Community Calendar

Today, April 1

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

� Brown Bag Lunch Program: �Flying Forms in Concert,� featuring Marc Levine, baroque violin and Tami Morse, harpsichord, 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.

� USD Symphonic Band presents Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School. Open to the public at no charge.

Saturday, April 2

� Boys Tennis at 9 a.m. in Yankton.

� Music Recital: Keith Nelson, Junior Alto Saxophone Recital, 2 p.m. in the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts on USD campus. Concert is open to the public at no charge.

� Meals on Wheels Walk/Run Event, 9 a.m.-noon at USD Wellness Center. Pledge or raise money to help support the Meals on Wheels. Pick up forms at the USD Wellness Center or the Senior Citizen Center. If you are not a member of USD Wellness Center, day passes are $5. For additional information, contact Karen Gibbs at 624-6164.

� Vermillion Annual American Legion Steak Night, 5 p.m. at The Eagles, 114 W. Main St., Vermillion. Admission is $50 per couple or $25 for single. Proceeds support the Legion Baseball boys. Tickets can be purchased from players at the door.

� St. Agnes School�s 10th annual Classic Dinner and Dance, 6 p.m.-midnight inthe St. Agnes School Auditorium. Cody�s Steakhouse of Elk Point will be preparing a prime rib/chicken dinner with all the trimmings. A silent auction and raffle will also be held. Event tickets available at St. Agnes School, as well as trip raffle tickets.

Sunday, April 3

� Women�s Tennis vs. North Dakota, all day at the USD Tennis Courts.

� Susanne Harmon, graduate voice recital, 3 p.m. in the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. Open to the public at no charge.

� Molly Woodard , senior clarinet recital, 5:30 p.m. in the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. Open to the public at no charge.

Monday, april 4

� Community Education: Organizational Sustainability, 6-9 p.m. in the Muenster University Center Conference Room on USD campus. This presentation addresses the challenges that non-profit organizations, government agencies and community programs face in sustaining their operations in a highly competitive environment. The six topics to be covered include: Organizational Readiness, Marketing, Collaboration, Volunteer Development, Diverse Funding and Performance Accountability.

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

Tuesday, april 5

� Boys Tennis vs. Luvern, MN, 4 p.m. at home.

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

� Track ,3:30 p.m. at Elk Point-Jefferson.

� Comedian Dan Cummins, 7 p.m. at USD Muenster University Center Grand Ballroom.

Wednesday, april 6

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

� USD�s Chamber Orchestra, featuring Dr. Darin Wadley, director of percussion activities at USD, present their spring concert, 7:30 p.m. at the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. Open to the public at no charge.

Thursday, april 7

� Spaghetti Benefit Dinner for Big Friend-Little Friend, Inc., at the Eagles Club. Social from 5-6 p.m. with dinner served from 6-8 p.m. Tickets $5 in advance and at the door. Tickets available at Hy-Vee, PrintSource, Vermillion Chamber, Eagle�s Club, Pioneer Drug (Elk Point), Vermillion Civic Council, WalMart and members of  BF-LF.

� The Siouxland Trombone Festival hosted by USD all day through April 8 at the Muenster University Center Grand Ballroom. Please contact Dr. Alvis for cost and additional information.

� Girls Golf, 9 a.m. at Elk Poin-Jefferson.

� Track Booster Club Invite, 2:30 p.m. at home.

� Pikes in the Park Charity Event: The gentleman of Phi Kappa Alpha will host the 5th annual Pikes in the Park event from 5-7 p.m. in Prentis Park. Food and entertainment will be provided. All benefits will benefit cancer research.

Planning Ahead:

� APRIL 8 � The Maria Project: In Honor of 80 VOICES, 6:30 p.m., at Farber Hall, located in Old Main on USD campus. Standard ticket: $20; student price: 410; group price (four or more): $15 each. Event website: www.themariaproject.com. To reserve a ticket and pay in cash e-mail: info@mariapoject.com and then pay at the door. Sponsored by Domestic Violence Safe Options Services.

� APRIL 8 � Brown Bag Lunch Progra: �The Classical Guitarist,� featuring Vladislav Blaha, 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum on the USD campus.

� APRIL 8 � Girls Golf, 2 p.m. at Madison.

� APRIL 9 � VITA Tax Assistance Program to offer free tax preparation from local IRS trained volunteers from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St. For more information, contact Jane Larson 605-677-7060 or e-mail vpl@sdln.net.

� APRIL 9 � The seventh annual ESA Tour of Tables in the Father Wolf auditorium of St. Agnes School. Contact Barb Campbell at 624-4626 or bcampbel41@msn.com if you are interested in purchasing tickets or sponsoring a table.

� APRIL 9 � Dinner and Dance at the Eagles. Fundraiser for Vermillion Senior Citizen Services Center.

� APRIL 9 � Track, 11 a.m. at Dakota Valley.

� APRIL 9 � The USD Jazz Ensembles and Guest in Concert, 7:30 p.m. at the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. Open to the public at no charge.

� APRIL 9-10 � Sixth annual Lewis & Clark Homebuilders Home Show at the Kiwanis 4-H Ice Center, 709 Whiting Drive, Yankton. www.lewisandclarkhomebuilders.com

� APRIL 10 � Vermillion Special Olympics Polar Plunge, �Freezin� for a Reason!�, 2 p.m. (registration from 12:30-2 p.m.) in the high school parking lot.

� APRIL 10 � Gesteland Studio Showcase: Voice students of Dr. Tracelyn Gesteland�s studio present a concert at 4 p.m. in the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. Open to the public at no charge.

� APRIL 10 � Sean Bray presents his senior trombone recital, 7:30 p.m. in the Colton Recital Hall at the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. Open to the public at no charge.

� April 12 � American Legion Auxiliary Wallace Unit #1, 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center.

� APRIL 13-14 � Lions to serve pancakes from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. They will be collecting used eyeglasses and hearing aids. Tickets will be sold at the door � $5; children 8 and under are free. All proceeds go toward Lions community projects.

� APRIL 13 � Eagle Riders, 7 p.m. at the Eagles.

� APRIL 14 � 2011 Literary Luncheon welcomes Maxine Kinsley, 11:30 a.m. at the Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St. Luncheon tickets are $9 and can be purchased at the Vermillion Public Library until April 11 during regular library hours. Phone reservations will not be accepted.

� APRIL 14 � Cancer Support Group meeting, 2:30 p.m. in the Sletwold Room, Trinity Lutheran Church, 816 East Clark St. For more information, contact Marcy at 624-8706.

� APRIL 15 � Annual Bike Helmet Day, 2 p.m. at Jolley School. Sponsored and presented by the Vermillion Medical Clinic and the Vermillion Rotary Club. Special thanks to Vermillion Schools and the Vermillion Wal-Mart Super Center. Presented annually to all second graders in the Vermillion Schools.

� APRIL 15-17 � USD Theatre presents: �The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,� 7:30 p.m. April 15, 16, 18, 19 and 2 p.m. April 17 at Wayne S. Knutson Theatre in Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. For reservations, cal 605-677-5400 or visit www.usd.edu/theatre for more information.

� APRIL 16 � Winter Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Extension Building.

� APRIL 16 � MWA Pro Wrestling, 7:30 p.m. at National Guard Armory, 603 Princeton St. Event website: mwaprowrestling.com.

� 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.

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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