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Feb. 3-5: Food for thought: Exploring Virginia wine and fine cuisine
Location: The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center and Holtzman Alumni Center
Cost: $145/$65 dinner only
Contact: Jamie Lucero (jlucero@vt.edu   | 540-231-9666)
Join us for an elegant, fun, and informative opportunity to learn about the Virginia wine industry, agriculture, tourism, and production from academic and industry experts. Stroll through food stations, sample wine pairings, and dance the night away to the music of a live band. A discounted alumni rate of $99 per night is available at The Inn at Virginia Tech
. To register, visit www.alumni.vt.edu/drillfieldseries/food.html.

 

Feb. 6: Exploring new ways to help with obesity: Immersive, interactive, web-enabled computer simulations (Graduate Seminar)
Time: 3 – 4 p.m.
Location: Fralin Auditorium
Cost: Free
Contact: Madlyn Frisard (frisardm@vt.edu | 540-231-9994)

 

Feb. 9: CALS study abroad information session
Time: 4 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: 1810 Litton-Reaves
Cost: Free
Contact: Jerzy Nowak (jenowak@vt.edu | 540-231-2663)

 

Feb. 11: Woody plant propagation workshop with Roger Harris
Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion
Cost: $20 Friends of the Garden/$25 general public
Contact: Stephanie Huckestein (vtgarden@vt.edu | 540-231-5970)


Feb. 13: Health and nutrition research: Insights from the food industry (Graduate seminar)
Time: 3 – 4 p.m.
Location: Fralin Auditorium
Cost: Free
Contact: Madlyn Frisard (frisardm@vt.edu | 540-231-9994)

 

Feb. 16: Native trees for the landscape with Alex Niemiera
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion
Cost: $10 Friends of the Garden/$15 general public
Contact: Stephanie Huckestein (vtgarden@vt.edu | 540-231-5970)

 

Feb. 20: Children’s right to thrive: Findings from early and intensive interventions for at-risk children and their families (Graduate seminar)
Time: 3 – 4 p.m.
Location: Fralin Auditorium
Cost: Free
Contact: Madlyn Frisard (frisardm@vt.edu | 540-231-9994)

 

Feb. 22: Montgomery County 4-H Junior Master Gardener Program
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Location: Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion
Cost: $10 per youth/semester
Contact: Michelle Dickerson (adickerson@vt.edu | 540-382-5790)
The Junior Master Gardener (JMG) program is for students in grades 3 – 5 who are interested in learning more about horticultural and environmental science education through creative gardening activities. The program includes 26 classes in the spring and fall (no summer classes). The spring classes will begin Feb. 22, and be held every Wednesday until May 30. For more information or to register, visit
https://sites.google.com/site/montgomerycnty4h/newsletters.

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