Events 06-18-19


Tuesday, June 18

The Eastern South Dakota Soil and Water Research Farm 25th annual field day, “The Hidden Benefits of Cover Crops,” is set for Tuesday, June 18, at 3714 Western Ave. (1.5 miles north of the Highway 14 bypass on Western Avenue). Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., with a tour at 10 a.m. and a meal at noon.For more information, call the USDA ARS North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory at 693-3241.

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Brent Yantis from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Regional Application Center will bring the Earth as Art exhibit to the Brookings Public Library from June 15-July 22 and will give a talk on the out-of-this-world exhibit at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. The Earth as Art gallery exhibit features remarkable images of the surface of the Earth that have been captured by remote sensing devices aboard Landsat and other satellites.

Wednesday, June 19

1 Million Cups, a way for creators, artists, entrepreneurs and business owners to gather and share ideas on upcoming projects or new products, will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Children’s Museum of South Dakota. Free coffee will be served.

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The Brookings Public Library will host Mr. Twister at 1 and 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Entertaining the library for years with balloons, Mr. Twister will make you laugh until you cry.

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Bingo at the Brookings VFW, 520 Main Ave., is from 6:30-10 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Cards are handed out at 6:30, and bingo starts at 7. Lunch will be available. For more information, call 692-6771.

Thursday, June 20

If you love to paint, join the painting group that meets from noon-5 p.m. every Thursday at the Brookings Arts Council, 524 Fourth St. Come work on individual projects and collaborate on art talk and ideas. No pre-registration is needed.

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Feeding Brookings grocery distribution is held from 4-5 p.m. every Thursday at Ascension Lutheran Church, 2030 Third St. To donate, volunteer or for more information, log onto www.feedingbrookings.org.

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The next Third Thursday at McCrory Gardens, “Developing Small Patches of Strawberries,” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20. Brookings Area Master Gardener Perry Johnson will share experiences of developing and maintaining a small path of June bearing strawberries. The class is free and open to the public, but online registration is requested at https://www.sdstate.edu/mccrory-gardens/third-thursday-registration-form.

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The Brookings Library Puppeteers will host their next puppet show at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the library. All are invited to come enjoy this family friendly show.

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Prairie Repertory Theatre presents “Insane with Power: A Super Comedy of Heroic Proportions” Thursday through Sunday, June 20-23, at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. Showtime is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20. Ticket prices range from $12-19, and they can be purchased online at www.sdstate.tix.com.

Friday, June 21

Bingo at the Brookings VFW, 520 Main Ave., is from 6:30-10 p.m. Friday, June 21. Cards are handed out at 6:30, and bingo starts at 7. Lunch will be available. For more information, call 692-6771.

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Prairie Repertory Theatre presents “Insane with Power: A Super Comedy of Heroic Proportions” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices range from $12-19, and they can be purchased online at www.sdstate.tix.com.

Saturday, June 22

The Brookings Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 22, in the 300 block of Sixth Avenue, between the Brookings Public Library and the Brookings County Courthouse.

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The 2019 Brookings Kite Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, at the Fishback Soccer Park. Saturday hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This free annual event features hand-built show kites of all shapes and sizes and the opportunity for you to fly kites you bring or buy at the festival. Kids’ activities will include kite candy drop, parachute races and air rocket launching, and food trucks will be on site. For more information, log onto www.facebook.com/brookingssdkitefestival.

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The Dakota Royal Charity Draft Horse Show, featuring top six-horse hitches from across the U.S., is coming to the Swiftel Center on Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23. Doors open at 11 a.m., and show time is 1 p.m. Admission is $10 for those ages 12 and older and $5 for those ages 11 and younger. For more information, call 605-941-1300 or email [email protected]

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The Brookings Radio Research Club will hold its annual Amateur (Ham) Radio Field Day event on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23. The event will be held at the Brookings Gun Club located 2 miles east of I-29 on Highway 14 on the north side of the road. This event is open to the public, and all are invited to attend anytime from 1 p.m. Saturday to 1 p.m. Sunday. There will be a ham radio licensing test session at 3 p.m. Saturday at the event. This is for a new license or upgrading a present license. There is a $15 FCC fee for electronic processing and submital to the FCC. For more information, visit the club website at www.0bxo.org or contact KB0QEF Richard Canaday at 692-2037.

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Prairie Repertory Theatre presents “Insane with Power: A Super Comedy of Heroic Proportions” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices range from $12-19, and they can be purchased online at www.sdstate.tix.com.

Sunday, June 23

The Brookings Radio Research Club’s annual Amateur (Ham) Radio Field Day continues through 1 p.m. Sunday. The event will be held at the Brookings Gun Club located 2 miles east of I-29 on Highway 14 on the north side of the road. This event is open to the public and all are invited to attend. For more information, visit the club website at www.0bxo.org or contact KB0QEF Richard Canaday at 692-2037.

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The 2019 Brookings Kite Festival continues from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the Fishback Soccer Park. This free annual event features hand-built show kites of all shapes and sizes and the opportunity for you to fly kites you bring or buy at the festival. Kids activities will include kite candy drop, parachute races and air rocket launching, and food trucks will be on site. For more information, log onto www.facebook.com/brookingssdkitefestival.

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The Dakota Royal Charity Draft Horse Show, featuring top six-horse hitches from across the U.S., continues Sunday, June 23, at the Swiftel Center. Doors open at 11 a.m., and show time is 1 p.m. Admission is $10 for those ages 12 and older and $5 for those ages 11 and younger. For more information, call 605-941-1300 or email [email protected]

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The Brookings County Museum in Volga’s City Park is open 1-4 p.m. daily, seven days a week.

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Prairie Repertory Theatre presents “Insane with Power: A Super Comedy of Heroic Proportions” at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices range from $12-19, and they can be purchased online at www.sdstate.tix.com.

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Brookings Area Community Band’s next concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at the Pioneer Park Bandshell. “The Big Top Comes to Brookings” – Children’s night at the community band captures the wonder and magic of a traveling circus. In case of rain, concerts start at 7:45 p.m. and are moved indoors to the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. Each evening, a complimentary snack will be served by band volunteers. For more information on how to join the band or about the series, call Kathy Larsen at 695-0397.

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