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  1. Butler County Office of Ohio State University Extension Will Reopen with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

    Aug. 31, 2020

    The Butler County office of OSU Extension will be reopening on Thursday, August 27, 2020 with limited hours by appointment only.

  2. Engaging Fathers & Nurturing Children Through Play

    Aug. 14, 2020

    Engaging Fathers and Nurturing Children Through Play! Game Night! Games, intergenerational lessons on relationship building and strengthening famiies. Recipes and activities for the father and child to do together at home. This program helps educate fathers about child development and provides strategies for supporting children in engaging and interactive ways. Fathers learn strategies for improved communication and developmentally appropriate interactions with their child as well as participating in activities designed to reinforce affection and attachment.

  3. USDA Summer Food Service Program

    Jun. 19, 2020

    The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to fill the gap when children lose access to meals when schools are closed. Most often this occurs during summer vacation. However, during school closures related to the pandemic, meals are also being made available. You have the opportunity to supplement the food you have at home with meals and snacks for your children from local schools and community organizations.

  4. Keeping Sun Safe

    Jun. 16, 2020

    If you need information on how to stay safe out in the sun, please click here! Learn about sunscreen use, what to wear in the sun, what type of sunglasses to wear and more!

  5. Butler County 4-H Flower Sale

    Apr. 30, 2020

    NEW FOR 2020!  Come out and support the Butler County 4-H program by visiting Stockslager’s Garden Center. Stockslager’s Garden Center will donate 20% of your purchases made during the month of May to the Butler County 4-H program. This donation will support the many 4-H programs and clinics that are held throughout the year. Please show this flyer when you check out and tell them you are from Butler County. The Butler County 4-H Program appreciates your support!

  6. Early Childhood Education Training Opportunities

    Apr. 08, 2020

    Early Childhood Education Training Opportunites are available. For a listing of all trainings, please click here. All trainings will take place via zoom and are FREE! 

  7. COVID-19 Fact Sheet

    Apr. 02, 2020

    Please click here for a COVID-19 Fact Sheet. This Fact Sheet includes useful information and links to additional COVID-19 Information,

  8. Join the Spring 2020 Email Challenge - It’s All About Time

    Apr. 02, 2020

    Challenge Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2020  

    Two weekly e-mails will be sent directly to you from your local OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Professional.

    Messages are All About Time:

    Priority Time Me Time Sleep/Rest Time Time to Move Mealtime Screen Time Time to Recharge Time to Connect and Quality Time And even Party Time!

    What does it cost? No charge – participation is free!

  9. Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale Cancelled

    Apr. 01, 2020

    Due to Ohio State University and State of Ohio policies and for the safety of our customers and members, we will not have our annual plant sale this year. We look forward to offering our same quality plant sale in May of 2021.

  10. Virtual Beginner Beekeeping Training Offered

    Mar. 25, 2020

    We appreciate your understanding about the cancellation of this year's Southwestern Ohio Beekeeper School due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help fill at least a small part of the void for new beekeepers, we will be offering the first two sessions of the Beginner’s Beekeeping tract virtually. The tract will be available live online on March 28, 2020 beginning at 9 a.m. Preregistration is required to get access to the training. There is no charge for this virtual training.

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