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Thursday 11th - 13th 12th Annual Ron Bender Memorial Racquetball Tournament Come...play...remember an old friend. Ron was one of the first real racquetball players at the YMCA. He is remembered as being part of the group that played a very active role in developing racquetball at the Y, helping raise the funds and assisting with the design to make the existing racquetball courts. Ron was a true friend to the Y and most of the players. Come back and make this memorial tournament a fun time. Registration deadline: Monday, Apr 8 YMCA of Rapid City, 815 Kansas City St., Rapid City, (605) 718-9622
Friday 12th-14th Junie B. Jones The Musical, Jr. Join Junie B. on her first day of first grade, where many changes are in store: Junie’s best friend Lucille has found new best friends - and Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Add in a friendly cafeteria lady, an intense kickball tournament and a “TopSecret Personal Beeswax Journal,” and first grade has never been more exciting. 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Performing Arts Center of Rapid City, 601 Columbus St, Rapid City, (605) 394-1786
Saturday 13th Easter Bunny Hop The Easter Bunny himself will be at Koko FitClub! Come enjoy an afternoon of mingling and getting a selfie with the Easter Bunny! Coloring, stickers, and snacks! 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Koko Fit Club, 5312 Sheridan Lake Rd, Ste. 105, Rapid City, (605) 719-3359 Saturday 13th Fishing Basics Try-It Day Learn to cast, hook, land and identify different kinds of fish. All materials provided. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., The Outdoor Campus, 4130 Adventure Trail, Rapid City, (605) 394-2310 Saturday 13th Saturday Art Adventures Join us every second Saturday of the month at the Dahl Arts Center for an adventure in art! FREE family-oriented art activities and tours of the galleries are fun and educational. 1:00-3:00 p.m., Dahl Arts Center, 713 7th St., Rapid City, (605) 394-4101 Tuesday 16th Family Bingo Just for Fun!! Don’t bring money. Don’t bring a credit card. Just bring yourself and be prepared to have a great time! For the entire family. Prizes and refreshments. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Belle Fourche United Methodist Church, 1804 7th Ave, Belle Fourche, (605) 892-2405 Wednesday 17th Tweens Get Crafty! Calling all tweens and early teens who are looking to get crafty! Join us for an activity day on the third Wednesday of each month.
This program does require a minimum age of 10. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N. 5th St., Spearfish, (605) 642-1330 Saturday 20th Dinosaur Eggstravaganza There are many fun and educational hands-on activities for the kids that include learning about dinosaurs, their environment, how paleontologists find and dig up fossils, as well as the difference between Hollywood and Science! Free admission and we welcome children of all ages! 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Museum of Geology, 501 E St. Joseph St., Rapid City, (605) 394-2467 Saturday 20th National Park Free Entrance Day For one week each April, we join with the National Park Foundation to celebrate America’s treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and find your park! Get ready to celebrate National Park Week 2019 from April 20 to 28! Parks across the country will host a variety of special programs and events. To kick off National Park Week, all entrance fees are waived on Saturday, April 20! South Dakota is home to Badlands National Park, Jewel Cave National Monument, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Missouri National Recreational River, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and Wind Cave National Park. Within a four-hour drive, visit Devils Tower National Monument, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, or Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.
Saturday 20th National Junior Ranger Day The Junior Ranger Program is a great way to explore national parks, get some cool swag, and maybe even one of those coveted hats the rangers wear! (Well... okay. Yours might be made out of paper, but you’ll still rock it!) You’ll also learn why national parks matter and how you can be a part of the team that helps keep parks healthy. We don’t care what age you are–just come to “explore, learn, and protect” your national parks and become an official Junior Ranger! 10:30-11:30 a.m., Jewel Cave National Monument, 11149 US Highway 16, Bldg B12, Custer, (605) 673-8300
Saturday 20th Beginner Roller Skating For first time skaters and very young children 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., The Historic Roosevelt Events Center, 1010 State St, Belle Fourche, (605) 892-5619 Sunday 21st Family Fun Day, Money, Money, Money An opportunity for children, parents and grandparents to interact with each other during educational activities. Each Family Fun Day has a specific topic and typically includes a video and/or presentation, crafts, activities a free take home packet and a book drawing. Refreshments are also served. $2, 2:-4 p.m., Tri-State Museum, 415 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, (605) 723-1200