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Volunteering Opportunity!

Do you love to build, discover, and play with blocks? Do you enjoy interacting with children and families? We are thrilled to announce the beginning of Block Parties! These 1-2 hour events will be hosted around the area at many different locations. Each event requires many volunteers to come and play with blocks. It’s that […]


Motion Commotion! 4-H Science Event

Do you like to see how things like physics, speed and safety relate to the world around you? All youth in grades 4-7 are welcomed to participate (second and third graders are invited—please bring a parent with you) in the National Youth Science Day “Motion Commotion”. Developed by Oregon State University Cooperative Extension, Motion Commotion is […]

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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP October 13th & 15th, 2015 (Tuesday & Thursday) 9:00AM – 12:00 PM at the Oshkosh Seniors Center – South Building, 200 N. Campbell Rd. Oshkosh To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 Rent Smart sessions cover: Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities Things to think about when looking for a […]


Radon Kits Available at Public Health Department

If you are looking for a Radon Test Kit, please visit the Winnebago County Public Health Department. Kits cost $10 and are available between 8:00 am-4:00 pm. For more information, visit the Public Health Departments Radon Kit page listed here:

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Money Management Workshop

Winnebago County UW-Extension is conducting a FREE interactive workshop about how to make your money work for you!  Topics include: wants and needs, income and expenses, goal setting, spending plans, and strategies to stretch your money.  Join us to learn more about managing your money. To register, call the office at (920) 232-1970. The workshop […]


Soil Health Field Day- September 2, 2015

The WI NRCS Soil Health Team is partnering with the Winnebago County LWCD, UWEX, and Maple Ridge Farms to host a Soil Health Field Day on September 2, 2015 from 9:30am to 11:30am. This event will raise awareness of how implementing the principles of creating healthy soils can increase yields, reduce inputs and expenses, and buffer the […]

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Safe Preserving: Time-Saving Tips

Safe Preserving – Time-Saving Tips If you are like me, the summer is a time when you have two full-time jobs. One of my jobs is as a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the other is as a gardener and food processor. At nights and on the weekends, I am either working in the […]

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Planning for back-to-school shopping

With fall just around the corner, many families are preparing for back-to-school shopping.  Costs for school supplies and additional purchases of clothing, shoes, and small electronics can add up quickly.  Check out the following article for tips to help stretch your budget: Planning for Back-to-School Shopping  

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Find Our Parenthetical Online Parenting Community on Facebook

Winnebago County UW-Extension now has a Facebook group for parents/caregivers/professionals of children over age 10.  If you have questions or advice to share please join us at: (Facebook Group Page) Conversations That Matter (Winnebago County Parenthetical Group) (Flyer Invitation) Winnebago County Parenthetical Resource Card

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Safe Preserving: NOW Jams & Jellies in PINT Jars

Originally Posted July 17, 2015 by Barb Ingham on the University of Wisconsin-Extension website. Safe preserving means following a recipe that has been tested to ensure that the final product is safe and high quality – something that you would be proud to serve your family and friends. Many of us have struggled for years since […]