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Let’s Build a Watercolor Painting

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 - 6:00 pm at Dickinson County Nature Center
2279 170th St

Let’s Build a Watercolor Painting will be held 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 12-14 at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji, and the class is filling up fast. Plucker said the course will be different from last year’s, and repeat students are invited to attend.
The class will feature a review of watercolor supplies, information that is valuable to even experienced painters. Plucker will take students through a step-by-step layering process and the use of both positive and negative shapes. She will also show how to create a sense of depth and strong composition.

Let’s Build a Watercolor Painting costs $155 per person. Register with Plucker by Aug. 4 by calling 712-240-6343 or e-mail plucker547@gmail.com. Payment reserves your spot in the class, which has a maximum of 16 participants.
Students will need to bring their own watercolor paper, paints, brushes, palette, pencil, soft eraser, paper towels, water container, hair dryer, liquid frisket, board to accommodate the watercolor paper and masking tape.
Other Art & Nature series classes coming up at the nature center include:
6 p.m. Sept. 23: Andy Goldsworthy Art
6 p.m. Oct. 28: Completely Concrete
6 p.m. Nov. 18: Nature Weaving
6 p.m. Dec. 16: Recycled Christmas
Please call 712-336-6352 for more information or to pre-register for any of the Art & Nature classes, which have a minimum of five students to be held.
The Dickinson County Nature Center is located at 2279 170th St., Okoboji, and is open at 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Learn more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com or keep up with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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.

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.

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 carsncarroll@gmail.com  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”!!!

 

 

The Divorced, Widowed and Separated Support Group

Monday, September 28th 2015 - 7:00 pm at Riverview Reformed Church
1700 Burleigh St

The Divorced, Widowed and Separated Support Group will be meeting on Sept. 28th, 2015. 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.

FAMILY STRONG EVENT

Tuesday, September 29th 2015 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Yankton Memorial Park
1801 Summit St.

Join us for this fun-filled event, featuring:

8th Annual WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an awareness walk for Sexual Assault/ Domestic Violence where men slip on a pair of high heels and strut their stuff. The mission of Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® is to create a unique and powerful public experience that educates individuals and communities about sexual violence. River City Domestic Violence Center’s mission is to assist victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. The Walk is a very light hearted approach to bring awareness about domestic violence/ sexual assault and the impact it has on our community and the individuals who reside in our community. It is also an opportunity to raise funds to help River City Domestic Violence Center to continue their mission.
Contact us today to get signed up for Walk A Mile In Her Shoes®!!! 605.665.4811
Registration deadline is August 14th, 2015.
Registration Fee : $20.00

There is no right or wrong way to raise money for this event. We only hope that each participant will raise a minimum of $100 – that amount will help us reach our financial goal. You can create a team or walk as an individual!

Registration: 1:00 pm
Walk Begins: 2:00 pm

“Silence Hides The Violence” 5-K Run/Walk…Kids Fun Run

Event Date : Saturday, August 29, 2015
Location: Memorial Park
City, State: Yankton, SD

The “Silence Hides The Violence” 5K Run/Walk starts at the intersection of 19th and Douglas at the southwest corner of Memorial Park in Yankton. The course runs through very pretty residential areas out and back.
Plaques will be given to the top female and male, and there will be age group awards as well. Packet pickup will be from 9:00 a.m. until 9:50 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, August 29, 2015 near the south picnic shelter at Memorial Park.

Type: 5K Run/Walk
Start: 08/29/15 at 10:00 a.m.
Registration Fees and Deadlines:
Start Date End Date Entry Fee
06/20/15 12:00 a.m. 08/21/15 11:59 p.m. $20.00
08/22/15 12:00 a.m. 08/27/15 11:59 p.m. $25.00
08/28/15 12:00 a.m. 08/29/15 8:00 a.m. $30.00
Kids Fun Run $15.00

Age Groups and Awards: (M overall) (M 14 & under) (M 15-19) (M 20-29) (M 30-39) (M 40-49) (M 50-59) (M 60-69) (M 70+)
(F overall) (F 14 & under) (F 15-19) (F 20-29) (F 30-39) (F 40-49) (F 50-59) (F 60-69) (F 70+)

Family Fun Day
Bring the Family out to enjoy our 3rd Annual FAMILY FUN DAY!!!:)
FREE Lunch
Inflatable Bouncy Houses
Arts and Crafts
Carnival Games
AND much more!!

Cost: FREE
Time: 11:00am- 1:00pm

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1 Million Cups Meeting

Wednesday, September 30th 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

The Divorced, Widowed and Separated Support Group

Monday, October 5th 2015 - 7:00 pm at Riverview Reformed Church
1700 Burleigh St

The Divorced, Widowed and Separated Support Group will be meeting on Oct. 5th, 2015. 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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1 Million Cups Meeting

Wednesday, October 7th 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

See the Byway the Quiltway

Friday, October 9th 2015 - All Day

Outlaw Trails 5th annual ‘Quiltway’ will be Oct. 9th, 10th &11th. View timeless treasured quilts. Enjoy the beautiful fall scenery along the Neb. Outlaw Trail Scenic Byway Hwy 12. Displays, speakers shopping and lots of fun. Get more information at nebraskaoutlawtrail.org.

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