4-H Family, Community Health Workshop Set July 19 In Austin

4-H Family, Community Health Workshop Set July 19 In Austin

Youth wanting to learn the basics of nutrition, cooking and sewing can attend the Texas 4-H Family and Community Health Workshop hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office of Travis County on July 19.

4-H Family, Community Health Workshop Set July 19 In Austin
The workshop will introduce youth to basic life skills such as cooking.

The workshop will be from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office at 1600-B Smith Road in Austin.

The fee is $10 to cover the cost of materials and lunch.

“This is an event for youth and is open to the community. but space is limited,” said Sonia Coyle, AgriLife Extension family and community health agent, Travis County. “The class will be limited to 20 individuals 5 to 15 years of age.”

Coyle said although this is a 4-H-related program, attendees do not need to be 4-H members to participate.

Essential life skills

She said the workshop has been developed to teach young people basics of nutrition as well as get them started with the essential life skills of sewing and cooking. There also will be crafting activities.

Attendees should RSVP to Coyle by July 11 at sonia.coyle@ag.tamu.edu. Also contact Coyle for additional information on the program.

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