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Monday, 02/02/2015

Saving Money at the Grocery Store
(11:00 AM - 01:30 PM)

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Location

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

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

Tuesday, 02/03/2015

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

Facilitation Laboratory - Practicing for the Unexpected in Public Meetings
(01:00 PM - 03:30 PM)

This training is for those who those who have a role in public meetings: board members, chairs, public officials, planners, administrators, staff and community members.

 

In the Facilitation Laboratory the actors will do the role play and we will work together to understand the challenges and to identify some best practices for public meetings. We will see real life scenarios and identify practices for managing all aspects of public meetings – including conflict - in a positive and professional manner.

 

For Registration:  http://conta.cc/1wRMSK7

 

Registration is requested as space is limited.

 

The $25 fee may be waived for students and those with financial need.

 

The Facilitation Laboratory

A training program with University of New Hampshire Theatre PowerPlay Interactive Development, UNH Cooperative Extension and NH Listens.

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Location

  • Primex, 46 Donovan Street, Concord, NH, 03301

Saving Money at the Grocery Store
(04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Thursdays: January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10. 


This four part series includes a grocery tour, and focuses on learning strategies to get the best for less while feeding your family food they enjoy. Open to New Generations participants.

- Session 1: Shop for Value
- Session 2: Shop: Get the Best for Less
- Session 3: Let’s Go Shopping
- Session 4: Plan: Know What’s for Dinner


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Location

  • New Generations - Greenland, 568 Portsmouth Avenue, Greenland, NH, 03840

Cooking Matters for Families
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Cooking Matters for Families is a six week cooking series for children and families. In this class, you will learn the basic cooking skills necessary to prepare healthy, low cost meals and develop healthy eating habits at home, school and when eating out.

When:

Tuedays - Jan. 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17 (snow date)

Location

  • Laconia Middle School, 150 McGrath St., Laconia, NH, 03246

Wednesday, 02/04/2015

2015 Community Training in Ecological Design Workshop Series
(All day)

UNH Cooperative Extension is offering a four-part training on ecological design from February 4, 2015 through February 25, 2015. Utilizing Permaculture Design Principles, the training is geared towards community leaders, planning board members, conservation commissions, landscape designers and architects, agricultural commissions, and energy committees. Town road agents, maintenance personnel, and engineers would also benefit. CEUs and professional credits are available for AICP CM, AIA, NH Certified Professional Landscapers and NOFA Organic Landcare Practioners.

Participants will be led through a series of conversations, collaborative activities, case study field trips, and a design charrette, introducing the ecological design process that can be applied to communities in the planning and development process or for their own individual properties. Topics will include appropriate technologies, scale, biodiversity, integrated design, and stacking functions.

“This training brings together permaculture concepts and design principles for New Hampshire. Participants will get tools to plan, design, and develop a more resilient and sustainable future for a town’s infrastructure and economy, while working in harmony with the natural world,” says UNH Cooperative Extension Natural Resources Field Specialist Mary Tebo Davis.

The series will be led by a team of professionals, including Davis, Steve Whitman Lauren Chase-Rowell, and Stacey Doll. They will share their expertise in the areas of planning, zoning, landscape and ecological design, natural resources, sustainability, urban forestry, and permaculture. Training dates and locations are as follows:

  • February 4, 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m., Boscawen
  • February 11, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Boscawen
  • February 18, 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Franklin
  • February 25, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., NOFA-NH Winter Conference, Concord
  • (Snow dates: to be announced)

 

Cost for the training is $395. Space is limited. Register online: https://www.events.unh.edu/RegistrationForm.pm?event_id=17113

 For more information, contact Mary Tebo Davis at mary.tebo@unh.edu or (603) 641-6060.

Location

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

Family Crashers
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Wednesdays: January 21 - February 18. Information session January 14 at 5:00 PM. 

Are you ready to shake things up in your family? Come to the Family Crashers series at the Greenleaf Recreation Center! Enjoy a fun game or activity as a family after dinner. Weekly prizes and final raffles. Childcare and activities will be offered for children, including cooking for ages 8 and up.


Participate in these engaging and informative parent discusions:
Stress management and self care
- Understanding your child’s development
- Addressing behavior problems in a positive way
- Resolving conflicts and teaching problem solving skills
- Instilling positive values in your kids

Referrals accepted through Operation Blessing.


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Location

  • Greenleaf Recreation Center, 195 Greenleaf Avenue, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Cooking Matters for Teens
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Learn the basics of cooking and healthy eating. This is a hands-on cooking class. Open to all teens.

 

When:

Wednesdays - Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 18 & March 4.

 

Location

  • Laconia Middle School, 150 McGrath St., Laconia, NH, 03246

Thursday, 02/05/2015

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

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the Classroom
(01:15 PM - 01:45 PM)

Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, and 12.

In this Nutrition in the Classroom series, 3rd grade youth explore healthy eating and staying active with taste-testing activities and interactive lessons and games. Parents  receive weekly newsletters to reinforce topics.  Open to 3rd grade students at Richards Elementary School.

Cooking Matters for Families
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Thursdays: January 29 - March 5. 


Cooking Matters for Families is a six week series for school-age children and their families to come together in the kitchen to learn about healthy eating and the importance of family mealtime. Topics include fast foods, school meal programs, and family dining strategies. 

Location

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

Our Ocean Treasure: Exploring Seaweeds of Maine and New Hampshire
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Space is limited, so please Register

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Location

  • Stages at One Washington, One Washington Street, Suite 325, Dover, NH, 03820

Friday, 02/06/2015

NH Farm & Forest Exposition
(09:00 AM - 06:00 PM)

32nd Annual NH Farm & Forest Expo

2 Day Event

Friday February 6, 2015 9am to 6pm

Saturday February 7, 2015 9am to 4pm


Meet The Faces of Agriculture & Forestry in New Hampshire

At “New Hampshire’s Greatest Winter Fair”, there is always something for everyone! Industry Trade Show with Nearly 100 Exhibitors, Free Educational Workshops Open to the Public, Unique NH Made Products, Kidzone for the Kids, Fuzzy and Furry Animals, Lots of Networking and Much More!



Location

  • Center of New Hampshire Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm St., Manchester, NH, 03101

Innovative Marketing Options for Small Farms at NH Farm & Forest Expo
(12:30 PM - 04:00 PM)

 

In today’s competitive business world, marketing both your products and your business is a critical component to your success and helping you stand out from the competition. This workshop will explore marketing options for small (and growing!) agricultural businesses. Topics will include value of marketing plans, finding and utilizing “free” marketing, partnering with other regional businesses to extend your marketing dollar, and more.

 

Registration includes a ticket to the Farm and Forest Expo Trade Show with pre-registrations received before January 26, 2015 and a copy of “Guide to Marketing Channel Selection: How to Sell through Wholesale & Direct Marketing Channels.”

 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

 

On-line Registration

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Location

  • Center of New Hampshire Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm St., Manchester, NH, 03101

Saturday, 02/07/2015

NH Vegetable & Berry Growers' Association Annual Meeting
(08:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

 

Join us at our new location at the Farm &  Forest Expo in Salon A.

 

This meeting provides 2.5 private and commercial pesticide applicator credits.

 

To see the complete agenda, see the flyer.

Location

  • Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm Street, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Forest Management at Huntington Hill
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

Tour this protected wildlife management area to see how habitat is being managed by professional foresters, and observe a forestry operation underway.

Meet: Log landing at 30 Goodfellow Road. If this area is full, please pull well off the road to park. Please, no dogs. Snowshoes or microspikes and poles recommended.

Leaders: Forester Jeff Smith of Butternut Forestry and Grafton County Extension Forester Dave Falkenham. Level: Moderate.

 

Visit the Hanover Conservancy Website for more details.

Location

  • Log Landing, 30 Goodfellow Rd., Hanover, NH, 03755

Monday, 02/09/2015

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

Tuesday, 02/10/2015

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 contaminates food and the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook, and serve food for their customers.

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager book 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.

Register

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Location

  • Manchester Health Department, 1528 Elm St, Manchester, NH, 03101

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

Saving Money at the Grocery Store
(04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Thursdays: January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10. 


This four part series includes a grocery tour, and focuses on learning strategies to get the best for less while feeding your family food they enjoy. Open to New Generations participants.

- Session 1: Shop for Value
- Session 2: Shop: Get the Best for Less
- Session 3: Let’s Go Shopping
- Session 4: Plan: Know What’s for Dinner


Location

  • New Generations - Greenland, 568 Portsmouth Avenue, Greenland, NH, 03840

Cooking Matters for Families
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Cooking Matters for Families is a six week cooking series for children and families. In this class, you will learn the basic cooking skills necessary to prepare healthy, low cost meals and develop healthy eating habits at home, school and when eating out.

When:

Tuedays - Jan. 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17 (snow date)

Location

  • Laconia Middle School, 150 McGrath St., Laconia, NH, 03246

Wednesday, 02/11/2015

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

  • Eagle Mountain House, 179 Carter Notch Road, Jackson, NH,

Family Crashers
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Wednesdays: January 21 - February 18. Information session January 14 at 5:00 PM. 

Are you ready to shake things up in your family? Come to the Family Crashers series at the Greenleaf Recreation Center! Enjoy a fun game or activity as a family after dinner. Weekly prizes and final raffles. Childcare and activities will be offered for children, including cooking for ages 8 and up.


Participate in these engaging and informative parent discusions:
Stress management and self care
- Understanding your child’s development
- Addressing behavior problems in a positive way
- Resolving conflicts and teaching problem solving skills
- Instilling positive values in your kids

Referrals accepted through Operation Blessing.


Flyer

Location

  • Greenleaf Recreation Center, 195 Greenleaf Avenue, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Thursday, 02/12/2015

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


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