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Johnston County Center Home Buyer Workshop Tue Sep 1, 2015 Today 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Johnston County Extension Office, 2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield.
— 2 hours ago

What you need to know before you consider making a home purchase! Participants will gain knowledge and skills in money management and financial planning to help make SMART goals and good decisions. Strategies for saving and extending income will be discussed, and realistic expectations of a home purchase determined. The class begins at 4:00 pm and ends by 7:00 pm. and is taught by Jayne McBurney, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent at Johnston County Cooperative Extension Service. Call the Extension Office at 919-989-5380 to register.

Johnston County Center Lowes 40/42 Plant Clinic Sat Sep 5, 2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lowe's Home Improvement, 101 Cleveland Crossing Drive, Garner, NC 27529, United States
— 4 days away

Master Gardeners will be available to answer general gardening questions, diagnose plant insect or disease problems on samples, and give out soil sample boxes with directions and handouts on gardening problems and issues.

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Tue Sep 8, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM — 7 days away

Led by Jayne McBurney, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, this financial capability series will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit and plan for the future. The four-week series begins on Tuesday, September 8, and meets weekly, concluding on Tuesday, September 29. Each class is from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the Johnston County Extension Office, 2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380.

Johnston County Center Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change Webinar Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 1 week away

What will you learn?
National Audubon Society scientists recently completed a comprehensive analysis modeling the winter and summer ranges of 588 North American bird species in response to future climate change. Using citizen science data and climate information, these models characterize the relationship between the distribution of each species and climate through the end of the century. Chad Wilsey will talk about the results and the implications for bird conservation in the Eastern US.

Presenter
Chad Wilsey, PhD, Climate Initiative Research Manager, National Audubon Society

Continuing Education Credit
Society of American Foresters - 1 hour Category 1 Credit
The Wildlife Society - 1 hour TWS Category 1 Credit

Registration is not required. To join the webinar visit http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/webinars/bird-conservation-in-the-face-of-future-climate-change

If you require live captioning for the webinar, please contact Laurie Schoonhoven at lschoonhoven@fs.fed.us by close of business September 4, 2015.

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Tue Sep 15, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM — 2 weeks away

Led by Jayne McBurney, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, this financial capability series will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit and plan for the future. The four-week series begins on Tuesday, September 8, and meets weekly, concluding on Tuesday, September 29. Each class is from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the Johnston County Extension Office, 2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380.

Johnston County Center JCEMG Volunteer Booth Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 30th Annual Clayton Harvest & Music Festival
— 3 weeks away

The Johnston County Extension Master Gardeners will have a booth at the 30th Annual Clayton Harvest & Music Festival which will be on Main St., Clayton NC from 9am -5pm.

Johnston County Center NC Safe Plates - Johnston County Tue Sep 22, 2015 @ 9:00 AM -Thu Sep 24, 2015 @ 4:00 PM — 3 weeks away

The Johnston County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service in cooperation with the Johnston County Environmental Health Dept. will offer NC Safe Plates - Food Safety Manager Certification Course. This comprehensive course is appropriate for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, childcare facilities and other food-handling establishments.

The course will be held on Sept 22, 23 & 24th from 9am - 4pm each day. The exam will be given on Monday, Sept 28th after a review. The registration deadline is Sept 10th, 2015.

In order to register please call 919-989-5380.

Registration fee $110.00

Registration form http://johnston.ces.ncsu.edu/ncsafeplates/

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM — 3 weeks away

Led by Jayne McBurney, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, this financial capability series will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit and plan for the future. The four-week series begins on Tuesday, September 8, and meets weekly, concluding on Tuesday, September 29. Each class is from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the Johnston County Extension Office, 2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380.

Johnston County Center State Shooting Sports Tournament Sat Sep 26, 2015 — 3 weeks away
Johnston County Center NC Safe Plates - Exam Mon Sep 28, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM — 4 weeks away
Johnston County Center Love Your Money Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM — 4 weeks away

Led by Jayne McBurney, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, this financial capability series will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit and plan for the future. The four-week series begins on Tuesday, September 8, and meets weekly, concluding on Tuesday, September 29. Each class is from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the Johnston County Extension Office, 2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380.

Johnston County Center National 4-H Week Sun Oct 4- Sun Oct 11, 2015 (All Day Event) — 1 month away
Johnston County Center 4-H Paper Clover Program @ Tractor Supply Wed Oct 7- Mon Oct 19, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Tractor Supply Co., 1401 South Pollock Street, Selma, NC 27576, United States
— 1 month away
Johnston County Center "Farmland" Documentary Screening Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Johnston County Ag Center Auditorium
— 1 month away

On behalf of Johnston County Farm Bureau and Johnston County Cooperative Extension, you are invited to a showing of the documentary “Farmland.”

“Farmland” gives an in-depth look at several young farmers and ranchers who are responsible for not only running a business, but also growing and raising the food we eat. Following the movie, there will be a brief panel discussion with three young Johnston County farmers. In addition to the film, there will be theater-style popcorn, drinks, and other refreshments.

To RSVP, please call or email Katie Moore at (919) 989-5380, katie_moore@ncsu.edu

The "Farmland" trailer can be viewed at: http://www.farmlandfilm.com/#about

Johnston County Center County Council Thu Oct 29, 2015 — 2 months away
Johnston County Center State 4-H Council Conference Sat Nov 14- Mon Nov 16, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 months away
Johnston County Center County Council Tue Dec 1, 2015 — 3 months away
Johnston County Center 4-H Merry Market Fri Dec 4- Sun Dec 6, 2015 (All Day Event) — 3 months away
Johnston County Center Smithfield Christmas Parade Thu Dec 10, 2015 — 3 months away
Johnston County Center Project Learning Tree K-8 Workshop Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 North Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301, United States
— 5 months away

February 15, 2016
9am - 3:30pm
Cape Fear Botanical Garden
Fayetteville, NC

TO REGISTER: Bonnie Eamick @ beamick@capefearbg.org
Registration Deadline: February 10

This workshop will focus on the PLT K-8 Guide. Please bring a bag lunch and dress appropriately to be outside for part of the workshop.

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an interdisciplinary environmental education program designed for educators of ANY background. The hands-on activities facilitate the exploration of topics including communication, economics, energy and fuels, geology, government, history, recycling, transportation, watersheds, wildlife, and much more! Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop.

Differentiated instruction? Technology connections? Literature links? STEM? The PLT activity guide covers it all!!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies). CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the EE Certification Program. Registered Foresters can earn 3.0 CFEs in Criteria I and 3.0 CFEs in Criteria II [ProNR] by participating in this workshop.

Workshop materials are provided at no cost to participants through our partnership with the NC Forestry Association, however, pre-registration is required. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. If you must cancel, please do so in a timely manner so someone else may take your place in the workshop.

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