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Adopting a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Monday, November 18, 2019

Simple living enables you to focus on experiences rather than things. Additionally, choosing to not purchase an item (by buying used, for example, or going without) saves all of the energy that goes into producing that item in the first place. This workshop will look at strategies and tips indivi...

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Holiday Roasted Butternut Squash from Cooking Matters

Healthy Choices for Happy Holidays - Dining with Diabetes

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Adults with type 2 diabetes (or those who are at risk of type 2 diabetes) and their family members, caregivers, and support persons are invited to participate. This program will help you learn the skills needed to promote good health. Planning holiday meals and snacks: delicious and healthy holid...

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

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Just for Parents/Caregivers! This program celebrates family strengths, improves communication and parenting skills, and provides support to both youth and parents/caregivers. We explore a variety of topics, including effective parenting strategies, showing love and setting limits, managing stress...

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Peeling Paint

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

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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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Labor Road Show III

Thursday, November 21, 2019

All NY farm employers are affected by new laws that take effect January 1, 2020! NY Labor Road Show III is your opportunity to learn about the changes and position your business for compliance and success in a very different environment. Featured topics include - Compliance with Wage & Hour Laws:...

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Anger Management

Thursday, August 22, 2019

This is a 12-week anger management course being taught by a Certified Anger Management Specialist-1. The course utilizes the evidenced-based and nationally recognized What’s Good About Anger? curriculum. Participants will receive a copy of the What’s Good About Anger? Fourth Edition and a certif...

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Dish Gardens

Friday, November 22, 2019

Join us for creating a beautiful dish garden using an assortment of succulents. Please register with payment by November 13. $20.00 per person. For more information contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County 518-372-1622 ext. 259.

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshops

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Using nature’s seasonal bounty, Master Gardener Volunteers will help you build a beautiful wreath to take home. Natural materials such as fresh evergreens, foliage, pine cones, berries and more will be provided and are included in the registration fee. Pre-made samples used for demonstration and ...

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strawberry jam in glass pint canning jars

Making Jam for Gifts

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Jam makes a great gift from the heart and is easy as pie. We’ll make both freezer jam (a no cook recipe for kids), and cooked jam, then decorate a jar to take home for gift giving. This class will cover the basics of canning in a boiling water bath or steam canner, including equipment needed. Cos...

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​Holiday Wreath Making Workshops

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Using nature’s seasonal bounty, Master Gardener Volunteers will help you build a beautiful wreath to take home.Natural materials such as fresh evergreens, foliage, pine cones, berries and more will be provided and are included in the registration fee. Pre-made samples used for demonstration and a...

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Eat Smart New York (ESNY) Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Eat Smart New York

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Come join Tami, from Eat Smart NY, for some fun and learning! She will be demonstrating how to eat healthy on a budget. She’ll provide techniques and tips for at home cooking with fruits and vegetables. She will be able to answer all nutrition questions and provide educational materials to take h...

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Farmland for a New Generation — Ask the Experts

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

This workshop series is designed to bring farmland owners and farmland seekers together to network and learn. These workshops will be available in-person with guest speakers, facilitated discussions and time for networking. The dates and topics being covered are:Tuesday, October 15th — How to Mar...

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Holiday Roasted Butternut Squash from Cooking Matters

Healthy Choices for Happy Holidays - Dining with Diabetes

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Adults with type 2 diabetes (or those who are at risk of type 2 diabetes) and their family members, caregivers, and support persons are invited to participate. This program will help you learn the skills needed to promote good health. Planning holiday meals and snacks: delicious and healthy holid...

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Holiday Roasted Butternut Squash from Cooking Matters

Healthy Choices for Happy Holidays - Dining with Diabetes

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Adults with type 2 diabetes (or those who are at risk of type 2 diabetes) and their family members, caregivers, and support persons are invited to participate. This program will help you learn the skills needed to promote good health. Planning holiday meals and snacks: delicious and healthy holid...

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