Community Calendar April 22-28, 2011

Today, April 22

� No School (public school and USD).

Monday, April 25

� No School (public school and USD).

� The Caregiver�s Support Group for Alzheimers or Memory Loss will meet at 7 p.m. at the Vermillion Public Library. Contact Fern at 624-4898 for more information. All caregivers are welcome.

� Want to learn more about Tour de Kota (or just about cycling in general)? Join Argus Leader Managing Editor Patrick Lalley for a live online chat at 4 p.m. at www.argusleader.com/chats

� 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.

Tuesday, April 26

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

� Truran Scholars Piano Recital with The Chopin Scherzos, performed by Adrian Ries, Jerry Rodriguez, Scott Arens and Stephanie Shin, 7:30 p.m. in the Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on the USD campus. Open to the public at no charge.

� NHS Induction Ceremony, 8 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

Wednesday, April 27

� USD Symphonic and Concert Bands join in Concert, 7:30 p.m. in the Wayne S. Knutson Theatre in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on the USD campus. Open to the public at no charge.

Thursday, April 28

� Vermillion All-Schools Art Show reception, 4-6 p.m. at the Washington Street Arts Center, 202 Washington Street. The show will also be open from 2-5 p.m. April 30 and May 1. The exhibit is fee and open to the public and sponsored by Vermillion Area Arts Council.

� Kindergarten Concert, 6:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

� The Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan featuring the Tatag Gamelan Ensemble (USD), 7:30 p.m. at the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall at the National Music Museum, corner of Clark & Yale streets on the USD campus.

� Historical Heritage discussion, �The Land They Possessed� by Mary Worthy Breneman, 6-8 p.m. in the Community Room of the Vermillion Public Library. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Norma Wilson, USD professor emeritus will facilitate the discussion. Hot drinks and refreshments will be provided.

� Clay County Historical Society potluck and �Antiques Appraisal Fair,� presented by Joe Hoffman, 6:05 p.m. at the Austin Whittemore House, 15 Austin St. Bring an antique and find out the value/information from Hoffman. Annual Board meeting to follow.

Planning Ahead:

� 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.

� APRIL 29 � �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.

� APRIL 29 � 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.

� APRIL 29-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.

� APRIL 30 � 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.

� APRIL 30 � 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.

� MAY 1 � 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.

� MAY 1 � 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.

� MAY 1 � 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.

� MAY 2 � 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.

� MAY 3-MAY 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.

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

� 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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