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November
1

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Saturday, November 1, 2019 9:00am - 11:30am

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church (909 W. 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD)

Why should I attend?

Those who have taken the workshop have: better health, more energy and less fatigue, less dependence on others, improved quality of life, and increased confidence managing pain.

Workshop Topics: (6 weekly, 2 1/2 hour long sessions)

  • Tips for Exercising
  • Goal Setting & Problem Solving
  • Appropriate Use Of pain Medications
  • Communitcating Better
  • Managing Stress & Depression
  • Relaxation Skills; Pacing Activity & Rest
  • Dealing with Tension, Anxiety, Frustration & Fatigue

Workshops are FREE to attend and are for adults and/or their caregivers who are experiencing everyday pain from ongoing conditions. Registration required, call 1-888-3800 or visit www.BetterChoicesBetterHealthSD.org 

November
3

Native American Genealogy Research in South Dakota

Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Native American Genealogy Research in South Dakota

Location: Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave.

Virginia Hansen from the South Dakota State historical Society Archives will teach researchers about genealogy sources and techniques that are sometimes exclusive to Native Americans. She will discuss strategies and sources for establishing tribal affiliations and confirming familial relationships. Seating is limited and registration is recommended at www.siouxlandlib.org or call 367-8000.

November
4

Exploring Native American Heritage

Monday, November 4, 2019 3:45pm - 4:30pm

Exploring Native American Heritage

Location: Callie Branch Library, 4100 Carnegie Circle

Explore Native American Heritage Month with stories and crafts. For kids in grades K-5. 

November
5

Sad Isn’t Bad

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Sad Isn’t Bad

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church (909 W. 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD)

Do you know of any children and parents or guadrians who are grieving the loss of a loved one?

The next FREE, 4-week series of sessions will be held on October 15, 22, 29 & November 5 from 5:30-7:30 PM at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.

Online registration is available and required at sadisntbad.com or by calling 605-299-2224. You can also email sadisntbad@gmail.com.

November
5

Dakota Daughters

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Dakota Daughters

Location: Ronning Branch Library, 3100 E. 49th Street

Follow the perspectives of three women as they describe actual events in the West from 1865-1890, leading up to the Wounded Knee Massacre. The women are Native American, African-American, and Euro-American.

November
6

Kids Discover—Weaving

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Kids Discover—Weaving

Location: Callie Branch Library, 4100 Carnegie Circle

Learn weaving techniques. For kids in grades 3-6.

November
7

Sustainability Series

Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Sustainability Series

Location: Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave.

November 7: Soap-making.

December 12: Developing Sustainable Lifestyles: Changing your habits for the better.

January 9: An Introduction to Cheese making.

February 6: Grow Your Own Windowsill Microgreens. This will be a hands on class. Materials will be provided.

March 5: Beekeeping

April 2: Small Scale Aquaponic Systems. Raise fish and grow plants in one integrated system.

November
7

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church (909 W. 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD)

Why should I attend?

Those who have taken the workshop have: better health, more energy and less fatigue, less dependence on others, improved quality of life, and increased confidence managing pain.

Workshop Topics: (6 weekly, 2 1/2 hour long sessions)

  • Tips for Exercising
  • Goal Setting & Problem Solving
  • Appropriate Use Of pain Medications
  • Communitcating Better
  • Managing Stress & Depression
  • Relaxation Skills; Pacing Activity & Rest
  • Dealing with Tension, Anxiety, Frustration & Fatigue

Workshops are FREE to attend and are for adults and/or their caregivers who are experiencing everyday pain from ongoing conditions. Registration required, call 1-888-3800 or visit www.BetterChoicesBetterHealthSD.org 

November
7

Good Earth State Park at Blood Run: Past Present and Future

Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Good Earth State Park at Blood Run: Past Present and Future

Location: Ronning Branch Library, 3100 E. 49th Street

Naturalist Jen Nuncio will recount Blood Run's history as a settlement for thousands of Native Americans, and how it became a state park. 

November
8

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Friday, November 8, 2019 9:00am - 11:30am

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church (909 W. 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD)

Why should I attend?

Those who have taken the workshop have: better health, more energy and less fatigue, less dependence on others, improved quality of life, and increased confidence managing pain.

Workshop Topics: (6 weekly, 2 1/2 hour long sessions)

  • Tips for Exercising
  • Goal Setting & Problem Solving
  • Appropriate Use Of pain Medications
  • Communitcating Better
  • Managing Stress & Depression
  • Relaxation Skills; Pacing Activity & Rest
  • Dealing with Tension, Anxiety, Frustration & Fatigue

Workshops are FREE to attend and are for adults and/or their caregivers who are experiencing everyday pain from ongoing conditions. Registration required, call 1-888-3800 or visit www.BetterChoicesBetterHealthSD.org 

November
9

Called to Care: A Conference for Family Caregivers

Saturday, November 9, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm

Called to Care: A Conference for Family Caregivers

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

Connect with local resources and build a community of support to help you care for those you love. Workshops will help you beat stress, prepare yourself and your home for caregiving and plan for the future.
 
Brunch will be provided. 
 
Free Respite Care: Available during the event at Day Break Adult Services by Active Generations. Please call 605-336-6751 to reserve a spot before 11/6/19. 

Registration: Register for free at aarp.cvent.com/CaregiverConference19 or by calling (844) 227-9304 before 11/6/19.

November
10

Lakota Language Class

Sunday, November 10, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Lakota Language Class

Location: Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave.

Tim Easter, who teaches Lakota language and culture, will lead the class. All ages and abilities welcome. 

November
13

Kids Create-Lakota Tipi

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:15pm - 4:00pm

Kids Create-Lakota Tipi

Location: Prairie West Branch, 7630 W. 26th Street

The Siouland Heritage Museum will present on how to use buffalo hides and lodge pole pine trees to construct a tipi. For kids in grades K-5. 

November
15

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Friday, November 15, 2019 9:00am - 11:30am

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church (909 W. 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD)

Why should I attend?

Those who have taken the workshop have: better health, more energy and less fatigue, less dependence on others, improved quality of life, and increased confidence managing pain.

Workshop Topics: (6 weekly, 2 1/2 hour long sessions)

  • Tips for Exercising
  • Goal Setting & Problem Solving
  • Appropriate Use Of pain Medications
  • Communitcating Better
  • Managing Stress & Depression
  • Relaxation Skills; Pacing Activity & Rest
  • Dealing with Tension, Anxiety, Frustration & Fatigue

Workshops are FREE to attend and are for adults and/or their caregivers who are experiencing everyday pain from ongoing conditions. Registration required, call 1-888-3800 or visit www.BetterChoicesBetterHealthSD.org 

November
18

Exploring Native American Heritage

Monday, November 18, 2019 3:45pm - 4:30pm

Exploring Native American Heritage

Location: Callie Branch Library, 4100 Carnegie Circle

Explore Native American Heritage Month with stories and crafts. For kids in grades K-5. 

November
22

Winter Wonderland

Friday, November 22, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music. 

November
23

Paper Tigers Screening and Discussion

Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

Paper Tigers Screening and Discussion

Location: Oak View Library, 3700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

'Paper Tigers' chronicles a year in the life of Lincoln High School in the community of Walla Walla, Washington. The kids who come to Lincoln have a history of truancy, behavioral problems and substance abuse. After Lincoln's principal is exposed to research about the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), he decides to radically change the school's approach to discipline. To watch the trailer go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdDr_nZOIXc Due to the nature of the subject matter and strong language in the movie, children attendance is at the parents discretion. Learn more at www.chssd.org

November
23

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music. 

November
24

Understanding ACEs Presentation

Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Understanding ACEs Presentation

Location: Oak View Library, 3700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

A free community training to learn what ACEs are, how they impact you and society, and how we can all help reduce the accumulation and alleviate the impact of ACEs in our community. The goal of this community education is to make “Toxic Stress” and “ACEs” household terms, so that individuals and communities are empowered to improve the health and well-being of this and future generations. Please join us or contact us to schedule you own community training event. Learn more at www.chssd.org

November
24

Winter Wonderland

Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music. 

November
25

Back Country Travel

Monday, November 25, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm

Back Country Travel

Location: Outdoor Campus-East

Grab your pack and get ready! Our naturalist, Kirk, retired Army Infantry Ranger, will walk you through what equipment and supplies you should have with you and how to use them while traveling through the back country. You will also learn basic wilderness first aid in case of an emergency. This is a hands-on class, please dress for the weather. Lunch will be provided. All ages, recommended 8 and up, youth must be with an adult. 

November
25

The Beat of Native Drums

Monday, November 25, 2019 12:00pm - 12:30pm

The Beat of Native Drums

Location: Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave.

The Roosevelt high School Native American Drumming group will perform and explain the meaning of song important to their culture. 

November
25

Exploring Native American Heritage

Monday, November 25, 2019 3:45pm - 4:30pm

Exploring Native American Heritage

Location: Callie Branch Library, 4100 Carnegie Circle

Explore Native American Heritage Month with stories and crafts. For kids in grades K-5. 

November
25

Winter Wonderland

Monday, November 25, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music. 

November
25

Meal Prep 101

Monday, November 25, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Meal Prep 101

Location: Kuehn Community Center

Meal Prepping 101 with Chef Ellen Doerr. Each participant will learn how to meal prep for the week, and discover options they can make from the comfort of their home. Each participant will take home brand new containers to make meal prepping easier. participants younger than 16 years ol dmust be accompanied by an adult. Registration required: 350023. All ages, $10 per participant. 

November
26

Winter Wonderland

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music. 

November
27

Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am

Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Location: Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave.

Celebrate Native American Heritage month! Listen to stories and songs, then create a dreamcatcher. Presented by the Roosevelt High School Wowacintanka Club. 

November
27

Winter Wonderland

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music. 

November
28

Winter Wonderland

Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music. 

November
28

Meal Prep 101

Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Meal Prep 101

Location: Kuehn Community Center

Meal Prepping 101 with Chef Ellen Doerr. Each participant will learn how to meal prep for the week, and discover options they can make from the comfort of their home. Each participant will take home brand new containers to make meal prepping easier. participants younger than 16 years ol dmust be accompanied by an adult. Registration required: 350023. All ages, $10 per participant. 

November
29

Winter Wonderland

Friday, November 29, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music. 

November
30

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, November 30, 2019 6:00pm - 12:00am

Winter Wonderland

Location: Falls Park

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6:00 PM until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music.