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Summer/Fall Gardening A-Z       

Ages 18 & up. Let’s dive into the details about how to prepare your garden and start planting in this twelve-week class. Topics will include site selection and planning, understanding soils, soil fertility and amendments, bed preparation, starting seeds, direct seeding, GAP/harvesting, composting, thinning, watering, irrigation systems, square foot gardening, crop rotation, succession planting, transplanting, cover cropping, beekeeping and pollinators, making season extensions and much more! This comprehensive class, taught by a Johnston County Master Gardener, is a great place to start if you are new to gardening, new to gardening in the North Carolina climate, or want a refresher course! We will meet weekly for indoor classroom instruction and outdoor hands-on demonstration (weather permitting). All food grown in our teaching garden is donated to our neighbors in need through Clayton Area Ministries.

Back to School Bash         

 Ages 5-12. Join your friends for an evening of socializing and entertainment! We will sing karaoke, play fun games and enjoy some surprises. This program is for Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation participants and their families!

Clayton Youth Council

The Clayton Youth Council (CYC) is a volunteer organization made up of fun and fascinating teens from a variety of high schools in Johnston County. The Council serves as an opportunity for teenagers to share in civic engagements, leadership opportunities, community service, recreational outings, fundraising events, and participate in special events such as State Youth Council Conferences. If you are a teenager looking for an opportunity to develop your leadership skills, meet new friends, need volunteer hours at school, or just want to make a valuable difference in your community then join CYC. Meetings take place on the first Monday of every month during the school year. Members are welcome to join at any time by registering online.

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  • The Town of Clayton is proud to join the Johnston County Public Health Department and Clayton High School to bring a COVID-19 vaccination clinic to Downtown Clayton. Friday, July 30 from 8am – 12p...

  • The Town of Clayton and the Clayton Downtown Development Association are excited to announce that the popular Town Square Concert Series in Downtown Clayton is back! On Thursday, August 19 loca...

  • The Town of Clayton is developing an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan. A public Open House will take place on Aug. 3 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Town Ha...

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