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Saturday, 05/28/2016

Coös County Sharp Shooters 4-H Group
Saturday, 05/28/2016 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Join us at the Groveton Fish & Game Club Range, Lost Nation Road, Groveton. Youth age 8-18 are welcome, learn firearm safety. 

This group meets the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month. 

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Location

  • Groveton Fish & Game Club, 1100 Lost Nation Road, Northumberland, NH, 03582

Sunday, 05/29/2016

Tagging for New Hampshire Livestock Show and Auction
Sunday, 05/29/2016 (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tagging ONLY, this does not count as an educational workshop. The first-ever New Hampshire 4- H Livestock Show and Auction is slated for the Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair this September. The event expands on the successful Market Lamb Program by adding beef, swine, and goats. The event helps 4-H youth build their animal science and small-business skills as they get their project animals ready for market.

 

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Location

  • 4-H Youth Center, 15 Hilldale Lane, New Boston, NH, 03070

Strafford County Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale
Sunday, 05/29/2016 (10:00 AM - 02:00 PM)

The Strafford County Master Gardener Association will be holding their annual plant sale rain or shine on Sunday, May 29th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Durham Town Hall parking lot on Newmarket Road in Durham.

 

Locally grown annuals, herbs, perennials and trees will be available to the public at discounted prices.

 

Strafford County Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening and planting questions and offer soil testing information.

 

Proceeds from this annual plant sale provide financial support for Strafford County gardening projects.

 

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Location

  • Durham Town Hall, 8 Newmarket Road (Rte. 108), Durham, NH, 03824

Monday, 05/30/2016

Rockingham County Office Closed
Monday, 05/30/2016 (All day)

University of New Hampshire Offices Closed.

Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

OFFICE CLOSED - Memorial Day
Monday, 05/30/2016 (All day)

Tuesday, 05/31/2016

Nutrition for Preschoolers – Let’s Read About Healthy Eating!
Tuesday, 05/31/2016 (10:00 AM - 10:30 AM)

Tuesdays: April 19, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Each session will begin with reading a children’s book about healthy eating, trying new foods, or keeping germs away! The session will also include physical activity and a food-tasting activity. This program is open to participants in the Raymond Head Start program.

Location

  • Raymond Head Start, 108 Fremont Road, Raymond, NH, 03077

Belknap County Advisory Council Meeting
Tuesday, 05/31/2016 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

Agenda items:

 

Staff Evaluations?

 

Administrative Staff attending:

 

Location

  • Belknap County Complex, 34 County Drive, Laconia, NH, 03246

Wednesday, 06/01/2016

Deadline: Intent to Show Forms Online Registration for Sheep, Goats, Swine, Small Animals, Poultry, and Beef Due
Wednesday, 06/01/2016 (All day)

(Note earlier deadline for Beef going to ESE.)

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Cooking Matters for Families
Wednesday, 06/01/2016 (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

Wednesdays: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22. Cooking Matters for Families is a six-week cooking series for children and families. Participants will learn the basic cooking skills necessary to prepare healthy, low cost meals and develop healthy eating habits at home, school, and when eating out. 

Location

  • Iber Holmes Gove Middle School, 1 Stephen Batchelder Parkway, Raymond, NH, 03077

Teen Conference Orientation
Wednesday, 06/01/2016 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

This is a mandatory meeting for all Cheshire County members going to Teen Conference.

Location

  • Winchester Elementary, 85 Parker St., Winchester, NH, 03470

Thursday, 06/02/2016

Nutrition for Preschoolers – Let’s Read About Healthy Eating!
Thursday, 06/02/2016 (09:30 AM - 10:30 AM)

Thursdays: April 21, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2. Each session will begin with reading a children’s book about healthy eating, trying new foods, or keeping germs away! The session will also include physical activity and a food-tasting activity. This program is open to participants in the Portsmouth Head Start program.

Location

  • Portsmouth Head Start, Portsmouth Community Campus, 100 Campus Drive, #22, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Nutrition for Preschoolers – Let’s Read About Healthy Eating!
Thursday, 06/02/2016 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Thursdays: April 21, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2. Each session will begin with reading a children’s book about healthy eating, trying new foods, or keeping germs away! The session will also include physical activity and a food-tasting activity. This program is open to participants in the Seacoast Head Start program.

Location

  • Seacoast Head Start, Centre School, 53 Winnacunnet Road, Hampton, NH, 03842

Say Yes To Fresh Fruit & Veggies At The Farmers Market
Thursday, 06/02/2016 (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Plan to join us for a fun informative & interactive workshop promoting fresh fruits and vegetables.

 

See event flyer for more details!

 

 

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Merrimack County Advisory Council
Thursday, 06/02/2016 (06:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

End of season meeting starts with a potluck at the home of a member in Concord, NH - 6 PM. Followed by the meeting from 7 - 8:30 PM:

 

7 PM - NEED SOMEONE TO VOLUNTEER FOR MINUTE TAKING for June and September meetings

7:10 - Nominating Committee - Nomination of officers and members for 2016-2017; renewal of terms for 3 members

7:25 - September meeting date - Thurs, Sept 8th here at the Extension office, potluck by staff at 6 pm, followed by meeting 7 - 8:30 PM

7:40 - County Office Administrator Report (Tim Fleury) & Budget update - update on Deb Cheever's retirement party on June 24th.

8:30 - Adjourn

Monadnock Shooting Sports 4-H Club
Thursday, 06/02/2016 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

The Monadnock 4-H Shooting Sports Club meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 6 to 8 pm at the Peterborough Sportsman Club indoor range. This program is open to all 4-Hers interested in shooting sports.  Must be 8 years or older to participate.  Contact the Hillsborough County 4-H office for more information.

Location

  • Peterborough Sportsman's Club, 209 Old Peterborough Rd, Dublin, NH, 03444

Friday, 06/03/2016

Managing Habitat for Ruffed Grouse (Even if you don't have aspen!)
Friday, 06/03/2016 (08:30 AM - 01:30 PM)

Workshop Description:

Learn about grouse ecology and habitat management to benefit grouse, other young forest wildlife, and mature forest wildlife on this property tour and field discussion. Bring your own lunch for lunch in the field.  

 

Agenda:

8:30 – 9:00       Registration

9:00 – 9:15       Introductions and property overview

9:15 – 10:00     Overview of grouse ecology and habitat management

10:00 – 10:15   Break

10:15 – 12:15   Property Tours and field discussion of managing habitat to benefit grouse, other young forest wildlife, and mature forest wildlife.

12:15-12:45     Lunch in the field (bring your own)

12:45-1:30       Continue field discussion

1:30                 Adjourn

 

SAF Category 1–3.5 CFE’s
PLP 4.0 credits

 

REGISTER HERE

Directions:
From Route 10 in Marlow, take 123A West. After 4.9 miles, in South Acworth, right onto Hill Road. Fol-low Hill Road for 2.1 miles to the five-way intersection in the Town of Acworth. Turn left onto Charlestown Road. After 1.8 miles turn right onto Black North Road. Go about 1 mile to woodlot gate on right (N 43.24980, W 72.32214). Follow signs to the workshop. Note: Some GPS units show that Black North Road is accessible from the north but the only passable access is from Charlestown Road.

 

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Location

  • Fred Ernst Property, Black North Rd., Acworth, NH, 03601

Drip Irrigation Twilight Meeting
Friday, 06/03/2016 (03:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

 

 

The purpose of this meeting is to review what drip irrigation options and strategies vegetable and fruit growers should be considering for the coming growing season.  We will be presenting a hands-on demonstration on setting up a drip irrigation system.  Starting from the pond to the field describing the various components of the drip irrigation system, fertigation and chemigation will be discussed.

 

Speakers include: Trevor Hardy (Brookdale), Bill Lamont (Penn State University), Bill Wolfram (Toro), Chelsea Smith (BASF), Chad Cochrane (NRCS), Nate Nourse (Nourse Nursery), Tom Matt (Kifco), George Hamilton (UNH CE) and others.

 

3.5 PAT Credits have been approved for this meeting

 

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Location

  • Brookdale Fruit Farm, 36 Broad Street, Hollis, NH, 03049

Belknap County 4-H Jr. Gardener SPIN Program
Friday, 06/03/2016 (05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

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Location

  • Christopher's Residence, 38 Kensington Drive, Laconia, NH, 03246

Saturday, 06/04/2016

State 4-H Activities Day
Saturday, 06/04/2016 (All day)

Location

  • Manchester Community College, 1066 Front Street, Manchester, NH,

New Hampshire 4-H Horse Communications Contest
Saturday, 06/04/2016 (All day)

At State Activities Day.


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Location

  • UNH - Durham, Durham, NH, 03824

New Hampshire 4-H Achievement Awards Presentation
Saturday, 06/04/2016 (All day)

At State Activities Day.

 

Website

Location

  • UNH - Durham, Durham, NH, 03824

NH Professional Loggers Program Mechanized Harvesting: Cut to Length
Saturday, 06/04/2016 (08:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

Course Content:
Learn what makes Cut to Length harvesting distinctly different from other harvest systems utilized in the northeast. Topics will include machine details, operating procedures, systems maintenance and troubleshooting, operating costs and “must have” items for a complete CTL toolbox. Location of this workshop is subject to change. Please make sure we have your contact information.

 


Instructors:
Steve Patten, NHTOA
Wade Paight, Cutting Edge Timber Harvesting

 
Class size is limited please sign up early. Please visit the website for class status: www.nhtoa.org
Register for Classes: Phone: (603) 224-9699 Please have your credit card and expiration date handy.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.


Mail to:
NHTOA, 54 Portsmouth St. Concord, N.H. 03301
CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS, VISA, MASTER CARD, DISCOVER CARD ACCEPTED

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Location

  • Bigelow Hill Road, Troy, NH,

Hike at Harvey Forest
Saturday, 06/04/2016 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Join us for a hike at Harvey Forest to celebrate National Trails Day on June 4th! Meet in Epping at the end of French Road to explore this beautiful property. The hike will be led by UNH Cooperative Extension Field Specialist/Southeast Land Trust board member Emma Tutein. 

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Master Gardener's Plant Sale
Saturday, 06/04/2016 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Sunday, 06/05/2016

Colts & Fillies 4-H Horse Show
Sunday, 06/05/2016 (All day)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come celebrate the sport of horseback riding with the Colts and Fillies 4-H Club
-Enjoy our refreshments-
-Continue to celebrate Alstead’s public horse ring-

Rain or Shine!

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Location

  • Millot Green, Alstead, NH, 03602


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