2013-2014 LaSalle 4-H Calendar

Kimberly A. Evans  |  9/12/2012 7:14:56 PM

Meetings and workshops are held in the Extension Meeting Room (23) of the LaSalle Parish Courthouse unless stated otherwise. Camps are held at Grant Walker Educational Facility in Pollock. Contest and workshop dates are subject to change. Pre-registration is requested for contests and workshops.

September
                    Enrollment of 4-H Members
                    Election of Officers
2                   Labor Day-4-H Office Closed
17                4-H Jr. Leader Meeting, Courthouse 5 p.m.

October
*****         Sweet Potato Sales
 6-12             National 4-H Week
8                   4-H Pet Show, Jena Town Park 5 p.m.
10                 National Science Experiment Day
14                 Food and Fitness Workshop 10-12 noon
17                 Shooting Sports Sign-Up Mtg. 5 p.m.
20-26            National Character Counts Week
22                  4-H Club Officer Trainings 5 p.m.
24-Nov 9      State Fair Livestock Events
31                  Photography Contest-photo due-theme: Fall

November
 1                    Enrollment cards due in 4-H Office
2                     4-H Fall Fun Run/Walk
5                     Possession & Validation deadline for market, breeding & commercial sheep, goats, dairy, and beef
5                     Livestock Validation 4-5 p.m.
11                   Food  and Fitness Workshop 1-3 p.m.
14                   Beef, Sweet Potato, Rice, and Pecan Cookery Contests
19                   Sweet Potato orders in (tentatively) pick-up 3-5 p.m.
25                   Food and Fitness Chopped Contests 10 a.m.-12 noon and 1-3 p.m.
27-29             Thanksgiving Holidays-4-H Office Closed
30                   Photography Contest photo due  theme: Pets
                     
December
3                     Possession & Validation deadline for market & breeding swine
13-15              LA Connections Camp
19                   Christmas Ornament due
19                   Photography Contest photo due-theme: Holidays
23-Jan 3         Christmas & New Year's Holiday-4-H Office Closed
                
January
16                    Honey Bee Essay due
20                    Martin Luther King Day-4-H Office Closed
26-27              State 4-H Fashion Camp
30-Feb 1         District Livestock Show
31                    Photography Contest Photo due-theme: Wildlife (birds/nature/wild animals)

February
8-15                LSU State Livestock Show
18                    Seafood, Chicken, & Egg Cookery Contests
21-23              State Food and Fitness Camp
26                    Sew Simple Workshop
27                    Leather Workshop
28-                  Challenge Camp
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March
******         Strawberry Sales
1                     Scholarship Applications due
3                     Feb. Photography Contest photo due theme: Buildings/Architectural Structures
7-9                  Jr. Leadership Camp
14-17              Regional State Shooting Sports Competition
24                   Beef and Dairy Posters due
25                   Spring Fashion Show
25                   Area Cookery Contests-State Evacuation Center beside LSUA

April
1                     Record Books due
1                     Final Photography Contest photo due-theme: Horticulture (flowers/plants/crops)
16                   Strawberry Orders In (tentative) pick-up 3-5 p.m.
24                   "Krazy" Kitchen Workshop

May
2                     4-H  Activities Day-Jena Town Park
TBA              State Shooting Sports Competition

June
17-20             4-H University-Baton Rouge
TBA              District Horse Show

July
7-12               State Horse Show
28-
August 1      LaSalle 4-H Camp (4-6 grades)
August
4-8                  LOST Camp (7-8 grades)

For more information concerning the LaSalle Parish 4-H program, contact Kim Evans, 4-H Agent-LaSalle Parish.           

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