Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Recital and Masterclass

Tuesday, April 29th 2014 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at USD
414 E Clark St

Cuban-American violinist Yavet Boyadjiev will present a recital and masterclass at the University of South Dakota on Tuesday, April 29.

Sponsored by the USD Department of Music and the USD College of Fine Arts Diversity Committee, the recital is at 11a.m. and will include a performance with USD faculty pianist Susan Keith Gray and works by Schumann and Cuban violinist José White. The masterclass with USD violin students is scheduled for 5 p.m. that afternoon. Both events will be in the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts and are free and open to the public.

Boyadjiev is a performer and a professor of violin at Mahidol University College of Music in Bangkok, Thailand.


Chair Massages

Wednesday, April 30th 2014 - 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm at The Center
900 Whiting Dr

Wednesday, April 30th, 1:40pm-3:50pm

Chair Massages, $10 members, $15 non-members for 15 minute massage. Please call 665-4685 for appointment. It will be at the Center in Yankton



Thursday, May 1st 2014 - 6:30 am - 12:45 pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church
305 West 25th Street

The public is invited to attend Yankton’s annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, May 1st at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 305 West 25th Street. Breakfast will be served at 6:30 a.m. There is no cost for the meal, but a free-will offering will be taken. Breakfast tickets (for determining the number of reservations) are available through local churches.

The National Day of Prayer morning program will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church immediately after the breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.

A Noon National Day of Prayer Ceremony will be conducted at the Yankton County Government Center (north side), 321 West 3rd Street. The observance will be from 12-12:45 p.m. *Come when you can – Leave when you need to* In case of inclement weather, the noon event will be moved into the Yankton City Gym, at 416 Walnut Street.


Lifetree Cafe

Thursday, May 1st 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at West Des Moines United Methodist Church
720 Grand Avenue

Commonly held myths about happiness and life will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Sunday, 04/27/2014, at 10:00AM and Thursday, 05/01/2014, at 7:00PM.

The program, titled “Life’s Myths: What You Believe That’s Wrong,” features a filmed interview with Oliver Burkeman, author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.

“There’s a certain kind of positive thinking that actually has the opposite effect,” says Burkeman, who debunks common myths about what leads to happiness.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available. Lifetree Café is located at Lifetree Cafe on Grand, located at West Des Moines United Methodist Church, 720 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines, Iowa 50265.

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation on life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. For questions about Lifetree may be directed to Paige Chapman at 515-279-0826 or More information is available at

To get to the West Des Moines United Methodist Church, located in the western part of the Des Moines area, take Interstate-235 to the 8th Street/73rd Street exit (Exit 3). Go south on 8th Street to Grand Avenue. The West Des Moines United Methodist Church is on the southeast corner of 8th Street and Grand Avenue. Parking is available behind the building.

Masquerade $5 Jewelry and Accessories Fundraiser Sale

Friday, May 2nd 2014 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at Avera Sacred Heart Professional Office Pavilion
501 Summit St

The Avera Sacred Heart Foundation will be sponsoring a Masquerade $5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 10am to 5:30pm in the Avera Sacred Heart Professional Office Pavilion Atrium. Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted. Come experience the frenzy!

Partial funds raised from this event will go to the Avera Sister James Care Center and the Avera Yankton Care Center Eden Fund. If you have any questions, please contact the Avera Sacred Heart Foundation at (605) 668-8310.

Immaculee’s Story of Faith, Hope, and Forgiveness

Friday, May 2nd 2014 - 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm at St. Michael’s Church
1600 S. Marion Road

Rwandan genocide survivor, Immaculee Ilibagiza will speak at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1600 s. Marion Road, Sioux Falls on Friday, May 2nd at 6:30 p.m.  (includes book signing, doors open at 5:30 pm.)  Immaculee will speak again on Saturday, May 3rd in two sessions at Sacred Heart Church, 5010 Military Road, Sioux City, IA.  Morning session begins at 9:00 a.m., afternoon session begins at 1:00 p.m.  All sessions $20 each.  For more information and to purchase tickets call Debbie @ (605) 232-3426 or go to

Hauger Family Benefit

Saturday, May 3rd 2014 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at 4-H Fairgrounds
901 Whiting Drive

You are invited to the Hauger Family Benefit dinner and auction coming up May 3rd.  It will take place at the Yankton County 4-H Building at 901 Whiting Drive.  It will begin at 5:30pm.  In March Chris and Jenni Hauger and family lost their home in a devastating fire.  It is a free will donation dinner of pork sandwiches, beans, chips and bars.  There will also be a silent auction along with a live auction that will start at 7:30pm.  Matching funds by Lewis and Clark Chapter of Thrivent Financial along with Modern Woodman of America.  For those of you who are unable to attend the benefit and would still like to help, an account has been set up at Services Center Federal Credit Union.   They ask you bring a favorite recipe or cookbook to the benefit at well.  It is the Hauger Family benefit dinner and auction coming up May 3rd at 5:30 pm at the Yankton County 4-H building.  Find more details on facebook at Hauger family benefit dinner and auction page.

5K “Running in Color”

Sunday, May 4th 2014 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm at Mount Marty College
1105 W 8th St

The Mount Marty College Student Government Association is sponsoring a 5K “Running in Color” to be held on May 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. The cost for the event is $5 for current MMC students, faculty and staff and $10 for the public.

The ‘Running in Color’ race will be a 5K Run/Walk along the Mount Marty College campus. Runners and walkers will get “hit” with five different colors of paint during the event making it an interactive experience for everyone. Participants are invited to join in fellowship after the race for a meal in the Cyber Café patio. “Running in Color” isn’t about race times or who finishes first; it focuses on fun, community, and enjoying some exercise outdoors. The proceeds from the race will go to purchase new play equipment for the Mount Marty College daycare center.

Registration forms can be found at Not a runner or walker? We would love more volunteers! Questions or information can be directed to MMC Student Government at


Bingo Night

Monday, May 5th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Moose Lodge
310 Walnut

The Women of the Moose are sponsoring Monday Night Bingo.  It will be every Monday thru Aug. 15th.  It will be at the Moose Lodge in Yankton, SD from 7pm-9pm.

Blood Drive

Tuesday, May 6th 2014 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Dixon Community Center
107 1st St

Dixon Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, May  6, 2014 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Dixon Community, 107 1St Street

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