1:00 PM13:00

Anniversary Celebration and Holiday Art Show

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Come and celebrate with Creative Expressions artists 5 years of the Creative Expressions program on Saturday, November 16th from 1pm-4pm at Aspire! There will be an art show with all of the currently available artwork from all of our artists displayed along with prints available for purchase. There will be a performance by the musicians of Creative Expressions at 3pm.

You will be able to meet the artists and enjoy refreshments as you take in the show. Don’t miss it!

If you would like to learn more about Creative Expressions click here.

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to Aug 18

Aspire Foundation Raffle

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Do you feel lucky?  Buy a raffle ticket for $1 from the Aspire Foundation for a chance to win a Danial Boone Green Mountain Grill.   Stop by Aspire or contact Janae Hamilton at 605-229-0263 or  if you would like to purchase a ticket.  

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to Aug 15

Creative Expressions at the Dakota Prairie Museum

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Stop by the Dakota Prairie Museum this summer to see a selection of artwork from the Creative Expressions artists in the Dakotah Gallery!! We are so excited to have the opportunity to work with the Dakota Prairie Museum in showcasing what our artists are capable of!

Museum Hours:

Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday: 1 - 4pm

(Closed Mondays)

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9:00 PM21:00

Leaving Redfield - A SD PBS Documentary


Everyday we at Aspire strive to create a positive environment for the people with disabilities that we serve where they can direct their lives. For some of the people we serve it hasn’t always been like this.

You can watch a documentary called “Leaving Redfield” about what it was like when the state of South Dakota, prompted by a grassroots movement, de-institutionalized services provided to people with disabilities. It has interviews with people who were at Redfield at the time and what that change was like for them along with some of the people and politicians that were a part of the movement. It will be on PBS on Monday June 10th, 2019 at 9pm.

Learn more about “Leaving Redfield” in this article from the Aberdeen American News.

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to May 31

Creative Expressions at Malchows

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Stop by Malchows Home Furnishings to see artwork by Creative Expressions artists for sale in their store! We are so excited for this opportunity to partner with this outstanding member of our community!

Follow Aspire and Malchows on social media to learn more about this partnership!

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1:00 PM13:00

Spring Art Show

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Creative Expressions artist cordially invite you to visit them at their Spring Art Show on Saturday, April 27th from 1pm-4pm at Aspire.  There are over 200 pieces of original artwork displayed for sale at a range of prices. You will also be able meet the artist who created it! 

If you would like to learn more about Creative Expressions click here.

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12:00 AM00:00

South Dakota Day of Giving

For the first time ever, nonprofits and communities from across the state are uniting to celebrate generosity in the great state of South Dakota. Mark your calendars now to participate in South Dakota Day of Giving on #GivingTuesday, November 27, 2018.

Aspire is excited to be a part of this wonderful movement of South Dakotan’s giving back to their communities! You can donate to Aspire by clicking HERE! Make sure you designate this as a #GivingTuesday gift.

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to Nov 3

State Bowling Tournament - Special Olympics

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The Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament is in Aberdeen at the Village Bowl from Friday November 9th to Sunday November 11th. Bowlers from all over the state come to Aberdeen to compete in this three day event – it’s very exciting! Consider coming out to support your friends or family members during this event. If you have questions, please contact Cheri Miller at 605-229-0263 ext 1020 or

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to Nov 17

Raffle Tickets - Creative Expressions

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Raffle Tickets are now on sale for the Holiday Art Show!! The proceeds from the raffle tickets will help Creative Expressions to purchase a portable wash sink! The artists do not currently have access to water in their studio so the sink would be a huge assest to them!

Tickets are :

$1 for 1 ticket
$5 for 6 tickets
$10 for 13 tickets

Tickets can be purchased from the artists, staff or at the front desk of Aspire! The winners will will be drawn on Saturday November 17th at the Holiday Art Show! Need not be present to win.

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to Dec 14

Hat & Mitten Drive

Help us support the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce in the Hat and Mitten Drive! Bring new hats and mittens or a cash donation to Aspire and we will get them delivered to the Chamber of Commerce by December 14th! Every little bit helps!!

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2:30 PM14:30

Creative Expressions at the Farmers Market

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Stop by the Aberdeen Farmers Market on the last Thursday of each month and see Creative Expressions.  They will be showcasing their most recent works and prints and cards of their work will be available as well.    Stop by for some beautiful artwork and great conversation.  Check out the other vendors and shop local. 

Hope to see you there!

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9:00 AM09:00

Assistive Technology Fair


Aspire is hosting the 4th Annual Assistive Technology Fair on Thursday, March 22nd at Aspire. There will be assistive products showcased and new technologies to explore. We will have products that you can get your hands on along with breakout sessions highlighting the technologies utilized here at our very own Aspire! Friends and family are welcome to come and explore options for those in your life that may need them. 

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