MSU Extension of Midland County and cooperating mother or father educators sponsor the Parent’s Corner. Send submissions to Midland County MSU Extension Educator, Lisa Treiber, 220 W. Ellsworth St., Midland, MI 48640.

Long-term Illness Route (Own Motion Towards Health and fitness) Collection. Continual Illness Path is a six-7 days, self-management on-line workshop, offered by MSU Extension, intended for men and women living with serious disorders. Household associates, good friends, and caregivers are inspired to attend the workshop.

This free workshop requires place Tuesdays, Jan. 11 – Feb. 15, 1 – 3 p.m. on line by using Zoom at no charge. Participants will understand to function with overall health treatment providers, handle indicators (this kind of as pain, tiredness, difficult emotions, sleep issues and depression), make life style alterations (these as nutritious eating and bodily action) and established objectives and accomplish them.

Added benefits of collaborating contain sharing with many others who comprehend, taking ownership of your issue, being aware of you are not by itself and owning your voice listened to. To sign up, go to https://gatherings.anr.msu.edu/CDPATHJan11/ — electronic mail Naomi at [email protected] for additional details.


Loved ones Snowshoe Hike. Chippewa Mother nature Center’s Relatives Snowshoe Hike is using location Jan. 11, 5 – 6:30 p.m. Carry the whole household for an exploration on snowshoes – no practical experience required. Research significant and reduced for indications of animals on and off the trails. Make sure you convey a sled to pull youthful youngsters. Pre-register and reserve snowshoes on the net [email protected] or contact 989-631-0830. If snow disorders are unfavorable, the group will hike as a substitute. This software is created for all ages (below 18 w/adult).

Preserving MI Harvest Series. Michigan Point out University Extension will be featuring a collection of foods preservation lessons on the web, these totally free on the web classes will be made available on Thursdays, at 1 and 6 The p.m. subject matter on Jan. 13 will be Planting for Preservation: Choosing Seeds. These classes will not be recorded, they will only be supplied dwell. Supporting materials will be emailed to all members after each broadcast. Sign up for in the entertaining, signal up for just one, some or all these instructional periods. There is time at the stop of just about every application to request concerns. To sign up, visit https://activities.anr.msu.edu/PreservingMIHarvestWinter2022/

Background Hike. Commence the new yr with a informal path hike and discover the natural means that introduced people today to the area. Be a part of Chippewa Character Heart employees to glimpse for proof of how nature has affected our heritage and guided the settlement of our location. The hike will choose place on Jan. 15, 1 to 2:30 p.m. This program is created for all ages (below 18 w/adult).

Foods Protection Q & A. MSU Extension features a 7 days 30-minute informational plan about food preservation.  A brief presentation will be shared focusing on a well timed subject matter, leaving a good deal of time for Q & A. The following session is: Preserving MI Harvest: Canning Essentials. Sign up for in on this quick no cost presentation at 1 p.m. Jan. 17. To sign up, check out https://activities.anr.msu.edu/FoodSafetywinter2022/

Investigating Food with Science. Every single week, youth will explore the factors of cooking is an experiment and baking is a science A child-friendly recipe or experiment demonstration will be introduced for youth to test at home with parent’s aid. The subsequent 7 days, youth can share their encounters or pics. All periods will be offered via Zoom. The Jan. 17 subject will be Globby Gluten. To register, stop by https://activities.anr.msu.edu/IFWSwinter2022/. Any issues should be directed to Kellie Jordan [email protected]

Make a Shelling out Strategy Perform for You. MSU Extension will be giving this virtual webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 20. The session will explore the rewards of a expending approach, establish the difference concerning wants and wishes, and spotlight the importance of an unexpected emergency fund. There is no cost to go to. Pre-registration is demanded. To register, check out https://www.canr.msu.edu/mimoneyhealth/ click on the url “online classes” and you will then see this system as properly as other possibilities that may possibly be of fascination to you. Registration for this course closes on Jan. 18.

Risk-free Meals = Healthier Young children. MSU Extension is presenting a 3-hour on the web instruction for childcare providers with the Safe Foods = Nutritious Young ones (SFHK) software from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 25. Learn the very best procedures for food items safety to keep the youngsters in your care risk-free. Food safety education subjects discussed in the class involve appropriate cleansing and sanitizing, cooking, storing food, as effectively as individual cleanliness and far more. SFHK is an accepted schooling for Fantastic Start off to Quality, so this course will count towards once-a-year education several hours. Class is facilitated by MSU Extension Food items Protection Educators. To register, visit https://events.anr.msu.edu/SFHKWinterSpring22/  This is a no cost plan, participants will have to show up at the total session to get their schooling several hours.

Cooking for Crowds. Is your business preparing for a food stuff celebration? Cooking for Crowds provides foods protection schooling to volunteers and groups who offer foodstuff fundraisers and gatherings these types of as dinners and bake income. Join MSU Extension for this on the internet Zoom course, Feb. 8, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., to study how to maintain the local community risk-free and prevent foodborne disease. There are a assortment of food stuff protection threats that acquire when cooking large volumes of food items. Discover to cut down these risks and aid avert the situations that could lead to a foodborne sickness. Instructional topics include foodborne illness, safe and sound obtaining, storage, preparation, and support of food. Course will incorporate info based mostly on the Michigan foods code and restrictions for the point out of Michigan. The expense for this 3-hour course is $15 with every participant obtaining a food stuff basic safety guide in the mail just after registering for the class. For additional info, pay a visit to https://www.canr.msu.edu/cooking_for_crowds/gatherings