May
28
Tue
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
May 28 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

May
29
Wed
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
May 29 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

May
30
Thu
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
May 30 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

Farmers Market/Music in the Junction @ Valley Junction
May 30 @ 4:00 pm

The 2019 Farmers Market/Music in the Junction series will take place May 2 through September 26.

Join us for our signature event in Historic Valley Junction – our weekly Farmers Market and Music in the Junction concert series.

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm, with music starting at 6:00 pm.

Summer Concert Series @ Jasper Winery
May 30 @ 6:00 pm

Join Jasper Winery every Thursday this summer from 6:00 to 9:00 pm for FREE live music on the lawn. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for outside seating. Burgers and brats will be available from the grill. No pets are allowed but kids are welcome. All shows outside, weather permitting, otherwise in the outdoor party tent.

May 9: Adé & The Soul Brothers
May 16: Brian Herrin Band
May 23: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
May 30: Decoy
June 6: Damon Dotson MUSIC
June 13: The Maytags
June 20: The Nadas
June 27: B2wins
July 11: Dueling Guitars feat. Brian Congdon and Brad Seidenfeld
July 18: PIANOPALOOZA
July 25: Dazy Head Mazy
August 1: Final Mix Show Band

Adjutant’s General’s Summer Concert Series @ Camp Dodge Pool Complex
May 30 @ 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

May
31
Fri
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
May 31 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

Belin Quartet Concert @ Various Locations
May 31 @ 12:15 pm

he Belin Quartet is celebrating their 20th season this summer! All concerts in the series are on Fridays and begin at 12:15 pm and are FREE and open to the public.

May 31: Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
June 7: Central Library Lawn
June 14: Central Library Lawn
June 21: Central Library Lawn
June 28: Cowles Commons
July 5: Killinger Family Stage @ Lauridsen Amphitheater, Water Works Park Cultural Series concert
July 12: Killinger Family Stage @ Lauridsen Amphitheater, Water Works Park Cultural Series concert
July 19: Central Library Lawn Children’s Concert at 10:30 am
July 26: Principal Financial Group Campus
August 2: Killinger Family Stage @ Lauridsen Amphitheater, Water Works Park Cultural Series concert

Music on the Plaza @ Civic Plaza
May 31 @ 6:00 pm

People of all ages are welcome to mingle in Altoona and enjoy some FREE music on Friday nights from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. The concerts are at the Civic Plaza next to Hy-Vee. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.   Food and drink items are available for purchase from several local vendors.

May 31: TBD
June 21: TBD
July 26: TBD
August 30:  TBD

Jun
3
Mon
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

Jun
4
Tue
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

Jun
5
Wed
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

Jun
6
Thu
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

Farmers Market/Music in the Junction @ Valley Junction
Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm

The 2019 Farmers Market/Music in the Junction series will take place May 2 through September 26.

Join us for our signature event in Historic Valley Junction – our weekly Farmers Market and Music in the Junction concert series.

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm, with music starting at 6:00 pm.

Summer Concert Series @ Jasper Winery
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm

Join Jasper Winery every Thursday this summer from 6:00 to 9:00 pm for FREE live music on the lawn. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for outside seating. Burgers and brats will be available from the grill. No pets are allowed but kids are welcome. All shows outside, weather permitting, otherwise in the outdoor party tent.

May 9: Adé & The Soul Brothers
May 16: Brian Herrin Band
May 23: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
May 30: Decoy
June 6: Damon Dotson MUSIC
June 13: The Maytags
June 20: The Nadas
June 27: B2wins
July 11: Dueling Guitars feat. Brian Congdon and Brad Seidenfeld
July 18: PIANOPALOOZA
July 25: Dazy Head Mazy
August 1: Final Mix Show Band

Adjutant’s General’s Summer Concert Series @ Camp Dodge Pool Complex
Jun 6 @ 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

Free Flicks @ Des Moines Parks
Jun 6 @ 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
7
Fri
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.

Belin Quartet Concert @ Various Locations
Jun 7 @ 12:15 pm

he Belin Quartet is celebrating their 20th season this summer! All concerts in the series are on Fridays and begin at 12:15 pm and are FREE and open to the public.

May 31: Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
June 7: Central Library Lawn
June 14: Central Library Lawn
June 21: Central Library Lawn
June 28: Cowles Commons
July 5: Killinger Family Stage @ Lauridsen Amphitheater, Water Works Park Cultural Series concert
July 12: Killinger Family Stage @ Lauridsen Amphitheater, Water Works Park Cultural Series concert
July 19: Central Library Lawn Children’s Concert at 10:30 am
July 26: Principal Financial Group Campus
August 2: Killinger Family Stage @ Lauridsen Amphitheater, Water Works Park Cultural Series concert

Jun
10
Mon
Splash Park – FREE @ Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am

2019 Season: May 28 – TBD. Closing schedule will be determined by staffing levels and the 2019-2020 Ankeny school calendar.

Monday – Friday – 10-11:45 a.m.-  Free

Free entry to the splash park is valid only until 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay daily admission or use a season pass.