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Monday, April 29, 2013

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Greene County (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
Greene County Extension Center inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The "Stay Strong, Stay Healthy" program was developed by Tufts University and is designed to help middle-aged and older adults improve strength, flexibility, and balance. According to research conducted by Tufts, strength training improves bone density, can help reduce falls, improves arthritis symptoms, and increases flexibility in middle-aged and older adults and can lead to a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Session topic:

Participants will do warm-up exercises for about 5 minutes. They will do 8 simple strengthening exercises that can be done with or without weights. Cool down stretches will be done at the end of the session.

Registration:

Pre-registration by Wednesday February 27 is required. Please call the Greene County Extension office at 417-881-8909 to register.

Registration
deadline:

2/27/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00




Greene County Extension Council Meeting (Session 3 of 25)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
inside Nathanael Greene Park
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Greene County Extension Council is comprised of 16 publicly elected council members and 4 appointed members who work with MU Extension specialists to provide the county educational program, manage finances of local MU Extension operations, provide personnel to carry out MU Extension activities locally and organize the annual public election of MU Extension council members.  more...

Session topic:

Specific items for this month’s meeting are posted on the Greene County Extension Center website under council business. Meetings are held to approve bills, plan programs and vote on policy related to the local county extension office.

Registration:

None. Meetings are open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Missouri Sunshine Law. Council agendas are posted online prior to each meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Potting Shed University Gardening Classes (Session 9 of 13)

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Weekly gardening class sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Greene County and taught by horticultural experts.

Session topic:

Learn to Identify Common Garden Insect Pests

Registration:

Register and pay at the class.

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909