10/5/14 - A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Milford Farmers Market, River Rock Courtyard, 210 Second St (at E Ann St), Milford, PA 18337, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM (rain or shine), to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions , and best of all it’s free. If you are unable to stop by during this time, a Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, on Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, or you may call 570-296-3400 to leave a message or email firstname.lastname@example.org that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.
10/7/14 – Technology Tuesdays: Downed Cows free online workshop, 8:30 -10:00 AM (EDT/EST). This is part of a series that includes presentations on dairy farm facilities design, dairy cattle behavior, nutrition, financing and labor. Animal welfare on the farm is a priority for all dairy producers. This webinar will look at issues such as handling downed cows, when and how to euthanize animals, and proper methods of handling the carcass. The presenter is John Tyson, Penn State Extension Engineer. For more information about the series visit http://extension.psu.edu/animals/dairy/events. Register online at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TechnologyTuesdays1314 for free. You need only register once (the same URL is used for all sessions) but must be registered no later than noon the day preceding the first session you wish to attend.
10/7/14 – ServSafe Food Safety Management Certification Course, October 7, 2014 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM) and October 21, 2014 (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM); Exam begins at 10:00 AM, PP&L Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 126 PPL Drive, Hawley, PA 18428. Fee: $175. This course uses the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food safety curriculum for food service establishments. Training meets the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture requirements for the Food Employee Certification Act. Register online at http://extension.psu.edu/food/safety/courses/servsafe or call 570-253-5970 ext. 4110 by
10/7/14 - 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 garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control 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 email@example.com
10/7/14 – Wild Acres 4-H Cloverbud and Palette of Fun Art Club meetings, 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 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.
10/8/14 – Let's Move! Pennsylvania Conference, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Penn Stater Conference Center, 215 Innovation Blvd., State College, PA 16803. Fees: Adults - $149; Discounted Price - $99, if registered by September 15, 2014; Students - $100; Discounted Price - $50, if registered by September 15, 2014. At the Let’s Move! Pennsylvania conference, participants will find tools and information needed to promote healthy food, beverage, and physical activity environments in homes, schools, and communities for children.
Conference goals include:
- Present the latest research findings from Penn State University that impact this issue
- Showcase best practices from Pennsylvania communities
- Encourage partnerships that enable individuals and communities to utilize best practices to contribute to policy change that makes an impact on this issue
Target audience includes school and education personnel, early childhood professionals, community leaders and policy makers, urban and rural community planners, public health professionals, and volunteers and professionals working with families.
Energize your efforts to prevent childhood obesity and encourage healthy lifestyles for children at a conference featuring recent research, best practices and effective policies that can support initiatives in Pennsylvania’s
- Cities, Towns & Counties
- Child Care
10/8/14 – Master Gardener Workshop: Holiday Plant Care, 1:00 PM, Luzerne County West Side Annex, 2009 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, PA 18704. Fee: $5. The presenter is Sharon Telesky. Call the Luzerne County Extension Office to register at 570-825-1701 or 1-888-825-1701.
10/8/14 – Nature Crafting 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 – 7:00 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
10/11/14 – 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 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.
10/11/14– 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 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4