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Last Day to Skate Beach Party

Feb 24, 2018 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Don’t miss the last day of ice skating at Main Street Square. Bring the family to skate in a tropical paradise from 1-5pm on Saturday, Feb. 24.
Feel like you’re skating at the beach with our themed party. The date of the last day of skating, and the party, may change depending on the weather.

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PACRC Family Series – Garry Krinsky – Toying with Science

Mar 10, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm

It has been said that GARRY KRINSKY resembles a living cartoon with his animated movement and non-stop energy. Garry was an original member of the Boston Buffoons, co-founder of the Patchwork Players, and a member of The Wright Bros., a New England vaudeville troupe. Since 1978, Garry has brought his high energy and experience to thousands of schools, theaters and festivals. He has also performed on live television, including the NBC Today Show. In 1995, Garry created his Toying with Science program and has since been touring it across the U.S.

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Mar 31, 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm

Grab your basket and hop down to Main Street Square on Saturday, March 31 from 11am-3pm for Eggstravaganza, featuring the area's biggest Easter Egg Hunt in Memorial Park, family-friendly activities, and an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny. For event details, visit

11am - Easter Egg Hunt in Legacy Commons at Memorial Park followed by other activities

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PACRC Family Series: Kevin Locke – Hoop Dancer

Apr 8, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Kevin Locke  (Tokaheya Inajin in Lakota translation “First to Rise”) is a world famous visionary Hoop Dancer, preeminent player of the Indigenous Northern Plains flute, traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, recording artist and educator.   Kevin is Lakota and Anishnabe.  While his instructions were received from his immediate family and community, from extended family in every part of the world, Kevin has learned many lessons in global citizenship and how we each can draw from our individual heritages to create a vibrant, evolving global civilization em

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Kids Fair

Apr 27, 2018 9:00am - Apr 29, 2018 4:00pm

Join Youth and Family Services' at their 23rd annual Kids Fair! This exciting, family-friendly event will be coming to the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center April 27-29. If you’re a kid or a kid at heart, you won’t want to the miss this year’s event! This year’s Kids Fair will feature past favorites such as face painting, inflatable attractions, a giant sand box, and dozens of booths brimming with hands–on activities! Several new activities and attractions will also be making their way into this year's Kids Fair.

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Opening Day

May 26, 2018 9:00am - 7:00pm

Storybook Island is open for the season! May 26th 2018.

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Kids' Carnival

Jun 2, 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm

Join the fun at Main Street Square! Families can enjoy an afternoon filled with kid-friendly games, crafts, entertainers, train rides, and educational booths. Kids' Carnival is held in conjunction with Regional Health and Kohl's Cares' "Don't Thump Your Melon" program, which provides free helmets to those in need, proper fitting of helmets, and bicycle safety education. Splash-through the interactive fountain for a quick cool down. For event details, visit

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Jun 2, 2018 7:00pm

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that's delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists!

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Nature Day Camp: Kids Fishing Day

Jun 27, 2018 9:30am - 12:00pm

Participants will learn how to tie a fishing knot, take part in a casting contest, learn some tricks for cleaning the catch, make fish prints to take home, and of course GO FISHING! Wear clothes that can get wet, bring a water bottle, sunscreen and a snack. Reservations are required and must be made by calling the Peter Norbeck Visitor Center at 605-255-4464. 

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Nature Day Camp: Track Detectives

Jul 25, 2018 9:30am

When many animals are nocturnal (awake at night) and most people are diurnal (awake during the day), it can be a mystery figuring out where an animal was going and what it was doing when only foot prints are left behind. Come learn about the many animals of the area, how to identify common animal tracks, and make an animal track to take home. Wear water shoes, bring a water bottle, sunscreen and a snack. Geared for kids 7-12 years old. Reservations are required and must be made by calling the Park Office at 605-255-4515. 

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