Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Blood Drive

Wednesday, August 5th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm at United Lutheran Church
305 W 3rd St

Laurel Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM at United Lutheran Church, 305 W 3rd St.

Brown Bag Lunch

Friday, August 7th 2015 - 12:00 pm at The Dakota Territorial Museum
610 Summit St

Join us at noon Friday, Aug. 7 for the Dakota Territorial Museum’s monthly Brown Bag, as we welcome Phyllis Shrag from Sioux Falls.
Shrag will be presenting “Letters from the Attic” which offers a perspective into the life and times of those who settled in Dakota Territory. The presentation is based on letters written in German and addressed to Shrag’s great-grandfather. The letters have been carefully saved, never translated, and handed down through the generations. They detail faith, personal experiences and the agricultural way of life for Dakotans between 1878 and 1889.
Shrag’s visit is make possible through a grant from the South Dakota Humanities Council.
The museum’s monthly Brown Bag lunches are the first Friday of each month and are open to the public. There is no charge, but a free will donation is accepted.

Golf Tournaments

Friday, August 7th 2015 - 1:00 pm at Hawarden Golf Club
4502 Buchanan Ave.

The Hawarden Golf Club invite you to play in these Golf Tournament Fundraisers.
For more information call 712 551-4444

August 7 (Friday) – Hawarden Regional Healthcare- 4 Person Scramble – 1:00 PM Shotgun Start
August 22 (Saturday) – Hawarden Golf Club – 4 Person – 8 Inch Cup – Sign Up for Tee Times
September 6 (Sunday) – Hawarden Golf Club – Labor Day Couples (2 Couples/Team) – Noon Shotgun Start
September 12 (Saturday) – Waddy’s Tournament – 4 Person Scramble – 10:00 AM Shotgun Start
September 19 (Saturday) – Duck’s Unlimited – 4 Person Scramble – 9:00 AM Shotgun Start

Wynot EMS 2nd Annual BV BBQ Fundraiser

Friday, August 7th 2015 - 5:00 pm at Sudbeck’s Service
208 N Summit Ave

Come down for a great BBQ supper featuring: Smoked BBQ sandwiches, baked beans and potato salad for only $10/ plate. The funds raised will help buy new training equipment for the EMT’s! This was a great event last year so we hope t0 see everyone again this year!!

Rock Valley Saddle Club Ranch Rodeo

Friday, August 7th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rock Valley Saddle Club presents 5th annual Ranch Rodeo. August 7, 2015 7:00 PM. Admission: $ 7 / Kids 10 and under FREE. 12 team needed. Contact Rick Koenen @ 712-470-0233 for any questions. New events! Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Join us for a full night of action and fun.

Could you please run this ad on your FM  Wolf  Country station also. We would appreciate any air time to promote our event

Thank You.

RV Saddle Club


Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve Annual Festival

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - All Day at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
272 Westshore Drive

On August 14, 1997, Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve officially opened as a state park. We mark this very special occasion by having an annual festival on or around this day. This year Saturday, August 8, 2015 has been selected as our festival date.

There are many new and exciting activities that are scheduled throughout the day. Some of the activities include threshing machine demo, corn shelling, candlemaking, tin punching, homestead tours, rope making, musicians, watermelon seed spitting contest, buffalo chip throwing contest, face painting, rope making, Dutch Oven Cooking Demo, kids games, homemade pie contest and much, much more!

Those interested in participating in the homemade pie judging contest need to bring their pies to Adams Homestead by 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 8. The pie judging will start at 11:30 p.m. Pies will be judged by their appearance, texture and taste.

Plan to spend the entire day at Adams. We will have food and refreshments that you may purchase while enjoying your day of FREE entertainment. There will be activities, presentations, music, and crafts for the ENTIRE family to enjoy and take part in. Get a sense of history, learn about your heritage and explore the outdoors! Bring your walking shoes, bikes, strollers and your love for the great outdoors and we will do the rest!

We are located off Interstate 29 Exit 4, 1-mile west, and ½ mile south. You can follow the brown nature area signs from the interstate.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at (605) 232-0873!

The Mystery and the Power of the Precious Blood Revealed Conference

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - All Day at The River’s Edge Convention Center
265 33rd Avenue

The Servants of the Heart of the Father are sponsoring a conference entitled The Mystery and the Power of the Precious Blood Revealed on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at The River’s Edge Convention Center in Columbus, NE.  This day long event will consist of four talks given by Father Rodney Kneifl.  For more information and to register please call 402-246-9219.

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Second Annual “Get Inspired!” Peter Auch 5K Memorial Race and Fun Glow Run/Walk

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 5:00 pm at Beresford High School
301 w. Maple

Second Annual “Get Inspired!” Peter Auch 5K Memorial Race and Fun Glow Run/Walk Scheduled Beresford, South Dakota
Last year, over 500 participants gathered in Beresford, South Dakota to honor the memory of Peter Auch in the first ever Peter Auch Memorial 5K and Fun Glow Run. Organizers of the second annual event have high hopes of drawing even more participants the second time around.
The festivities will take place August 8, at the Beresford High School. The scheduled activities include:
5:00-6:30 p.m. Registration
7:30-7:30 p.m. Introduction, National Anthem, and Line Up
7:30 p.m. 5K Timed Competitive Run
8:15 p.m. Speaker Doug Adams from the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Special Music, and 5K Awards Ceremony
9:00 p.m. Glow Run/Walk (approx. 2 miles)
The event celebrates the life of Peter Auch, a 16 year old, who attended Beresford High School who was tragically killed in a car accident in November 2013. Peter was known as a leader in his class by his example and influence on his peers to excel in all they did. His passion was for running and academics. He made it his aim to make Jesus the center of his life and has challenged us to not waste our lives.
In addition to the races, attendees will enjoy a program of music and a speaker who will focus attention on strengthening and deepening our faith in God. A meal will be available for a goodwill offering. No registration is needed to attend the portion of the evening featuring the speaker and music. All are welcome to come and enjoy the evening and cheer on the runners and walkers. It’s a beautiful sight to see the runners at dusk shining with their glow wear!!
On the “Get Inspired” Facebook page, Mary, Peter’s mother wrote, “to be inspired means to be moved or guided by divine influence. The purpose of this race is to be a tool by which we are inspired to carry on in Peter’s example, and use our lives to shine for God, using the abilities He’s given us to share His love.”
Registration for the races can be completed at A t-shirt will be included for each participant registered before July 27. Registration for the 5K is $25; the Glow Run/Walk is $20; or registration for both races is $35. Discounts are available for families or teams. All proceeds from the event go toward the Jesus Film Project.
After last year’s event, Peter’s mother said, “I thought many times how much fun Peter would have had at the race and missed seeing him run with all who participated. It was bittersweet. Such an amazing, wonderful night, though! The beauty of it will glow in my memory for a long time to come.”
For additional information about the event, visit the Get Inspired: Peter Auch 5K and Fun Glow Run page on Facebook or call Cindy at 605-214-4380.

Summer Interdenominational Church Services

Sunday, August 9th 2015 - 9:00 am

Lewis & Clark Lake Ministry will be starting interdenominational church services from Memorial Day to Labor Day. They meet at Weigand, Ne. each Sun. at 9:00 A.M. and at Pierson Ranch Amphitheater, Lewis & Clark Recreational Area at 10:30 A.M.

Harvest Festival

Sunday, August 9th 2015 - 4:00 pm at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish
416 Haines St

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Dante, SD is holding its annual Harvest Festival fundraiser Sunday, August 9, 2015. Serving will begin at 4 pm in the air-conditioned hall with 2 serving lines. The menu includes a broasted chicken meal with homemade rollicky, kolaches, and desserts. The price is $9 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. Bingo, a raffle, and games for all ages will also be available.

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