ATTENTION: Two 4-H Clubs Moving Meeting Location

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The 4-H Fly Tying & Fishing Club and Cherokee Riders 4-H Horse Club will be moving their meetings to the new Extension Educational Classroom, at the Parks and Recreation Office, at 699 Conaheeta Street, Murphy. The meeting room is located behind the Rock Gym and is right next to the covered picnic area, in the block building.

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Greg Charles, leader of the Fly Tying 4-H Club, demonstrating how to tie fly’s to the 4-H youth.

The 4-H Fly Tying & Fishing Club will meet each Wednesday, starting back on January 15, 2020, after school starts back for the new year. All youth grades 6-12 are welcome to join. If students need to ride a bus from the middle & high school they can ride bus 59. The meetings start around 3 p.m. but we will not start until the students arrive on the bus. Meetings wrap up around 5 p.m. unless members need to finish up tying a fly. The members learn to tie flies and learn how to cast so no previous experience is necessary. The club is free to join. We are happy to be moving to the new location so we can utilize easy access to the river to practice our casting.

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Youth in the Cherokee Rider’s Horse Club checking out a horse’s teeth before or after they have been floated with N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services representative Mike Stiles.

Cherokee Riders 4-H Horse Club will be moving to the same location and they meet the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The first meeting of the new year is January 14, 2020. The club welcomes any youth ages 5-18 that wants to learn more about horses. Youth do not have to own a horse or even know how to ride a horse to join. The club will be doing hands-on programs sometimes on weekends but the regular club meetings will be on the second Tuesdays of each month.

So join us at our new club locations and be on the lookout for more fun things to do in 4-H!