Submitted by Sam O’Riley, Atchison County, YPA

Parents Day Picnic Party

Atchison County 4-H Youth Programming is holding a Parent’s Day Picnic Party on July 23, 2017, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Tarkio Baptist Church.
Come play with your child, make a craft, and eat a picnic dinner all for only $20 a family.  RSVP’s are needed by Tuesday, July 18, 2017, to Sam O’Riley, at the Atchison County Extension Office, at 660-744-6231 or

Watermelon Day Celebration

Come celebrate National Watermelon Day with the Atchison County 4-H Youth Programming.  They will be holding their second annual Watermelon Day, Clover Kid Style at the Velma Houts Building in Rock Port August 3, 2017,  from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
This event is for ages 5-7 years old.  It will only cost you $5 to enjoy crafts, history of watermelons, games, and of course eating that juicy watermelon!  Contact Sam O’Riley at the Atchison County Extension Office by July 27, 2017, to RSVP at 660-744-6231 or