UGA Extension Office

Events and Classes

May

May 1-23, Various Days • Walk-a-Weigh • 10:00am to 11:00 am

$10 Explore how to make better food choices and healthy recipes, become more active, and manage environmental barriers. Enjoy food demonstrations and samples. Handouts included. The class will be held at the Bethesda Park Senior Center, located at 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrencellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT32600. Ages 50+

May 20 • Pesticide Licensing Exam Prepatory Class - Mosquito Control • 8:00am to 2:00pm

This class is for those who want to pass the exam to obtain the pesticide applicator license in Category 41 Mosquito Control.  It covers only the mosquito control section, not the general standards.  Five pesticide applicator credits in Category 41 will be available. This class will be held at the Gwinnett County Government Annex second floor conference room, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Cost is $25. Click here to register. Registration deadline is May 14, 2019. For questions contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4011 or timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com.

May 23 • Annual/Perennial Flowers• 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free! Before you start planting your picturesque dream garden, understand the difference between annual and perennial plants, which ones grow in this area best, and how to properly plant and care for them. Instructed by Agent Tim Daly. This class will be held at the Governmentr Annex Conference Room (2nd Floor), 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Click here to register. Class code ANX34501. Ages 18+ 

May 29 • Indoor Pest Control • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free!  Many pests, such as roaches, ants, and spiders can be bothersome to homeowners. By using a multitude of tactics, they can be controlled and kept out of the home. The class, taught by Tim Daly, will be held at the One Stop Center in Centerville, located at 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT34501. Ages 18+

May 31 • Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam Prepatory Class • 8:00am to 1:00pm

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 only the ornamental and turf section, not the general standards.  This class will be held at the Gwinnett County Government Annex second floor conference room, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Cost is $20 and covers all materials. Click here to register. For questions contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4011 or  timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com

 

June

June 5 • Butterflies and Pollinators • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free!  One of the most important functions of insects is to pollinate plants to ensure fruit and seed production. Butterflies, bees and others readily move pollen from one flower to another. Some plants are favored by butterflies and other pollinating insects and can provide color and beauty to the home garden. The class, taught by Tim Daly, will be held at the One Stop Center in Centerville, located at 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT34502.

June 19 • Rain Gardening • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free!  When we have rainstorms, many times the excess water runs off our property into storm drains, which can cause flooding and pollution. As a homeowner, you can divert some of the water to a rain garden that, along with a variety of plants, will help absorb the water and add beauty to our property. The class, taught by Tim Daly, will be held at the One Stop Center in Centerville, located at 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT34503.

 

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

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 Inés Beltrán at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

Entrenamiento de ServSafe Manager En Español

Únase a esta clase de dos días para aprender sobre la seguridad alimentaria, incluidas las enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos, el manejo adecuado de los alimentos, la higiene personal y el diseño y mantenimiento de las instalaciones. Cada establecimiento de servicio de alimentos debe tener un Gerente Certificado de Seguridad Alimentaria de acuerdo con el Departamento de Salud Pública de Georgia. Esta clase se llevará a cabo en la sala de conferencias del segundo piso del Anexo del Gobierno del Condado de Gwinnett, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Para obtener más información, contacte a Inés Beltrán en inesb@uga.edu o al 678.377.4010.

July 24 • Plant Propagation • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free!  Plants reproduce in other ways than just seeds. Stem cuttings and air layering are ust a few of the easy methods of propagating plants. Some are easier than others. Come learn how you can increase the number and variety of plants in your garden. The class, taught by Tim Daly, will be held at the One Stop Center in Centerville, located at 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT34504.

 

August

August 14 • Herb Gardening • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free!  Herbs are excellent garden plants that require minimal maintenance and come in a variety of scents, flavors, and colors. They can be used for culinary purposes, fragrance, ornamental plants, and indoor flower arrangements. Many herbs thrive in our area and climate. The class, taught by Tim Daly, will be held at the One Stop Center in Centerville, located at 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT34505.

August 15 & 16 • 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 Inés Beltrán at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

Entrenamiento de ServSafe Manager En Español

Únase a esta clase de dos días para aprender sobre la seguridad alimentaria, incluidas las enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos, el manejo adecuado de los alimentos, la higiene personal y el diseño y mantenimiento de las instalaciones. Cada establecimiento de servicio de alimentos debe tener un Gerente Certificado de Seguridad Alimentaria de acuerdo con el Departamento de Salud Pública de Georgia. Esta clase se llevará a cabo en la sala de conferencias del segundo piso del Anexo del Gobierno del Condado de Gwinnett, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Para obtener más información, contacte a Inés Beltrán en inesb@uga.edu o al 678.377.4010.

August 28 • Fall Vegetable Gardening • 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Free!  Though the colder weather will be here soon, many vegetables thrive in the fall and winter. Cabbage, kale, turnips, collards, and others can provide fresh vegetables during the colder weather. The class, taught by Tim Daly, will be held at the One Stop Center in Centerville, located at 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. Click here to register. Class code EXT34506.

 

September

September 5 & 6 • 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 Inés Beltrán at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

Entrenamiento de ServSafe Manager En Español

Únase a esta clase de dos días para aprender sobre la seguridad alimentaria, incluidas las enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos, el manejo adecuado de los alimentos, la higiene personal y el diseño y mantenimiento de las instalaciones. Cada establecimiento de servicio de alimentos debe tener un Gerente Certificado de Seguridad Alimentaria de acuerdo con el Departamento de Salud Pública de Georgia. Esta clase se llevará a cabo en la sala de conferencias del segundo piso del Anexo del Gobierno del Condado de Gwinnett, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Para obtener más información, contacte a Inés Beltrán en inesb@uga.edu o al 678.377.4010.

 

October

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 Inés Beltrán at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

Entrenamiento de ServSafe Manager En Español

Únase a esta clase de dos días para aprender sobre la seguridad alimentaria, incluidas las enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos, el manejo adecuado de los alimentos, la higiene personal y el diseño y mantenimiento de las instalaciones. Cada establecimiento de servicio de alimentos debe tener un Gerente Certificado de Seguridad Alimentaria de acuerdo con el Departamento de Salud Pública de Georgia. Esta clase se llevará a cabo en la sala de conferencias del segundo piso del Anexo del Gobierno del Condado de Gwinnett, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Para obtener más información, contacte a Inés Beltrán en inesb@uga.edu o al 678.377.4010.

 

November

October 21 & 22 • 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 Inés Beltrán at inesb@uga.edu or 678.377.4010.

Entrenamiento de ServSafe Manager En Español

Únase a esta clase de dos días para aprender sobre la seguridad alimentaria, incluidas las enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos, el manejo adecuado de los alimentos, la higiene personal y el diseño y mantenimiento de las instalaciones. Cada establecimiento de servicio de alimentos debe tener un Gerente Certificado de Seguridad Alimentaria de acuerdo con el Departamento de Salud Pública de Georgia. Esta clase se llevará a cabo en la sala de conferencias del segundo piso del Anexo del Gobierno del Condado de Gwinnett, 750 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville. Para obtener más información, contacte a Inés Beltrán en inesb@uga.edu o al 678.377.4010.


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