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.

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

Writers’ Workshop

Monday, April 6th 2015 - 5:00 pm
at Central Library
1000 Grand Avenue

On the first Monday of each month, the Central Library Writers’ Workshop offers participants an opportunity to share samples of their work and receive feedback from a supportive group. Meeting Room One. Preregister online or call 515-283-4152, ext. 3.
Free event.

Beaverdale Superhero 5K

Saturday, May 2nd 2015 - 8:00 am - 10:30 am
at First Federated Church
4801 Franklin Avenue

Racers are encouraged to dress up as superheroes by wearing t-shirts all the way to full costumes (optional obviously but encouraged).  Iowa League of Heroes is bringing BATMAN and WONDER WOMAN for a meet and greet. (Also meet The Green Lantern and Optimus Prime)  Bounce House and face painting available as well for the kids

Medals for age bracket winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd for each sex) – Ribbons for EVERY child that enters the 1K fun run.  WEBSITE:; Cost $25 (5K) or $10 for Kids fun Run – INCLUDES A DRI-FIT Superman themed race shirt!!!

Barnstormers VS Sioux Falls Storm

Saturday, May 2nd 2015 - 7:00 pm
at Wells Fargo Arena
233 Center Street

Barnstormers VS Sioux Falls Storm

Tea at the Castle

Sunday, May 3rd 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Salisbury House
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Join us for Tea at the Castle and enjoy an engaging presentation by our featured guest, Don Short. As the owner of West End Salvage, Don is nationally recognized for having established a thriving business that repurposes found objects and architectural details. Come learn about his creative business and his passion for repurposing.

Following his presentation, guests will enjoy tea, sandwiches and pastries accompanied by live piano music. Spend a delightful afternoon at Salisbury House. Reservations are required. $30 per person.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit or call 515-274-1777.

HIstory Series

Thursday, May 7th 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Salisbury House
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Come enjoy a compelling lecture by Carla Kaplan, Distinguished Professor of American Literature at Northeastern University, as she discusses her book, Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance. Tickets are $15 per person.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit or call 515-274-1777.

Barnstormers VS Cedar Rapids Titans

Saturday, May 16th 2015 - 7:00 pm
at Wells Fargo Arena
233 Center Street

Barnstormers VS Cedar Rapids Titans

Book Club

Wednesday, May 20th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
at Salisbury House
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Join the Salisbury House Young Professionals (SHYP) for a discussion of Books as Art. Staff will pick a selection of books from the Salisbury House collection that represent books as pieces of art. Discussion will be around the integration of bookmaking, literature and art.

The event is free for SHYP members ($5 for non-members), kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit or call 515-274-1777.

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