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February 2019

Sew Much Fun – Quilting Club

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 21, 2019

UMaine Extension Piscataquis County, 165 East Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$5

4-H leaders Barbara Lockwood and Sally Downing will be teaching youth 9-18 years old, the basics of quilting. Participants will make a small project to keep and/or display at the fairs. Pre-registration is required, $5 covers all 3 days. To register, for more information, or to request a disability accommodation, contact the Extension office at 207.564.3301 or email Anette Moulton at anette.moulton@maine.edu

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Preserving the Harvest

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMaine Extension Piscataquis County, 165 East Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$25

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use water bath canners to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. Each participant will take home a jar of what we prepare and canning packet. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension Community Education Assistant Laurie Bowen. This class…

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Sew Much Fun – Quilting Club

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 21, 2019

UMaine Extension Piscataquis County, 165 East Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$5

4-H leaders Barbara Lockwood and Sally Downing will be teaching youth 9-18 years old, the basics of quilting. Participants will make a small project to keep and/or display at the fairs. Pre-registration is required, $5 covers all 3 days. To register, for more information, or to request a disability accommodation, contact the Extension office at 207.564.3301 or email Anette Moulton at anette.moulton@maine.edu

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Sew Much Fun – Quilting Club

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 21, 2019

UMaine Extension Piscataquis County, 165 East Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$5

4-H leaders Barbara Lockwood and Sally Downing will be teaching youth 9-18 years old, the basics of quilting. Participants will make a small project to keep and/or display at the fairs. Pre-registration is required, $5 covers all 3 days. To register, for more information, or to request a disability accommodation, contact the Extension office at 207.564.3301 or email Anette Moulton at anette.moulton@maine.edu

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Piscataquis 4-H Public Speaking Tournament

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dover Foxcroft Congregagational Church, 824 W Main St.
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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Now is the time to start planning your Public Speaking topic. Practice your presentations in your clubs, then present at the county tournament on February 23, 2019.

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March 2019

Home & Small-Scale Greenhouse Program

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMaine Extension Piscataquis County, 165 East Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$10

UMaine Extension will be hosting a program on Home and Small-Scale Greenhouses with Dr. Matt Wallhead, UMaine Extension Ornamental Horticulture Specialist. Greenhouses, hoop houses or high tunnels may be the best way to add at least a month on either end of the season or make winter crops possible. They can allow for greater control over the growing environment of plants when managed well. A home greenhouse can be a simple, polyethylene-covered framework that can be put together in one afternoon…

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Pork 101: Beginners Guide to Pigs

March 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
UMaine Extension Piscataquis County, 165 East Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$10

Dr. Colt Knight will present Pork 101: Beginners Guide to Keeping Pigs. This program is for folks who are planning to get a couple pigs this spring to raise through the summer and harvest in the fall as well as folks who are planning to get a sow to raise their own piglets. Topics covered: When should you get your pigs Who should you buy them from Where will you keep them How will you house them What will you feed…

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April 2019

Maine 4-H Public Speaking Tournament, April 6, 2019

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Maine at Orono Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

The 4-H State Public Speaking Tournament will be held Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the University of Maine at Orono. 4-H Youth ages 9 to 18 who have participated in their county 4-H public speaking tournament and received the required score are invited to participate. For youth in counties which do not hold public speaking tournaments, arrangements may be made through their county’s Extension office to present their presentation to their county’s 4-H staff in order to be eligible.

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May 2019

4-H @ UMaine

May 31 - June 1
University of Maine at Orono Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Save the Date for 4-H@UMaine Planning has started and the wheels are in motion thanks to the efforts of a tremendous team! We are looking forward to another great event this year, and there are some exciting changes in the works! Stay tuned for details. For more information about 4-H@UMaine, contact Greg Kranich at gregory.kranich@maine.edu or 207.581.3292.

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