Community Calendar



    Friday, October 17th 2014 - 12:00 am

    Come be amazed weekends until November 2nd. Friday: 6-9 pm, Saturday: 10 am -10 pm Sunday: 1-6 pm. Special guided Halloween haunting by St. Peter & Paul CYO youth group on Friday, Oct. 24th, 7-11 pm; Saturday, Oct 25th, 7-11 pm; Sunday, Oct. 26th, 5-8 pm and Friday, Oct. 31st, 7-11 pm at the corn maze. Special appointments call 605-928-7579. Directions: (Parkston) corner hys 37 & 44, 8 miles east (Milltown exit) follow corn maze signs, 2 mi north and 1 mile east : (hys 81 & 44) 20 miles west to Milltown exit (418th Ave) follow corn maze signs.


    Blood Drive in Plankinton

    Monday, October 20th 2014 - 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Blood drive on Mon, Oct 20 from 2:30-6pm Plankinton, SD at High School Gym.
    Kathy Guindon at 942-7743 or go to and enter code: plankinton


    James Valley Community Center BINGO

    Monday, October 20th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at James Valley Community Center
    300 West 1st Ave

    BINGO will be held at the James Valley Community Center on Monday, October 20 at 7:00pm. Doors will open at 6:00pm and is open to the public. Individuals who are new Monday Night BINGO players will receive one FREE yellow bonus sheet when they purchase at least the 9 card Buy-in. Birthday Week Special, receive a FREE yellow bonus sheet ($1.00 value) during the BINGO session closest to your birthday. Do not need to be a JVCC member just a BINGO player! Tuesday, October 21 there will be BINGO starting at 1:00pm at the James Valley Community Center.


    Mitchell Area Human Resource Association Monthly Meeting

    Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 11:45 am - 1:00 pm at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
    525 North Foster

    Mitchell Area Human Resource Association will have its Monthly Meeting on October 21, 2014 in the Community Room at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital from 11:45 to 1:00 p.m.

    SHRM Webinar – “Background checks – What to do When Something Comes Up”

    Lunch will be available through the cafeteria at the hospital. Be sure to stop in the Community Room first to check in and get your $5.00 lunch certificate.


    Blood Drive in Mitchell

    Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Firesteel Health Care Center
    1120 E. 7th Ave

    Blood Drive on Tues, Oct 21 from 1-3pm Mitchell, SD at Firesteel Health Care Center Chapel.
    Karen Prickett at 996-4070 or go to and enter code: firesteel


    Mitchell Parks and Rec Coed Volleyball

    Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 5:30 pm at Mitchell Park & Rec Center
    1300 N. Main St

    There will be a managers meeting for anyone interested in having an adult coed volleyball team this year on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:30 at the Recreation Center. League Play is held on Sundays and will start on October 26th.

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    Dakota Territory Gun Collectors Association Mitchell Gun Show 2014

    Saturday, October 25th 2014 - All Day at Davison County Fairgrounds Building
    3200 W. Havens

    Dakota Territory Gun Collectors Association will have a Mitchell Gun Show at the Davison County 4-H Grounds on Saturday, Oct 25th & Sunday Oct 26th 2014. Saturday time is 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am-3pm. Admission is $5.00 per day.

    * Dealers please take note; no handguns will be carried by anyone except security personnel. 24 hour security. Illegal Martial Arts Weaponry is prohibited. 8 foot tables will be $30.00. Dealer set up is from Friday, Oct 24th from 1:00 to 8:30pm and Saturday, Oct 25th from 8:00 to 9:00am. For table reservations or other information, contact Bob Campbell at 605-268-0254.

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    Mitchell/Alexandria Pink Ladies 3rd Annual Doubles Dart Tournament

    Saturday, October 25th 2014 - All Day at Moose Lodge
    516 W. 15th Ave

    Mitchell/Alexandria Pink Ladies Dart League will be having their 3rd Annual Doubles Dart Tournament, will be October 25th at The Moose in Mitchell Start time is 9:00 am
    Deadline to sign up is October 13th. Tournament is open to both men & women. You Must wear PINK to play!
    If you have any questions you can Contact Julie at 999-6194 or D & E Music at 996-8175.
    Come help the Mitchell/Alexandria Pink Ladies Dart League in supporting our local cancer patients and

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    First Lutheran Church Women Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale

    Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

    First Lutheran Church Women will be hosting their annual Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center of First Lutheran Church located on the corner of Fifth and Sanborn. They will be serving bowls of Creamy Tomato and Chicken Noodle Soup, Barbecues and Ham Salad Sandwiches, and slices of pie (many varieties) at a cost of $3 each, or a cup of soup for $2.50. A bake sale is also being sponsored at the same location with a variety of breads, cakes, cookies, and other items. Proceeds will benefit the First Lutheran Church website.


    Mt. Vernon’s 6th Annual Wild Game Feed

    Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Mt. Vernon
    Main Street

    The Mt Vernon’s 6th Annual Wild Game Feed is Saturday, October 25th 2014 at the
    Old Mt. Vernon Gym on Main Street. Serving starts at 6:30pm and remember
    contestants, bring your dish by 6:15pm. Free will donations will be taken and proceeds will benefit the Mt. Vernon Youth Wrestling Club. Awards and  the raffle drawing will be at 8:00pm.


    Assumption Catholic Church Annual Soup Dinner

    Sunday, October 26th 2014 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church
    416 Haines Street

    The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church is hosting their 2014 Annual Soup Dinner on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 11am to 1pm.  Their will be homemade soups and foods along with activities for all ages.

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    Courage to Confront

    Monday, October 27th 2014 - 12:00 am at Mitchell Visitation Center
    1809 N. Wisconsin

    Courage to Confront Foundation will have a booth set up at all of these events and will be passing out pamphlets on eating disorders and selling T-shirts to help raise money for the “Courage to Confront/Purple with a Purpose Foundation”
    Oct. 28th Purple with a Purpose (MHS Volleyball)
    Nov. 13th Speaking Event at Augustana
    Dec. 16th Purple with a Purpose (Mt. Vernon Boys B-Ball)
    Dec. 19th & 20th Purple with a Purpose (MHS Gymnastics
    Jan 3rd Purple with a Purpose (MHS Boys & Girls B-Ball)
    Jan 10th Purple with a Purpose (DWU Boys B-Ball)
    Feb 23rd Purple with a Purpose(MHS B-Ball)
    Feb 27th Courage to Confront-Girls Night Out
    April 10th-12th Easting Disorder Weekend Retreat
    Weekly- Meeting information


    Caregivers Support Group

    Tuesday, October 28th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm at Avera Queen of Peace Hospitality House
    600 E. 6th Ave

    A Caregivers Support Group was established so individuals who provide care for a spouse, family member, or other loved one can meet with other caregivers for fellowship and to share ideas and provide emotional support for one another. Meetings are held once a month at the Avera Queen of Peace Hospitality House at 600 East 6th Avenue in Mitchell.
    The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 28, at 2 p.m. Tana Slykhuis from Home Instead will discuss care for people with dementia and the home services they offer. Brandi Neugebauer, Social Services Coordinator at Avera Brady, facilitates the group.
    Refreshments will be served and there will be time for socializing and discussion. Those attending are asked to please park on the north side of the Hospitality House.
    For more information about the support group, please call Brandi Neugebauer, Social Services Coordinator, at 995-6456.

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    Blood Drive in Ethan

    Wednesday, October 29th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 6:15 pm

    Blood drive will be Wed, Oct 29 from 2-6:15pm Ethan, SD at American Legion Hall
    Don Garvis at 227-4481 or go to and enter code: ethan

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    Veterans Open House

    Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at MItchell Technical Institute Ampitheatre
    1800 E Spruce Street

    There will be an open house for all veterans and their families on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm at Mitchell Technical Institute.This open house is to teach veterans about what benefits they are eligible for.

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    Mitchell Community Blood Drive

    Monday, November 3rd 2014 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
    525 North Foster

    The Mitchell Community Blood Drive is Monday, November 3, 2014 from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Avera Queen of Peace, 525 North Foster.

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    De Smet Community Blood Drive

    Tuesday, November 4th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm at De Smet Armory Gym
    405 3rd Street SW

    The De Smet Community Blood Drive is Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM at De Smet Armory Gym, 405 3rd Street SW. Sign up to save a life today! Schedule a blood donation appointment online at or call 800.287.4903.


    Holy Family Parish Baked Potato Sunday

    Sunday, November 9th 2014 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Holy Family Church
    222 North Kimball

    Holy Family Parish will have a Baked Potato Sunday on Sunday November 9, 2014 with serving from 11 am to 1 pm at the Holy Family Church Gathering Area, located at 222 North Kimball Street, Mitchell, SD

    Free Will Offering
    They will be serving: Large Baked Potato-Toppings, Homemade bars-Drink &Fall socializing.

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    Relay for Life Bunco Game Nights

    Monday, November 10th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Come roll the dice, have some fun, and help the Davison County Relay for Life!  All adults are welcome – no experience is needed!  Rules and instructions provided.  (Bunco is a very easy to learn/play dice game!)

    Cost is $10 per person to play, with prizes awarded each week to several winners.  Come early and enjoy a great meal at Blarneys.  Drinks are allowed in the game room (Blarneys meeting room) during play.

    Contact Sue at (605) 990-2517 with any questions.  Come play an ‘old favorite’ game or learn a new one!


    Alternative Gifts Fair

    Sunday, November 16th 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm at First United Methodist Church
    310 N. Rowley St

    The Alternative gifts Fair will be held on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church. The Fair is from 9am-12:30pm. There will be 18 charitable organizations represented from local to international.

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