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Seed Starting | Big & Small Gardening with Lee County Master Gardeners

County: Lee

March 5 - Seed Starting | Explore a variety of plants to grow this summer. Youth will select and plant seeds and learn proper care and maintenance.   

Wouldn't it be terrific for all ages…

4-H After School Extravaganza

4-H After School Extravaganza!

Piatt County 4-H

Join us for a variety of fun and learning at the 4-H After School Extravaganza on
 

International Ornaments! | December 5 STEM-mania! | January 9 Winter Weather Wonderland! | February…
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Seed and Plant Choices, Soils and Fertilizers

Growing Great Vegetables
REGISTRATION IS FULL AND CLOSED   Growing a vegetable garden is hard work, but sometimes, the hardest part is knowing where to start.

Dig in with confidence this spring, with the Growing Great…

four seasons gardening rain garden essentials

Rain Garden Essentials: Design, Build, Plant

Four Seasons Gardening

Discover the power of rain gardens, which act as nature’s filter by slowing storm water runoff, reducing soil erosion, and relieving strain on storm water systems. Gain insights into the…

class on brain health called wits fitness

Wits Fitness Thomson Library | March

County: Carroll

Join University of Illinois Educator Kara Schweitzer each month as she leads participants through interactive activities designed to exercise the brain to maintain and enhance cognitive function…

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Wits Fitness Mt. Carroll Library | March

County: Carroll

Engage in interactive activities designed to enhance cognitive function and memory in Wits Fitness Brain Exercises offered by University of Illinois Extension. The monthly classes are held on…

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Seed Starting | Marshall-Putnam County

County: Marshall

Whether you have a green thumb or are just getting started, our Seed Starting Workshop is the perfect place to learn about successful seed starting.
Participants will learn the basics for…

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A.I. & Your Farm

County: Henry
Explore the Future of Farming with A.I.: In an era where technology reshapes every landscape, the merger of agriculture and Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) stands as a pivotal frontier. Join…
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Farmette in Action 4-H SPIN Club

March/April Session
County: Kane, DuPage, Kendall

During this 6-week 4-H Special Interest Club, youth will take part in fun, hands-on activities, such as horse grooming, soap-making, goat pedicures, and more. Members will get up close and…

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Certified Food Protection Management Course

March 5 & March 8, 2024
County: Stephenson

The University of Illinois Extension will offer the Certified Food Protection Manager Course, formally known as the Food Service Sanitation Manager Course (FSSMC). This two-part class is an…

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