May 2023 Class List

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences this May! Below is our current class list for the month.

Mother’s Day Charcuterie Board Basics

May 3  |  6 pm – 8 pm
Mom’s and kids of all ages, celebrate Mother’s Day early by spending quality time together, eating, laughing, and learning how to make your own charcuterie board!
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Canning: The Pickling Process

May 6  |  9 am – 11:30 am
Learn the pickling process of cucumbers and more! Make sure to bring a box to carry your jars home.
Register on Eventbrite:

Florida First Detector Workshop

May 8  |  9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Learn how to identify important pests in Florida landscapes! Lots of hands-on diagnostics training! CEUs available! Lunch provided.
Register on Eventbrite:

Child Passenger Safety Seminar

May 13  |  9am – 12 pm
Learn how to install your child’s safety seat correctly. Eligible mothers may be able to purchase a car seat at a discounted rate.
Register on Eventbrite:

Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRDs) for Recreational Crab Traps

If you own a recreational crab trap and need a BRD, stop by our Master Gardener Desk during regular business hours. These BRDs are FREE and are designed to keep terrapin turtles out of your traps.
Available at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension Office, Mon – Fri from 8 am – 5 pm (3695 Lake Dr., Cocoa, FL 32926); The Brevard County Farmers Market, Every Thursday from 3 pm – 6 pm (2500 Parkway Dr, Melbourne, FL 32935); or at the Titusville FWC office (1 A Max Brewer Memorial Parkway, Titusville, FL 32796).

ServSafe Food Handler’s Class and Exam

May 15  |  9 am – 5 pm
Learn how to prepare food in a clean, safe environment and become a certified ServSafe Food Manager!
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Space Coast Golf & Turf Association Spring In-Service Seminar

May 16  |  8 am – 12 pm
Come hear from experts in the turf management world, network with colleagues, and earn CEUs!
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Backyard Chicken Training Class

May 17  |  10 am – 12 pm
Learn all about raising and caring for chickens in urban environments!
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Central Florida Pasture Management School

May 23 & 24  |  9 am – 4 pm
This in-depth pasture management school is designed with Central Florida livestock owners in mind. Learn from forage experts on how to improve your pasture systems.
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Hunter Safety Class

May 27  |  9 am – 4 pm
Join us to complete your Hunter Safety requirements!
Register online:

Teen Teachers Volunteer Training

June 1  |  9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Do you enjoy working with kids? Passionate about nutrition or healthy living? Need volunteer hours? Join us for 4-H Teen Teachers! Open to teens entering 9th grade through 2023 high school graduates.
Register on Eventbrite:

Adulting Camp Short Course

June 19 – 22  |  9 am – 1 pm
Navigating the road from youth into adulthood is tricky. To help you be prepared, join us for a four-day short course into adulthood! Open to youth ages 15-18.
This camp is currently full, please register for the waitlist:

My Brevard Yard Site Visits

Available by appointment
Have your lawn and garden questions answered by our Master Gardener Volunteers! Soil samples will also be taken so you can receive an in-depth fertilizer recommendation.
Register on Eventbrite:

Child Safety Seat Checks

Available by appointment only
Schedule an appointment to have your child’s car seat checked, installed, or replaced!
Please call (321) 633-1702 or email to schedule an appointment

Commercial Landscape Site Evaluation

Available by appointment only
Having issues with your commercial landscape? Sign up today for a site evaluation to address your landscape management issues!
Register on Eventbrite:

4-H Outdoor Skills Club

Dates vary, meets twice a month | 9 am – 10:30 am
Perfect for kids 8+ who want to learn archery, shooting sports, and outdoor skills!
Contact Gus Koerner to attend: (321) 633-1702 or email

Soil Guardian Program

This is an ongoing program, sign up today!
Consider joining the Soil Guardian program to learn how to grow healthy plants and improve the water quality here in Brevard County!
Register on Eventbrite:

Florida Friendly Fishing Guide

This is an ongoing program, sign up today!
Get certified to become a Florida Friendly Fishing Guide! This online certification course covers science-based techniques that ensure minimal environmental footprint of fishing.
Register online:
Scholarships available:

Download our May 2023 Class Flyer


Posted: April 27, 2023

Category: Events
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