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09/11/2015 
 
Friday: Friday, Aug. 14th and Sept. 11th, 5-8PM - Local Food Preservation Series
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is continuing its series of hands-on food preservation workshops with two more workshops on boiling water canning and pressure canning. Designed to teach people how to enjoy locally produced food year round, this local food preservation series addresses topics like freezing, canning, preserving meat, and how to cook, grow with, and preserve fresh herbs. Workshops will be held at venues throughout the county, will run from July through November, and will be advertised through Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben Countys website, www.putknowledgetowork.org. The boiling water canning method, used to can pickles, tomatoes, fruits, jams, jellies, and other preserves, will be taught by CCE Master Preserver, Jon Sterlace, on Friday, August 14, from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Pressure canning, the only safe method for canning low-acid vegetables, meat, poultry, and seafood, will be taught by CCE Master Preserver, Loree Symonds, on Friday, September 11, from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Both canning workshops will be located at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church at 122 Liberty Street in Bath. The cost of each workshop, $15 per person, will include the 3-hour long hands-on experience, a full packet of up-to-date information, a jar of canned vegetables, and a chance to win a door prize. Interested participants should register for these workshops by calling CCE at 607-664-2300, by visiting http://bit.ly/preserveyourfood. For more information, please contact Kelley Elliott, CCEs Local Food Educator, at kje36@cornell.edu.

09/13/2015 
 
Sunday: Sept. 13th, 10AM - PA NPBA & WRC 3D Mini Buckle Pointed Shows
Sunday, Sept. 13th, everyone is invited the PA National Pole Bending Assn. (NPBA) and Wellsboro Riding Club (WRC) 3D Mini Buckle Pointed Shows. The event will take place at 140 Cherry Flats Road, Wellsboro, PA. Exhibitions begin at 10AM and the show is at Noon. Stalls $20. Food and restrooms available. There will be year-end awards for both NPBA and WRC open/youth and peewee divisions. Plus door prizes, silent auction and 80% payback. For more information, contact Dawn Trescott-Dehn at 607-857-0874 or email: dawn_trescottm@yahoo.com.

09/25/2015 
 
Friday: Friday, Sept. 25th - Estate Administration Survival Guide Workshops
Estate Administration Survival Guide: What you need to know after the death of a loved one Is your estate plan a comprehensive estate plan which includes all of the five critical documents? Do you know what could happen if you dont have one or more of these documents in place? Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is offering a free workshop to answer these questions, Five Critical Estate Planning Documents and five more you may want to consider on two upcoming dates: Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 1-3PM at the Dormann Library, 101 West Morris St., Bath, and Friday, Sept. 25 from 1-3PM at the Southeast Steuben County Library, 300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza, Corning. Patrick Roth, Elder Law Attorney, CPA from Corning, will lead both workshops and discuss such topics as: What can happen if you never get around to completing your plan? What do each of these documents do and what happens if you dont have them. Learn how to prevent disaster from striking you and your loved ones. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Please call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-664-2300 to reserve a space. For more details visit PutKnowledgeToWork.org.

09/26/2015 
 
Saturday: Saturday, Sept. 26th, 11A-? Chicken - Church of the Redeemer Chicken BBQ
Saturday, Sept. 26th, everyone is invited out to a chicken BBQ at Church of the Redeemer, 1 Wombaugh Square, Addison, NY. For only $9 (take out or dine in), you'll get 1/2 chicken, baked beans, salt potatoes, roll and cookie...and a beverage is included if you're dining at the church! Serving begins at 11AM and will continue until the food is gone. Bring your appetite, your family and your friends!

09/30/2015 
 
Wednesday: Beginning in September - 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program
Chemung County Library District provides Early Literacy programs to our youngest community members and encourages families to read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a new Library program that encourages all CCLD families and caregivers to read 1,000 books with their young children before they enter kindergarten. Register at the Horseheads Free Library, the Big Flats Library or the Steele Memorial Library and take home your first reading log. Track your reading, which means each time you read a book with your child, fill in a circle on the reading log. Show your chosen library your reading logs when you reach 100 books and then again at each 100-books mark and get a 100 books! sticker. Read more books! When you get all the way to 1000, youll receive a lunch box for kindergarten! For more information or to download our convenient reading logs (or use our iPhone or Android App) and our recommended reading list visit 1000booksbeforekindergarten.org. Any child from birth until he or she enters kindergarten can participate in the program; registration will begin in September of 2015 and will be on-going. Listening to stories during Story Time counts towards books read, ask individual library staff members for Story Time hours or visit the Calendar of Events (http://ccld.lib.ny.us/). This program is graciously funded by the Friends of the Horseheads Free Library. For more information contact: Amanda Farley at (607) 739-4581 or farleya@stls.org.

10/04/2015 
 
Sunday: Oct. 4th, 10AM - PA NPBA & WRC 3D Mini Buckle Pointed Shows Year-End Awards To Follow
Sunday, Oct. 4th, everyone is invited the PA National Pole Bending Assn. (NPBA) and Wellsboro Riding Club (WRC) 3D Mini Buckle Pointed Shows. The event will take place at 140 Cherry Flats Road, Wellsboro, PA. Exhibitions begin at 10AM and the show is at Noon. Stalls $20. Food and restrooms available. There will be year-end awards for both NPBA and WRC open/youth and peewee divisions. Plus door prizes, silent auction and 80% payback. For more information, contact Dawn Trescott-Dehn at 607-857-0874 or email: dawn_trescottm@yahoo.com.

10/13/2015 
 
Tuesday: Tuesday, Oct. 13th, 6-8PM - Free Workshop To Help You Lower Energy Bills
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County wants to help you save some of those dollars you will spend on heating your home this winter! Spend a couple hours with Energy Educator Nancy Reigelsperger in our FREE Save Energy Save Dollars class on Tuesday, October 13 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Dansville Library, 200 Main St., Dansville. The best way to save money is to pay less in your energy bills. So we are going to concentrate on reducing those winter energy bills by discussing a few no-cost or low-cost conservation ideas. Those who have attended previous workshops have raved about how important and timely this information is. Don't miss out on these money-saving tips! Each participant will receive a FREE energy saving item. Please help us plan for the number of attendees by calling to register your space at 607-664-2300. Empower New York Workshops are sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and developed by Cornell University Cooperative Extension and NYSERDA. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County provides equal program and employment opportunities.


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