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Kate Needs Help With Youth Programs

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Kate Weinans, Youth Program Organizer needs some assistance with the following programs:

Wednesday, April 16th–9 a.m.-2 p.m.

One Master Composter or Gardener to assist an already recruited MC (Ella Russell)

Dunne Elementary- 10845 S. Union, Chicago, IL

Assist in 4 classrooms: 2 Worm Compost Projects with 3rd graders and 2 Lettuce in a Bag projects with 1st graders.

Contact Kate at

Friday, April 18th-- 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

2-6 Master Gardeners

Ag School 3807 W. 111th St

Garden Workday with 80 high school students (and their teacher sand chaperones) in the Demonstration garden and perennial garden.

Contact Nancy Kreith at

Saturday, April 19th-- 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

1-2 Master Gardeners

Ag School 3807 W. 111th St Chicago IL

Garden Workday in the Demonstration Garden to 6-8 youth from Hull House (teenagers???! think)

Contact Kate

Tuesday, April 22nd- 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

1 Master Gardener 9:00 a.m. -12, noon, 1 Master Gardener 12 noon -3:00 p.m.(Jane Tiffen and Ruth Melulis are already in for MC's)

Daley Plaza 50 W. Washington St

Worm Compost Demonstration for Earth Day

Contact Kate

Friday, May 9th-12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

1 Master Gardener

Christopher Elementary-- 5042 S. Artesian Chicago, IL

Assist 25 girl scouts re-pot flowering plants for Mother's Day. Anyone with inexpensive crafty ideas to spruce up those boring, cheap plastic greenhouse planters is WELCOME!!!! These will be gifts.

Contact Kate

Kate Weinans

UIUC Extension Youth Program Organizer

3807 W. 111th St

Chicago, IL 60655

Phone: 773-233-0476

Fax: 773-233-0910

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