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Events for July 24 — July 30, 2022

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Monday, July 25, 2022

Servsafe-Mobile *Cancelled*

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

** Class Cancelled** 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.

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

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

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

2022 Tallapoosa County 4-H STEM Camp

TBD, TBD Dadeville AL, 36853

For Tallapoosa County 4-H members, ages 9-18. 4-H’ers will get to experience all things STEM related, including drones, robotics, rockets, aerospace and more! The cost is $15 and that includes lunch. Details and required forms will be emailed out to registered participants.

Address:
TBD
Dadeville, AL 36853

Contact:
Trent Carboni
stc0011@auburn.edu
(256) 825-1050

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$15 Home & Family, Youth Development, Tallapoosa County

Servsafe-Mobile *Cancelled*

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

** Class Cancelled** 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.

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

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

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

VCLLI Summer ’22: Tai Chi Exercise at Home

Online

Participate in Tai Chi from the comfort and safety of your home. During the weekly sessions, engage in movement aimed at improving balance, preventing falls in older adults, and reducing some sources of pain.

Address:
P.O. Box 967
Alabama A&M University
Normal, AL 35762

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

http://www.aces/edu/go/TaiChi22

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

VCLLI Summer ’22: SDFI Prevent T2(Returning Participants Only)

Online

RETURNING PARTICIPANTS OLY: The Southeast Diabetes Faith Initiative (SDFI) helps participants achieve moderate weight loss by eating well and being active. SDFI is a yearlong program designed for people with prediabetes. It is also designed for people who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes and want to lower their risk.

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

http://www.aces.edu/go/SDFI22

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

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. Each event will bring participants up to date on timely beekeeping topics. Time for Q&A included.
Topics include:
• July 26- Beekeeping in the extreme: Dealing with Mother Nature, with J. Rowe (Alabama Extension)
• August 30- Planting and managing wildflowers for forage, with K. Parys (USDA-ARS)
• Sept. 27- Behavior, chemical ecology, and genetics of Varroa destructor, with T. Reams (TAMU)
• Oct. 25- Breeding and performance of bees with Varroa Sensitive Hygiene, with F. Rinkevich (USDA-ARS)
• Nov. 29- Liquid gold: A crash course on the types and properties of honey, with P. Lau (USDA-ARS)
• Jan. 31- Seasonal efficacy of Varroa treatments- with C. Jack (UFL)
• Feb. 28- TBD, with E. Amiri (MSU)
• March 28- BMPs from BIP: the National Loss and Management Survey, with G. Williams (AU)
• April 25- TBD, with L. Bartlett (UGA)
• May 30- Water foraging, with T. Webster (KSU)
• June 27, TDB, with E. Walsh (USDA-ARS)

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

Register Online

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

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

BDA Field Day

8661 AL- 183, 8661 AL- 183 Uniontown AL, 36786

On-farm day to explore organic vegetable growing practices including irrigation, high tunnel pest exclusion and co managing with pollinators.

Address:
8661 AL- 183
Uniontown, AL 36786

Contact:
Olivia Fuller
ocf0002@auburn.edu
(205) 381-9156

FREE Farming, Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Perry County, Pickens County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Estate Planning Basics at Oxford Senior Center

Oxford Senior Center, 424 Main St. Oxford AL, 36203

Learn the importance of having a will, living will, and power of attorney. Also, receive your own important papers booklet and advance health care directive.

Address:
Oxford Senior Center
424 Main St.
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

VCLLI Summer ’22: Wisdom Wednesday

Online

Wisdom Wednesday is an opportunity for senior adults to share insights on a topic to peers, connect with other senior learners, discover new strategies to age successfully, etc. This is an informal platform for social engagement. Grab lunch, join in, and chat with us.

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

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

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

Lunch & Learn

Cane Creek Community Garden, 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. July 27th, speaker Hayes Jackson – “Lightning Bugs”.

Address:
Cane Creek Community Garden
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

CREAM OF THE CROP: How to make creamed corn from the Cob

3120 AL HWY 36 W Suite B, 3120 AL HWY 36 W Suite B Hartselle AL, 35640

Urban SNAP-Ed Adult Nutrition Program, presented by Della Taylor, Regional Educator. Join in as participants engage in learning easy methodology of removing the silk and husk from the corn cob in three easy steps. After this class you will be equipped to clean, shuck, cut, milk and prepare fresh creamed corn for you and your family.

Address:
3120 AL HWY 36 W Suite B
Hartselle, AL 35640

Contact:
Della Taylor
milled5@auburn.edu
256-309-8288

Register Online

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

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Backyard Tomato Workshop – Wrapping Up This Year and Planning For Next!

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

Tips on disease and insect management, extending your harvest and more. We will wrap up the workshop with a tomato tasting and BLT lunch. So, bring 3-4 fruit of your favorite named tomato varieties and see if you grew the WINNER!

Address:
2612 Lane Park Road
Birmingham, AL 35223

Contact:
Bethany O’Rear
bao0004@auburn.edu
(205) 612-9524

Register Online

$15 Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Jefferson County

VCLLI Summer ’22: National Diabetes Prevention Program

Online

NEW PARTICIPANTS ONLY: The Southeast Diabetes Faith Initiative (SDFI) helps participants achieve moderate weight loss by eating well and being active. SDFI is a yearlong program designed for people with prediabetes. It is also designed for people who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes and want to lower their risk.

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

http://www.aces.edu/gp/SDFINew

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

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

Friday, July 29, 2022

Blount County Tomato Production Workshop and Taste Off

Palisades Park- Dalton Moss Lodge, 1225 Palisades Parkway Oneonta AL, 35121

Please RSVP if you would like to attend either the production meeting or you would like to enter some tomatoes into the taste test. If you would like to have a FREE Blount County tomato sandwich, just join us at Noon.

Address:
Palisades Park- Dalton Moss Lodge
1225 Palisades Parkway
Oneonta, AL 35121

Contact:
Amy Burgess
burgeap@auburn.edu
(205) 274-2129

FREE Lawn & Garden, Blount County

Saturday, July 30, 2022