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Hands-On Science Series for Grades 6th-8th Starts March 25!

Youth, grades 6-8, can explore four fascinating science fields through a new virtual 4-H science series called 4-H Science Explorers:  Into the Lab.  As series participants, youth will dive into the fields of animal science, engineering, biotechnology, and forensics as they  interact with real world scientists, tour science “labs,” learn about careers, and engage in […]

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Take Action To Keep Our Lakes Healthy

Our lakes are vital to where we live, work and play. But they need our help! Lesser celandine, Phragmites, and knotweed are three invasive plants in southern Wisconsin that grow in wet areas, such as shorelines, and have significant impacts on our lakes. Learn how to identify them, their affects, and how you can take action […]

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Encouraging Financial Conversations

Encouraging Financial Conversations is a program designed for case managers, social workers and other frontline staff to help empower their clients to reach their financial goals and manage their money. Learn critical coaching strategies and tools to share with your clients so that they may achieve their financial goals, pay off debt, improve their credit […]

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2020 Scientists Live Recordings Available Now!

Starting to consider what career may be right for you? Wondering what opportunities exist and which you might be best suited for? If you are a youth in grade 8 or higher, you can learn a little about a lot of different science-related careers very quickly by accessing the 2020 Scientists Live virtual 4-H career […]

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Science Career Series Starts March 4

Trying to decide what career might be right for you? Explore some intriguing science-related career possibilities while meeting and interacting with real world scientists. Join us for Scientists Live, a virtual 4-H career series set to kick off on March 4 via Zoom. Eight consecutive 30-minute episodes will happen on Thursdays from 12:15-12:45 p.m. through […]

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Discover 4-H

Join us through Zoom for four weeks of exploration in science and the arts. Thursdays starting February 18-March 11 2021 Times are as follows: Grades 3-5 at 6PM and Grades 6-8 at 7:15PM Projects range from Food Science, Art, Photography and Nature Science. Cost is $10 per youth and includes a kit with most supplies […]

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Heart of the Farm – Women In Agriculture introduces online ‘Coffee Chat’ series

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start hosting a new online ‘Coffee Chats’ series in various locations, times and dates across the state starting May 12th, 2020. The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference series is an Extension program that addresses the needs of farm women by providing education on farm business […]

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WISCONSIN DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. WALWORTH.EXTENSION.WISC.EDU or call (262) 741-4951 for more. For the latest information on COVID-19, visit the Wisconsin […]

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Government Checks

We do not know exactly how the government will be sending out checks to citizens but, we do know that it is all being worked out. Because of this, scammers are preparing to start reaching out to citizens to scam them out of their checks. Jennifer Leach, from the FTC, had this to say. Checks […]

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UW-Madison Science Expeditions (CANCELED)

Do not miss this incredible FREE opportunity! Explore science, engineering and what UW-Madison has to offer! This three day weekend is exploding with an amazing range of different sciences and engineering! Talk with researchers and UW scientists! Visit research labs, libraries, and field sites! This open house is FREE and open to all! 3 days! […]

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QWIC Bites- Kids in the Kitchen

  Easy Freezer Pasta and Vegetables Join us Tuesday December 17 at the Delavan library as we prepare a delicious pasta dish with homemade dressing. THIS IS A FREE EVENT! Tuesday December 17: 4PM-4:45PM      RSVP by calling (262) 741-3146 or e-mail walcoWIC@co.walworth.wi.us Aram Public Library 404 E Walworth St Delavan, WI 53115

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Become a Financial Coach

Interested in becoming a coach or in scheduling a financial coaching session? WalCo Volunteer Financial Coach Position Description General Description: Volunteer Financial Coaches agree to complete the Volunteer Financial Coach Training and provide one-on-one coaching for individuals/families that are seeking to accomplish financial goals. Nature of Position: The volunteer receives 6 hours of training in […]

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Join us for the 2020 Wisconsin Pest Management Update

Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/78t2bd Registration deadline Nov 2 2020 Wisconsin Pest Management Update VIRTUAL Meeting The schedule for the Wisconsin Pest Management Update meeting series is listed below. The format will be different this year because of COVID-19. Presentations will include pest management information for Wisconsin field and forage crops. Speakers will include Mark Renz, Nick Arneson, […]

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Discover 4-H

This fantastic event is a great way to discovering if 4-H is a good fit for your family. Your family will learn about what 4-H is, what projects are available and your family can interact with other 4-H youth! For grades K-5, this event will be in October 2020. Registration deadline is September 20. Click […]

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Science!!!!

DON’T FORGET ABOUT OUR VERY SPECIAL UNIQUE EVENT! SIGN-UP NOW! Jumpstart your science career by meeting REAL SCIENTISTS LIVE!!!! You will gain a deep insight into what scientists are working on today and interact with them virtually!

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Kitchen Science!

Kitchen Chaos – Science in the Kitchen! Join us for some “science fun” in the kitchen. These are short 7-10 minute zooms with experiments demonstrated by older 4-H Youth – to encourage youth in 3rd – 7th grade to become more engaged in STEM careers and to be science savvy! Register at this link!

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