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Youth Basketball Clinics

Sep 23 (all day)
Location:
Wellmark YMCA
Cost:
$50.00
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Ryan Westerkamp
Email:
ryan.westerkamp@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 224-9901
The YMCA of Greater Des Moines is offering Youth Basketball Clinics this fall for kids ages 5-6 years old & 7-8 years old. These clinics are a great way to prepare your child for our upcoming Fall/Winter leagues! Register for any of the 3 locations that best fits you. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Fall Equinox Hike

Sep 23, 6:00 pm
Location:
Fort Des Moines, Shelter #3
Event For:
Public
Cost:
Free
Organization:
Polk County Conservation
Contact:
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Email:
patrice.petersen-keys@polkcountyiowa.gov
Phone:
(515) 323-5359
Come learn about the fall equinox as we enjoy a walk around the pond and through the woodland at historic Fort Des Moines Park. No registration required.

Sunset Yoga

Sep 24, 6:30 pm
Location:
Jester Park Nature Center
Event For:
Public
Cost:
$15
Organization:
Polk County Conservation
Contact:
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Email:
patrice.petersen-keys@polkcountyiowa.gov
Phone:
(515) 323-5359
The yoga class will be a one hour beginner’s class. The focus on creating a mind and body nature connection as the sunsets. Items to bring: Yoga mat and blocks, hiking shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle. In case of inclement weather, the class will be held in the Nature Center.

Central Campus Community Open House

Sep 26, 5:00 pm
Location:
1800 Grand Ave
Event For:
DMPS Community & Families
Audience Location:
Students and families of DMPS
Organization:
Central Campus
Contact:
Sonya Smith
Email:
sonya.smith@dmschools.org
Phone:
(515) 242-8119
Open House event to explore the programs that Central Campus has to offer for those seeking career and technical exploration.

Princess Party

Sep 28 (all day)
Location:
Jordan Creek Town Center
Event For:
any
Audience Location:
Jordan Creek Town Center
Cost:
$15
Organization:
Children & Families of Iowa
Contact:
Heather Lee
Email:
events@cfiowa.org
Phone:
(515) 697-7968
The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) invites princesses, princes, and their chaperones to join us for a fun-filled morning on Saturday, September 28, 2019, 8-10 am at Jordan Creek Town Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with princesses, enjoy breakfas

Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunt

Sep 28, 5:00 am
Location:
Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt, Shop
Event For:
Public
Cost:
$10
Organization:
Polk County Conservation
Contact:
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Email:
patrice.petersen-keys@polkcountyiowa.gov
Phone:
(515) 323-5359
Youth will be placed in groups of two with an experienced waterfowl hunter and conservation officer for a guided waterfowl hunt at Chichaqua. Participants must have completed a Hunter Safety Course before event. Ages 12-15.

Princess Party Volunteers

Sep 28, 6:30 am
Location:
Jordan Creek Mall
Event For:
14+
Audience Location:
Jordan Creek Town Center
Organization:
Children & Families of Iowa
Contact:
Jill Haupts
Email:
volunteer@cfiowa.org
Phone:
(515) 697-7961
The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is hosting our annual Princess Party on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Jordan Creek Town Center in West Des Moines. Princess Party hosts a morning filled with fun and activities! There will be meet and greet with the princesses. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Stowe PTO Craft & Vendor Show

Sep 28, 9:00 am
Location:
Stowe Elementary School 1411 E 33rd St, Des Moines, IA 50317
Event For:
Any
Cost:
Free
Organization:
Stowe PTO
Contact:
Jessica Parsons
Email:
Stowepto2017@gmail.com
Phone:
(515) 554-4132
Come shop with local crafters and artists as well as all your favorite direct sales companies. It's the perfect opportunity to get a jump start on all your holiday shopping. Are you interested in joining us as a vendor? Send an email to Jessiejo1317@gmail.com. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Fishing Basics

Sep 28, 9:00 am
Location:
Jester Park, Shelter #5
Event For:
Public
Cost:
Free
Organization:
Polk County Conservation
Contact:
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Email:
patrice.petersen-keys@polkcountyiowa.gov
Phone:
(515) 323-5359
Learn about the kinds of fish in Iowa, fishing safety, casting, and regulations. We will head over to Discovery Pond to go fishing. Bait and poles will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Fire Building Workshop

Sep 28, 6:30 pm
Location:
Jester Park Nature Center
Event For:
Public
Cost:
$5
Organization:
Polk County Conservation
Contact:
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Email:
patrice.petersen-keys@polkcountyiowa.gov
Phone:
(515) 323-5359
Learn how to build a fire using various techniques, materials, and tools. Once we’ve made our own small fires, we will enjoy a larger fire on the patio, where we can roast marshmallows, share stories, and play a game or two. We encourage close parental supervision of young children.

From Trash to Treasure

Sep 29, 1:00 pm
Location:
Jester Park Nature Center
Event For:
Public
Cost:
$5
Organization:
Polk County Conservation
Contact:
Patrice Petersen-Keys
Email:
patrice.petersen-keys@polkcountyiowa.gov
Phone:
(515) 323-5359
Come out to Jester Park and learn how to turn your waste into creative, useful, and beautiful products. A naturalist will show you how that single use plastic item can be transformed into a beautiful flower pot, or how toilet paper and paper towel rolls can be made into a creative art piece.

Courage League Sports 2019 Fall Programming

Sep 30 (all day)
Location:
Various community buildings
Event For:
All Students
Cost:
$45 for 4 week session
Organization:
Courage League Sports
Contact:
Porshia Perkins
Email:
porshia@courageleaguesports.com
Phone:
(515) 421-4021
Courage League Sports offers year round programming for kids living with an emotional, physical or intellectual disability. Our programming is geared with EveryBODY in mind. We adapt the format of an activity or the equipment used to make it fun for everyone! (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

The Children Who Need You

Sep 30, 6:30 pm
Location:
Clive Public Library: 1900 NW 114th St, Clive, IA 50325
Event For:
Anyone interested in learning more about Four Oaks Foster and Adoptive Family Connections
Organization:
Four Oaks Foster and Adoptive Family Connections
Contact:
Mindy Alexander
Email:
malexander@fouroaks.org
Phone:
(319) 784-2341
Letting foster children stay in their own communities provides support of teachers, coaches, neighbors and friends. Stepping up and becoming a foster or adoptive family gives children the chance to succeed. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Narrowing the Gap: Connecting the Fashion Industry & Iowans with Disabilities

Oct 2, 5:00 pm
Location:
IOWA CULINARY INSTITUTE 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd. Building 7 Ankeny, IA, 50023
Event For:
14-21
Audience Location:
Central Iowa
Cost:
$20 (scholarships available)
Organization:
Disability Rights Iowa
Contact:
Anne Matte
Email:
amatte@driowa.org
Phone:
(515) 278-2502
If you are a person with a disability who wants to get into the fashion/retail industry Narrowing The Gap will facilitate conversations and connections! Ticket includes adaptive fashion show, networking reception, dinner, and an incredible keynote speaker.

Iowa State University College of Design Open House

Oct 4, 1:00 pm
Location:
715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA 50011
Event For:
High School Student
Audience Location:
715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA 50011
Organization:
College Of Design
Contact:
Jennifer Anderson
Email:
janders@iastate.edu
Phone:
(515) 294-7415
Learn why Iowa State’s College of Design is consistently ranked among the best in the nation. Explore our programs, tour of facilities, and meet current students and faculty in your major. Event is free and open to the public. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Goldie’s Kids Club: Old School

Oct 5, 10:00 am
Location:
State Historical Museum of Iowa, 600 E. Locust St. in Des Moines
Event For:
Ages 8-12
Cost:
Free
Organization:
State Historical Museum of Iowa
Contact:
Jeff Morgan
Email:
jeff.morgan@iowa.gov
Phone:
(515) 281-5111
Have Iowa schools changed over the years? See for yourself by investigating artifacts that your parents or grandparents might have used when they were in school. Bonus: no homework! Recommended for children ages 8-12 who are accompanied by an adult. Free, but advance registration at iowaculture.gov (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Girls in Science: PJ Party (Grades 2-5)

Oct 5, 6:00 pm
Location:
401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50309
Event For:
Girls in grades 2-5
Cost:
$7/participant
Organization:
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Contact:
Hannah Little
Email:
hannah.little@sciowa.org
Phone:
(515) 274-6868
Girls grade 2-5 are invited to a fun, late-night adventure at SCI! This evening event features hands-on activities, team challenges, a pizza party and the chance to meet local women from STEM fields. By the time they go home to bed, they'll be dreaming about how science can be a part of their future. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Des Moines Youth Sports Basketball League

Oct 8 (all day)
Location:
Des Moines schools and community recreation centers
Event For:
grades k-7
Cost:
$60
Organization:
Des Moines Youth Sports League
Contact:
Tim Smith
Email:
tasmith@dmgov.org
Phone:
(515) 248-6314
Basketball league for grades 1-7. Practices and games are held at area schools and community recreation centers. Referees and scorekeepers are provided and standings are kept. Championship play for most divisions will be held at the Knapp Center. Scholarships are available for those that qualify. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Jewels Academy 2019 Workshop Flyer

Oct 12 (all day)
Location:
Mickle Center(1620 PLEASANT STREET, SUITE 216 DES MOINES, IA 50314)
Event For:
4th-9th grade
Cost:
Math Camp: $45; Y.E.S: $50
Organization:
Jewels Academy
Contact:
Kimberly Wayne
Email:
executivedirector@jewelsacademy.org
Phone:
(515) 243-9159
Math Camp-​Solidify math foundation skills, improve opinion about math, and reduce fear about math. Y.E.S(Young Emerging Scientists)-STEM workshops are learned by doing where each session is design to complete a project and links to a STEM career. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

T&G Parent Day

Oct 13, 1:00 pm
Location:
Airport Holiday Inn, 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines
Event For:
Parents, Activities for Students in Grades K-7
Cost:
$40.00
Organization:
Iowa Talented and Gifted Association
Contact:
Maureen Marron
Email:
info@iowatag.org
Phone:
(888) 990-4824
Whether your family is new to the world of Talented and Gifted or not, ITAG Parent Day has something for you. Join us for a gifted resource fair, vendor showcase, keynote speaker, break-out sessions, door prizes, snacks. New to this year are supervised activities for students in grades K-7. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

YMCA Basketball Leauge

Oct 14 (all day)
Location:
All Metro YMCA Locations
Cost:
Varies by grade level
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Ryan Westerkamp
Email:
ryan.westerkamp@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 224-9901
We believe every kid deserves the opportunity to learn a sport, develop fundamentals, build confidence and continue in the game. We want to keep kids participating in physical activity regardless of ability to play or pay. In doing so, we encourage healthy competition, and the value of participation. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Junior Menace Soccer

Oct 14, 5:30 pm
Location:
Aliber Soccer Complex (6226 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA)
Event For:
3-9 years old
Audience Location:
metro area towns
Cost:
3-4 yr olds = $50, 5-9 yr olds = $100
Organization:
Des Moines Menace
Contact:
Maddie Carver
Email:
maddie.carver@menacesoccer.com
Phone:
(515) 689-9559
Junior Menace is a youth soccer program meant for kids ages 3-9 of all skill levels. This program is once a week for 7 weeks during the fall. 3-4 year old sessions are 30 min long. 5-9 year olds sessions are 60 min long. Junior Menace allows kids to improve soccer skills in a fun atmosphere! (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

STEM Princess Ball

Oct 19 (all day)
Location:
710 NE 36th St., Ankeny, IA
Event For:
PK-3rd
Cost:
$35
Organization:
PEO
Contact:
Carrie Weber
Email:
clw827@gmail.com
Phone:
(612) 759-4595
Explore Building and Biology with your favorite princesses! Learn about your bones, why we get hiccups, how your heart pumps, and design buildings for earthquakes and floods.

Girls in Science: PJ Party (Grades 6-8)

Oct 19, 6:00 pm
Location:
401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50309
Event For:
Girls in grades 6-8
Cost:
$7/participant
Organization:
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Contact:
Hannah Little
Email:
hannah.little@sciowa.org
Phone:
(515) 274-6868
6-8 grade girls are invited to a fun, late-night adventure at SCI! This evening event features hands-on activities, team challenges, a pizza party and the chance to meet local women from STEM fields. By the time they go home to bed, they'll be dreaming about how science can be a part of their future. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Spooky Science

Oct 26, 10:00 am
Location:
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Event For:
All ages
Cost:
$7/participant
Organization:
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Contact:
Hannah Little
Email:
hannah.little@sciowa.org
Phone:
(515) 274-6868
Hair-raising experiments, bubbling potions and visual illusions abound during Spooky Science at the Science Center of Iowa! Grab your costume and join us on October 26 to trick-or-treat your way throughout the building and experience themed programming! Wear your costume and get $1 off admission! (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Street Survival Driving Course @ DMACC

Oct 27, 8:30 am
Location:
DMACC Parking Lot, 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd Ankeny, Iowa
Event For:
Age 15-21
Audience Location:
High Schools
Cost:
$95.00
Organization:
BMW Car Club of America Foundation
Contact:
Kathleen Talbot
Email:
tkathy62@gmail.com
Phone:
(515) 490-5833
Tire Rack Street Survival is a national program that teaches teens about car control during a full day driving their own car through exercises on a parking lot surface in a controlled environment. Demonstrations include semi truck visibility constraints.

Free STEM Festival @ DMACC

Oct 28, 6:00 pm
Location:
DMACC-Ankeny FFA Building (1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023)
Event For:
PreK-8
Cost:
Free
Organization:
DMACC-Ankeny/SC STEM Hub
Contact:
Amy Steenhoek
Email:
absteenhoek@dmacc.edu
Phone:
(515) 965-7117
From Arithmetic to the Zoology, we've got A-Z STEM covered! Your invited to the DMACC-Ankeny/SC Hub STEM Festival. Exhibits feature hands-on activities and demonstrations. This family-friendly event is free, open to the public. Pre-register to be guaranteed a draw-string bag; walk-ins welcome.

Grand View Community Garden – 2019 Season

Oct 31 (all day)
Location:
1322 Boyd St.
Audience Location:
Capitol Park, Oak Park, Highland Park, MLK Jr. Park (Carver Elementary, East High School, Findley Elementary, Cattell Elementary, Madison Elementary, Oak Park Elementary, Harding Middle School, North High School, Hiatt Middle School)
Cost:
$25/season (exceptions can be made for hardships)
Organization:
Grand View University
Contact:
Robert Barron
Email:
viewsforward@grandview.edu
Phone:
(515) 263-6195
Grand View University has a community garden available for neighborhood residents to grow fresh produce! The season runs from May 1 through October 31. The garden is part of the Views Forward Project, a community engagement initiative that aims for GV to collaborate more with its surrounding areas. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Teen Talk 2019: Be Bold. Be You.

Oct 31, 8:30 am
Location:
Grand View University 1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
Event For:
Grades 6-12
Cost:
FREE
Organization:
Primary Health Care
Contact:
Kelly Marble
Email:
kmarble@phcinc.net
Phone:
(515) 248-1843
Teen Talk is an annual, FREE youth health education conference for middle and high school-aged students presented by Primary Health Care. Attendees will enjoy with fun activities like yoga, informative workshops on topics like mental health, self-esteem and more! Lunch is provided. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

YMCA Swim Team

Nov 1 (all day)
Location:
South Suburban YMCA
Cost:
$60/$67.50
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Karissa Chavarria
Email:
karissa.bohn@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 285-0444
South Suburban YMCA is offering a youth swim team for the Fall/Winter 2019-20 season (November 2019 – March 2020). Open to swimmers 6-21 years old. Swimmers must be members of the YMCA of Greater Des Moines. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Meals with Mentors

Nov 1, 6:00 pm
Location:
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Event For:
Girls in grades 7-12
Cost:
Free but must complete application.
Organization:
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Contact:
Hannah Little
Email:
hannah.little@sciowa.org
Phone:
(515) 274-6868
Girls in grades 7–12 can apply for this unique event where they will meet female undergraduates studying for a degree in a STEM field as well as working female scientists. The dinner will feature a keynote speaker as well as group challenges that allow the girls to interact with STEM professionals. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

HYC Totally Treble Festival

Nov 2 (all day)
Location:
Faith Lutheran Church, Clive
Event For:
5-12 grade girls
Cost:
$20.00
Organization:
Heartland Youth Choir
Contact:
Kim Novy
Email:
office@joinhyc.org
Phone:
(515) 221-3922
Our Totally Treble Festival is a one-day event for girls in grades 5-12. Attendees will work with the a cappella group Boots & Cats from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and Heartland Youth Choir staff. Please see event flyer for more information and registration.

HYC Guys Power Sing

Nov 2, 9:00 am
Location:
Faith Lutheran Church, Clive
Event For:
5-12 grade guys
Cost:
$20.00
Organization:
Heartland Youth Choir
Contact:
Kim Novy
Email:
office@joinhyc.org
Phone:
(515) 221-3922
Our Guys Power Sings is a one-day event for guys in grades 5-12. Attendees will work with the a cappella group Vox Infinite from Des Moines and Heartland Youth Choir staff. Please see event flyer for more information and registration.

Des Moines Community Playhouse Classes & Camps

Nov 10 (all day)
Location:
Des Moines Community Playhouse, 831 42nd St., Des Moines, IA 50312
Event For:
Preschool, elementary, and middle school students
Organization:
Des Moines Community Playhouse
Contact:
Robin Heldt Spahr
Email:
rspahr@dmplayhouse.com
Phone:
(515) 974-5365
The Playhouse education department encourages self-development through the dramatic arts, explores the skills of the theatre, fosters an appreciation of the theatre, and acquaints students with technical theatre knowledge.

Lifeguard Certification Courses

Nov 15 (all day)
Location:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Event For:
High School
Cost:
$200.00
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Ann Peterson
Email:
ann.peterson@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 471-8509
The lifeguard course will allow participants to earn the required certification to work at Iowa pools. The course also includes CPR which meets the state graduation requirement.

YMCA Swim Lessons

Nov 17 (all day)
Location:
South Suburban YMCA
Event For:
6 months - Adult
Cost:
$30
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Karissa Bohn
Email:
karissa.bohn@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 285-0444
Swim lessons for all ages. Develop skills, become stronger swimmers and have fun. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Courage League Sports Saturday Leagues

Nov 23, 8:00 am
Location:
Various community buildings
Event For:
Age 7+
Cost:
$45 for 4 week session
Organization:
Courage League Sports
Contact:
Porshia Perkins
Email:
porshia@courageleaguesports.com
Phone:
(515) 421-4021
Summer is over and Team Sports and ChAAMPS are BACK! This fall we will be offering our popular soccer programs in Ankeny, Urbandale, West Des Moines and Indianola. We are excited to announce our brand new flag football program for our ChAAMPS league only hoping to expand to Team Sports in the future

Day Camps, Overnights, Horse Riding, and more with Camp Fire!

Nov 27 (all day)
Location:
Drop off location: 5615 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA 50310
Event For:
Grades K-9
Cost:
$37/day for School Day Off programs (other prices vary)
Organization:
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact:
Marilyn Bagley
Email:
campfire@campfireiowa.org
Phone:
(515) 274-1501
Join us for "Out of School" Days this fall! Drop your child off at one of our convenient drop locations and let them experience a day of excitement and learning at Camp Hantesa! Under the supervision of our trained staff, campers make new friends and interact with old ones through engaging programs!

Courage League Sports Volunteering

Nov 28 (all day)
Event For:
Age 14+
Organization:
Courage League Sports
Contact:
Porshia Perkins
Email:
porshia@courageleaguesports.com
Phone:
(515) 421-4022
If you are motivate and willing to donate your time, we have opportunities for you! Be a teammate, lead as a coach or be a teacher! Whether you are a student needing service hours or simply enjoy working with the special needs population, we have fun and unique opportunities for you! (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

$5 Family Night @ Science Center

Dec 13, 5:00 pm
Location:
401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50309
Event For:
All ages
Cost:
$5.00/person
Organization:
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Contact:
Hannah Little
Email:
hannah.little@sciowa.org
Phone:
(515) 274-6868
The second Friday of each month from 5:00–8:00 pm, explore SCI with your family. Admission is just $5 per person! No need to grab dinner first... our Food Chain Cafe is open until 7:30 pm. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

The Salvation Army Youth Basketball League

Jan 1, 10:00 am
Location:
1216 E. 25th Court, Des Moines, IA 50317
Event For:
1st -6th Grade
Cost:
$70
Organization:
The Salvation Army
Contact:
Jessica Reeser
Email:
jessica.reeser@usc.salvationarmy.org
Phone:
(515) 266-3156
Registration fee: $70 per player. We offer payment plans. This is a coed league. Grades 1st-2nd play end of September-beginning of December. Grades 3rd-4th & 5th-6th play beginning of December– end of February. Weekly evening practices and Saturday games.

DM Parks & Rec Fall/Winter Program Guide

Feb 28 (all day)
Location:
Des Moines
Event For:
All Ages
Organization:
Des Moines Parks and Recreation
Contact:
Jennifer Fletcher
Email:
jmfletcher@dmgov.org
Phone:
(515) 237-1386
The new Fall/Winter Program guide is here! Check out all that we have to offer straight through until spring. This includes: • Athletics • Cemeteries • Community Recreation Centers • Nature Programs • Special Events • Volunteers (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Court Appointed Special Advocate

May 29 (all day)
Location:
Polk County
Event For:
18+
Organization:
Iowa Child Advocacy Board-CASA
Contact:
Carrie Phelps
Email:
carrie.phelps@dia.iowa.gov
Phone:
(866) 469-2522
CASA volunteers are appointed by the court to advocate for the best interest of abused or neglected children under the court's jurisdiction.