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August
5

Hydrant Block Party at Jefferson Park

Thursday, August 5, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Hydrant Block Party at Jefferson Park

Location: Jefferson Park

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, Sioux Falls Police, and Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will be coming to neighborhoods this summer to beat the heat and bring the fun! Keep cool by enjoying water sprays, games, and music. No registration required.

August
5

Lake Lorraine Farmers Market

Thursday, August 5, 2021 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Lake Lorraine Farmers Market

Location: Lake Lorraine

The Lake Lorraine Farmers Market is entering its third season in 2021 and is the only farmers market in western Sioux Falls. Our vendors sell a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods and more! Different activities are also planned throughout the market season with some vendors making special appearances. Weekly from 4-7 p.m. on the east side of the lake. Parking is available in the lot south of Hobby Lobby.

August
12

Hydrant Block Party at Linwood Park

Thursday, August 12, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Hydrant Block Party at Linwood Park

Location: Linwood Park

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, Sioux Falls Police, and Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will be coming to neighborhoods this summer to beat the heat and bring the fun! Keep cool by enjoying water sprays, games, and music. No registration required.

August
12

Lake Lorraine Farmers Market

Thursday, August 12, 2021 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Lake Lorraine Farmers Market

Location: Lake Lorraine

The Lake Lorraine Farmers Market is entering its third season in 2021 and is the only farmers market in western Sioux Falls. Our vendors sell a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods and more! Different activities are also planned throughout the market season with some vendors making special appearances. Weekly from 4-7 p.m. on the east side of the lake. Parking is available in the lot south of Hobby Lobby.

August
14

Blue Move 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, August 14, 2021 8:00am - 9:30am

Blue Move 5K Run/Walk

Location: Levitt Band Shell

It's time for the 4th Annual Blue Move 5K Run/Walk!

Registration is $35 (kids 12 & under are free), and proceeds help Falls Community Health patients in need access potentially life-saving colonoscopy screenings.

This year's event is IN PERSON and at a new location.....Levitt at the Falls! Whether you want to be a timed runner, a "casual" runner or just walk a shorter route, we invite everyone to join us for this great event!

Get out your blue running/walking attire, gather with friends and family and post your pictures using the hashtag #BlueMove5K.

7:15-7:45   On-site registration and packet pick-up

7:45            Opening announcements and warm-up with Fit Body Boot Camp

8:00            Timed runners start, followed by non-timed runners, then walkers.

8:45            Cool down with Fit Body Boot Camp

9:00            Prizes and final announcements.

Find more details on the registration page - and thank you for your support!

August
19

Hydrant Block Party at Bakker Park

Thursday, August 19, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Hydrant Block Party at Bakker Park

Location: Bakker Park

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, Sioux Falls Police, and Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will be coming to neighborhoods this summer to beat the heat and bring the fun! Keep cool by enjoying water sprays, games, and music. No registration required.

August
19

Lake Lorraine Farmers Market

Thursday, August 19, 2021 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Lake Lorraine Farmers Market

Location: Lake Lorraine

The Lake Lorraine Farmers Market is entering its third season in 2021 and is the only farmers market in western Sioux Falls. Our vendors sell a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods and more! Different activities are also planned throughout the market season with some vendors making special appearances. Weekly from 4-7 p.m. on the east side of the lake. Parking is available in the lot south of Hobby Lobby.

August
19

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccines / Autoservicio de Vacunas @ Empire Mall

Thursday, August 19, 2021 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccines / Autoservicio de Vacunas @ Empire Mall

Location: Empire Mall - JC Penny Entrance

South Dakota Voices for Peace is partnering with South Dakota Urban Indian Health to host monthly COVID-19 vaccine drive-thrus at the Empire Mall from August through October.

FREE COVID-19 vaccines at the JCPenney entrance

  • No ID needed
  • Vaccine is Moderna 2-shot
  • 18+ only
  • $30 for each person getting vaccinated (people will receive $15 after each shot)

       AND—refer someone else to get a vaccine and receive $20!

Upcoming dates:
• Aug 19-20, 4-8pm
• Aug 21, 9am-12pm
• Sep 23-24, 4-8pm
• Sep 25, 9am-12pm
• Oct 21-22, 4-8pm
• Oct 23, 9am-12pm

Follow our online event page to track dates.
 

August
20

Community Blood Drive - Sioux Falls

Friday, August 20, 2021 8:00am - 4:00pm

Community Blood Drive - Sioux Falls

Location: Siouxland Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 6401 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57108

More than 4.5 million Americans need blood transfusions each year. That’s 1 transfusion every 2 seconds! 

The team at Siouxland Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is excited to partner with the Sioux Falls Community Blood Bank to launch our third annual blood drive. Help us save lives by volunteering to give blood. Our community depends on donors like you to keep our national blood supply available to everyone who needs it.

DONOR REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 17 years old (or 16 with a signed Parental Consent Form).
  • Must be in good general health and weigh at least 110 pounds.
  • Eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of fluids prior to donating blood.
  • Bring valid ID to donation appointment.

Sign up to donate blood and give the gift of life.

August
20

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccines / Autoservicio de Vacunas @ Empire Mall

Friday, August 20, 2021 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccines / Autoservicio de Vacunas @ Empire Mall

Location: Empire Mall - JC Penny Entrance

South Dakota Voices for Peace is partnering with South Dakota Urban Indian Health to host monthly COVID-19 vaccine drive-thrus at the Empire Mall from August through October.

FREE COVID-19 vaccines at the JCPenney entrance

  • No ID needed
  • Vaccine is Moderna 2-shot
  • 18+ only
  • $30 for each person getting vaccinated (people will receive $15 after each shot)

       AND—refer someone else to get a vaccine and receive $20!

Upcoming dates:
• Aug 19-20, 4-8pm
• Aug 21, 9am-12pm
• Sep 23-24, 4-8pm
• Sep 25, 9am-12pm
• Oct 21-22, 4-8pm
• Oct 23, 9am-12pm

Follow our online event page to track dates.
 

August
21

Walk to Defeat ALS

Saturday, August 21, 2021 8:30am - 12:00pm

Walk to Defeat ALS

Location: Sertoma Park

Your participation in the Walk to Defeat ALS has a direct impact on people living with ALS and their families at the local level. Through education, support groups, access to care and advocacy, we are working to defeat ALS and provide hope to people living with ALS and their families. To register a walk team, sign up as an individual, or make a donation, visit our website www.web.alsa.org/southdakota.

August
21

Drive-Thru Vaccines/Autoservicio de Vacunas @ Empire Mall

Saturday, August 21, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm

Drive-Thru Vaccines/Autoservicio de Vacunas @ Empire Mall

Location: Empire Mall - JC Penny Entrance

South Dakota Voices for Peace is partnering with South Dakota Urban Indian Health to host monthly COVID-19 vaccine drive-thrus at the Empire Mall.

FREE COVID-19 vaccines at the JCPenney entrance

  • No ID needed
  • Vaccine is Moderna 2-shot
  • 18+ only
  • $30 for each person getting vaccinated (people will receive $15 after each shot)

       AND—refer someone else to get a vaccine and receive $20!

Upcoming dates:
• Sep 23-24, 4-8pm
• Sep 25, 9am-12pm
• Oct 21-22, 4-8pm
• Oct 23, 9am-12pm

Follow our online event page to track dates.

August
26

A Matter of Balance Coach Training

Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:30am - 2:30pm

A Matter of Balance Coach Training

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

A Matter of Balance program is seeking volunteer coaches!

Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling. A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity. Sanford trauma, geriatrics, and volunteer departments are seeking volunteers to help provide this program to residents in the area.

What do you need to be a coach?

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm, dependability and a willingness to lead small groups of older adults (8-12 people)
  • Ability to lead low to moderate level exercise
  • Lead 2 classes within the year
  • Coaches will lead in pairs

Lunch and materials are provided during the training. For more information, call Karla at (605) 339-7295 or email Karla.Cazer@sanfordhealth.org

Once you are trained, the Matter of Balance classes for participants are held either once a week for 8 weeks or twice a week for 4 weeks for 2 hours each.

August
26

Lake Lorraine Farmers Market

Thursday, August 26, 2021 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Lake Lorraine Farmers Market

Location: Lake Lorraine

The Lake Lorraine Farmers Market is entering its third season in 2021 and is the only farmers market in western Sioux Falls. Our vendors sell a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods and more! Different activities are also planned throughout the market season with some vendors making special appearances. Weekly from 4-7 p.m. on the east side of the lake. Parking is available in the lot south of Hobby Lobby.

August
27

A Matter of Balance Coach Training

Friday, August 27, 2021 9:30am - 2:30pm

A Matter of Balance Coach Training

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

A Matter of Balance program is seeking volunteer coaches!

Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling. A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity. Sanford trauma, geriatrics, and volunteer departments are seeking volunteers to help provide this program to residents in the area.

What do you need to be a coach?

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm, dependability and a willingness to lead small groups of older adults (8-12 people)
  • Ability to lead low to moderate level exercise
  • Lead 2 classes within the year
  • Coaches will lead in pairs

Lunch and materials are provided during the training. For more information, call Karla at (605) 339-7295 or email Karla.Cazer@sanfordhealth.org

Once you are trained, the Matter of Balance classes for participants are held either once a week for 8 weeks or twice a week for 4 weeks for 2 hours each.

August
31

International Overdose Awareness Day Event

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 7:30pm - 8:30pm

International Overdose Awareness Day Event

Location: Raven Industries Amphitheater, 205 E. 6th Street (across from the Arc of Dreams)

Each day 223 people die of drug overdose deaths in the United States. Come to this free, evening event centered on awareness and education, which will include presenters sharing stories of loss and recovery with a remembrance ceremony. At the conclusion of the remembrance ceremony, luminaries will be placed to remember lives lost to overdose followed by lighting the Arc of Dreams.


Speakers include: Mayor Paul TenHaken, Angela Kennecke, Alicia Steinfurth, Marcia Lenard, Jessica Pfau, and Mary Ann & Alexa Giebink. To share your loved ones name during the ceremony, register at www.emilyshope.foundation/new-events.

The public is invited to attend this event, which is sponsored by the Emily's Hope, Face It Together, Helpline Center and Ransom Church, with support from The Flower Mill, Beal Distributing and Raven Industries.