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Taking Her Life Back: Mommy Gets Fit Challenge

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

Read on to see how Charie Jackson has been changing her life.

‘Hood-tzee Giant Yard Dice Game

By Hood Magazine, Categories: In Print, Family, Today, 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, Today, 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.

Go Global @ Siouxland Libraries

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Community, Education, Today

Check out the Siouxland Library!

Autumn Play

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Today

There's lots to do when the leaves and temps fall!

You Can’t Control the Future – But You Can Prepare for It

By Hood Magazine, Categories: Finance, Family, Parenting, Today

How to prepare for the future.

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  • Imagination Playground

    09/02/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Car Seat Program

    09/02/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Lego Creation Station

    09/02/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Kids Craft Corner

    09/02/2014
    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

    09/02/2014
    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...


  • Tremendous Tuesday

    09/02/2014
    03:00pm — 04:00pm

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


  • Take Home Tuesday

    09/02/2014
    03:00pm — 04:00pm

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


  • Girls on the Run & Girls on Track

    09/02/2014
    03:00pm — 05:00pm

    Girls on the Run: This is open to girls in grades 3 through 5. The program combines training for ...


  • Kids Boundaries and Manners

    09/02/2014
    05:00pm — 06:00pm

    K.B.A.M. is a learning group designed to help children understand body boundaries and personal ...


  • Kids Craft Corner

    09/03/2014
    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

    09/03/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Lego Creation Station

    09/03/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Little All Stars

    09/03/2014
    10:00am — 10:50am

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


  • Dare To Be...Wednesdays

    09/03/2014
    03:15pm — 04:15pm

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


  • Movie for Elementary Students - Rio 2

    09/03/2014
    03:30pm — 05:30pm

    For more information call the Brandon Community Library at 582-2390


  • Breastfeeding Preparation

    09/03/2014
    06:30pm — 08:30pm

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


  • Car Seat Program

    09/04/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Toddler Time

    09/04/2014
    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...


  • Homeschool Co Op

    09/04/2014
    10:00am — 11:00am

    Open to all homeschool students for a craft activity. Admission: Free


  • Little All Stars

    09/04/2014
    10:00am — 10:50am

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


  • New Baby & Me

    09/04/2014
    01:30pm — 03:30pm

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


  • Afternoon Amusement

    09/04/2014
    03:15pm — 05:00pm

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


  • Downtown First Friday

    09/05/2014
    10:00am — 08:00pm

    First Friday is a special day of shopping, art and entertainment downtown! Enjoy a day and evenin...


  • Animals on the Amphitheatre

    09/05/2014
    11:00am — 11:45am

    An event the whole family will love – meet four live animals with the Great Plains Zoo’s ZooExpre...


  • This is a fun for all ages event. Come in and decorate cookies! You must pre-order for this event!


  • Heartland Country Corn Maze

    09/05/2014
    05:00pm — 09:00pm

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


  • Downtown Block Party on the Eastbank

    09/05/2014
    06:00pm — 10:30pm

    Come downtown to the Eastbank (8th & Railroad Center, 401 E 8th Street) for the First Friday Bloc...


  • Little All Stars

    09/05/2014
    06:30pm — 07:20pm

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


  • Walking into the Past

    09/05/2014
    07:00pm — 08:30pm

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


  • Little Shop of Horrors

    09/05/2014
    07:00pm — 09:00pm

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


  • SkyMania

    09/05/2014
    09:00pm — 11:00pm

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


  • Little All Stars

    09/06/2014
    09:00am — 09:50am

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


  • Prepared Childbirth Weekend Class

    09/06/2014
    09:00am — 04:30pm

    This is an all day Saturday Prepared Childbirth class. You will learn about the signs of labor, s...


  • Swimming Lessons

    09/06/2014
    09:00am — 01:00pm

    Swimming lessons for all ages, from infants to adults. EmBe uses the American Red Cross Swimming...


  • Sidewalk Arts Festival

    09/06/2014
    09:00am — 05:00am

    The Sidewalk Arts Festival is a FREE outdoor event with over 225 vendor booths featuring the regi...


  • Birthing with Confidence: All Day Session

    09/06/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Grandparents Day!

    09/06/2014
    10:00am — 02:00pm

    Celebrate Grandparents Day at the Prairie West Branch Library! Nominate your grandparent as the g...


  • Heartland Country Corn Maze

    09/06/2014
    12:00pm — 09:00pm

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


  • Swimming

    09/06/2014
    01:00pm — 04:00pm

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


  • Germanfest

    09/06/2014
    01:00pm — 10:00pm

    The Sister Cities Association of Sioux Falls presents the Annual Germanfest! Germanfest is for a...


  • Skins & Scales

    09/06/2014
    06:00pm — 07:00pm

    Whether animals slither, jump, walk, run, swim or crawl - they are fascinating! See some up clos...


  • Little Shop of Horrors

    09/06/2014
    07:00pm — 09:00pm

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


  • Birding Blitz

    09/07/2014
    09:00am — 11:00am

    Can’t get enough of those musical marvels? Join the Sioux Falls Bird Club for a 2-hour hike thro...


  • Heartland Country Corn Maze

    09/07/2014
    12:00pm — 05:00pm

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


  • Swimming

    09/07/2014
    01:00pm — 04:00pm

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


  • Little Shop of Horrors

    09/07/2014
    02:00pm — 04:00pm

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


  • Kids Craft Corner

    09/08/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Car Seat Program

    09/08/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Imagination Playground

    09/08/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Lego Creation Station

    09/08/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Storytime at the Museum of Visual Materials

    09/08/2014
    10:00am — 10:20am

    Let’s get lost in a book at the museum through story time! Every month we will be reading 2-3 chi...


  • Rumplestiltskin Puppet Show

    09/08/2014
    10:15am — 10:50am

    If the Miller’s daughter cannot guess the name of the strange little man who helped her spin str...


  • Rumplestiltskin Puppet Show

    09/08/2014
    01:30pm — 02:05pm

    If the Miller’s daughter cannot guess the name of the strange little man who helped her spin str...


  • B4 Baby

    09/08/2014
    06:30pm — 07:45pm

    Are you Ready for Baby? Thinking about ten little fingers and ten little toes? Late night feed...


  • Road Races for All Ages

    09/08/2014
    06:30pm — 07:30pm

    Join the fun and competition of Monday night road races. Races will be 3,000 and 5,000 meters. Th...


  • Imagination Playground

    09/02/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Car Seat Program

    09/02/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Lego Creation Station

    09/02/2014
    09:00am — 04:00pm

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


  • Kids Craft Corner

    09/02/2014
    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

    09/02/2014
    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...


  • Tremendous Tuesday

    09/02/2014
    03:00pm — 04:00pm

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


  • Take Home Tuesday

    09/02/2014
    03:00pm — 04:00pm

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


  • Girls on the Run & Girls on Track

    09/02/2014
    03:00pm — 05:00pm

    Girls on the Run: This is open to girls in grades 3 through 5. The program combines training for ...



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