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Redtwig Dogwood shrubs provide winter interest at Sign Triangle.

ZOOM CLASS: Shrub Pruning - Citizen Pruner Training #3

Monday, April 19, 2021

ZOOM VIRTUAL CLASS - you will receive a link to the class in your email after registering.Each spring, CCE-Tompkins offers a multi-part training series for individuals who wish to become Citizen Pruner Volunteers AND for members of the general public who just want to know more about t...

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red clover (Trifolium pratense) L.; cover crop

ZOOM CLASS: No-Till Gardening Techniques

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Reducing tillage in your garden helps preserve soil structure and also reduces the number of weed seeds that germinate each year. This helps improve your soil while also reducing the chore of weeding. This class will cover a variety of no-dig techniques, including broad forking, lazy beds and usi...

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clip art figures of small workers and words "2021 Seasonal Job Fair, Spring into Action, in-Person, Outdoors, Centrally Located"

2021 Seasonal Job Fair

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Recruiters from our Primitive Pursuits program will be participating in this local job fair, and Way2Go staff will share transportation information for job seekers. Participating Recruiters: Challenge Industries • Greater Ithaca Activities Center • Primitive Pursuits at CCETC • Wegman...

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circle with sunset graphic and words Tompkins County Earth Day 2021

2021 Earth Day Online Trivia

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Join us to celebrate Earth Day remotely once again!  We are excited to share that this year we have organized a virtual Earth Day 2021 Trivia Event hosted by Kenneth McLaurin and SingTrece. Test our collective climate knowledge while enjoying an evening of laughs and a chance to win prizes f...

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boxes of seeds in paper bags

Seed Giveaway

Saturday, April 24, 2021

For 2021, our Horticulture Program will hold a series of seed and plant giveaways of collections of seeds and donated seedlings. We are prioritizing BIPOC community members, disabled or elderly folks, and low income families between 10-11:30am and everyone else is welcome after 11:30am.We plan to...

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Child learning to ride bike- Bike Network Tompkins Sessions

Bike Network Tompkins: April Session

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Join Way2Go and Bike Walk Tompkins for our next one-hour, lively bicycling discussion. This month's topic is, “Bicycling Education in Local Schools”. The zoom session will include local panelists from Cayuga Heights and Dryden, who will share their experiences and answer questions. The next ...

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Compost heap on a frosty morning. The rising steam shows that the bacterial action in the compost heap is exothermic.

ZOOM CLASS: Composting for Gardeners

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Great gardens grow with great compost!Join us for this Zoom Virtual Class to explore the many benefits of adding compost to your soil, from moderating pH, making clay soils more workable, releasing bound nutrients, and encouraging a beneficial soil microbiome that will help your garden flourish!Y...

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Der Rosenmeister Gardens

Sustainable Rose Care

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Roses are often considered a difficult group of plants to grow. But with the right selection, roses can be a joy to have in your garden and do not take a lot of work.Learn about the "easy care" roses that not only survive but flourish in the Finger Lakes. Proper care of these roses will also be d...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, May 6, 2021

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. There will be 2 meetings in November ...

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chickens in the yard

ZOOM CLASS: Backyard Chickens

Thursday, May 6, 2021

This class is intended for individuals who want to keep a few chickens in the backyard for home egg production. The City of Ithaca and the Villages of Dryden and Trumansburg allow residents to keep a small number of chickens in the back yard (check the specific municipal ordinances for any r...

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

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Monday, May 10, 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering online sessions of this class on the following dates. Participants must enroll in both sessions, only the first date of each class series above is listed on our calendar since you cannot join after the first class.:April 10 & 17,...

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Thriving crops in raised beds. Vegetable garden, Malleny - near to Balerno, Edinburgh, Great Britain

ZOOM CLASS: Veggie Gardening 201--Succession Planting, Interplanting, and Companion Planting

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Take your vegetable garden to the next level!  Integrating succession planting, companion planting and interplanting to your garden will help you improve the resilience and beauty of your garden, stagger your harvest throughout the season, optimize your use of space. Learn more about plantin...

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

Tenant/Landlord Rights & Responsibilities

Thursday, May 13, 2021

In this special Consumer Issues Presentation, New York State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher, will speak for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covering a range of tenant-landlord issues as well as specific CoVid-19 tenant-landlord issues. The presentation will be live-streamed on Yo...

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Shoppers at 2020 Spring Plant sale, with text 2021 Plant Sale, 2 Fridays May 14 & 21 at Ithaca Farmers' Market

2021 Spring Garden Fair & Plant Sale

Friday, May 14, 2021

Friday, May 14 & Friday, May 21 @ Ithaca Farmers' Market 2:00-3:00pm for seniors/compromised 3:00-7:00pm open to the public This year, because of COVID restrictions, we once again will hold the Plant Sale at the Ithaca Farmers' Market Pavilion with check-in entry to ensure the pavilion ...

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A.B.E. All Black Everything Virtual Arts Festival

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

In Ithaca, Arts and Culture are what we do, and this year’s A.B.E. All Black Everything Arts Festival is bringing you Black Arts and Culture bound to stir your soul. With a variety of big-name artists and new performers, local and national favorites there’s something for everyone to enjoy. W...

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A.B.E. All Black Everything Virtual Arts Festival

Thursday, May 20, 2021

In Ithaca, Arts and Culture are what we do, and this year’s A.B.E. All Black Everything Arts Festival is bringing you Black Arts and Culture bound to stir your soul. With a variety of big-name artists and new performers, local and national favorites there’s something for everyone to enjoy. W...

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Shoppers at 2020 Spring Plant sale, with text 2021 Plant Sale, 2 Fridays May 14 & 21 at Ithaca Farmers' Market

2021 Spring Garden Fair & Plant Sale

Friday, May 21, 2021

Friday, May 14 & Friday, May 21 @ Ithaca Farmers' Market 2:00-3:00pm for seniors/compromised 3:00-7:00pm open to the public This year, because of COVID restrictions, we once again will hold the Plant Sale at the Ithaca Farmers' Market Pavilion with check-in entry to ensure the pavilion ...

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A.B.E. All Black Everything Virtual Arts Festival

Friday, May 21, 2021

In Ithaca, Arts and Culture are what we do, and this year’s A.B.E. All Black Everything Arts Festival is bringing you Black Arts and Culture bound to stir your soul. With a variety of big-name artists and new performers, local and national favorites there’s something for everyone to enjoy. W...

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A.B.E. All Black Everything Virtual Arts Festival

Saturday, May 22, 2021

In Ithaca, Arts and Culture are what we do, and this year’s A.B.E. All Black Everything Arts Festival is bringing you Black Arts and Culture bound to stir your soul. With a variety of big-name artists and new performers, local and national favorites there’s something for everyone to enjoy. W...

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boxes of seeds in paper bags

Seed Giveaway

Saturday, May 29, 2021

For 2021, our Horticulture Program will hold a series of seed and plant giveaways of collections of seeds and donated seedlings. We are prioritizing BIPOC community members, disabled or elderly folks, and low income families between 10-11:30am and everyone else is welcome after 11:30am.We plan to...

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Memorial Day Graphic

CLOSED for Memorial Day

Monday, May 31, 2021

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

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, June 3, 2021

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. There will be 2 meetings in November ...

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

Being a Wise Consumer in the Utility Market

Thursday, June 10, 2021

In this special Consumer Issues Presentation via ZOOM, New York State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher, will speak for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covering information on how consumers can protect themselves from problems and what to do if a problem occurs. Issues to be covered inclu...

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

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering online sessions of this class on the following dates. Participants must enroll in both sessions, only the first date of each class series above is listed on our calendar since you cannot join after the first class.:April 10 & 17,...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, July 1, 2021

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. There will be 2 meetings in November ...

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1908 postcard of a bear lighting fireworks on the 4th of July

CLOSED for Independence Day

Monday, July 5, 2021

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

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Photo of Mike Danaher, NYS Assistant Attorney General, leads a monthly Consumer Issues program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

Update on Consumer Frauds & Scams

Thursday, July 8, 2021

In this special Consumer Issues Presentation via ZOOM, New York State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher, will speak for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covering current consumer frauds and scams, the warning signs, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you become a victim. Then from 12:00...

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

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Monday, July 12, 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering online sessions of this class on the following dates. Participants must enroll in both sessions, only the first date of each class series above is listed on our calendar since you cannot join after the first class.:April 10 & 17,...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, August 5, 2021

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. There will be 2 meetings in November ...

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

Avoiding & Resolving Problems with Car Purchases & Repairs

Thursday, August 12, 2021

In this special Consumer Issues Presentation via ZOOM, New York State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher will speak for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covering current regulations regarding car purchases and repairs and what to do if you experience problems as a consumer. Then from 12:00-...

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

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering online sessions of this class on the following dates. Participants must enroll in both sessions, only the first date of each class series above is listed on our calendar since you cannot join after the first class.:April 10 & 17,...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, September 2, 2021

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. There will be 2 meetings in November ...

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labor day graphic

CLOSED for Labor Day

Monday, September 6, 2021

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

Tenant/Landlord Rights & Responsibilities

Thursday, September 9, 2021

In this special Consumer Issues Presentation, New York State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher, will speak for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covering a range of tenant-landlord issues as well as specific CoVid-19 tenant-landlord issues. The presentation will be live-streamed on Yo...

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

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Monday, September 13, 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering online sessions of this class on the following dates. Participants must enroll in both sessions, only the first date of each class series above is listed on our calendar since you cannot join after the first class.:April 10 & 17,...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, October 7, 2021

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. There will be 2 meetings in November ...

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

Consumer's Rights & Responsibilities in the Marketplace

Thursday, October 14, 2021

In this special Consumer Issues Presentation via ZOOM, New York State Assistant Attorney General, Michael Danaher will speak for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covering ways consumers can be more informed when they make their purchasing decisions. The public is invited to learn how to avoid consumer p...

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

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering online sessions of this class on the following dates. Participants must enroll in both sessions, only the first date of each class series above is listed on our calendar since you cannot join after the first class.:April 10 & 17,...

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center (Ithaca, NY)

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, November 4, 2021

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. There will be 2 meetings in November ...

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Photo of Mike Danaher, NYS Assistant Attorney General, leads a monthly Consumer Issues program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

Charitable Giving Update

Thursday, November 11, 2021

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. Then from 12:00-1:00pm, he will then take questions that have been submitted via the Zoom chat box. YouTube Op...

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

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Monday, November 15, 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering online sessions of this class on the following dates. Participants must enroll in both sessions, only the first date of each class series above is listed on our calendar since you cannot join after the first class.:April 10 & 17,...

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

Avoiding Consumer Problems on the Internet

Thursday, December 9, 2021

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.  Then from 12:00-1:00pm, he will then ...

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

ZOOM: Parents Apart®

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we are offering online sessions of this class on the following dates. Participants must enroll in both sessions, only the first date of each class series above is listed on our calendar since you cannot join after the first class.:April 10 & 17,...

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