ACES Calendar

<< Tuesday, December 5, 2017 >>
Event: Produce Safety Alliance Training Start: 12/5/17 8:00am
Fee: FREE End: 12/5/17 5:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Mobile County Extension Office; 1070 Schillinger Road, North Mobile, AL 36608 County: Mobile
Contact Name: Rebecca Catalena/Amelia Mitchell Phone: 251-574-8445
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Description: Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. The PSA Grower Training course satisfies the FSMA Produce Safety Rule Requirement.

Event: Alabama's Forest Lands (Naturalist Program) Start: 12/5/17 9:00am
Fee: 30.00 End: 12/5/17 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: Handmade Christmas Gifts Start: 12/5/17 10:00am
Fee: $10 End: 12/5/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Family & Child Development
Address: 402 Arnold St. NE, Suite G-1 County: Cullman
Contact Name: Raydonna Sims Phone: 2567379386
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Description: Watch & learn to make Christmas gifts, e.g. self-lined baby blanket, flannel scarf with fringe, mittens from old sweaters, chef's apron, no raw seams pillow cases, handy tote bag, make-up bag, chalkboard serving tray, classic game board and pieces, empty jars into storage pieces, tint clear glass jars, teepee for beans or running flowers from sticks, jams and jellies gift box, soup mixes in mason jars, cookie & bread mixes, cookie dough mixes, etc. THIS IS NOT A HANDS ON CLASS BUT A WATCH AND LEARN WITH INSTRUCTION HAND OUTS.

Event: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School Start: 12/5/17 10:00am
Fee: 5.00 End: 12/5/17 11:30am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: G. P Thames Senior Community Center, Chicago St. Robertsdale, AL County: Baldwin
Contact Name: Carolyn Bivins Phone: 251-867-7760
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Event: Today's Mom-Gateway WIC Start: 12/5/17 10:00am
Fee: FREE End: 12/5/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
Address: 2905 East South Blvd. County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Jennifer Pinkard Phone: 334-270-4133
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Description: To provide nutrition education to limited-resource moms-to-be, while contributing to their personal development, physical development and nutritional welfare of baby.

Event: Farmer 101 Start: 12/5/17 3:00pm
Fee: 10.0 End: 12/5/17 5:00pm
Calendar(s): Commercial Horticulture; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 508 14th street County: Russell
Contact Name: Jennifer Davidson Phone: 3347342379
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Description: Come join the Alabama Extension Staff along with Experts from across Alabama for an interactive training on vegetable production, small business marketing, pest management and much, much more!

Event: 4-H County Council Start: 12/5/17 4:30pm
Fee: none End: 12/5/17 6:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 802 Veterans Drive, Florence County: external
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 2567666223
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Description: Build leadership skills in a fun way! With 4-H County Council, 4-H youth leaders... - help make decisions about Lauderdale County 4-H activities, - help us do a monthly community service project, and - have a lot of fun making friends from all over the county! All school club officers and special interest club officers are encouraged to be a part of this club. You do not have to be an officer in your club to be in the County Council.

Event: 4-H County Council (Leadership Club) Start: 12/5/17 5:00pm
Fee: none End: 12/5/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Franklin County Courthouse, Basement, Room 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 256-332-8880
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Description: Build leadership skills in a fun way! In 4-H County Council, youth leaders help make decisions about our 4-H activities, participate in community service projects, and make friends from all over the county! All school club and special interest club officers should try to attend County Council. All 4-H youth ages 9-18 are invited.

Event: Gardening 101 - "Hands-On" Gardening - Gardening Basics, Preparing the Soil, Planting the Crop, Tending the Crop, Tentative Harvest Start: 12/5/17 5:30pm
Fee: None End: 12/5/17 7:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality
Address: Church Street Incubator, 207 E. Church Street, Atmore, Al 36502 County: Escambia
Contact Name: Jennifer Sanders Phone: (251)446-6119
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Description: "Hands-On" gardening workshop series. Gardening from planting to harvest. Attend 1 or all programs. Gardening attire recommended.

Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 12/5/17 6:00pm
Fee: $25 End: 12/5/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Etowah Co Extension Office, Etowah Co Annex Building, 3200A West Meighan Blvd, Gadsden, AL 35904 County: Etowah
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 and management reports. This allows students to see a full year of QuickBooks data.