- Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) Student Auction – Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 to 9 p.m. at Valiant Vineyards Winery – 1500 West Main Street. Featured speaker is Professor Mike Gillispie, USD School of Business, speaking on "Promotions and Competition in the 21st Century." Student Silent Auction will begin at 8 p.m. PSE students will be auctioned off for a variety of business services. This is a great opportunity for businesses to utilize the skills of these talented students. For more information contact the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company at 624-5571.
- Swimming and Diving vs. Northern Iowa – Friday, Oct. 21. The University of South Dakota Women's Swimming/Diving team will host Northern Iowa in the DakotaDome at 2 p.m.
- Women's Volleyball vs. Augustana College – Friday, Oct. 21. The University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball will host Augustana College at the DakotaDome at 7 p.m.
- Masaba Open House – The public is invited to attend an open house at the Masaba facility, 1617 317th Street, on Thursday, Oct. 27 between 2 and 4:30 p.m. Please stop by and welcome them to the community and tour their facility during that time.
- Murder Mystery Dinner Theater – Friday, Oct. 28 starting at 6 p.m. at the Eagles Club in Vermillion. Director Eddie Cheek cordially invites you to attend a red-carpet, gala shindig! Eddie is looking for backers for his new movie. You might be the next star! Become a part of Hollywood's B-list! Everyone will be there! But beware…it's a "killer" proposition! Costumes are encouraged – theme is present-day Hollywood, so "bring your bling!" Advance ticket sales only – please call 624-5571 to purchase yours today! Tickets are $30 each/$50 per couple and include the performance, dinner, and a red carpet photo. Don't miss this exciting evening of mystery!
- National Music Museum's Brown Bag Lunch Program – Friday, Oct. 28, from 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. at the National Music Museum on the corner of Clark and Yale Streets on the campus of USD. Featuring Euclid String Quartet, a dynamic string quartet known for performances filled with personality and vibrant color. Free and open to the public! For more information contact the National Music Museum at 677-5306.
- Beginning Genealogy Class – Saturday, Oct. 29, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Vermillion Public Library Community Room. Learn skills for researching and recording family history! Presented by the Sioux Valley Genealogical Society – Phyllis Knutson and Verlyss Jacobson. Fee is $2 for materials. For more information or to make reservations call 677-7060.
- Pumpkin Carving Party – Saturday, Oct. 29. The W.H. Over Museum will be having its annual Pumpkin Carving Party beginning at 10 a.m. at the W.H. Over Museum. Pumpkins will be provided by Morse's Market or you can bring your own pumpkin.
- Big Friends Little Friends expands its roles – The Big Friends Little Friends program continues to expand and has added new matches in recent weeks. Matt Ernst was matched with Levi in late September, and two more volunteers are close to being matched with a young girl. In addition, Edis Anderson, a former teacher, has joined the program and is now serving as a mentor in Mrs. Cusick's third grade class at Jolley School in Vermillion.�
The program welcomes more youth and adults, and applications are available at the program's�Web site http://www.bflfmentoring.orgo under the volunteer's banner.
For additional information, please call John Gille, program director at 605-356-2571 or�e-mail email@example.com. Mentoring benefits both youth and volunteers so consider it today!