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Community Energy Conversations
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Community Energy Conversations

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

NYSEG's Energy Smart Community (ESC) program is a pilot project with the goal of increasing energy efficiency on our electrical grid and in our community. This is an opportunity to learn more about the inefficiencies of "rush hour" on the grid, smart meters, the Smart Usage Plan, Energy Manager, ...

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Seed Saving
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Seed Saving

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Learn to save your own flower and vegetable seeds for next year’s garden and to share with others! In this hands-on class, participants will learn the basic principles including which home garden species are good candidates for seed saving; and how to harvest, clean, process and store seeds for t...

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ESC @ Local Festivals
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ESC @ Local Festivals

Friday, August 24, 2018

Learn about energy topics anytime and anywhere. Look for our table at the following festivals:EcoFair, Ithaca College, April 20Compost Fair and 4-H Duck Race, April 29Streets Alive, April 29Ithaca Festival, June 2 - 3Grassroots, July 20 - 224-H Fair, July 26 -27Newfield Old Home Days, July 29Grot...

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5th Annual Permaculture Weekend
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5th Annual Permaculture Weekend

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Two sites that CCE-Tompkins has helped develop -- the Esty Street Community Garden and the Permaculture Gardens at Conley Park -- will be featured as part of the 2018 Permaculture Weekend.  Please visit  http://fingerlakespermaculture.org/ for more information about the many sites a...

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Compost with Confidence
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Compost with Confidence

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Free compost class held the 4th Sat of the Month in area community gardens. Master Composters teach how to setup and manage compost. Includes tours and composting demonstrations of the garden.Each class in the series covers composting basics, and highlights composting techniques used in the commu...

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Back to School Budgeting
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Back to School Budgeting

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Help You Keep a Little More Money In Your PocketA workshop on how to manage money by preparing a personal spending plan and identifying ways to decrease spending and increase income.  During the workshop, participants will learn to:List the steps for settin...

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CLOSED for Labor Day
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CLOSED for Labor Day

Monday, September 3, 2018

The CCE-Tompkins Education Center will be closed in observance of the Labor Day federal holiday. Classes and workshops scheduled for our facility on this date will still be held.

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The CCE-Tompkins Board of Directors usually meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue in Ithaca . Meetings begin at 5:00pm and typically end by 7:00pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Note: November meeting coincides wit...

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Monday, September 10, 2018

Parents Apart® is a six-hour workshop for parents who want to learn how to help their child(ren) adjust during their separation or divorce. The workshop is taught by therapists and attorneys and focuses on how children react emotionally to their parents' separation or divorce, and what pa...

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Tenant/Landlord Rights & Responsibilities
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Tenant/Landlord Rights & Responsibilities

Thursday, September 13, 2018

In this Consumer Issues Program, NY State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher, will discuss issues surrounding leases, how security deposits are managed, when and how evictions occur, what to do about needed repairs, and how to avoid or resolve tenant-landlord disputes. Informati...

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Advanced Compost series
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Advanced Compost series

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Go beyond the basics and "dig deeper" into the art and science of composting in this three-class series: Class 1 - how it works / the composting processClass 2 - testing and useClass 3 - troubleshooting and advanced techniquesCome to one class or them all. Go home with some new ideas, and with...

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ESC @ Local Festivals
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ESC @ Local Festivals

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Learn about energy topics anytime and anywhere. Look for our table at the following festivals:EcoFair, Ithaca College, April 20Compost Fair and 4-H Duck Race, April 29Streets Alive, April 29Ithaca Festival, June 2 - 3Grassroots, July 20 - 224-H Fair, July 26 -27Newfield Old Home Days, July 29Grot...

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Parenting: The Hardest Job in the World (Ithaca)
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Parenting: The Hardest Job in the World (Ithaca)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

This FREE 8-class workshop led by  Serena Ward & Kelsey Pudney will help you learn how to talk with your child (of any age) using the five communication skills: Encouragement, Can Do, Choices, Self-Control, and Respecting Feelings. Share your strengths with other parents/guardians, and le...

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Advanced Compost series
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Advanced Compost series

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Go beyond the basics and "dig deeper" into the art and science of composting in this three-class series: Class 1 - how it works / the composting processClass 2 - testing and useClass 3 - troubleshooting and advanced techniquesCome to one class or them all. Go home with some new ideas, and with...

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Natural Leaders Nominations
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Natural Leaders Nominations

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Natural Leaders Initiative (NLI) supports grassroots community members to grow as leaders. NLI participants take part in an 8-session leadership development group, meet other community leaders from diverse backgrounds, and learn ways to engage with community projects or start their own. Chil...

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Community Energy Conversations
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Community Energy Conversations

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

NYSEG's Energy Smart Community (ESC) program is a pilot project with the goal of increasing energy efficiency on our electrical grid and in our community. This is an opportunity to learn more about the inefficiencies of "rush hour" on the grid, smart meters, the Smart Usage Plan, Energy Manager, ...

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Parenting: The Hardest Job in the World (Ithaca)
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Parenting: The Hardest Job in the World (Ithaca)

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

This FREE 8-class workshop led by  Serena Ward & Kelsey Pudney will help you learn how to talk with your child (of any age) using the five communication skills: Encouragement, Can Do, Choices, Self-Control, and Respecting Feelings. Share your strengths with other parents/guardians, and le...

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ESC @ Local Festivals
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ESC @ Local Festivals

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Learn about energy topics anytime and anywhere. Look for our table at the following festivals:EcoFair, Ithaca College, April 20Compost Fair and 4-H Duck Race, April 29Streets Alive, April 29Ithaca Festival, June 2 - 3Grassroots, July 20 - 224-H Fair, July 26 -27Newfield Old Home Days, July 29Grot...

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Advanced Compost series
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Advanced Compost series

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Go beyond the basics and "dig deeper" into the art and science of composting in this three-class series: Class 1 - how it works / the composting processClass 2 - testing and useClass 3 - troubleshooting and advanced techniquesCome to one class or them all. Go home with some new ideas, and with...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The CCE-Tompkins Board of Directors usually meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue in Ithaca . Meetings begin at 5:00pm and typically end by 7:00pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Note: November meeting coincides wit...

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Consumer's Rights & Responsibilities in the Marketplace
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Consumer's Rights & Responsibilities in the Marketplace

Thursday, October 11, 2018

In this Consumer Issues Program, NYS Assistant Attorney General Mike Danaher will discuss ways consumers can be more informed when they make their purchasing decisions. The public is invited to learn how to avoid consumer problems and what to do if a problem occurs.Following the presentation, mem...

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Parents Apart® is a six-hour workshop for parents who want to learn how to help their child(ren) adjust during their separation or divorce. The workshop is taught by therapists and attorneys and focuses on how children react emotionally to their parents' separation or divorce, and what pa...

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Parenting: The Hardest Job in the World (Enfield)

Thursday, October 18, 2018

This FREE 8-class workshop led by Zach Sims & Kelsey Pudney will help you learn how to talk with your child (of any age) using the five communication skills: Encouragement, Can-Do, Shared Decision Making, Self-Control, and Respecting Feelings. Share your strengths with other parents/guardians, an...

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Fall Worm Composting Class
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Fall Worm Composting Class

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Learn how worms can make fast, rich compost for your garden while disposing of your food scraps. Take home the bin, a starter population of worms, and the knowledge to tend to your new pets. Space is limited. $10 per household. Register early, space is limited!  REGISTER ONLINE HERE! Yo...

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Community Energy Conversations
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Community Energy Conversations

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

NYSEG's Energy Smart Community (ESC) program is a pilot project with the goal of increasing energy efficiency on our electrical grid and in our community. This is an opportunity to learn more about the inefficiencies of "rush hour" on the grid, smart meters, the Smart Usage Plan, Energy Manager, ...

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Parenting: The Hardest Job in the World (Enfield)

Thursday, October 25, 2018

This FREE 8-class workshop led by Zach Sims & Kelsey Pudney will help you learn how to talk with your child (of any age) using the five communication skills: Encouragement, Can-Do, Shared Decision Making, Self-Control, and Respecting Feelings. Share your strengths with other parents/guardians, an...

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Fall Propagation of Fruit and Nut Trees
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Fall Propagation of Fruit and Nut Trees

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Start planning your edible food forest this fall! Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres will demonstrate techniques for propagating edible tree species, such as stratifying seeds of a variety of fruit and nut trees and striking cuttings from fruit bushes. Participants will be able to take home seeds and...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The CCE-Tompkins Board of Directors usually meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue in Ithaca . Meetings begin at 5:00pm and typically end by 7:00pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Note: November meeting coincides wit...

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Charitable Giving Update
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Charitable Giving Update

Thursday, November 8, 2018

In this Consumer Issues Program, NY State Assistant Attorney General Michael Danaher will make a presentation on charitable giving, scams, and things to consider when making donations.Following the presentation, members of the public have the opportunity to consult individually with Attorney Dana...

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Nut Bonanza
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Nut Bonanza

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Taste freshly harvested American persimmons, acorns, chestnuts, hickory nuts, butternuts, hazelnuts, and black walnuts at the Nut Bonanza on Saturday November 12, held at Twisted Tree Farm in Spencer.

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CLOSED for Veteran's Day
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CLOSED for Veteran's Day

Monday, November 12, 2018

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Monday, November 12, 2018

Parents Apart® is a six-hour workshop for parents who want to learn how to help their child(ren) adjust during their separation or divorce. The workshop is taught by therapists and attorneys and focuses on how children react emotionally to their parents' separation or divorce, and what pa...

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CLOSED for Thanksgiving
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CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 22, 2018

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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CLOSED for Thanksgiving
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CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Friday, November 23, 2018

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Community Energy Conversations
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Community Energy Conversations

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

NYSEG's Energy Smart Community (ESC) program is a pilot project with the goal of increasing energy efficiency on our electrical grid and in our community. This is an opportunity to learn more about the inefficiencies of "rush hour" on the grid, smart meters, the Smart Usage Plan, Energy Manager, ...

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AARP Smart Driver 2-Day Class
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AARP Smart Driver 2-Day Class

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Way2Go, in partnership with AARP, offers the nationally recognized 2-day AARP Smart Driver Workshop. The course is designed to meet the needs of older drivers, but it is suitable for drivers of all ages and is open to the general public.  This class is offered over 2 DAYS...

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AARP Smart Driver 2-Day Class
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AARP Smart Driver 2-Day Class

Friday, November 30, 2018

Way2Go, in partnership with AARP, offers the nationally recognized 2-day AARP Smart Driver Workshop. The course is designed to meet the needs of older drivers, but it is suitable for drivers of all ages and is open to the general public.  This class is offered over 2 DAYS...

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Avoiding Consumer Problems on the Internet
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Avoiding Consumer Problems on the Internet

Thursday, December 13, 2018

In this Consumer Issues program, Mike Danaher, NYS Assistant Attorney General, will explore ways for consumers to protect their identity, financial accounts, and personal information, and what they can do to resolve problems should they occur.Following the presentation, members of the pub...

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Parents Apart® is a six-hour workshop for parents who want to learn how to help their child(ren) adjust during their separation or divorce. The workshop is taught by therapists and attorneys and focuses on how children react emotionally to their parents' separation or divorce, and what pa...

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