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CANCELLED: Wake Up Your Garden

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLEDLocation:  Uniondale Public Library400 Uniondale AvenueUniondale, NYDescription: Successful gardens and landscapes are the result of proactive gardeners and growers! Learn what needs to be done to get your garden up and ...

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Flower garden in Prospect Garden, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

CANCELLED: Flower Garden Design Basics

Sunday, April 19, 2020

DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLEDApril 19, 202010:30amLocation:Sands Point Preserve Conservancy127 Middle Neck RoadSands Point, NY 11050516.571.7901Description: Have you always wanted a flower garden but don’t know where to start? This presentation focuses o...

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Heirloom tomatoes in a basket at Burlington VT Farmers' Market

CANCELLED: Garden to Table Vegetables

Thursday, April 23, 2020

DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLEDLocation: West Hempstead Public Library                 500 Hempstead Ave                 West Hempstead, NY  Description:&nb...

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fruits and vegetables

Garden to Table Vegetables

Friday, May 1, 2020

Location: Franklin Square Public Library19 Lincoln Ave Franklin Square, NY  11010Description: Home Vegetable Gardening is on the rise, harkening back to our “Victory Garden” past. There is nothing like eating a slice of your own homegrown tomato. Are you thinking about starti...

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Arts and Crafts

Open House - DPF 4-H Camp

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Come join us to meet staff and get a tour of our property located at:Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, 3186 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901No need to RSVP, just show up for a camp tour.10:00am - 1:00pm

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Environmental Preschool Program

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Program DetailsFor Preschool Students Ages 2-4To Register, click here.Through songs, investigation, stories and hands on activities this program is designed to foster environmental awareness in a fun and creative setting. Each month will build on your child’s previous knowledge of the natur...

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Pollinators in sunflower field, Pittsford, NY

Butterflies, Bees and Other Pollinators

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Location: Freeport Memorial Library144 West Merrick RoadFreeport, NYDescription:  Pollinators are very important for our existence. This presentation will take you into the World of Pollinators and explain who they are, why they are important, what they do, why they are declining, and h...

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board of directors meeting

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, May 11, 2020

2020 Dates:Monday, March 16, 2020 - 1899 Hempstead Turnpike. Special Activities Center Building (SAC House), East Meadow, NY, 11554, Field 8, Eisenhower ParkMonday, May 11, 2020 - 1899 Hempstead Turnpike. Special Activities Center Building (SAC House), East Meadow, NY, 11554, Field 8, Eisenhower ...

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Lawn

Lawn Care for the Home Environment

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Location: West Hempstead Public Library 500 Hempstead Ave West Hempstead, NY Description: This presentation is a shorter version of the in-depth LAWN CARE AND OUR ENVIRONMENT presentation and is designed for the homeowner.LAWN CARE AND OUR ENVIRONMENT (Advance...

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Arts and Crafts

Open House - DPF 4-H Camp

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Come join us to meet staff and get a tour of our property located at:Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, 3186 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901No need to RSVP, just show up for a camp tour.10:00am - 1:00pm

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Sands Point Preserve Organic Vegetable Garden

Garden to Table Vegetables

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Sunday, May 17, 202010:30amLocation:Sands Point Preserve Conservancy127 Middle Neck RoadSands Point, NY 11050516.571.7901Description: Home vegetable gardening is on the rise. This session covers essential topics: choosing the right location for your garden; preparing your soil; choosing the...

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vegetable and flower garden mixed

Flower Garden Design Basics

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Location: Uniondale Public Library400 Uniondale AvenueUniondale, NYDescription: Have you always wanted a flower garden but don’t know where to start? This presentation’s focus is on key elements to think about when designing your garden including height, color, texture and site. Following these ...

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Memorial Day Graphic

Offices Closed - Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.

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kids gardening

Environmental Preschool Program

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Program DetailsFor Preschool Students Ages 2-4To Register, click here.Through songs, investigation, stories and hands on activities this program is designed to foster environmental awareness in a fun and creative setting. Each month will build on your child’s previous knowledge of the natur...

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pruning

Pruning for the Homeowner

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Location: West Hempstead Public Library500 Hempstead AveWest Hempstead, NY 11552Description:  Pruning can often be confusing since different shrubs and trees require different pruning methods at different times. This lecture is designed to give a homeowner the information they will need...

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Sands Point Preserve Organic Vegetable Garden

Sustainability in the Home Landscape

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Sunday, June 1410:30amLocation:Sands Point Preserve Conservancy127 Middle Neck RoadSands Point, NY 11050516.571.7901Description: This lecture introduces the home gardener to sustainable gardening and landscaping practices for their gardens, lawns, and trees. Topics include soil preparation, irri...

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board of directors meeting

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, June 22, 2020

2020 Dates:Monday, March 16, 2020 - 1899 Hempstead Turnpike. Special Activities Center Building (SAC House), East Meadow, NY, 11554, Field 8, Eisenhower ParkMonday, May 11, 2020 - 1899 Hempstead Turnpike. Special Activities Center Building (SAC House), East Meadow, NY, 11554, Field 8, Eisenhower ...

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Herbs

Herb Gardening

Friday, June 26, 2020

Location: Franklin Square Public Library19 Lincoln AveFranklin Square, NY 11010Description: In this lecture we will describe herb plants, their uses and how to grow them. Some herbs are grown as edible, others as therapeutic and some for their fragrance. Basil, dill, chives, oregano, mint a...

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kids gardening

Environmental Preschool Program

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Program DetailsFor Preschool Students Ages 2-4To Register, click here.Through songs, investigation, stories and hands on activities this program is designed to foster environmental awareness in a fun and creative setting. Each month will build on your child’s previous knowledge of the natur...

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Fireworks over Cornell, Independence Day 2014.

Offices Closed - Fourth of July

Friday, July 3, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Friday, July 3rd.

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Offices Closed - Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Monday, September 7th for Labor Day.

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board of directors meeting

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, September 21, 2020

2020 Dates:Monday, March 16, 2020 - 1899 Hempstead Turnpike. Special Activities Center Building (SAC House), East Meadow, NY, 11554, Field 8, Eisenhower ParkMonday, May 11, 2020 - 1899 Hempstead Turnpike. Special Activities Center Building (SAC House), East Meadow, NY, 11554, Field 8, Eisenhower ...

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Sands Point Preserve Organic Vegetable Garden

Putting Your Garden to Bed

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Sunday, October 1110:30amLocation:Sands Point Preserve Conservancy127 Middle Neck RoadSands Point, NY 11050516.571.7901Description: Proper care of your landscape in the fall is important to the success of your plants for the next season. This session discusses what to do in the garden to get read...

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Columbus Day

Offices Closed - Columbus Day

Monday, October 12, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Monday, October 12th for Columbus Day.

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board of directors meeting

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, October 26, 2020

2020 Dates:Monday, March 16, 2020 - 1899 Hempstead Turnpike. Special Activities Center Building (SAC House), East Meadow, NY, 11554, Field 8, Eisenhower ParkMonday, May 11, 2020 - 1899 Hempstead Turnpike. Special Activities Center Building (SAC House), East Meadow, NY, 11554, Field 8, Eisenhower ...

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Thanksgiving Graphic

Offices Closed - Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Thanksgiving Graphic

Offices Closed - Thanksgiving

Friday, November 27, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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annual meeting

106th Annual Meeting

Monday, December 7, 2020

1899 Hempstead TurnpikeEisenhower Park, Special Activities Center, Parking Field 8East Meadow, NY  115546:00 PM    Meet and Greet, Light Meal6:30 PM   Call to Order                 President's / Executive Director Report  ...

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Holiday Greetings from a vintage holiday card

Offices Closed - Christmas Holiday

Friday, December 25, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and DPF 4-H Camp will be closed for the Christmas Holiday on December 25th. Happy Holiday!!!

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New Year graphic

Offices Closed - New Year's Day

Friday, January 1, 2021

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County will be closed on January 1st.  Happy New Year!!!

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Graphic for closure on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Original photo is in the public domain in the National Archives.

Offices Closed - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 18, 2021

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Monday, January 18th for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  

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