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Monday, 07/28/2014

Cooking Matters for Kids
(11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)

This six week program will take place on Mondays, July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 2014. In this course kids become the chefs by learing to try new foods, prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children in grades 3-5 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store or out to eat. Open to kids participating in programs at the Penacook Community Center, special guidelines apply.

Location

  • Penacook Community Center, 76 Community Drive, Penacook, NH, 03303

Tuesday, 07/29/2014

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Open House
(03:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

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Location

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

Thursday, 07/31/2014

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:  June 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, and 31, 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.

 

Preregistration is requested by July 29, 2014 by calling Betty Lou Canty at 603-447-3834 or email bettylou.canty@unh.edu.

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Location

  • Frisbee Memorial Community Ed & Conf Center, 11 Whitehall Road, Rochester, NH, 03867

NHLA Twilight Meeting - Daylilies
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Carl Harmon will speak about the attributes of using daylilies in commercial and residential landscapes, and on the plant requirements. He will also give a clump dividing demonstration.

 

Since the season is running late, you are likely to see the gardens at Harmon Hill Farm in full bloom, with over 3,000 varieties.

 

Refreshments and light snacks will be provided.

 

Please RSVP to Jon Batson at: jontree13@aol.com

Location

  • Harmon Hill Farm, 49 Ledge Road, Hudson, NH, 03051

Friday, 08/01/2014

Mobile Technology for Mapping
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

Are you still lugging a camera, notebook, pen, GPS, compass, various field guides, and paper survey maps when you head out to a property or easement to undertake stewardship activities? Come learn about the basics of using mobile technology for mapping and how you can use it to gain efficiencies and stay organized.

Presented by: Jeff Lougee Director of Stewardship & Ecological Management, The Nature Conservancy.

Join UNH Cooperative Extension and the New Hampshire Association of Conservation commissions for the 2014 Conservation Commission Field Training Series. These workshops are aimed at those who serve on their town's conservation commissions, but are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Register


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Location

  • Tin Mountain Conservation Center, 1245 Bald Hill Road, Albany, NH, 03818

Monday, 08/04/2014

US History and GIS
(08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

This workshop will provide teachers with GIS skills and effective lessons to use in a US History classroom. Learn how to begin introducing GIS to your classroom, as well as master specific skills which allow GIS to beused most effectively to teach history. Discover ready-made history lessons available through ArcGIS Online (free for NH educators) and learn to collect and create your own historic data layers.

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Cooking Matters for Kids
(11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)

This six week program will take place on Mondays, July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 2014. In this course kids become the chefs by learing to try new foods, prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children in grades 3-5 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store or out to eat. Open to kids participating in programs at the Penacook Community Center, special guidelines apply.

Location

  • Penacook Community Center, 76 Community Drive, Penacook, NH, 03303

Vegetable & Berry Twilight Meeting
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Muster Field Farm produces a diverse collection of vegetable crops, in addition to hay, cordwood and eggs. Extensive flower beds provide an ever-changing display of texture and color as well as cut flowers for the farm stand.

 

Please join Muster Field Farm manager, Steve Paquin, and UNH Extension Specialists for an educational tour of the many farm gardens and a visit to the historic farm buildings. We'll discuss and answer questions about vegetable crops, cut flower crops, and pest & disease management.

 

This event will take place rain or shine. 1.5 Pesticide Applicator Credits available for this meeting.

 

 

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Location

  • Muster Field Farm, North Sutton, NH, 03260

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 workoshops!

 

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.

 

Preregistration is requested by July 29, 2014 by calling Betty Lou Canty at 603-447-3834 or email bettylou.canty@unh.edu.

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Location

  • Belknap County Extension Office, 635 Main St., 3rd Floor, Laconia, NH, 03246

Tuesday, 08/05/2014

New Hampshire 4-H Dairy Qualifying Show for ESE
(All day)

Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6. This is the only qualifying event for 4-H members interested in participating in the 4-H Dairy Show at Eastern States.


This show is in conjunction with NH PDCA.

 

NH 4-H Dairy Qualifying Event

 

NH Dairy Breed Show Entry Packet

Location

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

US History and GIS
(08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

This workshop will provide teachers with GIS skills and effective lessons to use in a US History classroom. Learn how to begin introducing GIS to your classroom, as well as master specific skills which allow GIS to beused most effectively to teach history. Discover ready-made history lessons available through ArcGIS Online (free for NH educators) and learn to collect and create your own historic data layers.

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

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

 

Pre-registration required. Call 603-447-3834 or email lynn.harrison@unh.edu

 

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Location

  • Rockingham County Nursing Home, 117 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Preserving Your Harvest: The Basics of Preserving Food Safely
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

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

 

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

  • Goodwin Library, 9 Main Street, Farmington, NH, 03835

ESE Horse Orientation
(07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Location

  • Merrimack County UNHCE Office, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH, 03303-2410

Wednesday, 08/06/2014

New Hampshire 4-H Dairy Qualifying Show for ESE
(All day)

Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6. This is the only qualifying event for 4-H members interested in participating in the 4-H Dairy Show at Eastern States.


This show is in conjunction with NH PDCA.

 

NH 4-H Dairy Qualifying Event

 

NH Dairy Breed Show Entry Packet

Location

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

The Power of ArcGIS Desktop
(08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Learn how to make the power of ArcGIS Desktop shine in the classroom! Flex the muscles of Esri's desktop software (free for NH educators and their schools) through a variety of hands-on exercises. Learn how to create and share data, conduct analysis, and create attractive maps. Learn how ArcGIS Desktop is currently being used in classrooms, and share your ideas for doing the same. Finally, learn some new ways to collect data from others, and new ways to share your maps.

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Thursday, 08/07/2014

The Power of ArcGIS Desktop
(08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Learn how to make the power of ArcGIS Desktop shine in the classroom! Flex the muscles of Esri's desktop software (free for NH educators and their schools) through a variety of hands-on exercises. Learn how to create and share data, conduct analysis, and create attractive maps. Learn how ArcGIS Desktop is currently being used in classrooms, and share your ideas for doing the same. Finally, learn some new ways to collect data from others, and new ways to share your maps.

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Friday, 08/08/2014

The Power of ArcGIS Desktop
(08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Learn how to make the power of ArcGIS Desktop shine in the classroom! Flex the muscles of Esri's desktop software (free for NH educators and their schools) through a variety of hands-on exercises. Learn how to create and share data, conduct analysis, and create attractive maps. Learn how ArcGIS Desktop is currently being used in classrooms, and share your ideas for doing the same. Finally, learn some new ways to collect data from others, and new ways to share your maps.

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Saturday, 08/09/2014

Belknap County 4-H Fair
(All day)


Location

  • Belknap County 4-H Fair Grounds, Mile Hill Road, Belmont, NH, 03220

Sunday, 08/10/2014

Belknap County 4-H Fair
(All day)


Location

  • Belknap County 4-H Fair Grounds, Mile Hill Road, Belmont, NH, 03220

Monday, 08/11/2014

Cooking Matters for Kids
(11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)

This six week program will take place on Mondays, July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 2014. In this course kids become the chefs by learing to try new foods, prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children in grades 3-5 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store or out to eat. Open to kids participating in programs at the Penacook Community Center, special guidelines apply.

Location

  • Penacook Community Center, 76 Community Drive, Penacook, NH, 03303

Wednesday, 08/13/2014

Geospatial Curriculum Work Days
(08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Get help integrating geospatial concepts into your curriculum! Don't worry about having to figure out by yourself how to incorporate mapping in your classroom. This institute provides the perfect environment for designing your approach to using GIS and GPS in your teaching. This institute will feature teachers experienced with GIS offering guidance on geospatials topics into your classes.

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Thursday, 08/14/2014

Geospatial Curriculum Work Days
(08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Get help integrating geospatial concepts into your curriculum! Don't worry about having to figure out by yourself how to incorporate mapping in your classroom. This institute provides the perfect environment for designing your approach to using GIS and GPS in your teaching. This institute will feature teachers experienced with GIS offering guidance on geospatials topics into your classes.

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Friday, 08/15/2014

Calhoun Family Forest Active Harvest Tour
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

 

Join forester Swift Corwin, county forester Steve Roberge and land manager Rick Brackett for a tour through an active timber harvest operation at the Calhoun Family Forest in Gilsum. This workshop will provide attendees the opportunity to see the workings of an active cut-to-length timber harvest operation. Learn about working with a forester and NRCS to implement a timber harvest on your property to meet your goals and how a timber harvest can be used to improve wildlife habitat.

 

Field workshops will be held rain or shine and will require walking on uneven ground. Sturdy footwear is required. Workshops are free. Registration is not required but appreciated.

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Location

  • Calhoun Family Forest, White Brook Road, Gilsum, NH, 03448


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