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Aug
18
Sun
Live at the Creek @ Jordan Creek Town Center - Amphitheater
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm

Enjoy FREE live music at the Jordan Creek Town Center Amphitheater on Sundays June 30 through September 1st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

Enjoy live music from the amphitheater or one of the five lakeside patio restaurants, food trucks and Union 29 beer & wine garden next to the amphitheater.

June 30 Decoy & Fireworks (5pm – Dusk)

July 7 Mason’s Basement

July 14 Gimikk

July 21 Final Mix

July 28 Boomerang

August 4 Pianopalooza Dueling Piano Band

August 11 Final Mix

August 18 Tony Valdez Large Band

August 25 Brother Trucker

September 1 Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets

 

Aug
19
Mon
Open Play Time @ Backyard Adventures of Iowa
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am

Open Play Time is Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm.

Weekdays are for Open Play Time, so come play in our indoor Showroom where the weather is always perfect. Bring your friends for a play date or just come to enjoy the fun and meet some new friends.

For more information visit http://www.backyardadventuresiowa.com/openplay.html.

Sorry, even though we receive many requests, we have NO OPEN PLAY TIME ON WEEKENDS.

$2 All Day Monday @ Merle Hay Lanes
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am

$2 All Day Monday

$2.00 Games! $1.00 Shoe Rentals! $1.00 12 oz Soft Drinks!

10:00 am to Close

Tot Swim @ Veteran's Memorial Aquatic Center
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am

Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat   10:30 – 11:50 am
June 10 – August 24
6 & under accompanied by adult
$2/day or free w/season pass
(Ages 2 and under who are not on a season pass will be charged admission for this special program.  Save money by adding your 2 & under child to your family’s pass)

Pleasant Hill Farmers Market @ Berean Assembly of God Church
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm

Support local farmers, crafters, organizations and companies in Iowa by visiting the Pleasant Hill Farmers Market. 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

Visit their Facebook Page for aditional info.

Iowa Cubs Home Game @ Principal Park
Aug 19 @ 7:08 pm

Find Tickets and Promotions Schedule on the Iowa Cubs’ Website.

2019 Home Schedule    

4/9 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 6:38 pm

4/10 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 6:38 pm

4/11 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 12:08 pm

4/12 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

4/13 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

4/14 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 1:08 pm

4/24 Nashville Sounds at 6:38 pm

4/25 Nashville Sounds at 6:38 pm

4/26 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

4/27 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm

4/28 Nashville Sounds at 1:08 pm

4/29 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

4/30 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

5/1 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

5/2 San Antonio Missions at 12:08 pm

5/11 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

5/12 Omaha Storm Chasers 1:08 pm

5/13 Omaha Storm Chasers 12:08 pm

5/14 Omaha Storm Chase8rs 12:08 pm

5/16 New Orleans Baby Cakes 6:38 pm

5/17 New Orleans Baby Cakes 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

5/18 New Orleans Baby Cakes 7:08 pm

5/19 New Orleans Baby Cakes 1:08 pm

5/20 New Orleans Baby Cakes 12:08 pm

6/4 El Paso Chihuahuas 7:08 pm

6/5 El Paso Chihuahuas 12:08 pm

6/6 El Paso Chihuahuas 7:08 pm

6/7 Albuquerque Isotopes 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

6/8 Albuquerque Isotopes 7:08 pm

6/9 Albuquerque Isotopes 1:08 pm

6/10 Albuquerque Isotopes 12:08 pm

6/20 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

6/21 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

6/22 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

6/23 Round Rock Express 1:08 pm

6/24 Round Rock Express 12:08 pm

6/25 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/26 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/27 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/28 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/4 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/5 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/6 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm

7/7 Memphis Redbirds 1:08 pm

7/15 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/16 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/17 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/18 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 12:08 pm

7/26 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/27 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

7/28 Round Rock Express 1:08 pm

8/7 Las Vegas 7:08 pm

8/8 Las Vegas 7:08 pm

8/9 Las Vegas 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/10 Salt Lake Bees 7:08 pm

8/11 Salt Lake Bees 1:08 pm

8/12 Salt Lake Bees 7:08 pm

8/13 Salt Lake Bees 12:08 pm

8/19 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/20 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/21 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/22 San Antonio Missions 12:08 pm

8/23 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/24 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm

8/25 Nashville Sounds at 1:08 pm

8/30 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/31 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm

9/1 Memphis Redbirds 1:08 pm

9/2 Memphis Redbirds 12:08 pm

 

 

Aug
20
Tue
Open Play Time @ Backyard Adventures of Iowa
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am

Open Play Time is Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm.

Weekdays are for Open Play Time, so come play in our indoor Showroom where the weather is always perfect. Bring your friends for a play date or just come to enjoy the fun and meet some new friends.

For more information visit http://www.backyardadventuresiowa.com/openplay.html.

Sorry, even though we receive many requests, we have NO OPEN PLAY TIME ON WEEKENDS.

Public Tour @ The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am

THE WORLD FOOD PRIZE HALL OF LAUREATES tells a story in every room – from the building’s rich history as the Des Moines public library, to the Foundation’s celebrated agricultural and humanitarian pioneers there is something for every visitor.

Built in 1903, this century-old building has been restored into a museum that celebrates those who have dedicated their lives to fighting hunger around the world. The Hall of Laureates is a beautiful space of learning and collaboration, and we welcome you to visit.

The Hall is open to the public on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Admission is free of charge, and visitors have the opportunity to take a guided tour or explore the building on their own. Private and group tours are also available.

Tuesdays:
Guided tours at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m.
Please arrive 10-15 minutes early

Saturdays:
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
There are no guided tours on Saturdays. Docents are stationed in the building to provide information and education.

The Hall of Laureates is closed during all federal holiday weekends, including New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving week and Christmas. The Hall of Laureates is also closed during World Food Prize Week.

Bargain Tuesdays @ Copper Creek Cinemas
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am

Every Tuesday, at all Fridley Theatre locations, we offer discounted admission for all tickets purchased online or at the box office. Plus, you will receive a FREE 46 oz. bag of popcorn with any beverage purchase!

Tuesday discounted admission prices:

  • Muscatine, Pleasant Hill:  2D – $5.50, 3D – $7.50
  • Hastings:  2D – $5.00, 3D – $6.50
  • Algona, Carroll, Centerville, Decorah, Grinnell, Indianola, Marshalltown, Spencer, Storm Lake, Sioux Center:  2D – $5.00, 3D – $7.00
  • Atlantic, Cherokee, Creston, Oskaloosa, Washington:  2D – $4.00, 3D – $6.00
  • Estherville, Humboldt:  2D – $3.00, 3D – $5.00

Discount admission not valid for premieres, opening day movies, holidays, and special engagements.

Bargain Tuesdays @ Paramount 7 Theatres
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am

Every Tuesday, at all Fridley Theatre locations, we offer discounted admission for all tickets purchased online or at the box office. Plus, you will receive a FREE 46 oz. bag of popcorn with any beverage purchase!

Tuesday discounted admission prices:

  • Muscatine, Pleasant Hill:  2D – $5.50, 3D – $7.50
  • Hastings:  2D – $5.00, 3D – $6.50
  • Algona, Carroll, Centerville, Decorah, Grinnell, Indianola, Marshalltown, Spencer, Storm Lake, Sioux Center:  2D – $5.00, 3D – $7.00
  • Atlantic, Cherokee, Creston, Oskaloosa, Washington:  2D – $4.00, 3D – $6.00
  • Estherville, Humboldt:  2D – $3.00, 3D – $5.00

Discount admission not valid for premieres, opening day movies, holidays, and special engagements.

Discount Day @ Century 20 Jordan Creek and XD
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am

Tuesday is Discount Day at Century 20 Jordan Creek and XD

All Films Discounted, All Day at Participating Theatres

Discount Day offer not valid for new movies on opening day. Offer not valid for specially priced engagements. Offer not valid on holidays. One film/showtime per ticket purchased at Discount Day price, plus applicable sales taxes. Check your local Cinemark theatre for pricing and participation.

*Excludes Cinemark XD, Xtreme, Cinemark IMAX and Special Engagements. RealD 3D showtimes – Discount Ticket Price Plus Premium.

Discount Day @ Cinemark Altoona and XD
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am

Tuesday is Discount Day at Cinemark Altoona and XD

All Films Discounted, All Day at Participating Theatres

Discount Day offer not valid for new movies on opening day. Offer not valid for specially priced engagements. Offer not valid on holidays. One film/showtime per ticket purchased at Discount Day price, plus applicable sales taxes. Check your local Cinemark theatre for pricing and participation.

*Excludes Cinemark XD, Xtreme, Cinemark IMAX and Special Engagements. RealD 3D showtimes – Discount Ticket Price Plus Premium.

Toddler Time @ Get Air Des Moines
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am

Tuesday and Thursday – 10 AM to Noon
Price – $8.99 per child, one parent jumps free

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46″). Little Air jumpers and their parents are the only ones allowed during this time. Parents cannot share a trampoline with a child, but can jump near them. Come network with other parents and plan a playdate!

Fish Feedings @ Bass Pro Shops
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 3 p.m. as we feed the fish in our Main Aquarium!

Do you have a youngster who would like to help us feed the fish?  Call the store at 515-957-5500 to make reserve a spot for one of our fish feedings days!

Beaverdale Farmers’ Market @ Beaverdale Farmers' Market
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm

GREAT VENDORS – LIVE MUSIC – FUN STUFF – GOOD FOOD – FRIENDS, FAMILY & NEIGHBORS

When:  Tuesdays from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 4100-4200 Urbandale Ave. (between Beaver Ave. & 42nd St.)Contact:  Jane at 515-238-3245 or info@beaverdalefarmersmarket.org

The Beaverdale Farmers’ Market is in the heart of the Beaverdale neighborhood on Urbandale Avenue, with accessible areas to park, walk and sit. The market features vendors, entertainers, and consumers who value fresh, local food. Vendors offer fresh produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and prepared meals that can be enjoyed in the seating areas..

Iowa Cubs Home Game @ Principal Park
Aug 20 @ 7:08 pm

Find Tickets and Promotions Schedule on the Iowa Cubs’ Website.

2019 Home Schedule    

4/9 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 6:38 pm

4/10 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 6:38 pm

4/11 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 12:08 pm

4/12 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

4/13 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

4/14 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 1:08 pm

4/24 Nashville Sounds at 6:38 pm

4/25 Nashville Sounds at 6:38 pm

4/26 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

4/27 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm

4/28 Nashville Sounds at 1:08 pm

4/29 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

4/30 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

5/1 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

5/2 San Antonio Missions at 12:08 pm

5/11 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

5/12 Omaha Storm Chasers 1:08 pm

5/13 Omaha Storm Chasers 12:08 pm

5/14 Omaha Storm Chase8rs 12:08 pm

5/16 New Orleans Baby Cakes 6:38 pm

5/17 New Orleans Baby Cakes 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

5/18 New Orleans Baby Cakes 7:08 pm

5/19 New Orleans Baby Cakes 1:08 pm

5/20 New Orleans Baby Cakes 12:08 pm

6/4 El Paso Chihuahuas 7:08 pm

6/5 El Paso Chihuahuas 12:08 pm

6/6 El Paso Chihuahuas 7:08 pm

6/7 Albuquerque Isotopes 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

6/8 Albuquerque Isotopes 7:08 pm

6/9 Albuquerque Isotopes 1:08 pm

6/10 Albuquerque Isotopes 12:08 pm

6/20 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

6/21 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

6/22 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

6/23 Round Rock Express 1:08 pm

6/24 Round Rock Express 12:08 pm

6/25 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/26 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/27 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/28 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/4 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/5 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/6 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm

7/7 Memphis Redbirds 1:08 pm

7/15 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/16 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/17 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/18 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 12:08 pm

7/26 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/27 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

7/28 Round Rock Express 1:08 pm

8/7 Las Vegas 7:08 pm

8/8 Las Vegas 7:08 pm

8/9 Las Vegas 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/10 Salt Lake Bees 7:08 pm

8/11 Salt Lake Bees 1:08 pm

8/12 Salt Lake Bees 7:08 pm

8/13 Salt Lake Bees 12:08 pm

8/19 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/20 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/21 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/22 San Antonio Missions 12:08 pm

8/23 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/24 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm

8/25 Nashville Sounds at 1:08 pm

8/30 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/31 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm

9/1 Memphis Redbirds 1:08 pm

9/2 Memphis Redbirds 12:08 pm

 

 

Aug
21
Wed
Open Play Time @ Backyard Adventures of Iowa
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am

Open Play Time is Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm.

Weekdays are for Open Play Time, so come play in our indoor Showroom where the weather is always perfect. Bring your friends for a play date or just come to enjoy the fun and meet some new friends.

For more information visit http://www.backyardadventuresiowa.com/openplay.html.

Sorry, even though we receive many requests, we have NO OPEN PLAY TIME ON WEEKENDS.

Toddler Time @ Sky Zone Des Moines
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am

Toddler Time is a great shared experience for child and parent. A time for your little ones to discover the joy of being active, bouncing under the supervision of their parents, and without interference from the big kids.

WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY: 10AM-12PM

$9 (Age: 5 & under. Includes guardian admission)

Tot Swim @ Veteran's Memorial Aquatic Center
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am

Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat   10:30 – 11:50 am
June 10 – August 24
6 & under accompanied by adult
$2/day or free w/season pass
(Ages 2 and under who are not on a season pass will be charged admission for this special program.  Save money by adding your 2 & under child to your family’s pass)

1/2 Price Night @ Skateland
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for discount night. Receive half off general admission as well as half off skate rentals. 4:00 to 9:00 pm.