Calendar of Events



2014

Be sure to check the Polk Calendar on the main page of the Polk Website for up to date news.

January

6             Ambassadors

7             Rifle and Pistol

13           Archery

18           Snowshoe Special – Small Animal Show, Benton Co.

17-19      WORLD

19-20     Camp Counselor Training

21           Rifle and Pistol

25           Critter Campus - Fairgrounds

27           Archery

28           4-H Leaders Appreciation Dinner - PEO

29           Polk Community Connect

 

February

1             Beekeeping Essay Contest due to State Office

3             Ambassadors - PEO

4             Rifle and Pistol

8             Rickreall Roundup – Fairgrounds

10           Beef Weigh-in

10           Archery

18           Rifle and Pistol

24           Archery

 

March

1           State Scholarships Due to OSU

1           4-H Congress Applications Due to OSU

1           State Ambassador Applications due to OSU

25-27    Spring Break Fun Break

 

 

 

 

 

2013

Be sure to check the Polk Calendar on the main page of the Polk Website for up to date news.

January

22nd – Archery Club

23rd – Pistol/Rifle Club

29th - Horse Leaders Meeting, 7pm Extension Office

31st – New Leader Education, 7pm Extension Office (please RSVP)

February

1st – Beekeeping Essay Contest due to State Office

2nd – Camp Counselor Training, 4-H Center, Salem

5th – Leaders Association Orientation, 7pm Extension Office

5th -  Archery Club

6th – Fair Improvement Association, 7pm Extension Office

8th -  Annual Club Financial Report due

9th – Rickreall Round-Up, Polk County Fairgrounds

9th – Polk County Fairboard Work Session

12th – Holiday Fair Planning Meeting, 6:30pm Extension Office

12th -  Rifle and Pistol Club

15/16/17 WORLD

18th – Record  Book Training, 7pm Extension Office

19th - State Scholarship and National Congress applications due to county office

20th – Large Animal Leaders Meeting, 7pm Extension Office

20th -  Archery Club

21st – Polk County Fairboard

25th – Small Animal Leaders Meeting, 7pm Extension Office

26th – Club Financial Management Training, 7pm Extension Office

27th -  Rifle and Pistol Club

March

1st - State Scholarship and National Congress applications due to State Office

2nd – Yamhill County Critter Romp

2nd – Beef Weigh-In

2nd – Camp Counselor Training

6th – Blazer Ticket Deadline

9-10 - Hunter Safety

12th – Horse Leaders Meeting, 7pm Extension Office

13th – Archery Club

17th – Saint Patrick’s Day

19th - Cloverbud informational meeting

20th -  Rifle and Pistol Club

21st -  Livestock Association

25th - Fun with Outdoors - Cloverbuds and Juniors

26th - Fun with Art - Cloverbuds, Juniors and Intermediates

27th - Fun with Sewing - Juniors and Intermediates

25th – New Leader Education, 7pm Extension Office

27th -  Blazer Night at the Rose Center

31st -  Easter

April

April 1 - Enrollment Deadline
April 2 - Leaders Association 7pm, EOCR
April 4 - Fair Improvement 7pm
 April 9 - Large Animal Meeting. 7pm, EOCR
April 13 and May 11  - Cloverbud Classes, 9:30 to 11am, EOCR. RSVP 
April 15 - Presentations and Educational Display Training  7pm, EOCR. RSVP
April 16- Records Training - Permanent Record - what's that? Records required for fair participation. 7pm, EOCR. RSVP by 12th.
April 22 - New Leader Education - if you're a new leader within the last three years - you're required to attend within your first two years as a leader.
Experienced leaders will also benefit from a review. We cover information specific to Polk County. 7pm, EOCR. RSVP by April 18
April 23- Fall City Family Night - we can use help staffing a 4-H information table at this community event. Contact Suzi or Judi. 
April 24 - Club Financial Management Training - all clubs with a bank account are required to send a representative. 7pm, EOCR. RSVP by 22.
April 25 - Talmadge Health Fair - we can use help staffing a 4-H information table at this community event. Contact Suzi or Judi.
April 27/28 - Ag Fest, State Fairgrounds, Salem - we can use help staffing a 4-H information table at this community event. Contact Suzi or Judi.
April 29  Small Animal Meeting - Open to all leaders and older youth enrolled in Small Animals (rabbits/cavies/poultry/pets, etc). 7pm, EOCR  RSVP 

May

May 2  Auction Committee, 7pm, Dallas FFA Classroom
May 4 - Spring Weigh-in, Fairgrounds 
May 4 First Aid/CPR
May 6 Static Area Meeting (non-animal projects), 7pm, EOCR 
May 7 New Leader Education, Please RSVP, 7pm, EOCR.
May 10/11 - Master Gardener Plant Sale 
May 11 - Cloverbuds - Healthy Living 9:30-11am @ Extension Office

May 11 - Learn, Grow, Thrive - WOU; FREE Conference for young families

 

 

2012           Check the Upcoming Events on the main Page for details about the events.

2012
FEBRUARY
20 – ST/SI – Hula-hoop class
20 – Camp Meeting @ 4-H Center
24 – Deadline for Club Financial Forms
25 – Small Farms Conference, OSU, Corvallis
27 – Audit Committee for Polk County Leaders Association
29 – PECAN – Extension Advisory Council – presentation/program update on 4-H

March
1 – State applications due to State Office
1 – Polk County Livestock Association meeting
1 - Mail-in Shooting Sports Tournament
2,3,4– Shooting Sports Training, Klamath Falls
3 – Critter Romp, Yamhill County Fairgrounds
3 – Multi-county Livestock Field Day, Polk County Fairgrounds
3 – Beef Weigh-in, Polk County Fairgrounds
5-9 – Suzi/Judi gone to State In-service Training
5 – State 4-H Horse Advisory Committee Meeting
10 – Clackamas County Rabbit/Cavy Show
10 – Benton County Happy Hoppers Show, Benton County Fairgrounds, Corvallis
10 – Old Mill Livestock Field Day, Dallas
10 – Marion County Ranch Horse Clinic
10 – Yamhill County Crazy Ribbon Horse Show
15 – Polk County Fairboard Meeting
16, 17 International Programs Volunteer Training, Wilsonville
16 – Ag West Poultry Clinic, Rickreall
17 – Horse Tack Sale, Canby
17 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day
17 - Poultry College, Amity High School
22 - Poultry Judging School at Public Works Building – Willamette Room, Salem
22,23 State Recognition Committee Meeting
22-25 Oregon Horse Affair, Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany
24-29 National 4-H Leadership Conference, Washington, DC
26,27,28 Room to Grow Project Exploration Days
28-30 Activate Oregon, Portland
30-1 Camp Leadership Conference, 4-H Center, Salem

APRIL
National Volunteer Week
1 – Polk County 4-H Enrollment Deadline
1 - Mail-in Shooting Sports Tournament
1 – Horse Lease Agreements due
7 – Marion County 4-H Horse Leaders Show
8 – Easter
10 - Old Mill Chick Day
12 – Polk County Fair Improvement Association meeting
13,14 Oregon State 4-H Leader Forum, 4-H Center, Salem
14 – Deschutes County Dog Fun Match, Deschutes County Fairgrounds
14 - Paws in the Rain Fun Match, Salem
14 – Marion County 4-H Horse Trail Clinic
17 – PECAN – Extension Advisory Board Meeting
19 – Polk County Fairboard Meeting
21 – THE EVENT, Marion County
21 – Women for Ag Banquet, Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany
25 – Fall City Community Resource Night
27-29 Spring Horse Classic, Baker County
28-29 Ag Fest, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem

May
1 - Mail-in Shooting Sports Tournament
5 - Sheep/Swine Weigh in and Small Animal Sign up, Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall              5 – Clackamas Springfest Horse Show
5 – Yamhill County Leap Into Spring Open Schooling Horse Show
5 - High Desert 4-H Spring Classic Small Animal Show, Prineville
7 – State Dairy Judging Contest, OSU, Corvallis
11,12 – Master Gardener Plant Sale, Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall
12 – Tillamook County Thumpers and Jumpers, Small Animal Show, Tillamook
12 – Marion County 4-H Horse Gymkhana Clinic
13 – Mother’s Day
17 – Polk County Fairboard
19 – Clackamas County Spring Fling, Small Animal Show
19 - Stars n’ Paws Dog Show, Tillamook
28 – Memorial Day – Office Closed

JUNE

2 – Deschutes County Juniper Jackpot, Redmond
2 – Bow Wow by the Sea – Lincoln County Dog Show, Newport
5 – PECAN Extension Volunteer Recognition
7 – Polk County Livestock Association Meeting,
10 – Polk County 4-H Family Picnic, Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall
16 – Old Mill Horse Owners Workshop
17 – Father’s Day
18,19,20 – Junior Master Gardener Day Camp, Dallas
21 – Polk County Fairboard Meeting
25,26,27 – Junior Master Gardener Day Camp, Monmouth
25,26 – State Shooting Sports Contest, Linn County, Albany
27-30 – 4-H Summer Conference, OSU, Corvallis
30 – Summer Conference Awards Program – announcement of Ambassadors and 4-H Hall of
Fame Induction
TBA – Old Mill Horse Owners Workshop

JULY
4 – 4th of July Parades – OFFICE CLOSED
5,6 – Late Office Hours (til 6:00) to accept Fair Entries
6 – Fair entry deadline
11-13 Oregon Adventure Camp
23 – FINAL date for Review of Records for Fair Eligibility
16-21 Wild West Camp, 4-H Center, Salem
19 – Polk County Fairboard
23-27 – 4-H Project Exploration Day Camps, Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall
27 – All Fair Clean-Up, Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall
28 – Dallas Summerfest
31 – Pre-Fair Contests – foods, demos, etc

AUGUST
3 – 4-H Office moves to Fairgrounds
6 – Static Judging
7 – Static Building Set Up
8 – Animals Move-In, Horse Show starts
9-12 – Polk County Fair, Rickreall
12 – Fair Close, 4-H Office moves to Academy Building
13 – Oregon State Fair Contests and Entries Complete
20 – Static Exhibits to State Fair
21 – Horticulture to State Fair
23-3 – Oregon State Fair, Salem

SEPTEMBER
3 – Labor Day – OFFICE CLOSED
3 – Take down State Fair, move exhibits to Extension Office
4 – Pick Up State Fair entries at Extension Office
6 – Polk County Livestock Association
8 – Hop-n-Heritage Festival, Independence
17-19 – Home School Outdoor School
17 – Fair Recap Meetings
20 – Polk County Fairboard
24 – 4-H Judging Records DUE
25 – 4-H Records Judging and Awards Selection