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Marvelous Microgreens

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Microgreens are a nutritious powerhouse. They can be used as a garnish or seasoning for your wither dishes, in the smoothies and even baking. Grown them on your kitchen counter top or window sill all winter long, it is fun and super-easy - if you know how! In this class you'll learn about differe...

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2020 Monroe County 4-H Public Presentations Event

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The Monroe County 4-H Team is excited to welcome you to the Irondequoit Public Library to showcase your presentation skills. Each presentation will be evaluated and receive feedback about the best parts of the presentation and areas that could use some more practice. Public Presentations are a fa...

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Saturday Morning Garden Series Tinker Nature Park Event

Saturday Morning Garden Series

Saturday, March 7, 2020

January 18, 11 AM - Wetlands Presenter - Master Gardener Franz Seischab February 1, 11 AM - Olmstead and Rochester Parks Presenter - Master Gardener Bob Beabout March 7, 11 AM - Seeds: Collecting, Storing, and Starting Presenter - Master Gardener Ken Harbison March 28, 11 AM - Raised...

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2020 AG LITERACY WEEK

Monday, March 16, 2020

Ag Literacy Week is March 16 - March 20!How Does Agricultural Literacy Week (ALW) Work?In celebration of New York agriculture, volunteers throughout the state will read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders. Students and teachers will also benefit from hands-on lessons and receive f...

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Mighty Monday

4-H Mighty Monday - MARCH

Monday, March 16, 2020

Agriculture Literacy Week!The evening will feature a reading of this year's Ag Literacy book, a visit from the new horse at ROC Animal School, including a naming contest for the horse, and hands-on learning activities connecting kids to agriculture. This program is targeted to youth in K-3rd...

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2020 AG LITERACY WEEK

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Ag Literacy Week is March 16 - March 20!How Does Agricultural Literacy Week (ALW) Work?In celebration of New York agriculture, volunteers throughout the state will read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders. Students and teachers will also benefit from hands-on lessons and receive f...

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2020 AG LITERACY WEEK

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Ag Literacy Week is March 16 - March 20!How Does Agricultural Literacy Week (ALW) Work?In celebration of New York agriculture, volunteers throughout the state will read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders. Students and teachers will also benefit from hands-on lessons and receive f...

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2020 AG LITERACY WEEK

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Ag Literacy Week is March 16 - March 20!How Does Agricultural Literacy Week (ALW) Work?In celebration of New York agriculture, volunteers throughout the state will read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders. Students and teachers will also benefit from hands-on lessons and receive f...

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2020 AG LITERACY WEEK

Friday, March 20, 2020

Ag Literacy Week is March 16 - March 20!How Does Agricultural Literacy Week (ALW) Work?In celebration of New York agriculture, volunteers throughout the state will read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders. Students and teachers will also benefit from hands-on lessons and receive f...

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4-H Shooting Sports - Air-Rifle Training

Saturday, March 21, 2020

The Monroe County 4-H program is excited to announce another round of air rifle training using the 4-H Shooting Sports curricula. Register today!

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Container Gardening

Refresh Your Home Inside & Out: Container Gardening

Monday, March 23, 2020

Presented by Science & History and the Arts Divisions, in partnership with the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County. Held in the Kusler-Cox Auditorium at the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County.Think you don’t have space to garden? Well, think again! Come learn how to grow bea...

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4-H Shooting Sports - Air-Rifle Training

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The Monroe County 4-H program is excited to announce another round of air rifle training using the 4-H Shooting Sports curricula. Register today!

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Wake Up Your Garden Master Gardener Talk Event

Wake Up Your Garden

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Part of the Master Gardener Speakers Bureau Series.As temperatures begin to warm, we get excited to get back out in our gardens. Join us to learn tips for getting ready to garden. Topics include tools and equipment; preparing garden beds; pruning and cutting back; lawn rejuvenation, planning...

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Saturday Morning Garden Series Tinker Nature Park Event

Saturday Morning Garden Series

Saturday, March 28, 2020

January 18, 11 AM - Wetlands Presenter - Master Gardener Franz Seischab February 1, 11 AM - Olmstead and Rochester Parks Presenter - Master Gardener Bob Beabout March 7, 11 AM - Seeds: Collecting, Storing, and Starting Presenter - Master Gardener Ken Harbison March 28, 11 AM - Raised...

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4-H Shooting Sports - Air-Rifle Training

Saturday, April 4, 2020

The Monroe County 4-H program is excited to announce another round of air rifle training using the 4-H Shooting Sports curricula. Register today!

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Canning Equipment

Pressure Canner Gauge Testing

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Join us for a drop-in Open House event at the Irondequoit Public Library 1290 Titus Ave, Room 113Thursday, April 9th from 6pm-7:30pm Have your pressure canner guage checked for the upcoming canning season.Free and open to all.No registration required.  

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4-H Shooting Sports - Air-Rifle Training

Saturday, April 11, 2020

The Monroe County 4-H program is excited to announce another round of air rifle training using the 4-H Shooting Sports curricula. Register today!

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Spring

Sunday, April 12, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum. The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.Me...

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Vegetables: Starting From Seed & Raised Bed Gardening

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Part of the Master Gardener Speakers Bureau Series.Learn how to grow your own vegetables from seeds. Topics include best practices for indoor seed starting; how to transition seedlings from indoor to the vegetable garden; vegetables to start indoors; and vegetables that can be direct sowed in...

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4-H Shooting Sports - Air-Rifle Training

Saturday, April 18, 2020

The Monroe County 4-H program is excited to announce another round of air rifle training using the 4-H Shooting Sports curricula. Register today!

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Spring

Sunday, April 19, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum. The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.Me...

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2020 Exploration Charter School

Exploration Charter School Community Read Event

Thursday, April 23, 2020

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2020 Gathering of Gardeners Symposium

Saturday, April 25, 2020

The Gathering of Gardeners Symposium is a day-long event meant to inform, excite and inspire both experienced and new gardeners on various horticultural topics.The event will be held again at RIT Inn and Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Rd., Henrietta, NY 14467.This year's featured speakers a...

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Spring

Sunday, April 26, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum. The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.Me...

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Spring

Sunday, May 3, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum. The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.Me...

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Master Gardener Plant Sale at the Rochester Lilac Festival

Friday, May 8, 2020

Visit us during the Lilac Fest. Master Gardener Volunteers will be featuring thousands of plants, including annuals, perennials, herbs, lilacs, hydrangeas, clematis, vegetables, houseplants, and more!

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Market in the Park

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Join us as we continue the tradition of the Proud Market. Market in the Park will be Saturday, May 23rd, located on the grounds of Warner Castle at Highland Park, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, rain or shine. Vendors on site to offer a variety of unique plants and garden art:Enjoy tours of the War...

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Master Gardener Summer Sale

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Recycled Garden Treasures & Plants! Sunday, June 14th, 9 AM - 1 PM. Gently used tools and garden/yard items, plants, books, magazines and miscellaneous garden treasures.

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Fall

Sunday, October 11, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum.The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Fall

Sunday, October 18, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum.The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Fall

Sunday, October 25, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum.The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Fall

Sunday, November 1, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum.The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.

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