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Home Show Expo 2014

July 22, 2014 - July 23, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.

LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk (Developer: VISTA Real Estate and Investment Corporation)  ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free HOSTS: Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines and The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk  SPONSORS: Coppola Enterprises, Overall Sponsor; City of Norwalk, Community Sponsor. City State Bank, KCCI and James Hardie Building Products, Gold Sponsors

Check Website for dates and times: http://www.dmhomeshow.com/ (includes a description of each home)

Home Show Expo 2014

July 23, 2014 - July 24, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.

LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk (Developer: VISTA Real Estate and Investment Corporation)  ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free HOSTS: Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines and The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk  SPONSORS: Coppola Enterprises, Overall Sponsor; City of Norwalk, Community Sponsor. City State Bank, KCCI and James Hardie Building Products, Gold Sponsors

Check Website for dates and times: http://www.dmhomeshow.com/ (includes a description of each home)

Home Show Expo 2014

July 24, 2014 - July 25, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.

LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk (Developer: VISTA Real Estate and Investment Corporation)  ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free HOSTS: Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines and The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk  SPONSORS: Coppola Enterprises, Overall Sponsor; City of Norwalk, Community Sponsor. City State Bank, KCCI and James Hardie Building Products, Gold Sponsors

Check Website for dates and times: http://www.dmhomeshow.com/ (includes a description of each home)

Cooking in the Garden

July 24, 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 

Home Show Expo 2014

July 25, 2014 - July 26, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.

LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk (Developer: VISTA Real Estate and Investment Corporation)  ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free HOSTS: Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines and The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk  SPONSORS: Coppola Enterprises, Overall Sponsor; City of Norwalk, Community Sponsor. City State Bank, KCCI and James Hardie Building Products, Gold Sponsors

Check Website for dates and times: http://www.dmhomeshow.com/ (includes a description of each home)

Home Show Expo 2014

July 26, 2014 - July 27, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.

LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk (Developer: VISTA Real Estate and Investment Corporation)  ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free HOSTS: Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines and The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk  SPONSORS: Coppola Enterprises, Overall Sponsor; City of Norwalk, Community Sponsor. City State Bank, KCCI and James Hardie Building Products, Gold Sponsors

Check Website for dates and times: http://www.dmhomeshow.com/ (includes a description of each home)

Home Show Expo 2014

July 27, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.  LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk; ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free MORE INFO: http://www.dmhomeshow.com/

Home Show Expo 2014

July 27, 2014 - July 28, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.

LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk (Developer: VISTA Real Estate and Investment Corporation)  ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free HOSTS: Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines and The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk  SPONSORS: Coppola Enterprises, Overall Sponsor; City of Norwalk, Community Sponsor. City State Bank, KCCI and James Hardie Building Products, Gold Sponsors

Check Website for dates and times: http://www.dmhomeshow.com/ (includes a description of each home)

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 

Growing in God’s Garden Vacation Bible School

August 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
1020 24th St

Growing in God’s Garden Vacation Bible School

August 4, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
1020 24th St

Growing in God’s Garden Vacation Bible School

August 5, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
1020 24th St

Growing in God’s Garden Vacation Bible School

August 6, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
1020 24th St

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 

$5 Family Night

August 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

The second Friday of each month, explore SCI with your family with $5 general admission, documentary IMAX films and Food Chain Cafe specials! Kick off your weekend by building a rocket, traveling through outer space in one of SCI’s dynamic experience platforms or experiencing a larger-than-life IMAX film with extended hours until 8:00 pm!

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 LEGO Users Group Meet-Up

August 17, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Join the Iowa LEGO Users Group (IowaLUG) from 2:00-4:00 pm for some free building and LEGO discussion! This summer, the group will be talking about the “Great Ball Contraption,” which they hope to have up and running for the Des Moines Mini Maker Faire on September 1!

What is LUG? A LEGO Users Group is simply a community of LEGO enthusiasts who meet up regularly to be social, share ideas, trade parts, build on collaborative projects, plan awesome events and generally share in the hobby. The Iowa LEGO Users Group (IowaLUG) aims to create such a community locally and to act as a resource for people who are interested in LEGO as a hobby at any level.

 

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 

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 

Star Party at Ewing Park

August 29, 2014 - 12:00 am at Science Center of Iowa
5300 Indianola Road

Experience the Out-of-this-World-Space-Observation – SCI is having a Star Party!

Join SCI staff at Ewing Park and observe the Moon, planets and other celestial objects! SCI staff will set up several telescopes for you to use. This event is free to the public.

This event is in partnership with City of Des Moines Park and Recreation the Des Moines Astronomical Society (DMAS).

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