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.
Wednesday, March 25th 2015 - All Day at Hy-Vee Hall at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street
Talent On Parade is a National Dance Competition celebrating its 18th season!
Open to the Public
Friday, March 27th 2015 - All Day at William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand
Boats – cruisers, pontoons & fishing! Camper trailers, 5th wheel trailers, motor homes class A & C, diesel pushers, rental units all on display!
Fri & Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$6 Adults & Seniors; $4 Seniors FRIDAY ONLY; 12 & Under Free
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.
Friday, March 27th 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Rex Mathes Auditorium
1401 Vine Street
Saturday, March 28th 2015 - All Day at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street
Joseph Giunta conducts Mozart’s sunny and brilliant “Haffner” Symphony, and the sixteen-year-old award-winning Chinese pianist Jia Cheng Xiong, as they make their Iowa debut in Chopin’s Second Piano Concerto. The program concludes with the most popular of Liszt’s symphonic poems, the majestic Les Préludes. Concert Prelude Talks begin 45 minutes prior to each Masterworks concert in the Prairie Meadows (East) Lobby.
Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2:30 p.m.
Season ticket subscriptions are available
Saturday, March 28th 2015 - 12:00 am at Iowa State Fairgrounds – 4-H Exhibits Building
E 30th Street & E University Avenue
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
Sunday, March 29th 2015 - 9:30 am at Sully’s
110 Grand Ave
The Friendly Sons are hosting their 32nd Annual Run/Walk. Gather at Sully’s at 9:30 am for a warm-up drink & any last-minute registrations. Make Check payable to Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
$25 through 3/22, $30 through 3/29
Sunday, March 29th 2015 - 1:00 pm at Annett Nature Center
15565 118th Ave
Free and open to the public.
Sunday, March 29th 2015 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Summerset Winery
15101 Fairfax Street
$3 per person or $10 car load. FREE to Case Club Members (must show card). Featuring the Bobcats.
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.
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 www.stjude.org/givehopegala.