Paws N Claws Community Service

Some people can’t make it a the fair, so Paws N Claws 4H club took the Fair to the senior living crowd at The Gables of Kent Ridge. pnc

Many animals represented:  goat, rabbits, chicken, hedgehog, cat, dog, Guinea pigs, hamsters and lots of smiles! This is the second year Paws N Claws have provided animals, for this event and as always the seniors had a blast.

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RSVP for *Volunteer Celebration*

Portage Co. 4-H Volunteers/Advisors

& a guest are invited to join us for awards, dinner and fun!

PLEASE RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 23rd TO stenson.16@osu.edufall-tree-watercolor

Sunday, October 2 at 1 pm

Wingfoot State Park -Pine Tree Lodge

993 Goodyear Park Blvd., Mogadore

Please note that the Lodge is unheated, so dress for the weather!

We will light the fireplaces if needed.

Dinner will be provided courtesy of Portage County Farm Bureau.


Growing Gardeners: Why gardening is (still) important for children.

Date: Sunday, September 18th
Time: 03:00 pm
Where: Moebius Nature Center of Aurora, 929 East Mennonite Road, just past Sunny Lake Park up the hill and on the left.

Book: Compost Stew
Snack: Compost Style Pudding
Craft: Most likely tree earrings

Have you ever wondered how to engage children in the garden?

Then join Michelle Smith, Portage County Master Gardener and mother as she covers why gardening with children still matters. The program will cover introducing children to the garden, keeping older children engaged, and garden safety tips. This program is for parents, grandparents and anyone else who interacts with children. Children will be entertained (see below) while adults are at the program.

This coming Sunday the Moebius Nature Center of Aurora will be holding an educational seminar on why gardening is important for children. Meg MacIntyre of Creatures N Features, with the assistance of a benefit committee grant, will be leading a book reading- “Compost Stew”, craft, and be providing a snack. If you have young kids who would be interested in coming to play and learn, please bring them!


Each family will be given a copy of this book to take home with them!