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Spearfish-Northern Hills Connection 11/18
Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov18 @ noon at the Holiday Inn Express in Sturgis. Featuring the annual Stonecroft Auction and music. Reservations are required. $10 inclusive. 605-644-0599.
Spearfish-Countryside Church 11/18
2014 Holiday Shopping Extravaganza, 625 Woodland Drive, doors open 5:30-8:30pm. Concession stand will be open. One stop shopping.
Gillette-Women of Faith 11/19
Ladies Luncheon, Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 12:30pm at the Boot Hill Steakhouse, 910 N. Gurley Avenue. Speaker, Feature and music. $11.50 inclusive. Nursery is available. Reservations and FMI: 307-689-2382.
Black Hawk-Grace Baptist Church 11/19
Sam Childers, The real man behind the recent movie, The Machine Gun Preacher, giving his testimony and update regarding his current efforts in the Sudan. Free will offering event to support the ongoing rescue work of children soldiers away from various African terrorist groups. Wednesday, Nov. 19 @ 6:30 pm @ Ramkota Best Western, in Rapid City. FMI: 605-787-2857.
RC-Public Library 11/19
As part of the celebration of SD’s 125th birthday, Nick Livermont of the Pine Ridge Reservation will be the guest speaker at Lunch & Learn, Wednesday, Nov., 19, 12 noon to 1pm at the downtown library, 610 Quincy Street. FMI or to RSVP for lunch: 605-394-4171.
RC-Open Bible Christian Center 11/20
Seniors in Action Luncheon. Thurs. Nov. 20 @ 12noon. A free lunch and entertainment for all area senior adults. 2225 E. St. Patrick Street. RSVP: 605-342-4496.
Sturgis-Rainbow Bible Ranch 11/21
Annual Pie Auction, Nov. 21. A great way to help with support and provide scholarships, just in time for Thanksgiving. FMI: 605-923-6056 or rainbowbiberanch.org
RC-Behavior Management Systems 11/21
17th Annual Festival of Trees, Nov 21, 5:30-10pm at the Best Western/Minerva’s Convention Center. Annual Fund Raiser. FMI: 605-721-5742.
RC-Zion Lutheran Church & School 11/22
10th Annual Craft Fair & Bake Sal, Nov. 22, 8am-2pm, @ 4450 S. Hwy 16, Homemade gifts and baking in one stop shopping. FMI: 605-786-3178.
RC-Humane Society of the Black Hills 11/22
Do you love to walk dogs or cuddle cats? Consider becoming a volunteer at the Humane Society of the BH. November 22, 10am-noon. 1820 E. St Patrick. FMI: 605-394-4170.
Dickinson-Break Forth Bible Church 11/23-11/25
Hosting – Reality Productions’ Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames. Live drama featuring local and professional actors. 3 performances, Sunday, Nov 23 – Tuesday, Nov. 25 @ 7 nightly – 38 South State Avenue. Free admission, nursery & children’s ministry available. FMI: 701-483-0720.
RC-Saturday Night Alive 11/26
30th SNA Reunion Christmas Banquet. A fun night of great food, old and new friends, an inspiring message, music and more. Bible Fellowship Church, 1212 E Fairmont Blvd., December 6 @ 5:30pm. $25 per person. Reservations & payment no later than November 26. FMI and to RSVP: 605-545-4852.
Free Thanksgiving meal at the Sturgis Community Center, Thanksgiving Day, 11am-4pm. Transportation and meal delivery is also available. Looking for contributions or volunteers. FMI: 605-490-8272.
RC-Salvation Army of the Black Hills 12/01
Holiday Sign Up for Christmas food box and toy shop for families with children ages 0-12. Individuals and families without children may sign up for a food box for Christmas. Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday’s through November, 9am-12pm and 1-4pm at the Salvation Army, 405 N Cherry Avenue. Photo ID &/or SS card for primary applicant and proof of residence is required. FMI: 605-342-0982.
Salvation Army of the Northern Black Hills 12/01
Thanksgiving & Holiday Sign Up for Christmas food box and toy shop for families with children ages 0-12. Individuals and families without children may sign up for a food box for Christmas. First three Thursdays and Fridays of November, 9am-3pm at the Salvation Army, 320 Ryan Road, Spearfish. Photo ID &/or SS card for primary applicant and proof of residence is required. FMI: 605-722-4321.
Gillette-New Life Wesleyan Church 12/05-12/06
39th Annual New Life craft show, Friday, Dec. 5, 5-9pm and Saturday, Dec. 6, 9am-4pm in the Camplex WY Center. Over 180 booths with artisans and crafters. Drawings and concessions available. FMI: 307-680-3145.
Hot Springs-Christmas in the Hills 12/05-12/07
Christmas in the Hills Celebration is honoring military with this year’s theme “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” Friday, Dec.5 – Sunday, Dec. 7 @ the Mueller Civic Center. FMI: 605745-4955.
Newell-Festival of Trees 12/06
Admission is 2 cans of non-perishable food items per person, Dec. 6 9am-9pm with activities throughout the day and complimentary lunch @ the Newell City Hall. Proceeds to benefit the Newell Ambulance and Fire Dept. FMI: 605-390-4072.
Miller, SD-Sunshine Bible Academy 12/06
Annual Benefit Auction. Saturday, Dec. 6 – all day. Items from across the state, proceeds go to students tuition to keep quality Christian education affordable. Child care, lunch and concessions available. 400Sunshine Drive. FMI: 605-853-3071.
Lefor, ND-St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church 12/07
Join in for food, fun and fellowship. 10:30 with KC Memorial Mass and a brunch will be served immediately after at the Knights of Columbus Hall with afternoon activities. FMI: 701-225-3516.
RC-Area School District 12/01 & 12/08
Free developmental screenings at Jefferson School for children ages 3-5. Dec. 1 and Dec. 8, make an appointment @ 605-394-1813.
2nd Annual Shoe Drive, Collecting all sizes of new or gently used shoes to take to Potato Creek on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Dec. 13. Drop off locations: radio stations in Rapid City, Coreen Lerwick State Farm & Connection Church in Spearfish.
Sturgis-Sturgis Area Arts Council 12/14
Sturgis Community Christmas concert, Sunday, Dec. 14 @ the Community Center Theater, 2pm.
Kristi Noem’s Office 12/15
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.
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.