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Prairie Center

Events in the Prairie Center

Organizations or individuals that are interested in holding an event in the Prairie Center on the Avera McKennan Campus should submit our event request form.

Complete the online Prairie Center event request form

View a map of the Prairie Center main floor

If you have any event questions or need more information, please contact Kim Hove at (605) 322-8774.

Learn more about the Prairie Center

The Prairie Center is named for our heritage and home on the Northern Plains. It is the home of the Avera Surgery Center and the Avera Cancer Institute. The building is designed as a "green" building to promote healing to the patients, community and environment.

Take a tour of the Prairie Center

Schedule of Events in the Prairie Center:

Event Date Time
Ideal Living

Monday, August 11th and 25th

5:30 p.m. 
Men's Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, August 5th

5:30 p.m. 
Metastatic Breast Support Group  Thursday, August 21st 4:00 p.m. 
BMT Connections  Thursday, August 14th 4:00 p.m. 
Look Good Feel Better  Tuesday, August 12th and Wednesday, August 22nd 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.


  • A view of the East Wing with The Quarry Cafe
  • A view of the West Wing
  • Front Entrance of the Prairie Center and Cancer Institute
  • Fireplace with lounge area and piano in East Wing
  • Grand Staircase and Community Digital Art Wall
  • Balcony view from an Infusion Bay
  • Various artworks in and around the building


Important Guidelines

Please read the regulations below for scheduling and use of the Prairie Center as event space.

Prairie Center Policy

The Quarry Catering

Located in the Prairie Center on the Avera McKennan campus, The Quarry offers a great selection of food for your event.

Catering Menu »

The Q cafe