MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- April 29 to 30, 2017
2017 MU Dental CE Weekend
- May 15 to 18, 2017
2017 Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership
- May 17 to 18, 2017
Charting the LifeCourse Showcase
- May 17, 2017
Missouri Bridge Conference 2017
- May 19 to 20, 2017
39th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference
- June 5 to 9, 2017
2017 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 6 to July 26, 2017
2017 Summer Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Workshops
- June 7 to 9, 2017
2017 IPG Symposium on Root Biology
- June 8 to 9, 2017
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 11 to 14, 2017
ICPR - International Conference on Pig Reproduction
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
- June 14 to 16, 2017
Cambio de Colores 2017
- June 15 to 16, 2017
2017 MU Master Gardeners State Conference
- Aug. 5 to 9, 2017
56th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America
- Aug. 17, 2017
Family Caregivers Conference
- Sept. 17 to 21, 2017
TRTR 2017 - Test, Research and Training Reactors
- Sept. 22, 2017
5th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
Missouri 4-H events
Development Program calendar
Telecenter Network calendar
Nursing Outreach Conferences
CAFNR events calendar
University of Missouri calendar
Monday, April 17, 2017
Canceled - 2017 Master Gardener Level I - Hillsboro (Session 3 of 12)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Jefferson College, Student Center - Viking Room, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro MO
The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. To become trained as a Master Gardener, an individual must attend a 30 hour classroom Core Course training. Then the Master Gardener trainee is required to give 30 hours of volunteer service back to their community in approved University of Missouri Extension activities.
Potting Shed University (Session 6 of 7)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The 2017 Potting Shed University is a series of 7 classes hosted by the Master Gardeners of Greene County that cover a variety of gardening related topics. All classes are from 6-7 pm and are designed to be fun, laid-back and educational. All classes will be held inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center located at the beautiful Springfield Botanical Gardens at 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Springfield, MO 65807. more...
Potting Shed University-Shade Gardening led by Dellene Nelson, Master Gardeners of Greene County; $5; Botanical Center
All classes are $5 per person. Participants may preregister in the gift shop at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center or pay at the door the night of class.
For more information, call the Greene County MU Extension office at 417-881-8909.
Hollister and Maker Master 4-H Meeting (Session 7 of 8)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Hollister 4-H Club: Meets 3rd Monday of the month at 5:15 PM at Hollister High School Ag Building. Contact: Joseph Cooner, firstname.lastname@example.org
4-H Maker Masters: Meets 3rd Monday of the month at 5:15 PM at Hollister High School Ag Building. Contact: Willa Williams, 417-546-4431 or email@example.com
Hollister and Maker Master 4-H Meeting
Annual 4-H fee in Taney County is $20
A Matter of Balance (Session 7 of 8)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The eight-session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.
Pre-register: Call the MU Extension office in Camden County at 573-346-2644
Minimum of 8 registrations required for classes to be held.
Cost: $25 includes all materials.
Location: Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach. 3rd floor in conference room A-B.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Waynesville (Session 9 of 16)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.
A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches.
8 week class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Waynesville Senior Center in Waynesville, MO Register with the MU Extension Center in Pulaski County at 573-774-6177. Preregister is required and a physician's release for those age 69 and over.
Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 4 of 6)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
2 N Main St, Greenfield MO map...
Cooking Matters is a program provided by Share Our Strength, a nationwide initiative to end hunger in America. In this program, participants will learn how to buy and prepare budget friendly and healthy meals. Topics include kitchen and food safety, label reading, comparing unit prices, and eating from all 5 food groups. Each week participants get to take home the ingredients from one of the recipes made in class.
A lot of basic cooking skills are covered in this program. It's a great opportunity for anyone trying to lead a healthier lifestyle.
To register, contact Nicole Sparkman at Dade County OACAC in Greenfield.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 9 of 16)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Stone County Courthouse Annex
Participants will take part in the 8 week program. They will meet each Monday and Thursday morning at the Stone County Courthouse Annex in Galena.
Session 9 of 16 sessions
To register call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-357-6812
One half of the $40.00 fee will be paid by the community group; Galena on the Move. The participant is responsible for paying the other half.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Sedalia) (Session 7 of 16)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in the Kempton Room.
3201 W. 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...
The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program is an evidence-based strength training program designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults and middle age sedentary adults. It is an eight-week program, where participants are guided through a strength training routine two times per week.
The event will be held in the Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Class will be from 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Participants will complete a warm-up, 8 strength training exercises, and a cool-down.
Participants must contact Melissa Cotton at the Pettis County Extension Office at 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301, by telephone at 660-827-0591, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Matter of Balance (Session 3 of 8)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon
4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...
A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This program is taught by University of Missouri Extension Specialists and consists of eight, two-hour sessions. The sessions help participants learn how to view falls and the fear of falling as something controllable. There will also be information on how to set realistic goals for increasing activity, as well as how to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors. In general the program promotes exercise to increase strength and balance to help reduce the risk of falls in older adults.
To register contact the Missouri Botanical Gardens more...
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 University of Missouri Medical School (Session 5 of 16)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over the 8 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.
Pre-registration required. Must have completed Level 1 twice. more...
Kelsey Weitzel, email@example.com
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
4-H Maker Series (Session 4 of 8)
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Across from judicial center
122 Felkins Avenue, Forsyth MO map...
How does coding and robotics enhance our lives? Learn some new skills and how to innovate using these skills.
Participants will continue their challenge at home with a check in and update of resources
The series are free to current 4-H members and $20 to new members (scholarships are available)
Focus On Kids
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Basement of the Union Memorial Auditorium (Union City Hall), enter through single glass door on east side of building.
500 E. Locust, Union MO map...
Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children. Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.
To register contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084.
Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.
$40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.
Community Arts - St. Louis Storytelling Festival at UMSL Center for the Humanities
When: Monday, April 17, 2017, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
The St. Louis Storytelling Festival, a program of the MU Extension Community Arts Development Program, fosters community learning and development through the sharing of historical, personal and community-based stories. World-class, award-winning storytellers are scheduled to perform at schools, libraries, historical sites, museums, parks, detention centers, hospitals, and other community locations to enliven the learning content at each of these sites more...
No registration required.