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Preserve the Bounty
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Preserve the Bounty

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

An introduction to food preservation. Register at HVCC Community Education Cooking classes https://www.hvcc.edu/programs/community-education.

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

Wednesday, November 28, 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 can...

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IPM Exclusion Workshop
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IPM Exclusion Workshop

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Working with NY State IPM Program, CCE Albany County will be holding a half day IPM Exclusion Workshop for pest professionals, code officials, landlords, homeowners, property managers, and facility/maintenance workers in the Capital District. Topics to be discussed include Pest Identification, Pe...

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Parenting Apart
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Parenting Apart

Wednesday, November 28, 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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Parenting Apart
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Parenting Apart

Thursday, November 29, 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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Children’s Terrarium & Ornament Class
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Children’s Terrarium & Ornament Class

Saturday, December 1, 2018

During this class, children will create their own living terrarium ornament out of miniature plants, moss and lichen and add a holiday touch with pinecones, berries and other natural materials. Ribbon and labels are provided. These make unique gifts for teachers, friends and family members. Pleas...

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Easy Food Preservation Holiday Gifts
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Easy Food Preservation Holiday Gifts

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Get a head start on your holiday gift giving with this hands-on workshop about easy food preservation that makes great holiday gifts. During the workshop you will learn how to safely prepare flavored vinegars, and freezer jams and jellies. Participants will make flavored vinegars and freezer ja...

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4-H Basic Air Rifle
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4-H Basic Air Rifle

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Participants will learning basic firearms safety rules, how to load, hold, aim, and discharge an air rifle. Beginners start with blank targets then move to large bullseyes to create rapid success. As the day progresses, youth will learn how to use the sights, breathing, and trigger pull to crea...

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The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program
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The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program(For parents/caregivers of children ages 0-4) - Handling Stress & Understanding Child Development Pt 1 - Being a parent is stressful! Join with other parents/caregivers in a supportive environment to discuss stress management strategies. Lea...

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Winter Terrarium Class
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Winter Terrarium Class

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Winter Terrarium Class - Cost is $15.00 per person (all ages welcome). RSVP by calling 518-623-3291 or email Jessica at jmh452@cornell.edu by November 28th.

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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, December 5, 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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The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program
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The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program(For parents/caregivers of children ages 0-4) - Handling Stress & Understanding Child Development Pt 1 - Being a parent is stressful! Join with other parents/caregivers in a supportive environment to discuss stress management strategies. Lea...

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EPA Lead Renovator Training
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EPA Lead Renovator Training

Thursday, December 6, 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 & certified as a renovator. This would include all landlords, carpenters, painters, window replacement com...

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Herbal Lotion Bars

Thursday, December 6, 2018

During this class you will learn how to make all natural, lotion bars that will soften and condition your skin. Select your combination of herbs such as calendula, lavender, and chamomile. Each participant will make and take home several handmade bars. These also make fabulous gifts! Decorative...

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Holiday Greening &  Wreath Making Workshop
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Holiday Greening & Wreath Making Workshop

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Includes: Wreath Frame, Mixed Greens, Wire, Cones, and Velvet Ribbon to Make a Bow. *Extra Decorations will be available to purchase or bring your own. Bring: Your own clippers, gloves, wire cutters if desired. We will have some to share. Cost is $25.00. Pre-Registration required contact Carole H...

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Basic Farm Finance
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Basic Farm Finance

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Basic Farm Finance - Four sessions in four counties, dates and locations listed below. Price: $15 for the first person from a business/farm, $5 for each additional person. Pre-registration is required as class size is limited, though a minimum number of participants are needed for each ses...

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Holiday Centerpiece Workshop
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Holiday Centerpiece Workshop

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Includes: Mixed Greens, Cones, Assorted Small Decorations, Ribbon, and Dish with Oasis. *Extra Decorations will be available to purchase or bring your own. Bring: Your own clippers, gloves, wire cutters if desired. We will have some to share. Cost is $20.00. Pre-registration required contact Caro...

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Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) for Youth: Birdfeeder Bird Identification
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Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) for Youth: Birdfeeder Bird Identification

Monday, December 10, 2018

Come learn about the common birds that come to local feeders. Each participant will make a peanut butter pine cone feeder. Cloverbuds welcome! Come prepared to get dirty. No fee. Registration is required and can be accomplished by calling 518-623-3291 or email Michele Baker at mlb222@cornell.edu.

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​The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program
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​The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program (For parents/caregivers of children ages 0-4) - Setting Routines Pt 2. - This program will explore how routines and consistency in the home can lead to positive behavior outcomes for your children. We will understand how to set up (or bett...

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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, December 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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IPM Exclusion Workshop
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IPM Exclusion Workshop

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Working with New York State IPM Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County will be holding a half day IPM Exclusion Workshop for pest professionals, code officials, landlords, homeowners, property managers, and facility/maintenance workers in the Capital District. Topics to be discussed...

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The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program
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The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program (For parents/caregivers of children ages 0-4) - Parenting Styles & Discipline Tools Pt. 3 - Join us to learn about different parenting styles and how they impact children. Develop an understanding of the difference between discipline and pu...

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Window Replacement Workshop
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Window Replacement Workshop

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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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The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program
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The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Magic Years: A Three-Part Parent Education Program(For parents/caregivers of children ages 0-4) - Parenting Styles & Discipline Tools Pt. 3 - Join us to learn about different parenting styles and how they impact children. Develop an understanding of the difference between discipline and pun...

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