UPCOMING EXTENSION EVENTS
April 11 – Woodburning Workshop, 6 p.m. Bring your own woodburning tool with tips. All other supplies provided. Choose from a variety of patterns to make your very own cheeseboard. Pre-payment of $15 is required and can be brought to the Extension Office at 184 Beasley Drive. For more information, call 859-873-4601. April 13 – Earth Day Tree Giveaway, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Versailles Kroger. Trees will include red bud, wild plum, paw paw, roughleaf dogwood, persimmon, bald cypress, walnut, pecan, bur oak, grey dogwood, hazelnut and more. April 15 – Painting with Bessie, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. All skill levels are welcome. Contact Bessie Bain at 873-5658 for more information. April 16 – Sit-N-Sew, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Interested in joining others with an interest in sewing/quilting? Join us the third Tuesday of each month. All skill levels are welcomed. Bring your own project to work on. Master clothing volunteers will be available for answering questions and offering guidance on your project. No fee for attending. For more information and to RSVP, call the Extension Office at 859-873-4601. April 24 – Green Living Seminar & Rain Barrel Workshop - The Green Living Seminar will start at 5:30 p.m. and is free with topics that include: home composting, homemade green cleaning supplies, recycling in Woodford County and rain barrels. The Rain Barrel Workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the class fee is $20, all supplies are included for one barrel. You will need to bring your own drill. To register for the Green Living Seminar, call 859-873-4601. To register for the Rain Barrel Workshop, call 859-873-4601, ext. 3. April 27 – Master Gardener Plant Sale at Court Street, Downtown Versailles, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Join us for our second annual plant sale. We will have a variety of tomatoes, peppers, herbs, perennials, annuals and garden art. Plants will be sold for $1 to $2 or less and there will be potted options for Mother’s Day gifts for $10 or less. April 30 – Learn With Us – Green Cleaning, 6 p.m. Would you like to know how to make your own cleaning supplies to save money and reduce chemicals in your home? In this program, you’ll learn how to make household cleaners – and will get to make a solution to take home with you. These products can do an effective job of cleaning and also improve the environment and reduce waste. Discover the green way of cleaning for your home. To RSVP, call the Extension Office at 873-4601.
Homemakers Club Meetings: Circle of Friends – Thursday, April 18, 6:30 p.m. Patchwork – Monday, April 15, 6 p.m. Sundowners – Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m.
4-H Clubs & Activities: 4-H Environmental Club – Wednesday, April 17, 4 p.m. The Environmental Club will meet to learn more about the environment and natural resources. RSVP by Tuesday, April 16, to email@example.com. 4-H Cloverbuds Club – Thursday, April 18, 4 p.m. Join us as we learn about agriculture. We will be going to Brown’s Farm and learn about alpaca, sheep and chickens. We will leave the office at 3:45 p.m. and will caravan to the farm. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 24. There will not be a charge this month. 4-H Horse Club –Thursday, April 18, Tuesday, April 30 - The 4-H Horse Club will meet several times in April. This is for all 4-Hers interested in horses – you do not have to have a horse/ride to participate. For more information, email email@example.com. 4-H Poultry Club – Tuesday, April 23, 4 p.m. We will talk about how to process chickens for an upcoming class in May. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-H Afterschool Sewing – If you are looking for a great opportunity to begin your 4-H sewing career Woodford County 4-H will be hosting after school sewing camps: April 15-18 at Huntertown Elementary; April 22-25 at Southside Elementary; April 29-May 2 at Simmons Elementary. Precedent is given to students at the respective school, but empty spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information on time, supplies needed and to sign-up call 859-873-4601 or email email@example.com.