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STEM-mania with Blue Ridge 4-H Teen Teachers

County: DeWitt

STEM Mania - Join the Blue Ridge 4-H Teen Teachers for this three week, hands-on STEM activity program!

March 6 - 3:30-4:30 PM March 13 - 3:30-4:30 PM March 20 - 3:30-4:30 PM

Free for 3-…

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Franklin County 4-H Public Speaking Contest

County: Franklin

Highlight your exceptional presentation abilities at the Franklin County 4-H Public Speaking Contest on March 6 at 6 p.m. at the Franklin County Extension Office This is open to 4-H members…

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Seed Starting | Spring Valley

County: Bureau

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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Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time's Impact on Health and Well-Being

Springtime Science Series 2024
Discover how daylight saving time affects your health

The annual ritual of Daylight Saving Time (DST) has repercussions on our biological rhythms. Understand the science behind circadian…

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Growing Great Vegetables Viewing

County: Macon

Dig in with confidence this spring with Growing Great Vegetables, a series exploring how to grow a vegetable garden from seed to harvest.

Join Macon County Master Gardeners at the…

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Fish & Wildlife Workshop

Open to the Public
County: McHenry

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - MARCH 16
Extension office - Farm Bureau Auditorium
1102 McConnell Rd, Woodstock
 

Kelly Ishmael, Illinois Senior Wildlife Inspector, will be…

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Herb Seed Starting Webinar

County: Kankakee
Learn all about herb seed starting in this free Zoom webinar!

 

Join University of Illinois Extension Educator Renzo Ceme Vinces in this free webinar on starting herbs from seeds. Learn…

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Basics of Tree Fruit Pruning to Maximize Production

It is the season of fruit tree pruning.
County: McLean

 

When pruning at home, follow these pro tips for trimming ornamental or fruit trees: Start with the 3 D's: Dead, Dying, Diseased Always prune outside a branch collar for healthy healing.…

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Afterschool Networking Group Meeting

County: Fulton, Mason, Peoria, Tazewell

Each month staff from any type of afterschool program are invited to this professional networking opportunity. The monthly meetings are designed to focus on resource sharing, connecting agencies…

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Breastfeeding in the First Six Months: Myths, Benefits, and Barriers

Nurturing Foundations Webinar Series 2024
Breastfed babies have improved brain, physical, and immune system development

Only one in five infants are exclusively breastfed for the first six months. Breast milk is essential for adequate…

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