Ongoing – Freedom from Smoking tobacco treatment course is a structured support program. Research shows that quitting with support can increase success by 50%! 8 classes for $40. Incentives apply for those who complete the course. Call 570-296-3400 for more information.
2/16/16 – Clubhouse Kids 4-H Club meeting, 1:30 – 3:00 PM, Wild Acres Club House, near 101 Clubhouse Drive, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. 4-H'ers in this club will be doing a creative writing project. Members need to bring a Wreck This Journal and a notebook. Activities for the younger kids who can't quite write will be art based and focus on learning short words. This club is open to youth ages 5 - 12. The leader is Melissa DeJoseph. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4
2/16/16 – Conashaugh Cloverbuds 4-H Club meeting, 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Conashaugh Lakes Recreation Center, 105 Oneida Way, Milford PA 18337. This club is open to youth ages 5 - 8. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4
2/16/16 – Childcare Provider Workshop: Communication for a Healthy Workforce, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Penn State Extension, 648 Park Street Suite E, Honesdale, PA 18431. Fee: $7. Having difficulty communication with your supervisor or coworkers? Participants will access their interpersonal skills and learn ways to effectively communicate with others whose style differs from theirs. Registration, including payment, is required by February 14. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit the PA Keys website at https://www.pakeys.org/pages/get.aspx to register. This educational program for early education professionals and parents is offered as part of a statewide Penn State Extension program to support quality early learning.
2/17/16 – Land Use Decision-making webinar, 12:00 - 1:15 PM (EDT/EST). The topic is When it Rains, It Drains: An Overview of MS4 Stormwater Management.
This is the second in a series of 5 webinars for Winter/Spring 2016. They are designed to promote understanding of current planning issues, creation of local regulations, planning that benefits the community, and local resources available to decision-makers.
Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) programs are required by the federal Clean Water Act to address stormwater runoff into local waterways. Municipal separate storm sewer systems collect polluted runoff that would otherwise make its way into these local waterways. In Pennsylvania, some municipalities are currently facing stringent water quality regulations to address the MS4 issue. This webinar will discuss the impact of stormwater on our water resources and the effectiveness of a partnership to address the MS4 challenges municipalities are facing.
The presenters are: Marel King, Chesapeake Bay Commission & Megan Lehman AICP, Lycoming County Planning Commission.
Fee for the series: non-credit registration - $40/person; RLA Credit Registration - $45; CM credit registration $75/person. Register online by May 18 at http://extension.psu.edu/land-use-webinar. Upon receipt of payment links to the previous recorded webinars will be provided.
2/17/16 – Registration deadline for the Using QuickBooks to Manage Your Farm Business webinar series starting on February 22, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EDT/EST). This webinar series (February 22, 29 and March 7, 14, 21, 2016) teaches agricultural accounting principles within QuickBooks software. Learn at home with simple, easy to follow learning modules and apply the theories with an example farm operation. Identify proper chart of accounts, how to use the class structure, the importance of bills, sales receipts, and invoices, and generating reports through five modules, and participate in five webinar help sessions to answer your specific questions. Cost: $75 for the series. Pre-registration is required. Visit http://www.cvent.com/events/using-quickbooks-to-manage-your-farm-business/event-summary-2ddf1c28c97d498f99dc08c89292acd2.aspx for detailed information on topics to be discussed. For more information or questions about the event content contact Rob Goodling at 717-270-4391 or email@example.com.
2/17/16 – Green Industry Winter Update webinars, 1:00 – 3:00 PM (EDT/EST). Learn and earn pesticide re-certification credits from the comfort of your home or office. Registration Cost: $10 per participant/session - each individual participant must be registered and logged onto the webinar in order to earn recertification credits. Pre-registration required. Participants can participate in the live webinar, or watch a recorded version of the webinar that will be available from Feb. 17 until Feb. 23, 11:00 PM. Approved for: 2 core credits and 2 credits category 06, 07, 10, 18, 23, PC. Core Topics: Reading and Using the Pesticide Label and Top Tips for Pesticide Applicators; Category Topic: Technology for Pesticide Applicator in Ornamental Landscapes and Turfgrass. Visit http://www.cvent.com/events/green-industry-winter-update-webinars/event-summary-abde526afea3467999ae7f80f85da6ef.aspx for detailed information on topics to be discussed. For more information or questions about the event content contact Ruth Benner at 814-825-0900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2/18/16 – Natural Gas webinar, 1:00 - 2:00 PM (EDT/EST). The topic is Proppants and Their Role in Hydraulic Fracturing. Michael O’Neill, CEO, Preferred Sands will discuss the role and current technology in the use of proppants in hydraulic fracturing. There is no fee to attend this event but pre-registration is required by February 18 by visiting . Contact Carol Loveland at email@example.com or 570-320-4429 for more information.
2/18/16 – Knitting Kids 4-H Club meeting, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Penn State Extension, 514 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events
2/19/16 – 4-H Sewing Club meeting, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Drive, Milford PA 18337. Bernadette Guerra is the leader. This club is open to youth 9 years old or in 4th grade and older and their guardians. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events