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    Food Preservation Workshop

    September 21, 2020

    6:00pm - October 19, 2020

    Each week we will explore topics centered around food preservation.

    County 4-H awards deadline

    September 30, 2020

    Lincoln County Extension office

    It's that time of the year - awards applications & nominations are due to the office by September 30th!

    Let's Start Sewing registration

    October 1, 2020 to October 16, 2020

    z.umn.edu/startsewing

    Ready to learn how to use a sewing machine? Sign up for Let’s Start Sewing and learn to make cloth napkins. Registration will be open Oct. 1-16 at z.umn.edu/startsewing for members in grades 3 and up.

    4-H enrollment and re-enrollment opens

    October 1, 2020

    z.umn.edu/mn4honline-enroll

    4HOnline, our enrollment software, is being updated for the 2020-2021 enrollment year to 4-H Online 2.0. Existing data and logins will be transitioned to the new version.

    National 4-H Week

    October 5, 2020 to October 10, 2020

    National 4-H Week - October 4 - 10, 2020

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Harvest

    October 5, 2020

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    Tasty Tuesday: Steaming Soups!

    October 6, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    What's better to warm your insides than a comforting bowl of hearty soup? Grab some garden treats, mix with broth, and voila, you have soup!

    Celebrate your 4-H Spirit on October 7

    October 7, 2020

    Celebrate your 4-H Spirit on October 7

    Fun Around the Table

    October 8, 2020

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    virtual

    All MN 4-H families are invited to join us for a Fun Around the Table webinar on Thursday, October 8th from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. We will play Kahoot while learning about health, 4-H, finances, and more! Learn more at z.umn.edu/funaroundthetable.

    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Trees and Leaves

    October 10, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Sheep/Goats

    October 10, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    Virtual Exploring Campus Immersion

    October 12, 2020

    7:00pm

    Registration is open for youth in grades 6-12 to learn more about the campus experience through a three session series in October.

    Records judging

    October 15, 2020

    9:00am - 12:00pm

    Lincoln County Courthouse

    Have you ever wondered what records judging looks like at the county level? Here's your chance to learn!

    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Native grasses/seed harvesting

    October 17, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Explore Minnesota: Culture

    October 19, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Virtual Exploring Campus Immersion

    October 19, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Registration is open for youth in grades 6-12 to learn more about the campus experience through a three session series in October.

    Support Youth's Well-being

    October 19, 2020

    7:30pm - 8:30pm

    Online through Zoom

    Join volunteers from around the state to learn more about supporting youth wellbeing!

    Support Youth's Well-being

    October 20, 2020

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Online through Zoom

    Join volunteers from around the state to learn more about supporting youth wellbeing!

    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Animal tracks and scat

    October 24, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Swine

    October 24, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    Awards & Recognition program

    October 25, 2020

    Celebrating our accomplishments is an important part of 4-H!

    Explore Minnesota: History

    October 26, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Virtual Exploring Campus Immersion

    October 26, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Registration is open for youth in grades 6-12 to learn more about the campus experience through a three session series in October.

    Tasty Tuesday: Fall Sweet Crisps

    October 27, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    Learn how to make delicious crunchy crisps. We will also talk about apple varieties, including Minnesota's famous Honeycrisp apple!

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Delicious Dairy

    October 29, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Bats

    October 31, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Beef

    October 31, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Spring Prep

    November 2, 2020

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    Explore Minnesota: Values

    November 2, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Vigorous Veggies

    November 5, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Birds of Winter

    November 7, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Horse

    November 7, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    Explore Minnesota: Stereotypes

    November 9, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: Birth and Reproduction in Livestock

    November 10, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Tasty Tuesday: Pumpkins and table setting

    November 10, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    Learn how to make "pumpkin in a bag" and a variety of pumpkin recipes. We will share how to set a proper table setting as part of the Food Revue Project.

    Find the Leader in You: What is Leadership

    November 10, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Fabulous Fruit

    November 12, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Turkeys

    November 14, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Dairy

    November 14, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    Explore Minnesota: Communication

    November 16, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: Selection and genetics

    November 17, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Find the Leader in You: What makes a good leader

    November 17, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Power Protein

    November 19, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Explore Minnesota: Power and Privilege

    November 23, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: Animal handling and care

    November 24, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Tasty Tuesday: Pumpkins and Cranberries, Oh My!

    November 24, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    Breads, cookies and muffins are on the menu! Learn how to measure dry and liquid ingredients.

    Find the Leader in You: Community leaders

    November 24, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Explore Minnesota: Leadership

    November 30, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: Nutrition

    December 1, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Tasty Tuesday: Holiday Sweets

    December 1, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    Almost everyone has a sweet tooth! Learn how to make traditional treats and healthy alternatives.

    Find the Leader in You: Community mapping

    December 1, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Go, Go Grains

    December 3, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Indoor plants

    December 7, 2020

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    Explore Minnesota: Connection

    December 7, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: 4-H projects - Animal Health and Diseases

    December 8, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Tasty Tuesday: Holiday treats

    December 8, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    From traditional family sugar cookies to quick mixes, this session has something for everyone.

    Find the Leader in You: Service projects

    December 8, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Dynamic Desserts

    December 10, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Explore Minnesota: Capstone

    December 14, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: 4-H projects - What happens after I sell my animal?

    December 15, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Find the Leader in You: Service leadership

    December 15, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Greenhouses

    January 4, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Plant selection

    February 1, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Planting seasons

    March 1, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Soil readiness

    April 5, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: How we use our plants

    May 3, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.