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4-H Environmental Science Club

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Do you care about preserving the natural environment through citizen science? Do you enjoy being outdoors? If so, join the 4-H Environmental Science Club! The club will take place the 3rd Sunday of every month from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. At our meeting on October 20th, we will be testing fo...

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Fall Fest at the North Country Welcome Center

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Join Taste NY at the North Country Welcome Center to enjoy fall festivities. Enjoy apples, hot cider, and donuts while meeting local vendors and sampling delicious foods! Join in on the Pumpkin Carving Contest, too! Enter your masterpiece for a chance to win a fall themed prize of local prod...

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4-H Volunteer Training

Monday, October 21, 2019

Open to all 4-H volunteers and leaders! Agenda will include: Cornell Lab of Orinthology Presentation: an overview of citizen science projects that 4-H youth can participate in.GPS and Geocaching: a tutorial on how to use GPS units and an overview of the GPS and Geocaching curriculums P...

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Halloween Family Night with ACS

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Join ACS for their Halloween Family Night.Activities will include: Pin the eye patch on the pirateMummy-bowlCreepy boxesLimboMusicCostume Paradeand more! A dinner buffet will be available. $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 8 and under. *open to DoD Cardholders

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Developing an Ag Business Marketing Plan

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Join us for a free program where we will explore best marketing plan tips that can be applied to any agricultural business. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Alexandria Bay venue. To register for the 6 PM sessio...

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Creating a Healthy Food Culture for Your Organization

Thursday, October 24, 2019

During this free workshop, we will discuss real examples, tools, and resources to help create a healthy food culture for your organization. Topics will include: Promoting healthy habits during meetingsBringing balance to workplace celebrationsRecipe swapsStarting a healthy vending areaHealthy sn...

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The Magic Years

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, October 24, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Creating Wildflower Meadows in the Landscape

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Learn how to create small-scale meadows in your own gardens and yards. Learn techniques for creating a natural ecosystem right outside your home. Please register!

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4-H Vet Science Program

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Do you know youth that are interested in becoming a veterinarian or a vet tech? This is the perfect program for them! Learn all about what it takes to enter the veterinarian field. Learn from the experts in the field. This program is free and open to all youth ages 12-18. Space is limited an...

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Trick or Treat at ACS

Friday, October 25, 2019

Bring your little ghosts and goblins (big ones too) for a safe, fun, informative Halloween experience. Visit each office to receive treats and oodles of information about ACS! For more information, call 315-772-2217. *open to DoD Cardholders

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Digital Marketing for Ag Businesses

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Do you have an agriculture business? Would you like to learn the ins and outs of marketing that business and/or your products through online media? Register for this free program. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Al...

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2019 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Please join us for our 2019 Annual Meeting. Our meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 30th at the Watertown Elks Lodge. Social time will begin at 6:00 PM and the meeting will begin at 6:45 PM. Keynote speakers Amanda Purington and Dr. Yoon Hyung Choi from the Cornell Social Media Lab wi...

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G.E.M Educator Training

Friday, November 1, 2019

An awareness and acceptance stress management program for ages 10 and up. Get experience in mindfulness. Participant will receive the $80 curriculum. The cost is $125 per person (payable in advance to CCE Jefferson County). Must register by October 25th. Please bring your own yoga mat a...

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4-H Outdoor Adventure Club

4-H Outdoor Adventure Club

Saturday, November 2, 2019

For our November meeting, we will go for a 3 mile hike and look for geocaches at Wellesley Island State Park. We will also tour the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center. For more information or to register, contact Sabrina DeRue at 315-788-8450 or sld95@cornell.edu.

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The Magic Years

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, November 7, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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4-H Vet Science Program

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Do you know youth that are interested in becoming a veterinarian or a vet tech? This is the perfect program for them! Learn all about what it takes to enter the veterinarian field. Learn from the experts in the field. This program is free and open to all youth ages 12-18. Space is limited an...

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A three-hour program designed to assist parents in helping their children adjust to parental separation or divorce. Topics include:identifying parent/child reactions to divorcedeveloping skills for helping children copepost-separation parentingco-parenting versus parallel parentingcommunicating e...

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4-H Teen Council

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Jefferson County 4-H is looking for teens, 13-18 years old, who want to develop 4-H programs, participate in community service, develop leadership skills, go on interesting trips, and HAVE FUN!  For more information or to register, contact Sabrina DeRue at 315-788-8450 ext. 229 or sld95...

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Forage Quality for Beef and Equine

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

At this free program, Erin Churchill will present on managing forage quality for beef and equine. With high quality forage in short supply in the North Country, Erin will walk through the steps on how to maintain your animal's health and well-being on lower quality feed.

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Intro to Raising Pigs

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

If you are looking to raise pigs for home consumption, or get started in the swine business, this free introductory workshop is for you. Learn the basics on feeding, housing, breeding, and marketing pigs.

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The Magic Years

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, November 14, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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4-H Vet Science Program

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Do you know youth that are interested in becoming a veterinarian or a vet tech? This is the perfect program for them! Learn all about what it takes to enter the veterinarian field. Learn from the experts in the field. This program is free and open to all youth ages 12-18. Space is limited an...

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Baby Basics

Friday, November 15, 2019

A look into your child's first year! This program is for families who are pregnant or parents with children, birth to 1 year old. Topics covered: bathingumbilical cord carediaperingdressingfeeding & burpingcrying & soothingsafe sleepsick baby carewhat is a fever?1st year development Re...

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Ag Workforce Development Council's Labor Road Show III

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

All New York farm employers are affected by new laws that take effect beginning January 1, 2020! New York Labor Road Show III is your opportunity to learn about the changes and position your business for compliance and success in a very different environment. Featured Speakers:Charles Palmer...

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The Magic Years

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, November 21, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Buying Your First Tractor

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

In this highly interactive workshop, we will go through the process of owning your first tractor. Topics include maintenance, tractor safety, tractor operation information, and tractor and attachment overview on multiple brands from local dealerships. Please register.

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The Magic Years

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, December 5, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

A three-hour program designed to assist parents in helping their children adjust to parental separation or divorce. Topics include:identifying parent/child reactions to divorcedeveloping skills for helping children copepost-separation parentingco-parenting versus parallel parentingcommunicating e...

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The Magic Years

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, December 12, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Baby Basics

Friday, December 13, 2019

A look into your child's first year! This program is for families who are pregnant or parents with children, birth to 1 year old. Topics covered: bathingumbilical cord carediaperingdressingfeeding & burpingcrying & soothingsafe sleepsick baby carewhat is a fever?1st year development Re...

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Banking on Barn Wood

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

This free in-depth presentation is a great foundation for those looking to remove old barns from their property. Topics will include barn wood prices, how to market and list your barn for sale, the dismantlement process, and what to look for in potential contractors.

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Dairy Day

Friday, January 24, 2020

Join us for the main dairy program offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension this winter in the North Country. This 1-day seminar will provide the latest information on dairy production and management, emerging trends, local research updates, and a keynote address about milk prices and markets.&nb...

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