The 2018 4-H Afterschool Training will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Southside Baptist Church Family Life Center at Star City.


Child care providers, teachers, volunteers, and summer program staff who need continuing education hours or verified training hours should consider attending the event, according to a news release from the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service.


This training will be conducted by County Extension Agents from Desha, Drew, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties.


Five hours of Professional Development Credits will include topics such as Healthy Living - Your Body & You; Manners & Social Graces; Care Bags for the Homeless; and Maze Engineering & Coding.


Light snacks will be provided and participants are asked to bring a sack lunch.


Seats are limited. To register, call the Cooperative Extension Service offices at Desha County 870-222-3972; Drew County 870-460-6270, Jefferson County 870-534-1033, or Lincoln County 870-628-4247.


The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without discrimination.