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  • Minnesota Horse Expo Tack & Clothing Sale

    April 25, 2014

    8:30am - April 27, 2014

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

    One of the largest tack swaps in Minnesota with over 12,000 items sold in 2013.

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  • Engineer-It Challenge Workshop

    April 26, 2014

    8:30am - 12:00pm

    Owatonna Junior High School

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

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  • April Steele County 4-H Club Council Meeting

    April 28, 2014

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Youth and adults representatives from all 4-H clubs should attend these meetings. This is where many plans and decisions are made affecting your club members and the county-wide 4-H program. Your input is important!

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  • Cloverbud 'What's Your Project' Meeting

    April 29, 2014

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Cloverbuds will have a chance to explore a variety of 4-H projects at this event. Parents are encouraged to accompany their child and assist with activities.

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  • Regional Camp Counselor Training - Camp Patterson

    May 6, 2014

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Ellendale MN

    Camp Counselor Training for Camp Patterson - Madison Lake

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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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  • 4-H Project Development Committee (PDC) Meeting

    May 15, 2014

    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    All youth and volunteers interested in or participating in livestock projects this year are encouraged to attend the four PDC meetings held during the year. A light meal will precede the business at each meeting. At the May PDC meeting, 4-Hers will prepare state fair bonus trip applications and participate in an educational livestock activity.

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  • LQA & E Certification

    May 17, 2014

    9:00am - 12:00pm

    Government Services Building, Faribault MN

    LQA&E will be hosting an LQA&E Training on Saturday May 17, 2014 at the Government Services Building in Faribault MN from 9 am to 12:00 noon for both Level 1 and 2. Contact the Rice County Extension Office at 507-332-6109 to register.

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  • Cloverbud 'Kickball' Game

    May 18, 2014

    1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Fairgrounds Diamonds, 18th Street & Austin Road, Owatonna

    Cloverbuds will enjoy a game of kickball with other youth their age from around the county.

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  • May Steele County 4-H Club Council Meeting

    May 19, 2014

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Youth and adults representatives from all 4-H clubs should attend these meetings. This is where many plans and decisions are made affecting your club members and the county-wide 4-H program. Your input is important!

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  • Memorial Day - Office Closed

    May 26, 2014

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Steele County Annex - Extension Office, 635 Florence Ave, Owatonna

    Steele County offices including University of Minnesota Extension are closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.

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  • Regional Camp Counselor Training - Camp Patterson

    May 27, 2014

    5:30pm - 7:30pm

    Ellendale

    Camp Counselor Training for Camp Patterson - Madison Lake

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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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  • Regional Camp Counselor Training - Camp Patterson

    June 5, 2014

    3:00pm - 7:00pm

    Albert Lea MN

    Camp Counselor Training - Camp Patterson Madison Lake

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  • 2014 Steele County 4-H Horse Training Sessions

    June 9, 2014

    6:00pm - August 4, 2014

    Steele County Fairgrounds Horse Arena

    Steele County 4-H to hold Monday evening horse training sessions at the Fairgrounds Arena.

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  • Cloverbud 'Day Camp'

    June 12, 2014

    9:00am - 4:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Cloverbuds will enjoy a taste of camp at the Cloverbud Day Camp - recreational activities, cooking, and crafts will all be part of this day camp experience.

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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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  • June Steele County 4-H Club Council Meeting

    June 23, 2014

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Youth and adults representatives from all 4-H clubs should attend these meetings. This is where many plans and decisions are made affecting your club members and the county-wide 4-H program. Your input is important!

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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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  • Independence Day - Office Closed

    July 4, 2014

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Steele County Annex - Extension Office, 635 Florence Ave, Owatonna

    Steele County offices including University of Minnesota Extension are closed for the 4th of July Holiday.

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  • 4-H Project Development Committee (PDC) Meeting

    July 17, 2014

    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    All youth and volunteers interested in or participating in livestock projects this year are encouraged to attend the four PDC meetings held during the year. A light meal will precede the business at each meeting. At the July PDC meeting, 4-Hers will finalize county fair plans and learn how to pack a show box.

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  • July Steele County 4-H Club Council Meeting

    July 21, 2014

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Youth and adults representatives from all 4-H clubs should attend these meetings. This is where many plans and decisions are made affecting your club members and the county-wide 4-H program. Your input is important!

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  • 4-H Clothing & Fashion Revue Judging

    July 30, 2014

    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Owatonna Arts Center, 435 Dunnell Dr., Owatonna

    4-Hers in the clothing and fashion revue projects will have their exhibits judged prior to county fair. Judging takes place in the morning followed by the Public Fashion Revue at 7:00 p.m. that evening at the Owatonna Arts Center.

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  • 4-H Demonstration Day

    July 30, 2014

    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Owatonna Arts Center, 435 Dunnell Dr., Owatonna

    4-Hers will have their demonstrations evaluated at Demonstration Day prior to county fair. Other 4-Hers, families and the public are invited to attend. Demonstrators will also present their demonstrations at the 4-H exhibit building during county fair.

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  • 4-H Food Revue

    July 30, 2014

    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Owatonna Arts Center, 435 Dunnell Dr., Owatonna

    4-Hers will have their food revue exhibits evaluated at Food Revue prior to county fair. Other 4-Hers, families and the public are invited to attend. The Food Revue exhibits will also be on display at the 4-H exhibit building during county fair.

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  • Performing Arts Judging

    July 30, 2014

    5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Owatonna Arts Center, 435 Dunnell Dr., Owatonna

    4-Hers in the Performing Arts project will have their exhibits/performances evaluated prior to performing for the Public Fashion Revue audience.

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  • 4-H Public Fashion Revue

    July 30, 2014

    7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Owatonna Arts Center, 435 Dunnell Dr., Owatonna

    4-Hers, their families and the public are invited to this even which features 4-Hers in the Clothes You Make, Clothes You Buy and Performing Arts projects. Clothing project members will model the clothing they have made or purchased for their projects and performing arts project members will perform for you.

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  • 4-H Livestock Interviews

    August 4, 2014

    12:30pm - 7:30pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Cattle Arena

    4-Hers exhibiting livestock at the county fair are required to participate in at least one livestock interview prior to county fair to be eligible for Interview Champion awards. A livestock interview is also required to be eligible for State trips.

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  • 4-H General Project Judging

    August 11, 2014

    12:30pm - 7:00pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds 4-H Exhibit Building

    Judging of 4-H General (non-livestock) exhibits will be held on Monday of county fair in the 4-H exhibit building. Suggested times for bringing in exhibits is printed in the county fair premium book, but 4-Hers may have their exhibits judged any time between 12:30 and 7 p.m.

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  • 4-H County Fair Rabbit Show

    August 11, 2014

    5:30pm - 9:30pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Cattle Arena

    4-H Rabbit judging at the Steele County Fair begins at 5:30 PM in the cattle arena.

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  • 4-H County Fair Poultry Show

    August 12, 2014

    12:00pm - 2:30pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Poultry Barn

    Steele County 4-H Poultry judging takes place at the poultry barn on the Steele County Fairgrounds beginning at 12 noon on Tuesday of county fair.

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  • County Fair 4-H Dog Demonstration

    August 12, 2014

    5:30pm - 9:00pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Cattle Arena

    4-Hers in the Dog project will demonstrate obedience, showmanship, agility and rally classes for the county fair audience.

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  • County Fair 4-H Horse Show

    August 13, 2014

    9:30am - August 14, 2014

    Steele County Fairgrounds Horse Arena

    On Wednesday of county fair, 4-Hers will begin their horse show competition with training and achievement classes followed by halter and performance classes. The horse games classes will be held on Thursday morning of the county fair.

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  • County Fair 4-H Beef Show

    August 13, 2014

    3:00pm - 9:30pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Cattle Arena

    4-Hers in the beef project will begin their competition with cow/calf judging at the pens followed by breeding and market animal judging at the cattle arena.

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  • County Fair 4-H Swine Shows

    August 13, 2014

    5:30pm - August 14, 2014

    Steele County Fairgrounds Swine Arena

    4-H Swine judging at the Steele County Fair will be divided into two shows. Cloverbud swine, pens of three, and all gilts will be judged at the 5:30 p.m. show on Tuesday. Wednesday's 7:30 a.m. show will be for all barrows.

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  • County Fair 4-H Dairy Show

    August 14, 2014

    8:30am - 12:00pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Cattle Arena

    4-H Dairy animals will be judged on Thursday of county fair.

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  • 4-H Pet Parade

    August 14, 2014

    10:00am - 11:00am

    Steele County Fairgrounds 4-H Exhibit Building

    4-Hers with pets and/or small/domesticated animals being exhibited at the county fair are encouraged to participate in the 4-H Pet Parade. Meet at the south doors of the 4-H exhibit building to take the parade to the KRFO stage and to the residents of Cedarview / Park Place.

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  • County Fair 4-H Goat Shows

    August 14, 2014

    1:00pm - 5:30pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Sheep/Goat Barn

    Steele County 4-H Dairy Goats and Meat/Market Goats will be judged at separate shows. The Dairy Goat show begins at 1 p.m. and the Meat Breeding / Market Goat show will begin when the Dairy Goat show has ended, approximately 2 p.m. Both shows will be held in the Sheep/Goat barn.

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  • County Fair 4-H Sheep Show

    August 14, 2014

    5:30pm - 10:00pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Sheep/Goat Barn

    The 4-H Sheep Show begins with Lamb Lead and judging of fleece. Following those classes will be the breeding and market animal shows.

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  • 4-H Market Livestock Sale

    August 16, 2014

    9:00am - 11:30am

    Steele County Fairgrounds Swine Arena

    The 4-H Market Sale is a ‘Ribbon Sale’ which gives 4-Hers with market animals the experience of taking an animal through a ‘sale’ ring while earning extra funds for themselves and the Steele County 4-H program. 'Buyers' at the event include area individuals and businesses.

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  • County Fair 4-H Lama Show

    August 16, 2014

    1:00pm - 3:00pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Cattle Arena

    4-H lamas (llamas and alpacas) will be evaluated at the county fair on Saturday of fair. All 4-H livestock shows are open to the public.

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  • 4-H Parade of Champions

    August 17, 2014

    3:00pm - 4:30pm

    Steele County Fairgrounds Cattle Arena

    4-Hers with 'Champion' exhibits at the Steele County Fair will be presented with their awards at the 4-H Parade of Champions on Sunday of county fair. Award sponsors, families and the public are invited to attend!

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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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  • Labor Day - Office Closed

    September 1, 2014

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Steele County Annex - Extension Office, 635 Florence Ave, Owatonna

    Steele County offices including University of Minnesota Extension are closed for the Labor Day Holiday.

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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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  • September Steele County 4-H Club Council Meeting

    September 22, 2014

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Youth and adults representatives from all 4-H clubs should attend these meetings. This is where many plans and decisions are made affecting your club members and the county-wide 4-H program. Your input is important!

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  • October Steele County 4-H Club Council Meeting

    October 27, 2014

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Youth and adults representatives from all 4-H clubs should attend these meetings. This is where many plans and decisions are made affecting your club members and the county-wide 4-H program. Your input is important!

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  • Veterans Day - Office Closed

    November 11, 2014

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Steele County Annex - Extension Office, 635 Florence Ave, Owatonna

    Steele County offices including University of Minnesota Extension are closed for the Veterans Day Holiday.

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  • November Steele County 4-H Club Council Meeting

    November 24, 2014

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm, Owatonna

    Youth and adults representatives from all 4-H clubs should attend these meetings. This is where many plans and decisions are made affecting your club members and the county-wide 4-H program. Your input is important!

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  • Thanksgiving Holiday - Office Closed

    November 27, 2014

    8:00am - November 28, 2014

    Steele County Annex - Extension Office, 635 Florence Ave, Owatonna

    Steele County offices including University of Minnesota Extension are closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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  • Christmas Holiday - Office Closed

    December 24, 2014

    8:00am - December 25, 2014

    Steele County Annex - Extension Office, 635 Florence Ave, Owatonna

    Steele County offices including University of Minnesota Extension are closed for the Christmas Holiday.

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