Allegany County 4-H schedules open house

The Allegany County 4H Program will hold an open house next month to acquaint members and potential new members and volunteers with activities for the coming year.

The event, to be held at the host Cornell University Cooperative Extension – Allegany County facility at 5435 County Road 48, north of Belmont, will begin at 6PM, Wednesday, October 12.

Hands-on activities for youth will be available, along with snacks.

4-H is designed to connect youth to hands-on learning opportunities that help them grow into competent, caring, and contributing members of society.

Youth ages eight-to-18 join community clubs which can be focused on a wide range of subjects, from agriculture to food science, healthy living, robotics, fashion, and art. Cloverbud programs also are available for ages five-to-seven.

Further information is available at pjh34@cornell.eduor (585) 268-7644 x16.
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