Nifty Needles 4-H Club


Youth Sewing, Life Skills, Service and Leadership
Wakefield, MA

The Year at a Glance

2017/18

September
1 - New 4-H Year begins 
8 - Record Book Training
14/15/16 - Leave for Big E
16 - MA state Fashion Show, Senior 
     Clothing Fit Judging, at the 
      Big E - 4-H Day
22 - Club Awards Day, 4-H Record Books
         due to club
29 - Club and individual goals, club sign-up

October
1-7 - National 4-H Week
 6 - Learn to draw a Croquis
13 - Tools of the Trade
20 - New members Learn to Sew
27 - Learn to Crochet

November 
1 - County Key Award Applications due
3 - 
Learn to Crochet &
       bring Hurricane gift cards
10 - Machine Embroidery Basics
17 - Intro to hand decorative stitching
24 - no meeting

December
 1 - Begin individual project & new 
         members Learn to Sew
 8 - Individual project
15 - Individual project
22 - no meeting
29 - no meeting

January
 5 - Individual project - cancelled due to storm
12 - Individual Project
15 - County College Scholarship Application due
19 - Individual project
26 - Individual project
27 - County Winter Forum Event

February
 2 - Visual Presentation Practice
 9 - Visual Presentation Practice
16 - Visual Presentation Practice
23 - school vacation - tentative special

March
 2 - Visual Presentation Practice
 3 - County Member Awards Banquet
 4 - Town Visual Presentation Contest
 9 - Individual Project
16 - Individual Project
17 - County Visual Presentation Contest
23 - Individual Project
30 - Extended Project day

April 
 6 - Individual Project
13 - Group Meeting
14 - 
State Visual Presentation Contest
20 - school vacation - tentative special Field Trip
27 - Learn to Serge I

May
 4 - Learn to Serge II
11 - Stretch Fabrics and visit from county staff
18 - Service project tentative
25 - Learn to bead with Kitty Mullen part 1

June
 1 - Records Workshop
 8 - Learn to bead part 2
15 - end of year potluck dinner party - evening

July
  2 - Photos due for State Photography Contest
 15 - Paperwork due for Eastern States Expo (Big E) 
           for state 4-H program

 31 - tentative deadline for Middlesex County
           Fair registration

August
Middlesex County Fair:

22 - Bring Static Building items to fair
23 - Bring livestock to fair
24-26 - Middlesex County 4-H Fair
26 - County Fair Fashion Show
     - Take fair items home following awards ceremony





 

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