Dec
15
Sat
Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am

Kids Club®

They craft. You shop.

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Just $2 per child ages 3 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

MakeBreak @ Michaels
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm

Holidays were made for screen-free fun at Michaels.  Check out their event calendar for kids and families and embrace your Christmas creativiity.

MakeBreak – Need a break after a busy week? Join us for creative family fun.

 

November

MAKE break Melted Snowman Jar – Nov 11 – 2:00 p – 4:00 p

MAKE break Christmas Wreaths – Nov 17 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

 

December

MAKE break Gingerbread Houses – Dec 01 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

MAKE break Gingerbread Man Slime – Dec 02 – 2:00 p – 4:00 p

MAKE break “Try Me” Day – Dec 08 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

MAKE break Design A Frame – Dec 09 – 2:00 p – 4:00 p

MAKE break Cute Christmas T-Shirts – Dec 15 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

 

January

MAKE break Snowman Mason Jar – Jan 05 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

Dec
16
Sun
Art Spectrums: Session I @ Des Moines Art Center
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm

*Registration required.

Art Spectrums is a free program for children and teens on the autism spectrum. Art Spectrums provides an opportunity for participants to exercise their creativity and build their self-esteem through sensory experiences that aid in the development of cognition, communication, and motor skills.

Participants visit and discuss a work of art in the museum for inspiration and then make their own artwork in the studio.

Art Spectrums: Session II @ Des Moines Art Center
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm

*Registration required.

Art Spectrums is a free program for children and teens on the autism spectrum. Art Spectrums provides an opportunity for participants to exercise their creativity and build their self-esteem through sensory experiences that aid in the development of cognition, communication, and motor skills.

Participants visit and discuss a work of art in the museum for inspiration and then make their own artwork in the studio.

Dec
27
Thu
Family Workshops @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am

Family Workshops (for ages 4-14 and an adult)

These hands-on classes offer a fun, creative experience for families. Workshops are designed for youth ages 4-14 and an adult to build a take-home project together. Please note one adult is required for every three youth participants. Registration is required.

2018 Winter Break: Stuck on Cacti

  • Sand Art Terrariums Thursday, Dec. 27, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Succulent Dish Gardens Friday, Dec. 28, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Cooking with Cacti Saturday, Dec. 29, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Members: $20 Youth/Adult pair, $15 Additional Youth

Nonmembers: $25 Youth/Adult pair, $20 Additional Youth

Family Workshops @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm

Family Workshops (for ages 4-14 and an adult)

These hands-on classes offer a fun, creative experience for families. Workshops are designed for youth ages 4-14 and an adult to build a take-home project together. Please note one adult is required for every three youth participants. Registration is required.

2018 Winter Break: Stuck on Cacti

  • Sand Art Terrariums Thursday, Dec. 27, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Succulent Dish Gardens Friday, Dec. 28, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Cooking with Cacti Saturday, Dec. 29, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Members: $20 Youth/Adult pair, $15 Additional Youth

Nonmembers: $25 Youth/Adult pair, $20 Additional Youth

Dec
28
Fri
Family Workshops @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am

Family Workshops (for ages 4-14 and an adult)

These hands-on classes offer a fun, creative experience for families. Workshops are designed for youth ages 4-14 and an adult to build a take-home project together. Please note one adult is required for every three youth participants. Registration is required.

2018 Winter Break: Stuck on Cacti

  • Sand Art Terrariums Thursday, Dec. 27, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Succulent Dish Gardens Friday, Dec. 28, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Cooking with Cacti Saturday, Dec. 29, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Members: $20 Youth/Adult pair, $15 Additional Youth

Nonmembers: $25 Youth/Adult pair, $20 Additional Youth

Family Workshops @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm

Family Workshops (for ages 4-14 and an adult)

These hands-on classes offer a fun, creative experience for families. Workshops are designed for youth ages 4-14 and an adult to build a take-home project together. Please note one adult is required for every three youth participants. Registration is required.

2018 Winter Break: Stuck on Cacti

  • Sand Art Terrariums Thursday, Dec. 27, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Succulent Dish Gardens Friday, Dec. 28, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Cooking with Cacti Saturday, Dec. 29, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Members: $20 Youth/Adult pair, $15 Additional Youth

Nonmembers: $25 Youth/Adult pair, $20 Additional Youth

Dec
29
Sat
Family Workshops @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Dec 29 @ 10:30 am

Family Workshops (for ages 4-14 and an adult)

These hands-on classes offer a fun, creative experience for families. Workshops are designed for youth ages 4-14 and an adult to build a take-home project together. Please note one adult is required for every three youth participants. Registration is required.

2018 Winter Break: Stuck on Cacti

  • Sand Art Terrariums Thursday, Dec. 27, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Succulent Dish Gardens Friday, Dec. 28, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Cooking with Cacti Saturday, Dec. 29, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Members: $20 Youth/Adult pair, $15 Additional Youth

Nonmembers: $25 Youth/Adult pair, $20 Additional Youth

Family Workshops @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm

Family Workshops (for ages 4-14 and an adult)

These hands-on classes offer a fun, creative experience for families. Workshops are designed for youth ages 4-14 and an adult to build a take-home project together. Please note one adult is required for every three youth participants. Registration is required.

2018 Winter Break: Stuck on Cacti

  • Sand Art Terrariums Thursday, Dec. 27, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Succulent Dish Gardens Friday, Dec. 28, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Cooking with Cacti Saturday, Dec. 29, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Members: $20 Youth/Adult pair, $15 Additional Youth

Nonmembers: $25 Youth/Adult pair, $20 Additional Youth

Jan
5
Sat
MakeBreak @ Michaels
Jan 5 @ 1:00 pm

Holidays were made for screen-free fun at Michaels.  Check out their event calendar for kids and families and embrace your Christmas creativiity.

MakeBreak – Need a break after a busy week? Join us for creative family fun.

 

November

MAKE break Melted Snowman Jar – Nov 11 – 2:00 p – 4:00 p

MAKE break Christmas Wreaths – Nov 17 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

 

December

MAKE break Gingerbread Houses – Dec 01 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

MAKE break Gingerbread Man Slime – Dec 02 – 2:00 p – 4:00 p

MAKE break “Try Me” Day – Dec 08 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

MAKE break Design A Frame – Dec 09 – 2:00 p – 4:00 p

MAKE break Cute Christmas T-Shirts – Dec 15 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

 

January

MAKE break Snowman Mason Jar – Jan 05 – 1:00 p – 3:00 p

Jan
6
Sun
Hair, Make Up & Nail Art Classes @ Shear Madness Haircuts For Kids
Jan 6 @ 4:00 pm

November

11/4 Beginner Braiding
11/11 French Braiding
11/18 No Class
11/25  Dancer Do

December

12/2 Beginner Braiding
12/9 French Braiding

January

1/6 Beginner Braiding
1/13 French Braiding
1/21 Fishtail Braiding
1/30  Cornrow Braiding

February

2/3 Beginner Braiding
2/10 French Braiding
2/17 Fishtail Braiding

Class is for 2 people, (mom/daughter, dad/daughter,two girls, etc).

Recieve 10% off all retail items the day of your class.

Jan
12
Sat
Second Saturday @ Des Moines Playhouse
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm

2018-19 Season Upcoming Dates

October 13, 2018

November 10, 2018

December 8, 2018

January 12, 2019

February 9, 2019

March 9, 2019

April 13, 2019

May 11, 2019

Join area teens, grades 6 through 12, for sketch comedy, fast-paced games, and think-on-your-feet in spur-of-the-moment situations. While this isn’t a class, it is planned and supervised by Playhouse education staff. You’ll work in groups of kids your own age, and meet theatre kids from all over the metro and beyond. Bring your friends. Everyone is welcome! Cost is $9.00 per month, payable with cash or check at the door. 7:30 – 10:00 PM.

If you would like to be on our e-mail list for more Second Saturday information, please contact Robin Spahr, education director.

Jan
13
Sun
Hair, Make Up & Nail Art Classes @ Shear Madness Haircuts For Kids
Jan 13 @ 4:00 pm

November

11/4 Beginner Braiding
11/11 French Braiding
11/18 No Class
11/25  Dancer Do

December

12/2 Beginner Braiding
12/9 French Braiding

January

1/6 Beginner Braiding
1/13 French Braiding
1/21 Fishtail Braiding
1/30  Cornrow Braiding

February

2/3 Beginner Braiding
2/10 French Braiding
2/17 Fishtail Braiding

Class is for 2 people, (mom/daughter, dad/daughter,two girls, etc).

Recieve 10% off all retail items the day of your class.

Jan
20
Sun
Hair, Make Up & Nail Art Classes @ Shear Madness Haircuts For Kids
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm

November

11/4 Beginner Braiding
11/11 French Braiding
11/18 No Class
11/25  Dancer Do

December

12/2 Beginner Braiding
12/9 French Braiding

January

1/6 Beginner Braiding
1/13 French Braiding
1/21 Fishtail Braiding
1/30  Cornrow Braiding

February

2/3 Beginner Braiding
2/10 French Braiding
2/17 Fishtail Braiding

Class is for 2 people, (mom/daughter, dad/daughter,two girls, etc).

Recieve 10% off all retail items the day of your class.

Jan
27
Sun
Hair, Make Up & Nail Art Classes @ Shear Madness Haircuts For Kids
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm

November

11/4 Beginner Braiding
11/11 French Braiding
11/18 No Class
11/25  Dancer Do

December

12/2 Beginner Braiding
12/9 French Braiding

January

1/6 Beginner Braiding
1/13 French Braiding
1/21 Fishtail Braiding
1/30  Cornrow Braiding

February

2/3 Beginner Braiding
2/10 French Braiding
2/17 Fishtail Braiding

Class is for 2 people, (mom/daughter, dad/daughter,two girls, etc).

Recieve 10% off all retail items the day of your class.

Feb
3
Sun
Hair, Make Up & Nail Art Classes @ Shear Madness Haircuts For Kids
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm

November

11/4 Beginner Braiding
11/11 French Braiding
11/18 No Class
11/25  Dancer Do

December

12/2 Beginner Braiding
12/9 French Braiding

January

1/6 Beginner Braiding
1/13 French Braiding
1/21 Fishtail Braiding
1/30  Cornrow Braiding

February

2/3 Beginner Braiding
2/10 French Braiding
2/17 Fishtail Braiding

Class is for 2 people, (mom/daughter, dad/daughter,two girls, etc).

Recieve 10% off all retail items the day of your class.

Feb
9
Sat
Second Saturday @ Des Moines Playhouse
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm

2018-19 Season Upcoming Dates

October 13, 2018

November 10, 2018

December 8, 2018

January 12, 2019

February 9, 2019

March 9, 2019

April 13, 2019

May 11, 2019

Join area teens, grades 6 through 12, for sketch comedy, fast-paced games, and think-on-your-feet in spur-of-the-moment situations. While this isn’t a class, it is planned and supervised by Playhouse education staff. You’ll work in groups of kids your own age, and meet theatre kids from all over the metro and beyond. Bring your friends. Everyone is welcome! Cost is $9.00 per month, payable with cash or check at the door. 7:30 – 10:00 PM.

If you would like to be on our e-mail list for more Second Saturday information, please contact Robin Spahr, education director.

Feb
10
Sun
Hair, Make Up & Nail Art Classes @ Shear Madness Haircuts For Kids
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm

November

11/4 Beginner Braiding
11/11 French Braiding
11/18 No Class
11/25  Dancer Do

December

12/2 Beginner Braiding
12/9 French Braiding

January

1/6 Beginner Braiding
1/13 French Braiding
1/21 Fishtail Braiding
1/30  Cornrow Braiding

February

2/3 Beginner Braiding
2/10 French Braiding
2/17 Fishtail Braiding

Class is for 2 people, (mom/daughter, dad/daughter,two girls, etc).

Recieve 10% off all retail items the day of your class.

Feb
17
Sun
Hair, Make Up & Nail Art Classes @ Shear Madness Haircuts For Kids
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm

November

11/4 Beginner Braiding
11/11 French Braiding
11/18 No Class
11/25  Dancer Do

December

12/2 Beginner Braiding
12/9 French Braiding

January

1/6 Beginner Braiding
1/13 French Braiding
1/21 Fishtail Braiding
1/30  Cornrow Braiding

February

2/3 Beginner Braiding
2/10 French Braiding
2/17 Fishtail Braiding

Class is for 2 people, (mom/daughter, dad/daughter,two girls, etc).

Recieve 10% off all retail items the day of your class.