The Cherokee County K-State Research and Extension Office, in an effort to inform area residents of educational meetings and events has put together the following calendar and hope to make it a monthly referral for you.

Those items marked with an * (asterisk) require pre-registration. Contact the office at 620-429-3849 for further details on any of the items.

Your County Extension Agents are: Agriculture-Dennis Elbrader; Family and Consumer Sciences-Martha Flanagan; 4-H/Youth-Phyllis Kriesel; and Horticulture-Jacob Weber.

This list does not include regular monthly 4-H or FCE meetings - if you want information on these groups, please contact the Extension Office.

Apr 3 - Highland Elementary Afterschool Handwashing Program

Apr. 5 - Co-Wide 4-H Poultry - 3:30 p.m. 4-H Bldg.

Apr. 6 - Co-Wide 4-H Dog - 6:00 p.m. Fairgrounds

Apr. 6 - Report Walk Kansas minutes

Apr. 10 - Office closed for Good Friday

Apr. 13 - Co-Wide 4-H Dog - 6 p.m Fairgrounds

Apr. 13 - Report Walk Kansas minutes

Apr. 13 - FCE State Convention Planning meeting - Chanute

Apr. 14 - FCE Council - 1:30 p.m

Apr. 15 - Last day to register for 4-H Discovery Days

Apr. 15 - Registrations due in Garden City for Photo Adventure Camp

Apr. 16 - Park Elementary Afterschool Handwashing Program

Apr. 17 - Central Elementary Afterschool Handwashing Program

Apr. 17 - Weigh & Tag Feeder Calves - Col. Vet Clinic - 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Apr. 17 - Tag Market Pigs - Extension Parking Lot - 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Apr. 18 - Co-Wide 4-H Plant Science meeting (KC Youngblood- speaker) 9:30 a.m. 4-H Bldg.

Apr. 18 - Co-Wide 4-H Sportsfishing - 2 p.m. - meet at 4-H Bldg.

Apr. 18 - Spring Shooting Sports Match - Alma KS

Apr. 19-25 - National Volunteer Week

Apr. 19 - Co-Wide 4-H Photo Opportunity - Neosho, MO (Meet Teresa Pearson at Fish Hatchery at 1:00 p.m.)

Apr. 19 - Co-Wide Rabbit - 2 p.m. 4-H Bldg; Co-Wide Rocketry - 3 p.m. 4-H Bldg.

Apr. 20 - Report Walk Kansas minutes

Apr. 20 - Co-Wide 4-H Dog - 6 p.m. Fairgrounds

Apr. 21 - FCE Area Spring Council - Chanute

Apr. 21 - Co-Wide 4-H Horse - 6:30 p.m. Columbus Saddle Club

Apr. 23 - Scammon Elementary Afterschool Handwashing Program

Apr. 24 - Spring Tea - Kansas to Kenya program - guest speaker Denise Dias - 1:00 p.m Ext. Office

Apr. 25 - Shooting Sports Fundraiser - questions - contact Dennis Elbrader

Apr. 27 - Report Walk Kansas minutes

Apr. 27 - Meat Goat & Market Lamb/Tagging - Fairgrounds 5-6:30 p.m.

Apr. 27 - Tag Market Pigs - Extension Parking Lot - 5-6:30 p.m.

Apr. 27 - Co-Wide 4-H Dog - 6 p.m. Fairgrounds

Apr. 28 - Health & Wellness Committee Meeting - Riverton Family Life Center

May 1 - Horse I.D.'s, 4-H Scholarships & Campference registrations due in office.