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July 2018

4-H Summer Program, Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse (Falmouth)

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 8, 2018

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$10

Based on Utah Cooperative Extension’s Discover 4-H Clubs Curriculum, this program will teach participants emergency preparedness skills in the setting of a fictional zombie takeover. Members will learn tips for surviving without electricity, how to prepare for common natural disasters, sheltering in place and so much more. All lessons have hands on components including Bingo, making fire starters, creating survival bars, playing Zombie games and more. This event meets once a week on Wednesdays starting  July 11 and ending August 8.

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Food Preservation Hands-On Workshop (Bangor)

July 21 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County, 307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
$20

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning with a hot water bath canner. Learn from the experts. Fresh produce and canning jars will be provided. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers.

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Food Preservation Workshop (Presque Isle)

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Presque Isle, 57 Houlton Road
Presque Isle, ME 04769 United States
$25

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will be offering a food preservation workshop at the Presque Isle office from 1–5 p.m. on July 21. This is a “hands-on” class that will cover water bath and pressure canning, freezing and drying.

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4-H Summer Kids Can Can Program (Falmouth)

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 8, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$10

Strawberry jam, pickles, and salsa — all of these foods can be made from scratch with fruits and vegetables grown in your own garden. Join UMaine Extension staff and volunteers in this hands-on, interactive program that will teach participants how to grow and preserve the garden’s harvest. Each session will begin in the Tidewater Gardens as we harvest the fruits and vegetables needed to make jam, pickles, salsa, and more. Then we’ll move to the kitchen and prepare a batch…

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4-H Summer Program, Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse (Falmouth)

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 8, 2018

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$10

Based on Utah Cooperative Extension’s Discover 4-H Clubs Curriculum, this program will teach participants emergency preparedness skills in the setting of a fictional zombie takeover. Members will learn tips for surviving without electricity, how to prepare for common natural disasters, sheltering in place and so much more. All lessons have hands on components including Bingo, making fire starters, creating survival bars, playing Zombie games and more. This event meets once a week on Wednesdays starting  July 11 and ending August 8.

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August 2018

4-H Summer Kids Can Can Program (Falmouth)

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 8, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$10

Strawberry jam, pickles, and salsa — all of these foods can be made from scratch with fruits and vegetables grown in your own garden. Join UMaine Extension staff and volunteers in this hands-on, interactive program that will teach participants how to grow and preserve the garden’s harvest. Each session will begin in the Tidewater Gardens as we harvest the fruits and vegetables needed to make jam, pickles, salsa, and more. Then we’ll move to the kitchen and prepare a batch…

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4-H Summer Program, Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse (Falmouth)

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 8, 2018

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$10

Based on Utah Cooperative Extension’s Discover 4-H Clubs Curriculum, this program will teach participants emergency preparedness skills in the setting of a fictional zombie takeover. Members will learn tips for surviving without electricity, how to prepare for common natural disasters, sheltering in place and so much more. All lessons have hands on components including Bingo, making fire starters, creating survival bars, playing Zombie games and more. This event meets once a week on Wednesdays starting  July 11 and ending August 8.

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4-H Summer Kids Can Can Program (Wells)

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 31, 2018 at 1:00pm

Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road
Wells, ME 04090 United States
$5

Strawberry jam, pickles, and salsa — all of these foods can be made from scratch with fruits and vegetables grown in your own garden. Join UMaine Extension staff and volunteers in this hands-on, interactive program that will teach participants how to grow and preserve the garden’s harvest. Each session will begin at Laudholm Farm as we harvest the fruits and vegetables needed to make jam, pickles, salsa, and more. Then we’ll move to the kitchen and prepare a batch of…

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4-H Summer Kids Can Can Program (Falmouth)

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 8, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$10

Strawberry jam, pickles, and salsa — all of these foods can be made from scratch with fruits and vegetables grown in your own garden. Join UMaine Extension staff and volunteers in this hands-on, interactive program that will teach participants how to grow and preserve the garden’s harvest. Each session will begin in the Tidewater Gardens as we harvest the fruits and vegetables needed to make jam, pickles, salsa, and more. Then we’ll move to the kitchen and prepare a batch…

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4-H Summer Program, Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse (Falmouth)

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 8, 2018

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$10

Based on Utah Cooperative Extension’s Discover 4-H Clubs Curriculum, this program will teach participants emergency preparedness skills in the setting of a fictional zombie takeover. Members will learn tips for surviving without electricity, how to prepare for common natural disasters, sheltering in place and so much more. All lessons have hands on components including Bingo, making fire starters, creating survival bars, playing Zombie games and more. This event meets once a week on Wednesdays starting  July 11 and ending August 8.

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Season Extension for Home Gardeners (Falmouth)

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Maine Gardens at Tidewater Farm, Farm Gate Road
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$10

Have you ever wanted to grow your own vegetables in the fall and winter months? Have you ever wondered just how far you can push the season limits in your garden? In this hands-on workshop, learn how you can apply season extension techniques in your home garden. This course will cover everything from planning your seeding for late fall and winter harvest, demonstrating how to build a low-tunnel, and discussing season extension structures for raised beds. Please dress appropriately to…

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Preserving the Harvest — Blueberry Jam (Wells)

August 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road
Wells, ME 04090 United States
$20

Ever wonder how to preserve blueberries? 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. Fresh produce and canning jars will be provided. Participants are requested to bring a pot holder to the workshop.

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2018 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers Conference

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 7:30am

Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine is proud to host the 2018 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers (NABREW) Conference to be held in Orono, Maine on August 12–15. This meeting is the primary North American venue for sharing the latest information on blueberry culture. Held every four years, it provides an opportunity for networking with researchers and Extension educators from across the United States, Mexico, Canada and around the world. The cost for the conference and a link to register can…

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2018 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers Conference

August 13 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 7:30am

Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine is proud to host the 2018 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers (NABREW) Conference to be held in Orono, Maine on August 12–15. This meeting is the primary North American venue for sharing the latest information on blueberry culture. Held every four years, it provides an opportunity for networking with researchers and Extension educators from across the United States, Mexico, Canada and around the world. The cost for the conference and a link to register can…

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2018 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers Conference

August 14 @ 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 7:30am

Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine is proud to host the 2018 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers (NABREW) Conference to be held in Orono, Maine on August 12–15. This meeting is the primary North American venue for sharing the latest information on blueberry culture. Held every four years, it provides an opportunity for networking with researchers and Extension educators from across the United States, Mexico, Canada and around the world. The cost for the conference and a link to register can…

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Cooking for Crowds (Madawaska)

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Madawaska Safety Complex, 428 Main Street
Madawaska, ME 04756 United States
$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other services 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 nutrition education professional Lisa Fishman in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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2018 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers Conference

August 15 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 13, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 7:30am

Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine is proud to host the 2018 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers (NABREW) Conference to be held in Orono, Maine on August 12–15. This meeting is the primary North American venue for sharing the latest information on blueberry culture. Held every four years, it provides an opportunity for networking with researchers and Extension educators from across the United States, Mexico, Canada and around the world. The cost for the conference and a link to register can…

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Cooking for Crowds (Van Buren)

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Van Buren Community Center, 130 Champlain Street
Van Buren, ME 04785 United States
$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other services 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 nutrition education professional Lisa Fishman in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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Cooking for Crowds (Fort Kent)

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fort Kent Community High School, 84 Pleasant St.
Fort Kent, ME 04743 United States
$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other services 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 nutrition education professional Lisa Fishman in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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