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September
28

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Sanford 49th & Oxbow, Physical Therapy & Rehab, Conference Room 102, 3401 W. 49th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Wednesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

September
28

Better Choices Better Health® Workshop

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Better Choices Better Health® Workshop

Location: First Presbyterian Church, 2300 S. West Avenue

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Wednesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

September
29

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Thursdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

September
30

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, September 30, 2016 9:00am - 11:30am

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions. This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

This workshop series is presented as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

Topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
1

Sioux Empire Smiles-Free One Day Dental Clinic

Saturday, October 1, 2016 9:00am - 1:30pm

Sioux Empire Smiles-Free One Day Dental Clinic

Location: Children's Dental Center 3813 S Kiwanis Cir Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Sioux Empire Smiles is a free one day comprehensive dental clinic for children 18 and under. This is the second annual Sioux Empire Smiles program, which is designed for children who are uninsured, underinsured, in pain, have not recently seen a dentist, or who cannot for whatever reason obtain dental care.

Dentists, their auxiliaries, and community volunteers donate their time and services to provide dental treatment such as fillings, extractions, cleanings, and education to any child whose family is interested in having them seen. 

October
3

Road Races

Monday, October 3, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Road Races

Location: Spencer Park

Join the fun and competition of Monday night road races. Races will be 3,000 and 5,000 meters. They will follow the Greenway recreation trail.

There is no cost to participate.

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Human Relations Office at (605) 367-8745.

October
5

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Sanford 49th & Oxbow, Physical Therapy & Rehab, Conference Room 102, 3401 W. 49th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Wednesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
5

Better Choices Better Health® Workshop

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Better Choices Better Health® Workshop

Location: First Presbyterian Church, 2300 S. West Avenue

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Wednesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
6

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Thursday, October 6, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

The Strengthening Families Program is a parent and youth program aimed at helping parents and children (ages 10-14).

Parents learn to set limits with love, and youth practice resisting peer pressure and becoming forward thinkers. Together, families learn communication skills while they are having fun.

This program is 7 weeks long, meeting on Thursday evenings from October 6-November 17. Families will enjoy a dinner together at 5:30 p.m. Parents and youth will then work separately from 6:00-7:00 p.m., joining back together again for more learning and activities from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  The cost is $35.

Please join us! If you are interested please contact Barb DeVos from the Carroll Institute at (605) 336-2556 or email her at bdevos@carrollinstitute.org

October
6

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Thursday, October 6, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Thursdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
7

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, October 7, 2016 9:00am - 11:30am

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions. This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

This workshop series is presented as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

Topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
7

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, October 7, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Active Generations, 2300 W. 46th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
10

Road Races

Monday, October 10, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Road Races

Location: Spencer Park

Join the fun and competition of Monday night road races. Races will be 3,000 and 5,000 meters. They will follow the Greenway recreation trail.

There is no cost to participate.

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Human Relations Office at (605) 367-8745.

October
12

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Sanford 49th & Oxbow, Physical Therapy & Rehab, Conference Room 102, 3401 W. 49th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Wednesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
12

Better Choices Better Health® Workshop

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Better Choices Better Health® Workshop

Location: First Presbyterian Church, 2300 S. West Avenue

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Wednesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
13

Free Kidney Health Check

Thursday, October 13, 2016 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Free Kidney Health Check

Location: Center for Active Generations, 2300 W. 46th Street

Did you know that 26 million Americans have kidney disease, any many don't event know it?

Risk factors for kidney disease include diabetes and high blood pressure. Come to this FREE screening event from the National Kidney Foundation, with support from Avera Health and Sanford Health. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

You will take a risk factor survey and receive:

  • blood pressure check
  • body mass index (BMI) measurement
  • ACR urine test for albumin (a type of protein) - only for individuals at risk of kidney disease 
  • an opportunity to speak with a healthcare professional
  • free educational materials

For more information about the event, call 605-360-4939, and to learn more about kidney health, visit everybodypees.org.

October
13

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

The Strengthening Families Program is a parent and youth program aimed at helping parents and children (ages 10-14).

Parents learn to set limits with love, and youth practice resisting peer pressure and becoming forward thinkers. Together, families learn communication skills while they are having fun.

This program is 7 weeks long, meeting on Thursday evenings from October 6-November 17. Families will enjoy a dinner together at 5:30 p.m. Parents and youth will then work separately from 6:00-7:00 p.m., joining back together again for more learning and activities from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  The cost is $35.

Please join us! If you are interested please contact Barb DeVos from the Carroll Institute at (605) 336-2556 or email her at bdevos@carrollinstitute.org

October
13

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Thursdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
14

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, October 14, 2016 9:00am - 11:30am

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions. This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

This workshop series is presented as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

Topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
14

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, October 14, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Active Generations, 2300 W. 46th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
18

Fire Prevention

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Fire Prevention

Location: Siouxland Libraries - Main Library (Downtown), 200 N. Dakota Avenue

The Soroptimist Club of Sioux Falls is sponsoring a free conference series designed to help people, especially women, learn more about important topics.

Each year in the U.S., emergency crews respond to more than one million fires related to homes and other structures, cars and outdoor areas. Come to this program to learn important information about fire prevention. A light meal will be served.

All programs are offered at no cost by Soroptimist International of Sioux Falls, funded through a gift by Betty Zane Jenkins. For more information, contact sisiouxfalls@soroptimist.net or call (605) 215-0575. To learn more about the organization, visit their website at www.sfsoroptimist.com.

October
19

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Sanford 49th & Oxbow, Physical Therapy & Rehab, Conference Room 102, 3401 W. 49th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Wednesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
19

Better Choices Better Health® Workshop

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Better Choices Better Health® Workshop

Location: First Presbyterian Church, 2300 S. West Avenue

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Wednesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
19

Simple Cooking with Heart - MariCar Community Center

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Simple Cooking with Heart - MariCar Community Center

Location: MariCar Community Center - 400 N Valley View Rd, Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. If you're ready to start cooking at home, this 45-minute FREE cooking class presented by the American Heart Assiciation will give you the basics you need to make low-cost, heart-healthy meals. Each session will feature a different set of affordable and healthy recipes to give you the basic skills and techniques to get started and inspired... and have fun!

To register, call Sioux Falls Parks & Rec at 605-367-8222

October
20

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Thursday, October 20, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

The Strengthening Families Program is a parent and youth program aimed at helping parents and children (ages 10-14).

Parents learn to set limits with love, and youth practice resisting peer pressure and becoming forward thinkers. Together, families learn communication skills while they are having fun.

This program is 7 weeks long, meeting on Thursday evenings from October 6-November 17. Families will enjoy a dinner together at 5:30 p.m. Parents and youth will then work separately from 6:00-7:00 p.m., joining back together again for more learning and activities from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  The cost is $35.

Please join us! If you are interested please contact Barb DeVos from the Carroll Institute at (605) 336-2556 or email her at bdevos@carrollinstitute.org

October
20

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Thursday, October 20, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Thursdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
21

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, October 21, 2016 9:00am - 11:30am

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions. This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

This workshop series is presented as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

Topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
21

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, October 21, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Active Generations, 2300 W. 46th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
25

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Touchmark at All Saints, 111 W. 17th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Tuesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

October
27

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

The Strengthening Families Program is a parent and youth program aimed at helping parents and children (ages 10-14).

Parents learn to set limits with love, and youth practice resisting peer pressure and becoming forward thinkers. Together, families learn communication skills while they are having fun.

This program is 7 weeks long, meeting on Thursday evenings from October 6-November 17. Families will enjoy a dinner together at 5:30 p.m. Parents and youth will then work separately from 6:00-7:00 p.m., joining back together again for more learning and activities from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  The cost is $35.

Please join us! If you are interested please contact Barb DeVos from the Carroll Institute at (605) 336-2556 or email her at bdevos@carrollinstitute.org

October
28

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, October 28, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Active Generations, 2300 W. 46th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

November
1

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Touchmark at All Saints, 111 W. 17th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Tuesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

November
2

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth Ages 7-13

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth Ages 7-13

Location: EmBe, 300 W 11th Street in downtown Sioux Falls

Sioux Empire Paddlers have teamed up with the Sioux Falls Downtown EmBe with kids winter kayak classes!  Kids will learn the basics of paddling and safety so that they'll be prepared for the upcoming season. We teach them skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.

The class is a fun environment where you can watch your child grow as a paddler. Classes are conducted by an ACA Certified Kayak instructor who is up to date on CPR/First Aid and has years of paddling experience. Our kayaks and gear is are specially made for the smaller paddler.  Topics in this winter course include:

  • Life jacket fit
  • Hypothermia/hyperthermia
  • Wind, Waves, Weather
  • Water Strokes (forward and reverse), Draws (Abeam/Sideways), Sweeps (turns)
  • Wet exits
  • In water reentries (two styles)
  • Bulldozing
  • Launching
  • River Signals

We provide: Kayaks, Paddles, Life Jackets, Helmets, Games

Requirements:

  • Maximum 5 students per 1 instructor
  • Age: 7-13
  • Maximum Weight: 135 lbs
  • Ability to swim
  • Dressed to be immersed
  • Ready to have fun paddling
  • Dry clothes to leave in (Embe has locker rooms and bathrooms for students to change in) ​
  • Parent/Guardian signing waiver at the beginning of the course

Cost: $35.00 Per Class/Per Student (no refunds). Sign up at http://siouxempirepaddlers.org/winter-aca-quick-start-kayak-youth-7-13/ or email questions to info@siouxempirepaddlers.org

Sioux Empire Paddlers is a 501(c)3 education nonprofit. Our goal is to share our knowledge of paddling skills and safety to our community. We practice stewardship and getting more of the community on the water through paddling sports. Sioux Empire Paddlers offer kids kayak classes, teen kayak classes, adult kayak classes, fitness kayak classes, kayak racing classes, kayak fishing classes/tours and kayak tours. Kayak rentals will be available spring 2017.

November
3

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Thursday, November 3, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

The Strengthening Families Program is a parent and youth program aimed at helping parents and children (ages 10-14).

Parents learn to set limits with love, and youth practice resisting peer pressure and becoming forward thinkers. Together, families learn communication skills while they are having fun.

This program is 7 weeks long, meeting on Thursday evenings from October 6-November 17. Families will enjoy a dinner together at 5:30 p.m. Parents and youth will then work separately from 6:00-7:00 p.m., joining back together again for more learning and activities from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  The cost is $35.

Please join us! If you are interested please contact Barb DeVos from the Carroll Institute at (605) 336-2556 or email her at bdevos@carrollinstitute.org

November
4

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, November 4, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Active Generations, 2300 W. 46th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

November
8

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Touchmark at All Saints, 111 W. 17th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Tuesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

November
10

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Thursday, November 10, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

The Strengthening Families Program is a parent and youth program aimed at helping parents and children (ages 10-14).

Parents learn to set limits with love, and youth practice resisting peer pressure and becoming forward thinkers. Together, families learn communication skills while they are having fun.

This program is 7 weeks long, meeting on Thursday evenings from October 6-November 17. Families will enjoy a dinner together at 5:30 p.m. Parents and youth will then work separately from 6:00-7:00 p.m., joining back together again for more learning and activities from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  The cost is $35.

Please join us! If you are interested please contact Barb DeVos from the Carroll Institute at (605) 336-2556 or email her at bdevos@carrollinstitute.org

November
11

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Friday, November 11, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Active Generations, 2300 W. 46th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Fridays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

November
15

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Touchmark at All Saints, 111 W. 17th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Tuesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

November
15

Dollars and Sense Nutrition

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am

Dollars and Sense Nutrition

Location: Bishop Dudley Hospitality House, 101 N. Indiana Avenue

The Soroptimist Club of Sioux Falls is sponsoring a free conference series designed to help people, especially women, learn more about important topics.

Nutrition plays a key role in our overall health and well-being, and you can eat healthy on a budget! Come learn the dollars and sense of good nutrition.

All programs are offered at no cost by Soroptimist International of Sioux Falls, funded through a gift by Betty Zane Jenkins. For more information, contact sisiouxfalls@soroptimist.net or call (605) 215-0575. To learn more about the organization, visit their website at www.sfsoroptimist.com.

November
15

Dollars and Sense Nutrition

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Dollars and Sense Nutrition

Location: Siouxland Libraries - Main Library (Downtown), 200 N. Dakota Avenue

The Soroptimist Club of Sioux Falls is sponsoring a free conference series designed to help people, especially women, learn more about important topics.

Nutrition plays a key role in our overall health and well-being, and you can eat healthy on a budget! Come learn the dollars and sense of good nutrition. A light meal will be served.

All programs are offered at no cost by Soroptimist International of Sioux Falls, funded through a gift by Betty Zane Jenkins. For more information, contact sisiouxfalls@soroptimist.net or call (605) 215-0575. To learn more about the organization, visit their website at www.sfsoroptimist.com.

November
16

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth Ages 7-13

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth Ages 7-13

Location: EmBe, 300 W 11th Street in downtown Sioux Falls

Sioux Empire Paddlers have teamed up with the Sioux Falls Downtown EmBe with kids winter kayak classes!  Kids will learn the basics of paddling and safety so that they'll be prepared for the upcoming season. We teach them skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.

The class is a fun environment where you can watch your child grow as a paddler. Classes are conducted by an ACA Certified Kayak instructor who is up to date on CPR/First Aid and has years of paddling experience. Our kayaks and gear is are specially made for the smaller paddler.  Topics in this winter course include:

  • Life jacket fit
  • Hypothermia/hyperthermia
  • Wind, Waves, Weather
  • Water Strokes (forward and reverse), Draws (Abeam/Sideways), Sweeps (turns)
  • Wet exits
  • In water reentries (two styles)
  • Bulldozing
  • Launching
  • River Signals

We provide: Kayaks, Paddles, Life Jackets, Helmets, Games

Requirements:

  • Maximum 5 students per 1 instructor
  • Age: 7-13
  • Maximum Weight: 135 lbs
  • Ability to swim
  • Dressed to be immersed
  • Ready to have fun paddling
  • Dry clothes to leave in (Embe has locker rooms and bathrooms for students to change in) ​
  • Parent/Guardian signing waiver at the beginning of the course

Cost: $35.00 Per Class/Per Student (no refunds). Sign up at http://siouxempirepaddlers.org/winter-aca-quick-start-kayak-youth-7-13/ or email questions to info@siouxempirepaddlers.org

Sioux Empire Paddlers is a 501(c)3 education nonprofit. Our goal is to share our knowledge of paddling skills and safety to our community. We practice stewardship and getting more of the community on the water through paddling sports. Sioux Empire Paddlers offer kids kayak classes, teen kayak classes, adult kayak classes, fitness kayak classes, kayak racing classes, kayak fishing classes/tours and kayak tours. Kayak rentals will be available spring 2017.

November
16

Simple Cooking with Heart - MariCar Community Center

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Simple Cooking with Heart - MariCar Community Center

Location: MariCar Community Center - 400 N Valley View Rd, Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. If you're ready to start cooking at home, this 45-minute FREE cooking class presented by the American Heart Assiciation will give you the basics you need to make low-cost, heart-healthy meals. Each session will feature a different set of affordable and healthy recipes to give you the basic skills and techniques to get started and inspired... and have fun!

To register, call Sioux Falls Parks & Rec at 605-367-8222

November
17

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Strengthening Families Program for Ages 10-14

Location: St. Michael's Church, 1600 S. Marion Road

The Strengthening Families Program is a parent and youth program aimed at helping parents and children (ages 10-14).

Parents learn to set limits with love, and youth practice resisting peer pressure and becoming forward thinkers. Together, families learn communication skills while they are having fun.

This program is 7 weeks long, meeting on Thursday evenings from October 6-November 17. Families will enjoy a dinner together at 5:30 p.m. Parents and youth will then work separately from 6:00-7:00 p.m., joining back together again for more learning and activities from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  The cost is $35.

Please join us! If you are interested please contact Barb DeVos from the Carroll Institute at (605) 336-2556 or email her at bdevos@carrollinstitute.org

November
22

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Touchmark at All Saints, 111 W. 17th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Tuesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

November
29

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 9:30am - 12:00pm

Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop

Location: Touchmark at All Saints, 111 W. 17th Street

Better Choices, Better Health® SD is a chronic disease self-management workshop designed for adults living with any chronic conditions.

This workshop will be presented on six consecutive Tuesdays, with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Managing pain, fatigue and stress
  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Personal exercise plans
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Medication how-to's
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Working better with your doctor and care team

Register today by calling 1-888-484-3800.  Or, you can register online. A $10 donation is requested, but not required.

*Better Choices, Better Health® is used with permission as a licensed and trademarked program from Stanford University.

January
4

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth Ages 7-13

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth Ages 7-13

Location: EmBe, 300 W 11th Street in downtown Sioux Falls

Sioux Empire Paddlers have teamed up with the Sioux Falls Downtown EmBe with kids winter kayak classes!  Kids will learn the basics of paddling and safety so that they'll be prepared for the upcoming season. We teach them skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.

The class is a fun environment where you can watch your child grow as a paddler. Classes are conducted by an ACA Certified Kayak instructor who is up to date on CPR/First Aid and has years of paddling experience. Our kayaks and gear is are specially made for the smaller paddler.  Topics in this winter course include:

  • Life jacket fit
  • Hypothermia/hyperthermia
  • Wind, Waves, Weather
  • Water Strokes (forward and reverse), Draws (Abeam/Sideways), Sweeps (turns)
  • Wet exits
  • In water reentries (two styles)
  • Bulldozing
  • Launching
  • River Signals

We provide: Kayaks, Paddles, Life Jackets, Helmets, Games

Requirements:

  • Maximum 5 students per 1 instructor
  • Age: 7-13
  • Maximum Weight: 135 lbs
  • Ability to swim
  • Dressed to be immersed
  • Ready to have fun paddling
  • Dry clothes to leave in (Embe has locker rooms and bathrooms for students to change in) ​
  • Parent/Guardian signing waiver at the beginning of the course

Cost: $35.00 Per Class/Per Student (no refunds). Sign up at http://siouxempirepaddlers.org/winter-aca-quick-start-kayak-youth-7-13/ or email questions to info@siouxempirepaddlers.org

Sioux Empire Paddlers is a 501(c)3 education nonprofit. Our goal is to share our knowledge of paddling skills and safety to our community. We practice stewardship and getting more of the community on the water through paddling sports. Sioux Empire Paddlers offer kids kayak classes, teen kayak classes, adult kayak classes, fitness kayak classes, kayak racing classes, kayak fishing classes/tours and kayak tours. Kayak rentals will be available spring 2017.

January
18

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth Ages 7-13

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth Ages 7-13

Location: EmBe, 300 W 11th Street in downtown Sioux Falls

Sioux Empire Paddlers have teamed up with the Sioux Falls Downtown EmBe with kids winter kayak classes!  Kids will learn the basics of paddling and safety so that they'll be prepared for the upcoming season. We teach them skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.

The class is a fun environment where you can watch your child grow as a paddler. Classes are conducted by an ACA Certified Kayak instructor who is up to date on CPR/First Aid and has years of paddling experience. Our kayaks and gear is are specially made for the smaller paddler.  Topics in this winter course include:

  • Life jacket fit
  • Hypothermia/hyperthermia
  • Wind, Waves, Weather
  • Water Strokes (forward and reverse), Draws (Abeam/Sideways), Sweeps (turns)
  • Wet exits
  • In water reentries (two styles)
  • Bulldozing
  • Launching
  • River Signals

We provide: Kayaks, Paddles, Life Jackets, Helmets, Games

Requirements:

  • Maximum 5 students per 1 instructor
  • Age: 7-13
  • Maximum Weight: 135 lbs
  • Ability to swim
  • Dressed to be immersed
  • Ready to have fun paddling
  • Dry clothes to leave in (Embe has locker rooms and bathrooms for students to change in) ​
  • Parent/Guardian signing waiver at the beginning of the course

Cost: $35.00 Per Class/Per Student (no refunds). Sign up at http://siouxempirepaddlers.org/winter-aca-quick-start-kayak-youth-7-13/ or email questions to info@siouxempirepaddlers.org

Sioux Empire Paddlers is a 501(c)3 education nonprofit. Our goal is to share our knowledge of paddling skills and safety to our community. We practice stewardship and getting more of the community on the water through paddling sports. Sioux Empire Paddlers offer kids kayak classes, teen kayak classes, adult kayak classes, fitness kayak classes, kayak racing classes, kayak fishing classes/tours and kayak tours. Kayak rentals will be available spring 2017.