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.
Monday, March 2nd 2015 - All Day
at Wells Fargo Arena at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street
Times vary- see website.
$10 General Admission
Wednesday, March 4th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
at Des Moines Public Library
1000 Grand Avenue
The Iowa International Center will present a program by librarian Ashley Molzen who will discuss Conversations and Coffee, the highly successful program that connects community volunteers and English Language Learners at the Forest Avenue Library.
Wednesday, March 4th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Johnston Regional Educational Center
6500 Corporate Drive
Heartland AEA is pleased to announce that it will hold its first ever Education Career Fair, which will include school districts recruiting on site, mock interviews, resume critiques, district interviews on site, and university grad program information. We look forward to this opportunity to serve the education community and hope veteran and new educators alike will be able to attend this exciting event! For more information, contact the Heartland AEA Human Resources Department at (800) 362-2720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
at Franklin Avenue Library
5000 Franklin Avenue
The annual Dynamic Women celebration will be held at the Forest Avenue Library on Thursday, March 5 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM, recognizing the achievements of four dynamic women from the library community. The Friends of the Forest Avenue Library will host a reception following the ceremony. Free event.
Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
504 East Locust Street
Rowdiness, bribery and shenanigans are the name of this game! Register your team today to join in the fun of this crazy competition! Then bring your spelling skills…or just bring money to bribe the judges! Either way, you can win great prizes, raise money to help Orchard Place children…and have a whole lot of fun while doing it!
Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
at St. Theresa Catholic School
5810 Cara Carpenter Ave
Does your Kindergartner-to-be love to build and create? Is he/she curious about nature? Is he/she a natural Planner? St. Theresa Catholic School uses STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) curriculum in every classroom with every student in grades pre-K through 8th grade. Free event.
Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Pappajohn Educational Center
1200 Grand Avenue
Digital technology has transformed music, media, and journalism in very similar ways, though the three once-thriving industries have responded in different ways. During his years as a Rolling Stone columnist and pop music critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, UI journalism professor Don McLeese learned what it was like to cover a crumbling industry (major-label music) for another crumbling industry (print newspapers). Free event.
Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 6:00 pm
at Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th
Tickets: Member: $15, Non-Member: $20, Student: $10. Each attendee will also have the opportunity to win a Behind the Scenes tour at Blank Park Zoo! Your support of Blank Park Zoo directly helps endangered animals, as a portion of each admission price to the Speaker Series is sent directly to save animals in the wild.
Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue
Christopher Roy, professor of art history and Elizabeth M. Stanley Faculty Fellow of African Art History at the University of Iowa will present a gallery talk on the exhibition in the Anna K. Meredith Gallery. Free event.
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