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CLOSED for Independence Day
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CLOSED for Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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 6, 2017

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 10, 2017

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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Thriving With Your Spirited Child (Ithaca)
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Thriving With Your Spirited Child (Ithaca)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Learn about your child's temperament (and yours), how to develop effective strategies for dealing with temper tantrums, power struggles and other challenging behaviors in this FREE 7-week class series for parents and caregivers.What makes a spirited child? The key word that distinguishes spirite...

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Update on Consumer Frauds & Scams
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Update on Consumer Frauds & Scams

Thursday, July 13, 2017

In this Consumer Issues Program, NY State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher, will discuss current consumer frauds and scams, the warning signs, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you become a victim.Following the presentation, members of the public have the opportunity to ...

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Making Ends Meet
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Making Ends Meet

Saturday, July 15, 2017

A 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 setting financial goalsTrack daily spending habitsPrepare a spending plan to estimate m...

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Thriving With Your Spirited Child (Ithaca)
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Thriving With Your Spirited Child (Ithaca)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Learn about your child's temperament (and yours), how to develop effective strategies for dealing with temper tantrums, power struggles and other challenging behaviors in this FREE 7-week class series for parents and caregivers.What makes a spirited child? The key word that distinguishes spirite...

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Boiling Water Bath Canning
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Boiling Water Bath Canning

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Learn how to safely use a boiling water bath canner to preserve tomatoes, fruits or pickles with confidence. Participants will receive the most current USDA information on canning procedures and will get hands-on practice canning tomatoes. Everyone leaves with a jar of tomatoes canned in cl...

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Compost w/ Confidence
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Compost w/ Confidence

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Local composting experts provide information and give hands-on demonstrations to help you set up and manage a compost system in any setting! Each class of this FREE series covers composting basics, and a different focal topic is addressed each month (see below) to help you address any compost is...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, August 3, 2017

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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Avoiding & Resolving Problems with Car Purchases & Repairs
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Avoiding & Resolving Problems with Car Purchases & Repairs

Thursday, August 10, 2017

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. Following the presentation, members of the publi...

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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Saturday, August 12, 2017

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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Pressure Canning 101
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Pressure Canning 101

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Learn how to safely can low-acid foods, such as vegetables or meats, in a pressure canner in this class. See and learn about the different types of pressure canners, and how to use them with confidence. This is a hands-on workshop.Everyone will leave with a jar of foods canned in the class....

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Compost w/ Confidence
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Compost w/ Confidence

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Local composting experts provide information and give hands-on demonstrations to help you set up and manage a compost system in any setting! Each class of this FREE series covers composting basics, and a different focal topic is addressed each month (see below) to help you address any compost is...

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CLOSED for Labor Day
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CLOSED for Labor Day

Monday, September 4, 2017

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 7, 2017

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 11, 2017

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 14, 2017

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 14, 2017

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 a...

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Advanced Compost series
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Advanced Compost series

Thursday, September 21, 2017

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 a...

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Compost w/ Confidence
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Compost w/ Confidence

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Local composting experts provide information and give hands-on demonstrations to help you set up and manage a compost system in any setting! Each class of this FREE series covers composting basics, and a different focal topic is addressed each month (see below) to help you address any compost is...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, October 5, 2017

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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Advanced Compost series
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Advanced Compost series

Thursday, October 5, 2017

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 a...

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

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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 14, 2017

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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Compost w/ Confidence
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Compost w/ Confidence

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Local composting experts provide information and give hands-on demonstrations to help you set up and manage a compost system in any setting! Each class of this FREE series covers composting basics, and a different focal topic is addressed each month (see below) to help you address any compost is...

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Board of Directors Meeting
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Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, November 2, 2017

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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Vote for Worms Composting Class
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Vote for Worms Composting Class

Saturday, November 4, 2017

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! To register online, please c...

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Nut Bonanza
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Nut Bonanza

Saturday, November 4, 2017

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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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Monday, November 6, 2017

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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Charitable Giving Update
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Charitable Giving Update

Thursday, November 9, 2017

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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Parents Apart®
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Parents Apart®

Saturday, December 9, 2017

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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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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