Community Calendar

Today, April 29

� Brown Bag Lunch program, �The Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan,� 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum located on the USD campus, corner of Clark & Yale streets. Open to the public at no charge.

� �Mathemagician,� presented by Dr. Arthur Benjamin, both a professor of mathematics and a magician, 3:30 p.m. in Farber Hall on the USD campus.

� USD Choral Ensembles join the USD Symphony Orchestra for a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Wayne S. Knutson Theatre in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Open to the public at no charge.

� Second annual DakotaDome Baseball Classic. Twenty-eight teams from South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Texas playing baseball in the DakotaDome. Two divisions: 10 and under and 12 and under.

� Last day of 2011 Spring Classes at USD; final exams begin May 2.

Saturday, April 30

� Second annual DakotaDome Baseball Classic. Twenty-eight teams from South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Texas playing baseball in the DakotaDome. Two divisions: 10 and under and 12 and under.

� Laura Bertschinger, graduate voice recital, 7 p.m. at Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Open to the public at no charge.

� Ryan Landis, graduate voice recital, 7 p.m. at Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Open to the public at no charge.

� Alexis Washburn, senior saxophone recital, 1 p.m. at Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Open to the public at no charge.

Sunday, May 1

� Second annual DakotaDome Baseball Classic. Twenty-eight teams from South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Texas playing baseball in the DakotaDome. Two divisions: 10 and under and 12 and under.

� USD Clarinet Studio Recital by Dr. Holly Haddad�s students, 1 p.m. at the Colton Recital in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Open to the public at no charge.

� Laura Kuschel, mezzo-soprano, presents her junior voice recital, 4 p.m. at the Colton Recital in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Open to the public at no charge.

� Jimmy Bloomquist, junior trombone recital, 7:30 p.m. at the Colton Recital in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Open to the public at no charge.

Monday, May 2

� Al-anon meeting, 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul�s Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Linden streets. For more information, call 624-9764.

� Music Concert with The South Dakota Brass Quintet, 7:30 p.m. in Farber Hall on USD campus. SDBQ is made up of USD music faculty Rolf Olson, trumpet; Gary Reeves, horn; Jonathan Alvis, trombone; and Chuck Dibley, tuba. Clayton Lehmann, USD history faculty joins music faculty on trumpet.

Tuesday, May 3

� Vermillion Public Library Used Book Sale at Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St. Friends of the Library are invited to a preview sale from 1-9 p.m. May 3.

� All School Awards 9:20-11 a.m. at Vermillion High School.

� Vermillion Rotary Club, Noon-1 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Room of the Al Neuharth Media Center.

� Freshman Orientation, 6:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

Wednesday, May 4

� Vermillion Public Library Used Book Sale at Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St. Friends of the Library are invited to a preview sale from 1-9 p.m. May 3.

� Booster Club Meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

Thursday, May 5

� Vermillion Public Library Used Book Sale at Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St. Friends of the Library are invited to a preview sale from 1-9 p.m. May 3.

� Celebrate Fair Trade Month with wine and chocolate, from 6-8 p.m. at Pro�s. Hosted by Sharing the Dream in Guatemala. Come and enjoy wine in a beautiful hand-blown Guatemalan wine glass that is yours to keep. Advance tickets only at Sharing the Dream store at 10 W. Main St.

� Vermillion Middle School Instrumental Music Festival, all day, at Vermillion Middle School.

Planning Ahead:

� MAY 6-8 � Vermillion Public Library Used Book Sale at Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St. Friends of the Library are invited to a preview sale from 1-9 p.m. May 3.

� Brown Bag Lunch Program, �All in the Family – Lunch at the Opera,� with Jennifer Hendrickson, Tracelyn Gesteland, Thor Gesteland, Brandon Hendrickson & Susan Keith Gray, 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum on the USD campus on the corner of Clark & Yale streets.

� MAY 6 � Hospital Auxiliary Meeting, 2 p.m. at Care Center Dining Room, 125 Walker St.

� MAY 6-8 � VHS Spring Play Performance, 7:30 p.m. May 6-7 and 2:30 p.m. May 8 at Vermillion High School.

� MAY 7 � USD Spring Commencement, 9:30 a.m. in the DakotaDome.

� MAY 9 � Athletic Awards Night, 7 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

� MAY 10 � American Legion Auxiliary Wallace Unit #1 meeting, 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center, Vermillion.

� MAY 11 � Eagle Riders Meeting, 7 p.m. at the Eagles.

� MAY 12 � Cancer Support Group Meeting, 2:30 p.m. in the Sletwold Room at Trinity Lutheran Church, 816 E. Clark St. Call Marcy at 624-8706 for more information.

� MAY 14 � Clay County Historical Rummage, 7:30 p.m. at the Austin Whittemore House, 15 Austin St. To donate items, stop by the Austin Whittemore House. Mattresses and large furniture cannot be accepted.

� JUNE 23-25 � 2011 Vermillion Annual Citywide Rummage Sale. Watch your Plain Talk and Broadcaster Press for more details.

� JUNE 27-JULY 1 � Sharing the Dream June Trip to Guatemala: Limit of seven people. Visit cooperatives, schools, the Elder Center, and share with our brothers and sisters in Guatemala. $1,100 per person (includes everything in Guatemala). Airfare extra. Contact Diane at diane@sharingthedream.org for more information.

Does your business or organization have an event you would like included in the Community Calendar?  If you do please call the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce and Development Company at 605-624-5571 or e-mail vcdc@vermillionchamber.com or contact the Plain Talk at 605-624-2695 or e-mail david.lias@plaintalk.net.

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