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Wednesday, 10/18/2017

Building Effective Collaboration: The Collective Impact Model
Wednesday, 10/18/2017 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

This workshop will explore the principles of Community Collaboration and Coalition building and explore how collaborative work can be strengthened. The Collective Impact Model will be reviewed and participants given the opportunity to apply Collective Impact principles and strategies to their work. Participants will:

  • Understand the level of collaboration and situations in which each level might be appropriate.
  • Identify strategies to both develop new collaborative relationships and strengthen existing ones.
  • Understand the collective impact model and when and why it is used in communities.
  • Apply the collective impact framework to real world situations and explore how using the collective impact framework might benefit the community in which it is applied.

To register, please click on the link: Building Effective Collaboration: The Collective Impact Model

Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension Merrimack County Office, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH, 03303

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
Wednesday, 10/18/2017 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

 

Registration must be received by 10/4/17 to allow time to receive and study the ServSafe book.

 

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: Mary Saucier Choate, Field Specialist, Food Safety.

 

Register on-line

 

Location

  • Keene Parks and Recreation, 312 Washington St., Keene, NH, 03431

Meaningful Connections, Build Resilience: A three part series for Early Care and Education Providers
Wednesday, 10/18/2017 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Classroom with students and building blocks

 

Promoting Resilience through everyday interactions with young children - Part I

Resilience is the ability to experience life's everyday challenges or even significant hardships and find ways to bounce back and thrive. Through caring relationships with young children, early childhood professionals have an important role in promoting resiliency.

This workshop will feature strategies to support a child's ability to bounce back from difficult challenges. Strategies for building such resiliency skills as:

  • Self-control
  • Problem solving
  • Acting with confidence
  • Taking responsibility
  • Having a positive outlook

Through everyday interactions and relationships.

 

This will be a 2 hour workshop presented in three locations:

September 27, 2017 - Tilton

February 8, 2018 - Nashua

May 8, 2018 - Rochester

 

Using effective collaboration to support young children's resilience - Part 2

As early childhood professionals, we collaborate with coworkers and many others to provide quality education and care. Getting along with coworkers and other collaborators is not always easy. The quality of our relationships with coworkers affects our relationships with the children and families we serve. This workshop will feature strategies and skills for communicating effectively with others, getting on the same page, managing conflict, through everyday interactions with coworkers and collaborators.

 

This will be a 2 hour workshop presented in three locations:

October 18, 2017 - Tilton

February 22, 2018 - Nashua

May 22, 2018 Rochester

 

Making the most of everyday interactions with families - Part 3

Resilience is the ability to experience life's everyday challenges or even significant hardships and find ways to bounce back and thrive. Early Childhood professionals are in the position to help families support young children's resilience. This workshop will focus on practical strategies for building close working relationships with families. Emphasis will be on developing skills to make the most our of those everyday encounters with families' pick-up, drop-off through thoughtful intentional interactions.

 

Presented by: Thomas Linehan Ed.D.

 

This will be a 2 hour workshop presented in three locations:

November 8, 2017 - Tilton

March 8, 2018 - Nashua

June 12, 2018 - Rochester

 

You are not required to attend all three parts of these workshops, you may choose to attend one or more.

Location

  • , Tilton, NH,

Merrimack County 4-H Fall Leaders Meeting
Wednesday, 10/18/2017 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

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Location

  • Beech Hill Farm, Hopkinton, NH, 03229

Cheshire 4-H Council Meeting
Wednesday, 10/18/2017 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Location

  • UNH Cheshire County Extension, 33 West Street, Keene, NH, 03431

Thursday, 10/19/2017

4-H Barn and Brew Fundraiser
Thursday, 10/19/2017 (06:00 AM - 09:00 AM)

Join us for our 1st Annual 

4-H Barn & Brew 

Thursday October 19th

At Josiah's Meetinghouse in Epping, NH 

Join us for an evening of food, friends, and fun. This 1st Annual event will feature amazing brew from Peak Brewing, Italian cuisine from DeBernardo's Restaurant, a silent auction, and music. Buy Tickets Online ticket sales will end Monday October 16.  

Proceeds from this event go to support the 4-H programming in Rockingham County NH.  

  • Favorite Foods, County Activities Day, Fashion Revue, Picnic in the Park, Caftapalooza,
  • Teen Conference Scholarships
  • Camper Scholarships
  • College and Continuing Education Scholarships
  • New Programing such as 4-H Wildside 

This is a 21 + event only.

 

Buy your tickets today

 

 

Location

  • Josiah's Meetinghouse, 521 Calef Highway, Epping, NH, 03042

Professional Logger Program N.H. Timber Harvesting Law
Thursday, 10/19/2017 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

 

Course Content:

A one-day workshop presenting information on New Hampshire’s Timber Harvesting Laws, Wetland Regulations, and the use of Best Management Practices. Practical, hands-on instruction for today’s logging professional.


Timber Tax Law - The specific rules and process regarding the Intent and Report of Cut forms as required, plus other valuable information from the N.H. Department of Revenue Administration.


Timber Harvesting Law - Forest Rangers will explain N.H.’s timber harvesting laws, including the details of slash and basal area laws, the timber trespass, and deceptive forest practices laws.


Wetlands Regulations - Representatives from the N.H. Wetlands Bureau will present information including wetlands identification and the procedure and requirements for preparing the Minimum Impact Notification form. Best Management Practices will also be covered.

 

8.0 PLP certification credits
6.0 SAF category 1 CFE credits

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Location

  • Fox State Forest, 309 Center Road, Hillsborough, NH, 03244

Cooking Matters™ for Parents
Thursday, 10/19/2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Thursdays, Oct. 5, 2017 - Nov. 9, 2017.

COOKING MATTERS™ for Parents: Get the Most Out of Your Meals!
A free cooking and nutrition series offered through UNH Cooperative Extension Nutrition Connections, COOKING MATTERS™, and the NH Food Bank.

• Cooking tips and techniques.
• A bag of FREE groceries each week with recipe ingredients for you to duplicate meals at home.
• Lessons feature hands-on learning and include group discussion with instructors.
• A meal prepared by the chef and you...the class participants!
• Budgeting - stretch your food $$ and maximize your resources!!

Income Guidelines Apply.

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Location

  • Exeter Area YMCA, 56 Linden Street, Exeter, NH, 03833

Engineering is Elementary
Thursday, 10/19/2017 (04:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

 

 

Engineering is Elementary is the Boston Museum of Science's award-winning curriculum that provides a hands-on approach to discover how engineering and the engineering design process can be brought into the classroom. Learn to solve real-life problems and how everyday items work while embedding science and engineering into your existing ELA curriculum. This workshop will provide ideas, practical projects, and resources to help integrate existing lessons into the K-6 classroom. Instructor: Laura Nickerson

Registration link: http://bit.ly/2t0o0dG

Thursdays, October 12 & 19, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cost: $75

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Location

  • UNH STEM Discovery Lab, Pandora Building, 88 Commercial St, Manchester, NH, 03101

Cooking Matters™ for Adults
Thursday, 10/19/2017 (04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Thursdays, Oct. 19, 2017 - Dec. 7, 2017.

COOKING MATTERS™ for Adults: Get the Most Out of Your Meals!
A free cooking and nutrition series offered through UNH Cooperative Extension Nutrition Connections, COOKING MATTERS™, and the NH Food Bank.

• Cooking tips and techniques.
• A bag of FREE groceries each week with recipe ingredients for you to duplicate meals at home.
• Lessons feature hands-on learning and include group discussion with instructors.
• A meal prepared by the chef and you...the class participants!
• Budgeting - stretch your food $$ and maximize your resources!!

Income Guidelines Apply.

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Location

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

Hillsborough County Advisory Council Meeting
Thursday, 10/19/2017 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Regular monthly business meeting of the Hillsborough County Advisory Council.  Agenda TBD.

 

Please RSVP by email: ce.hillsborough@unh.edu or call (603) 641-6060.  

 

 

 

 

Location

  • Hillsborough County UNHCE Office, 329 Mast Road, Goffstown, NH, 03045

Merrimack County 4-H Junior Leaders October Meeting
Thursday, 10/19/2017 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

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Location

  • Merrimack County 4-H Office, NH,

Friday, 10/20/2017

4-H YLT Officers Retreat
Friday, 10/20/2017 (All day)

Location TBA

Wood in Streams: Exploring the ecological value and practice of adding large wood in New Hampshire’s first order streams
Friday, 10/20/2017 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)


Workshop I

This two-part workshop will provide a comprehensive overview and guide for why and how large wood can be added to headwater (first order) streams to improve their function and habitat value.  (Participants are not required to attend both workshops, however participants attending Workshop II on November 9th must first attend Workshop I)



Workshop I Agenda

9:00 - 9:30 am            Registration and Refreshments


9:30 - 10:15 am          Ecology, function, and practice of addition wood in streams
                                    (Dick Fortin, Tin Mountain Conservation Center)


10:15 - 11:00 am        Brook trout ecology and habitat function of wood in streams
                                    (John Magee, NH Fish and Game)


11:15 - 11:30 am        Break


11:30 - 11:50 am        Permitting associated with adding wood in streams
                                    (NH Department of Environmental Services)


11:50 - 12:00 pm        Environmental Quality Incentives Program Standards & Practices
                                    (Nels Liljedahl, Natural Resources Conservation Service)


12:00 -12:30 pm         Lunch (Bring your own)


12:30 - 3:30 pm         Carpool to White Lot Brook to view recent and older wood additions


3:30 pm                     Adjourn

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Location

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

Saturday, 10/21/2017

An Afternoon with Margaret Roach and Claude Monet: Non Stop Plants - A Garden for 365 Days
Saturday, 10/21/2017 (All day)

• Learn how and why Margaret made a four-season garden
• The basic principles of garden design
• How to shop for plants with that goal in mind
• What makes the garden so appealing to nearly 70 species of birds and other welcome wildlife
• How to go beyond “outdoor decorating”
• Engage with the garden through all your senses and emotions

 

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25th Annual Loggers & Truckers Convention
Saturday, 10/21/2017 (12:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

 
The New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Council cordially invites you to join us to celebrate the logging profession with loggers and truckers from across the state. This year’s event starts with the lunch and a tour of one of New Hampshire’s largest (30 million board feet) Eastern White Pine sawmills, Durgin and Crowell Lumber Co., Inc. Following lunch there will be a tour of the sawmill, its new wood pellet plant, and if time permits the Springfield Power Plant. After the tours join us for the annual Loggers & Truckers Convention banquet, awards/graduation ceremony, and raffle and auction to support New Hampshire’s Professional Loggers Program.

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Location

  • Fireside Inn & Suites, 25 Airport Rd., West Lebanon, NH, 03784

Monday, 10/23/2017

Professional Logger Program Fundamentals of Forestry
Monday, 10/23/2017 (08:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

 

Course Content:

This workshop will give loggers a better understanding of the theory behind forest management and the application of silviculture for sustainable forest resources.

 - Historical events
 - Current status
 - Silvicultural principles of New England
 - Forest types.
 - What is silviculture?
 - Considering landowner goals & objectives.
 - Tree maturity, growth, vigor & value.
 - Wildlife habitat.
 - Harvesting systems & types of harvests.
 - Logger’s function in silviculture.


Field session will focus on log scaling, grades, and utilization at a local sawmill.

Instructor:
Brendan Prusik, UNH Cooperative Extension

 

8.0 PLP certification credits
2.5 SAF category 1 CFE credits
3.5 SAF category 2 CFE credits

 

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Location

  • North Country Resource Center, 629 Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
Monday, 10/23/2017 (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

Protect yourself and the people you feed! SAFE reviews safe food handling techniques, reminders of personal hygiene practices, prevention of cross-contamination, safe time & temperature controls, and receiving food donations.  SAFE 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. SAFE participants receive fact sheets and a certificate of attendance will be provided.

To be held at Laconia School District Office, 39 Harvard Street, Laconia.

Presented by: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist and ServSafe(r) Certified Instructor.

Pre-registration is required by calling 603-447-3834.

Agriculture & Natural Resource Business Institute
Monday, 10/23/2017 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

This program is for those new to farming who want to learn what it takes to develop their idea and create a business plan. Participants will have the ability to join the class remotely for some sessions.

 

To register for this event, please click: Agriculture & Natural Resource Business Institute

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Location

  • Lakes Region Community College, 379 Belmont Rd., Laconia, NH, 03246

Tuesday, 10/24/2017

Creative Computing Challenge--STEM Docent Training
Tuesday, 10/24/2017 (All day)

 Join the STEM Docent team! Receive in-depth, ongoing training on inquiry-based, computer coding and mobile application development curriculum using MIT App Inventor. Train as a STEM Docent volunteer to and engage NH youth in multi-day lessons in classrooms or out-of-school-time programs (ages 14-18).

Already work in the classroom? Become trained to integrate this engaging STEM curriculum in your classroom and join a statewide network of STEM Docents. PD hours and CEU documentation available.

Dates: October 17 & 24 9:00 - 4:00

Location: STEM Discovery Lab at UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street Manchester NH 03101

Register --Deadline is October 10th!

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Location

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

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
Tuesday, 10/24/2017 (08:30 AM - 04:30 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, Food Safety.

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Location

  • Mountain View Community, Multi-Purpose Room, 93 Water Village Road, Ossipee, NH, 03864

4-H National Youth Science Day: Incredible Wearables Educator Training
Tuesday, 10/24/2017 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Click on the link to register:  Training Registration

Location

  • Beech St. School, 333 Beech St, Manchester, NH, 03405

Belknap County Advisory Council Meeting
Tuesday, 10/24/2017 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

Location

  • Belknap County Complex, 34 County Drive, Laconia, NH, 03246

Grafton County 4-H Leaders' and Volunteers' Appreciation Event
Tuesday, 10/24/2017 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

In honor of our Grafton County 4-H leaders and volunteers, the Youth Leadership Council is hosting an evening of Timeless Memories which will include a dessert buffet, musical entertainment, and camaraderie to celebrate those who do so much for our program all year long.  

Location

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

Wednesday, 10/25/2017

Rockingham County 4-H Club Leaders Meeting
Wednesday, 10/25/2017 (06:00 AM - 08:30 AM)

  • MANDATORY CLUB LEADERS MEETING – we will be hosting a mandatory meeting for all club leaders.  This is an important meeting to cover some topics and policies. It will be held at the county 4-H Office. (dinner provided) 

Location

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


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