Events

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Many webinars are offered online and open to everyone. Be sure to register prior to the webinar.
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Master Gardener Meeting

County: Christian

Monthly meeting for the Christian County Master Gardeners.

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Diabetes Clinic - There’s an App for That

County: Woodford

Technology continues to advance in the field of medicine. Join Nutrition and Wellness Educator and Registered Dietitian, Jenna Smith, to learn about some of the newer innovations for diabetes…

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Learning in Lawn Chairs | Using Fresh Herbs | Carroll County

County: Carroll

University of Illinois Extension is pleased to announce a free gardening series, Learning in Lawn Chairs, at the Lanark Community Garden, 26549 Us Hwy 52, Lanark.  Extension Horticulture Educator…

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Preserving Safely: Freezing, Drying, Fermenting

County: DeWitt, Macon, Piatt

There is a common belief that food preservation is difficult. However, with the right equipment and proper education, anyone can enjoy garden-fresh foods all year long by preserving at home.…

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Seed Saving Workshop

County: LaSalle

By planning your garden for seed saving, you can get high-quality seeds for the future!  Learn important concepts and techniques for seed saving such as open pollination and variety isolation to…

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Fall Invasive and Nuisance Plants in the Landscape

County: JoDaviess

Join University of Illinois Extension Natural Resource, Environment and Energy Educator Jay Solomon for a Fall Invasive and Nuisance Plants program. Jay will delve into what makes some plants…

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Fall Felting: Pumpkin Mug Rug

County: Kendall, Kane, DuPage

Join us to create a practical, decorative mug rug or candle mat for fall! 

Ages 10-18 are invited to learn a fun hands-on activity, using needle, thread, and felted wool. Youth need to be…

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4-H Fall Arts and Crafts

County: Christian

Come craft with us! For our fall-themed craft, we will be making beaded corn.

Register soon as spots could fill up quickly.

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State Master Naturalist Conference

Plan a trip to southern Illinois for this year’s State Master Naturalist Conference. The event is hosted by Extension Master Naturalist volunteers and staff serving the southernmost counties of…

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4-H State Shotgun Contest

Illinois 4-H State Shoots in rifle, pistol, archery, and shotgun are intended to provide an opportunity for teenage 4-H members to compete with those with like interests from throughout Illinois…

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