Events

The Four Seasons Project Culiminating Performances

May 27, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at The Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust Street

Enjoy performances of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, performed by our Academy’s Youth Symphony, who will present Vivaldi’s masterpiece with student soloists, accompanying live dance set to original choreography.  In partnership with the Des Moines Art Center, Science Center of Iowa and DanzArts, these performances are the culmination of a season-long, cross-discipline exploration of Vivaldi masterpiece.

Under the director of Joseph Giunta, student soloists will include Mila Kaut, Jina Park, Ryan Jeong and Destry Klein; joined by keyboardist Luke Most and the Youth Symphony string section.

These performances will also feature set pieces and science experiments created and presented by students from the Des Moines Arts Center and Science Center of Iowa.

The Four Seasons Project Culiminating Performances

May 28, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at The Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust Street

Enjoy performances of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, performed by our Academy’s Youth Symphony, who will present Vivaldi’s masterpiece with student soloists, accompanying live dance set to original choreography.  In partnership with the Des Moines Art Center, Science Center of Iowa and DanzArts, these performances are the culmination of a season-long, cross-discipline exploration of Vivaldi masterpiece.

Under the director of Joseph Giunta, student soloists will include Mila Kaut, Jina Park, Ryan Jeong and Destry Klein; joined by keyboardist Luke Most and the Youth Symphony string section.

These performances will also feature set pieces and science experiments created and presented by students from the Des Moines Arts Center and Science Center of Iowa.

Barnstormers VS Wichita Falls Nighthawks

May 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Barnstormers VS Wichita Falls Nighthawks

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The Script

June 5, 2015 - 12:00 am at State Theatre
805 Hennepin

Buy Tickets HERE

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Nitefall On The River with the Nadas

June 5, 2015 - 7:00 am - 11:00 pm at Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
71 E. Locust St.

Buy tickets HERE

Mixology Night: Superhero Science

June 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Mixology Night: Superhero Science

Music: Parranderos Latin Combo

Mix. Mingle. Music. Science.

Mix your Friday night up with drinks, mingling, science and entertainment! 21+ crowd: This night is exclusively for you! The first Friday of every month from 5:30 – 9:00 pm, experience all that the Science Center of Iowa has to offer – minus the kids. Grab a cocktail and enjoy live music from local bands and adult-themed presentations and programming!

Admission: General admission is $5; free for SCI Members
A valid driver’s license is required for admission and must be presented at the SCI Box Office.

Central Iowa Tour de Cure

June 6, 2015 - 7:00 am - 2:00 pm at YMCA Healthy Living Center
12493 University Ave

Tour de Cure is more than just a cycling event. A day full of fun and excitement where riders of all levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association.

Route options: 25, 50, 75 mile – routes to be announced January 2015.
Registration fee: $15
Minimum fundraising: $200 – all stays in the Iowa Chapter

Drive Away Hunger Cool Car Show

June 6, 2015 - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at Cornerstone Community Credit Union
414 61st Street

Special Olympics Iowa Plane Pull

June 6, 2015 - 10:00 am at Des Moines International Airport
5800 Fleur Drive

It’s a giant tug of war between you, your friends and a 120,000-pound airplane!  The Plane Pull is a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations to raise money and support SOIA athletes by pulling a UPS 757.  In 2014, sponsors and participants of the Plane Pull raised more than $105,000 for Iowa athletes, giving them opportunities to participate in year-round sports, health and educational programming – and most importantly – experience joy, pride and respect.

Relay for Life of Western Polk County

June 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Raccoon River Park – Coneflower Shelters
2500 Grand Ave

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life movement symbolizes hope and our shared goal to end a disease that threatens the lives of so many people we love. If cancer has touched your life, participating in a Relay For Life event is a way to take action and help finish the fight. This is a time for family and friends to honor cancer survivors and caregivers, remember those lost to this disease, and raise funds and awareness to help end cancer forever.

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