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Orange County 4-H Junior Master Photographer Program

Friday, August 23, 2019

Orange County 4-H Junior Master Photographer Program

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pickling

2019 Pickling

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Learn how to pickle cucumbers and other vegetables using a brine or vinegar with the hot water bath method. Participants will get to take samples home. Must be 18 and older for this class.Cost: $25Please contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@cornell.edu for more information.Sorry, no refun...

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4-h robotics

2019 - Join a Competitive Robotics Club!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Competitive clubs for Robotics are forming for Fall 2019Reaching new heights - First Tech Challenge teams explore the possibilities of STEM through designing, building, programming and operating robots to play a competition challenge in on alliance format. Creating Innovators - First Lego Le...

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leaf casting

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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gifts from nature

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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dehydrating

2019 Dehydrating Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Dehydration is a great way to preserve your favorite fresh fruits and vegetables whether from your local farm or your garden. This class will demonstrate basic dehydration techniques and equipment needed for fruit, vegetables, and herbs.Cost: $25Please contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@corn...

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Terrariums

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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cooking with garden vegetables

2019 Cooking with Garden Vegetables

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Learn how to create unique dishes using fresh vegetable and herbs. There will be many tasty recipes to sample!Cost: $25Please contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@cornell.edu for more information.Sorry, no refunds, if you can't attend please send someone in your place.

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leaf casting

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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landscaping

2019 Landscaping with Native Plants

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Using native plants in our home landscapes can be a very effective and attractive way to provide wildlife with needed food and shelter. This workshop will provide guidance in plant selection, placement and care, as well as some discussion of hardscape choices. Cost: $10$8 for Gardening in...

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woods

Recognizing Habitats: A Field Workshop for Municipal Officials

Friday, September 20, 2019

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Hudson River Estuary Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County are offering an outdoor workshop for municipal officials and others, to increase their ability to recognize and evaluate major habitat types and potential impacts...

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Bountiful Harvest 2019

Saturday, September 21, 2019

​Besides the hay wagon rides and delicious dinner, there is always lots of excitement and competition around The ‘Celebrity Cow Milking Contest’.

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autumn wreath

2019 Autumn Wreaths

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Create a beautiful autumn wreath using dried flowers, seeds and other natural materials.Please contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@cornell.edu for more information.Sorry, no refunds, if you can't attend please send someone in your place.

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fall tablescapes

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 Open House on the Farm

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Save the Date!Join us for an exciting day on the farm where the general public can learn about local agriculture, especially about local dairy farms! Melissa Menendez and her family of Sprucegate Holsteins will graciously swing open their barn doors on Saturday, October 5th, from 10:00 AM – 3:...

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vet science

2019 4-H Vet Science Club

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Does your child love animals and want to learn more about different species? Is your child interested in becoming a veterinarian? This program will fit the bill so have them join our new 4-H Vet Science Club!This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of...

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milk soap

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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vet science

2019 4-H Vet Science Club

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Does your child love animals and want to learn more about different species? Is your child interested in becoming a veterinarian? This program will fit the bill so have them join our new 4-H Vet Science Club!This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of...

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vet science

2019 4-H Vet Science Club

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Does your child love animals and want to learn more about different species? Is your child interested in becoming a veterinarian? This program will fit the bill so have them join our new 4-H Vet Science Club!This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of...

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holly drawing

2019 Botanical Drawing

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Illustrate a holly shrub branch with colored pencils. Your completed drawing of dark green leaves and red berries will make a nice holiday gift or decoration for your home. Review drawing basics: form, tone, color; become familiar with drawing materials; observe our subject; and do a tonal dr...

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vet science

2019 4-H Vet Science Club

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Does your child love animals and want to learn more about different species? Is your child interested in becoming a veterinarian? This program will fit the bill so have them join our new 4-H Vet Science Club!This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of...

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snowman

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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soup

2019 Making Homemade Soup

Saturday, November 16, 2019

It’s getting cold outside and what is better than warming up with a nice bowl of homemade soup for lunch or dinner? Learn how easy it is to make soup and how to freeze it to save time in the future. Participants will take some soup home as well.Cost: $25Please contact us at 845-344-1234 or ora...

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vet science

2019 4-H Vet Science Club

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Does your child love animals and want to learn more about different species? Is your child interested in becoming a veterinarian? This program will fit the bill so have them join our new 4-H Vet Science Club!This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of...

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snowman

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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wreath and tree workshop

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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wreath and tree workshop

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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wreath and tree workshop

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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cookies

2019 Holiday Icebox Cookies

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Holiday baking does not have to be stressful! Come learn how to make icebox cookies and take a batch home!Cost: $25Please contact us at 845-344-1234 or orange@cornell.edu for more information.Sorry, no refunds, if you can't attend please send someone in your place.

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