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Revised: 1/16/19                                                     Kill Date                                                  



Volunteers of American Northern Rockies of Rapid City                Jan 2019

Volunteers of American operates Mommy's Closet and distributes free diapers and other children's needs such as clothing and formula. Volunteers of American is welcoming donations of diapers (size 4 needed), winter apparel, and children's clothing up to size 5/6. For donations or other offers of support, please call 605.341.8336 or deliver directly to 111 New York St. Rapid City. This a New Year's Supply drive for the month of January.


Vitalant                                                                                                          Jan 2019

Did you know that only 5% of the population donates blood to fulfill all patient blood needs? Vitalant (used to be 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.


Rapid City Collective Impact                                                                   Jan-Feb 2019

The average SNAP benefit for a person in Pennington County is less than a $1.40 per meal. Rapid City Collective Impact and its community partners are working together to improve access to nutritional food options for them. Call the Helpline Center at 211 or text your zip code to 898211 for information on local food programs, to help feed Rapid City.


Bethel Church                                                                                             1/17

Dave Ramsey’s "Financial Peace University", begins Jan. 17th. This 9 week course on money management is designed to help individuals get out of debt, save for the future, and become insanely generous! It will be held at Bethel Church, 1202 N. Maple Avenue on Thursday's at 6:30pm. Need to register through Bethel Church for the discounted price of $88, www.Bethel.ag / 605.391.6407.


John Witherspoon College                                                                     1/17

John Witherspoon College is ‘Christ Centered Learning’ with low tuition, small classes and outstanding faculty. Check them out on Thursday, Jan. 17th for the Preview Day, visit a class, attend chapel and learn about their fully accredited degree programs. Free lunch with faculty, staff and students. To register for the Preview Day go to jwc.edu.


Rapid City First United Methodist Church                                          1/17

The Christian Rock Band VOTA is coming to Rapid City on Thursday, January 17th. They will be playing original songs and worship music at Rapid City First United Methodist Church, 629 Kansas City Street, at 7pm. Admission is only $5 and can be paid at the door. FMI: www.rapidcityfirst.org/ 605.342.4498


Sturgis Public Library                                                                               1/18

Come enjoy the ‘Armchair Travelers Book Club’ at the Sturgis Public Library (1040 Harley-Davidson Way #101 Sturgis SD 57785) in the Lushbough Room starting at 12pm on Jan. 3rd.  Learn about “Ships of the South Dakota Navy” on Jan. 18th in the Sturgis Public Library’s Program Room at 12pm with Jim Holland. FMI: 605.347.2624


Bethany Christian Services                                                                    1/22

Bethany Christian Services is committed to bringing and keeping families together. There is always a loving option for women facing an unexpected pregnancy. On Jan. 22nd Bethany Christian Services encourages individuals to support expectant parents, making it possible for them to choose life. If you would like to support someone facing an unexpected pregnancy or for more information please visit www.bethany.org


Hot Springs Area Right to Life                                                                1/22

Meet at St. Anthony’s Church at 4pm, 538 University Ave Hot Springs SD 57747 for a peaceful walk to bring awareness to the many children that have lost their lives to abortion. Also will be a Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday Jan. 22nd. FMI: https://www.sdrighttolife.org / 605.745.5603


Governor’s Prayer Breakfast                                                                  1/24

All are invited to attend the Governor's Prayer Breakfast on January 24th at the Ramkota River Centre, 920 W Sioux Ave Pierre SD 57501. Information and tickets are available at www.sdgpb.org FMI: 605.224.4095


Peace Lutheran Church                                                                           1/24

Peace Lutheran is offering Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University Class! These life-changing classes are taught by Dave Ramsey. This 9 week course is perfect for those trying to get out of debt or just improve their financial well-being. They start on Jan. 24th at 7pm with the last class taking place March 21st at 7:00pm. The church address is, 219 E Saint Anne St. Rapid City SD 57701. Sign up at https://fpu.com/1082355


Cedar Canyon Camp                                                                                1/25

Want to spend a weekend (2 nights) in the hills eating great food (5 meals), taking in meaningful teaching & worship and participating in activities like skeet shooting and paintball? Join Cedar Canyon Camp for their Men’s Retreat on Jan. 25th-27th. Registration starts at 6pm on Fri. night and first session will begin at 7:30pm. Camp is located at 5130 Memorial Rd., Rapid City SD 57702. To register or for more info visit cedarcanyoncamp.com.


Freedom’s Journey                                                                                   1/25

2019 Freedom Expo on Jan. 25th from 4-7:30pm at The Hotel Alex Johnson (523 6th St. Rapid City SD 57701) will include artwork from local survivors on display and some for sale, speakers on human trafficking and a panel to answer questions; and vender booths of agencies actively working to assist survivors and combat human trafficking. This is hosted by Freedom’s Journey. FMI: www.freedomsjourney.us / 805.380.8009


YMCA of Rapid City                                                                                   1/26

YMCA of Rapid City is holding an event, Basketball League winter session which starts Jan. 26th for 2nd-5th graders. Games will start at 8:15am & 2:15pm. Register at the membership desk, 815 Kansas City Street Rapid City SD 57701. FMI: https://rcymca.org/  605.718.9622


Rapid City Area Schools                                                                          1/28

The Rapid City Area School District will offer free developmental screenings at Jefferson School (21 St. Joseph Street Rapid City SD) for children ages 3-5 years old. Screenings check a child’s development in the areas of language and articulation, concept development, hearing, vision and motor skills. This will be taking place on Jan. 14th & Jan 28th 2019 for parents only living in Rapid City Area School District. To make an appointment call 605.394.1813.


Evangelical Bible Church                                                                        2/2

Evangelical Bible Church (2891 5th Avenue W Dickinson ND 58601) is hosting the No Regret’s Men’s conference on Saturday, Feb. 2nd at 7:30am. Lunch will be included. You will hear from national speakers: Pete Briscoe, Rod Hairston, Bryan Loritts and many more! Check out www.dickinsonebc.com and www.menwithnoregrets.org or you can call 701.227.1464 for more info.


Rapid City Area Schools                                                                          2/4

The Rapid City Area School District is offering free developmental screenings at Jefferson School (21 St. Joseph Street Rapid City SD) for children ages 3-5 years old. Screenings include the areas of language and articulation, concept development, hearing, vision and motor skills. Screenings will take place Feb. 4th and Feb. 25th at the school. To make an appointment please call 605.394.1813.


Habitat for Humanity                                                                                 2/5

Habitat for Humanity invites you to the Hearts for Habitat Gala on Feb. 5th starting at 5:30pm. This will be held at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn (505 N 5th St Rapid City SD). A special Valentine evening to build homes, communities, and hope through giving. You can RSVP by going online at blackhillshabitat.org / 605.348.9196. Cost of $35 includes a dinner, musical entertainment by Sophia Beatty, a raffle for a romantic getaway, partnership and much more!


The Night to Shine                                                                                     2/8

The Night to Shine returns to Rapid City on Feb. 8th 2019. To learn more about this upcoming event, find details on how you can donate, volunteer, or to register a guest (14 years or older) visit the website bethel.ag or call 605.342.5415


United Methodist Church                                                                         2/9

United Methodist Church is having an Italian Dinner & Concert on Feb. 9th starting at 6:30pm. Concert featuring: Kenny Putnam, Boyd Bristow, Jami Lynn & Mike Conner. Tickets are available now at Spearfish United Methodist Church, 845 N. 5th St Spearfish SD 57783.  Cost is $30 for dinner & concert; or $20 for concert only. Event is being held at the church. All proceeds go to youth summer missions and camps. FMI: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 605.642.3457


Born To Be Brave                                                                                      2/15

Come enjoy a One-Night Father-Son Adventure where you’ll learn to lead your son in becoming a Godly man on Feb. 15th from 6:30-9pm at Hills View Evangelical Free Church, 13776 Sturgis Rd. Piedmont SD. This Born To Be Brave event will include live worship featuring Allan Scott Band, connecting without feeling awkward and awesome activities such as ‘The Wheel of Destruction’ and much more. Cost is $18 per person and a group rate of 10 or more is $15 per person. Suggested ages for sons is 7-17 years. For more pricing and/or information and to purchase tickets go to www.borntobebrave.brusfire.com  


Catholic Social Services                                                                          2/21

Would you like to learn more about caregiving of a child who has prenatal alcohol and/or meth exposure? Catholic Social Services is inviting you to an 8 week class, FASD 101 Parenting Course, starting Feb. 21st –April 11th from 6-7:30pm to learn more. Cost is $20 per session (scholarships may be available). Topics that will be covered: brain basics, FASD & secondary disabilities, FASD & Sensory processing, FASD & the school system and much more. To secure your spot, any questions and for location of class visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 605.348.6086.


Hills View Church                                                                                      3/1

Invest in your marriage! A conference on marriage will take place on Fri., March 1st and Sat., March 2nd at Hills View Church (13776 Sturgis Rd Piedmont SD). For more information please visit online at hillsview.org / 605.787.4451