UGA Extension Office

Events and Classes

 

October

October 24 • Eat Your Colors • 10:00am – 11:00am

Free! Discover how to add color to your healthy eating style and the benefits of consuming a rainbow of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. Taught by UGA Extension Gwinnett staff at the Buford Senior Center (2755 Sawnee Avenue in Buford). For more information, contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034.

October 26 • Fall Into Health Senior Wellness Fair • 9:00am – 1:00pm

Free! Stop by the UGA Extension Gwinnett table for a demonstration on three different healthy recipes. See you at the Bethesda Park Senior Center (225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville). For more information, contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034.

October 30 • Gardening with Native Plants • 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free! Many plants that are native to our area are easy to grow and require minimal maintenance. UGA Extension Gwinnett Agent Timothy Daly will discuss native plants and how to grow them in the home landscape. The class will be held in the second floor conference room of the Gwinnett County Government Building, 750 South Perry St.  Suite 400, Lawrenceville, GA. There is no cost, but register by October 26. Contact Rachel Warner at 678.377.4010 or Rachel.warner@gwinnettcounty.com.

 

November

November 1 & 2 • ServSafe for Managers in Spanish

Class taught in Spanish. The class covers many areas of food safety including food-borne illnesses, proper food handling, personal hygiene and facility design and maintenance. According to the Georgia Food Code, each facility should have at least one staff member that has managerial or supervisory responsibilities to hold a nationally-recognized food safety manager certification. The cost of the course is $140 per student which includes both days, the test book and concludes with an exam. The class will be held in the second-floor conference room of the Gwinnett County Government Annex Building, 750 South Perry St., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Spaces are limited. Payment and registration is due by October 25th or until spots are full. Please contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

November 16 ● Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam Preparatory Class ● 8:00am to 4:00pm

This class is for those who want to pass the exam to obtain the pesticide applicator license in category 24 ornamental and turf. It covers both the general standards and the ornamental and turf sections. The event will be held in the second floor conference room of the Gwinnett County Government Annex Building, 750 South Perry St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The cost is $20.00 – covers all materials. To register, please refer to the following weblink: It will be sent to me from Griffin). Registration deadline is November 9. Questions? Contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4011 or timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com.

 

December

December 7 • Healthy Holiday Eating Class in English • 10:00am to 11:00am

Free! Gwinnett Extension in partnership with Centerville Senior Center will educate seniors on how to prepare healthy dishes for the holidays. This program will be held at the Centerville Senior Center. 3025 Bethany Church Rd, Snellville, GA 30039. For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034 or Linda Hooks at 678.277.0231

December 10 • Healthy Holiday Eating Class in English • 11:00am to 12:00pm

Free! Gwinnett Extension in partnership with Lawrenceville Center will educate seniors on how to prepare healthy dishes for the holidays. This program will be held at the Lawrenceville Senior Center 225 Benson Street, Lawrenceville, and GA 30046. For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034 or Christine Beguhn at 678.277.0970

December 19 • Healthy Holiday Eating Class in English • 10:00am to 11:00am

Free! Gwinnett Extension in partnership with Buford Senior Center will educate seniors on how to prepare healthy dishes for the holidays. This program will be held at the Buford Senior Center 2755 Sawnee Ave, Buford, GA 30518. For more information contact Natalie Robles at 678.377.4034 or Mark Romeo at 678.225.5369


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