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July 29, 2011

4-H clubs to be active at Otsego County Fair

Otsego County 4-H youths and Cornell Cooperative Extension Otsego County will offer activities at the Otsego County Fair on Mill Street in Morris starting Tuesday, through Sunday, Aug. 7.

Hundreds of 4-H youth members will display a variety of projects in the Martin Hall at the entrance of the fair grounds.

Artwork, photography, woodworking, gardening and other items by local 4-H'ers will be on display. Some of the projects will be selected to represent Otsego County at the State Fair in Syracuse.

Each day will feature community service activities, preparing healthy snacks and science activities.

There will be a robotics demonstration at 7 p.m. Tuesday and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Martin Hall, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day, will be the new mini 4-H snack bar and a 4-H store.

4-H youth members will also have cows, rabbits, pigs, sheep, goats and poultry to show and some members will appear in the horse ring.

The schedule is as follows:

TUESDAY, AUG. 2

7:30 a.m., 4-H Dog Show, near Horse Show Ring.

8 a.m., Gates open, buildings open at 10 a.m.

8:30 a.m., 4-H Goat Show, Livestock Show Rings.

10 a.m., 4-H Dairy Judging & Dairy Challenge, Martin Hall.

11 a.m., 4-H Rabbit Show & Showmanship, Gilbert Hall.

1-3 p.m., 4-H Community Service Sewing Activities, Martin Hall.

4-5 p.m., 4-H Preparing Healthy Snacks, Martin Hall.

6-8 p.m., 4-H Public Presentations, Martin Hall.

6-8 p.m., 4-H Science Activities, Martin Hall.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3

9 a.m., 4-H Gymkhana Horse Show, Horse Show Ring.

11 p.m., 4-H Dairy Showmanship, Livestock Show Rings.

1-3 p.m., 4-H Community Service Sewing Activities, Martin Hall.

4-5 p.m., 4-H Preparing Healthy Snacks, Martin Hall.

6-8 p.m., 4-H Science Activities, Martin Hall.

THURSDAY, AUG. 4

9 a.m., 4-H Western Horse Show, Horse Show Ring.

9:30 a.m., 4-H & Open Dairy Shows (Guernsey, Holstein & Brown Swiss), Livestock Show Rings.

10 a.m., 4-H & Open Poultry Show, Gilbert Hall.

1-3 p.m., 4-H Community Service Sewing Activities, Martin Hall.

4-5 p.m., 4-H Preparing Healthy Snacks, Martin Hall

5:30 p.m., 4-H Sheep Show, Showmanship, Breed, Market Classes, Livestock Show Rings.

6-8 p.m., 4-H Science Activities, Martin Hall.

7 p.m., 4-H Clothing & Textiles Revue, Martin Hall.

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