Community Event

Edible Flowers from Garden to Palate: Lunch & Learn with Cathy Wilkinson Barash

July 23, 2014 - August 27, 2014 - 11:45 am - 12:45 pm at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D. Ray Drive

Join edible flower and garden guru Cathy Wilkinson Barash for lunchtime lectures throughout the summer.

$25 (members); $30 (non-members)

www.dmbotanicalgarden.com

 

Iowa High School Boys State Baseball Tournament

July 25, 2014 - August 2, 2014 - All Day at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

See website for game times

Tickets for each session (two games): $10

www.iahsaa.org

National Balloon Classic 2014

July 25, 2014 - August 2, 2014 - All Day at National Ballon Calssic Launch Field
1601 N Jefferson Way

Mark your calendars and join us for fun family entertainment at the 2014 National Balloon Classic! FYI: The National Balloon Classic property is now Smoke Free

www.nationalballoonclassic.com

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24th Annual Knoxville Nationals

July 31, 2014 - August 2, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Knoxville Raceway
1000 N Lincoln Street

The biggest sprint car race in the world with the top drivers in the sport. A 4 day racing extravaganza that includes music, food, camping, expo and more that ends each night with some of the most exciting racing you can ever experience. Sponsored by Arnold Motor Supply.

Gates open 5:30 p.m; Race 7:15

Adults $20 & up

Music in the Junction

August 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Burning Down the House this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

 

Cooking in the Garden

August 7, 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 ForestAveOutreach@gmail.com 

Music in the Junction

August 14, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Flipside this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

Music in the Junction

August 14, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Flipside this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

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 ForestAveOutreach@gmail.com 

Iowa Cubs vs SL

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

Music in the Junction

August 21, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature The El Dorados this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

Cooking in the Garden

August 21, 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 ForestAveOutreach@gmail.com 

SCI’s 16th Annual Fundraising Event & Live Auction

August 22, 2014 - 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Don’t miss the Science Center of Iowa’s 16th Annual Fundraising Event & Auction, one of the most talked about celebrations in Des Moines! With amazing live and silent auctions, delectable cuisine and cocktails and live music, the event is an exciting celebration of SCI and our commitment to informal learning.

For more information call (515) 274-6868 ext. 252 or visit www.sciowa.org/annualevent

 

Music in the Junction

August 28, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Malcolm Wells this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

Cooking in the Garden

August 28, 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 ForestAveOutreach@gmail.com 

Iowa Cubs vs OKC

August 29, 2014 - August 30, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Music in the Junction

September 4, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature North of Grand this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

Cooking in the Garden

September 4, 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 ForestAveOutreach@gmail.com 

Music in the Junction

September 11, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Rebyl Road this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

Cooking in the Garden

September 11, 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 ForestAveOutreach@gmail.com 

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