Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Noon Forums

Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 12:00 pm at Mount Marty College
1105 W 8th St

The Noon Forums at Mount Marty have recently been set. Each Thursday on the Yankton campus presenters give a talk on a variety of topics. The events are held over the lunch hour in the South Dining Room of Roncalli and are free and open to the public. Brown bag lunches are welcomed and visitors are also welcome to purchase food in the cafeteria.
Spring 2015 Schedule:
• Mar 5 Yankton Federal Prison Camp Inmates, “Choices”
• Mar 19 Sr. Maribeth Wentzlaff and MMC Students, “Service: The Key to Love in Key West”
• Mar 26 Dr. Theresa Lafferty, “The Saint John’s Bible Project”
• Apr 9 Dr. James Reese, “Readings from MMC Creative Writing Students”
• Apr 16 Mary Abbott, “Ten Days in Italy: Rome, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, and Florence”
• Apr 23 Sr. Cynthia Binder, Dr. Rich Lofthus, Dr. James Sullivan and MMC Students, “Europe Trip: WWII and the Liberation of France”

Plains Writers Series

Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 6:00 pm at Wayne State College
1111 Main St

Wayne State College will host the Plains Writers Series in the Humanities Building 2nd Floor Lounge, Wayne State College at 1 p.m. and a writers’ SLAM @ Max Bar and Grill on March 5 with registration at 6 p.m. and event at 7 p.m. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year in an attempt to bring attention to the prose and poetry of local Great Plains writers through reading and interacting with area audiences.
This spring’s Plains Writers Series will highlight three authors: Scott Abels, Gailmarie Pahmeier, and David Lee. The authors will share selected pieces of their recent works in the lounge on the second floor of the Humanities Building at Wayne State College at 1 p.m. and at 2 p.m.

1 p.m. – Scott Abels and Gailmarie Pahmeier
2 p.m. – David Lee

Following the Plains Writers Series will be Poetry Slam XXXIII. The poetry slam will be at The Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne at 7 p.m., with registration starting at 6 p.m.
If anyone would like to participate in the slam they will need four original poems and $5 for registration at the door. All events are free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact:
Chad Christensen, WSC Press, 402-375-7118

Fish Fry

Friday, March 6th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Hawarden Community Center
10th st & ave. e

The Hawarden American Legion Post 254 will host it’s annual Fish Fry on March 6. Serving will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Hawarden Community Center. Cost will be $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children ages 6-12 and children 5 and under are free.

Fish Fry

Friday, March 6th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm at South Sioux Knight of Columbus Hall
1805 W 29th St

Knights of Columbus in South Sioux City located at 1805 W 29th St in South Sioux will be having our Fish Fry’s starting every Friday starting February 20th to March 27th from 5:00 pm to 7:30, choice of Fried or Baked Fish and Shrimp at $9.00 a plate open to the Public with drive up service also.

Carroll United Methodist Church Fish Fry

Friday, March 6th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Carroll Auditorium
Main Street

Fish Fry

Friday, March 6th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church
901 S. 3rd St.

The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a Fish Fry on March 6th at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church located at 901 S. 3rd St. Beresford, SD. We will be serving Alaskan Pollack, French Fries, Cole Slaw, Mac n Cheese, and drink. Serving will begin at 6:00 pm. until 7:00 pm. Adults $8, Children 6-11 $5, Age 5 and under free, Families $25.

Alcester Lions Club Pancake and Sausage Breakfast

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at Alcester City Auditorium
106 W 2nd Street

Catfish University

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Marina Inn Conference Center
385 East 4th Street

Cost: $50.00 & Every participant receives a $20 SCHEELS Gift Card

Registration: At SCHEELS Customer Service

Description: Catfish University, presented by Catfish Guide Brad Durick, author of Cracking the Channel Catfish Code, is an all-inclusive program to catching catfish (all kinds) for everyone from the beginner to the seasoned veteran.

Topics will include catfish basics, gear needed and how to rig it up properly, baits, locations and patterns. It will then move into other factors such as fluctuating water levels, barometer, water temperature and metabolism. It will all be wrapped up with original research and patterns only found here to teach you how to adjust to stay on fish and have more fun!

HOT BUY opportunities for only those attending this event!

Legislative Cracker Barrel

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 10:00 am at Avera Professional Office Pavilion and Education Center
501 Summit

Yankton County citizens will have an opportunity to question their legislators at three Legislative Cracker Barrels sponsored by the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee.

The dates for the 2015 Cracker Barrels are:

Saturday, March 7, 2015

The Cracker Barrels will get underway at 10 a.m. and be located at the Avera Office Pavilion Amphitheatre. These are facilitated forums and all questions will need to be in writing.

Cracker Barrels are held monthly during the South Dakota State Legislative session and serve as an open forum for discussions with elected officials about issues that affect businesses. The event is open to the public.

Chamber Executive Director Carmen Schramm encourages county residents to join the Chamber “for an open forum with our local legislators to discuss issues happening during the legislative session and bills that may affect them.”

For more information, please contact the Chamber at (605) 665-3636 or visit

Meet and Greet

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Yankton Hy-Vee
2100 Broadway St

Heartland Humane Society (HHS) welcomes the community to meet their dogs available for adoption on Saturday, March 7th from 10am – 12pm at Hy-Vee in Yankton.

Hy-Vee is located at 2100 Broadway Street. HHS will have some different sizes, ages and breeds of dogs available to meet and adopt. You will also get the opportunity to meet our awesome volunteers. It will be a great time to get your furry fix, and get some grocery shopping done! Make sure to stop at Hy-Vee for this fun event.

Anyone interested in adopting is encouraged to fill out an application prior to the Event. Applications must be reviewed and approved before adoption. You can pick up an application at the shelter or find one on the organization website (

For more information on this event, contact Heartland Humane Society at 605-664-4244 or email You can view all animals available for adoption on the shelter’s website or on

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