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Revised: 06/19/17                                                   Kill Date                                                  


Rapid City Public Library                                                                         June
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-10am, children can enjoy Little Owl Tuesdays (preschoolers) and Baby Bumblebee Thursdays (age birth-3 years) at the Rapid City downtown library (610 Quincy Street, upstairs). Wednesdays we have Summer Story Time for children of all ages, 9:30-10am at the north partner Library in General Beadle Elementary School (10 Van Buren Street).

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons                                                                  June
It is camp season at the Girl Scouts!! We have multiple day and overnight camps available throughout the summer and we want to share how fantastic it is to be a Girl Scout. Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons is available for all girls, age kindergarten through high school to participate. FMI: 800.666.2141/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Belle Fourche United Methodist Church                                             July
‘Alpha’ is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith at Belle Fourche United Methodist Church starting Sunday, July 9th from 5-7pm. No charge and there will be food, talk and discussion. Through the month of July on Sundays starting the 9th and there is no pressure just come and enjoy. FMI: 605.892.2405

Spearfish Farmer’s Market                                                                      June-Oct.
The Spearfish Farmer's Market is on Saturday throughout summer and fall, from 9-12pm starting June 3rd through October at Brady Park, corner of Grant Street and Meier Avenue in Spearfish. Come down and see local vendor's arts and crafts, baked goods, jams, jellies, relishes, salsa and of course, local produce. FMI: 605.642.4932/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Artists of the Black Hills                                                                   June-Sept.
The Artists of the Black Hills is a non-profit arts organization with over 35 nationally recognized (and local!) artists. Their annual exhibition is at the Dahl in Rapid City and there is a free artist reception on Friday, June 30 from 5-7PM. The gallery showing runs from June 30 - September 9. Dahl is located at 713 7th St, Rapid City. FMI: www.thedahl.org 

Northern Hill Connection                                                                         06/20
Northern Hill Connection will be meeting for a 12pm luncheon on Tuesday June 20th at the United Methodist Church located at 1804 7th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD. Speaker will be Amy Wagner who is the World Day of Prayer coordinator for SD. Come to a time of prayer and inspiration. Reservations are required by calling 605.644.0599 or reserve via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Cost is $10 and everyone is invited.

Foothills Community Baptist Church                                                   06/21
Dr. Judy Bowman, founder of Wheel Power Christian Cyclists will be speaking at Foothills Community Baptist Church in Piedmont on Wednesday, June 21st at 6:00 PM. Wheel Power is an evangelistic church on wheels ministry. Come hear Judy's testimony and a word of encouragement on how God can use you to change the world one heart at a time. Foothills Community Baptist Church is located at 14727 Sturgis Rd. in Piedmont. FMI: 605-390-0063.

Act for America & Big Horn Canyon Church                                      06/21
Act for America & Big Horn Canyon Church presents Faithkeepers documentary. A powerful new documentary that tells the uplifting true stories of Christians who suffer and refuse to renounce their faith in the Middle East will be shown one night only at the Elks Theatre in Rapid City on Wednesday, June 21st at 7:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased on line at www.bhcministries.org FMI: 605.391.1654.

Sturgis Public Library                                                                               06/21
Sturgis Public Library is sponsoring a free event at the Sturgis Armory on 06/21 from 4-5pm. Phil Baker, children’s performer will be entertaining kids so come and enjoy this free event. Located at 1019 Main Street, Sturgis SD. FMI: 605.347.2624

Storybook Island & Leadership Rapid City 2015                                   06/23
On Friday June 23rd Storybook Island and Leadership Rapid City 2015 will be doing a “Character 5K Run/Walk.” At 4:30pm is the race registration, music, pictures with characters of Storybook; 6pm is the race time and 7pm is Hot Dog Feed. Please pre-register at the Runners Shop or online at https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=127302 . All proceeds will go to help bring a new musical attraction to Storybook Island. Cost is $45 a family, $25 per individual and children under 10 will be free. FMI: https://www.facebook.com/storybooksymphony

Calvary Baptist Church                                                                             06/23
Calvary Baptist Church invites all kids age 5 through 6th grade to discover the incredible mysteries of the final frontier-right from our backyard! Join us the week of June 19 - 23 for our Vacation Bible School adventure: Galactic Starveyors. You can register online at www.cbcrc.net or call 605-342-3384 for more information.

Journey Museum & Learning Center                                                       06/23
Join us for daily Discovery Expedition activities, ‘Digging Into Science Camp’ at The Journey Museum & Learning Center June 5-9th & June 19-23rd from 9-3pm. Dig in and get your hands dirty with archaeology, geology and paleontology. FMI: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Old Fort Meade Museum                                                                          06/24
Come and join us June 24th for a free hot dog roast and homemade ice cream social followed by an old fashion hymn sing starting at 5:00 PM on the grounds of the Old Fort Meade Museum located in Building 55 Sheridan Street, at Fort Meade just east of Sturgis on Hwy 34. Bring your lawn chairs and your hearty voices and join us for an evening of family fun.

Hill City Public Library                                                                              06/24
Hill City Library is having a ‘Book Sale’ and silent auction of "Baskets of Books" on Saturday, June 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The sale will be held at two different locations: Hill City Public Library, 341 Main Street, Hill City; and Farmer's Daughter, 164 Main Street, Hill City. This will raise funding for programming and equipment for the Hill City Public Library. FMI: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 605-574-2254

Adventist School Fruit Sale                                                                     06/24
Waiting for fresh summer fruit? Adventist Fruit Program brings luscious dark and rainier cherries, apricots and blueberries, straight from the Pacific Northwest. Visit www.rcadventistfruit.com for order deadlines, delivery dates, and to conveniently place your order or call 605.343.7369. Check out: www.rcadventistfruit.com . Order Today!

Saturday Night Live                                                                                   06/24
Join Saturday Night Live this coming Saturday, June 24th, for a potluck backyard picnic and Bible Study at 6:00pm. Bring a picnic dish to share, a lawn chair, bug spray, a friend or two and your Bibles and come enjoy a great time eating together. For directions and more information call: (605)342-0613

Calvary Baptist Church                                                                            07/02
You're invited to join us on Sunday, July 2nd at 6:00 pm, at Calvary Baptist Church on the top of Mt Rushmore Road, for a time of worship through Southern Gospel music by the Redeemed Quartet. Church location is 4601 Mt Rushmore Rd, Rapid City. FMI: 605.342.3384

United States Air Force (USAF) Academy Band                                    07/04
Free event! Come for the music with USAF Academy starting at 8pm and stay for the fireworks at the Cam-Plex Plaza on the green. Fireworks begin at 10pm. Bring your own chair and/or blankets. FMI: 307.682.0552

Black Hills Moonwalk                                                                                07/08
Black Hills Moonwalk is holding a Moon Walk on July 8th, Saturday night close to the official full moon and begins at 7pm. This will last from 1-2 hours and the walk is usually an average of 1 mile round trip. This walk is located in the southern Black Hills west of Custer, SD. USFS botanists will walk participants along the Hell Canyon rim. FMI: 605.343.1567/ www.fs.usda.gov/blackhills

Black Hills Works                                                                                       07/10
Black Hills Works will host its annual golf tournament on Monday, July 10th from 11-6pm at Arrowhead Country Club, 3675 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City. Proceeds from this year’s Golf FORE a Cause will go toward upgrading facilities where adults with disabilities live, work and play. If you would like to participate, sign up at www.blackhillsworks.org. Cost for a team of four is $600 which includes green fees, cart fees and lunch. Registration begins at 10:30am.

Rapid City Public Library                                                                        07/12
Summer Reading Program at the downtown library (610 Quincy St., upstairs) will be hosting Teddy Bear Story Times at 9:30am on June 20th, 27th and July 11th; Teddy Bear Story Times will also be at 9:30am on June 21st, 28th and July 12th at the north partner library, the General Beadle Elementary (10 Van Buren St, Rapid City). Story will be followed by a “Musical Petting Zoo.”

Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church                                                                07/15
St Paul's Lutheran Church will host national recording artists Koiné in a free for the community concert on July 15th at 5:30pm. Music is one of the greatest thing God has given to us and he uses his people as the instruments that explore His creation and the ears that discover his saving message of Jesus Christ. The church is located at 835 E Fairmont Blvd., Rapid City. FMI: 414.491.2120

Hills Alive Christian Musical Festival                                                    07/16
Come to Memorial Park in Rapid City on July 15-16th for Hills Alive Christian Music Festival to enjoy music from 20+ artist. As always, free admission and a fence free event. Great time of worship & praise along with family fun events. A showcase of the artist will be on July 14th at the Main Street Square in Rapid City. FMI: 605.342.6822/ www.hillsalive.com

Working Against Violence Inc.                                                               07/17
Working Against Violence, Inc. is hosting, Walk-A-Mile In Her Shoes®. Walk-A-Mile is a nationally-recognized event designed to raise awareness and funds for the movement to end domestic and sexual violence against women. Registration at Main Street Square begins at 5:30pm and the walk will start at 6pm. Participants are encouraged to pre- register and receive your pledge sheets by calling 341-3292, going to http://wavi.org/Events/ or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Belle Fourche United Methodist Church                                             07/18
Do you think of God as truly good? Come join a 5-week small group study based on The Shack movie starting with a kick off on June 14 at 6:30pm. The study begins June 21st with morning classes at 10am and evening classes at 6:30pm. Meet at Belle Fourche United Methodist Church. To register call 605.892.2405 or online at www.bellefourcheumc.com

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)                                                      07/22
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for Veterans of all generations and their families. Everyone is welcome, motorcycles, cars and trucks for ‘Ride for Veterans Poker Run’. Registration is July 22nd 2017 from 10-12pm at Black Hills Harley-Davidson 2820 Harley Dr. Rapid City, SD. FMI: 605.342.9362/ www.blackhisshd.com

Calvary Temple Assembly of God                                                         07/23
Calvary Temple Assembly of God in Spearfish invite all kids ages 4-12 for three nights of fun and learning how Jesus is the light. Camp Out will be July 21-23rd, 6:30-8pm, with registration and snacks beginning at 5:30pm nightly. FMI: www.ctagspearfish.com / 605.642.3844

Military & First Responders Ball                                                          07/30
There will be a Military and First Responders Ball held on September 8th, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Rapid City SD. At this dinner, recognition will be for a fire fighter, police officer and military member from the community who has shown outstanding dedication and service to our community. Nominations are being accepted from throughout the community. Anybody can nominate a service member. All nominees will be invited to the dinner and receive a free ticket. All nomination forms are to be completed by July 30th, 2017. To nominate, or for more information go to www.takethechallengeleadbyexample.org

Shiloh Free Lutheran Church                                                                 08/04
Join Shiloh Free Lutheran Church for Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 31-August 4, from 6-8 p.m. at Ramada Stagestop Receptions 7900 Stagestop Rd., Summerset, SD 57718 (i90-exit 48). Kids will enjoy fun activities, snacks and faith-building lessons each evening. Pre-register today to reserve your spot and t-shirt at www.shilohfreelutheran.org ! This event is free, and kids ages 3 through 6th grade are invited to attend.

Henry Biesiot Activities Center                                                              08/15
The Henry Biesiot Activities Center in Dickinson, ND, will be hosting outdoor family movie nights this summer by showing three PG rated movies: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” Tuesday, June 20th; “”Secret Life of Pets” Tuesday, July 15th; “Spark: A Space Tail” Tuesday, August 15th. Doors open at 7pm and movie starts at 7:30pm at 398 State Ave, Dickinson, ND. Bring blankets or sit on the bleachers in Fisher Field. Tickets are $5 per person or $10 per family. FMI: 701.483.1918

First Baptist Church                                                                                  09/16
Early bird tickets for the Beth Moore Simulcast are on sale now! Tickets are $21.50 until July 31, $26.50 after July 31. This will cover one full day of music and worship at First Baptist Church; sessions led by Beth Moore and lunch. To purchase your tickets call Angela or go online to https://tix.extremetix.com/webtix/4460/event/71539. Address is 707 St Patrick St Rapid City SD.