Register for Family Connections Workshop Series – starts Jan. 31

Racine County UW-Extension’s Touchpoints Project will be offering a Family Connections  workshop series for early care and education professionals. This is a unique opportunity that includes 15 credits of Tier 3 continuing education. The series starts on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The Family Connections curriculum and materials were developed for early care and education staff to […]

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February 22 Workshop – “Thriving With Your Spirited Child”

Attention parents, early care educators, and caregivers of children. Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive? If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop that will teach skills and strategies that will help you and your “spirited” child […]

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2017 Farm Fresh Atlas Applications Available

The Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is a key marketing tool for local farms, farmers’ markets and local food businesses in Southeast Wisconsin.  List your farm, business, or farmers’ market in the 2017 Atlas and reach 100,000+ food-conscious customers across the region!  Applications are available at http://www.farmfreshsewi.org/applications.htm.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training Courses Offered

If you or your employees purchase, mix, or apply “Restricted Use” pesticides on property you own or operate in Wisconsin, you MUST be certified to do so. Certification is valid for 5 years.  Applicators whose certification is expiring or first time applicators can register for a training or self-study test session. 2017 Racine/Kenosha Private Pesticide […]

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Kindergarten Readiness Checklist Available

Racine County UW-Extension is a part of the Kindergarten Readiness Network of Higher Expectations for Racine County Youth. “The Kindergarten Readiness Network believes that a key element to a child’s future academic and career success is access to high-quality, early learning opportunities.” The network has recently released Kindergarten Readiness Checklist for parents and caregivers of young […]

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Money Conference – Sat., Nov 19, 2016

Racine Money Conference – Saturday, November 19, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Racine Civil Leaders Academy (1325 Park Avenue in Racine) The nonprofit Money Conference offers affordable, high-quality, and unbiased financial education at very low cost, in a setting that is fun and inspirational for all. The information provided at the Conference can have an […]

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November 29th workshop – From Frustration to Fun

The Early Learning Series presents the workshop, “From Frustration to Fun”. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, November 29th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium (14200 Washington Ave.) in Sturtevant. This workshop provides an overview of the developing brain and how trauma impacts the stress response. Participants will experience activities to implement with […]

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Fall Racine Journal Times Community Newsletter

Master Gardener Project receives Award The Master Gardener project at Real Racine in Sturtevant was awarded a 2016 Racine Beautification Award from Racine in Bloom. The gardens not only enhance the beauty of the center and its surroundings, but also educate the public on gardening. The award commended the group for their work by stating […]

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Register for the Racine County Networking Breakfasts

Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual Racine County networking breakfasts. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and market their organizations through table displays. A free copy of the 2016 Family Resource Directory will be available for all attendees at the event. […]

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“Real Racine” Master Gardener Project Receives Award

The Master Gardener project at Real Racine (Convention and Visitors Center in Sturtevant) has been awarded a 2016 Racine Beautification Award from Racine in Bloom!   A group of dedicated Master Gardeners have established gardens at the center not only to enhance the surroundings but to educate the public on gardening.  This group was commended for […]

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