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Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

2017 SEMO District Fair

When:  Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 9 p.m.

Description:

4-H members exhibit and display their projects during the SEMO District Fair. Events are held throughout the week. 4-Her's will show their animals starting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning in their respective tents. Members will also sell their animals on Thursday night starting at 4:30 p.m. in the Livestock Arena.

Registration:

There is a gate admission to entry the fair. 

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




Probiotics and Prebiotics

When:  Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Hy-Vee 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Maryville MO

Description:

You may have heard of probiotics and prebiotics, but do you know what they are? If you want to know more, join Sarah Wood, Registered Dietitian and MU Extension Nutrition Specialist for a look into the fascinating world of our microbiome. In this class, we will discuss the difference between pre- and probiotics and what they do for the body. We will also take a look at the food sources of each and sample a tasty recipe.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




Gray-Campbell Farmstead 1860s Lifestyle Expo (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 11 a.m. to Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Gray-Campbell Farmstead at Springfield Botanical Gardens
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...

Description:

Activities will include Apple Butter Making, Apple Cider Making, Open Hearth Cooking, Music, fiddle contest, Leathercrafting, Fiber Arts, Story Telling, a brush arbor meeting, dancing, historic tours and more. Lots of shade and educational fun for everyone at this historic farmstead. All four historical buildings will be open for touring, plus more demonstrations. Admission is free - Donations Accepted more...

Session topic:

The Gray/Campbell Farmstead is a not-for profit historic site dedicated to teaching younger generations about life in the 1860's. Come visit the historic homestead and learn about the earliest settlers of Springfield

Registration:

None required, event is free and open to the public

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




Starting and Managing a Business (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
11333 Big Bend Road
Business Administration Building, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Are you thinking about starting and managing a small business in Missouri? designed for individuals who are considering starting a business, have made the decision to start or who have been in business for less than two years.  

Registration:

Registration is with St. Louis Community College- http://www.stlcc.edu/continue education-Business section The fee for this class is: $59.00 Please call for more details: 314-405-8400/Lynette Oliver

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




Science Saturdays at Kimberling Area Library (Session 1 of 4)

When:  Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Description:

Kimberling City Library Science Saturdays for kids. From 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM. Learn science through fun, hand-on programs in: September 16 Rockets October 21 Wildlife Tracking November 18 Drone Discovery December 16 Artbots  more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Fun at the Farm!

When:  Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
29955 Outer Road, Fairfax MO map...

Description:

Come enjoy a day at the farm as the MU Graves-Chapple Research Center hosts Fun at the Farm! While the kids are having fun in our Kids Corral featuring a petting zoo, pumpkin painting and trolley rides, you can browse the various booths and learn about drones in agriculture, raising hops at home, how weed seeds spread, energy conservation and renewable energy for your home and many other topics. When you get hungry we will be serving lunch as well. The best part is it is free to everyone! There will be pink pumpkins, ornamental gourds and ornamental corn for sale that day with all proceeds going towards cancer awareness.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




Parent Caregiver Retreat Conference Presentation-Eating Healthy on a Budget

When:  Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Description:

Get the most for your budget! There are so many ways to save money on foods that you eat. The three main steps are planning before you shop, purchasing the items at the best price, and preparing meals that stretch your food dollars. Together, we will discuss strategies to overcome the challenges we face to plan healthy, low-cost meals to make the most of your food dollars.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126