Past Events

  1. Sep. 05, 2023 6:00pm to 7:00pm

    While most vegetable plants in your garden are wrapping up for the year, garlic planting season is just around the corner! Join OSU Extension Educator, Carrie Brown, as we explore garlic growing, from variety selection and planting techniques, to harvest and proper storage. Register at: https://pickeringtonlibrary.libnet.info/event/9050732

  2. Sep. 04, 2023 (All day)

    The OSU Extension office in Fairfield County will be closed today in observation of Labor Day. 

  3. Aug. 31, 2023 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Do you find yourself not going out as much because you worry about falling? Join us for this award-winning program! A Matter of Balance will help you:  Overcome the fear of falling Recognize fall risk factors View falls and fear of falling as controllable Engage in a range of motion exercises that increase strength and balance.  When: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and September 7, 14, 21, 2023 Where: Meals on Wheels of Fairfield County, 1515 Cedar Hill Rd, Lancaster, OH 

  4. Aug. 30, 2023 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Learn how to create a pollinator-friendly landscape! Interested in learning how you can create a pollinator-friendly landscape? Join OSU Extension Educator, Carrie Brown, as we explore the basics behind using native flowering plants to attract and support our bees, butterflies, and moths. Register at: https://pickeringtonlibrary.libnet.info/event/8317782

  5. Aug. 29, 2023 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Discover how to create a pollinator-friendly landscape! Join OSU Extension Educator, Carrie Brown, as we explore the basics behind using native flowering plants to attract local pollinators. Discover how to create a pollinator-friendly landscape!

  6. Aug. 24, 2023 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Bats: What You Didn't Learn Watching Batman Are bats flying rodents? Do they really get stuck in your hair? What about rabies?? Learn what’s true and what’s not about Ohio’s bats at this class. We will explore the ins and outs of bats’ unique lives, bat house dos and don’ts, and how to manage forests of all sizes for bats.  We will also discuss the status of Ohio's bat populations, the challenges they face, and how researchers study and collect information on bats. Class Fee: $15 (includes snacks and a packet of take-home information)

  7. Aug. 24, 2023 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Do you find yourself not going out as much because you worry about falling? Join us for this award-winning program! A Matter of Balance will help you:  Overcome the fear of falling Recognize fall risk factors View falls and fear of falling as controllable Engage in a range of motion exercises that increase strength and balance.  When: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and September 7, 14, 21, 2023 Where: Meals on Wheels of Fairfield County, 1515 Cedar Hill Rd, Lancaster, OH 

  8. Aug. 22, 2023 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Are you planning to preserve summer produce?  Join us for any or all of the following preserving programs presented by Shannon Carter, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator and Sandy Bohl, Instructor, with Ohio State University Extension Fairfield County. Classes will be offered in person at both Keller Market House and the Pickerington Library-Sycamore Plaza. There is no cost for attendance, but registration is requested to reserve your space. Keller Market House, 134 S. Columbus St., Lancaster, OH 

  9. Aug. 17, 2023 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Do you find yourself not going out as much because you worry about falling? Join us for this award-winning program! A Matter of Balance will help you:  Overcome the fear of falling Recognize fall risk factors View falls and fear of falling as controllable Engage in a range of motion exercises that increase strength and balance.  When: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and September 7, 14, 21, 2023 Where: Meals on Wheels of Fairfield County, 1515 Cedar Hill Rd, Lancaster, OH 

  10. Aug. 11, 2023 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Join OSU Extension - Fairfield County as we pay tribute to local agriculture! Friday, August 11 | 1pm | Keller Market House, 134 S Columbus St, Lancaster | Tomato Tasting Open House Stop by anytime between 1-3pm to visit OSU Master Gardener Volunteers for our annual tomato tasting! Vote for your favorite tomato, pick up resources on food preservation, and get you canner lid tested.

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