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4-H Open House to be held Oct. 23

Make plans now to attend 4-H Open House on Friday, Oct. 23.

Open House is a prime opportunity to explore 4-H in general and check out more information concerning specific projects and clubs that will be represented.

Where can kids have fun, participate in exciting hands-on activities and make new friends? Any 4-Her can tell you!

4-H has something for everyone; boys and girls ages 5-18 join 4-H to learn about science, engineering, technology, community service, nutrition, exercise and more. In 4-H clubs, camps, in-school and after-school programs, kids learn leadership, citizenship and life skills while they participate in experiences that prepare them to be successful adults. Today’s 4-H touches the lives of more than seven million kids across America in urban, suburban and rural communities.

If you are interested in learning more about 4-H, then this is the place to be. There will be goodies for new members enrolling, as well as 4-H merchandise for sale for all members and adults.

So, again, join us at the fairgrounds from 4 to 6 p.m. for a great time.

Sign up for AgrAbility workshop

AgrAbility is a unique government-funded program run by Colorado State University Extension and Easter Seals Colorado.

The program assists farmers and ranchers with disabilities so they can stay on their farms and ranches. The project is holding a series of workshops across the state this winter.

An AgrAbility workshop will be conducted in Pagosa Springs at the Extension Office at the fairgrounds on Nov. 5..

AgrAbility will provide free workshops in 11 communities throughout Colorado this winter. “Living with Visual Impairments and Other Physical Challenges on the Ranch/Farm” is this year’s workshop topic. The Pagosa workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, with a free lunch from noon to 1 p.m. for those who pre-register at least one week prior to the workshop. Workshops are for farm/ranch families dealing with disabilities and other challenges and for professionals who work with them.

If you are interested in attending or would like more information contact the office at 264-5931.

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