ACES Calendar

<< Tuesday, June 27, 2017 >>
Event: 4-H Kayaking Kamp Start: 6/27/17 7:30am
Fee: $10.00 End: 6/27/17 12:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Dadeville, AL County: Tallapoosa
Contact Name: Deborah Stewart Phone: 256-825-1050
Event Website: Email:
Description: Introduction to Paddle Sports, Water Safety, Paddling instructions, Float Trip Down Sandy Creek Ages 9-18 (Please choose AM or PM sessions and it will only be one session). Only one 5 hour session. You will pick your time when you call. Must be a 4-H member.

Event: Dekalb County Master Gardener Training Start: 6/27/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 6/27/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: DeKalb
Contact Name: Eric Schavey Phone: 256-504-0351
Event Website: Email: ets0003@aces.edu
Description:

Event: Exploring Our Living Streams Educator's Workshop Start: 6/27/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 6/27/17 9:00am
Calendar(s): Aquatic Resources; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Camp McDowell 105 Delong Rd. Nauvoo, AL 35578 County: Walker
Contact Name: Mona Dominguez Phone: 8888444785
Event Website: http://www.alabam...ucator-workshops/ Email: srs0013@auburn.edu
Description: See event website for registration fees and details.

Event: 4 Days of 4-H Day Camp Start: 6/27/17 9:00am
Fee: $25.00 End: 6/27/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 175 Ag Science Drive, Ste. D County: Escambia
Contact Name: Kelly Rexroat, Sheila McDonald or Spencer Williams Phone: 251-867-7760
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu Email: kwr0009@auburn.edu or spm0011@aces.edu
Description: Four days of fun activities including cooking, food prep, rocketry, woodworking, and some life skills. LIMITED availability so call to reserve your spot no later than June 9, 2017!

Event: 4-H Beginners Sewing Camp Start: 6/27/17 9:00am
Fee: $10 End: 6/27/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 504 First Avenue North, Clanton, AL 35045 County: Chilton
Contact Name: Elaine Densmore Phone: 205 280-6268
Event Website: Email: ezd0007@aces.edu
Description: At camp, the 4-Hers will learn the basics of hand and machine sewing and make their own pieces. It's the 27th and 28th from 9:00 - 12:00 noon. The registration fee is $10. Individuals need to be enrolled in 4-H at www.Alabama4H.com and register by calling the Chilton Co Ext. Office at 205 280-6268. Space is limited.

Event: Lee County Master Gardener Helpline Start: 6/27/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 6/27/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Lee
Contact Name: Master Gardener Helpline Phone: 1-877-ALA-GROW (toll Free)
Event Website: Email: mgcahh@aces.edu
Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: Master Gardener Helpline Start: 6/27/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 6/27/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 600 S 7th ST Opelika, AL 36801 County: Lee
Contact Name: Master Gardener Helpline Phone: 1-877-ALA-GROW
Event Website: Email: mgcahh@aces.edu
Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: Gardening for the Breast Cancer Community - Vegetable Gardening Event w/ Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center Start: 6/27/17 10:00am
Fee: $5.00 End: 6/27/17 11:30am
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Human Nutrition Diet & Health; Urban Affairs
Address: 2612 Lane Park Road County: Jefferson
Contact Name: Megan Sisk Phone: 205-838-6159
Event Website: http://www.forgeon.org/news-events Email: www.forgeon.org/news-events
Description: Want to learn how to grow, harvest and prepare fresh vegetables? Hear Jefferson County Master Gardeners and agents from Alabama Extension discussing the ins and outs of enjoying the bounty of summer's harvest! This special event is for anyone who has ever been diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as their loved ones. This effort is a partnership with Alabama Extension, Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center.

Event: Today's Mom- Health Services Inc. WIC Program Start: 6/27/17 10:00am
Fee: 0 End: 6/27/17 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
Event Website: http://aces.edu Email: jap0033@aces.edu
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: Master Gardener Course Start: 6/27/17 12:00pm
Fee: 125.0 End: 6/27/17 4:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 183 S.W. Davidson Drive, Suit A, Centreville, AL 35042 County: Bibb
Contact Name: Nelson D. Wynn Phone: 205-926-4310
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/Bibb Email: wynnnel@aces.edu
Description: The Alabama Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program by which the Alabama Cooperative Extension System expands its outreach mission to the citizens of Alabama. This program represents an effective partnership between the land-grant universities of this state and motivated volunteers interested in educating their communities with research-based information. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that offer the local community Reliable, Relevant and Reachable gardening information and education opportunities

Event: Rite Bite (Diabetic Class) Start: 6/27/17 2:00pm
Fee: $10:00 End: 6/27/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: 600S 7th ST Suite 4 County: Lee
Contact Name: Helen Jones Phone: 334-749-3353
Event Website: Email:
Description: 6 week diabetic class

Event: ServSafe-Mobile County Start: 6/27/17 4:00pm
Fee: 125.0 End: 6/27/17 10:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: 1070 Shillinger Road North County: Mobile
Contact Name: Rebecca Catalena Phone: 251-234-1050
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/foodsafety Email: rjc0026@auburn.edu
Description: Food Safety Certification for food permit holders meeting the ADPH requirements. Class size limited to first 20 registered. Pre-registration is required.

Event: Rain Barrel Workshop Start: 6/27/17 5:30pm
Fee: 40 End: 6/27/17 7:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Urban Affairs
Address: 211 1st Ave, Decatur County: Morgan
Contact Name: Allyson Shabel Phone: 256-612-6766
Event Website: Email: ams0137@aces.edu
Description: Collecting rainwater is extremely helpful during summer droughts. Learn the basics of setting up a rainwater harvesting system in your landscape. Participants will leave with a completed rain barrel for their gardens.

Event: Farming 101: Beekeeping Start: 6/27/17 6:00pm
Fee: $50 for full course or $10 per class End: 6/27/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Commercial Horticulture; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Houston County Extension Office County: Houston
Contact Name: Lucy Edwards Phone: 334-329-1672
Event Website: http://www.aces.e...r/beginningfarms/ Email: lee0003@aces.edu
Description: The goal of this series is to help beginning or transitioning farmers make good decisions in agriculture. The classes will provide research-based information and other resources to help accomplish their goals. This complete course will cover: Basic Soils, Vegetable Production, Row Crop Production, Beekeeping, Small Fruit Production, Farm Financial Management & Resource Agencies, High Tunnel Production, Pest Management, Marketing and Value Added Products.

Event: Farming 101: Using Honey Bees, Mason Bees, and Leafcutter Bees for Pollination Start: 6/27/17 6:00pm
Fee: End: 6/27/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Houston County Extension Office County: Houston
Contact Name: Phillip Carter Phone: 3347944108
Event Website: Email: phillc2@aces.edu
Description: Identify Native and Non-Native Bees, Learn How to Attract Them to Your Yard, and why the bees are so important and necessary for the survival of the environment and human populations. Will discuss the many ways how we can protect the bees and provide nesting structures to increase their populations.

Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 6/27/17 6:00pm
Fee: $25 End: 6/27/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Limestone Co Extension Office, 1109 W. Market St, Athens, AL 35611 County: Limestone
Contact Name: Robert Page Phone: 12562012465
Event Website: Email: rlp0005@aces.edu
Description: QuickBooks for Farmers is a two evening class to train farmers on using the basic features of QuickBooks Pro accounting software. The first evening will cover building a sample farm file and entering sample data. The second evening will review a completed sample farm's year-end reports. This allows students to see a full year of QuickBooks data.