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2019 Stormwater Management Training Series

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Training Series held in Orange County, NY Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County 18 Seward Ave., Third Floor, Middletown, NY 10940 To register online, click here. For those professionals involved in Stormwater management, keeping up with the latest trends and standards...

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2019 Starting a Vegetable Garden

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Learn the best, tried and true methods for selecting the best varieties, planting, maintaining, harvesting and sustaining a productive vegetable garden.Click here to download registration form!

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Equine End of Life - Preparing for Goodbye

Thursday, March 28, 2019

March 28th, 6-8:30PMLocation: Horse and Rider Tack, 1418 Route 302Bullville, New York 10915Dr. Karin Bump (CCE Madison County) will lead an information and discussionsession on end of life options, preparations, and the grieving process.This is a free program but pre-registration is encouraged!Ra...

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Learn to Sew for Adults

Saturday, March 30, 2019

We are offering a beginner project to introduce you to the wonderful skill of sewing.  Come spend some time with our 4-H volunteers and learn how to operate a sewing machine, understand how to use a pattern, and learn basic sewing techniques. Materials will be provided.  Space is lim...

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4-H March Dog Madness

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Cost:  $25/person (includes lunch)18 Seward Ave., 3rd Floor, Middletown, NYMarch Dog Madness is an educational conference geared towards teens and adults. Workshops engage participants in science based information and training. Current animal health, animal behavior, industry trends, and...

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2019 Let's Cook Together!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

FREE Cooking Classes for Parents/Caregivers and Children (ages 4 and up)This is a six-week series of classes taking place on Wednesdays including April 3, 10, 17, 24 and May 1 and 8 at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County in Middletown from 5 - 6:30 PM.*childcare will be provided*Space ...

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Teen Cuisine

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

This is a FREE program for teens in grades 6-12.Each class is part of a series held on WEDNESDAYS beginning April 3rd through May 8th from 7-8:30 PM. Teen Cuisine helps teens become self-sufficient in the kitchen while teaching them healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Each lesson will ...

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2019 Homemade Creams, Lotions and Balms

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Indoor heating and cold weather are notorious for taking a toll on your skin. Tired of not being able to pronounce the ingredients in your creams and lotions? Join the Master Gardeners on April 6, 2019 to learn how to make them from readily available oils and butters. Once you gain the ...

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Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases Information Session

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Learn to Keep You and Your Buds Tick Free!Did you know that cases of Lyme disease are most common in boys aged 5-9?Did you know that Orange County has the 2nd highest rate of Lyme disease in NYS?Anyone who spends time outside is at risk of contracting Lyme disease. Come learn all about ticks a...

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2019 Composting

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Learn the basics about compostingWhat to compostCompost "Recipes"TroubleshootingCompost bin design for any size backyardSpace is limited, so please register early,Deadline for registration: April 10, 2019Sorry, no refunds. If you can't attend, please send someone in your place. Download the ...

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2019 Stormwater Management Training Series

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Training Series held in Orange County, NY Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County 18 Seward Ave., Third Floor, Middletown, NY 10940 To register online, click here. For those professionals involved in Stormwater management, keeping up with the latest trends and standards...

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4-H Archery 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Learn the history of archery, safety on the range, equipment, proper shooting form and technique, and to make some form of archery tack. The primary goals of the program are to help youth demonstrate safety and concern for others, exercise discipline while achieving goals, and connect to their...

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2019 Pasture Management Program

Friday, April 19, 2019

Location: Crawford Town Hall, 121 NY 302, Pine Bush, NYCo-hosted with Ulster CCE and Sullivan CCE!Topics to Include: Holistic pasture management Renovating pastures for grazing animals Seeding & amending needs Cost: Free program but pre-registration is encouraged!Click here to view our flyer!

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Strengthening Families

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

For Parents/Caregivers and Youth who are 10-14 years old to attend together!This fun, unique 7 session program allows adults and their youth to build upon their strengths, enhance relationship and communication skills, practice peer pressure resistance skills and learn how to work through critica...

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2019 Business Plan Writing & Guidance to Basic Accounting Principles

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Do you have a business idea? Are you having difficulties developing it? Do you need help on how to write a business plan? Are you thinking of how to manage your financial flow and keep track of your farm or enterprise budget?Goals of training:Learn how to write a business planUnderstand the basic...

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2019 Decorative Birdhouses

Friday, April 26, 2019

Learn how to create a beautiful birdhouse using bark, moss and other natural materials to add a unique touch to your home décor. Each participant will create a birdhouse to take home. (For indoor use only)Cost: $25/person$22.50 for Gardening in Orange County subscribersRegistration deadline: Apri...

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Strengthening Families

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

For Parents/Caregivers and Youth who are 10-14 years old to attend together!This fun, unique 7 session program allows adults and their youth to build upon their strengths, enhance relationship and communication skills, practice peer pressure resistance skills and learn how to work through critica...

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2019 Garden Photography

Thursday, May 2, 2019

This is a two-part class.Have you always longed to capture the beauty of the flowers you grow, but your photos are just not satisfactory? Then this is the course for you! Bring your cell phone, iPad, DSLR, or your “point and shoot” camera and discover tricks of the experts for capturing flo...

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2019 Homemade Dog Treats

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Learn how to make healthy, natural, homemade dog treats using fresh ingredients. Your best friend will appreciate you learning the skills to make a variety of treats. Guaranteed to make their tails wag! Once you learn how easy and fun it is you will be able to personalize ingredien...

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2019 Intro to Poultry Production

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Co-hosted by Sullivan CCE! This class will be taught by Michelle Proscia and Rachel Moody.Topics to Include:The basics of poultry production from field to plate.Breed selection, production systems, flock management practices, and cost of production.Identify rules and regulation for sale of p...

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Strengthening Families

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

For Parents/Caregivers and Youth who are 10-14 years old to attend together!This fun, unique 7 session program allows adults and their youth to build upon their strengths, enhance relationship and communication skills, practice peer pressure resistance skills and learn how to work through critica...

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2019 Garden Photography

Thursday, May 9, 2019

This is a two-part class.Have you always longed to capture the beauty of the flowers you grow, but your photos are just not satisfactory? Then this is the course for you! Bring your cell phone, iPad, DSLR, or your “point and shoot” camera and discover tricks of the experts for capturing flo...

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2019 Making a Native Pollinator Hotel

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Making a Native Pollinator Hotel

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2019 Master Food Preservation 3-Day Training

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

This is a 3-day course on the following dates:Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMWednesday, May 15, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMThursday, May 16,2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMBecome a Master Food Preserver! Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is hosting a three-day Master Food Preserver Certif...

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2019 Master Food Preservation 3-Day Training

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

This is a 3-day course on the following dates:Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMWednesday, May 15, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMThursday, May 16,2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMBecome a Master Food Preserver! Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is hosting a three-day Master Food Preserver Certif...

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Strengthening Families

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

For Parents/Caregivers and Youth who are 10-14 years old to attend together!This fun, unique 7 session program allows adults and their youth to build upon their strengths, enhance relationship and communication skills, practice peer pressure resistance skills and learn how to work through critica...

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2019 Master Food Preservation 3-Day Training

Thursday, May 16, 2019

This is a 3-day course on the following dates:Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMWednesday, May 15, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMThursday, May 16,2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PMBecome a Master Food Preserver! Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is hosting a three-day Master Food Preserver Certif...

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2019 Salvage Art Workshop

Friday, May 17, 2019

Salvage Art Workshop

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2019 Making Homemade Soaps

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Hear the history of soap makingNatural soap ingredients and their benefitsWhy use natural soap over commercial, store-boughtMake your own soapEach participate will receive a packet of information that has recipes, handouts, lye cautions, etc. *Cold process soap making requires use of lye. ...

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Strengthening Families

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

For Parents/Caregivers and Youth who are 10-14 years old to attend together!This fun, unique 7 session program allows adults and their youth to build upon their strengths, enhance relationship and communication skills, practice peer pressure resistance skills and learn how to work through critica...

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2019 Making Quality Baleage

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Join us for a FREE Dinner and Program!This is a field discussion and demonstrations with CCE Specialists Joe Lawrence and Ron Kuck.Topics include:Harvest timing and forage quality goals to meet quality needsMoisture and other considerations for good fermentationPros and cons of different types of...

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Strengthening Families

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

For Parents/Caregivers and Youth who are 10-14 years old to attend together!This fun, unique 7 session program allows adults and their youth to build upon their strengths, enhance relationship and communication skills, practice peer pressure resistance skills and learn how to work through critica...

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2019 Container Gardening

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Container gardening is a terrific way to add color, height and pizzazz to an entryway, patio, pool area, or outdoor sitting area. Learn how to select and arrange plants to make a unique and stunning garden accent or display. You will also learn how to maintain your containers so they look...

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Strengthening Families

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

For Parents/Caregivers and Youth who are 10-14 years old to attend together!This fun, unique 7 session program allows adults and their youth to build upon their strengths, enhance relationship and communication skills, practice peer pressure resistance skills and learn how to work through critica...

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2019 Creative Leaf Casting

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

This is a two-part class.Leaf casting is a wonderful way to preserve the shapes and textures of leaves.In this workshop we will explore the basic technique, and then each participant can choose to do a simple leaf casting (beginners) or a deeper casting using larger or multiple leaves.In the s...

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2019 Working with Willow

Thursday, June 13, 2019

In this workshop you will learn a little about the history and uses of the many varieties of willow. You will then learn the technique of weaving willow and craft a plate to take home that can be used as a trivet or as a decorative item.Cost: $35/person$31.50 for Gardening in Orange County s...

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2019 Make a Flower Press

Saturday, June 15, 2019

In this workshop, participants will construct their own wooden 9”x12” plant press, and begin the process of preserving their own personal flower collection, or to prepare pressed plants for craft projects.All materials will be provided. Cost: $25/person$22.50 for Gardening in Orange Count...

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2019 Creative Leaf Casting

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

This is a two-part class.Leaf casting is a wonderful way to preserve the shapes and textures of leaves.In this workshop we will explore the basic technique, and then each participant can choose to do a simple leaf casting (beginners) or a deeper casting using larger or multiple leaves.In the s...

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DUCK DERBY 2019

Saturday, July 27, 2019

The sixth Annual Great Extension Duck Derby will be held at the CCE Education Center and 4-H Park during Day 2 of our 4-H Fair & Family Festival. Ducks will be released promptly at 4:14 pm, so be sure to arrive on time, as you do not want to miss this exciting race! As we have done f...

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2019 Gifts from Nature

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Driftwood, shells, pine cones, grape vines, leaves and flowers are just a few examples of “gifts” from nature that can be transformed into wreaths, note cards, wall hangings and more. In this “make and take” workshop, you will learn how items found in nature can inspire your creativity.Cost: ...

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2019 Fall Leaf Casting

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

This is a two-part class.First part: Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMSecond part: Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMIn this workshop, we will work with big leaves! Canna, Elephant Ears, and cabbage all have wonderful texture and scale for leaf casting. All material...

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2019 Terrariums

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Learn how to create a beautiful terrarium to take home and enjoy. We will supply all the materials. Cost: $30$27 for Gardening in Orange County subscribersPlease contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@cornell.edu for more information.Sorry, no refunds, if you can't attend please send someo...

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2019 Fall Leaf Casting

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

This is a two-part class.First part: Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMSecond part: Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMIn this workshop, we will work with big leaves! Canna, Elephant Ears, and cabbage all have wonderful texture and scale for leaf casting. All material...

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2019 Fall Tablescapes

Friday, October 4, 2019

Fall is a wonderful time to entertain. Learn to make beautiful and simple centerpieces, napkin rings, table coverings and more to decorate your home. Many ideas will be shared, and participants will make and take home some items of their own. Cost: $20Please contact us at 845-344-1234 or...

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2019 Milk Soaps

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Enjoy the skin-smoothing benefits of soaps containing milk. In this informative workshop, you will learn simple safety measures, and the basic techniques for making milk-based soap. Participants will make soap to take home. Must be age 18 or older. Cost: $45Please contact us at 845-344-12...

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2019 Making a Snowman

Saturday, November 16, 2019

This is a 2-part class!Saturday, November 16 & 23 10 AM - 12 PM       Learn how to make a beautiful and cheerful snowman, and decorate it using all natural materials. Your unique creation will surely become a family heirloom!Cost: $30$27 for Gardening in Orange County sub...

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2019 Making a Snowman

Saturday, November 23, 2019

This is a 2-part class!Saturday, November 16 & 23 10 AM - 12 PM       Learn how to make a beautiful and cheerful snowman, and decorate it using all natural materials. Your unique creation will surely become a family heirloom!Cost: $30$27 for Gardening in Orange County sub...

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2019 Creating Wreaths, Tabletop Trees & Kissing Balls

Friday, December 6, 2019

Create your choice of one of these lovely holiday decorations to make and take home to display. Cost: $35$31.50 for Gardening in Orange County subscribersPlease contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@cornell.edu for more information.Sorry, no refunds, if you can't attend please send someone ...

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2019 Creating Wreaths, Tabletop Trees & Kissing Balls

Friday, December 6, 2019

Create your choice of one of these lovely holiday decorations to make and take home to display. Cost: $35$31.50 for Gardening in Orange County subscribersPlease contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@cornell.edu for more information.Sorry, no refunds, if you can't attend please send someone ...

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2019 Creating Wreaths, Tabletop Trees & Kissing Balls

Friday, December 6, 2019

Create your choice of one of these lovely holiday decorations to make and take home to display. Cost: $35$31.50 for Gardening in Orange County subscribersPlease contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@cornell.edu for more information.Sorry, no refunds, if you can't attend please send someone ...

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