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



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

Second Friday on month thru 2/13/2015


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)

Mary Poppins

Friday, December 5th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Des Moines Playhouse
831 42nd Street

Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, this is the story of the Banks family and how their lives change when the practically perfect nanny, Mary Poppins, arrives at their home at 17 Cherry Tree Lane. Enjoy a “Jolly Holiday” with Mary, Jane and Michael, and Bert and the chimney sweeps of London.

Prices start at $23.


Funny Bone presents Willie Farrell

Friday, December 26th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Funny Bone Comedy Club
570 Prairie View Drive
For information/tickets:
7:30 & 9:45 p.m.

Des Moines Bucs VS Waterloo

Saturday, December 27th 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Team
7201 Hickman Road

Des Moines Bucs VS Waterloo

Iowa Grade School & Jr. High Wrestling Tournament

Sunday, December 28th 2014 - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
at Iowa State Fairgrounds – Jacobson Exhibition Center
E 30th Street & E University Avenue

Adults $15, Seniors: $15 Children: $15, Children 5 and under free
State Wrestling Tournament for 8th Grade and under. For all additional information (registration, weigh-ins) regarding this event, please visit the website.

Art in the Garden – Leaf Printing with a Twist

Monday, December 29th 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D. Ray Drive

Member Price for 1 adult & 1 child $18; Add’l child $9
Artists of all ages will be inspired by the scents and shapes of their favorite scented geraniums. Put your creativity to the test and choose between making a bookmark or a flexagon (older artists) using scented geranium leaves to print your own design.

Miniature Gardening

Monday, December 29th 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D. Ray Drive

Member Price for 1 adult &1 child $18; Add’l child $9
Attention all fairies, pixies and gnomes! Come to the Botanical Garden this December for a mystical experience. Learn about fairies and gnomes and their hidden garden realms. Create your own miniature world with plants and other natural materials to attract fairies to your garden at home.

Animal Winter Survival

Monday, December 29th 2014 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
at Franklin Avenue Library
5000 Franklin Avenue

How do animals survive the winter? Learn about the different strategies animals use to survive through a long cold Iowa winter.

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