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Tuesday, 05/26/2015

Family Mealtime
(09:00 AM - 10:30 AM)

Join us for this four-week cooking and nutrition series for parents.  May 11, 18, 26 and June 1, 2015.  

 

See the attached flyer for more information and to register. 

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Location

  • Berlin Head Start, 610 Sullivan Street, Berlin, NH, 03570

4H Small Engine Discovery
(05:30 PM - 07:00 PM)

Come discover how to take apart and rebuild a 4-stroke small engine.  Registration required.  

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Wednesday, 05/27/2015

Twilight Meeting: On-Farm Irrigation
(05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

 

The purpose of this meeting is to review what drip irrigation options and strategies vegetable and fruit growers should be considering for the coming growing season.


Trevor Hardy, of Brookdale Fruit Farm, will present a hands-on demonstration on setting up a drip irrigation system. Starting from the pond, Trevor will work his way to the field describing the various components of the drip irrigation system.



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Location

  • Hemingway Farm, Charlestown, NH, 03603

Thursday, 05/28/2015

Cooking Matters™ for Teens
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Learn the basics of Cooking and Healthy Eating.  Hands-on cooking classes.  Attend all six sessions (at least four sessions to graduate).   April 16 & 30 and May 4, 14, 20 & 28.  See attached flyer for more information and how to register.

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Location

  • Lancaster School, 35 Ice Pond Road, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Friday, 05/29/2015

Forest Management with Birds in Mind
(08:45 AM - 03:00 PM)


This workshop is part of a 3-workshop series titled New Hampshire Birds & Their Habitats. Come to one, two or all three. The series will provide foresters, natural resource professionals, and landowners information on birds and habitat requirements, management options to create and maintain bird habitat, and insight into the practices involved in studying birds and their habitats. Workshops are partly or totally in the field. Come prepared.

Forest Management with Birds in Mind, May 29, Haverhill, inside and outside - Cost $20.00 Bring your own lunch.
SAF Category 1 - 5.0 CFE's, PLP 8.0 credits


Mist Netting and Bird Habitat
, June 4, Canaan, 4pm to 7pm, outside - No Charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 3.0 credits


Shrubland Habitat Management for Birds
, June 20, 9am to noon, outside Acworth, NH - no charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 4.0 credits

 

Registration required and accepted up to the day of each workshop. To register for one workshop or all three click here.


Questions about the program? Contact Haley Andreozzi (603) 862-5327 haley.andreozzi@unh.edu or Karen Bennett (603) 862-4861 karen.bennett@unh.edu.

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Location

  • Alumni Hall, 75 Court St., Haverhill, NH, 03765

Monday, 06/01/2015

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Paperwork DUE Today
(All day)

All camper paperwork due today, Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, 629A Main St, Lancaster, NH 03584

 

If you are waiting for medical paperwork, please email or call the office with anticipated date it will be available. 

Location

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

Family Mealtime
(09:00 AM - 10:30 AM)

Join us for this four-week cooking and nutrition series for parents.  May 11, 18, 26 and June 1, 2015.  

 

See the attached flyer for more information and to register. 

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Location

  • Berlin Head Start, 610 Sullivan Street, Berlin, NH, 03570

Coös County UNHCE Advisory Council Meeting
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Business Meeting of the Coös County, UNH Cooperative Extension Advisory Council, meets in Lancaster.  Please RSVP.

 

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Staff Evaluations:

 

Administrative Staff Attending:

 

Location

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

Tuesday, 06/02/2015

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
(08:30 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

  • StoryLand, Glen, NH, 03838

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment (S.A.F.E.)
(09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

 

S.A.F.E. reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. S.A.F.E. 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

  • Littleton Food Coop, 43 Bethlehem Rd., Littleton, NH, 03561

Nutrition Education Series
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Join us at the Family Resource Center in Gorham for this Nutrition Education Series, four (4) sessions, June 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2015. 

Registration required by May 27. 

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Location

  • Family Resource Center, Gorham, NH, 03581

Wednesday, 06/03/2015

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment (S.A.F.E.)
(03:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

 

S.A.F.E. reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. S.A.F.E. 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

  • Littleton Food Coop, 43 Bethlehem Rd., Littleton, NH, 03561

Coös County 4-H Teen Conference Orientation
(05:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Mandatory Orientation. 

Location

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

Thursday, 06/04/2015

Mist Netting and Bird Habitat
(04:00 PM - 07:00 PM)


This workshop is part of a 3-workshop series titled New Hampshire Birds & Their Habitats. Come to one, two or all three. The series will provide foresters, natural resource professionals, and landowners information on birds and habitat requirements, management options to create and maintain bird habitat, and insight into the practices involved in studying birds and their habitats. Workshops are partly or totally in the field. Come prepared.

Forest Management with Birds in Mind, May 29, Haverhill, inside and outside - Cost $20.00 Bring your own lunch.
SAF Category 1 - 5.0 CFE's, PLP 8.0 credits

Mist Netting and Bird Habitat, June 4, Canaan, 4pm to 7pm, outside - no charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 3.0 credits

Shrubland Habitat Management for Birds, June 20, 9am to noon, outside Acworth, NH - no charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 4.0 credits


Registration required and accepted up to the day of each workshop. To register for one workshop or all three click here.


Questions about the program? Contact Haley Andreozzi (603) 862-5327 haley.andreozzi@unh.edu or Karen Bennett (603) 862-4861 karen.bennett@unh.edu.

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Location

  • , 266 Prospect Hill Rd., Canaan, NH, 03741

Saturday, 06/06/2015

NH 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training
(All day)

New Hampshire 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training.  This annual event will take place at Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Berlin, NH on June 6 & 7, 2015.  Please register before May 22.

 

More information and registration form can be found on the NH 4-H Shooting Sports web page.        

https://extension.unh.edu/NH-4-H-Shooting-Sports

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Location

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

2015 New Hampshire 4-H Livestock Judging Clinic
(All day)

Two classes of Each: Beef, Sheep, Boar Goats

One class of Oral Reasons

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Sunday, 06/07/2015

NH 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training
(All day)

New Hampshire 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training.  This annual event will take place at Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Berlin, NH on June 6 & 7, 2015.  Please register before May 22.

 

More information and registration form can be found on the NH 4-H Shooting Sports web page.        

https://extension.unh.edu/NH-4-H-Shooting-Sports

Location

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

Tuesday, 06/09/2015

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
(08:30 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

  • Margarita Grill, 78 Route 302, Glen, NH, 03838

Nutrition Education Series
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Join us at the Family Resource Center in Gorham for this Nutrition Education Series, four (4) sessions, June 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2015. 

Registration required by May 27. 

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Location

  • Family Resource Center, Gorham, NH, 03581

Monday, 06/15/2015

4-H Approval Forms Due
(All day)

Due in your County office today, Animal Intent to Show (formerly 4-H Approval Form).

Swine, Goats, Sheep, Market Lambs, Poultry, Rabbits, Small Animals

and Beef NOT going to ESE

 

Link to new Approval Form (now called Intent to Show)

Cooking Matters™ for Teens
(01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Learn the basics of Cooking and Healthy Eating in these free hands-on cooking classes.  Practice preparing dinners, lunches, snacks and breakfast. All meals are healthy, low cost and tasty!

 

This is a six (6) session series.  Mondays, June 15, 22, 29 and July 6, 13, 20, 2015. 

Location: Monadnock Congregational Church, Main Street, Colebrook, NH.

 

Registration required.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and how to register.

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Tuesday, 06/16/2015

Nutrition Education Series
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Join us at the Family Resource Center in Gorham for this Nutrition Education Series, four (4) sessions, June 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2015. 

Registration required by May 27. 

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Location

  • Family Resource Center, Gorham, NH, 03581

Thursday, 06/18/2015

Shop Smarter At The Farmers Market
(10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

Join us at Notre Dame Chapel in Berlin to learn about ways you can shop smarter at Farmers Markets and support local farmers.  Also learn about this year's Granite State Market Match SNAP Incentive program.

See attached flyer for details.

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Shop Smarter At The Farmers Market
(01:30 PM - 03:30 PM)

Join us at Northern Lights in Berlin to learn about ways you can shop smarter at Farmers Markets and support local farmers.  Also learn about this year's Granite State Market Match SNAP Incentive program.

See attached flyer for details.

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Friday, 06/19/2015

DUE Coös County 4-H Horse Qualifying Show Entries DUE Today
(All day)

Entries Due in the Coös County 4-H Office today for the Coös County 4-H Horse Qualifying Show on June 27.



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