Community Calendar: June 10-16, 2011

Today, June 10

� Brown Bag Lunch Program, �The Polka Professors: Music from the Heart,� 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum, located on  USD campus on the corner of Clark & Yale St. Free and open to the public.

� The Vermillion Community Theatre, in conjunction with the Children�s Theatre Company of South Dakota, is presenting a musical for children featuring local young actors. Performance is 7 p.m. at the Vermillion High School Theatre. Tickets are $5 for adults available at the door. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, may attend at no charge. This production is sponsored in part by the South Dakota Arts Council.

Saturday, June 11

� Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon, downtown Vermillion at Ratingen Platz, Market & Main streets. An educational session will follow on �Food Preservation: Early Harvests, Part II,� from 1-2 p.m. at the 4-H Building with Leah Burnison of S.D. Cooperative Extension Service.

� Sixth Annual Children�s Miracle Network Bikes & Babes Motorcycle Run. J&L Harley Davidson, Sioux Falls, in collaboration with Sanford Vermillion and Vermillion Wal-Mart have organized a great run. The proceeds from this event will be donated to Children�s Miracle Network. Registration is from 9-10 a.m. at Vermillion Wal-Mart (no pre-registration). Cost for the run is $15. Contact Jill Christopherson, Sanford Vermillion for more information at 605-638-8465 or jill.christopherson@sanfordhealth.org.

� Annual H-WORTH?OPEN at The Bluffs. Call The Bluffs clubhouse (677-7058) to sign up for an 18-hole scramble tournament in memory of Matthew Hollingsworth. The day includes golf, prizes and a BBQ afterwards. Proceeds from this tournament are given to the Clay County EMS Dept.

� The Vermillion Community Theatre, in conjunction with the Children�s Theatre Company of South Dakota, is presenting a musical for children featuring local young actors. Performance is 2 p.m. at the Vermillion High School Theatre. Tickets are $5 for adults available at the door. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, may attend at no charge. This production is sponsored in part by the South Dakota Arts Council.

SUNday, June 12

� Pancake Sunday Fundraiser, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Vermillion Senior Center, 320 W. Main St. Sponsored by the Senior Center Men and Friends of the Center.

Monday, June 13

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

Tuesday, June 14

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

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

Wednesday, June 15

� Summer Film Festival: �My Big Fat Greek Wedding,� is featured in the Cultural Clips series, 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Vermillion Public Library. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, June 16

� Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Event includes education session for customers on �Backyard Farmer: Keepin� Chickens!� from 4-5 p.m. with Christine Ahmed.

Planning Ahead:

� JUNE 17 � Brown Bag Lunch Program, �Omaha Sings! Omaha Academy Choir,� organized under umbrella of the University of Nebraska at Omaha,� 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum located on the USD campus on the corner of Clark & Yale St. Free and open to the public.

� JUNE 18 � Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon, downtown Vermillion at Ratingen Platz, Market & Main St. An educational session will follow on �Backyard Farmer: Soil Building!� from 1-2 p.m. at the 4-H Building with Dean Spader.

� JUNE?18 � �Bob & Sheila Everhart,� starring The Everharts with John & Susan McNeill, 8 p.m. at Gayville Hall. For reservations, call 605-267-2859.

� JUNE 22 � Summer Film Festival, �A Walk in the Clouds,� is featured in the  Cultural Clips series, 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Vermillion Public Library. Free and open to the public.

� JUNE 23 � Annual Ice Cream Social sponsored by Clay County Historical Society, 5-7 p.m. at the W.H. Over Museum. Taverns, chips, homemade pies, cake, ice cream, coffee and lemonade will be served. Carry outs available. The McNeills from Springfield will provide music. Transportation will be provided from the parking areas to the front door of the museum. Freewill donation will be accepted.

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

� JUNE 24 � Midsommar at Dalesburg – 142nd Annual Midsommar at Dalesburg Lutheran Church. Scandinavian Smorgasbord serving from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Afternoon program at 2 p.m. with songs and stories, evening program at 7 p.m. with �The Great Pretenders,� raising of the Midsommar Pole & folkdancing.

� JUNE 27-JULY 7 � 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.

� JULY 13 � Ice Cream Social, 5-7 p.m. at Concordia Lutheran Church, 7 S. University Street. The community is welcome.

� JULY?18 � Sixth annual Sheri Ellis Memorial Golf Social sponsored by Dakota Hospital Foundation at The Bluffs Golf Course. Registration/team photos at 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; 1 p.m. shotgun start; 6:30 p.m. dinner/program. $50/person paid in advance; $60/person day of event. Registration due Monday, July 11. For questions, call 605-638-8465.

� JULY 21, AUG. 4 & 18 � Thursdays on the Platz, from 6-8 p.m. corner of Market & Main streets. Live music on Ratingen Platz.

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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