March has come in like a lion! No worries, there are plenty of activities taking place in the STEPS Neighborhood this month. So join us and bring a friend! Contact the STEPS office at(607) 403-0069 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to get involved. If you live, work, learn or play in the towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid or Romulus, you are part of STEPS and we’d like to hear your ideas for community improvement projects. Any news or community activities that you would like included in next week’s update? Please email the information to Lynne Doyle at email@example.com. by 12 p.m. Tuesday 3/6/18 to be included. Enjoy your week!
What’s happening tomorrow?
Lets Garden workshop
8:30 am-2:30 pm; Ovid Fire House (see flyer below)
Saturday, March 3, 2018
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Ovid Fire House, Brown St., Ovid
The Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners have organized a day of speakers, food and gardening information to help you get ready for the 2018 gardening season. Registration by March 1st is encouraged as space is limited. The cost for the workshop is $30 which includes, refreshments, buffet lunch, handouts, seeds and door prizes. To register call Seneca County CCE at 315-539-9251 or register online athttps://reg.cce.cornell.edu/letsgarden2018_245
For more information, contact Patti Battley firstname.lastname@example.org
Events for the week of March 4th!
3/5 Personal Health & Wellness workgroup meeting; 10 am 2233 E. Seneca St., Ovid
3/7 School Avoidance/Anxiety Summit; 2-5 pm; Racker Learning Center, Ithaca (see flyer below)
3/10 Healthy ingredient Candy cooking class; 10 am Ovid Fire House (see flyer below)
3/10 Family Science: Icy Worlds; 12:30-2 pm; Ovid library (see flyer below)
Mark Your Calendar!
3/11 Daylight Saving’s Time Begins–Spring Forward; turn clocks ahead
3/13 Tractor Safety Training & Certification begins; 6-9 pm
(see flyer below)
3/17 St. Patrick’s Day
3/17 Quilting class; 10 am–2 pm SCCCE; (see flyer below)
3/20 Baking Bread class; 6:30-7:30 pm; SCCCE (see flyer below)
3/20 Risers meeting; 6:30 pm Romulus Community Church
Using sewing machines provided by CCE, participants will make a Quillow (quilt/pillow). Lunch will also be provided. Space is limited to 10 and registration is required. Registration can be done online at senecacountycce.org or by calling 315-539-9251. This event is sponsored by STEPS.
Baking Bread! class
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM — 7:30 PM
Location: Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, 308 Main Street Shop Centre (3rd floor), Waterloo, NY
Class is $15 per person. Registration is required. Call 315-539-9251, email email@example.com, or go to senecacountycce.org to register.
The SCCCE Nutrition Educators, Sue Petersem and Mo Tidball, will show you two different approaches to baking bread–quick whole grain buns and sprouted bread.
Taste of Spring 2018 tickets will be on sale soon and available on the United Way of Seneca County
website. This year’s event will take place on May 3rd
at del Lago Resort & Casino.
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STEPS has three groups that meet regularly to plan neighborhood events and activities and advocate for community health. If you live, work, learn or play in the towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid or Romulus you are part of STEPS and we would love to have you join us! Have an idea for Improving the Physical Environment, Increasing Economic & Educational Opportunities and/or Improving Personal Health & Wellness? We want to hear from you.
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