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Revised: 07/11/18                                                   Kill Date                                                  



United Blood Services                                                                              July 2018

Did you know that only 5% of the population donates blood to fulfill all patient blood needs? United Blood Services is needing blood donations. If you would like to help others in need of blood please call them at 800.917.4929 / www.unitedbloodservices.org to schedule an appointment.


Heart of David Ministries                                                                          July 2018

If you don’t have a Sunday night service and want to get a “spiritual boost” before you take on the week…then you are invited to join “Heart of David Ministries”. They meet in the facilities of Restored Life Outreach every Sunday night at 6:30pm and it’s on Campbell Avenue in Rapid City, in the Dairy Queen Strip mall. Come enjoy an evening of music by the Heart of David Band plus teaching, ministry and prayer. FMI: 605.545.5039


Zion Lutheran School and Preschool                                                  July 2018

Zion Lutheran School and Preschool is now accepting applications for enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year. Enjoy a small class size for full day kindergarten and grades one through five. Zion is fully accredited with the State of South Dakota. Please stop by the school office or call 605.342.5749 for more info. They are located at 4550 Mt. Rushmore Rd, just north of the water tower.


Front Porch Coalition                                                                               July-Aug 2018

Suicide is the leading cause of death in South Dakota for people from ages 12-22 years old. The Front Porch Coalition supports those who have lost someone to suicide while working to reduce suicide within our community. For more information on how you can help, please visit their Facebook page or website @ frontporchcoalition.org. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide text 741-741.


Sturgis Elementary Cafeteria                                                                  July-Aug 2018

Many area children depend on school lunch for their most nutritious meal of the day but what happens during the long summer vacation? Free summer lunches are served at the Sturgis Elementary Cafeteria (1121 Ballpark Rd., Sturgis SD), Monday-Friday from 11-12:30pm July through August (exception of July 4th and week of the rally). FMI: 605.347.3601


Rally for the Challenge                                                                             July-Aug 2018

Human Trafficking is the exploitation of vulnerability. Here in Western SD there are children, teens, adults and elders who are exploited every day. Human Trafficking is one way in which these vulnerable individuals, primarily teens and women, become exploited by traffickers. Visit RallyForthechallenge.com page to learn more about ways to prevent trafficking and to respond when you suspect trafficking.


Black Hills Farmers Market                                                                      July-Oct 2018

The Black Hills Farmers Market is open now every Saturday through October 2018 from 8am to 2pm at 145 East Omaha Street in Rapid City. EBT and all major credit cards are accepted. Customers will find an abundance of fresh-picked vegetables, jams and jellies, honey, eggs, and baked goods. Customers can shop for a variety of meats, including lamb, beef, and pork. Stop and visit the mobile food vendors for breakfast, lunch, drinks, or snacks. FMI: 605.646.0976


Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center                                            07/12

Open to the public event with Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center will be on 07/12 at 12pm to start conversations about creating self-healing communities. Each of us has the power to create change! Maybe you’ve heard about ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences), or maybe you haven’t, all are welcome! Bring a friend, grab a coffee, and let’s change SD for the better! Come join them at Harriet & Oak, 329 Main Street, Rapid City SD! FMI: 605.716.1628


Campbell County Public Library                                                            07/12

The Campbell County Rockpile Museum and the Campbell County Public Library invite you to a presentation, on July 12th by Mike Wandler, president of L&H Industrial, about the origins of L&H in 1964 and the company’s growth from a six-man welding shop in Gillette, Wyoming to a global manufacturer of heavy industrial equipment. He will discuss L&H’s current work in the fields of mining, oil, gas, railroads, and what the future might hold in these fields. Address is 2101 S 4-J Rd, Gillette, WY 82718. FMI: 307.682.3223


Hillside Baptist Church                                                                            07/13

Free movie night at the DSU Biesiot Activities Center in Dickinson (DSU Biesiot Activities Center, State Ave, Dickinson ND). Showing "I Can Only Imagine" on Friday, July 13th. Admission, popcorn and pop is all free. Doors open at 6PM, movie at 6:30pm. Presented by Hillside Baptist Church. FMI: 701.2256252


Christian Life Ministries                                                                            07/13

Christian Life Ministries is doing a Cayman Island Giveaway at Main Street Square in Rapid City on 07/13 from 6:30-8:30pm. They will be giving away door prizes every ½ hour. To find out more information go to www.clmRapidCity.com or call 605.341.5305


Northern Hills Court Appointed Special Advocate                           07/14

The 2018 Northern Hills Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Team Up for Kids to Run the Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon, will be having a Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon and 5K, July 14th. 5K walkers/runners can team-up for CASA to vie for superhero awards or participate individually. This will benefit the Northern Hills CASA organization through advocacy for abused and neglected children. Pre-register online at spearfishcanyonhalfmarathon.com or call 722.4558.


Rapid City Public Library                                                                         07/14

Bring your little sprouts to the Black Hills Farmers Market (145 E Omaha Street, Rapid City SD), Saturday, July 14th from 8:30-9:30am. There you’ll find Librarian Juliet (from Rapid City Public Library) ready to delight them with a garden/food related activity, interactive songs and stories. FMI: www.rapidcitylibrary.org


The Runner’s Shop                                                                                   07/14

On July 14th The Runner’s Shop presents the 39th Heart of the Hills 10.4 miles Run on a beautiful Black Hills course. Registration is from 5:30-6:25pm and the race starts at 6:30pm. Location to meet is 1880 Train parking lot in Hill City. Different age divisions include men and women along with 15 & under. Entry fee is $25. FMI: www.sdrunnersshop.com


Western South Dakota Senior Services Inc.                                       07/16

Meals on Wheels will be offering volunteer training Monday-Friday from 2-3pm for delivery drivers for homebound seniors at 1621 Sheridan Lake Road Suite C Rapid City SD starting 07/16. No weekend deliveries. Delivery times start at 11:00 am and take about an hour. Western South Dakota Senior Services Inc. is growing and needs drivers to drive once a week, every other week or as a sub. Please contact Cheree at 605-394-6002 or cheree@mealsprogram for questions or schedule training.


Northern Hill Connection                                                                         07/17

Northern Hill Connection will be meeting for a noon luncheon on Tuesday July 17th at the Methodist Church in Belle Fourche (1804 7th Ave, Belle Fourche SD). The speaker for the afternoon will be Lily Bankenbush, a retired Medical Technician from Spearfish. She will be sharing her testimony. Special feature will be provided by Wanda Dunn, a Family Community Specialist from Black Hills Headstart. They are in need of new hats, mittens, baby blankets and children’s books for all ages up to 5 years old. Reservations are needed by calling 605.644.0599/ 605.722.5307 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Cost of this event is $10.


Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center                                            07/17

Recognize and Respond to signs of human trafficking with Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center on 07/17 from 6-8pm at Restored Life Outreach, 1601 Cambell Street Rapid City. Understand the dynamics of human trafficking and statistics in South Dakota. Navigate the net and understand what happens when children "log on". FMI: 605.716.1628


D&M Ag Supply                                                                                          07/20

D&M Ag Supply is hosting a Farmhouse Market to benefit Rainbow Bible Ranch on July 20th from 4-8pm. Location is 3782 E Hwy 44 Rapid City SD. Come and shop in an open air market for locally grown and made products that will benefit a wonderful ministry here in the hills! FMI: 605.393.2211


Safe Families-Bethany Christian Services                                          07/20

Safe Families is a branch of Bethany Christian Services. Their mission is to surround families in crisis with caring, compassionate community. Meet with a parent in need once or twice a week to provide support and encouragement. Join them for their information meeting on July 20th at 12pm located at 508 Columbus Street. To RSVP call 605.343.7196.                                  


Stevens High School                                                                                07/21

Stevens High School class of 1978 is having its 40th reunion on July 20th & 21st. For more information and to sign up go to www.rsc78reunion.myevent.com 


Canyon Lake United Methodist Church                                              07/21

Annual rummage sale, treasures for all and priced to sell to bare the walls. This will be at Canyon Lake United Methodist Church, 3500 Canyon Lake Drive, Rapid City SD, July 19-21st (July 19th:12-5pm; 20th: 8-5pm; 21st: beginning at 8am get a large garbage bag at the door and for $2 only, whatever you can fit into that bag is yours). All money raised from the sale is used to help others through the United Methodist Women’s mission projects. FMI:605.341.2443/ 605.390.7378


South Canyon Baptist Church                                                               07/22

Join South Canyon Baptist for food, games, and fun at our community carnival on July 22 from 1-3 pm in our parking lot at 3333 W. Chicago St. FMI: 605.342.9000


Movies Under The Stars                                                                          07/23

Do you like watching movies under the stars? Come join Movies Under the Stars on 07/23 at dusk or around 8:30pm at Main Street Square. Bring chairs and a comfy blanket to enjoy Wonder, the movie. FMI: 605.718.8484


Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center                                            07/24

Come learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on 07/24 at WestGate Community Church, 414 S Canyon Rapid City SD, from 6-8pm. This is a free event. ACEs are the most powerful determinant of the public’s health, they’re common but they don’t have to define your future and potential. Education and prevention are essential to creating a healthier society for generations. FMI: 605.716.1628


Family Heritage Alliance                                                                           07/26

Join Family Heritage Alliance on Thursday, July 26th for important information on ‘Keeping our Children Safe’. Hollie Strand and Tifanie Petro will present The Hidden Dangers of Social Media & Human Trafficking. The event is free and will take place from 6-8pm at Faith Temple, 715 Kansas City St., Rapid City SD. Go to www.familyheritagealliance.org to register or for more information.


Minneluzahan Senior Center                                                                  07/28

Minneluzahan Senior Center is looking for anyone who would like to rent tables so they can sell their own stuff at Minneluzahan Senior Center Christmas in July Rummage Sale. It does not need to be Christmas themed. Please call 605.394.1887 for more info. Their address is 315 North 4th Street, Rapid City SD.


Calvary Community Church                                                                   07/29

Calvary Community Church in Gillette WY is inviting you to a showing of the movie, “I Can Only Imagine” on July 29th at 6pm. Their address is 631 North Commercial Drive Gillette WY. This will be a kickoff for a 4 week study/discussion with videos from Bart Millard. These studies will take place Sunday nights at 6pm in the month of August. FMI: 307.682.9553


Junior Achievement of South Dakota                                                  07/31

Join Junior Achievement of South Dakota for a fun filled day at The Golf Club at Red Rock (6520 Birkdale Rd, Rapid City SD 57702) on July 31st. All day golf, fundraising prizes with food and prizes. Take on a unique challenge by playing a 100 holes of golf in one day along with fundraising $2,500 in support of Junior Achievement (JA) of South Dakota for individuals. For a partnership grab a buddy and each play 50 holes of golf in one day. All proceeds will go to support the 2018-19 Rapid City JA programs. FMI: 605.336.7318/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Coaches of Coin Influence                                                                      07/31

Come join a golf tournament on Friday August 3rd with Coaches of Coin Influence, Four Person Scramble and Best Ball. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 605.517.0798 by July 31st if you’re interested. Include in your email/call your name, email and phone number of all 4 players. There will be a fee to play.


Landmark Community Church                                                               08/04

Many churches have taken comfort in the thought that “it could never happen here.” But statistical evidence demonstrate that violence in faith-based organizations may not be an if, but a when. Come to Landmark Community Church, 3777 Anderson Road, Rapid City SD 57701 on Aug 3rd & 4th. This event, Church Security and Intruder Awareness Training from Strategos International will equip your staff and key volunteers to create a personalized security plan that protects your congregation while maintaining a welcoming environment. Tuition is only $159.00 for both days. For further information, please visit: https://www.strategosintl.com/intruder-response/2017/12/9/strategos-event-n5f6t-gtkem-d86fm-jp2sm-4cgs6-fcbyc-syftp-35n4h-caw33-p5pma-hm79x-8p8pt-btb8m?rq=south%20dakota FMI: 605.393.6013


Hill City Celebrate Recovery                                                                   08/09

The Celebrate Recovery Community of the Black Hills is hosting a FREE BBQ with live music and meetings. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of Sturgis Rally Week, Aug 7-9th, 5:30pm each evening. Location: The Little White Church in Hill City, 525 Main Street, South Dakota. AND Celebrate Recovery Broken Chains - Bikers for Jesus will be sharing personal testimonies. Everyone is welcome!!! AA NA GA SAA OE WA Al-non CR. FMI: 605.863.2350


Catholic Social Services                                                                          08/13

Catholic Social Services is holding ‘The QPR’ (Question, Persuade, Refer) mission to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. The signs of crisis are all around us. They believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the lives of those around them. This presentation on July 9th and Aug. 13th from 1-3pm at Catholic Social Services building (529 Kansas City Street, Rapid City SD). This two hour presentation fulfills the state’s requirement for educators’ suicide prevention. Training is free to the public. If you would like to be certified it’s a $10 fee if it is required.


RC Collective Impact                                                                                 08/28

Data indicates that several thousand meals are missed daily in Rapid City. That’s why Rapid City Collective Impact (803 St. Joseph Street Rapid City SD) and the community partners want to ensure local kids take advantage of FREE summer meal programs. Most sites serve both breakfast and lunch. Dial the Helpline Center at 211, text your zip code to 898211, or visit rccimpact.org for details on FREE summer meals for kids and to learn more about other food programs in our community. FMI: 605.791.3034


Hills View Church                                                                                      09/15

Join local women from all walks of life for a day of biblical teaching, worship, and fellowship with a Beth Moore Simulcast hosted by Hills View Church on 09/15 from 8:30-4pm. Be encouraged in community as you encounter your own journey of faith. Go to www.hillsview.org for more information or find us at Hills View E Free on Facebook. Address is 13776 Sturgis Road, Piedmont SD 57769.


Countryside Church                                                                                 09/22

Are you interested in becoming a foster parent? Are you an empty nester, single person, or a family that has room for one more? For those of you that live in the Black Hills and would like to get licensed as a foster parent don't miss out on this opportunity to be trained at Countryside Church in Spearfish alongside others in your community. This will be taking place on 08/25 and 09/22. Free daycare will be provided during the classes. Please call 503.853.6881 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.