Programs offered by the Clay County Extension Office for May 2016

►A mandatory 4-H Teen Counselor Training will be held on May 10th at 5:00 pm at the Perry County Extension Office.  This training is required for all teen counselors attending 4-H Camp.  Call Alissa at 598-2789 for more information.

Smoothies will be May 17th at 6:00 pm at the Extension Office.  Get ready for the summer months; come learn and sample some delicious smoothies you can prepare yourself.  Nothing’s better than a cool, refreshing drink on a hot summer day.  You must call Lora to register at 598-2789.  Free and open to the public.

►Our first sewing day for Quilted Embraces is May 18th at the Extension Office from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  We will be sewing lap quilts for the Laurel Creek Nursing Home.  We will be using the packets of 5-inch squares or any fabric you would like to donate.  If we have fabric, we will cut it into 5 inch squares.  We will be making a 9 patch block.  You don’t have to be a homemaker to attend, just love to sew and want to volunteer for a good cause.  Call to let us know if you will be attending at 598-2789.

4-H Camper/Parent Orientation will be held May 19th and 26th at 5:30 pm at the EXCEL Building.  You can attend on either date.  This orientation is required before kids can attend 4-H Camp.  Call 598-2789 for more information.

Flour to Cookies will be held May 20th at 1:30 pm at the Extension Office.  Attend this program and take home samples of cookies made from almond flour and receive a small cookbook with other almond flour recipes.  Almond flour will provide you an alternative flour to use for your baking needs.  You will take home a sample that you can share.  Space is limited so you must call 598-2789 to register.  Free and open to the public.

Quilt Show will be held May 21st at the EXCEL Building from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Bring your quilts to display, new or old! You don’t have to be in a homemaker club to display your quilt. Demonstrations include: Embroidery Stitches, Mug Rug, Paper Piecing and Applique. Door prizes hourly. For more information, call 598-2789. Quilt Show is FREE and open to all.

Plate It Up Cooking School is May 26th at the Extension Office at 6:00 pm.  Come join us for recipes and samples of foods that can be grown in Kentucky gardens this summer.  You must call 598-2789 to register.  Space is limited.  Free and open to the public.

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Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin.



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