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Sussex County 4-Hers- Next week (March 30- April 3) we challenge you to participate in our virtual Sussex County 4H Spirit Week. Let’s see your 4-H Spirit and have some FUN! ____________________________________________________________________________________ Monday– Wear 4-H Colors. Green is nature’s most common color and stands for springtime, life, youth, and growth. White symbolizes purity and high...
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3-23 Update: In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) is canceling all in-person events, classes, programs, club meetings, and other group activities organized by or under the auspices of Rutgers Cooperative Extension are suspended through at least May 31, 2020. Therefore, we are notifying everyone that we will NOT be...
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The Sussex County 4H Spring Newsletter now available. Please be sure to take a look to stay up to date on important events, information, and dates to remember for the coming months to include links and deadlines of scholarships and upcoming events. If you have any questions about anything covered in the newsletter please contact...
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The 2020 Sussex County 4-H Public Presentation registration is now open! Those who plan to participate at the county level need to schedule their presentation for one of the four Friday nights. Presentation nights are held at local schools with presenters being divided among multiple classrooms. All presentations begin promptly at 7:00pm, check-in begins at...
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4-H club marching in parade
Sussex County 4-H Clubs are invited to participate in this year’s traditional holiday event by marching in the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade. This event has been held for over 50 years with participants from all over the county. The parade begins promptly at 10:00 am. The theme of this year’s parade is...
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kestrel in flight
There’s a great live bird presentation happening at the Brandwein Nature Learning Preserve on Sunday, October 20 from 1 to 4 pm. Join Bill Streeter from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center for a program on local birds of prey. We’ll learn about how these masters of the skies live and survive. Bill’s show includes several...
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Fall 2019 Paper Clover photo
The Fall 2019 Tractor Supply Company (TSC) 4-H Paper Clover Campaign will be held October 9-20, 2019. Visit your local Tractor Supply in October and purchase a paper clover to help Sussex County 4-H members attend 4-H camps and leadership events. Every year, 4-Her’s in Sussex County participate in a number of 4-H programs to...
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Geocaching at Brandwein Preserve
Join us for a fun-filled, but relaxing, day of geocaching at the Brandwein Nature Learning Preserve in Greenville, New York (approx. 7 miles over the Sussex County border) on Sunday, October 6 from 1-3 pm. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates...
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Ideal Farms Garden Center
This October 26th and 27th, Ideal Farms will be hosting the fourth annual Ideal Farms Maker Festival. Come join us for a weekend of STEM, Art, and DIY culture. This year, we’re looking to expand the selection of events. Any Science Fair project, STEM Club, Art and Craft Club are welcome to participate. There’ll be...
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