Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Historic home Touring Season

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 - All Day at Cramer-Kenyon Home
509 Pine Street

The Board of Directors of the Cramer-Kenyon Historic Home, located at 509 Pine Street in Yankton, is proud to announce that the 2015 touring season is officially opened. Built in the late 1870’s and first occupied in the 1880’s, this Eastlake Stick Style home occupies a place on the Historic Register and has been a source of inspiration for visitors since the mid-1970’s
The home is named in honor of Nelson J. and Alice Bullfinch Cramer who lived there from 1890 until their deaths in 1916 and 1929. The house then went to Mr. Cramer’s great-niece, Esther Kenyon who lived there with her husband, Herbert, and family until his death in 1972. Most of the furnishings in the home belonged to either the Cramer’s or the Kenyon’s and have been carefully safeguarded over the years so that they maintain their original magnificent Victorian elegance.
During the season, tours are given of the entire historic home including the basement with its winter fish pond, the attic which was the living quarters for the house help during the time the Cramer and Kenyon families lived there, and the two richly appointed levels which comprise the rooms which the family inhabited from 1890 forward. The carriage house is also on the tour list, as is the gazebo and, of course, the gardens which feature flowers and bushes reminiscent of the era in which the home was occupied by the Cramer and Kenyon families.
Some improvements to enhance the comfort of visitors have been added. The front steps have been rebuilt as has the entrance door leading into the east-facing covered porch. There is, of course, a lift at the west side of the house for our visitors who have difficulty with steps. At your first visit you will meet our Tour Guide/Caretaker, Veronica, who will enthrall you with the family’s stories.
Regular tours are held Wednesday through Sunday until Labor Day from 1:00 until 4:00 PM; a small fee of $7 for adults and $2 for children 6-12 is asked, with children under 5 admitted free. For large group tours, please call the caretaker of the Home at (605) 665-7470. Arrangements can also be made for small receptions and parties by calling that number. Take a step back in time and enjoy the sweetness of the past with a visit to 509 Pine Street in Yankton – the historic Cramer-Kenyon Home.

Summer Interdenominational Church Services

Sunday, August 2nd 2015 - 9:00 am

Lewis & Clark Lake Ministry will be starting interdenominational church services from Memorial Day to Labor Day. They meet at Weigand, Ne. each Sun. at 9:00 A.M. and at Pierson Ranch Amphitheater, Lewis & Clark Recreational Area at 10:30 A.M.

Camp Noah

Monday, August 3rd 2015 - All Day

Camp Noah is coming to Wayne, August 3rd-7th! All elementary age children are welcome to attend this FREE and FUN week-long day camp! Camp Noah is a resiliency and preparedness day camp that helps children who have experienced natural disaster in their community. 99% of parents who sent their children to Camp Noah in 2014 said they would recommend the camp to other parents. At Camp Noah, children will learn ways to recover from the emotional affects that the June 2014 tornado had on their lives. For more details and to register today, go to: www.campnoah.org

Blood Donation

Monday, August 3rd 2015 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Yankton Elks Lodge
504 W 27th St

Please help and donate blood on Aug. 3rd at the Yankton Elk’s Lodge from noon-6pm.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, August 3rd 2015 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Elks Lodge
504 W 27th St

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) of the Yankton Community Library Meeting

Monday, August 3rd 2015 - 7:00 pm at Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) of the Yankton Community Library is meeting Monday, August 3, at 7 p.m. This is an important planning meeting for fall programming, so all members are encouraged to attend. Topics to be discussed include monthly teen events, special events for Teen Read Week in October, and holiday party plans.
New members to the Teen Advisory Board are always welcome. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to apply. Application forms can be picked up at the library.

Blood Drive

Tuesday, August 4th 2015 - 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm at Lynch Community Hall
401 S. 5th St

Lynch Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM at Lynch Community Hall, Main Street.

Blood Drive

Tuesday, August 4th 2015 - 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm at Tabor Community Center
138 North Lidice Street

Tabor Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM at Community Center, 138 North Lidice Street.

Dickinson County Resource Enhancement and Protection Meeting

Tuesday, August 4th 2015 - 5:30 pm at Arnold’s Park City Hall
156 US 71

The Dickinson County Resource Enhancement and Protection committee will hold a public meeting 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Arnolds Park City Hall.
Committee members will go over this year’s REAP grant applications from Dickinson County to offer comments, and the public is invited to attend.
REAP is a state of Iowa program that invests in enhancement and protection of natural and cultural resources. Grants are accepted in various areas administered by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, including City Parks and Open Spaces, County Conservation and Private/Public Open Space Acquisition.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

Tuesday, August 4th 2015 - 7:00 pm at Prentis Park
E. Clark & Prentis Ave

VERMILLION POLICE DEPARTMENT’S NATIONAL NIGHT OUT SCAVENGER HUNT
This will take place on Tuesday August 4th
Beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Before the FREE Movie in the Park
Open to Anyone!
Bike or vehicle will be necessary to get to different locations across town.

Grab a group of friends for the Scavenger Hunt! Check in at the SW CORNER OF PRENTIS PARK at the Band shell to get your clue list.
Find each item by solving the clues and take a digital photo, check back in at the park with all the
photos. The first 3 teams to complete and report back in at the park will receive a
$50.00 Wal-Mart Gift Card!
FREE MOVIE WILL BEGIN AT 9PM AT SW COURNER OF PRENTIS PARK AT THE BAND SHELL
FEATURE PRESENTATION WILL BE
DISNEY’S BIG HERO 6
BRING A CHAIR OR BLANKET ALONG WITH YOUR FAVORITE NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE AND ENJOY A BAG OF FREE POPCORN.
EVERYONE WELCOME!

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