Events

Barnstormers VS Green Bay Blizzard

April 11, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Barnstormers VS Green Bay Blizzard

Million Dollar Quartet

April 12, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln way & University Blvd

This thrilling Tony Award-winning musical brings the rock ‘n’ roll sizzle of Memphis to Stephens and takes you inside the famed studio where recording icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins came together for the greatest jam session ever. In one unforgettable night, you’ll hear “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Who Do You Love,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more.

Iowa Wild Vs Toronto

April 14, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Classical Conversations

April 15, 2015 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust Street

Join Dr. Eric Saylor for an informal and enjoyable class that introduces you to the music the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra will perform during the 2014-2015 season! This class is intended for anyone who enjoys music — from long-time Symphony-goers to those interested in attending their first concert. Enjoy the company of fellow music-lovers, a little wine and cheese and enlightening conversations. Tickets are $15 and available to those 21 and over.  For more information, please contact Joshua Barlage at joshua@dmsymphony.org.

Special Olympics Iowa Cedar Falls/Waterloo Polar Plunge

April 18, 2015 - 12:00 pm at George Wyth State Park
3659 Wyth Road

Plunge teams are recommended to register online. Teams of 10 or more are encouraged. You can recruit a team or be placed on one the day of the Plunge. Prize categories include best costume (individual and team), top individual fundraiser, top online fundraiser (as of Feb. 24) and top “chicken” fundraiser. A post party will be held immediately after the Plunge. Enjoy fun, food, drink, music, drawings and silent auction. Lunch can be purchased for spectators at registration for $5 ages 6+, 5 and under eat for free. The more money you raise, the more great Polar Plunge gear you can earn

Barnstormers VS Nebraska Danger

April 18, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Barnstormers VS Nebraska Danger

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STAR 102.5 Presents: O.A.R.

April 18, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Avenue

Tickets $35 / Buy Tickets

Second Annual Give Hope Gala: A Toast to St. Jude

April 23, 2015 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Embassy Club West
520 Market St

The Second Annual Give Hope Gala: A Toast to St. Jude is a celebration of support benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Guests will enjoy a social hour, premier silent auction, giving tree, and an inspiring dinner program featuring the courageous stories of local St. Jude patient families. For tickets or more information, please visit www.stjude.org/givehopegala.

DMACC Fashion Show 2015

April 25, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Des Moines Social Club
900 Mulberry St

The DMACC Fashion program is hosting a fashion show. This show will feature unconventional designs from current and alumni fashion students. This event is free! There will be fundraising and donation opportunities leading up to and at the event. If you have any questions, you can contact Ann Gadbury at amgadbury@dmacc.edu.

Hope to see you there!

2015 YESS Duck Derby

May 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy

You won’t want to miss the quack-tacular 8th Annual YESS Duck Derby! The fun starts at Noon, when you and your friends and family can enjoy FREE entertainment, kids’ activities, and food samples from Jordan Creek-area restaurants.  At 2:00pm, thousands of yellow rubber ducks will race through the lake at Jordan Creek Town Center, all vying to cross the finish line first and be named Top Duck. You can adopt a duck (or a whole flock!) and cheer it on to victory and the chance to win fantastic prizes, including $10,000 cash!

Adopt your ducks here!

www.duckrace.com/desmoines

  • Adopt a Duck (1) – $5.00
  • Adopt a “Six Quack” (6) – $25.00
  • Adopt a “Quackers Dozen” (12) – $50.00
  • Adopt a “Flock” (25) – $100.00

All event proceeds benefit the hundreds of children and teens who find safety and shelter at YESS – Iowa’s largest (and still growing) youth shelter and family crisis center. You can learn more about the children and families that YESS serves by visiting www.yessiowa.org.

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