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December 2012

Vegetable Production webinar

January 9, 2013

The series provides convenient access to timely updates in commercial vegetable and small fruit production for extension educators, producers and industry representatives, 1-2pm. Topic: Nutrient Management and Fertigation. Cost: $10 per webinar or $35 for the whole series of five. Register online at agsci.psu.edu/vegetable-production-webinars or by phone at 724/627-3745.

Charcoal Making Then and Now webinar

January 8, 2013

12–1pm and repeated 7–8pm. To register and take part in the live seminars or to view the upcoming seminars schedule, visit extension.psu.edu/private-forests/tools-resources/webinars.

Technology Tuesdays: Youngstock Housing Needs free online workshop

January 8, 2013

Topics include determining system size, group sizes, calf and heifer housing alternatives, animal treatment and management needs, designing a total system and evaluating usefulness of existing facilities. Presented by Dr. Jud Heinrichs, professor Penn State Department of Animal Science; Dan McFarland and John Tyson, Penn State Extension Engineers, 8:30-10am. Register: 888/373-7232.

Pony Pals meeting

January 4, 2013

4-H Pony Pals meeting, 6:40pm, On Broadway Dance Studio. This club is accepting new members. They are also looking for another leader. 4-H is open to youth ages 8-18. 570/296-3400.

Archery Club

January 4, 2013

4-H Archery Club meeting, 5pm, Belle Reve. 4-H is open to youth ages 8-18. 570/296-3400.

Quit smoking course

January 3, 2013
January 10, 2013
January 17, 2013
January 24, 2013
January 31, 2013

Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 5 weekly sessions of a free Quit Smoking Course, 6–7pm; Belle Reve. The group will meet for 5 consecutive Thursdays. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. Individual counseling and group sessions available by appointment; call 570/296-3400 or 570/253-5970, ext 4110 or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu

Exercise program

January 3, 2013

The first session of a Growing Stronger Exercise Program (Strong Women/Strong Men), 4:45–5:45pm, Pike County Administration Bldg. Two fitness plans are offered: 6 weeks for $40 or 12 weeks for $80. The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The focus is on strength training, diet and exercise in a class setting. Individuals are educated on the effects of diet and exercise on bone health and bone mass to prevent the onset of osteoporosis. Pre-registration, including payment, is required by January 2.  Read more

Quit smoking course

January 2, 2013
January 9, 2013
January 16, 2013
January 23, 2013
January 30, 2013

Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 5 weekly sessions of a free Quit Smoking Course, 3–4pm; Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 2512 Route 6, Suite 2. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. Individual counseling and group sessions available by appointment; call 570-296-3400 or 570-253-5970, ext 4110 or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu.

Tastes of Wayne County at Fiesta on Main

January 2, 2013

Fiesta on Main will host Tastes of Wayne County, "First Wednesdays" for the Wayne County Historical Society. Fiesta on Main is an authentic Mexican Restaurant located at 1139 Main St.

Defensive driving class

January 5, 2013

Sponsored by Roscoe Kiwanis Club at the Roscoe Central School Cafeteria, 9am-3pm. Cost: $35 (due at sign-up.) Limit of 40; to sign up, call 607/498-5730.