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Final - 4-H - Lancaster County Feb. E-Newsletter

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.

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 Jammie Workshop, March 28

Pictured is a 4-H'er practicing beginning sewing skills at the 2014 "Jammie Jamboree" sewing workshop.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…

4-H Photography Themes

The 2015 4-H Photography Nebraska Theme classes for fair will encourage 4-H’ers to explore potential careers in photography.
Unit II, Editorial photographer career exhibit print. Unit III, Commercial photographer career exhibit print. Continue reading…

4-H Council Camp Scholarships

4-H Summer Camps has locations at Gretna and Halsey.Lancaster County 4-H Council is offering a select number of full scholarships to attend a 4-H summer camp at either of the two Nebraska 4-H Camp locations: Gretna or Halsey. Preference given to applications submitted by March 1, will accept through July 31. Continue reading…

Applications Open for 4-H Camp Staff

The two 4-H Camps in Nebraska are currently accepting applications for summer staff. The camps offer outstanding opportunities for young adults to learn leadership skills, gain valuable experience for future careers and make lasting memories. Need not be in 4-H to apply.

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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…

Spring Rabbit Show, March 21

In showmanship classes, youth are judged on presentation and knowledge of animal. In rabbit classes, the rabbits are judged.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.

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Pick-A-Pig Club Accepting New Members

Pictured are 2014 Pick-A-Pig 4-H members with their young pigs shortly after they arrived at the local host farm. 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.

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Originally published Saturday January 17, 2015 - Submit an Item