Nature Weavers

December 30, 2014 - 10:30 am at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D Ray Drive

For hundreds of years, people have woven plants together to make baskets, rugs & even clothes. In this workshop, you will learn the art of weaving with plants & other natural materials. Put your artistry to work to create your own nature tapestry to take home & display!


Noon Year’s Eve

December 31, 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Why should adults have all the fun ringing in the New Year at midnight?  Bring the whole family to SCI to celebrate the New Year 12 hours early!  Join us for a massive balloon drop in Founders Hall and celebrate with noisemakers as we kick off 2015 at 12:00 noon! Activities and special guests include: Face painting (10:00 am to 1:00 pm); Balloon twisting (10:00 am to 1:00 pm); Noon Year’s Eve activities are included with general admission – always free for SCI members!

GuideOne ImaginEve

December 31, 2014 - 4:00 pm at Hy-Vee Hall at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street

Des Moines Symphony: New Year’s Eve Pops: Cirque de la Symphonie

December 31, 2014 - 8:00 pm at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

Central Iowa’s signature New Year’s Eve event is the Des Moines Symphony’s Pops at the Civic Center, this year, with Cirque de la Symphonie in their third appearance with the Orchestra! Back by popular demand, Cirque is the grandest New Year’s Eve tradition.

Allan Robuck & the Elvis Experience

December 31, 2014 - 9:00 pm at Prairie Meadows Casino Clubhouse
1 Prairie Meadows Drive

Winner of the 2006 Elvis Explosion. Winner of the 2006 Contest of Kings 0 Mall of America. Allan was awarded the Larry Haas Memorial “Spirit of Elvis Award” People’s Choice Award.

Mixology Night: Musicology

January 2, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Mixology Night: Musicology

Live music: Tony Bohnenkamp

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.

Des Moines Bucs VS Youngstown

January 3, 2015 - 12:00 am - 7:00 pm at Buccaneer Arena
7201 Hickman Rd

Des Moines Bucs VS Youngstown

Des Moines Bucs VS Youngstown

January 4, 2015 - 12:00 am - 3:00 pm at Buccaneer Arena
7201 Hickman Rd

Des Moines Bucs VS Youngstown

Christian Skate Night

January 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Skate North Incrediroll
5621 Meredith Drive

Starting in January, every first Monday of the month 6-8pm. Admission $6 skate rentals included if needed.


Variety – the Children’s Charity Black Tie Dinner

January 9, 2015 - 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center at Veterans Auditorium Grand Ballroom
833 5th Ave

Save The Date!
Guest of Honor- Coach Kirk Ferentz University of Iowa
New this year- Entertainment by Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos
Pay for your table by November 1, 2014 and be entered into a special drawing for $1000!

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