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    Monday, April 8, 2019

    Embryology in Newton County (Session 6 of 9)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 8 a.m. to Friday, April 12, 2019, 3:45 p.m.

    Where:  
    East Newton
    22806 Hwy 86, Neosho MO map...

    Description:

    Embryology is a week of discovering the wonder of birth, life and death as the life cycle of a chick is witnessed. Youth will have a chance to witness the miracle of birth as chicks hatch, some struggle to survive while others thrive Through the week the cycle of life will be explored as youth have hands on experience in the cycle of life.

    Session topic:

    Chicks within 3 days of hatching will be provided to a classroom along with curriculum to teach about life cycle the miracle of birth, the struggle for life at times, the development from single cell to life reach to be born.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Michael Coffey, coffeymd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Newton County
    phone: 417-455-9500




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations (Session 2 of 4)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Description:

    CES, faculty and staff work to build relationships and engage stakeholders, legislatures, community officials, business and other with University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephen Mukembo, mukembos@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193




    Chronic Disease Self-Management in Kirksville (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Margo Myers, MyersMK@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Bates County (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    A Matter of Balance-Douglas County (Ava) (Session 4 of 8)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    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.
    The program helps older adults learn to:
    view falls as controllable
    set goals for increasing activity
    change their environment to reduce fall risk factors
    exercise to increase strength and balance

    Session topic:

    In this program's eight classes, they’ll work with an instructor and other older adults to: Learn about fall prevention strategies Develop and follow a personal fall prevention plan Learn exercises to improve their balance and increase their activity levels Make or support changes in their daily lives that can reduce their fear of falling

    Registration:

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    fee covered through SeniorAge

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Johnson, johnsonstephanie@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    A Matter of Balance (Session 2 of 8)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...

    Description:

    Matter of Balance is an 8-week award winning program that focuses on reducing the fear of falling and increasing the activity levels of older adults who may have concerns about falls. Sessions include information on how to set realistic goals for increasing physical activity, how to view falls and the fear of falling as controllable, and how to make changes in your home and environment to prevent falls. The program is free but class space is limited. Light refreshments and workbook included.

    Session topic:

    Exploring Thoughts and Concerns About Falling

    Registration:

    To register call the University of Missouri Extension Center in St. Charles County at (636) 970-3000.

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/25/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This program is funded by a grant from the Administration for Community Living

    Facilitator:

    Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Charles County
    phone: 636-970-3000




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 Boonville (Session 18 of 18)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    510 Jackson Road, Ste A, Boonville MO map...

    Description:

    Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a follow-up program to the 10 week Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program (SSSH).

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robin Gammon, RD, LD, GammonR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661




    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    422 Felix Street, St. Joseph MO map...

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Registration:

    Contact (816) 271-7057 or via e-mail at debbie.braby@mymlc.com more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Gina Lucas, lucasg@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Andrew County
    phone: 660-582-8101




    Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    1106 West Hwy 28, Owensville MO map...

    Description:

    Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelsie Lineback, kelsie.lineback@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Maries County
    phone: 573-422-3359




    HAVE YOU EVER DREAMED OF BEING YOUR OWN BOSS?

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    2700 N 14th Street, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    Have you ever dreamed of being-your own boss?
    Work for yourself @ 50+ us a comprehensive program to help you learn about self-employment and make the decisions that are right for you. In this workshop yo will find step-by-step information on how to start a business and generate additional income, as well as get access to additional resources and mentors,

    Registration:

    FREE WORKSHOP

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
    Missouri SBDC at St. Louis North City
    phone: 314-405-8400




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Warren Senior Center (Session 5 of 18)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tyler Hall, hallty@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Warren County
    phone: 636-456-4108




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1; Stanberry Senior Center (Session 9 of 16)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention: Bates County Hospital (Session 12 of 16)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention allows you to express both mind and body, helping you to not only learn a new skill and promote good health, it will help you achieve harmony with yourself and the world around you. Come move with us!

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Boonville (Session 18 of 18)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    510 Jackson Road, Ste A, Boonville MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) is an eight-week exercise program that incorporates the latest research to help you develop the fitness, flexibility and balance that will enable you to live independently longer.

    In hourlong courses held twice a week, trained instructors will lead you through a warmup, easy-to-learn strength exercises and a cool-down.
     more...

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Robin Gammon, RD, LD, GammonR@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 1 of 16)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Elena Doctor, emd7m9@health.missouri.edu
    phone: 573-777-4417




    NW Flood response meetings (Session 3 of 5)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, noon to 7 p.m.

    Where:  
    Velma Houts Fair Building
    201 E US Highway 136, Rock Port MO map...

    Description:

    Provides resources, personnel and educational programs and materials to support the mission of the Governor’s Disaster Recovery Partnership (established 1993) and assist communities and citizens in all areas of emergency management, including preparedness, mitigation, and recovery. I helped at the St. Joseph location, providing individuals with information about cleaning their homes, septic system usage, and moisture testing of their homes. We listened to a lot of stories of individual's homes getting damaged.

    Session topic:

    Atchison County MARC

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Atchison County
    phone: 660-744-6231




    Engagement and Stakeholder Relations: Youth Advocacy Board Meetings 2019 (Session 4 of 12)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Description:

    CES, faculty and staff work to build relationships and engage stakeholders, legislatures, community officials, business and other with University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 15 of 18)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

    Where:  
    Piedmont MO

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    John Fuller, fullerjc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Cooking Matters in Warrensburg (Session 5 of 6)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    135 W. Market, Warrensburg MO map...

    Description:

    Cooking Matters is a six week, two hour class that empowers families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals.

    Registration:

    Melissa Cotton 816-380-8461 or cottonmr@missouri.edu

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Canceled: Focus on Kids- Hickory County

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    18715 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...



    Focus On Kids - Callaway County

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Callaway County MU Extension Office Meeting Room
    5803 County Road 302 , Fulton MO map...

    Description:

    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.


    Session topic:

    Focus on Kids is the Court mandated class for parents involved in custody cases where minor age children are involved.

    Registration:

    To register contact Callaway County Circuit Clerk, 10 E. Fifth St., Fulton, MO 65251
    Phone: 573-642-0777.



    Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class.



    $60 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Callaway County Circuit Clerk


    Registration
    deadline:

    4/7/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $60.00

    Facilitator:

    Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Franklin County
    phone: 636-583-5141




    Spin Club Tai Chi (Session 2 of 5)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

    Description:

    Spin club to learn Tai chi

    Registration:

    Reserved for site location only.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Clay County
    phone: 816-407-3490




    Cooking Matters (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    114 West Main Street Ste 2, Houston MO map...

    Description:

    Cooking Matters is a six week, two hour class that empowers families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Johnson, johnsonstephanie@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Howell County
    phone: 417-256-2391




    Cooking Matters for Kids at Youth and Family Center (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    818 Cass Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    Cooking Matters is a six week, two hour class that teaches children basic principles of healthy eating and introduces them to basic cooking techniques.

    Registration:

    This event is not open to the public. You must be a registered family at Youth and Family Center.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-2115




    Master Gardener (Session 7 of 13)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Lake Ozark Fire Protection District Meeting Room
    1767 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark MO map...

    Description:

    Do you want to know more about gardening? Would you like to share that knowledge with others? Consider enrolling in the spring 2018 University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course held in the Lake of the Ozarks Area. You will receive 30 hours of instruction in soils, composting, insects, disease prevention, plant growth, flowers, woody ornamentals, turf, vegetables, fruits, native plants, herbs, and landscaping. Classes are taught by University of Missouri state and regional specialists and Master Gardeners themselves.  more...

    Session topic:

    Lawns and Turf

    Registration:

    Space is limited, so do not delay. Please register by February 19 so materials can be prepared. Registration materials can be accessed and downloaded at http://extension.missouri.edu/miller

    For more information and registration materials contact Patricia Barrett or Janet Johnson at the Miller County University of Missouri Extension Center, PO Box 20, 134 Second Street, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. You may email barrettpr@missouri.edu or millerco@missouri.edu; phone (573) 369-2394.
     more...

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $150.00
    The general public can attend any session for $10. Please call the county office at 573-369-2394 to sign up. Couples can attend for $250

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Miller County
    phone: 573-369-2394




    Nodaway County University of Missouri Extension Council Meeting

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Nodaway County Administration Center
    403 N Market Street Rm 308, Maryville MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly meeting of the Nodaway County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Randa Doty, dotyr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Nodaway County
    phone: 660-582-8101




    2019 Master Gardener Course (Session 7 of 11)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Viking Room
    1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro MO map...

    Description:

    Helping Others Learn to Grow
    The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” 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. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

    Through activities such as Extension hotlines or answer services, workshops, speaker’s bureaus, garden show booths and demonstration projects, Master Gardeners provide gardening information to thousands of Missourians each year.

    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.

    Registration:

    Call 636-797-5391

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $200.00

    Facilitator:

    Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jefferson County
    phone: 636-797-5391




    Royal Clovers 4-H Club Meetings (Session 6 of 12)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193




    New Horizons 4-H Club Meetings (volunteer led) (Session 7 of 12)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    217 Division Street, Sparta MO map...

    Session topic:

    April Meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Hancock, HancockJP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Christian County
    phone: 417-581-3558




    Hill and Hollow Master Gardener Club (Session 4 of 12)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Ag Building, next to the doorms
    601 Laclede Avenue, Neosho MO map...

    Description:

    The Hill and Hollow Master Gardener Club consists of members from both Newton and McDonald Counties. The club meets each month to discuss upcoming club activities.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Lutes, lutesjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in McDonald County
    phone: 417-223-4775




    Healthy Family Fun Event

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Polo Elementary School
    Polo MO

    Description:

    Programs that are 1 session and based on an invitation from local agencies and/or organizations

    Session topic:

    Making healthy snacks

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    Heartland 4-H Club Meeting (Session 6 of 12)

    When:  Monday, April 8, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Session topic:

    Heartland 4-H Club Meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in Johnson County
    phone: 660-747-3193