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<< Thursday, August 17, 2017 >>
Event: Founders' Day Quilt Contest Start: 8/17/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/17/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development
Address: Red Bay City Hall; Red Bay, Alabama County: Franklin
Contact Name: Katernia Cole Coffey-County Extension Coordinator Phone: 256-332-8880
Event Website: Email: colekat@auburn.edu
Description: The City of Red Bay and the Franklin County Extension System will host the 8th Annual "Founders Day Quilt Contest". Categories-Pieced, Applique, Hand or Machine quilted. Quilts may be delivered on Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Red Bay City Hall from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Quilts will be judged Saturday September 16, 2017 Prizes-1st-$60 2nd-$40 3rd-$20

Event: Watermelon Festival Coloring contest Start: 8/17/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/17/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development
Address: Franklin County Extension Office; Courthouse Basement; Room 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Katernia Cole Coffey-County Extension Coordinator Phone: 256-332-8880
Event Website: Email: colekat@auburn.edu
Description: Contest for Kindergarten-3rd grades. Coloring sheets can be picked up at the office or the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. On back of sheets: name, address, phone number and age. Prices 1st-$10 2nd-$8 3rd-$6

Event: Watermelon Festival Cutest Baby/Child Photography contest Start: 8/17/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/17/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development
Address: Franklin County Extension Office; Courthouse Basement; Room 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Katernia Cole Coffey-County Extension Coordinator Phone: 256-332-8880
Event Website: Email: colekat@auburn.edu
Description: If you think you have the cutest baby or child in Franklin County, you need to enter them in the 2017 Watermelon Festival Baby/Child Photography Contest. Submit a photo no smaller than 5x7 and no larger than 11x14. Boys and Girs 0-6 months, 7-11 months, 1 year old, 2 years old, 3 years old, 4 years old. Twins in one category. On back of mounted photo: name, address, phone number, category and age. Prizes-1st-$20.00, 2nd-$15.00 3rd-$10.00

Event: Watermelon Festival Iced Tea contest Start: 8/17/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/17/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development
Address: Franklin County Extension Office; Courthouse Basement; Room 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Katernia Cole Coffey-County Extension Coordinator Phone: 256-332-8880
Event Website: Email: colekat@auburn.edu
Description: Entries will be judged on TASTE. Categories: 1)Sweeten 2)Flavored(watermelon, peach or other flavors) 3)sugar substitute. Provide 1/2 gallon tea in a non-returnable plastic container. With your entry provide a recipe with contact information: name, address, phone number and category. Prizes 1st-$30 2nd-$25 3rd-$20.

Event: Watermelon Festival Photography Contest Start: 8/17/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/17/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development
Address: Franklin County Extension Office; Courthouse Basement; Room 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Katernia Cole Coffey-County Extension Coordinator Phone: 256-332-8880
Event Website: Email: colekat@auburn.edu
Description: Categories 1)people 2)Scenic 3)Still life. One entry per category. Photos must be in color. Minimum 5x7 no large than 11x17 mounted on poster board or foam board. On back: name, address, phone number, category and age. Prices 1st-$20 2nd-$15 3rd-$10

Event: Watermelon Festival Trivia Contest Start: 8/17/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/17/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development
Address: Franklin County Extension Office; Courthouse Basement; Room 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Katernia Cole Coffey-County Extension Coordinator Phone: 256-332-8880
Event Website: Email: colekat@auburn.edu
Description: Have fun playing watermelon festival trivia. Enjoy watermelon facts and interesting watermelon trivia. Get the scoop on who grows watermelon, health facts of watermelon and watermelon festivals. Watermelon on trivia will be featured on WGOL 920 AM. Prizes to be awarded.

Event: Master Environmental Education Volunteer Training Start: 8/17/17 8:30am
Fee: Free End: 8/17/17 3:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 8300 State Highway 104, Fairhope, AL 36532 County: Baldwin
Contact Name: Cathy Banning Phone: 251-937-7176
Event Website: Email: bannicj@aces.edu
Description: Volunteer Training for anyone interested in helping others learn about the environment. Volunteers travel to Baldwin County schools to teach 8 different lessons to 2nd-6th graders. No experience is necessary. Training materials are provided. Call the Baldwin County Extension Office at 251-937-7176 to register before August 1. Registration is required.

Event: Private Pesticide Applicator Testing Only Start: 8/17/17 8:30am
Fee: $10 End: 8/17/17 11:00am
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Commercial Horticulture; Animal Science & Forages
Address: Chilton County Extension Office, 504 First Ave N, Clanton, AL 35045 County: Chilton
Contact Name: Elaine Densmore Phone: 205 280-6268
Event Website: Email: ezd0007@aces.edu
Description: A Private Applicator uses or supervises the use of any pesticide for producing any agricultural commodity on property owned or rented, or on the property of another person if applied without compensation. This is a testing period after studying the Study Manual in order to provide the Private Applicator permit to the participant after scoring at least 70. *Additional fee of $25.00 shall be forwarded by the applicant to the Department of Ag for Permit.

Event: Elmore Master Gardener Helpline Start: 8/17/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 8/17/17 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)
Event Website: Email: mgcahh@aces.edu
Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: Sports Turf Management Workshop Start: 8/17/17 9:00am
Fee: End: 8/17/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Commercial Horticulture; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: County: Morgan
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Event: 2017 Chambers Grassroots Steering Committee Start: 8/17/17 10:30am
Fee: None End: 8/17/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): General Administration; General Administration; General Administration; General Administration; General Administration; General Administration; General Administration; General Administration; General Administration
Address: 18 AL Ave E, Room 201, LaFayette, AL 36862 County: Chambers
Contact Name: Ken McMillan Phone: 334-864-9373
Event Website: Email: mcmilke@aces.edu
Description: Meeting at DHR: 410 9th Avenue SW, LaFayette, AL 36862 Please RSVP to Robin Jackson (334-864-9373) by August 10th, 2017 for accurate meal count.

Event: Russell County Farmer Market Start: 8/17/17 2:00pm
Fee: End: 8/17/17 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
Event Website: http://www.agi.al...gov/divisions/fma Email: jenniferd@auburn.edu
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Event: Cooking Club for Kids Start: 8/17/17 4:00pm
Fee: Free End: 8/17/17 5:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Luverne Public Library County: Crenshaw
Contact Name: Katlie Lee or Kathryn Tomlin Phone: 334-368-1394 Katie or 334-335-5326 Kathryn
Event Website: Email:
Description: Cooking Club for Kids is for ages 9-12. You must pre-register for the event, so make sure you call Mrs. Kathryn at Luverne Public Library to add your name to the list for each month's club meeting.

Event: Tri County Master Gardener Class Start: 8/17/17 5:00pm
Fee: End: 8/17/17 8:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Limestone
Contact Name: Rhonda Britton Phone: 256-532-1578
Event Website: Email: rcb0003@aces.edu
Description: Fall Tri County Master Gardener Class

Event: Right Bite - Russell County Start: 8/17/17 5:30pm
Fee: 10.0 End: 8/17/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 3500 Summerville Rd County: Russell
Contact Name: Helen H Jones Phone: 334-298-6845
Event Website: Email: herndhj@aces.edu
Description: Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other diseases. The six lessons will cover; How to chose healthier foods at the store, prepare recipes lower in fat, cholesterol, sugar and sodium, and learn portion control.

Event: Watermelon Festival Pet Photo Contest Start: 8/17/17 8:00pm
Fee: End: 8/17/17 8:08pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development
Address: Franklin County Extension Office; Courthouse Basement; Room 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Katernia Cole Coffey-County Extension Coordinator Phone: 256-332-8880
Event Website: Email: colekat@auburn.edu
Description: Is there a fantastic feline, a cute canine, a ravishing rabbit, a gorgeous goat, a charming chicken, a fine looking fish or a lovely lizard in Franklin County? If you know your pet is the cutest, sweetest, qurkiest and most loveable of them all here is a chance for you to show everyone! Photos must be in color, high resolution, clear and in focus. Minimum size 5x7, no larger than 11x14, mounted on poster board. On back of board: name, address, phone number, category and age. Cash prizes: 1st-$20.00, 2nd-$15.00 3rd-$10.00