Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Concert

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 7:00 pm at Dickinson County Nature Center
2279 170th St

GRAMMY-award nominee Rick Brosseau is planning an intimate evening of music 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji.
Guitarist and singer Brosseau will be accompanied by conga player Bob Duncan, and they will present an evening of classical guitar and flamenco music with a little pop and Latin jazz thrown in.

Plus, part of the proceeds from the event will go to support the Dickinson County Conservation Board, and Brosseau thinks it is important to give to the board’s mission of educating the public and fostering an appreciation for the environment.
Brosseau was nominated for the prestigious GRAMMY award in 1976 for his vocals on the album “Proud Earth,” a Native American-flavored compilation recorded in Nashville, TN. He also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Hollywood and the Stars in 2000 for his work in music and martial arts.
Tickets cost $20, but only 60 are available for the show. Please call Brosseau at 712-330-5986 to reserve your tickets for this special evening of beautiful music.

Fall Choral Showcase

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 7:30 pm at Marian Auditorium
1105 W. 8th St.

The annual Fall Choral Showcase will feature all of the choral ensembles at Mount Marty College and the Ensemble in Residence, Yankton Children’s Choir, in concert on Thursday, October 23 at 7:30pm in Marian Auditorium.

Come hear the ensemble’s first performance of the semester as they sing selections by André Thomas, Jake Runestad, Seth Houston, Oja Gjeilo, and more. The concert will also feature the second public performance of the Mount Marty College Prayer, arranged by Dr. Anthony Maglione.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Community Halloween Party

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at American Legion Hall
110 Plymouth Street SW

COMMUNITY HALLOWEEN PARTY

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

All Children and Parents welcomed.

Planned activities: Meal, Games, Costume Contest, Candy Bag Give Away

Costume Contest Judging Starting at 6:30pm

Meal: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Chips and Dessert.

Free Will Offering Taken

Make a Difference Day

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - All Day

Yankton Volunteer Leaders is once again planning the annual Make A Difference Day – Winter Wear Giveaway, Oct 25th.

This year we are doing something different during the event. We will be trying to connect those who come to the giveaway with local services, by encouraging individuals to partake in a community needs survey as well as having community program info available.

Individuals will also receive a “goodie bag” during the event filled with local program info and other donated items. Information booths promoting 211, All Points Health Clinic and Dept. of Labor will be present, as well as Parents As Teachers who will be providing developmental screenings to youth.

How can you help? Please consider providing program brochures, or promo items for the goodie bags to help promote your programs!!! Items may be dropped off at the United Way office at 610 W 23rd St prior to 10/23/14!!!

Thank you for your support.

MORNING ON THE GREEN

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - All Day at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

Northwestern College’s annual Morning on the Green, a carnival filled with games and prizes, will be held during Raider Days homecoming and family weekend on Saturday, October 25th. Alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and families are invited to attend the event, which will take place from 9:30 a-m to noon on the campus green. In the case of inclement weather, a change of location will be announced.
Morning on the Green is just one of many activities scheduled for Raider Days. A full schedule of the weekend’s events can be found at w-w-w-dot-n-w-c-iowa-dot-e-d-u-slash-raider-days.

Fishing Tournament

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

7th annual Brian Nielsen Memorial Fishing Tournament will be on Oct. 25th at the Weighand Marina in Nebraska on Lewis and Clark.  7:30am meeting at boat dock with 8am tourney starts.  Weigh in at 4pm.  After the wiegh-in they will be going to CJ’s at the lake for food and fun.  there will be an auction and other events.  For more information call 605-665-9522

Red Raider Road Race

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 8:30 am at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

The 21st annual Red Raider Road Race will take place Saturday, October 25th, during Northwestern College’s Raider Days homecoming and family weekend celebration.  The race starts at 8:30 a-m on the track at De Valois Stadium on campus.

Participants can choose between running an 8K or 4K race or walking one mile around the stadium track.  Race pre-registration costs 20 dollars for runners and 10 dollars for those planning to walk.  Registration the day of the race is $25.  Visit w-w-w-dot-n-w-c-iowa-dot-edu-slash-raider-road-race to register.

Pillow Cleaning

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Concordia Lutheran Church
7 South University

Pillow Cleaning will be available to you on Oct. 25th from 9am-1pm at Concordia Lutheran Church at 7 S. University St. in Vermillion, SD. All types of pillow cleaning available.

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Baumer String Quartet

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm at University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark St

The University of South Dakota Department of Music welcomes the Baumer String Quartet on Saturday, Oct. 25 for a 2 p.m. masterclass and a 7:30 p.m. concert.

As a part of the James and Roth Ann Weaver Guest Artist Series, the Baumer String Quartet (www.baumersq.com) will conduct the masterclass, which is open to public, from 2 to 4 p.m. and host a performance at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free to the public and will be in Colton Recital Hall at the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. The concert program is music by Mozart, Shostakovich, and Dvořák.

Led by the current concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Baumer String Quartet (Nathan Olson, violin I; Aaron Requiro, violin II; John T. Posadas, viola; and David Requiro, cello) was founded in 2003 by a group of young musicians from the Cleveland Institute of Music. The members are also active as international soloists, former/current leaders of eminent ensembles, and educators. The Quartet was the silver-medal winner of the prominent Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition in 2005, and recorded Aaron Jay Kernis’s “100 Greatest Dance Hits” on the Black Box label. They are currently quartet-in-residence at Monterey Chamber Music Workshop, artist faculty at the Crowden Chamber Music Workshop, and faculty members at the University of Puget Sound and the University of South Florida.

A photo is available for download at www.usd.edu/press/news/images/releases/Baumer_Quartet.jpg.

For more information about the concert or master class, please contact Eunho Kim, assistant professor of music, at Eunho.Kim@usd.edu.

NORTHWESTERN THEATRE TO PRESENT ALLEGORICAL CHILDREN’S PLAY

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 4:00 pm at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

Tales of the Kingdom,” a children’s play, will be presented by Northwestern College in the Allen Theatre October 24th at 7 p-m and October 25th at 4 p-m. Tickets are 8 dollars for adults and 4 dollars for students. (The matinee on October 25th is free for alumni and parents of current students attending Northwestern’s Raider Days homecoming and family weekend celebration.)
Tickets can be reserved at n-w-c-iowa-dot-e-d-u-slash-tickets or by visiting the box office between 5 and 8 p-m Monday through Friday or between 1 and 4 p-m on Saturday. The box office can also be reached by phone, 712-707-7098, or email, box-office-at-n-w-c-iowa-dot-e-d-u.

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