Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Elk Point hosts Half Marathon

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - All Day

Runners will have another event to pencil in this September, as the Clay-Union Foundation, Inc. will host a half marathon on Saturday, September 27th in Elk Point, SD. The race is “Get to the Point” when it goes online.

The route, registration,  and further details will be posted in the next week on runners websites. The race will start at Casey’s and return at Casey’s in Elk Point,  classified as a flat running area. Further information will be posted on their

website  as soon as it is finalized,  or email John Gille at

2nd Annual “Run from the COPS!” 5K fun run

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm at Vermillion SD
800 East Clark Street

2nd Annual “RUN from the COPS!!” 5K fun run. Come see if you are faster than the Vermillion areas finest. Doughnuts will be waiting at the finish line (of course). $20 entry fee which includes t-shirt. If you are “caught” by an officer you must got to “jail” at the finish line. $5.00 to bond out of jail. All proceeds go to the Vermillion Fraternal Order of Police. Raffle tickets sold thought the event. Pre-registration is required to guarantee t-shirt. Please register by Sept 19th with or Dave Kyte 605-677-7100.

Half Marathon

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 8:30 am - 1:45 pm

The Clay-Union Foundation is hosting a half marathon in Elk Point, SD  on Saturday, September 27th, and it’s drawing some attention. Omaha, Lincoln, Crofton, Sioux City and runners from other towns have entered, and many more are expected. The half marathon (13.1 mile)  event will start with registration on September 27th at Casey’s, 1000 west Main street in Elk Point, exit 18 off I-29. Runners will start at 8:30 am, and beverages, snacks, shirts, and finisher medals will be provided.

Early entry discounts are available , and entry details are at ttps://     Volunteers, sponsors and more information is available by contacting John Gille at  All proceeds support the youth mentoring program and it’s mission of helping youth.

Raptor Project at SCHEELS

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 9:30 am - 6:00 pm at Scheels
4400 Sergeant Road

Scheels along with Nikon being you the Raptor Project!

Show times: 12pm, 2pm, 4pm (both Saturday & Sunday)
The Raptor Project is an extraordinary array of ‘Birds of Prey’ – eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. The raptor Project is a very entertaining and exciting presentation and exhibit that has won the rapt attention and hearts of million of captivated audiences throughout the nation.
Cost is FREE!

Cars-N-Carroll Show and Shine Car Show

Sunday, September 28th 2014 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cars-N-Carroll Show and Shine Car Show Sunday September -Sept. 28th – 4th Sunday in September – Main Street Carroll, NE -  No Entry Fee – Open to any type vehicle car, pickup, tractor, jeep, motorcycle.  Registration from 11am to 12pm.  Show from 12pm to 4pm. People’s Choice awards presented and door prizes.  Pre-registration not required but appreicated.  Event is Free to public, vendors on site and food by Carroll United Methodist Church.  T-Shirts are on sale now.

Find us on Facebook Cars N Carroll and like our page.  Event is rain or shine so come to Carroll, NE for an afternoon of great family fun and “Get the BEST parking spot in town”!

Broken Toe Run/Walk

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 8:30 am at Stone State Park
5001 Talbot Road

8:30-9:30AM – Registration/Check-in at Stone Park Pammel Valley Picnic Area

10:00AM – Race/Walk Starts
11:15AM – Awards Ceremony and Refreshments
$30 for the run
$20 for the walk
Register online at www.getmeregistered.
Packet pickup: Friday October 3rd, 10AM-4PM at SCHEELS.

SCHEELS Legal Heat Concealed Firearm Permit Class

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stoney Creek Inn
300 3rd St

This class will qualify students to carry a firearm in over 34 different states! At the end of the course students will receive all of the necessary paperwork, photos, prints and certifications needed to obtain the Iowa, Utah and Arizona concealed firearm permits. Legal Heat, one of the largest firearm training companies in the nation, will be instructing the course. 

ATTENTION NEBRASKA RESIDENTS: This class will not allow a Nebraska resident to obtain a Nebraska permit (which is required for a Nebraska resident to carry in Nebraska). It will, however, allow you to carry in over 30 other states (including Iowa). 
For any questions contact Legal Heat at 877-252-1055 or email them at

Parish Bazaar

Sunday, October 5th 2014 - 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm at St. Wenceslaus Parish
205 N Lidice St

You are invited to St. Wenceslaus Parish annual Fall Bazaar on Oct. 5th in tabor, SD.  They will be serving chicken, dressing, dumplings, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables and fruit salads along with kolache, rolls and assorted desserts.  Serving from 2:30pm-7pm.  They will also have a variety of games, concessions and prizes.  All are welcome to attend.

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

The ALS Association SuperHero 5k/10k Dash

Saturday, October 18th 2014 - 12:00 am - 1:00 pm at Sertoma Park
4300 S. Oxbow Ave

Channel your inner superhero desires and join us at Sertoma Park in Sioux Falls for our 5k/10k Dash on Saturday, October 18th.
Check-in begins at 8:30AM, Kids’ Dash at 9:40AM and the run/walk will begin at 10:00AM. For those wishing to participate, register online at Participants are invited to dress up and run in the attire of their favorite superhero!
Early birds will be rewarded with a discounted registration fee. Early registration will cost $25 for the 5k race, and $30 for the 10k through August 1st, and then will increase to $30 for the 5k and $35 for the 10k. Walk-up registration the day of the event is $35 for the 5k and $40 for the 10k. In addition to the entry fee, we are encouraging runners to fund raise to support the programs and services provided by the Chapter. Further details about fundraising are provided on our website.
We will be offering a Kids’ Race, too. Registration will be $10 per child (age 11 and under).
Two of our programs in need of your superhero fundraising efforts are our Durable Medical Equipment Loan Pool and the Hrbek-Sing Communication and Assistive Device Program. We currently have individuals on waiting lists for equipment from both programs, so the money raised from this event will assist us in fulfilling these outstanding equipment needs. Awards will be given to the 1st place winners in each age category for both men and women in each race.
Be a SuperHero and join us in raising money to help those individuals and their families who are battling ALS!

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