Calendar

Jun
26
Wed
Iowa Cubs Home Game @ Principal Park
Jun 26 @ 7:08 pm

Find Tickets and Promotions Schedule on the Iowa Cubs’ Website.

2019 Home Schedule    

4/9 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 6:38 pm

4/10 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 6:38 pm

4/11 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 12:08 pm

4/12 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

4/13 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

4/14 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 1:08 pm

4/24 Nashville Sounds at 6:38 pm

4/25 Nashville Sounds at 6:38 pm

4/26 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

4/27 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm

4/28 Nashville Sounds at 1:08 pm

4/29 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

4/30 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

5/1 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

5/2 San Antonio Missions at 12:08 pm

5/11 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

5/12 Omaha Storm Chasers 1:08 pm

5/13 Omaha Storm Chasers 12:08 pm

5/14 Omaha Storm Chase8rs 12:08 pm

5/16 New Orleans Baby Cakes 6:38 pm

5/17 New Orleans Baby Cakes 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

5/18 New Orleans Baby Cakes 7:08 pm

5/19 New Orleans Baby Cakes 1:08 pm

5/20 New Orleans Baby Cakes 12:08 pm

6/4 El Paso Chihuahuas 7:08 pm

6/5 El Paso Chihuahuas 12:08 pm

6/6 El Paso Chihuahuas 7:08 pm

6/7 Albuquerque Isotopes 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

6/8 Albuquerque Isotopes 7:08 pm

6/9 Albuquerque Isotopes 1:08 pm

6/10 Albuquerque Isotopes 12:08 pm

6/20 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

6/21 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

6/22 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

6/23 Round Rock Express 1:08 pm

6/24 Round Rock Express 12:08 pm

6/25 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/26 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/27 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/28 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/4 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/5 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/6 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm

7/7 Memphis Redbirds 1:08 pm

7/15 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/16 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/17 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/18 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 12:08 pm

7/26 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/27 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

7/28 Round Rock Express 1:08 pm

8/7 Las Vegas 7:08 pm

8/8 Las Vegas 7:08 pm

8/9 Las Vegas 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/10 Salt Lake Bees 7:08 pm

8/11 Salt Lake Bees 1:08 pm

8/12 Salt Lake Bees 7:08 pm

8/13 Salt Lake Bees 12:08 pm

8/19 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/20 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/21 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/22 San Antonio Missions 12:08 pm

8/23 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/24 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm

8/25 Nashville Sounds at 1:08 pm

8/30 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/31 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm

9/1 Memphis Redbirds 1:08 pm

9/2 Memphis Redbirds 12:08 pm

 

 

Jun
27
Thu
Teddy Toddler Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Jun 27 @ 9:30 am

Toddlers age 3 and younger (with an adult, siblings welcome)

Tuesdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Fridays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.

Begins June 4 and runs for seven weeks.

Enjoy this 20-minute program with your toddling teddy bear. This is bonding time for you and your child. Early literacy skills are modeled with the use of picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubble fun.

Drop-in program.

Teddy Toddler Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am

Toddlers age 3 and younger (with an adult, siblings welcome)

Tuesdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Fridays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.

Begins June 4 and runs for seven weeks.

Enjoy this 20-minute program with your toddling teddy bear. This is bonding time for you and your child. Early literacy skills are modeled with the use of picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubble fun.

Drop-in program.

Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

Ages 18 months – 3 years

Play, Grow, Learn! @ Forest Avenue Library
Jun 27 @ 10:15 am

newborn – 6 years

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library’s space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Preschool Storytime @ East Side Library
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and movement that build literacy skills for ages three to six years old.

Preschoolers Jump! @ Indianola Public Library
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am

Books, music, and movement add up to fun in this 30-minute storytime. (Morning and afternoon sessions will be the same each week.) Ages 3-5 years.

Babies and Books @ Altoona Public Library
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am

Bring your babies to the Altonna Public Library for a fun and interactive storytime! We will work on early literacy skills, sing songs, dance, and play together.

Ages 0-18 months

Fish Feedings @ Bass Pro Shops
Jun 27 @ 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!

Social Irrigation @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm

Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts hosted by the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. The variety of musical genre in the series will provide something for every musical taste. Regular cost of admission applies.

June 13: Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets
June 20Diplomats of Solid Sound (performance will include album release)
June 27: Parranderos Latin Combo
July 11: NOLA Jazz Band
July 18Chad Elliott
July 25Gina Gedler Quartet
August 1: The Center State
August 8: Java Jews
August 15: The Maytags
August 22Moors and McCumber
August 29: Parrenderos Latin Combo
September 5Dustin Smith
September 12Kevin Burt
September 19Victor and Penny
September 26Max Wellman sings the music of Cole Porter

Thursday Night Fun @ Clive Public Library
Jun 27 @ 6:15 pm

Families with children of various ages will delight in making memories during\ our Thursday night programs! As a reminder, these programs are free and pre-registration is necessary as indicated below. For programs that require registration, please register each person attending to ensure that we have plenty of supplies available. Go online, call, or stop in the library to register. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30 for Clive residents and Tuesday, May 7 for non-residents.

Description Dates/Times/Notes

Date with Dad: Father figures are invited to bring their children for a fun evening of stories, dancing, crafts, treats and games! Let’s celebrate Fatherhood! June 6 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Registration required.

Jumbo Game Night: This is a traditional family gaming activity with a giant twist! Jumbo game stations will be set up in our library community room along with complimentary popcorn and drinks. June 13 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room No registration required.

Live Performance: Duke Otherwise is a playful wordsmith, spirited performer, skilled guitarist, and captivating tap-dancer. Come see him perform with his distinct baritone as he sings hilarious and imaginative songs that all ages will be delighted to hear. June 20 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room No registration required.

Hot Dog Dinner Theater: Join the library staff for a fun summer evening of hot dogs, chips, drinks, and dessert followed by a special magic performance! June 27 Dinner begins 5:30 p.m. Show begins 6:00 p.m. Library Community Room Space limited. Registration required. (Please register only the members who will be eating dinner.)

Bubble Show: Absolute Science will mesmerize and entertain all ages while demonstrating the art and magic behind this timeless playtime tradition: Bubbles! July 11 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Registration required.

Family Sing-Along: Explore the universal language of music together in a relaxed and playful setting. This is an educationallybased program taught by local instructor and guitarist, Denise Forney. This program will include exposure to a variety of early music concepts, singing, finger plays, dancing, fun props, instrument play, and tips to take home. July 18 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Registration required.

Cardboard Car Drive-in Movie: Fly on in with your original cardboard vehicle and enjoy a free showing of a cosmic family friendly movie (PG). Popcorn and drinks provided. Need a vehicle for the drive-in? We will have cardboard and other supplies ready for car making two hours before the movie begins. July 25 Building begins at 4:00 p.m. Movie begins at 6:00 p.m. Library Community Room Registration required for building.

Hanson Family Jugglers: Come see Guinness World Record holder for speed juggling, Mark Hanson. You will hear inspiring stories and watch the entire family juggle balls and scarves, perform unicycle tricks, and so much more! August 1 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Special Events Building, Clive Aquatic Center (1801 NW 114th St., Clive) Registration required.

 

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos en Español e Inglés Para Toda la Familia @ Forest Avenue Library
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm

Entire Family

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in English and Spanish.

Disfruten cuentos, rimas, ya canciones en ingles y espanol.

Half Price Evenings @ Valley View Aquatic Center
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm

Half Price Evenings
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 6:30-8:30pm

Daily Admission Prices:

Under 3 Years Old
3-12 Years Old
13 Years and Older
Senior Citizens
FREE
$5
$8
$6

 

Adjutant’s General’s Summer Concert Series @ Camp Dodge Pool Complex
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm

Spend Thursday evenings listening to the sounds of local musicians at the historic Camp Dodge Pool Complex. Bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, sit back and enjoy! Concessions are also available. All concerts start at 7:00 pm. (Note there will be NO concert on June 13th or July 4th.)

May 23: Cloud Ten featuring Heath Alan
May 30: The Candymakers
June 6: Gladys Kravitz
June 20: Dirt Renegade
June 27: The 34th Army Band’s Sidewinders group will play pop and classic rock
July 11: Faculty Lounge
July 18: Abby Normal

Iowa Cubs Home Game @ Principal Park
Jun 27 @ 7:08 pm

Find Tickets and Promotions Schedule on the Iowa Cubs’ Website.

2019 Home Schedule    

4/9 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 6:38 pm

4/10 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 6:38 pm

4/11 New Orleans Baby Cakes at 12:08 pm

4/12 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

4/13 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

4/14 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 1:08 pm

4/24 Nashville Sounds at 6:38 pm

4/25 Nashville Sounds at 6:38 pm

4/26 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

4/27 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm

4/28 Nashville Sounds at 1:08 pm

4/29 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

4/30 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

5/1 San Antonio Missions at 6:38 pm

5/2 San Antonio Missions at 12:08 pm

5/11 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

5/12 Omaha Storm Chasers 1:08 pm

5/13 Omaha Storm Chasers 12:08 pm

5/14 Omaha Storm Chase8rs 12:08 pm

5/16 New Orleans Baby Cakes 6:38 pm

5/17 New Orleans Baby Cakes 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

5/18 New Orleans Baby Cakes 7:08 pm

5/19 New Orleans Baby Cakes 1:08 pm

5/20 New Orleans Baby Cakes 12:08 pm

6/4 El Paso Chihuahuas 7:08 pm

6/5 El Paso Chihuahuas 12:08 pm

6/6 El Paso Chihuahuas 7:08 pm

6/7 Albuquerque Isotopes 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

6/8 Albuquerque Isotopes 7:08 pm

6/9 Albuquerque Isotopes 1:08 pm

6/10 Albuquerque Isotopes 12:08 pm

6/20 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

6/21 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

6/22 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

6/23 Round Rock Express 1:08 pm

6/24 Round Rock Express 12:08 pm

6/25 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/26 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/27 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm

6/28 Omaha Storm Chasers 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/4 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/5 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/6 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm

7/7 Memphis Redbirds 1:08 pm

7/15 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/16 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/17 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 7:08 pm

7/18 Oklahoma City Dodgers at 12:08 pm

7/26 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

7/27 Round Rock Express 7:08 pm

7/28 Round Rock Express 1:08 pm

8/7 Las Vegas 7:08 pm

8/8 Las Vegas 7:08 pm

8/9 Las Vegas 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/10 Salt Lake Bees 7:08 pm

8/11 Salt Lake Bees 1:08 pm

8/12 Salt Lake Bees 7:08 pm

8/13 Salt Lake Bees 12:08 pm

8/19 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/20 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/21 San Antonio Missions 7:08 pm

8/22 San Antonio Missions 12:08 pm

8/23 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/24 Nashville Sounds at 7:08 pm

8/25 Nashville Sounds at 1:08 pm

8/30 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm (Fireworks)

8/31 Memphis Redbirds 7:08 pm

9/1 Memphis Redbirds 1:08 pm

9/2 Memphis Redbirds 12:08 pm

 

 

Free Flicks @ Des Moines Parks
Jun 27 @ 8:30 pm

Free Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movies sponsored by UnityPoint Health-Des Moines. The films will be shown on a 25-foot portable screen and will begin after sunset around 9:00 p.m. Admission is free, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. People are free to bring their own snacks as concessions will not be provided for purchase.

Movies will not take place in the event of rain. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter for updates. Remember, you can know before you go, with our text messaging notification service.

Free Flicks Schedule
DATE MOVIE LOCATION
05/11/2019 “Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” Gray’s Lake Park (National Kids in Parks Day) (2101 Fleur Drive)
06/06/2019 “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” Witmer Park (1610 34th Street)
06/13/2019 “Mary Poppins Returns” Grandview Park (3230 Easton Boulevard)
06/20/2019 “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” Evergreen Park (2000 Evergreen Avenue)
06/27/2019 “Aquaman” Bates Park (330 Clark Street)
07/06/2019 TBD Park Madness Winner (McHenry Park)
07/11/2019 “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” Woodlawn Park (3200 38th Street)
07/18/2019 “Hook” Belle Turner Park (800 Jerlynn Avenue)
07/25/2019 “Black Panther” Brenton Skating Plaza (520 Robert D. Ray Drive)
08/01/2019 “Ralph Breaks the Internet” Cheatom Park (1100 Day Street)
08/10/2019 “Incredibles 2” Ewing Park (Star Party – Lilac Arboretum) (5300 Indianola Avenue)
Jun
28
Fri
Baby Lapsit @ Grimes Public Library
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am

Bring your baby and sing songs, play games, and socialize with other babies and their caregivers. Recommended for birth through 18 months. No registration required.

Teddy Toddler Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Jun 28 @ 9:30 am

Toddlers age 3 and younger (with an adult, siblings welcome)

Tuesdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Fridays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.

Begins June 4 and runs for seven weeks.

Enjoy this 20-minute program with your toddling teddy bear. This is bonding time for you and your child. Early literacy skills are modeled with the use of picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubble fun.

Drop-in program.

Astronaut Training Camp @ Waukee Public Library
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am

Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut? Stop in the library to find out! Drop in and complete several training exercises that will test your physical fitness, language skills, math and science knowledge and more. Participants who visit all training stations will earn a small prize. This event is open to all ages. No registration required.

1st Session: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

2nd Session: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Friday Family Movies @ Indianola Public Library
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am

Join us for our annual summer movie series!

6/7 – LEGO Movie 2

6/14 – Ralph Breaks the Internet

6/21 – Toy Story 2

6/28 – Hotel Transylvania 3

7/05 – Lilo & Stitch

07/12 – Wall-E

07/19 – Big Hero 6

07/26 – Teen Titans Go! the Movie