Allen County Extension Office offers programs of special interest

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

December 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM

January 9, 2014 at 1:00 PM

February 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM

March 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM

April 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM

May 5, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Location: Allen County Extension Office on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue

Phone: Vickie Hadley at 260-481-6826 or TDD -711

Event Description

August 14, 2013 Updated Nov 25, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT

The Allen County Extension Office will offer the following upcoming programs. The general public is invited to attend. No registration is required. All programs are held at the Allen County Extension Office on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN. For questions, contact Vickie Hadley at the Allen County Extension Office, 260-481-6826.

December 2nd at 1:00 p.m. Swedish Views on Early Childhood
This presentation will include images and experiences from an educator's recent trip abroad to Sweden to study their national preschool curriculum and explore how the culture is different than the U.S. Participants can expect to learn more about the culture, foods and
lifestyle of the Swedish.

January 9th at 1:00 p.m. Slow Cooking at its Best Is there anything
more inviting than the aroma of dinner as you return home after a busy
day? Would you like to serve delicious meals that are also economical? Join us as we explore the advantages and possibilities of crock pot cooking! Following the presentation, samples will be available to taste.
$3.00 Sampling Fee.

February 5th at 1:00 p.m. Cut It Out The Power of Coupons Clipping
coupons hardly sounds like a lesson in high finance, but research shows an increasing number of people are using coupons. Coupons and rebates can help provide key savings for families. The individual amounts of money may seem small at first glance, but someone who consistently saves each week or month will reap the benefits at the end of the year. The key to success is to develop a clever and easy-to-maintain coupon strategy.

March 11th at 7:00 p.m. Diabetic Cooking What are some of the changes that are easy, tasty and lend a positive approach to one learning they have diabetes? This program will detail how the ingredients used can modify the fat, carbohydrates and sodium of a food dish and still satisfy one s hunger. Based on the Dining with Diabetes program, this session will provide a short version on how to still eat food favorites, but with modifications.

April 10th at 7:00 p.m. Block Party: Building Children s Brains
Through Play Explore the world of blocks and learn about children
developing skills in math, science, language, social, physical, creative
and problem solving. Learn how you can be part of a Block Party in
your community and help to increase children s abilities to succeed in

May 5th at 7:00 p.m. Cooking for 1 or 2 Tired of eating leftover?
Annoyed with throwing foods away? Meals not appealing to your senses? Loneliness? Grocery packaging too large? Understand the value of nutritional needs, learn different ways to prepare meals with less waste, become more aware of food saving devices, and enjoy your meals!

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