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Events for August 14 — August 20, 2022

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Monday, August 15, 2022

ServSafe – Phenix City

Russell County Extension Office, 508 14th Street 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). COVID-19 Guidance in place.

Address:
Russell County Extension Office
508 14th Street
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

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

ServSafe – Phenix City

Russell County Extension Office, 508 14th Street 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). COVID-19 Guidance in place.

Address:
Russell County Extension Office
508 14th Street
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

BASIC Seafood HACCP Course

International Trade Center, 250 North Water Street, suite 4 Mobile AL, 36602

Seafood HACCP course to meet the requirement of 21 CFR Part 123 for food safety training by seafood processors, importers, and regulatory officials.

Address:
International Trade Center
250 North Water Street, suite 4
Mobile, AL 36602

Contact:
Alice Moore
AMM0167@ACES.EDU
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$350.00 Food Safety, Mobile County, Statewide

Beginning Farmer Farm Tour

J. Calvert Farms, 30 County Road 260 Cullman AL, 35057

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher series continues with a visit to J. Calvert Farms in Dodge City, AL. Production practices, including no-till planting, irrigation, plasticulture, and marketing, will be observed and explained during the tour.

Participants should register by contacting Tony Glover at 205-568-0005 or gloveta@aces.edu.

The tour will start at the farm market, which faces AL Highway 69, 3.5 miles west from exit 299 (Dodge City) on I-65.

Address:
J. Calvert Farms
30 County Road 260
Cullman, AL 35057

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

FREE Farming, Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Blount County, Cherokee County, Colbert County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Jackson County, Jefferson County Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Madison County, Marion County, Marshall County, Morgan County, St. Clair County, Walker County, Winston County

Lunch and Learn- Water Barrels

Susan Moore Town Community Center, 39989 Alabama Highway 75 Altoona AL, 35952

Come out to learn how to create and utilize rain barrels at your home during times of drought. Bring your own lunch. Desserts and drinks will be provided for you. Free event but we do ask that you RSVP no later than Monday, August 15, 2022.

Address:
Susan Moore Town Community Center
39989 Alabama Highway 75
Altoona, AL 35952

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

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Blount County

A Guide To Herbicides in Natural Areas

Coffee County Extension Office, 1055 East McKinnon Street New Brockton AL, 35351

This workshop will provide landowners and land managers with information on the use of herbicides in a variety of land management scenarios. Topics will include:
– Pesticide Rules and Regulations, Terminology and Safety
– Federal Cost Share Opportunities
– Forestry Herbicides and Application Methods for Common Management Goals
– Sprayer Calibration
– Invasive Species Identification and Management
– Food Plot Management and Herbicides
– Managing Vegetation In and Around Waterways

Continuing Education credits include: 5 – Cat 1 – ASBRF CFE, 5 – PLM, and 10 CPA – AQ, ROW, DR, FOR
**Workshop is free with no CEU credits; $50 with CEU credits.**

Address:
Coffee County Extension Office
1055 East McKinnon Street
New Brockton, AL 35351

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

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

Filing for Success Spanish Series

Online

Geared towards new small business owners. Offering guidance on legal obligations and structures. Learn taxes and business owner responsibilities. Filing for Success is a 4-part series that covers all the basics of legally setting up your small business.

Contact:
Juana Macias-Christian
maciaju@aces.edu
(256) 572-0241

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Blount County, Cherokee County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County, Online

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

BASIC Seafood HACCP Course

International Trade Center, 250 North Water Street, suite 4 Mobile AL, 36602

Seafood HACCP course to meet the requirement of 21 CFR Part 123 for food safety training by seafood processors, importers, and regulatory officials.

Address:
International Trade Center
250 North Water Street, suite 4
Mobile, AL 36602

Contact:
Alice Moore
AMM0167@ACES.EDU
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$350.00 Food Safety, Mobile County, Statewide

Nuisance Wildlife Management

Chilton County Extension Office, 504 First Ave. North Clanton AL, 35045

Nuisance wildlife management is an issue for many homeowners as well as landowners. During this program, Dr. Wesley Anderson will talk about some common nuisance wildlife and different management strategies.

Address:
Chilton County Extension Office
504 First Ave. North
Clanton, AL 35045

Contact:
Lynn Dickinson
rhodela@aces.edu
(334) 303-8360

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FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Coosa County, Elmore County, Perry County, Shelby County

Native and Non-Native Bees- Autauga County Lunch & Learn

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

Regional Extension Agent and Horticulturist, Dani Carroll will talk about the native bees we can commonly find in Alabama and how to attract them to the garden as well as non-native bees. This event is free to the public. Water is provided, bring a sack lunch and friend too!

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

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

FREE Food Safety, 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, August 18, 2022

DEEP-5 Meal Planning

Hurtsboro Senior Center, 733 Railroad Street Hurtsboro AL, 36860

Participants will learn:
• Understanding the Human Body
• Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes
• Monitoring Your Body
• Being Physically Active
• Planning Meals
• Identifying and Preventing Complications
• Learning about Medications & Medical Care
• Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends

Address:
Hurtsboro Senior Center
733 Railroad Street
Hurtsboro, AL 36860

Contact:
Sheree Taylor
snr0010@auburn.edu
256-499-7146

FREE Home & Family, Lee County, Russell County

Servsafe – Shelby

Shelby County Extension Office, 54 Kelly Lane Columbiana AL, 35051

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

Address:
Shelby County Extension Office
54 Kelly Lane
Columbiana, AL 35051

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

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

BASIC Seafood HACCP Course

International Trade Center, 250 North Water Street, suite 4 Mobile AL, 36602

Seafood HACCP course to meet the requirement of 21 CFR Part 123 for food safety training by seafood processors, importers, and regulatory officials.

Address:
International Trade Center
250 North Water Street, suite 4
Mobile, AL 36602

Contact:
Alice Moore
AMM0167@ACES.EDU
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$350.00 Food Safety, Mobile County, Statewide

Birmingham Community Incubator

2015 26th St N, 2015 26th St N Birmingham AL, 35234

This is the second cohort of the Birmingham Community Incubator in collaboration with Salvation Army & East Lake Initiative. 12 local black and predominantly women owned start-up businesses will be chosen to participate in the 6 week business boot camp. We will teach these entrepreneurs how to effectively use the “Business Model Canvas” to organize their business. How to properly formalize their business, understand license & permit requirements, sign up for and maintain their “My Alabama Tax – MAT” accounts, develop banking and lending relationships and understand business insurance requirements through our “Filing for Success” series. throughout the program they will also have access to local partners that specialize in lending, technology and business coaching. The program will culminate with each business preparing a working budget, marketing strategy and business plan in hopes of being awarded one of the multiple $1000 grants and additional business support services provided by BCI and our partners.

Address:
2015 26th St N
Birmingham, AL 35234

Contact:
Jon Jacobson
jacobj1@auburn.edu
(256) 714-9142

FREE Urban Extension, Jefferson County

Friday, August 19, 2022

Alabama Water Watch Monitoring Training – Prattville

Trustmark Bank Community Room, 148 E Main St Prattville AL, 36054

This is the final component of a hybrid (online and in-person) training opportunity. *You must register by August 2nd* Become a certified Volunteer Monitor with Alabama Water Watch (AWW)! This program The program is held in conjunction with the Alabama Watershed Stewards Program which is funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. Available certifications include AWW Water Chemistry Monitoring and Bacteriological Monitoring. You must complete each of the steps outlined below to receive your monitoring certification.

Follow these steps to get started:
1. Register online for training by August 2nd.
2. On the registration form, select the monitoring type(s) for which you would like certification.

On August 2nd:
Participate in the Kick-Off Zoom from 12-1 pm. This is not required for certification, but will help you navigate the training process and meet AWW Staff.
Use the link and instructions you receive via email following the Kick-Off Zoom to enroll in the Online Courses required for the certification type(s) you requested.
By Midnight on August 16th:
Complete the self-paced, online coursework for the monitoring type(s) of interest.
Introduction to AL Water Watch – This course is required for all monitoring types and must be completed to unlock all other AWW Online Courses. (1 hour)
Bacteriological Monitoring Course (90 minutes)
Water Chemistry Monitoring Course (2 hours)
On August 19th:
Attend the in-person Field Day at the Trustmark Bank Community Room in Prattville, AL where you will demonstrate your ability to conduct monitoring tests under the observation of an AWW Trainer. Participants will be expected to follow CDC guidelines regarding in-person gatherings during the trainings.

Field Day Schedule:
8:45 am Check-In for Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
9:00 am Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
12:00 am Lunch Break (bring a sack lunch)
12:45 pm Check-In for Bacteriological Monitoring Session
1:00 pm Bacteriological Monitoring Session
3:00 pm Adjourn

Address:
Trustmark Bank Community Room
148 E Main St
Prattville, AL 36054

Contact:
Sydney Zinner
srs0029@auburn.edu
(334) 844-9210

Register Online

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Autauga County, Bibb County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Dallas County, Elmore County, Greene County, Hale County Jefferson County, Lee County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Marengo County, Montgomery County, Perry County, Pickens County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Basics of Fall Vegetable Gardening

5381 Trussville Clay Road, 5381 Trussville Clay Road Trussville AL, 35173

Learn how to design, plant, and reap benefits from your fall vegetable garden! We will discuss gardening basics, growing vegetables in small spaces, and scouting your garden.

Address:
5381 Trussville Clay Road
Trussville, AL 35173

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

Register Online

$15 Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Jefferson County, St. Clair County

Where’s the Dairy?

5340 Atlanta Highway, 5340 Atlanta Highway Montgomery AL, 36109

This class is geared toward adults needing to get more dairy in their diet every day. We will discuss the dairy group, including milk, yogurt, cheese, and fortified soymilk, and the nutrients needed for good health throughout life…. Learn how much is needed for older adults and find ways to get more information from choose Myplate.gov. Presented by Gloria Maxie Regional SNAP-Ed Educator.

Address:
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

Saturday, August 20, 2022