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April 25, 2016

What is Clover Kids? Clover Kids is a FUN 4-H youth program specially designed for children in grades K-3.  The focus is on hands-on and cooperative learning in small groups. 

April 22, 2016

Money Smart Week is an annual event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; its purpose is to remind everyone that being “money smart” is a lifelong task that requires continuous learning as our lives change and the world changes.  As part of Money Smart Week some local communities plan educational events, and numerous resources are available for independent exploration as well.

April 20, 2016

Dog Obedience Classes for Franklin County 4-H members and the general public will begin Thursday evenings, June 2 through July 7, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Classes will be conducted at the Franklin County Fairgrounds and will be taught by Carma DeVries.

April 20, 2016

The 2016 Market will be held from 5-7 pm on Fridays from May 13 through October 21 and on Tuesdays from June 7 through October 18.  The location is the Main Street Square at the corner of 1st Avenue NW and 1st Street NW in Hampton.  To qualify for the WIC program, we must keep these hours. 

February 11, 2016

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