Event Calendar

August 10, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Scholar: Megan Phelps-Roper

Sponsored By: Brookings Public Library

For more information, contact: Mikaela Neubauer <mneubauer@cityofbrookings.org>

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Internal audience only.

Sponsored By: Sioux Falls Book Gals

For more information, contact: Nancy Olson <s10andyw@sio.midco.net>

August 16, 2020

Wessington Public Library
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue Address: 240 Wessington St S, Wessington

Sponsored By: Wessington Public Library

For more information, contact: Donna Runge <rdrunge@venturecomm.net>

August 18, 2020

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mountain Daylight Time

Scholar: Phyllis Cole-Dai

Sponsored By: Black Hills Reading Club

For more information, contact: Joanna Jones <jonesdrj@gmail.com>

August 20, 2020

Private home
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Internal audience only.

Scholar: Bruce Roseland

Sponsored By: Lunch Bunch Book Club

For more information, contact: DeAnn Hilmoe <deannh@pie.midco.net>

August 21, 2020

Good Earth State Park Visitor Center
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Venue Address: 26924 480th Ave, Sioux Falls

Sponsored By: Levitt at the Falls

For more information, contact: Rose Ann Hofland <rhofland@levittsiouxfalls.org>

Levitt at the Falls in Sioux Falls received $1,635 for "A Community Conversation: The Art of Resistance and Welcome: Expanding Compassion, Holding Paradox" to be held Aug. 21 at Good Earth State Park Visitor Center. The event features award-winning poet and musician Carrie Newcomer, who will lead a three-hour workshop featuring themes of empowerment and interdependence. The workshop will include music and small and large group discussions. Levitt at the Falls will organize this community workshop, which is open to community members and interfaith organizations.

August 26, 2020

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

5 PM Mountain Time. Internal audience only.

Scholars: Megan Phelps-Roper, Molly Barari

Sponsored By: Phoebe Apperson Hearst Library

For more information, contact: Cyndie Harlan <cyndieh@cityoflead.com>

August 27, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM and at First Congregational United Church of Christ
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A small audience will be allowed in the church (already set up for socially distanced worship and other events) while projecting the virtual Zoom event, allowing a virtual audience to participate as well.

Scholars: Megan Phelps-Roper

Venue Address: 123 N Highland Ave, Pierre

Sponsored By: South Dakota Historical Society Foundation

For more information, contact: Dorinda Daniel <dorindadaniel@state.sd.us>

September 1, 2020

Racing Magpie
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue Address: 406 5th St, Rapid City

Sponsored By: Magpie Creative

For more information, contact: Peter J. Strong <peter@magpiecreative.org>

Magpie Creative in Rapid City received $2,827 to hold a Winter Camp for youth and adults on Sept. 1-30, 2020. The camp will function under Lakota cultural goals of sharing, cultural vitality, and community building, with one monthly workshop geared towards youth participants and one towards the public. Events, to be held at Racing Magpie, will be free to the public with limited space available and will target Lakota community members as both presenters and attendees.

September 4, 2020

Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Venue Address: 505 N Fifth St, Rapid City

Sponsored By: Homestead Foundation, Inc. (Western Writers of America)

For more information, contact: Elanna Skorupa <wwa.quackgrasssallly@gmail.com>

Homestead Foundation (Western Writers of America) in Rapid City received $6,913 for the 64th Annual Western Writers of America Convention, which will be held Sept. 4-6, 2020, at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn. The convention features tours, keynote presentations, panel discussions, and special events designed to inform and educate writers; the 2020 event will highlight American Indian literature and culture. It includes best-selling writers from South Dakota and beyond as well as sessions with editors, publishers, agents. Visit www.westernwriters.org for more.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Scholar: Marilyn Carlson Aronson

Venue Address: 18 Church St, Vermillion

Sponsored By: Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library

For more information, contact: Rachelle Langdon <rachelle.langdon@vermillionpubliclibrary.org>