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February 23 – Wyandot County Pancake and Sausage Meal (Upper Sandusky) – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wyandot County 4-H Advisory Council invites you to their Pancake and Sausage Meal in support of the Wyandot County 4-H program. There will be door prizes and one eligible youth will be selected for a trip to 4-H camp. See the flyer here. 

February 29 – Moonlight Bowling Fundraiser (Warren) – 6 p.m., Support the Trumbull County 4-H program at their Moonlight Bowling Fundraiser. Cost is $30 per couple and includes three games, shoe rental, and food. There will be a silent auction and musical performance following the event. Tickets are available at the Trumbull County Extension Office and must be purchased in advance. Proceeds will support 4-H scholarships, camperships and youth programming in Trumbull County. See the flyer for more information.

Three youth on a jet ski. Text printed on the sky portion says "We're making waves at Ohio Sea Camp" sign up at 1 – 30 – Make a Splash - Ohio 4-H Sea Camp Fundraiser (Statewide) – Where will you find teens exploring aquatic science, water recreation, boating safety and having fun this summer? Ohio 4-H Sea Camp is the answer! This March, you can support Sea Camp and help deserving youth attend this dynamic program with a donation to their campership fundraiser. Do you know someone who might like to attend Sea Camp or serve as a camp counselor? Visit this website for more information.

March 7 – Williams County Endowment Dinner (Montpelier) – 5 p.m., Enjoy a camp-themed evening filled with a social hour, silent auction, dinner, game and live auction. Stop by the Williams County Extension Office to purchase your ticket - $15 for adults and $10 for youth age 11 and under. All proceeds support the Williams County 4-H Endowment Fund. Call the Williams County Extension Office with any questions 419-636-5608.

Dr. Kirk Bloir, State 4-H LeaderMarch 8 – Meet the State 4-H Leader (Bryan) – 1:00 - 3:30 p.m., Our new state 4-H leader wants to meet you! Dr. Kirk Bloir is traveling throughout Ohio to get to know 4-H families and volunteers, and beginning his visits in Williams County. Stop by to say hello, ask questions and hear his vision for the Ohio 4-H program. Contact Crystal Ott ( with questions. You can find more details here. 

March 14 – Plowboy Prom (Columbus) – 6 p.m., Join Collegiate 4-H at the Ohio State University for a night of line dancing, square dancing, snacks, and fun with other 4-H members, 4-H alumni, and friends. There will be live music from the Pleasant Valley Boys. $5 admission; more information here.

March 14, 15 – Heavy Hugs Weighted Blanket Project (Kent, Mogadore) – 1 p.m., Help make weighted blankets for those with autism and anxiety disorder. RSVP to 330-807-9625 or Click here for more information.

March 21 – CFAES Sesquicentennial Open House (Columbus) – 1 to 4 p.m., There will be activities for the whole family! This is a great chance to check out some of the updates currently happening at the property, including being able to visit the new Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building. Click here for more information.

March 21 – The Ohio State Community Open House: Celebrating 150 Years of The Ohio State University (Columbus) – 12 to 4 p.m., To celebrate Ohio State’s 150th anniversary – our sesquicentennial – we are opening our doors to the Columbus community and Buckeyes near and far for an exploration of our ever-changing campus and a showcase of the amazing accomplishments of Buckeyes past, present, and future.

Park for free on campus and kick off your day at Thompson Library where we will sing Ohio’s praise, give away door prizes, and enjoy activities from pop-up theatre performances to hands-on chemistry demonstrations. From there, explore across the campus where you can walk onto the field at Ohio Stadium, learn about campus on a bus tour, gaze at the stars in a planetarium show and much more. Click here for more information.