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4-H Open House
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4-H Open House

Friday, October 20, 2017

Want to learn more and find out about all the fun things Essex County 4-H’ers Learn, Do and Experience? Youth and volunteer opportunities are available!  Light refreshments will be served.

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Mushroom Cultivation Workshop
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Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Join Ken Mudge, retired Cornell Associate Professor of Horticulture and co-author of the book ‘Farming The Woods’, for a hands-on workshop & presentation on forest cultivation of shiitake, and other specialty mushrooms, for home or small farm-scale production. Learn the proper tree species, t...

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Annual 4-H Achievement Recognition Day
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Annual 4-H Achievement Recognition Day

Saturday, October 28, 2017

4-H families, please join us for an afternoon of bowling and pizza!  We invite all youth to participate in a game of bowling to celebrate the 4-H year! There will be a $5 fee per youth, $20 max per family. Please RSVP to Samantha Davis by October 25, 2017

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CCE Essex Annual Meeting
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CCE Essex Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

SAVE THE DATE and mark your calendar! Please join the board and staff of CCE Essex as well as CCE regional specialists, campus liaisons and researchers. Brief presentations on current and future programming, good food and an evening to celebrate our booming Essex County agriculture!

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4-H Holiday Creations
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4-H Holiday Creations

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Join us for Holiday Creations! This year 4-H will be sponsoring a tree during the Festival of Trees at the Hancock house in Ticonderoga. For Holiday Creations we will be making the decorations for the tree. We will have activities for kids of all ages and skill levels. Open to 4-H families...

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Canning For Kids - Awesome Applesauce!
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Canning For Kids - Awesome Applesauce!

Sunday, November 5, 2017

4-H adults are encouraged to attend. 4-H youth will learn canning using the hot water bath method. Attendees will go home with a pint of applesauce. All 4-H Leaders and volunteers are welcome to come and learn in this hands on workshop. Free for enrolled 4-H youth.

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Incredible Wearables
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Incredible Wearables

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Come see what you have been missing! Youth will not only use technology but create it using the 2017 National 4-H Science Experiment. Incredible Wearables is an innovative, hand-on project. These future engineers will build and refine a wearable health tracking device that is easy to use and...

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Master Gardener Meeting
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Master Gardener Meeting

Friday, November 10, 2017

Regular meeting of Essex County Master Gardeners.  If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer please see our MG page!

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CCE Board of Directors Meeting
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CCE Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, December 18, 2017

Free and open to the public, the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association Board of Directors meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the CCE building.  Please contact the office in advance if you plan to attend.  Occasionally meetings are canceled or rescheduled on short ...

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