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Classes & Workshops & Events

 **Most classes are held at the Extension office. Must Pre-register.

Please call (910) 455-5873 to register.



4-H Family Bingo Night

November 2nd

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Pizza and goodies for sale.

$4 for 1st 3 cards; 50 cents for each additional card. Proceeds go to Onslow County 4-H.

4-H Yard Sale

November, 3rd

8:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.

Vendors Wanted.

The Secret Lives of NC Wildlife: Learning how to use Trail Cameras: 

Nov. 9th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
NC Cooperative Ext. – Onslow County Center
4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540

This workshop will introduce participants to trail cameras and their many uses for exploring and monitoring wildlife populations. Participants will learn how to program and deploy a variety of popular trail cameras, as well as how to download and interpret trail camera photos. The workshop will also explore citizen science opportunities such as the Candid Critters program, and discuss the use of trail cameras in research conducted by NC Wildlife Resources Commission staff.

This event will be held at NC Cooperative Extension- Onslow County Center and is open to the public ages 16 and up. Participants are eligible for 4 hours of Criteria II or III credit towards the NC OEE Environmental Education Certification, and school teachers receive 0.4 CEU credits.

Pre-registration is required. Please email Emilee Morrison at emroz@ncsu.edu to register.

Please wear clothes appropriate for walking through the woods such as long pants and closed toed shoes to prevent insect and tick bites. Bring water and sun protection, as we will spend a majority of the time outdoors. Feel free to bring snacks.
For any workshop related questions, please feel free to email Becky at Rebecca.skiba@ncwildlife.org.


Below is a list of suggested items that can be donated by your group to Elder Cheer, or can be purchased via monetary donations; (please no food items). Items can be dropped off at the Onslow County Center of NC Cooperative Extension located at 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville. All donations will need to be received by Nov. 19th.

Call 910-455-5873 for more information.

(Partnership with Onslow County Department of Social Services to collect personal care items for our senior adults in Onslow County.)

  • Hair brushes/Combs
  • Soap
  • Lotion
  • Toothpaste/Toothbrush
  • Pens
  • Large print word finds
  • Socks
  • Stationary
  • Playing cards
  • Shampoo (full size)
  • Deodorant
  • Slippers
  • Lap blanket (throws)
  • Shaving cream
  • Gloves


Croppin’ for 4-H

 Join us for an all-day scrapbooking, stamping and card-making event! Proceeds will benefit Onslow County 4-H


December 1, 2018

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

$15 per person**

Onslow County Multipurpose Complex

4024 Richlands Hwy. Jacksonville

Sign up and come with a group of friends for 8 hours of uninterrupted playtime and become eligible for prizes, prizes, and more prizes! We will have an embellishment exchange table and a tool exchange table. Great time to change out supplies!

**Everyone who attends will have his or her own workspace. A Cricut will be available – bring your own cartridges. Everyone is asked to bring snacks and/or lunch items to share. Paper products and drinks will be provided throughout the day. To Pre-register, please call: (910) 455-5873

 Please make checks payable to:

NCCES – Onslow Co

Mail to:  NCCES – 4024 Richlands Hwy. Jacksonville, NC  28540

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Peggie Garner at, 910.455.5873, no later than five business days before the event. North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status or disability. In addition, the two Universities welcome all persons without regard to sexual orientation.


Home for the Holidays Holiday Market Bringing you the best handmade artisan products that Onslow County has to offer. Dec. 1, 8, and 15 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 4024 Richlands Hwy. Jacksonville, NC 28540