Community Event

Brad Seidenfeld

July 31, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Mickey’s Irish Pub Waukee
50 SE Laurel Street

Come on out and help us celebrate our new space!! Thursday, July 31st The patio expansion includes more tables, bags games area, bike racks, bicycle pit stop and a Stage! Brad Seidendfeld will be playing live from 5-9pm

Free

www.mickeyswaukee.com

 

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

July 31, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Randy Burk & the Prisoners this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

Music in the Junction: Randy Burk & The Prisoners

July 31, 2014 - 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Historic Valley Junction
217 - 5th Street

Join us for our signature event in Historic Valley Junction – our weekly Farmers Market and Music in the Junction concert series.

Free

www.valleyjunction.com

Pump UP with Plant Protein

July 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Smokey Row Coffee
1910 Cottage Grove Ave

Let’s take some time to chat about some common misconceptions about plant proteins, learn how to incorporate more plant based protein into your diet and/or find that right balance for you, best times to consume plant proteins if you exercise, and discover some surprising protein sources and how to easily incorporate them into your diet.

$5

www.food4thoughtdm.com/rsvpmaker/pump-up-with-plant-protein/

 

Summer Concert Series: Final Mix

July 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Jasper Winery
2400 George Flagg Pkwy

Join us every Thursday from 6 – 9pm this summer for live music at Jasper Winery! As always, we’ll have all of our wines, sangria & Madhouse Brewing Company beer available by the glass.

Free

www.jasperwinery.com

Cooking in the Garden

July 31, 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 

Zen Blossoms: Painting Class @ Pinot’s Palette

July 31, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Pinot’s Palette
900 42nd Street

Find your zen by painting this colorful and peaceful scene with a bright, blossoming cherry blossom tree. After a glass of wine and a few brush strokes, you’ll feel like you’ve been whisked away to a spa vacation!

$35

www.pinotspalette.com/DesMoines

 

Free Flicks: The Lego Movie

July 31, 2014 - 9:00 pm at Good Park
1103 17th Street

Free Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movie showings throughout the Des Moines area. The films will be shown on a 25-foot portable screen, and will begin after sunset around 9 p.m.

Free

www.dmgov.org

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 

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