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Cloverbud Adventures

Thursday, January 23, 2020

MONTHLY MEETINGSNature Exploration & Fun ProjectsThis newly designed program aims to please youth ages 5-7 who enjoy nature and creating! Each month, the group will gather their supplies (some from nature walks) and learn how to turn them into beautiful treasures. By the end of the adventure...

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4-H Fly Tying Program

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Come join the Orange County 4-H and learn how to make fly ties!For those of you wondering what fly tying is, it’s the art of tying string, yarn, feathers, and other materials to a fish hook so that it resembles a type of food that fish eat. It’s also one of civilization’s oldest art forms!Clas...

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Parenting in a Media Age

Children and Media Workshop

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

This workshop is designed to help parents and caregivers navigate their children through the world of media safely. Participants will learn:About the impact of screen time on our brains and how to set limits effectively.How to communicate effectively about what children see and experien...

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4-H Fly Tying Program

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Come join the Orange County 4-H and learn how to make fly ties!For those of you wondering what fly tying is, it’s the art of tying string, yarn, feathers, and other materials to a fish hook so that it resembles a type of food that fish eat. It’s also one of civilization’s oldest art forms!Clas...

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Madison Photography

Orange County 4-H Junior Master Photographer Program

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Orange County 4-H Junior Master Photographer Program

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2020 NYS-DEC 4 Hr. Contractor Training - Erosion & Sediment Control

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity GP-0-15-0002 specifies that developers, contractors and subcontractors shall have one trained contractor from their company that will be responsible for implementation of Storm...

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let's cook together winter

2020 - Let's Cook Together Series

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

FREE 6-week series cooking classes for parents/caregivers and children (ages 8 and up).Snowdate: Wednesday, March 18th*Childcare will be provided*The class will introduce families to:preparing recipes with less sugar, fat & salt that your kids will lovetips on how to save time & money when shoppi...

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Building Resilient Families Work - the effects of ACEs

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Free Workshop for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers of children of all ages.Most would agree, all children should be able to grow up in perfect conditions, we want children to be able to thrive! Through one of the largest studies ever done in the United States, called the Adverse Childhood Experie...

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fly tying

4-H Fly Tying Program

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Come join the Orange County 4-H and learn how to make fly ties!For those of you wondering what fly tying is, it’s the art of tying string, yarn, feathers, and other materials to a fish hook so that it resembles a type of food that fish eat. It’s also one of civilization’s oldest art forms!Clas...

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2020 Hudson Valley Nursery & Greenhouse Growers' School

Friday, February 7, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County presents 2020 Hudson Valley Nursery & Greenhouse Growers' School.Agenda8:30Registration and sign in for NYS DEC credits8:55Welcome and announcements9:00The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Other Plant Pests - Dan Gilrein9:30Alternatives for Glyphosate in ...

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Backyard Maple Syrup

2020 - Backyard Maple Syrup

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Learn how to make real maple syrup as we touch briefly on the history of syrup production, discuss tree identification, learn about tree tapping and the collection and processing of sap into syrup.

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let's cook together winter

2020 - Let's Cook Together Series

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

FREE 6-week series cooking classes for parents/caregivers and children (ages 8 and up).Snowdate: Wednesday, March 18th*Childcare will be provided*The class will introduce families to:preparing recipes with less sugar, fat & salt that your kids will lovetips on how to save time & money when shoppi...

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fly tying

4-H Fly Tying Program

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Come join the Orange County 4-H and learn how to make fly ties!For those of you wondering what fly tying is, it’s the art of tying string, yarn, feathers, and other materials to a fish hook so that it resembles a type of food that fish eat. It’s also one of civilization’s oldest art forms!Clas...

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No Frills Paper Crafting Weekend - February 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

4-day weekend scrapbooking fundraising event for the Orange County 4-H Photography Program!$80.00 for the entire 4-day weekend or break out prices if you can't make the entire weekend!Friday, February 14 - 5 PM - 12 AM, $20.00Saturday, February 15 - 10 AM - 12 AM, $30.00Sunday, February 16 - 10 A...

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2020 - Making Homemade Soup

Saturday, February 15, 2020

It is 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.SNOW DATE: Thursday, February 20thSpace is limit...

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No Frills Paper Crafting Weekend - February 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020

4-day weekend scrapbooking fundraising event for the Orange County 4-H Photography Program!$80.00 for the entire 4-day weekend or break out prices if you can't make the entire weekend!Friday, February 14 - 5 PM - 12 AM, $20.00Saturday, February 15 - 10 AM - 12 AM, $30.00Sunday, February 16 - 10 A...

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No Frills Paper Crafting Weekend - February 2020

Sunday, February 16, 2020

4-day weekend scrapbooking fundraising event for the Orange County 4-H Photography Program!$80.00 for the entire 4-day weekend or break out prices if you can't make the entire weekend!Friday, February 14 - 5 PM - 12 AM, $20.00Saturday, February 15 - 10 AM - 12 AM, $30.00Sunday, February 16 - 10 A...

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No Frills Paper Crafting Weekend - February 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020

4-day weekend scrapbooking fundraising event for the Orange County 4-H Photography Program!$80.00 for the entire 4-day weekend or break out prices if you can't make the entire weekend!Friday, February 14 - 5 PM - 12 AM, $20.00Saturday, February 15 - 10 AM - 12 AM, $30.00Sunday, February 16 - 10 A...

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Stormwater Management Series 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

For those professionals involved in Stormwater management, keeping up with the latest trends and standards can be a challenging task. New techniques, standards, and regulations are evolving as research, experience, policies and performance data change.This series of Stormwater trainings is des...

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let's cook together winter

2020 - Let's Cook Together Series

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

FREE 6-week series cooking classes for parents/caregivers and children (ages 8 and up).Snowdate: Wednesday, March 18th*Childcare will be provided*The class will introduce families to:preparing recipes with less sugar, fat & salt that your kids will lovetips on how to save time & money when shoppi...

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farming green

Cloverbud Adventures

Thursday, February 20, 2020

MONTHLY MEETINGSNature Exploration & Fun ProjectsThis newly designed program aims to please youth ages 5-7 who enjoy nature and creating! Each month, the group will gather their supplies (some from nature walks) and learn how to turn them into beautiful treasures. By the end of the adventure...

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shiitake mushroom cultivation

2020 - Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Got mushrooms? In this class we'll introduce you to the history, benefits and proven best practices for growing Shiitake mushrooms on logs at home or for small scale commercial use.Snow Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020

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Talking with Children about Diversity and Inclusion Workshop

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Free workshop for parents, caregivers and teachers of children of all ages.Racism is a tough topic and conversations about race and racism are hard to have for adults and youth alike. Join us for this hands-on workshop to talk about how we can have empowered conversations about these tough top...

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let's cook together winter

2020 - Let's Cook Together Series

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

FREE 6-week series cooking classes for parents/caregivers and children (ages 8 and up).Snowdate: Wednesday, March 18th*Childcare will be provided*The class will introduce families to:preparing recipes with less sugar, fat & salt that your kids will lovetips on how to save time & money when shoppi...

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Philly Flower show 2020

2020 Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Join the Orange County Master Gardener Volunteers 2020 Bus Trip to the PHS Philadelphia Flower ShowJoin us for a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show – the largest and longest running horticultural event in the US. Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create ...

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children and media

Children and Media Series: Raising Screen Savvy Kids

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

A 4-week series that focuses on helping children develop a healthy relationship with screens. Despite the influences of TV, YouTube, video games and various platforms of social media on children, parents and caregivers play an important role in children’s use of screens and their potential ef...

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let's cook together winter

2020 - Let's Cook Together Series

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

FREE 6-week series cooking classes for parents/caregivers and children (ages 8 and up).Snowdate: Wednesday, March 18th*Childcare will be provided*The class will introduce families to:preparing recipes with less sugar, fat & salt that your kids will lovetips on how to save time & money when shoppi...

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bread

2020 - Making Homemade Bread

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Bread is one of our oldest staple foods prepared from a dough using flour and water. Learn how to bake homemade bread and take a loaf home! This is a hands-on cooking class.SNOW DATE: Saturday, March 21stSpace is limited. Please register prior to class.

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Madison Photography

Orange County 4-H Junior Master Photographer Program

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Orange County 4-H Junior Master Photographer Program

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children and media

Children and Media Series: Raising Screen Savvy Kids

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

A 4-week series that focuses on helping children develop a healthy relationship with screens. Despite the influences of TV, YouTube, video games and various platforms of social media on children, parents and caregivers play an important role in children’s use of screens and their potential ef...

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let's cook together winter

2020 - Let's Cook Together Series

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

FREE 6-week series cooking classes for parents/caregivers and children (ages 8 and up).Snowdate: Wednesday, March 18th*Childcare will be provided*The class will introduce families to:preparing recipes with less sugar, fat & salt that your kids will lovetips on how to save time & money when shoppi...

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pruning

2020 - Pruning Your Flowering Ornamentals and Shrubs

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Pruning can be easy when you can identify how a plant grows, the purpose for pruning, and pruning techniques. Avoid torturing and misshaping your lovely shrubs!

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Art

4-H Art Programs 2019-2020

Saturday, March 14, 2020

The Orange County 4-H Art Program present: SMACK (Saturday Morning Art Class for Kids) for ages 8-11. This program is designed to teach new art techniques and help hone some skills that you may already have. Each month you will discover a different method for creating original pieces of work.&...

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children and media

Children and Media Series: Raising Screen Savvy Kids

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

A 4-week series that focuses on helping children develop a healthy relationship with screens. Despite the influences of TV, YouTube, video games and various platforms of social media on children, parents and caregivers play an important role in children’s use of screens and their potential ef...

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Cloverbud Adventures

Thursday, March 19, 2020

MONTHLY MEETINGSNature Exploration & Fun ProjectsThis newly designed program aims to please youth ages 5-7 who enjoy nature and creating! Each month, the group will gather their supplies (some from nature walks) and learn how to turn them into beautiful treasures. By the end of the adventure...

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children and media

Children and Media Series: Raising Screen Savvy Kids

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A 4-week series that focuses on helping children develop a healthy relationship with screens. Despite the influences of TV, YouTube, video games and various platforms of social media on children, parents and caregivers play an important role in children’s use of screens and their potential ef...

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dairy day

34th Annual Dairy, Equine, Livestock Tradeshow

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Come on out and catch up with friends, colleagues, and business professionals. See what’s new for 2020, enjoy delicious buffet lunch, and learn more about what's going on with agriculture!Agri-business exhibitsDoor prizesRefreshmentsField Crop & Vegetable Insect Educational Program @ 2:00 PM - Pe...

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Decorative Birdhouses 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Learn how to create a beautiful decorative birdhouse using bark, moss and other natural materials to add a unique touch to your home décor. (Indoor use only)Fee: $25 ($22.50 GOC subscribers)

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Stormwater Management Series 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

For those professionals involved in Stormwater management, keeping up with the latest trends and standards can be a challenging task. New techniques, standards, and regulations are evolving as research, experience, policies and performance data change.This series of Stormwater trainings is des...

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roses

2020 - Discover the Wonderful World of Roses

Thursday, April 2, 2020

This seminar will teach you how to choose and find the right roses for your garden, how to plant and care for them and so much more! We will explore which roses grow best in our area and where to see the best rose gardens in the Northeast. If you love roses, add to your knowledge. If you ar...

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resilience

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope Screening

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Film Screening & Discussion.About the film: The child may not remember, but the body remembers.Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak...

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2020 - Starting a Vegetable Garden

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Learn the tried and true methods for selecting the best varieties, planting, maintaining, harvesting and sustaining a productive vegetable garden.

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Composting 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Learn the basics about home composting including what, where, and how to compost and compost bin design.Fee: $10 ($8 GOC Subscribers)

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Art

4-H Art Programs 2019-2020

Saturday, April 11, 2020

The Orange County 4-H Art Program present: SMACK (Saturday Morning Art Class for Kids) for ages 8-11. This program is designed to teach new art techniques and help hone some skills that you may already have. Each month you will discover a different method for creating original pieces of work.&...

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4-H Jr. Master Photography Show

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Join the Orange County 4-H Junior Master Photographers at CCEOC's Education Center & 4-H Park!The photography show is the culmination of a seven session photography course provided by Orange County 4-H programming. Nine Orange County high school students obtained a working knowledge of cameras, ...

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Stormwater Management Series 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

For those professionals involved in Stormwater management, keeping up with the latest trends and standards can be a challenging task. New techniques, standards, and regulations are evolving as research, experience, policies and performance data change.This series of Stormwater trainings is des...

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Strengthening families

Strengthening Families - Spring 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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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Cloverbud Adventures

Thursday, April 23, 2020

MONTHLY MEETINGSNature Exploration & Fun ProjectsThis newly designed program aims to please youth ages 5-7 who enjoy nature and creating! Each month, the group will gather their supplies (some from nature walks) and learn how to turn them into beautiful treasures. By the end of the adventure...

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Strengthening families

Strengthening Families - Spring 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

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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Let's Talk About Cyberbullying - Spring 2020

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Free workshop for parents and caregivers.Cyberbullying is a real and growing problem for today’s youth (and even adults!) in our community. Please join us to discuss and learn.During the community forum, we will talk about: The what, where and how's of CyberbullyingHow adults can help youth...

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Strengthening families

Strengthening Families - Spring 2020

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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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Art

4-H Art Programs 2019-2020

Saturday, May 9, 2020

The Orange County 4-H Art Program present: SMACK (Saturday Morning Art Class for Kids) for ages 8-11. This program is designed to teach new art techniques and help hone some skills that you may already have. Each month you will discover a different method for creating original pieces of work.&...

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calf sale

25th Annual 4-H Calf Sale

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Stay tuned!More details to come in the New Year! 

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Strengthening families

Strengthening Families - Spring 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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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Strengthening families

Strengthening Families - Spring 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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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Cloverbud Adventures

Thursday, May 21, 2020

MONTHLY MEETINGSNature Exploration & Fun ProjectsThis newly designed program aims to please youth ages 5-7 who enjoy nature and creating! Each month, the group will gather their supplies (some from nature walks) and learn how to turn them into beautiful treasures. By the end of the adventure...

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Strengthening families

Strengthening Families - Spring 2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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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Strengthening families

Strengthening Families - Spring 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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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Cloverbud Adventures

Thursday, June 18, 2020

MONTHLY MEETINGSNature Exploration & Fun ProjectsThis newly designed program aims to please youth ages 5-7 who enjoy nature and creating! Each month, the group will gather their supplies (some from nature walks) and learn how to turn them into beautiful treasures. By the end of the adventure...

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Bountiful Harvest Celebration, Save the Date! October 3rd 2020

Save the Date - Bountiful Harvest Celebration 2020

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Save the Date for the 6th Annual Bountiful Harvest Celebration!More information about this event will be available in January 2020.

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