Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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


Polar Plunge

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 10:30 am at Swan lake Christian Camp
45474 288th Street

Pioneer Polar Bear Club 8th annual Swan Lake Plunge will be on March 7th at Swan Lake Christian Camp in Viborg, SD. The plunge will begin at 10:30am. $50.00 in donations/pledges to plunge to participate. All proceeds go to help fund projects for the pioneer memorial Nursing Home. For more information contacte Brendyn Richards at 605-326-5161

or visit their website

Family Movie Weekend

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 1:00 pm at Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street

The Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut Street, is hosting its family movie weekend on March 7 and 8. On both Saturday and Sunday, we’ll show Big Hero 6 at 1 p.m. and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at 3 p.m.

On March 21 and 22, we’ll show movies for adults and teens. On Saturday and Sunday, Whiplash begins at 1 p.m. and Foxcatcher begins at 3 p.m. Both movies had Oscar nominations.
All movies are free of charge. For further information, please call the library at 668-5276.


Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library
18 Church St

The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library will host library staff member and local visual artist Susan Heggestad as she leads an introductory block printing workshop on Saturday, March 7th from 2 – 4 pm.

Block printing is one of the oldest forms of printmaking in which a carved block is covered in ink to transfer images onto paper or fabric. This workshop is a basic course and will cover the carving and printing process. Participants will learn about different block printing tools, carve a block, and print their own images. Tools and some materials will be provided. One tote bag will be provided per participant for printing.
Registration, and a $5 fee is required. Please stop by our Circulation Desk, or call the library at 677-7060.
Susan is a professional studio and teaching artist, residing in Vermillion. She specializes in printmaking, bookmaking, sculpture, and papermaking.
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.

Kidney Casino Night: A Mardi Gras Themed Party for the NKF

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The District
4521 West Empire Place

Sioux Falls, SD –On Saturday, March 7, 2015 the South Dakota National Board of Directors invites you to the 2015 Kidney Casino Night: A Mardi Gras themed party to benefit the National Kidney Foundation (NKF).  The evening will include exciting blackjack play (using “Kidney Dollars”), auctions, raffles, heavy appetizers, a cash bar (with portion of all bar proceeds to benefit the NKF), and a performance by the band Goodroad. This is a family friendly event and all are welcome.  The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk. Funds raised from this event will go directly toward free kidney health screenings, organ donation advocacy, professional education, public and parent education, and research support.

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Knights of Columbus Hall
1805 W 29th Street

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.

SCHEELS Little Leprechauns Kids Klub

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Scheels
4400 Sergeant Road, Suite #54

Join the SCHEELS crew as they magically turn kids into leprechauns!

We will create crafts and follow the rainbow to a pot of gold!
Please meet under the tree!
Ages 4-12

Le Mars Bible Church Hosts the Moody Chorale

Sunday, March 8th 2015 - 8:00 am - 11:45 am at Le Mars Bible Church
1550 7th Ave. SE

The Moody Chorale is coming to LBC Sunday morning March 8 for the 8:00 and 10:45 services to share their talents and heart for the Lord in a morning of praise and worship.

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