MU Extension events calendar
Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013
Missouri State Fair - Exhibition
When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 9 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, 6 p.m.
Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, Missouri
2503 W 16th St, Sedalia MO map...
Annually hundreds of 4-H'ers share the skills and knowledge they have gained throughout the club and project year by exhibiting projects and presenting demonstrations at the Missouri State Fair. Not only do fairs provide an excellent way of showing individual accomplishments but also serve an important role in marketing 4-H to Missouri citizens.
Demonstrations and exhibits at the State Fair provide youth the opportunity to showcase knowledge and skills; practice skills in following specified guidelines, decision making, and organization; and in promoting 4-H.
Demonstrators are selected at the county level to present demonstrations/illustrated talks at the Missouri State Fair. Registration information should be submitted by July 15. Exhibits are also selected at the county level to be showcased at the State Fair. Exhibits are delivered to the State Fair by county staff or volunteers and arrive Sunday, August 4 or Monday, August 5.
Food Preservation Q&A off-hours (Jul-Sept, 2013, Bethany) (Session 1 of 4)
When: Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Participants will have access to nutrition and health education specialist for answers to food preservation questions and problems.
Call in, email or text to email with quesstions about canning, freezing and/or dehydrating.
Contact Janet Hackert at HackertJ@missouri.edu or 660.425.6434 for more information.
Pike County Back-to-school health fair
When: Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon
Pike County Fair Grounds
Bowling Green MO
Pike County Back-to-school fair.
Back-to-school health fair.
Ralls and Monroe County Health Fair
When: Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monroe City High School
Monroe City MO
Back-to-school fair for Ralls and Monroe County
Ralls and Monroe back-to-school health fair.
MU Extension "Farm Page of the Air" radio program (Session 176 of 240)
When: Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, 9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Radio station KWTO
This radio program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Morris Westfall conducts the interview with Patrick Byers, MU Extension-Greene County regional horticulture specialist. The program airs several times on Saturday and Sunday on radio stations KWTO, KTXR, and KBFL.
Focus on Kids
When: Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Meeting Room 3 in the basement of Union Memorial Auditorium in Union.
500 East Locust Street, Union MO map...
More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.
2 1/2 hour interactive workshop to help parents understand how to make divorce more successful for their children.
Contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084. Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class. $40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.
Classes are court ordered parenting classes for divorcing parents with minor age children, divorced parents who are filing a motion to modify, or never marrieds who are parents of a minor age child.
Fee can be waived by Family Court Administrator
Pleasant Day 4-H Club (Session 34 of 35)
When: Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Pleasant Day 4-H Club usually meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at Monroe City Christian Church, Monroe City.
For additional information, contact the Marion County Extension Center at 573/769-2177.