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Digging Up the Past: Archaeology
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Digging Up the Past: Archaeology

Monday, August 13, 2018

Archaeology is a scientific discipline where archaeologists attempt to learn about the past through the objects left behind by past groups of people. In this workshop, youth learn about what archaeology is and what archaeologists do through hands-on activities. They will participate in a sim...

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Parent & Child Cooking Classes
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Parent & Child Cooking Classes

Friday, August 17, 2018

Join our hands-on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s education center in Columbia County for 6 lessons.Participants receive a free cookbook.Open to children 5 and older.Space is limited. For more information or to register call Felisha Chandler at 518-522-3442.

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Preserving Herbs
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Preserving Herbs

Friday, August 17, 2018

Learn to safely preserve your herbs by freezing and drying. This is a hands-on class where participants will end up bringing herbs home. Cost: $10.00 per person. Register online https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/PreservHerbs_210 or call 518-622-9820 x100.

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Preparing Flavored Vinegars

Friday, August 17, 2018

Learn to safely prepare flavored vinegars. This is a hands-on class where participants will end up bringing flavored vinegar home. Cost: $10.00 per person. Register online https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Vinegars_210 or call 518-622-9820 x 100.

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Mushroom Foray
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Mushroom Foray

Saturday, August 18, 2018

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 CCE’s Agroforestry Resource Center & walk across the road to the Siuslaw Model Forest for the foray. As we explore its mushroom-rich woods, Bob Beyfuss will talk a...

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Salsa Making
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Salsa Making

Sunday, August 19, 2018

What is the gardener to do with all of their tomatoes? Make salsa, of course! During this interactive class, we will make several types of salsa, including refrigerator salsa and hot water bath canned salsa. Each participant will bring home a jar of salsa. Cost is $15.00. Contact Marybeth Mitcham...

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Build a Better Bag Lunch

Monday, August 20, 2018

Whether you pack a lunch for adults or kids, this class gives plenty of ideas for healthy options while saving time and money. Planning tips and recipes will be included plus food safety tips. Sample a few make-ahead ideas. Class size limited. RSVP Bethlehem Public Library by calling 518-439-9...

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Extending Your Vegetable Garden Into Fall
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Extending Your Vegetable Garden Into Fall

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Learn ways to extend your vegetable garden through the fall. What crops to plant? How to grow them? When to harvest? Participants will receive some seedlings and seeds. Cost $5.00. Register by calling Carole Henry 518-765-3516 or by email ch878@cornell.edu.

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Positive Parenting Education Group
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Positive Parenting Education Group

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Join with fellow parents and caregivers to discuss parenting topics and concerns! This ongoing education group will explore parenting topics ranging from parenting preschoolers to teenagers in a supportive environment. A new topic each week will draw from evidence-based curriculum and research. J...

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Home Composting
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Home Composting

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Learn the different ways you can compost and techniques from our Compost Team. Cost $5.00. Register by calling Carole Henry 518-765-3516 or by email ch878@cornell.edu.

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9th Annual CCE Golf Tournament & Silent Auction
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9th Annual CCE Golf Tournament & Silent Auction

Saturday, August 25, 2018

All proceeds from this benefit will be used to help financially support CCE of Warren Counties educational programs. Prepay by 8/10 & 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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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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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Parent & Child Cooking Classes
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Parent & Child Cooking Classes

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Join our hands-on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s education center in Columbia County for 6 lessons. Participants receive a free cookbook.Open to children 5 and older.Space is limited. For more information or to register call Felisha Chandler at 518-522-3442.

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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, August 30, 2018

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can be found on CCE Albany County’s website at http://www.ccealbany....

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Mediterranean Diet for Heart & Brain Health
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Mediterranean Diet for Heart & Brain Health

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Cost is $15 call 518-899-4411 to preregister. Contact Diane Whitten for more information about this program 518-885-8995.

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Canning Salsa & Tomatoes
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Canning Salsa & Tomatoes

Thursday, September 6, 2018

This class will cover the basics of canning in a boiling water bath, including equipment needed. Also learn how to can whole and diced tomatoes, plus make salsa. Participants will make and take a jar of salsa home. Cost is $20.00.Call 518-885-8995 to preregister.

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Diabetes Support Group
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Diabetes Support Group

Friday, September 7, 2018

Contact Diane Whitten for more information about this program 518-885-8995

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Waterford Tugboat Roundup
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Waterford Tugboat Roundup

Saturday, September 8, 2018

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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“Taste of Twin Counties” Dinner

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Our Annual Fall Fundraising Event – Featuring Food from Local Farms! - We're excited to share the details of our 2018 Fundraising Event! This year our annual dinner will be held at the beautifully renovated venue, Joe's Garage on Main Street in Catskill. A Mediterranean-themed dinner, featuring...

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Waterford Tugboat Roundup
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Waterford Tugboat Roundup

Sunday, September 9, 2018

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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Family Farm Day!
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Family Farm Day!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Using the most modern practices in the beef industry, you and your family can experience what it is like to be on a working farm!Check out what a modern beef farm looks (and smells!) like, check out the tractors and equipment used on the farm, learn about honey and maple, sample some delicious fo...

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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 11, 2018

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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Preserve the Bounty – Pickling and Fermented Foods
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Preserve the Bounty – Pickling and Fermented Foods

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Get a start on how to pickle vegetables and can them. Introduction to fermentation of foods. Make quick pickles and take a jar home. Cost is $20. Discount of $5 when you sign up for a second class. Class size is limited. RSVP to Karen Roberts Mort at kem18@cornell.edu and send payment to CCE A...

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Master Food Preservation Training
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Master Food Preservation Training

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Join the CCEs Master Food Preserver’s Certification Program and become an expert on how to preserve food. The trend toward local foods and concern over where our food comes from has led to a resurgence of interest in home food preservation. CCE has a long history of being a trusted and reliable s...

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

Friday, September 14, 2018

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 ca...

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First Annual Farm Day Out
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First Annual Farm Day Out

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Do you know where your milk comes from or how it is produced? Our goal is to educate the community on the importance of agriculture and how it effects their everyday lives as well as support local farms and organizations.For more information contact Kayela at CCE of Rensselaer County 518-272-4210...

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Fermentation and Pickling
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Fermentation and Pickling

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Pickling and fermentation are popular methods of preserving food and bringing out lovely flavors in vegetables and other items. During this interactive class, we will be learning about methods of pickling and fermentation, and will make different types of pickles. Each participant will bring home...

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Introduction to Food Preservation
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Introduction to Food Preservation

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Learn the basics of boiling water bath canning, jam and jelly making, pickling, fermenting foods, freezing and dehydration with hands-on opportunities and demonstrations. Cost $35. Class size limited. RSVP to Karen Roberts Mort at kem18@cornell.edu and send payment to CCE Albany, 24 Martin Roa...

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Parenting Apart
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Parenting Apart

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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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Parent & Child Cooking Classes
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Parent & Child Cooking Classes

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Join our hands-on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s education center in Columbia County for 6 lessons.Participants receive a free cookbook.Open to children 5 and older.Space is limited. For more information or to register call Felisha Chandler at 518-522-3442.

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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 20, 2018

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 ca...

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Parenting Apart
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Parenting Apart

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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

Friday, September 21, 2018

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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Parent & Child Cooking Classes
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Parent & Child Cooking Classes

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Join our hands-on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s education center in Columbia County for 6 lessons.Participants receive a free cookbook.Open to children 5 and older.Space is limited. For more information or to register call Felisha Chandler at 518-522-3442.

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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 26, 2018

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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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers
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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Strengthening Families Program is a fun, interactive series of workshops that allow parents/caregivers to spend special time with their youth and help him/her be successful as they transition into the teen years. During each session, parents/caregivers and their youth will learn ways to build...

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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 27, 2018

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 ca...

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Jerky!
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Jerky!

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Who doesn't love jerky? In this class, we will learn about and safely make several types of delicious jerky, including both meat and vegan jerky. Pre-made jerky will be available for sampling. Cost is 10:00. Contact Marybeth Mitcham at 518-623-3291.

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Parent & Child Cooking Classes
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Parent & Child Cooking Classes

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Join our hands-on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s education center in Columbia County for 6 lessons.Participants receive a free cookbook.Open to children 5 and older.Space is limited. For more information or to register call Felisha Chandler at 518-522-3442.

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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers
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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The Strengthening Families Program is a fun, interactive series of workshops that allow parents/caregivers to spend special time with their youth and help him/her be successful as they transition into the teen years. During each session, parents/caregivers and their youth will learn ways to build...

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Parent & Child Cooking Classes
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Parent & Child Cooking Classes

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Join our hands-on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s education center in Columbia County for 6 lessons.Participants receive a free cookbook.Open to children 5 and older.Space is limited. For more information or to register call Felisha Chandler at 518-522-3442.

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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers
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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Strengthening Families Program is a fun, interactive series of workshops that allow parents/caregivers to spend special time with their youth and help him/her be successful as they transition into the teen years. During each session, parents/caregivers and their youth will learn ways to build...

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Parent & Child Cooking Classes
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Parent & Child Cooking Classes

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Join our hands-on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s education center in Columbia County for 6 lessons.Participants receive a free cookbook.Open to children 5 and older.Space is limited. For more information or to register call Felisha Chandler at 518-522-3442.

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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers
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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Strengthening Families Program is a fun, interactive series of workshops that allow parents/caregivers to spend special time with their youth and help him/her be successful as they transition into the teen years. During each session, parents/caregivers and their youth will learn ways to build...

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Parent & Child Cooking Classes
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Parent & Child Cooking Classes

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Join our hands-on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s education center in Columbia County for 6 lessons.Participants receive a free cookbook.Open to children 5 and older.Space is limited. For more information or to register call Felisha Chandler at 518-522-3442.

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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers
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Strengthening Families Program: Youth in Grades 4 - 6 and Parents/Caregivers

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Strengthening Families Program is a fun, interactive series of workshops that allow parents/caregivers to spend special time with their youth and help him/her be successful as they transition into the teen years. During each session, parents/caregivers and their youth will learn ways to build...

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