MU Extension events calendar
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013
Save Extension, Save a Life
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Biolife (behind Friendly Ford)
1620 East Erie St, Springfield MO map...
Donors can earn money for Greene County Extension and also donate plasma to help save a life.The payoff rates are more in the month of February and there is a coupon price of $30 for your first visit. The next visit will pay $40 and the third visit will bring $50 for a total of $120. A person can give plasma twice in a week. More information about the program available on the Greene County Extension website
Donation blitz for the "Save Our Extension, Save a Life" fundraising effort.
None needed, although the first visit will take at least one hour because of the medical review that is required of all possible donors.
Fighting Obesity Through Active Play: Child Care Provider Training (Session 1 of 2)
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 8 a.m. to noon
Livingston County Health Center
800 Adam Dr, Chillicothe MO map...
Jessica Trussell, MA, Human Development Specialist with MU Extension will focus the ways that child care providers can help fight childhood obesity through active play at the first workshop. At the second workshop, Trussell will discuss how child care providers can build relationships with parents through good communication. Mary Taylor, RN, with LCHC will focus on the Eat Smart 1: Childhood Obesity program during the first workshop. Taylor will discuss Eat Smart 2: Setting the Stage for Healthy Nutrition at the second workshop in March.
Dig In: A Gardening Seminar
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd., St. Peters MO map...
Master Gardeners are kicking off 2013 with Dig In: A Gardening Seminar. Get your gardening juices flowing and join us for a morning packed with gardening information. Pick the topics that are of interest to you in each of three, one-hour sessions. Visit the link below for topic choices.
Call 636-970-3000. Visa, Master Card or Discover accepted.
Additional family members at the same address may register at half price if class handouts are shared.
MU Extension "Farm Page of the Air" radio program (Session 152 of 240)
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Radio station KWTO
This radio program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Morris Westfall conducts the interview with Patrick Byers, MU Extension-Greene County regional horticulture specialist. The program airs several times on Saturday and Sunday on radio stations KWTO, KTXR, and KBFL.
Spring Garden Seminar
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
George Washington Carver Farm—Lincoln University
3804 Bald Hill Rd, Jefferson City MO map...
Choose up to 6 garden classes to attend between 18 different ones offered- 9 each in the morning and the afternoon. One can attend just the morning or the afternoon. All day attendees receive a light lunch. First presentation is at 9, but doors open at 8. more...
First presentation is at 9, but doors open at 8.
Contact the Cole County Extension Center. 573-634-2824. Registration will be closed after 150. more...
$15 for half day
FREE Tax Preparation by Appointment, MWSU, St. Joseph, MO; Feb. 23-24, 2013 (Session 1 of 2)
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Nontraditional Student Services, MWSU
4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph MO map...
Save your MONEY! Get your taxes done for FREE! You can get free tax preparation assistance from IRS certified VITA/TCE preparer. You could qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Dr. Rebecca J. Travnichek, AFC® will prepare:
• Form 1040 (With Schedule A, B, C-EZ, C, EIC & R)
• Form 1040-ES
• Form 2441
• Form 8863
• Form 8812
• State income tax returns [Let tax site know if you have income from states other than MO, KS, and IA.]
Dr. Rebecca J. Travnichek, AFC® will NOT prepare:
• Complicated & Advanced Schedule D
• Form SS-5
• Form 2106
• Form 3903
• Form 8606
• Form 8615
• Injured Spouse
Please see a paid preparer for assistance with complicated returns.
What YOU should bring?
• Government issued Photo Id (Driver’s License) for taxpayer and spouse.
• Valid Social Security cards or ITIN numbers for taxpayer, spouse, and all dependents.
• Birthdates of all primary, secondary, and dependents on the tax return. If married and filing jointly, both spouses should be present.
• All wage and income statements for 2012 (e.g., W-2, W-2G, 1099-R forms).
• Interest and dividend statements from financial institutions (Form 1099) if applicable.
• Proof of day-care expenses paid in 2012 including: provider’s name, address, phone number, and federal ID number.
• A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available.
• To directly deposit your refunds, bring a check or savings book with you to verify the account and bank routing numbers.
One hour 2012 income tax return appointments
Call the Non-Traditional Student Center to make your appointment for free 2012 income tax return preparation.
52nd Annual Western Farm Show (Session 2 of 3)
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1701 American Royal Ct, Kansas City MO map...
The Western Farm Show is at the heart of agriculture and as the Midwest's premier indoor farm show, this is definitely the place to be. There are over 500 exhibitors and 400,000 sq.ft. filled with the latest in farm and ranch equipment, livestock supplies, buildings, fertilizer, feed, seed, tools, irrigation systems and much more.
The Family Living Center features crafts, home improvement ideas and all the supplies you need to make a house a home.
Visit the Health & Safety Roundup Area for health screenings and farm safety and health ideas. Everything is under one roof.
Exhibits will include displays from MU Extension, Division of Food Systems and Bioengineering, Department of Agricultural Systems Management. The displays will showcase the following programs: Missouri AgrAbility, Farm Safety & Health, Gardens For Every Body, Water Quality, On-Farm Energy Efficiency, and more!
Visit a participating Southwestern Association dealers. Click on the "More information about this event" link for a list of dealers.
Buy an adult ticket for $8 at the door or for just $5 when you use a discount coupon.
• $3 off coupons may only be applied to the purchase of tickets to the Western Farm Show
• Note that Children 12 and under are admitted free.
• Click on "more..." to see how to receive your $3 coupon more...
$5.00 with coupon
Robert Broz, BrozR@missouri.edu
Agricultural Engineering, MU Extension
4-H Dog Workshop
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dog trainers new and old are welcome to come as Jason Ewigman presents a workshop for dog members and parents.
Free, call 646-0811 to register.
Polk County 4H Soup Supper & Dessert Auction
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Bolivar Elks Lodge
1990 W. Broadway, Bolivar MO map...
Fundraiser for the Polk County 4-H program.
Soup Supper & Dessert Auction - 4-H County fundraiser
None - call the Polk County Extension office with questions 417-326-4916
When: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, 11 p.m. to Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 6 a.m.
1725 Locust St., Chillicothe MO map...
Come for food, fun and games while building bonds with youth and adults from across NW Missouri!
$10 by 2/20, $15 at the door. Register with 4-H Health Form more...