MU Extension events calendar
Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014
MU Extension "Farm Page of the Air" radio program (Session 202 of 211)
When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, 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.
Healthy Lifestyle Initiative -- Nixa (Session 24 of 25)
When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mathews Elementary School, Nixa
Iron Chef “Battle of the Food Truck Mash-Up”. Eighteen K-12 teams will demonstrate their culinary skills, using healthy ingredients including mystery ingredients; to decide whose cuisine reigns supreme. Educational and physical activity session included.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training
When: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, 9 a.m. to Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, noon
Ste. Genevieve County Health Department, lower level (rear of the building)
115 Basler drive, Ste. Genevieve MO map...
A Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will be held in February that is open to all interested adults and teens. Through this program you'll learn about emergency preparedness and basic disaster response skills, such as how to operate a fire extinguisher, light search and rescue, emergency medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.
The three-day program will be held Feb. 4, 9:00 to 3:00; Feb. 11, 9;00 to 3:00, and Feb. 18, 9:00 to noon (this final day is a disaster simulation exercise).
Call the Ste. Genevieve County Health Department, (573) 883-7411.
Beekeeper Classes - Beginning Beekeeping (Session 2 of 2)
When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...
Three Rivers Beekeepers and the University of Missouri Extension Center for St. Charles County are offering an introduction to beekeeping class Friday and Saturday February 7 and 8, from 7:00 p.m. Come learn about the fascinating honeybee and learn whether beekeeping may be for you.
Introduction to Beekeeping - topics include locating the hive, getting stung, bee life cycle, hive live cycle, hive types, protective clothing, costs, plus more basic information.
Follow the registration link for call the Extension Center at 636-970-3000 more...
Focus on Kids
When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Meeting Room 3 in the basement of Union Memorial Auditorium in Union.
500 East Locust Street, Union MO map...
More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.
2 1/2 hour interactive workshop to help parents understand how to make divorce more successful for their children.
Contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084. Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class. $40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.
Classes are court ordered parenting classes for divorcing parents with minor age children, divorced parents who are filing a motion to modify, or never marrieds who are parents of a minor age child.
Fee can be waived by Family Court Administrator
When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon