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This week at the library 

March 1, 10:30 a.m. toddler story time 

March 2, 10:30 a.m. preschool story time

March 3, 10:00 a.m. Musings from metro Hermosa book signing

Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m. computer class, 5:00 p.m. Coding Club 

Hot Springs Community Blood Drive

The Hot Springs Community Blood Drive will be held Thursday, March 1st from 11:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., at the Mueller Civic Center Annex, 801 S. 6th Street. For an appointment: Contact Nancy Lamb at 307-461-2265, or go to and enter the code: hotsprings to sign up on line.

Donors can now save time and fill out their Fast Track Health History Questionnaire online at the day of their donation. To donate blood, volunteers must be at least 16 years old (16 & 17 year old donors need a minor donor permit which is available online) and be in good health. To make an appointment call 307-461-2265 or or 605-745-6147.

Type 0 donors are especially encouraged to donate. During the Winter flu season we encourage healthy people to keep their donation appointments as the holidays and winter weather always cause a shortage in blood donors.

First Hot Springs Wachipi

The first Hot Springs Wachipi (pow wow) will be hosted at the Case Auditorium at Hot Springs High School, Saturday, March 3. Admission is free. There will be dance and drum competitions along with a concession stand. Grand entries will be at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact Vinny Alessi-Nar at 605-745-6384. 

Southern Hills Holistic Fair

Saturday, March 3, 2018 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Hot Springs at the Mueller Center. Come see options for healthy, sustainable living, neat stuff for sale, helpful products, services and information. Fun for the whole family! Come tune up Your mind, body and spirit!

Admission is $2 ($1 goes to the Hot Springs’ Food Bank). Admission includes all speakers and activities. Kids 12 and under are free.

Musings from Metro Hermosa

Saturday, March 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Hot Springs Library, you are invited to a light-hearted discussion of reading, writing and railroading by two characters that happen to call Hermosa their hometown, Linda M. Hasselstrom and Rick Mills. They will share amusing, coincidental ways their lives overlapped, and how life in a unique small town has shaped their writing and publishing careers.

Prairie View United Methodist Church

Prairie View United Methodist Church, located at the junction of Smithwick and Sunny Brook Roads, will host their monthly First Saturday Breakfast on March 3, 2018 from 7:30 – 9:30 am.  All you can eat; free will offering.  Proceeds will send area youth to church camp.

Buffalo Gap Community Center

March 3, at 7 p.m. at the Buffalo Gap Community Center, there will be a dance with live music by The Hollars and dinner

Boy's Town common sense parenting 

Tuesdays, March 13 to April 17, 6:00-8:00pm at Black Hills Special Services, 737 University Avenue, Hot Springs. Parents will learn to: give clear messages to children, effectively use praise, change behavior through the use of consequences, prevent and correct negative behaviors and help children learn self-control techniques. Free registration is required. Contact Sue Wilson at 605-394-5120 or

Benefit to Help Stop Senior Hunger

1st Annual Fundraiser to benefit Meals on Wheels Program in Hot Springs SD

Come join us for Dinner: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, beans, dinner roll plus desserts.

Dinner is all on a donation basis

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Date: March 16, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Place: American Legion in Hot Springs

1045 Jennings Ave

All proceeds stay in Hot Springs SD

 St Patrick's Day Dinner

St Anthony's Catholic Church will be having their annual St Patrick's Day Dinner on Sunday March 18th from 11:30 am to 1:30 PM.  A corned beef dinner will be served.  A ham dinner will also be available.  Full and half portions will served.  Prices for the dinner are as follows:  Full Portion $10.00; Half Portion $5.00; and Family of 4 or more $30.00. 

Hope you can join us.  Happy St Patty's Day.

Legion Lake Firefighter Benefit 

March 24, the Buffalo Gap Community Center will host Dinner, Dancing and desert. Music will be provided by Rich McCready and the Mail Order Cowboys. All donations will benefit local fire departments. 

Parenting kids the love and logic way 

Jim Fay and Dr. Charles Fay’s Love and Logic approach to parenting is built around the science of crafting caring and respectful relationships. An authentic, loving connection between parents and their children is the root of a healthy, thriving relationship built on trust and understanding. Join us at Bethesda Lutheran Church for Parenting Kids the Love and Logic Way. This is a five-week parenting training specifically designed for parents of young children complete with DVD lessons and workbook. Babysitting is provided while you are in class. Topics include morning and bedtime routines; mealtime battles; teaching respect, responsibility and self-discipline, potty training; misbehavior in public; whining and crying; and much more. Advanced registration is required. Call Bethesda Lutheran Church at 745-4834 for more information. $15.00 registration fee. Scholarships are available.

Battle Mountain Photography Group

The Battle Mountain Photography Group meets the second Monday of every month at pine Hills Retirement Center in the basement meeting room at 7:30 pm. Like us on Facebook at Battle Mountain Photography Group. Questions, please call (605)745-3659. Any and all are welcome.

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