The Help Center offers a list of special-interest clubs. For more information on these groups and others please call 211.
Archaeological Society of SD. Contact: Lynette Rossum, 274-5493. Open to amatuers and professionals who have an interest in history and prehistory of the Great Plains.
Sioux Falls Artist League. Contact: Lynn Parker, 743-5833. Helps emerging and established artists through newsletters, art expos and information on places that display art.
Sioux Empire Astronomy Club. Contact: Jim Morris, 334-9189. Offers family participation and public involvement in the wonders of the night sky.
Sioux Falls Bird Club. Contact: Mick Zerr, 339-0185. Brings together bird-watchers for field trips and educational forums about birds in SD.
Sioux Empire Ford Club. Contact: Mike Pfeil, 334-4384. Meets third monday of each month.
Sioux Empire Studebaker Club. Contact: selmer Johnsrud, 336-9310. For people interested in Studebakers and Packards. Open to anyone.
Siouxland Street Rodders. Contact: Mark VanDam, 331-4028. Specializes in street rods and customized cars from all years.
Modifiers Car Club. Contact: Steve Lynch, 428-4142. Meets monthly. Hosts local cruises, a poker run, a car show at Quarry Days in Dell Rapids.
Sioux Falls Corvette Club. Contact: Bob Roetzel, 336-7140. Meets the last Wednesday of each month.
China Painters Club. Contact: Marjorie Goodroad, 332-4056. Gathers for a business meeting and paints china together.
Creative Icers Cake Club. Contact: Carol Morgan, 332-4832. Open to anyone interested in the art of cooking, cake decorating, candy making, baking, etc.
Sioux Falls Concert Association. Contact: John Hegg, 339-2582. Provides five moderately priced concerts top the communtiy.
Apple Core of Siouxland. Contact: Art Umland, 526-6463. Members ranging from beginners to whizzes, share thier knowledge, skills and experiences.
Couples Dance Club, Ballroom Dancing.Contact: Cindi Scheid, 371-3078. Social dancing club that meets once a month on the second Friday of each month at the El Riad Shrine building.
Shirts and Skirts. Contact: Lanny Beam, 332-7391. Provides square dancing for members and others who enjoy square dancing.
Sioux Empire Kennel Club. COntact: JoAnne Johnson, 339-2037. Offers opportunites to show and train dogs.
Minnehaha Dollers. Contact: Lorraine Smith, 334-8915. A group of doll collectors that hosts social, charitable, and educational events.
Minnehaha Mini-Makers. Contact: Jeannine Huffer, 335-3528. Collects and makes miniatures, esp dollhouses and furniture.
SD Future Society. Contact: Tomm Killian, 332-2690. A group of people who are interested in the study of the future.
Sioux Falls Bridge Club. Contact: Bobbie Schlekeway, 338-4141. Meets to play duplicate bridge.
Sioux Falls Cribbabge Club. Contact: Dan Graf, 335-0626. Holds weekly tournaments and an annual national event.
Scrabble Players. Contact: Mark Oppenheimer, 332-8404. Three games are played on a one-on-one basis. Call for meeting dates and times.
Sioux Falls Chess League. Contact: De Knudson, 338-9431. Informal competition league with teams of four players.
Dell Rapids Garden Club. Contact: Connie Opland, 446-3432. Open to adults and youths interested in gardening related activities.
Minnehaha County Master Gardeners. Contact: Steven Munk, 367-7877. Attend a series of training sessions related to horiculture and agree to return volunteer hours to the Extension Office.
Orchid Club of Sioux Falls. Contact: Lisa Burns, 330-0775. Provides and association for people interested in the culture and propogation of orchids.
Sioux Empire Iris Society. Contact: Betty Hemmer, 334-7325. Promotes the culture of irises, conducts garden tours, holds shows and sells rhizomes.
Sioux Falls Garden Club. Contact: Rebecca Olsen, 371-2729. A social group for people interested in gardening and the environment.
SD African Violet Club. Contact: miriam Greene, 332-1485. Provides an association for people interested in the sharing of cultural information, techniques and propogation of African violets.
GEMS AND MINERALS
Sioux Empire Gem and Mineral Society. Contact: Josi Kronaizl, 334-5085. SEGAMS is a nonprofit, educational organization chartered by the state of SD to share knowledge of earth sciences and lapidary through field trips and programs.
Sioux Valley Genealogical Society. Contact: Old Courthouse Museum from 1-5 pm Mon -Sat. Offers to help and resources in researching genealogy.
Split Rock Muzzle Loading Clan. Contact: Carl Eliason, 543-5810. Two class are given: shoot target and rendezvous.
Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club. Contact: Jim Stalzer, WJOS, 361-2895. Compete in "fox hunts" trying to find a hidden transmitter in the city.
American Harp Society, Jubal Chapeter. Contact: Anna Vorhes, 334-5879. Activities inculde playing and educational events.
Sons of Norway. Contact: Bill Westerdahl, 338-5160. A fraternal benefit society that promotes Scandinavian culture.
Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society. Contact: Carrie Williams, 338-5227. Promotes the sport of hot-air ballooning.JAZZ AND BLUES
Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society. Contact: Robert Joyce, 335-6101.Brings jazz and blues entertainment to Sioux Falls. Works to increase awareness of jazz and blues with musical events and education.
Harley Owners Group. Contact: Jim Entenman, 334-2721. Sponsors weekly dinner rides in the summer and monthly meetings.
Sioux Falls Camera Club. Contact: Steve Thompson, 528-3675. A camera club for ama teur photographers. Holds competitions.
SD State Poetry Society. Contact: Verlyss Jacobson, 647-2447. Includes writers and patrons of poetry. Publishes Pasque Petals.
Sioux Falls Quilting Guild. Contact: Twila Perkinson, 371-3245. A social and educational group for people interested in quilting.
Donovan Radio Control Club. Contact: John Donovan, 338-6945, cell 201-0720. Meets weekly in the summer for organized flying seesionsof the radio-controlled planes.
Sioux Falls RC'rs. Contact: Bill Beck, 338-4230. a group for radio-controlled model airplane enthusiasts.
Siouxland Renaissance Association. Contact: Melissa Sutton, Judy Stucky, 336-7597. Sponsors the Siouxland Renaissance Festival.
The Society for Creative Anachronism - Border Downs. Contact: Andy Barnes, 333-0762. An international organization dedicated to researching and recreating pre-17th century European history.
Norsee Glee Club. Contact: Lyle Kroon, 335-1624. Men's singing group with some Scandinavian songs. Concerts, lutefisk supper and food stand at the Sioux Empire Fair.
Sioux Emperians Barbershop Chorous. Contact: Don Hennies, 224-4358. This singing group for men is part of an international organization.
Sweet Adelines International. Contact: Jan Heibert, 336-9201. This women's group sings barbershop harmony.
Siouxland Singers and/or Dells of the Sioux Marching Band. Contact: Jane Newman, 582-7321. Small fee for participation. A nonprofit organization designed for youthd in smaller school systems who want to further their musical experiences.