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Calendar of area events and activities:

January 9-February 6: Fly tying course—Wellsboro

Members of Trout Unlimited Tiadaghton Chapter #688 are conducting a beginner fly tying course on five consecutive Mondays for the public at the Wellsboro ActIve Living Center (formerly the Wellsboro Senior Center) at 3 Queen Street In Wellsboro.Those who register will learn the basics of fly tying through hands-on instruction on five different fly tying patterns, given by Tiadaghton Chapter #688 members. Materials and tools will be provided.The course is limited to 10 students and will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each Monday starting on Jan. 9, continuing on Jan. 14, 23 and 30 and ending on Feb. 6. The cost is $35 per person. Sign up for the course with Don Kelly at Tackle Shack. For more information, call him at 570-724-5138.

January 10-31: Fundamentals of Acting—Coudersport

6:30-8:30 Tuesdays at the Potter County Ed Council. Fee charged. Register: www.pottercountyedcouncil.org or call 814.274.4877

January 28 & February 4: ServSafe—St. Marys

The ServSafe Food Safety Manager course, conducted by Penn State Extension, will be held at Saint Marys Community Education Council, 4 Erie Ave., # 200, St. Marys, Pa. The course will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, January 28, 2023, and from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, February 4, 2023. The exam will begin at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 4, 2023.These in-person trainings, taught by certified ServSafe instructors, will help participants learn how to prevent contamination of food by properly receiving, storing, preparing, cooking, cooling and serving the food, as well as proper methods of sanitizing food service facilities.After completing the course and passing the multiple-choice exam with a score of 70% or higher, participants will receive a ServSafe Food Protection Manager certificate. This certification is good for five years. The new, lower course fee of $165 covers the cost of the most recent edition of the ServSafe Manager book, exam, answer sheet and learning materials. To attend the in-person ServSafe course and exam, participants should register by January 25, 2023.The TAP Online Food Safety Manager Certification course helps food service managers, chefs, caterers, cooks, health officials and inspectors prepare to take a Food Protection Manager exam, such as ServSafe, that meets regulatory guidelines for a certified food protection manager. The online portion can be taken anytime, but the exam is in person and proctored at a scheduled location.After completing the online course and passing the multiple-choice, proctored exam with a score of 75% or higher, participants will receive a Food Protection Manager Certificate, which meets the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture requirement for food safety certification. This certification is valid for five years. If you are uncertain as to whether you need certification, contact your regional Department of Agriculture office.The online course is self-paced, can be started anytime throughout the year and must be completed within 180 days of enrollment. The course fee is $145.Penn State Extension will follow applicable state and local restrictions and Penn State COVID-19 guidelines in effect at the time of an event regarding masking, social distancing and facility capacity limits.To register for either of these courses or to learn more, visit extension.psu.edu/foodsafety2023

January 28: Winter in the Lumber Camp—Lumber Museum

Outdoor Activities 10a-3p. Equipment provided for use. FMI: www.lumbermuseum.org