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January

20: Show Cattle Camp, 8-10 a.m. & 11 a.m.-noon, bring your calf for monthly weight check, animals will be weighed, inputs entered into software to provide daily gains and finished weights based upon monthly data collected, great way to begin your beef records while tracking your project's progress for 2018, one-on-one questions will be answered, 10-11 a.m. - formal meeting to learn new tips and techniques on how to get your calf looking its best for show day and focus of fitting techniques, Brown City Elevator, 4185 Main St., Brown City, MI, 810-694-0561, 989-672-3870,  thumbjackpotbeefedu@gmail.com or middle72@anr.msu.edu.
20: Spartan Women's Basketball, 4:00 p.m. the Southwest Harrison Gate will open at 2:30. Participants are asked to wear green & white 4-H and/or Extension apparel if possible. Come celebrate MSU Extension's 4-H youth with the MSU Spartan Women's basketball team as they take on the Purdue Boilermakers. Tickets will be available Monday, November 13. Free tickets for MSU Extension 4-H youth and their families, 4-H volunteers and MSU Extension staff and their families! Contact Patti or Kari for tickets 989-269-9949.
27: FFA Farm Toy Show, 30th annual benefit for Saline H.S. Chapter FFA Farm Toy Show from 9am-2pm to be held at Liberty School, 7265 N. Ann Arbor Rd., Saline, MI.  Includes 8:00-11:00 am Pancake Breakfast & 11:00am Michigan Pedal Pullers pedal tractor pull. Admission: Adults=$3; 6-12 yrs.=$2; 5 yrs. and under=FREE. Toy show vendors contact 734-401-4222 for more information. Online: www.salineeffa.com.
27: State 4-H Rabbit & Cavy Show, Rabbit & cavy breed classes only. Judging by ARBA Standards (breed, fur, meat). No showmanship classes offered. Other events during the show are Breed ID contest; Judging seminars; Club information booths; Supply vendors; Scholarship silent auction. Open to all Michigan 4-H members 9-19 years of age. For more information contact your local MSU Extension office or visit the website at https://events.anr.msu.edu/rabbitshow18/
27-28: Michigan 4-H Youth Leadership & Global Citizenship Spectacular, $85 for 4-H'ers, $160 for non-members, featuring breakout sessions on youth leadership, civic engagement, global citizenship, international cultures, life skills, career exploration, workforce preparation, Kettunen Center, Tustin, MI, register now thru Jan. 7 at events.anr.msu.edu/spectacular18.

February

3-4: 4-H Winterfest 2018, at 4-H Kettunen Center, Tustin, MI. $70. Youth and adults who attend 4-H  Winterfest will spend 2 days learning about exciting project areas while meeting youth from around the state. 4-H Winterfest offers participants and chaperones an opportunity to experience Kettunen Center in an overnight camp setting. Youth participate in hands-on sessions that range from crafts to shooting sports!  Registration info in early December. Contact Renee Carroll 231-928-1056, carro188@anr.msu.edu.
17: Michigan 4-H Dog Program Leader & Judge Training, $10/person which includes lunch and materials, come learn from seasoned judges how various classes are evaluated at a dog show, great opportunity to hone your own judging skills or to learn so that you are better positioned to teach youth in your club, open to adults who are judges, want to learn more about becoming a judge, 4-H club volunteers, and youth over age 14, Michigan State University, Anthony Hall, East Lansing, MI, register online at events.anr.msu.edu/mi4Hdogleaderjudgesworkshop.

April

14: Huron County Junior Livestock Association Tagging Date, 9 a.m.-noon, prospect feeders, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, www.huroncommunityfair.com.

May

12: Huron County Junior Livestock Association Tagging Date, 9 a.m.-noon, sheep & swine, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, www.huroncommunityfair.com.

June

23-30: 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus, for 4-H youth ages 14-19 to experience our national government through legislative visits, tours and workshops, participants will travel by charter bus and stay the first night in Gettysburg to visit the National Gettysburg Museum and tour the battlefields, during the week in DC, particpants will meet with legislators and spend a day at the Capitol and surrounding area, particiapte in leadership workshops, visit many presidential and war memorials, visit the Holocaust Museum and attend a theatre production, life-changing week that empowers 4-H'ers to take their leadership skills to the next level for themselves and their communities, $1450/person which includes transportation, lodging and meals, space is very limited with only 45 participants statewide, first-come, first-served basis, 989-269-9949 x 609 or errerpat@msu.edu.

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