To help everyone prepare for districts and state, the Lancaster County 4-H Horse VIPS Committee is hosting a special pre-districts show/clinic/fundraiser. All counties are welcome. The show will follow the district format and all age groups — elementary, junior and senior — can participate. All age groups can compete for prizes in a Hippology Contest. This will be an excellent opportunity for all 4-H riders to practice for districts. It will also be a great opportunity for elementary age riders to experience the district format even if they aren’t yet old enough for state.
The annual Friends of Extension and 4-H garage sale will be June 1 (from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.) and 2 (from 8 a.m.– noon) at the UNL Douglas/Sarpy Extension central office; 8015 W. Center Road. Cash only please.
If you have questions about Friends of Extension and 4-H foundation please contact Connie at 402-444-7804.
Buyers and sellers of horse tack, books, attire, and anything horse-y are welcome to the second 4-H Tack Swap which will be held in conjunction with the Lancaster County Horse VIPS Committee pre-district show/clinic/fundraiser. Items will be accepted the day of, so dust off unused items in your closets, garages, and barns for a good cause and some extra cash! It’s free to list items or to shop the swap! Ten percent of all sales will be donated to Horse VIPS. Unsold items can be donated to 4-H or picked up at 3:30 p.m.
This county contest for ages 12-18 is a Lancaster County Super Fair 4-H Contest. 4-H Life Challenge judging contests help youth learn more about issues related to family and consumer science (FCS). Contest questions will be based on the following 4-H curriculum areas: food and nutrition, child development, design and wardrobe. Preregister by May 31 by calling 402-441-7180 (there is no entry form). This is separate from the statewide Life Challenge Contest to be held June 25-26 on UNL East Campus, Lincoln.
Come and learn how to fit the different animals for the 4-H Junior Fair. Open to youth ages 8 years and older. Cost is $5/per youth. See the schedule at www.richardson.unl.edu by clicking on the May/June 4-H Workshops link. All youth must RSVP by May 30!