FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9
Brown Bag lunch program, "Bach's Goldberg Variations", featuring Frederick Haas, professor of harpsichord at the Royal Conservatorium of Brussels at 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum located on USD campus, corner of Clark and Yale streets. Free and open to the public. Support for November's "Free Fridays" admission to the museum is made possible by Bank of the West.
Meet the Artist Laleh Mehran for the Closing reception of her exhibition "How to Catch a Moth's Shadow," 5-7:30 p.m. at John A. Day Gallery in Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. This reception is free and open to the public.
USD Opera presents "Sid, The Serpent Who Wanted to Sing" at 7 p.m. in Colton Recital Hall at Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus.
Debate: Aberdeen Central (T)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
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.
Debate: Aberdeen Central (T)
Family Day Weekend at USD (all day)
Tailgate Party: The Student Tailgate Nation is located in the grass area south of the DakotaDome and will be open four hours prior to kickoff.
USD Football host University of Northern Iowa at the DakotaDome, noon-4 p.m.
Heartland Humane Society to host third annual Wine and Whiskers event at Minerva's in Yankton from 6-10 p.m. Tickets may be purchased from Heartland Humane Society at (605) 664-4244, any Heartland Humane Society board member or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations may be sent to PO Box 585, Yankton, SD 57078 or dropped off at 601 ½ Burleigh St. in Yankton. To view all the auction packages, check out the events tab at www.heartlandhumanesociety.net.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Family Day Weekend at USD (all day)
Valiant Vineyards presents "Soup Sunday" from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
USD Opera presents "Sid, The Serpent Who Wanted to Sing" at 2 p.m. in Colton Recital Hall at Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus.
St. Agnes Youth Group to host 23rd annual all-you-can-eat Taco Dinner Fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. at the St. Agnes School Gym. In honor of Veteran's Day, all Veterans will eat for free. Proceeds will go towards the youth group ski trip to Mankato in February. Adults-$6; children-$4 and 5 years and under are free. For more information, contact Ray Hofman at 624-6457. Catholic United to provide matching funds for this project.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
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.
Wrestling Practice starts.
Academic recess at USD: Veterans Day Holiday.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Vermillion Rotary Club Meeting from noon-1 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Room of the Al Neuharth Media Center.
American Legion Wallace Post and Auxiliary meeting at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Center, 320 W. Main St.
Diabetes Prevention and Lifestyle Management seminar from 7-8 p.m. at Sanford Vermillion Board Room (use administration entrance) 20 S. Plum St. For more information, call (605) 638-08411. Sponsored by Sanford Vermillion
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Vermillion Lions meeting at the W. H. Over Museum in Sletwold Hall at 6 p.m.
NOV. 7-17 – Heartland Humane Society's (HHS) Nine Dollars for Nine Lives—help a cat find a home this holiday season by adopting a kitten or cat from Nov. 7-17 for $9 at HHS, 601 ½ Burleigh Street in Yankton. View available animals at www.heartlandhumanesociety.net.
NOV. 16 – Brown Bag lunch program, "The Ambassador of Bluegrass" featuring Dick Kimmel from New Ulm, MN, at 12:05 p.m. at the National Music Museum located on USD campus, corner of Clark and Yale streets. Free and open to the public. Support for November's "Free Fridays" admission to the museum is made possible by Bank of the West.
NOV. 17 – 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.
NOV. 18 – Valiant Vineyards presents "Soup Sunday", Sundays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
NOV. 20 – Silver Threads Health and Product Fair from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Area businesses and organizations display and share information with individuals on health, eye and hearing care, physical therapy, home care, senior living, insurances, outreach services, and other topics related to senior aging, planning and retirement. There will be several mini-programs scheduled as well as vendor tables of crafts and other items. Business and vendor space still available. Soups, sandwiches and desserts will be served plus bake sale items. Sponsored by the Main Street Center; 320 W Main St.
NOV. 26-29 – Christmas shopping with the Shepherd Roegiers at USD's Muenster University Center (The "MUC") from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sheepskins, slippers, gloves and more.
NOV. 28 – The Department of Labor and Regulation will be holding a Job Search Assistance Program (JSAP) at 1024 W. Cherry St., Wednesday, Nov. 28 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 Monday, Nov. 26, before 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
DEC. 2 – Christmas Festival at W.H. Over Museum in Vermillion. For information, call (605) 677-5228 (TBA)
DEC. 4 – "Beauty and the Beast" will be at the Orpheum at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call Melissa at 712-224-6423 or email@example.com.
DEC. 8 – 35th Annual Celebration of the St. Lucia Tradition at Dalesburg Lutheran Church at 3 p.m. Located north of Vermillion at 30595 University Rd.
DEC. 12 – The Department of Labor and Regulation will be hosting a Job Search Assistance Program (JSAP) from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 504 River Drive, N. Sioux City. The JSAP is a free workshop for people recovering from job loss or enhancing their job search skills. Trained instructors speak on modern-day techniques used to successfully find employment. Topics covered are: résumé and cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. Parties interested in attending should register by calling (605) 242-5445 before 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10.
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