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Events for April 21 — April 27, 2019

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Money Smarts

Join Alabama Extension|Russell County for a 4-part series and learn how you can become Money $mart.

April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019 at 10am Eastern
at the St John AME Dream Center, Hwy 165 Fort Mitchell
Registration is FREE, but please pre-register by calling 334.298.6845
Workshop Topics
Money Matters-How to Keep Track of Your Money
Pay Yourself First– Why and How to Save Your Money
Credit– Your Credit History and Your Credit Future
Keep it Safe– Identity Theft and Your Consumer Rights

Address:
508 14th Street Phenix City Al

Contact:
Jennifer Davidson
jenniferd@auburn.edu
334.298.6845

FREE Business & Community

Barbour County WHEP

The Barbour County Extension Office is happy to announce that we are trying to start a Wildlife Habitat Education Program for our youth in the county. This program is recognized at the state and national level. It teaches our youth about plant and animal identification, land management, conservation, and much more. Our team plans to get a group together this winter and develop a team to take to the state competition in this summer. Teams are comprised of four youth that are selected from the group that will study throughout the spring in preparation for the contest. Forestry and wildlife is a huge part of the economy here in Barbour County. We see this as an outlet for our youth to learn about the industry and the different careers within this area. Please share this information with your students and parents. We hope to have a good group to introduce at the state competition this year! Please call Jill Wachs or Allie at 334-687-5688 for more information. The team will meet starting January 22 at 5:30 at the Extension office. We also a Facebook event for this event on our page!

Address:
525 SCHOOL STREET

Contact:
Jill Wachs
jmw0116@auburn.edu
13346875688

FREE Alabama 4-H; Home & Family; Youth Development

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Calhoun Co. Lunch & Learn

Cane Creek Community Gardens, 77 Justice Ave Anniston AL, 36205

Lunch & Learn is a series of free gardening programs sponsored by the Calhoun County Master Gardeners & the Calhoun County Commission. Held the 4th Wednesday of each month, April through September. Bring your lunch & learn with us! April 24: Speaker is Dr. Charles Mitchell. He will be talking about “200 Years of Alabama Agriculture”

Location: Cane Creek Gardens, 77 Justice Ave, McClellan

Contact: David West, 256-237-1621, westdah@aces.edu

 

FREE Lawn & Garden

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Spring Tri County MG Class

The Alabama Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program by which the Alabama Cooperative Extension System expands its outreach mission to the citizens of Alabama. This program represents an effective partnership between the land-grant universities of this state and motivated volunteers interested in educating their communities with research-based information. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that offer the local community Reliable, Relevant and Reachable gardening information and education opportunities.

Address:
819 Cook Ave

Contact:
Rhonda Britton
rcb0003@aces.edu
2566908979

150.0 Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Eating Healthy on the Go

Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, 4900 Meridian St Normal AL, 35762

More in our cities: Lunch & Learn Series

Alabama Extension’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs unit invites you to attend the More in our cities: Lunch & Learn Series. Bring your lunch and learn practical tips in the areas of personal finance, health and nutrition, green living, and youth and families. It’s a great opportunity to learn in a relaxed atmosphere and engage with local Extension staff and people right in your community.

April 25 Topic: Eating Healthy on the Go
Presenter: Dr. Andrea Morris
Building/Room: James I. Dawson Building, Room 240

Click the “Visit Website” button below to be taken to the main series page that includes future lunch & learn dates, driving directions to the lunch & learn events, as well as a campus map and building pictures.

Directions from Meridian Street:
Turn off Meridan Street onto Chase Road and take your first left to the main guard shack for Alabama A&M University. Let the guard know that you are here for Alabama Extension. Proceed through the lift gate and go towards the center of campus. Take a right at the stop sign onto Morrison Circle and then stay straight on Akimbo Rd. You will see the James I. Dawson Extension Building on the right. Pass the building and take a right into the parking lot. Follow the signs in the building for the meeting room. (An interactive map of the AAMU campus can be found at this link)

Lunch & Learn Contact
Wendi Williams
Office: (256) 372-4953
Email: williw1@aces.edu

FREE Health & Nutrition; SNAP-Ed; Urban Extension

Hydroponic Vegetable Gardening

This workshop is designed to be a primer for understanding what it takes to grow and sell greenhouse-grown vegetables. Topics will include:Overview of Hydroponic Industry, Hydroponic Growing Systems, Understanding Fertilizers, Small-scale Hydroponic Production, The Greenhouse Environment

Location: Dale County Extension Office 202 South Hwy. 123 Ozark, AL 36360

Contact: Zandi Foss, 334-774-2329, zcf0005@auburn.edu

 

FREE Farming

Friday, April 26, 2019

Master Gardener Course

The Tallapoosa County Extension Office will again offer the Master Gardener Volunteer Program in 2019, with a starting date on Friday, February 1st. All classes will be held during the day from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the County Extension office located in Dadeville. Applications are now being accepted and will be accepted through Friday, January 18th.The fee associated with this course is $140 per person. The Alabama Master Gardener training program will consist of 13 weeks of horticulture related classes and training. The course provides more than 50 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction in horticulture and related areas. Classes taught include soils and plant nutrition; composting, plant diseases; landscape design and plant selection; weed identification and control; entomology; pesticide education, fruit culture; plant propagation; home lawn care; vegetable gardening; wildlife control, care and maintenance of landscape plants; bedding plants, and more. Courses are taught by specialists from Auburn University, Extension agents from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, fellow certified Master Gardeners, and local horticulture professionals. If you are interested in participating in any of our courses or have any questions, please contact the Tallapoosa County Extension office at 256-825-1050 or visit us online at www.aces.edu/Tallapoosa.

$140 Lawn & Garden

Saturday, April 27, 2019