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4-H - Lancaster County Jan. E-Newsletter

Online Enrollment Training, Jan. 13

All 4-H leaders, volunteers and parents are invited to attend a 4-H Online Enrollment Training on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road. Come anytime between 7:30am and 6:30pm 4-H staff will answer questions, and laptops will be available. Continue reading…

Award & Scholarship Forms Due Dec. 31

Awards due Dec. 31 include the Nebraska 4-H Diamond Clover Program. Pictured are last year's Level 1 recipients.Lancaster County 4-H award forms and college scholarship applications are due by Dec. 31. Recipients will be announced at the 4-H Achievement Celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Information and forms are available at and at the Extension office. Continue reading…

4th & 5th Grade Lock-In, Jan. 16-17

4-H Teen Council's 2015 overnight Lock-In will have a theme of "Camping Under the Stars."All 4th and 5th graders are invited to 4-H Teen Council’s annual overnight Lock-In, which will be held Friday, Jan. 16, 8pm-Saturday, Jan. 17, 8am at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. This year’s theme will be “Camping Under the Stars.” Cost $15/person. Registrations due by Jan. 14.

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4-H Crocheting Workshop, Feb. 7

Pictured are 4-H'ers learning the single crochet stitch at the 2014 "Basic Crocheting" workshop.4-H youth ages 10 & up are invited to learn how to crochet a washcloth utilizing the single crochet stitch at the “Basic Crocheting” workshop on Saturday, Feb. 7, 9am at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. No cost – all supplies will be provided. Must preregister by Feb. 4. Continue reading…

4-H Pillow Sewing Workshop, Feb. 21

Pictured are 4-H'ers learning beginning sewing skills at the 2014 "Pillow Party" sewing workshop.4-H youth ages 8 and up are invited to learn beginning sewing skills and make a pillow at the “Pillow Party” sewing workshop on Saturday, Feb. 21, 9am at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Sign up by Feb. 18. Bring your sewing machine, basic sewing equipment, etc. Continue reading…

4-H Achievement Celebration, Feb. 10

Lancaster County 4-H congratulates all 4-H youth who commit themselves to excellence!Join us in celebrating 4-H youth achievements on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 6:30pm at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Light snack provided. 4-H members, clubs and volunteers receiving awards, scholarships or pins will be mailed detailed information.

"Crazy About 4-H" T-Shirts

Lancaster County 4-H’er Sheridan Swotek is selling “Crazy About 4-H” T-Shirts she designed as a fundraiser for the Go Go Goat Getters 4-H club.Lancaster County 4-H’er Sheridan Swotek is selling “Crazy About 4-H” T-Shirts she designed as a fundraiser for the Go Go Goat Getters 4-H club. The fronts say “Crazy About 4-H”. The backs are available with 4 options of stick drawings of a 4-H Mom, Dad, Guy or Gal. Cost is $15 plus $3.50 shipping. Continue reading…

4-H/FFA Market Beef Weigh-In, Jan. 22

Pictured is market beef weigh-in at the 2014 Lancaster County Super Fair.4-H and FFA exhibitors showing market steers or heifers at the Lancaster County Super Fair, Nebraska State Fair and/or Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show must identify and weigh-in their projects on Thursday, Jan. 22, 6–7pm at the Lancaster Event Center – Pavilion 2. Continue reading…

Raising Nebraska 4-H Open House, Feb. 7

Raising Nebraska includes a Combine Ride simulator.All 4-H members, families, leaders and volunteers are invited to celebrate Nebraska 4-H Month by enjoying an Open House on Saturday, Feb. 7, 10am–4pm at Raising Nebraska, located in the Nebraska Building on the Nebraska State Fairgrounds in Grand Island. Feel free to come and go as you please.

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UNL Animal Science Experience Event, Jan. 23

UNL Animal Science Complex on East CampusThe UNL Department of Animal Science is hosting their annual Animal Science Experience Event on Friday, Jan. 23. Come see firsthand what it’s like to be an animal science student at UNL! Open to all high school and transfer students. Register by Jan. 16.

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Originally published Tuesday December 16, 2014 - Submit an Item