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by Christy Taylor

Friday 12pm @ Old Courthouse Museum
Mogen’s Heroes

Mike Miller Night of Hope Celebrity Party
Friday @ Grand Falls Casino
Martin Advisory Group (MAG), in conjunction with EPIC Event Production will host the event to benefit the Sanford Childrens Hospital. It will be an evening full of entertainment, a celebrity driven Black Jack tournament, food, drinks, live and silent auctions, great music, dancing and more

th Annual Hot Harley Nights
Fri to Sun, Sioux Falls
Fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, held in downtown Sioux Falls and other locations. Call J & L Harley for parade route information and other details!

The Greatest Show on H2O
Fri to Sun 7pm-9pm @ Catfish Bay Water Ski Park
The show has comedy, acting and more all choreographed to amazing stunts on the water. It is an all ages show designed with the family in mind. Our world class water skiers perform dazzling human pyramids, jumps, wake boarding, water ballet, barefoot water skiing and much more.

Theater in the Parks: Romeo and Juliet
Friday 7pm-8pm @ McKennan Park Bandshell
Join Bare Bodkins Theatre Company as they breathe new life into this classic sing their signature bare-bones style. Visit barebodkins.org. All shows are free. Bring your lawn chair, blankets, and bug spray

Sioux Falls Canaries vs Sioux City Explorers
Fri & Sat 7:05pm @ The Bird Cage
Free Friday Fireworks! Saturday, commemorative Canaries baseballs for first 500 fans Meldrum Park Community Mural Painting
Sat & Sun 10am to 4pm @ Meldrum Park
The community is invited to help paint! No art experience necessary. All brushes, paint, etc will be provided. The mural is located at the corner of East 6th & Lewis Ave

Moonlight Movies: School of Rock (PG13)
Saturday 9pm @ Fawick Park
Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a free outdoor movie in the park! Popcorn, candy, soda and water are available for purchase. Movies begin at dusk. No alcohol allowed in the park, and please no smoking or littering.

Books and Bikes
Saturday 11am to 12pm @ Downtown Riverfront Amphitheater
Combine the joy of books and bikes with Siouxland Libraries by biking down to the Riverfront Amphitheater for a book swap. Bring a book or two to trade with others. Refreshments served. Those who swap books will receive a free Siouxland Libraries tote bag. For information, visit www.siouxlandlib.org.

42nd Annual Brookings Summer Arts Festival
Sat and Sun @ Pioneer Park, Brookings
An estimated 80,000 people attend the 2-day outdoor festival that showcases original and handcrafted work of more than 200 local, regional and national artists and skilled craftsmen. In addition, 41 food booths provide gourmet and traditional food and beverage selections. Free Health Screenings
Saturday 11am to 3pm @ Sam’s Club, Sioux Falls
Health Aging: Total cholesterol, glucose, Amsler Grid (macular degeneration), Bblood pressure, body mass index, and vision screening/testing. Up to $100 value. Screening types and quantities may vary by state and club. Limited quantities available. Membership not required
Great Gals: Wild, Wily and Wise Dakota Women
Fri to Sun 7pm @ McKennan Park
Sioux Falls Parks and Rec show by Ephemeral Productions. It will be presented in McKennan Park Bandshel. For information, call 605-376-8440.

New Movies:

Grown Ups 2 (PG13)
After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny (Adam Sandler) finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you. Chris Rock, Kevin James, and David Spade

Pacific Rim (PG13)
Guillermo del Torro's sci-fi adventure featuring big monsters, big robots and big battles, as well as not-so-big stars Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba and Charlie Day