Rare Breeds Livestock Show & Sale: May 17, 2015

UPDATE: Organizers announced Saturday that, because severe weather is in the forecast, the Rare Breeds Show has been canceled.

Not a 4-H sponsored event, but may be of interest to area 4-Hers! At the 29th annual Rare Breeds Livestock Show & Sale, breeders from around the Midwest display rare and historic livestock. Individual breeders may offer livestock and poultry for sale. Demonstrations include spinning, animal lectures, sheep shearing and tours of the 1846 Inn. Food available. Cost is $6 per adult, $3 per child.

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 17

Where: Garfield Farm Museum, LaFox, Ill., 5 miles west of Geneva, Ill., off Illinois Route 38. (View in Google Maps)

For more info: Call 630-584-8485, email info@garfieldfarm.org, or visit www.garfieldfarm.org.


Annual Pasta Fundraiser: April 19, 2015


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Enjoy dinner with your family, friends and fellow 4-H members while supporting South Cook County 4-H activities and the 4-H Fair! Cost is $7 per person; free for children ages 5 and younger. Dinner includes: Pasta, salad, bread and one beverage. Additional beverages and desserts will be for sale at the event.

When: From 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015

Where: Zion Lutheran Church, 17100 S. 69th Ave., Tinley Park, IL (View in Google Maps)

RSVP required. To RSVP, ask questions or if interested in volunteering, please contact Kris Beaulieu at (708) 423-7982, 9800 S. Menard Ave., Oak Lawn, IL 60453 or Southcook4hassociation@gmail.com.

Read the flier for the event (PDF file): South Cook 4-H Association Pasta Fundraiser