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Events for November 28 — December 4, 2021

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Monday, November 29, 2021

Veterans Gardening Project Workday

430 Landmark Dr., 430 Landmark Dr. Dothan AL, 36303

Join us at the Veterans Garden in Landmark Park for a morning of gardening and community. We will be working to maintain the garden through the winter months and build a community of gardeners in this area.
This event is FREE of charge and all tools will be provided. Door prizes are also available!
Family, friends, and well-behaved pets are welcome to come.
You do not need to be a Veteran or Active service member to participate.

Address:
430 Landmark Dr.
Dothan, AL 36303

Contact:
Kerry Steedley
kes0150@aces.edu
(334) 350-0485

This event is passed.

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Coffee County, Dale County, Houston County

Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series (Monthly)

Online

This is a monthly webinar that features speakers from the Alabama Extension Commercial Horticulture Team. See the attached flyer for details. The Zoom link for direct interaction is https://auburn.zoom.us/j/590217859. This will also stream live on Alabama Extension Commercial Horticulture channel on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/AlabamaExtensionCommercialHorticulture). Open and free event for all! Please share this information with others.

Contact:
Ayanava Majumdar
azm0024@auburn.edu
(251) 331-8416

FREE Farming, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Online Diabetes Conference

4900 Meridian Street N, 4900 Meridian Street N Huntsville AL, 35762

Did you know small steps can make a BIG Difference with eating and exercise? Come and join Alabama Extension at Alabama A&M University’s Health and Nutrition Team and special guests to engage in activities focused on nutrition, line dancing, self-care, diabetes, COVID-19, and much more! You will leave with a wealth of knowledge and resources to STEP UP against diabetes!

Address:
4900 Meridian Street N
Huntsville, AL 35762

Contact:
Tamara Warren
tcw0004@auburn.edu
(256) 424-3088

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Online, Statewide

Business Modeling Series

183 SW Davidson Dr A, 183 SW Davidson Dr A Centreville AL, 35042

This 4-part series will teach participants how to use the Business Model Canvas to assess their business marketing, operations and finances. The first session is an introduction to the Canvas and the need for a healthy business model. Session #2 will focus on the marketing side of the Canvas, including understanding your customers and market strategies. Session #3 will move into the operations side of the Canvas, including identifying your key resources and activities. Finally, the 4th session will dive into revenue and costs, including diversifying your revenue streams and streamlining costs. This series is open to anyone online, as well as in-person for Bibb County residents. Content will be valuable for idea-stage businesses as well as seasoned business owners.

Address:
183 SW Davidson Dr A
Centreville, AL 35042

Contact:
Michelle Giddens
mcg0046@auburn.edu
(205) 926-4310

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Bibb County, Statewide

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

*******POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE******SERVSAFE FOR LIMESTONE COUNTY

BUCK ISLAND RD., THE SHERRIF’S RODEO ARENA ATHENS AL, 35614

SERVSAFE MANAGERS FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION CLASS
SERVSAFE CLIENTS ARE ENCOURAGE TO REGISTER 2 WEEKS BEFORE CLASS
SERVSAFE BOOKS ARE TO OBTAINED BEFORE CLASS DAYS

Address:
BUCK ISLAND RD.
THE SHERRIF’S RODEO ARENA
ATHENS, AL 35614

Contact:
SUSAN HILL
hillaps@auburn.edu
(205) 269-1748

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Statewide, Walker County, Winston County

Business Modeling Series

183 SW Davidson Dr A, 183 SW Davidson Dr A Centreville AL, 35042

This 4-part series will teach participants how to use the Business Model Canvas to assess their business marketing, operations and finances. The first session is an introduction to the Canvas and the need for a healthy business model. Session #2 will focus on the marketing side of the Canvas, including understanding your customers and market strategies. Session #3 will move into the operations side of the Canvas, including identifying your key resources and activities. Finally, the 4th session will dive into revenue and costs, including diversifying your revenue streams and streamlining costs. This series is open to anyone online, as well as in-person for Bibb County residents. Content will be valuable for idea-stage businesses as well as seasoned business owners.

Address:
183 SW Davidson Dr A
Centreville, AL 35042

Contact:
Michelle Giddens
mcg0046@auburn.edu
(205) 926-4310

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Bibb County, Statewide

At Home Beekeeping Series

Online

We’re offering beekeepers the chance to attend virtual meetings from the comfort of one’s own home using a computer or mobile device. Speakers include university researchers and extension specialists from across the SE US as well as USDA ARS researchers. Each event will bring participants up to date on timely beekeeping topics with time for Q & A included.
Session speaker and topic: Alexandria Payne (TAMU); viruses of honey bees and best beekeeping practices

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-6766

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

*******POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE******SERVSAFE FOR LIMESTONE COUNTY

BUCK ISLAND RD., THE SHERRIF’S RODEO ARENA ATHENS AL, 35614

SERVSAFE MANAGERS FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION CLASS
SERVSAFE CLIENTS ARE ENCOURAGE TO REGISTER 2 WEEKS BEFORE CLASS
SERVSAFE BOOKS ARE TO OBTAINED BEFORE CLASS DAYS

Address:
BUCK ISLAND RD.
THE SHERRIF’S RODEO ARENA
ATHENS, AL 35614

Contact:
SUSAN HILL
hillaps@auburn.edu
(205) 269-1748

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Statewide, Walker County, Winston County

Decorating for the Holidays- Montgomery County Lunch and Learn

Armory Learning Arts Building in Downtown Montgomery 1018 Madison Avenue, Montgomery AL, Armory Learning Arts Building in Downtown Montgomery 1018 Madison Avenue, Montgomery AL Montgomery AL, 36104

This Program is Free to the Public and anyone is welcome! Water is provided and bring a sack lunch if you would like.

Address:
Armory Learning Arts Building in Downtown Montgomery 1018 Madison Avenue, Montgomery AL
Montgomery, AL 36104

Contact:
Montgomery County Extension office
jones57@aces.edu
334-270-4133

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

Planting for Pollinators

2612 lane park rd, 2612 lane park rd Birmingham AL, 35223

Pollinator demonstration workshop. Farmers and beekeepers welcome. Learn about cover cropping for attracting beneficial insects and the process to get your farm certified as “Bee Friendly”. This will be the pilot event that will be offered all over the state 2022.

Address:
2612 lane park rd
Birmingham, AL 35223

Contact:
Olivia Fuller
Ocf0002@auburn.edu
2053819156

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FREE Lawn & Garden, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Greene County, Hale County, Jefferson County, Marengo County, Perry County, Pickens County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Filing for Success

Online

Do you have a business idea or current business that you are ready to formally set-up with all the necessary filings, registrations and licenses? Join this 4-part series for an extensive overview of everything Alabama business owners need to know to form their business. Session 1: Understanding local, state, county and federal requirements and entities. Session 2: How to Form an LLC in AL. Session 3: Business Banking and Insurance. Session 4: How to get a tax ID with the IRS, set up an AL tax account and other tax requirements to know.

Contact:
Haley Burns
hjb0028@aces.edu
(256) 836-0917

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Chainsaw Safety Workshop

Eastgate Park, 1949 Sanitary Dairy Rd. Ashford AL, 36312

This workshop will focus on practical chainsaw operation for professionals and landowners. Topics will include safety practices, chainsaw design, ergonomics, starting, limbing, bucking and basic felling. Attendees will receive training in a classroom setting and through outside demonstration. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required. Please contact the Houston County Extension Office (334-794-4108) to register.

Address:
Eastgate Park
1949 Sanitary Dairy Rd.
Ashford, AL 36312

Contact:
Bence Carter
jbc0057@aces.edu
(334) 389-4055

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

High tunnel crop production and pest management workshop (Rescheduled)

Aliff Farm, 3030 Purdue Rd McDavid FL, 32568

This is a collaborative event with UF/IFAS Extension. This is led by Libbie Johnson (Extension Agent, UF/IFAS).

Address:
Aliff Farm
3030 Purdue Rd
McDavid, FL 32568

Contact:
Ayanava Majumdar
azm0024@auburn.edu
(251) 331-8416

FREE Lawn & Garden, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, out-of-state-county, Pike County, Statewide

Composting- Autauga County Lunch and Learn

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 610 Fairview Ave., Prattville, AL., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 610 Fairview Ave., Prattville, AL. Prattville AL, 36066

This Program is Free to the Public and anyone is welcome! Water is provided and bring a sack lunch if you would like.

Address:
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 610 Fairview Ave., Prattville, AL.
Prattville, AL 36066

Contact:
Autauga County Extension office
jones57@aces.edu
334-361-7273

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

Hometown Hospitality

1699 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 4 Dothan AL, 36301

Workshop covering first class customer service skills. Features tourism customer service tools to help service industry professionals best support their communities

Address:
1699 Ross Clark Circle
Suite 4
Dothan, AL 36301

Contact:
Micah Johnson
maj0031@auburn.edu
(334) 405-4361

FREE Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

12 Jars of Christmas Jams and Jellies Workshop

Mt Carmel Baptist Church, 25 Mount Carmel Dr West Blockton AL, 35184

Jams and Jellies for the holidays workshop. A program will be presented on the different types of jellied products and how and when to use pectin then there will be a hands on workshop of making 2-3 different kinds of jams and jellies. In class participants will take home a jar of jam of jelly of their choice.

Address:
Mt Carmel Baptist Church
25 Mount Carmel Dr
West Blockton, AL 35184

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

Register Online

$10.00 Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Elmore County, Greene County, Hale County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Marengo County, Montgomery County, Perry County, Pickens County Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Holiday Entertaining Workshop

Addison First Baptist Church, 115 2nd Street Addison Addison AL, 35540

Let’s bring a little cheer to your holiday table & home with live greenery and fresh trimmings.
Join us as we: Enjoy a few festive recipes • Make a Christmas swag

Address:
Addison First Baptist Church
115 2nd Street Addison
Addison, AL 35540

Contact:
Betsy Robbins
bbd0013@auburn.edu
(205) 489-5376

FREE Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Cullman County, Fayette County, Marion County, Winston County

Friday, December 3, 2021

Alabama Master Naturalist – “Estuarine and Coastal Ecology and Management” Webinar

Online

Relaunching of the Alabama Master Naturalist Program. These webinars are free to attend and are meant to generate public interest in pursuing a certification as an Alabama Master Naturalist. The topic of this talk is Estuarine and Coastal Ecology and Management.

Contact:
Wesley Anderson
wma0016@aces.edu
(334) 750-9458

Register Online

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, 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, Online, 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

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Nature Walk at Opelika Wood Duck Nature Preserve

3601 Waverly Pkwy, 3601 Waverly Pkwy Opelika AL, 36801

Refreshments – 7:30am
Nature Walk – 8:00am
Bring family and friends to a relaxing walk through the woods to the viewing blinds on the lagoon. The hike will be roughly two miles on wooded trails. An ACES extension specialist and leaders from the FRIENDS of Wood Duck Nature Park will have loaner binoculars on hand and viewing scopes for the waterfowl. The leaders will also discuss plant and wildlife ecosystems of the preserve. Wintering ducks of several species have arrived. Eagles are often observed this time of year.
Wood Duck Nature Park is site #10 on the Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail. We will meet at the pavilion located on 3601 Waverly Parkway in Opelika, one-half mile from the Birmingham Highway/US 280. GPS: 32°39’12.5″N 85°25’55.6″W

Address:
3601 Waverly Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801

Contact:
Wesley Anderson
wma0016@aces.edu
(334) 750-9458

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Lee County

Clayton Health Fair and COVID Vaccination

Court Square, Court Square Clayton AL, 36016

Health Fair in Clayton, AL from 10-4. ACES will be there with diabetes and other nutrition information as well as provided COVID vaccination.

Address:
Court Square
Clayton, AL 36016

Contact:
Allie Logan
corcoja@auburn.edu
(334) 687-5688

FREE Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Barbour County