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May 09, 2014 08:00 PM

Saturday Boredom Busters

Sioux Falls, SD

Celebrate 94 years of tradition at Mark Twain Elementary during an All School Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The celebration gets underway with a catered lunch at 11 a.m. That's followed by a performance by the Mark Twain Children's Choir at 12:30 p.m. A multi-generation family photo takes place on the playground at 1:30 p.m.  Other activities include classroom tours, a scavenger hunt and scrapbooking your memories of Mark Twain.

The Spring Parade of Homes Kicks off today. Tour more than 75 newly-built homes today and Sunday from 1-5 pm and Monday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The homes are located throughout Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg, Tea and Lake Madison. The parade resumes next weekend, as well.

There are other living space options in Sioux Falls to check out. Take part in the Downtown Loft Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $5, free for kids 12 and under.

The Avera Race Against Breast Cancer helps local breast cancer patients get the treatment and support they need. The 10K race begins at 8 a.m. at the Avera McKennan Fitness Center in Sioux Falls. The 5K race begins at 8:15 a.m. That's followed by the 1.5 and 3 mile walk at 8:20 a.m.

Join in the volunteer spring cleaning effort throughout Sioux Falls. The Big Sioux River Greenway Clean-Up takes place at eight city parks from 8 to 11 a.m.

The Greg Wagner Memorial Event in Alexandria, SD includes a 5K and 10K run/walk at 10 a.m.; a memorial ride at 1 p.m. and a baseball game between the Alexandria Angels and the Parkston Mudcats at 5 p.m. All proceeds go to Wounded Warriors and the Angels amateur baseball program.

Purchase fresh produce and many other items for sale at the Sioux Falls Farmers Market, across the street from Falls Park.  The hours are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The farmers market will be open every Saturday through October.

Harmony South Dakota performs a Spring Concert Showcase at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral School gymnasium. Harmony South Dakota is made up of kids ages 6-11 performing four choral pieces, four string ensemble pieces and a hand chime ensemble. St. Joseph Cathedral School is located at 601 W. 4th Street in Sioux Falls.

The Sioux Empire Community Theatre presents the musical Les Miserables at 7 p.m. at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Sioux Falls. Tickets are $20.

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