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Monday, 03/09/2015

Mindful Me meets Nutrition Ninjas
(03:30 PM - 05:00 PM)

Mondays: January 26, February 2, 9, 16, March 2, 9 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM. 

Join us in preparing delicious foods and incorporating mindful practice (paying attention, being present and aware), mind/body exercise, and creative activities such as art and music. Open to Raymond Middle School students.

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Location

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

Rockingham County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Agenda items:

 

Staff Evaluations:

Joe Drake & Rick Alleva

 

Administrative Staff attending:

Mike Young, Youth & Family Team Leader

Location

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

Sullivan County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

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Staff Evaluations:  Sandy Trybulski

Administration Attending:



Location

  • Sullivan County UNHCE Office, 24 Main Street, Newport, NH, 03773

Cheshire County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Agenda items:

- Budget/Extension Updates

- Set dates for 2015 AC meetings

 

Staff Evaluations: Steve Roberge and Carl Majewski

 

Administrative Staff attending:

Amy Quellette, Program Team Leader, Food & Agriculture

Jeff Schloss, Program Team Leader, Natural Resources

Location

  • Cheshire County Old Courthouse, 12 Court St., keene, NH, 03431

Tuesday, 03/10/2015

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

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
(09:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety certification program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). This one-day course provides the latest science-based information on food safety and best practices in the industry.

Participants will learn how foodborne bacteria contaminate food and the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook and serve food for their customers.

 

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager coursebook prior to class. At the end of the course, the national ServSafe certification exam will be administered. Participants passing the exam with a grade of 75% or higher will receive ServSafe® Food Safety Certification from NRAEF. Certification is valid for five years.

 

Instructor: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist

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Location

  • Granite State College, 53 Technology Lane, Suite 150, Conway, NH, 03818

Conquer the Kitchen
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Tuesdays: March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14. Learn cooking basics and how to feed your body to give it the fuel it needs to power you through the day. We will take common ingredients and create delicious snacks, such as Peanut Butter Banana "ice cream," Apple Smash with Cinnamon Yogurt, and Awesome Omelets. Open to Seabrook Adventure Zone participants.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Annual M.C. 4-H Foundation Meeting
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Wednesday, 03/11/2015

30th Annual North Country Dairy Seminar and Trade Show
(09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Plan to join us for the 30th Annual Dairy Seminar & Trade Show at the Mountain View Grand Resort, Whitefield, NH.  Please see attached flyer for more details and registration information, due March 2.

 

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Location

  • Mountain View Grand Resort, Mountain View Rd., Whitefield, NH, 03598

Coös County 4-H Fashion Revue
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Coös County 4-H Fashion Revue & Fashion Selections Judging, Lancaster 4-H Office. 

Also Flix Videos Due in the office today.

Style Show will be during Demonstration Day, March 28.

Location

  • Coos County UNHCE Office, 629A Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Rockingham County 4-H Hippology Coaching
(06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Wednesdays. All 4-H'ers are welcome!

Location

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

Rockingham County 4-H Sewing Club
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Love to sew? Want to learn how? Have a project you need help starting or finishing? Come have fun and sew with us! Join us on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Rockingham County 4-H office in Brentwood. We’ll provide the machines - you bring your ideas, your projects, your sewing enthusiasm, and we’ll work together! All levels welcome - beginner to advanced.

Location

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

Beware the Emerald Ash Borer
(07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

Wood stove users be on the lookout! The Emerald Ash Borer has been labeled the most destructive forest pest in North America and has killed ever-widening swaths of ash trees in the Northeast since the late 1990s. It has now been spotted in NH. As outdoor enthusiasts and/or firewood users, YOU can help by learning how to recognize the signs of this highly destructive insect and what you can do if you spot it. Amy Papineau, Field Specialist, and Fred Borman, Rockingham County Forester, of the UNH Cooperative Extension, and Lauren Kras, President of the Seacoast Chapter, will be the presenters. Refreshments are at 7:00 pm. Meeting begins at 7:30 pm. All are welcome to attend the program.

Location

  • Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, NH, 03870

Dig Your Garden: Starting Transplants from Seed
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

If you want to learn the rules of gardening from the ground up, here’s your chance! Ron Christie, UNH Cooperative Extension agriculture program coordinator, will lead the series, taking gardeners through every phase of the growing season. Designed for both new and experienced gardeners.

Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
- March 4: Garden Planning 
- March 11: Starting Transplants from Seed 
- March 18: Containers and Raised Bed Gardening 
- March 25: Pollinators; Good Bugs, Bad Bugs; Pest Control 
- April 1: A Fungus Among Us; Preventing Disease in your Garden
- April 8: Growing Veggies and Herbs
- April 15: Growing Tomatoes
- April 22: Season Extension
- May 6: Snow Date 

 

Saturdays 
- March 7 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Healthy Soil and Garden Fertility
- March 14 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Growing Apples and Pears
- April 4 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Growing Blueberries, Raspberries, and Strawberries

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Location

  • Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way, Auburn, NH, 03032

Thursday, 03/12/2015

Dairy Management Conference
(09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

The NH Dairy Practices Committee has invited Dr. Hugh Chester-Jones from the University of Minnesota and Dr. David Kammel from the University of Wisconsin to discuss nutrition, growth, development and economics of raising dairy heifers.

Location

  • Fireside Inn & Suites, 25 Airport Rd., West Lebanon, NH, 03784

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

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy
(11:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

6 week lesson series to teach families how to use a slow cooker to make easy meals.  Each participant recieves a slow cooker and will prepare a raw meal to take home and cook in a slow cooker the next day, or freeze for another day.  A sample meal will be available to taste each week.

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Location

  • Wakefield Food Pantry, 1500 Wakefield Road, Sanbornville, NH, 03874

Saving Money at the Grocery Store
(11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Topics covered during this six week series (Thursday’s, 2/12 - 3/26) will include: The food we eat and MyPlate; Mealtime - my role, my child’s role; What’s for dinner?; Going shopping and a grocery store tour; and a $10.00 shopping challenge!

 

Pre-registration is required.

Location

  • Lebanon Head Start, 11 Eldridge St., Lebanon, NH, 03766

Merrimack County Horse Leaders meeting
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Friday, 03/13/2015

GIS 101: Learning to Map in the Digital Age
(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Topics Covered: basic GIS concepts, free GIS and mapping software, types of GIS data

Learn GIS basics and explore a variety of free GIS and mapping programs (for PC's and Macs)! You will be introduced to the basic concepts of GIS, explore the variety of GIS and mapping software available for free, learn GIS jargon and understand both the applications and the limitations of GIS. This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience and new GIS users.

Participants will learn to: "talk the talk" of GIS by learning basic terminology describe the applications and limitations of GIS, understand the pros and cons of free GIS and mapping software options, download free GIS data.

Location

  • NH Fish & Game - Concord office, Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Saving Money at the Grocery Store
(11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Topics covered during this six week series (Friday’s, 2/13 - 4/3) will include: The food we eat and MyPlate; Mealtime - my role, my child’s role; What’s for dinner?; Going shopping and a grocery store tour; and a $10.00 shopping challenge!

 

Pre-registration is required.

Location

  • Littleton Head Start, 646 Union Street, Ste 800, Littleton, NH, 03561

I Spy a Leader
(06:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

Youth leadership and officer training workshop. RSVP is a must to be assured materials. Light dinner will be served and a certificate of completion awarded.

RSVP BY FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015

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Location

  • Merrimack County 4-H Office, NH,

Saturday, 03/14/2015

Snow Date Presentation Day -Merrimack
(All day)

Rockingham and Strafford County 4-H Activities Day
(All day)

More information coming soon...

Location

  • UNH - Thompson School of Applied Science, 291 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Coös County Sharp Shooters 4-H Group
(09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Join us at the Coös County UNHCE office building in Lancaster.   Youth age 8-18 are welcome, learn firearm safety.

Location

  • Coos County UNHCE Office, 629A Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584


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