The Peoria Riverfront Museum was the location for this yearís 4-H Science Sleepover, held in September. Almost 50 girls in fourth through sixth grades spent the night at the museum doing hands-on activities related to the planets, stars, light, weather,
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U of I Extension in Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Counties recently completed the second class of Master Naturalists. Twenty-two trainees participated in the 10 week training.
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The 2nd Annual Manufacturing Educatorís Day was held on Monday, October 7, 2013 at Caterpillar Visitors Center. During the event manufacturers shared the many opportunities and exciting careers available in Central Illinois.
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U of I Extension used a Community Gardens Tour in Peoria to teach others how to enrich their communities as they grow together. The tour spotlighted three gardens and provided an opportunity for others to learn firsthand about community gardens.
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Centers for Disease Control estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.
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Mason County 4-H Shooting Sports recently began offering air rifle, archery and shotgun workshops to youth ages 8-18 years old. Currently there are 20 youth enrolled in the program.
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