Community Event

Madrid Labor Day Celebration

August 29, 2014 - September 1, 2014 - All Day at

Starting at 5pm on Friday night and running through 1pm on Monday Sept 1st, Madrid has a lots of things going on. We have live entertainment, contests, vendors, car show, fireman water fights. We have bags, horseshoe, bocce ball and sand volleyball tournaments. We have kiddie tractor pull, pony rides and demonstrations. Something going on all weekend for the whole family. Movie night at the library on Saturday. Inflatables for the kids… Stop out and enjoy the day.

Iowa Cubs vs OKC

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

Free Flicks – Outdoor Movies

August 29, 2014 - 9:00 pm at

Thursdays thru 9/4/2014 at 9 p.m. approximately

See website for locations www.dmparks.org

Free

Thursday nights – with some exceptions…check website. Movie locations are in partnership with neighborhood associations & Des Moines Art Center, Full schedule on website.

Ankeny Farmers’ Market

August 30, 2014 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at City of Ankeny
SW Third & Maple Streets

Saturdays thru 9/27/2014
8 a.m. – Noon
City of Ankeny, SW Third & Maple Streets, Ankeny, IA
Free
www.uptownankeny.org

Coffee Karaoke

August 30, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Java Joes Dart Bus Station
620 Cherry Street

Saturday nights thru 10/2014
7 – 9 p.m.
Java Joes DART Bus Station, 620 Cherry Street, Des Moines, IA50309
Free
www.javajoescoffeehouse.com
Coffee Karaoke will take place on Saturday nights at the DART Bus Station. Stop by for FREE coffee & karaoke!

Des Moines Mini Maker Faire

September 1, 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Part science fair, part county fair and part something entirely new, the Des Moines Mini Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, artists, educators, crafters, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors and students. All of these “makers” come to the Des Moines Mini Maker Faire to show what they have made and share what they have learned.

Capital Riders’ Run with the Animals

September 1, 2014 - 6:00 pm at McVay Trail Head Shelter
300 Block of East 5th Street

Every Monday thru 10/20/2014
6 p.m.

Beginning Runner’s Group – A FREE running group for learning the basics of training & racing for all levels of runners. All you need is running attire – appropriate for the weather! Prior to each run, the Capital Striders Running Club will host an informative 10 minute presentation great for those learning the sport.

Beaverdale Farmer’s Market

September 2, 2014 - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Beverdale
3422 Beaver Avenue

Tuesdays thru 9/16/2014

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Beaverdale, 3422 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA50310

Free

www.beaverdalefarmersmarket.org

Drake Neighborhood Farmers’ Market

September 4, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at First Christian Church
2500 University Ave.,

Wednesdays thru 9/24/2014
4 – 7 p.m.
Parking lot of First Christian Church, 2500 University Ave., Des Moines, IA50311
Free
www.drakefarmersmarket.com

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 

Beaverdale Farmer’s Market

September 9, 2014 - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Beverdale
3422 Beaver Avenue

Tuesdays thru 9/16/2014

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Beaverdale, 3422 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA50310

Free

www.beaverdalefarmersmarket.org

Drake Neighborhood Farmers’ Market

September 11, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at First Christian Church
2500 University Ave.,

Wednesdays thru 9/24/2014
4 – 7 p.m.
Parking lot of First Christian Church, 2500 University Ave., Des Moines, IA50311
Free
www.drakefarmersmarket.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 

Beaverdale Farmer’s Market

September 16, 2014 - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Beverdale
3422 Beaver Avenue

Tuesdays thru 9/16/2014

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Beaverdale, 3422 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA50310

Free

www.beaverdalefarmersmarket.org

Drake Neighborhood Farmers’ Market

September 18, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at First Christian Church
2500 University Ave.,

Wednesdays thru 9/24/2014
4 – 7 p.m.
Parking lot of First Christian Church, 2500 University Ave., Des Moines, IA50311
Free
www.drakefarmersmarket.com

Music in the Junction

September 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature The James Biehn Band this week.

www.valleyjunction.comEvents8

World Food and Music Festival

September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014 - 11:00 am - 10:00 pm at East Village
Heart of East Village

World Food and Music Festival September 19-21

Friday and Saturday, 11 am – 10 pm, Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm in Downtown Des Moines

More than 40 Food Vendors Featuring Cuisine from Around the World – Live Entertainment  and Cooking Demonstrations.  $1 tastes/all entrees $5 or less  Free to attend

Music in the Junction

September 25, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

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

www.valleyjunction.com

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