Events

“Spellebrate for a Good Cause”

Wednesday, February 10th 2016 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
at Copper Room
222 W. 3rd

The Copper Room above Ben’s Brewing Co, 222 W. 3rd, will host the second practice session for “Spellebrate for a Good Cause” tonight from 6:30 – 8:00. Prizes will be given to those who attend four of the six sessions.

The remaining five sessions are set for Thursday evenings on  February 11, February 25, March 10, March 24, April 21, starting at 6:30 pm.

These practice sessions are for “Spellebrate for a good Cause” a Scrabble Tournament, sponsored by the Yankton Area Literacy Council which will be held on Sunday, April 24 at Southeast Job Link, 1200 W. 21st St. Doors open at 1:30 pm and play begins promptly at 2:00.

Shorter practice sessions will be held at Riverview Reformed Church, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, every other Monday through April 11. The next session is February 15, with the remaining sessions on February 29, March 14, March 28 and April 11. Prizes are available to those who attend four of the six practice sessions.

Exercise

Sioux County Diabetes Support Group

Wednesday, February 10th 2016 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Orange City Area Health System
1000 Lincoln Circle SE

The Sioux County Diabetes Support Group is hosting a free support group on Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00 pm. The title of the event is “Find Your Fit”. It will be held in the lower level conference room at Orange City Area Health System. The support group welcomes Jeff Bahrenfuss of Fuss Fitness for a fun and interactive presentation. He will discuss the role of fitness in diabetes prevention and maintenance, as well as discussing ways to get started with exercise. All are welcome regardless of diabetes status! A free week of classes at Fuss Fitness will be provided to all who attend! Please call Olivia with questions at 712-737-5311

 

Sioux County Diabetes Support Group

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

7:00 PM

Orange City Area Health System

Lower Level Conference Room

 

Hartington WIC and Immunization Clinic

Thursday, February 11th 2016 - 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
at Trinity Lutheran Church
106 West Center St.

Hartington will hold the Hartington WIC and Immunization clinic on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 106 West Center St. Hartington, NE. For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call (402) 385-6300.

NENCAP’s WIC Program provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to income eligible pregnant, breast-feeding or postpartum women, infants, and children to age 5 years.

Noon Forums at Mount Marty College

Thursday, February 11th 2016 - 12:00 pm
at Mount Marty College
1105 W 8th St

The Noon Forums for the spring semester at Mount Marty College will begin on Thursday, January 28, with a presentation by Dr. Chun Wu and MMC Students, entitled “BRIN research, past and future.”

Each Thursday on the Yankton campus, presenters will give a talk on a variety of topics.  The events are held over the lunch hour in the South Dining Room of the Roncalli Center and are free and open to the public.  Brown bag lunches are welcome and visitors are also able to purchase food from MMC dining services.

Spring 2016 Schedule:

  • February 11: Jordan Foos and MMC students, “MMC Winter Break Service Trip:  Learning Love in Louisville”
  • February 18: Marcus Long, “Working for the Franciscans and Human Rights at the United  Nations”
  • February 25: Patrick Hicks, “Readings with Patrick Hicks”
  • March 3: Federal Prison Camp Inmates, “Choices”
  • March 17: Jan Hausmann, “Eighteenth Century Love Stories in Novels and Films”
  • March 31: David Kahle, “Warriors for Education: A Documentary of Crow Creek Spiritual Growth”
  • April 7: Erin Riibe, “An Alaskan Adventure”
  • April 14: Alan Ferris, “Is Faster Always Better: The Psychological Consequences of Living a Fast Life”
  • April 21: Chelsie Rodabaugh, “Rosebud Service Trip”
  • April 28: Rich Lofthus, Dr. Jamie Sullivan & MMC students, “Journey to Switzerland, Germany & Austria”
  • May 5: James Reese and MMC students, “Paddlefish Readings”

Ponca Community Blood Drive

Thursday, February 11th 2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at Ponca Community Hall
119 W. 3rd St.

Ponca Community Blood Drive, Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Ponca Community Hall, 119 W 3rd.

February After School Programs at the Yankton Community Library

Thursday, February 11th 2016 - 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
at Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street

Plans are in place for February’s Thursday after school programs at the Yankton Community Library.  Craft day is the first Thursday of the month. The February 4 session offers a variety of projects around the theme of hearts including paper weaving, making a mobile, and putting together a love bug.

LEGO Club is scheduled for the second Thursday on February 11.  The library provides the LEGOs and participants provide the imagination and engineering ability.  LEGO Club is open to all ages with DUPLOs available for preschoolers.

Stephanie Siebrandt of the Yankton County 4-H Youth Development office is leading Science Club the third Thursday of each month.  The February 18 topic is the human heart.  We’ll learn about blood and how the heart pumps it.

Our movie on February 25, the fourth Thursday, is Paddington.  It is 95 minutes long and rated PG.

Crafts, LEGOs, and Science Club after school programs run from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in the meeting room at the library, 515 Walnut Street.  Movies begin promptly at 3:30 p.m.  Registration is not necessary for any of these programs.

In addition to Thursday programs, there is Wii gaming every Friday afternoon from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Special activities in February include Take Your Child to the Library Day.  On Saturday, February 6, parents are invited to bring children in any time during our regular hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The children can pick up The Library Game at the desk, complete the activities, and earn a treat.

A new session of LEGO Robotics begins on Monday, February 22, and runs for five weeks.  Due to a set number of robotics kits, this free activity is limited to 24 participants and registration is required.  Children must be at least 8 years old and should plan to come to all five sessions.  Children who attended LEGO Robotics in the summer or fall of 2015 should not register, as this is very similar.

If you have questions about any of these activities, contact the library at 605-668-5275 or e-mail jmoore@cityofyankton.org.

45th Annual South Dakota American Legion MidWinter Conference

Friday, February 12th 2016 - All Day
at Crossroads Hotel & Convention Center
100 4th St SW

 

The 45th Annual South Dakota American Legion MidWinter Conference will be held at the Crossroads Hotel & Convention Center in Huron, South Dakota, February 12-14, 2016. Legionnaires, American Legion Auxiliary members, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Riders from across the State of South Dakota will be in attendance.

The Legion business session will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 12, with meetings of the Department Finance Commission, Department Executive Committee and the 5 Year Membership Council throughout the day. The evening will feature a joint banquet with National American Legion Vice Commander Alan Davis from the Department of Minnesota as the main speaker.

Saturday will commence at 8:00 a.m. with a joint session with the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion. At 10:30 a.m., the American Legion will conduct breakout sessions on Membership, Public Relations/ Media, Americanism, Conducting Meetings, 100th Anniversary and MyLegion.Org. The evening will feature a Membership Go-Getter Banquet.

Sunday morning a memorial service will be held at 8:30 a.m. followed by the American Legion State Oratorical finals. Contestant winners from the 8 American Legion Districts will vie for the Championship trophy, which will entitle them to compete for the National American Legion Oratorical Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana in April. The State winner will win a $1,000 scholarship and compete at the National level for an $18,000 scholarship.

Leadership in attendance will be State American Legion Commander Terry Hanson of Arlington, State American Legion Auxiliary President Jane Benzel of Hot Springs and Sons of the American Legion Detachment Commander Colon Royal of Iroquois. Also present will be National Vice Commander Davis, Judy Twete National American Legion Auxiliary Northwest Division Vice President of The Department of North Dakota, National Membership Chairman Ken Orrock of Rapid City, Director of the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center Darwin Goodspeed and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Larry Zimmerman.

 

 

Le Mars Bible Church Family Matters Bible Conference with Carey and Pam Hardy

Friday, February 12th 2016 - All Day

Le Mars Bible Church Family Matters Bible Conference with Carey and Pam Hardy

 *Friday Night: Valentine’s Day Banquet ($10/person)
6 PM – Keys to an Effective Marriage

 *Saturday Morning: Parenting Matters (Free will offering)z
8:30 AM – Balanced Parenting Part One
9:45 AM – Balanced Parenting Part Two
11:00 AM – Parenting Q and A (with Carey and Pam)
2:00 PM – Modesty Matters (girls middle school age and older and all mothers)

 *Sunday Morning: Marriage Matters
8:00 AM – Taming the Tongue
9:30 AM – Breakout Sessions
-Women: Trusting God in Marriage and Parenting
– Men: The Role of the Husband
10:45 AM – Resolving Conflict

“Get Up and Play” weekend

Friday, February 12th 2016 - All Day
at Summit Activities Center
1801 Summit Street

The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department announces Friday, February 12 through Tuesday, February 16 as Summit Activities Center “Get Up and Play” weekend – five days of fun and inexpensive activities for the whole family.  The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department and Summit Activities Center encourages everyone in the Yankton area to “Get Up and Play” this weekend. 

The Summit Activities Center will be offering the Yankton Summer Season Pool Pass at half price for these five days ONLY.  This must be purchased at the front desk of the Summit Activities Center.

A full schedule of activities can be found at: the City website: http://cityofyankton.org or the Yankton Parks and Recreation Facebook page or pick up a flyer at the Summit Activities Center.

For more information on the weekend of fun activities, please contact the Summit Activities Center at 668-5234.

 

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Family Matters Bible Conference

Friday, February 12th 2016 - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Le Mars Bible Church Family Matters Bible Conference with Carey and Pam Hardy

*Friday Night: Valentine’s Day Banquet ($10/person)
6 PM – Keys to an Effective Marriage

*Saturday Morning: Parenting Matters (Free will offering)
8:30 AM – Balanced Parenting Part One
9:45 AM – Balanced Parenting Part Two
11:00 AM – Parenting Q and A (with Carey and Pam)
2:00 PM – Modesty Matters (girls middle school age and older and all mothers)

*Sunday Morning: Marriage Matters
8:00 AM – Taming the Tongue
9:30 AM – Breakout Sessions
-Women: Trusting God in Marriage and Parenting
– Men: The Role of the Husband
10:45 AM – Resolving Conflict

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