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Upcoming Regional Events

August 2017

When: August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Join us for an informative session on woody ornamental insect and disease problems in the landscape. This is a hands-on, interactive session as we will walk the grounds of LaRoche College.

When: August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Extension Educators Ruth Benner and Sandy Feather will lead a weed identification walk through the Homewood Cemetery.

When: August 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Beaver, 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.

September 2017

When: September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cranberry Twp, PA

Sept. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 29, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) | Follow-Up: Dec. 1, 2017 (10:00 AM)

When: September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Washington, PA

Tues., Sept. 5, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM); Tues., Sept. 12, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to begin at 1:00 PM.

When: September 7, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ambridge, PA

The Exploring the Small Farm Dream course is designed to help you decide whether starting a farm business is right for you.

When: September 8, 2017, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Find out more about what is involved in raising sheep or goats at this meeting that covers a wide variety of aspects related to production.

When: September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: Wexford, PA

The Professional Pest Managers School is a one-day pesticide update session that provides research-based information for applicators and offers a wide variety of trainings for licensed pesticide applicators.

When: September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: New Castle, PA

Weds., Sept. 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Weds., Sept. 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.

When: September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Ambridge, 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: September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Beaver, PA

The Self-Guided Farm Tour will highlight farms located in the southwest region of Beaver County in the Clinton, Hookstown, and Independence Township areas.

October 2017

When: October 1, 2017, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Allegheny County Master Gardener Training will run on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:00PM, October-April. Applications are accepted until August 31st. Location: the Penn State Center Pittsburgh.

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 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Beaver, PA

Weds., Nov. 1, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Weds., Nov. 8, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam will begin at 1:00 PM.

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.

January 2018

When: January 10, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Washington, PA

Wed., Jan. 10, 2018 (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM); Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to begin at 1:00 PM.