FCS Calendar


Laugh & Learn - February 21, 2020

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & is free to all children 16 months to 5 years!

Children will build skills to prepare them for school through play

dates filled with crafts, games, fun & laughs! Meets the 3rd Friday

of each month!  Please call (270) 259-3492 to register. 


5th Saturday - Fair Series

Nature Craft - February 29, 2020 - all supplies are provided

Pin Cushion - May 30, 2020

Fairy Gardens - August 29, 2020

Join the Live @5 Homemaker Club & the Extension Office in the 5th Saturday - Fair Series.
This series of free classes is designed to teach crafts that can be entered in the Grayson
County Fair.  All classes will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Extension Office. Call (270) 259-3492
to register & get the supply list. Class size is limited.  


AARP SMART DRIVER SAFETY COURSE - March 27, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., CST

This course is designed to help you refresh your driving skills and your knowledge of the rules and hazards of the road. Learn defensive driving techniques, proven strategies and new traffic laws and rules of the road.  There are no tests to pass.  Upon completion of the course, you will receive a multi-year discount on your car insurance if you are aged 55 and older.  Check with your insurance carrier for more information.  Cost of class is $15 for AARP members (bring your card), and $20 for non-members.  Pay the day of class and bring your Driver's License.   

Advanced registration is required. 


Cooking through the Calendar

Robin Felix will teach a new class series that will be held each month throughout the 2020 year.  The first class in the series will be held on January 8th at 5:00 p.m., CST.  The series will feature a new recipe each month from the University of Kentucky’s 2020 Food and Nutrition Calendar.  Each recipe is geared toward nutrition, and healthier versions of well balanced meals. You will receive a copy of the 2020 Food and Nutrition Calendar and a free gift for every session you attend! 

2020 class dates are: 

January 8, February 12, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9,

October 14, November 11, and December 9. 


International Cooking Class - starts in March

You can travel the around the world in this 8-part International Cooking series that will be taught at the Grayson County Extension Office!  You will learn about the customs and cuisine of 5 featured countries, and experience wonderful new tastes, recipes, food demonstrations and food sampling!  Robin Felix, Grayson County Nutrition Education Program Assistant, will introduce you to healthy, nutritious foods that you can make in your own home.  The weekly series will be held 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the following schedule:  

  • March 3 - El Salvador
  • March 10 - Germany
  • March 17 - Venezuela
  • March 24 - Thailand
  • March 31 - Costa Rica

Homebased Microprocessor Workshop

The Extension Office will host a videotaped Homebased Microprocessor Workshop on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., CST, for those interested in becoming certified.  Homebased Microprocessors are required to grow a predominant ingredient in their value-added products.  This certification will allow producers to sell products such as canned tomatoes & tomato products, pickled fruits & vegetables, salsa, barbecue sauce, pepper & herb jellies, pressure-canned vegetables and low or no-sugar jams & jellies.  To register or for more information call Annhall Norris at (859) 257-1812 or visit

https://fcs-hes.ca.uky.edu/homebased_processing_microprocessing


Beginning Sewing for Adults

Call for info about upcoming classes.