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Monday, 09/22/2014

Collaborate Demo
(02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)

This session will offer the opportunity to use and learn about Blackboard Collaborate, a videoconferencing system available to all Extension staff. Some of the features include:

  • Participation by public
  • Video and audio
  • Screensharing
  • Whiteboard
  • Chat
  • Breakout rooms
  • Recording

While this won't be a step-by-step training, staff that anticipate the need to use webinars / videoconferencing in their programming are encouraged to attend.

Cooking Matters for Kids
(04:00 PM - 05:30 PM)

Mondays: September 22 - November 3. Open to New Franklin School participants. In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat.

Location

  • New Franklin School, 1 Franklin Drive, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Tuesday, 09/23/2014

Eastern States Exposition
(All day)

Friday, September 12 - Sunday, September 28.


Website

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Eastern States Exposition 4-H Beef and Working Steer Show
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

UNH Admissions Open House
(All day)


See what being a UNH Wildcat is all about!


On Saturday, September 27, the University of New Hampshire will hold an Open House for high school students and their families. This will be a great opportunity for you to learn about academics, student life, financial assistance, and other topics at New Hampshire’s flagship university. Learn more and register.

The Stewardship Network: New England Southeast Hub Meeting
(08:30 AM - 10:30 AM)

1st Floor Meeting Room. Join us for our fall Southeast Hub Meeting to discuss regional stewardship issues.

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Location

  • Lee Public Safety Complex, 20 George Bennett Road, Lee, NH, 03861

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

SAFE reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. SAFE workshops provide food safety training for new employees and refresher information for more experienced staff. The 2 hour workshop uses practical discussion and hands-on demonstrations to help participants apply safe food handling practices in the workplace. SAFE participants receive fact sheets and a certificate of attendance.

Location

  • NH Food Bank, 700 E. Industrial Drive, Manchester, NH, 03109

Rockingham County 4-H Horse Leaders Association Meeting
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM, no meeting in December.

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Location

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

Wednesday, 09/24/2014

Eastern States Exposition
(All day)

Friday, September 12 - Sunday, September 28.


Website

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Eastern States Exposition 4-H Beef and Working Steer Show
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

UNH Admissions Open House
(All day)


See what being a UNH Wildcat is all about!


On Saturday, September 27, the University of New Hampshire will hold an Open House for high school students and their families. This will be a great opportunity for you to learn about academics, student life, financial assistance, and other topics at New Hampshire’s flagship university. Learn more and register.

NH Food Strategy Regional Gathering-Carroll County
(07:30 AM - 11:00 AM)

The Future of New Hampshire's Food System needs YOU!

If you spend your professional or civic life focused on food or the food system, please attend a regional gathering to connect with others
and shape our network and strategy. All are welcome.


Attend a regional gathering in your area to

  • have the opportunity to shape a state-wide Food Strategy to better our food system
  • learn about trends, data, challenges, and innovations in our food system
  • network with others doing work in the food system
  • and identify some actions for reaching our food system goals
At Camp Calumet Conference Center
1090 Ossipee Lake Rd, West Ossipee, NH 03890


Location

  • Camp Calumet, 1090 Ossipee Lake Rd., West Ossipee, NH, 03890

Contemporary Coastal Issues Sunset Sail: 48 Years of Marine Science Education
(05:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Speaker: Jennifer Seavey, Shoals Marine Lab.

 

Website

Location

  • Prescott Park, 105 Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Putting the Garden to Bed
(07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

UNH Cooperative Extension Master Gardener, Cindy Saka, will discuss what you  need to do to put your garden to bed for winter. Pruning, mulching, amending soils, composting, clean-up, as well as fall harvesting will be included.

 

 

 

 

Location

  • Chichester Town Library, 161 Main Street, Chichester, NH, 03238

Thursday, 09/25/2014

Eastern States Exposition
(All day)

Friday, September 12 - Sunday, September 28.


Website

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Eastern States Exposition 4-H Dairy Goat Show
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

138th Deerfield Fair
(All day)

The 138th Annual Deerfield Fair is Thursday, September 25 through Sunday, September 28, 2014. At Deerfield Fair, the finished results of 4-H member and volunteer leader efforts are on display, emphasizing practical life skills through a broad variety of projects and activities through the 4-H Positive Youth Development program. These projects are displayed in the 4-H building, and the livestock barns and show rings.


Exhibit Building Clean-up Saturday September 20, 2014 at 9:00am  

Animal Exhibitor entry deadline Monday September 1, 2014

Building Exhibitor entry deadline Monday September 8, 2014

 

Entry information

Location

  • Deerfield Fairgrounds -34 Stage Road, 34 Stage Road, Deerfield, NH, 03037

UNH Admissions Open House
(All day)


See what being a UNH Wildcat is all about!


On Saturday, September 27, the University of New Hampshire will hold an Open House for high school students and their families. This will be a great opportunity for you to learn about academics, student life, financial assistance, and other topics at New Hampshire’s flagship university. Learn more and register.

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

New Hampshire Firewood Update
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

Firewood Dealers Informational Workshop
Keep Up to Date with Changes in the Firewood Industry

This workshop provides an opportunity for firewood dealers to learn the latest information about wood science, buying and selling firewood, forest pests and firewood quarantines. Speakers will include: Kyle Lombard, of the NH Division of Forest and Lands; Piera Siegert, Jeff Wentworth and Dennis Marquis of the NH Department of Agriculture; and Sarah Smith and Tim Fleury from UNH Cooperative Extension.

 

Call Mary West at (603) 796-2151 to register.

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Location

  • Merrimack County UNHCE Office, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
(02:30 PM - 04:00 PM)

SAFE reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. SAFE workshops provide food safety training for new employees and refresher information for more experienced staff. The 2 hour workshop uses practical discussion and hands-on demonstrations to help participants apply safe food handling practices in the workplace. SAFE participants receive fact sheets and a certificate of attendance.

Location

  • Bedford School District SAU office, 103 County Road, Bedford, NH, 03110

Emerald Ash Borer & Conservation Easements
(05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

Learn how to identify Emerald Ash Borer beetle and how you can respond. This workshop is designed for owners of conserved lands and easement monitors. Participants will observe Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in the field, learn to identify ash trees, learn what can be done to help and discuss what Merrimack County EAB quarantine might mean for you.

To register please call: Annarie Van Coesant at: 862-1028 or email: annarie.vancoesant@unh.edu

Refreshments will be served.

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Location

  • Conservation Center - Forest Society, 54 Portsmouth St., Concord, NH, 03301

Making Money Work For You
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

This six-part webinar series is designed to help participants:

  • Gain control over spending
  • Develop a plan to achieve financial goals
  • Reduce expenses and debt
  • Increase savings
  • Understand insurance needs

Participant must attend all six sessions on Thursdays:  September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 2014.

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Location

  • Webinar Online, NH,

Preserving Your Harvest: The Basics of Preserving Food Safely
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Join us this summer for one of UNH Cooperative Extension's home food preservation workshops!

 

We'll cover the latest research-based methods and recipes, answer questions, and share experiences about these topics:

  • an overview of preserving food safely at home
  • jams and jellies
  • pickling
  • canning fruits and vegetables
  • freezing and drying food

 

This workshop is presented by Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist, Food & Ag.

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Location

  • New Durham Library, 2 Old Bay Road, New Durham, NH, 03855


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