The Lancaster County 4-H & FFA Fair Book contains entry information for 4-H & FFA members exhibiting at the Super Fair. Fair Books will be mailed March 9 to all 4-H & FFA families who have enrolled through “4-H Online.” The Fair Book will also available at the Extension office and online.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/2got
In the Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest, 4-H’ers submit a 60 second “radio commercial” promoting 4-H. Submit a PSA via CD to extension by Monday, March 16. The 2014 PSA theme is “4-H Grows...” Please use .wav or .mp3 audio formats when recording your PSA.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/3hxe
The 4-H Speech Contest will be held Sunday, April 13 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Registration 1–1:30 p.m., contest begins 1:30 p.m. Register by March 16 by calling 402-441-7180 or emailing email@example.com with your name, speech title, age division.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/ez2j
4-H youth ages 8 and up are invited to practice their basic sewing skills and make jammie bottoms at the “Jammie Jamboree” sewing workshop on Saturday, March 28, 9am at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road. No cost to attend. Sign up by March 26 by calling 402-441-7180. Continue reading…
The annual Kiwanis Karnival, a FREE family event, is sponsored by the Lincoln Center Kiwanis. This year, it will be held Friday, April 10, 5:30–7:30 p.m. at Elliott Elementary School, 225 S. 25th St., Lincoln (NOTE CHANGE from a Saturday to Friday). Continue reading…
4-H youth ages 8 and up are invited to participate in a furniture painting workshop on Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Bring a small piece of unpainted furniture, such as a shelf, stool or chair. Register by April 15 by calling 402-441-7180. Continue reading…
Nebraska 4-H has introduced a new online enrollment system, called “4-H Online.” Members and fair projects may be updated through June 15. The website to enroll is https://ne.4honline.com. The process is easy and only takes a few minutes per member. THE HEALTH INFORMATION IS OPTIONAL! Continue reading…
For now, volunteers and leaders must still enroll using the form at http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/club/4henrollformleader.pdf by June 15. Mail or bring to the Extension office.
Nebraska’s “Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter” for 4-H volunteers is mailed to club organizational leaders. It is also posted online. February topics include:
• Volunteer Screening
• The Value of Club Meetings
• NE 4-H Strategic Plans Fits Projects
• 4-H Interview Contest
All youth ages 8-18 are invited to the Spring Rabbit Show, March 21, 9 a.m. at the Lancaster Event Center - Exhibit Hall. Classes include fancy, commercial, pet and pee wee. Great opportunity to learn and practice showmanship! For more info, call Marty at 402-441-7180.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/5zyy
New this year, Quality Assurance training is NOT required for the Lancaster County Super Fair. ONLY 4-H/FFA members showing market beef, market sheep, market swine, meat and dairy goats, dairy cattle, poultry and rabbits at State Fair or the Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show must complete the QA training. Continue reading…
The Pick-A-Pig 4-H club is accepting new members for anyone who wants to learn about pork production and show a pig at the Lancaster County Super Fair. The club is open to all city and rural youth. For additional information, contact Harry Muhlbach at 402-430-7304. Deadline to join is March 15.
Lincoln Shooting Stars 4-H club meetings are held Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln. The club offers BB-gun, air rifle and pistol, small bore rifle and pistol, shotgun, muzzleloader, hunting and archery. Continue reading…
ServeNebraska is inviting groups to develop a community service project that will contribute the 2015 Great American Clean up during Global Youth Service Day and ServeNebraska Week April 11-19. Applications for $250 grants is March 9. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
4-H Clover College is four days of fun-filled, hands-on workshops for youth ages 6 and up, June 16–19 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. If you have workshop ideas, or would like to teach a workshop or volunteer to help, please contact Tracy at 402-441-7180 or email@example.com.
The 2015 Summer Season is approaching fast! Nebraska 4-H is thrilled to invite all youth to enjoy summer camp with the Nebraska 4-H Camps and Centers at any of our sites – Gretna, Halsey and Destination camps. The summer programs provide all youth a place to discover, learn and grow!More details at: http://go.unl.edu/3s74
Visiting campus is the best way to experience University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Husker Weekdays are free daily visits open to any student & guest. Red Letter Days are open houses for high school seniors (all year) and juniors (spring only). To visit East Campus, contact Karen Francis at 402-472-2942.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/9fv7