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Events for May 15 — May 21, 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Monday, May 16, 2022

ServSafe – Phenix City

Troy University-Phenix City Campus, 1510 Whitewater Avenue Phenix City AL, 36867

Food Protection Manager Certification Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Pre-registration required. Class starts at 9 am EST (8 am CST).

Address:
Troy University-Phenix City Campus
1510 Whitewater Avenue
Phenix City, AL 36867

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

Register Online

$140 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- Talladega

Talladega County Extension Office, 132 Court Street North Talladega AL, 35160

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 before the scheduled date.

Address:
Talladega County Extension Office
132 Court Street North
Talladega, AL 35160

Contact:
Dani Reams
acr0087@auburn.edu
(256) 368-1694

Register Online

FREE Food Safety, Clay County, Coosa County, Talladega County

ServSafe-Mobile County

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

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. Seating is limited. COVID-19 safety protocols in place.

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

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

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Motivational Monday

Online

Join Shanetria Orr for #MotivationalMonday at 2pm, where you will be engaging daily segments on healthy eating, physical activity, and health education
Two ways to join:
Follow us on our Walking Like a Champion Fitness Facebook Page
or
Register by clicking the link below
https://www.aces.edu/go/MotivationalMondays2022

Contact:
Shanetria Orr
skb0050@aces.edu
(256) 612-6885

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Online, Statewide

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

ServSafe – Phenix City

Troy University-Phenix City Campus, 1510 Whitewater Avenue Phenix City AL, 36867

Food Protection Manager Certification Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Pre-registration required. Class starts at 9 am EST (8 am CST).

Address:
Troy University-Phenix City Campus
1510 Whitewater Avenue
Phenix City, AL 36867

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

Register Online

$140 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

Alabama Smart Yards Certification Course

A. W. Todd Center, 201 Washington Ave SW Russellville AL, 35653

Learn each week how to design, plant, and reap benefits from your landscape! Weekly hands-on activities will provide additional training to enhance your knowledge and gardening abilities. Weekly topics are: Getting to Know Your Property – May 10
Turf Grass Care and Maintenance – May 17
Landscape Plant Care – May 24
Edibles: Veggies and Fruit Trees – May 31

Address:
A. W. Todd Center
201 Washington Ave SW
Russellville, AL 35653

Contact:
Lucy Edwards
lee0003@aces.edu
(334) 329-1672

Register Online

$40 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Colbert County, Franklin County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Marion County

Servsafe Training/ Pike

Pike County Extension Office, 306 South Three Notch St Troy AL, 36081

23952 AL Hwy 55
P.O. Box 519
Andalusia, AL36420

http://www.aces.edu

Bridgette Brannon
Regional Extension Agent
Covington County
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Auburn University
Office 334.222.1125
Cell 334.714.1248
Email huttobf@auburn.edu

This is a food safety course that is required for all food permit holders . It is a day and half training and there will be an exam on the 2nd day.

Address:
Pike County Extension Office
306 South Three Notch St
Troy, AL 36081

Contact:
Bridgette Brannon
huttobf@auburn.edu
(334) 714-1248

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Pike County

ServSafe-Mobile County

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

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. Seating is limited. COVID-19 safety protocols in place.

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

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

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

DEEP- Diabetes Empowerment Education Program- Grand Bay

11610 US-90, 11610 US-90 Grand Bay AL, 36541

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program, also known as DEEP, is directed toward persons with diabetes and relatives who need information on diabetes self-care. The program seeks to empower patients and communities and applies principles of adult education and group work techniques that promote learning and a progression towards a healthy lifestyle.

Address:
11610 US-90
Grand Bay, AL 36541

Contact:
Hope Pettway-Thomas
hjp0018@auburn.edu
(251) 402-3498

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FREE Home & Family, Mobile County

DEEP Session 6

Online

Let’s have a DEEP conversation about managing your diabetes.
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is free, six weeks of diabetes self-management strategies.

Contact:
Karen Softley
kes0021@aces.edu
(256)324-2851

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Online, Walker County, Winston County

Fraud & Scams Against Seniors at Woodland Senior Center

Woodland Senior Center, 646 County Road 51 Woodland AL, 36280

This event will go over the fraud and scams lesson of Consumer Education for Seniors. Everyone is welcome!!

Address:
Woodland Senior Center
646 County Road 51
Woodland, AL 36280

Contact:
Bre Steele
abh0084@aces.edu
(256) 237-1621

FREE Home & Family, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

Prepare for the Fair – Jam Making

North Alabama Agriplex, 1714 Tally Ho St NW Cullman AL, 35055

Prepare for the Fair by learning to use a waterbath canner to make delicious jams and jellies! Also find out where you can purchase local in-season fruit to preserve.
This is a partnership program between Alabama Cooperative Extension and the North Alabama Agriplex.
The event cost $10. Register online through the Agriplex.

Address:
North Alabama Agriplex
1714 Tally Ho St NW
Cullman, AL 35055

Contact:
Kira Sims
kira.sims@auburn.edu
(256) 737-9386

Register Online

$10 Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Cullman County

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Servsafe Training/ Pike

Pike County Extension Office, 306 South Three Notch St Troy AL, 36081

23952 AL Hwy 55
P.O. Box 519
Andalusia, AL36420

http://www.aces.edu

Bridgette Brannon
Regional Extension Agent
Covington County
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Auburn University
Office 334.222.1125
Cell 334.714.1248
Email huttobf@auburn.edu

This is a food safety course that is required for all food permit holders . It is a day and half training and there will be an exam on the 2nd day.

Address:
Pike County Extension Office
306 South Three Notch St
Troy, AL 36081

Contact:
Bridgette Brannon
huttobf@auburn.edu
(334) 714-1248

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Pike County

Native Azaleas- Autauga County Lunch and Learn

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

Advanced Master Gardener, David Doggett will present all the varieties of native azaleas you will find and can grown in Central Alabama. This event is free to the public. Water is provided, bring a sack lunch and a friend too!

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

Contact:
Autauga County Extension office
jones57@aces.edu
3343617273

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

Alabama Garden Chat

Online

Alabama Garden Chat is back! If you have questions about your gardens and landscapes, feel free to email us at alabamagardenchat@gmail.com! We will go through questions every Wednesday at 2:00 pm, right after the Alabama Smart Yards webinar. Join our Alabama Garden Chat webinar at http://www.aces.edu/go/asywebinars. Alabama Garden Chat will run April-August. The first Alabama Garden Chat of the year will start on April 6th!

Contact:
Jack LeCroy
jml0003@auburn.edu
251-288-2874

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, 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

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Pond Management Basics (Covington County)

Covington County Extension Office, 23952 Alabama State Highway 55 Andalusia AL, 36420

This 2-hour workshop will highlight practical management strategies for recreational fish ponds in the southeaster United States. Topics covered will include information pond construction, stocking, harvesting and aquatic plant control. Attendees are encouraged to bring a water sample for testing, andor aquatic plant for identification.

Address:
Covington County Extension Office
23952 Alabama State Highway 55
Andalusia, AL 36420

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

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Friday, May 20, 2022

Strawberry Day at the 5th Street Market

5th Street Market, N 5th St & Locust St Gadsden AL, 35901

Kick off the Farmers Market Season and Celebrate Strawberries at the 5th Street Market in Downtown Gadsden

Address:
5th Street Market
N 5th St & Locust St
Gadsden, AL 35901

Contact:
Eric Wright
etw0013@auburn.edu
256-547-7936

FREE Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Farming, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Etowah County

Alabama Watershed Stewards in Millbrook

2861 Lanark Rd, 2861 Lanark Rd Millbrook AL, 36054

Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is a statewide science-based educational program that promotes healthy watersheds, increases understanding of water pollution, and provides the knowledge and tools needed to prevent and resolve local water quality problems. The goal of the AWS program is to increase citizen awareness and knowledge about the function of watersheds, their potential impairments, and local watershed protection strategies. The program will also include practical information about local watersheds, and provide engaging tools for encouraging individuals to take leadership roles in improving their local water quality.

The program is funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and led by the Alabama Cooperative Extension Water Program in conjunction with Alabama Water Watch.

Rough Agenda*

8:30 Sign-in
9:00 Welcome and Program Introduction
9:30 Overview of Watershed Systems
– Introduction to Alabama’s waterways
– Watersheds and HUCs
– Get to know your watershed
– The basics of watershed stewardship
10:00 Break
10:10 Overview of Watershed Impairments

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Managing to Improve Watershed Function – What can we do?
– Taking a watershed approach, what it means and how it works
– Water quality improvement projects
– Watershed Management Plans
– The role of community
– Case studies and success stories
*Agenda may change slightly

Address:
2861 Lanark Rd
Millbrook, AL 36054

Contact:
Laura Bell
laura.bell@auburn.edu
(276) 730-5712

Register Online

$20 Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Elmore County

Canning Workshop for Pike and Crenshaw Counties

Colley Senior Complex, 715 Elm Street Troy AL, 36081

Bridgette Brannon who is an REA in Food Safety will be doing a canning demonstration and teaching participants proper food safety and canning methods for pressure and water bath canning.

Address:
Colley Senior Complex
715 Elm Street
Troy, AL 36081

Contact:
Abby Peters
abbyp@auburn.edu
3345660985

FREE Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Crenshaw County, Pike County

Saturday, May 21, 2022