Mar
22
Fri
Open Play Time @ Backyard Adventures of Iowa
Mar 22 @ 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.

Lunch Bunch 1 @ Triad Gymnastics
Mar 22 @ 9:30 am

This is a drop-in program, we’d love to have you stop in to visit us during one of these time so you can see all that Triad has to offer.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday
9:30-11:30am & 11:30-1:30pm

Ages 3-8 (must be potty trained)
Bring a sack lunch or snack and join us for loads of fun! This is a great transition for kids preparing to attend school.  They will play in the gym and take a break for snack/lunch.

Spring Break Open Studio @ Five Monkeys Inc.
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am

During spring break I will be expanding hours to accommodate more creators!! The shelves are FULL of projects of all sizes and cost. I can’t wait to see what all of you make!!
The evenings the studio is open until 9pm projects need to be started by 730pm.

I will have a special project available for a flat fee over spring break as well. I’ll announce that shortly!

Studio time is 2 hours
Studio fee is $6

Toddler Time @ Sky Zone Des Moines
Mar 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.

WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY: 10AM-12PM

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

Open Play @ Rainbow Play Systems of Iowa
Mar 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

Monday – Friday
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Lunch Bunch 2 @ Triad Gymnastics
Mar 22 @ 11:30 am

This is a drop-in program, we’d love to have you stop in to visit us during one of these time so you can see all that Triad has to offer.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday
9:30-11:30am & 11:30-1:30pm

Ages 3-8 (must be potty trained)
Bring a sack lunch or snack and join us for loads of fun! This is a great transition for kids preparing to attend school.  They will play in the gym and take a break for snack/lunch.

Painting Party @ Painting with a Twist
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm

Set your kid’s creativity free with a new twist on fun at Painting with a Twist in Urbandale. Our professional artists guide children during each painting party to create a finished work of art they can proudly hang at home or give to a loved one!

Age Policy – Kids’ and family classes open to ages 7+; youth classes open to ages 10+; all other classes open to 16+; no toddlers or infants.

Upcoming Parties:

3/9 Gnarly the Narwhal (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

3/16 Personalized Floral Unicorn Door Hanger (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

3/17 *DOOR HANGER* Happy Spring Chick (Ages 10+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

3/19 Splatter Unicorn (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

3/20 Neon Turtle (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

3/21 Dragon Eye (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

3/22 Pick Your Favorite Puppy! (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

3/23 Kids’ Van Gogh Le Soleil (Ages 5+) 1:00 to 2:30 PM

4/6 *MOMMY & ME* Unicorn Set (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

4/7 Colorful Dragonflies (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

4/13 *PICK YOUR FAVE!* Animal Crackers Set (Ages 5+) 11:00 to 12:30 PM

4/21 Breaking Free (Ages 10+) 3:00 to 5:00 PM

4/27 *WOOD CUTOUT* I Love My Sport (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

4/27 Purple Flower Power (Ages 10+) 3:00 to 5:00 PM

Spring Break Free Kids Events @ Outlets of Des Moines
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm

March 20, 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Science Center Programs – Boom!

March 21, 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Spring Bloom Program – Make & Take – plant your own flower seeds
Space is limited. RSVP to MarketingDSM@OutletsofDesMoines.com

March 22
1:00 pm: Ruby Reads Program
by Blank Park Zoo with LIVE animals
4:00 pm: Watch Hotel Transylvania 3. Enjoy free snacks
5:00-8:00 pm: GameTruck of Iowa. Play your favorite video games, truck located on the SKECHERS plaza.

*All events located in space 520, across from maurice’s & Direct Tools. Kids age 3 and older. Visit OutletsofDesMoines.com for additional details.

Friday Pajama Party @ Glazed Expressions
Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm

PAJAMA PARTY IS FOR KIDS AND ADULTS!

Just wear your REAL pajamas and get creative!

Everyone who is wearing their pj’s will have FREE studio sessions for that evening!

So grab your friends, bring any snacks or beverages you would like, and come party with us!

Pajama Party is on Fridays from 5pm-9pm

*​Shoes must be worn at all times. No reservations. Seating is first come, first served.

Mar
23
Sat
Junior Chef Class @ Williams Sonoma
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am

STAR WARS COOKIE PARTY |  SATURDAY, MARCH 9TH   |  10:00 AM

We’re going to head to a galaxy far, far away and  bake fun cookies shaped like the characters from Star Wars. Then we’ll decorate and eat our sweet treats! $30 per child, includes a Star Wars Cookie Set Suitable for Ages 8-13.

PETER RABBIT EASTER BAKING PARTY SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD   |  10:00 AM

Hop on down to our store for a fun class that is all  about Easter Baking! We’ll bake some sweet treats together that you can create for your friends and family at home! $30 per child, includes a  Peter Rabbit Cookie Set Suitable for Ages 8-13.

Please call the store to register for classes at Williams Sonoma.

Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am

Kids Club®

They craft. You shop.

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Just $2 per child ages 3-5 and $5 for ages 6 and up. All supplies included.
Sign up in store, online or just drop in. Class descriptions available on-line. Parent or guardian must remain on premises.

Classes also available at:

1725 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021

Spring Break Open Studio @ Five Monkeys Inc.
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am

During spring break I will be expanding hours to accommodate more creators!! The shelves are FULL of projects of all sizes and cost. I can’t wait to see what all of you make!!
The evenings the studio is open until 9pm projects need to be started by 730pm.

I will have a special project available for a flat fee over spring break as well. I’ll announce that shortly!

Studio time is 2 hours
Studio fee is $6

Storytime @ Barnes & Noble - The Shoppes at Three Fountains
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am

Barnes & Noble at The Shoppes at Three Fountains offer a weekly Saturday morning story time in their Children’s Department.  With a fun and exciting new book every week along with crafts and activities you won’t want to miss it.

Creative Cake Decorating Class @ Cupcake Addict
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm

Create your unique cake with Cupcake Addict! One person per ticket per cake. Children under age of 8 can have an adult assistant. In this class you will recieve a 3 layer 6″ cake with your choice of vanilla or chocolate cake. Our cake decorator will teach you the technique of crumb coating, base coating and how to use all the butter cream colors with multiple frosting tips to make your creation.

All items to create your cake will be provided for use.

Tickets are not available at door. Pre-Purchase is required.

We have a lot of fun in this class so come prepaired to learn and laugh a lot! No skill required to participate. Come with your imagination!

3/15 – Pot O’Gold Unicorn Cake at 6:00 pm

3/23 – Creative Cake Decorating Class at 12:00 noon

4/12 – Easter Cake Decorating Class at 6:00 pm

 

Family, Frames and FUN Bowling @ Air Lanes Bowling
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm

Family Bowling Specials
Sat 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm
Sun 1pm – 5pm
$27.95 for 2 Hours of Bowling up to 6 ppl
Rental Shoes $3.35 each

Painting Party @ Painting with a Twist
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm

Set your kid’s creativity free with a new twist on fun at Painting with a Twist in Urbandale. Our professional artists guide children during each painting party to create a finished work of art they can proudly hang at home or give to a loved one!

Age Policy – Kids’ and family classes open to ages 7+; youth classes open to ages 10+; all other classes open to 16+; no toddlers or infants.

Upcoming Parties:

3/9 Gnarly the Narwhal (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

3/16 Personalized Floral Unicorn Door Hanger (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

3/17 *DOOR HANGER* Happy Spring Chick (Ages 10+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

3/19 Splatter Unicorn (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

3/20 Neon Turtle (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

3/21 Dragon Eye (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

3/22 Pick Your Favorite Puppy! (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

3/23 Kids’ Van Gogh Le Soleil (Ages 5+) 1:00 to 2:30 PM

4/6 *MOMMY & ME* Unicorn Set (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

4/7 Colorful Dragonflies (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 1:30 PM

4/13 *PICK YOUR FAVE!* Animal Crackers Set (Ages 5+) 11:00 to 12:30 PM

4/21 Breaking Free (Ages 10+) 3:00 to 5:00 PM

4/27 *WOOD CUTOUT* I Love My Sport (Ages 5+) 12:00 to 2:00 PM

4/27 Purple Flower Power (Ages 10+) 3:00 to 5:00 PM

Fish Feedings @ Bass Pro Shops
Mar 23 @ 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!

Mar
24
Sun
Spring Break Open Studio @ Five Monkeys Inc.
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am

During spring break I will be expanding hours to accommodate more creators!! The shelves are FULL of projects of all sizes and cost. I can’t wait to see what all of you make!!
The evenings the studio is open until 9pm projects need to be started by 730pm.

I will have a special project available for a flat fee over spring break as well. I’ll announce that shortly!

Studio time is 2 hours
Studio fee is $6

Family, Frames and FUN Bowling @ Air Lanes Bowling
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm

Family Bowling Specials
Sat 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm
Sun 1pm – 5pm
$27.95 for 2 Hours of Bowling up to 6 ppl
Rental Shoes $3.35 each

Mar
25
Mon
Open Play Time @ Backyard Adventures of Iowa
Mar 25 @ 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.