Pierre Area
Chamber of Commerce
What's Happening
Monday, June 10 - June 23, 2019  
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Featured Pierre Area 
Chamber Member :

333 East Sioux Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-6460



T he Pierre Area
Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote the interests of local and regional individuals, businesses, and organizations. Our commitment is to provide quality services and representation in the areas of government, health, agriculture, education, recreation and culture to enhance our presence in the state of South Dakota.
 
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Below you will find the events and activities for the Pierre/Ft. Pierre area for the weeks of June 10 - June 23, 2019 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.
Grand River Casino Trip
Monday, June 10
  • Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Bus leaves at 9:30 AM
  • Pierre Senior Center, 401 West Pleasant Drive
  • Contact: Jeannie Davis
  • Email
  • Fees: $25 per person (Senior Citizens)
Trip to Grand River Casino-Mobridge, SD-June 10, 2019. The bus will leave the Pierre Senior Center on June 10th at 9:30 am. The cost is $25 per Senior Citizen. Sign up by June 6th. Office hours are 1-3 PM Monday thru Friday.
Giddy Up Junction
Monday, June 10 through Thursday, June 13
  • Monday, June 10, 2019 through Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • First Baptist Church, 2310 E. Capitol Ave.
  • Contact: First Baptist Church, 224-2030
Join us June 10-13, 2019 at First Baptist Church. 
5:30 - 6:00 PM free nightly dinner
6:00 - 7:30 PM VBS activities
Ages: 3 (potty trained) - 5th grade
Stately Stitchers Guild Meeting
Monday, June 10
  • Monday, June 10, 2019
  • 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM, meeting starts at 7:00 PM
  • Lutheran Memorial Church Basement, 320 E Prospect Ave.
  • Contact: Myrna Buckles, 605-222-6847
  • Fees: Free to attend as guest, membership dues are $12 a year
Where quilters of all ages, and levels of experience come together for friendship and just the sheer enjoyment this long standing art provides everyone.
Water Exercise Classes at Pierre Outdoor Pool
Tuesday, June 11
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
  • Pierre Outdoor Pool
  • Contact: Mindy Cheep, 605-773-7445
  • Email
  • Fees: $2 per class
Join us for classes Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 5:45. We will offer a variety of water exercise classes including Tabata, Aqua Zumba, Aqua Barre, Noodle, Deep, Cardio Core and more.
8th Annual SD Kite Day at the Capitol
Wednesday, June 12
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • 1:05 PM - 4:05 PM
  • Hilger's Gulch Park area
  • Contact: Steve Wegman, 605-295-1221
  • Email
  • Facebook Page
  • Fees: Free
The Eight annual South Dakota Kite Day is Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Hilger's Gulch in PIerre, South Dakota. The event, being held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Central Daylight Time. The event is by Pierre Elks Lodge No. 1953, NextEra Energy Inc, and South Dakota Wind for Schools. Children ages 14 and under, are encouraged to attend. The first 400 children will receive a free kite and plenty of space to have fun with no trees. Elk's members will be available to hand out kites, offer assistance in putting them together and getting them to fly. Parents also are encouraged to get involved and volunteers are always welcome to help. There is no registration fee. But children are encouraged to register by going to the Elks' Facebook page. People with questions can call Steve Wegman at 605-295-1221 or send an email  
Author Talk by Kent Nerburn
Wednesday, June 12
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Capitol Lake Visitors Center
  • Contact: Dorinda Daniel
  • Email
  • Website
  • Fees: Free
One Book South Dakota Authour Kent Nerburn will discuss his book "Neither Wolf no Dog", answer questions about it and sign copies of the book. Copies of the book will be sold at the event. One Book South Dakota is a program of the South Dakota Humanities Council to encourage South Dakotans to read and discuss the same title. Everyone is welcome to attend the free program, hosted by the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation and local book clubs.
Capital City Band Concert
Wednesday, June 12
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Steamboat Park
  • Contact: Larry Johnson
  • Email
  • Website
  • Fees: Free
Enjoy the Capital City Band as they play music in the Steamboat Park amphitheater. 
Theme: History of the US Flag/Cool Classics. 
New musicians are always welcome! Bring your instrument and join us at 6:30 p.m. the night of each concert for a brief rehearsal. (Uniform: dark green shirt, khaki pants/shorts)
FUN IN THE PARK
Wednesday, June 12
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Steamboat Park
  • Contact: Jeannie Davis
  • Email
  • Fees: Free will donation
The Pierre Senior Center will be serving root beer floats in the park in conjunction with the City Band Concert.
Tales on the River
Thursday, June 13
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, doors open at 6:15
  • Fort Pierre Moose Lodge 910, Deadwood St.
  • Contact: Barb Wood, 605-567-3597
  • Email
  • Fees: Free, light meal for $5
Brenda Donelan A Storyteller Tells Her Tale Brenda Donelan is a local author who writes mysteries set in South Dakota. The seventh book in her University Mystery Series will be released this summer. She incorporates her past employment as a social worker, probation officer, investigator, and college professor into all of her books.
STEM Savvy: Mind Control
Thursday, June 13
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • South Dakota Discovery Center, 805 W. Sioux Ave
  • Contact: 605-224-8295
  • Website
  • Fees: Free
Come to our next Teen Science Cafe about neuroscience to figure out how your brain works! Meet scientists from USD and try some fun brain experiments. All high school and middle school students are welcome to learn while enjoying free food. 
Surprise Package Benefit Concert
Friday, June 14
  • Friday, June 14, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Lutheran Memorial Church
  • Contact: Seth Hipple
  • Email
  • Admission: Free will donation taken during the concert
Local singing group, Surprise Package, is teaming up with Relay for Life to put on a benefit concert. The Concert will be held on June 14th at 7:00 PM at the Lutheran Memorial Church in Pierre. The concert is free admission with a free will donation taken during the concert with all money going toward Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. Bring your family and friends, listen to some music, and help raise money for all of those battling cancer.
Central SD Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Friday, June 14
  • Friday, June 14, 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Monthly Locations TBA
  • Contact: Julie Moore
  • Email
  • Facebook Group
  • Fees: Free
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. For more information, contact Julie Moore at julie.moore@avera.org
Women's City Softball Tournament
Saturday, June 15 through Sunday, June 16
  • Saturday, June 15, 2019 through Sunday, June 16, 2019
  • Softball Complex, Pierre
  • Website
Women's City Softball Tournament
Tour de Oahe
Saturday, June 15
  • Saturday, June 15, 2019
  • 6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Oahe Campground 2, picnic shelter
  • Email
  • Website
  • Facebook Page
  • Fees: $35 if registered before May 31, $45 after June 1
Join us on Saturday, June 15, 2019 to take a bicycle tour along the shoreline of Lake Oahe. This year there will be 3 routes: 1. a metric century (63 miles); 2. a medium distance route (40 miles); and 3. a shorter "fun ride". More info on the Facebook page or register on the website. 
Run with the Govs 3.5 Mile Road Race
Saturday, June 15
  • Saturday, June 15, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • SD State Capitol Front Steps, 500 E Capitol Ave.
  • Email
  • Website
  • Official Route
  • Fees: $25, all proceeds will be donated to the Trail of Governors Foundation
The 2nd Annual Run with the Govs road race (run/walk) will be held Saturday, June 15th in conjunction with the Trail of Governor's statue unveiling on Friday, June 14th. Full race information can be found on the website. Check-In is from 7:15-8:15 a.m. Race starts at 8:30 a.m.
Oahe Chapel Ecumenical Sunday Worship Service
Sunday, June 16
  • Sunday, June 16, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Located adjacent to the Visitor Center on the east end of the Oahe Dam, SD Hwy 1804
Hosted by First Baptist Church. The public is encouraged to attend.
Father's Day Riverboat Cruise
Sunday, June 16
  • Sunday, June 16, 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Lilly Park
  • Contact: 605-224-6572
  • Email
  • Website
  • Fees: $25 for adults, kids 13 and under are free
Bring a special guy in your life out on a riverboat cruise. Boarding begins at 1:30pm at Lilly Park in Fort Pierre. Boat departs at 2:00pm and returns at 4:00pm. The bar will be open and we have bathrooms onboard! Purchase your tickets Here. We will see you on the water
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Ribbon Cutting & Open House for Marty Jackley of GPNA, LLP
Tuesday, June 18
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • 111 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 230 in Historic Hyde Building
  • Website
Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting and Open House for Marty Jackley of Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson, Ashmore LLP in the Historic Hyde Building, 111 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 230. Ribbon Cutting at 4:30.
Open House and Ribbon Cutting for the Oahe YMCA
Wednesday, June 19
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Oahe YMCA, 900 East Church
  • Website
Please join us for an Open House and Ribbon Cutting for the new addition at the Oahe YMCA from 4:00-5:00 PM with the Ribbon Cutting at  4:30.
Breast Cancer Survivors
Thursday, June 20
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Countryside classroom, 200 E. Dakota Ave., Suite 1
  • Contact: 945-0827
10 Ways to Love Your Brain Lunch & Learn - The Longest Day
Thursday, June 20
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Edgewood, 1950 East Fourth Street
  • Contact: Steve Bass, 494-3400
  • Email
  • Facebook Page
  • Admission: Free, please RSVP 24-hours ahead of time
Join Edgewood in raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association and awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia on "The Longest Day." What is "The Longest Day?" It's a day all about showing our love and support for those affected by Alzheimer's and Dementia. On the summer solstice, team up with Edgewood and the Alzheimer's Association. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer's. Thursday, June 20th 12-1 pm, "Lunch & Learn" - Enjoy complimentary lunch and presentation "10 ways to Love your Brain" by the SD Alzheimer's Association. Please RSVP 24-hours ahead of time to 494-3400. For a complete listing of The Longest Day events on June 20-21st at Edgewood, visit our Facebook page.
Therapy Screenings - The Longest Day
Thursday, June 20
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Edgewood, 1950 East Fourth Street
  • Contact: Steve Bass, 494-3400
  • Email
  • Facebook Page
  • Admission: Free
Join Edgewood in raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association and awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia on "The Longest Day." What is "The Longest Day?" It's a day all about showing our love and support for those affected by Alzheimer's and Dementia. On the summer solstice, team up with Edgewood and the Alzheimer's Association. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer's.  1-3 pm, "Therapy Screenings" - Health, Balance & Therapy Screenings from CaringEdge, a health service division of Edgewood Healthcare. For a complete listing of all Edgewood Pierre events on "The Longest Day" - June 20-21, visit the Facebook page.
Taste of Pierre 2019
Thursday, June 20
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Steamboat Park
  • Website
Join the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce in Steamboat Park for a Taste of Pierre to kick off the Oahe Days Music & Arts Festival weekend!
Try dishes from local restaurants including: Big Toms Diner, Branding Iron Bistro, Drifters and The Longbranch.
Edgewood will host their 2nd Annual Pie Eating Contest at 7:00 PM in the park in conjunction with 'The Longest Day' to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association.
Enjoy local family band, The Valentine's, and the Capital City Band while you take a night off form cooking for supper in the park!
Capital City Band Concert
Thursday, June 20
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Steamboat Park
  • Contact: Larry Johnson
  • Email
  • Website
Enjoy the Capital city Band as they play music in the Steamboat Park amphitheater.
Theme: Oahe Days Kick-off/Salute to Superheroes
New musicians are always welcome! Bring your instrument and join us at 6:30 p.m. the night of each concert for a brief rehearsal. (Uniform: dark green shirt, khaki pants/shorts)
Tales on the River
Thursday, June 20
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, doors open at 6:15
  • Fort Pierre Moose Club, 910 Deadwood St.
  • Contact: Barb Wood, 605-567-3597
  • Email
  • Admission: Free, Light meal for $5
Dr. Murray Thompson A Hometown Boy & A Story of Service A Pierre native, Dr. Thompson is a full time dentist and is also currently Commander of the SD Army National Guard Medical Command. From serving on a nuclear base to activation for flood duty in Pierre/Ft. Pierre to deployment in Afghanistan, Dr. Thompson has many experiences to share.
U13 Kirley Baseball Tournament
Friday, June 21 Through Sunday, June 23
  • Friday, June 21, 2019 through Sunday June 23, 2019
U13 Kirley Baseball Tournament at Hyde Stadium
Oahe Days Music & Arts Festvial 2019
Friday, June 21 Through Saturday, June 22
  • Friday, June 21, 2019 through Saturday June 22, 2019
  • Steamboat Park
  • Website
Join in on the fun at the 2019 Oahe Days Music & Arts Festival at Steamboat Park in Pierre, SD! For more information on bands, vendors, activities, ways to volunteer and more visit our website.
Sunrise Yoga - The Longest Day
Friday, June 21
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
  • 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
  • Edgewood, 1950 East Fourth Street
  • Contact: Steve Bass, 494-3400
  • Email
  • Facebook Page
  • Admission: Free
Join Edgewood in raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association and awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia on "The Longest Day." What is "The Longest Day?" It's a day all about showing our love and support for those affected by Alzheimer's and Dementia. On the summer solstice, team up with Edgewood and the Alzheimer's Association. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer's. Friday, June 21st 6:30 am, "Sunrise Yoga" - Start your day out with a 45-minute sunrise yoga session on the front lawn of Edgewood! All skill levels welcome, class will be led by Gail Bowers with Ubuntu Yoga Center. No cost to attend, free will donation for the Alzheimer's Association will be accepted!
Drive Thru Coffee & Caramel Rolls - The Longest Day
Friday, June 21
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
  • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Edgewood, 1950 East Fourth Street
  • Contact: Steve Bass, 494-3400
  • Email
  • Facebook Page
  • Admission: Free will donation
Join Edgewood in raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association and awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia on "The Longest Day." What is "The Longest Day?" It's a day all about showing our love and support for those affected by Alzheimer's and Dementia. On the summer solstice, team up with Edgewood and the Alzheimer's Association. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer's.  7-9 am, "Drive Thru Coffee & Caramel Rolls" - Delivery available! Must pre-order 1 week ahead of time by calling 494-3400
Craft & Bake Sale - The Longest Day
Friday, June 21
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Edgewood, 1950 East Fourth Street
  • Contact: Steve Bass, 494-3400
  • Email
  • Facebook Page
  • Admission: Free will donation
Join Edgewood in raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association and awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia on "The Longest Day." What is "The Longest Day?" It's a day all about showing our love and support for those affected by Alzheimer's and Dementia. On the summer solstice, team up with Edgewood and the Alzheimer's Association. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer's.    9 am - 1 pm, "Craft & Bake Sale" - Purchase tasty treats or a homemade craft, proceeds benefiting the Alzheimer's Association. If you have a bake sale item or craft you'd like to donate, please contact Elizabeth Heath at 494-3400.
Balloon Release & Raffle Drawing - The Longest Day
Friday, June 21
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
  • 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Edgewood, 1950 East Fourth Street
  • Contact: Steve Bass, 494-3400
  • Email
  • Facebook Page
  • Admission: Free to attend! 1 balloon-$10, 3 balloons-$25
Join Edgewood in raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association and awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia on "The Longest Day." What is "The Longest Day?" It's a day all about showing our love and support for those affected by Alzheimer's and Dementia. On the summer solstice, team up with Edgewood and the Alzheimer's Association. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer's.    12:45 pm, "Balloon Release & Raffle Drawing" - Show your support for loved one that are battling dementia and Alzheimer's and those that have passed. We will be having a balloon* launch in memory and support of those affected by this disease. Orders are due by Wed, June 12 and the release will be Fri, June 21 at 12:45pm at Edgewood. If you're not able to join us but would like to purchase balloons we will by happy to release in their memory. 1 balloon is $10 or a 3 balloon bouquet for $25. 
Oahe Days Riverboat Cruise
Friday, June 21 Through Saturday, June 22
  • Friday, June 21, 2019 Through Saturday, June 22, 2019
  • Causeway
  • Contact: 224-6572
  • Email
  • Website
  • Admission: Adults-$25, Kids 13 & Under-Free
OAHE DAYS! Join us on the River for a cruise. Enjoy a Friday Afternoon ride or enjoy the river on Saturday before the "Bucking on the River" Get your tickers Here. Friday: Boarding begins at 2:00pm at the Causeway Boat ride is 2:30-4:00pm. Saturday: Boarding begins at the causeway at 2:30pm Boat ride is 3:00pm - 4:30pm The bar is open and bathrooms are available onboard!
South Dakota SCTP State Shoot
Saturday, June 22 Through Sunday, June 23
  • Saturday, June 22, 2019 Through Sunday, June 23, 2019
  • 20628 Willow Creek Rd
  • Contact: Steve 222-3154 or Bob 222-0309
  • Facebook Page
South Dakota SCTP State Shoot at Willow Creek Wildlife, Inc.
American Legion Cabin Restoration Fundraiser
Saturday, June 22
  • Saturday, June 22, 2019
  • American Legion Post 8 cabin, 520 S. Pierre St.
  • Contact: Patsy Madsen
  • Email
  • Fees: $10 per person
American Legion Auxiliary Pierre Unit 8 is hosting a luncheon fundraiser on Sat. June 22nd at the Post 8 Legion Cabin 520 S. Pierre St. 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Cost is $10 per person. Serving pork loin sandwiches, pork & beans, coleslaw, chips, lemonade. Proceeds to benefit the restoration of the Legion Cabin. Open to the public.
Oahe Chapel Ecumenical Sunday Worship Service
Sunday, June 23
  • Sunday, June 23, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Located adjacent to the Visitor Center on the east end of the Oahe Dam, Hwy 1804
  • Website
Hosted by Pastor Roger Easland. The public is encouraged to attend.
Annual Bowling Pin Shoot
Sunday, June 23
  • Sunday, June 23, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Pierre PD Range, Range Road off Highway 1804
  • Contact: 605-945-2281
  • Email
South Central Handgunner's is hosting the Annual Bowling Pin Shoot on June 23. Come out with the entire family and shoot or watch. The event is open to everyone. Registration begins at 8:30 AM and shooting begins at 9:00 AM. The stages to shoot are: Open .22, Limited .22, Ladies .22, Youth .22 (Ages 10-17), Open Auto, Limited Auto, Shotgun, Revolver, Single Action Revolver, 9X9 (9mm Handgun), .22 Rifle, and PCC (Pistol Caliber Carbine). Remember Eye and Ear Protection Required for Everyone both Shooters and Bystanders. Safety Always Comes First.
Dates and times are subject to change without notice. All times noted are CST. Please call the c ontact person listed with the event for more information What's Happening s posted every Monday unless a holiday falls on that day. Then, it's posted on Tuesday.  If you have any comments or would like to have something   added to  What's Happenin g, please add events to our calendar at Website or email me at Email 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