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Fermented Foods for Health
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Fermented Foods for Health

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

We will discuss the nutritional benefits of fermented foods. Including yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchi and kombucha. A lesson on fermentation as a method of home food preservation will include making sauerkraut. Requires pre-registration. CDPHP members may register online or by calling the wellness l...

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Parenting Apart
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Parenting Apart

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A parent program designed specifically for parents who are separating, divorcing, or parenting apart from the other parent. The main focus is on helping parents understand what their children are experiencing & how they can help them through this transition. Pre-registration required by calling C...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing & child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. Classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast & lunch. There is no cost to...

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Parenting Apart
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Parenting Apart

Thursday, August 24, 2017

A parent program designed specifically for parents who are separating, divorcing, or parenting apart from the other parent. The main focus is on helping parents understand what their children are experiencing & how they can help them through this transition. Pre-registration required by calling C...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Friday, August 25, 2017

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can...

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Mushroom Foray
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Mushroom Foray

Saturday, August 26, 2017

One of the best ways to learn about wild mushrooms is to accompany an experienced mushroom person into the field. We will meet at the Agroforestry Resource Center and walk across the road to the Siuslaw Model Forest for the foray. As we explore its mushroom-rich woods, Bob will talk about the m...

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8th Annual CCE Golf Tournament & Silent Auction
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8th Annual CCE Golf Tournament & Silent Auction

Saturday, August 26, 2017

All proceeds from this benefit will be used to help financially support CCE of Warren Counties educational programs. Prepay by 8/11 & the cost is $95.00 per person. Cost per person on the day of the event is $100.00. Includes: green fees, cart, barbecue, goodie bag, awards & prizes. Registration ...

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Tick Talk
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Tick Talk

Monday, August 28, 2017

The best way to avoid tick-borne diseases is to avoid ticks altogether, and Master Gardener Coordinator Catherine Martini will be discussing the best ways to do just that. She will also go over the different species of ticks in our area and what to do if you are bitten by a tick. NOTE: No medical...

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Berry Crops Field Workshop
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Berry Crops Field Workshop

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

These workshops are directed at the commercial berry grower. Monitoring for pests, designing an effective pest control program, understanding cultural and chemical SWD management strategies and general troubleshooting will all be part of this workshop. There will be plenty of time for questions a...

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Defensive Driving
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Defensive Driving

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

This Defensive Driving Program is a NY State approved 6-hour course. It allows the participant to receive either an insurance reduction or point reduction. This is not court mandated although it may be. This class is open to anyone with a valid driver’s license. The cost is 40.00 per person, cash...

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Defensive Driving
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Defensive Driving

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

This Defensive Driving Program is a NY State approved 6-hour course. It allows the participant to receive either an insurance reduction or point reduction. This is not court mandated although it may be. This class is open to anyone with a valid driver’s license. The cost is 40.00 per person, cash...

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Columbia County Fair
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Columbia County Fair

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

2017 Columbia County Fair Click Here For Schedule

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Grow Up Yonda: Harvest Party
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Grow Up Yonda: Harvest Party

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Up Yonda Farm presents “Grow Up Yonda!”, a program for 3-6 year olds to play and learn about everything with gardens! This kid-friendly hour includes story-telling, activities and hands-on exploration. Each month we will have a garden celebration with our local Warren County Master Gardeners that...

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Meet the Breeds
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Meet the Breeds

Saturday, September 9, 2017

This program gives dog lovers the unique opportunity to meet and play with more than 30 different breeds. Learn about each breed’s country of origin, historical purpose/function, traits, and attributes as a family pet, all while learning about responsible dog ownership and which breeds may be rig...

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Family Farm Day
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Family Farm Day

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Bring the whole family for a hands-on farm experience!Free farm tours, sample local dairy products, learn about agriculture, feed a calf, have your picture taken on a tractor, chance to see a calf being born, and children’s activities.

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Waterford Tugboat Roundup
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Waterford Tugboat Roundup

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Stop by the Hudson River Fish Advisory information table at the Waterford Tugboat Roundup. For more information contact Diane Whitten 518-885-8995.

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The Magic Years
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The Magic Years

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Magic Years: Handling Stress & Understanding Child Development - 1/8 In this program parents/caregivers will understand how stress affects them, their children, & influences their parenting. The Magic Years: Setting Routines - 1/22 In this program, parents/caregivers will understand what a ro...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can...

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Master Food Preservation Workshop
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Master Food Preservation Workshop

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

This three-day training program includes the scientific basis of home food preservation.You will get hands-on experience in boiling water bath and pressure canning, making jams and jellies, pickling and fermentation.There will be demonstrations in freezing and drying and discussion of other metho...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Friday, September 15, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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The Magic Years
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The Magic Years

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Magic Years: Handling Stress & Understanding Child Development - 1/8 In this program parents/caregivers will understand how stress affects them, their children, & influences their parenting. The Magic Years: Setting Routines - 1/22 In this program, parents/caregivers will understand what a ro...

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Fall Dog Class!!
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Fall Dog Class!!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Want to learn how to teach basic obedience while having fun bonding with your dog? There is also an opportunity to get your dog Canine Good Citizen certified at the end! Dog Class will be offered Wednesdays, August 9th to September 20th from 6:00-6:45 PM for youth and 7:00-7:45 PM for adults. The...

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Fall Dog Class!!
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Fall Dog Class!!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Want to learn how to teach basic obedience while having fun bonding with your dog? There is also an opportunity to get your dog Canine Good Citizen certified at the end! Dog Class will be offered Wednesdays, August 9th to September 20th from 6:00-6:45 PM for youth and 7:00-7:45 PM for adults. The...

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Making Jam & Jelly
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Making Jam & Jelly

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Using fresh local apples and other fruit we’ll make jam & jelly. Learn the art and science (interplay of fruit, acid, pectin and sugar) of making jellied products. Participants will take home a jar of jam or jelly. Fee $20.00. For more information contact Diane Whitten 518-885-8995.

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Window Replacement Workshop
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Window Replacement Workshop

Thursday, September 21, 2017

This class is designed to teach landlords, homeowners, tenants, and contractors how to replace old windows using lead safe work practices. Workshop topics related to window replacement will include lead poisoning prevention education, tools needed, cost benefits, and energy savings. Educational r...

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Tick Talk
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Tick Talk

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The best way to avoid tick-borne diseases is to avoid ticks altogether, and Master Gardener Coordinator Catherine Martini will be discussing the best ways to do just that. She will also go over the different species of ticks in our area and what to do if you are bitten by a tick. NOTE: No ...

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Learn to Grow Ginseng
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Learn to Grow Ginseng

Thursday, September 21, 2017

This workshop is designed to teach individuals how to get started growing American ginseng on forested land. It will cover basic ginseng botany, economics of ginseng production, site selection criteria, harvesting and marketing. It will not discuss the medicinal effects of ginseng or ginseng prod...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting Refresher Training

Friday, September 22, 2017

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can...

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An Introduction to Fall Foraging

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Come explore the grounds at the Extension Education Center and learn about the value of woodlands and fields in a new way. Presenters Tusha Yakovleva, Rob Handel, and Tracey Testo will be your guides to discovering wild edibles in your surroundings. Participants will learn what is available on a ...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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The Magic Years
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The Magic Years

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Magic Years: Handling Stress & Understanding Child Development - 1/8 In this program parents/caregivers will understand how stress affects them, their children, & influences their parenting. The Magic Years: Setting Routines - 1/22 In this program, parents/caregivers will understand what a ro...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting Refresher Training

Thursday, September 28, 2017

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training - Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no...

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Climate Change Science, Communication, and Action: Online Course

Monday, September 11, 2017

Three topics related to Climate Change will be explored in this on-line course, the Science (background on the science of climate change), Communication (strategies for effective communication), and Actions (what you can do). Within each topic will be a series of short presentations, follow up in...

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Community Parent Education Program
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Community Parent Education Program

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesdays night classes meet once a week for two hours. It is the mission of these classes to strengthen relationships between parents & children by enhancing their communication skills, building assets & protecting self-esteem, understanding more effective non-violent discipline skills & creati...

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