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    Milltown Farms Corn Maze

    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.

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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 at First Lutheran Church
    411 N. Duff / Corner of Fifth & Sanborn

    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.

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    L.B. Williams School Carnival

    Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at LB Williams Elementary School
    1420 W. University Ave.

    The L.B. Williams School Carnival will be Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 11:30am-2pm with a Pirate theme this year. Students have been selling raffle tickets for $1 and ticket holders can win up to $100. Drawing will be on the night of the carnival at L.B. Williams School. Food will be served starting at 11am. Bracelets are available for $5 for preschool through 5th Graders, or $7 for 6th grade and up.

    6th Annual Mt. Vernon Wild Game Feed

    Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Old Gym in downtown Mt. Vernon
    Main Street

    The 6th Annual Mt. Vernon Wild Game Feed, to benefit their local youth wrestling club, will be this Saturday at the old gym in downtown Mt. Vernon. If you’re interested in bringing a dish, please do so by 6:15pm as the event kicks off at 6:30pm. This family fun event offers free will donations, lots of raffle prizes, a haunted house for the kids, and trophies for the winning wild game and dessert dishes. Raffle prizes & awards announced at 8pm.


    Mary Kay Fundraiser

    Sunday, October 26th 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Ss. Peter and Paul Parish Hall
    146 W. 1st St.

    Mary Kay Fundraiser: Have you starting thinking about Christmas gifts yet? Here is a great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping early (especially you men – you wives would love the gifts available at this fundraiser). When: Sunday October 26th from 9am to 4pm. Where: Ss. Peter and Paul Parish Hall in Dimock, SD. What: Mary Kay products, free facials, gift baskets for all seasons ready to take with you or to be custom made for you. Door prizes (you do not need to be present to win.) will be awarded. 60% of the proceeds will go to help fund the Youth Trip to Italy. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to support our young people and buy some wonderful products.


    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.  There 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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    Soup Supper

    Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    There will be a soup supper at First Reformed Church in Mitchell on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 5-7pm. There will be Homemade soup, BBQ, pies and desserts. Free will donations taken

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    Running to Rome 5k Glow Run/Walk

    Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Rose Boorman Park, Parkston SD
    Parkston, SD

    Running to Rome 5k Glow Run/Walk: Come support the young people trying to raise money to go on a life-changing pilgrimage to Italy and Rome. The glow run/walk will be November 1st at 7pm. The race will begin and end at the Rose Boormann Park in Parkston, SD. Cost is $25. All runners will receive a free t-shirt and prizes will be awarded to the first three placeholders and door prizes given. Register on the day of the race at the park or by emailing (please include t-shirt size). All proceeds will help send young people on a Church trip to Italy.

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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 at Blarneys meeting room
    Highland Mall

    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.


    Thanksgiving Bingo

    Sunday, November 16th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    There will be BINGO on Sunday, Nov 16 at the Legion Hall in Parkston. It will be $5.00 per card with chances to win gift certificates good toward turkey or ham at Parkston Food Center and Dinner certificates at Schuver’s cafe Parkston. Other prizes are included.


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