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Community Calendar

All You Can Eat Pancakes & French Toast:

Wednesday, October 8th 2014 - 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm at The Center
900 Whiting Dr

October 8th – 4:30pm-7:00pm

All You Can Eat Pancakes & French Toast:  Also includes a single serving of eggs and bacon or sausage.  Only $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 10.  This is our biggest fall fundraising event for the Center in Yankton.  Open to the public.

Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 8th 2014 - 5:30 pm at Yankton Library
515 Walnut

Notice Yankton Community Library Board of Trustees

Regular Meeting

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Library meeting room, 515 Walnut

For further information, call 668-5275.

Fields of Faith Event

Wednesday, October 8th 2014 - 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Riverdale Park
2000 E 24th Street

Athletes, coaches and families from Sioux Falls Area Churches, Middle Schools, High Schools and Universities will be joining thousands of others on athletic fields all across the nation on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the ninth annual national Fields of Faith event.

This rapidly-growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at Riverdale Park (2000 E 24th Street) from 7:30pm-8:30pm joining more than 450 locations throughout the nation on this same date. Fellowship of Christian Athletes will provide a free supper starting at 7pm for coaches, athletes and families who will be attending the event.
While many Christian rallies are anchored to an entertainer or professional speaker that creates a spectator event, Fields of Faith is structured as a student-to-student ministry. Peers invite their own classmates, teammates and coaches to meet on an athletic field to hear fellow students and coaches share their testimonies, challenge them to read the Bible and to come to faith in Jesus Christ.
A local leadership team of University of Sioux Falls and Augustana College student-athletes has determined the program for the evening. The event will feature worship songs and include scripture readings, prayers and testimonies by two prominent coaches in the Sioux Falls area. Three days before their teams face each other as rivals, Augustana College Head Football Coach, Jerry Olszewski, and University of Sioux Falls Head Football Coach, Jed Stugart, will bring their teams together and share their personal testimonies. While they may have a high profile upcoming game, the night will focus on bringing the entire Sioux Falls Area together as one team for Jesus Christ.
The national growth of Fields of Faith has been remarkable. Since the beginning of Fields of Faith in 2004, over a million people have joined in the movement. In 2013 alone, more than 170,000 students gathered on 463 fields to participate in the event.
“The impact of Fields of Faith has been incredible in just these past few years,” said Les Steckel, Fellowship of Christian Athletes President and former veteran NFL coach. “It’s all about young people in these communities coming together on their school’s athletic field and challenging each other to go back to the fundamentals of reading God’s Word and coming to faith in Jesus Christ.”
More information about Fields of Faith is available at FieldsofFaith.com. To learn more about the event in Sioux Falls please contact Erika Hessman at ehessman@fca.org or 605.335.7555.

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Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media Presentation

Thursday, October 9th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Al Neuharth Media Center
555 Dakota St

Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media presentation will be on Thursday, October 9, 2014 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Al Neuharth Media Center 555 Dakota Street Vermillion, SD 57069   605-677-5477

Veteran journalist Peter S. Prichard, former editor of USA Today and former president of the Newseum, is the recipient of the 2014 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media.

Sponsored by the Freedom Forum and USD.

SCHEELS Dog Training Kids Klub

Thursday, October 9th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Scheels
4400 Sergeant Road

Training Tips and Techniques on how to train a dog at home like a professional dog trainer!

Do you have a puppy? Call us and we may have you bring him/her!

Please meet under the tree!
Ages 4-12

Book Discussion

Thursday, October 9th 2014 - 6:30 pm at Yankton Library
515 Walnut

Join us at the Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut Street, for our discussion of the 2014 One Book North and South Dakota title Dakota: A Spiritual Geography by Kathleen Norris.  It was chosen by both states to commemorate their 125th anniversaries of statehood and provides a basis for reflection, education and cultural enrichment.

The book discussion takes place on Thursday, October 9, at 6:30 p.m., with Mount Marty Professor and Humanities Scholar Jamie Sullivan as our facilitator.  Books are currently available for check out at the library.

This program is funded by the South Dakota Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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

Preview Days

Friday, October 10th 2014 - All Day at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

Northwestern College will host nine Preview Days this school year to provide high school students with an introduction to the college. Preview Days are open to juniors and seniors and their parents, and are an excellent first step for students beginning their college search. The events will be held on  October 10th, October 17th, October 31st, November 10th, November 21st, December 5th, March 13th and April 24th.
The Preview Day on October 31st will be a Departmental Showcase at which students can experience a more in-depth visit with a particular academic department of their choosing.
For more information, contact Laura De Boer in the admissions office by calling 800-747-4757 or via email at visit-at-n-w-c-iowa-dot-e-d-u.

FFA FALL FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 11th 2014 - 9:30 am - 9:30 pm at Cedar County Fairgrounds
88826 564 Ave

You are invited to the Hartington Newcastle FFA Fall Festival on October 11, 2014 at Cedar County Fairgrounds, Hartington, NE

9:30 RUN FOR HUNGER 5 K walk/run with the registration fee of $10 and two boxes/cans of food for the Hartington food pantry. Please pre-register by October 3rd to help with t shirt orders (walk-ons welcome). Check-in will begin at 8:45.
10:30 CANVAS ART Come join Roni Lammers in creating your own canvas art. Preregistration required in order to have the supplies on hand. There will be a $35 per person fee to cover the cost of the art supplies. Let your creativity come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun and relaxation. Please pre-register by October 3rd.
11:30 Soup Lunch – Served by HPNS Booster Club
1:30 8 PLAYER DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT – (limit of 18 teams)
6th grade and up are welcome and no fee required. Preregistration is required. Please sign your team up by October 3rd. Rules and brackets will then be forwarded to each team captain. Starting time is subject to change depending on number of teams registered.
2:00 PIE EATING CONTEST
The 4-H will be hosting a pie eating contest for all ages. Please pre-register by October 3rd.
6:00 COUNTRY DANCE LESSONS
No fee or registration required. Come learn to do the fun line dances and other country steps. Will be taught by a group of students from SDSU. All ages welcome.
6:00 Grill Out – served by CCHS Booster Club
8:30 BONFIRES
Bring your own lawn chairs and marshmallows.
8:30 to 11:30 COUNTRY DANCE
This will be a FREE “street” dance (weather permitting) with a country DJ. Come practice the dance steps you learned earlier in the day. All ages are welcome.
There will also be various activities starting at 2:30: pumpkin carving, horse & buggy rides, horse play day(bring your own horse), Muttin’ Bustin’, petting zoo, bouncy house, and MORE!!!
***Come join your local FFA Chapter for a fun family day. To register for activities or if you would like more information please contact: Bobby Reifenrath at bobbyreifenrath@hotmail.com or visit our facebook page Hartington Newcastle FFA chapter
***In case of rain, all activities will be held in the Hartington Cedar Catholic School Gyms.

Teen Read Week

Sunday, October 12th 2014 - All Day at Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street

Teen Read Week, which is October 12-18, was discussed.  This year’s theme is “Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library.”

The Teen Advisory Board is planning several activities to celebrate the week.  Students in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in a Dreaming of Books Challenge.  It begins October 1 and will conclude at a library event on October 14.  Participants are invited to pick up a reading log at the library prior to October 1 and keep track of the number of pages read during the first two weeks in October.  There is a prize for the top reader, who will be announced at the Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover event at the library on October 14, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Book trivia, a scavenger hunt, and a matching challenge are being planned.

Look for a suggestion box in the teen area at the library.  The Teen Advisory Board is seeking recommendations for materials the library should purchase, books others should read, and suggestions for library programs and events for teens.

The next Teen Advisory Board meeting is Tuesday, October 7, at 7:00 p.m., at the library.  The members will decorate for Teen Read Week.  New members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

If you have questions, please contact Joyce Moore, Youth Services Librarian, at (605) 668-5276.

St. Boniface – Idylwilde Fall Supper

Sunday, October 12th 2014 - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm at St. Boniface Catholic Church
28703 444th Ave

St. Boniface Catholic Church, Idlywilde Fall Supper
October 12th, 2014 4:30-7:30 pm
Serving broasted chicken, meatballs, au gratin potatoes and desserts.

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