Pierre Area
Chamber of Commerce
What's Happening
Monday, November 4 - November 17, 2019  
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Featured Pierre Area 
Chamber Member :

109 W Missouri
Pierre, SD 
(605) 224-1653




T he Pierre Area
Chamber of Commerce

Promoting prosperity, growth and our way of life in the lower Oahe region.
 
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Below you will find the events and activities for the Pierre/Ft. Pierre area for the coming two weeks Remember, you can enter your events on our calendar by visiting our website,clicking under the Calendar Highlights where it says "click here to view all events". Then, click on "submit new event" and it will walk you through the process. If you enter the information, you know it's correct.
Nov 04
Canvasback Art Club
The Canvasback Art Club will meet on the first Monday of every month unless a holiday falls on the first Monday. The meeting will then be postponed to a later date.
Date:
November 04, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Rawlins Library
1000 E. Church
Contact:
Bev Letellier 605-224-7993
Email:
ranchvet66@yahoo.com
Nov 05
Riverfront Broadcasting (KCCR-AM, Country 95.3 & Capital City Rock 104.5) Annual Food Drive
This is a general list of "Foods to Encourage" from our parent company, Feeding America. We can also take fresh produce if you get that as well: Cereal, Canned Fruits, Juice, Canned Meat/Fish/Poultry, Non-Meat Protein, A.K.A beans of any kind, Peanut butter, Pasta, Rice, Canned Vegetables, Beverages
Date:
November 05, 2019
Time:
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Website:
http://todayskccr.com
Location:
106 W Capital Ave (in front of our studios), across from movie theater.
Email:
tarasteiner@todayskccr.com
Nov 05
Volunteers needed at food bank
The first Tuesday of every month we pack senior boxes.  These are food commodities distributed to our low income seniors throughout central SD.  We are in need of 20-30 volunteers for this project.
Date:
November 05, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Website:
http://feedingsouthdakota.org/
Location:
Assembly takes place at  Feeding South Dakota at 20562 Grace Avenue
Contact: Russ or Andrew at 494-3663 or email andrew@feedingsouthdakota.org
Follow this link to access our online volunteer portal to sign up for volunteer projects or for more information. 
http://feedingsouthdakota.org/how-to-help/donate-time/


Email:
andrew@feedingsouthdakota.org
Date/Time Details:
First Tuesday of every month
5:30-7:30pm

Nov 05
Women's Suffrage Centennial
Come one! Come all! Celebrate 100 years of women's right to vote!
Ruth Pages Jones, Waukesha WI, SD Humanities Scholar & Emma Reitzel, Pierre, National History Day state finalist.
Cosponsors: SD Humanities Council & Pierre/Ft. Pierre Branch, AAUW
Fallow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aauwpfp/
Date:
November 05, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Website:
https://aauw-sd.aauw.net/branches/pierre-ft-pierre/
Location:
Ramkota
Email:
aauwpfp@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
7:00 PM
Nov 06
Mabel's Family Support Group - Alzheimer's & Dementia
Whether you've been care-giving for years or just starting out, support groups offer an opportunity to learn, share your knowledge, and plan for the future. We hope you will join us as we provide support to one another through the various stages of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Edgewood will provide lunch for $7 (please RSVP by calling 494-3400, 24 hours ahead of time to reserve your lunch) or feel free to bring your own lunch.
Date:
November 06, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Website:
https://edgewoodseniorliving.com/community/edgewood-senior-living-in-pierre-sd
Location:
Edgewood 1950 East Fourth Street
Contact:
Katie Nagle
494-3400
Email:
katie.nagle@edgewoodvista.com
Date/Time Details:
Wednesday, February 6th, 12 - 1 pm
Fees/Admission:
No fee to attend. Edgewood will provide lunch if you'd like for $7 (please RSVP by calling 494-3400, 24 hours ahead of time) or feel free to bring your own lunch!

Nov 06
Stanley American Legion Post 20 Monthly Meeting
Stanley Post 20 American Legion will meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Moose Lodge in Fort Pierre, SD. There will be a potluck dinner at 6:00 p.m. and a membership meeting starting at 7:00 p.m. All veterans are invited to attend and enjoy a meal on  Post 20 and have fun.
Date:
November 06, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Moose Lodge, 910 N Deadwood St, Fort Pierre
Contact:
Royce Loesch, Post 20 Commander
Email:
royceloesch@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:
first Wednesday of every month
Nov 07 - Nov 08
"Share the Warmth" Coat Drive
4th Annual 'Share the Warmth' Coat Drive sponsored by the Nourish Body and Soul project of the First United Methodist Church.

November 7-8, 2019. Coats will be given away from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Trinity Center of the United Methodist Church. Contact Charlene Lund 224-7132

Date:
November 07, 2019- November 08, 2019
Time:
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
trinity Center of the United Methodist Church
Contact:
Charlene Lund at 224-7132
Date/Time Details:
November 7-8
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fees/Admission:
Free
Nov 07
Breast Cancer Survivors
Open to all women who have had a breast cancer diagnosis. It is an opportunity to ask questions, share your experience and receive support. Women who have been diagnosed with other cancers are also invited to attend. The meetings are informal and last about an hour. Feel free to bring a lunch.
Date:
November 07, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:
Countryside Office, 415 S. Crow St.
Contact:
945-0827
Date/Time Details:
12-1 p.m.
Nov 08 - Nov 09
Pheasant Hunt & Banquet with Miss South Dakota
Hunt With Miss South Dakota and Miss South Dakota Outstanding Teen.
Banquet and silent auction Friday evening. Pheasant Hunt on Saturday, lunch provided.

RSVP by November 4 - Brent (605) 494-0414
Date:
November 08, 2019- November 09, 2019
Time:
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Banquet: Richie Z's Brickhouse BBQ
Pheasant Hunt: Willow Creek Wildlife, Inc.
Contact:
Daryl Isburg (605) 280-8836
Date/Time Details:
Banquet: Friday, November 8, 5-8pm
Pheasant Hunt: Saturday, November 9, 9am-3pm
Fees/Admission:
Banquet: $55
Hunt: $550
Nov 08
Walmart Ribbon Cutting
Join us for a ribbon cutting at Walmart to celebrate their new remodel!
Ribbon will be cut near the new pickup area.
Date:
November 08, 2019
Time:
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Walmart
Date/Time Details:
Friday, November 8
8:00 AM
Nov 08
Women's Cancer Support
Avera St. Mary's Women's Cancer Support
Open to all women who are dealing with any type of cancer.
Date:
November 08, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:
Avera St. Mary's Helmsley Center Cafeteria conference room
Contact:
Gloria 224-3100
Email:
gloria.rowen@avera.org
Date/Time Details:
Second Friday of each month at noon.
Fees/Admission:
Free
Nov 08
Chris Maxwell's Welcome Home Party
Help us welcome home our friend, colleague and community leader! The party is come & go but Chris will plan on saying a few words at 6:30pm! We will also be celebrating Samuel's 7th Birthday! Bring your kiddo's along to play in the kid's corner for the evening. Cash bar will be available in the Event Center. Come early or stay late to have dinner in the restaurant.
Date:
November 08, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Drifters Event Center
Email:
emily@driftersbarandgrille.com
Nov 09 - Nov 10
Zonta Holiday Vendor & Craft Show
The Pierre-Fort Pierre Zonta Club's annual Holiday Vendor & Craft Show offers unique gifts and food for all of your holiday preparations.
If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift or something unique for your home's holiday decor, you'll be sure to find it among the craft and vendor booths at the Zonta Holiday Vendor & Craft show. This year's show continues the Zonta Club's long-standing tradition of holding craft shows to raise money to fund local organizations and educational scholarships. The Club is part of Zonta International that works on projects world-wide, helping women improve their health, education and economic condition.
Date:
November 09, 2019- November 10, 2019
Time:
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Website:
http://zontadistrict12.org/
Location:
Ramkota River Centre - Pierre
Contact:
Callie: 605-295-4831
Kelli: 605-280-1511
Date/Time Details:
Saturday, Nov 9: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, Nov 10: 10 am - 3 pm
Fees/Admission:
Free
Nov 09
Baked Steak Dinner
Enjoy a delicious steak dinner. Serving baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, dinner roll, and dessert.
Date:
November 09, 2019
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Website:
http://www.pierreseniorcenter.org
Location:
Pierre Senior Center 401 West Pleasant Drive
Contact:
Tickets may be purchased at the Pierre Senior Center, from and Senior Center member, and will be available at the Zonta Craft Show.
Email:
pirascc@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:
November 9th Serving from 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Fees/Admission:
Adult tickets $10.00 in advance $12.00 at the door. Children 10 & under - $5.00
Next Week...
  
Nov 11 - Nov 16
Community Appreciation Week 
at the Y
Come and try the Y free as we say thank you to our community for your support. Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It's about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. Enjoy free fitness classes, swimming, basketball, weightlifting, child watch and so much more. Special events: - 11/14: Staff soup cook off 11:30-1:30 - 11/15: Early morning breakfast starting at 5:30am - 11/16: Family swim with Norbert 12-4pm
Date:
November 11, 2019- November 16, 2019
Time:
4:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Website:
http://www.oaheymca.org
Location:
Oahe Family YMCA
Contact:
Aaron Fabel - 605-224-1683
Email:
ajfabel@oaheymca.org
Date/Time Details:
11/11-11/16 All day
Fees/Admission:
Free
Nov 11
Stately Stitchers Guild Meeting
Where quilters of all ages, and levels of experience come together for friendship and just the sheer enjoyment this long standing art provides everyone.    
Date:
November 11, 2019
Time:
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Location:
Lutheran Memorial Church Basement, 320 E Prospect Avenue, Pierre, South Dakota
Contact:
Mae Roshone @ 605-224-1855
Date/Time Details:
2nd Monday of each month. Social time 6:45, meeting starts at 7pm
Fees/Admission:
No fee to attend as a guest. When you join the guild, dues are $15.00 a year.
Nov 12
Author Talk
R. Eli Paul will discuss via telephone the book "The Frontier Army." The book consists of seven essays that provide new insights into the Army's role in present-day South Dakota and the Black Hills between 1854 and 1890. Paul wrote one of he essays and edited the book. Everyone is welcome to attend the free program. The book is sold at the Heritage Stores at the Cultural Heritage Center and the Capitol.
Date:
November 12, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Website:
http://www.sdhsf.org
Location:
Cultural Heritage Center 900 Governors Dr.
Contact:
Dorinda Daniel
Email:
dorinda.daniel@state.sd.us
Date/Time Details:
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.
Nov 13
fitCare
Early Childhood Training FitCare: Be Fit. . Recharge Your Energy Computers are available at The Right Turn
Date:
November 13, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Online with The Right Turn
Contact:
773-4755
Email:
nancys@midconetwork.com
Date/Time Details:
11/13/19 6-8 PM
Fees/Admission:
Free
Nov 14
Hughes County Republican Monthly Meeting
The Hughes County Republican's meet monthly at the St. Charles Restaurant on the second Thursday of each month. For more information please call 605-224-9091 or 605-280-6002.
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
St. Charles Restaurant 207 E. Capitol Avenue
Contact:
605-224-9091 or 605-280-6002
Email:
angela@silkfudge.com
Date/Time Details:
Second Thursday of each month
Meeting begins at Noon
Nov 14
Alzheimer's Support Meeting
This is a group for caregivers. Group will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month at Maryhouse. For more information please call Vicky Tipton at 224-3435
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Contact:
Vicky Tipton at 224-3435
Nov 14
Pierre Beautiful & Creative Hair Design Ribbon Cutting
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting and Open House between the two shops on Capitol Ave: Pierre Beautiful and Creative Hair Designs! Ribbon cuttings will take place at 4:30, with one right after the other!
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:
105 & 107 E. Captiol Ave.
Date/Time Details:
Thursday, Nov. 14
4:00 - 6:00 PM, Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM
Nov 14 Buffalo Ridge Brewing Project Tap Takeover
Check out what Buffalo Ridge has to offer! They are a 5 barrel Brewery that was established November 2018 in Hartford, SD. Their mantra is blending worldly experiences with humble, small-town roots; all while pursuing the most delicious and well-balanced craft beer possible. Revel In Life! Stay tuned for the tap list!
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
Drifters Bar & Grille
Email:
Events@driftersbarandgrille.com

Nov 14
Breast Cancer Survivors
 
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location:
Countryside classroom
200 E. Dakota Ave
Suite 1
Contact:
945-0827
Date/Time Details:
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Nov 14
MOPS Meeting
MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers (moms with kids from birth to kindergarten) meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Pierre.
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:
First United Methodist Church
117 N Central
Contact:
Jessi Horsley 605.280.6048
Email:
raymond_horsley@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:
2nd and 4th Thursday of every month
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Nov 14
Breastfeeding Class
All moms and their supporters are welcome to attend this class to learn the basics of breastfeeding that will assist mom and baby to become successful at breastfeeding. Topics include: benefits of breastfeeding, common problems, collect and storing milk and return to work or school. Pre-registration is required. Scholarships are available. To register call 224-3189 or on the web at www.growinguptogether.org. Growing Up Together is a United Way Partner Agency.
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Website:
http://www.growinguptogether.org
Location:
Avera Saint Mary's Cafeteria Conference Room
Contact:
Dawn Tassler 605-224-3189
Email:
gtut1@dakota2k.net
Date/Time Details:
November 14, 2019 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fees/Admission:
$10.00
Nov 14
Central SD Survivors of Suicide Support Group
The 14th of every month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. there will be a Central SD Survivors of Suicide Support Group Meeting. Keep updated via the Facebook group http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/390506904367814/ . For more information, contact Julie Moore at julie.mo ore@avera.org .
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Monthly locations TBA
Contact:
Julie Moore
Email:
julie.moore@avera.org
Date/Time Details:
14th of every Month
Fees/Admission:
No Charge
Nov 14
Open Mic Poetry Reading Night
Poetry Night meets at Prairie Pages the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. and is hosted by M.J. McMillan. Please join us!
Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Prairie Pages Bookseller
321 S. Pierre St.
Contact:
605-945-1100
Date/Time Details:
2nd Thursday of each month
7-8:00 p.m.
Nov 15
Men's Cancer Support
For all men who have been diagnosed with any type of cancer.
Date:
November 15, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:
Avera St. Mary's Helsley Center Cafeteria conference room
Contact:
Gloria 224-3100
Email:
gloria.rowen@avera.org
Date/Time Details:
3rd Friday of Each month at noon.
Nov 16
Childcare Provider Training Blitz-
Register for each session separately: Sanford Harmony for Preschool 9:00 - 10:30 AM Nutrition 10:45 - 12:15 PM Enough Abuse 1:15 - 3:00 PM
Date:
November 16, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:
The Right Turn 115 E. Sioux Pierre, SD
Contact:
Call 773-4755
Email:
nancys@midconetwork.com
Date/Time Details:
11-16-19 Three separate sessions - 9:00 - 10:30, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm and 1:15 pm - 3 pm
Fees/Admission:
Each session is $5.00 each per person
Nov 16
Sibling Readiness Class
This class will provide siblings and their parents or caregivers valuable information about becoming a big brother or sister. Everyone will get to visit the Women's Center at Avera St. Mary's to learn about the place where mom and the new baby will stay. This class is especially appropriate for children 3 years and older. Pre-registration is required. To register call 224-3189 or on the web at www.growinguptogether.org. Growing Up Together is a United Way Partner Agency.
Date:
November 16, 2019
Time:
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Website:
http://www.growinguptogether.org
Location:
Avera Saint Mary's Hospital
Contact:
Dawn Tassler
605-224-3189
Email:
gut1@dakota2k.net
Date/Time Details:
November 16, 2019 9:30 am-10:30 am
Fees/Admission:
$5.00 and scholarships are available
Nov 16
YMCA Pizza Pool Party
Open to all boys and girls in 1st - 5th grade. Party at the Y for the kids = free time for the parents. The Y provides pizza, pop, swimming, gym games, ball pit, movies, crafts and more.
Date:
November 16, 2019
Time:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Website:
http://www.oaheymca.org
Location:
Oahe Family YMCA
Contact:
Lisa Maunu - 605-224-1683
Email:
lisa@oaheymca.org
Date/Time Details:
Saturday November 16th 6:30-9pm
Fees/Admission:
$10 members $15 non-members
Nov 16
Capital Area Snow Queen
Junior Snow Queen: High School Freshman Senior Snow Queen: High School student ages 17-19 Talent Competition: Junior Division under age 16, Senior Division age 16 and older
Date:
November 16, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Pierre Music Store
Contact:
Jessica Mefferd 605-290-3852
jmefferd.fui@gmail.com
Email:
jmefferd.fui@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:
Free Will Offering
Dates and times are subject to change without notice. All times noted are CST. Please call the c ontact person(s) listed with the event for more information
What's Happening i s posted every Monday unless a holiday falls on that day. Then, it is posted on Tuesday.  If you have any comments or would like to have something   added to  What's Happenin g , please add events to the calendar located on our  Website ,  or  Email  us by  the Thursday before  What's Happening  is posted.

Life is good on the river,
Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce
800 W. Dakota Avenue
(605) 224-7361
Pierre, SD 57501