FCS Calendar of Events

AUGUST 2019

 

Let’s Cook!

August 5 – 5:30 – 8:30 pm EDT                 Leon County Extension Office  615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee

Learn a few healthy tips and tricks for simple cooking at home.

Registration fee is $10/person.  To register, please contact Heidi Copeland, 850.606.5200.

 

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.

August 17 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm CDT           Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley
  • Steps in Buying a House
  • 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 or contact Judy Corbus, jlcorbus@ufl.edu, for more information. For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact 850.638.6265 (TDD, via Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771) at least five working days prior to the class so proper consideration may be given to the request.

 

Cheese Making


August 22
– 6:00 – 8:30 pm CDT               Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen.  Participants will learn how to make and store various varieties of cheese.

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, or contact Judy Corbus, jlcorbus@ufl.edu, for more information. For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact 850.638.6265 (TDD, via Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771) at least five working days prior to the class so proper consideration may be given to the request.

 

September 2019

 

Heart and Sole 5K Walk/Run

September 7 – 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. CDT          Citizens Lodge Park  4574 Lodge Drive, Marianna

FREE registration!  T-shirts for the first 100 participants!  Pre-register online to reserve your t-shirt at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/heart-sole-5k-walkrun-tickets-26934044452 OR register the day of the event.
This community event is hosted by the Florida Department of Health Jackson County and UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County.

 

Gifts from the Kitchen

September 17 – 6:00 – 8:30 pm CDT            Washington County Ag Center  1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley

With the holidays approaching, it’s not too early to begin making your gift list.  Join us to learn how to make unique homemade gifts from the kitchen.

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, or contact Judy Corbus, jlcorbus@ufl.edu, for more information. For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact 850.638.6265 (TDD, via Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771) at least five working days prior to the class so proper consideration may be given to the request.

 

October 2019


Panhandle Youth Expo


October 9 – 12                                            
    Jackson County Agriculture Center   3631 Highway 90, Marianna

The Panhandle Youth Expo (PYE) is a volunteer led youth fair held in Marianna, Florida. This year the event will be held October 9-12, 2019, at the Jackson County Agriculture Center. The PYE provides current 4-H and FFA members the opportunity to enter livestock (cattle, hogs, goats, poultry, & rabbits), or non-livestock projects (arts, crafts, plant arrangements, & baked goods) to be judged, as well to participate in poultry and livestock judging contests. Premiums will be provided based on the specifications outlined in the specific rules for each show.  Entry deadline is Friday, September 13 at 4:30 PM CDT.

Entry is open to current 4-H and FFA members from Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington Counties in Florida; Houston and Geneva Counties in Alabama; and Seminole County in Georgia.

For a schedule of events, a complete list of rules, and entry forms, visit https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/jacksonco/2019/08/12/panhandle-youth-expo-october-9-12/.  Questions?  Please contact the Jackson County Extension Office, 850.482.9620.