Community Calendar

Saturday, November 24

  • 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.

Monday, November 26

  • 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.
  • Christmas shopping with the Shepherd Roegiers, Monday through Thursday, Nov. 26-29, at USD's Muenster University Center (The MUC) from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sheepskins, slippers, gloves and more.
  • Lecture: "The Thymele at Epidauros: Space, Spectacle and Healing in an Age of Transition" at 7:30 p.m. at Farber Hall located in Old Main on USD campus. Peter Schultz is Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Director of the Cyrus Running Gallery at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. Sponsored by Department of Art and History and by Phi Beta Kappa.

Tuesday, November 27

  • Vermillion Rotary Club Meeting from noon-1 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Room of the Al Neuharth Media Center.

WEDNESDAY, November 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 Monday, Nov. 26, before 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • The AWOL student organization will be holding a Soup Feed Fundraiser event at the Vermillion Armory from 5-7:30 p.m. The AWOL organization plans and organizes alternative break trips for USD students. As part of the program, participants study an important social issue and then visit a location that is experiencing the side effects of the issue. While at the location students perform a week of service with organizations in the community, participate in guided reflection and learn about the area's history and culture. This event is raising funds to help offset the costs associated with the trip. Tickets are $6 pre-sale and $7 at the door. For more information about his event contact awol@coyotes.usd.edu or call (605) 677-6338. For more information about AWOL visit http://orgs.usd.edu/awol.

THURSDAY, November 29

  • USD Theatre presents "Brigadoon" at 7:30 p.m. at the Wayne S. Knutson Theatre, Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. For ticket information, call 677-5400 or visit www.usd.edu/theatre.

Planning Ahead:

  • NOV. 30-DEC. 1 — USD Theatre presents "Brigadoon" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec.1 and 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Wayne S. Knutson Theatre, Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on USD campus. For ticket information, call 677-5400 or visit www.usd.edu/theatre.
  • NOV. 30 — Brown Bag lunch program, "Strumming Along … Singing a Song," featuring Tom Peterson and Charley Smith 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 West.
  • DEC. 1 — 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.
  • 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 mlanqourakis@sioux-city.org.
  • DEC. 7 — Parade of Lights, Downtown Vermillion at 6:30 p.m.
  • 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 Dr., 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 moder-day techniques used to successfully find employment. Topics covered are: résumé and cover letting 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., Wednesday, Dec. 10.
  • DEC. 21 — The Department of Labor and Regulation will be hosting a Job Search Assistance Program (JSAP) from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 1024 W. Cherry St. 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: resume and  cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. Parties interested in attending should register by calling (605) 677-6900 before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19.

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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