unh UNH outreach Engagement and Outreach donate Donate
 
Calendars
Site

Upcoming events (Cheshire County)



Thursday, 07/28/2016

Introduction to ArcGIS
Thursday, 07/28/2016 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Learn the ins and outs of working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a hands-on learning environment! This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience, as well as those who have used ArcGIS, but are new to ArcGIS 10.2 With a focus on New Hampshire data and applications, participants learn how to use ArcGIS 10.2 to produce attractive, effective maps. Data processing and data editing technigues are also covered.

Location

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Sunday, 07/31/2016

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - North Country Adventure
Sunday, 07/31/2016 (All day)

July 31 - August 5, 2016

Check out the Camp webpage for details

 

Location

  • Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Berlin Fish Hatchery, 3783 York Pond Road, Berlin, NH, 03570

Thursday, 08/04/2016

4-H at Cheshire Fair
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (All day)

 

Thursday - Sunday, August 4 - 7.

Website

Location

  • Cheshire Fairgrounds, Route 12, 247 Monadnock Highway, Swanzey, NH, 03446

Beech Control
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

Join us for a twilight walk in a woodlot that has been managed since the early 80’s by NH Licensed Forester Peter Renzelman.  Foresters, landowners and others are welcome to join us on our walk to have a conversation about his past management, controlling the undesirable tree species, American beech, and share thoughts about next steps for the woodlot.  This should be a great experience for networking and to see the results of forest management 30+ years in the making.  Be sure to wear sturdy footwear and be prepared to walk in the woods. 

 

Linked file:

Location

  • , Colony Mine Road (Grant Road), Alstead, NH, 03602

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - Thursday, August 4, 2016: Will cover basic information about raising goats for meat or milk in New Hampshire; behavior, ease of handling, selection, age determination, body condition scoring, building or adapting facilities with you and the goat in mind.

 

Class II - Thursday, August 11, 2016: Nutrition 101: Feeding the doe, doeling, buck, buckling, or market kid, adding pasture to the mix.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Linked file:

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Friday, 08/05/2016

4-H at Cheshire Fair
Friday, 08/05/2016 (All day)

 

Thursday - Sunday, August 4 - 7.

Website

Location

  • Cheshire Fairgrounds, Route 12, 247 Monadnock Highway, Swanzey, NH, 03446

Saturday, 08/06/2016

4-H at Cheshire Fair
Saturday, 08/06/2016 (All day)

 

Thursday - Sunday, August 4 - 7.

Website

Location

  • Cheshire Fairgrounds, Route 12, 247 Monadnock Highway, Swanzey, NH, 03446

Sunday, 08/07/2016

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Junior Conservation Officer
Sunday, 08/07/2016 (All day)

Location

  • Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Berlin Fish Hatchery, 3783 York Pond Road, Berlin, NH, 03570

4-H at Cheshire Fair
Sunday, 08/07/2016 (All day)

 

Thursday - Sunday, August 4 - 7.

Website

Location

  • Cheshire Fairgrounds, Route 12, 247 Monadnock Highway, Swanzey, NH, 03446

Monday, 08/08/2016

Geospatial 101: Really Keene!
Monday, 08/08/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Monday - Wednesday, August 8 - 10. Local focus: vernal pools. Geospatial 101 will provide an introduction to geospatial tools, such as GPS, GIS and remote sensing. Teachers will be provided with ready-made easy lessons that promote spatial literacy and use GIS technology in any classroom. Content and activities will be focused towards elementary and middle-school classrooms, although adaptations for older students will also be discussed. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on both PCs and Macs.

Website

Tuesday, 08/09/2016

4-H Dairy Qualfying Show for ESE in Conjunction with NH PDCA Breed Show
Tuesday, 08/09/2016 (All day)

August 9 and 10, 2016 at the Cornish Fairgrounds

This is the only qualifying event for 4-H members interested in participating in the 4-H Dairy Show at Eastern States Exposition.

Entries for Breed and 4-H Show are due July 1st.

 

 

Location

  • Cornish Fairgrounds, 294 Town House Rd, Cornish, NH, 03745

Geospatial 101: Really Keene!
Tuesday, 08/09/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Monday - Wednesday, August 8 - 10. Local focus: vernal pools. Geospatial 101 will provide an introduction to geospatial tools, such as GPS, GIS and remote sensing. Teachers will be provided with ready-made easy lessons that promote spatial literacy and use GIS technology in any classroom. Content and activities will be focused towards elementary and middle-school classrooms, although adaptations for older students will also be discussed. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on both PCs and Macs.

Website

STEM Docent Training
Tuesday, 08/09/2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

August 9-11 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)  Come to the STEM Docent training if you have a passion for working with youth and love sharing your enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, or math!* This is a three-day training where you will be trained on two curriculum developed by UNH Cooperative Extension staff designed to engage youth in lessons of ecology and physics. At the end of the training you will be part of the first cohort of UNH Cooperative Extension STEM Docents. STEM Docents are tasked with bringing STEM curriculum into classrooms and out-of-school-time programs to help students become familiar and excited about STEM subjects.

 

*You must complete the application before attending the training. Contact STEM Docent Coordinator, Megan Glenn (megan.glenn@unh.edu) with questions or to receive the application.  

Website

 

Linked file:

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Wednesday, 08/10/2016

4-H Lancaster Fair Entries DUE Today
Wednesday, 08/10/2016 (All day)

4-H Lancaster Fair Entries DUE today in the Coös County 4-H Office, Lancaster, NH.   All 4-H Entries DUE today. 

 Lancaster Fair dates - September 1-5, 2016

Location

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

4-H Dairy Qualfying Show for ESE in Conjunction with NH PDCA Breed Show
Wednesday, 08/10/2016 (All day)

August 9 and 10, 2016 at the Cornish Fairgrounds

This is the only qualifying event for 4-H members interested in participating in the 4-H Dairy Show at Eastern States Exposition.

Entries for Breed and 4-H Show are due July 1st.

 

 

Location

  • Cornish Fairgrounds, 294 Town House Rd, Cornish, NH, 03745

Hillsborough County 4-H Animals Entries Due
Wednesday, 08/10/2016 (All day)

Entries for all 4-H animals showing in the Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair on Sept 9-11 are due AUGUST 10. For entry forms go to http://hcafair.com/participate/.

 

For a full schedule of shows (dates & times) and other Fair events go to http://hcafair.com/.

 

 

 

Location

  • Hillsborough County Youth Center, 15 Hilldale Lane, New Boston, NH, 03070

Geospatial 101: Really Keene!
Wednesday, 08/10/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Monday - Wednesday, August 8 - 10. Local focus: vernal pools. Geospatial 101 will provide an introduction to geospatial tools, such as GPS, GIS and remote sensing. Teachers will be provided with ready-made easy lessons that promote spatial literacy and use GIS technology in any classroom. Content and activities will be focused towards elementary and middle-school classrooms, although adaptations for older students will also be discussed. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on both PCs and Macs.

Website

STEM Docent Training
Wednesday, 08/10/2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

August 9-11 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)  Come to the STEM Docent training if you have a passion for working with youth and love sharing your enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, or math!* This is a three-day training where you will be trained on two curriculum developed by UNH Cooperative Extension staff designed to engage youth in lessons of ecology and physics. At the end of the training you will be part of the first cohort of UNH Cooperative Extension STEM Docents. STEM Docents are tasked with bringing STEM curriculum into classrooms and out-of-school-time programs to help students become familiar and excited about STEM subjects.

 

*You must complete the application before attending the training. Contact STEM Docent Coordinator, Megan Glenn (megan.glenn@unh.edu) with questions or to receive the application.  

Website

 

Linked file:

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Thursday, 08/11/2016

STEM Docent Training
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

August 9-11 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)  Come to the STEM Docent training if you have a passion for working with youth and love sharing your enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, or math!* This is a three-day training where you will be trained on two curriculum developed by UNH Cooperative Extension staff designed to engage youth in lessons of ecology and physics. At the end of the training you will be part of the first cohort of UNH Cooperative Extension STEM Docents. STEM Docents are tasked with bringing STEM curriculum into classrooms and out-of-school-time programs to help students become familiar and excited about STEM subjects.

 

*You must complete the application before attending the training. Contact STEM Docent Coordinator, Megan Glenn (megan.glenn@unh.edu) with questions or to receive the application.  

Website

 

Linked file:

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

STEM Docent Training
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

August 9-11 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)  Come to the STEM Docent training if you have a passion for working with youth and love sharing your enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, or math!* This is a three-day training where you will be trained on two curriculum developed by UNH Cooperative Extension staff designed to engage youth in lessons of ecology and physics. At the end of the training you will be part of the first cohort of UNH Cooperative Extension STEM Docents. STEM Docents are tasked with bringing STEM curriculum into classrooms and out-of-school-time programs to help students become familiar and excited about STEM subjects.

 

*You must complete the application before attending the training. Contact STEM Docent Coordinator, Megan Glenn (megan.glenn@unh.edu) with questions or to receive the application.  

Website

 

Linked file:

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Invasive Species Identification
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

Join Cheshire County Extension Forester Steve Roberge along with members of the Westmoreland Conservation for a twilight walk at the Cheshire County Farm identifying non-native, invasive plant species common to New Hampshire.  Along the way we’ll identify other native plants as well and discuss the benefits they have to our wildlife species.  Be sure to wear sturdy footwear and be prepared to walk in the woods. 

 

Directions.  We will be meeting at the intersection of River Road and Partridge Brook Road in Westmoreland (near the entrance of the Maplewood Nursing Home).

 

 

Linked file:

Location

  • Cheshire County Farm, River Road, Westmoreland, NH, 03467

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II - Thursday, August 11, 2016: Nutrition 101: Feeding the doe, doeling, buck, buckling, or market kid, adding pasture to the mix.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Thursday, 08/18/2016

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/18/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II -  was on Thursday, August 11th, and covered goat nutrition.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Wednesday, 08/24/2016

Afterschool Staff Training
Wednesday, 08/24/2016 (All day)

Workshop Titles:

  • Going Pro-Professionalism in Afterschool
  • Working with a Diverse Population
  • Five Ingredients for Successful Homework Centers
  • Clubs, Clubs, Clubs!
  • Discipline from the Inside Out
  • Mousetrap Cars
  • Hands on Learning

Linked file:

Location

  • River Valley Community College, 438 Washington Street, Keene, NH, 03431

Thursday, 08/25/2016

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/25/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II -  was on Thursday, August 11th, and covered goat nutrition.

 

Class III - was on Thursday, August 18th, and covered Goat Health.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238


Actions

 


Month calendar view
Map view

Add this calendar to:

Staff

Home | UNHCE Intranet | About Us | Counties | News | Events | Education Center | Contact Us

©2007-2016 University of New Hampshire
Cooperative Extension

Civil Rights Statement | Privacy Policy