Community Event

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

Jammin’ in Johnston

October 23, 2014 - 12:00 am - 8:00 pm at Crown Point Center
6300 Pioneer Parkway

$10 Advance; $15 at Door; Child $5; children 12 and under are free
www.johnstonchamber.com
Join us for live music, food, beverages and fun!! To order tickets contact the Chamber at or stop by the Johnston Hy-Vee. Benefits: Expanding Chamber Activities and the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community .

Solar Eclipse Event

October 23, 2014 - 12:00 am - 4:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 West Martin Luther King Junior Parkway

Free and open to the public
www.sciowa.org
Join staff from SCI and the Des Moines Astronomical Society to view the annular solar eclipse! SCI will have telescopes with solar filters for you to safely view the eclipse. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partially obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. We will view 66% obscuration in Iowa – two-thirds of the Sun will be covered by the Moon. This is the last solar eclipse visible from Iowa until 2014 when we will only see 44% obscuration.

Jammin’ in Johnston

October 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Crown Point Center
6300 Pioneer Parkway

Jammin’ in Johnston! Come and join us for live music, food, beverages and fun!  Time: 5-8:00pm.  Ticket Cost: $10.00 in Advance ($15.00 at door), $5.00 per child (12 and under)
To order tickets contact the Chamber at 276-9064 or stop by the Johnston Hy-Vee.

Not So Scary Jump

October 24, 2014 - 12:00 am at Pump It Up
4069 121st Street

Where a haunted house meets a bounce house! Our not so scary jump is perfect for any age! Come in and play in the decorated arenas, get your fortune told, see the mad scientist, and get a glitter tattoo while you’re here! It will be loads of fun and end the night right with a fun-filled Halloween goodie bag to take home with you!

Owl Prowl

October 24, 2014 - 12:00 am - 7:30 pm at Thomas Mitchell Park
10509 NE 46th Ave

www.leadingyououtdoors.org
Join a naturalist for a lively campfire program to learn about owls. After a discussion about these flying predators of the night, we will go for a hike and learn how to call three different owl species.

Iowa Wild vs Grand Rapids

October 24, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Iowa Wild vs. Charlotte

October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Not So Scary Jump

October 28, 2014 - 12:00 am at Pump It Up
4069 121st Street

Where a haunted house meets a bounce house! Our not so scary jump is perfect for any age! Come in and play in the decorated arenas, get your fortune told, see the mad scientist, and get a glitter tattoo while you’re here! It will be loads of fun and end the night right with a fun-filled halloween goodie bag to take home with you!

3rd Annual Monsters’ Ball Benefit

November 1, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Event Center West
1701 25th St.

3rd Annual Monsters’ Ball Benefit:

Generations of Compassion Foundation (GCF) is a fully recognized 501©3 non-profit organization committed to helping individuals and families in need. GCF offers help in a variety of ways whether the need is financial or volunteer time. Examples of previous assistance include helping seniors move to assisted living by packing their belongings, cleaning their home for resale and providing transportation to appointments; helping a single mom by purchasing groceries when she was out of work; and holding a benefit to raise funds for medical bills for a young family without insurance and much more.

Last year, GCF raised over $7,000 during the Monsters Ball Benefit. All the proceeds have been donated to individuals and families in need of assistance. More information regarding the details of those helped can be viewed on our website, click here.

Tickets are free for kids under 2, $5 for kids 2-11, $10 for adults and $25 for families (2 adults and kids). There will be live music performed by Flipside from 6pm-9pm. There will also be door prizes, a silent auction, cash bar, a costume contest, catering and children’s’ activities.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by emailing us at generationsofcompassion@gmail.com. Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the event. To volunteer or help in any way please email us, generationsofcompassion@gmail.com. Monetary donations can be made to: Generations of Compassion Foundation; PO Box 65824, West Des Moines, IA 50265 or electronically at www.generationsofcompassion.org.

Iowa Wild vs Rockford

November 6, 2014 - 10:30 am at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

American Diabetes Association Zumbathon

November 8, 2014 - 12:00 am - 3:30 pm at Aspen Athletic Club
10930 Hickman Road

Zumbathon hosted by Aspen’s talented zumba instructors! $10 at the door with all proceeds benefiting the American Diabetes Association, Iowa Chapter!

Iowa Wild Vs Chicago

November 8, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Iowa Wild vs Chicago

November 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

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