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Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018

Land O Lakes Youth Fair Non Livestock Exhibits (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Thursday, July 26, 2018, 3 p.m. to Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, 6 p.m.

Where:  
Ozark Empire Fair E-plex
3001 N. Grant Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Non Livestock Exhibits will be accepted from Cedar and St. Clair Counties only. Open to FFA, 4-H members and including Clover Kids.

Session topic:

4-H exhibits that qualified to be on display at Ozark Empire Fair will be on display July 26 to August 4 from 11am to 9pm.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Linda Heryford, heryfordl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cedar County
phone: 417-276-3313




Canceled: Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...



2018 Marion County Jr. Fair

When:  Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 5 p.m. to Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, noon

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Femrite, femrites@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Audrain County
phone: 573-581-3231




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1- CCHW Swope Parkway (Session 6 of 20)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Description:

SSSH is an effective strength training program designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance in a safe, structured environment. Participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health. We encourage participants to attend 10 or more of the 16 total sessions. It is also encouraged that participants increase their weights as the class progresses to build strength in their muscles.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 2 (Session 13 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Cooper County Extension Office at 660-882-5661.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 13 of 18)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn, safe, and effective. You will gradually increase your strength, endurance, and improve your balance.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Cooper County MU Extension Office at 660-882-5661.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




SkillUP (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
botanical gardens
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

SkillUp 101 is a class for individuals who are enrolled in the SkillUp program. A series of 5 classes will be offered to help individuals with life skills. The curriculum is "Tackling the Tough Skills." Participants will learn about the importance of a good attitude in the first session

Registration:

To Register call 855-278-0354

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Boost your Brain & Memory: Brain Fitness Class (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health. Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance.

Registration:

To register for this class call (660) 882-5661 or stop by the Cooper County University of Missouri Extension Office located at 510 Jackson Road, Suite A, Boonville, MO 65233.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Food Preservation: Pickling

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Thies Farm and Greenhouses
3200 Greens Bottom Road, St. Charles MO map...

Description:

This hands-on program is intended to provide participants with a solid foundation in home canning and preserving using up-to-date, research-based procedural recommendations, tested recipes and that assist the consumer in safely preserving their produce. In this specific course, participants will learn how to safely make pickled vegetables. Every participant will go home with a freshly canned jar of pickles. Class size is limited so register today!

Registration:

To register, call (636) 447-2230 or email Fran@thiesfarm.com.

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Drought Management for Livestock Producers-Mercer County

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
807 E. Hickland Street, Princeton MO map...

Description:

Topics include: Pasture management, emergency annual forages, nitrate toxicity, extending hay supplies, and economics of culling and feed purchase decisions.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jenna Monnig, monnigjm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Mercer County
phone: 660-748-3315




Freezer Meals

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Description:

With today’s hectic schedules it is hard to find time to sit down for a family meal let alone make one. Freezer meals are a great way to have a healthy dinner and spend more time with the family. In this class we will prepare freezer meals for you to take home to give you the family time you need.

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




A Matter of Balance (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 9 p.m.

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This program is taught by University of Missouri Extension Specialists and consists of eight, two-hour sessions. The sessions help participants learn how to view falls and the fear of falling as something controllable. There will also be information on how to set realistic goals for increasing activity, as well as how to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors. In general the program promotes exercise to increase strength and balance to help reduce the risk of falls in older adults.

Registration:

To register call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-546-4431

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909