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Fall in the Park Event

Saturday, September 19th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Lewis & Clark Recreation Area
W. Hwy 52

Fall in the Park at Lewis and Clark Sept. 19th from 1pm-5pm. This is an event for whole family

NEW THIS YEAR:
• Zoomobile
• Wii Ski – jet ski simulator
• TIPS (Turn in Poachers) trailer
• Miniature Golf
• Butterfly Maze
• Face Painting
• Fish Tank
• Ducks Unlimited games
• Nature Bingo
• Nature Scavenger Hunt
• Public Domain Tune Band

RETURNING ACTIVITIES:
Air rifles and archery
Dutch Oven cooking
Obstacle Course
Photo Board
Lemonade Stand
Popcorn
Crafts & games for all ages
Preschool Activities

Lewis & Clark Recreation Area
5 miles west of Yankton, SD on Hwy 52.
605.668.2985 for more information.
Park entrance license required.
Daily License – $6/vehicle.

Sports Day at the Library

Saturday, September 19th 2015 - 2:00 pm at Yankton Library
515 Walnut

Are you ready for some football? Or soccer? How about some challenging sports trivia? Join us at the Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut Street, for Sports Day on Saturday, September 19, at 2 p.m. All ‘tweens and teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to attend. Wear your favorite sports gear and come ready to play!
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is meeting on Monday, August 31, at 7 p.m. to finalize Sports Day and plan ahead for other fall activities. If you are in grades 6-12 and would like to have a say in library programs and services for teens, make plans to attend this meeting and join the TAB. New members are always welcome.
For more information, contact the library at 668-5275. Ask for Joyce Moore.

Steever-Richter-Roesler Benefit

Saturday, September 19th 2015 - 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Turner County Fairgrounds
680 E 2nd St

The Steever-Richter-Roesler Benefit will be Sept. 19th at the Turner County Fairgrounds. Silent auction will be from 3pm-6pm, Tri-tip Sandwich meal from 4:30-6:30pm with a suggested donation of $10.00. Live auction starts at 5pm followed by a concert featuring “Good News Reformed Church Praise Band” “Rachelle Hope” and “The Remnant” Suggested donation $20.00. Sponsored by Chancellor Reformed & Delaware Reformed Churches.

The Divorced, Widowed and Separated Support Group

Monday, September 21st 2015 - 7:00 pm at Riverview Reformed Church
1700 Burleigh St

The Divorced, Widowed and Separated Support Group will be meeting Sept. 21st. The Divorced, Separated and Widowed group is a process designed to help those who have experienced any of these life change moments and would like some help processing those changes. The group is faith based, but non-sectarian and is open and available to anyone who sees themselves in one of these times in their lives. The group meets at the Riverview Reformed Church building at 1700 Burleigh Street Yankton, on Monday evenings at 7:00 PM. If you would like more information or to register, please call the Family Education and Counseling Center 605-260-9284, or look on our website at www.feccinc.com.

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FREE Fall Screenings

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 - All Day at Great Plains Therapy
801 Summit Street

Great Plains Therapy would like to help the National Council on Aging spread the word on the importance of educating older adults of their risk factors for falls. Our clinic in Yankton will be hosting Free Fall Prevention Screens to the public on Wednesday, September 23.

To ensure that the appropriate amounts of time is allotted for each screen, RSVP is appreciated by Monday, September 21.

Refreshments and education will also be provided.

For more information, please call our Yankton clinic at (605) 665-3861

Together we can prevent a life-changing injury
through education and awareness.

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day Screening

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm at Great Plains Therapy
801 Summit St

Great Plains Therapy would like to help the National Council on Aging spread the word on the importance of educating older adults of their risk factors for falls. Our clinic in Yankton will be hosting Free Fall Prevention Screens to the public on Wednesday, September 23. To ensure that the appropriate amounts of time is allotted for each screen, RSVP is appreciated by Monday, September 21. Refreshments and education will also be provided.

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1 Million Cups Meeting

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 - 9:00 am at Avera Professional Office Pavilion and Education Center
501 Summit

1 Million Cups is a weekly coffee meeting that showcases local entrepreneurs and their startup businesses. Free and open to everyone. Located in the Avera Pavillion building next to the Benedictine building in Yankton, SD. 1 Million Cups is every Wednesday at 9 AM

Wildflower Walk

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 - 6:30 pm at Wayne State College
1111 Main St

Wayne State College will host a Wildflower Walk on campus, Sept. 23rd at 6:30 p.m.

Please stroll through the Wayne State College Campus to explore the seasonal native plants and wildflowers in the landscapes. Everyone meet north of the Hahn Administration Building along J. G. W. Lewis Drive West.

There will be a drawing for native plants at the event.

The event is sponsored by the Campus Beautification Committee and the Wayne State College Arboretum. An additional seasonal walk will be Sept. 23 and will be presented by Dr. Mark Hammer of Wayne State College Department of Life Sciences.

For more information, please contact at 402-375-7384 or kischra1@wsc.edu.

FABRIC and TEXTILE WAREHOUSE 10th ANNUAL SEW-A-THON for VETERANS

Saturday, September 26th 2015 - 12:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church
1400 E 2nd Ave

 

 

FABRIC and TEXTILE WAREHOUSE 10th ANNUAL SEW-A-THON for VETERANS!

Saturday, September 26th 10am – 2pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church 1400 E 2nd Ave, Mitchell, SD.

Come join Fabric and Textile Warehouse as we sew Wheelchair Bags for Veterans in Veterans Homes and Pillowcases for Deployed Sailors! All fabric and thread provided by Fabric and Textile Warehouse in Willmar! Bring your Sewing Machine and come sew or come to cut, iron and fold!

Bring your friends, 4-H Group, Girl and Boy Scouts, Sewing and Quilting Guilds!

Come donate a few hours to remember those who sacrificed so much for our freedoms!

We are also collecting NEW WHITE WASH CLOTHS for the Veterans Homes.

See you Saturday, September 26th for our 10th ANNUAL SEW-A-THON!

More information on our web site: www.fabrictextilewarehouse.com or on our facebook page: www.facebook.com/fabricandtextilewarehouse

Get to the Point Half Marathon

Saturday, September 26th 2015 - All Day

Get to the Point Half marathon Saturday, Sept, 26th

Get to the Point half marathon will be held in Elk Point, SD on Saturday, September 26th starting at Casey’s – exit 18 off I-29. Food , fun and awards will be given to participants. Portables and break stops will be on the route, and entries are coming in. One woman from Duluth, Mn. has registered and a woman from Jacksonville, Florida also will be in the event. Enter online at www.runsignup under Get to the Point. All proceeds support the local mentoring program and it’s mission of helping youth. Volunteers will be needed for the event. Contact John Gille at 605-421-5050 to sign up as a volunteer.

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