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Event:
The Intersection of Diversity and Addiction Conference

When: Monday-Friday, February 1-5, 2021

Where: Online Webinars

Cost: FREE

The Intersection of Diversity and Addiction is a week-ling event, featuring free, online webinars that cover topics related to the spectrum of addiction recovery and treatment with a focus on rural communities. The goal is to help human service professionals across the Dakotas meet the needs of individuals and families who are navigating recovery.

There are a limited number of tickets available each day, but presentations will be recorded and made available for registered attendees post event.

Conference Schedule: https://www.sdstate.edu/addictionconference

Website to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sth-presents-the-intersection-of-diversity-and-addiction-tickets-124302031723

Date:February 1 - 5, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott Hoffman

Phone: 701-231-7964
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Food Action Ambassadors – all agents welcome

Food insecurity is a growing issue. Participants will learn how to use a virtual food simulation, service learning techniques, county and national data and resources to help empower the youth in their schools and 4-H programs to become Food Action Ambassadors in their home counties.

Date:February 9, 2021
City:Online, ND
Contact:
Kim Bushaw

Phone: 701-231-7450
Fax: 701-231-6334
E-mail: kim.bushaw@NDSU.EDU
Event:
4-H Spring Training – Design Thinking on Zoom

Solve problems faster. Unlock your creativity. Put human needs at the center of what you do. Design thinking enables us to build empathy for those we’re trying to serve and embrace a bias for action. You’ll learn how to iterate solutions, gather feedback as you go, and shift your mindset to make adjustments quickly. Join us to explore through hands-on learning how anyone, anywhere can use design thinking to rethink problems and deliver better solutions.

This training will be held at 1-4 pm and the cost is FREE.

Date:February 10, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott Hoffman

Phone: 701-231-7964
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Giving Hearts Day - ND 4-H Foundation

ND 4-H Foundation will be participating in Giving Hearts Day! More information to come!

Date:February 11, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Penny Dale

Phone: 701-231-8569
E-mail: Penny.Dale@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://app.givingheartsday.org/#/charity/27
Event:
West River Judging Contest

56th Annual West River Judging Contest (agronomy/crops/livestock, ag sales and hippology)

Date:February 20, 2021
City:Beulah, ND
Contact:
Craig Askim

Phone: 701.873.5195
Fax: 701-873.5993
E-mail: ndsu.mercer.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edumercercountyextension/
Event:
4-H LAW - Virtual Leadership Awareness Weekend

Join us for an amazing two-evening virtual event. Connect with lawmakers, discover how ideas become law, find out how government works, learn how you can effect change, develop friendship and lead with confidence. Open to you in grades 7-12.

It will be held February 21 & 28 from 6-8 pm(CST) and 5-7(MST). The fee will be $10 which will include a shirt and supplies. Register at: https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in

Date:February 21 - 28, 2021
City:FARGO, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/parents/programs_events/overnight_tripscamps/law_leadership_awareness_weekend_previously_known_as_cia_and_civic_u/
Event:
State 4-H Livestock Judging

Contest will be held at the McKenzie County Fairgrounds and Rough Rider Event Center in Watford City.

Date:March 6, 2021
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
State 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl

Event will be held at the Rough Rider Event Center in Watford City.

Date:March 7, 2021
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey or Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
State Crop Show Judging

The state crop show is held at the North Dakota Winter Show. The NDWS will be held March 10-14 in Valley City. Judging of the crop show will take place on Monday, March 8. All entries due at the NDWS building by 9:00 a.m. Contact Dean Aakre if you need 4-H entry exhibit cards.

Date:March 8, 2021
City:Valley City, ND
Contact:
Joel Ransom, Dean Aakre, Randy Grueneich

Phone: 701-231-8595
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu; randy.grueneich@ndsu.edu; joel.ransom@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://northdakotawintershow.com/wintershow-cropshow.php
Event:
State 4-H Crop Judging Contest

The state 4-H crop judging contest is held as part of the North Dakota State Crop Show at the North Dakota Winter Show. The contest will be held at the Valley City Eagles Club. Because of Covid-19 restrictions, the contest will only be open to 4-H members in 2021. There will not be an open division.

Date:March 13, 2021
City:Valley City, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/crop_judging/
Event:
Preparing Youth Development Professionals Webinar

Topic: Preparing Youth Development Professionals: Practices for Inclusion of all Genders and Sexual Orientations

Presenter: Joe Rand, Extension Educator – University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development

Description: Participants will learn about and discuss the newly released and PLWG-approved “Practices for Inclusion for Individuals of All Genders and Sexual Orientations” document. Learn how these practices can be utilized in youth organizations.

Date:March 17, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott Hoffman

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://extension.umn.edu/youth-work-courses/youth-development-brown-bag-webinars
Event:
How to Promote Accessibility in Youth Programming Webinar

Learn how to promote accessibility in youth programming.

Presenters: Kanbi Knippling and Abigail Donkers

Website to Register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3958519348326002443

Date:March 26, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott Hoffman

Phone: 701-231-7964
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Central District Spring Meeting

Location to be determined. Meeting is tentatively scheduled to occur in person but may need to be held via Zoom.

Date:April 22, 2021
City:To Be Determined, ND
Contact:
Dena Kemmet

Phone: 701-328-9731
E-mail: dena.kemmet@ndsu.edu
Event:
East District Spring Meeting

Location to be determined. Meeting is tentatively scheduled to take place in person but may need to occur via Zoom.

Date:April 23, 2021
City:To Be Determined, ND
Contact:
Lesley Lubenow

Phone: 701-780-8229
E-mail: lesley.lubenow@ndsu.edu
Event:
Northwest Hippology Contest

-Hippology
-Horse Demonstration
-Horse Illustrated Talk
-Horse Quiz Bowl
-Horse Speech

Date:May 1, 2021
City:Stanley, ND
Contact:
Emily Burkett

Phone: 7018576450
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Preparing Youth Development Professionals Webinar

Topic: Preparing Youth Development Professionals to Identify and Implement Key Elements of a High Quality STEM Program

Presenters: Michael Compton and Margo Bowerman, Extension Educators – University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development

Description: The Engineering Design Process, the Scientific Inquiry Model, and the Science and Engineering Practices are considered important elements to designing and implementing quality STEM programming for youth (in-person and virtual). Participants will learn how these elements incorporate scientific inquiry or engineering design and use science and engineering practices to support learning.

Date:May 12, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott Hoffman

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://extension.umn.edu/youth-work-courses/youth-development-brown-bag-webinars
Event:
4-H Extension Youth Conference

4-H Extension Youth Conference (EYC) is open to all youth who have finished seventh grade. You do not need to be enrolled in 4-H to attend. EYC will be held on the NDSU campus in Fargo on June 21-24.

Date:June 21 - 24, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
4-H Horticulture Field Day

A 4-H Field Day is planned for Myra Arboretum. Details on the schedule and sessions/topics to be offered will be added later.

Date:August 12, 2021
City:Larimore, ND
Contact:
Carrie Knutson

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: carrie.knutson@ndsu.edu