SCHEELS Back to School Adventure

Thursday, July 31st 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Scheels
4400 Sergeant Road

Join SCHEELS and Ogio as they team up to bring you a Back to School Adventure! Be prepared to get dirty! Leave your good clothes and shoes at home!

Please meet under the tree!
Ages 4-12

DC Trips

Washington DC 8/1-10

08/01/2014 - 08/10/2014

Go with WNAX to Washington DC! This is your chance to see the sites you’ve always wanted to see.

Open House

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street

The Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut Street, is hosting an open house for Children’s Librarian Becky Pittenger on Friday, August 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Becky recently secured a position in the Fargo, North Dakota school system as a school librarian and will soon be heading north to start a new chapter in her career.

Since joining the library staff in 2010, Becky has touched the lives of many children, care givers and teens through her bubbly personality as well as her programs and the new services she established.  Her love of people of all ages and libraries showed in her work.

Please join us as we say goodbye and wish Becky success in her new endeavor.  If you can’t attend and want to send greetings, please do so as we will collect the cards and present them to Becky that day.

For further information, contact the library at 668-5276.

WYNOT EMS BVBBQ “Porkin’ for Life” fundraiser

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at Sudbeck’s Service
101 E 889 Rd

What: Pork BBQ fundraiser for Wynot EMS

Where: Sudbeck’s Service, Bow Valley, NE

When: Friday, August 1st  Begin serving at 5pm until gone!   $10/plate

Movie Night in Prentis Park

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 9:00 pm - 11:15 pm
at Prentis Park Amphitheatre
34 Prentis Ave.

Vermillion Parks and Recreation is hosting a Movie Night in the Park at Prentis Park Amphitheater. We will be showing “The Lego Movie” starting at 9pm Friday August 1st. There will be free popcorn during the movie. Please bring blankets and chairs to enjoy the movie.

Loved and Drawn to the Father’s Heart Conference

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 12:00 am - 4:30 pm
at River’s Edge Convention Center
265 33rd Avenue

The Servants of the Heart of the Father are sponsoring a Conference entitled Loved and Drawn to the Father’s Heart featuring Father Rodney Kneifl, Pastor, Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church, Clarkson and St. Mary’s Church, Leigh.  Come and allow the Holy Spirit to inspire you with the timeless and timely message of the Father’s Infinite Love!  this conference will be held at River’s Edge Convention Center in Columbus, NE.  Meal Count Registration fee of $35 per person is due by July 25th, 2014.  Early Bird Paid registration by July 18th will receive a free gift.  No meal registration fee: $20.  Checks made payable to Servants of the Heart of the Father.  To register and for more information please call 402-246-9219 or check the web at


Paul McCartney in Concert 8/2-3 (4 seats left)

08/02/2014 - 08/03/2014

See the legendary Paul McCartney

Wet & Wild Fun Run and 5k

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Osmond’s HOME Team is sponsoring Wet & Wild Fun Run and 5k

August 2 at 8 a.m.  in Osmond. This race will include a 1.5 mi obstacle course or a 5k run through Osmond. Awards will be given to best dressed team of 4.  Every registration includes t-shirt and meal ticket for our pancake feed following the race. Pancake feed serving from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Free will donation. Proceeds to go to HOME Team’s community betterment projects. Like us on Facebook for more information about this or other events  or register online at H.O.M.E. Team Wet and Wild Fun Run (2014) – – Registration. Results. Relax.


Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am

The Annual Open Class “Flower Show’ will be held during the Bon Homme County 4-H Achievement Days. The flower exhibits should be entered on Friday, August 2, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.

The two show divisions for the cut flowers are 1) single bud/flower and 2) arrangement of one or more kinds of flowers. There is no limit on the number of entries per exhibitor. All exhibits will be judged and the “Best of Show” will be selected in each of the two divisions.
The Bon Homme County “Master Gardeners” are coordinating the event. All flower gardeners are encouraged to participate in the show. Any questions call the Bon Homme County Extension Office at 589-3531.


Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The 4-H Barbecue will feature a ½ Chicken meal. It will be held on Saturday, August 2, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The Annual Barbecue is sponsored by the Tyndall Chamber of Commerce and Businessmen. Tickets are available from all County 4-H Members and at the Bon Homme County Extension Office. Any questions please call 589-3531.

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