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Thursday, 01/18/2018

Conway Elementary Cooking Club
Thursday, 01/18/2018 (03:30 PM - 04:30 PM)

Fifth Graders from Conway Elementary School will participate in an after school cooking club to learn cooking skills they can use at home.  Students will learn how to use a knife, follow food safety techniques, and cook with healthy ingredients.  

 

Location

  • Conway Elementary School, 160 Main Street, Conway, NH, 03818

Monday, 01/22/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Middle School Teens
Monday, 01/22/2018 (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, 01/23/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for High School Teens
Tuesday, 01/23/2018 (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

Wednesday, 01/24/2018

Creative Computing Challenge at SEE Science Center
Wednesday, 01/24/2018 (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, 01/24/2018 (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, 01/24/2018 (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

Friday, 01/26/2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Friday, 01/26/2018 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or cirsis. 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=26291 

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Location

  • North Country Education Services, 300 Gorham Hill Rd, Gorham, NH, 03581

Monday, 01/29/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Middle School Teens
Monday, 01/29/2018 (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, 01/30/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for High School Teens
Tuesday, 01/30/2018 (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

Conway Elementary Pick a Better Snack and Harvest of the Month
Tuesday, 01/30/2018 (09:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

Each month students get to try a different fruit or vegetable in the classroom and give their opinion on how it tastes.  The food service director also cooks the same fruit or vegetable for lunch the same day so kids can try it all different ways.  If the students like the food it will be incorporated into their lunch menu and snack bowls provided by the Fresh Fruit and Veggie Program.

Location

  • Conway Elementary School, 160 Main Street, Conway, NH, 03818

Wednesday, 01/31/2018

Creative Computing Challenge at SEE Science Center
Wednesday, 01/31/2018 (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, 01/31/2018 (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, 01/31/2018 (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

STEM Docent Open House
Wednesday, 01/31/2018 (05:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Inspire A Learner

Do you love STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)? Do you want to inspire youth to love the same? Come learn how at the STEM Docent Open House!

UNH Cooperative Extension STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Docents are educators and volunteers that are dedicated to strengthening youths’ appreciation and understanding of STEM. At the open house, those interested in becoming trained in STEM Docent modules or program directors thinking about requesting a STEM Docent to their facility will learn about the why and the how of the STEM Docent program.

Learn about the specifics of becoming a STEM Docent educator.

Speak with UNHCE staff to see how STEM Docent modules can be incorporated into classrooms or out-of-school-time-programs.

Become familiar with the professional development associated with STEM Docents.

January 31, 5:00 - 6:00

UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester NH Room 325

RSVP by January 20th 

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Location

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

Monday, 02/05/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Middle School Teens
Monday, 02/05/2018 (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, 02/06/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for High School Teens
Tuesday, 02/06/2018 (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

Wednesday, 02/07/2018

Creative Computing Challenge at SEE Science Center
Wednesday, 02/07/2018 (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, 02/07/2018 (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, 02/07/2018 (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

Thursday, 02/08/2018

Meaningful Connections, Build Resilience: A three part series for Early Care and Education Providers
Thursday, 02/08/2018 (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,

Monday, 02/12/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Middle School Teens
Monday, 02/12/2018 (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, 02/13/2018

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for High School Teens
Tuesday, 02/13/2018 (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

Ossipee Central School Pick a Better Snack
Tuesday, 02/13/2018 (09:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

Ossipee Central School students try a different fruit or vegetable every month. During class students learn about a fruit or vegetable then have a chance to taste it and give their opinion on how it tastes.  If they like it the school food service director will use it more for their snack bowls provided by the Fresh Fruit and Veggie Program.

Location

  • Ossipee Central School, 68 Main Street, Center Ossipee, NH, 03814

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


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