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Ogle County 4-H Penny Carnival Set


Looking for a fun, inexpensive way to spend a Saturday evening with your kids or grandkids?  Put the Ogle County 4-H Penny Carnival on your March schedule!          

4-H Penny Carnival is set for March 18 from 5-8 p.m. at the Blackhawk Center, 1101 W. Jefferson St, Oregon.  This annual event is open to the public and features 4-H club created games that can be played for 25 cents each or 50 games for $10.  Prizes are awarded win or lose!   Plus, a free door prize drawing will be conducted, and a snack stand will be available.  This is one of the few places where families can still have a whole evening of fun on pocket change! 

The 2023 game theme is “4-H Family Game Night!” Two 4-H clubs will be awarded special cash prizes for games that are “Most Entertaining” and “Most Creative.”  This year the event is sponsored by Heels and Hardhats!

4-H is the youth development program of University of Illinois Extension.  For more information about this or any other county 4-H program, call Ogle County Extension at 815/732-2191 or visit on-line at If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate please also contact the office. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your needs.