Events

Gardenfest

Ready, set, grow
County: McHenry

Explore the latest gardening trends, techniques, and tools during this series of seminars for gardeners of every skill level. Choose from five breakout presentations under each session presented…

4-H Painting Workshop

Painting workshop

Saturday April 20, 2024 4-6 p.m.

433 Washington St. Round Lake Park

register with the QR code or link $10 per youth

https:registration.extension.illinois…

4-H Creative Writing Youth Workshop

Creative Writing Youth Workshop

Do you have an idea you want to turn into a story? What elements are needed to start a story. Do you outline your idea? Join us as we work through these elements…

4-H It's Soy Amazing Webinar

Jaidyn Miller, Marketing Development Coordinator for Illinois Soybean Association and a former 4-Her will co-host our It's Soy Amazing Webinar held virtually on April 30 from 6pm-7pm. Get ready to…

Spring Compost Give Away/ Give Back

County: Lake


SOIL LOVES COMPOST...


So Let’s Reap All of the Many Benefits of applying and incorporating Compost into your Spring plantings or yard... Vegetable Gardens, Flowerbeds,…

Don't Go It Alone: Improving Your Social Connections

Thinking, Learning, Caring Webinar Series 2024
Break the chains of isolation and strengthen social connections

Research indicates that social isolation and loneliness significantly affect the quality of life, particularly for older adults.…

Lake County 2024 Plant Sale

Lake County Plant Sale 2024

Calling all gardeners: Save the date of Saturday, May 18, 2024, for the Lake County Extension Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale at the University of Illinois…

Navigating Changes as We Age

Thinking, Learning, Caring Webinar Series 2024
Explore the changes and opportunities of life's journey

Everyone ages, and there are many changes along the way, including physical, mental, and financial, in almost every aspect of our lives.…

State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest

Save the date!

The Illinois 4-H livestock judging program teaches youth to identify breeds of livestock and helps them make decisions which improve their local herds. Mark your calendars to…

Compassion Fatigue: The Cost of Caring for Others

Thinking, Learning, Caring Webinar Series 2024
Learn strategies to overcome compassion fatigue and embrace self-care

In our field of work, we often prioritize others' needs at our own expense, forgetting that our needs are important too.…