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youth hands knitting with yarn

​4-H Thread Café

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The 4-H Thread Café Club has room for a few new members aged 10-to-13 who want to learn how to knit or crochet or improve their needlework skills. The club is organized and skills are taught by Katarina Goodge, an MS Fiber Science Student with the Frey Research Group at Cornell University. In t...

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People in a theatre viewing the film '24 Hours of Reality'

A Moment of Truth–The Climate Reality Project

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tom Hirasuna, from The Climate Reality Leadership Corps, will present “A Moment of Truth” as a part of the “24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action” lectures which are taking place worldwide on 11/20-11/21, 2019. Recent weather events clearly demonstrate that we must change our behavior and ...

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small stream. Used on riparian buffer poster 2019-11. Used with permission

Stream Buffer Workshop

Thursday, November 21, 2019

This lively event will provide municipal officials, board members, conservationists and others interested in protecting streams and wetlands with tools that improve water quality, and reduce flooding and property loss in a changing climate. Light dinner will be provided. To register, contact&nb...

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food waste / compost

Bokashi Composting Workshop

Saturday, November 23, 2019

This Japanese composting technique involves natural fermentation and offers a way for people to manage food scraps. The liquid produced can be used to water houseplants while the food scraps are pre-digested, and can then be composted or buried in the soil to finish. Join local bokashi enth...

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AARP Smart Driver 2-Day Class

Monday, November 25, 2019

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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Press Bay Holiday Market, Ithaca

Press Bay Holiday Market

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Come on down to Press Bay Alley and the newly renovated Press Bay Court to beat the crowds at the grocery stores and stock up on all of the supplies you'll need for a delicious, seasonal, and locally-sourced holiday feast. This market will feature local farmers and food producers se...

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hay field in Ulysses NY

Farmland Webinars

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Tuesday October 15th, 6:30-8:00pm —How to Market My Farmland , Guest Speaker: Jennifer Fimbal, CCE Dutchess County — so you have some land, but aren’t using it. Or maybe you want someone to farm it but don’t know where to start. During this workshop we will learn different methods fo...

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Vintage postcard circa 1911 for "Thanksgiving Greetings"

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28, 2019

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

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Vintage postcard circa 1911 for "Thanksgiving Greetings"

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Friday, November 29, 2019

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

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youth and adults with dishes cooked in a cooking class

Kids in the Kitchen

Sunday, December 1, 2019

The kitchen may sometimes feel like the realm of adults where kids feel like they are just in the way. This fall, our expert team of foodies wants to help you find your place in the exciting, tasty and empowering world of cooking. Learning to cook is a great way for teens and tweens to boost self...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, December 5, 2019

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: January meeting is generally tr...

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photograph of an evergreen wreath decorated with pinecones and berries

Evergreen Wreath Making

Friday, December 6, 2019

Make a beautiful evergreen wreath to decorate your home for the holidays! A variety of fresh-cut greens, a wreath ring, wires, and ribbons are supplied. Bring any special decorating materials you would like to use to personalize your wreath such as dried chili peppers, ornaments, or winter berrie...

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photograph of an evergreen wreath decorated with pinecones and berries

Evergreen Wreath Making

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Make a beautiful evergreen wreath to decorate your home for the holidays! A variety of fresh-cut greens, a wreath ring, wires, and ribbons are supplied. Bring any special decorating materials you would like to use to personalize your wreath such as dried chili peppers, ornaments, or winter berrie...

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photograph of an evergreen wreath decorated with pinecones and berries

Evergreen Wreath Making

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Make a beautiful evergreen wreath to decorate your home for the holidays! A variety of fresh-cut greens, a wreath ring, wires, and ribbons are supplied. Bring any special decorating materials you would like to use to personalize your wreath such as dried chili peppers, ornaments, or winter berrie...

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youth and adults with dishes cooked in a cooking class

Kids in the Kitchen

Sunday, December 8, 2019

The kitchen may sometimes feel like the realm of adults where kids feel like they are just in the way. This fall, our expert team of foodies wants to help you find your place in the exciting, tasty and empowering world of cooking. Learning to cook is a great way for teens and tweens to boost self...

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Asst. Attorney General Mike Danaher makes a presentation in May 2016.

Avoiding Consumer Problems on the Internet

Thursday, December 12, 2019

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.After his presentation, Danaher will consult ...

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child between two parents; image used on Parents Apart class for parents in separation / divorce

Parents Apart®

Saturday, December 14, 2019

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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youth and adults with dishes cooked in a cooking class

Kids in the Kitchen

Sunday, December 15, 2019

The kitchen may sometimes feel like the realm of adults where kids feel like they are just in the way. This fall, our expert team of foodies wants to help you find your place in the exciting, tasty and empowering world of cooking. Learning to cook is a great way for teens and tweens to boost self...

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Holiday Greetings from a vintage holiday card

CLOSED for the Holidays

Monday, December 23, 2019

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

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Holiday Greetings from a vintage holiday card

CLOSED for the Holidays

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

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

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Holiday Greetings from a vintage holiday card

CLOSED for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

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

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CLOSED for New Year's Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed for New Year's Day.

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English: Color Plate from Pryce-Tannatt, T. E. (1914) How To Dress Salmon Flies-A Handbook for Amateurs, London: Adam and Charles Black Flies depicted: (L to R, Top to Bottom)  Orange Parson, Dreadnought, Durham Ranger, Butcher, Candlestick-maker,and Popham

2020 Fly Tying Workshop Series

Saturday, January 11, 2020

The Leon Chandler Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Tompkins County Cooperative Extension 4-H Program are proud to offer you (youth and adults) the finest in fly-fishing education, featuring some of the most talented angler/tiers in the state! This Introduction to Fly Tying features nine t...

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