Calendar of events

Jan. 21, Virtual Composting Series: Vermicomposting (Zoom)—6:30 p.m. Would you like to learn more about composting? How about learning ways to make your own “black gold”? In this five-workshop series, you will gain tips, information, and ideas about how to turn your yard waste, food scraps, and animal manure into a valuable soil amendment for your home garden and beyond! Click here for details on how to join.

Jan. 22, CFAES State of the College (Virtual)—11 a.m. Vice President and Dean Cathann A. Kress will speak about our accomplishments and what the college is looking forward to in the future. Register here.

Jan. 22–23, FCS Sew-N-Go: Shirt Pillow (Zoom)—The Friday prep session will take place Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m., and the sewing class will be offered Saturday, Jan. 23, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. To sign up, visit signupgenius.com/go/10c0a48aaaf2ca1f94-sewngo. Contact Erin Simpson-Sloan at simpson-sloan.1@osu.edu with questions.

Jan. 28, One Book-One Community Book Discussion (Zoom)—noon or 6 p.m. Ohio State University Extension-Franklin County invites you to join us for a discussion of the book Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. We are reading this book as part of central Ohio’s largest book club, Let’s Talk About Race: One Book-One Community, hosted by Columbus Metropolitan Library and eight other central Ohio libraries. You will receive the login information for the discussion the week of the event. Please register by 11:59 PM on Sunday, Jan. 24. Please note that the size of the book discussion groups will be based on the number of registrants for the event. Register at go.osu.edu/stamped.

Jan. 29–30, FCS Sew-N-Go: Cuff ID Holder (Zoom)—The Friday prep session will take place Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m., and the sewing class will be offered Saturday, Jan. 30, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. To sign up, visit signupgenius.com/go/10c0a48aaaf2ca1f94-sewngo. Contact Erin Simpson-Sloan at simpson-sloan.1@osu.edu with questions.

Mondays, Feb. 1–22, Virtual Dining with Diabetes (Zoom)—10 a.m. Do you or someone you love have diabetes? With 30 million diabetics in America, you are not alone! You will learn how to incorporate good, healthy cooking techniques and other practices to help control your blood sugar through our cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. There is no cost for attending, but participants must register at osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e3fRVdHZiUeFqcd.

Feb. 5–6, FCS Sew-N-Go: Rice Warmer Bag (Zoom)—The Friday prep session will take place Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m., and the sewing class will be offered Saturday, Feb. 6, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. To sign up, visit signupgenius.com/go/10c0a48aaaf2ca1f94-sewngo. Contact Erin Simpson-Sloan at simpson-sloan.1@osu.edu with questions.

Thursdays, January–May, East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference 2021 Program Series (Zoom)—noon. Ten free webinars will be held on the second and fourth Thursdays, January–May. Register at go.osu.edu/eowiaseries2021.