ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, October 26, 2017 >>
Event: Live Well Faithful Families Start: 10/26/17 6:00am
Fee: FREE End: 10/26/17 8:00am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 2281 Hwy 77 LaFayette, Al 36862 County: Chambers
Contact Name: Sheree Taylor Phone: 256-499-7146
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Description: Engaging through Faith communities to reduce and prevent obesity. Eat healthy, Move more, & make a change.

Event: Demopolis Chainsaw Safety Start: 10/26/17 7:30am
Fee: 20.00 per day End: 10/26/17 1:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 501 North Commissioner's Avenue County: external
Contact Name: William Rowe Phone: 2515895572
Event Website: https://www.faceb...ed_story%5C%22%2C 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: Alabama National Fair Start: 10/26/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 11/5/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Montgomery,AL County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Molly Gregg Phone: 334-750-3603
Event Website: http://www.aces.e.../AL4-H/events.php Email:

Event: Diabetes Sugar Stump Planning Meeting Start: 10/26/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 10/26/17 10:00am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Hale County County: Hale
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Event: Central Alabama Forestry Day Start: 10/26/17 9:00am
Fee: End: 10/26/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 242 US Hwy 280, Kellyton, AL 35089 County: Coosa
Contact Name: Coosa County Extension Office Phone: 256-377-4713
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Description: Come and have an informative and enjoyable day in the woods. Vendors will be on site with displays, products and educational information. Please register by October 20, 2017.

Event: Winston County Sheep & Goat Field Day Start: 10/26/17 10:00am
Fee: None End: 10/26/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages; Urban Affairs
Address: 1671 County Rd. 79 Double Springs, AL County: Winston
Contact Name: Winston County Extension Office Phone: 205-489-5376
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Description: Educational field day addressing fundamentals of goat and sheep production and marketing

Event: CATCH-Soutlawn Elem. Start: 10/26/17 12:00pm
Fee: FREE End: 10/26/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
Address: 307 Vandiver Drive County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Jennifer Pinkard Phone: 334-270-4133
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Description: CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) is the most proven program to prevent childhood obesity and launch kids and communities toward healthier lifestyles. CATCH encourages youths to eat healthier meals and snacks as result of hands-on cooking experiences. Youths will learn how to prepare simple, healthy foods that they can make for themselves and other family members at home. Additionally, they will learn good food safety practices with each lesson.

Event: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School Start: 10/26/17 1:00pm
Fee: $5.00 End: 10/26/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Mockingbird Pointe Apartments, 334 Hybart St, Monroeville, County: Monroe
Contact Name: Carolyn Bivins Phone: 251-533-9073
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Description: Register for the Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School! Learn 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 food at the store * Prepare recipes lower in fat, cholesterol, sugar and sodium and control portions sizes.

Event: Russell County Farmer Market Start: 10/26/17 2:00pm
Fee: End: 10/26/17 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: Holiday Fair Start: 10/26/17 4:00pm
Fee: End: 10/26/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health; Family & Child Development; Family Resource Mgmt. & Workforce Devel.
Address: Tom Harbin Ag Center County: Crenshaw
Contact Name: Kristen Sanders Phone: 334-335-6312
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Description: We will host the Holiday Fair again this year at the Tom Harbin Ag Center. If you are local and interested in being a vendor in this event, please call the Extension Office and register no later than October 3rd. Some of our Regional Agents will be at the Fair to meet and greet all of the shopper so this also presents an opportunity to meet some of our awesome staff and learn more about how we are here to help you!

Event: Tri County Master Gardener Class Start: 10/26/17 5:00pm
Fee: End: 10/26/17 8:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Limestone
Contact Name: Rhonda Britton Phone: 256-532-1578
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Description: Fall Tri County Master Gardener Class

Event: Mobile County Animal Science Club Start: 10/26/17 6:00pm
Fee: End: 10/26/17 7:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 1070 Schillinger Rd N County: Mobile
Contact Name: Sarah Butterworth Phone: 2515748445
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Description: Members will learn about a variety of animals including cattle, swine, poultry and more. Additional projects, contest, and workshops will be an option locally and statewide.

Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 10/26/17 6:00pm
Fee: $25 End: 10/26/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Jackson Co Extension Office, 27115 John T. Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35768 County: Jackson
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 management reports. This allows students to see a full year of QuickBooks data.