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Saturday, February 9, 2013

Windsor/Windham Horse Hippology and Quiz Bowl

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: 4-H EVENT: "Windsor/Windham Regional 4-H Hippology and Quiz Bowl" at Reading Elementary School. Open to all 4-H members. Registration begins at 8:30. Testing begins at 9:00. Bring clipboard and pencils, books or games for down time and a bag lunch, snacks, drinks. For more information contact Lisa Muzzey, 4-H Educator for Windsor/Windham Counties at 802 885-8386 or lisa.muzzey@uvm.edu

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Addison County 4-H Foods Day

Time: 9:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Middlebury Union Middle School
Description: A day of fun with Italian foods--Mangia!
Workshops on nutrition, exercise and food.
For more information or to register, contact Martha Seifert, UVM Extension Middlebury, at 388-4969 or martha.seifert@uvm.edu.

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Leasing Your Land to a Farmer

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: South Burlington Town Offices, 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington, Vt. Registration deadline February 7. Information and registration: Cheryl Herrick, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 802-656-5459; cheryl.herrick@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by February 5, 2013 so we may assist you. http:www.uvm.edu/sustainableagriculture/calendar.php

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Monday, February 11, 2013

COPE Seminar-Middlebury

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Addison Family Court, 7 Mahady Court, Middlebury, VT 05753. Send registration form and $50 (check payable to University of Vermont) to Addison County Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 388-4605 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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Book In Bag

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: Lowell School, Lowell, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Write a Practical Food Safety Plan

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: Martin Memorial Hall, 5199 US Route 5, Weathersfield, Vt. $30 by February 10. Information and registration: Ginger Nickerson, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 802-656-5459; gnickers@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Ginger Nickerson at 802-505-8189 by February 1, 2013 so we may assist you. vermontpracticalfoodsafetyplan.eventbrite.com/#

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Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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UVM Extension 2013 Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Television (www.vitlink.org/HTML/Locations.htm) locations statewide. $395 includes all course materials. Register by January 18, 2013. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chouinard at 802-656-9562 or 1-800-639-2230 by January 4, 2013 so we may assist you. Visit www.uvm.edu/mastergardener/?Page=EMGCourseRegistrationOpen.html for course information and registration. Contact: Lisa Chouinard, UVM Extension Master Gardener Program, 63 Carrigan Drive, 206 Jeffords Hall, Burlington, VT 05405; 802-656-9562 or 1-800-639-2230; master.gardener@uvm.edu .

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Filing a Schedule F: Federal Tax Preparation for Farmers

Time: 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Description: This webinar will answer common questions about filing federal income taxes for farmers and help you find the resources you need to file accurately and on time.

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. All you need to participate is internet access and a computer that you can hear sound through. To participate, please go to go.uvm.edu/aemon at about 6:45 pm EST on February 12, 2013 and click on the webinar title. For more information, contact newfarmer@uvm.edu or call 802-223-2389x203. If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please let Jessie Schmidt know by February 6, 2013 at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in VT) or newfarmer@uvm.edu so we may assist you. If you have not participated in a webinar before, we recommend you download the necessary software for free the day before the webinar is scheduled at tiny.cc/UVMWebinarCheck.


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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Intro to Ag Financial Management

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berlin, Middlebury St Johnsbury
Description: Make this the year you bravely step into the world of farm finances! With three top-notch ag financial management specialist to lead the way, Intro to Ag Financial Management will help you approach farm finances fearlessly.

Early registration deadline: Jan. 16. 2013, Cost: $75
Registration deadline: Jan. 30, 2013, Cost: $100

Registration discounts are available for people who have completed Growing Places and who register by the early registration deadline. Scholarships are available. For more information and to register visit www.uvm.edu/newfarmer and click on "Classes." You can also email or call Jessie Schmidt at mailto:newfarmer@uvm.edu , 802-223-2389 x 203.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389 x203 or 866-860-1382 by January 30,2013, so we may assist you.

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Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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COPE Seminar-Rutland

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: PARENTING SEMINAR: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Rutland District Court, 9 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT 05701. Send registration form and $75 (check payable to University of Vermont) to Rutland Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 786-5856 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in the program, please contact the Court where your case is filed at least three weeks before your program date so we may assist you.

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Food For Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Miller's Run School, Sheffield, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Lunch and Learn 4-H Volunteer Webinar

Time: 12:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Description: Encouraging Family and Parent Involvement in clubs, presented by Debbie Fajans and Rose Garritano. go.uvm.edu/ha99b . For more information sarah.kleinman@uvm.edu .

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Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Description: Winooski, Vt. Louise Brunelle, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Food For Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Burke School, West Burke, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Friday, February 15, 2013

COPE Seminar-Chelsea

Time: 12:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Orange Family Court, 5 Court St., Chelsea, VT 05038. Send registration form and $50 (check payable to UVM Extension) to Orange Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 685-4610 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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