AROUND THE COUNTY
Free grab bags
of children’s books
The Pawhuska Public Library has offered free grab bags of children’s books available for the taking. Each bag contains 10 books. The books are intended for kids in the pre-K through third-grade age range. The books offer all kinds of stories and plenty of pictures. For more information, call the Pawhuska Library at 918-287-3989. Librarian Yvonne Rose said Monday that some grab bags had already been claimed, but about 18 more would be available. Interested parents may want to call the library and see how many grab bags of books remain.
WONDERLAND OF LIGHTS
Woolaroc light show
continues through Dec. 23
Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve is offering its spectacular “Wonderland of Lights” every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 23. The grounds and buildings of Woolaroc are covered with more than 750,000 lights as the historic ranch transforms itself into a magical winter wonderland. The lights were turned on Nov. 23 and will be on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 5-9 p.m., through Dec. 23. Admission to “Wonderland of Lights” is $6 for adults and $1 for children 11 and under.
MASTER CATTLEMAN COURSE
by Dec. 28
Pawnee County and Osage County Oklahoma State University Extension will be offering a Master Cattleman program beginning at 6 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Pawnee County Fairgrounds Women’s Building.
The Master Cattleman class is offered to anyone who is interested in learning more about producing and managing beef cattle. The core curriculum that will be taught extensively covers topics such as grazing management for improved and native pasture, prescribed burning, hay production, bull selection, replacement heifer selection, cattle nutrition and supplementation, alternative feeds, small grain management for grazing, Beef Quality Assurance, animal health, reproduction, natural resources, business planning, marketing and risk management.
The class will meet on the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday from January through April; then we will have four more scheduled classes through the summer that will include field trips to area ranches.
For more information on the program go to the OSU Master Cattleman site at http://agecon.okstate.edu/cattleman/newsletter.asp
For a more detailed schedule of the Pawnee/Osage Extension Master Cattleman program go to the Pawnee County Extension website, http://www.oces.okstate.edu/pawnee , or Osage County Extension website at http://oces.okstate.edu/osage
Or find the schedule on Facebook at Pawnee County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service or Osage County Extension.
Registration is due by Dec. 28 with payment of $85 per student.
To register, please go by the Pawnee or Osage County Extension offices and register, or if you have questions please call Rick Clovis at 918-762-2732, or Branden Handke at 918-287-4170.