UGA Extension Office

Events and Classes

April

April 8 • MGEV for Teachers Informational Meet & Greet • 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Are you a teacher interested in becoming a Master Gardener? Well this is for you! Come learn about our upcoming course designed specifically for teachers. Complete your application by Friday, April 19 to become a knowledgeable leader in your community. If accepted, you will need to: pay a $165 fee (includes materials), attend a two-week training (Monday to Friday, June 10 to June 21 from 9:30am to 3:00pm at Gwinnett Technical College), and complete 50 volunteer hours. For more information, give us a call at 678.377.4010.  

April 8 • Nutrition Class "Food Recalls" • 11:00am to 12:00pm

Free!  Gwinnett Extension, in partnership wtih the Lawrenceville Senior Center, will educate seniors on what to do when there's a product recall.  For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034 or Christine Beguhn at 678.277.0970. Lawrenceville Senior Center, 225 Benson Street, Lawrenceville. Click here to register. Class code EXT12615.

April 9 • Soil Fertility & Composting • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free!  One of the most important components of growing plants is the quality of the soil. Proper pH, fertility and drainage are a must to ensure healthy productive plants. We will discuss soil testing, proper preparation for planting, and other important topics in addition to composting.  Register by April 8.  To register, contact the Gwinnett County Public Libraries at events@gwinnettpl.org. Snellville Public Library, 2740 Lenora Church Road, Snellville.

April 10 • Spring Lawn Care • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free!  An attractive, healthy lawn adds beauty to the home landscape in addition to enhancing the value of your home. Early spring is an important time in the care of the lawn. The class will cover tasks necessary that you have a healthy lawn through the growing season. The class will be held at the One Stop Center in Centerville located at 3025 Bethany Church Rd, Snellville, GA 30039. Click here to register. Class code OSC14503.

April 12, 19 & 26 • Financial Series • 10:00am to 11:00am

Free!  Gwinnett Extension, in partnership with Gwinnett County Public Schools, will educate parents on the importance of creating and following a budget, saving money while grocery shopping and other banking basics.  For more information contact Natalie Robles at 378.377.4034. Knight Elementary School, 401 N. River Drive S.W., Lilburn

April 17 • Financial Program "Where does the money go?" • 10:00am to 11:00am

Free!  Gwinnett Extension, in partnership with Gwinnett County Public Schools, will educate parents on the importance of creating and following a budget.  For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034. Arcado Elementary School, 5150 Arcado Road S.W., Lilburn.

April 22 • Nutrition Class "Nutrition for Arthritis Control" • 10:00am to 11:00am

Free!  Gwinnett Extension, in partnership with Snellville Senior Center, will educate seniors on what types of foods and exercises help wtih arthritis pain. For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034. Snellville Senior Center Brisco Park, 2770 Lenora Church Road, Snellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT12612.

April 23 • Nutrition Class "Eating Alone and Loving It" • 10:00am to 11:00am

Free!  Gwinnett Extension, in partnership with Centerville Senior Center, will educate seniors on ways to eat healthy when cooking for oneself. For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034. Centerville Senior Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT12613.

April 24 • Lawn Alternatives • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free! Frequently homeowners have areas of their landscape where growing grass is difficult due to excessive shade and other factors. The class will cover several alternatives to lawns including groundcover plants, shrubs and perennials. The class will be held at the One Stop Center in Centerville located at 3025 Bethany Church Rd, Snellville, GA 30039. Click here to register. Class code OSC14504.

April 25 • Food Recalls • 10:00am to 11:00am

Free!  Gwinnett Extension, in partnership with Buford Senior Center, will educate seniors on what to do when there's a product recall. For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034 or Patricia Armour at 678.225.5369. Buford Senior Center, 2755 Sawnee Avenue, Buford. Click here to register. Class code EXT12616.

April 25 & 26 • ServSafe Manager Training •  $140 (includes one book and test) •  8:30am – 4:30pm

Join this two-day class to learn about food safety, including food-borne illnesses, proper food handling, personal hygiene, and facility design and maintenance. Each food service establishment should have a Certified Food Safety Manager according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. This class will be held at the Gwinnett County Government Annex second floor conference room, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. For more information, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

April 29 • Nutrition Class "Eating Alone and Loving It" • 10:00am to 11:00am

Free!  Gwinnett Extension, in partnership with Grayson Senior Center, will educate seniors on ways to eat healthy when cooking for oneself. For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034. Grayson Senior Center, 475 Grayson Parkway, Grayson. Click here to register. Class code EXT12614.

 

July

July 8 - 12 • 4-H Rock Eagle Camp •  $360

This camp is only available to current 4th and 5th graders. Enjoy an overnight week away at Rock Eagle 4-H Center located in Eatonton, Georgia. Campers will participate in activities such as canoeing, forestry, hiking, swimming and much more! Spots are limited so make sure you sign up today! Call 678.377.4010 for more information.

July 18 & 19 • ServSafe Manager Training •  $140 (includes one book and test) •  8:30am – 4:30pm

Join this two-day class to learn about food safety, including food-borne illnesses, proper food handling, personal hygiene, and facility design and maintenance. Each food service establishment should have a Certified Food Safety Manager according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. This class will be held at the Gwinnett County Government Annex second floor conference room, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. For more information, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

 

October

October 11 & 12 • ServSafe Manager Training •  $140 (includes one book and test) •  8:30am – 4:30pm

Join this two-day class to learn about food safety, including food-borne illnesses, proper food handling, personal hygiene, and facility design and maintenance. Each food service establishment should have a Certified Food Safety Manager according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. This class will be held at the Gwinnett County Government Annex second floor conference room, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. For more information, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

October 24 & 25 • ServSafe Manager Training •  $140 (includes one book and test) •  8:30am – 4:30pm

Taught in Spanish! Join this two-day class to learn about food safety, including food-borne illnesses, proper food handling, personal hygiene, and facility design and maintenance. Each food service establishment should have a Certified Food Safety Manager according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. This class will be held at the Gwinnett County Government Annex second floor conference room, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. For more information, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.


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