3/24/14 – Elite Equestrians Model Horse 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 PM, On Broadway Dance Studio, 106 Dingmans Pl, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. This club is accepting new members. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information.
3/25/14 – Technology Tuesdays: Robotic Milking Edition: Relationships Between Humans, Animals and Technology free online workshop designed for dairy producers, their employees and advisers, 8:30 -10:00 AM (EDT/EST). What behaviors are expected from the cows and humans in a dairy using robotic milking, and how are farming routines and activities changed? How do dairy farmers learn to understand and make use of the information generated by robotic milking systems? What positive and negative effects on animal welfare are associated with robotic milking, and what are the implications of these for the public image of dairy farming? This webinar will answer these questions and others related to how the introduction of robotic milking may change the ways dairy farmers manage their farms and businesses. Presented by Chris Bear, Cardiff University, UK. Register online at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TechnologyTuesdays1314 for free no later than noon the day before.
3/25/13 - 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 Carbon County 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
3/25/14 – Wild Acres Cloverbud Club meeting, 1:30 – 3:00 PM, Wild Acres Club House, near 101 Clubhouse Drive, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. Cloverbuds is open to youth ages 5 - 8. The leaders are Brianne Phillips and Melissa DeJoseph. Call 570-296-3400 for more information.
3/26/14 – The Conewago Creek Initiative: Community Working Together to Restore a Watershed webinar, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EDT). The presenter is Matt Royer, Director, Environment and Natural Resources Institute, Penn State University. To view the webinar visit https://meeting.psu.edu/water1
3/28/14 - 4-H Palette of Fun Art Club meeting, 5:00 – 6:30 PM, Wild Acres Club House, near 101 Clubhouse Drive, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. Meetings will be cancelled and not rescheduled if inclement weather, school closings, or school concerts/plays are scheduled on same date. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information.
3/28/14 - Rock Ridge Ranchers 4-H Club meeting, March 28, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Rock Ridge Ranch, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. Join leaders Debra Passero and Brittany Bajek for hands-on learning. Horse ownership is not required. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400.
3/29/14 - I'm a New 4-H Leader! What Now? training, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM, Masthope Mountain Community, Lackawaxen PA 18435. This is a leader training for 4-H volunteers in Pike County. For more information, call 570-296-3400. There is no fee to attend this event. However, pre-registration is requested. Register online at http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events by March 18.