Sign up for volunteering your time at any History Talk event via mail or email or call.
3rd Thursday History Talks are Free and open to the Public - no sign up necessary. 6:30 Sign In/Social, 7:00 program start - 8:30 pm program end. 50/50 Raffle with MCHS half going to Pioneer Memorial Fund.
Annual Banquet (April) requires prior sign up if attending banquet meal. See Contact page to mail, email or call with your numbers. See March & April Newsletters for Menu and sign up information.
3rd Thursday History Talks:
January 19, Special Location SD Military Alliance 1600 W Russell ST. Sioux Falls "Linebacker II" 5th Ann of War's End by John Mollison - Q&A w/ Robert Certain POW - Sponsored by: Old Guys and Their Airplanes
February 16, "Hattie Phillips - A Live Performance" by Debbi Jones Sponsored by: Sioux Falls Experience
March 16, Panel Presentation of "Diversity in South Dakota" Postponed Sponsored by : Raven Industries
April 20, Annual Banquet Speaker " Rick Knobe" Sioux Falls Mayor & KSOO Radio Host
May 6, Bob Yapp Presents: Preservation Doesn't Cost .. It Pays (Hartford, SD)
Sponsored by Downtown Hartford Inc.
May 18, 3rd Thursday History Talk " History of Mental Health Services in South Dakota from Territorial Days to the Present"
Sponsored by: Southeastern Behavioral Healthcare
June 15, Ice Cream Social Sponsored by: Manifold Farms
*September 16, SPECIAL EVENT - SPECIAL TIME - SPECIAL LOCATION
"Charles B Lansing Civil War Memorial & Walking Tour" 12:30 pm Flags on Civil War Graves- 1:00 Dedication Service followed by Civil War Walking Tour with Bill Hoskins - all @ Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, SD
*September 21, Third Thursday History Talk - SPECIAL LOCATION:
Orthopedic Institute Auditorium on south McKennan Hospital Campus.
*October 14— SPECIAL EVENT - SPECIAL TIME - SPECIAL LOCATION:
"Dell Rapids Park Pavilion... Roaring Twenties Dance Haven" 2:00 PM Grand Opera House in Dell Rapids, SD with STEVE CUSULOS
*November 16—7:00 PM When History Gets Personal: Pearl Harbor with Rick Lingberg at Old Courthouse Museum
*December 21—7:00 PM Working On The Railroad at Old Courthouse Museum presented by Steven Bucklin, Ph.D.
January 20, "Rolvaag" by Charles Bergdahl
February 17, "Black History in Sioux Falls" by Stephen Cusulos
March 10, (2nd Thursday) "RAID '22" by John Mollison If you couldn't make it to the Old Courthouse Museum John’s History Talk it is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSizFHVz0zc&t=1413s
April 21, " Annual Meeting & Banquet" Speaker: Jim Woster 5:30 check in, 6:00 dinner, 6:45 meeting -program
May 19, "Palisades History" by Susan Hoskins
June "Picnic in the Park" Sherman Park
September 15, Special Location: Stockyards Ag Experience 301 E Falls Park, SF, SD " Rural Electrification in South Dakota " by Jeff Nelson
October 14, Historical Marker Dedication "Children's Home Society" Lewis Drug Store Parking Lot - East 10th & Cliff Ave. SF, SD - 11 AM
October 20, Special Location: Grand Living @ Lake Lorraine 2815 S Westlake Dr SF, SD 57106
Back Home at the Old Courthouse Museum
November 17, MCHS History/Authors Night/Silent Auction Fundraiser
December 15, "Working on the Railroad" by Steve Bucklin, Ph.D (Postponed )