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Family Fridays with SNAP-Ed

Friday, July 10, 2020

Every week a SNAP-ED educator will bring you a 15min educational family event. These will range from kid friendly recipes to family stretching routines to story time and more.These will be streaming live on Every Friday 11-11:15am.Grab your family and get healthy!

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Goat Yoga

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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Pollinator Gardens

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Butterflies, birds and the other pollinators need host plants for nectar, food and lodging. By introducing three seasons of key pollinator plants into your garden, you can create a pollinator-friendly habitat in your front and back yard. Discover the best planting arrangements as well the many co...

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Virtual Paint Night with the Farm

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

In this Workshop you will: Spark your creativity at home, with Trish’s step-by-step instructions and directions.Learn how to paint with layered watercolors. Gather inspiration and design your very own unique flower.Paint with the beginner in mind and best yet… the whole family can get into this ...

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Preschooler Talk - ONLINE

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with preschoolers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of preschoolers (children between 3-5 years of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Egg to Chick

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Explore the life cycle of the chicken and learn how the chick embryo develops inside the egg. This engaging session brings science alive for students!

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, July 16, 2020

The BFREE team is excited to announce that we will be hosting virtual Baby Cafés to provide breastfeeding support to pregnant and new mothers (and their families) during this challenging time. These sessions, held on Microsoft Teams, will be every Thursday from 10-11:30am. They will be hosted by ...

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How Tomatoes Lost Their Flavor - ONLINE

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Remember how tasty and delicious tomatoes once were? This presentation explores how and why many tomatoes lost their flavor in the last 30 years including their growing, sourcing, distribution and shelf life. We will also discuss ways to find that distinctive flavor of summer.

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Toddler Talk - ONLINE

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with toddlers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of toddlers (children between 12-36 months of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Night Time at the Farm

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Come down to the farm and learn about mysterious nocturnal creatures and even some things that light up the summer sky! Participants will take a sunset wagon ride in hopes of spotting nocturnal wildlife. Meet some night loving critters up close and end the night enjoying a snack under the star...

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How Does your Garden Grow?

Friday, July 17, 2020

In this virtual program, children ages 3-5 will transform into botanists to observe the plant life cycle, learn about all parts of the plant – even the edible plants we eat all the time! They will go on a backyard adventure to see how sustainable agriculture can begin right in your backyard.

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Family Fridays with SNAP-Ed

Friday, July 17, 2020

Every week a SNAP-ED educator will bring you a 15min educational family event. These will range from kid friendly recipes to family stretching routines to story time and more.These will be streaming live on Every Friday 11-11:15am.Grab your family and get healthy!

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Getting Ready to Babysit

Saturday, July 18, 2020

This course is designed to help teens develop the skills necessary for the responsibility of being a sitter—child safety, developmental stages of children and how to plan activities that are age appropriate. Course certification and youth guide are included.

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Plants & Backyard Farm

Monday, July 20, 2020

In this virtual program, students will transform into botanists to observe the plant life cycle, learn about all parts of the plant – even the edible plants we eat all the time! They will go on a backyard adventure to see how sustainable agriculture can begin right in your backyard.

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Plants and Backyard Farm

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

In this virtual program, students will transform into botanists to observe the plant life cycle, learn about all parts of the plant – even the edible plants we eat all the time! They will go on a backyard adventure to see how sustainable agriculture can begin right in your backyard.

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Toddler Talk - ONLINE

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with toddlers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of toddlers (children between 12-36 months of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Hummingbirds in your Garden - ONLINE

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Create the proper habitat for these magical creatures by providing them with nectar sources from appropriate flowers and sugar feeders. If you build the right garden for them, they will come! Discover amazing facts about these tiny birds while viewing photographs of them in action.Horticultur...

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The Gardens of Downton Abbey - ONLINE

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Looking for a fix of Lady Mary or Mr. Carson? Come to the grounds of Highclere Castle, the setting location of the BBC series. The Highclere gardens owe much of their inspiration to Capability Brown, the famous 18th century landscape designer. The Secret Garden, the White Garden, the Monks...

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, July 23, 2020

The BFREE team is excited to announce that we will be hosting virtual Baby Cafés to provide breastfeeding support to pregnant and new mothers (and their families) during this challenging time. These sessions, held on Microsoft Teams, will be every Thursday from 10-11:30am. They will be hosted by ...

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Insects

Thursday, July 23, 2020

In this virtual program, students will explore the amazing world of insects including body structure, insect lifestyles, habitats, adaptions and the role insects play as pollinators and recyclers.

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Preschooler Talk - ONLINE

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with preschoolers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of preschoolers (children between 3-5 years of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Family Fridays with SNAP-Ed

Friday, July 24, 2020

Every week a SNAP-ED educator will bring you a 15min educational family event. These will range from kid friendly recipes to family stretching routines to story time and more.These will be streaming live on Every Friday 11-11:15am.Grab your family and get healthy!

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Getting Ready to Babysit

Friday, July 24, 2020

This course is designed to help teens develop the skills necessary for the responsibility of being a sitter—child safety, developmental stages of children and how to plan activities that are age appropriate. Course certification and youth guide are included.

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The High Line: Lessons for Gardeners - ONLINE

Friday, July 24, 2020

The High Line is a jewel of a NYC destination garden.Native plants and grasses have been used to create a green oasis in the middle of a city. This presentation features key landscape lessons from the High Line that are ideal for Long Island gardeners to bring into their yard.Peconic Landing,...

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Goat Yoga

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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teen babysitter and young child

Getting Ready to Babysit

Monday, July 27, 2020

This course is designed to help teens develop the skills necessary for the responsibility of being a sitter—child safety, developmental stages of children and how to plan activities that are age appropriate. Course certification and youth guide are included.

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planting tomatoes

Plants and Backyard Farm

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

In this virtual program, students will transform into botanists to observe the plant life cycle, learn about all parts of the plant – even the edible plants we eat all the time! They will go on a backyard adventure to see how sustainable agriculture can begin right in your backyard.

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Preschooler Talk - ONLINE

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with preschoolers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of preschoolers (children between 3-5 years of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, July 30, 2020

The BFREE team is excited to announce that we will be hosting virtual Baby Cafés to provide breastfeeding support to pregnant and new mothers (and their families) during this challenging time. These sessions, held on Microsoft Teams, will be every Thursday from 10-11:30am. They will be hosted by ...

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Pollinator Gardens - ONLINE

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Butterflies, birds and the other pollinators need host plants for nectar, food and lodging. By introducing three seasons of key pollinator plants into your garden, you can create a pollinator-friendly habitat in your front and back yard. Discover the best planting arrangements as well the many...

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Toddler Talk - ONLINE

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with toddlers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of toddlers (children between 12-36 months of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Family Fridays with SNAP-Ed

Friday, July 31, 2020

Every week a SNAP-ED educator will bring you a 15min educational family event. These will range from kid friendly recipes to family stretching routines to story time and more.These will be streaming live on Every Friday 11-11:15am.Grab your family and get healthy!

Read more

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Goat Yoga

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

Read more

planting tomatoes

Plants and Backyard Farm

Monday, August 3, 2020

In this virtual program, students will transform into botanists to observe the plant life cycle, learn about all parts of the plant – even the edible plants we eat all the time! They will go on a backyard adventure to see how sustainable agriculture can begin right in your backyard.

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Nature at Night

Monday, August 3, 2020

In this virtual program, students will discover some mysterious creatures that come out at night. They will learn how creatures like bats, owls and even bugs benefit our environment while we are asleep!

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Preschooler Talk - ONLINE

Monday, August 3, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with preschoolers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of preschoolers (children between 3-5 years of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Insects

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

In this virtual program, students will explore the amazing world of insects including body structure, insect lifestyles, habitats, adaptions and the role insects play as pollinators and recyclers.

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Lawns Love Fall

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Early fall is the perfect time to give your lawn a makeover! Learn how to make your lawn a more environmentally friendly green space while maintaining a healthy and attractive landscape. Grass seed features, mowing, watering and organic amendments will be discussed. Suitable groundcovers and othe...

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Toddler Talk - ONLINE

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with toddlers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of toddlers (children between 12-36 months of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The BFREE team is excited to announce that we will be hosting virtual Baby Cafés to provide breastfeeding support to pregnant and new mothers (and their families) during this challenging time. These sessions, held on Microsoft Teams, will be every Thursday from 10-11:30am. They will be hosted by ...

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Preschooler Talk - ONLINE

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with preschoolers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of preschoolers (children between 3-5 years of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Goat Yoga

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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Toddler Talk - ONLINE

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with toddlers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of toddlers (children between 12-36 months of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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The Gardens of Downton Abbey - ONLINE

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Looking for a fix of Lady Mary or Mr. Carson? Come to the grounds of Highclere Castle, the setting location of the BBC series. The Highclere gardens owe much of their inspiration to Capability Brown, the famous 18th century landscape designer. The Secret Garden, the White Garden, the Monks...

Read more

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Preschooler Talk - ONLINE

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with preschoolers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of preschoolers (children between 3-5 years of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, August 13, 2020

The BFREE team is excited to announce that we will be hosting virtual Baby Cafés to provide breastfeeding support to pregnant and new mothers (and their families) during this challenging time. These sessions, held on Microsoft Teams, will be every Thursday from 10-11:30am. They will be hosted by ...

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Lawns Love Fall - ONLINE

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Early fall is the perfect time to give your lawn a makeover! Learn how to make your lawn a more environmentally friendly green space while maintaining a healthy and attractive landscape. Grass seed features, mowing, watering and organic amendments will be discussed. Suitable groundcovers and othe...

Read more

Preparing your lawnmower for winter

Lawns Love Fall - ONLINE

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Early fall is the perfect time to give your lawn a makeover! Learn how to make your lawn a more environmentally friendly green space while maintaining a healthy and attractive landscape. Grass seed features, mowing, watering and organic amendments will be discussed. Suitable groundcovers and othe...

Read more

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Toddler Talk - ONLINE

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with toddlers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of toddlers (children between 12-36 months of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

Read more

Great Horned Owl

Night Time on the Farm

Friday, August 14, 2020

In this virtual program, children ages 3-5 will discover some mysterious creatures that come out at night. They will learn how creatures like bats, owls and even bugs benefit our environment while we are asleep!

Read more

Great Horned Owl

Nature at Night

Monday, August 17, 2020

In this virtual program, students will discover some mysterious creatures that come out at night. They will learn how creatures like bats, owls and even bugs benefit our environment while we are asleep!

Read more

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Preschooler Talk - ONLINE

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with preschoolers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of preschoolers (children between 3-5 years of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Toddler Talk - ONLINE

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Join us for open conversations about living with toddlers! These 45 minute talks are for parents and other caregivers of toddlers (children between 12-36 months of age.) There is no fee to participate in these conversations, however advanced registration is required. Contact Jane Juran to...

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, August 20, 2020

The BFREE team is excited to announce that we will be hosting virtual Baby Cafés to provide breastfeeding support to pregnant and new mothers (and their families) during this challenging time. These sessions, held on Microsoft Teams, will be every Thursday from 10-11:30am. They will be hosted by ...

Read more

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The High Line: Lessons for Gardeners - ONLINE

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

The High Line is a jewel of a NYC destination garden.Native plants and grasses have been used to create a green oasis in the middle of a city. This presentation features key landscape lessons from the High Line that are ideal for Long Island gardeners to bring into their yard.

Read more

Great Horned Owl

Nature at Night

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

In this virtual program, students will discover some mysterious creatures that come out at night. They will learn how creatures like bats, owls and even bugs benefit our environment while we are asleep!

Read more

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The BFREE team is excited to announce that we will be hosting virtual Baby Cafés to provide breastfeeding support to pregnant and new mothers (and their families) during this challenging time. These sessions, held on Microsoft Teams, will be every Thursday from 10-11:30am. They will be hosted by ...

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Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for Labor Day.

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Magic of Compost

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Compost is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including outside and indoor composting, aerobic and anaerobic techniques, worm and lasagna approaches.

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Goat Yoga

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

Read more

Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! 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 to ATTEND once registrat...

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Gardening Tips from the Highline - ONLINE

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The High Line is a jewel of a NYC destination garden. Native plants and grasses have been used to create a green oasis in the middle of a city. This presentation features key landscape lessons from the High Line that are ideal for Long Island gardeners to bring into their yard

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Goat Yoga

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

Read more

Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! 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 to ATTEND once registrat...

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Magic of Compost - ONLINE

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Compost is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including outside and indoor composting, aerobic and anaerobic techniques, worm and lasagna approaches.

Read more

Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! 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 to ATTEND once registrat...

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Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! 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 to ATTEND once registrat...

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Secrets of Soil

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Soil is the underlying secret of garden success. Explore what your vegetables, flowers and shrubs need for healthy growth. Discover how to grow more productive ornamental and edible plants in your landscape. Learn what improves soil structure, fertility and water retention. Get ready to get your ...

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The Highline: Lessons for your Garden - ONLINE

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

The High Line is a jewel of a NYC destination garden.Native plants and grasses have been used to create a green oasis in the middle of a city. This presentation features key landscape lessons from the High Line that are ideal for Long Island gardeners to bring into their yard.

Read more

Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! 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 to ATTEND once registrat...

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Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! 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 to ATTEND once registrat...

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Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension will be closed Thursday and Friday to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on...

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CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for the Holidays.

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CLOSED for New Year's

Thursday, December 31, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for New Year's.

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