- National Music Museum Brown Bag Lunch Program – Friday, April 18, from 12:05-12:55 p.m. Brown Bag Lunch Program featuring Music of a One-Track Mind: An Hour of Train Songs by John and Susan McNeill. This program is free and open to the public. You are encouraged to bring a lunch and enjoy some wonderful music!
- Vanished: German-American Civilian Intern-ment, 1941-48 – Friday, April 18, from 4-7 p.m. This mobile exhibit, housed inside a school bus in the parking lot adjacent to the I.D. Weeks Library on the USD campus, showcases memorabilia, narrative texts and multimedia presentations documenting the experiences of German-Americans who were interned during World War II.
- We All Have Hooks for Hands Live Performance – Friday, April 18, from 7:45-9 p.m. We All Have Hooks for Hands will be performing live before a studio audience for the SDPB program, No Cover, No Minimum, at the Al Neuharth Media Center. Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance by calling 800-456-0766 or stopping by the SDPB offices. Seating is limited.
- USD Women's Soccer – Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m. USD women's soccer will host the University of North Dakota and Augu-stana College at 1 p.m. at the DakotaDome Soccer Field. Go Coyotes!
- An Evening of Rural Music: Country Classics at the Museum – Saturday, April 19, at 8 p.m. John and Susan McNeill will perform in this fund raising concert for the W.H. Over Museum in Sletwold Hall. Admission is $15 and refreshments will be available.
- USD Women's Soccer – Sunday, April 20, at 1 p.m. USD women's soccer will host Concordia University-St. Paul and Briar Cliff University at 4 p.m. at the DakotaDome Soccer Field.
Upcoming Events and Happenings:
- Earth Day Fund Raiser – Tuesday, April 22, from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Enjoy locally grown organic foods, live music, games, activities and more at the Earth Day Fund Raiser at the Ice Rink located on the USD campus on Cherry Street across from the North Complex. Pre-register for the 15k Bike Race or the 5K Fun Run by e-mailing earthdayusd@ gmail.com – entrance for each event costs $15. For more information, please visit www.usd.edu/spcm/ earthday.
- Marketing and Media: Get Your Piece of the Pie – Tuesday, April 22, from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Richard Muller, a marketing faculty member of the USD Beacom School of Business and host of SDPB's Public Affairs Program, will host this seminar at the Three Rivers Business Resource Center at 116 Market St. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from an expert techniques and strategies to generate ideas to improve your business marketing skills. Admis-sion is $30, which includes dinner from Pizza Hut that will also be used as a case study in the seminar, and a Certificate of Completion.
- Salad and Sandwich Fund Raiser – Saturday, April 26, at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The Friends of St. Agnes and the Vermillion Senior Citizen Center will host a fund raiser luncheon at the St. Agnes Gym. Tickets are $6 each and proceeds will benefit the senior center. Cards and dominoes will follow the luncheon.
- Southeast South Da-kota Pheasant Association Banquet – Saturday, April 26, join the revelry at the Eagles Club. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., and the banquet will start at 6 p.m. Pre-sale tickets cost $10 for a single ticket, $15 for a couple and $10 for a membership. At the door, ticket prices will be $15 and $20.
- Polaris Ribbon Cut-ting/Open House for Expansion – Saturday, April 26, at 10 a.m. Polaris will be holding a ribbon-cutting for its new expansion project. An open house will follow.
- Special notice to water customers: Between April 16 and May 2, the City Water Department will be flushing the water mains. Please let your tap water run a few seconds before using to clear any sediment. This is important to remember before washing clothes.
- Community Calendar/ Weekly Update – To check out more great community events, or if you would like to submit an event or a promotion, please log onto www.vermillionchamber .com or contact 624-5571.
Upcoming Events – Mark Your Calendars!
- The United States Army Material Command Band presents Invincible Eagle, a free public concert – May 1.