Community Calendar

Scheels Fashion Fever

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Scheels
4400 Sergeant Road

Join us for this EXCLUSIVE AFTER HOURS EVENT featuring this seasons latest fashion trends! Enjoy our fashion show along with hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and much more! Take advantage of several hot buys on fashion clothing and accessories!

Tickets are $10 each (receive a $10 SCHEELS gift card with ticket purchase). Event is limited to the first 150 attendees. Purchase your tickets at SCHEELS Customer Service. Any remaining tickets will be available at the door the day of the event.

A portion of the proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to the June E Nylen Cancer Center.

Register to win one of five $100 SCHEELS gift cards!

First 100 ladies the night of the event will receive a FREE SWAG BAG!

Community Church Summer Drive-In Services

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Community Reform Church
1417 –12th Street

You are invited to the Community Church in Hawarden, IA for the summer Drive-In Services.  They will be on Sunday evenings at 7:30pm on the lawn north of the church.  Please bring your own lawn chairs and enjoy the singing groups at the church.

Aug 3rd: Voices of Prase from Inwood, IA
Aug. 10th:  Joel Juillard from Sioux Falls, SD
Aug. 17th: Tri Valley Mens Chorus
Aug. 24th: Master Voices from sioux Falls, SD
Aug. 29th: Labor Day Weekend

 

Camp Invention

Monday, August 4th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
at Mount Marty College
1105 W 8th St

Led by local educators, the weeklong Camp Invention experience immerses elementary children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. This summer, your child can seek innovative solutions to real-world problems during the Camp Invention program at Mount Marty College in Yankton. The program will be held August 4-8 from 9:00am to 3:30pm each day, and is for students entering grades 1-6.

Camp Invention’s fun, hands-on activities will include: designing a small, motor-powered vehicle, receiving personalized challenges from National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees, inventing bionic gadgets while journeying to acquire superhuman senses, and using tools to upcycle electronics and build an epic, insect-themed pinball machine.

This nationally-acclaimed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) enrichment program is offered by Mount Marty College in collaboration with the non-profit Invent Now. The Camp Invention program will be presented by local teachers and directed by Dr. Tamara Pease, Mount Marty College assistant professor of chemistry and director of forensic science program.
Throughout the week, children work in teams to solve real-world challenges. Some activities include:
• Explore the science behind the five senses to design a bionic ear, eye, and hand
• Experiment with circuits and gears
• With inspiration from famous inventors, create your own invention
• Build a motorized “morphing” vehicle to take home!
• Design an epic, insect-themed pinball machine

For more information, go to www.campinvention.org or call 800-968-4332. Sibling discounts are available, please see website for details or contact Dr. Tamara Pease at tamara.pease@mtmc.edu or 605-668-1530 for questions.

Golf Tournament

Monday, August 4th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
at Cattail Crossing Golf Course
351 S Lake Dr

Lutheran Social Services is hosting its annual Golf Tournament Monday, August 4, 2014 at Cattail Crossing Golf Course in Watertown. All money raised will support client services, strengthening individuals and families in Watertown area communities. Services include adoption scholarships, mental health counseling and consumer credit counseling. Last year, LSS touched the lives of Watertown area resident more than 1,300 times through these services.

Registration begins at noon with a 1 pm shotgun start. The competition format will be a variation on a regular scramble. During the tournament each player will have the opportunity to win up to $10,000 at the Hole-In-One Contests!

The $280 fee per team, which includes four golfers, or $70 fee per individual player includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, a steak dinner following the tournament. Register online at www.LssSD.org, or contact Lisa Adler at the Lutheran Social Services, 605-228-3134 or Lisa.Adler@LssSD.org

Bingo Night

Monday, August 4th 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.

Farmers Market

Wednesday, August 6th 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Open Lot
702 E. Park Ave

The Northeast Nebraska Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council will be bringing a Farmers Market to town beginning June 11th. Their vacant lot located at 702 E. Park Ave., east Highway 20, Plainview will be the site for the market. This particular location offers great highway access, is a highly visible spot and provides a shady area where the vendors can set up their booths.

Jim and Pearl Laycock, local entrepreneurs and vegetable growers, will be the market managers. They are well-versed in the operation of a farmers market and have participated in the Pierce market for a number of years.

The market will run through the growing season which should end approximately September 30th. Hours of operation will be Wednesdays from 9 a.m. until noon. Those interested in becoming vendors or who would like more information may contact the Laycocks at 402-582-3334, or the RC&D office at 402-582-4866 or via email northeastrcd@plvwtelco.net.

The local foods movement is important to the RC&D because the rural area being served is highly dependent on agriculture. It is widely accepted that locally grown food and fresh, whole foods are best for health and are the best value in purchasing food.

This project will hopefully grow new farmers’ market vendors and increase local food access for area citizens. Anything that can be done to encourage citizens to take advantage of purchasing and eating the food grown right in their own locale is a plus – not only for them, but for those growing it.

GAYVILLE LUTHERAN ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Wednesday, August 6th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at GAYVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER
Main Street

Gayville and Bergen Lutheran Youth who are attending the National Rise Up Together Gathering in Detroit next July are hosting an ice cream social from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, August 6th at the Gayville Community Center.  They will be serving taverns, hot dogs, coney dogs, pie, bars, ice cream and drinks.  Free will offering and funds to be matched up to $500 by Thrivent.  The Gayville Women of the ELCA will be hosting a bazaar during the ice cream social.  Items at the bazaar will include crafts, baked and canned goods and produce.  Proceeds from the bazaar items sold will go towards local activities and other missions. Everyone is welcome!

Swimming Fundraiser

Wednesday, August 6th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Dock 44 marina
35324 SD Hwy 44

In The Water For Water: Kids helping Kids  is a fundraiser for Champions House foundation.  The swim challenge is to swim to raise money to help drill wells in India.  These forgotten people don’t even have clean drinking water.  For younger swimmers the challenge is to swim across the bay by Dock 44 and for the experienced swimmer is to swim across the river.  This event will be held Aug. 6 beginning at 5:00 pm.  Check out this non-profit begun by Tim Rancour of Chamberlain at www.championshouse.org. Last year’s swim fundraiser (which funded the drilling of 5 wells) plus present projects are available to view.  To register to swim or offer support call Linda DeHaai at 605 680-4620.

Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve Festival

Saturday, August 9th 2014 - All Day

On August 14, 1997, Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve officially opened as a state park.  We mark this very special occasion by having an annual festival on or around this day.  This year Saturday, August 9, 2014 has been selected as our festival date.

There are many new and exciting activities that are scheduled throughout the day.  Some of the activities include threshing machine demo, corn shelling, candlemaking, tin punching, homestead tours, rope making, musicians, watermelon seed spitting contest, buffalo chip throwing contest, face painting, rope making, Dutch Oven Cooking Demo, kids games, homemade pie contest and much, much more!

Those interested in participating in the homemade pie judging contest need to bring their pies to Adams Homestead by 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August  9.  The pie judging will start at 11:30 p.m.  Pies will be judged by their appearance, texture and taste.

Plan to spend the entire day at Adams.  We will have food and refreshments that you may purchase while enjoying your day of FREE entertainment.  There will be activities, presentations, music, and crafts for the ENTIRE family to enjoy and take part in.   Get a sense of history, learn about your heritage and explore the outdoors!  Bring your walking shoes, bikes, strollers and your love for the great outdoors and we will do the rest!

We are located off Interstate 29 Exit 4, 1-mile west, and ½ mile south.  You can follow the brown nature area signs from the interstate.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at (605) 232-0873!

A GRAND GRAND GRAND GRAND DAY

Saturday, August 9th 2014 - 1:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Kreycik Elk & Buffalo Ranch
88971 517 Ave.

A GRAND GRAND GRAND GRAND DAY

Grandparents/ Grandchildren(and other Grandpeople)
Day of Fun & Adventure
Saturday, August 9th
1:30pm to 9:00pm
Kreycik Riverview Elk & Buffalo Ranch
88971 517 Ave
Niobrara, NE
Tour Kreycik Riverview Elk/BuffaloRanch

Visit the Ponca Triba Museum

Evening Meal Provided by Ponca Tribe

Experience Ponca Pow Wow (with special presentation by Larry Wright Sr on the meanings of Pow Wow Regalia and Dances)
$20/person
Call RC&D Office, 402-582-4866, to register by July 31st
Sponsored by The Northeast Nebraska Resource Conservation & Development Council

 

Interdenominational Church Services

Sunday, August 10th 2014 - 9:00 am - 10:45 am

Lewis & Clark Ministry will be starting interdenominational church services from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  Church will meet at Weigand, NE each Sunday at 9am and at Pierson Ranch Amphitheater, Lewis & Clark Recreational Area at 10:30am

Bluegrass Service

Sunday, August 10th 2014 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

August 10th is our Bluegrass worship at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Service will begin at 10 AM with a free will donation dinner to follow, donations will be used for the roof fund. The meal will consist of hamburgers, brat patties and hot dogs with salads, calico beans, chips and ice cream.

Harvest Festival Fundraiser

Sunday, August 10th 2014 - 4:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Dante, SD is holding its annual Harvest Festival fundraiser Sunday, August 10, 2014. Serving will begin at 4 pm in the air-conditioned hall with 2 serving lines. The menu includes a broasted chicken meal with homemade rollicky, kolaches, and desserts. Bingo, a raffle, and games for all ages will also be available.

We would appreciate it, if you would run this for two weeks prior to Sunday, August 10, 2014. We are a nonprofit organization and it is my understanding that these services are free of charge.  If you have any questions regarding this, please feel free to contact us.

Dante Harvest Fest Committee  Scott & CJ McNinch  605-491-1242

Community Church Summer Drive-In Services

Sunday, August 10th 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Community Reform Church
1417 –12th Street

You are invited to the Community Church in Hawarden, IA for the summer Drive-In Services.  They will be on Sunday evenings at 7:30pm on the lawn north of the church.  Please bring your own lawn chairs and enjoy the singing groups at the church.

Aug. 10th:  Joel Juillard from Sioux Falls, SD
Aug. 17th: Tri Valley Mens Chorus
Aug. 24th: Master Voices from sioux Falls, SD
Aug. 29th: Labor Day Weekend

 

Yankton Area Diabetes Support meeting

Monday, August 11th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
at Avera Sacred Heart Pavilion
409 Summit St

The next Yankton Area Diabetes Support meeting will be August 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on the Avera Sacred Heart Campus, Pavilion, conference room 2. Kim Neuhalfen will demonstrate how to use the AveraChart patient portal and Susan Barnes RN CDE will discuss important diabetes lab tests. Everyone is welcome! You do not have to have diabetes to attend. If you are interested Kim will help you sign up for AveraChart patient portal.   A snack will be provided.

Bingo Night

Monday, August 11th 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.

Farmers Market

Wednesday, August 13th 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Open Lot
702 E. Park Ave

The Northeast Nebraska Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council will be bringing a Farmers Market to town beginning June 11th. Their vacant lot located at 702 E. Park Ave., east Highway 20, Plainview will be the site for the market. This particular location offers great highway access, is a highly visible spot and provides a shady area where the vendors can set up their booths.

Jim and Pearl Laycock, local entrepreneurs and vegetable growers, will be the market managers. They are well-versed in the operation of a farmers market and have participated in the Pierce market for a number of years.

The market will run through the growing season which should end approximately September 30th. Hours of operation will be Wednesdays from 9 a.m. until noon. Those interested in becoming vendors or who would like more information may contact the Laycocks at 402-582-3334, or the RC&D office at 402-582-4866 or via email northeastrcd@plvwtelco.net.

The local foods movement is important to the RC&D because the rural area being served is highly dependent on agriculture. It is widely accepted that locally grown food and fresh, whole foods are best for health and are the best value in purchasing food.

This project will hopefully grow new farmers’ market vendors and increase local food access for area citizens. Anything that can be done to encourage citizens to take advantage of purchasing and eating the food grown right in their own locale is a plus – not only for them, but for those growing it.

Watercolor Workshop

Wednesday, August 13th 2014 - 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
at Dickinson County Nature Center
2279 170th St

Local artist Anita “Katie” Plucker will host a watercolor workshop Aug. 13-15 at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji.

The intermediate-level workshop for those with watercolor experience will be held 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 13-15 and costs $155.

Plucker will review necessary watercolor supplies — valuable information for all levels of experienced painters and will also go over texture, color theory, composition and design. She will offer demonstrations throughout the process.

Students must bring their own supplies to the workshop, and a complete list will be available upon registration.

To register, please contact Plucker at 712-240-6343 or e-mail plucker547@gmail.com. Registration forms are also available at the Dickinson County Nature Center. Deadline to register is Aug. 4. A minimum of six students is required for the workshop to be held.

WIC and Immunization clinic

Thursday, August 14th 2014 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
at Hartington City Auditorium
101 East Center Street

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (NENCAP), formerly known as Goldenrod Hills Community Action will hold the Hartington WIC and Immunization clinic on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Hartington City Auditorium , 101 East Center Street, 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.

NENCAP’s Immunization Program provides childhood immunizations to VFC eligible children. Immunizations are needed at ages 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, & 12-15 months. School required immunizations are needed prior to entry into kindergarten (ages 4-6) and 7th grade.  Lead screening is also available by appointment only to children ages 12 months to 5 years of age.

Each child should be accompanied by the parent or guardian. Past immunization records are required.  Proxy forms are needed when a parent or legal guardian is unable to accompany the child to clinic. Proxy forms may be obtained by contacting the Pender office at (402) 385-6300.  A suggested donation of $39.00 per child would be appreciated to help defray administrative costs. If a child only receives one immunization, then the suggested donation is $19.50. No one will be denied immunizations for inability to make a donation.  This project is supported in part by Federal Immunization Program Funds awarded to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

Adult vaccine (MMR, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Tdap, Pneumovax, TB testing) is available to the public for a mandatory fee at all immunization clinics to anyone 19 years or older. These fees cover the cost of the vaccine. Call the Pender office at (402) 385-6300 for more information.

NENCAP’s Home Visitation Program offers services to families who are expecting or have children up to the age of 9. Information is available for those interested at the WIC and Immunization Clinic. This program provides free one-on-one education and resource to families and children in Northeast Nebraska in order to ensure and strengthen their well being.

SCHEELS Archery Kids Klub

Thursday, August 14th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Scheels
4400 Sergeant Road

Learn about archery fun! A Kids Klub Favorite! Learn the basics of Archery from a SCHEELS Expert. Shoot an arrow in the Archery Lane!

Please meet under the tree!
Ages 4-12

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