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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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Budding Cooks

Budding Cooks is a virtual, four-week, beginner’s food preparation program that will be presented via Zoom, beginning July 20, 2021. …

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Food Preservation Classes 2021

During a time when food supply chains are uncertain, knowing how to preserve your own produce has never been …

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Nature Adventures With NC's 4-H Camp!

Nature Adventures is a 6-part series of 45-minute educational sessions beginning February 22nd for the spring semester developed and taught …

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Cook Smart, Eat Smart Classes

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Henderson and Transylvania County Centers are offering a virtual Cook Smart, Eat Smart, program. In …

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Virtual Adult Sewing Classes

Virtual Adult Sewing Classes will be offered beginning February 13, 2021. The classes will be held one Saturday each …

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Fireplace & Chimney Safety

Original article by: Shelby Kimes Focus on Fireplace Chimney Safety Santa won’t be able to come cascading down your chimney if it …

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