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Tuesday, 10/10/2017

Cooking Matters for Adults
Tuesday, 10/10/2017 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults.

Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating.

This is a hands-on cooking class.

Tuesdays - September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3 and 10, 2017.

Location

  • Harvest Christian Fellowship Church, 219 Willow Street, Berlin, NH, 03570

Integrated Cover Crop Field Meeting
Tuesday, 10/10/2017 (03:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Field meeting to learn and observe how a diversified vegetable farm is integrating cover crops into their operation. Talk with growers about the pros and cons, what’s worked, what hasn’t, and discussion on different seeding methods.

Field inspection of August-seeded multi species mixtures.

2 Pesticide credits available.

Be prepared to spend the session outdoors!

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Location

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

Wednesday, 10/11/2017

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Wednesday, 10/11/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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Cultivate: An Educators Guide to Food Systems Educator Series
Wednesday, 10/11/2017 (03:30 PM - 06:30 PM)

The Food System program provides a rigorous and relevant look at how we relate to our food system through authentic science and reflective practice.  Educators will learn about topical teaching sequences, gearing lessons towards NGSS standards, planning deeper explorations into food systems with your class, and most importantly excite youth about the natural world!

Dates and Topics:

Food Systems:  September 28th

Soils and Compost:  October 11th

Plants and Hydroponics:  January 18th

Sustainability:  March 14th

School Garden Asset Mapping and Planning:  April 5th

Insects and Pollination:  May 10th 

 

Registration:  http://bit.ly/2wLKD3b

Location

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

Thursday, 10/12/2017

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Thursday, 10/12/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
Thursday, 10/12/2017 (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

  • Belknap County Nursing Home, 30 County Drive, Laconia, NH, 03246

Cooking Matters™ for Parents
Thursday, 10/12/2017 (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!!

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Location

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

Engineering is Elementary
Thursday, 10/12/2017 (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

Friday, 10/13/2017

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Friday, 10/13/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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Coos County 4-H Volunteer Appreciation Night
Friday, 10/13/2017 (05:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Location

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

Grafton County 4-H Family Fall Festival
Friday, 10/13/2017 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

The Family Fall Festival is an event for everyone, from families considering joining 4-H, to 4-H families who have been with the program for years!

 

It is an event filled with fall festival games and contests.  Last year's event included a carved pumpkin contest, a scarecrow contest, and a decorated vegetable contest, to name a few.  (All items should be constructed at home and brought to the event ready to be judged.)  The event also includes award presentations to 4-Hers who have participated in the summer gardening program, those who applied for County Medals, and the "I Dare You" Leadership Award. 

Location

  • Blackmount Equipment, Inc., 2924 Dartmouth College Hwy., North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Saturday, 10/14/2017

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Saturday, 10/14/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

Website

Coös County 4-H Sharp Shooters Group
Saturday, 10/14/2017 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Join us at the Groveton Fish & Game Club Range, Lost Nation Road, Groveton.  

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

This group meets the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month. (see complete schedule)

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Location

  • Groveton Fish & Game Club, 1100 Lost Nation Road, Northumberland, NH, 03582

Forestry Tour at Ferrin Pond in Weare
Saturday, 10/14/2017 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)


Join Meadowsend Consulting Co., Piscataquog Land Conservancy (PLC) and UNH Cooperative Extension on a joint timbersale of PLC and Weare Town Forest. This harvest will be in motion by Certified Logging contractor, DH Hardwick and Sons using modern harvesting systems to achieve landownership goals. Learn about the complexities of orchestrating a harvest, public use, wildlife markets, weather… and how it all works.  The tour includes approximately one mile of hiking on uneven ground along skid trails.


Please RSVP by calling 526-8686 or email
lmelanson@mtlforests.com



Meeting location will be at the junction of Mountain Road and Mountain School Road
280-288 Mountain Rd, Weare, NH 03281

 

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Location

  • Ferrin Pond, Weare, NH, 03281

Sunday, 10/15/2017

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Sunday, 10/15/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

Website

Monday, 10/16/2017

Agriculture & Natural Resource Business Institute
Monday, 10/16/2017 (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

Strafford County Advisory Council Meeting
Monday, 10/16/2017 (06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Agenda Items:  

TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location

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

Tuesday, 10/17/2017

Creative Computing Challenge--STEM Docent Training
Tuesday, 10/17/2017 (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

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Location

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

Sullivan County Advisory Council Meeting
Tuesday, 10/17/2017 (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

Carroll County Advisory Council
Tuesday, 10/17/2017 (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, 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)

 

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.

 

Registration is required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class to allow time to receive and study the ServSafe book.

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,

Thursday, 10/19/2017

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!!

Linked file:

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


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