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<< Wednesday, June 21, 2017 >>
Event: Summer Camp Start: 6/21/17 8:00am
Fee: NA End: 6/21/17 8:05am
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs
Address: 1070 Schillinger Rd., N County: external
Contact Name: Pamela Irby Phone: (251) 574-8445
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Description: Summer Camp in for youth ages 10-18. They will have fun exercising, preparing healthy snacks and creating science experiments. (parents welcomed)

Event: Cherokee County 4-H RiverKids I Start: 6/21/17 8:30am
Fee: $25 End: 6/21/17 8:35am
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 1526 Chesnut Bypass, Centre, Alabama 35960 County: Cherokee
Contact Name: Mirandi Reese Watson Phone: 256-927-3250
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Description: Cherokee County 4-H is offering our 4-H RiverKids I program to youth, ages 9 to 18 (as of 1/1/17), who live in or attend school in Cherokee County. These youth must be able to swim. This is a kayak education program that let's the youth experience Cherokee County's abundant water resources while learning paddling skills and having fun in an outdoor 4-H setting. They will also learn ecology, water safety, conservation, water quality, and much more. This is a 2 day event with day #1 consisting of both on land and over the water instruction on Weiss Lake. Day #2 is a guided float trip on Terrapin Creek. The fee is $25 per youth, which includes instruction, kayak, paddle, life jacket, all safety equipment, and shuttle fees. Youth will be responsible for their own lunch, drinks, snacks, sunscreen, etc. Pre-Registration is required by June 1st. Limited to 15 youth, so register early. To register: Come by the Cherokee County Extension Office, located at 1526 Chesnut Bypass in Centre, during normal business hours. We are open Monday through Friday from 7:45 am to 4:30 pm. We close for lunch from 12 to 12:45 pm. Registration Fee and all paperwork will be required to hold your spot.

Event: Sew It Seams Start: 6/21/17 8:30am
Fee: $30.00 End: 6/21/17 11:30am
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 600 South 7th Street Suite 4, Opelika, AL 36801 County: Lee
Contact Name: Lee Co Extension Office Phone: 334-749-3353
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Description: Beginner Class: June 19 -23 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-11:30 am) $30 Activity Fee-" includes sewing machine and basic sewing tools. Does NOT include fabric. Ages 9-18 only

Event: Autauga County Master Gardener Helpline Start: 6/21/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 6/21/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Autauga
Contact Name: Master Gardener Helpline Phone: 1-877-ALA-GROW
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Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: Gardening 101 Workshop Series Start: 6/21/17 10:00am
Fee: Free and Open to the Public! End: 6/21/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Urban Affairs
Address: 1101 Sunset Drive, Guntersville County: Marshall
Contact Name: Hunter McBrayer Phone: (256) 582-2009
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Description: The Gardening 101 Workshop Series will be held at the Church of the Epiphany in Guntersville on every 3rd Wednesday of the month. This program will cover topics ranging from plant propagation, lawn care, vegetable production, and much more! Contact the Marshall County Extension Office for more information

Event: Right Bite Start: 6/21/17 10:00am
Fee: $5.00 End: 6/21/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Knights Chapel Baptist Church, 85 MLK Avenue, Millry, AL County: Washington
Contact Name: Carolyn Bivins Phone: 251-533-9073
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Description: A series of classes to teach participants to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other chronic diseases. During six exciting lessons you will learn to choose healthier foods at the store, prepare recipes, lower in fat, sugar, cholesterol, sodium and control portions.

Event: Today's Mom- Health Services Inc. WIC Program Start: 6/21/17 10:00am
Fee: 0 End: 6/21/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
Address: 2101 Chestnut Street Montgomery, AL 36106 County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Jennifer Pinkard Phone: 334-270-4133
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Description: Today's Mom is comprised of a series of six lessons, each containing clearly stated goals. Each lesson consists of verbal and written instructions along with interactive activities designed to help moms-to-be learn to make healthy diet and physical activity choices for themselves and their babies. Today's Mom lessons are designed for ease of preparation and implementation. Lessons are scripted to make delivery easy. Accompanying materials reinforce lesson concepts and make learning about healthy eating simple and fun. Each lesson includes hands-on activities, recipes, and more. Activities reinforce concepts in ways that are fun and interactive.

Event: 4-H Creative Clovers Start: 6/21/17 1:00pm
Fee: $5 each End: 6/21/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 802 Veterans Drive County: external
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 256-766-6223
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Description: Spend the afternoon crafting with us! We will explore different mediums and techniques, and everyone will have a project or two to take home. It may or may not turn out to be "Pinterest-worthy", but it will be fun! ($5 each day) Pre-registration required (see event web page). Wednesday & Thursday: June 21-22 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event: Canning and Gardening Workshop Start: 6/21/17 1:00pm
Fee: 5 End: 6/21/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Dale County Extension Office,1702 Hwy 123 South in Ozark County: Dale
Contact Name: Bridgette Brannon or Lucy Edwards Phone: 334-774-2329
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Description: Canning and Gardening Workshop about canning pickles and growing vegetables.