Radon Action Event

Come to a free 20-minute presentation on January 26 (at 2pm & 6pm) and learn how to perform a home radon test. Then receive a FREE home radon test kit while supplies last.

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Parenting Skills

This FREE 8-class workshop at Southside Community Center covers how to talk with your child (of any age) using the 5 communication skills. 8 Thursdays, 6-8pm, January 19-March 9. Call today to sign up!

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Backyard Poultry!

If you'd like to keep a small flock of chickens, sign up for our class on Wednesday, February 1. You'll learn all you need to know, and we'll provide the certificate you need to get your Ithaca chicken permit. Cost is $5/household.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips! 

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Tompkins Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Get Together!

Help create a community that is supportive of all families, every 3rd THURSDAY at 8:30 am at CCE-Tompkins in Ithaca! Monthly meetings focus on family-centered services, collaborations and policy issues.

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Natural Leaders Nomination Deadline

The Natural Leaders Initiative (NLI) supports community members to grow as leaders through an 8-session leadership development course. Apply by 1/31 to join the next group!

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2017 Vegetable Varieties

Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2017!

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Money Matters!

FREE workshop on Saturday, January 23 covers how to make a personal spending plan and ways you can decrease spending and increase income. Call today to sign up!

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Radon Action Event

Come to a free 20-minute presentation on January 26 (at 2pm & 6pm) and learn how to perform a home radon test. Then receive a FREE home radon test kit while supplies last.

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Chihuly Gardens Slide Show

​Join us on Sunday, January 29th for a slide show featuring Dale Chihuly glass sculptures in garden settings! A colorful tonic to Ithaca’s gray or white winter! $3 suggested donation supports our Horticulture program.

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Last updated January 17, 2017