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Lehigh Holds Mini Farm Show foods club members were selling wonderful homemade baked items. A new incubator was made by Orrin Fink for this year’s show and baby chicks were hatching to the delight of many of the youngsters and adults. Scattered throughout the mall were country crafters. They were Toddler Topics SOMERSET (Somerset Co.)—Toddler Topics is the title of a series of learning packets. These six packets feature arti cles of interest to parents of pre school children. The series has been coordinated by the extension home economists in the central region of Pennsylvania. The arti cles included have come from var ious sources: local experts in the field of parent education, family life specialists of the Cooperative YOUR POST FRAME BUUNNG HEADQUARTERS Wickes Lumber is the place to,tum for all your packaged building needs. We offer a wide selection of sizes and styles of buildings, perfect for a variety of needs. 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The Old Time Plow Boys had on dis- play old tractors and various pieces of equipment, as well as toy farm Extension Service at Penn State, and extension home economists. To receive these packets, send your name and address to Toddler Topics. PO Box ISO, Somerset. PA ISSOI or contact your county extension office. The deadline for requesting this information is March IS. The mailing will begin soon after that date and will con tinue every two weeks until all six packets have been sent EVERYTHNG YOU'LL NEEDI 2x4 Contim equipment for sale. The second group present was the Antique Engine, Tractor and Toy Club with a display of Hit and Miss Engines, and other antique items. New equipment, both large farm type as well as lawn and garden was on display from a variety of dealers in the area. The Trexlertown UCC Quilters demonstrated quilting during the show, and the East Penn Fiber Guild were spinning and weaving as well as answering questions about the craft Organized events included a square dance on Friday night after the Turkey Hill Sundae. The music was provided by the Majesties from the Mertztown area. On Saturday afternoon a Fash ion Show was held on the Main Stage. Daryl Wolf coordinated the show of approximately 50 outfits modeled by IS of the Women’s Committee Members and their families. Fashions were provided by Bon Ton and Fashion Bug. Following the Fashion Show, Andrea Semmel conducted ganes for the kids. The games included “Animal Calling” and a “Milk Mustache” Contest just to name a few. salespeople and you’ve got it all! Computer Aided Customizing! Any of our package designs can be tailored to suit your needs with our Computer Aided Design capabilities. Ask a Wickes Lumber associate for details! ■Duty l Door AS St fdware Lancaster Farming, Saturday, March 18, 1995-817 The Sunday activity was line dancing. It was also a well attended event To assist in funding this event an auction is held on Saturday evening. Farmers, Agri-business people and Mall Merchants all give items to be auctioned. Approximately $1,300 was earned from the auction. Another funding source this year was chances on a quilt. The quilt was won by Dora Boyd of Mertztown. The women’s Committee had two educational exhibits. One was a market basket where people were to guess how much money a far mer receives from the $4O paid at the supermarket for the items in the basket The person with the closest guess won the food. A gentleman won the basket with his guess of $8.31. The “Huge” Turkey Hill Store Sundae was served to more than 2,600 people at the mall show. Samantha Graaaley, from the Lehigh County 4-H Club, aharoa her lamb with Jed Gruber, New Tripoli. The second display was one on Ag in the Classroom. The display showed the many lessons taught through this summer program at Penn State University. Last year, Lehigh County Farm Bureau spon sored three teachers for this vital program. This marks the 16th year for the Mini Farm Show. The Women’s Committee is made up of Nancy Semmel, Schnecksville; Janet Bachman, Schnecksville; Karen Boyd, Mcrtztown; Elaine Dietrich, New Tripoli, Sonia Fink, Ger mansville; Priscilla Greiss. Sla tington; Dawn Lennon, New Tri poli, Frances Lictenwalner, Macungie; Annette Pattishall, New Tripoli; Diane Schlauch, Sla tington; Claire Shelly, Zionsville; Daryl Wolf, Kutztown and Minnie Young, Emmaus.