Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Cracker Barrels

Saturday, January 31st 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, January 31, 2015
Saturday, February 21, 2015
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

Snowmobile Safety Class

Saturday, January 31st 2015 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Yankton Fire Station #2
201 W. 23rd St

Lewis and Clark Winter Wheels invite you to a snowmobile safety class and simulator on Jan. 31st from 1pm-4pm. It is a free clas and open to ages 12 and up. It will be held at the Fire Station #2 in Yankton. For more information call John at 605-660-1753 or Darrell at 605-661-6162

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, February 1st 2015 - 9:30 am - 1:00 pm at Tabor American Legion
Jandra St & W. chicago St

You are invited to a Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Tabor Chamber of Commerce on Sunday Feb. 1st at the Legion Hall in Tabor, SD. Serving from 9:30am-1pm. Serving pancakes, sausage, eggs, milk, juice and coffee. Proceeds go toward the Scholarship Fund. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Soup and Pie Lunch

Sunday, February 1st 2015 - 10:30 am - 1:00 pm at St. John’s Parish
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Soup and Pie Lunch at St. John’s Parish Center, Fordyce sponsored by West Catholic Development
in celebration of Catholic Schools Week

Sunday, February 1 – Mass at 10:30 am
Lunch served from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Adults – $5 : Kids (5-12) – $3 : Under 4 – Free

** All are welcome to enjoy Chili, Chicken Noodle Soup, and tasty homemade pies and support our children’s Catholic Education **

Q125 Soup Fundraiser

Sunday, February 1st 2015 - 11:00 am - 1:30 pm at Osmond City Hall
N. State St

Q125 Souper Bowl Soup Dinner
Sunday, February 1
Osmond City Hall
Osmond, NE

Proceeds benefit Osmond’s Q125 celebration in June.

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Soup-er Bowl

Sunday, February 1st 2015 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at St. Andrew’s Church
304 S. McNamara

You are invited to St. Andrew’s Catholic Chuch for a Soup-er Bowl lunch on Feb. 1st at the Church in Bloomfield, NE. Serving a variety of soups, sandwiches and assorted pies and desserts. Serving from 11am-1pm. Everyone is invited to attend.

Divorced, Widowed and Separated Support Group

Monday, February 2nd 2015 - 7:00 pm at Riverview Reformed Church
1700 Burleigh St

The Divorced, Widowed and Separated Support Group will be starting again on January 12, 2015. The Divorced, Separated and Widowed group is a process designed to help those who have experienced any of these life change moments and would like some help processing those changes. The group is faith based, but non-sectarian and is open and available to anyone who has experienced one of these life changing moments. The group meets at the Riverview Reformed Church building at 1700 Burleigh Street Yankton, on Monday evenings at 7:00 PM, and will meet for nine weeks. If you would like more information or to register, please call the Family Education and Counseling Center 605-260-9284, or look on our website at

Informational Meeting on Syngenta Corn Litigation

Monday, February 2nd 2015 - 7:00 pm at Hartington VFW Hall
206 E. Main St

Dave Domina and Brian Jorde, agricultural lawyers representing farmers and ranchers across Nebraska, will host a series of free informational meetings providing updates on issues critical to agricultural producers and our state’s economy. Domina will discuss important water issues and what all corn sellers need to know about lawsuits related to Syngenta’s MIR 162 and who is affected.

This informational meeting will be held on Monday, February 2nd at 7:00pm at the VFW in Hartington, Nebraska. Domina is known for his decades of legal work successfully representing farmers, ranchers, and small businesses predominately with agricultural related issues and challenges.

Who: Dave Domina and Brian Jorde of Domina Law Group
What: Informational Meeting on Syngenta Corn Litigation & Water Update
Where: VFW in Hartington at 126 East Main Street
When: Monday, February 2nd at 7:00pm


Prescribed Fire Workshop

Wednesday, February 4th 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Lifelong Learning Center
801 East Benjamin Ave.

Practical land stewards know that prescribed fire is, in fact, one of the most valuable and cost-effective tools for improving livestock forage, wildlife habitat, and brush control.


Wednesday, February 4th 2015 - 7:00 pm at Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library
18 Church St

The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library will host local author and USD professor Matthew Moen in our Artists & Authors series on Wednesday, February 4th, at 7 pm.
He is a professor at The University of South Dakota who published six academic books before he strayed into the world of cat tales. Copies of his new book will be available at the event. It is available electronically for Kindle and Nook and in paperback on Amazon and in Vermillion at Cedar County Vet, Davis Pharmacy and Barnes & Noble at USD. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of books will be donated to local Humane Societies, including the Bangor, Maine and SD Heartland Humane Society.
The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library is located at 18 Church Street in Vermillion. For more information call the Library at 605-677-7060.

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