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  1. Play Your Way Through the Holidays - Webinar Series

    Nov. 18, 2021

    Please join Shari on Fridays for a short, 30-minute webinar from 12 noon to 12:30, as she will be teaching about the amazing connection between nature and human health called Getting Outside and Being In Nature. The webinar is free, but registration is required at

  2. Live Healthy Live Well: Holiday Challenge

    Nov. 01, 2021

    Live Healthy Live Well: Holiday Challenge

    Play Your Way Through the Holidays

    Challenge Dates: November 15, 2021 – December 26, 2021

    What is the cost? It’s FREE!!

    Who can participate? Any adult with an email account.

  3. Nutrition Nuggets

    Nov. 01, 2021

    Join Michelle Duffy, Program Assistant for SNAP-ED at OSU Extension for a FREE class on nutrition and wellness. Topics may include MyPlate, Proteins, Fruits and Vegetables, Whole Grains, Dairy, and Food Shopping. Register by contacting the Licking County Library - Downtown Newark.

    Programs will be held at the Licking County Library in Downtown Newark on:

  4. American Red Cross: Volunteers Needed

    Apr. 15, 2020

    American Red Cross needs local volunteers to help during COVID-19.
  5. Agriculture & Natural Resources Madness: A Tournament of Education

    Mar. 25, 2020

    Did your usual conference get canceled? Looking to fill the void of the big basketball tournament? Ohio State University Extension is here to help with a new virtual education program for the agricultural community.

  6. Live Healthy Live Well: It's All About Time

    Mar. 25, 2020

    Email Wellness Challenge

    Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2020

    Sign up for the Ohio State University Extension, Live Healthy Live Well 6-week Email Wellness Challenge. Two weekly e-mails will be sent directly to you from an OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Professional.

  7. What is the best way to clean hands and hard surfaces?

    Mar. 20, 2020

    Hands: Use soap and warm water and scrub for a full 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, you can use hand sanitizer made with 70% strength isopropyl alcohol. If can make your own hand sanitizer by mixing 2/3 cup of 70% isopropyl alcohol with ½ cup aloe vera gel. The rubbing alcohol is for killing germs and the aloe vera gel is to moisturize your hands.

  8. Victory Gardens Program Expands In Its First Month

    Sep. 11, 2020



    Media Contact:
    Katie Boyer, 614.563.6974

  9. Reports of Unsolicited Seeds Arriving in the Mail

    Aug. 03, 2020

    Ohio Department of Agriculture: Unsolicited Seed Reporting

    Reports of Ohio citizens receiving packages of unsolicited seeds have been widespread in recent days. On July 30, 2020, the Ohio Department of Agriculture issued a news release establishing local Extension Offices as drop-off locations for these seed packets.

  10. Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers Geared up for Another Gardening Season

    Mar. 04, 2020

    The Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers (MGV) have teamed up for another exciting year of gardening and growth. This season, join the MGV as they educate, empower and engage our community. From the newly enhanced Veggies and More! series to The Learning Garden at its peak. This is a season you don’t want to miss! Visit the MGV Upcoming Events and Programs page for a full list of 2020 events and details.