UGA Extension Office

Events and Classes

 

August

August 11 • Eat Healthy, Be Active Certified Training • 8:00am – 2:00pm

For childcare educators! Taught in Spanish. $30 (per person)/$20 (per ALEI member).  Discover the importance of healthy eating and physical activity for preschoolers. Discuss childhood obesity prevention and participate in hands-on activities designed for teaching healthy habits. Taught by UGA Extension Gwinnett Agent Ines Beltran at the Gwinnett County Government Annex (second floor conference room). Preregister by August 6 at rachel.warner@gwinnettcounty.com or 678.377.4010.

August 13 • Are You Eating Enough Protein? • 11:00am – 12:00pm

Free! Lean about protein intake and benefits, and what foods to consume. Taught by UGA Extension Gwinnett staff at the Lawrenceville Senior Center (225 Benson Street, Lawrenceville). Preregister by August 9 at rachel.warner@gwinnettcounty.com or 678.377.4010.

August 16 • ServSafe Training • 7:00am – 10:00am

For food handlers! Taught in Spanish. $15 (per person). This program teaches restaurant employees and the general public food safety practices for preparing and serving food. Topics include: basic food safety, personal hygiene, cross-contamination and allergens, time and temperature, and cleaning and sanitation. Taught at Mojitos inside The Forum on Peachtree Parkway (5161 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 630 in Peachtree Corners). Preregister by August 11 at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

August 17 • Mediterranean Diet • 10:00am – 11:00am

Free! For seniors! Understand the benefits of the Mediterranean diet and its healthy way of life. Taught by UGA Gwinnett Extension staff at the Centerville Senior Center (3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville). Preregister by August 14 at rachel.warner@gwinnettcounty.com or 678.377.4010.

August 18 • 4-H Kickoff Party • 10:30am – 1:00pm

Free! 4-H is a youth development program provided by UGA Extension Gwinnett for boys and girls, grades K-12. It is a program designed with kids in mind, focused on peer support rather than peer pressure. The program is open to anyone. No dues or uniforms are required! Join us at Alexander Park, 800 Old Snellville Highway, Lawrenceville, to learn all about Gwinnett County 4-H and what we have to offer! If you have any questions you can call our office at 678.377.4010.

August 18 • Gwinnett County Community Health Fair • 10:00am – 2:00pm

Free! Take advantage of health screenings, community resources, speaker series, fun activities, prizes, and giveaways in celebration of Immunization Awareness Month. Stop by the UGA Extension Gwinnett table to learn more about healthy habits, such as flu shot benefits. Held at the Bogan Park Community Recreation Center (2723 North Bogan Road Northeast in Buford).

August 27 • Fall Vegetable Gardening  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm 

Free! Although many people think the summer is the only time to grow vegetables, many can be planted in the autumn. Timothy Daly of UGA Extension Gwinnett will show you how to start a fall vegetable garden and discuss the various types of vegetables that you can grow in it. 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. There is no charge, but pre-registration is required by August 24. To register, contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4010 or timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com.

 

September

September 7 ● Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam Preparatory Class ● 8:00am - 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: https://cat24gwinnett_09072018.eventbrite.com. Registration deadline is August 31. Questions? Contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4011 or timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com.

September 11 • Fall is for Planting • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Free! Gwinnett County Extension Agent, Timothy Daly, will discuss the proper techniques of planting and maintaining landscapes, trees, and shrubs in the fall. The class will be held at the Suwanee Public Library located at 361 Main Street, Suwanee, GA 30024. There is no charge, but register by September 7, 2018. To register, contact the Gwinnett County Public Libraries at events@gwinnettpl.org.

September 13-17 & 20-23 •  4-H Farm Friends

Join us at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds for an interactive petting zoo! Come interact with animals and explore farm life activities. 

September 17 • Fall Lawn Care ● 12:00pm - 1:00 pm

Free! Join Gwinnett County Extension Agent Timothy Daly as he discusses caring for your lawn during the fall to keep it healthy and attractive. 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. There is no charge, but pre-registration is required by September 14. To register, contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4010 or timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com.

September 25 • Fall is for Planting • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Free! Gwinnett County Extension Agent, Timothy Daly, will discuss the proper techniques of planting and maintaining landscapes, trees, and shrubs in the fall. The class will be held at the Collins Hill Public Library, 455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. There is no charge, but register by September 21, 2018. To register, contact the Gwinnett County Public Libraries at events@gwinnettpl.org.

September 27 • Master Gardener 'Meet and Greet' • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Interested in becoming a 2019 Gwinnett County - Master Gardener Extension Volunteer (MGEV)? Come learn about our program and how you can join at our 'Meet and Greet'! This will be held at 750 South Perry St. 2nd Floor Training Room, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. You may bring your completed application to this session. Please RSVP to Timothy Daly at 678.377.4010 or timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com


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