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Food Preservation

with Pennington County Master Gardeners

2023-03-18 14:00:00 2023-03-18 15:00:00 America/Denver Food Preservation Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room

Saturday, March 18
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-18 14:00:00 2023-03-18 15:00:00 America/Denver Food Preservation Learn what to do with an abundance of vegetables and other garden produce in this class taught by Master Gardener Kiara Poitra. Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room

Learn what to do with an abundance of vegetables and other garden produce in this class taught by Master Gardener Kiara Poitra.

During this event, we will have a conversation focused on food preservation--canning, freezing, dehydrating, and fermenting. Kiara has completed the SDSU Master Food Preserver class and wants to share safe food preservation tips with you. Topics to be addressed in this discussion:

-Food safety for your family

-Equipment and supplies available for home food preservation

-Pressure canning vs. hot water bath canning

-Clearing up common questions and concerns about freezing, dehydrating, and fermenting

-Information about the SDSU Master Food Preserver Course

Handouts will be provided for all participants to take home. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Educational | Community Wide |

TAGS: | Gardening |

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Phone: 605-394-6139

Hours

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Mon, Mar 27 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Mar 28 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Mar 29 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Mar 30 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 31 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Fri, Mar 31, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
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Sat, Apr 01, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Using Peeps and your imagination, create a scene inspired by one of your favorite books, characters, or community-themed stories! See below for details.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, Apr 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
A firefighter will be joining us with their firetruck at this month's story time!

Tue, Apr 04, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create an original masterpiece or complete the librarian-led challenge!

Thu, Apr 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Apr 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This month we're learning that space rocks with a space themed sensory play!

Fri, Apr 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Fri, Apr 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Spring is here so let's make some pots featuring bunnies caught in the act of rooting around the flowers!

Sat, Apr 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
SDSMT's Paleontology Club presents a special event for children where they can learn about dinosaurs, fossils, and excavate a yummy treat!

Sun, Apr 09, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
The Library will be closed in observance of the Easter holiday.

Mon, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Whoa, who knew Zelda could upper cut like that? This week's Teen Gaming Night video game will be Super Smash Bros. Bring your friends and play or try out our VR headsets!

Mon, Apr 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Tue, Apr 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Engineer a puppet that you can control!

Wed, Apr 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
At this Mini Makers, we will explore forces and motion with a fun pom-pom shooter activity!

Thu, Apr 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Apr 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This week we're adding some twinkle as we learn about stars with constellation pictures!

Fri, Apr 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Watch some anime and create some colorful suncatchers with us! We'll take some inspiration from them and turn sunshine into artwork.

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Local author Linda M. Hasselstrom shares a selection of her poetry based on the wild and scenic plains and hills of South Dakota.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:15am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, Apr 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Apr 18, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create a feeder, hang it in your yard, and do some bird-watching!

Wed, Apr 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Dr. Markus Horn joins the library to talk about the latest science and research taking place at the Sanford Underground Research Facility.
Registration opens Saturday, April 1 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Welcome to the Library, a place for adventuring parties to convene and take part in glorious battles. Everyone's invited to play, whether it's your first time playing or you're a seasoned adventurer.

Thu, Apr 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Apr 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore planets with a fizzing planet experiment!

Fri, Apr 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Fri, Apr 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
We'll be water marbling beads and leather fobs to add some colorful, wavy patterns to a keychain of your own making.

Sat, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us as we read books about Earth, talk about taking care of our planet, and create pollinator seed bombs!

Sun, Apr 23, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Using Peeps and your imagination, create a scene inspired by one of your favorite books, characters, or community-themed stories! See below for details.

Sun, Apr 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Paint, create, and design to your heart's desire at our Open Art Session! We'll provide the supplies, plus cookies!

Mon, Apr 24, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
The Library will be closed on Monday, April 24th for staff training.

Tue, Apr 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Apr 25, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Teens can share their voice and help shape what the library does as members of the Teen Advisory Board. Anyone ages 12-17 is welcome, join us for pizza and casual conversation!

Tue, Apr 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Learn about the life cycles of a frog with a yummy craft!

Wed, Apr 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This month we'll be talking about Earth Day and creating sculptures out of recycled materials!

Wed, Apr 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Make a set of candles out of colored beeswax that you can display in your home!
Registration opens Saturday, April 1 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Apr 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Apr 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Blast off into our final week of space with shooting straw rockets

Thu, Apr 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
At this month's Chapter Chat book club, we'll talk about 'Iron Widow' by Xiran Jay Zhao, as well as discuss other reviews and books!
Registration opens Saturday, April 1 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Apr 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Let's make our own dragon eggs (sans dragons) to add some magic to your life!

Sun, Apr 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
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