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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Macoupin County 4-H Hosted Pumpkin Palooza Art Workshop

The U of I Extension of Macoupin County held a Pumpkin Palooza art based workshop on Monday, October 10 at the U of I Extension Office in Carlinville. 4-H Cloverbud youth age 5-7 learned fun facts about pumpkins, took part in science experiments using pumpkins, sampled pumpkin pie in a bag, and decorated their very own pumpkin to take home. Youth age 8-18 who participated in this event learned facts about pumpkins, took part in a science experiment involving pumpkins, tried a pumpkin flavored treat and created a pumpkin themed canvas painting.


For more information on 4-H in Macoupin County please call the University of Illinois Extension, Macoupin County at 217-854-9604 or online at The University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.



 Source:            Kate Harding
                        4-H Program Coordinator

Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,