Community Calendar: May 6-12, 2011

Today, May 6

� Vermillion Public Library Used Book Sale at Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St.

� 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.

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

� VHS Spring Play Performance, 7:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

� Native Graduate Honoring Ceremony, 5-7 p.m. at Al Neuharth Media Center. Recognizing and honoring Native American students and their accomplishments.

� Hooding Ceremony, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Slagle Hall. Keynote speaker for the USD School of Law 2011 Hooding Ceremony will be Thomas J. Erickson, VP, Government and Industry Affairs for Bunge North America. A reception for the Law Class of 2011 will be held in the Grand Ballroom of Muenster University Center.

Saturday, May 7

� Vermillion Public Library Used Book Sale at Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St.

� VHS Spring Play Performance, 7:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

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

� Salad & Sandwich Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the St. Agnes Gym. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of St. Agnes and members of the Main Street Center with proceeds to benefit the Center.

� Toby�s 40th Anniversary Party, 2 p.m. at Toby�s Lounge, 31364 Meckling Rd., Meckling. Fun for all ages – kids games, horseshoes, door prizes and live music.

Sunday, May 8

� Vermillion Public Library Used Book Sale at Vermillion Public Library, 18 Church St.

� VHS Spring Play Performance, 2:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

Monday, May 9

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

� 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, May 10

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

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

� Vermillion High School Final Concert, 7:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

Wednesday, May 11

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

� Spring Fling Dinner fundraiser, 5:30-7 p.m. in the fellowship rooms at the First United Methodist Church of Vermillion, 16 N. Dakota St. Menu: Roast beef, potatoes, vegetables and desserts. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 years and under. The public is invited.

Thursday, 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.

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

Planning Ahead:

� MAY 13 � Brown Bag Lunch Program: �Product Endorsement by Early-American Cornet & Trumpet Soloists, 1900-1950,� 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum, located on the USD campus, corner of Clark & Yale St. Open to the public at no charge.

� 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.

� MAY 14-15 � South Dakota Quilt Documentation Project, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 14 and from 1-4:30 p.m. May 15 at the W. H. Over Museum in Vermillion. This is a statewide effort to record quilts in South Dakota that were completed before 1970 and will be available for future research that involves the history of women in South Dakota and Dakota Territory. Quilt owners can bring up to three quilts to be recorded. For further information, contact Mary Fitzgerald at 428-5629. To participate as a Vermillion evaluator, call the museum at 677-5228 or Maxine Johnson at 624-4166 to schedule a time.

� MAY 15 � Vermillion High School Graduation, 2:30 p.m. at the DakotaDome.

� MAY 19 � Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

� 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 for more information.

� Historic Vermillion Walk hosted by Prairie Wanderers Volkssport Club, Start times: 9 a.m.-Noon; Finish by 3 p.m. Distance: 5K/10K. Start at W.H. Over Museum – trail to go through historic downtown, bike path along Vermillion River and through the USD campus. Pets not permitted at the start point. No �A� award for this event. IVV Credit $3; Fun Walkers $2. For more information, contact Duane Neugebauer at 605-734-0115.

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 or contact the Plain Talk at 605-624-2695 or e-mail

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