If you would like to get your information on the bulletin board, email the event details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Corps of Discovery Adventure Race
It’s the Corps of Discovery Adventure Race on Saturday, June 9th. This race includes running, trekking, mountain biking, map reading, orienteering, kayaking. Teams will be on gravel and paved roads along with some trails. Adventure races are a great sport to test patience, physical and mental abilities and to have some fun. Fees include insurance, shirts, maps, prizes, & food. The 4 hour sport course is $45 and the 8 hour adventure course is $65. Register online at www.raceregister.net.
Crofton’s Assisted Living 5K Run/Walk
Join in on the fun for Crofton’s Assisted Living 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 26th. Registration begins at 7:00 am at Crofton Baseball Field with the 5K walk starting at 7:30 and the 5K run at 8:00 a.m. This course is slightly hilly and will run through the city of Crofton- passing the future Assisted Living site, Veterans Memorial, the North Park, around the track, down the new Sharon Street and finishing with one lap around baseball outfield and touching home plate.
Cost is $20 if pre-registered or $25 the day of race. Prizes will be given for winners of male and female age groups. The race will be held rain or shine! Funds raised go towards proposed Assisted Living in Crofton. Download the registration form below or contact Helene Hegge 605-660-4730 with any questions.
It’s the 2nd Annual “A Ride to Break the Silence” Poker Run on Saturday May 26, 2018. Ride in Rain or Shine. Registration for the poker run will be at Tatanka Golf Club at 9 am on May 26. This is an annual event to raise money for suicide prevention. The event is open to all and the poker run is open to all forms of transportation. The eventful day will include a poker run, silent auction, ticket raffle prizes, food/drinks, t-shirts/koozies, talented live performing band “The Rude Band”, and Much MORE! This year we will be ending the poker run at Sportsmens Bar in Niobrara, NE. This is where the rest of the event will take place as well. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page” 2nd Annual “A Ride to Break the Silence” Poker Run.
Coleridge Community Club Pancake Breakfast
Join the Coleridge Community Club for a pancake breakfast on Sunday, May 27th. Breakfast will be served from 8am to 12:30 pm at the Coleridge Community Building. Proceeds from this event will go towards community improvement projects
Summer Band Concert & Kids Arts Fest
The Yankton Area Summer Band Concert & Kids Art Fest will be kicking off on Tuesday, May 29th at Riverside Park. Yankton Area Arts will be hosting the 27th annual Kids Art Fest from 5:00-7:00 pm at Riverside Park inside the picnic shelter next to the ball field. Challenging, creative, art-related projects offered by a dozen local organizations will be available and free to elementary-age children.
The fist Yankton Area Summer Band concert will follow at 8 pm at the Riverside Park Amphitheatre. The all-volunteer band will present six concerts this summer on May 29, June 5, 12,19,26, and July 3rd.
It’s the years 1st Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights, May 31st! Support the community and non profits with your love of cars! Come on out with your classic car, motorcycle, anything you have!! Each month there will be a different non profit serving the meal for a free will donation. Also different this year is 1 non profit for the Summer! Each event will be a donation such as a food item, socks, ect for a local cause…Pathways Shelter for the Homeless! Instead of any fees to register we will ask you bring an item!! (each month will be a different item so keep an eye out!) Bring your lawn chairs, come out for food, friends, music, and supporting our community and non profits!!! Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights.
Klown Days Festival
Join the town of Plainview for the annual Klown Days Festival, June 1-3rd. Enjoy jazzercise in the park, teen pool party and street dance on Friday night.
Saturday’s activities include the hot rod car show, basketball tournament, triathlon, carnival, firemen’s dance and fireworks.
Sunday’s events conclude with the fire department pancake feed, a kiddie and grand parade, and the Klown Doll Museum scavenger hunt.
Boating Class in Yankton
A six hour boating skills class will be held Saturday, June 2nd at 9:00 am at All Seasons Power Sports, located at 3609 West Highway 52. There will be a lunch break at noon, and then finish with the final test.
All Nebraska boaters born after December 31, 1985 and at least 14 years of age, must complete this course, past the test, and have a valid Boating Certificate in their possession when operating any boat or jet ski.
All Nebraska & South Dakota boaters are welcome to take this class, which could save a life or prevent an accident. It could also provide a reduction in boat insurance premium.
The cost for this class in $10. To register for this Nebraska Boating Skills Course, call Ruth at All Seasons Power Sports at (605) 665-7433.
Kids Bike Rodeo
Kids-Bring your bikes to the Annual Bike Rodeo on June 2nd from 10am-noon! There will be a maintenance group, photo IDs, Hotdogs, and a bike training course with Bike Officers from the Vermillion Police Department! The Children’s Bike Rodeo will be held in front of Vermillion’s Walmart. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: 2018 Children’s Bike Rodeo.
Ride in honor of Karen Tolsma’s on Saturday, June 2nd and raise money to help families with traumatic brain injury for Karen’s Hope Memorial. Karen’s Hope is a group that gives back to families affected by traumatic brain injuries. This organization helps families with gas, hotels, and food costs in order to be with their family member during recovery. Jacob Onstott is this year’s recipient. Jake was in a severe motorcycle accident September 15th in Yankton when a truck pulled out in front of him.
Registration starts at 11 at Mojos, bike blessing at 11:30 with kick stans up at noon. Stops include the towns of Burbank, Wakonda, Utica, Springfield, and Yankton. Cost is $15 per person.
Honor Karen by riding and celebrate her life by doing what she loved, riding, while helping those affected by TBI. Find more information on the Facebook Page: 2nd Annual Karen’s Hope Memorial Ride.
Main Street Rock & Ribs
Enjoy cold beer, ribs, & more during the Main Street Rock & Ribs Saturday, June 2nd, hosted by Rounding 3rd. There’s fun for all ages! Stop down with the kids and enjoy live music, bounce houses, shaved ice and a cold beverage.
Live music all day starting at 3 pm. Bands performing include Jade Monkey, Cactus Flats, Nostalgic Vibes, Half Past Midnight, First Name Basis, & Full Gallop Band.
Movie at the Meridian
Hop in your Jeep (or any car) with your family and friends to enjoy the second Movie at the Meridian featuring Jurassic Park on Saturday June 2nd. This completely free event includes Inflatables and games at 9 PM with the movie starting at 10 pm. Enjoy snacking on popcorn, cotton candy and water while watching the movie on the Lawn by the Meridian Bridge.
Movie at the Meridian is hosted by Restore Church in Yankton and Services Center Federal Credit Union. This event is subject to change due to weather. Find more details on the Facebook Event Page: Movie at the Meridian.
Join the Heartland Humane Society at Dakota Brick House on June 3rd from 4 to 7pm for an elegant evening of entertainment and raffles. Justin Gray, a Sioux Falls comedian and USD Grad student, will be entertaining the crowd along with a variety of acoustic artists! Over $1,000 in raffle prizes to be won. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The ticket includes food and entertainment. Drink specials will be available. To purchase, contact Kerry at (605) 660-8621.
Vacation Bible School
Join the First United Methodist Church of Yankton for a Vacation Bible School. VBS will run Sunday June 3rd-Thursday, June 7th from 6:15-8:00pm. First United Methodist Church is located at 207 W. 11th street in Yankton. For more information, call or text Tiffany at (605) 695-0178.
Royals Pass It On Baseball Clinic
The Kansas City Royals are coming back to Yankton. Former Royals player return to Bob Tereshinski Stadium at Riverside Field on June 5th 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 5th, 9am to Noon at Riverside ball park in Yankton. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Royals Pass It On Baseball Clinic.
Fundraiser for P.A.Y. Scholarships
Help raise money for local P.A.Y. Scholarships! 15% of sales on Tuesday, June 5th at 9th Street Clothing Company will go towards the 2019 scholarships. They will be open extended hours on June 5th from 9 am – 7 pm.
The P.A.Y. (Promoting Agricultural Youth) Scholarship recognizes local youth who are leaders in agriculture, provides local financial support for academic study and leadership development, and fosters the development of future leaders in rural America, agribusiness and production agriculture.
P.A.Y. Scholarships are awarded through the Agri-business Committee of the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Ag Gala Day at 9th Street Clothing Co.
6th Annual Historic Cemetery Walk
Join the Yankton Community Library & the Dakota Territorial Museum for the 6th annual Historic Cemetery Walk on Tuesday, June 5th. A total of five tours will leave the south entry of the Yankton City Cemetery on Douglas Avenue at 6:00 & 7:30 pm, with each group starting at a different station.
This year’s tour of famous Yanktonites includes Amy Ellerman Coxe, a professional; Felix and Anna Fejfar Vinatieri, the General Custer band master and his wife; Judge Bartlett Trip, Chief Justice of the Dakota Territory Supreme Court, among other honors; Samuel Boyles, Yankton author; and Dr. Lottie Bigler, a female physician.
Tickets are on sale now at the Yankton library, located at 515 Walnut Street. When purchasing tickets, the time of the tour must be chosen.
For more information, contact the library at (605) 668-5275 or email email@example.com.
Verdigre’s Kolach Days
Come to the Kolach Capital of the World in Verdigre June 7th-10th! Enjoy Czech culture and food at Verdigre’s 50th Annual Kolach Days!
Celebrate 50 years of Kolach Days in Verdigre. Events include a Texas Hold’em poker tournament, variety show, variety show, cruise night, movie in the park, parade and street dance. Find all the events on www.verdigre.org.
SD Shakespeare Festival- Richard III
The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival is thrilled to present Richard III, June 7-10, in Vermillion’s Prentis Park. In this gripping tale of political intrigue, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, on his treacherous climb to political power. This play is chock full of drama, betrayal, and some of Shakespeare’s most enticing characters. Catch Richard III June 7-9 at 7pm & June 10 at 4 pm at Prentis Park in Vermillion for a free will donation. Find more information online at www.sdshakespearefestival.org.
Rich Schild Memorial Poker Run
It’s the 13th annual Rich Schild Memorial Poker Run on June 9th. Registration begins at noon at The Keg in Tabor, with kickstands up at 1pm. This is a 50-50 pay out with a $20 registration fee. Proceeds go to the fireworks at Czech Days after the ball game on Thursday night June 14. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Rich Schild Memorial poker Run.
Sacred Heart 5K Run/Walk
Take part in the 2nd annual Sacred Heart School 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 9th. This community-wide event promotes health, fitness, and school spirit! All ages and fitness levels are encouraged to participate! The 5K course and the 1 mile fun run will start and end at Riverside Park. Snack and beverage will be provided for all participants. Registration forms are available at www.yanktonsacredheartschool.o
Becoming an Outdoors Family
Lewis & Clark Recreation Area is hosting Becoming an Outdoors Family June 12-14th. Becoming an Outdoors Family teaches skills for a lifetime of outdoor recreation. There will be several outdoor activities, providing all the instruction and equipment you need to try it out for yourself. It’s ideal for kids age 8 and up, but the whole family will enjoy spending time outside together, no matter their age.
The program fee is $75 for a family of up to six people and includes an electrical campsite for two nights, programs, equipment and t-shirts. A limited number of tents and sleeping bags are available for families to check out who don’t have equipment.
Register now at www.gfp.sd.gov/outdoors-family. Pre-registration required.
Habitat Build-A-Thon & Front Yard BBQ
Join Habitat for Humanity of Clay & Yankton Counties on Thursday, June 21st, from 5-8 pm for a build-a-thon and front yard bbq. Habitat’s family friendly events includes live music, fun kid activities, delicious food and a live/silent auction items. Enjoy a pulled pork sandwich meal for a freewill donation. Purchase and decorate 2×4 studs for $25. The event will be located at 218 Capital Street in Yankton. Visit www.habitatclayyankton.org for more details.
Women’s Discernment Retreat
Do you feel called to something more, but aren’t sure to what? The Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery would like to invite you to a free discernment retreat. This retreat will allow you to take a look at your life up to this point and see where/how God has been acting in your life. You will have the opportunity to join the sisters in prayer. There will also be trained spiritual directors to meet with you. You’ll be able to take [art in faith sharing around the weekend scriptures. And following mass on Sunday, you will get to hear a panel of women share their vocation stories and how they made the decision to enter religious life. Invite a friend!
Date: June 22-24 Time: Friday 5:00 p.m. to Sunday 1:00 p.m. For Single Catholic Women 21-45 years
Cost: Free Contact: Sister Clarice at 605.668.6092 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20th.
Social Media link: https://www.facebook.com/events/197209397723956/
Special Olympics Amazing Race
Join the Special Olympics of South Dakota for an Amazing Race on Sunday, June 24th at Lewis & Clark Recreation Area. This is a fundraiser patterned after the CBS Show- The Amazing Race. A limit of 12 teams are available. The race will consist of 12 challenges.
Each team member must raise a minimum of $100 for a total of $400 per team. Check in begins at 11:30 am. The race begins at 1 pm. The deadline for registration is June 10th. Sign your team up at www.yanktonspecialolympics.org. For more information, call Sheri at (605) 665-5386.
It’s part brains, part brawn and ALL FUN!
MMC Women’s B-Ball Golf Tournament
Join Mount Marty College for the annual Women’s Basketball Golf Tournament on Friday, June 29th. This event will be held at Dawson Creek Golf Course in Scotland with a 10:00 am shotgun start. The cost for this 18 hole, 3-person scramble is $180 per team and includes carts, mulligans, prizes, meal, & t-shirt.
Limited spots are available. Call the Dawson Creek Golf Course to register your team at (605) 583-4244.
All proceeds to directly to the Lancer Women’s Basketball Project Fund. If you are unable to participate in the golf tournament but would still like to donate to the basketball program, all donations can be sent to “MMC WBB” at 1105 W. 8th St. Yankton, SD 57078.
Elk Point Masonic Lodge Charity Run
Join the Elk Point Masonic Lodge for a Charity Run on Saturday June 30th. Registration in the Elk Point park at 1pm. Kickstands up at 2pm.
Admission is $25 per bike/driver, $15 per rider/passenger. Admission will include ticket to the Summer Jam street dance with entertainment by Casey Meussigman from “The Voice”!
Route/stops include Jefferson, Westfield, Hawarden, Hudson, Alcester, Spink, and end in Elk Point.
Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Charity Run.
Fire & Iron Independence Ride
Join the Fire & Iron Station 50 for the annual Independence Ride on July 7th. Registration is from noon to 1 pm at the Elks Lodge in Yankton. Cost is $20 per rider and includes a meal following the ride. The final cards will be drawn at 6:15 pm. Live auction at 7 pm. Silent auction will be going on all day. Proceeds will benefit the River City Domestic Violence Center & Pathways Shelter for the Homeless. All vehicles are welcome. For more information, contact Toby Woehl at (605) 661-8629.
Join the Upper Deck Bar & Grill for the 7th annual charity poker run to benefit the Yankton Sack Pack program. This event will take place on July 21st and will include 5 stops. Registration is from 11-noon. Entry fee is $20. Free t-shirt to the first 125 people. Also including auction, 50/50 & gun raffle at 7 pm. Tickets available at the Upper Deck Bar & Grill.
BS Session #3 Cyber Security Awareness
Join the Yankton Chamber’s Business Education and Development Committee for the 3rd BS Session- Cyber Security Awareness on July 26th from 8-10 am.
The BS Sessions are a vital training series available to all area businesses covering a variety of topics that keep Yankton employees and customers safe.
While every Chamber member and non-member is welcome to send any employees to benefit from the training, they are especially valuable for management and HR professionals.
Registration is required but there is no cost to attend. Lunch options and pricing coming soon.
Contact the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce at 605-665-3636 for more information.
It’s summers most rockin’ event! The Rock ‘N’ Rumble motorcycle rally on July 27 & 28th. This event is two full days of entertainment featuring Friday and Saturday poker runs with $1,000.00 awarded to winner of each run. There will be four bands including Checkerhead, Judd Hoos, Bad Hamster, and Jade Monkey. Proceeds from the motorcycle will benefit charities. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: 2018 Rock ‘N’ Rumble.