Finger Lakes Cider Week

will be held October 1-9, 2016. 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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Propagating Fruit & Nut Trees

Taste fresh paw paws and learn to propagate your own fruit and nut trees at this workshop with Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres on Wednesday October 5.

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Parenting Skills

Learn how to deal with challenging behaviors in "Thriving With Your Spirited Child", a FREE 7-week class for parents and caregivers starting on Oct. 11 in Groton. Call to register!

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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!

Finger lakes cider week

Finger Lakes Cider Week

​Celebrate delicious hard cider, made here in our area, during Finger Lakes Cider Week, October 1-9, 2016. Find places to sample and buy cider near you!

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Propagating Fruit & Nut Trees

Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres will demonstrate techniques for propagating edible tree species, at this workshop on Wednesday October 5. Call to pre-register.

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First Peoples' Festival

​The First Peoples’ Festival is a FREE celebration of Indigenous peoples of New York State with traditional music, crafts, displays and foods, held on Saturday Oct. 1st in Dewitt Park, Ithaca.

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Allergy Friendly Cooking

This 6-session hands-on cooking class for kids aged 9-14 includes easy, allergen-free after school snacks, recipes, nutrition information, and more! Meets Thursdays 3:45-5:45pm, Oct. 6-Nov. 10. $fee.

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Challenging Behaviors

Learn how to deal with challenging behaviors in "Thriving With Your Spirited Child", a FREE 7-week class for parents and caregivers on Tuesdays 6-8pm starting on Oct. 11 at Groton Elementary. Call to register!

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Consumer Rights

This FREE program on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 11AM will cover how to avoid consumer problems and what to do if a problem occurs. Stay after to consult with the Asst. Attorney General on unresolved consumer issues. No appointment needed!

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Last updated September 29, 2016