4-H & FFA Calendar
16: Meeting for Allen County 4-H .22 Rifle Program, 6:30-8:30 pm. ten nights (Wednesdays through March 20), $50/participant, enrollment limited to 30 participants with a minimum of 15 in grades 4-12, payment and registration due Jan. 5, first-come, first-paid basis, Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Dr., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826 or www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.
19 & Feb. 13: Winter Fun Day Camp, for one low cost, workshops include two winter workshops (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) teaching youth ages 5-12 fun crafts, science, origami, a visit by live animals and more, registration fee is $20 for both workshops and includes 4-H membership through Aug. 31, 2019, lunch and supplies both days, registration deadlines are Jan. 16 & Feb. 13, pre-registration required, Lapeer County Extension office, lower level meeting room, 1800 Imlay City Rd., Ste. 1, Lapeer, MI, 810-667-0343.
26 & Feb. 2: Hunter Education Class, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. both days, free two-day course, participants must attend both days, open to youth and adults, class size is limited to first 40 registered, please bring your own sack lunch, there is no pop machine on premises, topics to include hunting heritage, wildlife identification, wildlife conservation and management, early firearms history, care of game, firearms safety, survival and first aid, hunter responsibility, water safety and specialty hunting (muzzleloading, handguns, bowhunting), held at Purdue Extension-Allen County office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, to register go to www.in.gov/dnr/lawenfor (click Education Classes and Register). All registrations will be done online.
26, Feb. 2 & 9: Lapeer County 4-H SPIN Club Fundamentals of Acting, 2-4 p.m. each Saturday, for ages 9-19, come learn different acting tips and games, all acting experience welcome, perform using all of your body and facial expressions, $20/youth or $60/family with 3 or more children, MSU Extension Building, 810-667-0343.
2: 4-H Projects Galore Workshop, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., setup at 8 a.m., lunch and refreshments provided, offers hands-on learning experiences for youth ages 5-7 to 8 and older, Bad Axe High School, Bad Axe, MI.
11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, March 4, 6, 11 & 13: Embryology Program, free five-week program for youth ages 9-19 designed to allow them to create an experiment, collect data and report their findings with their very own scientific poster, shows youth the embryonic development of the chicken, the htaching process, and the importance of each development phase in only 1.5 hours per week, youth can even enter their completed poster as a project in the 2019 Cass County Fair, no experience necessary, registration required to make sure there are enough supplies on hand, limited to first 20 registered youth, there will be a waiting list in case we have more than 20 interested, MSUE conference room #210, 120 N. Broadway, Cassopolis, MI, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.events.anr.msu.edu/CCEmbryology19.