Madison County Extension Homemakers are gearing up for another busy year. With 20 traditional clubs, six specialty clubs and almost 500 members throughout the county, there is a lot going on.

The Brush Strokes Art Club has its next meeting Tuesday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The project for the day is a thermometer painted with the pattern, Through the Seasons. Cost is $5.50 and participants only need to bring brushes and a water container. This is an easy acrylic painting, perfect for a beginner. Call 623-4072 to register by Sept. 8.

If you enjoy gardening, there are two Extension Homemaker Clubs you might enjoy. On Monday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. the Madison County Herb Club will meet to discuss the herb of the month, Bay. They also will share information on cooking with bay leaves.

Dr. Tammy Horn, with Environmental Services at Eastern Kentucky University, will be the guest speaker at the Gardeners of Madison County meeting on Monday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. Dr. Horn will discuss her research project on honey bees and land reclamation. She also will explain the importance of bees to the backyard gardener.

There are several opportunities for anyone interested in learning to sew or improving their sewing skills. On Monday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m., the Sewing Club will be making a reversible chef’s apron. Kits or a supply list are available by calling the Extension Center, 623-4072. The apron class will be offered again on Friday, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. Call soon to sign up. Only basic sewing skills are required.

The Happy Hands Quilt Club meets every Thursday at 10 a.m. You can bring a work in progress. On Sept. 3, instructions on Reverse, No-Template Appliqué will be presented.

Sew Much Sew Little is an informal group that meets every Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Members share their skills and work on sewing, knitting, crocheting and other needlework projects.

There is not enough room in this space to list all the things Extension Homemakers are doing, but you can see they have lots to offer. Membership in Extension Homemakers is a great way to make friends and learn new skills. Call 623-4072 for an application to join or to register for any of the sessions listed in this article. We hope to hear from you soon.

Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

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