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Holiday Challenge

Are you ready for the holidays? When we think of the holidays and eating we have to begin with Halloween. …

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Recycle Your Christmas Lights!

The holidays are upon us again and as you begin to decorate you will inevitably come across a strand …

Bake Off

4-H County-Wide Bake-Off Winners!

The smell of gingerbread and sounds of good conversation welcomed twenty-four excited youth and their families bringing their homemade …

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4-H Sewing Classes

4-H sewing classes is a favorite special program for youth ages 8-18 to learn the skill of sewing with …

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Upcoming Fall 2019 Bullington Programs

Programs and Events at Bullington Gardens Celebrating the Pawpaw, Aug. 17, 9 a.m.–noon Pawpaws, the largest edible tree fruit native to …

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An August Update From the Director

Pardon our Progress If you’ve been by the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Henderson County office lately, you may have noticed …

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Stay Active This Winter

Winter 2019 has had us shivering and shaking, and the cold temperatures may have kept us indoors more than …

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Quilt Block a Month Classes

Beginning January 5, 2019, we will be hosting a Quilt Block of the Month as part of the Adult …

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4-H Sewing and Cooking Classes

Sewing, cooking, and nutrition classes are being planned for kids! Information about the classes will be posted on the …

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Food Preservation Workshops

Learn how to preserve your garden bounty! Learn to can, pickle, dry, and freeze, as well as jams and …

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Don’t be reluctant to talk with your family about the possibility of a hurricane, fire, …

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Evacuation Disaster Kit

This publication covers the supplies you will need for a lengthy stay in a shelter …

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Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought …

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At Your Door Step: A Family Factsheet on Outdoor Play and Learning

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and …

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Helping Your Teen With Homework

Getting involved in your teen's homework routine can help your teen develop discipline and problem-solving …

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Expressing Feelings

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.

Helping Children Cope With Stress

This publication describes how children cope with stress and summarizes practices that parents can use …

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