Aug
22
Tue
Public Tour @ The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am

HE 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.

2 Kids for $11 @ Playground for Kids Ankeny
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am

Open Jump 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

2 for Tuesday, that means 2 kids can play all day for only 10 Buckaroos…Yeehaw that’s a great deal!! Open 10-4.   Not valid over Spring and Holiday Break. Max of 4 kids for this deal.

Open Jump @ Monkey Joe's
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am

We gladly accept walk-in guests any time we’re open. Bring your kids 12 years-old and younger, to our inflatable play center any time, where they can safely bounce, jump, slide, and have fun.

Monday $8.49
Tuesday $8.49
Wednesday $5.50
Thursday $8.49
Friday $10.99
Saturday $10.99
Sunday $10.99
2 years and under (if playing) $5.50
2 years and under Frequent User Cards* $40
Frequent User Cards* $70
Holiday Pricing $10.99

 

Open Play Time @ Backyard Adventures of Iowa
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am

Open Play Time is Monday thru Friday 10am to 5pm. 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 22 @ 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.

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 10AM-11AM

$8 (Age: 5 & under. Includes guardian admission)

 

Open Play @ Rainbow Play Systems of Iowa
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am

There are no limits to the grins and giggles at our play room. That’s because your kids are invited to jump, climb, swing, and play in our indoor showroom for just $10 per child for two hours of fun.

If you’re a frequent visitor, be sure to ask about punch cards that let you earn a discounted rate for future visits. Follow us on Facebook for other special offers or changes to open play times and dates.

Open Play Hours

Mondays and Tuesdays
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Afternoon Happy Hour Special @ Plaza Lanes Family Sports Complex
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm
Fish Feedings @ Bass Pro Shops
Aug 22 @ 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!

Aug
23
Wed
$7.50 With WaCkY Socks Open Jump @ Playground for Kids Ankeny
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am

Open Jump 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.

Have the kids wear their PRINTED (polka dots, striped) Character socks because it will get the kids in for $7.50 each! Must show before you pay admission, no exceptions

Open Jump @ Monkey Joe's
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am

We gladly accept walk-in guests any time we’re open. Bring your kids 12 years-old and younger, to our inflatable play center any time, where they can safely bounce, jump, slide, and have fun.

Monday $8.49
Tuesday $8.49
Wednesday $5.50
Thursday $8.49
Friday $10.99
Saturday $10.99
Sunday $10.99
2 years and under (if playing) $5.50
2 years and under Frequent User Cards* $40
Frequent User Cards* $70
Holiday Pricing $10.99

 

Open Play Time @ Backyard Adventures of Iowa
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am

Open Play Time is Monday thru Friday 10am to 5pm. 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.

Storytime @ Jordan Creek Barnes & Noble
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am

We host Storytime at the Jordan Creek B&N every Wednesday at 10:00 am.

Special Instructions
For preschoolers and their friends. Ask a bookseller for details. Parents, we use paint, glue, etc., in our crafts. Sometimes things get messy!

Toddler Time @ Sky Zone Des Moines
Aug 23 @ 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.

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 10AM-11AM

$8 (Age: 5 & under. Includes guardian admission)

 

Wednesday Story Time @ Plot Twist Book Store
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am

Join us each Wednesday morning for  PLOT TWIST Story Time.  We start reading at 10:30 am and All Ages are Welcome.

Lunch Bunch @ Mid Iowa Gymnastics
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am

We lead off with playtime in the gym with trampolines, the cargo net, mini balance beams, pre-school bars, obstacle course, and fun gymnastics games. Bring your own lunch to eat, we read stories, and have fun with a craft!

Ages 3-10

Every Wednesday from 11:00am-1:00pm

Drop off your kids and we’ll take care of the rest!

Participants do not need any gymnastics’ background or skills! Please wear a leotard or gym shorts / t-shirt. Bare feet only in the gym.

To sign up, call 986-2781 or email CustServ@midiowagymnastics.com!

 

Afternoon Happy Hour Special @ Plaza Lanes Family Sports Complex
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm
Buck Night @ Skate North Incrediroll
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 5-8pm. Buck Night $1 adm. + $1 rollerskate rental/ $3 inline, $3 skate mate rental if  needed.

$1 Admission @ Skate West
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

$1 admission fee per guest  6-8:00 pm

Aug
24
Thu
$2 Sodas Thirsty Thursday @ Playground for Kids Ankeny
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am

Open Jump 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Thirsty Thursday means Coke products are only $2 all day, and refills are free too!! Get your drink on!!

Kids Story Time @ Reiman Gardens
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week. Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related activity. Books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10 and is highly recommended for everyone else.

Free for members and Iowa State University students
Price of admission for the general public.