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

 

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!

Johnston Farmers’ Market @ City Hall Parking Lot
Aug 22 @ 3:30 pm

The first market of 2017 will happen on Tuesday, May 16 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.  The Farmers’ Market will be held every Tuesday afternoon in the City Hall parking lot through early October.  Come check out our brand new vendors and a wide selection of locally-grown produce, beautiful art, household items, garden accessories and delicious baked goods! Johnston City Hall is located at 6221 Merle Hay Road. See you there!

Beaverdale Farmers’ Market @ Boesen's Field
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm

The Beaverdale Farmers Market 2017 season runs from June to mid-September and features vendors, entertainers and consumers who value fresh, local food. Opening day is June 6 and market hours are 4:00 to 7:30 weekly through September 12. The Market is located south of Boesen’s the Florist at 3422 Beaver Avenue. There will be plenty of parking and a circle drive to easily exit and enter Beaver Avenue. Vendors offer fresh produce, baked goods, locally produced meats and hand-crafted wares. Tables and chairs will be available, so enjoy dinner and music as you shop.

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

 

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!

Indianola Farmers’ Market @ Warren County Fairgrounds
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm

The Indianola Farmers’ Market runs on Wednesday from 2:00 to 6:00 pm and features farm fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade items, flowers and plants and more.

Afternoon Happy Hour Special @ Plaza Lanes Family Sports Complex
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm
Waukee Farmers’ Market @ Triangle Park
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm

Market offering fresh produce, baked goods and crafts on Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Grimes Farmers’ Market @ Grimes Public Library
Aug 23 @ 4:30 pm

Open-air market that features farm fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade items, flowers and plants and more.

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.

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.

 

Open Jump @ Monkey Joe's
Aug 24 @ 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

 

Story Book Time @ Beaverdale Books
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am

Every Thursday at 11:00 a.m., we have something special for the youngest customers of Beaverdale Books. Thursday mornings are “Storybook Time at Beaverdale Books”. Booksellers read favorite selections from our children’s department along with time for singing, sharing and occasional surprises.

Please plan to visit us every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. for “Storybook Time!”

Afternoon Happy Hour Special @ Plaza Lanes Family Sports Complex
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm