at the gardens. The plant sale will feature annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. All proceeds from this sale go to further the gardens at the Arboretum and for educational programs.

Forsyth County Center Add Life to Your Garden with Native Plants Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Arboretum Office at Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons, NC 27012
— 8 hours away

Sheilah Lombardo, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, will present a program on a wide range of native plants - from flowering trees and shrubs to wildflowers, ferns and grasses - that enhance the appearance and the ecological value of the home landscape.

Location: Arboretum Office, located behind the Manor House at Tanglewood Park

Registration required: Space is limited. Please contact Kitrinka Gordon with the Forsyth County Cooperative Extension office to register for this lecture. Phone: 336-703-2850 or email gordonkl@forsyth.cc




Franklin County Center Leadership & the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 9 hours away

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Cooperative Extension Leadership class is here! If you haven't heard, we are bringing one of the most dynamic training programs for personal and professional effectiveness ever developed to our area (yes, the RTP, Chapel Hill and Durham folks are green with envy but are welcome to make the drive)!

This official world-class course normally costs thousands of dollars but we bring it to you at cost: for $140 for all 14 weeks. This investment will help you define yourself and unleash your inner potential. The results are increased leadership skills; improved relationships of trust; achievement of work/life balance.

Originally designed for Fortune 500 companies, the course truly challenges people to become more proactive, to learn to continuously begin with the end in mind, put and keep first things first, balance courage with consideration, go for win/win, become synergistic and more.

We take each area in bite size weekly chunks and deliver it on Fridays during lunch from January to May (some folks take a lunch plus one hour of annual leave; others have their company approve the time for professional development).

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent & Licensed Franklin Covey Facilitator Rachel Monteverdi will teach the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Leadership course on Fridays from 12- 2 pm.

The registration is at the link below. Please share widely with others. The class begins on Friday, JANUARY 30th at noon, and remember: Bring your lunch, arrive on time and prepare to be challenged! Call our office to sign up now – 919-496-3344 - 103 South Bickett Blvd. in Louisburg, NC.
http://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/2014/01/announcements-for-home-family/

Topics covered: Principles of personal vision
Principles of personal leadership
Principles of personal management
Principles of interpersonal leadership
Principles of empathetic communication
Principles of creative cooperation
Principles of self renewal

North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, the two Universities welcome all persons without regard to sexual orientation or marital status. Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Rachel Monteverdi at 919.496.3344 or email rachel_monteverdi@ncsu.edu or fax 919.496.0222 or appear in person at the Franklin County Extension Office at least 5 days prior to the event registration deadline.

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Wilkes County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Express YMCA, West Park, North Wilkesboro
— 10 hours away

If you have resolved to eat better and exercise more for the New Year and need help staying motivated, then the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program is just what you need. The Wilkes County Cooperative Extension and Wilkes County Health Department are offering this 15-week program beginning January 17, 2014, from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. at the Express YMCA. There is a $30 enrollment fee that covers the cost of class materials, a journal, ESMMWL magazine, healthy snack and free temporary membership fto the YMCA for participants for the duration of the ESMMWL program. Space is limited, so register today by calling 336.651.7330. Enrollment fee must be paid 2 weeks prior to start of program.

New Hanover County Center Youth EFNEP at DC Virgo Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM — 10 hours away
New Hanover County Center Youth EFNEP at DC Virgo Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM — 11 hours away
Wilkes County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program Fri Apr 25, 2014 Today 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Wilkes Express YMCA, West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC
— 11 hours away

Due to overwhelming response, a second Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program will be offered. For more information, contact the Wilkes County Center at 336-651-7330.

Greene County Center Teen Retreat Fri Apr 25, 2014 @ 5:00 PM -Sat Apr 26, 2014 @ 4:00 PM Today Where:
To Be Announced
— 14 hours away
Currituck County Center 4-H Horse Judging Event Sat Apr 26 (All Day Event) Where:
Raleigh, NC
— 21 hours away

contact: Tom Harrell, 232-2262
tom_harrell@ncsu.edu

Iredell County Center The Second Annual Iredell Garden Fair Sat Apr 26 (All Day Event) Where:
444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, NC, United States
— 21 hours away

The Second Annual Iredell Garden Fair will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, featuring more than 30 exhibitors and vendors. This year's family-friendly event will include gardening-related workshops, demonstrations, exhibits and hands-on activities for children and adults. Gardening-oriented vendors from the metro-Charlotte region will be selling plants, trees, shrubs and garden-related products. "There will be something for everyone at the Garden Fair," said Martha Hazelton, Chairman of the Iredell Garden Fair. "Gardening experts and vendors will share their knowledge; there will be interesting workshops for adults; hands-on children's activities in the demo garden; and of course, food." Admission is free and the public is invited to bring their families to learn about gardens, lawns and landscapes, and how to garden successfully while making environmentally responsible decisions in their landscape. The fair will be held from 9a.m. until 3p.m. at the Iredell Cooperative Extension Center located at 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, N. C. The Extension Master Gardeners Association of Iredell County, a non-profit organization, is the organizer of this event.


For More Information
Contact:
Kyle Tyner Tucker
kyletyner@att.net
704-905-1719

Debbie Issacs
DebbieIsaacs3@gmail.com
919-413-0036

Lincoln County Center 4-H Clover Day - Tractor Supply Sat Apr 26 (All Day Event) — 21 hours away
Macon County Center State 4-H and FFA Horse Judging Contest Sat Apr 26 (All Day Event) — 21 hours away
Rowan County Center RACE 4-H Open Horse Show Sat Apr 26 (All Day Event) — 21 hours away
Rowan County Center State 4-H Horse Judging & Hippology Contests Sat Apr 26 (All Day Event) — 21 hours away
Lenoir County Center Master Gardener Annual Spring Plant Sale Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— Tomorrow

Annuals, Perennials, Herbs, Vegetables, Old Timey Plants, and Great Varieties will be available. Also, check out the Pre-sale at the Kinston Farmer's Market located on Heritage Street on Friday, April 18th from 9:00 am - 12 :00 am!
The Neuse Regional Beekeepers will be present for their "Bee Friendly Day" on the 24th. Stop by to say hello or to have any bee questions answered.

Macon County Center Hoofprints Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM — Tomorrow
Transylvania County Center NC 4-H State Horse Judging Contest Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Raleigh
— Tomorrow

state horse judging contest - tentatively April 26 in Raleigh

Bladen County Center Spring Plant Sale Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Cape Fear Farmers' Market, 106 MLK Drive, Elizabethtown, NC 28337
— Tomorrow

Bladen County Extension Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale and "Ask a Master Gardener". Perennials, vegetables plants, interior plants, and more.

Currituck County Center Livestock Arena Clean Up Day Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Elizazbeth City, NC
— Tomorrow

contact: Stephanie Minton, 232-2262
stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu

Mecklenburg County Center Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Davidson Farmer's Market, South Main Street, Davidson, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
Mecklenburg County Center Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
Northampton County Center 4-H Family Fest Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
Ledgerwood Park, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
— Tomorrow

Join us as we learn more about eating well and moving more in Halifax and Northampton Counties! Sponsored by the Halifax/Northampton Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative (CHI). We will meet at our office in Jackson and travel to Roanoke Rapids together.

Onslow County Center Rain Barrels Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
Onslow County Farmers Market 4024 Richlands Hwy Jacksonville, NC 28540
— Tomorrow

AUDIENCE: Open to the public. Rain Barrels will be sold at the Farmers Market Richlands Hwy Location on April 26th. Fee is $50.00 each.

Cabarrus County Center Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" Open Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— Tomorrow

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

Greene County Center Free Health Screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood) sugar Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, 470 Highway 13 South, Snow Hill, NC
— Tomorrow

Come out and have the following free health screenings done (blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar). This free service will be provided by Greene County Healthcare -- Farmers Outreach Program.

Richmond County Center Hitchcock Creek Community Garden Workshop Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
615 Steele St., Rockingham, NC
— Tomorrow
Therapeutic Horticulture Bullington Gardens Spring Plant Sale Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Bullington Gardens, Hendersonville, NC
— Tomorrow

A wide selection of perennials, vegetable starts, herbs, annuals, trees, shrubs, and natives

Alamance County Center Rain Garden Workshop Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
209 N. Graham Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

Rain Garden Workshop

Alamance County Cooperative Extension and the City of Burlington Stormwater Division are offering a Rain Garden workshop on April 26, 2014. The class will begin at 10 am at the Alamance County Cooperative Extension Center and conclude around 12:30 pm at the Fairchild Soccer Park. Registration is free so please call (336) 570-6740 to reserve a spot or register online at go.ncsu.edu/raingardenworkshop.

The workshop will begin with presentations given by Geoff Leister-Master Gardener, Chester Patterson-Environmental Specialist, and Bonnie Hutchinson-Horticulturalist set to start at 10:00AM at the Alamance County Center, 209-C N Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC. Attendees will then be directed to the soccer park to participate in the hands on planting portion of the workshop, which will conclude around 12:30 PM.

Rain Gardens are areas that use plants and soils to remove pollutants from rain water runoff by way of adsorption and filtration. In addition, these areas provide attractive landscaping as well as habitat enhancement benefits for pollinators.

Plants are an integral element of the pollutant removal and water filtration process. Plant roots aid in the physical and chemical bonding of soil particles necessary to form stable aggregates, improve soil structure, and increase infiltration capacity.

The workshop is intended to inform and educate residents of Alamance County of the basic design, functionality, and regulatory requirements of stormwater management facilities. As homeowners and property managers become more aware of the issues of stormwater management, many of them may choose to incorporate something similar at their homes and businesses to manage rain water runoff.

For more details please contact Chester Patterson, City of Burlington-Environmental Specialist, at 336-222-5140 or cpatterson@ci.burlington.nc.us.

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Rain-Garden-Workshop-flyer.pdf

Burke County Center Container Gardening Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 W Fleming Dr, Morganton, North Carolina, United States
— Tomorrow

Container gardening workshop at Morganton Ace Hardware. Saturday, April 26 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Workshop is free.

Currituck County Center Master Gardener Field Trip to Local Farms Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Maple, NC
— Tomorrow

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

Durham County Center NC Sweet Potatoes: From Bed to Table - Briggs Avenue Community Garden Series Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701
— Tomorrow

Make plans to grow these favorites in containers or garden. Come and join Leanna Murphy, Master Gardener in a facinating class about NC sweet Potatoes. Class is free. Pre-registration is required. Contact: Pana Jones 919-560-0525 prjones2@ncsu.edu

Edgecombe County Center Composting Workshop Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Center
— Tomorrow
on 5 calendars Edgecombe County Master Gardeners Vermicomposting & Composting Workshop Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Center 1175 Kingsboro Road Rocky Mount, NC 27801
— Tomorrow

http://www.go.ncsu.edu/edgecombeworms

Forsyth County Center Spring Plant Sale Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons, NC 27012
— Tomorrow

Location: Arboretum Greenhouse and Gardens at Tanglewood Park

Educational Programs will be held April 23-26 at 11am. Program schedule listed on this calendar and on the county website at http://www.forsyth.cc/ces

Please mark your calendar for the Annual Spring Arboretum Plant Sale at Tanglewood Park to support the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program at the gardens. The plant sale will feature annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. All proceeds from this sale go to further the gardens at the Arboretum and for educational programs.

Forsyth County Center 9th Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM — Tomorrow

The 9th annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds from 10am – 5pm. More details coming soon.

http://peanc.org/earth-day-fair

Jackson County Center Mtn Yth Talent Contest Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Sylva, NC
— Tomorrow

Greening Up the Mountains Festival

Lee County Center Organic Gardening Workday Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education Center
— Tomorrow

The workday will focus on weeding and adding compost to our raised beds. We will discuss composting, soils, preparing raised beds, and controlling early season weeds.

Northampton County Center Arts in the Park Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Behind the Courthouse in Jackson
— Tomorrow

Come see our 4-H member's work displayed!

Onslow County Center Growing & Using Culinary Herbs Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— Tomorrow

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

Union County Center LEARN As You GROW: Community Garden Project Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— Tomorrow

The LEARN As You GROW community garden project is a collaborative effort with the NC Cooperative Extension in Union County and the Town of Wingate.

Families wanting the opportunity to participate in this 12-week long gardening "adventure" will be given a 4' X 8' raised bed plot on the grounds of the Union County Agricultural Center at 3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC. GROW: Participants will receive seeds and plants; the use of tools; and access to a specialist for advice. LEARN: Participants can sign up for gardening workshops (for both adults and youth) and for special cooking and food preservation workshops that will be offered throughout the summer.

Cost per family: $105.00 per family

Spaces are limited, so sign up NOW! For more information or to reserve your gardening space, contact the Union County Cooperative Extension office at 704-283-3801.

The LEARN As You GROW project will kick-off on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10:00 - Noon. Sign up for a plot and come to the kick-off at the Agricultural Center. A great opportunity...one you won't want to miss! (If gardening plots are still available, participants can join the LEARN As You GROW community garden project at any time throughout the season...until all plots are taken. So even if the kick-off event in April has passed, call to see if plots are still available.)

Project Collaborators:

NC Cooperative Extension - Union County: Dustin Adcock (Local Foods) , Laura Byrd (4-H) Sally McNeill (Family and Consumer Sciences)

Town of Wingate

Forsyth County Center Wildflower Garden Tour Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Meet at the Arboretum Office at Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons, NC 27012
— Tomorrow

Extension Master Gardener Curators and Volunteers will lead a tour of the wildflower garden and identify flowers blooming along the trails.

Location: Arboretum Office, located behind the Manor House at Tanglewood Park

Registration required. Space is limited. Please contact Kitrinka Gordon with the Forsyth County Cooperative Extension office to register for this lecture. Phone: 336-703-2850 or email gordonkl@forsyth.cc



Burke County Center The "Plant Doctor" Is In Sat Apr 26, 2014 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
401 Old State Highway 10 West, Hildebran, NC, United States
— Tomorrow

Bring you plant problems and garden questions in for a personal consultation with our Horticulture Agent, Donna Teasley.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit "Saddle-Up Horse Speciality Club" Sat Apr 26, 2014 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
3600 Wendy Lane, Concord, NC 28027
— Tomorrow

Youth ages 10-12 years old are invited to attend to learn about the care, the health and the study of horses and horse shows. Participants do not have to own or ride a horse. Contact leader Wendy Austin-Sellers at wendyandbosellers@windstream.net or call 704-786-9223

Anson County Center Eager Beavers Club Meeting Sat Apr 26, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— Tomorrow
New Hanover County Center Wedding Sat Apr 26, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM — Tomorrow
Growing Small Farms Piedmont Farm Tour Sat Apr 26, 2014 @ 2:00 PM -Sun Apr 27, 2014 @ 6:00 PM Where:
piedmont region, NC
— Tomorrow

The popular annual Piedmont Farm Tour featuring about 35 local farms will be April 26-27 throughout the piedmont region of NC. The tour is a fundraiser for Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. Visit their website at http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/ for details.

Jackson County Center JAM performance GUM Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM — Tomorrow
Local Food 19th annual PIEDMONT FARM TOUR Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
More info - http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/
— Tomorrow

Saturday & Sunday, April 26-27
2-6pm both days
www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/

There are 3 exciting ways to participate in this year's tour:

1) TAKE THE TOUR
39 sustainable, family farms in the Piedmont area of NC.
$25 per vehicle for all 39 farms, good for both days
Brochure, map, directions: http://bit.ly/1eM4a4o
Questions? Contact Laura Stewart: (919) 542-2402, lauras@carolinafarmstewards.org

REGISTER HERE! http://bit.ly/1eM4a4o

2) VIP BEGINNING FARMERS TOUR
Calling all new and aspiring farmers! As a part of the Piedmont Farm Tour, this special VIP bus tour goes to three exciting farms on either Saturday or Sunday. Leave the driving to us. You will get to learn from experienced growers and see their operations. The tour is hosted by leading experts and gives you a chance to network with other beginning farmers, too. CFSA provides snacks, prizes and materials.

WHEN:
Saturday and Sunday April 26 & 27
Meet at 1:30 PM; bus leaves promptly at 1:45 PM; returns at 5:45 PM approx.

WHERE:
Pick-up/drop-off at Fifth Season Gardening, 106 South Greensboro Street, downtown Carrboro
Parking: Please park in nearby Carrboro Municipal lots, not at Fifth Season Gardening

COST & ELIGIBILITY
$3 per person
For aspiring farmers and farmers with less than 10 years of experience

ITINERARIES (choose one):
Saturday: Perry-Winkle Farm (produce, pastured eggs and meat chickens), Cozi Farm (pasture based hens, Jersey cows, sheep and guardian farm dogs) and Granite Springs Farm(chemical free produce, oyster mushrooms, and pasture based hens). Hosts are Tony Kleese of Earthwise and Ben Felippo of CFSA.

Sunday: RambleRill Farm (Certified organic farm selling produce, fruits and mushrooms), Coon Rock Farm (diversified produce and animal farm including chickens, pigs, lambs and cows), and Timberwood Organics (certified organic produce and herbs). Hosts are Thomas Locke of CFSA and another host TBA.

REGISTRATION & INFO: http://bit.ly/1nCKVyO
QUESTIONS? Contact Laura Stewart, LauraS@Carolinafarmstewards.org, (919) 542-2402

3) VOLUNTEER!
We couldn't do the tour without our wonderful volunteer team! Volunteer for ONE afternoon and get:
- A free beautiful tour Tshirt; limited edition crafted by Linda Fullwood at Weaver Street Market
- A free button to take the tour the other day with your carload of people
- An insider view of one of your favourite farms
- The satisfaction of helping spread the word about local & sustainable farming

VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP: http://vols.pt/fgA8HB
TOUR INFO: www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/

Robeson County Center St. Paul's 4-H Pony Club Meeting Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
St. Pauls
— Tomorrow

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.

Gates County Center Gates County Fashion Show Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Gates County High School Performing Arts
— 2 days away

G-Town & MO
4-H Fashion Revue
Tickets are $7 in advance and $9 at the door, includes a Belk Charity Day Coupon
Contact Reba Green-Holley at 357-1400 for more info.

Local Food 19th annual PIEDMONT FARM TOUR Sun Apr 27, 2014 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
More info - http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/
— 2 days away

Saturday & Sunday, April 26-27
2-6pm both days
www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/

There are 3 exciting ways to participate in this year's tour:

1) TAKE THE TOUR
39 sustainable, family farms in the Piedmont area of NC.
$25 per vehicle for all 39 farms, good for both days
Brochure, map, directions: http://bit.ly/1eM4a4o
Questions? Contact Laura Stewart: (919) 542-2402, lauras@carolinafarmstewards.org

REGISTER HERE! http://bit.ly/1eM4a4o

2) VIP BEGINNING FARMERS TOUR
Calling all new and aspiring farmers! As a part of the Piedmont Farm Tour, this special VIP bus tour goes to three exciting farms on either Saturday or Sunday. Leave the driving to us. You will get to learn from experienced growers and see their operations. The tour is hosted by leading experts and gives you a chance to network with other beginning farmers, too. CFSA provides snacks, prizes and materials.

WHEN:
Saturday and Sunday April 26 & 27
Meet at 1:30 PM; bus leaves promptly at 1:45 PM; returns at 5:45 PM approx.

WHERE:
Pick-up/drop-off at Fifth Season Gardening, 106 South Greensboro Street, downtown Carrboro
Parking: Please park in nearby Carrboro Municipal lots, not at Fifth Season Gardening

COST & ELIGIBILITY
$3 per person
For aspiring farmers and farmers with less than 10 years of experience

ITINERARIES (choose one):
Saturday: Perry-Winkle Farm (produce, pastured eggs and meat chickens), Cozi Farm (pasture based hens, Jersey cows, sheep and guardian farm dogs) and Granite Springs Farm(chemical free produce, oyster mushrooms, and pasture based hens). Hosts are Tony Kleese of Earthwise and Ben Felippo of CFSA.

Sunday: RambleRill Farm (Certified organic farm selling produce, fruits and mushrooms), Coon Rock Farm (diversified produce and animal farm including chickens, pigs, lambs and cows), and Timberwood Organics (certified organic produce and herbs). Hosts are Thomas Locke of CFSA and another host TBA.

REGISTRATION & INFO: http://bit.ly/1nCKVyO
QUESTIONS? Contact Laura Stewart, LauraS@Carolinafarmstewards.org, (919) 542-2402

3) VOLUNTEER!
We couldn't do the tour without our wonderful volunteer team! Volunteer for ONE afternoon and get:
- A free beautiful tour Tshirt; limited edition crafted by Linda Fullwood at Weaver Street Market
- A free button to take the tour the other day with your carload of people
- An insider view of one of your favourite farms
- The satisfaction of helping spread the word about local & sustainable farming

VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP: http://vols.pt/fgA8HB
TOUR INFO: www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/

Mecklenburg County Center Listen, Look & Learn in the Garden Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Freedom Park, East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Halifax County Center MASS Record Books DUE to County Office! Mon Apr 28 (All Day Event) Where:
4-H Office, Halifax County Cooperative Extension, 359 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, NC 27839
— 3 days away
Richmond County Center 4-H Embryolgoy at Richmond Sr. High School Mon Apr 28 (All Day Event) Where:
RSHS
— 3 days away
Currituck County Center Staff Meeting Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM — 3 days away
New Hanover County Center Wilmington Art Association Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 3 days away

NHC Cooperative Extension
Arboretum/Auditorium

Northampton County Center 4-H TLC Club Meeting Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Office, 9495 NC Hwy 305, Jackson NC 27845
— 3 days away

Monthly meeting of the TLC 4-H Club

Onslow County Center SHOP: Get The Best For Less, Shop For Value, Check The Facts & Building Healthy & Strong Families Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— 3 days away

AUDIENCE: Military Families & Kids. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Jenny Rea)

Durham County Center The Giving Closet Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 3 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 Apr 28, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 3 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 Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Field Trip to Scrap Exchange in Durham
— 3 days away

Sign up to participate in this field trip by calling 919-989-5380. Please bring lunch money and money for any purchases that you might make. Meet at teh Extension office at 9:45 am. http://www.scrapexchange.org/

Currituck County Center Shawboro Elementary Planting Project Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — 3 days away

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

Currituck County Center FCS Staff Conference Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — 3 days away

Contact Olivia Jones 252-232-2261

Gaston County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Where:
Kiser Senior Center, Bessemer City, NC
— 3 days away

Dates: Monday's , April 7 - July 21 (runs 15 weeks)
Time: 11:00 – 11:45am
Instructor: Linda J. Minges, MPH, RD, LDN
Pre-registration is required by calling Kiser Senior Center at 704.729.6465.
This program offers simple solutions to help adults better manage their health and chronic conditions by eating smart and moving more. Each lesson informs, empowers and motivates participants to live mindfully as they make choices about food and physical activity. The program provides opportunities for participants to track their goals and progress toward healthy eating and physical activity behaviors.

Caldwell County Center Growing Great Gardens Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Caldwell County Library Meeting Room
— 3 days away

Low-input vegetable gardening in the Foothills

Interested in growing your own food? Come learn how to start a vegetable garden at home and enjoy fresh produce nearly all year long. We will discuss successful gardening techniques, focusing on soil preparation, what and when to plant, and harvesting. This class is designed for beginning to intermediate gardeners. Space is limited. Please pre-register by calling 828.757.1290 or email tina_lovejoy@ncsu.edu.

Swain County Center SHIIP Appointments Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 3 days away
Richmond County Center 4-H Embryology Program at Cordova School Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM — 3 days away
Cherokee County Center Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 4 days away

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

Macon County Center Chess Club Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — 4 days away
Northampton County Center 4-H Hungry to Help Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Jackson United Methodist Church Jackson NC
— 4 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

Caldwell County Center Tractor Supply Company Event Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Tractor Supply Company, Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir, NC, United States
— 4 days away

Caldwell County 4-H Council and Explorers Club members will be at Tractor Supply Company in Lenoir on Monday, April 28 from 4-6pm.
We will be leading demonstrations and providing all the supplies for you and your children need to make newspaper transplant pots, sow summer squash, and make germination necklaces. This is a great time to come by, meet 4-H members and learn about all that 4-H youth development has to offer. Tractor Supply Company supports 4-H through the Green Clover Campaign, April 23rd through May 4.

Caswell County Center Local Foods Council Meeting. Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Sleepy Goat Farm, 7215 Allison Road, Pelham, NC, United States
— 4 days away

oin us Monday, April 28, 2014 at 4 pm for the next Local Foods Council Meeting. This group invites everyone interested in local foods to come share ideas and insight to promote local foods. The meeting will be held at the Sleepy Goat Farm at 7215 Alison Rd in Pelham. The meeting is free and open to the public. For questions call Marcy Williams, Caswell County Health Department, 694-4129 x113, email: mwilliams@caswellnc.us.

Burke County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Mon Apr 28, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC, United States
— 4 days away

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a weight-management program that uses strategies proven to work. A one-hour session once a week for 15 weeks. Cost of the class is $25. Call our office for more information or to register. 828-439-4460

Northampton County Center 4-H County Council Mon Apr 28, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
9495 NC Hwy 305 Jackson NC 27845
— 4 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

Swain County Center Awesome 4-H Club Meeting Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City
— 4 days away

Great for beginning 4-Hers. Youth learn about 4-H, take part in educational activities, develop friendships and have fun! For youth ages: 5 -18

Meetings are 4th Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the Swain County Cooperative Extension Office.

Warren County Center 4-H Volunteer Leaders Mtg Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM — 4 days away
Gaston County Center Southwest ECA Club Monthly Meeting Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St. Gastonia, NC
— 4 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.

Randolph County Center Nutrition Education Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC, United States
— 4 days away

Utilizing the MY PLATE Guidelines, training will provide information on eating fewer calories, being more active and making wiser food choices. In addition, providers will learn about childhood obesity and its impact on youth. Suggestions for healthy after school snacks will also be provided.

Currituck County Center Albemarle Livestock Show and Sale Tue Apr 29 (All Day Event) — 4 days away

contact: Stephanie Minton, 232-2262
stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu

Richmond County Center Wild About Wellness Tue Apr 29 (All Day Event) — 4 days away
Greene County Center Chick Chain Orientation Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:00 AM - 5:30 AM Where:
229 Kingold Boulevard, Snow Hill, NC, United States
— 4 days away

Mandatory orientation for Chick Chain Participants to be held at the Extension Office in Greene County.

Macon County Center Macon 4-H Sharp Shooters Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM — 4 days away
Rutherford County Center High Tunnel Workshop Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
193 Callahan Koon Road, Spindale, NC 28160
— 4 days away

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 8:30am – 1:30pm. Registration deadline is April 22 and it is on a first come first serve basis. Call 287-6010 for more info.

Onslow County Center Initial Animal Waste Applicator Certification Training Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 4 days away

AUDIENCE: Interested persons who want to take the State Exam. Fee to attend $40.00 for the manual. $5.00 for the class. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Diana Rashash or Nita Walton)

Robeson County Center Master Gardener Volunteer Training Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
116 West Prospect Avenue, Raeford, NC, United States
— 4 days away

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training will still be held, but the format has changed. Due to limited interest, we are combining the Robeson County Master Gardener Volunteer Training with Hoke County. The dates and location have changed. The classes will meet every Tuesday except May 6. Hold these dates: February 18, 25; March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 13, 20. The Robeson County applicants will meet at the O. P. Owens Agriculture Center, 455 Caton Road, Lumberton, at 8:00 the mornings of the classes. Transportation will be provided to Hoke County.

The cost of the training is $100. For more information about the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program or to register, call 671-3276 by February 4.

Contact: Mack Johnson (Mack_Johnson@ncsu.edu)

Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are members of the local community who take an active interest in their lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, and gardens. They are enthusiastic, willing to learn and help others, and able to communicate with diverse groups of people. What really sets Extension Master Gardener Volunteers apart from other home gardeners is their special training in horticulture and willingness to educate others. In exchange for their training, persons who become Extension Master Gardener Volunteers contribute time as volunteers, working through their Cooperative Extension Center to provide horticultural-related information to the public.

Is the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program for you? To help you decide if you should apply to be an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, ask yourself these questions:

• Do I want to learn more about the culture and maintenance of many types of plants?
• Am I eager to participate in a practical and intense training program?
• Do I look forward to sharing my knowledge with people in my community?
• Do I have enough time to attend training and to complete the volunteer service?

If you answered yes to these questions, the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program could be for you.

New Hanover County Center 4-H Garden Class Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 4 days away

NHC Cooperative Extension
Arboretum/Training Room

Currituck County Center Shawboro Elementary Planting Project Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — 4 days away

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

Forsyth County Center Low Maintenance Gardening Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Kernersville Branch Library, 130 East Mountain Street, Kernersville, NC
— 4 days away

Join Bill Colvin, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer to learn all the steps to help reduce the maintenance in your home landscape. We will take a look at various low maintenance plants and lots of tips on reducing the time you need to spend on maintaining your landscape. This is a free event.

For more information or to register, please contact the library at 336-703-2930.

Cherokee County Center Sewing and So-On Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Mountain Folk Center, Hwy 64 Murphy, NC
— 4 days away
Stanly County Center Embryology in the Classroom training Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Stanly County Agri-Civic Center
— 5 days away

This training is for 2nd grade school teachers in Stanly County who are participating in the Embryology in the Classroom School Enrichment Program. Registration is required.

Catawba County Center ASPIRE Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 5 days away

ASPIRE is a 30-hour ACT prep course offered by NCSU through 4-H. The class will meet each Tuesday from January 11 - June 10. The cost is $165 with a partial refund available based on attendance. Scholarships available. The course also includes 4 practice tests. Register on-line at http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/aspire.

Onslow County Center Intro To Backyard Chickens Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 5 days away

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

Swain County Center Clogging Classes for All Ages Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City
— 5 days away

April 1 "kicks" off the new season of clogging with a basic clogging workshop. The Clogging Schedule for April and May looks like this:

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Clogging
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Square Dance Figures
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Clogging Routines

No prior experience is needed! All ages are welcome! There is something for everyone! Call Dee Decker, Extension Agent at 488-3848 for more information.

Forsyth County Center Urban Farming Primer Class 1 Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Forsyth Cooperative Extension, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem
— 5 days away

Part 1 of a 2 part class. What is urban farming? Discussion will include how to find suitable land, how to farm with limited space, sunlight, and nutrient-poor soils.

Registration requested: Contact Kitrinka Gordon with the Forsyth Cooperative Extension office to register for this lecture. Phone: 336-703-2850 or email gordonkl@forsyth.cc
Cost: $5

Lee County Center Spring Gardening Workshop Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford
— 5 days away

Pests in the Garden - This workshop will cover Insect Identification, Management, and Beneficial Insects. Taylor William, Horticulture Agent in Moore County will be our speaker. Call the Lee County Center of NC Cooperative Extension to register for this free workshop at 919-775-5625.

Lenoir County Center Parenting Matters class Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Extension Office
— 5 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.

Swain County Center Community Planning Meeting for "Old Drexel Plant" Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Smoky Mountain Elementary School (cafeteria), Sylva
— 5 days away

The site is presently being called the "Smoky Mountain Agricultural Development Station."

The purpose of these community outreach meetings is to get the public's input on the development of the Drexel site, so to meet real community needs for agricultural based economic development.

For more information contact Rob Hawk at 488-3848.

Anson County Center 4-H Livestock Club Meeting Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Anson County Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 5 days away
Currituck County Center Albemarle Livestock Show and Sale Wed Apr 30 (All Day Event) — 5 days away

contact: Stephanie Minton, 232-2262
stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu

Dare County Center Master Gardener Training Course 2014 Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:00 AM - 4:00 AM Where:
Dare County Cooperative Extension, 517 Budleigh Street, Manteo
— 5 days away
Cabarrus County Center Soil Sampling Kits Available M-F Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 5 days away

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

Yadkin County Center Ag Awareness Day Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:45 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, Bethel Church Road, Yadkinville, NC, United States
— 5 days away

All 2nd Grade Classes in Yadkin County are invited to Ag Awareness Day.

New Hanover County Center Wilmington Art Association Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 5 days away

NHC Cooperative Extension
Arboretum/Auditorium

Onslow County Center Initial Animal Waste Applicator Certification Training Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 5 days away

AUDIENCE: Interested persons who want to take the State Exam. Fee to attend $40.00 for the manual. $5.00 for the class. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Diana Rashash or Nita Walton)

Chowan County Center Pesticide Disposal Collection Day Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Center Hill-Crossroads Volunteer Fire Dept.
— 5 days away

10:00 a.m. til 2:00 p.m. Call Chowan Extension office for further details. 482-6585

Currituck County Center Shawboro Elementary Planting Project Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — 5 days away

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

Forsyth County Center Four Season Vegetable Gardening Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lewisville Library, 6490 Shallowford Rd, Lewisville, NC
— 5 days away

It is easier than you think to grow different vegetables in all four seasons in the Piedmont. Join Extension Master Learn how to grow different vegetables in all the 4 seasons. Find out tips to extend the season for the fall as well as spring vegetables.

For more information or to register, please contact the library at 336-703-2940.

Carteret County Center Lunch & Learn Series: How to attract birds, butterflies and bees to your yard. Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
303 College Circle, Morehead City, NC, United States
— 5 days away

Carteret County Master Gardener Volunteer, Carolyn Hoss, will present ideas on how to make your gardens attractive to many of the beautiful birds, butterflies and other pollinators here in our area.

To register, call (252) 222-6359, or go online at: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/applications/cals_registration/index.cfm?eventID=1019

Wilkes County Center Master Gardener Class Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Wilkes County Center, 201 Curtis Bridge Road, Wilkesboro, NC
— 5 days away

Designed to give homeowners greater knowledge of horticulture. The program offers approximately 40 hours of instruction that covers topics on lawn care, ornamental trees and shrubs, insect, disease and weed management, soils and plant nutrition, vegetable gardening, home fruit production, garden flowers and water conservation. A notebook of comprehensive horticulture subjects is presented to participants. Must be registered to attend these classes.



Caldwell County Center House Plants & Landscape Design Workshop Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Caldwell Extension Center
— 5 days away

This workshop will teach participants how to take care of houseplants and the process of designing a landscape. This hands on workshop is used to teach Master Gardeners the principles of effective landscapes and how to care for house plants. This training is now being offered to the general public. There is no charge for the workshop, but space is limited to the first 25. Please contact Tina Lovejoy, 828.757.1290, or to register for the training.

Cherokee County Center Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Wed Apr 30, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 6 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/

Halifax County Center Record Book Judging for Meat Animal Show & Sale Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Nash County Cooperative Extension Office, 1006 Eastern Avenue, Nashville, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Volunteer judges are always needed to help with this. Please let your 4-H Agent know if you can help with this judging at ashley_l_brooks@ncsu.edu or call (252) 583-5161 and ask for Ashley Brooks.

Lee County Center "A Gavel Is More Than A Hammer Made Of Wood" Parliamentary Procedure for YOUTH Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center
— 6 days away

Parliamentary Procedure Workshop for Youth: Your time is valuable! Come learn how to make time spent in meetings more meaningful with Nelson McCaskill, County Extension Director with Mecklenburg County. Review common terms of Parliamentary Procedure and learn tips to help put together agendas that will keep everyone on track. Explore ways to keep meetings moving through discussion, role play, and a jeopardy style game. We will close with questions and answers to address specific meeting situations you have faced. This information will be useful both for meetings in which you are in charge and also when you help others run the meeting. Call the Lee County Center of NC Cooperative Extension to register for this free workshop at 919-775-5624.

Randolph County Center Better Food Better Health Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Lesson 1

Northampton County Center 4-H Camp Money due Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Office, 9495 NC Hwy 305, Jackson NC 27845
— 6 days away

All remaining funds are due to the 4-H office today for camp at the Eastern 4-H Center June 15-20, 2014

Northampton County Center 4-H Congress Registration Due Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Northampton County Cooperative Extension, 9495 NC Hwy 305, Jackson, NC 27845
— 6 days away

Registration and Scholarship applications and a $100 deposit for 4-H Congress (held June 21-24, 2014) are due today.

Anson County Center 4-H Fashion Revue Rehersals Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 6 days away
Lee County Center "A Gavel Is More Than A Hammer" Parliamentary Procedure Workshop for ADULTS Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM — 6 days away

Parliamentary Procedure Workshop for Adults: Your time is valuable! Come learn how to make time spent in meetings more meaningful with Nelson McCaskill, County Extension Director with Mecklenburg County. Review common terms of Parliamentary Procedure and learn tips to help put together agendas that will keep everyone on track. Explore ways to keep meetings moving through discussion, role play, and a jeopardy style game. We will close with questions and answers to address specific meeting situations you have faced. This information will be useful both for meetings in which you are in charge and also when you help others run the meeting. Call the Lee County Center of NC Cooperative Extension to register for this free workshop at 919-775-5624.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H Clubs and Youth Programs In Cabarrus County Thu May 1 (All Day Event) Where:
Clubs meet at various times, locations and dates throughout the county.
— 6 days away

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

Cabarrus County Center Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & Sharing Thu May 1 (All Day Event) Where:
Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 6 days away

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

Caldwell County Center NCSU Equine Artistic Expression and Creative Writing Events Thu May 1 (All Day Event) Where:
Mail entries to: Education Committee Chair, Lissy Newton
— 6 days away

This is the deadline for entries. See link for participation details http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/an_sci/extension/horse/Webpages/NCSU_EHH_Artistic_Expression.html
Contact: Lisa Deal lisa_deal@ncsu.edu or 828.757.1257 for more information

Catawba County Center 4-H County Council and Mini-Graden Orientation Thu May 1 (All Day Event) Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 6 days away

7:00 p.m.

Forsyth County Center State 4-H Horse Artistic Expression entries due Thu May 1 (All Day Event) Where:
Raleigh
— 6 days away

For more information on this and other horse events and contests, please go to: http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/an_sci/extension/horse/Webpages/NCSU_EHH_4-H_Homepage.html

Wilkes County Center Wilkes 4-H Summer Registration Thu May 1 (All Day Event) Where:
Wilkes Cooperative Extension Office
— 6 days away

4-H Summer Program Registration Begins 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Caswell County Center North Central District ECA District Day Thu May 1, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC, United States
— 6 days away

District Day for the North Central District will be held on Thursday, May 1st at the Forsyth County Extension Center in Winston Salem. Please save the date and plan to attend. If you won a blue ribbon in our county level Cultural Arts Contest, this is your chance to enter your items at the district level. If you win a blue ribbon at district your item(s) will advance to the state competition that will take place at the state meeting in October. Registration information can be obtained by calling Tonya at the Extension Office at 336-694-4158.

Durham County Center North Central ECA District Day Thu May 1, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC, United States
— 6 days away

North Central ECA District Day includes a day of interesting workshops, education, the district cultural arts competition, and fellowship.

Gaston County Center Stampn Up with Esther Thu May 1, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola Street, Gastonia, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Registration Fee: $10.00 (supplies furnished) Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30th @ 3pm. Instructor: Esther Boyle. Participants will complete 6 handmade cards using Stampin" Up ideas. Come out and fellowship with others while making lovely cards. Call 704. 865.3291 to register.

Currituck County Center Shawboro Elementary Planting Project Thu May 1, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — 6 days away

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

Greene County Center Eat Smart Move More Take Control (Nutrition Program for Adults) Thu May 1, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Come learn lifelong habits to help you eat healthy and be physically active!

Take control NOW to prevent or manage chronic disease!

DATE: May 1st, 2014 - June 12th, 2014 (Class is once a week on Thursday)

TIME: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Class is open to all ages, 18+

Program Benefits:
....Sample healthy foods
....A cookbook, water bottle, and spice jar for you to keep
....Information to help you control sodium, fat, and added sugar
....6 engaging and interactive sessions

For more information or to sign up, contact:
Casey S. Stevens, FCS Extension Agent
(252) 747-5831

on 2 calendars Scotland County NCCES Centennial Celebration Thu May 1, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Laurinburg Presbyterian Church, West Church Street, Laurinburg, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Join Scotland County Cooperative Extension and elected officials as we gather to celebrate 100 years of Cooperative Extension in Scotland County.

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


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

Cherokee County Center 4-H Sewing Class Thu May 1, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Mountain Folk Center, Hwy 64, Murphy, NC
— 6 days away

Youth learn basic sewing life skills. For more information or to learn how to participate in the classes contact Teresa Goley at 828-837-2210 or at teresa_goley@ncsu.edu
http://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/profile/teresa-goley/

McDowell County Center Extension Master Gardener Training Thu May 1, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Extension Conference Room
— 6 days away

The Extension Master Gardener Training is a program where trainees increase their knowledge about plants, pests, landscaping, and gardening. It is a 40-hr training program. We meet for 13 weeks for 3 hours. After training, the Extension Master Gardener intern gives back 40 hours of volunteer time to the county. Topics include: soils, fertilizers, pruning, plant propagation, vegetable gardening, landscape design, lawns, weeds, plant diseases, insects, lawns, integrated pest management, etc. Call 828-652-8104 for more information.

Jackson County Center JAM Thu May 1, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM — 7 days away
Cabarrus County Center City of Kannapolis Farmer's Market Thu May 1, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Corner of Vance Street and Loop Road, Kannapolis, NC 28081
— 7 days away

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

Craven County Center Neon Ninjas 4-H Club Meeting Thu May 1, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
MCCS Community Center, Cherry Point MCAS
— 7 days away

For more information about this meeting, call 252.466.4831

New Hanover County Center 4-H Quilting Thu May 1, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 7 days away

NHC Cooperative Extension
The Arboretum/Training Room

Northampton County Center 4-H Centennial Celebration Registration Due Thu May 1, 2014 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Northampton County Cooperative Extension, 9495 NC Hwy 305, Jackson, NC 27845
— 7 days away

Please let us know if you will be able to join us for the Cooperative Extension Centennial Celebrations held May 19-20, 2014 in Raleigh, NC

Richmond County Center Hitchcock Creek Community Garden Workshop Thu May 1, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
615 Steele St, Rockingham, NC, United States
— 7 days away
Robeson County Center All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts Club Meeting Thu May 1, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Office
— 7 days away

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

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Thu May 1, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 7 days away

Participants learn that loving money means taking care of it. By starting with basic budgeting and working through spending, credit, getting out of debt and wealthy building; this series leads participants through a process on which to build a financial future. Classes held at the Johnston County Extension Office. Please call 919-989-5380 to register.

Anson County Center 4-H Fashion Revue & Creative Talent Show Thu May 1, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 7 days away
Columbus County Center Cook Smart/Eat Smart --- 4 evenings (Apr 3, 17, 24, and May 1) --- $20 Registration Thu May 1, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472
— 7 days away

Classes are April 3, 17, 24, and May 1st, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost $20 per person
Contact Meleah Collier to pre-register
Phone: 910-640-6605

on 5 calendars Proper Hand Tool Care - Second Session Thu May 1, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Henderson County Extension Office, 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792
— 7 days away

Media Contact: Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent, Commercial Vegetables
Phone: 828-697-4891
Email: craig_mauney@ncsu.edu
Event Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Henderson County Cooperative Extension Office
Speaker: Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent, Commercial Vegetables
Registration required: Register by contacting Ivy_Olson@ncsu.edu or craig_mauney@ncsu.edu, 828-697-4891
Cost: Free

Please include our event in the calendar of your organization

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm in the Assembly Room at the Henderson County Extension Office Agriculture Area Agent, Craig Mauney will present a 2-hour lecture on Proper Care of Tools. Craig will demonstrate cleaning and care of hand tools used on the farm and in the garden. Sharpening tools as well as tool safety will be included in the lecture. Contact Ivy Olson with the Henderson Cooperative Extension office for more information concerning this presentation and to register.

Cabarrus County Center 4-H: Visit Diamond 'B' Horse Speciality Club Thu May 1, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Diamond B Stables, 6050 Rocky River Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 7 days away

Speciality is horses but owning a horse is not required to join.
Contact Cynthia "Boo" Matthews at 980-521-5297, diamondbsaddle@gmail.com
or Catherine Whitaker at 704-298-4153, 980-521-1452, kittycatiecat@yahoo.com
For youth ages 5 up to 18 years old. Meets 1st AND 3rd Thursday of each month at
6:30 pm at Diamond B Stables, 6050 Rocky River Road, Concord, NC 28025

Durham County Center Birds, Bees & Butterflies - Extension Gardener Series Thu May 1, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC, United States
— 7 days away

Invite birds, bees, & butterflies into your garden. Taught by Master Gardener Faye McNaull. Class is free/ registration is required. Sara Smith 919-668-1707
gardenseducation@duke.edu

Gaston County Center Wire-Wrap Woven Earrings Thu May 1, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola Street, Gastonia, NC, United States
— 7 days away

Registration Fee: $12.00 each class or $20.00 for both. Supplies furnished (additional supplies available for purchase at a discounted class price.) Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 17th. Instructor: Deni Patrignelli. Each evening you will use different wire-wrapping and weaving techniques. the second evening will use different wire-wrapping and weaving techniques to create a different pair of earrings. Call 704.865.3291 to register.

Randolph County Center Master Gardener Training Classes Thu May 1, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Randolph County Extension Office, 112 W Walker Ave., Asheboro, NC 27203
— 7 days away

Do you enjoy gardening and love to share your skills and knowledge with others? If so, you may enjoy becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service. The Master Gardener Program involves 14 training sessions followed by the completion of 40 hours of volunteer educational service. Ranging from basic plant biology to micro-propagation and disease control, Master Gardener volunteers will learn everything they need to educate the public about horticultural practices and environmental stewardship. The 2014 Master Gardener Training classes will be held Thursday Evenings from 6:30-9:30 pm. Individual sessions may be open to the public when space is available. Interested Gardeners should contact Ben Grandon at (336) 318-6000 for more information.

Swain County Center In-Step Line Dancing Thu May 1, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Auditorium), 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City, NC
— 7 days away

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

Line Dancing FLYER: https://docs.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/file/d/0Bxn0rAl4KbIZdkhmSHo4YXJHRW8/edit

Richmond County Center Ag Agents Meeting Fri May 2 (All Day Event) — 7 days away
Rockingham County Center RSVP for NC 4-H Congress to 4-H office Fri May 2 (All Day Event) — 7 days away
Clay County Center Tomato Day Fri May 2, 2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM — 1 week away
Davie County Center Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale Fri May 2, 2014 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Across from the Davie Co. Cooperative Extension Center on S. Main St, Mocksville
— 1 week away

Please come support the main fundraiser for the Master Gardener Scholarship fund. High quality plants at low prices. Master Gardeners will be there to answer questions on plants, where to plant them, how to plant them and how to care for them. Container gardens and other prizes given away each hour. Come at 8:00AM for the best selection!

Currituck County Center County Health & Wellness Meeting Fri May 2, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM — 1 week away

meeting starts at 8:15
contact Olivia

Currituck County Center Shawboro Elementary Planting Project Fri May 2, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — 1 week away

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

Caldwell County Center 4-H Alumni Meet and Greet Fri May 2, 2014 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Tractor Supply Company, Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir, NC, United States
— 1 week away


Caldwell County 4-H Youth Development program staff (Darlene Berry, Lisa Deal, and Diana Ford) will be hosting a 4-H Alumni Meet and Greet event at Tractor Supply Company on Friday, May 2 from 11:30 am to 1:00pm.
Please come meet us, share your 4-H experience and history, and enjoy a piece of cake. Tractor Supply Company supports 4-H through the Green Clover Campaign, April 23rd through May 4.

Currituck County Center Health and Fitness Day Fri May 2, 2014 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917
— 1 week away

contact Olivia Jones 252-232-2261
olivia_jones@ncsu.edu

Franklin County Center Leadership & the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Fri May 2, 2014 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 1 week away

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Cooperative Extension Leadership class is here! If you haven't heard, we are bringing one of the most dynamic training programs for personal and professional effectiveness ever developed to our area (yes, the RTP, Chapel Hill and Durham folks are green with envy but are welcome to make the drive)!

This official world-class course normally costs thousands of dollars but we bring it to you at cost: for $140 for all 14 weeks. This investment will help you define yourself and unleash your inner potential. The results are increased leadership skills; improved relationships of trust; achievement of work/life balance.

Originally designed for Fortune 500 companies, the course truly challenges people to become more proactive, to learn to continuously begin with the end in mind, put and keep first things first, balance courage with consideration, go for win/win, become synergistic and more.

We take each area in bite size weekly chunks and deliver it on Fridays during lunch from January to May (some folks take a lunch plus one hour of annual leave; others have their company approve the time for professional development).

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent & Licensed Franklin Covey Facilitator Rachel Monteverdi will teach the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Leadership course on Fridays from 12- 2 pm.

The registration is at the link below. Please share widely with others. The class begins on Friday, JANUARY 30th at noon, and remember: Bring your lunch, arrive on time and prepare to be challenged! Call our office to sign up now – 919-496-3344 - 103 South Bickett Blvd. in Louisburg, NC.
http://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/2014/01/announcements-for-home-family/

Topics covered: Principles of personal vision
Principles of personal leadership
Principles of personal management
Principles of interpersonal leadership
Principles of empathetic communication
Principles of creative cooperation
Principles of self renewal

North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, the two Universities welcome all persons without regard to sexual orientation or marital status. Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Rachel Monteverdi at 919.496.3344 or email rachel_monteverdi@ncsu.edu or fax 919.496.0222 or appear in person at the Franklin County Extension Office at least 5 days prior to the event registration deadline.

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New Hanover County Center Youth EFNEP at DC Virgo Fri May 2, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM — 1 week away
New Hanover County Center Youth EFNEP at DC Virgo Fri May 2, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM — 1 week away
Wilkes County Center Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program Fri May 2, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Wilkes Express YMCA, West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC
— 1 week away

Due to overwhelming response, a second Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program will be offered. For more information, contact the Wilkes County Center at 336-651-7330.

Johnston County Center Yam Thing Contest Entries Taken Fri May 2, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Corner of Johnston & 2nd Streets, Behind the Courthouse in Smithfield
— 1 week away
Onslow County Center "Food, Land & People" Curriculum Fri May 2, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex (Craft Room)
— 1 week away

AUDIENCE: Teachers & Homeschool Parents. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Diana Rashash) or 252-222-6376 (Pat Curley)

Sampson County Center Happy Feet Club Meeting Fri May 2, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 1 week away
Caldwell County Center District Activity Day Sat May 3 (All Day Event) Where:
Haywood Community College, Freedlander Drive, Clyde, NC, United States
— 1 week away

District opportunity for Caldwell Co 4-H youth to bring their presentation to the next level of competition. You will be invited to this opportunity following your presentation at County Presentation Day, April 5. Expect a call from 4-H/FCS Agent, Darlene Berry on Monday, April 7th.

Currituck County Center Northeast District 4-H Horse Show Sat May 3- Mon May 5, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Williamston, NC
— 1 week away

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

Halifax County Center 4-H Northeast District Horse Show Sat May 3- Mon May 5, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Bob Martin Agricultural Center, Williamston, VA
— 1 week away
Jackson County Center District Activity Day Sat May 3 (All Day Event) Where:
Haywood Community College
— 1 week away
Rowan County Center SCD 4-H District Activity Day Sat May 3 (All Day Event) — 1 week away
Stanly County Center 4-H South Central District Activity Day Sat May 3 (All Day Event) Where:
Gaston County
— 1 week away
Caldwell County Center Caldwell County Farmer's Market- Opening Day Sat May 3, 2014 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Caldwell Library Parking Lot
— 1 week away

The Caldwell County Farmers Market opens the first Saturday in May at 6:00am. Come out and be part of the fun, meet local growers, and go home with great locally grown produce. For more information contact Market Manager Randy Vance at .

Transylvania County Center NC 4-H West District Day Sat May 3, 2014 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Haywood County
— 1 week away

NC 4-H West District Day in Haywood County

Davidson County Center Lexington Farmers Market - Opening Day Sat May 3, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
129 South Railroad Street, Lexington, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Gaston County Center 4-H District Activity Day Sat May 3, 2014 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Gaston College, U.S. 321, Dallas, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Halifax County Center Meat Animal Show and Sale Arena Clean Up Sat May 3, 2014 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Eastern Carolina Livestock Arena, 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount, NC
— 1 week away

Clean up after the show and sale. PARTICIPANTS: please bring rakes, wheelbarrows, pitchforks, and other tools if you can. Thanks!

Local Food Plant the Pavement! Urban Agriculture Workshop Series Sat May 3, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Where:
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Urban Ag Training Center at 500 Hoke St. in Southeast Raleigh
— 1 week away

with Will Allen, MacArthur Genius Award winner
& founder of Growing Power

Learn how to...
Cultivate MUSHROOMS
Grow and market MICROGREENS year-round!
Build soil through COMPOSTING and VERMICULTURE
Build AQUAPONICS systems to grow fish and vegetables
Construct a HOOP HOUSE for growing year-round

No previous experience in agriculture necessary!

Online registration, workshop schedule and session details are available at
http://www.rsvpbook.com/2014plantthepavement

Mecklenburg County Center Ask A Master Gardener Sat May 3, 2014 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 1 week 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

Yadkin County Center Spring Litter Sweep Sat May 3, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Meet at County Parking Lot
— 1 week away

If you would like to participate in this Litter Sweep, please contact us at one of the emails listed below. Help Yadkin County stay Clean & Green.
Coleen Church - colleen_church@ncsu.edu
Crystal Sprague - cryspr2001@yahoo.com
Megan Pack-Brown - pack.megan@yahoo.com

Johnston County Center Yam Thing Contest Entries Sat May 3, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Corner of Johnston & 2nd Streets, Behind Courthouse in Smithfield
— 1 week away
Cabarrus County Center Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" Open Sat May 3, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 1 week away

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

Greene County Center Strawberries -- Food Demonstration Sat May 3, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, 470 Highway 13 South, Snow Hill, NC
— 1 week away

Holly Blake, a NC Cooperative Extension Program Assistant will be joining us at the farmers market to demonstrate the nutritional value and wonderful taste of strawberry recipes.

Greene County Center Greene County Library Children's Book Sale Sat May 3, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, 470 Highway 13 South, Snow Hill, NC
— 1 week away

The Greene County Library will be sponsoring a Children's Book Sale (prices range from 50 cents to $1.00). You must present a library card to purchase (if you do not have a library card you will be able to sign up for one at the market if you have the following information:
You must be 18 and have a picture ID with your address.

Onslow County Center "Food, Lane & People" Curriculum Sat May 3, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex (Craft Room)
— 1 week away

AUDIENCE: Teachers & Homeschool Parents. No fee to attend. For more information call 910-455-5873 (Diana Rashash) or 252-222-6376 (Pat Curley)

Durham County Center Growing Tomatoes and Okra Sat May 3, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Durham Garden Center, 4536 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC
— 1 week away

Growing tomatoes & okra are Southern traditions. Come and learn how to grow these two staples of the Southern Garden. This seminar will also include advice on how to modify Durham's soil for success in the garden. Taught by Master Gardener Charles Murphy. Class is free/Registration is required. 919-384-7526 ann3dgc@gmail.com

Lee County Center Organic Gardening Workday Sat May 3, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education Center
— 1 week away

This workday will consist of planting our vegetables and laying mulch. Additional group activities will be scheduled as the season continues.

Union County Center LEARN As You GROW: Community Garden Project Sat May 3, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 1 week away

The LEARN As You GROW community garden project is a collaborative effort with the NC Cooperative Extension in Union County and the Town of Wingate.

Families wanting the opportunity to participate in this 12-week long gardening "adventure" will be given a 4' X 8' raised bed plot on the grounds of the Union County Agricultural Center at 3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC. GROW: Participants will receive seeds and plants; the use of tools; and access to a specialist for advice. LEARN: Participants can sign up for gardening workshops (for both adults and youth) and for special cooking and food preservation workshops that will be offered throughout the summer.

Cost per family: $105.00 per family

Spaces are limited, so sign up NOW! For more information or to reserve your gardening space, contact the Union County Cooperative Extension office at 704-283-3801.

The LEARN As You GROW project will kick-off on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10:00 - Noon. Sign up for a plot and come to the kick-off at the Agricultural Center. A great opportunity...one you won't want to miss! (If gardening plots are still available, participants can join the LEARN As You GROW community garden project at any time throughout the season...until all plots are taken. So even if the kick-off event in April has passed, call to see if plots are still available.)

Project Collaborators:

NC Cooperative Extension - Union County: Dustin Adcock (Local Foods) , Laura Byrd (4-H) Sally McNeill (Family and Consumer Sciences)

Town of Wingate

Caldwell County Center Tractor Supply Company Event Sat May 3, 2014 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Tractor Supply Company Lenoir, NC
— 1 week away

Saturday, May 3rd from 12:30-2:00pm, Caldwell 4-H Giddy on Up Club will be handing out free cookies. Please come by to meet 4-H members, learn about the NC 4-H Horse Program, and all that 4-H youth development has to offer.

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

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

Robeson County Center St. Paul's 4-H Pony Club Meeting Sat May 3, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
St. Pauls
— 1 week 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.

Durham County Center Simple Drip Irrigation for Container Gardens Sat May 3, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
North Regional Library, 221 Milton Road, Durham, NC
— 1 week away

Reduce watering chores by installing a simple drip irrigation system. Class is free/registration in required. Shelley Geyer 919-560-0237

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

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

Caldwell County Center 4-H West District Horse Show Sun May 4 (All Day Event) Where:
WNC Agriculture Center, Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC, United States
— 1 week away

Contact Person: Lisa Deal 757.1257 lisa_deal@ncsu.edu

Jackson County Center WD Horse Show Sun May 4 (All Day Event) — 1 week away
Local Food Plant the Pavement! Urban Agriculture Workshop Series Sun May 4, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Urban Ag Training Center at 500 Hoke St. in Southeast Raleigh
— 1 week away

with Will Allen, MacArthur Genius Award winner
& founder of Growing Power

Learn how to...
Cultivate MUSHROOMS
Grow and market MICROGREENS year-round!
Build soil through COMPOSTING and VERMICULTURE
Build AQUAPONICS systems to grow fish and vegetables
Construct a HOOP HOUSE for growing year-round

No previous experience in agriculture necessary!

Online registration, workshop schedule and session details are available at
http://www.rsvpbook.com/2014plantthepavement

Transylvania County Center NC 4-H West District Horse Show Sun May 4, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Ag Center
— 1 week away

District horse show May 4 at Ag Center

Currituck County Center Fancy Feathers 4-H Club Meeting Sun May 4, 2014 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Currituck County Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point, NC 27966
— 1 week away

contact: Stephanie Minton, 232-2262
stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu

Jackson County Center GC2 Sun May 4, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 1 week away
Carteret County Center Piedmont Regional Goat and Sheep Producer Training and FAMACHA Training and Parasite Management Mon May 5 (All Day Event) Where:
Guilford County Extension Barn, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
— 1 week away

Pre-Registration is required by April 25th
Contact Lauren Langley at 336-266-0702 or email: lauren_langley@ncsu.edu

9:00am - 12:00pm
* Body Condition Scoring
* Hoof Trimming Demonstration
* Herd Health Basics
* Fecal Egg Counting

1:00pm - 4:00pm
FAMACHA Training and Parasite Management
$12:00

Currituck County Center 2014 North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Conference Mon May 5- Thu May 8, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Winston-Salem, N.C
— 1 week away

Currituck County Master Gardeners:

All interested gardeners are invited to the 2014 North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Conference coming up May 5-7 in Winston-Salem, N.C. Keynote speakers Joe Lamp'l (Growing a Greener World) and Dr. Robert Lyons will headline the event, which also features a choice of 20 concurrent educational sessions along with garden and winery tours all guaranteed to boost your enthusiasm and expand your gardening knowledge. This is a perfect opportunity to clock those required educational hours!

Visit http://www.northcarolinamastergardener.org/ for all the program details, including optional tours and workshops, as well as information on hotel accommodations and registration. Be sure to join us on Facebook for regular updates.

We hope to see you in May!

For more information contact: Debbie Kelso, 232-2262 or deborah_kelso@ncsu.edu