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Spearfish-Northern Hills Connection 12/16
Noon luncheon, Tuesday, Dec. 16 @ the Holiday Inn Express in Sturgis featuring a speaker, special feature and music, $10 inclusive. Reservations required @605-644-0599.
Gillette-Women of Faith 12/17
Ladies Luncheon, Wednesday Dec 17 @12:30pm at the Boot Hill Steakhouse, 910 N Gurley Avenue. Guest speaker, feature & music. $11.50 inclusive. Nursery is available Reservations are requested 307-689-2382.
RC-Open Bible Christian Center 12/18
Seniors in Action Luncheon, a free lunch and entertainment for all area senior citizens, Thursday, December 18 @ 12noon, 2225 E St Patrick. FMI and to RSVP 605-342-4496.
RC-Westminster Presbyterian Church 12/19
The Davis Sisters present “Everyday Christmas” concert. Friday, December 19 @ 7pm. 1012 Soo San Drive. Free with 2 non-perishable items. Donations will go to WAVI and Love Inc. Free will offering.
RC-St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 12/21
Children’s service preschool, Kindergarten & 1st grade, Sunday, Dec. 21 @ 10:30, 835 E. Fairmont Blvd. FMI: 605-342-8804.
Sturgis-First Presbyterian Church 12/21
Blue Christmas-for those who wish to remember loved ones whom they have lost on Sunday, December 21 @ 4pm. 1319 Junction, FMI: 605-347-2395.
Dickinson-First Congregational UCC 12/21
A Little “Peace” of Christmas pot luck Dinner & Gift Exchange. An evening of good friends, good food and good fun, 5pm, Sunday, Dec. 21 in the fellowship hall, 102 W 4th Street. Bring a dish to share, a gift to exchange and your Christmas cheer. FMI: 701-290-3648.
Pierre-New Life Wesleyan 12/21
Telling of the first Christmas through special music and drama. Staffed nursery is provided. December 21 @ 10am. FMI: 605-224-1592.
RC-St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 12/24
Christmas Eve children’s service. Grade 2-8 @ 6pm, 835 E Fairmont Blvd., FMI: 605-342-8804
RC-First Wesleyan Church 12/24
Christmas Eve Service @ 4 & 6pm, 202 E. St. Francis Street. FMI: 605-718-1115.
RC-Lakota Animal Care Dog House Drive 12/24
Bring your old, unwanted dog houses to Running’s or Tractor Supply to be donated to the Pine Ridge Reservation. Accepting donations until December 24. FMI: 605-394-4889.
RC-St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 12/25
Christmas Day service @ 9am, 835 E. Fairmont Blvd., FMI: 605-342-8804.
Sturgis-Grace Lutheran Church 12/25
A Community Christmas Dinner following their worship service on Christmas Day 10am. 1061 Sherman Street. No charge, but anyone wishing to donate food, money or time call Deb @ 605-490-7671.
RC-Rapids Homeschool Speech & Debate Club 12/25
Wrapping Christmas presents in order to raise funds for traveling to competitions in Colorado. Donations accepted. Every weekend in December @ Scheel’s Sporting Goods from 9-5 as well as the 3 days before Christmas.
RC-Central HS Orchestra & Band 12/27
RC-Canyon Lake Church of God 12/31
Annual New Year’s Eve Worship Gathering. Wednesday, Dec. 31 @ 10pm. Enter 2015 in church. Family fun, games, friends, food and a Worship Gathering with communion at midnight. FMI: canyonlakecog.com or 605-343-3208.
RC-St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 12/31
New Year’s Eve Service, 6:30pm, 835 E. Fairmont Blvd., FMI: 605-342-8804.
RC-Central HS Orchestra & Band 01/03
RC-Humane Society of the Black Hills 01/10
Pet adoption volunteers needed to take dogs o Adoption events at Petco & PetSmart. The events will be held once a month per store on Saturday & Sunday, 11:30am-2:30pm. Sign up for 1 day per month or more. Training to do so is 10am on January 10. Registration is required. FMI: 605-394-4170.
RC-Central HS Orchestra & Band 01/10
Piedmont-Valley Lutheran Church 01/17
Dutch oven Chili Feed, 5-7pm, 16155 Spring Valley Road. A free will offering is appreciated. Salads, desserts and refreshments will be available. FMI: 605-787-5588.
RC-Helpline Center Volunteer Connections 01/22
Kick off 2015 by pledging volunteer hours, January 22. The goal is 1,000 hours of volunteer service pledged in Rapid City. FMI: 211 or helplinecenter.org
RC-Corner Stone Rescue Mission TFN
In need of warm any size blankets, quilts and comforters. Also needed are mattresses (any size), foam bedding and even sleeping bags. All donations to be dropped off at 401 11th Street, right behind the big First Interstate Bank on Omaha.
ND-Community Action Head Start TFN
Accepting applications for children birth to 5 and expectant mothers. Center options are available in Dickinson & Mott. Home based services include southwestern ND; an income eligible program. FMI: 701-227-3010.
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.
RC-Meals Program TFN
Volunteer Drivers needed to deliver meals to our home bound seniors in Rapid City area. Training classes are every Wednesday, 2:30-3:3pm, or call for additional class times. Classes held at 303 N. Maple Avenue. FMI: 605-394-6002.