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WSU Thurston County Extension Office

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3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
360 867 2157

January 2017

Cultivating Success: Sustainable Small Farming & Ranching Course

January 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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IS FARMING IN YOUR FUTURE? REGISTER NOW FOR SUSTAINABLE SMALL FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP! Click here to see the course-announcement. And click here to download the course-registration form.

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June 2017

4-H Project Sign-UP DEADLINE

June 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:55 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Dairy Cattle, Cat and Goat Certificates Due.

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4-H Project Sign-Up Due

June 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:55 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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4-H Rabbit and Cavy Certificates Due.

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ALL 4-H Animal Entry Cards Due

June 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:55 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Pre registry for Natural Resources Activity Contest.

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August 2017

Still Life Entry Intake

August 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - August 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Still Life entries that qualify for the State 4-H Fair may either be delivered to the Puyallup fairgrounds or you may bring them to the WSU Extension office and our staff will take them to the fairgrounds. All forms and entry tickets must be completed. Still Life entrants do not recieve State Fair Passes. If your Still Life entry is fragile, very large, very heavy, or difficult to move, please deliver it directly to the WA State Fairgrounds on August 28 (afternoon) or…

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4-H Volunteer Training Orientation

August 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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4-H Volunteer Orientation   Thursday, August 31, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at the WSU Thurston County Extension Office This is one of the required steps to becoming a WSU certified 4-H Volunteer, but Orientation is open to any interested 4-H parent, grandparent, or other interested adults. Come learn about 4-H Youth Development and the volunteer opportunities waiting for you.

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September 2017

4-H Club Management Workshop

September 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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4-H Club Management Workshop   Thursday, September 28, 2017  6:00 - 9:00pm WSU Thurston County Extension Office If you're starting a 4-H Club, assisting, managing the financial or enrollment aspects of a club, or transitioning to new leadership, this is your workshop.  Policy, risk management, finances, enrollment, curriculum, planning.... and most important, how to enjoy being a club leader! This is essential information for all club leaders and assistants. Everyone is welcome, new volunteers as well as experienced 4-H leaders. Register in advance by calling 360-867-2157. WSU…

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October 2017

4-H Volunteer Orientation

October 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Orientation is one of the first required steps to becoming a WSU Certified 4-H Volunteer, but this class is also open to any interested adults seeking more information about volunteering with 4-H. Please Register in advance by contacting the 4-H office 360-867-2157 or dianna.ullery@wsu.edu

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November 2017

4-H Club Management Workshop

November 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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If you've completed Volunteer Orientation and starting a 4-H Club, assisting, managing the financial or enrollment aspects of a club, or transitioning to new leadership, this is your workshop.  Policy, risk management, finances, enrollment, curriculum, planning.... and most important, how to enjoy being a club leader! This is essential information for all club leaders and assistants. All 4-H Volunteers are welcome. Please Register in advance by contacting the 4-H office 360-867-2157 or dianna.ullery@wsu.edu

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4-H Volunteer Orientation

November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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  Orientation is one of the first required steps to becoming a WSU Certified 4-H Volunteer, but this class is also open to any interested adults seeking more information about volunteering with 4-H. Please Register in advance by contacting the 4-H office 360-867-2157 or dianna.ullery@wsu.edu

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February 2018

Thurston County 4-H Council

February 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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March 2018

Be a 4-H Maker with STEAM Activites

March 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2018 at 9:00 am

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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$10.00
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April 2018

Jeans for Teens Clothing Drive

April 16, 2018 - April 28, 2018
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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May 2018

Hydroponics 101 Workshop

May 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Hydroponics 101   Hydroponics is the method of growing plants without soil using a mineral nutrient solution dissolved in water.   A plant will grow in soil or water given the right conditions of food source, light, heat and water.   Hydroponics has a distinct advantage in the plants ability to readily absorb nutrients quicker than soil bound plants who have to extract the nutrients from the soil.   There are several ways to grow plants hydroponically.   There will be a demonstration of…

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District Public Presentations

May 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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District Public Presentations

May 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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June 2018

Dairy Cattle, Goat, Sheep, and Cat certificates due

June 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Certificates and other resources can be found at http://extension.wsu.edu/thurston/youth/forms/

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Master Gardener Q & A Clinic -Closed

June 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
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WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Due to the WSU Extension office flooring installation the WSU Master Gardener Q & A clinic will be closed from June 1st through June 19th.

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District Public Presentations

June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Rabbit & Cavy certificates due

June 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Certificates and other resources can be found at http://extension.wsu.edu/thurston/youth/forms/

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Gardening/Composting/Recycling Question & Answer Clinic

June 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 21, 2018

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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WSU Master Gardener & Master Recycler Composter volunteers will be available to answer your gardening, composting and recycling questions from 9am to 1pm at our WSU Extension office. This service is free to all Thurston County residents.

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Master Gardener Question & Answer Clinic-Closed

June 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Our question/answer clinic will be closed on Friday, June 22nd due to a Fairgrounds event that will restrict all public access to our Extension building. We will reopen on Tuesday, June 26th at 9am. We look forward to serving you soon.

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September 2018

4-H Club Leader Management

September 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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This is the required training for new 4-H Club Leaders, Assistant Club Leaders or any volunteer who works with club finances. Workshop covers  finances, WA 4-H policies, planning,  youth-adult partnership, and the extensive resources available to club leaders. All 4-H volunteers are welcome and encouraged to attend as a refresher or to update their program knowledge. Please contact the WSU Extension office to register for this class.

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October 2018

4-H Volunteer Orientation

October 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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All adults who participate in 4-H activities, events, and meetings are required to attend this orientation. Session covers 4-H essential elements, certification process, youth adult partnership, ages and stages, and available resources. Please contact the WSU Extension Office to register for this class.

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Thurston County 4-H Council

October 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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Thurston County 4-H Horse Parent & Leader Meeting

October 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H Horse leaders, volunteers, teen members, and parents.

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November 2018

Thurston County 4-H Council

November 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 9, 2019

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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January 2019

Thurston County 4-H Council

January 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 9, 2019

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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4-H Volunteer Orientation

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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4-H Volunteer Orientation is required for either adult volunteers who are new to the 4-H program or parents/others involved in the 4-H program who are involved in club activities and meetings on an ongoing basis. Register by calling 360-867-2153 or emailing dianna.ullery@wsu.edu    

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4-H Club Management

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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4-H Club Management is a workshop for adult volunteers who lead or assist with the management of a 4-H club or want to start a new club. Register in advance by calling 360-867-2153 or emailing dianna.ullery@wsu.edu

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February 2019

Thurston County 4-H Council

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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March 2019

Thurston County 4-H Council

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 9, 2019

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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4-H Horse Leader/Parent Meeting

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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4-H Volunteer Orientation

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Are you a parent, new volunteer, curious about volunteering? Here's where you start …

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4-H Volunteer Appreciation Brunch

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Before things get too crazy, join us for apple fritters and other brunch goodies. Receive Volunteer Years of Service award recognition and some 4-H swag.

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4-H Volunteer Club Management Workshop

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Are you starting a new club, taking over a club, assisting with club management?   Here's your training …

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April 2019

Thurston County 4-H Council

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 9, 2019

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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Worm Composting Workshop

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Worm Composting Workshop- Monday, April 22nd 6pm Thurston County Extension Office located at the Thurston County Fairgrounds-3054 Carpenter Rd. SE, Olympia WA 98503 WSU Extension Parking Map Fairgrounds In celebration of Earth Day we invite you to come and learn how to turn your food scraps into a rich soil amendment for your gardens. At the workshop you will learn: Benefits and challenges of worm composting How to set-up a worm bin from scratch How to care for your worms…

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Soil vs. Dirt Workshop

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Saturday, April 27th 10:30 a.m. to Noon WSU Thurston County Extension office located at the Thurston County Fairgrounds-3054 Carpenter Rd. SE Olympia, WA 98503 WSU Extension Parking Map Fairgrounds Soil is an ecosystem that is under our feet and we rarely think about it. What is the difference between dirt and soil?  What are the functions of soil and what is the structure of soil?   Who lives in your soil?  Tips on how to have an active soil.   Join us…

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May 2019

Yard & Food Waste Composting Workshop

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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  Tuesday, May 7th 6p.m. to 7:30p.m. Thurston County Extension Office at the Thurston County Fairgrounds-3054 Carpenter Rd. SE, Olympia WA 98503 WSU Extension Parking Map Fairgrounds In celebration of "International Composting Awareness Week" we invite you to come and learn how to turn your yard waste and food scraps into a rich soil amendment for your gardens. At the workshop you will learn: What type of yard waste is best for home composting Determine if a compost bin is…

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Thurston County 4-H Council

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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June 2019

Thurston County 4-H Council

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 9, 2019

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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July 2019

Thurston County 4-H Council

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 9, 2019

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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September 2019

Thurston County 4-H Council

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 9, 2019

WSU Thurston County Extension Office, 3054 Carpenter Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Open to all 4-H volunteers, 4-H teens, parents, and interested community members.

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