Community Calendar

Community Church Summer Drive-In Services

Sunday, July 27th 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.

July 27th: Russ Vande Vegte from Sioux Center, IA
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


Free Movie Event

Sunday, July 27th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
at Canaries Stadium
1001 N. West Avenue

In South Dakota, 1 in every 8 people is food insecure. These are our neighbors, our co-workers, and our friends. However, many people don’t realize that hunger exists next door.

That is why First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard has partnered with Feeding South Dakota to bring a free movie event to the community. On July 27th, the Canaries will host a free movie night at 8:00 pm following the Sunday night game. The public is invited to the ballpark to enjoy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 on a blanket in the outfield or from the bleachers. Popcorn, soda, and candy will be available for purchase from the concessions.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 partnered with Feeding America to help raise hunger awareness. Food bins and collection jars will be available for free-will donations. Parents are encouraged to bring an item to donate to help show their kids the importance of giving back and connect the movie to the issue of hunger.

The Canaries have provided discounted tickets for the 4:05 game if guests would like to attend the baseball game prior to the event. Contact the Canaries or visit Feeding South Dakota’s website for more details.

Bingo Night

Monday, July 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.

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Tuesday, July 29th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
at First Presbyterian Church
608 Nebraska St


Strikepoint, one of the world’s top handbell ensembles, will be performing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29 at First Presbyterian Church (608 Nebraska St.) in Sioux City. There is no admission charge, but a $10 donation is suggested. The concert is part of their 2014 summer tour.

The group, from First United Methodist Church in Duluth, Minnesota, was established in 1984 and has been touring annually since 1986. Their travels have taken them to England, Scotland, Japan, Canada, Hong Kong, Hawaii and throughout the mainland U.S., with performances in four national capitals, three National Handbell Directors’
Seminars, St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, the Crystal Cathedral and Disneyland. Strikepoint rings 76 bronze Schulmerich handbells, 25 Silver Melody Bells, 36 Schulmerich Melody Chimes®, as well as a wide variety of percussion and other instruments. The 11-member directorless ensemble is unique among touring handbell groups as a combination church/community and youth/adult group. Bill Alexander, a nationally known handbell clinician and conductor, is the leader of the ensemble.

Strikepoint is noted for capturing the enthusiasm of audiences with its dynamic style and accessible music.
Program selections can range from flowing Bach to a rocking Beach Boys tune, and include both familiar and new music.
Reviews of Strikepoint concerts have praised their “athleticism and showmanship, not to mention musicality”
with an “exceptionally creative bent!”

Strikepoint’s recordings have been featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s “Morning Show,” American Public Radio’s “Schickele Mix” and other nationally broadcast programs.
Their newest recording, Reflections, was released in December 2012.

Strikepoint concerts are designed to delight listeners whether they know all or nothing about handbells.

Farmers Market

Wednesday, July 30th 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

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.

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Root Beer Float Night Fundraiser

Wednesday, July 30th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Knox County Fair Grounds
612 1/2 East Main Street

The Bloomfield Q125 will host a Root Beer Float Night Fundraiser on July 30th from 6pm-8pm.  It will be at the Knox County Fair Grounds in Bloomfield.  Drive your classic cruisers, dress in your best 50′s outfit, dance the night away to 50′s music and enjoy a cold and refreshing root beer float.  Root beer floats are only $3.00 and proceeds will go towards the Q125 celebration fund.  All are welcome to attend.

SCHEELS Back to School Adventure

Thursday, July 31st 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Scheels
4400 Sergeant Road

Join SCHEELS and Ogio as they team up to bring you a Back to School Adventure! Be prepared to get dirty! Leave your good clothes and shoes at home!

Please meet under the tree!
Ages 4-12

Open House

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street

The Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut Street, is hosting an open house for Children’s Librarian Becky Pittenger on Friday, August 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Becky recently secured a position in the Fargo, North Dakota school system as a school librarian and will soon be heading north to start a new chapter in her career.

Since joining the library staff in 2010, Becky has touched the lives of many children, care givers and teens through her bubbly personality as well as her programs and the new services she established.  Her love of people of all ages and libraries showed in her work.

Please join us as we say goodbye and wish Becky success in her new endeavor.  If you can’t attend and want to send greetings, please do so as we will collect the cards and present them to Becky that day.

For further information, contact the library at 668-5276.

WYNOT EMS BVBBQ “Porkin’ for Life” fundraiser

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at Sudbeck’s Service
101 E 889 Rd

What: Pork BBQ fundraiser for Wynot EMS

Where: Sudbeck’s Service, Bow Valley, NE

When: Friday, August 1st  Begin serving at 5pm until gone!   $10/plate

Movie Night in Prentis Park

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 9:00 pm - 11:15 pm
at Prentis Park Amphitheatre
34 Prentis Ave.

Vermillion Parks and Recreation is hosting a Movie Night in the Park at Prentis Park Amphitheater. We will be showing “The Lego Movie” starting at 9pm Friday August 1st. There will be free popcorn during the movie. Please bring blankets and chairs to enjoy the movie.

Loved and Drawn to the Father’s Heart Conference

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 12:00 am - 4:30 pm
at River’s Edge Convention Center
265 33rd Avenue

The Servants of the Heart of the Father are sponsoring a Conference entitled Loved and Drawn to the Father’s Heart featuring Father Rodney Kneifl, Pastor, Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church, Clarkson and St. Mary’s Church, Leigh.  Come and allow the Holy Spirit to inspire you with the timeless and timely message of the Father’s Infinite Love!  this conference will be held at River’s Edge Convention Center in Columbus, NE.  Meal Count Registration fee of $35 per person is due by July 25th, 2014.  Early Bird Paid registration by July 18th will receive a free gift.  No meal registration fee: $20.  Checks made payable to Servants of the Heart of the Father.  To register and for more information please call 402-246-9219 or check the web at

Wet & Wild Fun Run and 5k

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Osmond’s HOME Team is sponsoring Wet & Wild Fun Run and 5k

August 2 at 8 a.m.  in Osmond. This race will include a 1.5 mi obstacle course or a 5k run through Osmond. Awards will be given to best dressed team of 4.  Every registration includes t-shirt and meal ticket for our pancake feed following the race. Pancake feed serving from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Free will donation. Proceeds to go to HOME Team’s community betterment projects. Like us on Facebook for more information about this or other events  or register online at H.O.M.E. Team Wet and Wild Fun Run (2014) – – Registration. Results. Relax.


Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am

The Annual Open Class “Flower Show’ will be held during the Bon Homme County 4-H Achievement Days. The flower exhibits should be entered on Friday, August 2, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.

The two show divisions for the cut flowers are 1) single bud/flower and 2) arrangement of one or more kinds of flowers. There is no limit on the number of entries per exhibitor. All exhibits will be judged and the “Best of Show” will be selected in each of the two divisions.
The Bon Homme County “Master Gardeners” are coordinating the event. All flower gardeners are encouraged to participate in the show. Any questions call the Bon Homme County Extension Office at 589-3531.


Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The 4-H Barbecue will feature a ½ Chicken meal. It will be held on Saturday, August 2, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The Annual Barbecue is sponsored by the Tyndall Chamber of Commerce and Businessmen. Tickets are available from all County 4-H Members and at the Bon Homme County Extension Office. Any questions please call 589-3531.

Interdenominational Church Services

Sunday, August 3rd 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

Book Signing

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 - 2:00 pm

Grand Opening

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 - 3:00 pm - 7:45 pm
at NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center
800 Archery Lane

You are invited to the Grand Opening of the NFAA Museum and 75th anniversary party.  The event will be held in conjunction with the NFAA Outdoor Nationals and the IFAA World Field Archery Championships on Aug. 3rd.  It will be at the NFAA  in Yankton, SD

Collin Raye Concert

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Collin Raye will return to Yankton, SD for a Faith and Freedom acoustic concert on Sunday, August 3, 2014. In 2012, Collin performed a Tribute to Life concert for a sold out audience. Collin Raye moves a powerful message through his music.

If you have questions about the concert, you may contact Dave Goeckner at 605-665-3655 ext. 2205 or

Guests will need to print off their tickets and bring a paper copy with them to the ticket booth.

Doors open at 6 pm.

All tickets are non-refundable!

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


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