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Navigating Changes as We Age | Rochelle

County: Ogle
Everyone is aging, and many changes happen along the way – physically, mentally, and financially – in about every aspect of our lives. Why can change be so difficult to manage? Participants will…
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Agrivoltaics Field Day

Feeding a growing world is the agriculture industry's future, and the demand for sustainability is here. 

One avenue of exploration includes agrivoltaics or solar energy within production…


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Certified Food Protection Managers Course

Macoupin County
County: Macoupin

Under the Food Service Sanitation Code, the Illinois Department of Public requires all food establishments to be supervised by a certified Food Service Sanitation Manager during hours of operation…

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DSAC Youth Gardening Class

County: Pope

Extension staff and volunteers are once again offering summer youth gardening classes at Dixon Springs Agricultural Center. These classes are a great way for local children to learn about…

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Wits Fitness: Brain Exercise Class | Rochelle

County: Ogle

Wish your brain could be more agile? Is your memory not as sharp as you would like? Join University of Illinois Educator Kara Schweitzer as she leads participants through interactive…

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2024 Summer Library Programs

Oreana Public Library Session 2

Join us for Session 2 of our Macon County Summer Library Programming!
This will be our usual summer library programming only this year our focus is space.
Session 1:

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Cooking with Veggies Monthly Lessons | Mt. Carroll Library

County: Carroll

Join Master Gardener Nancy Gmitro at the Mt. Carroll Library for a monthly lesson on cooking with cucumbers in July. Learn the basics of planting, harvesting, and creating recipes. A new vegetable…

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Master Gardener Help Desk

Christian County
County: Christian

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

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

Meeple Mayhem, your monthly board game fix

Meeple Mayhem: Your Monthly Board Game Fix!

DeWitt, Macon and Piatt County 4-H Program
Each month we will bring students to the local extension office for a Tabletop Gaming Night!

"I love Meeple Mayhem! I get to meet new people and play really fun games. Every month we learn…


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Lee County 4-H Show

County: Lee

Come see the amazing work 4-H members have completed this year! The public is welcome. Youth will be displaying projects in more than 50 subject areas, including visual arts, livestock and small…

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