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4-H State and County Lamb and Goat Validation – October 21 and 28

4-H State and County Lamb and Goat Validation will be held on October 21 and 28 at the Extraco Events Center from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Validation will be for both county and state.  If you have any question, please call Kyle Dykes at 254-757-5180.

4-H Lamb and Goat Tag Orders Due – August 25

Lamb and Goat Tag Orders for major shows (Ft. Worth, San Antonio, Houston, Star of Texas, San Angelo) are due to the County Extension Office by 4:00 p.m. August 25.  Tags must be paid at time of order.  For more information, contact Kyle Dykes at 254-757-5180. Lamb and Goat Tag Order Form  

4-H Consumer Decision Making Tour – August 7

4-H Consumer Decision Making Tour will be held on August 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Bellmead Wal Mart. We will meet at the Burger King inside Wal mart.  Any 4-H’er interested in learning more about the consumer buying market and how to shop wisely in different areas of the store should attend.  We will tour the Wal Mart and scout information on clothing, electronics, and groceries.  We will scavenger hunt for the best buy in these product areas.  RSVP by 12:00 noon on August… Read More →

4-H Beading Class – August 15

4-H Beading Class will be held on August 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the McLennan County Extension Office.  Cost is $5 and participants must register by August 11 by calling the Extension Office at 254-757-5180.  If you have any questions, please call Jackie Cole at 254-757-5180. 4-H Beading Class

Step Up Scale Down Weight Management Class Series – Sept 4

Step Up Scale Down Weight Management Class Series will begin on Thursday, September 4, and continue every Thursday for the next 12 weeks.  Classes will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with weigh-in starting at 5:15 p.m.  Classes will be held at the South Waco Community Center located at 2815 Speight Avenue in Waco.  The program consist of weekly lessons to help you manage your weight, a weekly weight check-in, a weekly challenge to help yo “stay the course,” Dinner Tonight! healthy recipes, and door prizes at each class. … Read More →

Central Texas Tree Program – August 27

Central Texas Tree Program will be held on August 27 at 1:00 p.m. at the Whitehall Center at the Carleen Bright Arboretum located at 9001 Bosque Boulevard in Woodway.  Cost is $10.  Dr. David Appel of Texas A&M University will speak on central Texas trees, important tree problems, and oak wilt and drought.  For more information, contact the McLennan County Extension Office at 254-757-5180. Educational Program on Central Texas Trees – August 27

Fruits and Nuts Program – August 6

A Fruits and Nuts Program will be held on August 6 at 1:00 p.m. at the Whitehall Center at the Carleen Bright Arboretum located at 9001 Bosque Boulevard in Woodway.  Cost is $10.  Dr. Larry Stein from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will show participants how to properly prune their fruit and nut trees for maximum production.  Participants will also learn about the overall care of their trees before and after harvest.  For more information contact the McLennan County Extension Office at 254-757-5180. Educational Program on Central… Read More →

4-H Discovering Horticulture Workshop – August 18

Discovering Horticulture Workshop will be held on August 18 beginning at 8:30 a.m.  We will visit Carleen Bright Arboretum and Bonnie’s Greenhouse.  Please RSVP by August 11 by calling the County Extension Office at 254-757-5180.  For more information, please call Jackie Cole at 254-757-5180. Discovering Horticulture Workshop Flyer

4-H Club Officer Training – August 5

Club Officer Training – A county-wide club officer training will be held on August 5 from 9:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the County Extension Office.  Come learn what you can accomplish this year as a 4-H club officer.  Cost is $3.  Bring school supplies for School Supply Drive for community service.  All 2014-2015 club officers and delegates plus any 4-H’er who would like to run for McLennan County 4-H Council are encouraged to attend.  Participants must RSVP by August 1 by calling the Extension Office at 254-757-5180…. Read More →

4-H Achievement Banquet – August 9

McLennan County 4-H Achievement Banquet will be held on August 9 at the West Community Center.  Be on the lookout for invitations.  4-H’ers and award winners attend for free; all other family and friends can attend for $8, children 8 and under can attend for $5.  Must RSVP by August 1.  We will be taking donations for Pack of Home at the banquet.  Items needed are individual packages of cold cereal, individual packages of 100% juice, single serve fruit cups, tuna meal with crackers, microwave mac & cheese… Read More →