February 2018 4-H Newsletter

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The 4-H Newsletter contains lots of information which is listed below; but the following information was not included in the printed edition of the newsletter.

Showcase Your Talent at 4-H Talent Show

Calumet County 4-H members have been invited to participate in the Manitowoc County 4-H Talent Show.  Top acts can qualify to perform at State Fair!  More information follows:

Why not showcase your talent at our annual talent show? The 4-H Talent Show is scheduled for Sunday, March 11, at 2:00 pm at Silver Lake College’s Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance. Individual and group performances in dance, vocal, drama, instrumental, and any other talent you have are all welcome. You can even invite friends and/or family members, who are not 4-H members, to perform with you!

Talent Show judging is based on the following criteria:

  • Stage Presence / Blocking 10
  • Costumes / Appearance 10
  • Use of Facial Expression & Body Gestures 15
  • Originality 10
  • Execution of Script / Memorization 15
  • Voice & Projection 15
  • Confidence 10
  • Overall Performance 15

Total Points 100

Talent Show entries are due by March 2. To enter, please complete the following Google Form:   https://goo.gl/forms/z4TLWCGdXIjhJqwm1 or call Wendi Holschbach at 683-4169. If you have questions about the event, please call 4-H Talent Show Director, Dan Duchow at 920-860-9379.

 

The 4-H newsletter contains lots of information, including …

  • Leaders Council Meeting and Highlights
  • Annual Leader Training
  • New Volunteer Orientation
  • Archery Project Leaders Needed
  • Shooting Sports Certification Workshop
  • Youth Conference and Key Award Interviews – March 6 (Application deadline – February 23)
  • 4-H Dance and Silent Auction – February 2
  • Robotics Project Meeting – February 10
  • Family Game Night – March 10
  • 4-H Spelling Bee – March 10
  • Pinewood Derby – Practice – February 17; Finale – February 25
  • 4-H Speaking Contest – February 27
  • 4-H Demonstration Contest – April 29
  • FVTC Babysitting Safety
  • 104 Hours Service Challenge
  • Open Enrollment Camp Dates
  • 4-H Art Beat
  • Market Animal Educational Meetings
    • February 24 – Honor Show Chow Seminar
    • February 26 – Rabbit & Poultry Project Meeting
    • March 15 – Meat Animal Carcass Evaluation
    • March 21 and March 26 – Mandatory – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA)
    • April 21 – Swine Project Meeting
    • April 23 – Rabbit & Poultry Project Meeting
    • April 28 – Sheep Project Meeting
    • May 12 – Nasco Showing and Grooming Demonstration
  • Dairy Enhancement Tour – April 21
  • Dog Project Meeting – March 14
  • YQCA Training Information
  • Horse Project Meeting – February 8; March 8, April 12
  • Fairest of the Fair Applications and Q&A Sessions
  • Scholarships
  • Hats off to You!
  • … and much more

If you have questions on any of the items listed in the newsletter, don’t hesitate to contact Tami or Connie at the 4-H Office. We’re eager to answer your questions.