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Events for May 22 — May 28, 2022

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Monday, May 23, 2022

Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series

Online

This is a monthly webinar that features speakers from the Extension Commercial Horticulture Team. The Zoom link is https://auburn.zoom.us/j/590217859 which is open to all. This can also be seen on Facebook Live, https://www.facebook.com/AlabamaExtensionCommercialHorticulture. Open to all!

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

FREE Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Farming, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Nutrition, Urban Extension, Online

ServSafe Cherokee County

1526 Chesnut Bypass, 1526 Chesnut Bypass Centre AL, 35960

The ServSafe for managers class is a 2-day certificate course that meets the ADPH requirements for retail food permit holders. Must register 2 weeks before scheduled date or contact the instructor.

Address:
1526 Chesnut Bypass
Centre, AL 35960

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(205) 217-6495

Register Online

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

Motivational Moday

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 24, 2022

Virtual Segment 2 Seafood HACCP course

Online

The Segment 2 course requires completion of Segment 1 and individual access to a computer with audio and video presence for the duration of training. The FDA Hazards and Controls Guide with the latest updates will be required for active participation in the Zoom work sessions to be eligible for certification through AFDO. https://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ucOytrTsqG9x4H4h5JaAtQ0RD20FDPyAe

Contact:
Virtual Segment 2 Seafood HACCP course
AMM0167@ACES.EDU
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$150 Food Safety, Online, Statewide

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

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

Plant Propagation: Perennials and shrubs for the landscape

Morgan County/Decatur Farmers Market, 211 First Street Decatur AL, 35601

Join the Morgan County Extension Office and the Decatur Farmer’s Market for this hands on workshop to learn the best way to propagate plants from cuttings. Each participant will leave with cuttings of perennials and shrubs to take home for rooting as well as all the information they need to grow them successfully into plants for the landscape. Class is limited to 20 participants.
Registration Required, $5 materials fee.

Address:
Morgan County/Decatur Farmers Market
211 First Street
Decatur, AL 35601

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

$5.00 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Morgan County

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Tree Risk Assessment Workshop

204 W 5th St, 204 W 5th St Tuscumbia AL, 35674

This free workshop lead by Dr. Beau Brodbeck will help homeowners and tree workers learn to identify tree defects that can pose a risk to people and property. Specifically, the workshop will introduce audiences to: tree risk concepts, identifying root, trunk and crown defects, and legal considerations. This workshop will consist of an inside portion as well as an outdoor demonstration. Some mild walking may be required.

Address:
204 W 5th St
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

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

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

Servsafe – St Clair

Pell City Municipal Complex, 1000 Bruce Ethridge Pell City AL, 35128

This food safety certification course meets the requirements of the state health department for those working in food service

Address:
Pell City Municipal Complex
1000 Bruce Ethridge
Pell City, AL 35128

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

Register Online

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

ServSafe Cherokee County

1526 Chesnut Bypass, 1526 Chesnut Bypass Centre AL, 35960

The ServSafe for managers class is a 2-day certificate course that meets the ADPH requirements for retail food permit holders. Must register 2 weeks before scheduled date or contact the instructor.

Address:
1526 Chesnut Bypass
Centre, AL 35960

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(205) 217-6495

Register Online

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

Farmers Market Vendor Training WREC

167 AL Hwy 134 East, 167 AL Hwy 134 East Headland AL, 36345

Farmers Market Vendor Training
Safety Training for Farmers Market Vendors

Address:
167 AL Hwy 134 East
Headland, AL 36345

Contact:
James D. Jones
jonesja@aces.edu
334-585-6416

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

What Can You Do to Prevent Falls? at Oxford Senior Center

Oxford Senior Center, 424 Main Street Oxford AL, 36203

This event will be covering “What Can You Do to Prevent Falls?” at the Oxford Senior Center.

Address:
Oxford Senior Center
424 Main Street
Oxford, AL 36203

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

Lunch & Learn

Cane Creek Community Gardens, 77 Justice Avenue McClellan AL, 36205

Lunch & Learn is a series of free gardening programs sponsored by the Calhoun County Master Gardeners and the Calhoun County Commission. May 25th, featured speaker is Drew Metzler (Alabama Extension); topic “Backyard Wildlife Management”

Address:
Cane Creek Community Gardens
77 Justice Avenue
McClellan, AL 36205

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

FREE Calhoun County, Cleburne County, Etowah County, Talladega 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

What’s in your Cabinet

Morgan County Extension Office, 3120 Hwy. 36 West, Suite B Hartselle AL, 35640

Join Della Taylor Regional Urban SNAP-Ed Educator as participants learn how to examine their cabinets to check for expiration dates, dented cans and learn to rotate the dates of food items. Learn how meals begin with items on hand to save a trip to the market. Participants also learn how to label items stored after labels are removed from original packaging.

Address:
Morgan County Extension Office
3120 Hwy. 36 West, Suite B
Hartselle, AL 35640

Contact:
Della Taylor
milled5@auburn.edu
(256)773-2549

Register Online

FREE Health & Nutrition, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Morgan County

How to Start a Farm

Enterprise State Community College, 600 Plaza Drive Enterprise AL, 36331

A workshop for new and beginning farmers or those considering starting a farm. The class will cover things to consider from a business perspective including finance options, land requirements, market access etc.

Address:
Enterprise State Community College
600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36331

Contact:
Gavin Mauldin
gpm0006@auburn.edu
334-894-5596

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Servsafe – St Clair

Pell City Municipal Complex, 1000 Bruce Ethridge Pell City AL, 35128

This food safety certification course meets the requirements of the state health department for those working in food service

Address:
Pell City Municipal Complex
1000 Bruce Ethridge
Pell City, AL 35128

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

Register Online

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

ServSafe-Chatom

Sheriff’s Training Center, 17256 Jordan Street Chatom AL, 36518

Food Safety 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. COVID guidelines will be followed.

Address:
Sheriff’s Training Center
17256 Jordan Street
Chatom, AL 36518

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

Home Food Preservation Equipment and Gadgets Demonstrations

Online

Home Food Preservation Equipment of all kinds and the many gadgets you can use to make your home food preservation more productive. We will use the fruit juicer to make juice from strawberries and rhubarb to make jelly, the tomato saucer will be used to make tomato sauce without seeds, the jelly maker will be used to make jelly and many other items will be used show you the benefits of having these items and being able to make your own products at home.

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

Register Online

FREE Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

What’s Your Move?

Montgomery County Extension Office, 5340 Atlanta Highway Montgomery AL, 36109

This class is geared toward adults getting more physical active to maintain a healthy weight, lower your risk for chronic diseases, and promote better health. Presented by Gloria Maxie Regional USNAP-Ed Educator.

Address:
Montgomery County Extension Office
5340 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109

Contact:
Gloria Maxie
maxiegd@auburn.edu
(334) 270-4133

Register Online

FREE Health & Nutrition, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Montgomery County

Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare Certification Training

Online

Breastfeeding is becoming increasingly important to today’s parents. Many families are searching and comparing child care programs that are willing to support their decision to breastfeed and for providers that are educated on the best methods for feeding and caring for their infants. This two hour training will give you the knowledge you need to best support your breastfeeding families as well as help you get started on your journey to becoming an Alabama Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care provider.

Address:
5340 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109

Contact:
Helen H Jones
herndhj@auburn.edu
(334) 201-6775

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Montgomery County, Online

Eufaula Farmers Market

Broad Street, Broad Street Eufaula AL, 36027

Eufaula Farmers Market starts May 26 and will run until August. Market starts at 2:30 p.m.

Address:
Broad Street
Eufaula, AL 36027

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

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Livestock, Nutrition, Poultry, SNAP-Ed, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Small Ruminant Production Virtual Series

Online

Join Alabama Extension’s Animal Science Team at Alabama A&M University for monthly sessions as they explore emerging issues in small ruminant production systems.
Topics will include:
JAN 27 Establishing a Successful Breeding Program
FEB 24 Improving Goat Enterprises: Budget Management
and Seasonal Marketing Tools
MAR 31 Tackling Reproductive Constraints for Sheep
and Goats
APR 28 Goat Management: Silvopasture Systems and
Poisonous Plants
MAY 26 Creating and Implementing a Goat and Sheep Grazing Management Plan
JUN 30 Managing Parasites in Sheep and Goats
JUL 28 Processing and Marketing Goat Meat
AUG 25 Making Profits from Value-added Goat Dairy Products
SEP 29 Tools for Parasite Resistance and Tolerance in Sheep and Goats
OCT 27 The ABCs of Registering Your Sheep and Goats
*NOV 17 Q&A Session on Managing Sheep and Goats

When: Last Thursday of each month, 5:30-6:30 pm CT
(January 27, February 24, March 31, April 28, May 26, June 30, July 28, August 25, September 29, October 27, and November 17)
Where: Zoom and Facebook Live (https://www.facebook.com /AlabamaExtension AAMU)

Contact:
Valens Niyigena
vzn0022@aces.edu
(256) 583 -1811

Register Online

FREE Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Livestock, Online, Statewide

Friday, May 27, 2022

Recreational Pond Management Tour

National Security Pond, County Road 404 Elba AL, 36323

This workshop will focus on effectively managing recreational fishponds for a variety of management goals. Topics will include basic pond management strategies and practices, aquatic plant control and nuisance wildlife control. Instruction will be given through presentations and live demonstrations. Please contact the Coffee County Extension Office to register.

Address:
National Security Pond
County Road 404
Elba, AL 36323

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

ServSafe-Chatom

Sheriff’s Training Center, 17256 Jordan Street Chatom AL, 36518

Food Safety 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. COVID guidelines will be followed.

Address:
Sheriff’s Training Center
17256 Jordan Street
Chatom, AL 36518

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

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Power of Produce (POP) at the Farmers Markets

Festhall Farmers Market, 209 1st Avenue NE Cullman AL, 35055

The Power of Produce (POP) program is held on Saturday mornings May until October at the Festhalle and Berlin Farmers Markets from 8 AM – Noon. Children (under 13) are encouraged to enjoy a small snack made of local produce. As a reward, the child receives 2 POP Bucks to spend on fresh produce at a farmers booth in the market.

Participate in this FREE event, which encourages our youth to eat healthy and nutritious produce and supports our local farmers!

Address:
Festhall Farmers Market
209 1st Avenue NE
Cullman, AL 35055

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

FREE Health & Nutrition, Lawn & Garden, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Blount County, Cullman County, Lawrence County, Marshall County, Morgan County, Walker County, Winston County