FCS Calendar of Events


MAY 2019

Homebuyer Education Class

This 6-hour course is designed to help you better understand the homebuying process, the financial responsibilities of home ownership, and basic home care and maintenance techniques to maintain the value of your home and save money on repairs.

April 30 – 6:00 – 9:00 pm CDT             Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley
  • Steps in Buying a House
May 2 – 6:00 – 9:00 pm CDT                 Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley
  • Home Care and Maintenance
  • Your Family Spending Plan

To register, please contact the UF/IFAS Washington County Extension Office, 850.638.6265, or the UF/IFAS Holmes County Extension Office, 850.547.1108 (TDD,via Florida Relay Service, 1.800.955.8771) or contact Judy Corbus, jlcorbus@ufl.edu, for more information.


Water Bath Canning: Pickles

May 4 – 9 am – Noon EDT                      Wakulla County Extension Office  84 Cedar Avenue, Crawfordville

Learn the basics of water bath canning and strategies and tips for preserving the perfect pickle. Hands-on activities included. Registration fee is $15/person (cash or check). For more information and to register, please contact Samantha Kennedy, FCS Agent, 850.926.3931.


Easy One-Pot Meals

May 20 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm EDT                 Wakulla County Extension Office  84 Cedar Avenue, Crawfordville

Learn how to create one-pot meals with the ingredients you may already have in your pantry. Registration fee is $10/person (cash or check). For more information and to register, please contact Samantha Kennedy, FCS Agent, 850.926.3931.


Healthy Eating for Your Growing Family

May 23 – 10 – 11:30 am EDT                    UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center
                                                                      155 Research Road, Quincy

We are surrounded by food choices every single day. Those choices can be good and bad!

Heathy eating and menu planning can help prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.  This FREE Healthy Eating Workshop will give you the tools to eat well while focusing on the prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. This workshop includes nutrition education, cooking demonstrations, and healthy recipe sampling.

Register today for this FREE workshop at https://healthyeatingforyourgrowingfamily.eventbrite.com.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.  For more information, call the UF/IFAS Extension Gadsden County office, 850.875.7255.

Cheese Making

May 25 – 9 am – Noon EDT                    Wakulla County Extension Office  84 Cedar Avenue, Crawfordville

Learn how to make your own ricotta or mozzarella cheese right in your own kitchen! Hands-on activities included. Registration fee is $15/person (cash or check). For more information and to register, please contact Samantha Kennedy, FCS Agent, 850.926.3931.

 

Soap Making

May 28 – 6:00 – 9:00 pm CDT                Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley

This class will walk you through the process of how lye, fats, and oils turn into soap. We will cover melt & pour, cold process, and hot process soaps as well as safety, properties of various fats & oils, and the tools & equipment used.  We will demonstrate the process and show you just how easy it can be to make your own soap.

Registration fee is $5/person and includes class materials.  Pre-registration is required.  To register, please contact the UF/IFAS Washington County Extension Office, 850.638.6265, or the UF/IFAS Holmes County Extension Office, 850.547.1108 (TDD,via Florida Relay Service, 1.800.955.8771) or contact Judy Corbus, jlcorbus@ufl.edu, for more information.

 

JUNE 2019

Homebuyer Education Class

This 6-hour course is designed to help you better understand the homebuying process, the financial responsibilities of home ownership, and basic home care and maintenance techniques to maintain the value of your home and save money on repairs.

June 4 – 6:00 – 9:00 pm CDT                 Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley
  • Steps in Buying a House
June 6 – 6:00 – 9:00 pm CDT                  Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley
  • Home Care and Maintenance
  • Your Family Spending Plan

To register, please contact the UF/IFAS Washington County Extension Office, 850.638.6265, or the UF/IFAS Holmes County Extension Office, 850.547.1108 (TDD,via Florida Relay Service, 1.800.955.8771) or contact Judy Corbus, jlcorbus@ufl.edu, for more information.

 

Preparing to Be Prepared

June 18 –  6:00 – 8:30 pm CDT              Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley

With the start of hurricane season, it’s time to have a game plan and be prepared!  We will cover food, water, shelter, sanitation and personal hygiene, first aid, power, communication, cooking, and general supplies to help your family weather various types of emergencies.

Registration fee is $5/person and includes class materials.  Pre-registration is required.  To register, please contact the UF/IFAS Washington County Extension Office, 850.638.6265, or the UF/IFAS Holmes County Extension Office, 850.547.1108 (TDD,via Florida Relay Service, 1.800.955.8771) or contact Judy Corbus, jlcorbus@ufl.edu, for more information.