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November 2022

4-H Independent Member Club (Ellsworth)

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Hancock County Office, 63 Boggy Brook Rd.
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Join Maine 4-H’s First Independent Club. This year, several counties are piloting an Independent Member Club in their own counties. This club is an option for independent members who wish to engage more fully in the experience of 4-H and participate in a non-topic specific club. It will involve participation in at 2–3 meetings per year (as decided by county), one at the beginning of the 4-H year for planning, one optional check in midway through the year, and one…

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Back to Basics: Building Routines for Success (online)

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This free event is for Parents and Caregivers that are managing the chaos of life and seeking tips and tricks to help balance it all. The six different presentations will provide an opportunity for questions for the presenters at the end of the session. Registration is free, however you must register to receive the Zoom link to attend these sessions. When registering, choose one date or choose them all. Register online: extension.umaine.edu/parenting/maine-families-waldo/back-to-basics-building-routines-for-success/ For more information contact Alicia Greenlaw, Maine Families…

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4-H Volunteer Unconference in Lewiston

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave
Lewiston, 04240 United States

A volunteer forum led by 4-H volunteers for 4-H volunteers. UMaine 4-H Unconference is intentionally designed to have YOU teach and learn from each other. There is no agenda — you come with 4-H ideas and topics you want to talk about or learn more about, and we’ll guide the process to get folks into groups where YOU are the experts. Sample sessions might include: working with Cloverbuds, effective 4-H Leaders’ Associations, project records, animal science activities, ideas for including…

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Cooking for Crowds, Nov. 14

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UMaine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County, 75 Clearwater Dr, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States

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 Professor Kathy Savoie, MS, RD, in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds,…

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4-H Volunteer Training: Your Relationships Matter (online)

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Northeast Region Volunteer Connections, Session 2 Explore why your relationships with youth in 4-H matter and the impact that you have in your community by building crucial developmental relationships that youth need to thrive. Registration Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2022 Register: https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/2022-23-maine-4-h-volunteer-training-registration/  

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Cooking for Crowds, Nov. 16, Kennebec County

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cooperative Extension Kennebec County, 125 State Street
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

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 Assistant Debbie Barnett in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds,…

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Collaborative Chats: Successful Research Partnerships in the Lobster Industry (online)

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Maine Sea Grant and our regional partners for a third season of the Collaborative Chats webinar series. The goal of the series is to highlight collaborative research efforts in the lobster industry. This season will feature ongoing projects funded through the Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative that showcase the diversity and breadth of partners involved with the collaborative network. Today's speakers include Dr. Katherine Maltby (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Gulf of Maine Research Institute) and Dr. Julia Mason (Social-ecological Systems…

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Recipe to Market: Is It For ME? (virtual)

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will be offering its popular half-day workshop, Recipe to Market, which is a multi-disciplinary workshop that covers the business and food aspects of starting a food business in Maine. This workshop is intended for entrepreneurs and/or farmers interested in starting a home-based, specialty food business. This program does not cover herbal supplements or commercial processing (including beverage or juice manufacturing). Products that will be discussed, include but are not limited to, canned shelf stable…

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4-H Aquaculture Workshop at Auburn Public Library

November 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H and Auburn Public Library will offer a workshop about aquaculture and its impact in Maine from 4–5 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Aquaculture is the practice of cultivating aquatic plants and raising aquatic animals for food. Here in Maine, farmers raise oysters, mussels and tilapia and grow many different types of seaweed. Brandon Dyer, Auburn Public Library children's librarian, and Jason Collins, Benchmark Animal Health sales and technical…

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December 2022

4-H Aquarium Club (online)

December 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2022

The 4-H Aquarium Club is open to youth ages 5–18 who are interested in being members of a community of youth aquarium hobbyists. This group is for Maine youth who already have an aquarium hobby, or who are looking to start one, to come together to talk about their love for fish and aquaria. The club is led by aquaculture experts Dr. Scarlett Tudor from UMaine’s Aquaculture Research Institute, and Melissa Malmstedt from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research…

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