Parenting Skills

This FREE 8-class workshop at GIAC covers how to talk with your child (of any age) using the 5 communication skills. 8 Wednesdays, 6-8pm, Sept. 20-Nov. 8. Call today to sign up!

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Finger Lakes Cider Week

will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 8, 2017. Find places to sample and buy cider near you -- at tasting rooms, restaurants, and other venues -- in Hector, Ithaca, Lodi, Trumansburg and Watkins Glen!

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Green Building Tour

Visit about a dozen homes that feature renewable energy and/or eco-friendly building practices, open to the public for this one-day event, Saturday, Sept. 30, 10am-4pm. $5 suggested donation.

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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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Parenting Class in Ithaca

This FREE 8-class workshop at GIAC covers how to talk with your child (of any age) using the 5 communication skills. 8 Wednesdays, 6-8pm, Sept. 20-Nov. 8. Call today to sign up!

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Community Café

Learn how to host a successful Community Café, and become a leader for stronger families in our community. Training offered on 9/22 or 11/3. FREE for Tompkins County residents! Register online.

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CarFit

Older drivers -- learn how to adjust your car to optimize safety and comfort! Schedule a 20-minute CarFit appointment, between 10am-1pm on Saturday, Sept. 23.

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Dividing Perennials

Learn when and how to dig and divide perennial plants, plus what plants you can divide in this hands-on class with Master Gardeners on Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-7:30 pm. $5-$10/person, register online.

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Preserving Foods

Enjoy harvest fresh flavor and save money too, by safely canning, freezing and drying fresh foods. Find extension resources here on these topics.

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Jobs

We currently have openings for staff in 4-H in Dryden Rural Youth Services, for a Nutrition Educator, and for (2) Web Developers. You'll find the details on applying here...

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Last updated September 18, 2017