Events

Franklin County 4-H Annual BBQ Dinner

County: Franklin

The public is invited to attend the annual BBQ on July 17 at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. The BBQ, hosted by the Franklin County Extension and 4-H Support Committee, begins at 3:30 p.m. and…

Technology Use in Older Adults: Aging with Multiple Sclerosis

Summer Self-Care 2024
Learn how to use tools and technologies to manage multiple sclerosis.

More people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a common and disabling neurological disease, are reaching old age than ever before.…

Franklin County Livestock Auction

2024 Fair Season

Current 4-H youth that showcase livestock during the fair can participate in the Franklin County Livestock Auction. This event is at the Franklin County Fairgrounds on July 17 at 6:30 p.m., which…

Williamson County 4-H General Show

2024 Fair Season
County: Williamson

The Williamson County 4-H General Show will be held at the Williamson County Extension office on July 18 at 5 p.m. 

Those participating must be registered 4-H youth enrolled in the…

Franklin County 4-H Horse Show

2024 Fair Season
County: Franklin

The Franklin County 4-H Horse Show will be held at the Wildfire Ranch on July 19 at 8 a.m.

Those participating must be registered 4-H youth enrolled in the appropriate fair project areas.…

Cultivating Care Garden Stewardship Days

July Session 2
County: Williamson
Gain confidence in the garden.

Visit with Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator Kim Rohling on select Monday mornings from 8 - 10 a.m. at the Cultivating Care Donation Garden at the First…

Guided Golden Hour Moth Stroll

County: Williamson
Celebrate National Moth Week!

Join us for a golden hour and night time hike at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge to learn more about moths during National Moth Week. The program will be led by…

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention (Franklin Co)

Senior Living Series- Introductory Session
County: Franklin

Older adults are more likely to fall, which can cause serious injuries. The causes of falls include muscle weakness, poor balance and vision, lack of confidence in moving about, and medication's…

Companion Planting: Bountiful and Beautiful Together

Four Seasons Gardening Webinar Series
Growing specific plant pairs together can add benefits to the whole garden. 

Discover plant partnerships that offer strategies to break up heavy soils, combat weeds and disease, lure pests…

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Senior Living Series- Introductory Session
County: Williamson

Older adults are more likely to fall, which can cause serious injuries. The causes of falls include muscle weakness, poor balance and vision, lack of confidence in moving about, and medication's…