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Events for November 21 — November 27, 2021

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Monday, November 22, 2021

VCLLI: Senior Scientists

Online

This series engages seniors interested in birdwatching/songbird population recovery.
Participants are “Senior Scientists” of the Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute. Participants will assemble, install, manage, and monitor manmade nest boxes in their backyard or greenspace to provide suitable nesting sites for secondary cavity-nesting birds.

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/SrScientists

FREE Online, Statewide

VCLLI: Grounds & Gardens: Lawns and Pests

Online

This series will provide strategies to improve lawn care and prevent pests inside and outside the home.

September 13: Stop Bed Bug Infestation 101
This virtual webinar will focus on stopping bed bugs from making their way into your homes from overnight guests, vacations, hotels, and overturned apartments. Learn about prevention, controlling the population, and visually inspecting your home. Also, come prepared to ask questions at the end of the webinar.

September 27: Preventing Indoor Pests (ants, spiders, and roaches)
Control those unwanted pests in your home. This virtual webinar will focus on stopping ants, spiders, and cockroaches before they get started. This webinar will provide essential tips on using the correct mode of action to prevent these highly populating bugs from taking over your house.

October 11: Preventing Outdoor Pests (snakes, skunks, snails, and wildlife)
How can you stop the wild kingdom from coming around your home? This webinar will provide tips on discouraging wildlife, such as skunks, snakes, and other animals from setting up camp around your home. Also, this virtual webinar will provide advice on proofing your home from wildlife entry. Stay away, wild kingdom!

October 25: Fall and Winter Lawn Care
Summer is over for my lawn; now what? This virtual webinar will focus on preparing your lawn for the next season’s beauty. What are cool-season and warm-season grasses? We will answer some common questions at the end of the webinar about maintaining your yard during the fall season.

November 7: Fall Pruning Class
It’s time to cut back; why, and how? This virtual webinar will focus on trimming, cutting, and planting in the fall of the year. The webinar will allow the participants to understand why it is essential to prune shrubs and trees in the fall.

November 22: Holiday Season Toxic Plants
What plants are we bringing into our home that is toxic to our pets, family members, and the air we breathe around the holiday seasons. This virtual webinar will discuss the different types of plants that may harm you and your family during this holiday season.

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/GGPests

FREE Online, Statewide

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Escape Vapes (Adults)

400 19th St N, 400 19th St N Bessemer AL, 35020

Attention Parents and Adult Youth Leaders: Don’t Let Vaping become Smoke and Mirrors!! Make plans to attend the Escape Vapes: Empowering Adults Zoom free Zoom seminar on November 23rd at 3:30.

Escape Vapes: Empowering Adults is a vaping education course that teaches parents and adults who work with youth about electronic cigarettes. The course is designed to help adults recognize devices; understand the connection between vaping and nicotine addiction; be aware of e-juice contents and flavors; understand the health risk of vaping for youth; and know the law and legal consequences of underage vaping. Escape Vapes: Empowering Adults is a one-session, 1 hour course.

Address:
400 19th St N
Bessemer, AL 35020

Contact:
Synithia Flowers
willisl@auburn.edu
(205) 329-1148

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Jefferson County

Adult Escape Vapes-Bessemer Library

Zoom, Zoom Zoom AL, 35020

A vaping education course that teaches parents and adults who work with youth about electronic cigarettes

The program is designed to help adults:

recognize devices
understand the connection between vaping and nicotine addiction
be aware of e-juice contents and flavors
understand the health risk of vaping for youth
know the law and legal consequences of underage vaping

Address:
Zoom
Zoom, AL 35020

Contact:
Synithia Flowers
willisl@auburn.edu
2053291148

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Jefferson County, Statewide

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Friday, November 26, 2021

Saturday, November 27, 2021