4-H - Lancaster County September E-Newsletter

4-H Teen Council Invites New Members

4-H Teen Council members organize an annual 4th & 5th grade Lock-In4-H Teen Council is a leadership organization for youth in grades 7–12. Meetings are held the second Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. The next meeting will be Sunday, Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. Continue reading…

Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show, Sept. 27–30

The 85th Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show will be held Sept. 27–30 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. More than 2,000 4-H families from eight states participate. Categories are dairy, feeder calf & breeding beef, market beef, market broilers, meat goats, market lamb, market swine, rabbit, and dairy steer.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/uno

Make It With Wool Deadline Oct. 27

The Make It With Wool contest offers youth and adults the opportunity to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabric and yarn. Personal creations in sewing, knitting, crocheting, spinning, and weaving of wool fabric, yarn is encouraged. Entry deadline is Oct. 27. Continue reading…

Horse Awards Night, Oct. 2

Horse 4-H Awards Night presentation includes Incentive Awards, Horsemanship Levels, Horse Course Challenge, All-Around Awards, Herdsmanship, Top County Fair Judging buckles and ribbons, and a few surprise awards! The annual Lancaster County 4-H Horse Awards Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Rd., Lincoln. Come help celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the 2012 Lancaster County 4-H horsemen! For more info, contact Marty at 402-441-7180.

Rabbit Clinic, Oct. 13

At the 4-H Rabbit Clinic, learn how to judge rabbits (ranking four rabbits in four sets). A free 4-H Rabbit Clinic will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.–Noon at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. This is a great opportunity to learn about the 4-H Rabbit Program, which is open to all youth ages 8–18. For more information, call Marty at 402-441-7180.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/b9e

UNL Campus Visits

University of Nebraska has visit options for everyone. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers a variety of unique campus visit options throughout the year. Red Letter Days are an all-day open house experience for high school seniors (with several dates in Oct. & Nov.). Husker Weekdays are a half-day visit option for any student and their guests.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/spq
Originally published August 30, 2012 - Submit an Item