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COUNTYWIDE Enter Youth Poultry Show by Jan. 18 Entry forms for the 66th annual Pasco County Fair's Youth Poultry Show must be submitted by mail by Jan. 18 to the Pasco County Fair Office, 36722 State Road 52, Dade City 33525. There is a $3 entry fee for each bird. Entries are limited to the first 129 birds, and only two birds will be accepted per exhibitor. Alternate birds can be listed. If the maximum number is not reached by the deadline, alternates will be entered. The show is open to Pasco County youth in kindergarten through 12th grade. Only chicken breeds recognized by the American Poultry Association in the Standard of Perfection will be accepted for entry in Large Fowl and Bantam Divisions. All other breeds and crossbreeds will be entered in Utility Classes. There is also a mandatory ethics class for all new exhibitors age 8 and older. The last ethics class before the fair is Jan. 3.
The Youth Poultry Show will run throughout the seven days of Pasco County Fair, Feb. 18 through 24. A complete list of rules and regulations is available at www.pascocountyfair.com or by calling the fair office, (352) 567-6678. LAND O' LAKES New members can join Woman's Club The GFWC Lutz-Land O' Lakes Woman's Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 10 for crafts and fellowship, and at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 24 for a general meeting and program at Land O' Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O' Lakes Blvd.  Guests are welcome, and membership is open to women 18 and older.  For information on service and volunteer opportunities, visit www.gfwclutzlandolakeswomensclub.org or call the membership chairwoman at (813) 961-7038. DADE CITY Crafts for the kids at library Jan. 5 Kids' Fun Factory will be held 2 to 3 p.m. Jan. 5 at Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St. Kids in elementary school are invited to join for an afternoon of games and crafts. The event is free, thanks to Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For information, call the library, (352) 567-3576.

Send east Pasco County news to Carol Jeffares Hedman, P.O. Box 863, San Antonio FL 33576, or cjhedman@aol.com.
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