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

Thursday, December 14, 2017

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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Annual Holiday Pottery Sale
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Annual Holiday Pottery Sale

Saturday, December 16, 2017

For an 11th year, Renata Wadsworth Pottery will host a Holiday Pottery Sale to benefit the Healthy Food For All subsidized CSA program, which makes local produce accessible to families with limited incomes.Amazing deals on fabulous handmade pottery by Renata Wadsworth, Lola Schissel and surpr...

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Press Bay Holiday Market
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Press Bay Holiday Market

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Come on down to Press Bay Alley 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 over a dozen local farmers and food producers selling everything you need for a cel...

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CLOSED for the Holidays
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CLOSED for the Holidays

Monday, December 25, 2017

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
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CLOSED for New Year's Day

Monday, January 1, 2018

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

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Monday, January 8, 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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Farm Business Planning with Groundswell
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Farm Business Planning with Groundswell

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming will offer the 5 th Annual Farm Business Planning Course, a 9-session course for people in the early- to mid-stages of developing an agricultural business. The course is taught by a team of farmer educators, social justice activists, and far...

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Consumer Credit Issues
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Consumer Credit Issues

Thursday, January 11, 2018

In this Consumer Issues Program, a NY State Attorney General's Office representative will make a brief presentation, then consult with individuals on unresolved consumer problems until 1:00 pm. Free and open to the public. No appointment is needed. Presentations are taped and broadcast on Cable A...

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2018 Fly Tying Workshop Series
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2018 Fly Tying Workshop Series

Saturday, January 13, 2018

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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CLOSED for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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CLOSED for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 15, 2018

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will be closed in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday.

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Tompkins County Coalition for Families
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Tompkins County Coalition for Families

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Join with parents, volunteers and agency staff members to strengthen our community for children, youth and families! Monthly meetings focus on creating family-centered services, enhancing collaboration, and exploring policy issues. All are welcome! 8:30-9:30am Coalition Meeting 9:30-...

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Radon Action Event
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Radon Action Event

Thursday, January 25, 2018

January is Radon Action Month! How much do you know about this odorless, colorless, radioactive gas found in rocks and soil? Do you know about the radon - lung cancer connection? How do you test your home? Come to a free half hour presentation and learn how to perform a home radon test. Then rece...

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Application deadline for 2018 Master Composter training
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Application deadline for 2018 Master Composter training

Monday, January 29, 2018

Help promote responsible composting in Tompkins County as a Master Composter volunteer! Free training involves 20 hours of class time covering composting in depth, and 20 hours of volunteer time (the "practical internship"). After training, Master Composters give back to the community in a ...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, February 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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Landscaping Design Tips and Tricks
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Landscaping Design Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Whether your yard is a blank slate that you are designing from scratch, or an established garden that is lackluster, there are some simple design techniques that can really make your gardens shine while reducing maintenance tasks.

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Scams Targeting Senior Citizens
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Scams Targeting Senior Citizens

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Mike Danaher, New York State Assistant Attorney General, will discuss Scams Targeting Senior Citizens: a presentation about scams and frauds that may affect older adults, including how to recognize and protect yourself and others from becoming a victim. The free presentation will be at 11 AM...

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Saturday, February 17, 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 Presidents' Day
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CLOSED for Presidents' Day

Monday, February 19, 2018

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

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Making & Using Biochar in Your Garden
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Making & Using Biochar in Your Garden

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

What is biochar and how does it improve garden soil? Sean Dembrosky from Edible Acres will lead this workshop on the benefits of biochar and show how to make it yourself. We'll discuss a number of easy and simple ways to make biochar in the wood stove, in simple outdoor pits, in mobile contai...

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Seed-to-Supper Volunteer Training
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Seed-to-Supper Volunteer Training

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Are you interested in helping beginning gardeners in your community learn to grow their own vegetables? This five-part training program will prepare Seed to Supper volunteer educators to teach free vegetable gardening classes throughout Tompkins County. Volunteers will gain familiarity with t...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, March 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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Make a Bee Hotel for Native Pollinators
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Make a Bee Hotel for Native Pollinators

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Help increase populations of native bees in your yard and garden with a handmade bee hotel! Native solitary bees, like mason bees and leafcutter bees, are gentle, easy to raise, and are as important for pollinating as honey bees. Jacob Johnston from Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology will give a pre...

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Overview of the Ins & Outs of Insurances
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Overview of the Ins & Outs of Insurances

Thursday, March 8, 2018

In this Consumer Issues Program, New York State Assistant Attorney General Mike Danaher will discuss insurance related issues. He will explore things consumers should consider when determining insurance needs; what insurance can and cannot do; and what to do if problems occur. The public is invi...

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Monday, March 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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Know Your Soil
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Know Your Soil

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

In this 'Know Your Soils' class on Wednesday March 14, participants will bring soil samples from their own gardens and will learn to assess the texture, color, drainage, fertility, pH and type of soil. Includes a pH test! Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

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Community Seed Swap
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Community Seed Swap

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Bring your extra seeds (home-saved or purchased) to share with others and go home with lots of seeds for your spring and summer planting! Learn about seed saving from some of our region’s avid seed savers, and take home seed varieties that you won’t find anywhere else and that are well-adapte...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, April 5, 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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Growing Fruit Series #1: Fruit Tree Pruning
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Growing Fruit Series #1: Fruit Tree Pruning

Sunday, April 8, 2018

At this hands-on demonstration at Indian Creek Farm, orchardist Steve Cummins will demonstrate pruning and training techniques for both young and mature fruit trees.

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Using Plants for Natural Dyes
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Using Plants for Natural Dyes

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Learn about natural dyes that can be made from a variety of wild and cultivated plants at this class on Wed April 11.

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Home Improvement Scams
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Home Improvement Scams

Thursday, April 12, 2018

In this Consumer Issues Program, Mike Danaher, Consumer Fraud Attorney from the New York State Attorney General's Office, will present information on what typical home improvement scams look like, how to avoid them, and what to do if they happen to you. The public is invited to attend this free p...

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AgStravaganza!
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AgStravaganza!

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Learn about local agriculture at this FREE fun, family event! The farm comes to the Ithaca Commons! Many farms will be present, including CSA, maple, honey, cheese, and livestock - see sheep shearing and fiber spinning, lots of products to sample and purchase, plus big farm equipment to climb in...

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Saturday, April 14, 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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Growing Fruit Series #2: Tree Fruits
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Growing Fruit Series #2: Tree Fruits

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Learn to grow your own apple, cherry and plum trees! This class will cover site selection, disease-resistant varieties for organic cultivation, soil and light requirements, planting, maintenance and pest and disease management for home orchards. Pre-registration is required. Go to the registratio...

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Growing Fruit Series #3: Small Fruits
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Growing Fruit Series #3: Small Fruits

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Small fruits, which include strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants and jostaberries, are well-suited for growing in smaller spaces and generally more tolerant of heavy soils than tree fruits. Learn about site selection, cultivar selection, planting, maintenan...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, May 3, 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, May 7, 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, May 10, 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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CLOSED for Memorial Day
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CLOSED for Memorial Day

Monday, May 28, 2018

Cornell Cooperative Extension offices will be closed in observance of the federal Memorial Day holiday.

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, June 7, 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®

Saturday, June 16, 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 Independence Day
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CLOSED for Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, July 5, 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, July 9, 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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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, August 2, 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®

Saturday, August 11, 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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