Whitley County 4-H briefs

4-H Jr. Leaders plan craft bazaar

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County 4-H program is in need of purchasing new display cases at the 4-H Center to display projects during the 4-H fair. To help purchase the cases, the Whitley County 4-H Junior Leaders will host a garage sale and craft bazaar May 26 at the 4-H Center. All of the space rental and concessions money raised will be donated to help purchase the new display cases. There are a total of 52 spaces available, first come, first served. Sellers get the opportunity to sell your things and make some money, while helping the Junior Leaders support the need for our 4-H program. Contact the Extension Office to receive a registration form at 244-7615.

‘Exploring the Outdoors’ program offered by Purdue Extension

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s Purdue Extension is hosting a two-day workshop for children called “Exploring the Outdoors.”

The workshop is open to all youth in grades 3-12. Spend an afternoon hiking trails and learning about Indiana wildflowers, as well as an opportunity to take photos, at Dygert’s Nature Preserve on April 29.

Then, on May 19, the group will spend a morning at Chain O’Lakes State Park, learning about trees of Indiana, wetlands, glaciers, fish and then have the opportunity to go fishing. Clay Geiger, John Woodmansee, an Indiana Conservation Officer and naturalist Kaitlyn Sproles will be guest speakers.

Stop by the Extension Office or call 244-7615 to sign up.

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