Events

Upcycle Steward Program

Saturday, June 14th 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Greenwood Park
4500 Grand Avenue

From 9 a.m to Noon, volunteers will remove honeysuckle to restore one of our most treasured parks while providing food for the giraffes & rhinos.

www.dmparks.org

Upcycle Steward Program

Saturday, June 14th 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Greenwood Park
4500 Grand Avenue

Want to help remove invasive species, improve the health of our woodlands AND help feed animals at the Blank Park Zoo? Become an Upcycle Steward at Greenwood Park, the 2nd Saturday of every month!

www.dmparks.org

Easter Seals Iowa Community Swim

Tuesday, June 24th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Easter Seals Iowa/Camp Sunnyside
104 NE 66th Avenue

You’re invited to join us for a community swim every Tuesday in our heated, accessible, indoor pool. Cost is free if you are assisting a person.

Tuesdays thru 1/13/2015

$4

www.eastersealsia.org

 

Sunday Tunes @ Summerset Winery Every Sunday All Year Long, Rain or Shine

Sunday, June 29th 2014 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at Summerset Winery
15101 Fairfax Street

When the weather is warm the concerts will be held outside, weather permitting. For outside concerts you will want to bring your own chair & picnic basket. Wine/beer available for purchase. Alcohol cannot be brought onto the property. All alcohol must be purchased at the winery. For a list of bands: www.summersetwine.com.

Sundays thru 12/14/2014

3-6 p.m.

$3/pp or $10 a car load. FREE to Case Club members

Sunday Tunes @ Summerset Winery Every Sunday All Year Long, Rain or Shine

Sunday, July 6th 2014 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at Summerset Winery
15101 Fairfax Street

When the weather is warm the concerts will be held outside, weather permitting. For outside concerts you will want to bring your own chair & picnic basket. Wine/beer available for purchase. Alcohol cannot be brought onto the property. All alcohol must be purchased at the winery.

3-6 p.m.

$3/pp or $10 a car load. FREE to Case Club members

www.summersetwine.com

South Side Writers’ Workshop

Friday, July 11th 2014 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at South Side Library
1111 Porter Avenue

Bring your essays, poetry, personal stories, novel or other work and join us! Our monthly group meets on the second Friday. For questions, contact Sandy at skdeyoe@dmpl.org.

Second Friday on month thru 2/13/2015

Free

Ladies Night @ Climb Iowa

Friday, September 5th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
at Climb Iowa
3605 SE Miehe Drive

Come any time during the day! From 6:30-8pm, ladies will be invited to an informal session to work on a variety of climbing skills and help individuals work toward their goals.
Climb Iowa, 3605 SE Miehe Drive, Grimes, IA50111
$10 day pass (without rental gear); $16 day pass (with rental gear)
www.climbiowa.com

Girls’ Weekend

Friday, October 17th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Des Moines Playhouse
831 42nd Street

Wednesdays-Saturdays 7:30 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m.
Prices start at $23
www.dmplayhouse.com
As bottles tip up, secrets spill out and men sneak in. Girls’ Weekend is a lightning-quick farce written by local theatre veteran, Karen Schaeffer. The script was a hit in the 2013-14 play reading season, and the Playhouse is excited to bring the story to life on the stage.

Chamber Music at Salisbury House

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Salisbury House
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Join us for a musical performance featuring soprano, Leanne Freeman-Miller, and pianist, David Piersel.  Enjoy selections from Broadway and Light Opera.

Doors open at 6:45 for a complimentary wine reception.

Tickets are $25 Standard Admission, $22.50 for Members and $15 for Students.

To purchase tickets, please call 515-274-1777 or visit www.salisburyhouse.org.

 

Hollywood Halloween

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust St

$60 – $100
www.dmplayhouse.com/community-support/hollywood-halloween.php
Hollywood Halloween is the Des Moines Playhouse’s signature fundraising event, and Des Moines’ premier costume party. Proceeds benefit children’s theatre and education programs. The evening will include: Dramatic dishes by Catering DM Dancing to Final Mix Unique silent auction packages Costume Contest and much more!

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