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The Days of Music and Dancing

Sunday, April 27th 2014 - 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
at American Legion Pavillion
Main St & Grant

The Days of Music and Dancing is fundraiser for Bloomfield, NE Q125.  It will be on April 27th.  It will be from 11am-6:30pm with the music starting at 11am.  Wristband for all day music is only $10.00.  It will be at the American Legion Pavillion in Bloomfield, NE.  There will be a silent auction from 11am-5pm along with a bake sale.  A pancake feed will start at 11am (it is a free will dontation)

Music Recital

Sunday, April 27th 2014 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Christ Chapel
101 7th St. SW

Northwestern College senior Rebekah Stofer will present an instrumental music recital on Sunday, April 27th, at 3 p-m in Christ Chapel. Stofer will perform a variety of works on the French horn. The event is free and open to the public.

Author Speak

Monday, April 28th 2014 - 10:00 am - 10:45 am
at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

Glenn Van Ekeren, a 1974 Northwestern College alumnus who wrote “Love is a Verb,” “12 Simple Secrets to Experiencing Joy in Everyday Relationships” and several other books, will speak in Northwestern’s chapel service at 10:05 a-m on Monday, April 28th. The event is free and open to the public.

Blood Drive

Monday, April 28th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
at Hartington City Auditorium
101 East Center Street

Hartington Community Blood Drive, Monday, April 28, 2014 from 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM at Hartington City Auditorium, 102 East Centre

Blood Drive

Monday, April 28th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Randolph Senior Citizen’s Center
104 W. Broadway

Randolph Community Blood Drive, Monday, April 28, 2014 from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Senior Center, 104 W Broadway

Bingo Night

Monday, April 28th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Moose Lodge
310 Walnut

The Women of the Moose are sponsoring Monday Night Bingo.  It will be every Monday thru Aug. 15th.  It will be at the Moose Lodge in Yankton, SD from 7pm-9pm.

Recital and Masterclass

Tuesday, April 29th 2014 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
at USD
414 E Clark St

Cuban-American violinist Yavet Boyadjiev will present a recital and masterclass at the University of South Dakota on Tuesday, April 29.

Sponsored by the USD Department of Music and the USD College of Fine Arts Diversity Committee, the recital is at 11a.m. and will include a performance with USD faculty pianist Susan Keith Gray and works by Schumann and Cuban violinist José White. The masterclass with USD violin students is scheduled for 5 p.m. that afternoon. Both events will be in the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts and are free and open to the public.

Boyadjiev is a performer and a professor of violin at Mahidol University College of Music in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Chair Massages

Wednesday, April 30th 2014 - 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
at The Center
900 Whiting Dr

Wednesday, April 30th, 1:40pm-3:50pm

Chair Massages, $10 members, $15 non-members for 15 minute massage. Please call 665-4685 for appointment. It will be at the Center in Yankton

 

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER 2014

Thursday, May 1st 2014 - 6:30 am - 12:45 pm
at Christ the King Lutheran Church
305 West 25th Street

The public is invited to attend Yankton’s annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, May 1st at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 305 West 25th Street. Breakfast will be served at 6:30 a.m. There is no cost for the meal, but a free-will offering will be taken. Breakfast tickets (for determining the number of reservations) are available through local churches.

The National Day of Prayer morning program will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church immediately after the breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.

A Noon National Day of Prayer Ceremony will be conducted at the Yankton County Government Center (north side), 321 West 3rd Street. The observance will be from 12-12:45 p.m. *Come when you can – Leave when you need to* In case of inclement weather, the noon event will be moved into the Yankton City Gym, at 416 Walnut Street.

 

Lifetree Cafe

Thursday, May 1st 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at West Des Moines United Methodist Church
720 Grand Avenue

Commonly held myths about happiness and life will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Sunday, 04/27/2014, at 10:00AM and Thursday, 05/01/2014, at 7:00PM.

The program, titled “Life’s Myths: What You Believe That’s Wrong,” features a filmed interview with Oliver Burkeman, author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.

“There’s a certain kind of positive thinking that actually has the opposite effect,” says Burkeman, who debunks common myths about what leads to happiness.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available. Lifetree Café is located at Lifetree Cafe on Grand, located at West Des Moines United Methodist Church, 720 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines, Iowa 50265.

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation on life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. For questions about Lifetree may be directed to Paige Chapman at 515-279-0826 or info@lifetreecafe.com. More information is available at Lifetreecafe.com.

To get to the West Des Moines United Methodist Church, located in the western part of the Des Moines area, take Interstate-235 to the 8th Street/73rd Street exit (Exit 3). Go south on 8th Street to Grand Avenue. The West Des Moines United Methodist Church is on the southeast corner of 8th Street and Grand Avenue. Parking is available behind the building.

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