Community Calendar

Friday, September 14

  • Boys golf vs. Elk Point-Jefferson at 9 a.m. (T)
  • Brown bag lunch program, "The Dizzying Diversity of American Music," at 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum located on USD campus, corner of Clark and Yale streets. Event features trio from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg playing a diverse variety of musical styles and genres. Free and open to the public.
  • Cross Country Invite at 3:45 p.m. (H)
  • Football vs. Canton at 7 p.m. (H)
  • Music Recital featuring guest organist Douglas Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m. in Slagle Hall Aalfs Auditorium on USD campus. The public is invited to this presentation at no cost. Douglas Cleveland has been director of music and organist at Plymouth Church in Seattle since 2004.
  • Homecoming Dance from 9-11:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15

  • Volleyball vs. Bon Homme at 8:30 a.m. (T)
  • Nikki's Fund 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Awareness, sponsored by Nikki's Fund and USD will be held from 9 a.m.-noon. Registration forms are available at the front desk of the Al Neuharth Media Center on the USD campus; at the USD Student Counseling Center, which is located at Cook House; online at www.allsportcentral.com; or participants can complete a registration form the day of the run at 8 a.m. at Prentis Park. All proceeds from the event, including the registration fee and all donations, will go toward Nikki's Fund to support suicide prevention programs and other mental health needs for USD students.
  • Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon Ratingen Platz in downtown Vermillion, Market and Main streets.
  • Overeaters Anonymous at 9 a.m. Location: Sanford Vermillion Medical Center, 20 S. Plum St., administration entrance just south of the hospital entrance in the board room. Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-step program for people with eating disorders and struggles.
  • Girls Soccer vs. West Central at 11 a.m. (H)
  • Vermillion Area Quilt Show at W.H.Over Museum, 1110 N. University. Displays of quilts past and present by area quilters from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be vendors and hospitality room as well as displays of barn quilts, decorative needle stitching and care of quilt. Admission is free-will and proceeds go to the museum.
  • Discovery Movement Theatre (featuring Brian and Mary Begley) will headline Vermillion Area Arts Council's annual meeting. The public is invited to the Washington Street Arts Center, 202 Washington St., for a potluck at 6 p.m., performance at 7 p.m. and annual meeting and election at 8 p.m. The event is free.
  • Music Show at Gayville Hall, 502 Washington St., Gayville featuring "Waylon, Willie, and The Boys" at 8 p.m. For ticket information, call (605) 267-2859.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 16

  • Ice Cream Social at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 10 Linden Ave., from 5-7 p.m. Homemade ice-cream, pies, and taverns. Free-will offering.

MONDAY, SEPT. 17

  • Cross-Country vs. Alcester-Hudson at 3:45 p.m. (T)
  • Junior Varsity football vs. Canton at 4:30 p.m. (H)
  • Sixth-grade band display at 7 p.m. at Vermillion Middle School Commons.
  • Al-anon meeting at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Linden. For more information, call 624-9764.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 18

  • Vermillion Rotary Club meeting from noon-1 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Room of the Al Neuharth Media Center.
  • Seventh- and eighth-grade football vs. Canton, Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. (T)
  • Vermillion Area Arts Council, 202 N. Washington St. to offer "ArtPlay" taught by Susan Heggestad, Sept. 18-Oct. 11 Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m. Classes are co-sponsored through USD's Continuing Education Program. To register, visit www.usd.edu/continuing-and-distance-education/community-education.cfm.

wednesday, September 19

  • Grief Support Group to meet every Wednesday from Sept. 19-Oct. 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Sanford Vermillion Hospice Office, 19 S. Plum (across the street from the hospital). Free and open to anyone who has experienced a loss by death. Pre-registration requested. Call Julie Harding at (605) 638-8484.

thursday, September 20

  • Vermillion Area Farmers Market from 3-7 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds.
  • Seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball vs. Yankton at 4:15 p.m. (H)

Planning Ahead:

  • SEPT. 21 – Brown bag lunch program, "Diablito Tango," at 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum located on USD campus, corner of Clark and Yale streets. Voice, bandonion and double bass performance by an exciting new musical group from Valencia, Spain. Free and open to the public.
  • SEPT. 22 – Overeaters Anonymous at 9 a.m. Location: Sanford Vermillion Medical Center, 20 S. Plum St., administration entrance just south of the hospital entrance in the board room.
  • SEPT. 22 – Vermillion Area Farmers Market 9 a.m.-noon, Ratingen Platz in downtown Vermillion, Market and Main streets.
  • SEPT. 23 – A discussion of the One Book SD selection, "Dammed Indians Revisited : The Continuing History of the Pick-Sloan Plan and the Missouri River Sioux," by Michael L. Lawson, will be held from 3-5 p.m. in the Community Room of the Vermillion Public Library. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Jamie Sullivan, Mount Marty professor, will be facilitating the discussion. Free.
  • SEPT. 24 – International Forum: "Global Warming: The Evidence is In," at noon in Farber Hall located in Old Main on the USD campus. Weather fluctuations and other topics will be taken up by Dr. Moses Ikiugu (School of Health Sciences and a native of Kenya) and Dr. Mark Sweeney (Earth Science) Moderator: Dr. Benno Wymar (Economics). The event is sponsored by the (USD) Beacom School of Business and is open to the public at no charge.
  • SEPT. 26 – Free Children's Flu Vaccine Clinic sponsored by Sanford Vermillion from 3:30-6 p.m. at Vermillion High School Commons. Children ages 6 months-18 years will receive free vaccine provided by state of South Dakota. Adult vaccines also available: shot ($15); mist ($25). For additional flu shot clinic dates, log onto sanfordvermillion.org or call 624-2611.
  • SEPT. 26 – Resume Writing and Job Search Assistance from 6-8 p.m. at ID Weeks Library 205 on USD campus. Bring a copy of your resume. To enroll for this free class, visit: https://aceware.usd.edu/CourseStatus.awp?&course=RESUMEJOB3.
  • SEPT. 27 – Main Street Center Fall Dinner at 5:30 p.m. at 320 W. Main St. Dinner includes meat, potato, vegetable, salad, dessert and beverage. Tickets are $7 per person and may be purchased in advance at the center or by calling 624-8072 or at the door. Dinner sponsored by Friends of Trinity Lutheran Church of Vermillion with proceeds to benefit the Main Street Center.
  • SEPT. 28 – The Department of Labor and Regulation will be holding a Job Search Assistance Program (JSAP) at 1024 W. Cherry St. from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The JSAP is designed to assist and train job seekers on how to find and secure employment. Some of the topics included are job search and retention skills, networking, the hidden job market, resumes, applications, and proper interview techniques. It is provided at no charge and open to the public. Parties interested in attending should register by calling (605) 677-6900, by Wednesday, Sept. 26, before 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Brown bag lunch program, "Carolyn Cruso," from Washington, at 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum located on USD campus, corner of Clark and Yale streets. Voice, hammered dulcimer, guitar and flute performance. Free and open to the public. 
  • SEPT. 28-OCT. 1 – USD Theatre Dept. presents "Medea," Sept. 28, 29 and Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. in Wayne S. Knutson Theatre, Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. For ticket information, visit www.usd.edu/theatre or call 677-5400.
  • SEPT. 30 – Sign up for "Team Vermillion" for the Komen South Dakota Race for the Cure at Falls Park, downtown Sioux Falls. For more information, call Colette at 624-6807 or e-mail abbott@usd.edu or Peggy at 624-4915 or email pelly57@yahoo.com.
  • SEPT. 30 – Vermillion's Biggest Baby Shower is being held at 3 p.m. at the Vermillion Public Library community room. Any expecting mother or mother with a child up to the age of one is welcome to come enjoy refreshments, games, encouragement, and of course baby gifts. Sponsored by Faith Fellowship Church of the Open Bible. Questions: call Tony and Sarah at 624-4116.

Does your business or organization have an event you would like included in the Chamber Chat? If you do, call 624-5571 or e-mail vcdc@vermillionchamber.com.

Lawson. Discussion will be led by Jamie Sullivan of Mt. Marty College. Refreshments will be served. Free.

  • SEPT. 26 – Resume Writing and Job Search Assistance from 6-8 p.m. at ID Weeks Library 205 on USD campus. Bring a copy of your resume. To enroll for this free class, visit: https://aceware.usd.edu/CourseStatus.awp?&course=RESUMEJOB3.
  • OCT. 7 – "The Price is Right" is coming to the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre at 7 p.m. Tickets can be bought at the Tyson Box Office, by calling ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, or by logging onto www.ticketmaster.com.

– Does your business or organization have an event you would like included in the Chamber Chat? If you do, please call 624-5571 or e-mail vcdc@vermillionchamber.com.

provided on the routes, and sag vehicles are out until every rider returns. Lunch served at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 10:30 am to 3 pm & is open to the public.  Registration forms available at http://www.clay-unionfoundation.org/  under events, and also at many area businesses,& bike riding sites.  For more information, contact John Gille (guy-lee) at 605-421-5050 or email jgille60@yahoo.com  All riders must have helmets; walk-ins are always welcome.

  • AUG. 20 — 5th annual Hy-Vee Scramble for SESDAC at the Bluff's Golf Course. Registration and Team Photos from 12:00-12:45pm with golf starting at 1:00 pm.  Prime Rib Dinner and program to follow.  For registration and information contact Gerry Tracy at 605-624-4419 or gerry.tracy@sesdac.org.
  • AUG. 22 — First Day of School for Vermillion Public Schools
  • AUG. 23 — The Department of Labor and Regulation will be holding a Job Search Assistance Program (JSAP) at 1024 W. Cherry St. from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The JSAP is designed to assist and train job seekers on how to find and secure employment. Some of the topics included are job search and retention skills, networking, the hidden job market, resumes, applications and proper interview techniques. It is provided at no charge and open to the public. Parties interested in attending should register by calling (605) 677-6900, by Tuesday, Aug. 21, before 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • AUG. 25-26 — The Great Dakota Wine Fest at Valiant Vineyards, 1500 W. Main St. Cooking with wine demonstrations, live music and more. Visit www.greatdakotawinefest.com.
  • AUG. 26 — The annual Pancake Fly-In Breakfast sponsored by the Vermillion Lions Club and Main Street Center will be at the Vermillion Airport. Pancakes, sausages and beverages will be served from 8 a.m.-noon in the airport hangar. Proceeds to benefit the Main Street Center.

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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