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Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Cost: $95 per person includes bus and show ticket
Graphic: PHS Logo - United by Flowers - 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show, March 2-10 at the Philadelphia Convention Center

SOLD OUT!! 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Our bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show is SOLD OUT! If you would like your name put on a waiting list, please email Susan D'Egidio (smd348@cornell.edu). Experience the annual tradition of the Master Gardener Bus Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show! Come with us and be “United by...

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Let's Cook Together Winter 2024

Let's Cook Together Series Winter 2024

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Let's Cook Together!This is an 8-week cooking class series for parents/caregivers and children.Together you will:Prepare healthy recipes that your kids will loveLearn tips on how to save time & money when shopping and planning mealsThere is no cost and classes will be held at CCE Orange County's ...

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Unpacking the Teen Years

Unpacking the Teen Years

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

While the teen years often make parents/caregivers tremble, it really is a wonderful time of growth for teens. What they are experiencing is really a spectacular time of life.Join us to learn about: Changes in your teen Ways to build connectivityCommunication strategies and toolsChallenging beha...

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STEM Explorers

4-H STEM Program 23-24

Thursday, March 7, 2024

The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving, and technical know-how can be the tools youth need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds.In the 4-H STEM Program,...

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Cloverbuds 2019

4-H CLOVERBUD STEM DAY

Saturday, March 9, 2024

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4-H Public Presentations

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

We are offering in-person AND limited virtual presentations this year.  If you choose to do virtual, please note that you MUST do a slide presentation (PowerPoint, Google, etc.) and be sure your audio works.Dates are as follows: Tuesday March 12 from 4:30-7:00 pmThursday March 14 from 4:30-...

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Master Community Builder Program

Master Community Builder Program

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Join the 10-month intergenerational Master Community Builder Program!The Master Community Builder Program guides participants in creating the conditions for resilience and regenerative well-being. Master Community Builders will learn to apply frameworks, strategies, and tools that create resil...

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What's love got to do with it

What's Love Got to Do With It? From Resilience to Regenerative Well-Being

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Come celebrate global majority wholesome health awareness!Join Julika von Stackelberg, who spearheads the CCE Orange County Resilience Project, and tap into how your nervous system response to the experiences in your environment and explore how these responses can guide our path to healing and re...

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Youth Tractor Safety Program

Orange County 4-H Tractor Safety - 2024

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The U.S. Dept. of Labor declares certain farm occupations too "hazardous" for youth below the age of 16. Tractor driving is included on this list, and these youth are prohibited from working on any farm but their home farm. Certain exemptions are permitted. An exemption is permitted for 14- and 1...

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Unpacking the Teen Years

Unpacking the Teen Years

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

While the teen years often make parents/caregivers tremble, it really is a wonderful time of growth for teens. What they are experiencing is really a spectacular time of life.Join us to learn about: Changes in your teen Ways to build connectivityCommunication strategies and toolsChallenging beha...

Read more

public presentations

4-H Public Presentations

Thursday, March 14, 2024

We are offering in-person AND limited virtual presentations this year.  If you choose to do virtual, please note that you MUST do a slide presentation (PowerPoint, Google, etc.) and be sure your audio works.Dates are as follows: Tuesday March 12 from 4:30-7:00 pmThursday March 14 from 4:30-...

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public presentations

4-H Public Presentations

Saturday, March 16, 2024

We are offering in-person AND limited virtual presentations this year.  If you choose to do virtual, please note that you MUST do a slide presentation (PowerPoint, Google, etc.) and be sure your audio works.Dates are as follows: Tuesday March 12 from 4:30-7:00 pmThursday March 14 from 4:30-...

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Connecting with your Child

CONNECTION SERIES: Connecting with your Child

Monday, March 18, 2024

This is a virtual program via Zoom.Please join us to: Learn why connection is important?Learn communication toolsLearn how to engage more with your childLearn about the Five Protective Factors and why connection is so critical for our relationships with our children Gain an understandin...

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Stormwater 2024

2024 Southeastern New York Stormwater Management Training Series

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

If you are registering multiple attendees or multiple classes, please call Justine Shaffer at 845-344-1234 Ext.262 to complete your registration.A discounted rate of $125 per class is available for NYS, OC Government, or OCSWCD employees. Please enter the code SW2024 during registration to r...

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Fearless! Reclaiming Our Safety

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

HOW TO TALK TO TEENS ABOUT HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPSJoin us for a program for parents and caregivers to learn skills to talk to their tweens and teens about how to build healthy relationships.A companion program for youth ages 11 and up will be hosted simultaneously and focus on helping them build he...

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Youth Tractor Safety Program

Orange County 4-H Tractor Safety - 2024

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

The U.S. Dept. of Labor declares certain farm occupations too "hazardous" for youth below the age of 16. Tractor driving is included on this list, and these youth are prohibited from working on any farm but their home farm. Certain exemptions are permitted. An exemption is permitted for 14- and 1...

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Unpacking the Teen Years

Unpacking the Teen Years

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

While the teen years often make parents/caregivers tremble, it really is a wonderful time of growth for teens. What they are experiencing is really a spectacular time of life.Join us to learn about: Changes in your teen Ways to build connectivityCommunication strategies and toolsChallenging beha...

Read more

STEM Explorers

4-H STEM Program 23-24

Thursday, March 21, 2024

The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving, and technical know-how can be the tools youth need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds.In the 4-H STEM Program,...

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2024 Agricultural Literacy Week - March 18-22, 2024

Monday, March 18, 2024

New York Agriculture in the Classroom's annual Agricultural Literacy Week will take place March 18-22, 2024. Community members around the state will be volunteering to read I LOVE Strawberries by Shannon Anderson to elementary classrooms. This book will take students on a journey from a...

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2024 Gardening Classes - Photos of backyard landscaping, imported cabbage worms on a leaf, and a wildflower meadow

2024 Gardening Classes

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Join us for our 2024 Gardening Classes! Taught by our Master Gardener Volunteers most classes will be held on the 4th Saturday of the month @ 9:00 am, unless otherwise noted. Sign-up for as many classes as you would like.2024 Gardening Classes Date & Time Topic...

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Beyond the Avocado Pit

2024 *KIDS* Beyond the Avocado Pit

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

The grocery store produce aisles are full of things that will grow into plants given the right conditions. Many of us have accidentally started growing potatoes or purposely sprouted an avocado pit, but that is just the beginning. From pineapples and celery to ginger and sweet potatoes, com...

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Dairy, Equine, Livestock Day & Tradeshow

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

The Dairy, Equine, Livestock Day and Trade Show will be held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Education Center & 4- H Park, 300 Finchville Turnpike, Otisville, New York 10963 beginning at 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. ‏‏‎ ‎Attendees will be able to meet face-to-face with fellow p...

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Youth Tractor Safety Program

Orange County 4-H Tractor Safety - 2024

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

The U.S. Dept. of Labor declares certain farm occupations too "hazardous" for youth below the age of 16. Tractor driving is included on this list, and these youth are prohibited from working on any farm but their home farm. Certain exemptions are permitted. An exemption is permitted for 14- and 1...

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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training - March

Thursday, March 28, 2024

This training is designed to educate food safety supervisors, farmers, other farm businesses and homeowners who want to add agriculture to their properties.The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requiremen...

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2024 Soil Sale

2024 Master Gardener Volunteer Soil Sale Fundraiser

Friday, March 1, 2024

 We will take orders now until we are sold out.*Pick-up is on Tuesday, April 2nd*The Master Gardener Volunteers are selling 2.8 cu. ft. bags of a professional growing mix called Premiere Pro Mix w/Mycorrhizae for $38.00 each.All soil must be ordered ahead of time and picked up on Tuesday, Ap...

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Youth Tractor Safety Program

Orange County 4-H Tractor Safety - 2024

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

The U.S. Dept. of Labor declares certain farm occupations too "hazardous" for youth below the age of 16. Tractor driving is included on this list, and these youth are prohibited from working on any farm but their home farm. Certain exemptions are permitted. An exemption is permitted for 14- and 1...

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STEM Explorers

4-H STEM Program 23-24

Thursday, April 4, 2024

The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving, and technical know-how can be the tools youth need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds.In the 4-H STEM Program,...

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Strengthening Families Logo

Strengthening Families Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Join us for this unique program for parents/caregivers to attend with their children who are 10-14 years old! Enjoy a family meal, interesting parenting discussions, and youth and family activities. FREE* childcare for children 3-9 years old.This 7-week program will cover:Fun youth and family act...

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Build a salad box

2024 Build Your Own Salad Box

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Description:If you love the idea of eating home grown salads, a salad box can keep you in greens all season long! Bring a pair of sturdy work gloves, and we will supply the materials and instructions for you to build your first salad box.  You will also receive the instructions to build ...

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Master Community Builder Program

Master Community Builder Program

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Join the 10-month intergenerational Master Community Builder Program!The Master Community Builder Program guides participants in creating the conditions for resilience and regenerative well-being. Master Community Builders will learn to apply frameworks, strategies, and tools that create resil...

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Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, April 8, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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Stormwater 2024

2024 Southeastern New York Stormwater Management Training Series

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

If you are registering multiple attendees or multiple classes, please call Justine Shaffer at 845-344-1234 Ext.262 to complete your registration.A discounted rate of $125 per class is available for NYS, OC Government, or OCSWCD employees. Please enter the code SW2024 during registration to r...

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Master Community Builder Program

Master Community Builder Program

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Join the 10-month intergenerational Master Community Builder Program!The Master Community Builder Program guides participants in creating the conditions for resilience and regenerative well-being. Master Community Builders will learn to apply frameworks, strategies, and tools that create resil...

Read more

Youth Tractor Safety Program

Orange County 4-H Tractor Safety - 2024

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The U.S. Dept. of Labor declares certain farm occupations too "hazardous" for youth below the age of 16. Tractor driving is included on this list, and these youth are prohibited from working on any farm but their home farm. Certain exemptions are permitted. An exemption is permitted for 14- and 1...

Read more

Strengthening Families Logo

Strengthening Families Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Join us for this unique program for parents/caregivers to attend with their children who are 10-14 years old! Enjoy a family meal, interesting parenting discussions, and youth and family activities. FREE* childcare for children 3-9 years old.This 7-week program will cover:Fun youth and family act...

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Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, April 15, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

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Youth Tractor Safety Program

Orange County 4-H Tractor Safety - 2024

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The U.S. Dept. of Labor declares certain farm occupations too "hazardous" for youth below the age of 16. Tractor driving is included on this list, and these youth are prohibited from working on any farm but their home farm. Certain exemptions are permitted. An exemption is permitted for 14- and 1...

Read more

STEM Explorers

4-H STEM Program 23-24

Thursday, April 18, 2024

The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving, and technical know-how can be the tools youth need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds.In the 4-H STEM Program,...

Read more

archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

Strengthening Families Logo

Strengthening Families Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Join us for this unique program for parents/caregivers to attend with their children who are 10-14 years old! Enjoy a family meal, interesting parenting discussions, and youth and family activities. FREE* childcare for children 3-9 years old.This 7-week program will cover:Fun youth and family act...

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Image of a small orange butterfly (Chlosyne nycteis) with yellow and white markings on a bright yellow flower (Coreopsis lanceolata) 
Text: Be Resilient! A volunteer Appreciation Event, Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Education Center $ 4-H Park, (Logo) Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County

Be Resilient! A Volunteer Appreciation Event

Saturday, April 20, 2024

This event is for all CCE Orange County Volunteers! Join us as we celebrate you, our volunteers, for all of the work you do for our organization!This event includes a light brunch. When registering, please let us know of any dietary restrictions in the comment box. Your comments will NOT be ...

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Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, April 22, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

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4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

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Strengthening Families Logo

Strengthening Families Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Join us for this unique program for parents/caregivers to attend with their children who are 10-14 years old! Enjoy a family meal, interesting parenting discussions, and youth and family activities. FREE* childcare for children 3-9 years old.This 7-week program will cover:Fun youth and family act...

Read more

2024 Gardening Classes - Photos of backyard landscaping, imported cabbage worms on a leaf, and a wildflower meadow

2024 Gardening Classes

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Join us for our 2024 Gardening Classes! Taught by our Master Gardener Volunteers most classes will be held on the 4th Saturday of the month @ 9:00 am, unless otherwise noted. Sign-up for as many classes as you would like.2024 Gardening Classes Date & Time Topic...

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Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, April 29, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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Stormwater 2024

2024 Southeastern New York Stormwater Management Training Series

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

If you are registering multiple attendees or multiple classes, please call Justine Shaffer at 845-344-1234 Ext.262 to complete your registration.A discounted rate of $125 per class is available for NYS, OC Government, or OCSWCD employees. Please enter the code SW2024 during registration to r...

Read more

archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

STEM Explorers

4-H STEM Program 23-24

Thursday, May 2, 2024

The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving, and technical know-how can be the tools youth need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds.In the 4-H STEM Program,...

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Warwick Ticks

2024 Albert Wisner Library - Ticks & Tick-Borne Diseases

Thursday, May 2, 2024

May is national Lyme disease awareness month, so let’s get ready for Tick Season! Ticks can carry multiple diseases that pose serious health issues.Adults and school-age children will learn about the different types of ticks in our area, the diseases they carry, where they are likely to be found,...

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archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

Strengthening Families Logo

Strengthening Families Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Join us for this unique program for parents/caregivers to attend with their children who are 10-14 years old! Enjoy a family meal, interesting parenting discussions, and youth and family activities. FREE* childcare for children 3-9 years old.This 7-week program will cover:Fun youth and family act...

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Create a Teepee Trellis

2024 Create a Teepee Trellis

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Trellising has been a longstanding garden tradition for both function and beauty. From the corn stalk trellises used in a Three Sisters Garden to metal tomato cages, trellises are an essential garden structure for healthy plants. Homemade garden trellises provide a perfect place to grow climbing ...

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Master Community Builder Program

Master Community Builder Program

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Join the 10-month intergenerational Master Community Builder Program!The Master Community Builder Program guides participants in creating the conditions for resilience and regenerative well-being. Master Community Builders will learn to apply frameworks, strategies, and tools that create resil...

Read more

Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, May 6, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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Chester Tick Program

2024 Chester Public Library - Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

May is national Lyme disease awareness month, so let’s get ready for Tick Season! Ticks can carry multiple diseases that pose serious health issues.Adults and school-age children will learn about the different types of ticks in our area, the diseases they carry, where they are likely to be found,...

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archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

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Cornwall Library Ticks

2024 Cornwall Public Library - Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

Thursday, May 9, 2024

May is national Lyme disease awareness month, so let’s get ready for Tick Season! Ticks can carry multiple diseases that pose serious health issues. Adults and school-age children will learn about the different types of ticks in our area, the diseases they carry, where they are likely to be ...

Read more

archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

Strengthening Families Logo

Strengthening Families Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Join us for this unique program for parents/caregivers to attend with their children who are 10-14 years old! Enjoy a family meal, interesting parenting discussions, and youth and family activities. FREE* childcare for children 3-9 years old.This 7-week program will cover:Fun youth and family act...

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Calf Sale updated

2024 Orange County 4-H Calf & Livestock Sale

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is excited to announce our upcoming 4-H Calf & Livestock Sale on May 11, 2024!Our 4-H program has changed over the years to include a variety of livestock projects, hence we have expanded this event beyond dairy to include those youth. We are currently ...

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Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, May 13, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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Stormwater 2024

2024 Southeastern New York Stormwater Management Training Series

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

If you are registering multiple attendees or multiple classes, please call Justine Shaffer at 845-344-1234 Ext.262 to complete your registration.A discounted rate of $125 per class is available for NYS, OC Government, or OCSWCD employees. Please enter the code SW2024 during registration to r...

Read more

archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

Master Community Builder Program

Master Community Builder Program

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Join the 10-month intergenerational Master Community Builder Program!The Master Community Builder Program guides participants in creating the conditions for resilience and regenerative well-being. Master Community Builders will learn to apply frameworks, strategies, and tools that create resil...

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tick program

2024 Pine Bush Area Library - Family Ticks & Tick-Borne Diseases

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

May is national Lyme disease awareness month, so let’s get ready for Tick Season! Ticks can carry multiple diseases that pose serious health issues.Adults and school-age children will learn about the different types of ticks in our area, the diseases they carry, where they are likely to be found,...

Read more

archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

Strengthening Families Logo

Strengthening Families Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Join us for this unique program for parents/caregivers to attend with their children who are 10-14 years old! Enjoy a family meal, interesting parenting discussions, and youth and family activities. FREE* childcare for children 3-9 years old.This 7-week program will cover:Fun youth and family act...

Read more

Create a Hypertufa Planter

2024 Create a Hypertufa Planter

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Old stone containers make wonderful planters, but they are heavy (and difficult to find)! Hypertufa is a lighter weight man-made, stone-like material created from natural materials that can be fashioned into all sorts of containers and objects. In this class, you will make a hypertufa planter to ...

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Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, May 20, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

STEM Explorers

4-H STEM Program 23-24

Thursday, May 23, 2024

The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving, and technical know-how can be the tools youth need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds.In the 4-H STEM Program,...

Read more

archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

2024 Gardening Classes - Photos of backyard landscaping, imported cabbage worms on a leaf, and a wildflower meadow

2024 Gardening Classes

Saturday, May 25, 2024

Join us for our 2024 Gardening Classes! Taught by our Master Gardener Volunteers most classes will be held on the 4th Saturday of the month @ 9:00 am, unless otherwise noted. Sign-up for as many classes as you would like.2024 Gardening Classes Date & Time Topic...

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Holiday Office Closure

Monday, May 27, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

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archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

Master Community Builder Program

Master Community Builder Program

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Join the 10-month intergenerational Master Community Builder Program!The Master Community Builder Program guides participants in creating the conditions for resilience and regenerative well-being. Master Community Builders will learn to apply frameworks, strategies, and tools that create resil...

Read more

Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, June 3, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

Read more

STEM Explorers

4-H STEM Program 23-24

Thursday, June 6, 2024

The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving, and technical know-how can be the tools youth need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds.In the 4-H STEM Program,...

Read more

archery

4-H Beginner Archery Program - Spring 2024

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Beginner Archery course for Middle and High School age youth.4-H Youth Development programs use experiential learning to help youth gain life skills and positive outcomes in four areas:Mastery of subject matter interests,Belonging to groups of positive peers and adults, Independence from confid...

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Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, June 10, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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Master Community Builder Program

Master Community Builder Program

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Join the 10-month intergenerational Master Community Builder Program!The Master Community Builder Program guides participants in creating the conditions for resilience and regenerative well-being. Master Community Builders will learn to apply frameworks, strategies, and tools that create resil...

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Connecting with your Teen

CONNECTION SERIES: Connecting with your Teen

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Connecting with your teen sometimes seems daunting and difficult. Yet, in spite of their behavior they want us in their lives.Join us for a 90-minute virtual workshop that will explore:Communication strategies that will positively impact your relationship with your teens.Helpful solutions to get ...

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Nature Journaling

2024 Nature Journaling

Sunday, June 16, 2024

Join us at the new gardens at our Education Center & 4H Park to create a Nature Journal.Together we will sketch landscapes, plant life, and record our observations while connecting with the nature surrounding us.Many people find nature journaling encourages them to make entries on a regular ba...

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Dog Program

2024 4-H Dog Program

Monday, June 17, 2024

Enrollment is now open for youth to join Orange County 4-H’s Dog Program!This program is open to all youth interested in dog obedience and grooming and handling.A Dog Program Orientation will be held on Monday, April 8th at 6:30 P.M. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s Office located...

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Holiday Office Closure

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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Holiday Office Closure

Thursday, July 4, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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Holiday Office Closure

Monday, September 2, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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Creative Leaf Casting

2024 Fall Leaf Casting

Saturday, September 7, 2024

Let’s get creative! During this 2-part class we will explore the wonderful texture and scale of various leaves when they are cast in cement. Beginners and experienced leaf casters are welcome. All materials are supplied, but participants are welcome to bring their favorite leaves for t...

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Creative Leaf Casting

2024 Fall Leaf Casting

Saturday, September 14, 2024

Let’s get creative! During this 2-part class we will explore the wonderful texture and scale of various leaves when they are cast in cement. Beginners and experienced leaf casters are welcome. All materials are supplied, but participants are welcome to bring their favorite leaves for t...

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2024 Gardening Classes - Photos of backyard landscaping, imported cabbage worms on a leaf, and a wildflower meadow

2024 Gardening Classes

Saturday, September 21, 2024

Join us for our 2024 Gardening Classes! Taught by our Master Gardener Volunteers most classes will be held on the 4th Saturday of the month @ 9:00 am, unless otherwise noted. Sign-up for as many classes as you would like.2024 Gardening Classes Date & Time Topic...

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self connection

CONNECTION SERIES: Self Care - Self Connection

Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Often as adults, we put ourselves last on the list. Research supports that self-care is of great importance when raising our children.Join us for a 90-minute virtual workshop that will explore: MindfulnessParental resiliencySelf-careImpact of role modeling these behaviorsClick Here to Register

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Create a Succulent Pumpkin

2024 Create a Succulent Pumpkin

Saturday, October 5, 2024

Join us for a step-by-step demonstration on how to craft your own unique fall succulent pumpkin centerpiece on a resin pumpkin. Create a perfect gift or a showpiece for your Thanksgiving table using succulents, acorns, moss, and other natural materials. With proper care, it will last for mon...

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Holiday Office Closure

Monday, October 14, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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2024 Gardening Classes - Photos of backyard landscaping, imported cabbage worms on a leaf, and a wildflower meadow

2024 Gardening Classes

Saturday, October 26, 2024

Join us for our 2024 Gardening Classes! Taught by our Master Gardener Volunteers most classes will be held on the 4th Saturday of the month @ 9:00 am, unless otherwise noted. Sign-up for as many classes as you would like.2024 Gardening Classes Date & Time Topic...

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Holiday Office Closure

Monday, November 11, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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adult connections

CONNECTION SERIES: Adult Connections

Thursday, November 21, 2024

Your children watch your every move and also how you engage with others.  The way adults communicate and handle conflict with another teaches children how to get along with others.Join us for a 90-minute virtual workshop that will explore: Creating positive connection:  date nights, se...

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2024 Gardening Classes - Photos of backyard landscaping, imported cabbage worms on a leaf, and a wildflower meadow

2024 Gardening Classes

Saturday, November 23, 2024

Join us for our 2024 Gardening Classes! Taught by our Master Gardener Volunteers most classes will be held on the 4th Saturday of the month @ 9:00 am, unless otherwise noted. Sign-up for as many classes as you would like.2024 Gardening Classes Date & Time Topic...

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Holiday Office Closure

Thursday, November 28, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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Holiday Office Closure

Friday, November 29, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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Create a Kissing Ball

2024 Holiday Kissing Ball Workshop

Friday, December 6, 2024

Nothing is more festive than holiday decorations made with fresh greens. This workshop will begin with an introduction to all the gorgeous greens followed by a demonstration. Then attendees will work together in small groups alongside our Master Gardener Volunteers to create their own beauti...

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Create a Tabletop Tree

2024 Holiday Tabletop Tree Workshop

Friday, December 6, 2024

Nothing is more festive than holiday decorations made with fresh greens. This workshop will begin with an introduction to all the gorgeous greens followed by a demonstration. Then attendees will work together in small groups alongside our Master Gardener Volunteers to create their own beautiful t...

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Create a Holiday Wreath

2024 Holiday Wreath Workshop

Friday, December 6, 2024

Nothing is more festive than holiday decorations made with fresh greens. This workshop will begin with an introduction to all the gorgeous greens followed by a demonstration. Attendees will work together in small groups alongside our Master Gardener Volunteers to create their own beautiful holida...

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Create a Tabletop Tree

2024 Holiday Tabletop Tree Workshop

Friday, December 6, 2024

Nothing is more festive than holiday decorations made with fresh greens. This workshop will begin with an introduction to all the gorgeous greens followed by a demonstration. Then attendees will work together in small groups alongside our Master Gardener Volunteers to create their own beautiful t...

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Create a Holiday Wreath

2024 Holiday Wreath Workshop

Friday, December 6, 2024

Nothing is more festive than holiday decorations made with fresh greens. This workshop will begin with an introduction to all the gorgeous greens followed by a demonstration. Attendees will work together in small groups alongside our Master Gardener Volunteers to create their own beautiful holida...

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Holiday Office Closure

Tuesday, December 24, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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Holiday Office Closure

Wednesday, December 25, 2024

The office will be closed in observance of the holiday. 

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