Events

Edible Flowers from Garden to Palate: Lunch & Learn with Cathy Wilkinson Barash

July 23, 2014 - August 27, 2014 - 11:45 am - 12:45 pm at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D. Ray Drive

Join edible flower and garden guru Cathy Wilkinson Barash for lunchtime lectures throughout the summer.

$25 (members); $30 (non-members)

www.dmbotanicalgarden.com

 

Iowa Cubs vs NO

July 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Iowa Cubs vs NO

July 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Wednesday Workshop: Science of Musical Instruments

July 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Calling all young Makers! Each Wednesday in July from 5:00-7:00 pm, we’re hosting drop-in workshops for students ages 12-18. Each workshop has a materials fee of just $10, or $5 for SCI Members.

This workshop will focus on how musical instruments make sound, giving us insight into making our own instruments.

Wednesday Workshop: Science of Musical Instruments

July 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 West Martin Luther King Junior Parkway

Calling all young Makers! Each Wednesday in July from 5:00-7:00 pm, we’re hosting drop-in workshops for students ages 12-18. Each workshop has a materials fee of just $10, or $5 for SCI Members. This workshop will focus on how musical instruments make sound, giving us insight into making our own instruments.

Each workshop has a materials fee of just $10, or $5 for SCI Members.

www.sciowa.org/explore/exhibit/

 

Standup Paddleboard with the Naturalist

July 23, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Gray’s Lake
2100 Fleur Drive

Bring your own standup paddle board or rent one at Gray’s Lake and join the naturalist for an evening paddle to learn more about the history of the lake and how if functions.

Rental price or bring your own

www.dmparks.org

 

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor

July 24, 2014 - July 25, 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at American Red Cross
2116 Grand Ave

Home Show Expo 2014

July 24, 2014 - July 25, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.

LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk (Developer: VISTA Real Estate and Investment Corporation)  ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free HOSTS: Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines and The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk  SPONSORS: Coppola Enterprises, Overall Sponsor; City of Norwalk, Community Sponsor. City State Bank, KCCI and James Hardie Building Products, Gold Sponsors

Check Website for dates and times: http://www.dmhomeshow.com/ (includes a description of each home)

Wear Purple for Alzheimer’s Awareness

July 24, 2014 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm at Glen Oaks Country Club
1401 Glen Oaks Dr

Show your support for those living with Alzheimer’s by wearing purple on Thursday, July 24. Send us a photo of how you “go purple” and we will feature the best on our Facebook page!

Free (donations)

www.facebook.com/greateriowaalz

 

Music in the Junction

July 24, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature The Blue Band this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

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