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Upcoming Events
Babysitter's Training for 5th & 7th Graders

Tuesday, June 27, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. A class through the American Red Cross taught by Extension Educator Jaci Foged for youth ages 11-15. Cost $35, bring a sack lunch. Register by June 16. Learn more

Moving to the Country? Know Your Responsibilities

A special place in the country is often a long-awaited dream. For many it communicates freedom, open space, clean air and unique opportunities to enjoy hobbies, nature and quiet living at its best. Making this a reality not only requires a major financial investment, it also requires careful planning. Learn More

Protect Transplants from Cutworms

Newly transplanted vegetable plants should be protected from cutworms with collars. Cut strips of cardboard two inches wide by eight inches long, staple them into circles and place them around the plants. Press the collar about one inch into the soil. These collars will fence out the cutworms and protect the stems of the vegetable plants. Learn more

Bed Bugs and the Aging Community

Some groups are more likely to struggle longer trying to get rid of bed bugs from their residences. It has nothing to do with geographical location, age, gender, cleanliness or housekeeping. There are a number of reasons why the aging community may face greater challenges when it comes to battling bed bugs. Learn more

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Press Pause

Think of all the times you regret saying something because you were wound-up or overly emotional. If only you’d pressed pause to think about your reactions before blurting out your feelings. Kids need this pause space too, although it is difficult for them to recognize when they need it. Learn more here

Basic Foods for Fridge, Freezer and Cupboard

Would you like to go to your cupboard, refrigerator or freezer and already have most—if not all—the ingredients needed to make a meal? Use these foods as a “starter list” to help you begin developing a list that works for you. Learn more

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