UGA Extension Office

Events and Classes

 

January

January 23 • Radon Awareness • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join Derek Cooper, UGA Extension Radon Educator, to learn about what Radon is and how it affects your home. Radon is a radioactive gas, that can be found in the soil under your home. Radon exposure may cause lung cancer. Testing your home is the best way to know the amount of radon in your home. Come and learn how to protect your family. The event will be held at Collins Hill Branch Library, 455 Camp Perrin Rd Lawrenceville, GA 30043. For more information, please call 770.978.5154.

January 28 • Tea Time • 10:30am to 11:30am

Age 50+Take time out of your day to discover all the tea varieties and how drinking them can improve your health. Pay $2 (per person) to the instructor the day of. Registration required by January 24. In partnership with Parks and Recreation. Click here to register. Class code BEP12695

January 29 • Vines & Groundcovers ● 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free! UGA Extension Agent, Timothy Daly, will discuss the many versatile ornamental vines and that add beauty to the garden and groundcover plants that provide an attractive alternative to lawns. 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 January 28. Click here to register.  Class code ANX14501

January 30 • Cocinando para toda la Vida ● 10:00am to 1:00pm

(Hopkins Elementary School, 1315 Dickens Road NW en Lilburn)
Reduzca su riesgo de desarrollar cáncer al enfocarse en la prevención y los hábitos alimenticios saludables. Aprenda sobre las pruebas de detección del cáncer de mama y cervical, reciba información sobre nutrición y disfrute de una demostración de cocina en vivo. Para participantes sin seguro médico. Para registrarse, llame a Ingrid Abarca al 770.381.4274.

 

February

February 5 • Proper Pruning • 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free! Gwinnett County Extension Agent, Timothy Daly, will cover proper pruning techniques to keep your landscape plants 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 register by February 4. Click here to register. Class code ANX14502

 February 6 • Soil Preparation • 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. 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 OSC14500

February 14 & 15 • 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.

February 20 • Trees & Shrubs • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Many species of trees and shrubs can be grown in our area. By planting correctly and in the right site, you can have attractive plants that will enhance the quality of your home landscape. 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 OSC14501

February 22 ● 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 pesticide exam will not be offered at the program. Several technical colleges in the state offer it and to register for one, go to www.gapestexam.com.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 $25.00 – covers all materials. To register, please refer to the following weblink: https://cat24gwinnett02222019.eventbrite.com. Registration deadline is February 15. Questions? Contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4011 or timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com.

February 22 • Cocinando para toda la vida • 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Reduzca su riesgo de desarrollar cancer al enfocarse en la prevencion y los habitos alimenticios saludables. Aprenda sobre las pruebas de detección del cancer de mama y cervical, reciba informacion sobre nutricion y disfrute de una demostración de cocina en vivo. Para edades de 21-64. Para participantes sin seguro medico. En asociacion con UGA Extension Gwinnett y la Sociedad Americana de Cancer. Pulse aquí para registrarse. Class code OSB17200

February 27 • Homeowner Fruit Trees• 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free! Many fruit trees can provide abundant fruit if given the proper growing conditions. Gwinnett County Extension Agent, Timothy Daly, will discuss the best fruit trees for homeowners, and ways to keep them productive. 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 registration is required by February 25. Click here to register.  Class code ANX14503

February 27 • Love your Ticker! • 10:00am to 12:30pm

Age 50+It’s American Heart Month. Do something good for yourself! Enjoy a sampler of heart healthy activities. Start with an active J.U.M.P.( Just You Move Production class for all levels of fitness), be informed with a Live Healthy Gwinnett presentation and taste a recipe presented by UGA extension services. $6/person, must pre-register by 2/21. Click here to register. Class code BEP12909

 

March

March 5 • Native Plant Gardening • 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free! Gwinnett County Extension Agent, Timothy Daly, will discuss the proper care and maintenance of you lawn will help keep it attractive and healthy for the growing season. The class will be held in the second-floor conference room of the Gwinnett County Government Building, 750 South Perry St. Lawrenceville, GA  30046. There is no charge, but registration is required by March 4. Click here to register.  Class code ANX14504

March 14 • Spring Plant Sale • 9:00am to 6:00pm

Plant orders will be accepted from December 26 - March 6. Thursday, March 14th between 9:00am and 6:00pm is the one and only day scheduled to pick up your pre-paid order at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2406 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. No orders are shipped. Click HERE for the order form.

March 18 • Vegetable Gardening • 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free! Timothy Daly, Gwinnett County Extension Agent will discuss the many vegetables that can be grown in our area and how to care for them to produce a bountiful harvest. Registration is required by March 15.  The class will be held at the Government Annex Conference Room (2nd Floor), 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Click here to register. Class code ANX14505.  

March 20 • Spring Vegetables • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free! Fresh vegetables harvested out of your garden are tasty and healthy. Many type of vegetables can be grown in our area, and proper planting and culture will ensure a bountiful harvest. 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 OSC14502

 

April

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 & 13 • 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 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

 

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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