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October 2016 NewsFlash

Penn State Extension October Events


Upcoming Events
Pike County, 514 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337 ♦ 570-296-3400
PikeExt@psu.edu ♦ extension.psu.edu/pike/events

October 2016
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling
When: October 3, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Milford, PA

Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.
Nutrition Links: Shop-Get the Best for Less/ Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: October 4, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Tannersville, PA

Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables/ Making Smart Drink Choices
When: October 5, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Tannersville, PA

Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
Master Gardener Basic Training: Pike County
When: October 6, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Hawley, PA

Do you have an interest in gardening, a willingness to learn more, and a strong desire to help others? Join us to start your path to become a Penn State Master Gardener! Applications are now being accepted through September 20, 2016. Class starts October 6th.
Mountain Lions and Other Seldom Seen Creatures
When: October 6, 2016, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Carbondale, PA

This dinner is hosted by the Wayne Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association.
Nutrition Links: Intro to Nutrition Links / MyPlate
When: October 11, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Tannersville, PA

Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
Nutrition Links: Fix it Safe/Plan-Know What's for Dinner
When: October 12, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Tannersville, PA

Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
Gardening with Moss
When: October 13, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Honesdale, PA

Heidi Masucci of Moss Acres in Honesdale will explain how to use the beauty of mosses in our gardens.
ServSafe®
When: October 17, 2016, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Hawley, PA

Monday, October 17, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Monday, October 24, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)--Exam to begin at 1:00 PM
ServSafe®
When: October 18, 2016, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Stroudsburg, PA

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Tuesday, October 25, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)--Exam to begin at 1:00 PM
Nutrition Links: Shop- Get the Best for Less/ Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: October 18, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Tannersville, PA

Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits & Vegetables/ Making Smart Drink Choices
When: October 19, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Tannersville, PA

Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
Home Food Preservation: Canning Basics
When: October 22, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Stroudsburg, PA

Food preservation is experiencing a rejuvenation; many people are interested in growing and/or buying local foods and want to preserve them for use throughout the year. Home Food Preservation: Canning Basics is an introductory workshop providing USDA's current recommendations on how to safely can seasonal garden produce and specialty items.
Nutrition Links: Intro to Nutrition Links / MyPlate
When: October 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Tannersville, PA

Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger
When: October 25, 2016, 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: Milford, PA

Tues. & Thurs.: Oct. 25, 2016 - Jan. 17, 2017 (4:30 - 5:45 PM)
Nutrition Links: Fix it Safe/ Plan- Know What's for Dinner
When: October 26, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Tannersville, PA

Penn State Extension in Monroe County is offering hands-on educational classes on nutrition through its Nutrition Links Program.
















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