Jul
22
Sun
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

National Parents Day @ Des Moines Swimming Pools & Aquatic Centers
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm

Free admission for parents with child admission.

Locations:
Ashworth Memorial Swimming Pool – 101 SW 45th Street
Birdland Swimming Pool – 300 Holcomb Avenue
Nahas Family Aquatic Center – 1101 Porter Avenue
Northwest Family Aquatic Center – 4915 Madison Avenue
Teachout Family Aquatic Center – 2601 Hubbell Avenue

Jul
23
Mon
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Jul
24
Tue
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Jul
25
Wed
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Jul
26
Thu
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Free Flicks @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 26 @ 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

5/31/2018            The Lion King – Bates Park – 330 Clark Street

06/02/2018          Paddington 2 (Saturday – Park Dedication) – Fairmont Park – 2520 Hull Avenue

06/07/2018          Wonder – Woodlawn Park – 3126 Twana Drive

06/14/2018          Guardians of the Galaxy – Ashby Park – 3200 38th Street

06/21/2018          Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – McHenry Park – 1012 Oak Park Avenue

06/28/2018          Despicable Me 3 – Martin Luther King Park – 1650 Garfield Avenue

07/05/2018          Ghostbusters – Gray’s Lake Park – 2101 Fleur Drive

07/12/2018          Wonder Woman – Sargeant Park – 3530 E. Douglas Avenue

07/19/2018          SING – Waveland Golf Course – 4908 University Avenue

07/26/2018          Coco – Witmer Park – 1610 34th Street

08/02/2018          Back to the Future – Bright Grandview Golf Course – 2401 E. 29th Street

08/11/2018          Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Saturday – Star Party) – Ewing Park Arboretum – 5200 Indianola Avenue

Jul
27
Fri
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Jul
28
Sat
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Jul
29
Sun
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Jul
30
Mon
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Jul
31
Tue
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Aug
1
Wed
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Aug
2
Thu
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Free Flicks @ Des Moines Parks
Aug 2 @ 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

5/31/2018            The Lion King – Bates Park – 330 Clark Street

06/02/2018          Paddington 2 (Saturday – Park Dedication) – Fairmont Park – 2520 Hull Avenue

06/07/2018          Wonder – Woodlawn Park – 3126 Twana Drive

06/14/2018          Guardians of the Galaxy – Ashby Park – 3200 38th Street

06/21/2018          Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – McHenry Park – 1012 Oak Park Avenue

06/28/2018          Despicable Me 3 – Martin Luther King Park – 1650 Garfield Avenue

07/05/2018          Ghostbusters – Gray’s Lake Park – 2101 Fleur Drive

07/12/2018          Wonder Woman – Sargeant Park – 3530 E. Douglas Avenue

07/19/2018          SING – Waveland Golf Course – 4908 University Avenue

07/26/2018          Coco – Witmer Park – 1610 34th Street

08/02/2018          Back to the Future – Bright Grandview Golf Course – 2401 E. 29th Street

08/11/2018          Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Saturday – Star Party) – Ewing Park Arboretum – 5200 Indianola Avenue

Aug
3
Fri
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Aug
4
Sat
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Aug
5
Sun
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Aug
6
Mon
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert

Aug
7
Tue
Bookwalk @ Des Moines Parks
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am

Bookwalk, the collaborative program with the Des Moines Public Library will return this summer. You don’t have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while enjoying a different book each month at a different park.

May: Evelyn K. Davis Park “In the Tall, Tall Grass” by Denise Fleming
June: Gray’s Lake Park “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
July: Sargent Park “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert
August: Greenwood Park “In the Small, Small Pond” by Denise Fleming
September: Waveland Trail “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert