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Saturday, Aug. 12 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Good Earth State Park
26924 480th Ave., Sioux Falls
Undeniably Dairy will host the Dairy Dash at Good Earth State Park. This free one-mile fun run (or walk) is for children ages 2-10, and is part of 605 Running Company's first-ever 605 Trail Race & Festival, which also offers four and eight mile races for people 11 and up. To sign up, go to www.runsignup.com
Carter & Alyx, with Jerry Irby
Saturday, Aug. 12 • 7-9 p.m.
Boss Comedy Club
215 S. Main Ave., Tea
Carter Deems is a stand up comedian, writer and friendly battle rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. You’ve seen him as a recurring cast member of the hit MTV show Wild ‘n Out. Carter has performed at the Comedy Store, UCB Franklin, Zanies Chicago, the Laughing Skull, Comedy On State and the Red Clay Comedy Festival. Doors open at 5:30 for dinner and drinks.
Let’s Walk: Hereditary Cancer Risk
Saturday, Aug 12 • 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Oak View Library
3700 E. 3rd St., Sioux Falls
Join the group to learn about how inherited genetics play a role in an individual’s cancer risk. Genetic Counselor Austin Huber, MS, CGC, of the Avera Cancer Institute will speak. For more information, go to www.avera.org. The event is free and registration is not required.
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Multiple showings Aug. 11-13
Sioux Falls Orpheum Theater Center
315 N. Phillips Ave., Sioux Falls
In the musical Seussical Jr., based on the works of Dr. Seuss, a young boy named Jojo with a vivid imagination embarks on a journey through the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss. Jojo encounters beloved characters like Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz and the mischievous Cat in the Hat. Cost is $15. For more information or for tickets, go to www.thepremiereplayhouse.com.
Gene McGowan & Friends
Wednesday, Aug. 16 • 7:30 p.m.
The History Club in DTSF
758 S. Phillips Ave., Sioux Falls
Gene McGowan & Friends will hold another jam session on Aug. 16 at The History Club of Sioux Falls. It's a fun New York-style jazz club with cabaret seating. Up close and intimate, the show provides great music from the American Song Book. If you like straight ahead jazz of the great standards, you will love this. The ensemble includes Greg Olson, Ralph Olsen, Michael Andersen and Gene McGowan. For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gene-mcgowan-friends-tickets-650984601467