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RC-Emmanuel Episcopal Church 04/15
Annual Spring Salad Luncheon and Bake Sale, Wednesday, April 15, 11am-1pm, 717 Quincy Street. $6.00 per person, tickets available at the door.
RC-Open Bible Christian Center 04/16
Seniors in Action Luncheon. A free lunch and entertainment for all area senior citizens. Thursday, April 16 @ noon, 2225 E. St. Patrick Street. RSVP @ 605-342-4496.
RC-Family Life Ministries-Diocese of RC 04/16
Building Happiness-Separated, Divorced & Widowed support group, begins Thursday, April 16 2 7pm for 8 weeks at St. Therese the Little Flower Catholic Church. All denominations welcome, pre-registration is requested, but not required. FMI: Jill @ 605-716-5214 ext. 236.
RC-WestGate Community Church 04/17-04/18
Ladies retreat. 20 hours of laughter, breakout sessions, refreshing and connecting with God @ Cedar Canyon Camp. Cost $40 lodging available. FMI: WestGateCommunityChurch.net/connect
RC-Rachel’s Vineyard Ministry 04/17-04/19
Retreat to help heal the pain of abortion. There is hope through this weekend retreat. April 17-19. FMI: 60-374-5639.
Dickinson-Evangelical Bible Church 04/18
Concert featuring Adam Cappa, Robert Segovia and worship band, City of a Hill, Saturday, April 18 @ 6:30pm @ 2891 5rh Avuenue. Free with a an offering taken to benefit the Amen Food Pantry. FMI: adamcappa.com
Pierre-Alport Syndrome Foundation 04/18
Family friendly 5k run/walk in honor of Alport Syndrome Awareness and Life Saving Organ Donation Month. Proceeds to benefit the Alport Syndrome Foundation for education and research this chronic kidney disease. The race will begin and end at the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce, 800 W. Dakota Avenue, Pierre. FMI or to register, alportsyndrom.kinter.org/southdakota5k2015
Piedmont-Valley Park Board 04/19
Annual Breakfast Fundraiser, Sunday, April 19, 8am – noon at the Piedmont American Legion. All funds raised will build new benches in the park gazebo and install new playground equipment.
Dickinson-Evangelical Bible Church 04/21
The His Little Feet International Children’s Choir in concert. Free. Hear orphan children from India and Ethiopia. April 12 @ 7pm. 2891 5th Avenue West. FMI: hislittlefee.org
Spearfish-Northern Hills Connection 04/21
Noon luncheon on Tuesday, April 21 at the Holiday Inn Express in Sturgis. Guest speaker, music and special feature will be presented. Reservations are required. Cost is $10 inclusive. FMI and to make reservations: 605-644-0599.
Gillette-Women of Faith 04/22
Ladies Luncheon, Wednesday, April 22 @ 12:30pm at the Boot Hill Steakhouse, 910 N. Gurley Avenue. Guest Speaker, special feature and music. Cost $11.50 inclusive. RSVP: 308-689-2382.
Hill City-Evergreen Garden Club 04/22
Winter Seminar Series, part 4. Topic is “Cold Climate Plants” Guest speaker, April 22, @ 1pm at the Super 8 conference room. Free, refreshments and door prizes. FMI: 605-574-2177.
RC-Rapids Homeschool Speech & Debate Club 04/23-04/25
3rd Annual Speech and Debate tournament April 23-25 at First Assembly of God. In need of judges from the community, 3 hours needed. To volunteer: tpf2015.homeschooldebate.net
Gillette-Gospel to Gillette 04/24-04/25
St Onge-Follow Your Heart Ministries 04/25
Non-denominational prayer event to pray for those in authority. Saturday, April 25 @ 2pm, 11693 Sale Barn Road. FMI: 307-660-8425.
RC-Shattered Hearts 04/25
A grandparents Grief, to offer friendship who those who share the same loss…the loss of a grandchild. Saturday, April 28, 9-10am @ the RC Public Library. Helen Hoyt Room. FMI: 605-381-7662.
Spearfish-Children First 04/25
5k Run/Walk & Family 5k, April 25 @ Lions Park @ 1pm. FMI and registration: 605-342-1191.
Newcastle-First United Methodist Church 04/26
Imagine No Malaria Skeeter Stomp, Sunday, April 26, registration starts at 2:30pm at the Newcastle High School track. Entry fee $10 for adults, $5 for students. Dinner will be provided.
RC-Parkview E Free Church 04/26
Mystery Dinner Theater “The Conundrum on the Crackerjack Cruise.” An evening full of great food, laughter and fun for the family. Sunday, April 26 from 5-8pm. Tickets in advance for $10 with all proceeds to benefit a summer’s missions trip to Mexico. FMI: 605-415-9401.
Pierre-1st United Methodist Church 04/26
Sr. High Youth Group hosting a lunch and auction to raise funds for a missions trip. Lunch is at noon and auction is at 1pm. 117 N. Central. Auction items include a baseball bat signed by Twin Tony Oliia. FMI: 605-295-2032.
RC-Cornerstone Rescue Mission 04/26
RC-Decoding Dyslexia 04/27
Dyslexia is the most common learning conditions misunderstood and under diagnosed. Come find out more by watching “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia, with a discussion to follow the movie. April 27 @7pm at the Elks Theatre. FMI: 605-786-5677.
RC-Heart of David Ministries 04/30
Country Gospel music concert with the Heart of David, featuring Stringbean Svenson, Bobbie Humphrey and Donnie Williams. Elks Theatre, 512 6th Street, April 30 @ 7pm. Cost is $15, children under 10 free.
Dickinson-Hope Christian Academy 05/01
205 Spring Banquet and Auction, Friday, May 1 @ 6pm at the Astoria Hotel & Event Center. FMI and tickets: 701-225-3919.
RC-Bells of the Hills 05/03
Spring concert “Celebrate”, Sunday, May3 @ 2:30 at South Canyon Lutheran Church, 700 44th Street. Enjoy a variety of joyful handbill music. Free concert. FMI: 605-670-8737.
Rapid City Municipal Candidate Forum - Mayor, City Council, School Board races. Tuesday, May 5, 7-9pm at Best Western Ramkota, Washington Room (main entrance) FMI: 605-718-LIFE (5433).
RC-Black Hills Power Relay for Life 05/16
5th Annual Purses or a Purpose Fundraiser. Tuesday, May 16, 10a,-2pm at the Adoba Hotel, 445 Mt Rushmore Road. Huge sale of new and gently used donated purses with all profits going to the American Cancer Society. To donate call 605-721-1253 or drop them off at 625 9th Street until April 23rd.
Spearfish-Treasured South Dakota 05/01-05/02
Treasured, the Masquerade is an event for teens and college aged girls, May 1 @ 6:30pm and May 2 @ 9:45am at the Spearfish Pavilion. Speakers, Masquerade Ball, crowning ceremony, give a ways, photo booth & more. Register online @ summitopenbible.org or 605-210-0140.
RC-Volunteers of America 05/21
Rise and Shine Benefit Breakfast, Thursday, May 21 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Become a table host or attend the event. FMI: 307-682-8505 or voanr.org
Lead-Shepherd of the Hills 05/30
A unique evening of song and dance with the Ugandan Children’s Choir. 6pm, Saturday, May 30 @ 825 W. Main Street. A free will offering to support Childcare Worldwide. FMI: 605-722-1206.
RC-Shattered Hearts 05/30
A grandparents Grief, to offer friendship who those who share the same loss…the loss of a grandchild. Saturday, May 30, 9-10am @ the RC Public Library. Helen Hoyt Room. FMI: 605-381-7662.
RC-Working Against Violence 05/30
Hosting the annual 5K Peace Promotion fun run/walk to promote community awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault. Registration 8am near the band shell, 5k starts @ 9am. Snacks and door prizes. Event is at the Memorial Park Band Shell and west on bike path. FMI: 605-341-392.
Hot Springs – Arts and Crafts Festival 06/26 – 6/28
The 39th Annual Main Street Arts & Crafts Festival features local and regional artists at Centennial Park in Hot Springs. Come enjoy food, entertainment and arts & craft vendors from around the area June 26-28th. FMI: Gerald @ 605-745-3684.
RC-Meals Program TFN
Volunteer drivers needed, delivering meals to our inbound seniors in the RC area. Training classes are every Wednesday, from 2:30-3:30 or call for additional class times. 605-394-6002.
RC-United Way TFN
211 Information Line is a free 24/7 service people can call for answers and referrals to social service agencies, government programs and non-profit organizations. In addition, suicide crisis line and listening support for people in need.