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Upcoming Regional Events

June 2017

When: June 13, 2017
Where: Cranberry Twp, PA

This is the FSPCA workshop that provides the necessary credentials to become a PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual) for the development and implementation of HACCP based systems as part of FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations.

When: June 15, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Latrobe, PA

Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.

When: June 16, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Brookville, PA

June 16, 23; July 7, 2017 (10:00 - 11:00 AM); Follow-Up: Sept. 19, 2017 (10:00 AM)

When: June 19, 2017 12:00 PM to June 23, 2017 12:00 PM
Where: Brookville, PA

The Oak SILVAH training session is an intensive five-day workshop designed to give participants a comprehensive knowledge about forest ecology and management of mixed oak forests.

When: June 22, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Youngwood, PA

June 22 & 29; July 6 & 13, 2017 (6:00 - 8:00 PM); Follow-Up: Sept. 21, 2017 (6:00 PM)

When: June 24, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Greensburg, PA

Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.

July 2017

When: July 11, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Butler, PA

Tues., July 11, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Tues., July 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.

When: July 20, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Clarion, PA

Thurs., July 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thurs., July 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: July 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Butler, PA

Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You is a series of four classes that will introduce you to the lifestyle, history, and culture of the Mediterranean region.

When: July 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Clarion, PA

Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.

When: July 20, 2017 6:00 PM to August 10, 2017 8:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Shrubs unify the landscape connecting taller shade and flowering trees to ground level plantings. Deciduous shrubs provide food and nesting sites for birds, attractive flowers and fruits, and a variety of foliage textures and colors from spring to autumn. Join us to learn how to find the best shrubs for your landscape.

When: July 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Indiana, PA

Master Gardener Sue Weiland and Yellow Creek State Park Educator Lisa Meadows present a free workshop on how to attract pollinators such as butterflies, bees, insects and birds to your back yard using native flowers, plants and trees.

September 2017

When: September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cranberry, PA

Tues., Sept. 5, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Tues., Sept. 12, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: September 6, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Brookville, PA

Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2017 (1:00 - 2:00 PM); Follow-Up: Dec. 7 , 2017 (1:00 PM)

October 2017

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Indiana, PA

Basic training for Master Gardeners is to be held beginning in October 2017 for those wishing to serve the Armstrong or Indiana County areas.

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Butler, PA

Are you fascinated by gardening? Do you enjoy sharing your gardening knowledge with others? You may be interested in the Penn State Master Gardener volunteer program!

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Franklin, PA

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are volunteers who support Penn State Extension's educational programs in consumer horticulture.

November 2017

When: November 7, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Butler, PA

Tues., Nov. 7, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Tues., Nov. 14, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.

When: November 14, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Brookville, PA

Nov. 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5, 2017 (6:00 - 7:00 PM); Follow-Up: Feb. 13, 2018 (6:00 PM)