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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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Gifts in a Jar

It is that time of year when we begin thinking of special gifts for special people in our lives. …

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Holiday Safety Social Media Toolkit

What You Should Know about the Holidays? The Holiday Safety Social Media Toolkit contains safety and preparedness information and resource …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Free EFNEP Online Classes

The First 20 Participants will receive $15 Local Farmers Market Coupons! Sign-up for free online EFNEP classes! At your own pace …

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Faithful Families - Thriving Communities

Is your faith-based organization planning to add community outreach? Or does your faith-based organization need a free, structured program? Faithful Families is …

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