Monday, July 28, 2014

August 17 - 23 , 2014



8/17/14 Open Barn Day, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Rock Ridge Ranch, 1734 Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. Find out about 4-H from the horse’s mouth! Games, door prizes, refreshments. Meet the 4-H leaders. This program is free and open to the public. For more information call 570-296-3400, e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/18/14 - Got a gardening question?  A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 724 Phillips St Suite 201, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-421-6430 or email monroemg@psu.edu

8/19/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-296-3400 to leave a message or email pikepamg@gmail.com that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.

8/19/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 648 Park St, Suite E, Honesdale, PA 18431, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-253-5970, ext. 1614.

8/19/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CARBON-MASTER-GARDENERS-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU

8/19, 20 & 21/14 Masthope Mountain Science Seekers, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Masthope Mountain Community, Lackawaxen PA 18435. Fee: $35 per youth (currently enrolled 4-H members: $25). Space is limited; register by August 11, 2014 by contacting June Carrozza. Additional paperwork will be sent upon receiving paid registration. This program is open to youth ages 8 to 12 (as of 1/1/14). 4-H Projects Explored: Food Science, Forensic Science and Aero Space Science. A drink will be provided but participants must bring a bagged lunch; parent or guardian must provide transportation. If you have any questions contact: Deborah Albrecht or Deb Brodhecker, Pike County 4-H Educators at 570-296-3400 or PikeExt@psu.edu.

8/20/14 Land Use Decision-making webinar, 12:00 -1:15 PM (EDT/EST). The topic is Designing Entrepreneur-friendly Communities. The presenters are Jeffrey Himes, Penn State Extension Educator - Tioga County, and Walt Whitmer, Penn State Extension Associate.

A growing body of research, information, and practical examples from around the state and nation related to entrepreneurial development will be presented. This includes what entrepreneurial development is; how it can augment, and fit within, other economic development efforts; and what you may want to consider to make your community more ‘entrepreneurial-friendly’ will be presented. The webinar will also focus on tools, techniques, and implementation strategies for creating and fostering entrepreneurial communities.

This is the second in a series of 5 webinars for Summer/Fall 2014. They are designed to help planners, elected officials and citizens better engage in land use decision-making processes.

Fee for the series: $30/person for non-credit registration; $60/person for CM credit registration. Register online by November 19 at http://extension.psu.edu/land-use-webinar. Upon receipt of payment links to the previous recorded webinars will be provided.

8/21/14 4-H Knitting Kids Club meeting, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/23/14 Cold Frames Workshop, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Niles Pond Road, Honesdale, PA 18431 (call to register and for directions). Fee: $5; children under 18 are free. Cold frames are season extension devices that can be as large or small as you want. We will build several cold frames from different materials and discuss when and what to plant in them. We will also talk about using the cold frame for starting your own plants and hardening off plants in the early spring. The presenter is Wayne County MG Judy Trudgen. Pre-registration is appreciated but not required, by calling the Penn State Extension office, Wayne County, 570-253-5970 ext. 4110 or emailing WayneExt@psu.edu

Monday, July 21, 2014

August 10 - 16 , 2014



8/10/14 Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Masthope Mountain new activities building (Ski Rental shop), Lackawaxen PA 18435. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/11/14 Elite Equestrians Model Horse 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 PM, On Broadway Dance Studio, 106 Dingmans Pl, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4

8/12/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-296-3400 to leave a message or email pikepamg@gmail.com that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.

8/12/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 648 Park St, Suite E, Honesdale, PA 18431, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-253-5970, ext. 1614.

8/12/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, August 12, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CARBON-MASTER-GARDENERS-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU

8/12/14 Stream Team Adventure Day, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Masthope Mountain Community, Lackawaxen PA 18435. Learn more about water quality and ecology in our lakes, rivers and streams with the Stream Team. The day will include hands on activities to explore the world of water. This program is open to youth ages 8 - 12. For more information on this event and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/12/14 First session of a Strong Women/Growing Stronger program, 4:45 – 5:45 PM, Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. The classes, which meet twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from August 12 – October 30, consist of a nutrition lesson and 8-12 strength training exercises that help improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Fee: $80. Pre-registration, including payment, is required by August 12. To register or for more information visit http://extension.psu.edu/health/strongwomen/events or contact Penn State Extension at 570-296-3400, by fax at 570-296-3406, or send an e-mail message to PikeExt@psu.edu

8/12 - 14/14 2014 Ag Progress Days will be held on August 12, 13 & 14 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, 2710 W. Pine Grove Rd, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865. This event opens at 9:00 AM each day, and ends at various times between 4:00 and 8:00 PM. For more information on the exhibits and activities visit http://agsci.psu.edu/apd

8/13/14 Nature Crafting 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 PM, Hemlock Farms Steer Barn Clubhouse, 2nd floor Art room, Lords Valley PA 18428. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/14/14Interior Plantscape webinar, 1:00 -2:00 PM. Fee: $15.00. Pre-registration is required by August 13. This webinar meeting will focus on management of pests and diseases in the interior plantscape. Participants will learn to identify pests and diseases and learn management strategies. Participants must have a good internet connection capable of showing video to participate in this program.  Following the webinar, participants will need to complete an online survey/quiz to demonstrate their participation. The presenter is Ruth Benner, Penn State Greenhouse and Nursery IPM Extension Educator. This meeting has been approved for the following PDA Pesticide Applicators Recertification Credits: Category 18 (4), Category 22 (4), and Private Category (4). For more information or to register go to http://www.cvent.com/events/interior-plantscape-webinar-meeting/event-summary-6a9c812e28144325885389acc425291b.aspx

8/15/14Furry Frenzie Animal Lover's 4-H Club meeting, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Drive, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4

Monday, July 14, 2014

August 3 - 9 , 2014



8/1 - 8/9/14 Wayne County Master Gardeners will be at the Wayne County Fair, 12:00 – 8:00 PM, in the Red Metal Building, Honesdale PA 18431. They will answer your gardening questions and have a wide variety of free informational handouts.

8/3/14 Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Masthope Mountain new activities building (Ski Rental shop), Lackawaxen PA 18435. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/4/14 Elite Equestrians Model Horse 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 – 6:30 PM, On Broadway Dance Studio, 106 Dingmans Pl, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. This club is accepting new members. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/5/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-296-3400 to leave a message or email pikepamg@gmail.com that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.

8/5/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 648 Park St, Suite E, Honesdale, PA 18431, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-253-5970, ext. 1614.

8/5/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CARBON-MASTER-GARDENERS-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU

8/5/14 Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Masthope Mountain new activities building (Ski Rental shop), Lackawaxen PA 18435. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/5/14Irrigation Water webinar, 12:00 -1:00 PM. The topic is: Which management practices are vital in pathogen risk mitigation? The presenter is Dr. Andrew Ristvey, Associate Professor of Horticulture, University of Maryland. To watch the webinar visit https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/irrigation-water/

8/5/14 Free, no-obligation, informational meeting for the Growing Stronger Exercise Program (Strong Women/Strong Men), 7:00 PM, Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337. Growing Stronger is a safe, effective strength-training and nutrition program for men and women who have been active or sedentary for the past few years and are interested in improving their health. What to expect: 5—15 minute warm-up, 30—45 minutes of strength training exercises, 5—15 minute floor mat and cool-down. The classes, which meet twice a week, will be available in 2 locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays: from August 12 – October 30 at the Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford, PA 18337, from 4:45 to 5:45 PM; or, from September 2 – November 20 at the Pocono Woodland Lakes Clubhouse, 141 Marigold Lane, Milford, PA 18337, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. If you enroll, the fee for the 12 week program is $80 and you will receive required paperwork at this meeting. To register for the free informational session on August 5th, or for more information about the program, visit http://extension.psu.edu/health/strongwomen/events or contact Penn State Extension at 570-296-3400, by fax at 570-296-3406, or send an e-mail message to PikeExt@psu.edu

8/7/14 Pesticide Applicator Certification Examinations, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Penn State Extension office, 724 Phillips St, Suite 201, Stroudsburg PA 18360. Pre-registration is not required. You can find more about the exam fees, categories, and courses by visiting the Pesticide Education Program online at http://www.pested.psu.edu/applicators/certification

8/7/14 - Got a gardening question?  A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 724 Phillips St Suite 201, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-421-6430 or email monroemg@psu.edu

8/7/14 4-H Knitting Kids Club meeting, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. Meetings will be cancelled and not rescheduled if inclement weather or schools close. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4



8/9/14 – 4-H Rough Riders Horse Club meeting, 10:00 AM, Pocono Ranchlands Stable, Bushkill, PA 18324. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information, call 570-296-3400 http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/9/14 – Horse & Pony 4-H club meeting, 1:00 PM, VanWyk Stables, 2008 Route 590, Hawley PA 18428. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4