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4-H Static Exhibit & Other Project News

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4-H Specialty Clubs Inviting New Members

Basic Sewing Skills Photos: Crochet, Pillow Party, Jammie Jamboree

DO YOU KNOW ANYONE WHO MIGHT HELP START A NEW 4-H CLUB? In Lancaster County, there are currently far more youth wanting to be in 4-H clubs than there are clubs. Do you know anyone who might like to help start a 4-H club? Tell them about 4-H and have them find out more information at http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h or call extension at 441-7180.

4-H FAST FOODS MANUAL NOW HAS SUPPLEMENTAL CD: The popular 4-H Fast Foods manual which helps youth ages 11-14 develop basic cooking skills now has a supplemental CD-ROM with additional hands-on activities. Whether you are trying to make substitutions, want to learn what cooking terms mean, or are seeking additional educator resources to use in conjunction with Fast Foods, then the CD-ROM is for you. This affordably priced CD-Rom compliments the Fast Foods manual. For more information about the curriculum or CD, go to www.4h.unl.edu/fastfoods. The manual and the CD are available for purchase at the extension office.

FREE SEWING HELP ON WEDNESDAYS : Lancaster County 4-H and Bernina Sewing Center are partnering to provide 4-H members free expert sewing help. Every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. youth are welcome to bring their sewing machines and 4-H projects. 4-H members can sew and have their questions answered by experts. If your sewing machine does not make good buttonholes or will not sew through six layers of denim, then there are classroom machines available for rental. The Bernina Sewing Center is located inside Hancock Fabrics, 6800 P St., Lincoln.

SEW COOL IN SCHOOL WEB SITE: Butterick and McCall’s patterns launched Sew Cool in School, a program offering specially priced patterns, free materials and other supplies. Go to www.sewcoolinschool.com, enter code (211505), the zip code (68528) and make your selections.

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