Events

Architecture @ Hand Summer Walking Tours

May 15, 2014 - September 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Iowa Architectural Foundation
400 Locust Street, Suite 100

Lace up your walking shoes & explore downtown Des Moines’ architectural gems with the Iowa Architectural Foundation’s (IAF) annual summer Architecture @ Hand Walking Tours. Guided by area architects & design professionals, these tours of downtown provide an opportunity for local residents & visitors to appreciate the rich architectural heritage of Iowa’s capitol city. Tours begin at the Iowa Architectural Foundation office at 5:30pm & are approx. 90 minutes long.

Tickets: www.redtrucktickets.com.

$10 per person

www.iowaarchfoundation.org/en/upcoming_events/

Architecture @ Hand Summer Walking Tours

May 15, 2014 - September 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Iowa Architectural Foundation
400 Locust Street, Suite 100

Lace up your walking shoes & explore downtown Des Moines’ architectural gems with the Iowa Architectural Foundation’s (IAF) annual summer Architecture @ Hand Walking Tours.

$10 per person

www.iowaarchfoundation.org/en/upcoming_events/

 

Free Flicks – Outdoor Movies

June 5, 2014 - September 4, 2014 - 9:00 pm at

Movie locations are in partnership with neighborhood associations and Des Moines Art Center, Full schedule on website.

Every Thursday

Free

See website for locations: www.dmparks.org

World Food Prize Hall of Laureates Open House

June 7, 2014 - August 30, 2014 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
100 Locust St.

The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates is expanding its FREE public hours! Now open to all on Tuesdays, Saturdays & Sundays, with Wednesdays & Thursdays reserved for pre-booked group tours!

Free

www.worldfoodprize.org/hall

Yoga in the Park

June 7, 2014 - September 27, 2014 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am at Gray’s Lake
2100 Fleur Drive

Yoga in the Park, presented by Des Moines Parks and Recreation & Unity Point Health – Des Moines is back again for another summer! We invite you to enjoy your Saturday mornings by participating in a free weekly yoga session at Gray’s Lake.

Every Saturday 9 – 10 a.m.

Free

www.dmparks.org

Global Greens Farmers Market

June 7, 2014 - September 27, 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm at LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa)
3200 University Ave

Global Greens Farmers Market features fruits & vegetables grown by displaced farmers who have resettled in Iowa. For more information, contact Minah Yang at 515.271.7351 or visit www.LSIowa.org.

Saturdays 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Free

 

Global Greens Farmers Market

June 7, 2014 - September 27, 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm at LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa)
3200 University Ave

Global Greens Farmers Market features fruits & vegetables on Saturdays grown by displaced farmers who have resettled in Iowa.

Free

www.LSIowa.org

 

Beaverdale Farmer’s Market

June 10, 2014 - September 16, 2014 - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Beaverdale
3422 Beaver Avenue

Tuesdays 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Free

www.beaverdalefarmersmarket.org

Hollaback! Des Moines Monthly Meetup

June 10, 2014 - September 9, 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Smokey Row Coffee
1910 Cottage Grove Ave

Hollaback! Des Moines is a grassroots initiative to make public spaces (including streets, public venues & transit) safer for women & LGBTQ folks. Specifically, we aim to confront street harassment in these spaces.

Free

www.desmoines.ihollaback.org

Upcycle Steward Program

June 14, 2014 - December 13, 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Greenwood Park
4500 Grand Avenue

Want to help remove invasive species, improve the health of our woodlands AND help feed animals at the Blank Park Zoo? Become an Upcycle Steward at Greenwood Park, the 2nd Saturday of every month!

www.dmparks.org

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