Calendar

Feb
17
Fri
Walworth County Conservation District
Feb 17 – Mar 31 all-day

The Walworth County Conservation District is currently taking orders for spring delivery of trees and perennials.

They have potted conifers in various sizes, bare root fruit and shade trees which are 5-6′ and lightly branched.  They sell all kinds of potted flower and grass perennials, plus strawberry plants, raspberry canes and grape vines.

Give Linda a call on availability and prices.

605.649.7020 ext. 3

Mar
3
Fri
All You Can Eat Fish Fry Fridays
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm

Kimball Dakota Senior Meals is sponsoring All You Can Eat Fish Fry at the Senior Citizens Center 6-8pm Fridays during Lent. March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7th. Fish, fries, coleslaw, and drink. Free Will Offering

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry @ St. Joesph's Center
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Friday, March 3rd at St. Joesph’s Center in Timber Lake

serving from 5-7pm

Free will donations will go to the Energy Assistance Fund

Mar
7
Tue
Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities Fundraising event
Mar 7 – Jun 4 all-day

Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities Fundraising Event

Raffle Tickets available through April 30th, Drawing May 5th (need not be present to win)

Tickets $25 each or 5 for $100, get tickets at Lynn’s Dakotamart in Pierre or online at sd-ccd.org

Only 1000 tickets available to win a 2016 Honda SXS 500 ATV. This fundraising raffle supports the only membership non-profit which advocates for all individuals with disabilities in South Dakota.

Donations Needed for Pierre Elk’s Lodge Easter Egg Hunt
Mar 7 – Apr 24 all-day

The Pierre Elk’s Lodge is seeking donation from the community of Fort Pierre and Pierre to help with the 64th Elk’s Easter Egg Hunt on the South Dakota Governor’s Residence Lawn on April 16th.

Send donations to Pierre Elk’s Post Box 292 Pierre, SD 57501

If you need more information contact Steve Wegman at 295-1221

SDATAT 2017 Scholarship
Mar 7 – Apr 27 all-day

The South Dakota Association of Towns & Townships is offering one $500 and on $1000 scholarship to senior high school students who are currently attending a South Dakota public, private, parochial high school or a home school program and reside in a town or township who is a current member of SDATAT.

Deadline is April 1st, click on the link for information 2017 Scholarship Info

South Dakota’s Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarships
Mar 7 – May 6 all-day

South Dakota’s Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarships are available for students who are interested in the improvement of beef production and promotion. Deadline to apply is April 1st, the application can be found at SDCFScholarships.com

Scholarships of $4,000  $3,000  $2,000 and $1,000 will be awarded to four students from South Dakota enrolled in any post-secondary institution in South Dakota.

Free Tax Help
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 18 @ 4:30 pm

Until April 18th, certified volunteers will provide free Income Tax service for seniors and middle to low income taxpayers. Tax assistance will be provided on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons 1-4:30pm at the Pierre Area Senior Center (401 W. Pleasant Drive, Pierre)

You must bring Social Security or Medicare Cards for everyone listed on your tax return, photo ID’s and your 2015 Tax Return. If you plan to itemize, please bring all expense records.

All taxpayers and spouses are required to sign their tax returns before they are filed electronically.

Mar
23
Thu
Surf N Turf Cooks Wanted @ Oahe Hill Golf Course
Mar 23 – May 5 all-day

Surf N Turf Cooks Wanted!

Surf N Turf will be held on Friday, May 5th at the Oahe Hills Golf Course in Mobridge

  • 1st place dish will win $500 cash!
  • 2nd place dish will win $300 cash!
  • 3rd place dish will win $200 cash!

Contact the Mobridge Chamber at 605.845.2500

**Wild game available at the Chamber Office for cooks to use on a first come, first serve basis

Mar
28
Tue
American Association of University Women Seeking Donations & Used Book Sale
Mar 28 – Apr 9 all-day

The American Association of University Women is seeking donations from the public of used Books, CDs, and DVDs through April 7th, these items can be dropped off at collection boxes in both Pierre/Fort Pierre Dakotamarts, the YMCA Lobby and the Northridge Plaza. Anyone with a large number of items to donate call 280-3289 or 413-8481.

The 29th annual AAUW used Book Sale will be held from 10am to 6pm on April 8th and Noon to 3pm on April 9th at the Northridge Plaza. Proceeds help fund local scholarships and community projects.

For more information call 224-2552

Street Masters $500 Scholarship
Mar 28 – Apr 11 all-day

Street Masters $500 Scholarship is available to a South Dakota High School Senior. Applicant must be enrolling in an institution of higher learning with the intention of preparing for a career field related to the automobile industry. Find the application at pierrestreetmasters.com Deadline is April 11th.

Mar
30
Thu
Open House and Ribbon Cutting at Summit Contracting
Mar 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Open House and Ribbon Cutting at Summit Contracting (1709 N. Lincoln Ave, Pierre) on March 30th from 4-6pm. Open house starts at 4, with ribbon cutting at 4:30.

Softball Umpires Meeting
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Organizational meeting for softball empires at Legion Cabin in Pierre on March 30th 6:30-8:30pm.

Breastfeeding Class
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Growing Up Together is pleased to announce a Breastfeeding class to be held on Thursday March 30th , 2017 from 7-9 p.m. at Avera St. Mary’s Healthcare Center.

Call 224-3189 to register.  Cost is $5.00 if you are already registered for a prenatal class or $10.00 if taking the breastfeeding class only.  This class is open to all expectant mothers, and dads or support persons are welcome to attend this class as well. The instructor for the class is Certified Lactation Counselor Mandy Steen.  Scholarships are available upon request.

    Making the choice to breastfeed is one of the most important choices a family will make for their infant.  Breastfeeding provides a special bonding time for mother and baby.  Breast milk has a perfect balance of nutrients to make it easier for baby to digest and to enhance early brain development.

 

Mar
31
Fri
Kiwanis Scholarship
Mar 31 all-day

The Pierre/Fort Pierre Kiwanis Club has scholarships available to graduating seniors at Pierre T. F. Riggs and Stanley County high schools. In May 2016, Kiwanis awarded scholarships totaling over $12,000, and this year the club hopes to meet or exceed that amount. Awards for this year range from $150 to $1,000. Application forms can be found in the respective counseling offices. Completed applications and required paperwork are due in the counseling offices by Friday, March 31.

In addition to college scholarships, the Kiwanis Club donates to other local youth organizations, upon request. Interested organizations may obtain funding request forms by contacting Jeff Mammenga, club secretary, at JLMamms@pie.midco.net. Funding requests are reviewed by the club’s board of directors.

Kiwanis meets Mondays at noon at Perkins Restaurant in Fort Pierre.

National Crayon Day @ A H Brown Library
Mar 31 all-day

Friday, March 31st  2017 is

National Crayon Day

Stop by the A. H. Brown Library in Mobridge

anytime during the day to color a square for the wall display

AND/OR

At 4 pm come listen to our guest readers:

  1. Andy Shoe
  2. Bryce Raba

 

Registration for 2017 Oahe JO Softball Season Open
Mar 31 all-day

Registration for 2017 Oahe JO Softball Season is still open. The league is open to girls ages 5 to 18 (age as of December 31, 2016). Go to oahefastpitch.com to register. Deadline to register is March 31st.

Countryside Gumbo Fest
Mar 31 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Countryside Gumbo Fest on March 31st at the American Legion 4:30-6:30pm. Admission: 12 & under $3, adults $6  Contact Laurie Allison with questions at 945-0827

Fundraiser for Countryside Hospice Support & Memory Center to support Pennies for Robert Bed & Breakfast Program, Memory Center and funding for Avera @ Home Hospice.

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry in Trail City @ Holy Rosary Church Basement
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Friday, March 31st at Holy Rosary Church Basement in Trail City

Serving from 5-7pm

Free will donations will go to the Energy Assistance Fund

Apr
1
Sat
2017 OHBA Home & Construction Show
Apr 1 – Apr 2 all-day

2017 OHBA Home & Construction Show at the Fort Pierre Expo Center on April 1st 10am-5pm and April 2nd 12-4pm, admission: $1 adults, kids free -funds go toward the Lion’s Club and OHBA Community Project Fund.

The 2017 OHBA Home Show is a great place to check out all the new trends in the home building industry. If you are considering building a new home, remodeling your current home or maybe just looking for ideas you will want to stop over to see what the vendors have to offer.

Questions: Contact

Heath Schnee 280-9688 ,Gerad Johnson 222-0388 ,Rachel Olson 280-8893

Zonta Spring Vendor & Craft Show
Apr 1 – Apr 2 all-day

Spring Vendor & Craft Show April 1st & 2nd at the Northridge Plaza on April 1st 10am-6pm, April 2nd 12pm-4pm   For more information call 280-5806

Over 60 vendor booths offering gifts, crafts, jewelry, clothing, food, children’s items and much more. All proceeds of vendor booths go to support improving the economic status, health and education of women and girls. Zonta International is leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Pollock Vendor and Craft Show @ Pollock School and Community Center
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

SPRING

Pollock Vendor and Craft Show

April 1st from 10am to 3pm at the  Pollock School and Community Center

40 Vendors to shop from including

  • Yard Art
  • Kuchen
  • Crafts
  • LuLaRoe
  • SD made products
  • Tupperware
  • SOOOOO much MORE!!

For a complete listing of vendors follow them on facebook at

Pollock Vendor and Craft Show

Bake Sale and concession stand will be available

for more inofrmation call 605.848.0989

**This event sponsored by Pollock Community Actoin League

Kiwanis 53rd Annual Movie Project
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kiwanis 53rd Annual Movie Project on April 1st, The Wild Life will be showing at State 1-2-3 Theatre, shows at 1, 3 & 5pm all seats $3

 

Tower Day Fundraiser @ Bowdle Legion Hall
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm

Tower Day Committee is sponsoring an

All you can eat Soup, Pie & Pong Supper on

Saturday, April 1st starting at 5:30pm at the

Bowdle Legion Hall

All proceeds from this event will be used to provide FREE games and entertainment at the 20217 Tower Days weekend

Serving up a variety of all-you-can-eat delicious soups, homemade bread, and cookies

Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children age 6 and under.

There will be at least 15 Homemade Pies will be auctioned at 6:30…the bidding will start at $10

Pong Tourney will begin at 8:30 for those 21 years and older.  Cost per team is $10.

For more information contact Amy at 605.281.8967

 

Apr
3
Mon
HuntSAFE Class Coming to Pierre and Fort Pierre
Apr 3 – Apr 8 all-day

A HuntSAFE class has been scheduled at the Izaak Walton League Clubhouse for April 3rd, 4th and 6th from 6pm to 8:30pm. On April 8th from 8am to 10:30am at Oahe Downstream.

Registration is available at gfp.sd.gov/hunt-ed   For more information contact Karen Olson at 224-0269

All young people between ages 12 and 16, as well as those who will turn 12 by Dec. 31st, and those who will hunt during the current year after Sept.1st are required to successfully complete a HuntSAFE class. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children. People wishing to brush up on their safe hunting skills are also encouraged to attend.

Scholastic Happy Camper Book Fair @ Selby Community Library
Apr 3 – Apr 7 all-day

The Scholastic Happy Camper Book Fair:

“S’MORE FUN WITH BOOKS”

will be at the

Selby Community School Library

April 3rd thru April 7th

You’re invited to family fun night at the library

on Monday, April 3rd from 5 to 7pm

there will be prizes, snacks and games!

Everyone Welcome!!

Apr
4
Tue
Habitat for Humanity Ethnic Dinner
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Habitat for Humanity Ethnic Dinner at First United Methodist Church (117 N Central Ave, Pierre) on April 4th from 5-7pm

Adults $8, children under 12 $3, all proceeds benefit the Oahe Habitat for Humanity

Menu: Enchiladas, Lefse, Sweet and Sour Pork, Vegetarian Dishes, Lasagna, Egg Rolls, Spaghetti, Knoephla Soup, Brats and so much more!

Apr
6
Thu
Pine Ridge Reservation Crime Victims’ Rights Week Ceremony
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Pine Ridge Reservation Crime Victims’ Rights Week Ceremony is on April 6th from 10am to 1pm at SuAnn Big Crow Center (1 Positive Place, Pine Ridge) Lunch will be served

Protecting our Tribal Communities: Responding to Gun Violence and Its Victims. Keynote speakers: Randolph J. Seiler US Attorney, Frank Kelsey Resident Agent in Charge/ATF, Troy S. Weston OST Tribal President, Sheriff Michael Poindexter Modoc County, California, and Nikki Munholand Cedarville Rancheria Tribal Administrator.

For more information contact Marlys Big Eagle 605-357-2325 or Connie Briseno 714-347-9100

Apr
7
Fri
Oahe Shootout amateur Basketball Tourn.
Apr 7 – Apr 9 all-day

Oahe Shootout Amateur Basketball Tournament in Mobridge

April 7 – April 9

$8500 in cash payouts & additional prizes!!!

  • $400/team
  • Limited to first 30 teams

Register at

  • www.mobridge.org
  • 605.245.2500

Payouts (Based on 30 Teams)

  • 1st $5000
  • 2nd $ 2500
  • 3rd $ 1000

 

KC Fish Fry @ St. Joesph Center
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Friday, April 7th at St. Joesph’s Center in Timber Lake

Serving from 5-7pm

Free will donations will go to the Energy Assistance Fund

Big Band Dance
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Big Band Dance featuring Riggs Jazz Band, GMMS Jazz Band and Over Forte Big Band on April 7th from 8-11pm in Riggs Main Gym, cost $5 at the door with proceeds to benefit Riggs Band.

Apr
8
Sat
Stanley Co Post Prom Donations Needed
Apr 8 all-day

Stanley Co Post Prom Donations Needed by April 8th

The Stanley Co Post-Prom Committee would like to provide students attending a safe & fun, alcohol & drug-free environment by providing them with an evening of activities that will be held after the dance.

For monetary donations, please make your check payable to SCHS Post Prom. If you are donating a prize and need to have it picked up let us know. Please call Kim at 280-0794 or Melanie at 295-4003 with any questions.

Sibling Readiness Class
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Growing Up Together is pleased to announce the Sibling Readiness Class that will be held on April 8th from 9:30 to 10:30am in the 3rd Floor Conference Room at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital. Cost for the class is $5 and scholarships are available.

The class is recommended for siblings age three and over. The class will provide an overview of what to expect when mom goes to the hospital, and a tour of the Avera St. Mary’s Hospital OB/Family Unit.

For more information or to register, please contact Growing Up Together at 224-3189.

Spring Fling Vendor Fair @ Timber Lake Community Center
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Spring Fling Vendor Fair

April 8th from 9am to 3pm MT

Timber Lake Community Center

Breakfast and lunch will be served

  • 11:30 the Elite Energy Cloggers will perform
37th Annual Spring Salad Luncheon
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The 37th Annual Spring Salad Luncheon will be held on April 8th beginning at 11 at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center.

The keynote speaker will be Pierre’s dermatologist, Dr. Wesley Fletcher. You can purchase and decorate a table by filling out the application SpringSaladLuncheon17, you will be allowed to decorate the day before from 5:30-7:30pm.

Any questions call Tanya at 280-6956

This event draws hundreds together to raise thousands of dollars to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

Akaska Tour of Tables
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am

Akaska Tour of Tables

April 8th at 11am

for more information contact:

Shirley 605.649.7838

*Proceeds will benefit the New Hope Cancer Foundation

The Pierre Youth Orchestra’s 5th Anniversary Season Concert
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Pierre Youth Orchestra’s 5th Anniversary Season Concert on April 8th in the T.F. Riggs Theater starting at 2pm. Free will donation

Featuring The University of South Dakota Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Marie-Elaine Gagnon & Dr. Ioana Galu with special guest artist, Professor Luis Viquez

Please contact Moriah Gross for more information 771-9847

Apr
10
Mon
Herreid Community Foundation Appropriations Committee
Apr 10 all-day

Herreid Community Foundation Appropriations Committee

will be dispersing up to $3,000.00 for community projects

Grant Applications Forms are available from committee members:

  • Bob Schuetzle
  • Sandy Fjeldheim
  • Mardel Ochsner
  • April Madden
  • Kristie Goehring

Applications will be accepted until Monday, April 10th

Stanley Co. School: Deadline for VFW Scholarship
Apr 10 all-day

Stanley Co. School:

Deadline for VFW Scholarship is April 10th – please see the Buff Board or Dr. Knox for more information.

Apr
13
Thu
Presentation on the Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder @ A.H. Brown Library
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm

Thurday, April 13th at 7pm at the

A.H. Brown Public Library in Mobridge

Speakers Bureau Member & Independent Scholar

Marian Cramer

will be presenting a program on the life of

Laura Ingalls Wilder

*This program ws made possible by the South Dakota Humanities Council, an affiliate of hte national Endowment for the Humanities

Apr
15
Sat
Farmers Union Insurance Scholarships Deadline
Apr 15 all-day

Each year South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation, in cooperation with Farmers Union Insurance Agency, gives $1,000 scholarships to 25 South Dakota high school students. The deadline for  the scholarship applications is April 15th.

To apply for the Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship, visit:

www.sdfu-foundation.org/scholarships/insuring-a-brighter-tomottow-scholarship

Pierre SD Post Office Passport Fair
Apr 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

The Pierre SD Post Office Passport Fair is April 15th from 9:30am to 3:30pm. Applications will be processed by appointment. Walk-ins welcome! Please call 224-1204 to schedule an appointment.

The following items MUST be present in order to process the application:

  • DS-11 (Passport Application) filled out entirely in black ink
  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Drivers License
  • Check or Cash

Children under the age of 16 MUST have both parents present. Children 16 & 17 and older MUST have one parent present. 

Apr
22
Sat
Shriners Hospital Screening Clinic for Children @ Bone and Joint Center
Apr 22 @ 7:30 am – 12:30 pm

Shriners Hospital for Children screening clinic for children with

  • Bone, Muscle, or Joint problems

Saturday, April 22nd from 7:30am to 12:30pm at the

Bone and Joint Center

310 N. 9th St Bismarck, ND 58501

Appointment Scheduling:

612.596.6105

Come and learn about Schriners Hospitals Children and whether or not we can serve as a resource for your child’s orthopedic condition.

Are you wondering if your child would benefit from seeing a pediatric orthopaedic specialist?

Look for these signs:

  • In-toeing, toe walking, flat feet
  • Bowed legs or knocked knees
  • Sore, painful or stiff joints
  • Limb length discrepancy
  • Curved spind indicating possible scoliosis
  • Club feet
Tour of Tables in Timber Lake @ Timber Lake Community Center
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm

Tour of Tables

April 22nd at NOON MT

Timber Lake Community Center

A fundraiser for the Dewey County Library

Call Julie Landis at the library 605.865.3541 to reserve a table to decorate in a theme and invite your guests!

Apr
28
Fri
Deals on Meals
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Pierre/Fort Pierre Rotary Club invites you to “Deals on Meals”, a fundraising event on behalf of the Community Youth Involved Center. “Deals on Meals” takes place April 28th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Methodist Church in Pierre. Buy your $15 meal ticket at Dakota Prairie Bank or First National Bank in Fort Pierre, at BackWest in Pierre or from any local Rotarian.

Apr
30
Sun
Aberdeen Area Men’s Chorus Concert @ Ipswich High School Theater
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm

ABERDEEN AREA MEN’S CHORUS TO PRESENT A CONCERT

@ 3:00 PM, SUNDAY APRIL 30th,
IN THE IPSWICH HIGH SCHOOL THEATER

ALL ARE INVITED

ADMISSION IS A FREEWILL OFFERING

May
1
Mon
Discovery Center Internships Available for Teens
May 1 all-day

Applications for spring and summer internships at the Growing Up Gardening nutrition and gardening program associated with the Discovery Center are available.  Spring program requires 70 hour time commitment of $700 and a $2100 stipend for the summer/fall program. The jobs pay $10 per hour. The deadline for the summer/fall program is May 1.

May
13
Sat
Night on the Town
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Community & Youth Involved Center in Fort Pierre will be holding its grand re-opening & annual Fundraiser Night on the Town on May 13th. Social Hour 5:30pm, five course supper served, and Entertainment & Dancing. Tickets are $100/person or $200/couple

Please contact Pat Duffy 223-2701 or DeLynn Hanson 280-7929 with any questions or to purchase tickets

Night on the Town flier

Jun
10
Sat
6th Annual Denny Palmer Memorial Walleye Classic @ Lake Oahe, Indian Creek Marina
Jun 10 – Jun 11 all-day

6th Annual Denny Palmer Memorial Walleye Classic

  • June 10-11, Mobridge, SD
  • 2 or 3 Person Team/Boat
  • $150 per Team/Boat …….$175 per team after May 31st

(Tournament capped at 150 teams)

Go to: www.mobridgeoutdoors.com or www.mobridge.org for registration

For more information you can also call Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce 605.845.2500

Jun
17
Sat
Looking for Craft/Vendors @ Lebanon Auditorium
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Looking for Craft/Vendors

June 17th from 10am to 2pm

Lebanon Auditorium for the Lebanon Reunion

if interested email:

aschwartz@abe.midco.net or text 605.460.0158