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Johnston County Center Canning Workshop - Jams & Jellies Sat Apr 19, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 3 days away

Learn how to make and process your own Jams, Jellies, & Preserves!
Hot water bath canning instruction.
$25 registration fee.
Register soon, space is limited!

To register, please send payment, along with your name, phone number, and the class in which you wish to attend, to the Johnston County Cooperative Extension Office. Make checks payable to Johnston County Ag Center and send to:

Johnston County Cooperative Extension
2736 NC 210 Hwy.
Smithfield, NC 27577.

For questions, please call (919) 989-5380.

Johnston County Center ServSafe Food Manager's Certification Course Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 6 days away

Serv Safe Exam Day

Next Course starts June 17th

Johnston County Center Homebuyer Workshop Tue Apr 22, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 6 days away

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, along with realistic expectations of a home purchase.

All workshops begin at 4pm and end by 7pm, and are held at the Extension Office located at 2736 NC 210 Highway, Smithfield. Please call 919-989-5380 to register.


If you have questions regarding the workshops, please contact Jayne by phone at 919-989-5380 or via e-mail: jayne_mcburney@ncsu.edu.

Johnston County Center Tractor Supply Paper Clover Campaign Wed Apr 23- Mon May 5, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Tractor Supply Co, South Pollock Street, Selma, NC, United States
— 6 days away

Support 4-H, purchase a paper clover at checkout!

Johnston County Center SED Teen Retreat Fri Apr 25- Sun Apr 27, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Robeson County Cooperative Extension
— 1 week away

Please see the attached registration form and agenda for more details. This is a leadership event for teen youth.

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Field Trip to Scrap Exchange in Durham
— 2 weeks away

Sign up to participate in this field trip by calling 919-989-5380. Please bring lunch money and money for any purchases that you might make. Meet at teh Extension office at 9:45 am. http://www.scrapexchange.org/

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Thu May 1, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away

Participants learn that loving money means taking care of it. By starting with basic budgeting and working through spending, credit, getting out of debt and wealthy building; this series leads participants through a process on which to build a financial future. Classes held at the Johnston County Extension Office. Please call 919-989-5380 to register.

Johnston County Center Yam Thing Contest Entries Taken Fri May 2, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Corner of Johnston & 2nd Streets, Behind the Courthouse in Smithfield
— 2 weeks away
Johnston County Center Yam Thing Contest Entries Sat May 3, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Corner of Johnston & 2nd Streets, Behind Courthouse in Smithfield
— 2 weeks away
Johnston County Center County Photography Entries DUE Tue May 6 (All Day Event) Where:
4-H Office
— 3 weeks away

Entries are preferred digitally, but will be accepted in hard copy, but must be in the 4-H Office by this date.

Contact Teresa Byrd for more information - 919-989-5380

Johnston County Center Chill Your Bill Tue May 6, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away

Are you throwing away money in cooling or heating? Do you need help determining where you are loosing the fuel cost battle? Learn to save money on your home energy bill. Call the Extension office to register.

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Thu May 8, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away

Participants learn that loving money means taking care of it. By starting with basic budgeting and working through spending, credit, getting out of debt and wealthy building; this series leads participants through a process on which to build a financial future. Classes held at the Johnston County Extension Office. Please call 919-989-5380 to register.

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon May 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 4 weeks away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Thu May 15, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away

Participants learn that loving money means taking care of it. By starting with basic budgeting and working through spending, credit, getting out of debt and wealthy building; this series leads participants through a process on which to build a financial future. Classes held at the Johnston County Extension Office. Please call 919-989-5380 to register.

Johnston County Center Canning Workshop, Vegetables Sat May 17, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 1 month away

Learn how to preserve summer vegetables fresh from your garden or farmers market!
Pressure canning instruction.
$25 registration fee.

To register, please send payment, along with your name, phone number, and the class in which you wish to attend, to the Johnston County Cooperative Extension Office. Make checks payable to Johnston County Ag Center and send to:

Johnston County Cooperative Extension
2736 NC 210 Hwy.
Smithfield, NC 27577.

For questions, please call (919) 989-5380.

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Thu May 22, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 1 month away

Participants learn that loving money means taking care of it. By starting with basic budgeting and working through spending, credit, getting out of debt and wealthy building; this series leads participants through a process on which to build a financial future. Classes held at the Johnston County Extension Office. Please call 919-989-5380 to register.

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Thu May 29, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 1 month away

Participants learn that loving money means taking care of it. By starting with basic budgeting and working through spending, credit, getting out of debt and wealthy building; this series leads participants through a process on which to build a financial future. Classes held at the Johnston County Extension Office. Please call 919-989-5380 to register.

Johnston County Center County Council/ 4-H Leader/Volunteer Meeting Thu May 29, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
4-H Office
— 1 month away

County Council Officers should arrive at 6:00PM, all others at 6:30PM.

Johnston County Center SED 4-H Horse Show Fri May 30- Mon Jun 2, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Williamston, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Jun 9, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 2 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center 4-H Alumni Board Mtg Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Extension Office, Smithfield, NC
— 2 months away
Johnston County Center 4-H Horse Camp Sun Jun 15- Sun Jun 22, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Millstone 4-H Camp, Mallard Drive, Ellerbe, NC, United States
— 2 months away
Johnston County Center How Sew? Mon Jun 16, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 months away

Have a sewing machine, but don't know how to use it? Jayne McBurney, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent will help you navigate your sewing machine. Sign up for one day, and each day is limited to three (machines, that is, if Mom and son or daughter want to come, that is fine). This is NOT a repair clinic, but a learning opportunity.

Johnston County Center Homebuyer Workshop Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 months away

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, along with realistic expectations of a home purchase.

All workshops begin at 4pm and end by 7pm, and are held at the Extension Office located at 2736 NC 210 Highway, Smithfield. Please call 919-989-5380 to register.


If you have questions regarding the workshops, please contact Jayne by phone at 919-989-5380 or via e-mail: jayne_mcburney@ncsu.edu.

Johnston County Center How Sew? Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 months away

Have a sewing machine, but don't know how to use it? Jayne McBurney, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent will help you navigate your sewing machine. Sign up for one day, and each day is limited to three (machines, that is, if Mom and son or daughter want to come, that is fine). This is NOT a repair clinic, but a learning opportunity.

Johnston County Center How Sew? Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 months away

Have a sewing machine, but don't know how to use it? Jayne McBurney, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent will help you navigate your sewing machine. Sign up for one day, and each day is limited to three (machines, that is, if Mom and son or daughter want to come, that is fine). This is NOT a repair clinic, but a learning opportunity.

Johnston County Center State 4-H Congress Sat Jun 21, 2014 @ 8:00 AM -Tue Jun 24, 2014 @ 9:00 AM Where:
Raleigh, NC, United States
— 2 months away
Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 2 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center Canning Workshop, Pickling Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 months away

Learn how to pickle!
This instruction includes fermented and acidified pickling.
Hot water bath canning instruction.
Registration fee: $25.

To register, please send payment, along with your name, phone number, and the class in which you wish to attend, to the Johnston County Cooperative Extension Office. Make checks payable to Johnston County Ag Center and send to:

Johnston County Cooperative Extension
2736 NC 210 Hwy.
Smithfield, NC 27577.

For questions, please call (919) 989-5380.

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 3 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center Canning Workshop, Meat & Poultry Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 3 months away

Learn how to preserve meat and poultry!
Registration fee: $25.

To register, please send payment, along with your name, phone number, and the class in which you wish to attend, to the Johnston County Cooperative Extension Office. Make checks payable to Johnston County Ag Center and send to:

Johnston County Cooperative Extension
2736 NC 210 Hwy.
Smithfield, NC 27577.

For questions, please call (919) 989-5380.

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 3 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 4 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center County Council/ 4-H Leader/Volunteer Meeting Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
4-H Office
— 4 months away

County Council officers should arrive at 6:00PM, all others at 6:30PM.

Johnston County Center Canning Workshop, Dehydrating Sat Aug 23, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 4 months away

Learn the ins and outs of dehydration!
Registration fee: $25.

To register, please send payment, along with your name, phone number, and the class in which you wish to attend, to the Johnston County Cooperative Extension Office. Make checks payable to Johnston County Ag Center and send to:

Johnston County Cooperative Extension
2736 NC 210 Hwy.
Smithfield, NC 27577.

For questions, please call (919) 989-5380.

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 4 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center State 4-H Council Conference Sat Sep 6- Mon Sep 8, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Raleigh
— 5 months away
Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Sep 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 5 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center ECA County Council Mon Sep 8, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Lab
— 5 months away

ECA members will meet to plan the upcoming Heritage Quilt Show to be held October9, 10, 11 and discuss other county ECA Business.

Johnston County Center 4-H Alumni Board Mtg. Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Extension Office, Smithfield, NC
— 5 months away
Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 5 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center State 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament Sat Sep 27 (All Day Event) — 5 months away
Johnston County Center Volunteer Conference of Southern States Thu Oct 2- Mon Oct 6, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
Rock Eagle 4-H Center Eatonton, Ga
— 6 months away
Johnston County Center Fall Showcase Entries Accepted Mon Oct 6, 2014 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
4-H Office Auditorium
— 6 months away
Johnston County Center Fall Showcase Entry Pick Up Tue Oct 7, 2014 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
4H Office Auditorium
— 6 months away
Johnston County Center National Youth Science Day Tue Oct 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Auditorium
— 6 months away
Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 6 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 6 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center County Council/ 4-H Leaders/Volunteers Meeting Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
4-H Office
— 6 months away

County Council Officers should arrive at 6:00 PM, all others at 6:30PM.

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 7 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 7 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center County Council/ 4-H Leaders/Volunteers Meeting Mon Dec 1, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
4-H Office
— 8 months away

County Council Officers should arrive by 6:00PM, all others 6:30PM.

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Dec 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 8 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 9 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 9 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Feb 9, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 10 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 10 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Mar 9, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 11 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.

Johnston County Center Jo Co Quilters Lab Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 11 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills. During open lab, we work projects together; feel free to bring refreshments or lunch and spend the day here. Sewing machines and materials are provided

Johnston County Center JoCo Quilters Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — 12 months away

Open to anyone with an interest in quilting and refining skills, participants learn from each other to improve the quality of their quilting in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Service projects help us connect with our community while we refine our skills.