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July 5, 2014

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Here’s a listing of upcoming educational opportunities around the North Country:

 

ESSEX COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION SERVICE

Silvopasture Workshop for Farmers, Loggers, Foresters and Landowners: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8 at Mace Chasm Farm, Off Route 9 on County Highway 71, Keeseville. 

Call 962-8225.

 

CHAMPLAIN VALLEY TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM

12 Museum Way, Plattsburgh

Science Week: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., July 7 through 11, ages 9 to 14. Fee: $50.

Radical Robotics: 9 a.m. to noon, Session One, July 7  to 11; Session Two, July 14 to 18. Ages 9 to 14. Fee: $75.

Lego Play: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., July 14 through 18. Ages 6 to 14. Fee: $50.

Advanced Radical Robotics: 9 a.m. to noon, July 21 through 25. Fee: $75.

Register at www.membershi7.wix.com/cvt-museum under Kids Station tab or cvtmrobotics@gmail. com.

 

CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION, CLINTON COUNTY

Families Cooking Together: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14 at May Currier Building, 305 Tom Miller Road, Plattsburgh; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., July 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19 at Beekmantown Town Hall, 571 Spellman Road; and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at Imaginarium Children's Museum, 4709 Route 9, Plattsburgh. Free.

Register by calling 561-7450 or online at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/familescookingtogether-2014_209. 

 

STRAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS

23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh

ArtQuest Camps: Half-day or full-day sessions. Fee: $95 for nonmembers and $85 for members; scholarships available.

Call 563-1604 or email info@plattsburgharts.org.

 

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MALONE

61 William St., Malone

Five-hour Pre-licensing Course: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 29, Aug. 19. New York State Driver's Manual must be read before class.

Register at 483-4550, Ext. 3262.

 

CLINTON COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL

5139 North Catherine St., Plattsburgh

Computer Basics/Beginners Class: 9 to 11 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Next class starts Aug. 4.

Understanding Windows 8: 1:30 p.m. July 7. Presented by Staples.

Call Len Wood, 572-0800 or the Senior Citizens Council, 563-6180.

 

ONEWORKSOURCE

194 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh

Creating a Target Resume: 1 to 3 p.m., July 8, 15, 22, 29.

Dynamic Cover and Thank You Letters:9:30 to 11 a.m., July 8, 22.

How to Apply for Federal Jobs: 1 to 2:30 p.m., July 9. 

Computer Essentials 2/Intro to Email: 9:30 to 11 a.m., July 9, 23. (Need basic computer skills.)

Effective Interviewing Techniques: 9:30 to 11 a.m., July 10, 24.

Computer Essentials 1/Intro to Computers:9:30 to 11 a.m., July 15, 29.

Job Search for the Older Worker: 1 to 2:30 p.m., July 16, 30.

Computer Essentials 3/The Internet/Surf Your Way to Employment: 1:30 to 3 p.m., July 17, 31. Bring resume on USB flash drive; must have basic computer skills, an email address and be able to use email.

Unlocking Potential/Transferable Skills: 1 to 2:30 p.m., July 23.

Career Exploitation/Ability Profiler Test: 1 to 4 p.m., July 28.

All classes free but participants must sign up and be registered with OneWorkSource 24 hours before workshop time.

Sign up in the Resource Room at 194 U.S. Oval or call 561-0430.

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