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  • Sheep & Goat Weigh-in

    May 3, 2014

    9:00am - 12:00pm

    Houston County Fairgrounds

    This is a mandatory central weigh-in and identification. More information will be mailed closer to the weigh-in date.

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  • Federation Meeting

    May 5, 2014

    6:30pm - 9:00pm

    Houston County Courthouse Room B-6 (old commissioners room)

    Important information about upcoming opportunities for 4-Hers and their families will be shared. Please be sure to send at least one adult and one youth representative from your club to the meeting.

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  • YELLO! Conference Registrations Due

    May 8, 2014

    4-H Building, Minnesota State Fairgrounds

    Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud! (YELLO!) is an exciting and fun, annual statewide leadership conference.

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  • Re-enrollment/New Member Enrollment Deadline

    May 15, 2014

    8:00am - 4:30pm

    One of your top priorities as youth members and adult volunteers is to get re-enrolled as an active member of 4-H. Again this year, 4-H will be using the online enrollment tool, mn.4honline.com. New members will enroll using the mn.4honline.com website also.

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  • Animal ID Deadline

    May 15, 2014

    8:00am - 4:30pm

    Minnesota 4-H is using its online enrollment system, 4HOnline, to record all animal identifications, replacing the former paper-only process.

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  • Engineer-It Challenge Workshop-May 17

    May 17, 2014

    8:30am - 12:00pm

    Heintz Center, 1926 Collegeview Road SE, Rochester, MN

    Do you like to imagine, plan, build, test and modify original designs? If so, this is a day for you! This workshop will give you a chance to do all of this in a series of workshops. Sign up by May 2nd.

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  • Central Area 4-H Horse Camp

    June 5, 2014

    11:00am - June 8, 2014

    Camp Shamineau, 2345 Ridge Road, Motley

    Increase your horsemanship skills by attending this exciting Horse Camp! There is a limited of 80 attendees, so send in your registrations now!

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  • MQHA Boot Camp

    June 17, 2014 to June 19, 2014

    R & J Arena, 16498 U.S. 10, Verndale

    MQHA's hugely popular boot camp for 4-H kids is set for June 17-19 at R & J Arena in Verndale.

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  • Citizen Washington Focus (CWF)

    June 29, 2014 to July 5, 2014

    National 4-H Conference Center, Washington, D.C.

    Citizenship Washington Focus is a leadership and citizenship program for high school youth from across the United States. Learn about the government process, meet with elected officials and their aides, and visit the many national monuments and historical sites of Washington D.C. You will stay at the National 4-H Conference Center during the weeklong trip.

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  • Federation Meeting

    July 7, 2014

    6:30pm - 9:00pm

    Houston County Courthouse Room B-6 (old commissioners room)

    Important information about upcoming opportunities for 4-Hers and their families will be shared. Please be sure to send at least one adult and one youth representative from your club to the meeting.

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  • County Fair Registration

    July 15, 2014

    8:00am - 4:30pm

    Houston County Extension Office

    Summer plans would not be complete without county fair registration!

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  • Fashion Review & Performing Arts

    July 21, 2014

    9:00am - 3:00pm

    Immanuel Lutheran Church, Caledonia

    Fashion Review participants may model any clothing they have constructed, restyled or purchased as a part of their 4-H clothing project. Performing Arts exhibitors will do a performance (sing, play instrument, dance, etc.).

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  • Federation Meeting

    August 4, 2014

    6:30pm - 9:00pm

    Houston County Courthouse Room B-6 (old commissioners room)

    Important information about upcoming opportunities for 4-Hers and their families will be shared. Please be sure to send at least one adult and one youth representative from your club to the meeting.

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  • Fair General Exhibit Judging

    August 12, 2014

    1:30pm - 7:30pm

    Houston County Fairgrounds

    Non-livestock judging takes place on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

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  • Houston County Fair

    August 13, 2014 to August 17, 2014

    Houston County Fairgrounds

    One of Minnesota's Top Rated Fairs!

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  • Demonstration Day

    August 13, 2014

    9:00am - 11:00am

    Houston County Fairgrounds

    A demonstration is a way for one to learn how to organize and present their ideas so that others will understand them. When you show someone how to sew a dress, plant a flower, or make a bird house, you are demonstrating.

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  • Awards Program

    August 17, 2014

    2:30pm - 3:30pm

    Houston County Fairgrounds

    Do you know a 4-H member, leader or friend who deserves recognition for significant accomplishments or contributions?

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  • Minnesota State Fair

    August 21, 2014 to September 1, 2014

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Avenue North, St. Paul

    4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. More than 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion.

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  • Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show

    September 12, 2014 to September 15, 2014

    Minnesota State Fair Grounds

    The Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show is an annual event held each September after the Minnesota State Fair. Preparation and participation in this show provides life skills and learning experiences for 4-H Horse Project members, their families and leaders.

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  • Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show

    September 20, 2014 to September 21, 2014

    Minnesota State Fair Grounds

    The Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show is an annual event held in the fall after the Minnesota State Fair. The State Dog Show consists of agility, obedience, showmanship and rally events.

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  • Federation Meeting

    October 6, 2014

    6:30pm - 9:00pm

    Houston County Courthouse Room B-6 (old commissioners room)

    Important information about upcoming opportunities for 4-Hers and their families will be shared. Please be sure to send at least one adult and one youth representative from your club to the meeting.

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  • Record Book Review

    October 13, 2014

    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Houston County Extension Office

    Why keep records? Records are the best way we have of helping 4-H members make the most of their project work. Records help members reflect back on what took place and think about what benefit was gained from all their hard work.

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