ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, June 29, 2017 >>
Event: Dekalb County Master Gardener Training Start: 6/29/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 6/29/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: DeKalb
Contact Name: Eric Schavey Phone: 256-504-0351
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Event: Right Bite - Bullock County Start: 6/29/17 8:00am
Fee: Free End: 6/29/17 9:30am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 166 Railroad Street Midway, AL County: Bullock
Contact Name: Helen H Jones Phone: 334-738-2580 or 334-529-3858
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Description: Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other diseases. During six exciting lessons you will learn: to choose healthier food at the store, prepare recipes lower in fat, cholesterol, sugar and sodium and control portions.

Event: TMI Camp Start: 6/29/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 6/29/17 8:06am
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Alabama A&M University, Normal AL County: Madison
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Event: 4 Days of 4-H Day Camp Start: 6/29/17 9:00am
Fee: $25.00 End: 6/29/17 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
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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 Outdoors Adventures Day Camp Start: 6/29/17 9:00am
Fee: $25 End: 6/29/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: McFarland Park County: Lauderdale
Contact Name: Charleen Wilbanks Phone: 256-766-6223
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Description: Join us for 3 days of outdoor fun! We will fish, kayak, cook out, play frisbee golf, and more! Plus, the High School Bass Fishing World Finals will be in town, and we get to help with weigh-ins each afternoon. We will start and end at McFarland Park each day; transportation to different activities will be provided. Health forms and water waivers are required for each 4-H'er. Participants must be at least 9 years old to attend. ($25) Pre-registration is required (see event website); limited to 15 youth so register early! Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday: June 28-30 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event: Canning Workshop: Drying Fruits and Vegetables Start: 6/29/17 9:00am
Fee: $5.00 End: 6/29/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education
Address: Westwood Baptist Church - 4085 US-80 - Selma, AL (across from Taylorville Fun Center) County: Dallas
Contact Name: Callie Nelson Phone: 334-875-3200
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Description: Topics: Fruit Leathers; Vegetables; Herbs; Fruits and Spices. Registration includes Food Preservation Cookbook and more. Please call the Dallas County Extension office at 334-875-3200 to register.

Event: Elmore Master Gardener Helpline Start: 6/29/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 6/29/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Elmore
Contact Name: Master Gardener Helpline Phone: 1-877-ALA-GROW (toll free)
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Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: Russell County Farmer Market Start: 6/29/17 2:00pm
Fee: End: 6/29/17 6:00pm
Calendar(s): Commercial Horticulture; General Administration; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Garrett-Harrison Stadium, at Airport and Summerville Road intersection County: external
Contact Name: Jennifer Davidson Phone: 3342986845
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Event: Eufaula Farmers Market Start: 6/29/17 3:00pm
Fee: End: 6/29/17 6:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Community & Workforce Development; 4-H & Youth Development; Agronomic Crops; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Family & Child Development; Family Resource Mgmt. & Workforce Devel.; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 525 SCHOOL STREET County: Barbour
Contact Name: Allie Corcoran Phone: 3346875688
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Description: Eufaula Farmers Market downtown Eufaula on Broad Street. Every Thursday starting May 25-August 10. Call the Barbour County Extension Office for more information.

Event: 4-H Sport Fishing Start: 6/29/17 4:00pm
Fee: End: 6/29/17 5:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Crenshaw County Lake County: Crenshaw
Contact Name: Katie Lee, 4-H REA or Kathryn Tomlin, Librarian Phone: Katie Lee 334-368-1394 or Kathryn Tomlin 335-5326
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Description: We will pair with the Luverne Public Library to do a Sport Fishing Summer Event at the Crenshaw County Lake! On these two days we will meet at 4:00 pm at the County Lake.

Event: Irrigation Scheduling Workshop Start: 6/29/17 5:15pm
Fee: Free End: 6/29/17 8:15pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; General Administration
Address: 2765 State Highway 52 Hartford, AL. 36344 County: Geneva
Contact Name: Gavin Mauldin Phone: 334-684-2484
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Description: The Geneva County Extension office, along with the Wiregrass RC&D Council, and the Geneva County NRCS, will hold an irrigation scheduling meeting on Thursday June 29th, at 5:15 PM at the Geneva County Farm Center. The meeting is open to all producers who use irrigation systems on their farms, or are considering installing an irrigation system. The meeting will feature presentations by Extension agents, as well as Dr. Brenda Ortiz from Auburn University. The meeting is free to attend and a meal sponsored by the Wiregrass RC&D Council will be served. Please RSVP to the Geneva County Extension office by June 26 to 334-684-2484 or

Event: DEEP Start: 6/29/17 5:30pm
Fee: Free End: 6/29/17 7:30pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Escambia County Health Department, 1115 Azalea Pl, Brewton, AL County: Escambia
Contact Name: Carolyn Bivins Phone: (251) 533-9073
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Description: DEEP Diabetes Education Enrichment Program. Learn how diabetes affects the body

Event: Managing Forest Workshop Start: 6/29/17 5:30pm
Fee: End: 6/29/17 7:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 25 Court STreet WC Extension office County: external
Contact Name: Stacy Ferguson Phone: 2518472642
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Description: topics discussed: Pine beetle id and management Forest management strategies to increase forest resiliency: preparing for drought

Event: Pasture & Grazing Management Field Day Start: 6/29/17 6:00pm
Fee: None End: 6/29/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages; Urban Affairs
Address: 372 Walker Lane Hazel Green, AL County: Madison
Contact Name: Robert Spencer Phone: 256-372-4983
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Description: Field Day will address rotational and forward grazing, forage varieties, mixed species grazing, NRCS and other natural resource programs. Event is free please preregister by contacting Robert Spencer. Please let us know if you have any special needs when you preregister. Sign-in from 5:30-6:00

Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 6/29/17 6:00pm
Fee: $25 End: 6/29/17 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
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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.