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Learn to Can!

Learn to Can!

Oakwood Library
County: Vermilion

Master the art of canning! Join Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator Rachel Mannen for a canning workshop on July 22nd from 5pm to 6pm at the Oakwood Public Library (110 E Finley Ave…

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Carroll County 4-H Candy Creations Class

County: Carroll

Join us for a fun and educational Candy Making Class hosted by Carroll County 4-H and Illinois Extension! This hands-on class is perfect for kids aged 8-18 who are interested in learning how to…

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4-H Passport to the Outdoors - Bement Forest Preserve

Fishing Day 4 of 5
Join us for Fishing Day 4 of 5 at the Bement Forest Preserve Park!  In this part, kids will learn the basics of fishing to advanced bass fishing. Show up at any time between 7:30 and 10 am…
4-H at Carriage House Apartments

4-H at Carriage House

Macon County 4-H Program
Join us for four weekly lessons about mindfulness that will help teach youth coping and stress management strategies, the importance of emotional intelligence, and how art and working with your hands…
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Summer Air Frying

Macoupin County
County: Macoupin

Have an air fryer or are you considering purchasing one and are unsure how to use it? Keep the oven turned off this summer and the house cool by using an air fryer. Come learn…

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4-H member showing his steer
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Fulton County 4-H Show and County Fair

County: Fulton

Fulton 4-H members exhibit their dog and livestock projects during the County Fair. 

4-H only schedule 

Monday, July 22, 2024Fulton 4-H Dog Show, Fulton County Fairgrounds,…

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Cooking 101

DeWitt, Macon and Piatt County 4-H Program

In this Cooking 101 program, we will learn about: 

Basic concepts of cooking safety Nutrition Kitchen safety Cooking skills Baking skills

Using the 4-H 101 curriculum, we will…

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Balancing Blood Sugars: Diabetes Meal Planning

County: Macon

It's time to understand more about how carbohydrates and other nutrients impact your blood sugar. Let's plan meals together that improve blood sugar management using tools like carbohydrate…

2024 Summer Library Program SPACE, rocket and planets pictured on a starry background

2024 Summer Library Programs

Maroa Public Library Session 1

Join us for Session 1 of our Macon County Summer Library Programming!
 
This will be our usual summer library programming only this year our focus is space.
 
Session 1:

Older adults working out in the park doing Tai Chi.

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…

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