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Upcoming Events
  • Feb 20 Northwest GA Master Equine Program Join us for a six-week series to learn about equine production, management, riding in college, health care, and more. Classes will be held at the Gordon Extension office from 6:00-8:00 with dinner included. 1/23/24 - Equine industry overview and Riding in college; 1/30/24 - Forage systems for horses (1-hour pesticide credit applied for); 2/6/24 - Manure management and Water quality; 2/12/24 - Preventative health care and USDA NRCS programs; 2/20/24 - Equine nutrition and conformation; 2/27/24 - Facilities management and Arena design and footing.
    • Calhoun, GA - (48.0 Miles)
  • Feb 21 Kids Cooking Club 👩‍🍳✨Calling all young chefs! 🌈🍜Our Kids Cooking Club kicks off on February 21, 2024! 📅 Get ready for an experience filled with fun recipes, learning culinary basics, and, most importantly, having an absolute blast! 👱‍👧👨‍🦱🎉Open to kids aged 9-15, it's the perfect opportunity for your little ones to unleash their inner chef! 🍴Secure their spot for a deliciously good time! 🎈👨‍🍳#KidsCookingClub #KidsintheKitchen #YoungChefs #CulinaryFun Kids will learn culinary basics, kitchen safety, and teamwork while fostering lifelong skills and love for cooking.
    • Conyers, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Feb 21 Walk A Weigh The Walk-a-Weigh Program is a series of lessons that will teach you how to make the changes you want to make to achieve permanent weight control. Family and Consumer Science Agent Jake Conner, will offer a different class each week to provide you with the skills to improve your food intake, become more physically active and adopt the health habits that will allow you to stay happy and healthy for a long time. Each class also includes educational handouts and activities that will reinforce what you have learned. This series will begin on Wednesday, January 31st at 5:30 pm. We will have our nutrition lesson and then walk for approximately 45 minutes. We will have class rain or shine!
    • Monroe, GA - (40.0 Miles)