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Thursday, May 16, 2013

ESMYC - 2013 Radical Challenge Leader Orientation

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where:  
Earnest Shepherd Youth Center
610 E. Shepherd Road

Description:

This 2 1/2 hour workshop teaches the parent volunteers the expectations and philosophy behind the Radical Challenge program. Parents walk the course to learn each event and effective facilitation skills.

Session topic:

This 2 1/2 hour workshop teaches the parent volunteers the expectations and philosophy behind the Radical Challenge program. Parents walk the course to learn each event and effective facilitation skills.

Class size:

128

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sheila Bruns, brunss@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 781-7733




KMZU Radio Interview - High Tunnel Irrigation

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:  
Marshfield MO

Session topic:

This live radio interview will cover the topic of high-tunnel irrigation to produce vegetables for produce markets and home use.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
Webster County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 859-2044




QuickBooks for Beginners

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Lafayette County Extension Center
14 E. 19th St., Higginsville MO map...

Session topic:

Hands-on workshop to learn the basics of QuickBooks. This class targets businesses that have minimal experience with QuickBooks.

Registration:

Call 660-584-3658 or email wiegelw@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

5/10/2013

Class size:

14

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
After May 10, fee increases to $60

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-8777




ESMYC - 2013 Spring Radical Challenges

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Earnest Shepherd Memorial Youth Center
610 E Shepherd Rd, Liberty MO map...

Description:

This program is a field trip opportunity for 5th grade on up. The program falls under experiential education or hands-on learning. The Radical Challenge program is about communication, cooperation, problem-solving, and teambuilding. This is a four hour workshop.

Session topic:

This program is a field trip opportunity for 5th grade on up. The program falls under experiential education or hands-on learning. The Radical Challenge program is about communication, cooperation, problem-solving, and teambuilding. This is a four hour

Class size:

691

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sheila Bruns, brunss@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 781-7733




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 4 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Forsyth Presbytarian Church
Forsyth MO

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) is a 10 week strength training program for older adults

Session topic:

First of 10 sessions. A pre-assessment will be conducted for each participant

Registration:

Call the Taney County University Extension Office 417-546-4431

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
$25.00 for 10 sessions

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Focus on Kids - Phelps

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Office
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Session topic:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
Phelps County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/458-6260




Cooking Matters (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
JOPLIN WIC CLINIC AT HEALTH DEPT
321 E. 4th, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters is a culinary-based nutrition education program that aims at reducing food insecurity and empowering individuals and families with skills to cook at home.

Session topic:

Two hours include: engaging Nutrition & food safety discussions and food preparation. Participants make two recipes and enjoy eating together and discussing skills learned in class. Participants also take home groceries to make one of the recipe at home

Registration:

Registrations will be coordinated by Human resources office: Jan Thurman, Project Director,Human Services Campus,JOPLIN FAMILY YMCA
5708 N School Ave.
Joplin, MO. 64801
(417) 553-4691
(619) 261-8277

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Class is Free

Facilitator:

Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 131 of 207)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Young Sprouts in the Garden

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced (Session 14 of 20)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Session topic:

Participants warm-up and complete a series of 8-10 exercises and cool down.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/679-4167




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 5 of 11)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Disaster Preparedness / Emergency Management (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Pettis County Health Center
Pettis County Health Center, 911 East 16th St., Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Pettis County Public Health Emergency Planning Committee

Session topic:

Committee is lead by the Health Center.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Cost:

$0.00




4-H Community Wide Day Ripley

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Library Annex Building
207 Locust Street , Doniphan MO map...

Session topic:

Do you have children ages 5-18? Have you ever wondered about 4-H or want your child to belong to something? If so come to the Ripley County 4-H Community Wide Day.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




4-H Action Committee for Greene County

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
MU Extension Conference Room
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...

Description:

Meeting of the 4-H Action Committee to address ways to move funding and support for 4-H in Greene County forward. Committee will address establishment of a 4-H endowment as well as other issues that impact 4-H in Greene County.

Session topic:

Agenda items: County 4-H dues; mileage for specialist; use of Botanical Center; policies limiting participation in 4-H fair; 4-H endowment; 4-H audits and checking accounts; United Way funding; funding YPA; improvement of 4-H communication and meetings.

Registration:

Public meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




4-H Council Meeting

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
2nd floor of the courthouse
Court House, 100 Court House Sq Ste 7, Doniphan MO map...

Session topic:

4-H Council Meeting. If you are a 4-H member of volunteer you need to attend this meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Canceled: The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO map...



Operation JumpStart (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Southeast MO State University
Also the class will be available via live ITV at the Southeast Regional Campus in Sikeston, MO
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on 36 hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills.

Session topic:

A hands-on, 36-hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills.

Registration:

Register online more...

Registration
deadline:

5/9/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Master Gardener in Nevada (Session 9 of 9)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Fairgrounds
Centennial Blvd., Nevada MO map...

Description:

Master Gardener Training in Nevada, MO

Session topic:

master gardener training

Registration:

Application due by March 14. Cost is $175 and includes 30 hours of training, notebook, one-time state fees, name tag. Must be able to do 30 hours of volunteer time time back the first year.

Registration
deadline:

3/14/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$175.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Miller, MillerPD@missouri.edu
Vernon County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 448-2560




Building Strong Families (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Christian Church
1201 East Ohio, Clinton MO map...

Description:

MOPS parenting classes are monthly classes held during the school year for Mothers of Preschoolers. Topics include enrichment and education to encourage strong parent/child relationships.

Session topic:

Mothers of Preschooler parenting and family program

Registration:

No pre-registration required. Call Lisa Wallace at 660.885.5556 for information or email her at wallacel@missouri.edu. Fee is $25 a year.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Serving on Public Boards Training Program - Unionville (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Putnam County R-I High School EPN Room
801 South 20th Street, Unionville MO map...

Description:

2 night program to assist public governmental boards to understand the Sunshine Law in Missouri in addition to their other board responsibilties. Topics to be covered include: What the Sunshine Law Is and What it means to Your Board, Fiscal Responsibilties of Boards, How to Hold an Effective Meeting, Record Retention, Board Procedures and Personnel Policies and University of Missouri Extension Resources for Boards.

Registration
deadline:

5/10/2013

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
Putnam County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 947-2705




Serving on Public Boards Training Program - Kahoka (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Clark County High School ITV Room
680 East Main Street , Kahoka MO map...

Description:

2 night program to assist public governmental boards to understand the Sunshine Law in Missouri in addition to their other board responsibilties. Topics to be covered include: What the Sunshine Law Is and What it means to Your Board, Fiscal Responsibilties of Boards, How to Hold an Effective Meeting, Record Retention, Board Procedures and Personnel Policies and University of Missouri Extension Resources for Boards.

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
Putnam County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 947-2705




Serving on Public Boards Training Program - Edina (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Where:  
Knox County R-I High School EPN Room
RR3 Hwy 6 East , Edina MO map...

Description:

2 night program to assist public governmental boards to understand the Sunshine Law in Missouri in addition to their other board responsibilties. Topics to be covered include: What the Sunshine Law Is and What it means to Your Board, Fiscal Responsibilties of Boards, How to Hold an Effective Meeting, Record Retention, Board Procedures and Personnel Policies and University of Missouri Extension Resources for Boards.

Registration
deadline:

5/10/2013

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Joseph Koenen, KoenenJ@missouri.edu
Putnam County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 947-2705




Growing Knowlege at the Farm series (Session 15 of 18)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Rutledge Wilson Farm Park
3825 W. Farm Road 146, Springfield MO map...

Description:

A series of classes for fruit and vegetable growers, designed to help you build your skills as a gardener.

Session topic:

All about vegetable diseases

Registration:

Preregistration required

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Rd., Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Preparing a business plan is one of the most daunting tasks in starting and running a successful business. It could also be the most critical task! Our seminar will explain the fundamentals everyone needs to know before “putting pen to paper.” Attending this seminar will reduce your frustration and save you time and ultimately money. This program is for current and future business owners and focuses on understanding the key components of a business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style, appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan, and other tools and assistance in business planning. Enroll in both this class and Starting A Small Business – The First Steps and receive a $10 discount. more...

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Microsoft Excel for Farm & Business Managers (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Lafayette County Extension Center
14 East 19th Street, Higginsville MO map...

Description:

How to use Excel for financial management and analysis more...

Session topic:

How to use Excel for financial management and analysis

Registration:

Phone 660-584-3658

Registration
deadline:

5/10/2013

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
After May 10th, fee increases to $50.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-8777




2013 Master Gardener Classes (Session 17 of 20)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Session topic:

Herbaceous Ornamentals- Columbia and Adobe Connect to St. Joseph & Gallatin

Registration
deadline:

4/1/2013

Cost:

$110.00

Facilitator:

Timothy Baker, BakerT@missouri.edu
Daviess/Caldwell County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/663-3232




Focus on Kids - Pike County (Session 2 of 9)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
1st Floor Pike County Courthouse meeting room at 115 West Main; Bowling Green, MO 63334 Come to the east door to enter the building.

115 West Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Session topic:

Parent education class for divorcing or separating parents with children. Parents will learn about ways to manage conflicts and disagreements and techniques that can improve communication with co-parent.

Registration:

2013 Focus on Kids Classes in Pike County are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month with the exception of March which is scheduled on the fourth Thursday and September through November which will be the second Thursday of the month. Call 573-324-5464 to register. If you are more than 10 minutes late for the class, you will need to reschedule. Payment of $35 in the form of a money order or cash is required 48 hours prior to the date of the session you are registered to attend. The fee can be mailed to:
University of Missouri Extension
115 West Main
Bowling Green, MO 63334

Class size:

13

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Community Garden Twilight 'Walk and Talk' (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
NE Corner of Broadway and Anderson. Parking in the Montessori School parking lot (directly across Anderson from 719 W. Broadway) is ok if no after school hour event is ongoing.
719 West Broadway , Columbia MO map...

Description:

Join us for a casual Community Garden one hour discussion about a variety of growth and pest issues related to vegetable gardening. The location this month is the Circus Lyons garden, with the host garden leader- Dan Cullimore. Also joining will be the Community Garden Coalition and Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture. This free event open to all.

Session topic:

Some highlights will be benefits of raised beds, discussion on warm season veggie planting, fertility, and issues with cool season vegetable plant development e.g. need to thin root crops like beets and carrots.

Registration:

E-mail the Boone County Extension Center at-
Booneco@missouri.edu


Just your name and how many that will attend.

Registration
deadline:

5/15/2013

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




Eat Smart Guidelines - Lessons 1 & 2 St. Francois County

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
The Factory in Farmington
200 West First Street
Farmington, MO 63640
200 West First Sreet, Farmington MO map...

Description:

2 1-hour workshops for child care providers:
Good Food: Basic Nutrition for Kids and You
Childhood obesity and Missouri Eat Smart Guidelines for Child Care
The "Eating Well--Basic Nutrition for Kids and for You" training gives an overview of basic nutrition facts and introduces MyPlate as a tool to choosing healthy foods.
"Childhood Obesity and Missouri's Eat Smart Guidelines for Child Care" Training will discuss the current childhood obesity epidemic and how it relates to child care. It also introduces the Missouri Eat Smart Child Care initiative as a way to improve child care meals.

Session topic:

Eat Smart 1 & 2: Eating well:Basic Nutrition for Kids and for You,
and Childhood Obesity and Missouri's East Smart Guidellines for Childcare
1890 East 9th St

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension - St Francois County
phone: 573-756-0412 more...

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 18 of 52)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Healthy U 2013 - student meetings

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Canceled: Taking Care of You--Mind Body and Spirit (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...



Money Matters at St. Louis County Library - Natural Bridge (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Louis County Library Natural Bridge Branch is located at 7606 Natural Bridge Rd. in Normandy
7606 Natural Bridge Rd

Description:

Free, financial and investing workshops for parents and teenagers starting in April. The Money Matter series will be held at multiple branches, starting with the Natural Bridge Branch on April 11 at 6:30 p.m. The Natural Bridge Branch is located at 7606 Natural Bridge Rd. in Normandy.

The Money Matters workshops will allow parents and teens to learn about making the right choices with their money. The four–session series will cover budgeting, banking, credit, and saving and investing. Parents will learn these basics to put their kids on the right path to financial responsibility. Teens attending concurrent sessions will play interactive games to learn the same concepts. Refreshments will be provided at each session.
 more...

Session topic:

Money Matters - Financial institutions, managing bank accounts

Registration:


Program dates for the first Money Matters series at the St. Louis County Library Natural Bridge Branch are as follows:

Thursday, April 11, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 9, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 16, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 13, 6:30 p.m.

The workshops are free, but registration is required by calling 314-994-3300 or online at www.slcl.org/events. For more information on the Money Matters workshop, including additional session dates and locations, please visit www.slcl.org/moneymatters.
 more...

Registration
deadline:

4/10/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free

Facilitator:

Suzanne Gellman, GellmanS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000