May 28, 2013 - August 10, 2013 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th Street
This summer series revolves around the Zoo’s mission statement to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through education, conservation and recreation. Adventure Days will spark a child’s creativity through crafts & games, engage them in scavenger hunts & other activities & educate on the importance of conservation. See the animals in the springtime & enjoy Adventure Days programming, focusing on healthy people (Saturday), a healthy planet (June 8), healthy minds (July 13) & healthy animals (Aug. 10). Kids can take part in crafts and games, as well as participate in scavenger hunts and other activities while learning about the importance of conservation. Plan your trip at
May 28, 2013 - June 29, 2013 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Principal Park
350 SW 1st. St.
Baseball begins for some 250 kids with special needs in central Iowa!
June 17, 2013 - August 18, 2013 - All Day at
Sign up today for the Menace Camps starting in June and running on and off throughout the summer. The camps are from ages 3-14. The camps vary upon date and location. The camps are led by Menace players, come and join the fun this summer! Each participant receives a soccer ball, t-shirt and two tickets to the Menace home game of your choice! http://www.menacesoccer.com/camps/
June 17, 2013 - June 21, 2013 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at
Looking for a fun time learning more about God? Sign up now and be apart of Panda Mania Vacation Bible School this summer at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church and School, 5625 Franklin Ave. DM, IA. The fun happens Monday, June 17 through June 21 from 9:00 – 11:30. Bring your lunch because camp goes from 11:30 – 3:00 with a cost of $20.00 per child for the week. There is also after care from 3:00 to 5:00 with a cost of $15.00 per child for the week. Hope to see you there. Go on line and register at www.molcs.org/vbs
June 18, 2013 - June 19, 2013 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Forest Avenue Library
1326 Forest Avenue
The Forest Avenue Library offers a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) program for 6th to 12th graders created by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI). Enjoy real-world interaction and project-based learning through hands-on projects and competitions.
June 19, 2013 - June 23, 2013 - 12:00 am at Drake Stadium
2719 Forest Ave.
Stop out to the Drake Stadium to support your college athletes and watch records get broken! For more information on the schedule of events click here.
- Wednesday starts at 12:00 PM; Thursday at 10:00 AM; Friday at 10:00 AM; Saturday at 6:30 AM; Sunday at 7:00 AM
- Admission Prices: Passes $60 – $80; Daily Admission $10 – $25
June 19, 2013 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at Steven Vail Fine Arts
500 East Locust Street
An exhibition based on the fundamental shape, Vicious Circles brings together artists from around the world in an exploration of this all-encompassing symbol. Artists include Tara Donovan, James Siena, John Armleder, Terry Winters & many others.
June 19, 2013 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Des Moines Red Cross Office
2116 Grand Avenue
This course covers CPR and AED training for professional rescuers and health care providers. The cost is $90.
June 19, 2013 - 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.
Iowa Cubs vs.Nashville Sounds (Brewers) at 7:05 PM
June 20, 2013 - 9:00 am - 11:30 pm at 4th Street Theater
212 4th Street
Open Circus is the only open mic in Des Moines where variety is the name of the game. From musicians to magicians, artists to acrobats, poets to pirates, all are welcome at Des Moines Social Clubs’ Open Circus. Every week is different and you never know what you will see at the Circus.
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