Cooking in the Garden

August 14, 2014 - 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm at Forest Ave Outreach Cooperative Garden
1337 18th Street

Forest Avenue Outreach presents ISU Nutritionist/Dietitian Mary Krisco, and Chef Steve Bryce who will share cooking tips, nutritional information, preservation techniques, as well as delicious recipes using fresh veggie from the garden. Classes are free and open to all (kids included!)   All classes are held outdoors in our gardens, weather permitting. For more information contact: Ralph Chiodo at 515-991-2665 or 

Pat Benatar and Lita Ford

August 15, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Harrah’s Casino
One Harrah's Boulevard

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Global Greens Farmers Market

August 16, 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm at LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa)
3200 University Ave

Global Greens Farmers Market features fruits and vegetables grown by displaced farmers who have resettled in Iowa. This market is the latest development in LSI’s (Lutheran Services in Iowa) Global Greens program, which connects individuals with refugee status to community gardens and provides intensive training for those who seek to become small business farmers. Most of the farmers participating originally hail from Burma (Myanmar), Bhutan and Burundi. The market also features activities and crafts for children, as well as various cultural entertainment throughout the season. EBT, WIC and senior vouchers accepted. For more information, contact Minah Yang at 515.271.7351 or visit

Iowa Cubs vs SL

August 16, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Lady Antebellum

August 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Iowa State Fairground
3000 East Grand Avenue

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Iowa Cubs vs SL

August 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Iowa LEGO Users Group Meet-Up

August 17, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Join the Iowa LEGO Users Group (IowaLUG) from 2:00-4:00 pm for some free building and LEGO discussion! This summer, the group will be talking about the “Great Ball Contraption,” which they hope to have up and running for the Des Moines Mini Maker Faire on September 1!

What is LUG? A LEGO Users Group is simply a community of LEGO enthusiasts who meet up regularly to be social, share ideas, trade parts, build on collaborative projects, plan awesome events and generally share in the hobby. The Iowa LEGO Users Group (IowaLUG) aims to create such a community locally and to act as a resource for people who are interested in LEGO as a hobby at any level.


Foreigner and Styx

August 17, 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm at Iowa State Fairground
3000 East Grand Avenue

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Iowa Cubs vs SL

August 18, 2014 - 6:30 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Iowa Cubs vs SL

August 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

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