UPCOMING COUNTY EVENTS

February 27   Fabulous 4-H Foodies Cooking Club: 5 pm

February 28   Adult Sewing Class: 6 pm         

          This month the group will be making pillowcases to donate to The Center for Courageous Kids. Sewing skills are not required to help with this project! Come by and help out!

February 28   4-H Sewing: 6 pm

March 2   "Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You" Homemaker Lesson: 10 am        

          Explore the flavors of the Mediterranean as you learn how their lifestyle and culture affects chronic disease.

March 2   4-H Project Me: 5 pm

          4-H Project Me is open to students in grades 6-8 and will meet the first Thursday of each month. Cake decorating, sewing, decoupage, needlepoint, crafting, applying makeup, and cooking are just a few of the things participants can expect at Project Me. Call the office to sign your child up.

March 3   4-H Teen Club: 7:30 am

March 6   Cattlemen's Association meeting: 6 pm           

            Dr. Chris Teutsch, Extension Forage Specialist will be our guest speaker. The meal will be potluck.

March 7   Homemakers Pennyrile Area Cultural Arts Day in Princeton: 10 am - 1:30 pm

March 13   Farmers Market meeting: 6 pm        

            Please bring your favorite finger foods and soft drinks.

March 20   Beekeepers meeting: 6 pm          

          Please bring your favorite finger foods and soft drinks.

March 22   Block of the Month Club: 9 am to 3 pm

          Are you interested in quilting? Join us for our first meeting of the Block of the Month Quilting Club! We will work on a quilt block each month and by the end of 2017 you'll have a complete quilt! Materials list will be available soon. Call the office at 270-338-3124 to sign up.

March 27   County 4-H Demonstration Contest at Greenville Elementary: 6 pm        

          Job well done on all of your hard work on your classroom demonstrations. It's time to move on up to our county wide 4-H Demonstration Contest. You do not have to place first in your classroom to enter the county wide contest. Call the office to sign up no later than March 21. A prize will be awarded to each category winner. If you are going to participate, be there by 5:30 pm in order to find your classroom and get set up.

March 28   "Unique Uses of Canning Jars" Homemaker Lesson: 10 am           

          This lesson will focus on unique ways to save money and be creative using canning jars. Canning jars can be helpful in getting organized; packing a healthy salad or other food; home or office decorating as well as the traditional uses of food preservation.

March 29   Homebased Microprocessing Workshop: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm   

           Homebased microprocessors are permitted to sale pressure canned vegetables, salsa, and other items at approved Kentucky locations. Click above for more information on microprocessing. To sign up visit: http://fcs-hes.ca.uky.edu/homebased_processing_microprocessing. There is a $50 fee for this workshop. Lunch will be provided for a fee of $6, please have your lunch fee turned in to our office no later than March 24. Contact the office with questions. 

March 30   Grazing Winter and Summer Annuals meeting in Princeton: 10 am - 3 pm        

           This program will be held at the Research and Education Center in Princeton. There will be classroom sessions and outdoor tours. Some topics will be: managing pastures with excessive amounts of dead crabgrass, revitalizing dilapidated fescue stands, different methods and dates of seeding, and more. Contact the office by March 20 to sign up. A free meal and transportation will be provided.

April 22   Muhlenberg County Farmers Market Herb & Perennial Plant Swap: 8 - 10 am

            Join us for the opening day of the Farmers Market. There should be lots of varieties to choose from!

  

All events/classes will be held at the Muhlenberg County Cooperative Extension Office unless otherwise stated. Contact the office at 270-338-3124 with questions or to sign up.