Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Sobriety Checkpoints

Thursday, January 1st 2015 - All Day

The South Dakota Highway Patrol has sobriety checkpoints scheduled in January in the following counties: Beadle, Brown, Brule, Clay, Codington, Davison, Day, Hughes, Hutchinson, Lincoln, Lyman, Minnehaha, Moody, Pennington, Roberts and Yankton.

Yankton School Board Seats Open

Friday, January 9th 2015 - All Day

The Yankton School District 63-3 School Board Election will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Two of the five school board seats, currently held by Kathy Greeneway and Matthew Pietz, are open. Elected candidates will serve a three-year term.

The earliest date to circulate a petition is January 30, 2015. The deadline for filing a nominating petition is 5:00 PM on Friday, February 27, 2015.

The deadline for voter registration is March 30th, to vote in the April 14, 2015 election.

Scholarship available for Seniors

Monday, January 12th 2015 - All Day

The Clay-Union Foundation is offering a $500 community service scholarship to graduating high school seniors from Vermillion or Elk Point-Jefferson high school. Applications are online at www.clay-unionfoundation.org or contact the school counselors.
This is the 4th year the scholarship has been offered, and applications are needed by March 20th. The foundation also has made donations to the backpack program in Vermillion and Elk Point. Donations to help support the scholarship fund may be sent to P.O. 665, Elk Point, SD 57025.

Spring Planitarium Schedule

Friday, January 16th 2015 - All Day at Wayne State College
1111 Main St

The Fred G. Dale Planetarium at Wayne State College will begin its 2015 Spring season of public shows on Jan. 16.

For this spring season, the planetarium will cycle through 10 different shows, including some new shows like Ring World, Rusty Rocket, Nanocam: A Trip into Biodiversity, and a mystery show. Included in each show will be a tour of the current night sky and a constellation song. Subsequent shows will be on Friday nights and first Sunday afternoons until May 3.

Please visit www.wsc.edu/planetarium for a detailed show schedule, more information about these public shows, and how to book a private group showing. The suggested donation for all shows is $5 for adults and $3 for kids. All donations are appreciated.

For more information, please contact Dr. Todd Young, Planetarium Director, toyoung1@wsc.edu at 402-375-7471.

Wayne State College, a regional, public four-year college located in northeast Nebraska, is a proud member of the Nebraska State College System.

Cupcake Fundraiser

Friday, January 23rd 2015 - All Day

Get cupcakes for your sweetheart on Valentines day. This is a fundraiser for Heartland Humane Society. get all the details here

John Deere Tractor Show

Saturday, January 24th 2015 - All Day at Sunset Plaza Mall
1700 Market Lane

The Cornhusker Tow Cylinder Club invite you to their John Deere Tractor Show on Jan 24th and 25th at the Sunset Plaza Mall in Norfolk during regular mall hours.

Youth Basketball Tournament

Saturday, January 24th 2015 - All Day

The Crofton Booster Club Youth Basketball Tournament will be held on January 24th and 25th in Crofton, NE. The tournament is open to boys and girls teams in grades 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th/8th. Cost is $100 per team if registered by Jan. 3rd. Late registration is $110. For more information contact Theresa Guenther at 402-357-3748 or 605-660-7944

Bald Eagle Days

Saturday, January 24th 2015 - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at Lewis and Clark Visitor Center
55245 Highway 121

Bald Eagle Days

WHAT: View beautiful bald eagles perching in nearby trees, participate in hands-on activities, and watch programs with live raptors presented by SOAR Raptors of Dedham, Iowa. There will be special displays, handouts and activities for kids.

WHERE: Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, located on Nebraska Hwy 121 near Gavins Point Dam. For more information call: 402-667-2546.

HOURS: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

SOAR programs**: Saturday: 9, 11, 1 & 3
Sunday: 9, 11, 1 & 3

**Programs are available on a first come, first serve basis. Seating is not guaranteed and reservations are not accepted. Please arrive early as programs fill up fast.

Bald Eagle Days

Sunday, January 25th 2015 - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at Lewis and Clark Visitor Center
55245 Highway 121

Bald Eagle Days
WHAT: View beautiful bald eagles perching in nearby trees, participate in hands-on activities, and watch programs with live raptors presented by SOAR Raptors of Dedham, Iowa. There will be special displays, handouts and activities for kids.

WHERE: Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, located on Nebraska Hwy 121 near Gavins Point Dam. For more information call: 402-667-2546.

HOURS: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

SOAR programs**: Saturday: 9, 11, 1 & 3
Sunday: 9, 11, 1 & 3

**Programs are available on a first come, first serve basis. Seating is not guaranteed and reservations are not accepted. Please arrive early as programs fill up fast.

Soup Supper

Sunday, January 25th 2015 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Hartington Senior Center
112 West Main Street

Soup Supper on  Sunday, January 25

Adults $7.00, Children 10 & Under $4.00

Serving Chili and Vegetable Chicken Noodle Soup, relish, Peach dessert, and Cinnamon Rolls from 4P.M. to 7 P.M.

Everyone is welcome.

Hartington Senior Center

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