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Howard County 4-H Summer Programs Planned

The Howard County 4-H Clubs are very active in our community! A number of fun and educational workshops are planned for the summer. This year’s summer programs are listed below. These programs will focus on agriculture and the role it plays in our everyday lives.

Nashville, Ark. – The Howard County 4-H Clubs are very active in our community! A number of fun and educational workshops are planned for the summer. This year’s summer programs are listed below. These programs will focus on agriculture and the role it plays in our everyday lives.

            Currently Howard County has six very active 4-H clubs: Nature Seekers, Sharp Shooters, Show-n-Shine, Teen Leaders, Show Stoppers and Super 4-H’ers - our newest club. This is a great opportunity to learn more about 4-H and all it has to offer! You do not have to be a member to attend these workshops, but you must register. If you would like to register or receive more information about becoming a member of Howard County 4-H, please call the Howard County Extension office at 845-7517. The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.

June 12, 8-9 a.m.- Mini Worm Condo Workshop: Build your own worm condo while learning the role that worms play in having a healthy garden. The workshop will be held at the Farmer’s Market. A $5.00 registration fee will be charged to cover the cost of program supplies. You must register by June 8.

June 25, 9-11 a.m.- Nature Walk and Talk Workshop:  Join us for an outdoor walk and learn about soil content and much more! We will start this workshop at the Ronnie Woods pavilion at the City Park. A $3.00 registration fee will be charged to cover the cost of program supplies. You must register by June 19.  

July 2, 9 a.m.-noon- Food Explorers Workshop: Attend this workshop and explore healthy foods from around the world! You will learn how farmers are providing the foods that feed the world. We will also show you how easy it is to prepare some of these foods at home! A $5.00 registration fee will be charged to cover the cost of program supplies. You must register by June 25.

July 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.- Beginners Sewing Workshop: This workshop will be at the E.H. House and is for returning and new sewers. Learn how farmers grow the textiles we use to make our clothing. We will finish the casserole cover from last year and make a feed sack tote bag! Bring your lunch.  You must register by July 1.

August 4, 9 a.m.-noon- Science Workshop: Learn how science and agriculture go together! Many subjects will be covered, such as egg science, bio-plastics, properties of ice cream and much more! A $5.00 registration fee will be charged to cover the cost of program supplies. You must register by July 29. 

By Tina Williams
4-H Program Assistant
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Tina Williams
4-H Program Assistant
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
421 N. Main Nashville AR 71852
(870) 845-7517
tlwilliams@uaex.edu

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  • The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

    The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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