Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Zentangle at the Yankton Community Library

Tuesday, June 14th 2016 - 6:30 pm at Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street

The Yankton Community Library’s first summer craft night for adults is Tuesday, June 14, at 6:30 p.m. Join instructor Sheryl Blackinton to explore Zentangle, an easy-to-learn medium that is used to create art using repetitive patterns. Zentangle is a calming activity reported to increase focus, attentiveness, and creativity. No drawing experience is necessary and all levels of skill are welcome. Sheryl will provide samples, and materials will be supplied by the library.

 

As in the past, in order to register for the class, you must pay the fee to be added to the roster. Class size is limited to 20.

 

Call the library at 668-5275 for more information.

Bingo

Tuesday, June 14th 2016 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The Center
900 Whiting Drive

Bingo at The Center , 900 Whiting Drive, every Tuesday and Friday 7 – 9 pm and is open to the public! 

Kayaking Adventures camps

Wednesday, June 15th 2016 - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm at Dickinson County Nature Center
2279 170th St

Spending time on the water is the best part about summers in the Iowa Great Lakes area.

Teens and pre-teens can learn a new way to enjoy the waves with the Kayaking Adventures day camps through the Dickinson County Conservation Board 8:30 a.m.-noon June 15-16 for ages 8-12 and 8:30 a.m.-noon June 22-23 for ages 13-18.

Naturalist Charles Vigdal and American Canoe Association instructor Mark Foss will take campers to waterfront locations to learn the basics of kayaking, from paddling techniques to how to put the kayak in and take it out of the water to safety.

Kayaks, paddles and life jackets will be provided to campers, but they may also bring their own. Campers should also bring water bottles and sunscreen and should wear clothing that is protective but also able to get wet.

To register for the Kayaking Adventures camps, go to www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com/event-registration. Camps are $40 for Conservation Foundation of Dickinson County members or $50 for non-members, and the price includes a T-shirt.

The registration deadline is two weeks before each camp, and a minimum of five campers is needed for each camp to be held. There is a maximum of eight campers for the Kayaking Adventures camps.

Parents and guardians will drop off and pick up campers at waterfront locations each day, with specific locations dependent on weather and wind conditions. Parents and guardians will be notified of the specific locations as the camp dates arrive.

For more information on the Kayaking Adventures camps, visit www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com or call 712-336-6352. You can also keep up with the latest happenings on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

1 Million Cups

Wednesday, June 15th 2016 - 9:00 am at Discovery Church
205 West 3rd St

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.

1 Million Cups meets every Wed. morning at 9am at the Gathering Grounds at Discovery Church in Downtown Yankton.

Fifth annual South Dakota Kite Day

Wednesday, June 15th 2016 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Hilger’s Gulch
E. Church St. & Govenors Dr

The Fifth annual South Dakota Kite Day is Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Hilger’s Gulch in Pierre, South Dakota. The event, being held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Central Daylight Time The event is by Pierre Elks Lodge No. 1953.

Children, ages 14 and under, are encouraged to attend. The first 400 children will receive a free kite and a lesson on how to properly fly the kite.

Elk’s members will be available to hand out kites, offer assistance in putting them together and getting them to fly. Parents also are encouraged to get involved.

There is no registration fee. But children are encouraged to register by going to the Elks’ Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PierreSDElks/

Kite Day is possible with financial support of Thrivent Financial, a grant from the National Elk’s Foundation and the Pierre Elk’s Lodge #1953.

People with questions can call Steve Wegman at 605-295-1221.

Vacation Bible School

Wednesday, June 15th 2016 - 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Faith Lutheran Church
10395 University Avenue

Go deep into understanding God’s Word at Vacation Bible School 2016, which will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 12-16, at Faith Lutheran Church, 10395 University Avenue in Clive, Iowa.

Each night of this year’s VBS will have a theme based on a Scripture passage; this passage will set the theme for the evening, as participants explore the Word through song, science, art, games and discussions. And guess what—the chance to explore God’s word is free!!!!

A noisy free-will offering will be collected every evening. That offering will go to update the Gathering House, which Faith uses when hosting the Family Promise program.

Registration is requested.   For only $6.00 you can order a VBS t-shirt when registering. The weblink for registration is http://bit.ly/2016_FLC_VBS.

This year’s VBS will have a wide variety of activities for young spelunkers (actually students entering pre-kindergarten through 5th grade in the fall) wishing to explore the caverns of God’s word. Our Cave Quest VBS will have such stations as Sing and Play Rock, Cave Crafts, Deep Bible quests, Spelunker sports and games and KidVid Cinema and snacks.

For more information, please visit www.faithlc.org or call the church office at 515-225-8334.

Vacation Bible School

Thursday, June 16th 2016 - 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Faith Lutheran Church
10395 University Avenue

Go deep into understanding God’s Word at Vacation Bible School 2016, which will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 12-16, at Faith Lutheran Church, 10395 University Avenue in Clive, Iowa.

Each night of this year’s VBS will have a theme based on a Scripture passage; this passage will set the theme for the evening, as participants explore the Word through song, science, art, games and discussions. And guess what—the chance to explore God’s word is free!!!!

A noisy free-will offering will be collected every evening. That offering will go to update the Gathering House, which Faith uses when hosting the Family Promise program.

Registration is requested.   For only $6.00 you can order a VBS t-shirt when registering. The weblink for registration is http://bit.ly/2016_FLC_VBS.

This year’s VBS will have a wide variety of activities for young spelunkers (actually students entering pre-kindergarten through 5th grade in the fall) wishing to explore the caverns of God’s word. Our Cave Quest VBS will have such stations as Sing and Play Rock, Cave Crafts, Deep Bible quests, Spelunker sports and games and KidVid Cinema and snacks.

For more information, please visit www.faithlc.org or call the church office at 515-225-8334.

Bingo

Friday, June 17th 2016 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The Center
900 Whiting Drive

Bingo at The Center , 900 Whiting Drive, every Tuesday and Friday 7 – 9 pm and is open to the public! 

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Market at the Meridian

Saturday, June 18th 2016 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Market at the Meridian
Walnut & 2nd St.

Join them every Saturday from May to October for the Regional Farmers market with market at the Meridian in downtown Yankton.  It is Saturday mornings from 9am-noon at the Northwest corner of Walnut & 2nd.  Farm Fresh home grown items with hand crafted specialties as well.  Find all the details at Market at the Meridian

Pickin in the Park

Saturday, June 18th 2016 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Outdoor fleamarket at the city park in Marion, SD.   Hours are 9am to 4pm.  Held rain or shine.  Free Swimming from 1pm to 6pm at the city pool also that day which is a few feet away from the market.  Food truck on site serving breakfast and lunch all day. Huge variety of vendors with over 30 attending and adding more daily!

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