HalloScream at Kentucky Kingdom

This Halloween season, fear has a new playground … HalloScream – Kingdom of Fear!  Only at Kentucky Kingdom! There`s plenty of Activities for All Ages!

HalloScream will haunt the grounds of Kentucky Kingdom every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October (Fri. and Sat.: 6:00 p.m. to midnight, Sun.:  6:00 – 11:00 p.m.).  It will feature two haunted houses, where evil clowns and heinous zombies roam … come inside, if you dare!  Gruesome spirits and monstrous music will greet you at our eerie, yet festive, Mardi Grave party, which is sure to wake the dead!  Take a break from the party with a chilling cocktail whipped up in a monster’s laboratory or browse the Bizarre Bazaar, which offers loads of spooky souvenirs to die for.  To top it off, all of our coasters and thrill rides will be running and our 5D Cinema will feature one very scary flick! There`s plenty of activities for ALL AGES!

To buy this special $29.95 ticket to HalloScream, which includes one FREE admission into Kentucky Kingdom, plus FREE admission into each haunted house, plus FREE soft drinks all night long, plus FREE park rides, plus FREE 5D movie-Friday the 13th cinema ride, plus FREE not-so-scary costumed characters and treats, plus FREE Mardi gRAVE dance party, with demonic DJ, you must use the link here to buy your tickets. There’s plenty of Activities for All Ages! Guests under 36″ are admitted FREE.


Licking County Recycling Billboard Contest

The Licking County Recycling Billboard Contest is open to all Licking County students in 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade. Entries must be postmarked or received by the Licking County Recycling Office by November 15, 2019. One entry will be selected for billboard advertising during the holiday season. Only one entry per student. Entry forms can be found here.

2020 Licking County 4-H Tractor Clubs Starting Soon

The 2020 Licking County 4-H Tractor Clubs will both start meeting on Monday, October 7, 2019.

Youth ages 9 to 18 can . . .
• Learn more about large equipment, engines, petroleum power, and ATVs, in a hands-on, experiential setting.
• Complete the Tractor Operator’s Certification Program (youths age 14 and older) allowing operation of large equipment on family farms or as an employee
• Qualify for the 2020 Ohio State Fair Tractor Day event

Information about Tractor Clubs along with contact information can be found here.

REMINDER: 2019 Licking County 4-H Committee Golf Outing

The Licking County 4-H Committee will be hosting the annual 4-H Golf Outing on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The outing will take place at The Links at Echo Springs Golf Course in Johnstown. The cost is $60 per person and includes 18 holes with cart, beverages, and a steak dinner from Wendy’s Wagon. There will also be door prizes and a raffle. All money raised from this event will be used for academic scholarships, camp scholarships, trip and award sponsorships and other needs of the Licking County 4-H Program. Registrations are due with payment by September 6, 2019. The registration flyer can be found here.

We are still accepting sponsorships and door prize donations for this event. If you or someone you know would like to be a sponsor, please contact Darrick Foster 740.745.7017 or cdfoster1@twc.com by Friday, September 5th. Door prize donations can be dropped off to the Extension Office or given to a 4-H Committee member.

2019 Fall Horse Banquet

The Licking County 4-H Horse and Pony Council will be hosting the annual Fall Banquet on Sunday, September 22, 2019. The banquet will begin at 4:00pm at The Grove by the River in Newark. The event will include refreshments, club introductions, Ohio State Fair and 4-H year recognition, and recognition of the Beeson Award and Scholarship recipients. Please RSVP to Laura Tyler at cmteamlt@gmail.com or 614.619.2900.

Teen Mental Health Retreat

4-H teens ages 14-18 are invited to attend a Teen Mental Health Retreat at 4-H Camp Ohio October 12-13, 2019. This overnight retreat on mental health is for teens who want to be advocates for mental health in their communities.The cost per teen is $40.

Topics and activities will include:
• Positive self-help activities
• Building a resource network
• Stigma combating project
• Being a mental health advocate
• Having impactful conversations

Space is limited so sign up early! Registration information can be found here.

Quilt Fest: A Celebration of Everything Fiber!

The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio in Collaboration with Athens Area Fiber Faire is hosting the Quilt Fest August 31-September 1, 2019. This would be a great learning opportunity for members who are interested in taking quilting, clothing or other fiber arts related projects for next year. More information can be found here.