October 29th, 2021

VCDC NEWS & EVENTS!

VCDC UpNEXT Coffee Hour

When: Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

Time: 8:30-9:30 AM

Join us for a conversation about Vast Broadband’s ongoing expansion into Vermillion, who they are and what services they provide.

Watch at www.facebook.com/LiveVermillion/ or on Channel 3.

Thank you to our sponsor: Vast Broadband

Robotics of Vermillion Ribbon Cutting

Friday, November 5th, 2021 from 4:00-5:00pm at 1100 W. Cherry St., Vermillion, SD 57069

The 6th Annual Standstill Parade of Lights

When: December 2nd, 2021

6:00-7:00pm

Where: Downtown Vermillion

Contact Brittany@VermillionChamber.com for float entries and questions.

COMMUNITY EVENTS!

This Week’s USD Department of Music 2021-22 Events

Nov 3 USD Jazz Ensembles Concert (7:30pm) Aalfs Auditorium

Trick-or-Treat Halloween 2021

Join us downtown in Vermillion Friday, October 29 from 4:00pm-6:00pm where businesses will be giving out Halloween candy and goodies! Then head over to the Vermillion Public Library for the Trunk-or-Treat event.

Trick-or-Treat

Where: Dakota Dome Parking Lot

When: 6:00-8:00pm

Witches’ Walk

Saturday, October 30th, Eagles Club: 114 W. Main, Vermillion

6pm Social

Walks Begins at Dark

Must be dressed as a witch!

Everyone is invited to attend

Witches will be performing the “German Witches Dance” on The Platz before the walk. Dance practice is at the Eagles club Tuesday, October 26th at 7pm (bring your broom or staff).

Sanford Vermillion Halloween Parade

When: Sunday, Oct. 31 – 4-5:30pm (or until the trick-or-treaters have all of our goodies)

Where: Parade begins at front of Dakota Gardens on 126 S. Plum St. and winds around Sanford Vermillion Care Center, ending on Walker St.

Costume up and join us!

Masks encouraged.

Lunch & Learn at the Library

Want to learn how to access digital newspaper collections with your library card? Join us for our November Lunch & Learn as we show participants how to access the different electronic resources that feature digitized newspapers, including the Vermillion Public Library’s newest resource: Digital Archives.

This event will be held in person at the Vermillion Public Library, in the Kozak Room. Register online at bit.ly/vplnewspapers if you would like to get the Zoom link and attend virtually instead!

The program will take place Friday, November 5th at noon. Guests are welcome to bring their lunch, and refreshments will be served! The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library is located at 18 Church Street, Vermillion, SD 57069.

For questions email vplstaff@vermillionpubliclibrary.org or call 605-677-7060.

Exquisite Cloud Story Walk

When: Saturday, November 13th

3-4pm

Where: Prentis Park

Join us for an interactive groups Story walk event! The first group will be led through the walk at 3pm, with staggered groups to follow.

*meet west of Prentis Plunge off Plum St.*

Prop Workshops

Where: VPL Kozak room

Saturday, November 6th: 2:00-3:00pm

Tuesday, November 9th: 6:00-7:00pm

Come help to create materials and props that will be added to the Exquisite Cloud collection and even used in the upcoming Exquisite Cloud Story Walk

Kalins 100th Anniversary

Date: Thursday, November 18

Time: 4pm-6pm

Location: Kalins Indoor Comfort, 710 Cottage Ave. I Vermillion, SD 57069

Without you, this would not have been possible. To show our appreciation, we cordially invite you to our Open house. Come and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks, along with the chance to win prizes!

Looking for a volunteer opportunity?

Friends of Sharing the Dream in Guatemala is seeking volunteers to help in a variety of areas at their Vermillion store. Sharing the Dream is a fair-trade organization that works to reduce poverty in Guatemala through collaborative partnerships with Guatemalans. Their downtown store sells hand-crafted Guatemalan products and the profits support projects in Guatemala, such as workshops with artisans, healthcare and meals for elders, and a scholarship program for school aged students.

Volunteers in the Vermillion store provide customer service and assist with various store tasks tailored to their individual gifts. A few projects that volunteers have helped with include designing displays, working with inventory, providing social media and website updates, and Spanish letter translation. By volunteering with Sharing the Dream, you have the opportunity to promote fair trade values and sustainability while fostering a global community.

Contact info: Anna Van Holland - info@sharingthedream.org

Dakota Hospital Foundation Grant

The Dakota Hospital Foundation grant application period is open as of

October 1st, 2021. Grant guidelines and forms can be found at www.dakotahospitalfoundation.org\news. The deadline for grant applications submitted in this funding period is October 31st, 2021.

Dakota Hospital Foundation (DHF) accepts Grant Funding applications from local 501(c)3 organizations during the months of April and October each year.

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