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Sports Equipment Savings

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Finance, In Print, Today, Sports & Rec

How to make the most of your money when it comes to buying sports equipment for kids.

Cool Cold Lunches

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Nutrition, Today

Easy to pack and environmentally friendly stainless steel lunch boxes.

From Failure to Life Lessons

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Parenting, Today

Why it's OK to let your child fail.

The Back-to-School Countdown Begins. Are You Ready?

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Parenting, Today, Schools

Six tips to ease the transition.

How Does My Child Learn Best?

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Parenting, Today, Education

Ways your child may prefer to learn, based on learning style.

Back-to-School Breakfasts

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Nutrition, Health, Today

Quick, yet healthy breakfasts to keep you satisfied until lunch.

Get Involved with PTO

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Parenting, Today, Education, Schools

Getting involved with the PTO will help you have a voice in your child's school.


Featured Galleries


  • Imagination Playground

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Monday, January 20th the Museum of Visual Materials will be debuting the newest attraction, imagi...


  • Car Seat Program

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Ensure you child is being transported in your vehicle as safely as possible. Have you child safet...


  • Lego Creation Station

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    We have a hand built Lego table with hundreds of Legos ready for building! Admission: Free


  • Community Lego Display

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Community Lego Display The Museum of Visual Materials (MoVM) is having its second annual Lego Di...


  • Kids Craft Corner

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Need a special activity to do? Don't want to get your home messy with crafts? Come use the craft ...


  • Toddler Time

    07/22/2014
    09:30am — 11:30am

    If you can walk, then you can jump! That's our philosophy at Sky Zone ... and that's why we creat...


  • Toddler Sports

    07/22/2014
    10:00am — 10:45am

    Toddler sports will teach toddlers the basics of sports. Each week will feature a different sport...


  • Family Storytime

    07/22/2014
    10:00am — 10:35am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for p...


  • Wee Read and Play Alphabet Train

    07/22/2014
    10:05am — 11:05am

    Wee Read and Play Alphabet Train is an early literacy program for children 0 to 35 months to atte...


  • Family Storytime

    07/22/2014
    10:05am — 10:40am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for p...


  • Summer Explorers

    07/22/2014
    01:00pm — 02:00pm

    Children, grades K-5, can participate in different experiments and activities. Themes will change...


  • Take Home Tuesday

    07/22/2014
    03:00pm — 04:00pm

    Take Home Tuesday is a program for elementary school students. The program involves creating a ta...


  • Training Camp for Dads

    07/22/2014
    06:30pm — 08:30pm

    A parent educator presents information on the importance of fathers and prepares Dads for the jou...


  • Mom's Day Out on the Farm

    07/23/2014
    08:30am — 03:30pm

    Meet the farmers who grow your food.


  • Kids Craft Corner

    07/23/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Need a special activity to do? Don't want to get your home messy with crafts? Come use the craft ...


  • Imagination Playground

    07/23/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Monday, January 20th the Museum of Visual Materials will be debuting the newest attraction, imagi...


  • Community Lego Display

    07/23/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Community Lego Display The Museum of Visual Materials (MoVM) is having its second annual Lego Di...


  • Lego Creation Station

    07/23/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    We have a hand built Lego table with hundreds of Legos ready for building! Admission: Free


  • Little All Stars

    07/23/2014
    09:00am — 09:50am

    LITTLE ALL STARS (Walking to 6 years ) Punch Cards must be purchased (10 punches per card) Pu...


  • Storyland presents its 24th season of children’s theater. By using plays both familiar and not-so...


  • Tot Lot-Crazy Carnival for Kids

    07/23/2014
    10:00am — 12:00am

    Let’s finish off the program with a little fun, preschooler style, with games and goofiness. For ...


  • Family Storytime

    07/23/2014
    10:05am — 10:40am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for p...


  • Family Storytime

    07/23/2014
    10:05am — 10:35am

    Children, grades K-5, can participate in different experiments and activities. Themes will change...


  • Family Storytime

    07/23/2014
    10:05am — 10:35am

    Children, grades K-5, can participate in different experiments and activities. Themes will change...


  • Family Storytime

    07/23/2014
    10:40am — 11:20am

    Children, grades K-5, can participate in different experiments and activities. Themes will change...


  • Family Storytime

    07/23/2014
    10:45am — 11:20am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for p...


  • Family Storytime

    07/23/2014
    10:45am — 11:15am

    Children, grades K-5, can participate in different experiments and activities. Themes will change...


  • Shadow Puppet Show

    07/23/2014
    02:00pm — 02:30pm

    Be amazed as familiar and traditional stories come to life using the ancient art of playing with ...


  • Water Wednesday Storytime

    07/23/2014
    02:50pm — 03:05pm

    New this year! Children are invited to join us each Wednesday for story time at two pools. Siouxl...


  • Water Wednesday Storytime

    07/23/2014
    02:50pm — 03:05pm

    New this year! Children are invited to join us each Wednesday for story time at two pools. Siouxl...


  • Open Gym

    07/23/2014
    06:00pm — 07:00pm

    OPEN GYM (6-18yrs) $10 per visit Punch cards:10 punches/$80; buy 2 cards get one card free.


  • Breastfeeding Preparation

    07/23/2014
    06:30pm — 08:30pm

    This class will assist you and your partner in understanding the breastfeeding process and the be...


  • Pet Walk on the Greenway

    07/23/2014
    06:30pm — 07:30pm

    Bring your howling friends to the Greenway for this pet-walking series. Upon arrival, we will gro...


  • Car Seat Program

    07/24/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Ensure you child is being transported in your vehicle as safely as possible. Have you child safet...


  • Toddler Time

    07/24/2014
    09:30am — 11:30am

    If you can walk, then you can jump! That's our philosophy at Sky Zone ... and that's why we creat...


  • Little All Stars

    07/24/2014
    10:00am — 10:50am

    LITTLE ALL STARS (Walking to 6 years ) Punch Cards must be purchased (10 punches per card) Pu...


  • Storyland presents its 24th season of children’s theater. By using plays both familiar and not-so...


  • Hoops Camp for Girls

    07/24/2014
    10:00am — 11:00am

    Each day of camp begins with skills development including dribbling, shooting, passing, pivoting,...


  • Tot Lot-Crazy Carnival for Kids

    07/24/2014
    10:00am — 12:00am

    Let’s finish off the program with a little fun, preschooler style, with games and goofiness. For ...


  • Family Storytime

    07/24/2014
    10:05am — 09:40am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for ...


  • Shadow Puppet Show

    07/24/2014
    10:15am — 10:45am

    Be amazed as familiar and traditional stories come to life using the ancient art of playing with ...


  • Family Storytime

    07/24/2014
    10:45am — 11:20am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for ...


  • New Baby & Me

    07/24/2014
    01:30pm — 03:30pm

    This group for new moms and their babies meets weekly. Moms can join in open discussion on topics...


  • Movie & Science Experiment

    07/24/2014
    03:00pm — 05:00pm

    Come to the Brandon Community Library for a fun science experiment and movie. For questions call ...


  • Kids' Nite in the Park

    07/24/2014
    06:00pm — 08:00pm

    Come and experience the beauty of McKennan Park while your kids have some fun also. Who would wan...


  • Labor Basics

    07/24/2014
    06:00pm — 09:00pm

    This 3 hour class covers labor, medical options and procedures, Cesarean birth, and includes a to...


  • Siouxland Library Book Walk

    07/25/2014
    09:00am — 11:00am

    Join us at the Downtown River Greenway Amphitheatre for reading and entertainment. Follow the pag...


  • Hoops Camp for Girls

    07/25/2014
    10:00am — 11:00am

    Each day of camp begins with skills development including dribbling, shooting, passing, pivoting,...


  • Horse & Carriage Rides

    07/25/2014
    06:00pm — 08:30pm

    Relive years past as you pass down Phillips Avenue in a carriage pulled by two majestic horses. D...


  • SkyMania

    07/25/2014
    09:00pm — 11:00pm

    Watch for special edition SkyManias at Sky Zone Sioux Falls, specifically for middle school age k...


  • South Dakota Peach Festival

    07/26/2014
    08:30am — 10:00pm

    Are you going to the FIRST ANNUAL SOUTH DAKOTA PEACH FESTIVAL that will be held July 26-27 at Yan...


  • Birthing with Confidence: All Day Session

    07/26/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    The All Day Session is designed for the family with a busy schedule. It is a condensed version of...


  • Exploring Good Earth

    07/26/2014
    09:00am — 10:30am

    What has a scenic landscape, abundant wildlife, rich cultural history, and is a great way to spen...


  • FamilyFest

    07/26/2014
    09:00am — 06:30pm

    FamilyFest LLC is excited to present the 2014 FamilyFest Expo, a summer event that truly celebrat...


  • Family Park Fishing

    07/26/2014
    09:00am — 12:00pm

    Join us Saturdays this summer for fishing at Family Park. We supply the fishing poles and bait, y...


  • Youth Art Show and Sale on the Greenway

    07/26/2014
    09:30am — 11:30am

    Are you creative? Do you like to paint, draw, work with wood, make bracelets, or any kind of craf...


  • Family Fun Event: Christmas in July

    07/26/2014
    10:00am — 02:00pm

    Christmas in July complete with a magic show, games and prizes, sno cones and other treats for th...


  • Bike, walk, drive . . . whatever gets you to the Downtown River Greenway Amphitheater for great S...


  • TurboTaco Truck

    07/26/2014
    10:00am — 11:00am

    Build and Grow Clinics are free to the public and occur select Saturdays at 10am. Below is a list...


  • Family Storytime

    07/26/2014
    10:05am — 10:40am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for p...


  • Family Storytime

    07/26/2014
    11:00am — 11:35am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for p...


  • Sounds at the Falls

    07/26/2014
    07:00pm — 09:00pm

    Come and enjoy free concerts. Saturdays from June 7 through August 30 at the Queen Bee Mill in Fa...


  • Walking into the Past

    07/26/2014
    08:00pm — 09:30pm

    Learn about the history of this culturally rich site where several thousand American Indians sett...


  • Moonlight Movies

    07/26/2014
    08:30pm — 10:30pm

    Bring a blanket or chair, and enjoy a free outdoor movie in the park! Popcorn, candy, soda and w...


  • Campfire & Constellations

    07/26/2014
    09:30pm — 10:30pm

    Join the park naturalist for a night by the campfire and viewing constellations through a telesco...


  • Coloring Contest at Canton Area Car Show

    07/27/2014
    11:00am — 04:00pm

    Canton Area Car Show in Canton South Dakota is the primary fundraiser for the Lincoln County Crui...


  • South Dakota Peach Festival

    07/27/2014
    11:00am — 05:00pm

    Are you going to the FIRST ANNUAL SOUTH DAKOTA PEACH FESTIVAL that will be held July 26-27 at Yan...


  • A Rocky Journey

    07/27/2014
    03:00pm — 04:00pm

    The rocky realm beneath our feet is bursting with powerful events that have shaped our landscape ...


  • Car Seat Program

    07/28/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Ensure you child is being transported in your vehicle as safely as possible. Have you child safet...


  • Imagination Playground

    07/28/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Monday, January 20th the Museum of Visual Materials will be debuting the newest attraction, imagi...


  • Kids Craft Corner

    07/28/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Need a special activity to do? Don't want to get your home messy with crafts? Come use the craft ...


  • Community Lego Display

    07/28/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Community Lego Display The Museum of Visual Materials (MoVM) is having its second annual Lego Di...


  • Lego Creation Station

    07/28/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    We have a hand built Lego table with hundreds of Legos ready for building! Admission: Free


  • Puppets with a Purpose

    07/28/2014
    10:00am — 10:45am

    Join Ms. Rhonda and friends as we sing songs, group discussion, storytime and enjoy a puppet show...


  • Day Play

    07/28/2014
    10:00am — 11:00am

    Fun for five year olds and younger. Each play date we will be singing a song, story time and doin...


  • FuNdAy MoNdAy

    07/28/2014
    02:30pm — 04:00pm

    FIZZ BOOM READ! Join us for a summer craft. Grades K-5 or preschool with parent. Please call 367-...


  • Murder Mystery

    07/28/2014
    05:00pm — 06:00pm

    A murder at Good Earth State Park? Nature has a dark side and it’s full of mysterious murders. ...


  • Pajama Storytime

    07/28/2014
    07:00pm — 07:40pm

    Storytime is a weekly program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for preschoolers. Gr...


  • Mondays at McKennan

    07/28/2014
    07:00pm — 12:00am

    What a great way to start your week: with some good music and family entertainment! Bring your fa...


  • Imagination Playground

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Monday, January 20th the Museum of Visual Materials will be debuting the newest attraction, imagi...


  • Car Seat Program

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Ensure you child is being transported in your vehicle as safely as possible. Have you child safet...


  • Lego Creation Station

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    We have a hand built Lego table with hundreds of Legos ready for building! Admission: Free


  • Community Lego Display

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Community Lego Display The Museum of Visual Materials (MoVM) is having its second annual Lego Di...


  • Kids Craft Corner

    07/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Need a special activity to do? Don't want to get your home messy with crafts? Come use the craft ...


  • Toddler Time

    07/22/2014
    09:30am — 11:30am

    If you can walk, then you can jump! That's our philosophy at Sky Zone ... and that's why we creat...


  • Toddler Sports

    07/22/2014
    10:00am — 10:45am

    Toddler sports will teach toddlers the basics of sports. Each week will feature a different sport...


  • Family Storytime

    07/22/2014
    10:00am — 10:35am

    Family Storytime is a weekly drop-in program for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for p...



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