Jul
24
Tue
Capitol Complex Farmers’ Market @ Iowa Capitol Grounds
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am

Every Tuesday, June 11 – September 11 (no market week of July 4)

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm

Where: E. 13th St. between E. Walnut St. and E. Grand Ave.

Eat healthy and support Iowa farmers and vendors selling their homegrown and homemade products.

Jul
25
Wed
Kids in the Kitchen @ Special Events Center Clive Aquatic Center
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm

Ages 8 – 12

Special Events Building, Clive Aquatic Center

Learn to read food labels and recipes, as well as use kitchen utensils and appliances safely. Education about nutrition and health is included.

Jul
28
Sat
Yoga in the Park Ankeny @ Wagner Park
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am

Enjoy a free hour of yoga with professional instructors. All ages and levels welcome.

May 5- September 29, 2018 8-9 a.m.

Jul
31
Tue
Capitol Complex Farmers’ Market @ Iowa Capitol Grounds
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am

Every Tuesday, June 11 – September 11 (no market week of July 4)

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm

Where: E. 13th St. between E. Walnut St. and E. Grand Ave.

Eat healthy and support Iowa farmers and vendors selling their homegrown and homemade products.

A Season of Learning @ Enabling Gardens - Learning Center
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm

2018 – A SEASON OF LEARNING

May 29 @ 7:00 Plant Propagation
Guest speaker ~ Roger Bishop
Plant propagation, cross breeding, cuttings and more.

June 26 @ 7:00 Wild Edibles
Guest speaker ~ Patrice-Petersen-Keys ~ Environmental Education Coordinator, Polk County Conservation
Ever wonder what those pesky weeds in your yard are good for? Come take a walk on the wild edibles side! You’ll learn to identify the common, edible plants around you and get a few new recipes to try at home! We will prepare and sample a variety of edible plants so bring a sense of adventure.

July 31 @ 6:00 to 8:00 Children’s Art in the Garden
By the Polk County Master Gardeners from the Enabling Garden
Make and take nature related art projects for children.

August 28 @ 6:00 Celebrate the Tomato
Guest speakers ~ Bill and Judy Goshorn PCMG
Tomato tasting ask us anything about tomatoes growing, varieties, and preserving. BYOT ( bring your own tomatoes to share)

September 4 @ 6:00 Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Guest speaker ~ Melanie Lewis ~ Volunteer Coordinator
Lets learn about the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation www.inhf.org

September 9 @ 1:00 to 3:00 Garden Gathering and Fundraiser
Come enjoy the garden before its winter rest. Visit with the gardeners that make this garden a community focal point.
Lots of new and gently used items for sale. There are many surprises for sale to many to list, but you won’t want to miss out!

All events are FREE. In case of inclement weather please check our website for changes. www.enablinggardenpcmg.org

Please bring a chair and join us.

Aug
2
Thu
Grimes Safety City @ Grimes Community Complex Gym
Aug 2 @ 9:30 am

Kids going into Grades K-1 (2018-2019 School Year)

This is a drop off program.  Parents/caregivers will drop kids off at the GCC during check-in time and then will check them out at the end.

Max of 40 kids.  The objective of Grimes Safety City is to provide an early educational program for elementary school children.  The program will teach children about vehicular, pedestrian, bicycle and fire safety. The skills taught at Safety City will empower youngsters with the ability to avoid needless accidents and instill good safety habits at an early age.

Grimes Safety City will also include various activities involving anti-bullying, pedestrian rules, street crossing, stop lights, fire department, respect for authority, playground safety, bike safety, and many more.  A miniature “city” will be used to teach students correct street crossing techniques using tricycles (as vehicles) and by walking.  Special appearances by the Fire Department, Police Department, Teachers, and more.  Students will learn about safety and have much more one on one contact with volunteers during this course.

Click here to register online or stop in to the Grimes Rec Office at the GCC to register for this event with cash or check.

Aug
3
Fri
Grimes Safety City @ Grimes Community Complex Gym
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am

Kids going into Grades K-1 (2018-2019 School Year)

This is a drop off program.  Parents/caregivers will drop kids off at the GCC during check-in time and then will check them out at the end.

Max of 40 kids.  The objective of Grimes Safety City is to provide an early educational program for elementary school children.  The program will teach children about vehicular, pedestrian, bicycle and fire safety. The skills taught at Safety City will empower youngsters with the ability to avoid needless accidents and instill good safety habits at an early age.

Grimes Safety City will also include various activities involving anti-bullying, pedestrian rules, street crossing, stop lights, fire department, respect for authority, playground safety, bike safety, and many more.  A miniature “city” will be used to teach students correct street crossing techniques using tricycles (as vehicles) and by walking.  Special appearances by the Fire Department, Police Department, Teachers, and more.  Students will learn about safety and have much more one on one contact with volunteers during this course.

Click here to register online or stop in to the Grimes Rec Office at the GCC to register for this event with cash or check.

Aug
4
Sat
Yoga in the Park Ankeny @ Wagner Park
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am

Enjoy a free hour of yoga with professional instructors. All ages and levels welcome.

May 5- September 29, 2018 8-9 a.m.

Farmer’s Market @ Ted Lare Garden Center
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm
May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, Aug. 4th, Sept. 1st and Oct. 6th.

Come out to our new monthly farmers market the first Saturday of each month May through October.  Shop from local farms, growers, bakeries and artists. Buy a bottle of wine from Annalise Winery and enjoy a few sips while listening to some great live local music each month from 2pm to 5pm. Take one of our many gardening classes and enjoy specials on plants and garden goods. There will be something for everyone to enjoy!

Aug
7
Tue
Capitol Complex Farmers’ Market @ Iowa Capitol Grounds
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am

Every Tuesday, June 11 – September 11 (no market week of July 4)

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm

Where: E. 13th St. between E. Walnut St. and E. Grand Ave.

Eat healthy and support Iowa farmers and vendors selling their homegrown and homemade products.

Aug
11
Sat
Yoga in the Park Ankeny @ Wagner Park
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am

Enjoy a free hour of yoga with professional instructors. All ages and levels welcome.

May 5- September 29, 2018 8-9 a.m.

Aug
14
Tue
Capitol Complex Farmers’ Market @ Iowa Capitol Grounds
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am

Every Tuesday, June 11 – September 11 (no market week of July 4)

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm

Where: E. 13th St. between E. Walnut St. and E. Grand Ave.

Eat healthy and support Iowa farmers and vendors selling their homegrown and homemade products.

Aug
18
Sat
Yoga in the Park Ankeny @ Wagner Park
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am

Enjoy a free hour of yoga with professional instructors. All ages and levels welcome.

May 5- September 29, 2018 8-9 a.m.

Aug
21
Tue
Capitol Complex Farmers’ Market @ Iowa Capitol Grounds
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am

Every Tuesday, June 11 – September 11 (no market week of July 4)

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm

Where: E. 13th St. between E. Walnut St. and E. Grand Ave.

Eat healthy and support Iowa farmers and vendors selling their homegrown and homemade products.

Aug
25
Sat
Yoga in the Park Ankeny @ Wagner Park
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am

Enjoy a free hour of yoga with professional instructors. All ages and levels welcome.

May 5- September 29, 2018 8-9 a.m.

Aug
28
Tue
Capitol Complex Farmers’ Market @ Iowa Capitol Grounds
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am

Every Tuesday, June 11 – September 11 (no market week of July 4)

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm

Where: E. 13th St. between E. Walnut St. and E. Grand Ave.

Eat healthy and support Iowa farmers and vendors selling their homegrown and homemade products.

A Season of Learning @ Enabling Gardens - Learning Center
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm

2018 – A SEASON OF LEARNING

May 29 @ 7:00 Plant Propagation
Guest speaker ~ Roger Bishop
Plant propagation, cross breeding, cuttings and more.

June 26 @ 7:00 Wild Edibles
Guest speaker ~ Patrice-Petersen-Keys ~ Environmental Education Coordinator, Polk County Conservation
Ever wonder what those pesky weeds in your yard are good for? Come take a walk on the wild edibles side! You’ll learn to identify the common, edible plants around you and get a few new recipes to try at home! We will prepare and sample a variety of edible plants so bring a sense of adventure.

July 31 @ 6:00 to 8:00 Children’s Art in the Garden
By the Polk County Master Gardeners from the Enabling Garden
Make and take nature related art projects for children.

August 28 @ 6:00 Celebrate the Tomato
Guest speakers ~ Bill and Judy Goshorn PCMG
Tomato tasting ask us anything about tomatoes growing, varieties, and preserving. BYOT ( bring your own tomatoes to share)

September 4 @ 6:00 Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Guest speaker ~ Melanie Lewis ~ Volunteer Coordinator
Lets learn about the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation www.inhf.org

September 9 @ 1:00 to 3:00 Garden Gathering and Fundraiser
Come enjoy the garden before its winter rest. Visit with the gardeners that make this garden a community focal point.
Lots of new and gently used items for sale. There are many surprises for sale to many to list, but you won’t want to miss out!

All events are FREE. In case of inclement weather please check our website for changes. www.enablinggardenpcmg.org

Please bring a chair and join us.

Sep
1
Sat
Yoga in the Park Ankeny @ Wagner Park
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am

Enjoy a free hour of yoga with professional instructors. All ages and levels welcome.

May 5- September 29, 2018 8-9 a.m.

Farmer’s Market @ Ted Lare Garden Center
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm
May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, Aug. 4th, Sept. 1st and Oct. 6th.

Come out to our new monthly farmers market the first Saturday of each month May through October.  Shop from local farms, growers, bakeries and artists. Buy a bottle of wine from Annalise Winery and enjoy a few sips while listening to some great live local music each month from 2pm to 5pm. Take one of our many gardening classes and enjoy specials on plants and garden goods. There will be something for everyone to enjoy!

Sep
4
Tue
Capitol Complex Farmers’ Market @ Iowa Capitol Grounds
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am

Every Tuesday, June 11 – September 11 (no market week of July 4)

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm

Where: E. 13th St. between E. Walnut St. and E. Grand Ave.

Eat healthy and support Iowa farmers and vendors selling their homegrown and homemade products.