Parenting Skills

Learn how to deal with challenging behaviors in "Thriving With Your Spirited Child", a FREE 7-week class for parents and caregivers, Oct. 16-Nov. 28 in Newfield.

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Impacts of Invasive Plants

This class on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30-8pm will look at how plants become invasive, their uses, and impacts. With Akiva Silver from Twisted Tree Farm. Fee; register online.

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Free Compost Class on Saturday!

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens at 12:30pm one Saturday per month from June-Oct for a FREE class on composting basics PLUS a different special topic each month!

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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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Treasure Hunt on the Reuse Trail

Discover the wealth of reuse options in Tompkins County! Solve a puzzle by visiting stores on the Reuse Trail in October, and enter a raffle to win gift cards from participating stores No purchase necessary.

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Certification Training

On-line registration is now open for "Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support Certification" Training on October 20th, 2017. Sign up now!!!

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Impacts of Invasive Plants

This class on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30-8pm will look at how plants become invasive, their uses, and impacts. With Akiva Silver from Twisted Tree Farm. Fee; register online.

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4-H Fall Festival

Join us at Ithaca's Tractor Supply Co. on Saturday, Oct. 21 for giant pumpkin weigh-in & awards, chicken BBQ, live animal display, fun activities & MORE!

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4-H Holiday Bake-Off

Youth aged 4-19 can partner with an adult and enter this Bake-Off contest, on Saturday, Oct. 28th. Open to all youth aged 4-19, you do not need to be enrolled in 4-H to participate.

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Safe Driver Class

Sign up now for AARP's “Smart Driver” next class on Oct. 30 & 31, 9am-12:30pm. For drivers of all ages. $20/AARP Members; $25 /all others.

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Last updated October 16, 2017