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Events for January 19 — January 25, 2020

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Monday, January 20, 2020

Scale Back Alabama: Weigh In and Reporting Site

3200 A West Meighan Boulevard, 3200 A West Meighan Boulevard Gasden AL, 35904

Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free statewide weight-loss campaign designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it. Since the first challenge in 2007, Alabamians have lost more than one million pounds!

Scale Back Alabama is designed to address the state’s challenge with obesity; however, we caution individuals to check with their health care provider before beginning a new exercise or diet regimen.

Address:
3200 A West Meighan Boulevard
Gasden, AL 35904

Contact:
Karen Howle-Hurst
kzh0071@auburn.edu
(256) 547-7936

Register Online

FREE Health & Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Etowah County

Shelby County Cottage Food- Testing Only!

Shelby County Extension Office, 54 Kelly Lane Columbiana AL, 35051

Food Safety Certification for those wanting to sell non-hazardous items from home. This meets the requirements for the state department of public health. Videos need to be reviewed online at: www.aces.edu/go/cottagefood

Address:
Shelby County Office
54 Kelly Lane
Columbiana, AL 35051

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 410-3696

Register Online

$25.00 Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Scale Back Alabama Weigh-In Week

13999 AL Highway 22, Coosa County Extension Office Rockford AL, 35136

Free county-wide and state-wide program designed to encourage Alabamians to
get healthy. This program feature weekly weigh-in and educational training focusing on health and nutrition.

Address:
13999 AL Highway 22
Coosa County Extension Office
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Sharon Haynes
sah0008@aces.edu
(256) 377-4713

FREE Home & Family, Coosa County

ServSafe Training – Phenix City

Russell County Extension Office, 508 14th St. Phenix City AL, 36867

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date. Phenix City class starts at 9 am EST (8 am CST) both days.

Address:
Russell County Extension Office
508 14th St.
Phenix City, AL 36867

Contact:
Janet Johnson
johns16@aces.edu
(334) 703-2237

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Barbour County, Bullock County, Chambers County, Dale County, Elmore County, Henry County, Lee County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Pike County, Russell County, Tallapoosa County

ServSafe Scottsboro, Jackson County

204 Liberty Lane, Jackson County Health Department Scottsboro AL, 35769

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting ADPH requirements for Retail Food Permit HOlders (food service). This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks prior to class.

Address:
204 Liberty Lane
Jackson County Health Department
Scottsboro, AL 35769

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(256) 547-7936

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Blount County, Cherokee County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County

ServSafe Class – Mobile

Mobile County Extension Office, 1070 Schillinger Road North Mobile AL, 36608; Mobile County

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Mobile County Extension Office
1070 Schillinger Road North
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena-Lee
rjc0026@auburn.edu
(251) 574-8445
(251) 234-1050

Register Online

$80 Food Safety, ServSafe, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Sew a Toboggan/Beanie 4-H Class

525 SCHOOL STREET, 525 SCHOOL STREET Eufaula AL, 36027

Boys & Girls Ages 10-18 Make your own toboggan/beanie! 3:45 – 5:15 pm, Tuesdays January 21, 28, February 4, 11 All supplies provided and classes are FREE! Barbour County Extension Office 525 School Street. Call 687-5688 to register. Space is limited.

**Sponsored by the Eufaula Homemakers Community Leaders Club And Barbour County 4-H

Address:
525 SCHOOL STREET
Eufaula, AL 36027

Contact:
Jill Wachs
jmw0116@auburn.edu
3346875688

FREE Alabama 4-H, Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Home & Family, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Barbour County

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Alabama Private Training Course in Region 2

Talladega County Extension Office, Talladega County Extension Office Talladega AL, 00000

These classes are designed for the farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. However, we will be discussing chemical safety and sprayer calibration at this class, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit from this training even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed. If you would like to attend any of these classes call the Extension Office of the County you want to attend and make your reservation as seating is limited in some locations. A fee of $20 will be charged for this training and testing. An additional licensing fee of $25 will be sent to the Department of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. The licensing fee is not included in the training and testing fee. Please plan to pay with a check (checks are preferred) made out the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in the amount of $20 or with the correct cash amount. If you need more information contact Dr. Chip East (256) 846-0314, Alex Tigue (256) 309-9496, Anis Bouselmi (334) 632-0038, or Dani Carroll (256) 458-6043.

Address:
Talladega County Extension Office
Talladega, AL 00000

Contact:
Chip East
eastwil@aces.edu
(256) 846-0314

$20 Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County Tallapoosa County

Scale Back Alabama Weigh-In Week

13999 AL Highway 22, Coosa County Extension Office Rockford AL, 35136

Free county-wide and state-wide program designed to encourage Alabamians to
get healthy. This program feature weekly weigh-in and educational training focusing on health and nutrition.

Address:
13999 AL Highway 22
Coosa County Extension Office
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Sharon Haynes
sah0008@aces.edu
(256) 377-4713

FREE Home & Family, Coosa County

ServSafe Training – Phenix City

Russell County Extension Office, 508 14th St. Phenix City AL, 36867

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date. Phenix City class starts at 9 am EST (8 am CST) both days.

Address:
Russell County Extension Office
508 14th St.
Phenix City, AL 36867

Contact:
Janet Johnson
johns16@aces.edu
(334) 703-2237

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Barbour County, Bullock County, Chambers County, Dale County, Elmore County, Henry County, Lee County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Pike County, Russell County, Tallapoosa County

Chilton County Master Gardener Course

504 First Avenue, Suite A, 504 First Avenue, Suite A Clanton AL, 35046

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:
504 First Avenue, Suite A
Clanton, AL 35046

Contact:
Nelson D. Wynn
wynnnel@aces.edu
(205) 280-6268

$150 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

ServSafe Class – Mobile

Mobile County Extension Office, 1070 Schillinger Road North Mobile AL, 36608; Mobile County

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Mobile County Extension Office
1070 Schillinger Road North
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena-Lee
rjc0026@auburn.edu
(251) 574-8445
(251) 234-1050

Register Online

$80 Food Safety, ServSafe, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Bankhead National Forest Water Monitoring Workshop

Double Springs Municipal Building, 23415 Highway 195 S Double Springs AL, 35553

**PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. See event website for details.** Alabama Water Watch, in partnership with the US Forest Service, is excited to announce the launch of a new water monitoring project in the National Forests of Alabama! Volunteer citizens will gather water chemistry and bacteriological monitoring data on select stream locations within the National Forests of Alabama.

This 2-day workshop will be held on January 22 & 23, 2020.

Day 1 – Double Springs Municipal Building (23415 Highway 195 S, Double Springs, AL 35553)
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Day 2 – Bankhead National Forest
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

This workshop will cover information related to the water environment, forests and watershed health, pollution, water quality standards, and data management. Workshop participants will be trained and certified in AWW Water Chemistry and Bacteriological Monitoring. During Day 2 of each workshop, participants will head outdoors to conduct monitoring practices and visit pre-selected monitoring sites on the National Forests.

Participants must attend both workshop days to receive both certifications.

Address:
Double Springs Municipal Building
23415 Highway 195 S
Double Springs, AL 35553

Contact:
Alabama Water Watch
awwprog@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4785

Register Online

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Bankhead National Forest Water Monitoring Workshop

Double Springs Municipal Building, 23415 Highway 195 S Double Springs AL, 35553

**PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. See event website for details.** Alabama Water Watch, in partnership with the US Forest Service, is excited to announce the launch of a new water monitoring project in the National Forests of Alabama! Volunteer citizens will gather water chemistry and bacteriological monitoring data on select stream locations within the National Forests of Alabama.

This 2-day workshop will be held on January 22 & 23, 2020.

Day 1 – Double Springs Municipal Building (23415 Highway 195 S, Double Springs, AL 35553)
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Day 2 – Bankhead National Forest
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

This workshop will cover information related to the water environment, forests and watershed health, pollution, water quality standards, and data management. Workshop participants will be trained and certified in AWW Water Chemistry and Bacteriological Monitoring. During Day 2 of each workshop, participants will head outdoors to conduct monitoring practices and visit pre-selected monitoring sites on the National Forests.

Participants must attend both workshop days to receive both certifications.

Address:
Double Springs Municipal Building
23415 Highway 195 S
Double Springs, AL 35553

Contact:
Alabama Water Watch
awwprog@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4785

Register Online

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

ServSafe Training Wetumpka

Elmore County Health Department, 6501 US-231 Wetumpka AL, 36092

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class.

Address:
Elmore County Health Department
6501 US-231
Wetumpka, AL 36092

Contact:
Janice Hall
jehall@aces.edu
334-361-7273

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

Region 2 – Cleburne, Calhoun, Clay, Randolph, Talladega

Randolph County Ag Center, Randolph County Ag Center Wedowee AL, 00000

These classes are designed for the farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. However, we will be discussing chemical safety and sprayer calibration at this class, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit from this training even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed. If you would like to attend any of these classes call the Extension Office of the County you want to attend and make your reservation as seating is limited in some locations. A fee of $20 will be charged for this training and testing. An additional licensing fee of $25 will be sent to the Department of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. The licensing fee is not included in the training and testing fee. Please plan to pay with a check (checks are preferred) made out the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in the amount of $20 or with the correct cash amount. If you need more information contact Dr. Chip East (256) 846-0314, Alex Tigue (256) 309-9496, Anis Bouselmi (334) 632-0038, or Dani Carroll (256) 458-6043.

Address:
Randolph County Ag Center
Wedowee, AL 00000

Contact:
Chip East
eastwil@aces.edu
(256) 846-0314

$20 Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County Tallapoosa County

Scale Back Alabama – Mobile County

Mobile County Extension Office, 1070 Schillinger Road, North Mobile AL, 36608

Scale Back Alabama is a free statewide weight-loss campaign designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it. Since the first challenge in 2007, Alabamians have lost more than one million pounds!
SScale Back Alabama is designed to address the state’s challenge with obesity; however, we caution individuals to check with their health care provider before beginning a new exercise or diet regimen.

Address:
Mobile County Extension Office
1070 Schillinger Road, North
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact:
Amelia Mitchell
mcgreaj@aces.edu
(251) 574-8445

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Mobile County

Alabama Extension Regional Master Gardener Training – Jefferson

2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223, 2612 Lane Park Road Birmingham AL, 35223

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.

Address:
2612 Lane Park Road
Birmingham, AL 35223

Contact:
Bethany O’Rear
bao0004@aces.edu
(205) 879-6964

Register Online

$175 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Jefferson County

Scale Back Alabama Weigh-In Week

13999 AL Highway 22, Coosa County Extension Office Rockford AL, 35136

Free county-wide and state-wide program designed to encourage Alabamians to
get healthy. This program feature weekly weigh-in and educational training focusing on health and nutrition.

Address:
13999 AL Highway 22
Coosa County Extension Office
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Sharon Haynes
sah0008@aces.edu
(256) 377-4713

FREE Home & Family, Coosa County

ServSafe Scottsboro, Jackson County

204 Liberty Lane, Jackson County Health Department Scottsboro AL, 35769

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting ADPH requirements for Retail Food Permit HOlders (food service). This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks prior to class.

Address:
204 Liberty Lane
Jackson County Health Department
Scottsboro, AL 35769

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(256) 547-7936

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Blount County, Cherokee County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County

2020 statewide auxin training

Gadsden State Community College, 801 Cedar Bluff Rd Centre AL, 35960

Fulfill federal label requirement and educate growers and applicators BMP to reduce dicamba drift and off-target movement

Address:
Gadsden State Community College
801 Cedar Bluff Rd
Centre, AL 35960

Contact:
Steve Li
steveli@auburn.edu
(334)-707-7370

Register Online

$15 Crop Production, Farming, Cherokee County, Statewide

Beginner Beekeeping Course

670 East Columbus Street, 670 East Columbus Street Dadeville AL, 36853

During the six classes, participants will gain basic knowledge to begin keeping bees, acquire and assemble the necessary equipment for the bees, and have the opportunity to obtain bees to go in the equipment. Class topics include:
1. Introduction to Beekeeping, Honey Bee Biology
2. Diseases and Pests
3. Installing Bees and Hive Management
4. 2nd Year Management, Products of the Hive
5. Hive Construction, Using Equipment
6. Plants and Review

Address:
670 East Columbus Street
Dadeville, AL 36853

Contact:
Shane Harris
harria5@auburn.edu
(256) 825-1050

$45 Lawn & Garden, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

Friday, January 24, 2020

ServSafe Training Wetumpka

Elmore County Health Department, 6501 US-231 Wetumpka AL, 36092

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class.

Address:
Elmore County Health Department
6501 US-231
Wetumpka, AL 36092

Contact:
Janice Hall
jehall@aces.edu
334-361-7273

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

Region 4 – Coosa, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Macon, Lee, Russell

Macon Co. Extension Office, Macon Co. Extension Office Tuskegee AL, 00000

These classes are designed for the farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. However, we will be discussing chemical safety and sprayer calibration at this class, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit from this training even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed. If you would like to attend any of these classes call the Extension Office of the County you want to attend and make your reservation as seating is limited in some locations. A fee of $20 will be charged for this training and testing. An additional licensing fee of $25 will be sent to the Department of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. The licensing fee is not included in the training and testing fee. Please plan to pay with a check (checks are preferred) made out the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in the amount of $20 or with the correct cash amount. If you need more information contact Dr. Chip East (256) 846-0314, Alex Tigue (256) 309-9496, Anis Bouselmi (334) 632-0038, or Dani Carroll (256) 458-6043.

Address:
Macon Co. Extension Office
Tuskegee, AL 00000

Contact:
Chip East
eastwil@aces.edu
(256) 846-0314

$20 Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County Tallapoosa County

Scale Back Alabama Weigh-In Week

13999 AL Highway 22, Coosa County Extension Office Rockford AL, 35136

Free county-wide and state-wide program designed to encourage Alabamians to
get healthy. This program feature weekly weigh-in and educational training focusing on health and nutrition.

Address:
13999 AL Highway 22
Coosa County Extension Office
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Sharon Haynes
sah0008@aces.edu
(256) 377-4713

FREE Home & Family, Coosa County

2020 statewide auxin training

Alabama A&M University Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research Station, 372 Walker Lane Hazel Green AL, 35750

Fulfill federal label requirement and educate growers and applicators BMP to reduce dicamba drift and off-target movement

Address:
Alabama A&M University Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research Station
372 Walker Lane
Hazel Green, AL 35750

Contact:
Steve Li
steveli@auburn.edu
(334)-707-7370

Register Online

$15 Crop Production, Farming, Madison County, Statewide

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Beginning Beekeeper Workshop

597 Main Street, 597 Main Street Moulton AL, 35650

Learn the basics to begin keeping honeybees, including bee biology, hive parts, equipment, how to install a package of bees, and pest management.

Address:
597 Main Street
Moulton, AL 35650

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 974-2464

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Walker County, Winston County