By Sam O’Riley, Youth Program Associate

National Watermelon Day is held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 and the Atchison County 4-H would like to invite all youth 5-7 years to come from 4-6pm and enjoy watermelon games, crafts, and of course to eat watermelon! If you would like to make a reservation for your youth please call the University of Missouri Atchison County Extension Office at 660-744-6231 or e-mail Sam O’Riley at by July 27. The cost for this event is $5 per youth. If you would like to donate watermelon please contact Sam O’Riley.