May 28 Saturday
FREE! Relaxed, outdoor art market featuring original art, artist demos and outdoor workshops. Held at BronzeAge sculpture foundry, 1110 N Weber, east side of Falls Park. On 4th Saturdays in summer, stroll the lawn and check out a changing variety of local pottery, paintings, jewelry, wood, metal, glass and fiber arts. In May, drop-by for free ongoing workshops anytime 9:00am to 1:00pm: rock painting for all ages, how-to transition a lawn to native perennial plants or create a design for a cast-iron tile ($35/tile) for an upcoming community iron pour. At 11:00am learn iron casting basics and at 11:30 learn how bronze sculptures are made. Short walk across the river to the Falls Park Farmers Market. Ample on-site parking at BronzeAge. Website: http://www.bronzeageartcasting.com/
Jun 06 Monday
Campers are invited to assist in a real archaeological dig and help uncover Black Hills history. This experiential camp will focus on site history, the restoration process of an on-site cabin, and the importance of archaeology. Lessons in orienteering, mapping, and cataloging artifacts will be conducted. Students should be prepared to work in the dirt, hike, and be outside all day. Camp starts and concludes at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center and archaeology work will be conducted at the Pearson family property. For students going into grades 4-6; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; $45 for members and $55 for non-members (includes sales tax). Scholarships are available. Reservations required. Please call Carolyn Weber at 605-722-4800 for reservations.
Jun 07 Tuesday
Jun 08 Wednesday
Jun 09 Thursday
The 14th Annual Lighting the Way Conference - Autism Spectrum Disorders in our Community conference will be held at Memorial Middle School on June 9-10. Featured speakers include authors, educators, clinicians, university researchers, parents, care givers, service provides, and self advocates. Topics include sessions on advocacy, disability rights, behavior intervention, art therapy, music therapy, transition into adulthood, IEP process, Autism 101, collaboration, supporting families, vocational programming and more. The conference welcomes anyone who has interest in learning more and gaining new insight and information on this important topic in our community. CEU hours and one graduate workshop credit are available. Registration is now open.
Jun 10 Friday
Jun 12 Sunday
Community potluck begins at 5pm. Native American storytelling and drum at 5:45pm. Live music begins at 6pm featuring Americana/Bluegrass by East of Westreville and Rock by the band Fine Mess. The event is free and family friendly. Donations requested to benefit musicians. Bring you chair and eating utensils.
Jun 13 Monday