Hosted by Purdue Agriculture, Boiler Bridge is a statewide series of free, open-to-the-public events that help college-curious youth and parents learn more about all fields of study at Purdue University and showcase local Purdue Extension programs.
Purdue Extension invites you and your child to a Block Party! Blocks are a tool to help children learn math, science, pre-reading,
social, and physical skills. Children, ages 18 months to 8 years old, play with colorful blocks of all sizes and shapes while parents or caregivers serve as play partners to instruct and offer encouragement. Events will take place on November 22 from 10:00-11:30 am at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library in the Auditorium. No pre-registration required
The Purdue Extension Office of Floyd County is featuring a series designed to spark the interest of 4-H members in grades 3-12 to the elements of DOG OBEDIENCE! Kids and dogs will learn tricks, basic obedience and agility obstacles and work to earn a Canine Good Citizen title or Star Puppy title. Meeting will be held at the Floyd County Fairgrounds on September 29 from 7-8 p.m.
Learn to cook with sweeteners, use less fat & sodium and fruits & vegetables in the upcoming Dining with Diabetes class. Reserve a spot in the Thursday classes beginning September 29, October 6, 13, & 20, 2016 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Purdue Extension Floyd County. Class is sponsored by Purdue Extension Floyd County, Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital. & Floyd County YMCA.
The Floyd County Soil & Water Conservation District along with the Purdue Extension Floyd County Office will host an informational workshop about pasture improvements specifically for horse owners on October 11, 2016 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Purdue Extension Floyd County Office. This workshop is FREE and open to the public, but we ask that you do call in advance to register. To register: Call the Floyd County SWCD at 812-945-9936 or Purdue Extension Office at 812-948-5470 to register.
The workshop will focus on all of the different tools needed to keep bees. Local beekeepers will provide tips and answer questions drawing upon their own beehive management experience.Workshop will be held on October 26, 2016 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Purdue Technology Building in the Shine room. The cost for the workshop is $5. RSVP to the Purdue Extension Office of Floyd County at 812-948-5470, or email Gina Anderson, ANR Extension Educator at email@example.com.
The Purdue Extension offices of Lawrence, Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Orange, Scott, and Washington counties are offering a half-day "Knowledge to Go" program, "Food for Thought." The event features a series of seven 15-minute workshops.
The program will be at Purdue Extension-Harrison County on Friday, October 28th, from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM. The fee for the day is $3.00. Registration deadline is Friday, October 21st. Late registrations is $5.