Winter FCS Classes: Cooking, Sewing & More

The following Family and Consumer Sciences articles printed in the 2018 Winter edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.

free fcs classes

Homemakers Host Classes

Free and open to the public, lessons sponsored by Extension Homemakers focus on life skills such as cooking, sewing, and budgeting as well as health and wellness topics. Please call the Oldham County Extension office at (502) 222-9453 or email to reserve your seat at a lesson.

At 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, Oldham County FCS Agent Chris Duncan discusses Cooking Under Pressure. Electric pressure cooking pots are popular with many cooks today. Taste delicious recipes while learning what you can do with these cooking tools and how you can do it!

Ever notice a connection between staying happy and laughing? Having a sense of humor aids us in having a better quality of life. Come learn more about the connection between health and humor at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 28: Stay Happy, Stay Healthy.

free sewing classes

Come Sew With Us

Sewing classes are free and open to the public! All skill levels and ages are welcome, although youth must be accompanied by an adult. The project of the day is not mandatory; you are encouraged to bring your own project to work on during our sit and sew workshops. Visit for project supply lists. Please call (502) 222-9453 to reserve your seat.

  • Beach Wraps & Kimonos – Monday, January 28, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Bed Pockets – Monday, February 25, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

homemakers cultural arts

Homemakers Cultural Arts

The 2019 Oldham County Cultural Arts Competition is Friday, February 15. Entries will be accepted from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. with viewing to begin at noon. Homemakers can check out their entries at 1:00 p.m. Entry categories are found on page 28 of the Oldham County Extension Homemaker Handbook as well as on the KEHA website. Questions can be directed to Chris Duncan, Oldham County FCS Agent, via or (502) 222-9453. The new online entry registration ( opens on February 1st!

Blue ribbon winners at the county level advance to the Louisville Area Cultural Arts Competition on Friday, February 22. The 2019 Area Competition takes place at the Bullitt County Extension Office, located at 384 Halls Lane in Shepherdsville. More details will be available after the first of the year.

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Written by Chris Duncan, Oldham County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, and Lauren Fernandez, Oldham County Extension Assistant.

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