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Thursday, 11/06/2014

Cooking Matters for Kids
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 30 - December 11 (no class 11/27). 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. Open to Seabrook Adventure Zone afterschool participants.

Location

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

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

Thursdays: October 2 - November 6. 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

  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem, 3 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH, 03079

Parents & Kids Cooking & Nutrition Series
(05:30 PM - 07:00 PM)

A 6 week series.  Thursdays, Oct. 16 - Nov. 20.

 

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Learning about whole grains and making pancakes
  • Increasing fruits and vegetables
  • Making snacks
  • Fun recipes your child can help make

For siblings not participating, childcare or a place to do homework will be provided.

 

Class size is limited.  Pre-registration is required.

Location

  • Whole Village Family Resource Center, 258 Highland St., Plymouth, NH, 03264

Rockingham County Next Step Teen Club
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

The Next Step Teen Club is a Club open to youth ages 13 and up from anywhere in Rockingham county or nearby. The club meets twice a month and participates in some additional events and activities.

Location

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

Merrimack County Advisory Council
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Agenda items:

7:00  - Secretaries Report

7:10 - Staff Advisory Council Dialogue and Impact Reports & Feedback
          Anne Dunn and Thom Linehan

8:00 - Report from the State Council meeting (Mark Cowdrey)

8:10 - Public Awareness: Discuss Delegation Breakfast (Dec) and visits to
          New Legislators

8:45 - County Office Administrator Report & Budget Update
          Council Membership

9:00 - Adjourn

 

Staff Evaluations: 
Anne Dunn, Program Associate, Youth & Family/Nutrition Connections

Thom Linehan, Extension Field Specialist,Child, Youth & Family Resiliency

 

Administrative Staff attending:


Debbie Luppold, Healthy Living  (not confirmed)

Charlotte Cross, Child, Youth & Family Resiliency (not confirmed)

Michael Young, Youth & Family (not confirmed)

Location

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

Friday, 11/07/2014

Box@UNH Webinar
(01:30 PM - 02:30 PM)

Please register for Box@UNH on Nov 7, 2014 1:30 PM EST at: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2961344716065362690

Box @ UNH is a service which enables you to store, collaborate and share information. Box @ UNH uses the Box.com platform; a cloud-based solution that can be accessed through any device: desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. 

Box @ UNH makes it easy for you to upload content, organize files, share links to files and manage file and folder permissions. With Box @ UNH you can collaborate with colleagues both inside and outside the University anytime, anywhere, from any device. 

At this session you will: 
• Create your Box @ UNH account, and sign in through the UNH Box Portal; 
• Learn how to navigate the site; 
• Learn how to effectively transfer and access files; 
• Learn how to collaborate and share with others; and 
• Get connected with Box on all your mobile devices. 

Matt Connors from UNH IT will be presenting.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Location

  • Webinar Online, NH,

Hooksett Community Profile
(05:30 PM - 09:00 PM)

Hooksett – Our Town…Our Future.  Share your ideas for the future of Hooksett!

 

Come share your ideas with your neighbors and plan the future of Hooksett!

 

Consider the opportunities and challenges facing our town and bring your ideas to guide Hooksett’s path to the future.

 

Please RSVP by Nov. 1, 2014 so we can plan for food, and let us know if you need child care or transportation for the event.

 

RSVP at hooksettsfuture@gmail.com or call Carolyn Cronin at the Hooksett Town Office 603-268-0279

 

Everyone is invited – Everyone’s voice has value!

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Location

  • David R. Cawley Middle School, 89 Whitehall Road, Hooksett, NH, 03106

Saturday, 11/08/2014

Hooksett Community Profile
(08:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

Hooksett – Our Town…Our Future.  Share your ideas for the future of Hooksett!

 

Come share your ideas with your neighbors and plan the future of Hooksett!

 

Consider the opportunities and challenges facing our town and bring your ideas to guide Hooksett’s path to the future.

 

Please RSVP by Nov. 1, 2014 so we can plan for food, and let us know if you need child care or transportation for the event.

 

RSVP at hooksettsfuture@gmail.com or call Carolyn Cronin at the Hooksett Town Office 603-268-0279

 

Everyone is invited – Everyone’s voice has value!

Location

  • David R. Cawley Middle School, 89 Whitehall Road, Hooksett, NH, 03106

Beach Cleanup
(10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)

Location

  • Jenness Beach, 2280 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH, 03871

Monday, 11/10/2014

Healthy Holiday Foods and Food Gifts
(03:00 PM - 05:00 PM)


Class dates: Mondays - 11/3, 11/10, 11/24, 12/1 and 12/8

 

A cooking class for 4-H and non 4-H youth ages 8 to 12! 

Each week, you’ll learn a new cooking technique, practice your measuring skills and prepare something you can take home.  Healthy snacks will be provided.  Class size is limited.

 

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Location

  • Crapo Building, Route 18, Sugar Hill, NH,

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

Agenda items:

 

Staff Evaluations: Emma Carcagno and Daimon Meeh

 

Administrative Staff attending: 

Location

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

Essential Farm Accounting
(06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Financial record keeping can challenge farmers and farm managers who have little formal training. Many farm businesses fail to properly record and use financial information for making crucial decisions. This session will help you spot and avoid errors by learning accounting concepts and practices. You will also understand which reports tell you if the business is profitable and growing.

 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

 

Registration: Click here

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Location

  • Rockingham County UNHCE Office, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Marketing You! Resume Writing Workshop
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Attend this workshop to improve your resume writing skills. Knowing how to highlight your skills, who you are, and what you bring is important throughout your life. These are skills that you can develop and will help you with your career, education, and personal pursuits. 

Learn about the State Achievement and National 4-H Awards and how to apply for a chance to go to National Conference and National Congress with your resume.

Location

  • Cheshire County UNHCE Office, 800 Park Avenue, Keene, NH, 03431

Tuesday, 11/11/2014

Celebrate the Season with Fabulous Food Adventures
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Tuesdays: October 28 - December 9.  Open to Seabrook Middle School participants. Conquer the kitchen! Learn cooking basics and how to feed your body the fuel it needs to have energy throughout the day. Our food focus will be seasonal foods celebrating the harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and a food gift to share.

Location

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

Inquiry Teaching Methods: Grounding STEM Education Programs in Inquiry
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) STEM Field Specialists are offering a workshop based on the theory and practice of inquiry-based teaching and learning within the STEM disciplines.

Inquiry-based learning is an approach that involves exploring the natural and man-made world around us in a manner that leads to questioning, observing, investigating, testing and discussing with others what results were found.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of inquiry including how to ask investigable questions, planning an investigation and sharing results.  They will conduct an inquiry investigation of their own and learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into inquiry based activities.

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Wednesday, 11/12/2014

Choosing and Using Citizen Science Methods for Engaged Environmental Research
(12:30 PM - 02:30 PM)

Participants will hear examples and best practices for working with the public to advance research, and learn what makes a citizen science project successful.

Presentations and discussion by:

  • Alyson Eberhardt - NH Sea Grant, UNH Cooperative Extension, Coastal Research Volunteers
  • Malin Clyde - UNH Cooperative Extension, Stewardship Network: New England
  • Bridie McGreavy - Postdoctoral Fellow, New England Sustainability Consoritium, UMaine
  • Brett Thelen - Ashuelot Valley Environmental Observatory, Harris Center for Conservation Education, Hancock, NH

Ice cream will be served.

The Stewardship Network: New England, Event Flyer

 

 

 

 

Location

  • UNH Campus, Gregg Hall, 35 Colovos Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Family Mealtime: A 4-Week Cooking and Nutrition Series for Families
(04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Wednesdays: November 5, 12, 19, December 3. This program is open to participants at Cross Roads House. Learn basic cooking skills and how to prepare healthy, low-cost meals and snacks. Develop healthy eating habits at home, at school, and when eating out.

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Location

  • Cross Roads House, 600 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

4-H Coös County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Business Meeting of the Coös County 4-H Advisory Council, meeting in North Stratford. Please RSVP.

Thursday, 11/13/2014

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills to Promote Collaboration
(08:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Training topics to include creating collaborative relationships, designing processes to meet the needs of specific groups, developing intentional facilitation practices and use mapping to design meetings and identifying behaviors that impact group process.

 

Presented by: Sue Cagle, Field Specialist, Belknap County UNH Cooperative Extension and Sharon Cowen, Field Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension.

 

 

Location

  • Bessie Rowell Community Center, 12 Rowell Drive #1, Franklin, NH, 03235

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

Cooking Matters for Kids
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 30 - December 11 (no class 11/27). 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. Open to Seabrook Adventure Zone afterschool participants.

Location

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

Emerald Ash Borer Public Informational Meeting
(04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

At the meeting, representatives from the N.H. Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food and the N.H. Department of Resources and Economic Development Division of Forests and Lands will describe the emerald ash borer’s threat and the purpose and provisions of the quarantine.

 

Concerned citizens, homeowners who have ash trees on their properties, community leaders, members of the forestry and “green” industries, and those concerned about the health of New Hampshire’s trees and forests are encouraged to attend.

 

UNHCE Hillsborough County Office Directions



Location

  • Hillsborough County Conference Room, 329 Mast Road, Room 100, Goffstown, NH, 03045

Parents & Kids Cooking & Nutrition Series
(05:30 PM - 07:00 PM)

A 6 week series.  Thursdays, Oct. 16 - Nov. 20.

 

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Learning about whole grains and making pancakes
  • Increasing fruits and vegetables
  • Making snacks
  • Fun recipes your child can help make

For siblings not participating, childcare or a place to do homework will be provided.

 

Class size is limited.  Pre-registration is required.

Location

  • Whole Village Family Resource Center, 258 Highland St., Plymouth, NH, 03264

MC 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Location

  • Merrimack County Nursing Home, 325 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH, 03303

NH Bugs: The Big Three
(07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

NH Coverts, Scott MacLean, will present this talk on NH Bugs: The Big Three. This talk focuses on three invasive insects threatening New Hampshire's trees and forests - emerald ash borer, hemlock woolly adelgid, and Asian Longhorned beetle. Includes a discussion of where they are found, how to recognize an infested tree, how they spread, and what you can do to help!

 

 

Location

  • Brown Memorial Library, 78 West Street, Bradford, NH, 03221


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