Haywood County Quick Guide to Family and Consumer Sciences Programming Heritage Skills Day is September 15 in Jackson Have you ever wanted to make your own stained glass stepping stones? Do you want to brush up on your virtual scrapbooking skills? Or do you just want to save money this holiday season by making your own decorations and crafts? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Heritage Skills Day 2011 is for YOU! Whether you want to make some extra money or just craft for the fun of it, come experience a day of hands-on learning on September 15 at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center , 605 Airways Blvd. in Jackson. There are a number of full-day and half-day classes available. You can order a lunch and spend the day with us! For a complete listing of classes and a registration form, call the Extension office at 772-2861. Registration is due before September 6 to avoid a $5 late registration fee. Take Charge of Your Diabetes! A new program for diabetics and their caregivers is coming to Haywood County! This program from Stanford University is free to the public. Participants will learn all about day-to-day self-management of diabetes. The group will meet on Tuesdays at 3 pm beginning October 11 at the UT Extension Office , 100 S. Wilson Ave. in Brownsville. Everyone must register. There is a limited amount of space. Call 772-2861 right away to get signed up! Please note : This is a different program than “Dining with Diabetes”. This program has a different format and offers more information. Even if you have completed “Dining with Diabetes” in the past, you will benefit from attending this class! Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere! Homeowners and commercial pumpkin growers will love Pumpkin Field Day on September 29 beginning at 1 pm at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center , 605 Airways Blvd. in Jackson. There will be information on growing pumpkins, a “UT Kitchen Divas” presentation on cooking with pumpkins and squash, and wagon tours of the beautiful Research Center Grounds. This event is free to the public. Call (731) 424-1643 for info. --------------------------------------------------------------- Be sure to “LIKE” UT Extension- Haywood County on Human Development - Food & Nutrition - Health & Safety - Family Economics Back to School 2011