Solutions for Your Life @ Your Library

The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is a federal, state, and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences and to making that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.

UF/IFAS Lake County Extension provides education to adults and youth in Lake County in the areas of Family and Consumer Sciences, Residential and Commercial Horticulture, Fruit Crops,Livestock, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Development.

To learn more, please visit http://lake.ifas.ufl.edu or www.solutionsforyourlife.com or call the Extension office at (352)343-4101.

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About the Presenters

Julie England is an Extension Agent specializing in educational programming in health, nutrition and financial management.

Charles Fedunak is a residential horticultural agent specializing in educational programs on lawns, gardens and Florida friendly landscaping.





October
Managing in Tough Times
Presented by Julie England

Lady Lake Public Library
Oct. 7 at 2 p.m.
W.T. Bland Public Library
Oct. 14 at 10 a.m.
Leesburg Public Library
Oct. 21 at 2 p.m.

What to do during tough financial times:
• Create a spending plan
• Build and emergency fund
• Learn debt management

November
Holidays on a Shoestring
Presented by Julie England

Helen Lehmann Memorial Library
Nov 5 at 6 p.m.
Cooper Memorial Library
Nov. 18 at 2 p.m.
Umatilla Public Library
Nov. 19 at 10 a.m.

Keep your family holiday traditions for less.
• Plan ahead to avoid holiday spending “hangovers”
• Reduce holiday stress
• Get ideas for inexpensive gifts
 
December
Healthy Holiday Eating
Presented by Julie England

Marianne Beck Memorial Library
Dec. 2 at 12 p.m.
City of Tavares Public Library
Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. - Holiday open house
Fruitland Park Library
Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.

Lighten up your holiday favorite foods.
• Get ideas for eating healthy
• Get tips for parties and eating out
• Learn recipes for healthier holiday foods


January
Plant Your Spring Garden
Presented by Charles Fedunak

City of Tavares Public Library
Jan. 6 at 3 p.m.
Astor County Library
Jan. 7 at 5 p.m.
W.T. Bland Public Library
Jan. 13 at 2 p.m.

• Explore Florida friendly landscaping
• Plan your garden
• Get planting tips




February
CLOSING YOUR FLORIDA HOME
Presented by Julie England

Fruitland Park Library
Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.
Leesburg Public Library
Feb. 17 at 2 p.m.
Lady Lake Public Library
Feb. 23 at 2 p. m.
Minneola Schoolhouse Library
Feb 26 at 10 a.m.

Tips on leaving your home for an extended periods.
• Prevent mold & mildew
• Prepare your home inside and out
• Tips on storm preparation
 
March
PLANT YOUR SPRING GARDEN
Presented by Charles Fedunak

Umatilla Public Library
Mar. 4 at 10 a.m.
East Lake Library Bluegrass Festival
Mar. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Master Gardener Mobile Plant Clinic

Paisley County Library
Mar. 16 at 11 a.m.

• Explore Florida friendly landscaping
• Plan your garden
• Get planting tips
April
ORGANIZE YOUR FINANCIAL LIFE
Presented by Julie England

Helen Lehmann Memorial Library
April 8 at 6 p.m.
Marianne Beck Memorial Library
April 21 at 12 p.m.

Develop a plan to organize your important papers
• Learn what documents to keep and
for how long
• Learn how to replace missing papers

May
DOLLAR DECISION$
Presented by Julie England

Cooper Memorial Library
12th @ 2 p.m.
Cagan Crossings Community Library
13th @ 2 p.m.

Practical ways to make ends meet
• Develop a spending and saving plan
• Set goals for the future