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May 2017
$15 - $25

Farm Tractor Safety Course, Oxford County

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 8, 2017

Pietree Orchard, 803 Waterford Rd
Sweden, 04040-3003 United States
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Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension tractor safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. This event is for five consecutive Thursdays, starting  May 11 and ending June 8. A written exam and tractor driving test will be held Thursday, June 8 at 5 p.m. $15 for Youth/$25 for Adults

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$15 - $25

Farm Tractor Safety Course, Cumberland County

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 30, 2017

Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension tractor safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. This event is for five consecutive Tuesdays, starting  May 2 and ending May 30. Venue for most sessions: Maine Forest Service, Route 26 (Shaker Road) in Gray, ME Hall Implement, 1 John Deere Road/Rotary of Rt. 302 and 202 in Windham, ME…

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June 2017
$15

Cooking for Crowds, Augusta

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Kennebec County Office, 125 State Street, 3rd Floor
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky. How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Community Education Associate Debbie Barnett in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive "Cooking for Crowds,"…

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Free

Dining with Diabetes Down East, Eastport

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 22, 2017

Labor of Love Nutrition and Food Pantry, 137 County Road
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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This free program complements medical care by teaching people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, and their family members and caregivers what they can do to help control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol. UMaine Extension registered dietitian and nutritionist Alan Majka will provide presentations, lead discussions and demonstrate preparation of nutritious recipes that participants can sample. Participants will meet once a week for four weeks. You will learn how to select and prepare foods that help to control blood…

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$15 - $25

Farm Tractor Safety Course, Oxford County

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 8, 2017

Pietree Orchard, 803 Waterford Rd
Sweden, 04040-3003 United States
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Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension tractor safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. This event is for five consecutive Thursdays, starting  May 11 and ending June 8. A written exam and tractor driving test will be held Thursday, June 8 at 5 p.m. $15 for Youth/$25 for Adults

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$5 - $15

2017 Hancock County 4-H June Jamboree

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - June 4 @ 1:00 pm
Blue Hill Fairgrounds, 233 Ellsworth Road
Ellsworth, ME 04614 United States
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Open to all 4-H members, friends, and family in Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo, and Washington Counties. Rain or shine — fun for the entire family. All ages welcome.

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$10

Hidden Figures Project Maine

June 3 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Hidden Figures Project concludes with a fun afternoon and evening, complete with pizza. Come to the Emera Astronomy Center and join Challenger Learning Center and Emera Astronomy Center staff for a fun rocket building activity. How high will your rocket fly? After, it's time for a pizza supper break and rocket story sharing. Finally, take a seat in the Emera Astronomy Center planetarium for an exclusive viewing of the movie, "Hidden Figures," made possible with support from River City…

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Free

Statewide Tick, Mosquito Borne Disease Training — Falmouth

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention are offering multiple sessions on tick and mosquito borne diseases. The training is designed to increase the number of community members who are informed about mosquito and tick borne diseases. Sessions will focus on insect identification and exposure prevention. People who work with outdoor groups, 4–H and scout leaders, school nurses, health officers, camp counselors, librarians and garden coordinators are encouraged to attend a free session.…

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$250 - $500

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until June 7, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00am

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County, 307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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The course covers: How to create a Food Safety Plan meeting the FDA requirements as required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). How to conduct a Hazard Analysis, and differentiate between prerequisite programs and risk-based preventive controls. Guidelines for choosing Critical Limits, setting-up monitoring programs, and implementing corrective actions when deviations occur. Documentation for all aspects of the PCHF-required Food Safety Plan including verification and validation activities, monitoring, corrective actions, and records review. This course is for 2 1/2…

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$250 - $500

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until June 7, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00am

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County, 307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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The course covers: How to create a Food Safety Plan meeting the FDA requirements as required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). How to conduct a Hazard Analysis, and differentiate between prerequisite programs and risk-based preventive controls. Guidelines for choosing Critical Limits, setting-up monitoring programs, and implementing corrective actions when deviations occur. Documentation for all aspects of the PCHF-required Food Safety Plan including verification and validation activities, monitoring, corrective actions, and records review. This course is for 2 1/2…

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$250 - $500

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until June 7, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00am

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County, 307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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The course covers: How to create a Food Safety Plan meeting the FDA requirements as required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). How to conduct a Hazard Analysis, and differentiate between prerequisite programs and risk-based preventive controls. Guidelines for choosing Critical Limits, setting-up monitoring programs, and implementing corrective actions when deviations occur. Documentation for all aspects of the PCHF-required Food Safety Plan including verification and validation activities, monitoring, corrective actions, and records review. This course is for 2 1/2…

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Free

Dining with Diabetes Down East, Eastport

June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 22, 2017

Labor of Love Nutrition and Food Pantry, 137 County Road
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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This free program complements medical care by teaching people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, and their family members and caregivers what they can do to help control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol. UMaine Extension registered dietitian and nutritionist Alan Majka will provide presentations, lead discussions and demonstrate preparation of nutritious recipes that participants can sample. Participants will meet once a week for four weeks. You will learn how to select and prepare foods that help to control blood…

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$20

Intro to Jam Making, Wilton

June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Law Mountain Wreaths N Bakery, 218 Pond Road
Wilton, ME 04294 United States
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Ever wonder how to preserve blueberries using less sugar? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing blueberries, including how to use a water bath canner to preserve jam. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. Please bring a pot holder to the workshop.

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$15 - $25

Farm Tractor Safety Course, Oxford County

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 8, 2017

Pietree Orchard, 803 Waterford Rd
Sweden, 04040-3003 United States
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Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension tractor safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. This event is for five consecutive Thursdays, starting  May 11 and ending June 8. A written exam and tractor driving test will be held Thursday, June 8 at 5 p.m. $15 for Youth/$25 for Adults

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Workshop: Finding E in STEM

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buchanan Alumni House, 160 College Ave.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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This is an event is for educators and administrators of K-12 schools in Maine. The workshop will provide a forum for exchanging experiences, best practices, and ideas related to engineering instruction in K-12 schools in Maine. Plans for the agenda include: • Presentations of K-12 engineering instruction by teachers and researchers in Maine • A review of the research project on the K-12 engineering teaching in Maine. • Panel discussion of the status of K-12 engineering education in Maine The…

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$100

Seafood HACCP Alliance Segment II Course

June 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County, 307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Only 20 spots are available. Participants must have completed Segment I online through Cornell prior to attending this Segment II course at UMaine. Segment I can be completed online at seafoodhaccp.cornell.edu/Intro/. Within 24 hours of completion, you will receive a confirmation email. Please forward that confirmation email to Melissa Libby at melissa.libby1@maine.edu at least 1 full business day prior to attending the UMaine Segment II training. This email is part of the package sent to AFDO in order to issue…

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$20

Raised Beds and Containers Gardening Series, Somerset County

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office, 7 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Master Gardener Volunteers will teach you how to go from start to finish, or more appropriately, from boards to harvest. In this series you will learn, hands-on, how to build, plant, maintain, and harvest from raise bed square foot gardens and containers. This class is offered one Wednesday each month for five months on May 10, June 14, July 19, August 16 and September 13.

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Free

Statewide Tick, Mosquito Borne Disease Training — Wells

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road
Wells, ME 04090 United States
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The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention are offering multiple sessions on tick and mosquito borne diseases. The training is designed to increase the number of community members who are informed about mosquito and tick borne diseases. Sessions will focus on insect identification and exposure prevention. People who work with outdoor groups, 4–H and scout leaders, school nurses, health officers, camp counselors, librarians and garden coordinators are encouraged to attend a free session.…

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$130

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills — Level 1

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County, 307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 is for you. Fun, creative, and thought provoking, the SYFS, Level 1 Curriculum is a dynamic and comprehensive five-lesson facilitation training series full of activities, “lecturettes” and potential "aha!" moments. These classes on five Thursdays on the following dates:  June 15, June 22,  June 29, July 13 and July 27.

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Free

Dining with Diabetes Down East, Eastport

June 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 22, 2017

Labor of Love Nutrition and Food Pantry, 137 County Road
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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This free program complements medical care by teaching people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, and their family members and caregivers what they can do to help control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol. UMaine Extension registered dietitian and nutritionist Alan Majka will provide presentations, lead discussions and demonstrate preparation of nutritious recipes that participants can sample. Participants will meet once a week for four weeks. You will learn how to select and prepare foods that help to control blood…

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