East Side Mash-Up

Tuesday, January 27th 2015 - 4:00 pm
at East Side Library
2559 Hubbell Avenue

Celebrate the joys of duct tape with your friends. Join us at the East Side Library on the fourth Tuesday of every month. There’s always a wide variety of things to do, including snacks, arts and crafts, games, and other random fun.

Jazz Happy Hour

Friday, March 27th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
at Des Moines Social Club Kum & Go Theater
900 Mulberry St

Jazz Happy Hour Every second and fourth Friday. The best in local and regional Jazz in a funky basement club reminiscent of Greenwich Village circa 1960. Catered food and no cover. Donations are accepted. All Ages.

Independence – Tallgrass’ Second Annual Dream Project

Friday, March 27th 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
at Rex Mathes Auditorium
1401 Vine Street


String ‘Em Up! Old-Time Music Hangout

Saturday, March 28th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Java Joe’s
214 4th Street

Join Flying Pig Fiddle & Banjo for a slow jam romp in the living tradition of southern Appalachian Old-time music played by ear.
$7 at the door

Iowa’s Own Monuments Man: George Stout

Monday, March 30th 2015 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
at Central Library
1000 Grand Avenue

Historian Nancy Trask will present slides about the Monuments Men, focusing on George Stout, who was born and raised in Winterset. George Clooney’s character in the movie was based on Stout. Nancy’s slides were collected from correspondence with George Stout’s granddaughter, Winterset resources, and various publications.
Free event.

Des Moines Bucs VS Bloomington

Friday, April 10th 2015 - 7:00 pm
at Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Team
7201 Hickman Road

Des Moines Bucs VS Bloomington

Barnstormers VS Green Bay Blizzard

Saturday, April 11th 2015 - 7:00 pm
at Wells Fargo Arena
233 Center Street

Barnstormers VS Green Bay Blizzard

Des Moines Bucs VS Tri-City

Saturday, April 11th 2015 - 7:00 pm
at Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Team
7201 Hickman Road

Des Moines Bucs VS Tri-City

Barnstormers VS Nebraska Danger

Saturday, April 18th 2015 - 7:00 pm
at Wells Fargo Arena
233 Center Street

Barnstormers VS Nebraska Danger

Second Annual Give Hope Gala: A Toast to St. Jude

Thursday, April 23rd 2015 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at The Embassy Club West
520 Market St

The Second Annual Give Hope Gala: A Toast to St. Jude is a celebration of support benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Guests will enjoy a social hour, premier silent auction, giving tree, and an inspiring dinner program featuring the courageous stories of local St. Jude patient families. For tickets or more information, please visit

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