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Friends of Extension Breakfast

N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center would like to invite our friends to breakfast on Friday, March 15, 2019, …

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Catawba Falls Hike

Leave No Trace Outreach Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10 a.m. Catawba Falls, 3074 Catawba River Rd Join the Old Fort Community Forum for …

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2019 Lake James Clean Up

N.C. Cooperative Extension-McDowell County Center Keep McDowell Beautiful program will be coordinating the annual Lake James clean up on Saturday, …

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The Buzz on Beekeeping 2019

Free Four Day Beginning Beekeeping Course 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 9, and 16, 2019 Field Day – Saturday, April 27, …

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Marion East Walkabout & Clean Up

Who: Marion East Neighbors What: Neighbors inviting neighbors to visit the forum meetings & picking up litter When: Saturday, November 17, …

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Old Fort Clean Up 2018

The Old Fort Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Old Fort, NC, and N.C. Cooperative Extension of McDowell County will …

Keep McDowell Beautiful

Catawba River Park Clean Up 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 1 to 4 p.m. volunteers are invited to participate in an event cleaning up …

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