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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!

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Farm Fun Fridays

Friday, August 14, 2020

During this 5 week session, youth will engage in activities related to agriculture, animal science, healthy living, and life skills on a 150 year old working farm.Rooted in the 4-H Positive Youth Development framework, our programs are designed to foster self-esteem, cooperation and respect.For y...

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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!

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Hydrangeas

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Hydrangeas are a reliable summer beauty. They range in bloom time, shape and habit bringing shades of white, pink and deep blue into our gardens. Discover what varieties will extend your summer color from June through September. Also learn when and how to properly prune hydrangeas as some blo...

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Magic of Compost

Tuesday, August 18, 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 appro...

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Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The only thing we know for certain about the 2020-2021 school year is that it will be different than any other. While it may be difficult to plan for the unknown, there are things parents can do now, at home, to better prepare their children for whatever version of school they will have this Fal...

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Preschooler Talk

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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Family Marine Science Night

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

For all ages!Exploring Marine EcosystemsLet’s take a trip around the globe together to explore different marine environments!Looking for a fun way to entertain the entire family this summer?! Since we can’t be in your homes, CCE’s local Marine Biologists have put together 4 different Marine Scien...

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Toddler Talk

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 ...

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Farm Fun Fridays

Friday, August 21, 2020

During this 5 week session, youth will engage in activities related to agriculture, animal science, healthy living, and life skills on a 150 year old working farm.Rooted in the 4-H Positive Youth Development framework, our programs are designed to foster self-esteem, cooperation and respect.For y...

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Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

The only thing we know for certain about the 2020-2021 school year is that it will be different than any other. While it may be difficult to plan for the unknown, there are things parents can do now, at home, to better prepare their children for whatever version of school they will have this Fal...

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the highline - New York City

The High Line: Lessons for Gardeners

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.

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Hummingbirds in your Garden

Tuesday, August 25, 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.

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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!

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Lawn

Lawns Love Fall

Wednesday, August 26, 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 ...

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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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boy with goats

Farm Fun Fridays

Friday, August 28, 2020

During this 5 week session, youth will engage in activities related to agriculture, animal science, healthy living, and life skills on a 150 year old working farm.Rooted in the 4-H Positive Youth Development framework, our programs are designed to foster self-esteem, cooperation and respect.For y...

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Preparing your lawnmower for winter

Lawns Love Fall

Monday, August 31, 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 ...

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Farm Fun Fridays

Friday, September 4, 2020

During this 5 week session, youth will engage in activities related to agriculture, animal science, healthy living, and life skills on a 150 year old working farm.Rooted in the 4-H Positive Youth Development framework, our programs are designed to foster self-esteem, cooperation and respect.For y...

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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.

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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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the highline - New York City

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

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.

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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.

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

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 - New York City

The Highline: Lessons for your Garden

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.

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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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