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JULY 2014

Carroll, Iowa Music Festival to Benefit Adoption Foster Care
July 25-27
Plumb, Mark Schultz, For King & Country to Headline
REALFest is about Really Embracing Another's Life
Tickets on sale now   www.realfest.org


The Jeff Nassiff Greater Siouxland Open will host it's 11th annual golf tournament
for boys and girls 12 and under onSaturday morning July 26th at Floyd Golf Course. 
For additional information contact Brad at 712-899-818.

Register at www.jngso.com


2014 Summer Reading Program Theme
Readers of all ages will explore all things underground this summer as the Alta Community Library presents, "Fizz, Boom, Read!" during their summer library programs. Interactive activities will include games, crafts and visitors!

Saturday, July 26th @ 10:00 am the Alta Community Library will be celebrating Batman's birthday with Super Hero Day. Please turn in reading logs by today to collect your prize.
The 2014 Summer Reading Program is open to ages 0 to adults. Reading logs for all ages are available in the library. Prizes such as swimming passes, free books, a chance to win a bike, I-Cub baseball tickets and many other various prizes. For more information call the library at 712-200-1250 or visit our website, www.alta.lib.ia.us or Like us on Facebook.


Siouxland Paramedics Announce 502 5k Run and 1 mile Run/Walk!
July 26, 2014 Race Starts at 8:00 a.m.
Proceeds: This year's proceeds will benefit the Siouxland Paramedics and the Boys Club of Sioux City
Race route: Downtown Sioux City – Race will begin and end at Siouxland Paramedics Central Headquarters, 1901 7th St, Sioux City
Entry Fee: Ages 11 and older is $25. Ages 10 and younger is $10. Each participant will receive an official race t-shirt. After July 7 the ages 11 and older fee increases to $30. Register prior to July 7th to be guaranteed a , race t-shirt.
Register online at www.SiouxlandParamedics.net
For more info contact Deanna Arre at (712) 253-9164 or email deeherb5@hotmail.com Volunteers can sign-up by emailing deeherb5@hotmail.com
Become a Sponsor!
$100 and your business name will be printed on the back of the official race t-shirt.
$250 sponsorship and your company logo will be placed on the back of the race t-shirt.
Bring your friends and family to participate in a heart healthy and fun event all while supporting two great Siouxland organizations! The 502 is a timed 5k and 1 mile run/walk event that will take place on Saturday, July 26, 2014.  Both races will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Siouxland Paramedics Central Headquarters at 1901 7th St.  in Sioux City, IA. Both races will also end at Siouxland Paramedics with a medal ceremony immediately following each race.
Each participant will receive an official race t-shirt, snacks before and after the event and FUN Facebook photo opportunities in an ambulance! The entry fee is $25 for 11 and older and only $10 for ages 10 and younger. Register online today at www.siouxlandparamedics.net
The proceeds from this event will benefit the Siouxland Paramedics to purchase new equipment and the Boys Club of Sioux City to support education, recreation, leadership and fine arts for over 700 Siouxland area boys.


Hot And Throbbing Auditions

Audition dates have been set for the play, Hot 'N Throbbing, the opening play of the 2014-15 season at Shot In The Dark Productions. Dates are Sunday and Monday, July 27 and 28 at the home of Shot In The Dark, The Evelyn Larson Theatre, 413 Nebraska, Sioux City

 Auditions begin at 7 pm. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script. Director Jamie Lempares is in need of three women and three men. The cast includes parts for one young man and one young girl ages 14-19. 

Performance dates are Sept. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 and 22. 

Hot 'N Throbbing is a 1994 one-act play written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Yale University professor Paula Vogel. The play is a confrontational statement on the intersection of pornography and domestic violence

For more information or a copy of the script contact Jamie Lempares at 712-389-0701 or at jlempares@gmail.com.


Municipal Band concert at Grandview Park, July 27

The Sioux City Municipal Band, under the direction of conductor Larry Mitchell and assistant conductor Bob Gibson, will present its last concert of the season on Sunday, July 27 at 7:30pm in Grandview Park.

The evening’s concert will feature clarinet soloist Holly Haddad and tuba soloist Michael Andersen. In addition, there will be music from the movie Batman, John Philip Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, and a sing-along from The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins. The summer concerts are presented by the Sioux City Parks and Recreation Department. 


UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Foundation 3rd Annual Golf Invitational, benefiting St. Luke's Foundation, St. Luke's College and Children's Miracle Network.
18-hole, 4-person scramble with lunch, steak dinner, and incredible prizes.  Green fees, carts and fun included!
Sioux City Country Club, Monday, July 28, 2014; 10:30 a.m. driving range opens, 11:00 a.m. lunch is served, and 12:00 p.m. shotgun start!
Golfer spots are filling up fast!  To reserve your team or for more information, please call UnityPoint Health – St. Luke's Foundation (712) 279-3278.


Celebrate with your friends at the South Sioux Senior Center
1501 West 29th Street in South Sioux City, NE
July 28 with dinner at 5:30pm and dance at 6:30pm
Featuring Clara Woten and Back to Country Band
$5 suggested contribution
All proceeds go to support the Center and Meals on Wheels


Boys Club 2nd Annual Basketball Camp

The Boys Club of Sioux City is hosting their second annual Basketball Camp for all Siouxland boys ages 10, 11 & 12. The Camp will offer superior coaching by Sioux City High School Coaches and Briar Cliff and Morningside Coaches. The camp will take place July 29, 30 & 31 at the Boys Club of Sioux City. The registration fee for members is $15 or $25 for non-members. This fee will provide three half days of superior basketball coaching: an official Boys Club Basketball Camp t-shirt; camp manual, certificate and the chance to win medals.

Tuesday, Wednesday &Thursday: July 29, 30 & 31

·         Boys Club of Sioux City, 823 Pearl St. Sioux City, IA 51101

·         Cost $15

·         Boys Only, Ages: 10, 11, & 12

·         9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

·         Includes: Camp t-shirt, Manual & Certificate

·         Coaching staff representation from Sioux City High Schools

·         Chance to win medals


Thursday July 31st, and Friday August 1st at the Rodeway Inn ( 1401 Zenith Drive in Sioux City)

The Tommy Bolin Fan Jam starring Kenny Passarelli (Joe Walsh & Barnstorm, Elton John Band, Stephen Stills Band etc.) Johnnie Bolin, Russell Bizzett, Bobby Berge, Legs Diamond and many more. Show starts at 9:00 pm until closing.

Must be 21 to enter, admission is FREE!

For more info please call 712-277-3211



Osmond’s HOME Team is sponsoring Wet & Wild Fun Run and 5k

August 2 at 8 a.m.  in Osmond. This race will include a 1.5 mi obstacle course or a 5k run through Osmond. Awards will be given to best dressed team of 4.  Every registration includes t-shirt and meal ticket for our pancake feed following the race. Pancake feed serving from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Free will donation. Proceeds to go to HOME Team’s community betterment projects. Like us on Facebook for more information about this or other events  or register online at H.O.M.E. Team Wet and Wild Fun Run (2014) - AllSportCentral.com - Registration. Results. Relax.


You're the Boss Youth Camp

Who: Youth in Grades 3-9

When: August 4-August 7 (1-4pm) August 8 (8am-4pm)

Where: College Center, 1001 College Way, South Sioux City, NE

Cost: $20 per participant

Contact:  UNL Extension in Dakota County, (402) 987-2140

Register by July 30th, space is limited!

Make Friends, Business Skills, Have Fun, Become an Entrepreneur.


2014 Summer Reading Program Theme
Readers of all ages will explore all things underground this summer as the Alta Community Library presents, "Fizz, Boom, Read!" during their summer library programs. Interactive activities will include games, crafts and visitors!
Tuesday, August 5th the Alta Community Library will be in the park for National Night Out, come play a game and sign up to win prizes.
The 2014 Summer Reading Program is open to ages 0 to adults. Reading logs for all ages are available in the library. Prizes such as swimming passes, free books, a chance to win a bike, I-Cub baseball tickets and many other various prizes. For more information call the library at 712-200-1250 or visit our website, www.alta.lib.ia.us or Like us on Facebook.


National Night Out

Date:  Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Time:  6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Where:  Dakota Valley Elementary School

                80 Northshore Drive

                No. Sioux City, SD  57049

Notes:  Food, Fun, and Games!  Come join us at this community gathering … a good night to get to know your neighbors!


Center For Siouxland’s Signature Event Rock the Mighty Mo! will be held Friday, August 8th from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. at the Marina Inn, South Sioux City. The evening will feature the wildly entertaining talent of Midwest Dueling Pianos, delicious hors d’oeuvres by the Marina Inn, a wonderful silent auction, and the ever-popular and intriguing Mystery Wine, where you donate $20 for a bottle of red or white wine, but the kind and true value of the bottle aren’t revealed until you unwrap the bottle.

Tickets are $50.00 each and can be purchased by calling 712-252-1861 ext. 26.

Funds raised at this annual event support the programs and services provided by Center For Siouxland including: Bridges West Transitional Housing for homeless families, Consumer Credit and Housing Counseling, Prescription Medication Assistance, and the Representative Payee program.

So get your tickets today and join us for a fabulously funevening! Rock the Mighty Mo! to support Center For Siouxland and Help People, Empower Lives, and Build Futures!


Junior League Fore! Women First Annual Best Ball Tournament
August 8 at Whispering Creek Golf Course in Sioux City, IA
11am - Box Lunch and Registration
12pm - Shotgun start
Appetizers and silent auction following golf
$50 - prior to July 8
$65 - after July 8
Register online at www.juniorleagueofsiouxcity.com


Unity Christian 50th Anniversary Celebration 

August 8-9-10

Lots of activities including: golf outing, pancake breakfast, road races, free children's carnival, 3x3 basketball, co-ed volleyball, bean bag, mini golf, variety show and praise service. 

Entire weekend schedule andregistration on-line at www.unitychristian.net. Call 712-737-4114 for paper registration form.


Summer might be ending soon but the fun is just beginning! The Empire Mall will host a Kidgits Back to School event August 9 at 10 a.m. Kidgits Club Members will receive fun prizes, coupons, and more.


August 9: Ringneck Rendezvous-

            Kids ages 5-16 come to the Rock Valley Gun Club from 4pm- 9pm for trap shooting (ages 12 and over), BB guns, archery, sling shots, games, door prizes, education sessions, and pizza! Adults are welcome but are asked to pre-register with a $10 fee. Kids 8 and under are required to have an adult with them. You must register by August 2, 2014. Registered participants will receive: $50 “play money”, meal, optional Ringneck membership, hat, bag, and more. There are many chances to win a great selection of prizes! The Gold Brothers will end the night with their exhibition shooting! ***

Pre-register online at www.mycountyparks.com or by calling Sunday Ford at 712-552-3057.


Hello, friends.  We have rescheduled your Ringneck Rendezvous event for Saturday, Aug 9 at the Rock Valley Gun Club.  The original date was in June, but was postponed due to flooding. Registration will start at 4pm, with the event ending at 9pm.  Please go to

http://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Sioux.aspx<http://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Sioux.aspx> to register by Aug 2.  Here are the details...

Ages 5-16 years old (5-8 years must have an adult present. All adults welcome with $10 registration fee and preregistration) shorter wait time at door if pre-registered.

Join the Sioux Prairie Pheasants Forever Chapter, Sioux County Conservation Board, Rock Valley Gun Club, and Iowa DNR for a fun evening of outdoor experiences. Activities for the evening being planned include; trap shooting (ages 12 and over), BB guns, archery, sling shots, games; door prizes, education sessions; and pizza. Cost for this evening is $10 per person, pre-registration required by August 2, 2014. Individuals registered will receive: $50 “play money” meal, optional ringneck membership, hat, bag, and more. Registration after Aug 2, 2014 will not receive a hat (which entitles them to a drawing for a free gun at the November banquet). Adults are welcome but must pre-register with $10 fee. “Play money” is used on the games, trapshooting, and raffle buckets; there will be no live auction this year, registration for the night has been revamped with shorter wait time for those that pre-registered. Many prizes to be won! The Gould Brothers will conclude the night with their exhibition shooting!! Registration forms can be found online !  Online registration and payment following link at: http://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Sioux.aspx $10 fee ($1 added for online service). The first 400 kids will be accepted. Weather related cancellations will be aired on 93.9 FM.



Alton, IA – On Saturday, August 9, at 8:00 a.m. Sioux Golf will be hosting an 18-Hole Hickory Stick Golf Event. Participants will be using Hickory Stick clubs, which Wreed Associates, from Des Moines, will be providing for the event. This will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many, taking participants back to the style of golf played when Sioux Golf was first opened in 1888.

Sioux Golf’s long history began when Mr. W. S. Slagel built a 4-hole course in his pasture in 1888. Since then, Sioux Golf has grown and developed into a beautiful 9-hole course. Sioux Golf celebrated 125 years in business last year and one event in their Celebratory Weekend was a Hickory Stick event. The participants last year enjoyed the event so much they asked for it to make a return to this year’s Calendar of Events. That request has been honored and once again the Hickory Sticks will make an appearance on Sioux Golf. The format this year will be an 18-Hole, Shotgun start, play-your-own-ball type of event. Interested participants should feel free to sign up as a 4 person group, as a 2-some, or as an individual – we will make sure you are paired with fun people to golf with. It will be played on Sioux Golf’s beautiful course which features tree-lined fairways, fast greens, a creek that will come into play on several holes, and will include the many hills which Sioux Golf is known for - leading to interesting lies and golf stances. Everyone is encouraged to sign up to participate in the Hickory Stick Golf Event by July 23rd.  Spots are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-payment will be required to reserve your spot. Please contact Sioux Golf to register yourself or your group. The cost is $50.00 per person – which includes your Hickory Stick club rental.

Anyone interested in reserving spots to participate in the Hickory Stick Event can do so by contacting Sioux Golf at 712-756-4513. Be sure to “like” Sioux Golf on Facebook to stay informed on all the upcoming events.


(Directed by Kristy Tremayne)
Shot in the Dark Productions at Evelyn Larson Theatre 
413 Nebraska St.
Please be prepared to read from the script and have a prepared song.
Be prepared to sight read various music selections.

For more information email pr@shotinthedarkproductions.org


            On August 14, 1997, Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve officially opened as a state park.  We mark this very special occasion by having an annual festival on or around this day.  This year Saturday, August 9,2014 has been selected as our festival date. 

            There are many new and exciting activities that are scheduled throughout the day.  Some of the activities include threshing machine demo, corn shelling, candlemaking, tin punching, homestead tours, rope making, musicians, watermelon seed spitting contest, buffalo chip throwing contest, face painting, rope making, Dutch Oven Cooking Demo, kids games, homemade pie contest and much, much more!

            Those interested in participating in the homemade pie judging contest need to bring their pies to Adams Homestead by 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August  9.  The pie judging will start at 11:30 p.m.  Pies will be judged by their appearance, texture and taste.

            Plan to spend the entire day at Adams.  We will have food and refreshments that you may purchase while enjoying your day of FREE entertainment.  There will be activities, presentations, music, and crafts for the ENTIRE family to enjoy and take part in.   Get a sense of history, learn about your heritage and explore the outdoors!  Bring your walking shoes, bikes, strollers and your love for the great outdoors and we will do the rest! 

            We are located off Interstate 29 Exit 4, 1-mile west, and ½ mile south.  You can follow the brown nature area signs from the interstate. 


August 13: Hunter Safety Class-

            This is a chance for people all ages to get there hunter safety certificate. This is necessary to buy a hunting license. The class is from 9am- 5:30pm at Oak Grove Park Lodge. The class will be taught by some of our skilled and experienced hunter safety instructors. Pre-register at www.iowadnr.gov. 

Pre-register online at www.mycountyparks.com or by calling Sunday Ford at 712-552-3057.



Sunday, August 24,  Noon to 7 p.m.

Polka music by Barefoot Becky and Adam Sandhurst and the Jolly Jammers for listening and dancing pleasure.

Visit restored buildings in the village with displays ofyesteryear’s memorabilia.

Working demnstrations and Children’s Activities.   Food served.

$10 with 14 and under FREE

Located at corner of M 24 and C 65 SW of Alta


WHAT- Siouxland Kids’ Triathlon, sponsored by Scheels
WHO- All kids, ages 6 – 15 years old
WHEN- Saturday August 16, beginning at 8:00 AM
WHY- Kids can
TRI out a new sport at this fun-filled and active summer event! The Siouxland Kids’ Triathlon is perfect for introducing first time tri-athletes to the sport and for experienced racers alike as they swim, bike & run around the Y.
-Only $10 per register.
-Hosted by the Sux Tri Club and the Y.

WEB- http://nwsymca.org/for-youth-development/siouxland-kids-triathlon/


August 16: Guided River Tour-               

            Meet at Oak Grove Park boat ramp at 9am to go on a tour of the wildlife along the river. Dr. Jim Pease will tell you about everything from mammals to shrubs as we paddle down the Big Sioux River. Canoes and life jackets will be provided but you may bring your own if you would prefer. Children must be accompanied by an adult but everyone is welcome. ***

Pre-register online at www.mycountyparks.com or by calling Sunday Ford at 712-552-3057.


August 17, 2014
BUY-SELL-TRADE. . .Mark your calendars and plan now to attend the 31st annual Swap Meet at the Monona County Fairgrounds in Onawa, Iowa Sunday, August 17, 2014. Just 38 miles south of Sioux City and 68 miles north of Omaha at I-29 Exit 112. Free public parking, free public admission, free overnight camping for vendors. Early vendor set-up available, please call. Huge 20' x 20' spaces just $10 each. Auto parts & accessories, vehicles for sale, literature, tools & equipment PLUS petroleum memorabilia, tractors, toys, die cast, dolls, sports cards, antiques & collectibles, crafts, concessions on the grounds & MORE!! Hundreds of outside and 5 buildings of indoor spaces. Like us on Facebook. 


Basic Nurse Aide Class:

Held at the College Center, 1001 College Way, South Sioux City, NE

This class will meet August 19, 2014 through October 9,2014, Tuesdays & Thursday evenings 5:00-9:00pm

  and Saturday's 9/13, 9/20, 9/27 and 10/4, 8am - 12pm

This course combines classroom lecture & laboratory application for the development of basic skills needed to provide safe,effective & caring services to the elderly or chronically ill patient of any age, in a long-term care facility.  For more information contact us at the College Center @ 402-241-6400

Pre-registration is required.

Tuition and fees for this 3 credit class are: $303/NE Residend, $306/IA & SD Resident, $403.50/Non-Resident,

Textbook: $50.82, Certification (Testing Fee) $40


15th Anniversary of the Iowa SIDS Foundation : Walk for the Future/ Run to Remember

Saturday,, August 23, 2014

Bacon Creek Park   Shelter House #1

5015 Correctionville Rd., Sioux City

Registration:  8:30-9:30 am.

Walk and 5K Fun Run to begin at 9:30 am.

Raffle/ Silent Auction

Door Prizes

Memorial Balloon Release


pre-register at:www.iowasids.org

Like us on facebook:  Iowa SIDS Foundation-Siouxland


Siouxland Community Health Foundation is looking to the hit the ground running when it will host its 5th Annual 5K Run/Fun Walk Saturday, August 23rd at Adams Homestead Nature Preserve in McCook Lake, SD. Race day check-in will begin at 7 a.m. with the race and walk scheduled to begin at 8 a.m.


Now in its fifth year, the event is designed to promote a healthy and active community and encourages participation among all ages. In cooperation with Mercy Medical Center, the event will once again feature a Siouxland High School Challenge in which the area high school with the most student participants (Grades 9-12) will receive $1,000 for first place and $750 for second place. The cash awards will go to the school’s athletic department to support their programs. High school students who are interested in being a part of their school’s team should contact their athletic director for registration information. 


Registration fees for the event are $25 for adults and $10 for youth and students. All registered participants will receive an event t-shirt. Pre-registration is encouraged and will be accepted through August 14th to guarantee a shirt. Registrations will also be accepted the day of the event beginning at 7:00 a.m.  Proceeds from the 5th annual run and fun walk will be used to support the needs of patients who receive their care from the Siouxland Community Health Center.


Participants can visit Siouxland Community Health Center on Facebook or visit www.slandchc.com to find complete event information and links to register or become a sponsor. For more information about the event, please call Jessica Demke, Marketing Assistant at 712-224-1803 or jdemke@slandchc.com


2nd Annual Foster the CURE Golf Classic!
Please join us for the 2nd Annual Foster the CURE Golf Classic benefitting the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research!  Last year was a success and we are looking forward to an even bigger & better event this year!  The event will be held on August 23, 2014 at Sun Valley Golf Course located at 2101 Military Road in Sioux CityRegistration begins at 8am with a shotgun start at 9am.  The cost is $240 per team of 4 golfers or $60 per person.  An awesome lunch will be provided by Right on Que and we'll have pin prizes, door prizes, a raffle and more!  To register please contact 712-574-7222 or email fosterthecure@yahoo.com.


Hubbard, Nebraska's Hoot Owl Days

Sat. & Sun., Aug. 23rd & 24th, 2014

Saturday - Aug. 23, 2014

5K Run 8:30am at Ball Diamond

           $10 Entry Fee - Check in 7:30am Vendor Stands/Farmers Market 9am-4pm Heffernan Park Kiddie Parade  10:30am - Main Street Kids Crafts 11am-4pm in Heffernan Park Pet Show 11am in Heffernan Park:

                Ugliest, Cutest & Best Costume                 (leash required)

Isom’s Mini Carnival & Petting Zoo

                11am – 4pm

Farm Tractor Display 11am – 4pm

Live Music 12pm – 4pm on Stage

                Gene Linafelter & Co.

Hooting Contest  2:30 Stage

Food Stands  8am-4pm

Co-Ed Softball Tournament   9am to dusk

Concession Stand  during Tournament

Dance 9pm to midnight  - Community Center

                Featuring “The Embers”


Sunday - Aug. 24, 2013

Breakfast at Community Center


                Featuring pancakes by John Sanders

                Freewill Donation

8am Mass  St. Mary’s Church

Noon Church Service  Heffernan Park

Show & Shine  10am – 2pm

                In front of Community Center

Lawnmower Poker Run 2pm

                Starting point at Community Center

Co-Ed Softball Tournament   if necessary

                9am to Championship Game

Concession Stand  during Tournament

For more information contact:

Jessica at 402-632-4915

Trudy at 402-632-4835




Cherish the Children "A Walk to Remember and Honor Children who have Died"
August 24 at 1pm Rain or Shine
1819 Morningside Ave in Sioux City, Iowa
Balloons and name tags handed out at 12:30pm
Come early!
Remembrance Program to follow at Latham Park
For more information and to pre-register call 712-276-7319


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City announced it will bring in the History Channel’s American Restoration star, Rick Dale, for its Rock ‘N Rev event on Friday, August 29 in The Backyard.

Hosted in the outdoor venue, The Backyard, Rock ‘N Rev attendees will have the opportunity to check out a classic car show and listen to live music from classic rock tribute bands. Performances will include Free Fallin (“Tom Petty”), Captain Fantastic (“Elton John” and “Billy Joel”), and China Grove (“Doobie Brothers”). 

Rick Dale and wife, Kelly, will attend and discuss the classic cars on display with guests. The History Channel stars will also have the opportunity to explore Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City’s unique restoration of the historical Battery Building in downtown Sioux City.

“We are thrilled to bring American Restoration’s Rick and Kelly Dale to Sioux City for Rock ‘N Rev this Labor Day weekend,” said Todd Moyer, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City general manager.  “There’s nothing better than checking out iconic classic cars while enjoying a classic outdoor rock concert.”

The History Channel’s program, American Restoration, follows Rick Dale and his team at their shop in Las Vegas, Nevada as they take on the difficult task of bringing historic, one-of-a-kind artifacts back to life. Rick Dale has been in the business for nearly 30 years, and has earned his reputation as an exceptional craftsman and expert restorer of classic objects.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City welcomes guests of all ages to Rock ‘N Rev. Rick and Kelly will be available to sign autographs starting at 6:00pm with the concerts to follow at 7:00pm on Friday, August 29. Tickets start at just $10 and can be purchased online at www.hardrockcasinosiouxcity.com starting July 12.


August 30: Monarch Watch-

            This is a great event for the whole family. Learn about monarchs, their migration pattern and tag monarchs to see if they reach their Mexican destination. We will meet at the firewood box in Deer Run Campground. Please bring your own butterfly net if you have one. The event will be canceled if it rains. ***

Pre-register online at www.mycountyparks.com or by calling Sunday Ford at 712-552-3057.



Siouxland golfers will have the opportunity to support area cancer patients while enjoying a round of golf at the 16th Annual Pink Ribbon Golf Classic Friday, Sept. 5 at Two Rivers Golf Course, North Sioux City, SD.

Proceeds from the annual event will goto the June E. Nylen Cancer Center’s Patient Assistance Fund, which provides financial assistance to persons from throughout the tri-state region undergoing cancer treatment at the Cancer Center, helping to ease the financial stress that often results from long-term care.

“The Cancer Center’s Patient Assistance Fund is a very worthwhile project, and a way for us to keep the money raised from this event local,” says Cindy Fleckenstein, one of the volunteer organizers of the Pink Ribbon Golf Classic, which has raised $360,000 in its 15-year history in the community.

Spots are limited for the “Sweet 16”-themed tourney, which will include 18 holes of golf with a four-person scramble format followed by dinner at the clubhouse, a live auction, raffle and door prizes. The shotgun start is set for 11 a.m. with dinner planned for approximately 4:30 p.m.

Registrationof $90 per person or $360 per four-person team includes 18 holes, mulligans,pick-a-putts, cart and dinner. Space is limited. To register for the golf classic or learn about opportunities to sponsor or volunteer for the event, please contact Cindy Fleckenstein at 712-251-2309 or Eric Carlson at 712-251-2466.


SD CEO Presents: Women’s Business Conference

A unique business event offering educational and skill building sessions to increase professional development, enhance business communication technique and strengthen business relationships.

Friday, September 12, 8 am-1 pm

Kelly Inn, Yankton SD

$75 before Sept. 2

$90 after Sept. 2

For more information or to register: www.BHSU.edu/SDCEO or call 605-688-5700 or 605-642-6435


September 13: Women in the Outdoors-

            This is a great opportunity for women to meet others with the same passion for nature. This is open for any women 14 and up (14-17 year olds with an adult). This event will be from 8am-4:30pm at Oak Grove Park. There will be lots of fun opportunities like Dutch oven cooking, water sports, bicycling, wilderness survival, crafts, and more. The cost is $45 for lunch and activities. *** Pre-registeronline at www.mycountyparks.com or by calling Sunday Ford at 712-552-3057.


September 20: Dutch Oven Gathering-

            Calling all Dutch Oven Cookers! This competition will be held at Oak Grove Park in Turkey Ridge Campground. Dishes to include: bread, appetizers, main dishes, and desserts. Dishes will be judged and prizes will be awarded. There will be a potluck meal at 6pm. The public is welcome to come, observe, and bring a dish along to the potluck (does not have to be Dutch oven dish). The first 10 cookers that register will receive a free campsite at Turkey Ridge for Saturday night September 20. ***Pre-registeronline at www.mycountyparks.com or by calling Sunday Ford at 712-552-3057.

Joing Commission Gold Seal

Tailgating for Our Kids

           Date:  Friday, September 19, 2014

              Time:  Doors open at 6:00 pm with amazing appetizers, Dinner at 7:30 pm

              Where:  Marina Center at Marina Inn Conference Center – 4th & B Streets, SSC, NE

              Cost:  Individual Tickets - $150/person / Corporate tables starting at $1,750

              Menu:  Marina Inn Corporate Executive Chef will tantalize the taste buds with an array of “Tailgating” fare served up with gourmet flair.

              Attire:  Casual – Wear your favorite team apparel.

              Honorary Chairpersons:  Linda and Steve Stouffer

              Reservations:  Contact Development:  712-293-4700 or e-mail:  development@bghome.net


June E. Nylen Cancer Center's Race for Hope
September 20
15K or 5K Run or walk, and kids' fun run
Set on the beautiful trails of the Adams Homestead, McCook Lake, SD


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City to Host Southern Rock/Country Group

Blackberry Smoke to Perform at Anthem in September



Sioux City, IOWA (July 22, 2014)Members of the Southern Rock quintet, Blackberry Smoke, will play Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City on September 27th.


With an intoxicating blend of gospel, bluegrass, arena rock, soul and outlaw country, Blackberry Smoke has won fans across the nation over with their blue-collar style. Formed more than a decade ago, the band plays up to 250 dates each year and has befriended idols such has The Marshall Tucker Band, ZZ Top, Lynard Skynyard and George Jones.  


"Blackberry Smoke is a wonderful addition to our entertainment line up at Anthem," said Todd Moyer, General Manager. "We are working hard to bring a fresh and diverse mix of musical acts to Sioux City, and we can't wait for local fans to experience the unique sound of this impressive group."


Blackberry Smoke has released three full-length albums, two EPs and a live DVD featuring their raucous performance at the Georgia Theatre. Their 2012 album The Whipperwill is the band’s first for Southern Ground, country star Zac Brown’s recording label.  


Tickets for Blackberry Smoke will go on sale July 26th with prices starting at $29. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit hardrockcasinosiouxcity.com.

Additional information about Blackberry Smoke can be found on their official website at http://www.blackberrysmoke.com.


Cars-N-Carroll Show Shine Car Show Sunday September -Sept. 28th – 4th Sunday in September - Main Street Carroll, NE -  No Entry Fee - Open to any type vehicle cars, pickups, tractor, jeep, motorcycle.  Registration from 11am to noon.  Show from 12pm to 4pm. People's Choice awards and door prizes.  T-Shirts on sale now.  Free to public, vendors on site and food by Carroll United Methodist Church.  Find us on Facebook Cars N Carroll.  Come to Carroll, NE for an afternoon of great family fun and "Get the BEST parking spot in town"!



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This 3 Credit Course meets from: October 16, 2014 - December 11, 2014, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00pm-9:00pm


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