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<< Tuesday, October 17, 2017 >>
Event: Hope Christian Archery 4-H Club Start: 10/17/17 2:30am
Fee: none End: 10/17/17 3:30am
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 419 Philippians Blvd, Pelham, AL 35124 County: Shelby
Contact Name: John Wallace Phone: n/a
Event Website: http://www.aces.e...unties/Shelby.php Email:
Description: This 4-H Archery club is offered to all Hope Christian students. If you have any further questions you can also contact Charity Battles, 4-H Foundation Agent Shelby County, office-205-669-6763, cell-205-532-1246, email: or Adeline Quintana, 4-H Agent Assistant, office-205-669-6763, email:

Event: Monroeville Chainsaw Safety Workshop Start: 10/17/17 7:30am
Fee: 20.00 per day End: 10/17/17 1:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 334 Agriculture Drive, Monroeville, Alabama County: external
Contact Name: William Rowe Phone: 2515895572
Event Website: https://www.faceb...eed_story%5C%22%2 Email:
Description: Two-day classroom and hands-on workshop focused on safe chainsaw use for tree care workers, landscape professionals, and municipal/county employees. Public is welcome, but will have to provide their own personal protective equipment (chainsaw chaps, hearing protection, hard hat, and eye protection). First day will cover best practices and chainsaw knowledge and maintenance. Second day will be in-field working on limbing and bucking best practices. 6.5 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs

Event: Monroeville Chainsaw Safety Workshop Start: 10/17/17 7:30am
Fee: 20.00 per day End: 10/17/17 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 8300 State Highway 104 County: Monroe
Contact Name: William Rowe II Phone: 2515895572
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Description: Chainsaw safe practices taught by an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist. The focus of this workshop is on safe handling and cutting practices particularly after storms.

Event: WREC Peanut Pod Blast Workshops Start: 10/17/17 8:00am
Fee: Free End: 10/17/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Agronomic Crops; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: 101 N. Doswell St. Suit A; Abbeville AL 36310 County: Henry
Contact Name: James Jones Phone: 3345856416
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Description: WREC Pod Blast Workshops to determine when to dig peanuts at optimum maturity

Event: Intro to AMN, Taxonomy, Plant Botany Start: 10/17/17 9:00am
Fee: 30.00 End: 10/17/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Landmark Park Dothan, AL County: Crenshaw
Contact Name: Bence Carter Phone: 334-389-4055
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Description: The Alabama Master Naturalist Program is offering its first training in the Wiregrass Region of Alabama starting in October, 2017 and ending in March, 2018. This is a statewide program whose goal is to help promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Alabama's natural world among Alabama's citizens and visitors. In addition, the AMN program strives to develop a statewide corps of wellinformed volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities.

Event: Shiitake Mushroom Workshop Start: 10/17/17 9:00am
Fee: 10 End: 10/17/17 11:00am
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Aquatic Resources
Address: Houston County Extension Office 1699 Ross Clark Circle County: Houston
Contact Name: Lucy Edwards Phone: 334-794-4108
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Description: Do you like mushrooms? Would you like to grow mushrooms? Shiitake mushrooms grow very easily in logs, which take up very little space. Participants will learn how to grow mushrooms by inoculating their own logs to take home. Directions for how to care for your mushroom logs will be covered at the workshop. Join us for this unique and exciting experience.

Event: ServSAfe DeKalb Start: 10/17/17 10:00am
Fee: 125 End: 10/17/17 4:30pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: County: DeKalb
Contact Name: Christy Mendoza Phone: 2565477936
Event Website: https://ssl.acesa...istrationForm.php Email:
Description: For Retail Food Businesses

Event: ServSafe Training in Covington Start: 10/17/17 10:00am
Fee: $125 ( if pay online $120) End: 10/17/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Covington County Extension Office, 23952 AL Hwy 55 in Andalusia, AL County: Covington
Contact Name: Bridgette Brannon Phone: 334-714-1248
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Description: Conduct food safety training for food permit holders in Covington and surrounding counties.

Event: ServSafe- Escambia County Start: 10/17/17 10:00am
Fee: 125.0 End: 10/17/17 11:00am
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: 1070 Shillinger Road North County: Escambia
Contact Name: Rebecca Catalena Phone: 251-234-1050
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Description: Food Safety Certification for food permit holders meeting the ADPH requirements. Class size limited to first 20 registered. Pre-registration is required

Event: 4-H GigaKids Club (computer science/programming) Start: 10/17/17 4:30pm
Fee: none End: 10/17/17 6:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Colbert County Courthouse, Basement County: Franklin
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 256-284-3572
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Description: This Regional Computer Science Club is open to 4-H'ers ages 9-18 in Colbert, Franklin, and Lauderdale Counties. We will explore the principals of computer science through both "unplugged" activities and online programming with lessons from CS First and using MIT's Scratch software. Activities will have a different theme each month - animation, art, fashion, friends, gaming, music, sports - members can join the fun any time! Contact Information: Colbert - Leslie Moore (256-275-5701) Franklin & Lauderdale - Janet Lovelady (256-284-3572)

Event: Covington County Fair Start: 10/17/17 5:00pm
Fee: End: 10/17/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Andalusia County: Crenshaw
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Description: Our Cackle Club members will show their chickens

Event: Nutritional and Health Management to Promote Sustainability Sheep and Goat Meeting Sheep and Goat Meeting Start: 10/17/17 5:00pm
Fee: 0 End: 10/17/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages; Animal Science & Forages; Urban Affairs
Address: 1333 Blount Aveneue, Guntersville, Alabama 35976 County: Marshall
Contact Name: Phone: 256-582-2009
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Description: Topics: Nutrition and Supplementation, Marketing, Health Aspect and Flock/Herd Management

Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 10/17/17 6:00pm
Fee: $25 End: 10/17/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: North Alabama Agriplex, 1714 Tally Ho Street SW, Cullman, AL 35055 County: Cullman
Contact Name: Robert Page Phone: 256-528-7133 - ext 14
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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 and management reports. This allows students to see a full year of QuickBooks data.