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Southampton Arts Center - Winter Vacation Workshops 2017
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Southampton Arts Center - Winter Vacation Workshops 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

ART + SCIENCE – Winter Vacation Workshops with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Marine ProgramTuesday to Friday, February 21-24 | 11:30AM to 12:30PM | Ages 3-7* | FREE (Registration separate for each session)*Children must be accompanied by an adult; This is not a drop-off program....

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Winter Break Camp at the Farm
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Winter Break Camp at the Farm

Friday, February 24, 2017

The Suffolk County Farm and Education Center is the perfect place to spend a week this winter! Each camp will utilize all that the farm has to offer, including animal encounters, wagon rides, and tons of open space and hidden nooks. Each day, choose one of the unique options for a custo...

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Living Healthy with Diabetes
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Living Healthy with Diabetes

Monday, February 27, 2017

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US for this 6-week workshop! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE...

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Long Island Horticulture Conference
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Long Island Horticulture Conference

Thursday, March 2, 2017

We invite you to join us for the 27th Annual Long Island Horticulture Conference! Landscapers, nursery growers, arborists, landscape designers and architects, turf managers, and others in the horticulture industry throughout Long Island and beyond are invited to attend.Click here for a registrati...

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Parenting Skills Workshop Series
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Parenting Skills Workshop Series

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Join us for an eight session parent education program presented by the Family Health and Wellness Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension. Learn new, positive skills that will replace ineffective behaviors and parenting practices. Each session is designed with hands-on activities so that part...

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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program
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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 2, 2017

For High School Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: March 4 or 12Lecture Series on Thurs evenings 7:00-8:45pm at The Yaphank BuildingLecture topic examples: Veterinary Colleges and Admiss...

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First Fridays
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First Fridays

Friday, March 3, 2017

A series of ½ day professional development workshops providing research-based information and practical ideas for professionals who work with children, youth and families.March 3 - The Digital GenerationFacilitator: Tim Jahn, M.Ed, Human Ecology SpecialistThe young people we care for, teac...

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Living Healthy with Diabetes
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Living Healthy with Diabetes

Monday, March 6, 2017

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US for this 6-week workshop! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE...

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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes
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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes

Monday, March 6, 2017

Diabetes Meal Planning For Beginners - March 6In this class we will provide an introduction to meal planning, portion sizes and heart healthy eating for diabetes.Medications and Monitoring your blood sugar - March 13In this class we will talk about the medications that are often recommended for p...

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New York State Berry Growers Association Winter Regional Workshops
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New York State Berry Growers Association Winter Regional Workshops

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

As dramatic weather events increase, pest pressure intensifies, and local markets vitalize, New York berry growers are looking for ways to protect their crop and lengthen their season. Growers and educators are researching techniques for growing berries under cover. These day-long workshop w...

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Winter Playdate On The Farm
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Winter Playdate On The Farm

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Looking for something to do on a cold winter day? Join us for a Playdate! Our Early Childhood Classroom is toasty warm and filled with lots of things to play with, craft supplies to use, and fun activities to discover. Get your friends together or come and make some new ones. Take part in ...

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Winter Playdate On The Farm
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Winter Playdate On The Farm

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Looking for something to do on a cold winter day? Join us for a Playdate! Our Early Childhood Classroom is toasty warm and filled with lots of things to play with, craft supplies to use, and fun activities to discover. Get your friends together or come and make some new ones. Take part in ...

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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program
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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 9, 2017

For High School Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: March 4 or 12Lecture Series on Thurs evenings 7:00-8:45pm at The Yaphank BuildingLecture topic examples: Veterinary Colleges and Admiss...

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St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
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St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Join us for the Farm’s annual Pot o’ Gold Hunt. Come in anytime between 10am and 2pm.Includes scavenger hunt, wagon ride, light refreshments, and animal feeding.Fun for all ages.

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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes
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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes

Monday, March 13, 2017

Diabetes Meal Planning For Beginners - March 6In this class we will provide an introduction to meal planning, portion sizes and heart healthy eating for diabetes.Medications and Monitoring your blood sugar - March 13In this class we will talk about the medications that are often recommended for p...

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WPS Train-The-Trainer Program

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

In the revised Worker Protection Standard (WPS), effective January 2017, worker training must be conducted by certified applicators, approved trainers, and persons who have completed an EPA-approved train-the-trainer course. If you are not a certified pesticide applicator, you are not approve...

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Chick Incubation & Embryology Teacher Training Workshops
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Chick Incubation & Embryology Teacher Training Workshops

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

For all grade levels, special education classrooms, day care facilities, 4-H clubs, libraries, girl and boy scouts. WORKSHOP TOPICS INCLUDE: Setting up and maintaining incubator and equipment Correct methods and practical tips for hatching eggs Candling eggs Chick care a...

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Winter Playdate On The Farm
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Winter Playdate On The Farm

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Looking for something to do on a cold winter day? Join us for a Playdate! Our Early Childhood Classroom is toasty warm and filled with lots of things to play with, craft supplies to use, and fun activities to discover. Get your friends together or come and make some new ones. Take part in ...

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Winter Playdate On The Farm
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Winter Playdate On The Farm

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Looking for something to do on a cold winter day? Join us for a Playdate! Our Early Childhood Classroom is toasty warm and filled with lots of things to play with, craft supplies to use, and fun activities to discover. Get your friends together or come and make some new ones. Take part in ...

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Brush Strokes For The Bays
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Brush Strokes For The Bays

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Brush Strokes for the Bays painting sessions hosted in partnership with the Southampton Arts Center.Channel your inner artist and enjoy a night out with friends! Carolyn Munaco will provide the artistic guidance you need to create a marine-themed work of art to take home!Printable FlyerProceeds...

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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program
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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 16, 2017

For High School Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: March 4 or 12Lecture Series on Thurs evenings 7:00-8:45pm at The Yaphank BuildingLecture topic examples: Veterinary Colleges and Admiss...

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Jr. Iron Chef
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Jr. Iron Chef

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Join us for the fourth annual Junior Iron Chef Competition! Middle and high school students are invited to compete, in teams of 3-5, to create unique dishes that feature local and USDA commodity ingredients. The goal is to create an awareness and appreciation of the sustainable food system and ...

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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes
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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes

Monday, March 20, 2017

Diabetes Meal Planning For Beginners - March 6In this class we will provide an introduction to meal planning, portion sizes and heart healthy eating for diabetes.Medications and Monitoring your blood sugar - March 13In this class we will talk about the medications that are often recommended for p...

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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course
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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Who Should AttendFruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way ...

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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course
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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Who Should AttendFruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way ...

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Taste NY at the LI Welcome Center Producer Meet-Up
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Taste NY at the LI Welcome Center Producer Meet-Up

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

As part of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County’s work with the Taste NY program, we are offering an evening to meet and discuss marketing opportunities for local farmers and food producers. Taste NY at the LI Welcome Center opened in October of 2016 and is located between exit...

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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program
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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 23, 2017

For High School Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: March 4 or 12Lecture Series on Thurs evenings 7:00-8:45pm at The Yaphank BuildingLecture topic examples: Veterinary Colleges and Admiss...

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I Spy Signs of Spring
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I Spy Signs of Spring

Monday, March 27, 2017

through Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the chi...

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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes
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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes

Monday, March 27, 2017

Diabetes Meal Planning For Beginners - March 6In this class we will provide an introduction to meal planning, portion sizes and heart healthy eating for diabetes.Medications and Monitoring your blood sugar - March 13In this class we will talk about the medications that are often recommended for p...

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Plan, Shop, Save
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Plan, Shop, Save

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

By participating in this workshop, participants will learn how planning, comparing prices, and using a shopping list can help save money. All participants will leave knowing how to eat healthy on a budget!To register call: 516-489-2220

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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program
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2017 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 30, 2017

For High School Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors Veterinarian Shadowing ExperienceTour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Education Center: March 4 or 12Lecture Series on Thurs evenings 7:00-8:45pm at The Yaphank BuildingLecture topic examples: Veterinary Colleges and Admiss...

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Raising Backyard Chickens
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Raising Backyard Chickens

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Thinking about raising chickens? Come learn at our FREE event.Q&A from 11:00 am- 3:00 pmLecture presentation at 11am & 1pmNo need to register but seats are limited in lectures.Stroll the farm with the family, visit with our chickens and other farm animals, & sign up for chick/hen purchases.To...

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Open House at Peconic Dunes
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Open House at Peconic Dunes

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp is located on the North Fork of Long Island's East End. We are Long Island's day and overnight camp specialist. Peconic Dunes offers many educational and recreational activities. One feature that makes us unique is our two waterfronts, the freshwater Great Pond on ...

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Let's Get Hopping
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Let's Get Hopping

Monday, April 3, 2017

through Saturday, April 8, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the chi...

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First Fridays
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First Fridays

Friday, April 7, 2017

A series of ½ day professional development workshops providing research-based information and practical ideas for professionals who work with children, youth and families.March 3 - The Digital GenerationFacilitator: Tim Jahn, M.Ed, Human Ecology SpecialistThe young people we care for, teac...

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Watch it Grow
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Watch it Grow

Monday, April 10, 2017

through Saturday, April 14, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the ...

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Spring Break Camp at the Farm
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Spring Break Camp at the Farm

Monday, April 10, 2017

For Grades K-6 If your child loves nature, being outdoors, animals, hands-on activities, and making new friends, then the Suffolk County Farm is the place to be for a week off from school! Students will enjoy age appropriate activities utilizing our century old, 200-acre working farm and enviro...

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High School Animal Experience
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High School Animal Experience

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Get experience with farm animals during Spring break!This 4-H program includes classroom instruction to learn animal husbandry techniques as well as hands-on work with llamas, poultry, sheep, goats, equine, cattle & pigs.Pre-registration required. Call (631) 852-4600 to register with a Visa or Ma...

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Spring Break Camp at the Farm
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Spring Break Camp at the Farm

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

For Grades K-6 If your child loves nature, being outdoors, animals, hands-on activities, and making new friends, then the Suffolk County Farm is the place to be for a week off from school! Students will enjoy age appropriate activities utilizing our century old, 200-acre working farm and enviro...

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High School Animal Experience
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High School Animal Experience

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Get experience with farm animals during Spring break!This 4-H program includes classroom instruction to learn animal husbandry techniques as well as hands-on work with llamas, poultry, sheep, goats, equine, cattle & pigs.Pre-registration required. Call (631) 852-4600 to register with a Visa or Ma...

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Spring Break Camp at the Farm
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Spring Break Camp at the Farm

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

For Grades K-6 If your child loves nature, being outdoors, animals, hands-on activities, and making new friends, then the Suffolk County Farm is the place to be for a week off from school! Students will enjoy age appropriate activities utilizing our century old, 200-acre working farm and enviro...

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High School Animal Experience
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High School Animal Experience

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Get experience with farm animals during Spring break!This 4-H program includes classroom instruction to learn animal husbandry techniques as well as hands-on work with llamas, poultry, sheep, goats, equine, cattle & pigs.Pre-registration required. Call (631) 852-4600 to register with a Visa or Ma...

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Spring Break Camp at the Farm
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Spring Break Camp at the Farm

Thursday, April 13, 2017

For Grades K-6 If your child loves nature, being outdoors, animals, hands-on activities, and making new friends, then the Suffolk County Farm is the place to be for a week off from school! Students will enjoy age appropriate activities utilizing our century old, 200-acre working farm and enviro...

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High School Animal Experience
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High School Animal Experience

Friday, April 14, 2017

Get experience with farm animals during Spring break!This 4-H program includes classroom instruction to learn animal husbandry techniques as well as hands-on work with llamas, poultry, sheep, goats, equine, cattle & pigs.Pre-registration required. Call (631) 852-4600 to register with a Visa or Ma...

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Spring Break Camp at the Farm
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Spring Break Camp at the Farm

Friday, April 14, 2017

For Grades K-6 If your child loves nature, being outdoors, animals, hands-on activities, and making new friends, then the Suffolk County Farm is the place to be for a week off from school! Students will enjoy age appropriate activities utilizing our century old, 200-acre working farm and enviro...

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Earth Day
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Earth Day

Monday, April 17, 2017

through Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the ch...

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Spring Gardening School 2017
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Spring Gardening School 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

All classes are taught by Master Gardener Volunteers and Extension Educators. The day consists of workshops held during three sessions, offering information for beginners to advanced gardeners; and new in 2016, a keynote address on “Long Island Native Plants and Pollinators” by Polly Weigand, Exe...

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Who's Hatching?
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Who's Hatching?

Monday, April 24, 2017

through Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the ch...

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Meet the Kids
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Meet the Kids

Monday, May 1, 2017

through Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/c...

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First Fridays
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First Fridays

Friday, May 5, 2017

A series of ½ day professional development workshops providing research-based information and practical ideas for professionals who work with children, youth and families.March 3 - The Digital GenerationFacilitator: Tim Jahn, M.Ed, Human Ecology SpecialistThe young people we care for, teac...

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Mommies on the Farm
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Mommies on the Farm

Monday, May 8, 2017

through Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the ch...

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Pig Tales
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Pig Tales

Monday, May 15, 2017

through Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the chil...

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Spring 2017 Parenting Series
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Spring 2017 Parenting Series

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May 16 & 23 - Living with Toddlers Facilitator: Kerri Kreh Reda, M.P.H. Toddlers can be sweet and charming or feisty and uncooperative.In this two session program parents will gain a better understanding of both early childhood development and temperament, and how each may impact their ...

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Back to the Bays 5K - 2017
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Back to the Bays 5K - 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Save the Date for our 2017 Back to the Bays 5K!The race starts at 9am, We will have an Open House at SCMELC from 10am-Noon.LInks for registration will be available shortly.

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Open House at Peconic Dunes
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Open House at Peconic Dunes

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp is located on the North Fork of Long Island's East End. We are Long Island's day and overnight camp specialist. Peconic Dunes offers many educational and recreational activities. One feature that makes us unique is our two waterfronts, the freshwater Great Pond on ...

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Farm Machines
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Farm Machines

Monday, May 22, 2017

through Friday, May 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the chil...

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Spring 2017 Parenting Series
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Spring 2017 Parenting Series

Monday, May 22, 2017

May 16 & 23 - Living with Toddlers Facilitator: Kerri Kreh Reda, M.P.H. Toddlers can be sweet and charming or feisty and uncooperative.In this two session program parents will gain a better understanding of both early childhood development and temperament, and how each may impact their ...

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Spring 2017 Parenting Series
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Spring 2017 Parenting Series

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May 16 & 23 - Living with Toddlers Facilitator: Kerri Kreh Reda, M.P.H. Toddlers can be sweet and charming or feisty and uncooperative.In this two session program parents will gain a better understanding of both early childhood development and temperament, and how each may impact their ...

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Teddy Bear Picnic
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Teddy Bear Picnic

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

through Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the ch...

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Spring 2017 Parenting Series
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Spring 2017 Parenting Series

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May 16 & 23 - Living with Toddlers Facilitator: Kerri Kreh Reda, M.P.H. Toddlers can be sweet and charming or feisty and uncooperative.In this two session program parents will gain a better understanding of both early childhood development and temperament, and how each may impact their ...

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Spring 2017 Parenting Series
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Spring 2017 Parenting Series

Thursday, June 1, 2017

May 16 & 23 - Living with Toddlers Facilitator: Kerri Kreh Reda, M.P.H. Toddlers can be sweet and charming or feisty and uncooperative.In this two session program parents will gain a better understanding of both early childhood development and temperament, and how each may impact their ...

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Beautiful Butterflies
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Beautiful Butterflies

Monday, June 5, 2017

through Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the chi...

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Spring 2017 Parenting Series
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Spring 2017 Parenting Series

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

May 16 & 23 - Living with Toddlers Facilitator: Kerri Kreh Reda, M.P.H. Toddlers can be sweet and charming or feisty and uncooperative.In this two session program parents will gain a better understanding of both early childhood development and temperament, and how each may impact their ...

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Puddle Jumping
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Puddle Jumping

Monday, June 12, 2017

through Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part of the Learn and Play Early Child Programs Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts and a wagon ride to visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the chi...

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Annual Robert K. Sweeney Summer Fun Days 2017
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Annual Robert K. Sweeney Summer Fun Days 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

A recreational program for children ages 5 - 12 with diabetes, that provides a chance to meet other children with diabetes in a fun, non-clinical atmosphere.Includes:Participation in selected Cornell Farm Education Courses.Specially developed diabetes education programs presented by health care p...

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Annual Robert K. Sweeney Summer Fun Days 2017
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Annual Robert K. Sweeney Summer Fun Days 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

A recreational program for children ages 5 - 12 with diabetes, that provides a chance to meet other children with diabetes in a fun, non-clinical atmosphere.Includes:Participation in selected Cornell Farm Education Courses.Specially developed diabetes education programs presented by health care p...

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