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June 14, 2019

Enjoy working with wood and designs?  All 4-Hers are invited to join us in our Decoupage Wood Sign Workshop on Tuesday, July 2nd beginning at 7:00 PM in the Extension Office meeting room.  We will be staining wood, cutting stencils, and creating a design on an 8" x 8" board.  4-Hers are encouraged to provide their own stencil material (magazine, newspaper, scrapbooking paper, or fabric) and a stencil of their choice.  Office will provide some choices, too.  Cost is $10 which will include the board, stain, and Mod Podge.  Pre-registration is required.

June 14, 2019

All 4-Hers are invited to partner with an adult and enter our "Bucket of Junk" Contest at the fair.  Come to our rule meeting on Thursday, June 20th at 7:00 PM in the Extension Office meeting room to learn the details of the contest and to pick up your 5-gal. bucket of junk.  Limit of 7 participants – first come, first serve basis.  Participants will be challenged to weld junk into something creative (lawn ornament, decoration, something useful, etc.).  Projects should come to the fair and be judged just like all the other static exhibits.  A cash prize will be awarded to the top creation! 

May 31, 2019

Want another project for the fair?  Come join us for another fun evening of sign painting on Wednesday evening, June 19th form 6:00-8:30 PM in the Extension Office (downstairs meeting room).  Choose from 7 different designs!  Kim Hohensee of Painted Creations will again be teaching the workshop.  Pre-registration will be required so Kim has time to make the stencils.  This will be open to all 4-Hers and any family members who want to paint.

March 27, 2019

The 2019 Palo Alto County Fair Book is now on the web.  This is a must see if you plan to bring exhibits to the Palo Alto County Fair.  The fair book includes rules, fair classes and descriptions, premiums, etc.  Please read before you exhibit!  See link below to access the book.

February 15, 2019

Palo Alto County Extension has exciting news!!!  We now have an app available for you to download on your phone. The app contains information on current programing that is being offered. It also contains links to Ag Decision Maker, 4HOnline, YQCA, Palo Alto County Fair, and Spend Smart, Eat Smart.  Go to your app store and search Palo Alto County Extension and download the app today!!!

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