Auditions for Yankton Children’s Theatre

Yankton Children’s Theatre Company is excited to announce auditions for children aged 4-18 for their summer 2017 show, Around the World in 8 Plays.  Travel around the world and explore forgotten myths and unusual legends in eight fast-paced and hilarious tales! Auditions are set for May 24 at 6:30 PM and May 27 at 6:30 pm at Ability Building Services.  Performance dates are July 13-16.

Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights

Join the 1st  Bragging Rights On Thursday Nights of the year and support the community and non profits with love of cars! Come on out Thursday, May 25th from 6 pm to 8 pm, with your classic car, motorcycle, anything you have!!! There will be a non profit for each event that will host a meal. This is free will donation! Bring your lawn chairs, come our for food, friends, music, and to support our local non profits! Bragging Rights is located in the parking lot behind Missouri River Associates, next to the Meridian Bridge. 124 Walnut Street, Yankton, SD.

For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page: Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights.

 

Bridging The Gap 5K

Join the Servant Hearts Clinic 2nd annual Bridging The Gap 5K fundraiser on May 29th. The event will start at Meridian Bridge and end in Riverside Park. Snacks and awards to follow! FREE registration for veterans and current military!

Event Details: 8:30 start time. This is a RUN/WALK families are welcome. FREE kids fun run to follow. $25 Early Registration/$35 Race-Day.

Early Registration packet pickup will be Sunday, May 28th 4-7pm downtown at Servant Hearts Clinic (232 Capital St. Yankton SD.) Race-Day Registration packet pick up will be from 7:00-8:00am outside the Riverside Park Capital Building.

Can’t make the race but would still like to donate? Donations can be sent to: Servant Hearts Clinic, Po Box 7037, Yankton, SD 57078

❤ Servant Hearts Clinic is a Christ centered free medical clinic providing care for the uninsured and underinsured of the Yankton area and surrounding communities. Servant Hearts Clinic is a nonprofit organization operating solely through donations and with the helping hands of many volunteers. The clinic is located at 232 Capital St. in downtown Yankton.

Register at www. allsportscentral.com. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: 2017 Bridging The Gap 5K.

 

 

 Yankton’s Rockin’ Ribfest

Yankton’s biggest party is coming June 2 & 3, 2017! Rockin’ Ribfest is bringing you the best music entertainment both nights – The Ron Keel Band on Friday and HAIRBALL on Saturday! Your one-time entry fee gives you access to two days of food vendors and great music at the new location at the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Complex. The amateur rib contest will be held on Saturday as well as a FREE kids jumping area and cornhole boards for all to play! One time fee of $10 covers both Friday and Saturday. Kids 12 and under are FREE. 65 and over is $5. This event will be held rain or shine. Visit www.yanktonribfest.com for all the details!

While parking is always a concern at events such as this, there is substantial parking in the area.Furnished school buses for shuttle transportation to and from Ribfest that will run from 4 to midnight on Saturday, June 3. Route will be from the Archery Center to Fantle Memorial Park and to Downtown Yankton (city lot on 2nd & Douglas). Buses will operate an estimated 2 round trips per hour. No alcohol allowed on buses.

 

 

Vermillion Bike Rodeo

Join the Vermillion Fraternal Order of Police for the annual Bike Rodeo on Saturday, June 3rd from 10am to noon! Safety instruction, basic bike overhaul, photo ids, and much more! The Event will be at WalMart in Vermillion. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Bike Rodeo 2017.

 

 

 

Karen Tolsma Memorial Ride

Ride in honor of Karen Tolsma. This memorial ride will be held Saturday, June 3rd at 10 am.  Karen Tolsma passed away January 12th from injuries from her motorcycle accident on June 4th 2016. Karen left behind 5 kids and many grandchildren . Karen loved to ride and being on the road this ride will be celebrating her life. This poker run will be raising money for another family (To be determined who) who is also living thru traumatic brain injuries and supporting their loved one.
Registration starts at 10:00-11:30am
Starting at Mojo’s Bar and Spirits, Bike Blessing starts at 11:30-12, Kick stands up at Noon as a group.
1st stop is to place cross at scene of accident and ending at and drawing cards Mojo’s Pizza and Spirits. Band will tentatively start 7-730 . Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Karen Tolsma Memorial Ride.

 

 

Ride to Break the Silence

Saturday June 3rd, 2017 will be the 1st Annual Ride to Break the Silence Poker Run. Rain or shine and the event is open to all Motorcycles, Cars, Jeeps, etc. Proceeds will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Registration will be at 8:00 AM with a free will donation Breakfast Feed hosted in the Four Winds Event Hall at the Ohiya Casino & Resort. $25 per bike/vehicle + $5 per passenger(s)/additional hands. Cards to be turned in by 5:15 back at the Ohiya Casino & Resort. Live band Locked-N-Loaded from 4-8pm in the Four Winds Event Hall at the Ohiya Casino & Resort. There will be ticket raffles for prizes along with a silent auction. The stops include Spencer,Pickstown, Springfield, Yankton, Lindy,and start/end at Ohiya Casino & Resort (Niobrara, NE). T-shirts available; important if you want your size, tell us your size in advance. departing Ohiya Casino & Resort at 10:15am. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Ride to Break The Silence

 

 

St. Benedict Parish Rummage Sale & Bakery

Join St. Benedict Parish for a rummage sale and bakery, located at 1500 St. Benedict Dr. in Yankton. Just 1 mile west of Walmart and 1 block south. This event will be held in the elementary school gym. Wednesday & Thursday, June 7th & 8th will be from 8 am-8pm. Friday, June 9th from 8 am- noon. The bake sale will be held on Wednesday only. Items for sale include kitchen and household items, furniture, linens, books, small furnishings, appliances, shop supplies, office supplies, knick knacks, holiday & Christmas items, toys, lawn & garden items, and clothing (men’s, women’s, plus sizes & baby and children’s of all sizes.

 

Habitat Build-A-Thon

Habitat for Humanity Clay and Yankton Counties is having a Build-A-Thon Event on June 8th from 6am to 8pm. This event is located at the downtown Yankton location, 218 Capitol Street. The Build-A-Thon goal is to build a house in a day through donations received during a live radio broadcast.
At 5pm, Habitat for Humanity will have a Front Yard BBQ with live music, delicious food, children’s activities, silent and live auction items from local businesses, and of course 2×4 stud decorating. Find more information on the Facebook Event page:Build -A -Thon Featuring a Front Yard BBQ.

 

 

The Comedy of Errors

Enjoy The Comedy of Errors at Vermillion’s Prentis Park June 8th through 11th. Show starts at 7 pm Thursday-Saturday with a 4 pm Sunday Matinee.

Comedy, doubled!!! In this early play, Shakespeare double-downs on comedy as he deals us not only one, but two sets of identical twins. As our two heroes travel to the town of Ephesus in search of their long-lost twins, they are mistaken along the way by citizens who seem to know them! As the two strangers become entangled in bad debts, troubled marriages, tawdry affairs, and even a visit from a witch-doctor, Shakespeare goes all-in with slap-stick, shtick, and plenty of verbal banter, serving up a true “Comedy of Errors”!

Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: The Comedy of Errors.

 

 

Sacred Heart 5K/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run

Bring friends and family to take part in the first annual Sacred Heart School 5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run on Saturday, June 10th at 9am at Riverside Park in Yankton! This community-wide event will promote health, fitness, and school spirit! All ages and fitness levels are encouraged to participate! Proceeds will go toward new playground equipment and active learning tools.
Both the 5K course (3.1 miles) and the 1 mile fun run will start and end at Riverside Park.
Registration forms are available at both Sacred Heart School offices and can be downloaded from the Sacred Heart School website. There is a registration discount for all Sacred Heart School students, staff, and alumni!
Registration link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByDMGqgSSM9Ncm1jR0s1Z2FjOG8/view

Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Sacred Heart 5K/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run.

 

 

 

Good Shepard Wine & Beer Tasting Event

Join the Good Shepard Catholic Church in Centerville for a wine and beer tasting event on June 10th from 5pm-8pm at Pascale Hall.  The Tasting Event will showcase over 70 wine and beer options from local wineries and breweries and will include appetizers and live music by Poker Alice Band. Admission is $25 per person. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Good Shepard Wine & Beer Tasting Event

 

 

Royals Pass It On Baseball Clinic

The Kansas City Royals are coming back to Yankton. Former Royals player return to Riverside Ball park on June 13th from 9 am to Noon for a Free baseball clinic called pass it on. The players pass along their love and knowledge of the game of baseball. Plus after the clinic, kids can get autographs from the players, free hot dogs and other giveaways. The clinic is open to youth ages 8 to 18 and it’s FREE. Just bring a glove and something to drink. It’s the Royals Pass it on FREE baseball clinic June 13th, 9 am to Noon at Riverside ball park in Yankton. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Royals Pass It On Baseball Clinic.

 

 

Taste & Tour

Mark your calendars! The sixth annual Taste & Tour benefiting Heartland Humane Society is headed to downtown Vermillion on Saturday, June 17th. More information to come soon! Committed stops already on the tour includes the Eagles, Nook ‘n’ Cranny, Maloney Real Estate, Sharing the Dream, Charlies, The Varsity, Treasure Trove, and the Spa at Wynie Mae’s. For more information, visit www.heartlandhumanesociety.net.

 

Yankton County Relay for Life

Join the Yankton County Relay for Life on Friday, June 23rd at 6:00 pm at Pierson Ranch Recreational Areal

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser cancer walk for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers who give of their time and effort because they believe it’s time to take action against cancer.

To sign up individually, a team, or for the survivors lap, visit  www.relay.acsevents.org.

 

 

25th Annual Irene Rodeo

Enjoy the 25th Annual Irene Rodeo, Friday & Saturday, June 23rd & 24th. Voted the Midwest’s best rodeo in Irene South Dakota. there will be a candy toss, a shoe scramble, & mutton bustin’ for the kids  and FREE WAGON rides for everybody. Special Performance by the Dakota Thunder Mounted Drill Team; Gooby the rodeo clown/Michael Smith; the Big Dance Saturday night after the rodeo at the Irene Bar & Grille. Returning this year: The Rawhide & Dusty Show (And the James boys) Wild and Western Entertainment. Dangerous bucking horses and bulls, the precision of the timed events. It’s all there—mark on your calendar, June 23 and 24 the Irene Rodeo,

Kids ten and under always get in free. Tickets are $15 at the door; $12 in advance at Knutson Western Store in Beresford, Fiesta Foods of Beresford; Hy-Vee of Yankton; Irene Bar and Grille, Irene Hometown Service and Merchants State Bank in Irene and Viborg.

 

Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights

Join Bragging Rights On Thursday Nights and support the community and non profits with love of cars! Come on out Thursday, June 29th from 6 pm to 8 pm, with your classic car, motorcycle, anything you have!!! There will be a non profit for each event that will host a meal. This is free will donation! Bring your lawn chairs, come our for food, friends, music, and to support our local non profits! Bragging Rights is located in the parking lot behind Missouri River Associates, next to the Meridian Bridge. 124 Walnut Street, Yankton, SD.

For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page: Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights.

 

 

Crofton Q125

Come celebrate Crofton, Nebraska’s 125 anniversary June 30-July 4. Events include Children’s Mobil Museum, Parade, Quilt Show & Kids Festival, Duck Races, Street Dance feat. Pink Kadillac, Cruisin’ Car Show, Baseball Game, Fun Run, & Pancake Breakfast. For a full schedule of events, visit www.croftonq125.com.

 

 

 

3rd on 3rd Pre-Independence-Day Bash

Join the Merdian District for a Pre-Independence Day Bash. July 3rd we’ll be celebrating on 3rd Street! An 18+ Pre-Independence-Day-Bash where food vendors, merchants, fireworks, a beer garden, games, entertainment, a DJ and a patriotic theme ALL collide into one epic night. Mark your calendars! Find more details on the Facebook Event Page: 3rd on 3rd Pre-Independence-Day Bash

Make A Wish Dinner & Auction

Yankton/Vermillion Area Make*A*Wish Dinner & Auction Wednesday, July 19 at 6 pm for dinner and auction at 7. For more info contact Gary Madsen, Sara Bye Schulte, or Alison Brown Larson

 

 

Cedar County Fair

Enjoy all that the 2017 Cedar County Fair has to offer. Fun, Food & Entertainment. This year’s fair includes 5 big days of entertainment in Hartington! The fair begins Wednesday, July 19th, with the ranch rodeo and local talent show. Thursday night, July 20th, it’s the 17th annual MSRA/IRA/MRA Rodeo. Friday, July 21st, will feature the crowd favorite Demolition Derby. Saturday, the 2017 ACM Duo of the year, Brother’s Osborne will take the stage on the grandstand. Sunday, July 23rd, the Cedar County Fair welcomes country music group Blackhawk. Don’t miss out on the great line up of family friendly events! Five Day Passes are $45 for adults, $35 for children and are on sale now. Buy your passes in May and save.

Purchase your passes at all Security Bank locations- Hartington, Laurel, & Coleridge, Bank of Hartington, Keith’s Package in Hartington, or at Riverfront Broadcasting Studios- 202 W. 2nd St. in Yankton.

Find more information at www.cedarcountyfair.net.

 

 

Rock N’ Rumble Motorcycle Rally

It’s the 3rd Annual Rock n’ Rumble includes a motorcycle parade across the Meridian Bridge, lake tour and bands playing into the evening. This event will take place on July 21st in Yankton, SD. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Rock N’ Rumble Motorcycle Rally.

 

 

Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights

Join Bragging Rights On Thursday Nights and support the community and non profits with love of cars! Come on out Thursday, July 27th from 6 pm to 8 pm, with your classic car, motorcycle, anything you have!!! There will be a non profit for each event that will host a meal. This is free will donation! Bring your lawn chairs, come our for food, friends, music, and to support our local non profits! Bragging Rights is located in the parking lot behind Missouri River Associates, next to the Meridian Bridge. 124 Walnut Street, Yankton, SD.

For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page: Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights.

 

 

Step Forward to Prevent Suicide 

Join the Helpline Center to make a difference on Saturday August 5, 2017 in Yankton at the Meridian Bridge. Step Forward to Prevent Suicide. Event starts at 8:30 am Saturday, August 5, 2017 until noon. This is a 1.5 mile walk event beginning with registration at 8:30. Walk and run events begin at 9:00 at the Meridian Bridge

Our community and state continue to experience the loss of our family and friends to suicide. We can all help by Stepping Forward to make a difference. There is Help and Hope through raising awareness about suicide and funding prevention programs.

Step Forward offers a 1.5 mile walk and remembrance ceremony. The event raises awareness and support for the Bridging Yankton’s focus of a new student texting project  for Yankton High School and the Helpline Center’s local suicide prevention services and survivor support programs. 100% of proceeds stay local. For more information, visit www.helplinecenter.org

 

 

 

Family Fun Day and Pinewood Derby

River City Family Connections is once again presenting Family Fun Day! Family Fun Day is a FREE event at Memorial Park in Yankton and includes games, prizes, bouncy houses and much more. Family Connections will also provide a lunch for the families in attendance. Come on out with the family between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on August 26th for a day filled with fun and excitement.

In conjunction with Family Fun Day, Family Connections will be having a Pinewood Derby fundraiser. This fundraiser will help raise funds for family services at Family Connections. This event is for both adults and children and will be on August 26th and Memorial Park. You can come out and spectate or you can find out if you have what it takes to become Yankton’s Pinewood Derby Champion. For more information or to register please contact 665-1204.

 

Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights

Join Bragging Rights On Thursday Nights and support the community and non profits with love of cars! Come on out Thursday, August 31st from 6 pm to 8 pm, with your classic car, motorcycle, anything you have!!! There will be a non profit for each event that will host a meal. This is free will donation! Bring your lawn chairs, come our for food, friends, music, and to support our local non profits! Bragging Rights is located in the parking lot behind Missouri River Associates, next to the Meridian Bridge. 124 Walnut Street, Yankton, SD.

For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page: Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights.

 

 

 

Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights

Join Bragging Rights On Thursday Nights and support the community and non profits with love of cars! Come on out Thursday, September 28th from 6 pm to 8 pm, with your classic car, motorcycle, anything you have!!! There will be a non profit for each event that will host a meal. This is free will donation! Bring your lawn chairs, come our for food, friends, music, and to support our local non profits! Bragging Rights is located in the parking lot behind Missouri River Associates, next to the Meridian Bridge. 124 Walnut Street, Yankton, SD.

For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page: Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights.