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Don't Go It Alone | Lessons For Living | June 2023

Connection with others supports well-being and health.

Research increasingly shows that social isolation and loneliness can deeply impact the quality of life, especially for older adults. And…

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Flatwater Kayaking

Embrace nature from a new perspective.

The slower pace of paddling allows us to see and notice the intricate natural delights of our aquatic ecosystems. The feeling of floating along a peaceful…

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Certified Food Protection Manager Class | Livingston County

County: Livingston
Illinois regulations require food establishments to have at least one Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) on staff. 

University of Illinois Extension offers the Food Protection Manager…

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"Bee-ing" a Plant Detective

County: Macon
Let's buzz around and learn about Summer Pollinators!

Session 1 | "Bee-ing" a Plant Detective | Learn about edible plant parts and make worm farms to take home *This program involves tasting…

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Mason 4-H Federation Meeting

County: Mason

Mason 4-H members, ages 13 and older, are invited to join Federation. Monthly meetings involve team building, service projects, and a business meeting.

Contact the Extension office to get…

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Scrapbooking Workshop

County: McLean, Woodford, Livingston

Save your special memories!

Don't let your pictures sit on your phone--never to be seen again. Scrapbooking is a fun way to keep your pictures preserved and accessible for years to come.…

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Homesteading Tools

County: Jackson
Get equipped with the right tools.

A variety of hand and power tools can help us in the garden and around our home. In our fast-paced, single-use world, repairing things is becoming a lost art,…

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Canning with Confidence: Boiling Water Bath Canners

Explore an easy way to preserve fruits and vegetables.

Water bath canning is a common method for preserving high-acid foods at home. Explore proper techniques to safely preserve high-acid foods…

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Master Gardener Help Desk

County: Christian

Problems with your yard or garden? Are pests or weeds concerning you?

You have questions. We have answers! Master Gardeners are available to help you with those gardening questions. They…

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"Bee" a Pollinator Pal

County: Macon
Pre-registration was required to attend this event.

Let's buzz around and learn about Summer Pollinators!

Session 2 | "Bee" a Pollinator Pal | Plant milkweed to take home, make a mason…

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