Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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.


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

Evening Meal Fundraiser

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for our monthly evening meal on Wednesday, September 23rd from 5-6:30pm.  Serving chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes & gravy, peas and fruit crisp.  Suggested donation is only $5.00.  Please call The Center, 665-4685 to reserve your meal.

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

Blood Drive

Thursday, September 24th 2015 - 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm at Zion Lutheran Church
314 N. Pine Street

Avon Community Blood Drive, Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM at Zion Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, Zion Lutheran Church.

Worthing Dinner Theater

Friday, September 25th 2015 - 12:00 am

The Center is traveling to the Worthing Dinner Theater on Friday, September 25th.  The bus leaves at 5pm and will return by 11pm.  The cost is $62 per person and includes the production of “Steel Magnolias”, Dinner, Dessert & transportation.  Call The Center, 665-4685 to reserve your seat.


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




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: or on our facebook page:

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.

3rd Annual Alton Glow Run & Street Dance

Saturday, September 26th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 12:00 am at Dowtow Alton Iowa
Main Street

Saturday September 26

3rd Annual Light Up The Night Glow Run/Street Dance

5:30 PM till 12 AM

Downtown Alton

Come help us glow Back To The 80’s at Alton’s third annual Glow Run and Street Dance!  Come early with the family.  We will have bounce houses, temporary tattoos and crazy hair painting beginning at 6PM.   Dress in your most rad 80’s gear, and have fun!   Street Dance Featuring Wicked Fun begins at 8 PM

Web link for event/registration:


Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine

Sunday, September 27th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Main Street
Main Street

2nd Annual Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine – Sunday – September 27, 2015 Main Street Carroll, Nebraska – Show Noon to 4:00 p.m.  Over 100 entries in 2014!  No Fee to enter and Free to public.  Registration 10:00 a.m.  People’s choice awards, door prizes, food, vendors & more.  Rain or Shine.  Dash plaques to first 100 entries.  Pre-registration not required but appreciated before Sept. 20th register at  For more information contact Jane 402-369-1914 or Tina 402-360-3931.

Come to Carroll, Nebraska and “Get the BEST parking spot in town”!!!



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