April 22, DairyPalooza (Wooster)—8 a.m.–4 p.m.
DairyPalooza will be held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Sessions for adult, youth, and Cloverbud attendees will take place throughout the day, and lunch will be provided. Walk-ins are permitted but will be required to pay a $15 registration fee upon arrival. Visit the Ohio 4-H DairyPalooza’s Facebook event page for more information.
May 2, Trauma-Informed Care Training (Paulding)—4 p.m.–5 p.m.
Attendees will learn how the Ohio Trauma-Informed Care Approach project seeks to educate communities about the impact of trauma on clients, co-workers, friends, and family. For additional information, visit the Paulding County 4-H Facebook page. Preregistration is required and can be completed by contacting Casey Bishop at 419-399-8225 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Cathy Ruiz at 419-203-7364 or email@example.com.
May 20, The Homestead Rendezvous (Bergholz)—9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Stop by Bergholz Firehall to support local businesses and producers and learn about sustainability practices. Products and services will be available for purchase. Workshops and demonstrations about raising animals, producing your own food, and incorporating solar energy into your daily life will take place throughout the day. Visit the Homestead Rendezvous Facebook page for more information.
June 24, Breakfast on the Farm (Metamora)—9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Join Fulton County Extension for a farm to plate dining experience at Triple H Farms. Additional information can be found on the Fulton County Extension Facebook page.
July 10-14, Buckeye Precollege Summer Exploration (Columbus)—9 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Buckeye Precollege Summer Exploration program offers one-week, nonresidential enrichment courses for middle school (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 9-11) students on the Ohio State Columbus campus. Courses will cover the scientific principles of food, nonfiction creative writing, the human body, and printmaking. The program fee for each course is $450 and applications will be accepted until May 1. Visit the course website for more information.
July 15, 4-H Community Sale (Jefferson)—9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Check out the 4-H Community Sale at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds this summer. The event is open to the public and a variety of crafts, tack, antiques, and other goods will be available for purchase. The event is free to attend, with a $20 fee for prospective vendors. For more information and to access the vendor registration form, visit the Community Sale’s event Facebook page.
September 14, Celebration of Youth (Ostrander)—5 p.m.
Join us for the 4-H Celebration of Youth event at Leeds Farm, 8738 Marysville Road, Ostrander. This is an adults-only event (ages 21 and older) that includes opportunities to play on the farm! Whether you want to mingle and visit with 4-H friends or ride the zip line, there is something for everyone. For more details, visit the Celebration of Youth website.