If you would like to get your information on the bulletin board, email the event details to bulletinboardpsa@gmail.com.

 

Wish For Wheels Giveaway

Holidays are for family food and memories. Not having to stress about needing a vehicle. MW Towing and Automotive In Yankton Is Proudly Providing the Second annual wish for wheels Giveaway. Nominate someone you think would genuinely benefit from winning an updated , reliable car. MW Towing will select the Wish For Wheels Winner and give them the keys just in time for Thanksgiving Email wishforwheels@yahoo.com.

 

 

Vermillion Standstill Parade

Light Up Vermillion! The Vermillion Standstill Parade returns on Thursday, November 29th at 6:00pm to downtown Vermillion! The event begins at 6:00 and run until the community Christmas Tree is lit at Ratingen Platz at 6:45pm. There will be warm drinks and goodies to enjoy; CorTrust will serve hot chocolate and First Dakota Title will serve apple cider. Following the event, parade-goers are invited to the Vermillion Public Library for live holiday music and pictures with Santa.
If you are interested in having a float in the parade please contact Katie Heine at the VCDC office at 605-624-5571 or emailing her at Katherine@VermillionChamber.com. You can also submit your parade entry online at www.LiveVermillion.com.

 

 

Holiday Food Baskets

The holiday season is racing forward and the center Food Pantry is again providing Holiday food Baskets
to low income families and individuals and fruit baskets to homebound individuals Historically
individuals retailers banks churches schools, clubs and other organizations have collected donations for
this very special project
Funding is needed to buy food for the baskets the goal is $22,000 Please send Donations to: Contact
Center Food Pantry 321 w 3rd St. Suite BO2 Yankton SD 57078
Donations are also welcome in the Contact center directly. We are located in the basement of the
Yankton county Government Building 321 w 3rd St.
Families and individuals wishing to participate in the holiday food baskets and fruit baskets project will
need to provide proof of address, members of the household and show active snap card
Wednesday is December 12 is the deadline to sign up for the baskets

 

 

Poultry Party Bingo

Join The Bloomfield VFW Auxiliary for the annual Fall Poultry Party on November 10th.  Play bingo for your Thanksgiving turkey.  It will be at the Bloomfield Community Center.  All ages welcome.  Supper at 6:30pm with bingo to start at 7pm.

 

 

Wine & Whiskers

Join the Heartland Humane Society for the 2018 Wine & Whiskers – There’s No Place Like Home event on Saturday, November 10th at The Brewery in Yankton. The evening will include social hour with games, silent auction, open cash bar, seated dinner and program, dessert dash and live auction.

Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased by contacting Kerry at Heartland Humane Society – hhs4@midconetwork.com or 605.664.4244. Only 300 tickets will be sold. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Wine & Whiskers 2018.

 

 

Operation Christmas Child

You can spread “Joy to the World” by packing a gift-filled shoebox for Operation Christmas Child, a project of the international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, which is headed by Franklin Graham. This program provides an opportunity for individuals of all ages to be involved in a simple, hands-on mission project that reaches out to suffering children while focusing on the true meaning of Christmas .

Operation Christmas Child Collection week is November 12-19th.  Shoeboxes filled with toys, hygiene items, school supplies, etc. may be dropped off at Calvary Baptist Church, 2407 Broadway, Yankton.

If you have any questions, please contact the church office at 605-665-5594.

 

 

Hartington’s Candlelight Christmas

Join the City of Hartington for the annual Candlelight Christmas on Friday, November 16th. Enjoy open houses at many local businesses. Visit with Santa and view the lighted vehicle parade at 7 pm.

 

 

Turkey Trot & Family Fun Run

Join the Yankton Sole Sisters for a pre-Thanksgiving 5K & Fun Run on Thursday, November 22nd. Bring your family, friends, & kids! Meet at the Yankton High School west parking lot at 8 am.  This fun run is a free event, no registration and no timing.  All participants have a chance to win free pies!

Find more information on the Facebook Page: Turkey Trot 5K & Family Fun Run.

 

 

Yankton Holiday Festival of Lights

Join the City of Yankton and The Meridian District for the annual Holiday Festival of Lights on November 29th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.  Celebrate the holiday season and enjoy many activities at local businesses including: a chili cook-off competition,s’mores making, cookie decorating, carriages rides, and writing letters to Santa.

Parade starts at 6 pm with the tree lighting ceremony immediately following, plus carolers, hot chocolate, and fireworks.

Find more information or to register for the parade at www.yanktonfestivaloflights.com.

 

 

Vermillion Standstill Parade

Light Up Vermillion! The Vermillion Standstill Parade returns on Thursday, November 29th at 6:00pm to downtown Vermillion! The event begins at 6:00 and run until the community Christmas Tree is lit at Ratingen Platz at 6:45pm. There will be warm drinks and goodies to enjoy; CorTrust will serve hot chocolate and First Dakota Title will serve apple cider. Following the event, parade-goers are invited to the Vermillion Public Library for live holiday music and pictures with Santa.

 

 

A Prairie Christmas Live

What are the holidays without a special Christmas show? That’s exactly what Riverfront Broadcasting & First Dakota National Bank are bringing to Yankton with “A Prairie Christmas Live.”

Hosted by longtime broadcaster Jeff Gould and features heartwarming Christmas stories sprinkled with nostalgia, along with the holiday music you love.

Purchase general admission tickets in advance for $10 at First Dakota National Bank, Yankton Rexall, the Yankton Chamber or at Riverfront Broadcasting, located at 202 W. 2nd St.
A Prairie Christmas Live will start at 7:30 pm on November 29th at Marian Auditorium on the campus of Mount Marty College.

Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: A Prairie Christmas Live.

 

 

Dancing with the Stars

River City Domestic Violence Center and Family Connections are, once again, bringing our very own version of “Dancing with the Stars” to Yankton! Join in for a fun filled evening. This is a very lighthearted event that draws a spotlight on some local celebrities as they demonstrate various levels of dancing abilities to raise money for the critical mission of protecting those impacted by violence. The evening also features some delicious desserts!!! All proceeds from this event go toward our mission of ending violence in th e home, right here in our community.

Each year the “Dancing with the Stars” raises thousands of dollars to provide a safe haven for adults and children who are impacted by Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Last year over 350 adults and children benefited from funds donated at the event. It is a wonderful tradition that aids in creating awareness of these senseless acts of violence but also raises money to provide the priceless services needed to ensure the safety of adults and children right here in our community.

Dancing with the Stars will be held at the NFAA Yankton Archery Center on January 26th. Tickets are $25. Social hour starts at 6 pm with the dancing to start at 7 pm. To Reserve Tickets, please call (605) 665-4811 or email desiree.johnson@rivercitydomesticviolencecenter.com.