Community Event

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/

 

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

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

 

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

Upcycle Steward Program

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

From 9 a.m to Noon, volunteers will remove honeysuckle to restore one of our most treasured parks while providing food for the giraffes & rhinos. Registration/supplies available onsite. Volunteers must be age 14 or older. Call 237-1386 for more information.

www.dmparks.org

Conversations & Coffee

June 24, 2014 - July 29, 2014 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm at Forest Avenue Library
1326 Forest Avenue

English-learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments

Free

www.dmpl.org

 

Easter Seals Iowa Community Swim

June 24, 2014 - January 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Camp Sunnyside
401 NE 66th Ave

You’re invited to join us for a community swim every Tuesday in our heated, accessible, indoor pool. Cost is free if you are assisting a person.

Tuesdays thru 1/13/2015

$4

www.eastersealsia.org

West Des Moines Farmers’ Market

June 26, 2014 - October 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Historic Valley Junction
217 - 5th Street

Historic Valley Junction Foundation Farmers Market!

Free & free parking

www.valleyjunction.com

Sunday Tunes @ Summerset Winery Every Sunday All Year Long, Rain or Shine

June 29, 2014 - December 14, 2014 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Summerset Winery
15101 Fairfax Street

When the weather is warm the concerts will be held outside, weather permitting. For outside concerts you will want to bring your own chair & picnic basket. Wine/beer available for purchase. Alcohol cannot be brought onto the property. All alcohol must be purchased at the winery. For a list of bands: www.summersetwine.com.

Sundays thru 12/14/2014

3-6 p.m.

$3/pp or $10 a car load. FREE to Case Club members

Des Moines Vintage Bike Night

July 1, 2014 - September 1, 2014 - 12:00 am at Angelo’s
1238 8th Street

Des Moines Vintage Bike night: Meeting at Angelo’s to show off our classic cafe, brat, chopper & scooters. Free, Come out and have fun!

Free

www.facebook.com/DSMvintage

Sunday Tunes @ Summerset Winery Every Sunday All Year Long, Rain or Shine

July 6, 2014 - December 14, 2014 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Summerset Winery
15101 Fairfax Street

When the weather is warm the concerts will be held outside, weather permitting. For outside concerts you will want to bring your own chair & picnic basket. Wine/beer available for purchase. Alcohol cannot be brought onto the property. All alcohol must be purchased at the winery. For a list of bands: www.summersetwine.com.

$3/pp or $10 a car load. FREE to Case Club members

www.summersetwine.com

Shrek

July 11, 2014 - August 3, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Des Moines Playhouse
831 42nd Street

In a kingdom far, far away, things get ugly when an ogre, not a handsome prince, shows up to rescue a feisty Princess. Throw in a wisecracking Donkey, a villain with a short temper, a Gingerbread Man with attitude, and other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got a mess that calls for a real hero.

Wednesdays-Saturdays 7:30 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m.

Prices start at $23

www.dmplayhouse.com

Better Body System

July 14, 2014 - September 29, 2014 - 6:00 pm at True Life Wellness
14225 University Avenue Suite 118

Come listen as Dr. Molstre as he shares Yoli’s Better Body System with you. He will show you natural and easy steps that you can take to achieve your health goals.

Free

www.truelifewellness.com

Easter Seals Iowa Community Swim

July 15, 2014 - January 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Camp Sunnyside
401 NE 66th Ave

You’re invited for a community swim every Tuesday in our heated, accessible, indoor pool. Cost is free if you are assisting a person.

Tuesdays 6 – 8 p.m.

$4

www.eastersealsia.org

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

July 17, 2014 - August 9, 2014 - 6:30 pm at Prairie Meadows Race Track & Casino
1 Prairie Meadows Drive

Thurs – Sat 6:30 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. through August 9

No admission fee

Sunday Tunes @ Summerset Winery Every Sunday All Year Long, Rain or Shine

July 20, 2014 - December 14, 2014 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Summerset Winery
15101 Fairfax Street

For outside concerts you will want to bring your own chair & picnic basket. Wine/beer available for purchase. Alcohol cannot be brought onto the property. For a list of bands: www.summersetwine.com.

$3/pp or $10 a car load. FREE to Case Club members

 

AAU Junior Olympics

July 23, 2014 - August 2, 2014 - 12:00 am at Greater Des Moines & Iowa City
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SPORTS: Iowa Events Center: Baton Twirling, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cricket, FOS AllSports Combine, Gymnastics, Jump Rope, Karate, Powerlifting, Sport Stacking, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Trampoline & Tumbling, Weightlifting, Wrestling. Spectator admission tickets available for purchase at all competition venues.

Passport: $40 (6 & under free); Daily Pass: $12 (6 & under free)

www.aaujrogames.org

 

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