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Extension Service Offers Expert Advice in August

From Mutual Funds to Herbs to Child Care Provider Training

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2018) - Hillsborough County Extension Service, in partnership with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, offers a wide variety of interesting educational classes, seminars, and workshops on such topics as parenting, youth development, gardening, nutrition, money management, agriculture, and professional certifications reviews and exams. For more information about any of these listings, go to the Local Events Calendar or call (813) 744-5519.

Master Gardener Workshop Series: Herbs
Saturday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m.
Arthenia L. Joyner University Area Community Library, 13619 N. 22nd St. in Tampa

Learn about growing, harvesting, and using the wide variety of herbs that are easily cultivated in a Florida garden. Presented in partnership with the University Area CDC.

Pesticide License Exam Session
Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 8:45 a.m.
Hillsborough County Extension Service, 5339 County Road 579 in Seffner

This exam requires preregistration. For more information, go to the Local Events Calendar.

Webinar: Introduction to Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds
Thursday, Aug. 16 at Noon

This live, interactive online class will provide information on types of mutual funds, Exchange Traded Funds, tax implications, ways to purchase funds, and the associated costs. Obtain the webinar link by registering; go to the Local Events Calendar.

Child Care Provider Training: Parents - Friends or Foes?
Saturday, Aug. 25 at 9 a.m.
Hillsborough County Extension Service, 5339 County Road 579 in Seffner

This workshop will examine perceptions from the viewpoints of both parents and caregivers, and provide strategies for bridging the gap and improving communication. Content is appropriate for after-school care providers as well as full-time caregivers. Class size is limited; registration is required. To register for this free class, go to the Local Events Calendar. For more information, contact Diana Converse or call (813) 744-5519, ext. 54140. 

Vegetable Microirrigation Workshop
Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Hillsborough County Extension Service, 5339 County Road 579 in Seffner

Learn vegetable gardening tips, find out how to install your free microirrigation kit, and get started immediately. For adults who are Hillsborough County residents. One kit per household. Registration is required; go to the Local Events Calendar. For more information, contact Sheila Monahan or call (813) 744-5519 ext. 54144.

 

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