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Eggsellent Bacon Deviled Eggs

By Hood Magazine, Categories: In Print, Nutrition, Today

Deviled eggs with a yummy addition.

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

By Hood Magazine, Categories: In Print, Nutrition, Today

A recipe from the farm to your table.

Sweet Garden Salsa

By Hood Magazine, Categories: In Print, Nutrition

This recipe is perfect for a light snack in the summer and is incredibly easy to make!

KSFY Morning Show-September Issue

By Hood Magazine, Categories: In Print, Family, Nutrition, Health

Mommy Gets Fit Challenge Winner, Charie Jackson reveals her 6 month transformation!

‘Hood-tzee Giant Yard Dice Game

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Family, In Print, Sports & Rec, Games

Here is a great way to get your family up and moving together in your own yard.

Tyler Muth Receives $2,500 Dollar Grant from the National Thank A Million Teachers Program

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Community, Schools

National Thank A Million Teachers Program

Family Financial Fitness

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Family, Finance, Education

Teach your children about money and how to manage it.

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  • Little All Stars

    09/20/2014
    09:00am — 09:50am

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


  • EmBe Volleyball Clinic

    09/20/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    All ability levels are welcome! Skill enhancement, enthusiasm, team work and life skills training...


  • Forces of Good Earth

    09/20/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Earth, wind, fire, and water are the forces that have sculpted Good Earth State Park. In celebra...


  • Lapsit

    09/20/2014
    09:30am — 10:15am

    Lapsit is a language enrichment program of rhymes, songs, and finger plays for children 6 months ...


  • New Baby in Our Family Class

    09/20/2014
    10:00am — 11:30am

    This class helps big brothers and sisters prepare for the arrival of a new baby. Parents are requ...


  • Shoppers Showcase- Craft & Vendor Show

    09/20/2014
    10:00am — 03:00pm

    Free to Attend 10am - 3pm Dates are Sept 20, 2014 , Oct 11,2014 , Nov.22, 2014


  • Apple Festival

    09/20/2014
    10:00am — 05:00pm

    This year marks our 15th Annual Apple Fest and is sure to be another successful event with thousa...


  • Get a Great Start on the new Girl Scout year

    09/20/2014
    10:00am — 12:00pm

    We're teaming up with Nickelodeon's World Wide Day of Play! Get outside and enjoy loads of outdoo...


  • Family Storytime

    09/20/2014
    10:05am — 10:35am

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


  • Family Storytime

    09/20/2014
    11:00am — 11:35am

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


  • Family Storytime

    09/20/2014
    11:00am — 11:35am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • Open Gym

    09/20/2014
    11:15am — 12:15pm

    OPEN GYM (6-18yrs) $10 per visit Punch cards:10 punches/$80, 20 punches/$130


  • Heartland Country Corn Maze

    09/20/2014
    12:00pm — 09:00pm

    Great family, group or business activity. Navigate through this 11 acre corn maze in the design o...


  • Swimming

    09/20/2014
    01:00pm — 04:00pm

    From Labor Day through Memorial Day, family swim is every Saturday & Sunday 1pm – 4pm for members...


  • Little Shop of Horrors

    09/20/2014
    07:00pm — 09:00pm

    Book by: Howard Ashman Music by: Alan Menken Lyrics by: Howard Ashman Based on the film by: Ro...


  • Heartland Country Corn Maze

    09/21/2014
    12:00pm — 05:00pm

    Great family, group or business activity. Navigate through this 11 acre corn maze in the design o...


  • Apple Festival

    09/21/2014
    12:00pm — 05:00pm

    This year marks our 15th Annual Apple Fest and is sure to be another successful event with thousa...


  • Swimming

    09/21/2014
    01:00pm — 04:00pm

    From Labor Day through Memorial Day, family swim is every Saturday & Sunday 1pm – 4pm for members...


  • Little Shop of Horrors

    09/21/2014
    02:00pm — 04:00pm

    Book by: Howard Ashman Music by: Alan Menken Lyrics by: Howard Ashman Based on the film by: Ro...


  • Animal Skull Quest

    09/21/2014
    02:00pm — 03:00pm

    Do skulls terrify or intrigue you? A skull is window into the world of the living and a unique j...


  • Girls' Volleyball Leagues

    09/22/2014
    12:00am

    Volleyball leagues are open to girls in 3rd - 6th grades. Teams in each league will be formed acc...


  • Car Seat Program

    09/22/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Day Play

    09/22/2014
    10:00am — 11:00am

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


  • Family Storytime

    09/22/2014
    10:30am — 11:05am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • FuNdAy MoNdAy

    09/22/2014
    03:30pm

    A story and craft activity for Elementary School students. Each program will last one hour and fe...


  • Draw Some Awesome

    09/22/2014
    04:15pm — 05:00pm

    Learn to Draw Some Awesome art with artist Julia Matuska. She will teach techniques, tips and tri...


  • Sing n' Sprout with Mrs. Jenni

    09/22/2014
    06:00pm — 06:45pm

    Christian Mommy & Me music and movement classes for Lil' Sprouts (babies - five years old) and th...


  • Grandparents Class

    09/22/2014
    06:30pm — 08:30pm

    Grandparents play a very important role in supporting the new family. This class provides informa...


  • Pajama Storytime

    09/22/2014
    07:00pm — 07:35pm

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


  • Sing n' Sprout with Mrs. Jenni

    09/23/2014
    09:00am — 09:45am

    Christian Mommy & Me music and movement classes for Lil' Sprouts (babies - five years old) and th...


  • Car Seat Program

    09/23/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Toddler Time

    09/23/2014
    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...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/23/2014
    10:00am — 10:35am

    Preschool storytime introduces 3, 4, and 5 year olds to books and reading through stories, songs,...


  • Lapsit

    09/23/2014
    10:05am — 10:35am

    Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, stories and playtime. Get to know other families and ...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/23/2014
    10:05am — 10:40am

    Preschool storytime introduces 3, 4, and 5 year olds to books and reading through stories, songs,...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/23/2014
    10:15am — 10:50am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • ToddlerTime

    09/23/2014
    10:45am — 11:10am

    Nurture your toddler’s love of books through music, movement and stories while developing their l...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/23/2014
    01:00pm — 01:35pm

    Preschool storytime introduces 3, 4, and 5 year olds to books and reading through stories, songs,...


  • Tremendous Tuesday

    09/23/2014
    03:00pm — 04:00pm

    Tremendous Tuesday is a weekly program for elementary school students. The program involves creat...


  • Tremendous Movie Tuesday

    09/23/2014
    03:15pm — 05:00pm

    Elementary school-aged children are invited to enjoy a free movie and popcorn at the Ronning Libr...


  • Open Painting Hour

    09/23/2014
    03:30pm — 04:30pm

    Ages 2yrs. - 102yrs. old to join us to paint whatever your imagination can think of. No instruct...


  • Little All Stars

    09/24/2014
    10:00am — 10:50am

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


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/24/2014
    10:05am — 10:40am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/24/2014
    10:05am — 10:40am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/24/2014
    10:05am — 10:40am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • ToddlerTime

    09/24/2014
    10:05am — 10:30am

    Nurture your toddler’s love of books through music, movement and stories while developing their l...


  • ToddlerTime

    09/24/2014
    10:15am — 10:40am

    Nurture your toddler’s love of books through music, movement and stories while developing their l...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/24/2014
    10:45am — 11:20am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/24/2014
    10:45am — 11:20am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/24/2014
    11:00am — 11:35am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • Homeschool Art: Painting

    09/24/2014
    12:30pm — 02:00pm

    This class will encourage students to use their creativity to develop new skills for painting. Ou...


  • Dare To Be...Wednesdays

    09/24/2014
    03:15pm — 04:15pm

    Dare to Be…features stories and activities that focus on The Dangerous Book for Boys and Daring G...


  • Open Gym

    09/24/2014
    06:00pm — 07:00pm

    OPEN GYM (6-18yrs) $10 per visit Punch cards:10 punches/$80, 20 punches/$130


  • Car Seat Program

    09/25/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Toddler Time

    09/25/2014
    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...


  • ZooCub Class - Feet

    09/25/2014
    10:00am — 10:45am

    Infants and Toddlers (under age 2, with an adult) Come explore the body parts of animals! This p...


  • Little All Stars

    09/25/2014
    10:00am — 10:50am

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


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/25/2014
    10:05am — 10:40am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • ToddlerTime

    09/25/2014
    10:05am — 10:30am

    Nurture your toddler’s love of books through music, movement and stories while developing their l...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/25/2014
    10:15am — 10:50am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • Family Storytime

    09/25/2014
    10:45am — 11:20am

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • ZooCub Class - Circles and Spheres

    09/25/2014
    11:15am — 12:15pm

    Preschool (ages 2-3, with an adult) Discover the shapes of the Zoo in this fun parent and child ...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/25/2014
    01:00pm — 01:35pm

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • New Baby & Me

    09/25/2014
    01:30pm — 03:30pm

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


  • Crafty Kids

    09/25/2014
    03:00pm — 04:30pm

    Crafty Kids is a weekly program for elementary school students. The program involves a take-home ...


  • Afternoon Amusement

    09/25/2014
    03:15pm — 05:00pm

    Afternoon boredom got you down? Stop by Prairie West Library on Thursdays and amuse your brain wi...


  • It's Your Birth

    09/25/2014
    06:00pm — 09:00pm

    It's Your Birth is a participative session taught by childbirth educators with advanced labor sup...


  • Pajama Storytime

    09/25/2014
    07:00pm — 07:35pm

    Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas! Pajama Time is a story program for the whole family, ...


  • Preschool Storytime

    09/25/2014
    07:00pm — 07:35pm

    Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this p...


  • Lapsit

    09/26/2014
    10:05am — 10:50am

    Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, stories and playtime. Get to know other families and ...


  • Lapsit

    09/26/2014
    10:15am — 11:00am

    Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, stories and playtime. Get to know other families and ...


  • Heartland Country Corn Maze

    09/26/2014
    05:00pm — 09:00pm

    Great family, group or business activity. Navigate through this 11 acre corn maze in the design o...


  • Teeth, Jaws, & Claws

    09/26/2014
    06:00pm — 07:00pm

    Animal skulls and teeth can tell us about how animals survive in their natural environments. Exa...


  • Little All Stars

    09/26/2014
    06:30pm — 07:20pm

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


  • SkyMania

    09/26/2014
    09:00pm — 11:00pm

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


  • Little All Stars

    09/20/2014
    09:00am — 09:50am

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


  • EmBe Volleyball Clinic

    09/20/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    All ability levels are welcome! Skill enhancement, enthusiasm, team work and life skills training...


  • Forces of Good Earth

    09/20/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

    Earth, wind, fire, and water are the forces that have sculpted Good Earth State Park. In celebra...


  • Lapsit

    09/20/2014
    09:30am — 10:15am

    Lapsit is a language enrichment program of rhymes, songs, and finger plays for children 6 months ...


  • New Baby in Our Family Class

    09/20/2014
    10:00am — 11:30am

    This class helps big brothers and sisters prepare for the arrival of a new baby. Parents are requ...


  • Shoppers Showcase- Craft & Vendor Show

    09/20/2014
    10:00am — 03:00pm

    Free to Attend 10am - 3pm Dates are Sept 20, 2014 , Oct 11,2014 , Nov.22, 2014


  • Apple Festival

    09/20/2014
    10:00am — 05:00pm

    This year marks our 15th Annual Apple Fest and is sure to be another successful event with thousa...


  • Get a Great Start on the new Girl Scout year

    09/20/2014
    10:00am — 12:00pm

    We're teaming up with Nickelodeon's World Wide Day of Play! Get outside and enjoy loads of outdoo...



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