Community Event

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

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

 

Mary Poppins

December 5, 2014 - December 28, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Des Moines Playhouse
831 42nd Street

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

Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, this is the story of the Banks family and how their lives change when the practically perfect nanny, Mary Poppins, arrives at their home at 17 Cherry Tree Lane. Enjoy a “Jolly Holiday” with Mary, Jane and Michael, and Bert and the chimney sweeps of London.

Prices start at $23.

www.dmplayhouse.com

Americana’s Ugly Christmas Sweaters/Toys for Tots Brunch

December 21, 2014 - 9:30 am at Americana Restaurant & Lounge
1312 Locust Street

www.americanadsm.com

Iowa Wild vs Chicago

December 21, 2014 - 3:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

TWO FROM GALILEE -A BROADWAY STYLE CHRISTMAS MUSICAL

December 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at

Two From Galilee, a full-scale Christmas musical based on the book by Marjorie Holmes. This is the story of two real people whose lives were touched by God: two people chosen by God to provide an earthly home for His Son. Here are Mary and Joseph – a teenage girl and a young carpenter – in love, faced with family conflict, a hostile world, and an awesome responsibility. It is a story for young and old alike; for everyone who finds the Christmas tale a source of timeless beauty and wonder. Performances are scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, 7:00 PM; Friday, December 19, 7:00 PM, and Sunday, December 21, 6:00 PM.  Two From Galilee is created and written by Robert Sterling & Karla Worley, arranged and orchestrated by Robert Sterling. 

Concert featuring works by women composers

December 22, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm at Faith Lutheran Church
10395 University Avenue

Make your holidays even more special with an evening of holiday music by women composers.

The concert will feature vocal music of many our finest women composers ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st Century – this concert will be a combined performance and lecture on an often bypassed study of classical music history – the influence and history of women composers and what they have brought, and continue to bring too classical music. The performers are all members of the Faith Lutheran Church Music Department and vocal students of Dr. David Johnson, Director of Music at Faith. A free-will offering will be collected.

Energy vs Rio Grande Valley

December 23, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Ia Energy vs Rio Grande Valley

December 23, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Christmas Eve worship services

December 24, 2014 - 3:00 pm at

Join us for worship as we mark the Christmas holiday with three Christmas Eve services and one Christmas Day service at Faith Lutheran Church, 10395 University Avenue in Clive.

We will hold our Christmas Eve services featuring candlelight worship and communion at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on December 24 and Festival Worship at 10 a.m. on December 25.

Festival Worship

December 25, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am at

Traditional worship featuring Bev Duffy playing the church’s Dobson pipe organ. There will also be piano duets.

Energy vs Maine

December 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

IA Energy vs Maine

December 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Funny Bone presents Willie Farrell

December 26, 2014 - December 28, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Funny Bone Comedy Club
560 S Prairie View Drive

For information/tickets: www.funnybonedm.com.

Energy vs Fort Wayne

December 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

IA Energy vs Fort Wayne

December 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Iowa Grade School & Jr. High Wrestling Tournament

December 28, 2014 - 9:00 am at Iowa State Fairgrounds – Jacobson Exhibition Center
E 30th Street & E University Avenue

www.iowastatetournament.com

State Wrestling Tournament for 8th Grade and under. For all additional information (registration, weigh-ins) regarding this event, please visit the website.

Miniature Gardening

December 28, 2014 - 10:30 am at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D. Ray Drive

www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/events-programs/calendar-events/89-miniature-gardening/

Art in the Garden – Leaf Printing with a Twist

December 29, 2014 - 10:30 am at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D. Ray Drive

Artists of all ages will be inspired by the scents and shapes of their favorite scented geraniums. Put your creativity to the test and choose between making a bookmark or a flexagon (older artists) using scented geranium leaves to print your own design.

 

Iowa Wild vs Milwaukee

December 29, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

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