Community Calendar

Community Calendar


Thursday, February 12th 2015 - All Day at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

Northwestern College’s popular RUSH student dance concert returns to the stage this February and will once again offer a variety of dances and entertaining performances. The show will be performed seven times: Thursday, February 12th, at 7 and 9:30 p-m; Friday, February 13th, at 7 and 9:30 p-m; and Saturday, February 14th, at 4, 7 and 9:30 p-m in the England Proscenium Theatre of the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center.
RUSH tickets can be reserved by emailing box-office@n-w-c-iowa-dot-e-d-u. The box office will open on Monday, February 2nd, at 4 p-m for Theatre Patrons. Tickets for the general public will go on sale Tuesday, February 3rd, at 4 p-m. Tickets are 1 dollar.

Noon Forums

Thursday, February 12th 2015 - 12:00 pm at Mount Marty College
1105 W 8th St

The Noon Forums at Mount Marty have recently been set. Each Thursday on the Yankton campus presenters give a talk on a variety of topics. The events are held over the lunch hour in the South Dining Room of Roncalli and are free and open to the public. Brown bag lunches are welcomed and visitors are also welcome to purchase food in the cafeteria.
Spring 2015 Schedule:
• Feb 12 Jordan Foos, “Volunteering at Red Cloud Indian School: The Catholic, Lakota Pine Ridge”
• Feb 19 Dr. Aina Westrheim Ravna, “The Sami: Native People of Norway”
• Feb 26 Dr.Ryan Maderak, “A Night in the Life of an Astronomer”
• Mar 5 Yankton Federal Prison Camp Inmates, “Choices”
• Mar 19 Sr. Maribeth Wentzlaff and MMC Students, “Service: The Key to Love in Key West”
• Mar 26 Dr. Theresa Lafferty, “The Saint John’s Bible Project”
• Apr 9 Dr. James Reese, “Readings from MMC Creative Writing Students”
• Apr 16 Mary Abbott, “Ten Days in Italy: Rome, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, and Florence”
• Apr 23 Sr. Cynthia Binder, Dr. Rich Lofthus, Dr. James Sullivan and MMC Students, “Europe Trip: WWII and the Liberation of France”

SCHEELS All About Love Kids Klub

Thursday, February 12th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Scheels
4400 Sergeant Road

XOXOXO! Hugs….Kisses….and Love!

Join us to make some special gifts for your Valentine!
Show some love! Wear red and/or pink!
Meet under the tree!
Ages: 4-12

Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days

Friday, February 13th 2015 - All Day at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

High school seniors interested in theatre are invited to Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days on February 13th and 14th. Activities start at 11 a-m on Friday and continue through noon on Saturday. Participants will attend a Northwestern theatre event, visit a theatre class, meet with theatre students and faculty, and have the opportunity to audition for theatre scholarships.
For more information or to register for Northwestern’s Theatre Preview Days, visit w-w-w-dot-n-w-c-iowa-dot-e-d-u-slash-theatre-preview or contact Jennifer Sabo, theatre department secretary, at 712-707-7341. Space is limited

Health Insurance End of Open Enrollment Event

Friday, February 13th 2015 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm at Cozard Memorial Library
110 East Lawler Avenue

If you don’t have health insurance, now you can find affordable, quality coverage at and get the plan you need at a price you can afford.

To help you learn more about getting covered or re-enrolling in your current health insurance plan, The Rural Office of Community Services is hosting a health insurance end of open enrollment event in Chamberlain at the Cozard Memorial Library on Friday, February 13th from 10am to 6pm to enroll South Dakotans in affordable, quality health plans.

Visit the event to find out everything you need to know about, including how to get help paying your monthly premium, how to start an application, and how to re-enroll. If you can’t make it to the event or have questions, you can also call your local navigator Alexa Raymond at 605-469-5711.
Remember the open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace ends on February 15th 2015!


Saturday, February 14th 2015 - 9:30 am at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

Northwestern College’s 32nd annual Scholarship Auction will be held on Saturday, February 14th, in the Rowenhorst Student Center gym. Silent auction bidding begins at 9:30 a-m; the audible auction begins at 11. Orange City’s American Legion chapter will be serving a waffle breakfast at the auction from 7:30 to 11
a-m. Baked goods will also be available for sale.
Browse items up for bid online at w-w-w-dot-n-w-c-iowa-dot-e-d-u-slash-auction. A list of auction items will be available at Orange City businesses and MJ’s in Sioux Center beginning January 30th.

Yankton College Alumni Recognition

Saturday, February 14th 2015 - 2:00 pm at Mount Marty College
1105 W 8th St

Mount Marty College will be recognizing local Yankton College Alumni from the Yankton area at the Lancer home double header basketball games against Grace University on Saturday, February 14. Game times are at 2:00 and 4:00 with doors opening at 1:00. Alumni of both colleges are invited to Lancer Landing (west balcony in Cimpl Arena) for the game, hors d’oeuvres, visiting and viewing of historic memorabilia between the two schools. An introduction of Yankton College alumni will take place on center court at halftime of the men’s game. Special Valentine gifts will be presented to those married couples in attendance that mixed it up with one graduating from YC and the other from MMC.

Deserving Mount Marty College students who received a Yankton College Scholarship in the past will also be recognized during the game as receiving the financial aid from the active Yankton College Scholarship Program.
Entrance to the game is free for all those participating in this event with registration for the Yankton College guests at the front entrance of Cimpl arena on game day.

Yankton College was incorporated in 1881 and provided a quality liberal arts education until its closing in 1984. During the years that Mount Marty College and Yankton College co-existed in Yankton, the two private schools naturally found ways to collaborate on their resources.

For more information, contact the Mount Marty College Alumni Office at 605-668-1542 or email

2ND Chance Prom

Saturday, February 14th 2015 - 5:00 pm at Minerva’s Bar & Grill
1607 E. Hwy 50

Join us for an Evening in Paris! It is your 2nd chance prom with a Grand March, Dinner and Dance. It will be on Feb. 14th. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets are $35.00 a ticket. It will be at Minerva’s in Yankton. there will be special events like the dessert dash, wall of wine and prizes. For more information call 605-665-2518. proceeds go towards Ability Building Services

Satin & Spurs Sweetheart Event

Saturday, February 14th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 12:00 am at Le Mars Convention Center Lower Level
301 12th St. SE

Satin & Spurs Sweethear Event is a fundraiser for Relay for Life of Plymouth County.

The dinner is catered by Mr. P’s, they will have smoked brisket, bbq chicken, pork loin, garlic mashed potatoes, green beans and a salad.

The band Riata is going to be at our dance. They are a little country, and a little rock and roll.

There will be a silent auction, and some other fun entertainment as well! Come and find out what we have!

Call 712 389 6771 for tickets, they are only $60 per couple, or $35 for single. You can also go to Rust’s Western Shed, Piece of Cake Bakery, or Old School Signs, all in Le Mars, to purchase your tickets.

Don’t forget to purchase ahead of time so we can have enough food for everyone!

Where else can you go for Valentine’s Day and have dinner, dancing and the fun of a silent auction for only $60?


Gayville Fire Dep. Fundraiser

Saturday, February 14th 2015 - 6:00 pm at Gayville Community Center
404 Washington

Gayville Fire Dept…..annual benefit is Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14

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