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You can help support our local 4-H program by signing up for Kroger Community Rewards. With this program, a small percentage of your purchase will come back to our 4-H Club here in Forsyth County at no cost to you. Click the link below for sign up information! Please note: participating in this program requires you to renew your support each year.

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Upcoming Events

  • Jun 19 MGEV Open Garden Days - Fayette County Education Garden 2024 marks the 45th birthday of the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program! In celebration of this milestone, the Fayette County Extension, along with other participating counties, has volunteered to open our demonstration gardens to the public for Open Garden Days! On this day, our Education Garden will be open to the public from 9am - 12pm.
    • Fayetteville, GA - (53.0 Miles)
  • Jun 20 Backyard Gardening: Herbs Interested in herbs and growing your own? Join us for this Backyard Gardening session! We will have demos and even some taste testing for you! Everyone will get to go home with an herb to grow themselves!
    • Conyers, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Jun 21 - Jun 23 2024 Georgia 4-H State Council, June 21-23, 2024 State 4-H Council, a Georgia 4-H core program, is the constitutional meeting of the Georgia 4-H Council and will include the election of Georgia 4-H State Officers. This annual meeting hosts multiple events, competitions, and training throughout the weekend for youth and adults, so please read carefully for important details. We welcome Forsyth County 8th-12th graders (in the 2023-2024 school year). This year’s event is themed “4-H: A Route to Your Destiny!” and will be held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on June 21-23, 2024! Please send money for lunch on the way home on Sunday.
    • Cumming, GA