Events

State 4-H Hippology Contest

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The primary objective of the Hippology Contest is to provide, in a friendly but competitive setting, an opportunity for youth enrolled in 4-H to demonstrate the breadth of their…

Gardeners' BIG Day 2024

County: Fulton, Mason, Peoria, Tazewell, Henderson, Knox, Warren, McDonough

The Illinois Extension Master Gardeners, serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell Counties, are happy to announce registration is open for the next Gardeners' BIG Day.

In addition to…

4-H State Horse Speaking Contest

Mark your calendars for the contest!

4-H Horse Speaking contests help youth gain self-confidence, courage and persuasiveness; share ideas with others; and develop the ability to speak in public…

State 4-H Horse Bowl Contest

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Demonstrate your knowledge of equine related subject matter in a competitive setting where attitudes of  friendliness and fairness prevail. The contest operates very similar to…

Embracing AI: Assistance for Enhanced Living

Springtime Science Series 2024
Unlock the power of AI in daily living

Discover the potential of AI assistants in promoting independence and combating loneliness for older adults in their own homes, offering companionship, and…

Virtual 4-H Café Conversation: Stick to the Code! The Code of Conduct Creates an Environment Where Youth Thrive!

The Illinois 4-H Volunteerism Work Group is excited to bring you multiple opportunities this Spring for you to participate in Volunteer Training and Café Conversations! This is a great…

Guiding Little Palates to Healthy Eating: A Healthy and Nutritious Diet for Babies and Toddlers

Nurturing Foundations Webinar Series 2024
Discover practical ways to develop nourishing eating habits

Babies and toddlers can be picky, but a nutritious diet impacts their health and development and can shape their eating habits for the…

Managing Invasives: Eight Replacements for the Callery Pear

Four Seasons Gardening Webinar Series
Replace invasive Callery pear trees before the next big storm forces it.

Now considered an invasive species, the Callery pear is a widely used ornamental flowering tree with negative effects on…

Eating for Eye Health

Lessons for Living Series 2024
Explore more about your eyes and how to keep them healthy.

Age-related eye diseases are the leading cause of blindness and vision problems in the United States, but luckily, you can do things to…

National 4-H Day of Service

4-H members and clubs continue to demonstrate they are True Leaders in Service, as they work to support both their personal and club goals of making a difference in their community while…