Upcoming Events

Annual 4-H Chicken BBQ
Our annual Chicken BBQ will be held at Mule Camp Market Festival on October 9 and
 10.  Plates and whole chickens are available from 11 am through 2 pm.  Please tell your customers that our chicken is so delicious and so much in demand that we recommend they come as early as possible to pick up their plates!  Junior and Senior 4-H'ers planning to compete in Project Achievement are asked to help with this event.  If you haven't already signed up to work the event, please contact Ms. Tilford.
Here's the schedule...
Thursday, Oct. 8 - 5:30 pm, downtown Gainesville Square, set-up
Friday, Oct. 9, 6:30 am, Grill Team (full)
Friday, Oct. 9, 10 am - 3 pm, Booth Sales
Saturday, Oct. 10, 6:45 am, Grill Team
Saturday, Oct. 10, 10 am - 2pm, Booth Sales (full)
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2 - 6 pm, Booth Sales
Sunday, Oct. 11, 3pm, until the job is done, 4-H office, clean up (full)
Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors and to everyone who is selling tickets for the BBQ.  *Walk-up sales are available both days.

Tractor Supply Company Promotion - Oct. 12, 3-6 pm
Tractor Supply is such a great supporter of 4-H programs across the United States.  Twice a year, they have a 4-H Paper Clover Campaign where customers can purchase a $1 paper clover with the proceeds benefiting local 4-H clubs.  We are looking for a couple of Junior 4-H'ers who would like to help us do some promotion work at the Oakwood Tractor Supply on the date listed above.  If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Ruth right away.

Trip to the Georgia National Fair - Oct. 13, Grades 5-12
Let's go to the fair!  Join us for an all-day trip to the Georgia National Fir in Perry. You'll see animal exhibits, crafts, have fair food and ride the rides!
  Registration is now closed.

S.A.F.E. BB Rifle Team - Grades 5-8  Oct. 15, Open enrollment & Orientation night, 6:15 pm
Instructional and competitive target sport team.  Experience is not required, just the desire to learn and compete!  We have a highly qualified group of certified coaches ready to teach.  Parent or guardian participation required.  S.A.F.E. BB Rifle Team is a competitive sport and requires your commitment November through mid-April.
Location:  Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center - 1855 Calvary Church Rd, Gainesville, 30507

Junior Portfolio Class - Oct. 19
7th and 8th grade 4-H'ers planning to compete in the 2016 District Project Achievement contest are required to submit a 4-H portfolio on or before Dec. 21st.  Make plans now to attend a portfolio "How to" class on Oct. 19, 6:30-8pm at the 4-H office.  Advance registration is required.  Call or email no later than Oct. 16.  There is no cost!

4-H Halloween Party - Oct. 24
7th through 12th grade 4-H'ers are invited to come to the 4-H office to have some
 Halloween fun!  There will be movies, games and treats.  Wear your costumes!  There is no cost to come to the party but we would like you to make a donation of a winter hat and/or scarf to benefit some of Hall County's homeless.  You must register to attend this event by calling or emailing Mrs. Alligood at (770) 535-8291 or ruthalli@uga.edu.  The deadline to register is Oct. 21.
Please feel free to invite a friend

1st Aid and CPR Training - Nov. 1
Anyone interested in attending this program is welcome.  Advance registration is required.  Contact Ms. Tilford at (770) 535-8291 or jtilford@uga.edu.  Sponsored by the BoyZ Camping and Recreation Club.  No costs.

Fall Yard Sale - November 7
GOT STUFF?  The 4-H Club will have their annual Fall MEGA Yard Sale on November 7.  This is a great opportunity to clean-out your closets before the holiday season AND make some extra cash!  To participate, simply fill out the registration form and mail it to our office along with a check for the appropriate amount.  This is a large event held at the Hall County Farmers Market.  We always have lots of shoppers and vendors.  Spaces are rented on a first come, first serve basis.  Thank you to everyone who supports this event!  Click here for the registration form.
*Junior and Senior 4-H'ers competing in Project Achievement are asked to work the event.  Schedules will be emailed.

County Project Achievement - Nov. 17, Tadmore Elementary School
ALL 5th and 6th grade Hall County students are invited to compete in 4-H County Project Achievement which will be held Tuesday, Nov. 17 at Tadmore Elementary School.  Check-in begins at 6pm.
This event is our annual speech and performance contest.
Students who choose to participate need to prepare an informative speech or a demonstration no longer than six minutes on a subject of their choice, make a poster to go along with the speech and bring an item to share or show that is related to their topic.  The event also includes a Performing Arts Contest for singers, dancers, instrumentalists and other performance related acts.  Performances are 4 minutes long and do not require support visuals.  Ribbons are awarded.  No cost to participate.  Games and refreshments.  You do not have to register to attend.  Just show up!

Junior Conference, Rock Eagle 4-H Center - Nov. 14 & 15
7th & 8th graders from across the state of Georgia will get together for a weekend at Rock Eagle 4-H Center to "Honor America" through 4-H.  You will meet new friends, help others through service projects, learn in workshops, share in the exhibit fair, dance the night away, and watch Georgia 4-H Clovers & Co. perform.  Register TODAY!  Transportation is provided.
Early-Bird Registration Deadline: Oct. 26, $60
Regular Registration: Oct. 27- Nov.4, $72
Late Registration: Nov. 5 & 6, $77 (if space is available)
Contact Mrs. Alligood for additional information at (770) 535-8291 or ruthalli@uga.edu

Click here for registration information!

Fall Day Camp - Nov. 23, 5th and 6th grade, 8 am - 5 pm
Come and spend the day with us at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center!  There will be tons to do.  Cooking, crafts, music, sports, movie time and more!  The cost for the day is only $15 and you can use 4-H Bulldog Bucks for this
 event.  For registration information, click here!

Cloverleaf DPA Practice Night - Nov. 30, all contestants must attend this event.  Please mark your calendar now!

Cloverleaf DPA - Dec. 5, Union County
4-H Volunteer Dinner - Dec. 7
Senior 4-H December Classic at Rock Eagle 4-H Center - Dec. 12 & 13
Donation Delivery Day - Dec. 18

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