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Wednesday, 02/14/2018

Creative Computing Challenge at SEE Science Center
Wednesday, 02/14/2018 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 Build your own mobile app with STEM Docents at the SEE Science Center!

In this program, students will learn the basics of MIT App Inventor and how to design and their very own app that can be used on a tablet or mobile android device. This is an introductory program for students who have little or no coding experience. Both computer based and program design elements are introduced.

Prerequisites: Students must be comfortable navigating on a computer, finding, downloading, saving, and uploading files and have access to a Gmail account to share files.

Brett School 5th grade Cultural Cuisine
Wednesday, 02/14/2018 (01:30 PM - 02:15 PM)

5th graders learn more about the history of the food they eat through a cultural walk through North American history and food. Starting with Native American food students learn what food originated in North America and what was brought from Europe.  At the same time, students learn how to make healthy choices every day by reading food labels, calculating sugar in drinks and identifying whole grain foods. 

Location

  • K A Brett School, 881 Tamworth Road, Tamworth, NH, 03886

Brett School 7th grade Healthy Living
Wednesday, 02/14/2018 (02:30 PM - 03:00 PM)

Brett School 7th graders learn how to make healthy choices through a six week lesson series.  Students learn how to identify whole grain foods, calculate sugar in drinks, read food labels, and increase physical activity.  At the end of the series students will cook a slow cooker meal for their parents to show off what they have learned.

Location

  • K A Brett School, 881 Tamworth Road, Tamworth, NH, 03886

Rockingham County 4-H Hippology & Judging Practice
Wednesday, 02/14/2018 (06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Hippology is a four-phase contest: a judging phase, an examination phase, a stations phase, and a problem solving phase. Seniors contestants judge in hand or halter classes and performance (riding/driving) classes. Juniors and Intermediates judge a class based on photos/slides. You do not need to have a horse to get involved in hippology!


Horse judging is a two-part contest: the first part is when contestants judge in hand or halter classes and performance (riding/driving) classes. The second part of the contest is either a knowledge based contest, when you take a 10 question quiz based on the classes you judged in the first part, or a communications based contest, when you present oral reasons on why you placed the horses you placed in the first part of the contest. You do not need to have a horse to get involved in horse judging!

 

Website

Location

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

Thursday, 02/15/2018

Supervisory Registration Certificate—General Use: Turf Training
Thursday, 02/15/2018 (All day)

UNH Cooperative Extension will host a series of all-day training workshops in February 2018 for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate - general use from the state’s Division of Pesticide Control. Individuals wishing to obtain this certification need to participate in a series of training classes, pass a written and oral exam, and show proof of insurance.

 

Training will prepare participants for the state certification exam. Instructors will provide a review of the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual and NH Code of Administrative Rules during the core class.

 

According to the NH Code of Administrative Rules (Pesticide Division) to be eligible to apply for a Supervisory Registration Certificate—General Use, a person is required to complete category specific training for each category in which they are interested. This Turf training class satisfies this requirement and offers 8 recertification credits to those individuals already certified. This training provides instruction by top notch instructors in a variety of topics: Insects Affecting Turf, Insecticides & Other Control Measures for Pest Insects; Diseases Affecting Turf, Fungicides & Other Control Measures for Diseases; Weeds & Weed Control in Turf;  Methods of Control, including Chemicals; Pesticide Labels for Turf / Lawn Applications; and specific NH Rules and Regulations pertaining to this category.

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Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

2018 Syrup Hydrometer Clinic
Thursday, 02/15/2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

The Division of Regulatory Services will be holding 6 hydrometer clinics for New Hampshire maple producers. Agricultural Inspector, Janis Conner or Alice Tuson, will be present to check the accuracy of syrup hydrometers. In addition, information pertaining to the NH Maple Rules, the Department’s Seal of Quality Program, Voluntary Registration, and Organic Certification program will be available.

 

Maple Producers should bring hydrometers clearly labeled with the owner’s name.

 

In the event of inclement weather, please call the office at 271-3685, to confirm the clinic has not been canceled. All clinics will run from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

 

Rockingham County

Tuesday, February 6

UNH Cooperative Extension Office

113 North Rd, Brentwood NH

 

Cheshire County

Thursday, February 8

UNH Cooperative Extension Office

33 West St. Keene, NH

 

Grafton County

Thursday, February 8                               

Grafton Country Cooperative Extension Office

3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill NH

 

Carroll County

Tuesday, February 13

Carroll Country Extension Office

73 Main Street, Conway NH

 

Coos County

Tuesday, February 13                              

UNH Extension Office

629 A Main St., Lancaster NH

 

Merrimack County

Thursday, February 15                            

State House Annex, Room 201

25 Capitol Street, Concord NH

Location

  • State House Annex, Room 201, 25 Capitol Street, Concord, NH,

Hillsborough County Advisory Council Meeting
Thursday, 02/15/2018 (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.  

 

Friday, 02/16/2018

Presentation Day Registration Due to 4-H Office
Friday, 02/16/2018 (All day)

Merrimack County 4-H Presentation Day Registrations Due to 4-H Office: February 16, 2018

Club Leaders complete registration sheets: https://extension.unh.edu/resources/index.cfm?e=app.resource&resourceID=6384&updated=true 

 

For more information about Presentation Day: https://extension.unh.edu/4-H-Youth-Development/Presentation-Day 

Farm Equipment for Beginners
Friday, 02/16/2018 (08:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

8:30 am to 12 pm at Moulton Farm
Meredith, NH
 
12-3 pm at Meredith Community Center
One Circle Drive, Meredith, NH

 

Join us for an interactive demonstration on how to maintain your tractor, and basic safety precautions. The afternoon session will include presentations on assessing whether to buy new or used, financing vs. leasing, and types of insurance to help lower risk. Please dress appropriately for being outside during morning session.

 

To register:
http://bit.ly/FarmEquipment

Location

  • Moulton Farm, 18 Quarrey Road, Meredith, NH, 03253

Monday, 02/19/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Middle School Teens
Monday, 02/19/2018 (02:30 PM - 04:30 PM)

Kennett Middle School students will participate in an after school slow cooker class.  All students receive a free slow cooker. Each week students prepare a slow cooker meal to cook at home with food provided by Memorial Hospital. Middle School students learn cooking skills, food safety techniques, and how to cook with healthy ingredients.

 

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Location

  • Kennett Middle School, 176 Main Street, Conway, NH, 03818

Tuesday, 02/20/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for High School Teens
Tuesday, 02/20/2018 (All day)

Kennett High School students will participate in an after school slow cooker class.  All students receive a free slow cooker. Each week students prepare a slow cooker meal to cook at home with food provided by Memorial Hospital. Students learn cooking skills, food safety techniques, and how to cook with healthy ingredients.

 

This after-school club will also be a collaboration with 4-H to have students compete in a TEEN Cook-off at the end of the lesson series.  Students will work with Nutrition connections, 4-H and the Conway food service director to design a healthy school lunch to compete in a regional competition.  Winners will go on to a state cook-off.

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Location

  • Kennett High School, 409 Eagles Way, Conway, NH, 03860

Sullivan County Advisory Council Meeting
Tuesday, 02/20/2018 (05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Sullivan County Advisory Council's monthly meeting is held generally on the 3rd Tuesday, in the County's Cooperative Extension Office, 24 Main St, Newport.

Monthly agenda TBD, will be sent by the County Office Administrator, Dode Gladders.

Location

  • Sullivan County UNHCE Office, 24 Main Street, Newport, NH, 03773

Harvesting Timber? Think Taxes
Tuesday, 02/20/2018 (05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)


Dollars and Cents of Owning Land: A Workshop Series for Landowners

The NHTOA and UNH Cooperative Extension are teaming up to offer a landowner workshop series to help landowners be prudent woodlot owners. Each session starts at 5:30 with a light supper and mingling, with presentations, discussions, and questions and answers to follow. Each class will conclude at 8:00 p.m. 

 

Come to one, two, three, or all sessions. Preregistration is required for us to plan for food and handouts. Cost is $25 per class for NHTOA members, $30 per class for non-members.

 

Landowners who generate income from timber sales are subject to federal income tax. This session will provide a brief overview of timber taxes, then focus on one of the most common federal income tax deductions related to timber income: depletion. Other topics include calculating taxable gain, ownership structure and taxes, classifying income, and using IRS forms. This class will be of interest to landowners harvesting for the first time as well as to those with many timber harvests under their belt.

 

Instructors: Andy Fast, Belknap and Strafford County Extension Forester

Preregistration is required to plan for food and handouts.

 

Location

  • Conservation Center - Forest Society, 54 Portsmouth St., Concord, NH, 03301

Strafford County Advisory Council Meeting
Tuesday, 02/20/2018 (06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Agenda Items:  TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location

  • William A. Grimes Justice & Administration Building, 259 County Farm Road, Dover, NH, 03820

Carroll County Advisory Council
Tuesday, 02/20/2018 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Agenda items:

Staff Evaluations:

Administrative Staff attending:

Location

  • Carroll County UNHCE Office, 73 Main Street, Conway, NH, 03818

Wednesday, 02/21/2018

Supervisory Registration Certificate—General Use: Forest Training
Wednesday, 02/21/2018 (08:15 AM - 05:00 PM)

UNH Cooperative Extension will host a series of all-day training workshops in February 2018 for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate - general use from the state’s Division of Pesticide Control. Individuals wishing to obtain this certification need to participate in a series of training classes, pass a written and oral exam, and show proof of insurance.

 

Training will prepare participants for the state certification exam. Instructors will provide a review of the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual and NH Code of Administrative Rules during the core class.

 

According to the NH Code of Administrative Rules (Pesticide Division) to be eligible to apply for a Supervisory Registration Certificate—General Use, a person is required to complete category specific training for each category in which they are interested. This Forest training class satisfies this requirement and offers 8 recertification credits to those individuals already certified. This training provides instruction by top notch instructors in a variety of topics: Weeds and Invasive Plant Control: Identification, Life Cycles, Management; Protecting Water from Contamination; Methods of Vegetative Control; Insect Pests of Forest Trees: Identification and Management; Forest Diseases: Identification and Management; and specific NH Rules and Regulations pertaining to the Forest Category.

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Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Wednesday, 02/21/2018 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. YOU can help them. Take the course, save a life, strengthen your community. Participants will receive 8 hours of professional development time with certificates available

Register here: https://www.events.unh.edu/RegistrationForm.pm?event_id=26290

 

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Location

  • UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc., 153 Paige Hill Rd, Goffstown, NH, 03045

Creative Computing Challenge at SEE Science Center
Wednesday, 02/21/2018 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 Build your own mobile app with STEM Docents at the SEE Science Center!

In this program, students will learn the basics of MIT App Inventor and how to design and their very own app that can be used on a tablet or mobile android device. This is an introductory program for students who have little or no coding experience. Both computer based and program design elements are introduced.

Prerequisites: Students must be comfortable navigating on a computer, finding, downloading, saving, and uploading files and have access to a Gmail account to share files.

Brett School 5th grade Cultural Cuisine
Wednesday, 02/21/2018 (01:30 PM - 02:15 PM)

5th graders learn more about the history of the food they eat through a cultural walk through North American history and food. Starting with Native American food students learn what food originated in North America and what was brought from Europe.  At the same time, students learn how to make healthy choices every day by reading food labels, calculating sugar in drinks and identifying whole grain foods. 

Location

  • K A Brett School, 881 Tamworth Road, Tamworth, NH, 03886

Brett School 7th grade Healthy Living
Wednesday, 02/21/2018 (02:30 PM - 03:00 PM)

Brett School 7th graders learn how to make healthy choices through a six week lesson series.  Students learn how to identify whole grain foods, calculate sugar in drinks, read food labels, and increase physical activity.  At the end of the series students will cook a slow cooker meal for their parents to show off what they have learned.

Location

  • K A Brett School, 881 Tamworth Road, Tamworth, NH, 03886

Rockingham County 4-H Hippology & Judging Practice
Wednesday, 02/21/2018 (06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Hippology is a four-phase contest: a judging phase, an examination phase, a stations phase, and a problem solving phase. Seniors contestants judge in hand or halter classes and performance (riding/driving) classes. Juniors and Intermediates judge a class based on photos/slides. You do not need to have a horse to get involved in hippology!


Horse judging is a two-part contest: the first part is when contestants judge in hand or halter classes and performance (riding/driving) classes. The second part of the contest is either a knowledge based contest, when you take a 10 question quiz based on the classes you judged in the first part, or a communications based contest, when you present oral reasons on why you placed the horses you placed in the first part of the contest. You do not need to have a horse to get involved in horse judging!

 

Website

Location

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

Thursday, 02/22/2018

Grafton County Kids to Kids Project Workday
Thursday, 02/22/2018 (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

This inter-generational community service project workday, co-hosted by the Grafton County Nursing Home, creates no-sew fleece blankets for youth in crisis.

Location

  • Grafton County Nursing Home, Dartmouth College Hwy., North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Meaningful Connections, Build Resilience: A three part series for Early Care and Education Providers
Thursday, 02/22/2018 (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.

 

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

  • , Nashua, NH,

Friday, 02/23/2018

Getting the Conversation Started: The Basics of Farm Succession Planning
Friday, 02/23/2018 (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Join us for this one-day workshop to learn about basic considerations for transferring the farm to the next generation, or taking the farm over from a family or non-family member. Topics include elements of a succession plan, goal setting, financial considerations, legal aspects, conservation easement tools, and types of insurance to lower risk for all involved. Participation from both generations is highly encouraged, if applicable.

 

To register, please click: Getting the Conversation Started: The Basics of Farm Succession Planning

Location

  • Memorial Union Building - UNH, 83 Main Street, Durham, NH, 03824

Saturday, 02/24/2018

Coös County 4-H Sharp Shooters Group
Saturday, 02/24/2018 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Join us at the North Country Resource Center, 629 Main Street, (Route 3) Lancaster, NH.  

All youth are welcome ages 8-18, learn firearm safety, with hands-on learning. 

This group meets the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month, unless noted otherwise.

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Location

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


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