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2019

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January 2019

1-31      Ag Events Calendar

1          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for New Years

9           6:00 p.m. Lubbock County Goat Jackpot, TTU Livestock Pavillion.  Weight in 5:00-6:00 p.m.

10          2:00 p.m. Lubbock County Master Gardener Intern Class, 916 Main, Suite 401, Lubbock TX   Attend this information meeting if interested in becoming a Lubbock Master Gardener.

10          10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Step Up To Scale Down 8-week program, Catholic Charities, 102 Ave. J, Lubbock, TX 79401  Pre-registration due by January 8, 2019. Contact Lubbock County Extension Office 806-775-1740 or Anna Sullivan at Catholic Charities, 806-765-8475. Watch for more information to come.

15          Grass Grazing and Animal Management School 10-month class Registration Due.  Contact Robert Scott at rj-scott@tamu.edu or call 806-775-1740.

21          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for MLK Day

22          Master Wellness Volunteer Program Face-to-Face training.  916 Main, Suite 401.  The cost for adults is $75.00. Student trainee fee is $25.00.  Watch for more information to come.

31          Master Gardener Volunteer Class Applications Due today.  Bring application and payment by 916 Main, Suite 401, or Mail to: Christina Reid, P.O. Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79401. (Mail early enough that it arrives to us by Jan 31st.)

February 2019

1-28   Ag Events Calendar

15         9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Commercial Turf and Ornamental Workshop, 916 Main 1st Floor.  Pre-Registration Deadline is 2-1 for $35.00 Registration fee.  $45 at the door.  Agenda

18         County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for President’s Day

19          Master Wellness Volunteer Program Face-to-Face training.  916 Main, Suite 401.  The cost for adults is $75.00. Student trainee fee is $25.00.  Watch for more information to come.

March 2019

1-31   Ag Events Calendar

16        9a.m. – 11a.m. Growing Grapes in West Texas, Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1105 E Drew St, Lubbock, TX 79403. Hosted by Lubbock Master Gardeners

23       10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Best Vegetable Varieties for Lubbock, Lubbock Garden Arts Center & Arboretum, 4215 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413. Hosted by Lubbock Master Gardeners

28-29      9:00-5 p.m. Certified Food Manager Training – Lubbock  This program will be offered for $125.00 on March 28-29, 2019 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Lubbock County at 916 Main St., Suite 401, Lubbock, TX  79401.  Cost includes training, materials, and a national food manager certification examination. The food manager’s certification will be valid anywhere in the state of Texas for five years.  For flyer click HERERegistration Deadline is Monday, March 1, 2019.

April 2019

1-30    Ag Events Calendar

4     10am Ending the School Year Strong, Buckner Family Hope Center, 1510 South Loop 289.

          13      10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Quality Day of Play, workforce Solutions CCS, 2002 W. Loop 289.  For ages Infant to 13 years

19         County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Good Friday

26      8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Lubbock County Stored Grain Pest Workshop, KoKo Palace, 5201 Ave. Q, Lubbock  5 Ag CEU’s & 1 Structural CEU.  Pre-register by Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at www.greatplainschemicals.com  Fee is $20.00 per person. Agenda

27      8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Strawberry Workshop & Field Day, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Drew St. Lubbock  RSVP by April 23 to 746-6101, Dena Graves

May 2019

1-31       Ag Events Calendar

7       8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Landowner Workshop, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension & Research Center, 1102 E. Drew Street, Lubbock  Registration is REQUIRED, online at http://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/  No fee to attend.

14       8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Vector Management CEU Program, Texas AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 1105 E. Drew St, Lubbock TX 79403.  5 Agriculture CEU’s and 3 Structural CEU’s.  Registration is free, but Preregistration is REQUIRED at http://livestockvetento.tamu.edu/workshop-registration

18        9:30 p.m. District 2 4-H Clothing Extravaganza, Lubbock County Extension Office, 916 Main, Suite 401

18        11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Growing Up Healthy (Puberty and Reproductive Health Educational Presentation), Parkway Sommerville Center, 405 N Martin L King Blvd, Lubbock TX

27         County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Memorial Day

29         10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Difficult Family Discussions Summer 2019 Workshop Series, Buckner Family Hope Center, 1510 South Loop 289. Workshops are for parents and their teens between the ages of 10-17.  Childcare provided for younger children. Dates and topics are: May 29 – Finding Common Ground, June 12 – Money Matters, June 26 – Sharing Your Values & Expectations with Teens,  July 17 – Growing Up – Puberty & Reproductive Health, July 31 – Cooking Together.

June 2019

1-30   Ag Events Calendar (PDF)

1     9:30-11:30 a.m. Food Handlers Class, 916 Main St., Lubbock TX.  RSVP by Friday, May 31st at Noon to 806-775-1740.  Cost: $20.00 check or money order only.

2, 3 & 4     Goat Camp, Sponsored by Howard College, Big Spring TX

5    6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. District 2 4-H20 Camp, Lubbock Water Rampage, 6602 Marsha Sharp Fwy, Lubbock  Cost: $20 per kid, $5 for adults.  Please RSVP to your County Extension Office by May 30th. 

13  5-8 p.m. South Plains Conservation Workshop Series, South Plains Food Bank, 5605 MLK Blvd, Lubbock, TX  RSVP by June 7 to Alisa Dollar, Lubbock SWCD  Alisa.Dollar@tx.nacdnet.net or 806-283-97

14, 15, & 16  Lamb Camp, Sponsored by Howard College, Big Spring TX

 18     9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Safety Demo for Farm Kids, Hurst Farm Supply, Lorenzo TX  To register visit: https://tinyurl.com/y49x4oq6  Limited to 20 kids.

20       Grass Grazing and Animal Management School 10-month class Registration and payment Due by MAY 1, 2019.  Contact Robert Scott at rj-scott@tamu.edu or call 806-775-1740.

22    9:30-11:30 a.m. Food Handlers Class, 916 Main St., Lubbock TX  RSVP by Friday June 21 to 806-775-1740. Cost $20.00 check or money order only.

24-26     North Region Senior Leader Lab/Power Camp, High Plains Retreat Center, Canyon, TX

26          2nd Annual Agriculture Literacy Workshop, Lubbock TX  RSVP by June 21 to save your spot 806-775-1740 or email rj-scott@tamu.edu

July 2019

1-31     Ag Events Calendar – July PDF

  4          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Independence Day

11-12      8:30-5 p.m. Certified Food Manager Training PDF – Lubbock  This program will be offered for $125.00 on July 11-12, 2019 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Lubbock County at 916 Main St., Suite 401, Lubbock, TX  79401.  Cost includes training, materials, and a national food manager certification examination. The food manager’s certification will be valid anywhere in the state of Texas for five years.  For flyer click HERERegistration Deadline is Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

21       4-H Community Service PDF, Bayer Museum of Agriculture, 1121 Canyon Lake Drive

22-25    Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador PDF

23          Beef Youth Expo PDF RSVP to rj-scott@tamu.edu or call 806-775-1740

25       1-5pm 4-H Clover Camp, CEO (RSVP Due by 7-22)

26       9-4pm Food, Fun & Fashion Workshop, CEO  (RSVP Due by 7-22)

August 2019

1-31   Ag Events Calendar PDF

4            12:30-4pm 4-H Achievement Banquet, Bayer Museum of Agriculture, 1121 Canyon Lake Drive (RSVP due by July 26)

6 & 7     Fair Entries due to CEO

7            10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Fun with Seeds PDF & 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Growing Things, Mahon Library, Lubbock.   The Lubbock Master Gardeners will be teaching us all about gardening and growing seeds! There will be two different programs for different age groups- you won’t want to miss it!  @ #MahonLIB

12          District 2 4-H20 Camp PDF

14          5:30pm Food & Nutrition Project Leader Training, CEO

15         4-H Enrollment open on 4-H Connect 2019-20 year  (3rd Graders, enroll after September 1st)

17          Rockin’ C Classic Lamb Show PDF

          17          BasicScience Blowout Goat Jackpot PDF

19         6:30pm PLA & Teen Council Meetings, CEO

22        State Lamb/Goat Validation Tag orders due CEO $20. each

24       1st Annual Flatland Sporting Clay Classic Shootout PDF (registration form included in PDF Flyer)

September 2019

1-30   Ag Events Calendar PDF

1         4-H Clover Kids (3rd graders) can Enroll on 4-H Connect

2        County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Labor Day

3         7pm Food Challenge FB Live PDF   https://www.facebook.com/groups/59217562303/?ref=group_header 

5        6-7pm 4-H 101 PDF, Bank Lobby Meeting room, 916 Main St.

12      6pm Co. Food Challenge Orientation, CEO

                    7pm Food & Nutrition Quiz Bowl Planning Meeting, CEO

14      8am-4pm Idalou Cotton Fest Lubbock County 4-H Parent Leader Association’s Sweet Corn Fundraiser PDF.  $10 per Dozen, $25 per box.  Call Ronda to arrange pickup, 775-1740.

14       2019 Texas 4-H Rabbit Extravaganza PDF, Belton TX  Register on 4-H Connect by 9-10-19 Catalog PDF

16        6:30pm PLA & Teen Council Meeting, South Plains Fair Barnyard

16        Feral Hog Grant Applications Due. More information and Application PDF

18        Swine Validation tag orders and money DUE to CEO $20.00 each

18        State Heifer Validation orders DUE to CEO

18        5:30-6:30pm Vet Science Project Meeting, CEO

21    9am-2pm Horticulture Field Day PDF, Plant and Soil Science Greenhouse and Gardens, 3340 Main St.

26-27      9:00-5 p.m. Certified Food Manager Training – Plainview  This program will be offered for $125.00 on September 26-27, 2019 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Hale County at 225 Broadway, Suite 6, Plainview, TX  79072.  Cost includes training, materials, and a national food manager certification examination. The food manager’s certification will be valid anywhere in the state of Texas for five years.  For flyer click HERERegistration Deadline is Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

October 2019

1-31 Ag Events Calendar PDF

2     International Walk-to-School-Day PDF

9-Dec 4  8:30am-9:30am Walk N Talk PDF, Catholic Charites, 102 Ave J

10     RSVP if attending One Day 4-H Workday on 10-12.

          10     County Food Show Entries Due to CEO   Entry Form PDF 

12     9-11am South Plains Food Bank Farm – One Day 4-H

12    10am-11:30am  Success with Succulents: Propagation and Arranging PDF, Texas Tech University Greenhouse, Lubbock  $10 fee at the door.  Master Gardeners will earn 1.5 CEUs for attending.  Event sponsored by Lubbock Master Gardeners.

13   2:30-6pm Cross-County Fishing Tournament PDF, Mackenzie Park LBK  $2 fee payable at event.  RSVP by October 11 to 806-775-1740

17    6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. African Swine Fever Meeting PDF, Bayer Museum of Agriculture, Lubbock TX  **RSVP for the meal by October 15th  rj-scott@tamu.edu or call 806-775-1740

19  10am-11:30am Hobby Greenhouses on a Budget PDF, Garden and Arts Center, 4215 University Ave, Lubbock. $10 fee at the door.  Master Gardeners will earn 1.5 CEUs for attending.  Event sponsored by Lubbock Master Gardeners.

20    County Food Show & County Food Challenge Competition

21     6:30pm PLA & Teen Council Meetings, CEO

22     7:00 pm Consumer Life Skills Project Orientation, CEO

24     Building Strong Families Conference PDF, Broadway Church of Christ, 1924 Broadway Avenue  Registration and sessions information visit https://www.buildingstrongfamilieslubbock.org/ Spanish PDF

24     5:00pm – 8:00pm South Plains Conservation Workshop #2 PDF, Lubbock Lake Landmark. RSVP deadline is Friday, October 18   Alisa.Dollar@tx.nacdnet.net or (806) 283‐9726

28     District Food Challenge Competition

November 2019

2       Lubbock Area 1-Day Camp PDF, Frenship Ag Barn, Wolfforth TX  Fee: Youth $100, Adults $50.  Registration Due by October 26th, 2019

4/6   Livestock Show Sign Up, CEO

9      District 4-H Food Show & Food & Nutrition Quiz Bowl

11          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Veteran’s Day

28 & 29          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Thanksgiving

December 2019

4    District Consumer Life Skills Competition

24 & 25          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Christmas

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