MU Extension events calendar


Calendar options
Location
Category

Begin 
Show
Search

 


Professional development events

    Related Calendars

    Missouri 4-H events

    Missouri Business Development Program calendar

    Nursing Outreach Conferences

    CAFNR events calendar

    University of Missouri calendar

    Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Radio Programs (Session 8 of 15)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Description:

    Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Radio Programs KAAN, KKWK, KCHI and KTTN

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    4-H Club Meetings (volunteer led)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Description:

    4-H members regularly attend a meeting that includes business items, educational programs and social activities. Youth make friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Rohrbach, rohrbachs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Callaway County
    phone: 573-642-0755




    Stakeholder relations-work with Adair County Commissioners (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Description:

    I am consulting with the Adair County Commissioners and the County Clerk to discuss revamping the landscape around the Adair County Courthouse. We are creating a landscape plan and going implement it this year.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Live and Learn (Session 2 of 21)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Where:  
    291 U.S. Hwy 60 W, Republic MO map...

    Description:

    A weekly column that highlights local MU Extension efforts impacting Republic, Willard and Ash Grove. Efforts focus on enhancing local capacity to engage citizens in planning and making sound policy choices. Facilitation of this process broadens understanding, mitigates conflict, and engages citizens in meaningful participation.

    Session topic:

    Column headline for this week: What do you know about being busy?

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Phelps County Open House - Extension Awareness Week, Rolla

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    200 N. Main, Courthouse, Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    Come and meet the faculty and staff of Phelps County Extension during our "Extension Awareness" week.
    Wednesday there will be 'Bring Your Lunch and Learn' in the Extension Center from 12-1pm.
    Nutrition and Health Specialist, Rachel Buenemann and Nutrition Program Associate Jean Day will provide samples to healthy lunch dishes and teach on stress management techniques for health. Join us for this free class.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rachel Buenemann, rachelbuenemann@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Canceled: Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention-Annex (Session 15 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...



    Building Communites for Better Health Coalition (BCBHC) (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9 a.m. to midnight

    Where:  
    Henry County Library - Clinton
    123 E. Green Street, Clinton MO map...

    Description:

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

    Session topic:

    Community Health Care Sector Assessment Session 2

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Susan Jones-Hard, joneshards@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Henry County
    phone: 660-885-5556




    Show-Me Better Health, Miller County (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Eldon Senior Center
    926 E North Street, Eldon MO map...

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension is offering the six-week workshop "Show Me Better Health" licensed by Stanford University. This workshop will teach persons with chronic conditions and their caregivers the tools needed to design their own self-management program so they can live a longer and healthier life.

    Workshop participants will learn tips on how to eat well and exercise; how to manage their symptoms; how to relax and handle difficult emotions; develop effective problem-solving skills; how to work well with their doctor; and how to manage their medications. They will receive a copy of the workshop manual, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and a relaxation cd.

    Registration:

    To register, please call the Miller County MU Extension Office at 573-369-2394.
    All sessions will be held at the Miller County Senior Center 926 E. North Street Eldon, MO.

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This class is free thanks to a partnership with the Central MO Regional Arthritis Center and Area Agency on Aging.

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Harrisonville (Session 7 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    201 West Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

    Registration:

    816-380-8461

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    A Matter of Balance (Session 8 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.

    Registration:

    Register with the Oak Grove Senior Center OR
    Jackson County Extension

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/22/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00

    Facilitator:

    Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
    phone: 816-482-5850




    Gardening with the Elderly (Session 5 of 12)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

    Description:

    Focused program that provides research based horticulture information for gardeners and homeowners. They will learn techniques through workshops, demonstration plantings, newsletters, and horticulture training. Recaps the benefits of maintaining healthy turf, ornamental, or fruit and vegetable plantings.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Adair County
    phone: 660-665-9866




    Canceled: Helpful Tips for Caregivers- Cass County Extension (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    201 West Wall St, Harrisonville MO map...



    Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 2 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Next to Dade County Health Department
    409 W Water St, Greenfield MO map...

    Description:

    Participants will learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, cook delicious, affordable meals, and safe food handling practices. Encouraging these healthy behaviors helps reduce health care costs by helping prevent chronic health conditions throughout a person's life span, , as well as reducing food waste and cost for a family or individual's budget.

    Registration:

    Call or e-mail Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu or register with Rochelle at the Dade County Health Dept.

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/29/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    Funding for this program is provided by SNAP dollars

    Facilitator:

    Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Barton County
    phone: 417-682-3579




    Building Strong Bones

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Maryville Hy-Vee

    Description:

    No matter the age, it’s never too late or too early to take care of your bones. Strong bones are important for a strong and healthy body. Join Registered Dietitian and MU Extension Nutrition Specialist, Sarah Wood to learn how you can support your bones so they can continue to support you. A calcium-rich recipe will be prepared with opportunities for taste testing.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Taking Care of You, Lunch and Learn

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    200 N. Main, Courthouse, Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    “Taking Care of You” is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health.
    Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities.

    You will consider ways to:
    Take better care of all aspects of your health — body, mind and spirit
    Become more aware of your mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health
    Respond versus react to the stress in your life
    Discover opportunities in life’s challenges
    Develop habits that can lead to a healthier you
    Find ways to bring more joy into your life
    Simplify your life
    Live more in the moment

    Registration:

    No registration required, bring your lunch to join in on discussion of mindfulness, positive psychology and sample healthy recipes.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rachel Buenemann, rachelbuenemann@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Canceled: Focus on Kids- Johnson County

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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



    Show-Me Better Health, Jordan Valley Clinic in Lebanon (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    The University of Missouri Extension is offering the six-week workshop "Show Me Better Health" licensed by Stanford University. This workshop will teach persons with chronic conditions and their caregivers the tools needed to design their own self-management program so they can live a longer and healthier life.

    Workshop participants will learn tips on how to eat well and exercise; how to manage their symptoms; how to relax and handle difficult emotions; develop effective problem-solving skills; how to work well with their doctor; and how to manage their medications. They will receive a copy of the workshop manual, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and a relaxation cd.

    Registration:

    To register, please call the Laclede County MU Extension Office at 417-532-7126.
    All sessions will be held at Jordan Valley Clinic 1216 Deadra Dr, Lebanon, MO 65536.

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This class is free thanks to a partnership with the Central MO Regional Arthritis Center and Jordan Valley Clinics.

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Healthy for Life (Session 5 of 5)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    514 W Main Street, Savannah MO map...

    Description:

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

    Registration:

    Contact Andrew County Extension office at 816-324-3147 or
    call 816-271-7057 or visit online moarthritis.org
     more...

    Cost:

    $0.00
    This FREE program is sponsored by Arthritis Community Services.

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 @ WILS (Session 7 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adult access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

    Registration:


    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    ONLINE MARKETING

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    1640 S Lindbergh Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    This offering will provide current and future business owners a framework for creating a comprehensive marketing strategy. Participants will learn what information is needed to successfully choose marketing tools for their brand and use them to create conversions or engagements.

    Registration:

    Call for details and register at 314.994.3300/https://onlinemarketing.eventbrite.com more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/15/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Focus on Kids

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    260 Brown Road, St. Peters 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 to attend an educational parenting program.

    Cost:

    $49.00

    Facilitator:

    Dana Joerling, joerlingd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Charles County
    phone: 636-970-3000




    Missouri Master Naturalist (Session 11 of 12)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Description:

    Educational program Improving understanding of natural resource ecology and management, and enhances existing natural resource education. Provides framework for conducting volunteer educational programs towards management of natural resources.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Havens, havenss@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    ABCs of USDA Programs Workshop

    When:  Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 6 p.m. to Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    101 Main Street, Hillsboro MO map...

    Description:

    Come learn what USDA farm cost share and farm loan programs are available to you through the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Rural Development as well as the AgrAbility Program with MU Extension on May 14 (part 1) & May 16 (part 2). Free but RSVP is required since a light dinner will be offered each evening.

    Registration:

    Call 636-797-5391 or email jeffersonco@missouri.edu to RSVP. Free however RSVP is required as a light dinner will be available.

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/11/2019

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Maries County 4-H Council Meetings (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    P.O. Box 116, Vienna MO map...

    Description:

    4-H County Council Meeting; Held bi-monthly at the Extension Center in Maries County and Belle City Park (alternating). ;All 4-H clubs represented with club leaders and members.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Cathy Galland, gallandcs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pulaski County
    phone: 573-736-2119




    Millsap Farm Twilight Tour

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Millsap Farm
    6593 N Emu Lane , Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    All are invited to attend the Millsap Farm Twilight Tour. Join a farmer from Millsap Farm, along with Horticulture Field Specialist Patrick Byers of MU Extension, for an evening walk around the farm. All aspects of produce farming are on display and available for discussion, and the tour will include a monthly feature. The Tour is sponsored by USDA-NRCS through the Missouri Strike Force Project. more...

    Session topic:

    Millsap Farm Twilight Tour

    Registration:

    No registration, and event is free. Just show up and join the tour!

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Webster County
    phone: 417-859-2044




    West Union 4-H Club Meeting (Session 8 of 11)

    When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Description:

    MU Extension 4-H youth development faculty and staff collaborate with partners to address youth and family issues in the community. Rather than providing programs or services directly to an individual young person, the focus is upon influencing systems — people, programs, policies and services that impact the lives of young people and their families.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tambra Ikerd, ikerdt@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cedar County
    phone: 417-276-3313