Jan
25
Thu
Tot Town! @ Valley Community Center
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am

Tot Town is a fun and safe children’s playgroup that is open to the community. Our Community Center gym space turns into an indoor playground designed for children ages 2 to 6 years and their families. Parents have the opportunity to interact with their child in a safe environment made for play! For your child’s safety we recommend supervising your children at all times and not leaving them unattended. We hope to see you at Tot Town!

Featuring: Large Inflatable bounce house, small bounce house,  carnival games, board games, ball pit, toys, puzzles, books, and more!

Tot Town Information:

When: Thursdays anytime between 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 2-6 years

Cost: One punch from punch card per child, $5 per child drop-in

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Jan
27
Sat
Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels
Jan 27 @ 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

Jan
28
Sun
Hair, Make Up & Nail Art Classes @ Shear Madness Haircuts For Kids
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm

October

10/1 Beginner Braiding
10/8 French & Fishtail Braiding
10/15 Cornrow Braiding
10/22 Dancer Do
10/29 Advanced Hair Braiding

November

11/5 Beginner Braiding
11/12 French & Dutch Braiding
11/19 Fishtail Braiding
11/26 No Class

December

12/3 Beginner Braiding
12/10 French & Dutch Braiding
12/17 Dancer Updo
12/24 No Class
12/31 No Class

January 18

1/7 Beginner Braiding
1/14 French & Dutch Braiding
1/21 Cornrow Braiding
1/28 Advanced Hair 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
1
Thu
Tot Town! @ Valley Community Center
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am

Tot Town is a fun and safe children’s playgroup that is open to the community. Our Community Center gym space turns into an indoor playground designed for children ages 2 to 6 years and their families. Parents have the opportunity to interact with their child in a safe environment made for play! For your child’s safety we recommend supervising your children at all times and not leaving them unattended. We hope to see you at Tot Town!

Featuring: Large Inflatable bounce house, small bounce house,  carnival games, board games, ball pit, toys, puzzles, books, and more!

Tot Town Information:

When: Thursdays anytime between 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 2-6 years

Cost: One punch from punch card per child, $5 per child drop-in

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Feb
3
Sat
Home Depot – FREE Kids Workshops @ Home Depot Stores
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed

Other Locations:

3700 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266 (515)221-2233

10850 Plum Drive, Urbandale, IA 50322 (515)251-5819

2335 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021  (515)963-1890

Junior Chef Class @ Williams Sonoma
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am

Around the World with American Girl™
Saturday, January 20 at 10am

If you could take a trip anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Our favorite way to explore other countries is through food because there are so many exciting flavors to discover! In this fun class, we’ll teach you how to make some amazing global dishes like Veggie Sushi Hand Rolls and German Black Forest Cake.

$30 per child includes a copy of Around the World with American Girl

American Girl Mini Fondue Party  
Saturday, February 3rd at 10am

Hey Kids! We’re having a fondue party and you’re invited! In this class, we’ll all get our own Mini Fondue Set and then learn how to make chocolate fondue – perfect for dipping fresh fruit,
marshmallows and more!

Suitable for ages 8-13.

$30 per child includes a Mini Fondue Set


Valentine’s Day Baking 

Saturday, February 10th at 10am

Want to learn how to make yummy Valentine’s Day treats to share with your friends and family? This is the
class for you! We’ll whip up some delicious Valentine’s Day desserts and then
enjoy our heart-shaped creations!

Suitable for ages 5-13.

Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels
Feb 3 @ 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

Feb
9
Fri
Nature Club @ Brenton Arboretum
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am

2nd Friday of Every Month – During Nature Club, your children will learn, explore, and connect with the natural world through active lessons around the Arboretum. Please email education(at)thebrentonarboretum.org with the names and ages of your children and the date you would like to attend.

Pre-registration is requested by the Wednesday before the program.

Feb
10
Sat
Junior Chef Class @ Williams Sonoma
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am

Around the World with American Girl™
Saturday, January 20 at 10am

If you could take a trip anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Our favorite way to explore other countries is through food because there are so many exciting flavors to discover! In this fun class, we’ll teach you how to make some amazing global dishes like Veggie Sushi Hand Rolls and German Black Forest Cake.

$30 per child includes a copy of Around the World with American Girl

American Girl Mini Fondue Party  
Saturday, February 3rd at 10am

Hey Kids! We’re having a fondue party and you’re invited! In this class, we’ll all get our own Mini Fondue Set and then learn how to make chocolate fondue – perfect for dipping fresh fruit,
marshmallows and more!

Suitable for ages 8-13.

$30 per child includes a Mini Fondue Set


Valentine’s Day Baking 

Saturday, February 10th at 10am

Want to learn how to make yummy Valentine’s Day treats to share with your friends and family? This is the
class for you! We’ll whip up some delicious Valentine’s Day desserts and then
enjoy our heart-shaped creations!

Suitable for ages 5-13.

Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels
Feb 10 @ 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

Second Saturday @ Des Moines Playhouse
Feb 10 @ 7:30 pm

2017-18 Season Dates

Sept. 9, 2017
Oct. 10, 2017
Nov. 11, 2017
Dec. 9, 2017
Jan. 13, 2018
Feb. 10, 2018
March 10, 2018
April 14, 2018

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.

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

For more information on Playhouse educational offerings, contact Robin Spahr, education director, 515-974-5365 or Anna Zimney, education registrar, 515-974-5356.

Feb
13
Tue
Kids Cooking Class @ Machine Shed
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm

eXPERIENCE REAL COOKING!
Measure and mix, use kitchen gadgets, follow recipes, learn etiquette, safety and nutrition.

GREAT FOR:
Play Groups, Scouts, Church Groups

2018 DATES: January 9th, February 13th, March 13th, April 10th, June 12th, September 11th, October 9th, November 13th

SIGN UP TODAY! 515-270-6818

Feb
15
Thu
Tot Town! @ Valley Community Center
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am

Tot Town is a fun and safe children’s playgroup that is open to the community. Our Community Center gym space turns into an indoor playground designed for children ages 2 to 6 years and their families. Parents have the opportunity to interact with their child in a safe environment made for play! For your child’s safety we recommend supervising your children at all times and not leaving them unattended. We hope to see you at Tot Town!

Featuring: Large Inflatable bounce house, small bounce house,  carnival games, board games, ball pit, toys, puzzles, books, and more!

Tot Town Information:

When: Thursdays anytime between 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 2-6 years

Cost: One punch from punch card per child, $5 per child drop-in

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Feb
17
Sat
Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels
Feb 17 @ 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

Feb
22
Thu
Tot Town! @ Valley Community Center
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am

Tot Town is a fun and safe children’s playgroup that is open to the community. Our Community Center gym space turns into an indoor playground designed for children ages 2 to 6 years and their families. Parents have the opportunity to interact with their child in a safe environment made for play! For your child’s safety we recommend supervising your children at all times and not leaving them unattended. We hope to see you at Tot Town!

Featuring: Large Inflatable bounce house, small bounce house,  carnival games, board games, ball pit, toys, puzzles, books, and more!

Tot Town Information:

When: Thursdays anytime between 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 2-6 years

Cost: One punch from punch card per child, $5 per child drop-in

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Feb
24
Sat
Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels
Feb 24 @ 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

Mar
1
Thu
Tot Town! @ Valley Community Center
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am

Tot Town is a fun and safe children’s playgroup that is open to the community. Our Community Center gym space turns into an indoor playground designed for children ages 2 to 6 years and their families. Parents have the opportunity to interact with their child in a safe environment made for play! For your child’s safety we recommend supervising your children at all times and not leaving them unattended. We hope to see you at Tot Town!

Featuring: Large Inflatable bounce house, small bounce house,  carnival games, board games, ball pit, toys, puzzles, books, and more!

Tot Town Information:

When: Thursdays anytime between 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 2-6 years

Cost: One punch from punch card per child, $5 per child drop-in

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Mar
3
Sat
Home Depot – FREE Kids Workshops @ Home Depot Stores
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed

Other Locations:

3700 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266 (515)221-2233

10850 Plum Drive, Urbandale, IA 50322 (515)251-5819

2335 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021  (515)963-1890

Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels
Mar 3 @ 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

Mar
8
Thu
Tot Town! @ Valley Community Center
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am

Tot Town is a fun and safe children’s playgroup that is open to the community. Our Community Center gym space turns into an indoor playground designed for children ages 2 to 6 years and their families. Parents have the opportunity to interact with their child in a safe environment made for play! For your child’s safety we recommend supervising your children at all times and not leaving them unattended. We hope to see you at Tot Town!

Featuring: Large Inflatable bounce house, small bounce house,  carnival games, board games, ball pit, toys, puzzles, books, and more!

Tot Town Information:

When: Thursdays anytime between 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 2-6 years

Cost: One punch from punch card per child, $5 per child drop-in

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